The Ramford – Freehold condo in Marine Parade and 1km to Tao Nan Primary

Don't miss out on staying near a property ar Marine Parade that has immense investment potential due to its proximity to Tao Nan, future MRT and the East Coast Park

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The Ramford artist impression
The Ramford artist impression

The Ramford at Rambai Road, located in Marine Parade is an upcoming freehold development slated to be launched by Centra Holdings. It is designed classically english, and the architecture is inspired after London Mews houses.

This post will give you a review of The Ramford, pricing, floor plans, site plans, showflat location and information you need to make a wise investment decision.

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  1. Condominium summary
  2. Key selling points
  3. Condominium location
  4. Unit mix
  5. Floor plans
  6. Pricing
  7. Gallery and views
  8. Condominium facilities
  9. Surrounding amenities i.e. Transport, education, healthcare, shopping/entertainment and outdoor/fitness amenities
  10. Micro-market environment: Demand; supply; rents and yields; prices; land prices
  11. Developer background
  12. Contact us/register interest

Condominium summary

Project name The Ramford
Address 6 and 8 Rambai Road
Tenure Freehold
TOP date Estimated 2020 – 2021
Total number of units TBA
Unit mix 2 to 5 bedrooms and penthouse

2 semi detached houses

District 15
Architect TBA
Number of storeys 5
Schools nearby Within 1km to:

Tao Nan School

Haig Girls’ School

Tanjong Katong Primary

CHIJ Katong Primary

Key attractions

The Ramford - Quinessentially English
The Ramford – Quinessentially English

Have you ever been to London seen the quirky London architecture?

Known as London Mews, these houses were built in the 18th and 19th century have now been tastefully restored to provide for a chic and enjoyable 21st century lifestyle.

These mews are found tucked in London’s most exclusive areas and a serene environment.

Likewise, The Ramford draws inspiration from the London Mews. The exterior architecture of The Ramford is likely to mirror the coveted London Mews.

Think Mayfair Gardens and a mix of Five Nine. It is also within 1km to 4 primary schools nearby which makes this a prime location for parents to consider.

Condominium location

The Ramford location map
The Ramford location map

Unit mix

The Ramford unit mix
The Ramford unit mix

The Ramford will have 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedrooms and penthouse units, as well as 2 semi detached houses.

This configuration of units caters to young families and multigenerational families who wish to live together in a quiet landed enclave environment.

Floor plans

The Ramford 2 bedroom floorplan
The Ramford 2 bedroom floorplan
The Ramford 3 bedroom 990sqft floorplan
The Ramford 3 bedroom 990sqft floorplan
The Ramford 3 bedroom 1044sqft floorplan
The Ramford 3 bedroom 1044sqft floorplan
The Ramford 4 bedroom floorplan
The Ramford 4 bedroom floorplan
The Ramford 4 bedroom penthouse floorplan
The Ramford 4 bedroom penthouse floorplan
The Ramford 5 bedroom penthouse floorplan
The Ramford 5 bedroom penthouse floorplan

Pricing

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Gallery and views

The Ramford artist impression of sky deck
The Ramford artist impression of sky deck

Condominium facilities

The Ramford facilities
The Ramford facilities

The Ramford will have a rooftop swimming pool, a fitness corner and barbeque pavilion.

These would allow residents to invite friends or family members over on the weekend for a gathering.

Surrounding amenities

The following will give you an idea of the transport, education, healthcare, shopping/entertainment and fitness/outdoor amenities around the development.

Transport

The Ramford is 10 minutes drive to the Changi Airport, and about 20 minutes drive to the city and Orchard Road.

Residents may walk out to Still Road which has several buses to Eunos MRT. Parkway Parade is also 4 bus stops away by bus.

Education

The Ramford is within 1km to elite and prestigious schools nearby such as Tao Nan School, Haig Girls’ School, Tanjong Katong Primary and CHIJ Katong Primary.

The nearby international schools are Canadian International School and Chatsworth International which are minutes drive away.

Shopping, entertainment, food, drinks etc.

Parkway Parade
Parkway Parade

There is no lack of shopping and entertainment amenities around The Ramford.

The East Coast area is well known for a number of hipster, trendy and modern eateries and these are all a short drive away from The Ramford.

On a lazy weekend, residents can head down to Marine Parade for a movie or dinner together, or do their grocery shopping at the extensive Giant in Parkway Parade.

The Ramford is also surrounded by nearby malls such as OneKM mall, i21 Mall, SingPost at Paya Lebar and the upcoming Paya Lebar Quarters.

Some nearby eateries include:-

  • Al Forno
  • Mad Nest
  • Two Fat Men
  • Beach Road Prawn Mee Eating House
  • The Garden Slug
  • Eng Seng Restaurant
  • Seng Kee Black Chicken
  • Katong Laksa
  • JK Don
  • Penny University

Outdoor/fitness amenities

East Coast Park
East Coast Park

Residents of The Ramford will find getting to the East Coast Park on the weekend a breeze as it is only 5 minutes drive away.

Residents can have a fun filled weekend at the beach with their family, be it jogging, renting of a bike or having a relaxing stroll. In fact it is also possible to cycle down directly to East Coast Park with the use of the Park Connector (PCN).

Activities at the East Coast Park include BBQ outings, camping, cable-skiing, water sport activities, golfing, sea sports, cycling and a whole host of other beach-side activities.

For residents who want more adventure, The Ramford is also close to the Outward Bound singapore, PA Water Venture, Tanah Merah Country Club, Singapore Sailing Federation, SAFRA Resort and Country Club among others.

The recently built Marine Cove is also at East Coast Park and accessible to residents of The Ramford.

Dining outlets at Marine Cove include Babalicious, McDonalds, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Hill Street Coffee Shop.

Rents and yields

District 15 gross rental yield
District 15 gross rental yield

The condominiums circled above in red are located in close proximity to The Ramford so they provide good comparison for investors wishing to purchase a unit at The Ramford for investment.

District 15 is relatively popular amongst investors due to its high rental yield.

Despite some of these condominiums above circled not being near any train station presently, they still command relatively high rental yields from 3.6% to 4.2%.

Prices

District 15 price trend
District 15 price trend

The District 15 prices have been trending upwards since 2011.

Non landed units have been transacted on an average of S$1,129 psf in September 2011 and S$1,388 psf by September 2018.

Transaction volumes slowed down in 2013 after the cooling measures but gradually picked up in 2016 onwards.

District 15 has proved to be an attractive location for investment and buyers planning to purchase for own stay due to the number of top schools in the area (Tao Nan Primary, Haig Girls’, Chung Cheng High School, Victoria School etc) as well as the upcoming Thomson East Coast Line.

Many of the areas close to East Coast Park such as Siglap and Marine Parade will now have a train line that links them all the way to the airport and to the city.

The Thomson East Coast Line will run from Woodlands, cutting through Lentor, Upper Thomson, down to Orchard, Marina Bay and then along the coast and finally ending at Sungei Bedok where commuters can switch trains and hop on to the Downtown Line to get to Expo or the Airport.

Prices in the district now

District 15 sales volume of new and completed projects
District 15 sales volume of new and completed projects

As shown above, prices for brand new projects in District 15 appear to be significantly higher than its resale counterparts.

As seen with the MRT effect, condominiums close to the upcoming Thomson East Coast Line now command a higher premium due to its proximity to an upcoming MRT station.

For example, Amber 45 by UOL is has been transacting aboue S$2,500 psf as it is walking distance to Marine Terrace MRT.

Seaside Residences, a 99 year project by Frasers Centrepoint has been transacting at S$2,233 per square foot due to its proximity to the upcoming Siglap MRT.

Freehold projects near the upcoming Tanjong Katong MRT at Amber road such as One Amber, The Esta are in the range of 1,8xx psf while The Seafront at Meyer near the upcoming Katong Park MRT has crossed S$2,000psf.

Developer background

Centra Holdings is a highly accoladed developer which has won several Asia Pacific Property Awards, FIABCI Singapore Property Award and FIABCI Prix d’ Excellence Award. They have developed Robinson Suites, Centra Suites and Primax (industrial).

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