The Watergardens at Canberra strives to be distinctive by conveying a strong presence and contemporary lifestyle, all within a serene built environment. The design is inspired by an admiration of French design that exudes effortless chic while embracing elegance and simplicity. The Watergardens at Canberra is organized as a series of spaces carefully staged as intimate courtyards and promenades. There are a variety of terraced courtyards, gardens where residents can stroll to their heart’s content, and areas where water activities abound.
The WaterGardens at Canberra enjoys easy access to various amenities including Sembawang Primary School and a great shopping destination, Sembawang Shopping Centres. Canberra Park and the future Woodlands General Hospital are within reasonable distance. The excellent location of The WaterGardens at Canberra will allow future residents to enjoy unsurpassed convenience
The WaterGardens at Canberra is located 6 minutes’ walk from the Canberra MRT station along the North South MRT line. The train takes about 30 minutes to reach Central Business District (CBD) and the upcoming 2nd CBD in Jurong. Nearby amenities, restaurants, entertainment venues and shopping malls are within easy walking distance. Residents will enjoy the amenities of new facilities such as the upcoming Canberra Plaza, a neighbourhood centre with shops, a supermarket, a food court, enrichment centres as well as a childcare centre and an education centre
Bus stops near Watergardens EC, particularly along Canberra Link and Sembawang Road, are served by these buses – 169, 169A, 117 and 883. Bus 169 runs in two directions, from Woodlands Temporary Interchange to Ang Mo Kio Interchange and vice versa. If you take bus 169 from the bus stop right in front of the apartment complex, you can reach Yishun MRT Station, Mayflower Secondary School and Ang Mo Kio Primary School.
|Project Name||The Watergardens at Canberra|
|Developer||United Venture Development|
|No. of Units||TBA|
The larger of the two Canberra Drive sites, The WaterGardens at Canberra, was awarded to United Venture Development by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). This was after the developer submitted the highest bid of $270.2 million or $650 per square metre for the site. The site was listed in the Government Land Sales (GLS) programme.
United Venture Development is jointly owned by UOL Venture Investment (wholly owned by UOL), a subsidiary of UIC (wholly owned by UIC), and Kheng Leong Company Pte Ltd. UDV under UOL owns the majority shares of 50% while the remaining shares are shared between UIC and Kheng Leong Company on a 30:20 basis.
The WaterGardens at Canberra have a total land area of 27,566.1 sqm and GFA of 38,593 sqm GFA. It is expected to have up to 455 units with a permitted height of 5 storeys or 35 to 50 metres. A total of 4 bids were submitted for the site. The second highest bid of $257.9 million came from a partnership of MCC Land (Singapore) and Greatview Group. CSC Land Group (Singapore) submitted the lowest bid of $240 million.