Buffalo Road is located at Central Area. For commoners in Singapore, it was common to not get houses in an area where there are all kinds of facilities for the people. The cost was the only thing that stopped people for living in high-profile facilities. At the turn of 21st century, people have started to have higher economic growth and with recent bank loans schemes, people are hopeful to own properties even at sophisticated places.
This area witnesses it first development project is 1995 and since then, numerous residential complexes, apartments, schools, Childcare centres were constructed here and the neighbourhood areas. During this year, many national medium sized corporations have opened their offices in this area. It was the decision of the administration that this area should be available for the middle class and to provide them the best amenities and facilities as like posh areas. Due to low increase of prices throughout the time when others places property prices were soaring, people preferred to live here. The facilities present here are similar to the standards of Bedok but the property prices are also low. So it’s a win-win situation of everybody.
Buffalo Road is an open area, boundaries with large maple trees and large sized gardens. There are many HDBs present over here, stretching from pin 210661 to 219811. In terms of numbers, there are around 4 blocks of HDB present over here with 410 HDB units. This property was built 1982 which offers flats with 3 bedrooms and 4 bedrooms.
The beautiful thing about Buffalo Road is the involvement of community in maintaining harmony and peace. The people are staying over this place since a long time and since then they have a close bond within their neighbourhood. After the influx of new people into this area, they treated them with the same respect and affection. This isa special attribute which you will hardly find elsewhere in Singapore.
Currently, there are four bus stations present in this place for providing transportation facility inside the city. These bus stations are located at Block 07, Block 05, Block 02 and Block 01. There are many buses that make stoppage over these stations such as 8, 21, 22, 61,166, 66A, 169, 197 to travel other parts of the city.
People also use MRTs for travelling inside the city. There is MRT stations present nearby such as Farrer Park MRT station, Little India MRT station and Rochor MRT station.
There are various other advantages of living in Buffalo road such as gaining close access to some of the best childcare centres, few highly reputed educational institutes etc.Here is the list of popular ones;
- Care Corner Child Development Centre (LengKee)
- Child Care Link
- Iman Kindergarten (Tenagaville) Pte Ltd
- Mulberry Learning @ Cairnhill
- Brightyears Childcare Centre Pte Ltd (subsidiary of Early Learning @Brightyears)
Preschool and Secondary Schools
- Chatsworth International School – Orchard Campus
- Invictus International School
- Fengshan Primary School
- Anglican High School
- Tanglin Infant and Junior School
- Tanjong Katong Primary School
- Melbourne Specialist International School
So you will get the best of schools and childcare facilities but what about the scope of entertainment? Well, living in this area brings you close to many high-profile facilities such bars, bistros, pubs, restaurants, recreational garden, shopping malls etc. We have mentioned few notable places present in this place as well as nearby places, below:
- Interim Park at TerangBulan Avenue
- Pandan Gardens Leisure Park
- Pandan Garden Park Connector
- Faber Walk Extension Park
Shopping Malls/ Supermarkets:
- West Coast Plaza
- The Star Vista
- The Clementi Mall
- Hakata Japanese Restaurant @ NeWest
- Ba Shu Sichuan Restaurant
- Royal Steam Seafood Restaurant Pte Ltd
- Min Jiang at One-North
- Ramen Keisuke Tonkotsu King
- Meat n’ Chill • Steak n’ Ribs Restaurant
Buffalo Road has always been the dearest place for people who are living here since decades. It is now, when you can find a decent apartment in affordable prices. If you want to look at other areas, then you must visit Race Course Road.