Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 is located in Bukit Batok Planning Area and is a relatively new and developed region. From the 50’s the region has been the base for several industries, like Hume Industries and Ford Motor Works. The government of Singapore, in the early 70’s started a development initiative and hence, the building of HDB estates started in the area. Bukit Batok in recent times is a fairly developed region. The main use of these HDB estates are for residential purposes. The area includes apartments, HDB estates, condominiums and other residential units that are in high demand among property investor since the day they were made available for sale first. The largest and most important investment among them lies in the Bukit Batok New Town area.
Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 is a fairly new development area and is known for its modern architecture and its vast number of amenities that are available at an arm’s length so as to say. The facilities provided make the lives of the residents more convenient and are constantly updated with the changing times. The postal address ranges from 650383 to 659087 which includes 17 blocks and 2128 numbers of HDB units. This property was built in 2004 to 2005. This property offers 4 bedrooms and 5 bedrooms layouts. The blocks are placed spaciously apart. The units have a uniform design and structure and outwardly they appear in symmetry with each other.
Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 is located in a very prominent part of the town due to which the accessibility is never an issue for the resident with constant availability of public transportations. There are several major roadways that pass through the property that connects the estate to the rest of the country. For residents who prefer to use the MRTs they can make use of several MRT stations nearby. The nearest one is Bukit Gombak MRT station, Bukit Batok MRT station and Hillview MRT station. Previously most of the bus services were operated by the Singapore Bus Services or SBS which was the Precursor of SBS Transit. But now, that has changed to Trans- Island Bus Services which is the precursor of SMRT buses. Still the SBS Transit has a bus depot in the area. The bus services are available in several areas in and around the estate.
For any property investment the availability of basic amenities in the proximity is a must sought after deal maker. Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 is one such area where the amenities are not only easily available but also can cater to the needs of residents with varied lifestyle. There are several prestigious educational institutions in the vicinity that are present at a walk able distance.
These primary schools are some of the best in town and have been reputed for their excellent educational standards for many years.
- Lianhua Primary School
- Bukit View Primary School
- Dazhong Primary School
- Keming Primary School
- Bukit Batok Secondary School
- Swiss Cottage Secondary School
- Bukit View Secondary School
- Dunearn Secondary School
For residents who are students they can save a lot of time and money by living in this area due to the number of prominent colleges present in the vicinity of the estate.
- ITE College West (Bukit Batok)
- Millenia Institute
- SHATEC Institutes
- German Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)
There are several local markets and popular shopping malls in the proximity as well. The number of community centers and clubs allows the locals to bond with each other better and live harmoniously as a better community. These places are great to spend a relaxing evening after a hectic day. They can be used to hang out with friends and family on a regular basis. Some of the community centers and clubs nearby are-
Community Centres and Clubs
- Civil Service Bukit Batok Clubhouse
- Bukit Batok Swimming Complex
- CDANS Bukit Batok Country Club
Places of Worship
The places of worship are essential for any place with such a large number of people with different backgrounds. And this area has many such places that aids to the religious obligations of its hundreds of residents. Some of the places nearby are-
- Thian Ling Toh Tong
- Lembaga Pentadbir Masiid Ar-Raudhah
- Church of St Mary of the Angels