Hougang Avenue 1 is located in an advantageous location of central Hougang. This prime location provides its residents so many opportunities to make their work as well as personal life better. There is an abundance of residential as well as executive and commercial flats. The surrounding environment is calm and composed along with the same amenities that any densely populated town provides. The HDB units are designed with unique features that separate them from the rest of the units present in the surrounding areas.
Hougang Avenue 1 provides ideal accommodations for both rent as well as family style living. The units mainly consist of three bedroom, four bedroom, five bedroom and executive units too. The units are well maintained and have a basic yet functional design. The number of blocks is 44 with 3788 number of units. The postal address ranges from 530101 to 538901. The property was built in the year 1981, with the latest completed in 1998. The selling price has been fluctuating on the higher sie due to the increasing demand of the properties in this area.
Hougang Avenue 1 is accessible due to its prime location to all the major commercial and business areas in the town. Despite of intense traffic during the peak hours there is relatively quite a peaceful atmosphere in this area. The place is filled with several taxi stands and car rentals that can be utilized at any time of the day. For residents who prefer to travel via MRT’s some of the major MRT stations are just within a kilometer radius. Some of the stations are Bartley MRT Station, Serangoon MRT Station and Tai Seng MRT Station. There are several bus stops in the area as well that provide regular transportation services to the residents. They are located within the estate as well as in the nearby blocks like from bus number 101 to 127 and 167 to 174.
This area has so many well established and well known educational institutions present here that locals don’t have to travel to far places for better educational facilities. Some of the important institutions are-
The primary schools are one of the initial steps of a child’s basic education these schools are known to imparting the best quality education for the kids and they are at a walk able distance.
- Hougang Primary School
- Xinghua Primary School
- Yio Chu Kang Primary School
- Bowen Secondary School
- Holy Innocent’s High School
- Montfort 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.
- Serangoon Junior College
- University of New Brunswick
- Hougang Japanese Language School
Community Centres and Clubs
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-
- Hougang Swimming Complex
- Catholic Archdiocesan Youth Centre (CAYC)
- Hougang Community Club
There are several hospitals and clinics nearby for medical emergencies that can be reached by a short drive. They are efficient and provide the best staff and medical services like-
- Institute of Mental Health
- Buangkok Green Medical Park
- Bright Vision Hospital
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-
- Hong Lai Sze Temple
- Masjid En-Naeem (Mosque)
- Glad Tidings Church
There is something for everyone in the area as there is not only just the local cuisine but also many multi cuisines restaurants in the area due to the diversity of population here.
- Suki Sushi
- Jack’s Place