Potong Pasir Avenue 3 is in Toa Payoh estate, the home of about 150,000 persons was developed on a leasehold land in a swampy area. With a 99-year lease, an area that used to be the home of squatters was turned to an area that has received a lot of attention from home buyers and investors. There are about 40,000 flats in Toa Payoh estate, and these flats are of different sizes to cater to the varying needs of residents. Residents of Toa Payoh include persons of different demographics since there are small flats as well as bigger flats in this estate. The Toa Payoh area was one of the first areas to be developed by the HDB. The residential appeal of this estate is enhanced by the fact that facilities to support the lifestyle of its residents are readily available. The weather of the Toa Payoh area is also a major part of its residential appeal as it is known as a soothing weather.
The flats available on Toa Payoh estate are located on streets such as Potong Pasir Avenue 3. The streets on Toa Payoh estate have blocks of flats of different sizes with a varying number of flats. The streets on Toa Payoh also have unique features such as time of development and postal address of the blocks of flats with postcodes from 350134 to 350142. Potong Pasir Avenue 3 has 9 blocks where there are 786 flats of different sizes. The development of this street was carried out in 1984. The types of flats available on Potong Pasir Avenue 3 include three-room flats, four-room flats and five-room flats. Some of the flats available on Potong Pasir Avenue 3 have also been improved with newer versions of facilities included.
There are ample facilities to cater to the needs of residents of Potong Pasir Avenue 3 close to their homes. The facilities in the area are also sufficient to cater to the needs of all residents and are well distributed. Facilities that cater to the needs of residents of Potong Pasir Avenue 3 include transportation facilities, childcare facilities and recreational facilities.
Transportation facilities located in the vicinity of Potong Pasir Avenue 3 include major connecting public roads, train stations and bus stops. The nearby bus stops where residents of Potong Pasir Avenue 3 can board buses include the bus stop at block 122, the bus stop at Potong Pasir CC and the bus stop between blocks 138 and 142. From these bus stops, residents of Potong Pasir Avenue 3 can board bus 142.
There are also train stations in the vicinity of Potong Pasir Avenue 3 to cater to the needs of its residents. The nearby train stations include Bartley MRT Station, Lorong Chuan MRT Station and Serangoon MRT Station.
There are numerous childcare facilities in the vicinity of Potong Pasir Avenue 3 aimed at residents with young children. Primary and secondary schools are also located in the vicinity of Potong Pasir Avenue 3 The nearby childcare centres and educational facilities include the following.
Nearby Childcare Facilities
- Brainy Kidz Pte Ltd
- Ascension Kindercare
- My First Skool
- PCF Potong Pasir
- Starkidz Basc
Brainy Kidz Pte Ltd is located at 113 Potong Pasir Avenue 1. Ascension Kindercare is located at 105 Potong Pasir Avenue 1. My First Skool is located at 122 Potong Pasir Avenue 1.
Nearby Primary Schools
- Andrew’s Junior School
- Cedar Primary School
- Pei Chun Public School
St. Andrew’s Junior is located about 240 metres away. Cedar Primary School is located about 1.08 km away. Pei Chun Public School is located about 1.25 km away.
Nearby Secondary Schools
- Andrew’s Secondary School (located about 290 metres away)
- Cedar Girls’ Secondary School (located about 900 metres away)
- Chij Katong Convent (located about 1.1 km away)
There are lifestyle and recreational facilities such as shopping malls located close to Potong Pasir Avenue 3. The shopping malls located close to Potong Pasir Avenue 3 include the following.
Nearby Shopping Malls
- Bendeemer Shopping Mall (located about 1.65 km away)
- Shaw Plaza – Twin Heights (located about 1.91 km away)
- HDB Hub (located about 1.91 km away)
Streets within Toa Payoh estate that lead to Potong Pasir Avenue 3 include Potong Pasir Avenue 1.