Provence Residence EC, 5 min walk to Canberra MRT

Provence Residence EC is upcoming EC located in Canberra link developed by MCC sited at the district 27, launching soon in 2Q 2021. The Canberra Link parcel, which spans 16,690 sqm/ 179,651 sqft in area, can accommodate up to 413 residential units. It has a maximum gross floor area of 38,387 sq m.  MCC won the land bid with their offer of S$271 million, or S$566 per square foot per plot ratio, contested by 8 developers.

MCC Canberra EC
MCC Canberra EC location

Provence Residence EC is a about 6-minute walk to Canberra MRT. 5 blocks of 13-storey and 4 blocks of 11 storey comprise of 3 and 4 bedroom with total of 413 units. It has a basement carpark and full condo facility.

Nearby amenities, eateries, entertainment and shopping malls are conveniently located minutes walk away. Provence Residence Residents will enjoy the convenience of new amenities such as Canberra Plaza, a newly neighbourhood centre comprising shops, a supermarket, a food court, enrichment centres, as well as a childcare centre and education centre.

With a tenure of 99 years commencing from 10 December 2020, the Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP) is estimated to be ready by September 2024.

MCC Canberra EC

Provence Residence Canberra EC location

Information at a glance

Name of property Provence Residence EC
Address Canberra Link
Property developers MCC
District 27
Tenure 99 years from 10 June 2020
Site area 18,040 sqm
Number of available units 413
Number of storeys 11 to 13 storeys
Number of car park lots 413

Why should you choose to stay at the Provence Residence Canberra EC?

1. Accessibility to public transports

Train stations

As we’ve stated earlier, Provence Residence EC is situated 400m walk to Canberra MRT. From Canberra MRT station, you will be five train stops to Bishan Interchange, where you can access the Circle Line to get to the train stops with the Downtown Line and North-East Line.

You will also be three stops away to Woodlands MRT station, where the long-awaited Thomson-East Coast Line is currently being constructed. By 2024, getting from the North to the East side of Singapore will be a walk in the park.

By staying at Provence Residence EC, you will get to benefit from the new rail line developments!

Thomson-East Coast Line

Bus services

The bus stops near Provence Residence EC, specifically along Canberra Link and Sembawang Road have these buses servicing the area – 169, 169A, 117, and 883.

Bus 169 operates 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 outside the condominium, you will be able to get to Yishun MRT station, Mayflower Secondary School, and Ang Mo Kio Primary School.

2. Bukit Canberra

Bukit Canberra is a only diagonally across from Provence Residence EC. At this integrated hub, residents can look forward to facilities like an indoor sports hall, a hawker centre, and a polyclinic, a senior care centre, green spaces for community farming and lifestyle related amenities for the community within a lush and naturalistic environment. From the first half of 2020, Provence Residence residents will have a uniquely integrated sport and community hub, which is to be opened in phases. .

Bukit Canberra Bird Eye View
Bukit Canberra Bird Eye View

Bukit Canberra is shaped around the existing terrain, highlights the hilly characteristics and lush vegetation and be integrated with the various facilities to enhance the existing greenery and biodiversity, thereby allowing users to enjoy the hub’s features in a natural setting while at the same time bringing them closer to flora and fauna.

In line with the existing vegetation on site, a forest buffer around the periphery of Bukit Canberra will be conserved. It will be planted up progressively to help it mature into a tropical secondary rainforest with thriving biodiversity, and complement the surrounding National Parks Nature Ways in terms of species. Running trails of varying difficulty will pass through different landscapes throughout the hub, providing a range of experiences. The Fruit Orchard and Food Forest will showcase a variety of fruit trees and food plants, and the community will be able to grow their own plants in the community gardens.

Bukit Canberra butterfly garden
Bukit Canberra butterfly garden

Please click here for more info on Bukit Canberra

3. North South Corridor

Provence Residence residents will enjoy the benefit of The North South Corridor (NSC) which is Singapore’s longest Transit Priority Corridor, featuring dedicated bus lanes, cycling trunk routes and pedestrian paths, to serve public bus commuters, active mobility users and pedestrians. Once completed, it will directly connect the Northern region and the city centre. The NorthSouth Corridor spanning 21.5 km, connects the city to the northern region is now targeted to be completed by 2026

MCC NS corridor

The corridor will also alleviate traffic on the CTE and major arterial roads such as Thomson and Marymount Road.

Designed to support our car-lite vision, the corridor provides a refreshing commuting experience for bus commuters. With dedicated and continuous bus lanes coupled with bus priority signals, bus commuters will be expected to save an average of 10 to 15 minutes of travel time.

Active mobility users and pedestrians will also benefit from NSC, through the cycling trunk routes and pedestrian paths. These will link with the Park Connector Network and local cycling paths within HDB towns along the entire corridor, enhancing connectivity for active mobility users and pedestrians.

For more info, please refer here.

4. Grocery, shopping and services

Provence Residence EC residents can either walk to Canberra Plaza, Sun Plaza or Sembawang Shopping Centre. If looking for 24 hour supermarket, there is one sheng siong within 3 min walk.

Sembawang Shopping Centre is about 15-minute walk away. Giant Hypermarket located at basement one of the mall will be a good place for groceries. Some of the fashion brands you can find are Brands Outlet by TFSS, Bata, Cotton On, and Sorella. There are also several hair service providers such as Alan & Guys, Kcuts, and Myeongdong Hair Studio. You will also be able to stock up on pet suppliers at Pet Lovers Centre and visit the private clinic for your healthcare needs.

Sun Plaza is 10 min walk for Provence Residence EC residents and they can find NTUC Fairprice,  Watsons, Eu Yan Sang, and Miniso can be located in the mall. Sembawang Public Library is at level five.

Or you can consider taking a bus to Northpoint City, a shopping mall located at Yishun MRT station. Alternatively, a 7-minute drive from Provence Residence EC will get you there. Northpoint City has fashion brands like G2000, Levi’s, and Uniqlo. There’s also a baby spa, Singapore Post, and various medical clinics.

5. Food options

Provence Residence EC residents will find Food Village 115 at 115 Canberra Walk and Food Paradise at 120 Canberra Crescent and also newly open cafe and food court in Canberra Plaza.

Provence Residence EC residents can get affordable western cuisine at Astons Specialities, BBQ and steamboat at Teng Sheng Korean BBQ, and your sweet bubble milk tea at LiHo. There are also bakeries like Polar Puffs & Cakes and PrimaDéli which can be found in Sembawang shopping Centre.

Make a trip to Sun Plaza if you want some Pontian Wanton Noodles, Toast Box, and Swensens. For fast food options, there’s McDonald’s and KFC. You can head to Kopitiam at level three for a wider range of cuisines!

There are many choices for food if u were to take a train down to Yishun, which is 1 stop away from Provence Residence EC. U can find Ban Heng Teochew Porridge, Big Fish Small Fish, and Central Hong Kong Café. You can also get your freshly-baked cookies from Famous Amos, burgers at Fatboy’s The Burger Bar, and icy-cold ice-cream at Gelãre etc.

Provence Residence EC residents can consider taking a bus to Chong Pang City Wet Market & Food Centre at 105 Yishun Ring Road. It will take about 20 minutes by bus

6. Schools and education centres nearby

Canberra Primary School

For parents, we know how important it is to get your children enrolled in schools that are not just good, but also nearby your area of residence. Hence, we believe you will find this compilation of schools very useful. We will look at preschools and progressively view our way up to higher education institutes.

Schools

List of preschools within 1.5km from Provence Residence EC :

  • E-Bridge Pre-School

  • PCF Sparkletots Preschool at 105 Canberra Street

  • Kindergarten @ Heritage

  • Global Tots Preschool – Admiralty

  • PCF Sparkletots Preschool at 504A Montreal Drive

  • MY World @ Canberra

  • Edelweiss Kindergarten Sembawang Presbyterian Church

  • Frobel Preschool

  • Skool4Kidz Preschool

Primary schools within a 2.5km radius from the property:

  • Sembawang Primary School

  • Wellington Primary School

  • Canberra Primary School

  • Endeavour Primary School

  • Northoaks Primary School

  • Chongfu School

  • Xishan Primary School

  • Peixin Primary School

  • Ahmad Ibrahim Primary School

Secondary schools within 3km:

  • Canberra Secondary School

  • Sembawang Secondary School

  • Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary School

  • Northland Secondary School

  • Yishun Town Secondary School

  • Yishun Secondary School

Junior colleges within a 20-minute drive away:

  • Yishun Innova Junior College

  • Anderson Serangoon Junior College

The nearest polytechnics within a 30-minute drive are Republic Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic, and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT@RP, SIT@TP & SIT@NP), Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, and Nanyang Technological University are also within a 30-minute drive from the condominium.

Education centers

There are already diverse options available at Sembawang Shopping Centre and since it’s so near to Provence Residence EC, take a look at this list you can consider from:

  • D’Growing Hands
  • GlobalArt Sembawang
  • Heguru
  • Nanyang Educational Consultancy
  • Xian Dai Education Centre (Chinese language)
  • Yamaha Music
  • Raiders Martial Arts Studio (coming soon!)
  • The Dance Station (coming soon!)

7. Nature and leisure

There are a couple of smaller neighbourhood parks to go to if you don’t want to stay within the boundaries of Provence Residence EC. These parks are within a 1.5km radius:

  • Montreal Green

  • Jalan Sendudok Park

  • Legundi Park

For a wider space of greenery, you can head to Yishun Neighbourhood Park, which is a 20-minute walk away or Sembawang Park, a 4-minute drive away from the property. At Sembawang Park, you can have the kids spend some playtime at the maritime-themed playground, feel the sand in between your feet at the seaside, or have a barbecue session with your friends and family members.

Or head to Sembawang Hot Spring Park along Gambas Avenue, a 4-minute drive from Provence Residence EC. We heard that park-goers frequently have their eggs cooked boiled-style in the hot spring so bring your buckets if you’re interested to experience the fun!

There’s also a local eatery on-site to feed your empty stomachs – Sembawang Eating House.

Draft Master Plan for Sembawang (2019)

A master plan is a guide that strategizes the development of land and property in a specific area at least for the next 10 years. The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has announced the draft master plan specifically for Sembawang in 2019, which will affect Canberra Residents.

Land Bid

There are another 2 condo land bid near Canberra MRT which have been awarded. Canberra Drive (Parcel A) drew five bids, with the highest offer of nearly $129.20 million or about $644 per square foot per plot ratio (psf ppr) from Oasis Development, controlled by boutique developer JBE Holdings Group. The site can yield about 220 homes.

Parcel A canberra

The Canberra Drive (Parcel B) site next door drew four bids, the highest from United Venture Development (2020), controlled by UOL Group, United Industrial Corporation and Kheng Leong Company. Their bid of $270.2 million works out to around $650 psf ppr. This site can yield about 455 homes.

Parcel B canberra

Property consultants estimate that the selling prices of the two Canberra Drive parcels to be in the range of $1,300 psf average. At the bid price, both parcels should achieve breakeven at a cost of $1,140.
Both sites are close to the recently opened Canberra MRT Station on the North-South Line, and amenities such as Sembawang Shopping Centre and Canberra Plaza.

JTC Food Hub @ Senoko

How does a food hub sound? This seven-storey hub will gather all small and medium-sized food businesses in the same building so you can enjoy an array of yummy delicacies. JTC Food Hub @ Senoko is a 10-minute drive from Provence Residence EC.

Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL)

When the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) is fully constructed in 2024, you will be able to conveniently get to Outram Park and Marine Parade with shorter commute time periods.

Thomson-East Coast Line

Provence Residence EC Site plan

Here’s an overview of Provence Residence EC before we take a closer look at the facilities this property offers.

 

 

 

Upon entering the arrival zone, you will be greeted with the grand drop-off plaza and entrance reflective pool. Blocks one and three are situated right at the entrance, facing the 50m infinity pool, cabana deck, and BBQ & teppanyaki pavilion.

In the active zone, you will find the gym, steam room, and yoga deck with views of the 50m infinity pool, spa pool, and lounge. Walk past the pool lounge and you will be in the family zone in front of blocks seven and nine, where the family pool, fun pool with kids’ water play, and sun deck is at.

Blocks nine and 11 are the closest buildings from the side gate. Enter the side gate along Canberra Link and you will land yourself at The Barn where several rooms can be used – media room, kids’ party room, function room, and study room.

Provence Residence EC Residents can also look forward to the fitness and nature zones to access the multi-purpose court, gardens, and jogging trails.

Provence Residence EC floor plans

Interestingly, Provence Residence EC floor plans start with two-bedroom + study type and progressing up to five-bedroom + utility + yard types. We will take a look at them sequentially, shall we?

 

Provence Residence EC three-bedroom types

 

Provence Residence EC three-bedroom + utility / + yard types

 

Provence Residence EC four-bedroom + utility + yard types

 

 

MCC Canberra EC’s cost per square feet (PSF)

The estimated price is around $1,150 per square feet (PSF).

Canberra EC’s pricing

Type Size from (sqft) Property price from (SGD)
3-bedroom
3-bedroom + utility
4-bedroom + utility + yard
 

Get in touch with us for the latest pricing and information today!

Showflat details

 

The showroom for Provence Residence EC is situated near to the actual development along Canberra Link. Drop us a quick WhatsApp message to book an appointment with us.

What you need to know about MCC developers

MCC

 

is the main driving force of China’s iron and steel industry. It is also one of the pioneering large-scale enterprises under State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.

As China’s largest manufacturer of steel structures and one of the largest metallurgical contracting companies in the world, MCC Group has business operations in more than 90 countries. Currently listed in both Shanghai and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges, MCC has assets of 60 billion yuan (US $7.7 billion) in 70 subsidiaries either wholly owned or through joint partnership.

MCC Group is currently ranked 290th in the world’s Fortune Global 500 and 10th in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 250 Global Contractors in 2015. Driven by new innovations and through an entrepreneurial spirit, MCC Group has accumulated a total of 16,241 patents, 54 State Science and Technology Prizes, and 667 national industry quality awards.

MCC Singapore, the South East Asian regional headquarters, is a wholly owned foreign subsidiary of MCC Group. It engages in real estate development, project management, turnkey projects and specialised contracting of structural steel works in Singapore. In recent years, MCC Singapore has attained remarkable achievements and breakthroughs in the fields of structural steel works, large-scale integrated entertainment parks, real estate development and project management and public infrastructure projects etc. The company has been conferred the “Top 10 Successful Chinese enterprises entering ASEAN” award for third consecutive year by China Asean Business Council (CABC).

MCC Singapore comprises five core business groups, namely, real estate development, construction, civil engineering and infrastructure, special steel structure projects, across these companies respectively : MCC Land (Singapore) Limited, China Jingye Engineering Corporation Limited (Singapore Branch), China Jingye Construction Engineering (Singapore) Private Limited and MCC Bina Sdn Bhd.

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OTHER ECs

If you would like to explore all ECs eg Piermont Grand ECOLA EC or Parc Canberra EC which are existing EC, and upcoming EC, you can bookmark or subscribe your interest and we would inform you and send u first hand info.  1st EC that would be launching in 2021, would be Parc Central Residences EC in Tampines follow by Provence Residence EC in Canberra and last one would be Fernvale EC. Register your interest now

FAQs

Is this a detailed analysis of MCC Canberra EC?

Yes! You can expect to find a range of important information pertaining to the development.

Do you have the site plan?

We have both the site and floor plans in this article.

Where is MCC Canberra EC located?

It is located along Canberra Link.

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