[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]he very name Woodleigh Park evokes a gentility associated with the English upper crust, and Park Colonial – a joint development by CEL Development, Heeton Holdings and KSH Holdings located just a stone’s throw from Woodleigh’s stately black and white bungalows – is certainly clear about its source of inspiration.

One of the many pavilions available for entertaining at Park Colonial.

The 805-unit condominium located next to Woodleigh MRT station combines English elegance with modern amenities. Rich in flora and contemporary in design, it is a lush gem for urbanites seeking housing options.

Indeed, the development is meant to impress, beginning with the entrance, encompassing a majestic arrival lobby and drop-off area that hark back to the foyers of historic villas.

The 210,404 sq ft grounds are also beautifully landscaped, reminiscent of manicured English gardens, while rolling lawns and emerald enclaves imbue the property with tranquillity.

A wide range of apartment sizes ensures dwellers will find the right space for their needs. Park Colonial’s six blocks of 14- and 15-storey towers house one-bedroom units measuring 463 sq ft to five-bedroom units covering 1,712 sq ft with prices ranging from approximately $1,700 to $1,800 psf.

Inside, the apartments are a modern interpretation of colonial living, which means they are spacious and ornate. Luxurious materials such as grained timber, brushed metal and finely glazed tiles are used to create rich textures, the result of which is a home that’s comfortable, yet decadent.

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Outside, more than 50 facilities cater to residents’ every whim. The Colonial Club, for instance, a 10m high, glass-clad clubhouse that is the epitome of understated beauty, is a gorgeous backdrop for weddings, birthdays and other special events. For less formal occasions, there is the classy English Breakfast House, or the cosy Tea Garden.

In addition, the 50m cantilevered lap pool, Waterfall Massage Pool or the Sensory Spa Pavilion provide ample opportunities for water-based relaxation. Then again, unwinding after a long day at work can be as simple as taking a stroll down Colonial Boulevard or a visit to Meditation Lawn. For residents with children, the Kids Playhouse, Kids Water Play and Adventure Park will keep the little ones occupied for a spell, a reprieve for any parent. These amenities are additions to the usual condominium facilities such as gym, tennis court and grill house.

Covering over 210,000 sq ft, the condominium features lush vegetation and a cantilevered lap pool, among its many amenities.

But Park Colonial offers more than enhanced facilities. The development comes with a Smart Parcel Station for easy collection of packages and offers an e-concierge app where laundry pickup, home cleaning, pet grooming handyman services are just one tap away.

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All units are also outfitted with a Smart Home Gateway system that lets residents control their home remotely, including overseeing air-conditioning and lighting, and energy management. It also offers online access to residential services, which include digital locking of the home, advance visitor registration and phone access booking of common facilities.

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Park Colonial is conveniently located next to Woodleigh MRT on the North East Line, 15 minutes from the city centre, and one stop from Serangoon MRT interchange. Shopping and dining options abound at NEX, Chomp Chomp, and myVillage @ Serangoon Gardens. The upcoming Woodleigh Mall is across the road, as is the future township Bidadari Estate – both of which will provide Park Colonial residents with even more amenities.

The neighbourhood is also home to several schools, such as Stamford American International School, St Andrew’s Village, Cedar Girls’ Secondary School and Maris Stella High School. With such accessibility and proximity to educational institutions and amenities, Park Colonial is a solid choice not just for homeowners, but also for investors looking for capital appreciation.

Sentimental yet sexy, sophisticated but not cold, Park Colonial conjures a bygone era that’s clad in romance, while asserting itself as a beacon of modernity for the urbane homeowner.

For more information, visit www.parkcolonial.com.sg or call 6100-2868.

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