Location & Accessibility
For the uninitiated, a large part of the Kovan estate consists of landed properties and condominiums. For many, it is a very pleasant place to stay in due to its tranquil environment and the conveniences offered by the area. Amenities wise, it has the Heartland Mall, in which we'll find Cold Storage, numerous food and beverage outlets, and other daily conveniences like POSB Bank.
Residents will definitely enjoy the ease of puplic transportation with Kovan Mrt Station just approximately 200 metres away. A stop away and we'll reach Nex shopping mall, Singapore's largest mall in the north-east region. At this 7-storey mall, shoppers can enjoy favourites such as the Shaw Theatres, or shop round the clock at the 24-hrs Cold Storage and FairPrice Xtra. Dog owners get to bring their furry friends to the first dog park in Singapore to be integrated with a mall. Book lovers will love the fact that Serangoon Public Library is also found within the mall. Also integrated are Serangoon bus interchange and Serangoon Mrt interchange, which connects the North-East line to the Circle Line. Travelling to Dhoby Ghaut Mrt interchange takes only 14 mins directly via the North-east line.
Vehicle owners will enjoy superb connectivity to town and the rest of Singapore via the nearby expressways such as CTE and KPE and also major roads such as Upper Serangoon Road, Tampines Road and Yio Chu Kang Road. Orchard Road is a mere 13 minutes drive, and the CBD and Marina Bay Sands are only 16 minutes way.
Residents of Stars of Kovan will enjoy the many conveniences of an integrated retail podium. One could also enjoy retail therapy at Heartland Mall which is just a stone's throw away. There, you'll find Cold Storage to serve your daily grocery needs, as well as numerous food and beverage outlets and also banking and other lifestyle services. Just adjacent is Kovan-Hougang Market & Food Centre, a haven for local delights and a popular hunt for foodies, with highly rated dishes such as the Kway Chap (thin broad rice noodles in soy sauce eaten with braised pork parts and eggs), Bak Chor Mee (minced meat noodles) and curry rice.
Besides this, across the road we'll find many gems of good eateries and interesting cafes dotted along rows of charming old-school shophouses.
For the sporty, Kovan Sports Centre is right opposite the Kovan-Hougang Market & Food Centre. Nothing quite beats good food at great prices after a round of indoor soccer with your teammates!
Parents with school-going children will be pleased to know that Saint Paul's Kindergarten, Xinghua Primary School, Yuying Secondary School and Serangoon Junior College are all with walking distance. DPS International School, Dimensions International College, Holy Innocents' Primary School, and Paya Lebar Methodist Girls' School (Primary and Secondary) are also nearby.
Cheung Kong is the reputable real estate developer helmed by none other than Asia's richest man, Mr Li Ka Shing. It is one of the largest real estate developer in Hong Kong, and has contributed to the country numerous landmark developments and iconic towers, one of which is non other than Cheung Kong Centre, it's Hong Kong headquarters. With numerous successful residential track records in Singapore such as Marina Bay Residences, Marina Bay Suites, Thomson Grand, and Costa Del Sol, we can expect nothing less than superb quality from this upcoming development.