Compare: Caribbean at Keppel Bay vs. Citylights

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Compare: Caribbean at Keppel Bay vs. Citylights

Post by north » Tue, 22 Apr 2008 5:59 pm

I'm looking for feedback of the above two properties. No kids, moving to Singapore with my wife in the next 2 months or so. Both look pretty decent (location close to MRT, facilities, price at or lower than $5k for a 2 bedroom). Any insight? Thanks!

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Post by TakeaTablet » Tue, 22 Apr 2008 10:57 pm

Lived @ Caribbean just over 1yr ago. Its has great swimming pools (a few to choose from), a decent gym and nice walking paths within the complex. Very easy to get to financial district or Orchard with a bus stop at the entrance and Habourfront station is just a short walking distance. A massive shopping mall is next door which has everything that you will need to spend your excess money (after rent!). Overall, a nice place to live if you don't mind the fact that there are 900+ apartments. Oh.. make sure you don't rent apartments facing the road/highway.. its noisy!
Can't help with CityLights but Caribbean is definately better as far location is concerned.

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Post by north » Wed, 23 Apr 2008 10:41 am

Thanks for the quick response. Was there a problem with the air quality (living so close to the ships, etc.)?

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Post by TakeaTablet » Thu, 24 Apr 2008 10:10 pm

Sea breeze is a bonus if you can afford a sea-facing apartment. No problems with air quality, if anything its nice to be so close to the sea. However, since we left, construction has begun next door (The Reflections ?) and the MRT station is still under construction. So surrounded by construction work. Best to view apartments during working hours so you can feel the full extent of noise & dust. This is only an issue if you're in the apartment during the daytime.

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