The Antares is a development by FSKH Development Pte Ltd, which consists of TA Corporation Ltd, Keong Hong Holdings, and Hock Lian Seng Holdings. A part of district 13, the project is situated along Mattar Road and just right beside Mattar MRT Station.

With a tenure of 99 years from 14 August 2018, the Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP) is estimated to be ready by November 2022. The official legal completion date will most likely be in November 2025.

Stay on this page if you want to find out more about the main project details of The Antares, including reasons why you should choose to purchase a unit, the Geylang master plan 2019, floor plans, pricing, showroom details, and developers’ background.

The Antares

Information at a glance

Name of property The Antares
Address Mattar Road
Property developers FSKH Development Pte Ltd
District 13
Tenure 99 years from 14 August 2018
Site area approximately 6,230 sqm
Number of available units 265 units
Number of storeys 5, 17 and 18
Expected TOP / legal completion November 2022 /November 2025

Why should you choose to stay at The Antares?

1. Near to public transportations

Train stations

The nearest train station is Mattar MRT station (Downtown Line). In fact, the train station is literally right beside The Antares. Considering its distance to access the train, it can’t get any more convenient than this.

You can take the train one stop away to MacPherson MRT station, where you can access the Circle Line. If not, consider a short 15-minute walk from the property to MacPherson MRT station directly. From MacPherson MRT station, you’re again just one stop away to Paya Lebar MRT station, where you can take the East-West Line to Bugis, City Hall, or Raffles Place MRT stations for leisure and work.

Buses

There’s one bus stop just steps away from The Antares. You can find it along Mattar Road, opposite Mattar Station exit B (Stop ID: 70231). We took a quick look and found 10 buses servicing the area.

For example, bus 40 headed towards Bedok Interchange stops by Aljunied MRT station (East-West Line), Tanjong Katong Girls’ School, and NAFA Arts Kindergarten. Bus 61 bound for Bukit Batok Interchange stops by the National Library, City Hall MRT station, and VivoCity.

The other bus numbers are 63, 65, 66, 66A, 135, 154, 155, and 158. Do a quick search to see where the buses lead to!

2. Grocery, shopping and services

SingPost Centre

For your grocery needs, FairPrice at Block 77 Circuit Road is the best option. It’s only 500m from The Antares. The next nearest option is Sheng Siong Supermarket along Circuit Road, a 15-minute walk away. For people who prefer to get their groceries from Giant supermarket, Paya Lebar Square has one in basement one.

To satisfy your shopping needs, we would recommend that you take the train to Paya Lebar MRT station as there are a range of options for your consideration. Or take a drive or ride out and you will reach the shopping malls within 10 minutes. We’re talking about options like Paya Lebar Square, SingPost Centre, Tanjong Katong Complex, KINEX, and City Plaza. You probably won’t get bored with alternating between the shopping malls.

To shop for all things fashion, head to Kinex instead. The mall has fashion brands like Giordano, Levi’s, and Refash. Or if you’re not brand sensitive, City Plaza makes a good place to get some affordable buys.

You can drop by SingPost Centre to exchange some foreign currency at Chandra Money Changer, send a parcel at the post office, or get some blooms from Flower Matters. There are also medical clinics, repair shops, and a POSB bank outlet within the building.

3. Food options

The Antares is parked right in the middle of two food centres – Circuit Road Market & Food Centre and MacPherson Market & Food Centre. Circuit Road Market & Food Centre is open from 5am to 2pm. Hence, it makes a good place for some morning fish soup, warm porridge, or a bowl of laksa. MacPherson Market & Food Centre closes at noon so if you want the freshest local kuehs, it’s best to wake up early.

Located not too far away from the condominium is Hippo Family Restaurant. You can find it along 72 Circuit Road and a 15-minute walk will take you there. Consider picking up some organic bread and pastries at Bud Of Joy bakery while you’re at the neighbourhood. Bud Of Joy even conducts baking workshops!

As always, for a larger range of alternatives, head straight to one of the shopping malls we’ve introduced to you earlier. There are fast food restaurants like MacDonald’s, Japanese food chain Sakae Sushi, and a food court located within Paya Lebar Square. SingPost Centre has Astons Specialities, Seoul Yummy, and Kopitiam foodcourt.

4. Schools and education centres nearby

Schools

Couples looking to start a family will find the school names we’re going to list in this section useful. We will begin with a list of preschools within a 2km radius from The Antares:

  • Canossaville Preschool (7-minute walk)

  • MindChamps PreSchool @ MacPherson (9-minute walk)

  • E-Bridge Pre-School

  • Raffles House @ Paya Lebar

  • Little Sage International Preschool (Lichi)

  • PCF Sparkletots Preschool

  • Rainbow Cove Pre-School @ Butterfly

  • Little Footprints Preschool (Ubi)

  • Capella preschool

  • Little Footprints Preschool (Aljunied)

Let’s move on to primary schools within 3km from the property:

  • St Margaret’s Primary School (3-minute walk)
  • Canossa Catholic Primary School (6-minute walk)

  • Geylang Methodist School (Primary)

  • Bendemeer Primary School

  • Cedar Primary School

  • Kong Hwa School

And here’s a list of secondary schools within a 10-minute ride away:

  • Cedar Girls’ Secondary School (5-minute drive)

  • Geylang Methodist School (Secondary) (7-minute drive)

  • Bartley Secondary School

  • Maris Stella High School

  • St Andrew’s Secondary School

  • Bendemeer Secondary School

  • Manjusri Secondary School

  • Tanjong Katong Girls’ School

Junior colleges and polytechnics within a 20-minute drive away:

  • St Andrew’s Junior College (10-minute drive)

  • Catholic Junior College (11-minute drive)

  • Nanyang Junior College

  • Anderson Serangoon Junior College

  • Eunoia Junior College

  • Raffles Junior College

  • Hwa Chong Institution (College Section)

  • Victoria Junior College

  • Temasek Junior College

  • Temasek Polytechnic

  • Nanyang Polytechnic

The nearest universities are James Cook University (6-minute drive) and Curtin Singapore (14-minute drive). Singapore University of Social Sciences and the National University of Singapore are slightly over a 20-minute ride away.

Education centres

Here’s a list of education centres within 2km from The Antares:

  • Envision Learning

  • Learning Point – MacPherson

  • MaxLearn Education House

  • Equip Learning Center

  • eiMaths@Aljunied

Head straight to Paya Lebar Square to enrol your child at Viva School of Music and Ballet. Or drop by SingPost Centre right beside Paya Lebar Square for more options:

  • Heguru Education Centre
  • NorthStar Gymnastics & Fitness
  • Phonics by SoC
  • The Physics Café
  • Victoria EduHub

5. Parks and recreation

East Coast Park

The nearest neighbourhood park is Aljunied Park, about 1.4km from The Antares. There is a decent play area for the children, benches surrounding the playground, and proper pathways.

For a larger green space, you can take an 11-minute drive out to Kallang Riverside Park. Situated by the Kallang River, there are proper jogging and cycling paths. There are parking lots on-site as well.

Or drive on a little further to get to East Coast Park. Enjoy the beach vibes at East Coast Beach, challenge yourself at Xtreme SkatePark, and have your fill at JUMBO Seafood! Bedok Jetty also makes a great place to catch the sunset.

For your weekend golf sessions, head to Marina Bay Golf Course at 80 Rhu Cross. It’s about a 16-minute drive away from The Antares. They are open from 7am in the morning, except on Mondays. Gather your buddies at this 18-hole public course for some fun time.

Draft Master Plan for Geylang & Marine Parade (2019)

While The Antares is part of district 13, it’s also a section of the Geylang area on the map. As such, developments for Geylang would directly affect you, if you’re planning to be a resident of the property.

A draft master plan is essentially 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 Geylang and Marine Parade in 2019.

Here are a few developments to look out for:

Eldercare facility near Mattar MRT station

You should be well aware of how close The Antares is to Mattar MRT station by now. Residents like yourselves will be able to enjoy trouble-free eldercare facilities near the train station. You can expect the establishment to be ready in 2022, which includes a nursing home, centre-based day care, day rehabilitation, and even home-based care services.

New expansion plans for Paya Lebar Central & Geylang Serai

There will be new commercial initiations at Paya Lebar. This means more work opportunities close to home! The Geylang Serai district will also welcome a new community and civic cultural centre – the Wisma Geylang Serai, a cultural heritage integrated hub.

New train stations

Set to be completed in 2023, you can expect better connectivity with new MRT stations such as Katong Park, Tanjong Katong, Marine Parade, and Marine Terrace via the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). Following after which in 2024, Bedok South and Sungei Bedok MRT stations will be added to the list of new train stations. Exciting expansion plans coming right up!

Here’s a look at the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) train map:

Thomson-East Coast Line

The Antares’ site plan and facilities

Take a quick glance at the site plan and artist’s impression of the facilities before we move on to the floor plans.

The Antares’ floor plans

There are one- to four-bedroom types. We will start with the one-bedrooms.

The Antares’ one-bedroom types

There are a total of nine one-bedroom types with areas of 452 sqft and 603 sqft.

The Antares’ two-bedroom types

Stay with us as we show you 27 two-bedroom types from 657 sqft.

The Antares’ three-bedroom flexi types

There are two three-bedroom flexi types at 883 and 1023 sqft.

The Antares three-bedroom flexi floor plan

The Antares’ three-bedroom types

There are also two three-bedroom types but at larger areas compared to the flexi types – 1152 and 1367 sqft.

The Antares three-bedroom floor plan

The Antares’ four-bedroom types

We will end our floor plans section with two four-bedroom types.

The Antares four-bedroom floor plan

The Antares’ cost per square feet (PSF)

The estimated price is from $1550+ per square feet (PSF). For a rough breakdown of prices, please refer to our next point.

The Antares’ pricing

Type Size from (sqft) Property price from (SGD)
one-bedroom 452 $796K
two-bedroom 657 $1125K
three-bedroom 883 $1550K
four-bedroom 1367 $2250K

For the latest pricing and information, contact us today.

The Antares’ showflat

To view the property’s showflat, please drop us a WhatsApp message to book an appointment. Meanwhile, here’s a glimpse of the living area.

What you need to know about The Antares’ developers

TA Corporation Ltd

TA Corporation

 

 

 

 

TA Corporation is a property and construction group established in 1972. They also have had successful joint property development projects overseas in China, Thailand, and Cambodia. Here are some of their residential developments locally:

  • Leonie Hill Residences
  • The Citrine
  • Parc Seabreeze
  • Starlight Suites
  • Gambir Ridge
  • The Cristallo
  • The Skywoods
  • Terra Villas
  • Ascent@456

Keong Hong Holdings

Keong Hong Holdings

 

 

 

Keong Hong Holdings has its headquarters in Singapore. Their core business is focused on building construction, property development & investment, and hotel development & investment. Katong Square, Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong, and The Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong are owned by the group.

Here are some of its past projects:

  • SkyPark Residences EC
  • The Amore EC
  • Parc Life EC
  • Seaside Residences
  • Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort (Maldives)
  • Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort (Maldives)

Hock Lian Seng Holdings

Hock Lian Seng Holdings

 

 

 

 

 

Hock Lian Seng was founded in 1969 and had its name changed to Hock Lian Seng Holdings Limited in December 2009. They were also listed on the SGX Mainboard in the same month. The group ventures mainly in these areas – civil engineering construction, building construction, and property development & investment.

They have worked with clients like the Land Transport Authority (LTA), Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), and even the Changi Airport Group. Over the years, they have also won several safety awards and construction excellence awards.

FAQs

Where is The Antares located?

It's located along Mattar Road.

Do you have the floor plan?

Yes, we have both the site and floor plans in this article.

Can I know more about the developers?

Sure! We have more information about FSKH Development Pte Ltd.

Can I view the showflat?

Please contact us to book an appointment today.

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