Singaporeans are more than familiar with the 5Cs as the traditional measure of success – and while success is relative, most will agree that owning an expensive condo in a prestigious neighbourhood hollers “I’ve made it!!” to anyone who sees it.
From penthouses in the sky to private balconies with literal million dollar views, here are eight super-expensive condos in Singapore that many of us can only dream of owning, and for all you mad hustlers out there – a goal to aspire to if you want to live that crazy-rich life.
1. Marina One Residences – $19.698 million
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You may have come across pictures on Instagram of Marina One Residences’ “Green Heart”, a tropical garden paradise with its famous ripple-like centre. Fun fact: it was also featured in Season 3 of Emmy-winning HBO sci-fi series, Westworld!
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The waterfront condo boasts its very own 13-metre-high waterfall as mesmerizing as Jewel Changi’s Rain Vortex, so you won’t ever need to travel all the way to the East just to marvel at a gorgeous indoor waterfall.
While this Instagam hotspot is open to the public, only residents have exclusive access to the condo’s 50-meter lap pool, Teppanyaki terraces, private dining rooms, lounges, and party zones.
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Snag any one of the 1,042 units and you won’t ever need to leave for dining or marketing since Marina One Residences is linked to a basement shopping mall as well as numerous gastronomic options, a Cold Storage and Virgin Active fitness centre. In the event that you do need to travel out of Marina One, there are four MRT stations right at your doorstep including the upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line.
Starting market rate: $1,450,000/1-room
Address: 23 Marina Way, Singapore 018979
2. Nassim Park Residences – $24.11 million
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The only low-rise condo on this list – Nassim Park Residences is only five storeys high. Like most luxury apartments, it has a lap pool, jacuzzi, clubhouse and even a steam room – but what makes this condo special is the Japan-inspired landscape gardens providing backyard views parallel to the zen gardens in Kyoto!
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All units at Nassim Park Residences come with four or five bedrooms as well as a study room, utility room, and living room with floor-to-ceiling windows for you to take in views of the resort-style swimming pool and natural sunlight.
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If your significant other enjoys cooking, tell them how the kitchen is equipped with high-end Italian appliances by Boffi and Miele so they can whip up a storm like a Master Chef! Expensive furnishings also extend to the bathroom with full-marble tiles, Dornbracht fittings and sanitaryware.
Starting market rate: $12,800,000/4-room
Address: 21 Nassim Road, Singapore 258462
Availability: 11 August 2021
3. 3 Orchard By The Park – $31.5 million
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3 Orchard By The Park is the condo to eye if you wish to own one out of five residences boasting an exclusive Orchard Boulevard address. The condo embodies “designer” in and out since its architect is Antonio Citterio – the person behind Bulgari Hotels!
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Each unit comes with custom furnishings and fixtures handpicked by Citterio himself, from the bedroom wardrobe to shower glass panels and even gym equipment. The lavish two-storey penthouse is also comparable to a designer showhouse with furniture from Ralph Lauren, Armani Casa and Bocci.
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While the Botanic Gardens is just a 12-minute walk away, nature lovers need not travel far and can bask in the great outdoors at the condo’s swimming pool, sun decks and jacuzzis, or even from the comfort of their own private balcony – some even with its own lap pool!
Starting market rate: $3,400,000/2-room
Address: 3 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 248653
4. New Futura – $36.28 million
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With its iconic architecture and horizontal “aluminum fins”, New Futura is a hard-to-miss landmark on the skyline of Singapore along River Valley and Grange Road. All units come with a private lift lobby leading to your living or dining area where you’ll come home to a spacious balcony offering screensaver-perfect views of the Singapore Flyer and Marina Bay Sands.
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Like staying in a five-star hotel, you’ll have exclusive residential hosts at your beck and call whether you’re in need of someone to accept your shopping haul or hold an umbrella for you when you’re caught in the rain. You’ll also never run out of space to park your supercars and coupes, thanks to the supersized basement sporting a whopping 253 XL-sized parking lots!
Starting market rate: $6,900,000/3-room
Address: 18 Leonie Hill Road, Singapore 239199
Availability: 1 August 2022
5. Concourse Skyline – $48 million
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Situated in the Beach-Road Bugis precinct, Concourse Skyline houses a super penthouse that not only has views fit for a king, but also over-the-top perks for its ultra-rich owner.
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Each of the five rooms at the super penthouse offer different views of the Singapore Sports Hub, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Flyer and Gardens By The Bay. If you’re a Formula One fan, there’s no better place to watch the action go down at the Singapore Grand Prix pitlane than from the comfort of your private rooftop terrace.
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As the owner of this super penthouse, expect to be treated like royalty with personal tailoring by The Bespoke Club, a masseuse available on demand, 40 hours of aircraft charter on a private jet, and get this – a $3.02 million rare blue diamond for free!
Starting market rate: $1,330,000/1-room
Address: 298 Beach Road, Singapore 199554
6. Sculptura Ardmore – $60 million
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Sculptura Admore is most famously known for having its super penthouse owned by Facebook co-founder Eduarado Saverin, who bought it at a jaw-dropping $60 million in 2017.
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Living here is all about exclusivity – after all, you’re residing in one of Singapore’s most affluent neighbourhoods. If you’re a homeowner who values privacy, you’ll be glad to know that Sculptura Ardmore has only one apartment per floor, so say goodbye to awkward conversations with your neighbour next door.
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Your weekends can be spent lounging by the 30-metre rooftop lap pool, soaking in the jacuzzi, or taking a stroll in the lush sky gardens. What’s more, you’ll even be offered exclusive membership perks at elite recreation clubs such as The American Club and Tanglin Club, and for those of you golf enthusiasts – the Tanglin Golf Course Country Club.
Starting market rate: $13,736,000/4-room
Address: 8 Ardmore Park, Singapore 259963
7. Reflections @ Keppel Bay – $68 million
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If you don’t fancy a city view and prefer looking out the window to views of the ocean, look no further than Reflections @ Keppel Bay. A plus point of having a home beside the harbour is that you’ll have unrestricted access to scenery that can’t be found anywhere else in the Singapore mainland, as well as Sentosa, Mount Faber Scenic Park, Labrador Park, and VivoCity.
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Living here will make you feel like you’re on a never-ending vacation with facilities to pamper yourself at the wading pool, spa, jacuzzi, and double-storey clubhouse. If you ever need a ride to your private yacht at the Marina, simply hop onto the apartment’s free charter services and you’ll be there in a jiffy.
While you’re there, you can even take advantage of the dining discounts and special rates for luxury cruises thanks to your free 10-year term Marina membership!
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Starting market rate: $1,400,000/2-room
Address: Keppel Bay View, Singapore 098417
Availability: 1 June 2021
8. Wallich Residence – $73.8 million
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Wallich Residence is more than just the most expensive condo in Singapore, it’s also a five-star hotel, outlet, and office. Sitting atop Singapore’s tallest building, Guoco Tower, Wallich Residence allows one to retreat home for a power nap in between work, socialise at the urban park or go down to the first six levels for a quick bite at the retail sector when hunger pangs strike.
The Wallich Residence Penthouse – purchased by James Dyson at $73.8 million in 2019.
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The condo’s five-room penthouse on the 69th floor is famously known for having an equally famous owner – James Dyson, the inventor of the Dyson vacuum cleaner. Not only does it have its own elevator, garden, and bomb shelter, it also accommodates an entertainment room, 600-bottle wine cellar, cabana, and jacuzzi room – making it the perfect place for the billionaire to host his guests.
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We can only imagine the breathtaking condo views one can enjoy from the apartment’s infinity pool on level 39, observatory deck on level 62, and even the private library on level 52.
Starting market rate: $2,200,000/1-room
Address: 3 Wallich Street, Singapore 078882
Availability: 15 March 2022
Singapore’s most expensive condos
While living like the rich and famous may currently seem like an unattainable dream, there’s no harm in aspiring towards your ideal life. After all, who knows what might happen in the future if you keep pushing on. You might one day become the lucky owner of one of these super penthouses!
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