Overview of EastGlen @ Canberra HDB BTO
EastGlen @ Canberra offers 310 Build-To-Order (BTO) flats comprising of 3-, 4-, and 5-room flats that are fully fitted with flooring, internal doors, and sanitary fittings. The entire flat will be fitted with floor tiles except for bedrooms which will come with vinyl strip flooring.
The EastGlen @ Canberra is located at Canberra Walk by Canberra Cresent and 8 minutes’ walk to the Canberra MRT station on the North-South MRT railway track.
Breakdown of Unit-Mix at EastGlen @ Canberra
|Flat Type +||Estimated Floor|
Floor Area^ (sqm)
|No. of units||Indicative Price Range #|
|3-room||69||66||83||$165,000 – $204,000|
|4-room||93 – 94||90||131||$251,000 – $304,000|
|5-room||114||110||96||$327,000 – $391,000|
+ All BTO flats are sold on a 99-year lease.
* The estimated area of the whole apartment is inclusive of internal floor area and air-conditioner ledge.
^ The estimated area of the apartment is computed based on the centre line of the apartment wall.
# Actual prices may vary based on the actual attributes of the flats at the time of selection and inclusive of the costs of floor finishes, internal doors, and sanitary fittings.
Best Facing Units for EastGlen @ Canberra
The architects have designed EastGlen @ Canberra to maximise its potential of the site while carefully avoiding direct morning sun (east facing) or afternoon sun (west facing). There are a total of four blocks – 109A, 109B, 109C and 109D – and a 5/6 multi-storey carpark with roof garden on the 7th floor.
The adjacent site is designated to be school which typically is 4 to 5 storeys high. The flats with north-east facing on the 7th storeys and above could enjoy good cross air-ventilation and unblocked view overlooking the multi-storey carpark and school.
The choice units for 3-room flat are stacks 322, 324, 332 and 348 which enjoy partial morning side, unblocked view and spared from the noise from traffic. These 3-bedrooms units are not near the main rubbish chutes or lift lobby.
The choice units for 4-room flats are stacks 304,306, 334 and 350 which are north-east facing and not positioned near the main rubbish chute and lift lobby. They too are faced away from the main roads which can be subjected to traffic noise.
The choice units for 5-room flats are stacks 312, 318, 330 and 340 which do not get the afternoon sun. It is important to note that 5-room flats at stack 330 is located next to the rubbish chute and lift lobby which will get high foot fall along its corridor. The 5-room flats at stacks 318 and 326 are slightly most advantageous as they enjoy a wider corridor space outside their flats.
While the flats facing the north-east are ideal for cross ventilation and do not have afternoon sun, it is best to get units on 8th storey and above to clear the multi-storey carpark. Overall, EastGlen @ Canberra do possess attractive physical attributes for long term homeownership.
Affordability Guideline For EastGlen @ Canberra
A typical 3-Room BTO Flat will cost $185,000 and could be eligible for Additional CPF Housing Grant (AHG) of up to $25,000 and Special CPF Housing Grant (SHG) of up to $40,000. An estimated housing loan of $101,500 will yield a monthly mortgage payment of $461. The mortgage servicing ratio of 17% is estimated based on a median household income of $2,700.
A typical 4-Room BTO Flat will cost $275,,000 and could be eligible for Additional CPF Housing Grant (AHG) of up to $5,000 and Special CPF Housing Grant (SHG) of up to $40,000. An estimated housing loan of $202,500 will yield a monthly mortgage payment of $919. The mortgage servicing ratio of 20% is estimated based on a median household income of $4,700.
A typical 5-Room BTO Flat will cost $360,,000 but unlikely qualify for Additional CPF Housing Grant (AHG) or Special CPF Housing Grant (SHG). The estimated housing loan of $324,000 will yield a monthly mortgage payment of $1,470. The mortgage servicing ratio of 22% is estimated based on a median household income of $6,800.
Lifestyle around EastGlen @Canberra BTO Flats
Sembawang Park a popular destination offers a great venue for outdoor family activities and outdoor sports during weekends. The upcoming Bukit Canberra, an integrated sports and community hub, will offer sports lover an escape from the urban lifestyle.
There are several shopping malls such as Sun Plaza, Sembawang Mart, Sembawang Shopping Centre, and the upcoming Canberra Plaza for great dining and shopping.
Education Institutions near EastGlen @ Canberra
The Primary and Secondary education are aplenty for homebuyers with young children and we have listed the options below for your convenience.
Primary School Nearby
- Sembawang Primary School
- Wellington Primary School
- Ahmad Ibrahim Primary School
- Canberra Primary School
- Chongfu Primary School
- Endeavour Primary School
- Northoaks Primary School
- Xishan Primary School
- Yishun Primary School
Secondary Schools Nearby
- Amiralty Secondary School
- Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary School
- Canberra Secondary School
- Christ Church Secondary School
- Chung Cheng High School (Yishun)
- Evergreen Secondary School
- Naval Base Secondary School
- Northbrooks Secondary School
- Northland Secondary School
- Orchid Park Secondary School
- Riverside Secondary School
- Sembawang Secondary School
- Spectra Secondary School
- Woodgrove Secondary School
- Woodlands Ring Secondary School
- Yishun Secondary School
- Yishun Town Secondary School
WHAT IS UNIVERSAL DESIGN (UD)
The new flats will have wall tiles installed in the kitchen and wet areas such as bathrooms and back yard. The bathrooms will be fully fitted with sanitary wares such as wash basin with tap mixer, shower set and water closet suite.
All new HDB flats will have Universal Design features implemented in their development projects.
Universal Design is HDB initiative to create a user friendly environment to all users especially its ageing citizens since 2006. The concept of universal design is applied in three key areas:
Features of Universal Design at HDB precinct
The precinct will be designed with barrier-free pathway to seamlessly connect residential blocks, activities zones, transport nodes and pedestrian crossing. There will be ramps and link bridges allow easy negotiation of uneven levels from drop-off porch to multi-storey car parks. There will be designated handicapped parking lots and free seating areas to facilitate residents who have physical difficulties.
Universal Design in your housing block
The block design will feature more communal spaces and seats for the neighbours to bond. The lift buttons are designed with Braille markings along with contrasting colours for easier contrasting. There will be simple to understand pictograms to provide warnings and guidance to the residents. Easy-to-understand pictograms for clearer communications
Universal Design in your HDB flat
The internal corridors and doorways at EastGlen @ Canberra are designed wider to be wheelchair friendly and ramps are installed to facilitate uneven levels. Low height windows are installed to allow more natural light and ventilation in the HDB flats. Some other interesting considerations are lever taps and door handles, rocker switches and safer clothes drying system.