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Leases running out for these old homes

The reality of an expiring lease is slowly seeping in for an estimated 30 households – out of 190 private landed homes – still living in the Geylang Lorong 3 estate.

Besides Geylang Lorong 3, there are at least three other private residential estates with fewer than 40 years left on the lease. At Jalan Chempaka Kuning in Bedok, a 70-year leasehold property with 17 years left, residents have been asking the land’s trustee to extend the lease at each annual general meeting.

Four private estates with less than 40 years of lease left:

A) GEYLANG LORONG 3

Tenure: 60-year leasehold from 1960 Lease expiry: 2020

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B) JALAN CHEMPAKA KUNING/PUTEH

Tenure: 70-year leasehold from 1964 Lease expiry: 2034

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C) FUYONG ESTATE, BUKIT TIMAH

Tenure: 99-year leasehold from 1947 Lease expiry: 2046

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D) RIFLE RANGE ROAD

Tenure: 99-year leasehold from 1952 Lease expiry: 2051

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Wareham Road #katonghomes

This street is near Dakota MRT Station and is close to good schools and eateries in Katong Area. Minutes to Tanjong Katong Road, Old Airport Amenities and next to Geylang River, this street consists of semi-detached houses and bungalows and is a serene neighbourhood. Accessibility via public transport includes MRT and buses.

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Landed Transactions for SemiDs

Here are the recent transactions for Semi-Detached Houses in District 15.

Semi-Detached House
Recent transactions in District 15
Source: URA
Date District  Project Name  Address Property Tenure Area Type Price Price
Type (sq ft) of Area ($psf) ($)
20-May-14 15 N.A. XX Tanjong Katong Road Semi-Detached Freehold 3,821 Land 1,283 4,900,000
29-Apr-14 15 FRANKEL ESTATE XX La Salle Street Semi-Detached Freehold 4,661 Land 1,073 5,000,000
17-Apr-14 15 N.A. XX Jalan Baiduri Semi-Detached Freehold 2,626 Land 1,408 3,700,000
4-Apr-14 15 FRANKEL ESTATE XX Frankel Avenue Semi-Detached Freehold 4,510 Land 1,153 5,200,000
14-Mar-14 15 OPERA ESTATE XX Carmen Street Semi-Detached Freehold 3,003 Land 1,393 4,180,000
11-Feb-14 15 OPERA ESTATE XX Aida Street Semi-Detached Freehold 3,003 Land 1,432 4,300,000
6-Feb-14 15 FRANKEL ESTATE XX Yarrow Gardens Semi-Detached Freehold 2,896 Land 1,207 3,500,000
4-Feb-14 15 SEA VIEW PARK XX Jalan Seaview Semi-Detached Freehold 3,401 Land 1,381 4,700,000
8-Jan-14 15 FRANKEL ESTATE XX Frankel Avenue Semi-Detached Freehold 3,961 Land 1,173 4,650,000
3-Dec-13 15 N.A. XX East Coast Road Semi-Detached Freehold 4,090 Land 1,387 5,680,000
2-Dec-13 15 FRANKEL ESTATE XX Roseburn Avenue Semi-Detached Freehold 2,594 Land 2,199 5,700,000
27-Nov-13 15 FRANKEL ESTATE XX Frankel Avenue Semi-Detached Freehold 3,283 Land 1,082 3,550,000
19-Nov-13 15 N.A. XX Still Road Semi-Detached Freehold 2,777 Land 1,280 3,550,000
19-Nov-13 15 N.A. XX Jalan Tanah Puteh Semi-Detached Freehold 2,562 Land 1,794 4,600,000
7-Oct-13 15 N.A. XX Pulasan Road Semi-Detached Freehold 3,046 Land 1,205 3,668,000
25-Sep-13 15 FRANKEL ESTATE XX Siglap Road Semi-Detached Freehold 2,260 Land 1,579 3,560,000
12-Sep-13 15 FRANKEL ESTATE XX Siglap Drive Semi-Detached Freehold 3,606 Land 971 3,500,000
19-Aug-13 15 SEA VIEW PARK XX Jalan Sedap Semi-Detached Freehold 3,401 Land 1,427 4,850,000
7-Aug-13 15 SEA VIEW PARK XX Jalan Seaview Semi-Detached Freehold 3,832 Land 1,289 4,940,000
5-Aug-13 15 N.A. XX Ceylon Road Semi-Detached Freehold 3,294 Land 1,244 4,100,000

Marshall Road

Marshall Rd

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Marshall Road which is located in Katong, runs parallel to Ceylon Road and connects Pennefather Road to East Coast Road. It was named in 1934 after Captain H.T.Marshall, the first Chairman of the Municipal Commission in 1856.The road was known as Lorong 210 East Coast before being renamed Marshall Road in 1934 after Captain H. T. Marshall, who was appointed the first Chairman of the Municipal Commission in 1856. Captain Marshall was also a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Superintendent of the Peninsular & Orient Steam Navigation company Limited until 1859. The excerpt is extracted from Infopedia.