Lentor Mansion by Guocoland and Intrepid Investment

Lentor Mansion Review: Condo with Largest Land Plot in New Precinct

This is a review of Lentor Mansion in Singaporeโ€™s District 26, the 5th condo development to be launched in the new Lentor township. With a site area spanning almost 22,00 sq m, the mansion-style development boasts the largest land plot in the new Lentor precinct. The Lentor MRT station and Lentor Modern Mall are just a 5-minute walk away and they are linked by covered walkways.

The other four developments that have been launched earlier are Lentor Modern, Lentor Hills Residences, Hillock Green, and Lentoria.

Lentor Mansion, which will be jointly developed by Guocoland and Intrepid Investments (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Leong Holdings), will comprise three towers each of 16 storeys and 8 storeys with a total of 533 units of 2- to 5-bedroom units.

This review will offer an unbiased evaluation of the following:

Why Invest in Lentor Mansion?

    • A high-quality project by well-known developers Guocoland and Intrepid Investments (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Leong Holdings)
    • Distinctive design inspired by black-and-white bungalows
    • Landscaping and amenities to cover 73% of the site area
    • Integrated with nature for a green and pleasant living environment
    • Close to several nature parks and reservoirs
    • A 5-minute walk to Lentor MRT station on the Thomson-East Coast Line and Lentor Modern Mall
    • Proximity to major expressways offers faster journeys
    • Easy access to amenities such as shopping malls, childcare centres and everyday necessities
    • Proximity to good schools, including international schools, provides a family-friendly living environment
    • Exciting North Region transformation offers promising investment potential

Showflat Virtual Tour

Below are the virtual tours of Lentor Mansion's different unit types. Please click on the links to explore the various layout designs. For more information about the layouts, please refer to Lentor Mansion Floor Plans.


Lentor Mansion Design Features

Lentor Mansionโ€™s design features take their cue from the surrounding natural landscape, taking into consideration the topography of Hillock Park right in front of it.

According to the URA master plan, the land parcel is located within the new Lentor Hills Estate which is envisioned as a sustainable and pedestrian-friendly neighbourhood amidst lush greenery.

Below is a snapshot of some of its design features.


Architectural Style

Mixed-block design: The development features three low-rise blocks (8 stories) and three high-rise towers (16 stories), offering a variety of views and living experiences.

Tropical modern architecture: The overall design emphasizes clean lines, open spaces, and integration with nature.

Colonial aesthetic accents: Subtle nods to colonial black-and-white bungalow architecture can be found in details like the use of timber beams, louvres, and verandas in the clubhouse.

Grand clubhouse: Features a black and white colonial-style clubhouse which also serves as a grand, picturesque drop-off point. The clubhouse will be surrounded by tropical forest-style gardens and have facilities for entertaining, working and more.

Lentor Mansion Signature Lawn

Signature Lawn

Lentor Mansion Clubhouse


Green Living

Lush landscaping: The resort-inspired development incorporates extensive landscaping, including sky terraces, gardens, and water features, creating a tranquil and refreshing environment. Residents can look forward to coming home to lots of open space โ€“ an ideal environment for young families with children or anyone who appreciates ample room and privacy.

Grand Lawn: A signature feature where its open green lawn is reminiscent of those in black-and-white bungalows.

Green buffers: Fingers of greenery from Hillock Park extend into the development, providing natural buffers and enhancing the overall green spaces.

Sustainable features: The development is designed with sustainability in mind, including energy-efficient appliances and water-saving fixtures.


Unit Design

Efficient layouts: The floor plans are designed to maximise space and functionality, with a focus on natural light and ventilation.

Diverse layouts: A variety of layouts are available, from 2- to 5-bedroom units, catering to different needs and lifestyles. The 3-bedders come with an aptly-named Flex Room which gives home buyers unlimited leeway to transform it as they like โ€“ into a study, a guest room, a helper's room, playroom or even a room for extra storage.

High-quality finishes and fittings: The units feature high-quality finishes and fittings, creating a luxurious and comfortable living environment. Luxurious fittings and appliances are from brands like Smeg and Hansgrohe.



State-of-the-art clubhouse: The clubhouse offers a range of amenities, including a swimming pool, gym, function rooms, and a residents' lounge.

Landscaped gardens: The development features several landscaped gardens, providing residents with spaces to relax and socialise.

Proximity to nature: Lentor Mansion is located close to Hillock Park and the Central Water Catchment area, offering residents easy access to nature and outdoor activities.

Childcare centre: A family-friendly development with a childcare centre with dedicated private entrance for residents.


Who are the Developers of Lentor Mansion?

Lentor Mansion will be developed jointly by reputable developers Guocoland and Intrepid Investments (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Leong Holdings).

Guocoland: It is renowned for its innovative residential properties that go beyond modern luxury, with a focus on crafting spaces that elevate entire communities. Think efficient layouts that maximize space, integrated wellness facilities promoting well-being, and meticulously designed environments that prioritise liveability.

Their award-winning portfolio speaks volumes. From the iconic Wallich Residence, a beacon of contemporary elegance, to the verdant haven of Leedon Residence, each project becomes a signature landmark. Its other developments, Midtown Modern, Midtown Bay, and Meyer Mansion, promise to continue this legacy, transforming skylines and enriching lives.

Hong Leong Holdings: Known for crafting quality homes in Singapore for 55 years, it has earned a stellar reputation as a trusted developer. As part of the renowned Hong Leong Group, it boasts nearly 100 residential developments, catering to diverse needs from executive condos to high-end havens in coveted locations. Their commitment to modern trends and unwavering focus on quality makes them a top choice for discerning homebuyers.

Some of their residential developments include The Avenir, Jovell, Penrose, and Commonwealth Towers.


What are the Prices for Lentor Mansion?

Below are the indicative launch prices of Lentor Mansion, where prices started from $2,082 psf:

Unit TypeSize (sq ft)No. of Units% of UnitsPricePSF
2-Bedroom527 - 65721440.2%From $1.149 million$2,180 psf
3-Bedroom786 - 1,02319937.3%From $1.702 million$2,165 psf
4-Bedroom1,2277514.1%From $2,635 million$2,148 psf
5-Bedroom1.485 - 1,507458.4%From $3,176 million$2,139 psf

During its launch sale over the weekend of 16-17 March 2024, Lentor Mansion sold 400 (75%) out of a total of 533 units. In terms of price per square foot (psf), units sold ranged from $2,104 psf to $2,478 psf.

This makes it the second best-selling project in the new Lentor private residential precinct after Lentor Modern, which sold 84% of its total units when it was launched on 17 September 2022.

The most popular were the 2-bedrooms, with all 214 units sold. As for the 3-, 4-, and 5-bedrooms, their take-up rate is 84%, 16%, and 13% respectively.

99% of buyers of Lentor Mansion were Singaporeans and permanent residents, mainly comprising owner-occupiers with a balanced mix of singles and young families.

In April 2023, GuocoLand and Intrepid Investments were awarded the 235,371 sq ft Lentor Mansion site at the Government Land Sale (GLS). They clinched the site with a sole bid of $486.8 million, which works out to a land rate of $985 psf per plot ratio (psf ppr).

As it has the second lowest land rate amongst the six land parcels tendered so far (see comparison below), Lentor Mansion's attractive launch prices and its distinctive mansion-living conceptโ€ inspired by Singaporeโ€™s black-and-white bungalows, have contributed to its stellar performance.

This is in stark contrast to the other nearby developments that have been launched recently, namely Lentoria and Hillock Green, which saw a take-up rate of just 18.7% and 27.6% respectively. Their average selling price during launch was $2,120 psf and $2,108 psf.


Lentor Land Rate Comparison

Below are the land rates comparison for projects launched in the new Lentor township:

  1. Lentor Central (Lentor Modern): $1,204 psf ppr
  2. Lentor Hills Road Parcel B (Lentoria): $1,130 psf ppr
  3. Lentor Central (Hillock Green): $1,108 psf ppr
  4. Lentor Hills Road Parcel A (Lentor Hills Residences): $1,060 psf ppr
  5. Lentor Gardens (Lentor Mansion): $985 psf ppr
  6. Lentor Central (Unnamed development): $927 psf ppr


Where is Lentor Mansion Located?

Lentor Mansion is located at the corner of Lentor Gardens and Lentor Hills Road, which are just a few minutes walk to the main Yio Chu Kang Road. The Lentor MRT station on the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL5) is also just a short walk away via covered walkways, offering direct connectivity to the cityโ€™s vibrant pulse.

Lentor Mansion LocationThe area mainly comprises low to mid-rise private housing enclaves, which include long-established landed estates such as the Teachersโ€™ estate.

Nestled amidst the tranquil embrace of the new Lentor township, it promises an unparalleled blend of convenience, serenity, and greenery as it will be situated next to Hillock Park.

Moreover, it is surrounded by several nature parks. Towards the north, west and southwest are the Lower Seletar Reservoir Park, Thomson Nature Park, and Lower Pierce Reservoir Park respectively. These nature reserves will offer residents a sanctuary and tranquil escape from the hectic city life.


Unfettered Connectivity: Bridging Tranquillity with Convenience

Situated near the Lentor MRT on the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL5) and just a 5-minute walk away via covered walkways, Lentor Mansion offers great convenience when travelling around Singapore.

Major areas like Orchard Road and the Central Business District are just a quick train ride away, making your daily commute a breeze.

Moreover, the Thomson-East Coast Line will bring you straight to the UNESCO-listed Singapore Botanic Gardens, a haven of tranquillity where you can Immerse yourself in lush greenery, explore themed gardens, and admire magnificent blooms.

Need to escape to the other corners of the island? Major expressways like the Central Expressway (CTE), Seletar Expressway (SLE), and the upcoming North-South Corridor (NSC) are just a 3-5 minutesโ€™ drive away, providing convenient and swift access.


Quality Living Amidst Nature

The development of Lentor Township with its focus on greenery and accessibility to nature parks, park connectors, and Hillock Park will significantly enhance the living standards. They will offer residents in Lentor Mansion a multitude of benefits.


Increased Recreation and Leisure Opportunities

Hillock Park: Located right in front of the development, residents can enjoy leisure strolls, picnics, or playtime with children in the park's open spaces. Fitness enthusiasts can utilise exercise equipment, while community events and gatherings can be held in designated areas.

Nature Parks: Nearby nature parks like Lower Seletar Reservoir Park, Thomson Nature Park, and Lower Pierce Reservoir Park will offer residents access to diverse flora and fauna, hiking trails, and a chance to immerse themselves in nature, promoting mental and physical well-being.

Park Connectors: Featuring dedicated cycling and walking paths provide seamless connectivity between Teachers Estate and Lentor MRT station, as well as commercial amenities to serve the community.


Improved Health and Well-being

Exposure to nature: Studies have shown that spending time in nature reduces stress, improves mood, and boosts cognitive function. Residents can easily access these green spaces for a quick escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Physical activity: Park connectors and nature parks encourage residents to engage in walking, cycling, and other outdoor activities, promoting physical fitness and overall health.

Community building: Parks and green spaces serve as natural gathering points, fostering social interaction and a sense of community among residents.


Enhanced Property Value and Aesthetics

Proximity to greenery: Properties near parks and nature reserves tend to have higher property values due to the perceived increase in quality of life and aesthetic appeal.

Scenic views: Residents in Lentor Mansion may enjoy views of the surrounding greenery and waterbodies, creating a more pleasant and calming living environment.


Sustainability and Environmental Benefits

Green spaces: Parks and nature areas help regulate temperatures and improve air quality, contributing to a more sustainable living environment.

Biodiversity conservation: Green spaces provide habitats for various flora and fauna, promoting biodiversity and ecological balance.


Convenient Access to Amenities

With a well-connected network such as park connectors and Lentor MRT station, they provide easy access to various amenities and locations within Singapore, reducing reliance on cars.

Located near Lentor Modern, a mixed-use development, residents have 96,000 sq ft of retail, F&B, and a supermarket at their doorstep. Hence, shopping for daily necessities and essentials will be a breeze. Moreover, with the Lentor MRT nearby, getting to popular shopping malls like Thomson Plaza and Causeway Point is just a short train ride away.


Proximity to Schools an Added Attraction

For discerning investors seeking properties with growth potential, Lentor Mansion offers a unique proposition: proximity to a wealth of renowned schools. Its favourable location can be expected to underpin property values while attracting rental demand.

Family-Friendly Advantage: Families with young children benefit from priority admission to nearby primary schools like Andersen, CHIJ St Nicholas, and Mayflower, all within a 2km radius. This proximity translates to convenience and peace of mind.

Proven Price Premium: Studies by NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies reveal that properties near schools command a significant price premium, particularly those close to prestigious institutions. Lentor Mansion sits amidst a cluster of highly sought-after schools that includes Raffles Girls', Raffles Institution, and Nanyang Polytechnic, all within a 5-20 minute drive.

Expatriate Rental Demand: Property investors can capitalise on the growing population of expats in the North Region, a burgeoning economic hub. Lentor Mansion's proximity to top international schools like Sir Manasseh Meyer, XCL World Academy, and Singapore American School caters perfectly to this demand, especially after the increased ABSD for foreign buyers has pushed expats toward rentals.


Transformation of North Region Offers Promising Investment Potential

Singapore's North Region is undergoing a significant transformation under the URA Master Plan, presenting exciting investment opportunities.

The North is poised to become an economic powerhouse, with the Woodlands Regional Centre transforming into a major business district. This will attract global companies and create high-skilled jobs.

The proximity of Lentor Mansion to such major economic developments will translate to potential career opportunities and rental demand, driving up its investment potential.

Together with the enhanced connectivity provided by the Thomson-East Coast Line and North-South Corridor (NSC), as well as the development of the Singapore-Johor Rail Transit System (RTS), it will foster a vibrant live-work-play environment for residents and businesses alike.


Lentor Mansion Review Conclusion

Lentor Mansion can be expected to benefit from popularity in owning a property in a new private residential precinct, fuelled by several key factors.

The ongoing improvement of infrastructure, including the completion of the Lentor MRT station and expansion of the Thomson-East Coast MRT Line, significantly enhances connectivity and accessibility.

Additionally, the area is undergoing a significant transformation with exciting new developments in Woodland Regional Centre and other areas in the North Region.

In the ever-evolving landscape of Singapore's property market, discerning investors not only seek opportunities that offer green and luxurious living but also the promise of long-term financial gain. Lentoria Mansion, nestled amidst the serenity of Lentor Hills, emerges as a compelling contender, presenting a unique blend of desirable living spaces amid its convenient access to amenities, schools, and nature parks.

Hence, it can be expected to attract a wide range of demographics, including young professionals and families with school-going children, while the proximity of the Lentor MRT station will enhance its appeal.

With the government's effort to widen the MRT network, โ€˜Uluโ€ (distant) areas in the northern part of Singapore have become more accessible and will appeal to homeowners. In fact, according to a CNA report, housing prices in the region have reported strong gains when compared to other parts of the island.

Nevertheless, property buyers are getting more price-sensitive given the choice available in the market.

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Hi, I'm Lance Kuan, an Associate Marketing Manager at Huttons Asia Pte Ltd, one of the largest property agencies in Singapore (Registration No. R062704Z).

With almost 30 years of experience in banking, investment and market analysis, I now find immense pleasure in helping others in property investment and asset progression.

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