Duplex Penthouse in Baguio Villa Pok Fu Lam for Sale

Today we feature a stunning Top Floor Duplex Apartment in Baguio Villa Pok Fu Lam.

Pok Fu Lam is a residential area on the western tip of the of Hong Kong. It is notable for its quiet, green living environment. It is a popular choice for expats due to the proximity to excellent schools, and the University of Hong Kong as well as the Quick Commute to Central. Pok Fu Lam has lots of residential options from large scale complexes to small colonial walk up low rises.

Location

Baguio Villa is located in Pok Fu Lam and is a luxury residential complex comprising of a total of 33 Blocks. The apartments size ranges from 1,100 square feet (100 m2) to 2,700 square feet (250 m2).

Internal Staircase in Baguio Villa Hong Kong

Interior Highlights

This Penthouse in Baguio Villa has been completely renovated and comprises of 4 good sized bedrooms spread over 2489 sq ft of internal space and 2500 sq ft of outside space. The private roof terrace is accessible by an internal staircase and features separate eating, sitting and lounging areas and is perfect for entertaining. There is also a large balcony with sea views and just off the modern and well-appointed living room.

Open Living and Dining Space in Baguio Villa Hong Kong

The modern kitchen has high-end appliances and a separate eat-in area. There are large windows offering lots of natural night.

Facilities

Baguio Villa Pok Fu Lam offers many outdoor facilities that is perfect for the whole family. There is a large communal pool, tennis courts and multiple play areas for children. There is also a good sized supermarket in the complex.

Modern Kitchen in Baguio Villa Hong Kong

Transportation

  • There are multiple puplic transport options from Baguio Villa
  • # 8 Baguio Villa to Central only.
  • # 8X Baguio Villa and the Central (Exchange Square) Bus Terminus.[
  • # 28 Baguio Villa to Causeway Bay (via Central)
  • # 28S Baguio Villa to Causeway Bay (via Kennedy Road)
Bedroom with Sea View Baguio Villa Hong Kong

Specs

  • Top Floor Duplex Apartment with Private Rooftop
  • Internal Staircase
  • Balcony with Full Sea View
  • Spacious Eat-in Kitchen with High-End appliances
  • Family Friendly Complex with Pool, Tennis, and Playground
  • Self Contained and Convinient with Supermarkets and Easy Transport links.
Luxurious Bathroom Baguio Villa Hong Kong

Address Pok Fu Lam

  • Baguio Villa Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
  • Building Age 1977
  • Viewing By Appointment, Contact Anthony @ 9105 1406 or email: anthony@qi-homes.com
  • Asking HK$ 76 Million
  • Management Fee HK$ 5200 Monthly Rates HK$ 3333
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Spacious Balcony Baguio Villa Hong Kong
Spacious Balcony Baguio Villa Hong Kong

Top 5 Reasons to Live in Pok Fu Lam – The Complete Guide

Top 5 Reasons to Live in Pok Fu Lam Hong Kong – The Complete Guide

Pok Fu Lam is a popular residential area for its relative affordability compared with mid-levels and the south side. 

Unique Apartment with Roof Terrace in Pok Fu Lam
Unique Apartment with Roof Terrace in Pok Fu Lam

1. The Vibe:

The residential area of Pok Fu Lam is located on the western tip of the of Hong Kong. It is notable for its quiet, green living environment. It is a popular choice for expats due to the proximity to excellent schools, the University of Hong Kong as well as the Quick Commute to Central. Pok Fu Lam has lots of residential options from large scale complexes to small colonial walk up low rises.

Map of Western Tip of Hong Kong Island Pok Fu Lam
Map of Western Tip of Hong Kong Island Pok Fu Lam

2. The Proximity To Nature

This Part of Hong Kong enjoys a coastline along the western tip of Hong Kong Island where you can find many interesting walks close to the water. It also has popular hikes and trails through the Pok Fu Lam Reservoir to the Peak.

Pok Fu Lam Reservoir
Pok Fu Lam Reservoir

3. The Housing Factor:

There are many choices for housing from ultra-luxurious apartments complexes such as Bel Air to smaller low rise walk up building such as those found in Bisney Road. Many flats offer panoramic sunset views. Many highrise buildings enjoy panoramic sea and sunset views, extensive facilities such as swimming pool, gym, and outdoor play areas whereas some low rise buildings will have large balconies or rooftops that are perfect for entertaining.

Ocean Views from High Rise Apartment in Pok Fu Lam
Large Scale Housing Complex in Pok Fu Lam

4. The Convenience Factor:

There is a multitude of public transportation options. Not far is the Hong Kong University MTR station, Large Double Decker Buses and Small Mini Buses leave from Pok Fu Lam to Central, Causeway Bay or to Aberdeen. Commute time to Central Business District is a mere 15 Minutes Via the HIghway Route 4 Linking Kennedy Town to Central.

Ocean Views from High Rise Apartment in Pok Fu Lam
Ocean Views from High Rise Apartment in Pok Fu Lam

5. Examples of some listings In Mid Levels.

View From Apartment


BEL AIR – RENT

1780 sq ft, 4 Bedroom

HK$ 90,000 per month

BAGUIO VILLA – SALE

2487 sq ft, 4 Bedroom

Asking: $76 MILLION

For More Information on living in Pok Fu Lam, Please contact me below:-

Anthony Hindmarsh

TEL: +852 9105 1406

EMAIL: anthony@qi-homes.com

Roof Top Apartment Flat in Mid-Levels Hong Kong

Today we look at a unique Low Rise Colonial Apartment with Rooftop for Rent in Mid Levels Hong Kong

Mid Level is a neighborhood in Hong Kong that is located above Central. It is a popular residential area with locals and expats due to its convenience and multiple transport links.

Colonial Low Rise Apartment in Mid Levels Hong Kong
Private Roof Terrace Ideal for Entertaining

Location:

10 Castle Lane is located in the heart of mid-levels and steps from the Central Mid Levels Escalators. The building was completed in 1959 and has 5 stories with one unit per floor. The building is walking distance to supermarkets and puplic transport as well as being one block from the Soho Location offering a wide varity of dining and drinking options.

Colonial Low Rise Apartment Mid Levels Hong Kong
Living and Dining Areas with High Ceilings and Lots of Windows

Interior Highlights:

The apartment itself is located on the 5th floor and is accessible by a staircase. Once inside you will notice the high ceilings and original hardwood floors. Just off from the living room is a large bedroom which enjoys lots of natural light and is large enough to fit a king size bed. There is a separate living and dining area and just off from there is a large kitchen. The kitchen is large enough to place a breakfast table and has features such as the mosaic tiled floors and wooden countertops.

Colonial Low Rise Apartment Mid Levels Hong Kong
Renovated Living Space

The private rooftop is accessible via a staircase outside the apartment and occupies the top floor. It is large enough to place outdoor furnishings, a dining table and BBQ making it the perfect entertaining space.

Specs:

  • Unique Colonial Walk Up Building
  • 700 sq ft of livable space
  • 700 sq ft of outdoor space
  • 1 large master bedroom, large enough to place a king size bed
  • 1 smaller bedroom large enough for a twin bed
  • High Ceilings
  • Lots of Windows with through breezes.
  • Large Kitchen with Ample Storage Space.
  • Fantastic Location close to all amenities and transportation
  • Prime Location in Mid Levels Hong Kong
Colonial Low Rise Apartment Mid Levels Hong Kong
Large Master Bedroom with King Size Bed

Key Information

Colonial Low Rise Apartment Mid Levels Hong Kong
Spacious Kitchen with Wooden Counter Tops

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Mid-Levels Hong Kong – The Complete Guide

Here are our Top 5 Reasons to Live in Mid-Levels Hong Kong

Mid Levels is divided into three key areas namely Mid Levels Central (located just above Central) Mid Levels West (from Garden Road to Western Street) and Mid Levels East (From Kennedy Road to Lower Stubbs Road) 

1. The Vibe:

Mid-Levels is an affluent residential area on Hong Kong Island in offering Panoramic Views of Victoria Harbour  It is located between Victoria Peak and Central as a result, this area is very popular due to its walking distance to a central, multitude of public transport options and excellent schools.

Top 5 Reasons to Live in Mid Levels

2. The Proximity To Nature

Mid Levels is close to several well known walks and hikes such as the Bowen Road Fitness Trail and the Old Peak Road / Conduit Road Peak Trail. Both are popular outdoor activities for people who live in Mid-Levels Hong Kong

Bowen Road Fitness Trail

An added attraction of the Mid-Levels is its close proximity to nature such as the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens and comparatively better air quality than many parts of the Hong Kong Island. 

3. The Housing Factor:

There are many choices for housing from ultra-luxurious apartments to compact family homes. The costs of apartments vary according to the size, location, and age of the building. Many highrise buildings offer extensive facilities such as swimming pool, gym, and outdoor play areas whereas some low rise buildings will have large balconies that are perfect for entertaining.

Top 5 Reasons to Live in Mid Levels

4. The Convenience Factor:

Travel to and from the Mid Levels can be done via Road or The Central Mid Levels Escalators. At 800 meters (2,600 ft), it is the longest outdoor escalator in the world. It was opened on 15 October 1993. The escalator runs downhill from 6 am to 10 am and uphill from
10:30 am to midnight every day. Pedestrians traveling in the opposite
direction making use of the adjacent stairs and footpaths. Apart from its
transportation function, it is a tourist attraction.

Top 5 Reasons to Live in Mid Levels

There are also multiple public transport options from Large Double Decker Buses to Public Light Buses.

5. Examples of some listings In Mid Levels.

10 CASTLE LANE

700 sq ft, 2 Bedroom

HK$ 56,000 per month

PANORAMA

2160 sq ft, 3 Bedrooms

Asking HK$ 85,000 per month

BRANKSOME CREST

1741 sq ft, 3 Bedroom

Asking: $135,000 per monthj

For More Information on living in Mid Levels, Please contact me below:-

Anthony Hindmarsh

TEL: +852 9105 1406

EMAIL: anthony@qi-homes.com

Top 5 Reasons to Live in Sheung Wan – The Complete Guide.

Sheung Wan has seen a rapid transformation over the past few years.   It has  changed from a sleepy residential neighborhood to a hangout for Hong Kong’s most stylish urban youth”  Here is our Top 5 Reasons to Live in Sheung Wan.

1. Cool Vibe 

There are plenty of quirky boutiques, trendy bars, cafés, and restaurants are constantly interspersed with Temples and traditional Chinese Herbalists. 

Western Market Sheung Wan
Western Market

2. Quirky Accommodation

Sheung Wan boasts an interesting mix of traditional Chinese walk-ups and modern high-rise buildings, many of which have been renovated with open kitchens and feature the converted private roof terraces.

Artwork in Sheung Wan
A Typical Street in Sheung Wan

Living in Sheung Wan can be cheaper than neighboring areas such as Mid Levels or Soho. A One Bedroom Flats can range in Price commencing at HK$25,000 per month to HK$40,000 for anything unique or with a rooftop. A Two Bedroom Flat be as high as $70,000.

3. Convenient Transportation

Sheung Wan is a one stop of the MTR Island Line from Central and an easy 10-minute walk. There are also multiple public transport options taking you to all areas of the island.

Man Mo Temple Sheung Wan
The Iconic Man Mo Temple on Hollywood Road

4. Trendy Restaurants

Sheung Wan as a huge array of eateries to suit anyone’s taste. It is home to some of the trendies restaurants in the City.
Yardbird is a modern izakaya that specializes in yakitori dishes of skewered grilled chicken. Dim Sum Square Serving Local Yum Cha Favorites. Chachawan Serving Authentic Thai Cuisine and Mrs Pound serving East Meets West Fusion Dishes are amoungst a few favoriates.

Sheung Wan Restaurant
Authentic Thai Food at Chachawan

5. Examples of some listings In Sheung Wan

Central House

474 sq ft, 1 Bedroom

HK$ 35,200 per month

U Lam Terrace

900 sq ft, 2 Bedrooms

Asking HK$ 65,000 per month

Wing Lok Mansion

900 sq ft, 1 Bedroom

Asking: $11.8 Million.

For More Information on living in Sheung Wan including updated Listings, Please contact me below:-

Anthony Hindmarsh

TEL: +852 9105 1406

EMAIL: anthony@qi-homes.com

Mid Century Inspired Decor Elevates this Soho Hong Kong Loft for Sale

Soho Hong Kong is an area icomprising of restaurantsbarsnightclubsart galleries,and antique stores and consists of two main streets – Elgin and Staunton. The area became popular in 1993 with the opening of the Central Mid Levels Escalator connecting mid levels with the central business district.  At the time of its opening, it was the longest escalator in the world.

Location:

18 Shelley Street located in SoHo connected by the central mid-levels escalator. The building is a colonial low rise with five floors. You can walk to the central business district in about 7 minutes and is well serviced by public transportation.

Modern Kitchen Soho Hong Kong

Interior Highlights

This 1 Bedroom, 1 bathroom flat has 464 sq ft of livable space and is beautifully renovated in a mid-century modern design. One of the highlights of this apartment is the Fabulous 355 sq ft wrap around terrace. The kitchen features lots of built-in storage and lots of storage.

Relaxing Bedroom Soho Hong Kong

Specs:

  • 650sf (464sf n) 1 bedroom Open Plan
  • Fully fitted and equipped kitchen
  • Good sized bathroom with rain shower
  • Fully Furnished
  • Fabulous 355sf wrap-around Terrace
  • Double glazed throughout
  • Extremely quiet and peaceful surroundings
  • Excellent location. Close to all amenities
  • Walk up building
  • Weekly Maid Service
  • Vacant Possession
Luxurious Bathroom Soho Hong Kong

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Featured Property: Exceptional House for Sale in Stanley Hong Kong

We take a look at a stunning house for sale in Stanley Hong Kong

Stanley is a coastal town east of Repulse Bay in the South Side District of Hong Kong. It consists mainly of low rise buildings, townhouses, and houses. Stanley is one of the most luxurious residential areas on the Island.

View from Stanley Hong Kong House
Open Sea Views

Location:

Stanley Knoll is a lowrise complex offering excellent facilities for families. There are good playspaces for children, tennis courts and a large swimming pool, as a result, it is a popular choice.
The units are either duplex apartments with roof terrace or penthouse simplex layout with private roof terrace. All have spacious layouts have pleasant outlooks. It is situated in the heart of Stanley, with its beach, restaurants and shops and excellent bus services to all parts of Hong Kong. It is walking distance to Stanley Market, Stanley Plaza and the Bus Station to Central.

Living Room in Stanley Hong Kong House
Bright Open Space with High Ceilings and Large Windows

Interior Highlights:

This spacious house for sale in Stanley has 4 bedrooms spread over 4 floors with 2 Large terraces of over 800 sf. and renovated in contemporary natural tones. The living room features high ceilings that look out to a lovely sea-views.

Dining Room in Stanley Hong Kong House
Modern Scandinavian inspired interiors

Facilities:

Stanley Knoll is the perfect choice for people looking for a complex with lots of facilities for the whole family. There is a large swimming pool, tennis court, and a children’s playground. Everything is a stone throw away making this home a popular choice with expats looking for great value and convenience.

Tennis Courts in Stanley Hong Kong
Tennis Courts

Specs:

  • Muti Story Townhouse
  • Walking Distance to Shops and Public Transport
  • 2 Car Parking Spaces Included.
  • Large Spacious and Bright Rooms Many of Which have lovely sea views
  • 2595 sq ft of livable space
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Large Outdoor Space Options.
  • Very Family Friendly Complex with Pool, Tennis Courts, and Play Areas.
Swimming Pool in Stanley Hong Kong
Pool

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Our guide to understanding a converted commercial space in Hong Kong?

Sheung Wan is one of the oldest areas in Hong Kong island and has an illustrious past. On 26 January 1841, the British Marines planted the Union Jack Flag and claimed Hong Kong Island for the Crown. On Possession Street, a plaque marks this birthplace of colonial Hong Kong.

Dining Table Set up for Dinner
Dining Table Set up for Dinner

The area of Tai Ping Shan has a dark history, traditionally an area full of brothels and due to its unsanitary conditions, the Bubonic Plague ravaged the area causing widespread deaths. In fact, there are stories of bodies piling up as the officials were unable to cope. Over the years the area as changed and is has been called everything from “Hipster” to “Cafe Capital”

“This area has seen a rapid transformation over the past few years, changing from a sleepy residential neighborhood to a hangout for Hong Kong’s most stylish urban youth”

Living Space with High Ceilings
Living Space with High Ceilings

Along many of the streets in Sheung Wan, there are buildings of mixed usage ie: Commercial and Residential. Over the years many of the Commercial Spaces have become occupied as Residential dwellings. Although the government has not officially changed the permitted use they have turned a blind eye to this gray area as many of the spaces are used as home offices.

Modern Kitchen with High End Appliances
Modern Kitchen with High End Appliances

The result is that many forward-thinking buyers have been snapping up old commercial spaces and converted them into Lofts. Many enjoy high-end renovations and excellent rental returns.

Location:

Wing Lok Mansion is a perfect example of a renovated commercial space into a home office. Located in the heard of Sheung Wan and only 5 minutes from the MTR Station. The area has been up and coming for the past few years and has an interesting mix of trendy restaurants and bars alongside traditional Chinese herbalists. The unit is walking distance to the MTR station and public transport.

Renovated Bathroom with Wooden Countertops
Renovated Bathroom with Wooden Countertops


Interior Highlights

The beautifully renovated space has been carefully planned to maximize light from the large windows. The Kitchen has been finished to a high standard. The appliances and fittings are of high quality. The floors feature light colored wood. The spacious bedroom has a separate changing area.

Spacious Bedroom
Spacious Bedroom

Specs:

  • Spacious Layout with High-End Renovation.
  • 900 square foot of total space
  • Good Sized Bedroom with Walk in Closets
  • High-End Appliances and Fittings including MIELE, GROHE, and TOTO
  • Bright Open Plan with Lots of Windows.
  • Private Roof Terrace with Areas for Lounging and BBQ
  • Fully Furnished and Complete Turn-Key Solution
Lounging Area on Rooftop
Lounging Area on Rooftop

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Dining  Area on Rooftop

Dining Area on Rooftop

Featured Property: For Sale Village Court – Happy Valley

Happy Valley is an affluent village area south of the famous horse racing course. A friendly neighborhood with plenty of amenities, shops, bars and restaurants and very accessible to the key school districts

Living Space

Lovely Living Space with Large Windows

This area is very popular and its walking distance to Causeway Bay, the race track, Football club

Sitting Area
Relaxing Sitting area

Location

Village Court on Village Terrace is tucked away up a quiet road behind Village Road.  Very close to the supermarket and only a few minutes from the bus, tram, and taxi.  The Building has just 5  floors and is a walk-up with a security guard on duty on the road and during the daytime at the building.

Modern Kitchen
Modern Renovated Kitchen

Interior Highlights:

This beautifully renovated spacious Two Bedroom and Two Bathroom Apartment has large windows on to a private view of nature.  The natural light wooden floors and white walls allow residents to create their own style. The ergonomic Kitchen includes an oven, wine fridge and fridge- freezer.

Renovated Bathroom
Renovated Bathroom in Clean Natural Tones

The guest bathroom has a separate washer and dryer. The Master Bedroom has widows on two sides and plentiful storage. The Second bedroom can fit a queen size bed comfortably.

Entrance
Entrance and Study Area

Specs:

  • 656 sq ft of livable space
  • Beautiful Renovation
  • Full Up-Grade with Split Air Conditioners
  • Quiet and Private Location, Minutes from the Village
  • Close to Supermarkets, Shops. Transport links and Causeway Bay
Bedroom
Relaxing Bedroom Providing an Oasis of Calm

Address:

Property News: Sales of Homes in Second Hand Property Market Increase Amid More Negotiable Vendors.

Transactions for sale of the second-hand property has increased to a high of 138 resulting in a 40-week high. Buyers are taking advantage of the 5-10 percent drop in property prices from the peak. Owners are generally more negotiable with their pricing, says Anthony Hindmarsh, Director at Qi Homes Property Consultants Ltd.

High Rise Buildings in Hong Kong
Hong Kong High Rise Buildings – shutterstock

Hong Kong has experienced a 9 percent from their peak in July 2018 forcing some owners into negative equity.

It was the first time in two years that some property values had dropped below outstanding mortgage loans, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said last week.

Housing in Hong Kong - Shutterstock
Housing in Hong Kong – Shutterstock
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