Room Rent House Rent House Sale
DeveloperOxley Amethyst Pte Ltd
Top Year2023
Num Unit58
Property typeApartment


1953 Located in the 8th district, it belongs to the central district of Singapore, and is also an integrated project with private housing and commercial use on the edge of the urban area. The project is in Balestier, which belongs to one of the districts of the Novena Planning Area. Novena belongs to one of Singapore's high-end residential areas, and there are many private apartments in this area. The project is at the junction of Balestier Road and Tessensohn Road. Next to the project is the Singapore Khalsa Association along Dickson Song Road, while the project is opposite Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital and Nursing Home on Balestier Road. The land is a subsidiary of Singapore developer Oxley Holdings, Oxley Amethyst was successfully acquired in December 2017. The land area of the project is about 1666 square meters, and the plot ratio is 3.0, which is a permanent title deed. The project is expected to obtain a temporary admission permit on December 31, 2023.

The project includes a 6-storey building, and the first floor is for commercial use. The project has a total of 58 private residential units and 14 shops. The units include 4 one-bedroom units, 30 one-bedroom plus study units, 4 two-bedroom plus study units, 1 two-bedroom plus family room units, and 9 three-bedroom units Units, 2 three-bedroom plus study units, 5 three-bedroom plus family room units, 1 four-bedroom unit, 1 five-bedroom unit, 1 five-bedroom family study unit. The unit area of private houses ranges from 41 square meters to 154 square meters, while the unit area of shops ranges from 34 square meters to 73 square meters.

The design of the project was inspired by the Queen's 1975 song "Bohemian Rhapsody". Like this song, Park + Associates conceived the design of 1953 into three parts: folk songs, opera overtures, and hard rock. The new apartment in 1953 will use modern accessories, elegant interiors and exteriors. These units will have a very spacious layout and good functions, which will create a perfect atmosphere for the residence.

The kitchen is characterized by pure dark gray tones, and marble tiles will be used for the background. Dark gray subway tiles are also used in the shower area to evoke nostalgia. Each unit is equipped with mobile phone applications and gateway devices, allowing residents to easily connect and control all smart home devices through their smartphones.

Residents will be able to enjoy the swimming pool, indoor gym, playground, barbecue grill, dining area, barbecue area, garden, outdoor shower, smart home system and so on designed by the architect. Although there are space restrictions, automatic parking systems that provide convenience to residents and their guests are also included.

1953 It is about 500 meters away from Boon Keng MRT station. The subway station operates the MRT North East Line, which can be directly connected to the HarbourFront MRT station near Sentosa. Residents only need to take the 2 subway stations in the direction of Gangwan Subway Transit Station at Wenqing Subway Station to reach Little India MRT station, which also has a coastal metro line (MRT) Downtown Line), which provides direct access to the Downtown MRT station in the financial district. From the same direction, just away from Wenqing MRT station, the 3 subway stations are the Dhoby Ghaut MRT station on Orchard Road, where residents can switch to the North-South subway Line and MRT Circle Line. The project not only has a complete public transportation network, it is also convenient for motorists. It takes only about 8 minutes to drive to Orchard Road from the project, and only about 8 minutes to the Central Business District (CBD). Not far from the project is also one of Singapore's main expressways, the Central Expressway (CTE). The project is also close to the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) and Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE).

It only takes a few minutes to reach the City Square Mall and the 24-hour Mustafa Centre. These two malls provide residents with countless retail options. There are also food courts, supermarkets and entertainment facilities such as movie theaters in the city square shopping mall. The project is also close to Connexion, a building that houses advanced medical equipment, 5-star hotels and retail facilities. There are also many cooked food centers close to the project, such as Blk 29 Bendemeer Road Market and Food Centre, Whampoa Makan Place and Market, Pek Kio Market and Food Centre and Berseh Food Centre.

Near 1953, there are many well-known public schools in Singapore, such as Hong Wen Primary School, Farrer Park Primary School, Bendemeer Primary School, Saint Joseph's Institution Junior, Stamford Primary School, Balestier Hill Primary School, Saint Andrew's Junior School, Pei Chun Public School, Saint Margaret Primary School, Bendemeer Secondary School, Saint Andrew's Secondary School, Saint Andrew's Junior College. Nearby colleges include Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Novena Campus), Curtin University Singapore, Lasalle College of The Arts, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and EASB East Asia Institute of Management. 1953 is also close to international schools such as Global Indian International School (Balestier Campus) and Italian Supplementary School.

1953 Site Plan And Facilities 

1953 Floor Plans 

1953 Surrounding Facilities And Approximate Distance

Subway Station 
Boon Keng (NE9) – 0.5km

Bus Station 
Opp S’pore Khalsa Assn (Bus: 125, 130, 139, 145) – 0.1km
Umar P Tamil Lang Ctr (Bus: 145) – 0.2km

Fairprice (City Square Mall) – 0.6km
Sheng Siong (108 Mcnair) – 0.6km
Cold Storage (Aperia) – 1.0km
Giant (Jalan Tenteram) – 1.3km

The Mall 
City Square Mall – 0.6km
Connexion – 0.6km
Mustafa Centre – 0.8km
Aperia – 1.0km
Shaw Plaza – 1.2km
Balestier Plaza – 1.3km
Sim Lim Tower – 1.5km
The Verge – 1.5km
Velocity @ Novena Square – 1.6km
United Square – 1.6km

Khalsa Kindergarten – 0.3km
MOE Kindergarten @ Farrer Park – 0.9km
Canaan Church (SCCC) Kindergarten – 1.1km
Elim Kindergarten – 1.1km
Foochow Methodist Church Kindergarten – 1.1km
Kampong Kapor Methodist Church Kindergarten – 1.1km

Primary School 
Hong Wen Primary School – 0.6km
Farrer Park Primary School – 0.9km
Bendemeer Primary School – 1.0km
Saint Joseph’s Institution Junior – 1.4km
Stamford Primary School – 1.4km
Balestier Hill Primary School – 1.8km
Saint Andrew’s Junior School – 1.8km
Pei Chun Public School – 1.9km
Saint Margaret’s Primary School – 1.9km

Secondary School 
Bendemeer Secondary School – 0.9km
Saint Andrew’s Secondary School – 1.9km

Junior College 
Saint Andrew’s Junior College – 1.9km

Lee Kong China School of Medicine (Novena Campus) – 1.1km
Curtin University Singapore – 1.3km
Lasalle College of The Arts – 1.7km
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts – 1.8km
EASB East Asia Institute of Management – 1.9km

International School 
Global Indian International School (Balestier Campus) – 1.5km
Italian Supplementary School – 1.6km

Food Centre 
Blk 29 Bendemeer Road Market and Food Centre – 0.6km
Whampoa Makan Place and Market – 0.8km
Pek Kio Market and Food Centre – 0.9km
Berseh Food Centre – 1.0km
North Bridge Road Market and Food Centre – 1.4km
Tekka Market and Food Centre – 1.4km
Blk 69 Geylang Bahru Market and Food Centre – 1.5km
Blk 17 Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre – 1.5km
Golden Mile Food Centre – 1.7km
Albert Centre Market and Food Centre – 1.8km

Recreation Facilities 
Singapore Khalsa Association – 0.1km
Singapore Chinese Recreation Club – 0.2km
Civil Service Club – Tessensohn – 0.2km
Singapore Indian Association – 0.3km
Ceylon Sports Club – 0.4km
Jalan Besar Stadium – 0.8km
People’s Association HQ – 0.9km
SAFRA Toa Payoh – 1.5km
Automobile Associations of Singapore – 1.5km
Toa Payoh Stadium – 1.6km
HomeTeamNS-JOM @ Balestier – 1.7km
Kallang Water Sports Centre – 1.9km

1953 Project Profile 

Address: 1Tessensohn Road (1 Deshen Song Road)

Developer: Oxley Holdings

Tenure: permanent

Expected completion: December 31, 2023

Total area: about 1,666 square meters

Total number of units: 58 private residential units and 14 shops

Unit Types:

1 bedroom: 41-51 square meters

1 + Study: 47-57 square meters

2 + Study: 57-73 square meters

2 + Family Room: 105 square meters

3 bedrooms: 73-107 square meters

3 + Study: 85-90 square meters

3 + Family Room: 114-115 square meters

4 bedrooms: 130 square meters

5 bedrooms: 140 square meters

5 + Study: 154 square meters

Shops: 34-73 square meters

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