Terra Hill, Grand Dunman, and Pinetree Hill: 3 Top Family-friendly Condos in Singapore to Consider

Terra Hill, Grand Dunman, and Pinetree Hill: 3 Top Family-friendly Condos in Singapore to Consider
Terra Hill, Grand Dunman, and Pinetree Hill: 3 Top Family-friendly Condos in Singapore to Consider

Terra Hill, Grand Dunman, and Pinetree Hill, three major new condo launches in 2023, are excellent options for property seekers who are looking for a home for their families. In this article, we delve into the reasons why you should consider buying these three major new condo launches.

Whether you’re an HDB upgrader, first-time homebuyer, or simply want to explore another home for your family, this guide is for you. We also discuss some of the key factors property seekers consider when buying a condo that will suit the needs of their families.

And if you already have your mind set on buying a property soon, you’ll be glad to know that Grand Dunman, Pinetree Hill, and Terra Hill are participating condos in The Grand Property Quest, a new way for you to win big when you secure your dream home.

Get Up to $50,000 When You Secure a Home In The Grand Property Quest

From today until 31 January 2024, you stand a chance to win a grand prize of $50,000 when you complete one of our two The Grand Property Quest routes. Each The Grand Property Quest route comprises three to four condo viewings.

One of The Grand Property Quest routes comprises Terra Hill, Grand Dunman, Pinetree Hill, and freehold condo Orchard Sophia located in between Little India and Dhoby Ghaut MRT stations, in the heart of prime District 9.

Other than the $50,000 grand prize, you also stand a chance to win a second prize worth $10,888 and a third prize worth $8,888.

What’s more, if you are one of the first 10 people to participate by buying a property, you’ll be entitled to a bonus prize of $500. Visit The Grand Property Quest website to find out how you can participate.

3 Family-friendly Condos to Buy in Singapore: Terra Hill, Grand Dunman, Pinetree Hill

Name of condo



Price PSF (based on PropertyGuru listings, accurate as of 7 November 2023)

Grand Dunman


East Coast / Marine Parade

$1,518 to $2,819

Pinetree Hill


Clementi Park / Upper Bukit Timah

$1,519 to $3,019

Terra Hill


Buona Vista / West Coast / Clementi New Town

$1,795 to $2,970

How Do I Choose a Condo Suitable for My Family?

Communication is key when you are choosing a home for your family. It can be helpful to have an honest discussion so you know what is important for each member of the household.

For instance, if you and/or your spouse work from home, a home office might be a priority. If you wish to expand your family by having more kids, you should ensure you will have enough space for your new arrivals.

Your family’s preferences and interests can also push you to look for certain condo amenities. For example, if your family members enjoy sports, you might want to look out for amenities such as swimming pools, tennis courts, and a gym.

When picking an area for your family, you should consider factors such as the location of your workplace, schooling options for your children and amenities such as supermarkets, and childcare and medical facilities.

Don’t know where to look? Here are three family-friendly condos to buy in Singapore (sorted by price).

Grand Dunman


Dunman Road

Nearest MRT station

Dakota MRT station

Nearby schools

Broadrick Secondary School, EtonHouse International School (Broadrick), Dunman High School, Kong Hwa School, Chung Cheng High School (Main), Tanjong Katong Secondary School, Tanjong Katong Girls’ School, Canadian International School (Tanjong Katong Campus), Tanjong Katong Primary School, Haig Girls’ School, CHIJ (Katong Primary), Tao Nan School

Family-friendly features

Kid’s pool, treetop walk, barbecue pavilion, rainbow river play area, tree house playground, viewing deck with toddler play area

Nearby amenities

Old Airport Road Food Centre, Kallang Estate Market, Kallang Leisure Park, Singapore Sports Hub, Kallang Wave Mall, Leisure Park Kallang, Singapore Indoor Stadium, PLQ Mall, Paya Lebar Square, East Coast Park

Number of units


Types of units

1-bedroom (452 to 603 sq ft)
2-bedroom (667 to 775 sq ft)
3-bedroom (926 to 1,335 sq ft)
4-bedroom (1,432 to 1,927 sq ft)
5-bedroom (1,690 to 2,131 sqft)


SingHaiyi Group Pte Ltd & CSC Land Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Estimated TOP date

31 December 2028

99-year leasehold condo Grand Dunman enjoys an enviable city fringe location in the East Coast area just a three-minute walk from Dakota MRT station.

Families with kids have an abundance of schooling options in the area, including choice schools like Dunman High School, Chung Cheng High School (Main), Tanjong Katong Girls’ School, and Tanjong Katong Secondary School, just to name a few.

The development’s proximity to Dakota MRT station and a wide variety of family-friendly amenities nearby also make it an excellent place to live. There is a huge selection of sporting and recreational amenities in nearby Kallang, including Leisure Park Kallang, which has an ice-skating rink and a bowling alley.

The condo also has a good selection of family-friendly amenities, including a kid’s pool, treetop walk, a water play area, playground, and a scenic viewing deck which is equipped with a toddler play area.

Grand Dunman comes at a starting price of about $968,000 for 1-bedroom units, likely due to its proximity to Dakota MRT station and its highly central city fringe location. For families who value a good location and surrounding amenities, a unit at Grand Dunman could be well worth the price.

Interested in Grand Dunman? Browse Grand Dunman condo listings on PropertyGuru.

Pinetree Hill


Pine Grove

Nearest MRT station

Dover MRT station

Nearby schools

Henry Park Primary School, School of Science & Technology Singapore, Pei Tong School, New Town Secondary School, Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), Fairfield Methodist School, Nan Hua High School, Anglo-Chinese Junior College, United World College, Singapore Institute of Technology, INSEAD, ESSEC

Family-friendly features

Barbecue pavilion, half basketball court, tennis court, kid’s play pool, forest playground

Nearby amenities

Holland Village, Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre, Clementi Avenue 2 Market and Food Centre, The Star Vista

Number of units


Types of units

1-bedroom (538 sq ft)
2-bedroom (700 to 796 sq ft)
3-bedroom (969 to 1,216 sq ft)
4-bedroom (1,292 to 1,461 sq ft)
5-bedroom (1,732 sq ft)
Penthouse (2,874 sq ft)


UOL Group Limited & Singapore Land Group

Estimated TOP date

30 September 2027

Located in the popular and prestigious Holland area, Pinetree Hill is a 99-year leasehold condo about a 19-minute walk from Dover MRT station. It is particularly convenient for families with cars, as it connects swiftly to the city centre via Holland Road or Commonwealth Avenue.

One of the biggest advantages of this condo is its proximity to the many choice schools and tertiary institutions in the area, including Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), Anglo-Chinese Junior College, Fairfield Methodist School, Henry Park Primary School, School of Science & Technology Singapore (SST), and Singapore Polytechnic, leaving families with children spoilt for choice.

It is also in a well-loved neighbourhood with numerous food and recreational options, including expat enclave Holland Village and Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre, making it perfect for families who enjoy dining out.

Pinetree Hill has a good selection of family-friendly amenities, including a kid’s play pool, forest playground, barbecue pavilion, and sporting amenities like a half basketball court and tennis court.

With starting prices of $1,067,000 for a 2-bedroom unit, this is to be expected for Pinetree Hill given its premium location. For families who can afford to prioritise living near choice schools, Pinetree Hill is an attractive choice.

Interested in Pinetree Hill? Check out Pinetree Hill condo listings on PropertyGuru.

Terra Hill


18 to 22 Yew Siang Road

Nearest MRT station

Pasir Panjang MRT station

Nearby schools

Blangah Rise Primary School, Gan Eng Seng School, Tanglin Trust School, CHIJ Saint Theresa’s Convent

Family-friendly features

Barbecue pavilion, eco pond, basketball court, picnic lawn, kid’s pool, mini putt, play cove

Nearby amenities

Kent Ridge Park, HortPark, Alexandra Nature Park, Southern Ridges, Alexandra Technopark, Mapletree Business City, Alexandra Retail Centre, Gillman Barracks, Science Park I, Telok Blangah Food Centre, Alexandra Hospital, Pasir Panjang Food Centre, Pasir Panjang Park

Number of units


Types of units

2-bedroom (624 to 904 sq ft)
3-bedroom (904 to 1,335 sq ft)
4-bedroom (1,302 to 1,894 sq ft)
5-bedroom (2,120 to 3,035 sq ft)


Hoi Hup Sunway Kent Ridge Pte Ltd

Estimated TOP date

30 September 2026

Terra Hill is a freehold condo located in the Pasir Panjang area, just a five-minute walk from Pasir Panjang MRT station. This offers great connectivity for adults who need to commute to work or children who need to commute to school.

The condo has a wide variety of family-friendly amenities, including a children’s pool, a mini golf course, basketball hoops, barbecue facilities, an eco pond, and a play cove.

The property is located within a short drive of many institutions of higher learning such as Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and National University of Singapore (NUS), making it convenient for families with older kids too.

It also enjoys close proximity to greenery, with Kent Ridge Park, HortPark, Alexandra Nature Park, and Southern Ridges located within close walking distance. It will thus appeal to active families who enjoy spending time together in nature.

The starting price at Terra Hill is about $1,620,000 for a 2-bedroom unit.

Given the development’s proximity to Pasir Panjang MRT station, relative exclusivity with just 270 units, and proximity to so many attractive amenities and green spaces, it is a highly attractive buy for families who are willing to pay a bit more for these many advantages.

Interested in Terra Hill? Check out Terra Hill condo listings on PropertyGuru.

How Do I Finance a Condo in Singapore?

In the second half of 2023, we’re seeing major new condos launching at a minimum of $2,000 per sq ft (PSF) – as predicted in the PropertyGuru Singapore Property Market Report Q3 2023. And while the most affordable Terra Hill, Grand Dunman, and Pinetree Hill PropertyGuru listings (accurate as of 7 November 2023) are between $1,518 to $1,795 PSF, such listings are few and far between.

High property prices, coupled with the current mortgage interest rate environment and uncertain economic outlook, mean that you need to be mindful when budgeting for your next home.

If you need help with assessing your bank loan eligibility, calculating the upfront costs, or simply need home-financing tips, reach out to our team of PropertyGuru Finance Mortgage Experts today – at no cost at all!

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