One-of-a-kind funicular lift in Pasir Panjang condo — Hong Kong tram-like super unique ride experience - The Independent Singapore News

One-of-a-kind funicular lift in Pasir Panjang condo — Hong Kong tram-like super unique ride experience

28/10/2021 12:46:00 PM

One-of-a-kind funicular lift in Pasir Panjang condo — Hong Kong tram-like super unique ride experience

The unique funicular lift is the only one of its kind in Singapore. There are three of them in Asia and 10 in the world. However, residents have agreed to put the place up for an en bloc sale, and that the property may be demolished as early as next year.

- Advertisement -Singapore — A 36-year-old condominium in Pasir Panjang Road offers a unique way of transporting residents across its floors – a funicular lift that feels like riding a tram.The Palisades at 294 Pasir Panjang Road, offers a sea view of the Singapore Straits for resort-style living.

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Photo: Taken from Google MapsCompleted in 1985, this development contains only 18 units, each with a private lift landing thanks to the lift that travels across each floor at a 22-degree angle up and down the hillside.- Advertisement 1-Photo: Taken from Expat Living website

According to anExpat Living blogpost, the unique funicular lift is the only one of its kind in Singapore. There are three of them in Asia and 10 in the world, the post noted.But at the Palisades, however, there is only one lift, so when it’s under maintenance or out of service, residents will need to walk up the very long set of stairs. headtopics.com

A listing byputs the price for one 3,294 sq ft unit at S$3.3 million.Photo: Taken from Property GuruThis low-density development features units that are advertised as having four bedrooms, a kitchen connected to a yard, a porch, and a living room with a view of the sea.

- Advertisement 2-Photo: Taken from Property GuruHowever,reported on Oct 26 that the residents have agreed to put the place up for an en bloc sale, and that the property may be demolished as early as next year. /TISG Read more: The Independent »

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