About this listing
Total chill out after hectic shopping and visiting in this leafy oasis in quiet residential area - 15 mins taxi from Central areas. private , pool, verandah. Self contained. Restaurants nearby, Botanic Gardens . Bliss for weary traveller
Large Poolside room with terrace to rent in leafy green district of Singapore. Central, near to public transport, stores and restaurants. Easy access to central areas of Singapore. Pool use. Room has ensuite shower, washbasin and (website hidden), wifi,aircon, fan. Can easily sleep 6. There are 2 identical double beds 2 single beds available. One of the double beds is shown in listing pics. We can also provide a travel cot for a baby. Please note. The beds are all in the one room being rented, which remains spacious whether, one, two three or four beds are at use. ( Its a very spacious large room to rent)
The room has a microwave, kettle for tea and coffee making facilities, a toaster and access to a fridge outside the room on the same floor. Breakfast is provided - Tea, Coffee, Milo, Milk, Juice, Toast, Jams and spreads and fresh fruit.
Laundry is done by housekeeper at $20 per load, paid directly to her. b
Guide books on Singapore are provided for your use during your stay.
This room has separate entry and is also part of a large semi detached house with German-British Caribbean family resident in upper levels of house. Access via outdoor steps.
The house is in Bukit Timah, a quiet leafy residential area and is walking distance to Singapore Botanic Gardens, MRT and shops. Room is in a well insulated house, so families with children need never fear that noise will be bothersome for them or by them! There are several restaurants nearby, vegetarian, local food, Hawker, Japanese, Singaporean, Mc Donalds, Starbucks, Chinese, Fusian, French etc..
Nearest MRTi ( Mass Rapid Transport) is Tan Kah Kee ( downtown line -light blue) Circle Line (yellow) Farrer Road or Botanic Gardens with a 10-15min walk thereafter. Maps provided.
Our home is roomy and has easy access to all the attractions that Singapore has to offer. Both German, English and Filipino Tagalag is spoken in our household. Our pets are 3 turtles and a very small sociable dog ( Luke)
When considering a booking with us please note:
Rates are not negotiable. Please do refrain from requesting discounts etc... it is a fair rate for a quality stay with exclusive use of pool.
Room rate is for 2 persons inclusive. Extra guests including infants/babies are charged at a rate of $40 per person per night
Please do not contact me requesting the room for functions or parties
The room is a self contained room. Guests have total free private access to pool, terrace area and their own separate side entry. The rest of the house is for private use of the resident family only. There are steps to get to the room.
Interaction with Guests
We have a live-in housekeeper who is available to help out with guest queries. I work freelance, but am available for queries etc,.... when not at work.
Bukit Timah is a residential area. With lots of private houses. Restaurants are many on the main Bukit Timah road of all Asian and International Cuisines. The Singapore Botanic Gardens is nearby ( 15mins Walk) and also has several restaurants
The house is nearest to Downtown Line MRT Tan Kah Kee - light blue. Circle Line ( YELLOW) - Farrer Road and Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT. Several buses serve the house. Nearest bus stop is at Coronation Plaza - 10 mins walk. Also 10-15min walk to both MRT stations which are equidistance to the house.
Other Things to Note
The hostess is not always resident. During the Summer the whole family moves to Europe. We have a live-in housekeeper Lorena who is highly adept at receiving guests. Please afford her the same respect that one would hold for the hostess. She is like a member of our family.
We are a no smoking household. Strictly no smoking in the room. Guests are expected to use the pool room and terrace for relaxing. Only breakfast is provided. There is coffee and toast making facilities in the room. Access to own fridge on room floor. A microwave is also in the room. Please remember to turn off aircon and fans when not in room and to close terrace door when aircon in use. Only the registered number of guests are permitted to stay over. The room can sleep up to 6, ( 2 double beds and 2 single)s but is advertised for 2 guests. The room is exceptionally spacious and fits all beds as described above. Extra guests will be charged $30/night per person. Cot can be provided.
We are a mixed race family. Husband is a Professor from Germany, Wife is a British Afro-caribbean Actress. We speak English and German and live for the past 7 years in Singapore. We love eating out, shopping, reading, theatre, internet, spa treatments, local markets, walking and exploring local life.