Don’t feel daunted if you are looking for a place to live in Hong Kong – here’s a selection of properties for rent, ranging from long-term leases to serviced apartments.
#1 Queen’s Garden
It easily has some of the best views in Hong Kong, but that’s just one of the reasons why Queen’s Garden on Old Peak Road in Mid-Levels is one of the city’s most desirable addresses. The spacious units range from one to four bedrooms and from 2,050-square- feet to 3,790-square- feet in size. They’re all split level, with reverse-cycle air-conditioning and well-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Each apartment has a parking space and there’s also a regular resident’s shuttle bus to Central. The building’s recreational facilities include barbecue areas, a heated swimming pool, gym, aerobics room, day spa and a sky garden. For children, there is a spacious playroom and activities such as an annual Halloween party. It is also close to several international schools. Queen’s Garden also offers a sense of community for newcomers to Hong Kong. The building’s clubhouse is a meeting point for residents and regular mixers are held, such as a Christmas party, and food and wine tastings.
9 Old Peak Road, Mid-Levels | queensgarden.com
#2 Eight Kwai Fong
These serviced apartments in Happy Valley are conveniently located offering close proximity to Causeway Bay, Wan Chai and Central. The aim of Eight Kwai Fong is to create a feeling of home, with the elegance of high ceilings, tall Ming-style doors and artisanal pieces of furniture and accessories in the property’s public areas. You won’t find the large lobby of a hotel, so it does feel more like coming to an apartment. In the communal dining/meeting room and lounge you can help yourself to coffee, read the newspaper or watch TV. Additionally, there’s a room that can be used for dinner parties; it includes a cooking area and opens up to a beautiful enclosed garden with barbecue facilities; there’s also a roof terrace. The one-bedroom and studio apartments on offer range from 323 square feet to 535 square feet in size. The one-bedroom studio includes a small dining area and kitchenette. Free Wi-Fi and local calls are also available, along with laundry facilities.
8 Kwai Fong Street, Happy Valley | 8kf.com.hk
#3 The Argyle
Developed by the Manhattan Group, The Argyle in Ho Man Tin offers 36 beautiful, contemporary two and three bedroom homes ranging from 440 sf. to 980 sf. All come with fully fitted, high-specification kitchens, smart home technology, and unbeatable views over Kadoorie Hill and Kowloon Tong. Situated at the junction of Ho Man Tin and Mong Kok, Kowloon’s array of city attractions, shopping, family activities, restaurants, cafes and nightlife are within easy reach via the area’s MTR and KCR stations. The Argyle is also located close to a network of elite schools, including Diocesan Boys’ School, Australian International School, and the King George V School. The Stamford International School will also open nearby very soon. The Argyle is an ideal base for small families, as well as young professionals and executives who commute to work in Central, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon East, or even across the border in Shenzhen.
102 Argyle St, Ho Man Tin | jllresidential.com
#4 Hong Kong Parkview
Hong Kong Parkview is renowned amongst expats for its excellent facilities, with a range of dining, recreational and leisure facilities on offer. Relax in the Roman bath-style swimming pool, work out in the spinning studio or try some rock climbing. With the slogan “Live the Art”, it also appeals to art lovers, offering a unique art-inspired environment as it is home to one of the city’s most diverse private art collections. There are 223 luxurious serviced apartments, ranging from 254 sq ft standard rooms to 3,273 sq ft 4-bedroom furnished suites, perfect for executive families. Parkview is ideal accommodation either for holiday housing, short-term stays of one month or long-term stays of up to several years. You can choose to enjoy the five-star hotel facilities, such as concierge and babysitting services, or you can use surrounding amenities like the laundry service and neighbouring supermarket for a more independent and self- sufficient lifestyle. Parkview has one of the city’s highest occupancy rates, a testament to its convenience and sense of community.
88 Tai Tam Reservoir Road, Tai Tam| hongkongparkview.com
#5 Castle One by V
If you want to enjoy life in the heart of Hong Kong Island, Castle One in Mid-Levels could fit the bill. It is just three minutes’ walk from the Mid-Levels escalator, five minutes from the bars and restaurants of Soho and five minutes’ walk to Central. The Art Deco-themed residential building has 112 units, offering furnished and unfurnished one-bedroom, duplex, and two-bedroom units. The furnished apartments have contemporary Molteni & Co furniture and the apartments have Varenna designer kitchens, Miele appliances and an in-wall television in the bathroom. The complex offers a concierge service, 24-hour security and a state-of- the-art gymnasium. There is also a 25-metre outdoor jacuzzi, along with a sun deck. You can also get to know your neighbours in the beautifully-equipped club house with karaoke and private dining facilities.
1 Castle Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong | castleonehk.com
#6 Gateway Apartments
This serviced apartment complex is in the heart of Kowloon. It is handily located near Harbour City shopping mall and the sights and shopping of Tsim Sha Tsui. The Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station is only minutes away, linking you to the rest of the city. The 499 apartments range from 712-square- foot studios to 2,931-square- foot three-bedroom penthouses, all elegantly designed and with unobstructed views of Hong Kong’s famous skyline. Each one has a fully equipped kitchen, home theatre system, contemporary air filtration system, and spacious luxurious bedrooms and bathrooms. Other features include a multilingual concierge, a personalised housekeeping team, and competent security and technical teams. Residents can also enjoy privileged access to the exclusive Pacific Club, a 140,000-square- foot private membership club with a 25-metre indoor swimming pool, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, state-of- the-art gymnasium, and separate men’s and ladies’ spas. The Pacific Club is situated on its own pier, and is a favourite for culinary delights, with a Chinese restaurant, grillroom, Italian trattoria and casual family dining restaurant.
Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui | gatewayapartments.com.hk
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