At LetsMoveIndonesia we have visited every premium apartment complex at one time or another, so it takes a lot to get us excited! In 2019 a new complex hit the market and it is taking Jakarta by storm. Its location, price and facilities have elevated this apartment to another level. The name? South Hills.
But why is it the hottest real estate in Jakarta? In this article we explain why.
South Hills is located along Jl Denpasar in Setiabudi, an area renowned for good quality housing such as Setiabudi Skygarden, Four Seasons and La Vie. This area is prime Jakarta real estate due to its great access points to Kuningan, Mega Kuningan, Thamrin, Sudirman and Menteng. All locations are reachable within a few minutes and because it is nestled on a back road, you can avoid the congested roads and slide to your most frequented areas with little to no problem.
In addition, the Kuningan City Mall is literally a short walk away, meaning you can go about your weekly shop conveniently and without the need for transportation.
If you don’t mind a brisk walk to the hustle and bustle of Mega Kuingan, it is a 15-minute walk away from some of Jakarta’s most famous and popular bars.
Most new apartment complexes nowadays come with state-of-the-art facilities and designs, yet many fail to fulfil expectations when construction is finally finished. Whether the design is too optimistic or the final feel is too clinical, South Hills has well and truly hit the mark!
The facilities are exceptional and unrivalled, even by the higher end developments that have sprouted up over the last few years.
South Hills boasts incredible facilities which include: A cinema, tennis courts, meeting rooms, 3 fitness studios, an extremely modern gym – fully fitted out with professional equipment, steam and sauna, plunge pools, a large outside pool, BBQ area, library, function hall and even a pool room to sharpen up your snooker skills!
All the facilities are located on the ground floor making it easy to navigate and perfect for spending the day away from Jakarta’s notorious traffic.
3. General feel
The feel throughout is luxurious and tastefully decorated, without feeling too modern or cold. The furnishings are all modern and warm, guaranteed to impress your friends and family should they visit.
The entrance gate has a feel of grandeur when you arrive, coupled with excellent security keeping the occupants safe and sound. There is a spacious lobby with high ceilings, usually reserved for high end developments; however, everything about this complex is luxurious… except the price (which we will come to later).
Every good complex needs a good developer and this one is no exception.
The developer Tankian is responsible for some of the most prestigious developments in Jakarta, such as JW Marriot Hotel, The Ritz Carlton Mega Kuningan, Centennial Tower, Pacific Place Residence, Sudirman Mansion & Botanica to name a few!
Their years of expertise and knowledge have helped cultivate the South Hills to the incredible development that it has become.
5. Overall finish
The finish throughout is exceptional. No stone has been left unturned and the thoughtfulness of design and utilities is evident. As small as the details may be; whether it is hairdryers in the changing rooms, or quality snooker cues in the games lounge, this attention to detail is testament to the designer’s abilities and vision.
You could easily mistake South Hills for a 5-star luxury resort.
6. Living space
Although some could argue the layout of the apartments may come across as ‘boxy’ or ‘compact’, rest assured the living space is designed well and with a comfortable living stationed at its heart.
In Indonesia, most apartment complexes in this price bracket come pretty bare and without some of the basic essentials needed to move straight in; however, South Hills provides all the basics to ensure formality and quality throughout every apartment. Whether that be uniformed quality doors, stylish and modern fully stocked kitchen or build in wardrobes in the bedrooms, it ensures all the units are of a good quality, notwithstanding the individual personal preferences in regards to furniture and basic interior design.
Additional points of interest are that every unit has a private lift, a spacious balcony (something less frequent these days) as well as built in air conditioning, which helps not only create a more luxurious feel, but also create a more aesthetically pleasing look to the apartments.
With all the benefits of South Hills, it would be easy to assume that the price would be unobtainable; however, it falls into the same price category with other notable Jakarta favourites such as Setiabudi Sky Garden, Bellagio Residence, Ciputra Word 2 and Denpasar Residence – the only thing being – the quality and facilities outshines all of them.
In our opinion, apart from arguably District 8 in SCBD, there is no competition for South Hills in this price category in terms of quality and value for money. Currently it is the king of the castle and unless something exceptional comes along soon; it won’t be toppled off its perch for quite some time.
General Prices and Sizes:
1-bedroom: $1150 – 1500 per month / 68 – 73 sqm
2-bedroom: $1500 – 2000 per month / 87 – 101 sqm
3-bedroom: $2400 – 2700 per month / 123 – 143 sqm
LetsMoveIndonesia is delighted to represent South Hills and has apartments available for both sale and rent. If you would like to view this spectacular development, then get in touch with the LetsMoveIndonesia Team! T: 021 300 297 27 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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About the author:
Gary Joy is the CEO & Founder of LetsMoveIndonesia and is the most sought-after property agent for expatriates in Jakarta.
Gary launched LetsMoveIndonesia in 2016 with a goal to be the most ethical, creative and cost-effective Real Estate & Relocations provider in the region and since then has helped hundreds of people from all over the world with their Property, Visa, Company Establishment and Relocation needs.
By intertwining service levels from the West with Eastern hospitality, LetsMoveIndonesia has become the number 1 agency in Jakarta for expatriate needs.
You can reach Gary at E: email@example.com or call the office T: 021 300 297 27