Bukit Timah is highly sought-after as a choice location for stay or rent because of the number of renowned educational institutions in the vicinity. This is especially popular with parents of school-going children. The prestigious primary schools are namely Raffles Girls’ Primary, Anglo-Chinese (Primary), Singapore Chinese Girls (SCGS) and Nanyang Primary School.
Do note that the Downtown Line 2 starts 27 Dec 2015. This line runs all the way from the North West of Singapore starting from Bukit Panjang to the Bukit Timah school zone to Rochor. It brings with it loads of convenience for school students as well as home owners along this line.