Transport and Leisure Amenities:
The Hillview MRT Station, part of the Downtown Line 2 (DTL2), is just a mere 5 minutes' preamble to The Skywoods. The DTL2 will start its maiden operation on 27 Dec 2015 bringing commuters from Bukit Panjang MRT station to the Bukit Timah school zone and all the way to Rochor MRT station. Along the DTL2, there are not 1 but 4 convenient mrt interchanges to connect you to all other parts of Singapore within minutes.
Need to do your daily grocery shopping or to simply chill out? The Rail Mall provides an eclectic mix of quaint shops ranging from Cold Storage, noodles and roti prata coffee shops to wine cafes and restaurants. Enrichment centres catering to your children's needs are also not neglected. There are both Chinese and English classes for your little ones to nurture them and bring them up to mark. Afternoon tete-a-tete with friends at the bakery will infuse you with energy for the day. The HillV2 located in the vicinity at Hillview Rise has more stores, F&B outlets and the Market Place for you to shop for groceries and dine. The Wine Connection at he HillV2 is a must-try as they serve one of the most value for money beef meat and wine. A plus point is that it comes with good service too.
Other malls located within a few MRT stops away are the Bukit Panjang Plaza, Junction 10, WestMall, Bukit Timah Plaza, Bukit Timah Shopping Centre and Beauty World Shopping Centre.
With the Dairy Farm Nature Reserve opening up a running tract and a trail for bicycles, evening and weekend leisure times can be planned for healthy pursuits and strengthening of family ties. Short hikes frequently up the Bukit Timah Hill trail is another family bonding time activity to look forward to when you live at The Skywoods.
Good institutions such as Bukit Panjang Primary School (980m) and CHIJ Our Lady Queen Of Peace Primary School (480m) are located within 1km to The Skywoods. You will have peace of mind if you have young school-going children waiting to enrol in these elite schools.
You will be delighted to know that the DTL2 also brings your children to some of the most elite schools in Singapore as this mrt line brings them to the Bukit Timah much sought-after primary school belt.