Terraces and gardens

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 05 January, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 05 January, 2005, 12:00am


51 Barker Road, The Peak

Age: More than 50 years

Size: 2,050 sq ft

Layout: Three bedrooms with en suite bathrooms

To rent: $135,000

Agent: Landscope Realty

This is a rare opportunity to live in a lovely low-rise apartment with a garden on Barker Road.

The red-coated, two-storey building is nestled in the dense woods of The Peak at the very end of Barker Road, and positioned to take in a dress-circle view of the harbour.

The architectural style is reminiscent of colonial days, with thick walls, high windows and ceilings that evoke a sense of spaciousness.

The recently renovated apartment has three bedrooms with en suite bathrooms fitted with jacuzzi bathtubs, a new kitchen, floor-to-ceiling windows, new floors and new light fittings.

The unit overlooks the lush green slopes of The Peak and part of the harbour.


Chung Hom Kok

Age: 17 years

Size: 3,500 sq ft

Layout: Five bedrooms

To rent: $100,000

Agent: Landscope Realty

This unique town house available to rent is situated in a peaceful and serene enclave of Chung Hom Kok.

It is one of nine in an estate with a communal swimming pool.

Each town house has five bedrooms, separate living and dining areas, a double garage, a back yard and a private roof terrace that is ideal for entertaining.

Floor-to-ceiling windows in the separate living and dining rooms let in abundant sunlight.

All five bedrooms are of a good size and are fitted with built-in wardrobes. Three have bathrooms en suite.

Redhill Peninsula

The Cedar Drive

18 Pak Pat Shan Road, Tai Tam

Age: 14 years

Size: 3,075 sq ft

Layout: Four bedrooms, two with en suite bathrooms

For sale/to rent: $33million/$85,000

Agent: Landscope Realty

Redhill Peninsula offers a range of accommodation in a peaceful setting. Its extensive clubhouse facilities include a swimming pool and sauna, a playground, a gym and aerobics room, tennis and squash courts, table tennis, billiards, a barbecue area, function rooms and a cafe.

This three-storey Mediterranean-style town house has plenty of room for children and pets. It has high ceilings, large windows, a balcony, a roof terrace and a backyard with a solarium.

It also has sea views across Tai Tam Bay.

Sunshine Villa

48 Mount Kellett Road, The Peak

Age: Five years

Size: 2,500 sq ft

Layout: Three bedrooms including one en suite

For sale: $36 million

Agent: Landscope Realty

Sunshine Villa is a development of 10 houses, each with stunning views over the south side of Hong Kong Island, and a communal swimming pool.

These homes have split-level dining and living areas with floor-to-ceiling windows, three bedrooms and a double garage with plenty of storage space.

The dining room leads to a terrace as does the master bedroom.