PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 17 May, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 17 May, 2006, 12:00am

{Opulence, peace and community}

The Building HighCliff is a world-class mega-luxury residence combining unparalleled location, exquisite design and craftsmanship with state-of-the art technology. As one of the tallest residential buildings in the world, the double ellipse 73-storey development comprises a total of 113 spacious apartments. It offers the rare combination of opulence, peace, individual lifestyle and the vibrancy of the city.

The Layout The expansive four-bedroom units are 3,676 to 3,816 square feet of palatial living space, which can be combined to form a huge unit of 7,492 sqft on one level. Even more eye-catching are the four penthouses at the top that sprawl across about 7,500 sqft of luxury living. With just two standard apartments on each floor, the grand homes offer a high level of spaciousness and privacy. The lobby features a four-storey mural with a towering glass wall to take advantage of the dramatic views of Happy Valley. The top floors offer views of the hills to the south side of the island.

The Location This mega-luxury development is at 41D Stubbs Road, The Peak. Perched in front of Mount Nicholson, this award-winning skyscraper boasts a 360-degree view that looks over Happy Valley and Victoria Harbour. It is conveniently located and within easy reach of the city centre, the Jockey Club, Happy Valley Football Club, international schools and sports facilities.

The Design This unique and iconic twin elliptical building is clad in a light blue reflective curtain wall that provides floor-to-ceiling glazing for the living rooms and bedrooms. The soaring double ellipse design was awarded the Silver Prize in the fourth annual Emporis Skyscraper award in May 2004. HighCliff's ready-to-live-in apartments are decorated with modern, stylish fittings. Features include cherry wood flooring and built-in wardrobes and cabinets. There is even a whirlpool bath in the master bedroom. The cutting-edge-design kitchen is well equipped with the latest appliances and fixtures from renowned brand names including top of the line cabinets made by Poggenpohl of Germany.

The Facilities The development includes parking, a swimming pool, a clubhouse and common areas of a standard in keeping with the luxurious specification of the apartments. A vast, oval outdoor swimming pool is tiled in a colourful mosaic and there is a hi-tech gym with pristine changing facilities. In addition, HighCliff has plenty of parking space. A total of 298 parking spaces equate to a high residential unit to parking area ratio of 1:2.64. Each apartment is fitted with one-off, home-automation accessories, including professional lighting control systems, exclusive central air-conditioning systems, motorised curtain track systems, and full house access to TV, security and satellite. The highest level of privacy and security are also ensured with 24/7 security services that include lift lobby guest access identification operated by CCTV phone system, individual card reader and personal identification number code entry panel for each unit as well as a 24-hour guard patrol service.