Adjacent semi-detached and bungalow houses at Lucky View on the market from $20 million
A spanking new 3-storey semi-detached house at 11 Lucky View completed last month is located In the Lucky Heights residential enclave off Upper East Coast Road in District 16. The brand new semi-detached house which sits on elevated ground, is thoughtfully developed, built with a basement, providing most of the rooms in the house with unblocked views of the neighbourhood.
The house on its right is currently under construction, underway for a detached hosue that sits on the neighbouring land-plot at 17 Lucky View. The elegant 2-storey detached house has six-bedroom, with a basement and is targeted to be completed before end of the year. The two adjacent land-plots, which total 8,750 sq ft, were previously under a single title. the freehold site, Situated at the end of a quiet cul-desac just off Lucky Heights, had been bought by the Mr Wee family member in August 2K18 for $8.3 million or $1,001 psf, according to URA caveats. the site was at that time occupied by an existing three-storey semi-detached home that was rebuilt in early 2000s. the site was purchased by the Wee family with the intention of demolishing the current building and develop a fresh dwelling. “We had been looking for a plot where we could build a multigenerational home,” says Wee.
Due to the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, The houses at 11 and 17 Lucky View have taken longer than expected to complete. However, the Wees were not in a hurry to finish the project. “We were not in a hurry to finish [the houses], which was fortunate as that meant we could take the time to make sure it was really built according to how we wanted,” says Wee.
The Wees’ Peranakan roots to their travels around the world make them envisioned a home that reflected his family’s heritage and life experiences. Interior design and builder firm Winco Construct & Decor was appointed to materialize the reflection, working on the interiors of both homes. Nic & Wes Builders was engaged to supervise the design and build of the exterior of the houses and oversee the overall project coordination.
perched on a slope, A notable space within the semi-detached house is its basement level. Instead of having a typical basement that is enclosed underground, 11 Lucky View has a basement that opens out to a spacious outdoor deck. Here, a pool has been fitted out to resemble the iconic sun-bleached cave houses of Santorini, Greece, a place the Wees have visited on vacation. Adjacent to the pool is an indoor entertainment area decorated with Peranakan details, including antique Peranakan tiles arranged along the wall and a built-in display cabinet with rattan-lined doors.
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