Pok Fu Lam
If you're keen on surrounding yourself in lush and verdant environs, then we recommend that you choose Pok Fu Lam as the place to call home. It is located to the southwest of Hong Kong Island and features a unique tranquil environment with an abundance of hiking trails and even equestrian schools. Its boundaries stretch from the University of Hong Kong main campus at the extreme west end to Cyberport shopping complex. The district is famous for its sunsets and stunning views over the Lamma Channel, a busy shipping route. There is a diverse range of housing up for offer, ranging from low density low-rise apartments & houses on Bisney Road, Consort Rise area and Sasson Road to the multiphase large establishments, such as Baguio Villa and Bel Air. Typically, the properties here tend to offer larger space for the dollar compared to the Mid-levels and other areas along the Southside of the island. There are 3 oceanfront estates that are extremely popular due to their amenity-rich offerings: Scenic Villas is a seven block development that consists of a 4 bedroom spacious layout with large balconies; Lower and upper Baguio Villa offers 2, 3 or 4 bedroom layouts with mid-size balconies facing the ocean; Bel Air is a luxury development that has large houses and villas in addition to apartments and boasts three clubhouses with an extensive range of facilities. Residents can access the Cyberport commercial complex that is made up of futuristic office towers, boutique hotel (La Meridien), cinema and retail outlets. Pok Fu Lam has an excellent double decker and minibus service. Highlights: -B矇thanie is a Grade II historic building located in Pokfulam originally built in 1875 as a sanatorium but now together with the Dairy Farm cowsheds it has been allocated to the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and reopened in 2006 to be used by the Academy? School of Film and Television. It includes educational facilities, 2 performance venues, an exhibition hall, a chapel and museum. Pokfulam is home to Queen Mary Hospital, the main Government teaching hospital on Hong Kong Island. ?ign up for equestrian classes at the Public Riding School run by the Jockey Club. ?ake a hike along the Pok Fu Lam Reservoir all the way to The Peak.