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Post  Admin on Sun Jan 06, 2008 5:20 pm

RESIDENTIAL AREAS

Below we provide a brief outline of residential areas. For a more comprehensive and detailed view, see www.ExpatFlats.com

The Peak
Is Hong Kong’s premium address and well served by public transport, shopping arcades, supermarkets and banks. Fantastic views can be enjoyed, but the area is usually covered in fog during spring.

Mid-Levels
Heavily populated area of Hong Kong, traffic problems are a major concern through here. The easiest commute around Mid-Levels is via the famous 800mtr long escalator into Central.

Jardine’s Lookout
Many two and three-storey apartment blocks, garden apartments and private homes are located here just behind Happy Valley.

Happy Valley, Causeway Bay & Wanchai
Nightlife, Happy Valley Race Course and smaller sized apartments are the norm through these areas. Plenty of sports areas as well for residents.

Taikoo Shing & Kornhill
Well serviced by the MTR, various restaurants and a pleasant escape from the intensity of Central make North Point and Quarry Bay very good alternatives.


South Side

Shouson Hill
Located close to Ocean Park, this is an area of luxury low-rise developments. Shopping is easy with both Repulse Bay and Aberdeen close-by.

Deep Water Bay
Private homes, top quality townhouses and a private nine-hole golf course next to the beach make this a place that costs big dollars.

Repulse Bay
By far the most popular area on the Southside of the Island, loads of public transport, a famous beach, as well as, good restaurants and new amenities, it is easy to see why it is so popular. High-rises are big in number but you can find townhouses and low-rises as well.

South Bay
Larger units and townhouses located near a couple of very good beaches, it is a sparsely populated area.

Chung Hom Kok
Buses to Central and North Point make this an easy area to access. Along with larger houses and buildings with swimming pools and gardens, has made the area quite attractive to many expats.

Stanley
Has become famous for its markets with bargains to be had everywhere. Some good pubs and restaurants can be found as well. Quite a change, for the once small fishing village.

Western

Pokfulam
Some parts offer older and larger living environments and are cost effective. Further around towards Cyberport, a high-tech business park, newer apartments can be found, but the price also rises as well.


Western

Western

Kowloon

Waterloo Hill, Homantin & Beacon Hill
Kowloon Tong & Yau Yet Chuen
Mei Foo San Chuen

New Territories & Islands

Sai Kung
Hong Kong Gold Coast
Tsing Yi Island
Discovery Bay, Lantau
Cheung Sha Beach, Lantau
Yung Shue Wan, Lamma


REMOVALISTS

• There are many companies in the Hong Kong market, finding professional ones that offer English speaking teams, quality packing and experience working with expatriates are limited.
• For local moves and moving smaller items, some local companies can be worth a call.

Allied Pickfords
Tel: 2736 6032

Asian Tigers K.C.Dat
Tel: 2528 1384

Crown Relocations
Tel: 2636 8388

Four Winds
Tel: 2885 9666

Jumbo Transportation Ltd
Tel:

Links Relocations
Tel: 2366 6700

Santa Fe
Tel: 2574 6204

Schenker International (HK) Ltd
Tel: 2585 9688

The Storehouse Self-Storage
Tel: 2548 4049
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