This apartment was originally a 2 bedder. The current owner has reconfigured it into a 1 bedder.
In case you are wondering how it would have looked like in the original configuration, click on this virtual tour
But if you do not require that many bedrooms, most owner would have opted for this open plan layout instead:
If you have been looking for an apartment in the hood, you would have realized that having a property where there are windows on both sides of the apartment is really rare. And this is the rare one that you have just discovered. And this apartment also provide you with a nice Tiong Bahru Estate view. And when there are fireworks from the Padang area, you can see the taller ones exploding above UOB Plaza One and OUB Centre when it happens.
There is also a REAL spiral staircase beside the entrance and also at the rear of this apartment. Why the emphasis on the spiral stairs? For architectural buffs, spiral staircases were used in the mid-1920s to allow the night-soil collector, (also known as the night-soil wallah) to access to lavatories on the upper floors. But since these properties were built in the 1930s and it comes with modern sanitation, the spiral stairs were constructed as an emergency stair, not for the night soil collectors.
Nothing beats viewing the space in person, seller prefers WEEKDAYS viewings. Appreciate your co-operation with this viewing requests.