EDIT - found a link. http://www.td.gov.hk/filemanager/en/content_405/nr51.pdf
Hi, while I don't know which part of Kowloon your husband will be working and starting when, I can only say that there's a newly developed residential zone, Tseung Kwan O South, where lots of new developments are coming up, some of which are low-density near the water front with bike tracts etc, like CAPRI, Wings III. There are plenty of pre-schools and facilities nearby for young families. They are walking distance (8 min) to either Tseung Kwan O mtr stations or Tiu Keng Leng stations, from which access to Hong Kong Island and Kowloon is not that distant as some expat may think .
Hi, you could do worse than Festival City, Tai Wai.
Pros: its nearish to TST. One change.
its build on MTR station
lots of facilities such as swimming pools; bowling alley; childrens play area, plus gym, badminton etc
around 24000 HKD for 700 sq ft + net with 3 beds
near Shatin and Kowloon Tong for Western supermarkets
its safe, lots of security
its a haven of peace from busy HK
Cons: 4000+ HKD for parking space (not that you really need a car here)
Its made up of 12 tower blocks. As others have said completely different to the kind of tower blocks in UK.
Kitchen small, a common problem here
festival city is completely infested with cockroaches. it is crazy over there. if you are able to get phase 3 flats, it is very nice. we were in phase 2 for a few years. it was a LONG walk to MTR. apartments are not that big either. there are only a few expat families there that i remember seeing. facilities are very nice. but i am sick of cockroaches. no mosquitos though.
But yes, Phase II is a *long* way from the Tai Wai MTR - and not any closer to much of anything.
Also, for now, I'd be wary of living in Tai Wai (or on the Ma On Shan line) if I needed to get on the Hung Hom bound East Rail Line at rush hour - lines to get on the train there can be pretty long. Outside of rush hour it's fine, though.
For back to what the OP wanted, though - some version of grass and/or beaches etc - central Tai Wai isn't that.
Last edited by dogescorts; 12-02-2018 at 11:27 AM.