Martin Modern – tall residential skyscraper at the junction of Martin Place and River Valley Close is noted for its ‘home within a botanic garden’ concept in the prime area of District 9. The urbane edifice developed the highly reputable Guocoland, will house 450 residential units of 2 to 4 bedroom apartments across two 30-storey towers inspired by lush greenery, each showcasing a layout unlike those you will find in most luxury towers: one that defies the open floor plan concept, and instead encourages a fluid procession from room to room.



Chic -Open Concept Space

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Martin Modern Lifestyle

Located in prime District 9, this new luxury residential development by Guocoland fronts both River Valley Close and Martin Place. Martin Modern is situated at the highly coveted lifestyle enclave of Robertson Quay. This means that there is major potential for good rental yields and capital appreciation should you decide to invest in Martin Modern. Additionally, this also means you will be able to enjoy the exotic riverfront view and the tantalising nightlife in this affluent district near to Orchard Road and the CBD.


There is an abundance of amenities nearby Martin Modern, all easily within your reach from retail and dining outlets, to education and entertainment facilities. Let’s look at the range of shopping options available nearby:


  • Great World City
  • Robertson Walk
  • 313 Somerset
  • Ion Orchard
  • The Paragon
  • Ngee Ann City
  • Plaza Singapura
  • Raffles City Tower
  • Bugis Junction
  • Suntec City Mall
  • Marina Bay Sands


There are also wide dining selections near Martin Modern. The nearest would be P.S. Café at Martin Road and Common Man Coffee Roasters situated along Martin Road and in front of the Art Xchange Gallery. Further down the road, you will have another café called Book Café. If you are really passionate about food, here’s where the foodies meet – Robinson Quay where the dining scenes is one of Singapore’s most exciting ones; featuring bars, bistros and restaurants along the Singapore River.


Martin Modern will also appeal to families too as there are plenty of prestigious schools within vicinity and this includes:


  • River Valley Primary School
  • Margaret’s Primary School
  • Alexandra Primary School
  • Anglo-Chinese Junior School
  • Zhangde Primary School
  • Outram Secondary School
  • Chatsworth International School
  • School of the Arts (SOTA)
  • ISS International School
  • Singapore Management University (SMU)
  • LaSalle College of the Arts
  • Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA)


The working professionals can bid lengthy commute farewell as Martin Modern is just minutes away from UE Square, Comcentre, Tanjong Pagar Centre, Marina Bay Financial Centre, The South Beach and the CBD. So, what can you do with all the extra time? You can visit the extensive host of museums, galleries and theatres nearby Martin Modern to challenge your minds and broaden your horizons or simply for use it as food for conversations!  Here is a list of museums, galleries and theatres located near Martin Modern:


  • Theatreworks
  • Singapore Tyler Print Institute
  • Singapore Repertory Theatre
  • Singapore Philatelic Museum
  • National Gallery Singapore
  • Peranakan Museum
  • National Museum of Singapore
  • Singapore Art Museum
  • National Design Centre
  • Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall
  • Asian Civilisations Museum
  • Esplanade, Theatres on the Bay


Martin Modern has high accessibility and this factor greatly increases the liveability at Martin Modern. Martin Modern is a mere walking distance to many of the popular Singapore entertainment districts like River Valley, Killiney Road, Mohammed Sultan, Riverside Point, Boat Quay and Clarke Quay. It also has a scenic waterfront pedestrian network which leads to Clark Quay. Martin Modern is also a short drive to the CBD, Marina Bay and the Orchard Road shopping belt. Furthermore, it is also well served by major arterial roads, Central Expressway (CTE), Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE), East Coast Parkway (ECP) and Nicoll Highway for a seamless connection to other parts of Singapore. Additionally, it is also in close proximity to the upcoming Great World MRT station (Thomson-East Coast Line) which is expected to operate in 2021. Several nearby MRT stations include Somerset MRT, Fort Fanning MRT, Clarke Quay MRT and Dhoby Ghaut MRT which are all minutes away on foot. One unique thing about Martin Modern’s location is that you could travel via a river taxi to the CBD from Kim Seng Park (Jiak Kim).



Arrival Court

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Martin Modern Facilities

Martin Modern has devoted 80% of its land area to be cleverly developed into a unique botanical garden and arboretum of native flora, forming lush greenery that will complement its contemporary façade. The development will come equipped with an arsenal of amenities and facilities including Guocoland Signature Concierge Services, a sky garden on each tower and a maze. The facilities that the dwellers of Martin Modern can enjoy are:



Party Lawn

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  • Pets’ Corner
  • BBQ Pavilion
  • Party Lawn
  • Dining Lounge
  • Fitness Court
  • Tennis Court
  • Bamboo Grove
  • Club Lounge
  • Pool Deck
  • 50m Lap Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Changing Room
  • Gym
  • Dipping Pool
  • Bio Pond
  • Garden Spring
  • Garden Court
  • Aquatic Garden
  • Forest Pavilion
  • Forest Play
  • Forest Trail
  • Maze
  • Roof Garden features Reading Pavilion, Dining Pavilion and Secret Garden



Lap Pool

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Guocoland developed Martin Modern with the residences’ convenience and comfort in mind. A wireless smart home readiness hub is featured in every unit for a more intelligent, functional, convenient modern lifestyle. Guocoland spared no expense as they present Martin Modern with top-of-the-line branded luxury fittings including Miele kitchen appliances, SMEG refrigerator, Laufen sanitary wares, Vintec Wine Chiller, Geberit Smart Water Closet and AXOR bathroom accessories. These luxurious details are not just limited to the kitchen and the bathrooms only as Guocoland also incorporate mosaic marble flooring on the balcony and perforated aluminium balcony screen for greater privacy while allowing for more natural light and better ventilation.



Martin Modern Floorplan


2 Bedroom + Study (872 sq. ft.)




The 2 bedroom + study have big functional spaces proportionate to its size. The study room which is 41 sq. ft. in size can be converted into a guest room or an entertainment / gaming / media room. The open kitchen is very practical and the bedrooms can fit a queen-sized bed and still have the extra space for a side table as well. This unit is suitable for couples and small families.



3 Bedroom Premium (1,421 sq. ft.)

3br premiumMM


The 3 bedroom premium has a private lift lobby that leads you to a view of a grand living room. The living space in this unit is so vast that you can fit more than just a couch; you could even fit in an entertainment system in there too. This unit has both very functional wet and dry kitchens. The 3 bedroom premium also comes with a junior master bedroom with its ensuite bathroom and can fit a queen-sized bed with still all the extra spaces. The master bedroom is so big that you can fit in a king-sized bed. This unit is suitable for families.



4 Bedroom Premium (1,798 sq. ft.)



The 4 Bedroom Premium is suitable for families and the living space in this unit is bigger and cosier. The layout of this unit is unique because the dining area is attached to the dry kitchen which comes with its own balcony. However, the fluid procession is so good that you do not need to build a wall or install a sliding door to separate the living and dining area. This unit also comes with its own private lift. The master bedroom in this unit is so spacious that it could be easily mistaken for as a studio apartment. Bath tubs are also a feature made available for the 4 bedroom premium units for a more lavishing touch to your home.



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Quick to realise the surrounding neighbourhood’s ever-growing value, Guocoland once again has successfully added another grand, opulent and luxurious residential development into their portfolio. Martin Modern is located in the prime area of District 9 and is surrounded with an extensive host of amenities within walking distance. Besides that, it is also well connected to major expressways and the transport nodes are simply seamless. Living in the city has its perks and sometimes it can be hard to find the peaceful spots of greenery in or nearby the bustling and sprawling city – but living at Martin Modern will inspire to become a better person in its ‘home within a botanic garden’ concept. It is here that you are going to find the peace and quiet we all need once in a while. Besides its lush botanic garden, Martin Modern also features bespoke recreational facilities and Guocoland’s Signature Concierge Services. Living in Martin Modern is the ultimate luxury.