These Metro Manila Condos Have Everything Within Easy Reach

Convenient, accessible options for a home.

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( Convenience is one of the things all of us definitely appreciate these days. Whether it’s being able to get a ride to work easily or having a nearby supermarket you can quickly run to for supplies—we can all use living in an accessible location. 

If you’re looking for a new home, its location is one of the things you need to look into. Is it near your office, a mall, and a hospital? Are there enough transportation options to help you get from point A to point B? To be able to answer yes to all these questions, choosing a property that brings you closer to essential establishments is a must. The solution? Picking a real estate development that stands near a major road or a transportation hub. To help you narrow down your search for the right address, we’ve shortlisted 10 properties around the Metro you can add to your own list.


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Looking for a home that’s near transportation hubs? Check out these condo developments:  

Orean Place at Vertis North by Alveo Land

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Triangle North Mall, Vertis North, Diliman, Quezon City

Vertis North is shaping up to become the city’s central business district. A unit in this two-tower development gives you access to top-notch amenities and open spaces, as well as transportation options for when you need to head out. The nearest bus station is seven minutes away, with the North Avenue station of the MRT is just a 16-minute walk away. Orean Place is also accessible via jeepney and LRT 1.

Fame Residences by SMDC

Fame Residences by SMDC
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EDSA, Mandaluyong City

A place near EDSA already puts you in the center of everything—with major roads and trains providing access to key cities in the Metro. If you want to live in style and glamor while enjoying this convenience, Fame Residences has elegant interiors and amenities that promise leisure and relaxation. There are different jeepney and bus routes you can take to get to Fame Residences—whether you’re coming from the North or South. The nearest MRT station—Shaw—is five minutes away.

The Arton by Rockwell

The Arton by Rockwell
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Aurora Boulevard, Quezon City

Rockwell Land brings together high-rise living and open spaces in this expansive development in Katipunan, Quezon City. Its location is close to lifestyle and dining options as well as universities. Since it’s located along Aurora Boulevard, homeowners also have access to nearby main roads when going to and from the property such as Marcos Highway and Katipunan Avenue. 


The Crestmont by DMCI

The Crestmont by DMCI
The Crestmont by DMCI

Panay Avenue, South Triangle, Quezon City

Ideal for people always on the go and professionals, The Crestmont provides the ease of city living in a modern contemporary-inspired building. Some of its notable features include a sky lounge, a sky promenade, and a sky deck pool—allowing residents to revel at the view of the city from the top. With its location, you can easily get to and from your home via public vans, buses, and jeepneys. Residents can also take the MRT, with the Quezon Avenue station as the nearest stop to Crestmont. With the ongoing improvement of the MRT, there will be upcoming several stations that can cater to South Triangle as well.

The Residences at Commonwealth by Century by Century Properties

The Residences at Commonwealth by Century by Century Properties
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Amsterdam Avenue, Don Antonio Drive, Barangay Batasan Hills, Quezon City

Aside from the open spaces, serene ambience, spacious units, and unique family-friendly amenities, one of the things Commonwealth by Century takes pride in is the convenience it delivers to homeowners. The nearest mall is within walking distance while hospitals and other establishments are also not too far away. Since it’s near Commonwealth Avenue, residents have tons of options when it comes to commuting, but one big plus is the soon-to-be-finished Don Antonio station of the MRT 7, which will also be a few minutes away from the property once completed.

Manhattan Plaza by Megaworld
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Manhattan Garden City, Araneta City, Cubao, Quezon City

Manhattan Plaza is one of the many condominiums that feature lush spaces and gardens, encouraging residents to stretch their legs and take a stroll outside. Since it’s part of Manhattan Garden City, a transit-oriented development, homeowners can make the most of living in close proximity to EDSA and C5, get access to a world-class bus port, and make the most of having direct connection to MRT and LRT via elevated walkways.


Callisto by Alveo Land

Callisto by Alveo Land
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Theater Drive corner West Gala Drive, Circuit, Makati City

The second residential development of Alveo Land in Circuit, Callisto features compact yet flexible spaces that can be easily personalized according to the owner’s needs. Given its location, Bonifacio Global City, and Mandaluyong are a few kilometers away. Public transportation options pass by Circuit on a daily basis, giving residents commuting options. There’s also a bus terminal inside Circuit that’s within walking distance from the property.

One Sierra by PIK


EDSA corner Sierra Madre Street, Mandaluyong

One Sierra is a project by PIK, the largest homebuilder in Russia. One of the best things about this development is that it’s a low-density residential condo, which means there are only a few units per floor ensuring space, privacy, and a relaxed ambience. The Shaw and Boni stations of the MRT are within walking distance while buses and jeepneys also ply the major road, giving residents more mobility options.

The Sapphire Bloc by Robinsons Land

RLC Residences
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Ortigas Center, Pasig City

The Art Deco-inspired aesthetic of The Sapphire Bloc will lure you in, but it’s the ease of living in Ortigas Center that will make you commit to owning a unit in the property. A space in Ortigas locates you in the center of a bustling district where there are office spaces, malls, and entertainment options. Thinking about your commute? There are nearby bus stations found along ADB, Ortigas, and Meralco Avenues. If you’re used to taking the train, the nearest MRT station is Ortigas, which is approximately a 13-minute walk away.


Avida Towers Astrea

Avida Towers Astrea
PHOTO BY Avida Land

Along Quirino Highway, Barangay Pasong Putik, Fairview, Quezon City

A residential development located in a 1.3-hectare property, Avida Towers Astrea features open spaces, pocket gardens, and a location that has access to a major road. Here, you will get the best of both worlds—a serene home and perks of city living. The property can be accessed via jeepney or bus, with multiple routes and stations available whether you’re going to and from Makati, Valenzuela, and other cities in the Metro.

The Key Details:

Orean Place at Vertis North 

Location: Triangle North Mall, Vertis North, Diliman, Quezon City
Available units: Studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom, Penthouse Three-Bedroom (Bi-Level or Flat)
Price points: P9.6 million to P51.8 million
Notable features: Has sustainable features, gym, co-working space, 25m lap pool/lounge pool, kiddie pool, and play area

Fame Residences 

Location: EDSA, Mandaluyong City
Available units: One-bedroom (end Unit, with balcony, or end unit with balcony), two-bedroom end unit with balcony
Price points: P5.1 million to P6.8 million
Notable features: Swimming pools, kiddie pools, children’s playground, outdoor fitness zone, and outdoor Lounge


The Arton by Rockwell

Location: Aurora Boulevard, Quezon City
Available units: Studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom
Price points: P5.7 million to P16.8 million
Notable features: Fitness gym, swimming pools, co-working spaces

The Crestmont 

Location: Panay Avenue, South Triangle, Quezon City
Available units: One-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom
Price points: P6.1 million to P14.8 million
Notable features: Modern contemporary architectural theme, amenities include Sky Lounge, fitness gym, Sky Deck Pool, Sky Promenade, Entertainment Room

The Residences at Commonwealth by Century 

Location: Amsterdam Avenue, Don Antonio Drive, Brgy. Batasan Hills, Quezon City
Available units: One-bedroom, two-bedroom, the suite
Price points: P2.4 million to P8.7 million
Notable features: Open spaces, usable balconies, and family-friendly amenities like a music room, movie room, arts and crafts room, gym and fitness studio

Manhattan Plaza 

Location: Manhattan Garden City, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City
Available units: Studio with balcony, one-bedroom with balcony, two-bedroom with balcony
Price points: P5.6 million to P15.9 million
Notable features: Fitness center, game room, play pool, outdoor seating area, lap pool

One Sierra 

Location: EDSA corner Sierra Madre Street, Mandaluyong
Available units: Studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom
Price points: Starts at P7.6 million
Notable features: Modern green building design, innovative parking, amenities include inviting amenity reception area, private function rooms, and swimming pool and deck area


Location:Theater Drive corner West Gala Drive, Circuit, Makati City
Available units: One-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom (inner and end units available)
Price points: P9.1 million to P26.2 million
Notable features: Lap Pool, Pool Deck, Outdoor Lounge, Lawn Area, Indoor Gym, Library

The Sapphire Bloc 

Location: Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Available units: Studio, One-Bedroom, Executive One-Bedroom
Price points: P6.2 million to P11.2 million
Notable features: Fitness facilities, massage/sauna, lounge, children’s play area, private theater, game room


Avida Towers Astrea

Location: Along Quirino Highway, Brgy. Pasong Putik, Fairview, Quezon City
Available units: One-Bedroom, Junior One-Bedroom
Price points: P3.6 million to P6.6 million
Notable features: Multipurpose clubhouse, outdoor lounge, swimming pools, jogging path

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