This executive maisonette is home to F&B owner Jason Ong, 53, and his family. His wife, Claudia Lim, 50, is retired, while Jason himself is semi-retired. As such, the couple felt it was timely to cash out on their private property and move to an HDB.
Like their previous duplex penthouse, the maisonette also occupies two storeys. However, Jason points out that the latter actually has a larger usable floor area.
“When we were working or studying from home, we used to have to squeeze into various corners,” he recalls.
Now, there is enough room for everyone, including their three boys aged 25, 22 and 20, to each have their own proper work area.
AT A GLANCE
Home: An executive maisonette in Clementi
Size: 1,550 sq ft
Who lives here: A couple in their 50s and three sons in their 20s
ID: Dyel Design
He knew that he wanted to start from a clean slate, so he passed on a few newer units that had been renovated as it would be a waste to hack and redo everything.
This maisonette, over three decades old and in its original condition, was just what he was looking for.