Beach property is getting to be in demand especially among the moneyed set. These includes high net worth couples, upwardly mobile millennials and business owners who are all eager to have a slice of paradise as an addition to their investment portfolio.
One property that is enjoying brisk sales is Seafront Residences by Aboitizland that is located in San Juan, Batangas. The 43-hectare expanse of beachside property along San Juan-Laiya Road offers a choice of houses and lots, residential lots and condominiums called villas.
“San Juan Batangas has become a hot spot for property buyers looking for homes or investments that are conveniently near the beach,” said AboitizLand CEO Dave Rafael. “There is a ready market for seaside developments. In that respect, Seafront Residences make for a great main residence, a summer home, an upgraded work-from-home set-up or even a place to stay or rent out for vacationers.”
The development has potential residual income as owners can let out their villas for weekend renters, especially now that travel restrictions are being eased. Because Batangas beaches are such popular destinations, rental investors are also helping spur the tourism industry in the area.
Accessible through the STAR tollway and South Luzon Expressway, San Juan boasts of a beautiful coastline facing Tayabas Bay, making it a great location for Seafront Residences.
Rafael added that now is the best time to invest while there are still units up for grabs. “The value of properties at Seafront Residences is rapidly rising. The value appreciation for residential lots alone as of January 2022 is a remarkable 290 percent and the trend is that it will continue to increase as demand for beach homes soars,” he shared.
Seafront Villas, Seafront Residences’ condominium offering, also make great investment pieces especially for people that love the beach and are looking for low maintenance properties that can be rented out on weekends or leased to tenants that are looking for a semi-long term respite by the sea. These villas are low-density three-storeyed condominiums with 10 units per cluster. This setup ensures ample privacy for vecinos — Spanish for neighbors — while allowing opportunities to establish friendly ties with other residents.
Only 21 buildings available at the beachside community. Total contract price starts at P8 million for a one-bedroom unit with a balcony, at 45 square meters starting at P20,000 monthly; the two-bedroom unit with a size of 54 square meters starts at P25,000 monthly.
The two-bedroom garden units occupy the ground floor while the one-bedroom units on the second and third floors have their own balcony that commands a fantastic view of the community. Those who still study or work remotely will find themselves literally working from paradise.
As part of the Seafront Residences community, villa owners can also enjoy the first-class amenities of the development. All diamond parks lead to the beachfront, giving residents easy access to the beach where they can enjoy the cool morning breeze and the calming sound of the waves.
The Budji+Royal-designed clubhouse comes with a magnificent pool and an iconic parola that offers awe-inspiring views of the sea, the mountains, and the whole beach community. A Town Center will soon rise providing the community with curated restaurants and stores.
Considering that AboitizLand has been turning over units to buyers since 2019, new homeowners can move into a real and welcoming neighborhood — not just to rows of empty lots or a ghost town.
Master-planned by world-renowned new urbanism exponents, DPZ CoDesign, Seafront Residences was awarded Best Housing Development in the Philippines during the 2021 Philippines Property Awards by Asia’s largest online property portal group PropertyGuru.