Highlands Pointe - LOCATION
One would think that such a beautiful location such as the Highlands Pointe surely must be quite away from the city but that is not necessarily the case. The Highlands Pointe is actually quite accessible to many modern amenities and facilities, which is why it is one of the most ideal places to live.
One of the first things that people take into consideration when searching for a new home is its accessibility to hospitals and clinics. At Highlands Pointe, you are never more than fifteen minutes away from your much needed medical services. First, just five to ten minutes away is the Manila East Medical Center. If you want a more modern medical facility, twenty minutes away, along Ortigas Avenue, is the Medical City. When you live in the Highlands Pointe, you are always within reach of much needed medical services.
If you are looking for good schools and colleges, then Highlands Pointe will not disappoint. Right inside the community, you will find San Beda College Taytay Campus. This is one of the premier learning institutions in the country and your kids can just ride their bikes when they need to get to class. Assumption College Antipolo is just ten minutes away, fifteen if there is a bit of traffic.
Just a bit farther and you will see La Salle College Antipolo. There are actually dozens of higher-learning institutions just minutes away from Highlands Pointe. If your kids decide that they want to study in Metro Manila, like in Ateneo de Manila University, or in the University of the Philippines Diliman Campus, they are just looking at a 30-minute commute from Highlands Pointe.
If you are a shopaholic, rejoice for Highlands Pointe is actually quite near several shopping centers. First of all, SM City Taytay is just a 5-minute drive from the main entrance of the community. This massive shopping center has more than a hundred different shops, boutiques, department stores, and restaurants, which is more than enough for the average shopaholic.
However, if you are looking for even more shopping choices, you can take a 30-minute drive towards the Ortigas Commercial Complex where you can find more shopping malls, like Robinson’s Galleria, SM Megamall, Shangri-La, and St. Francis Square. When you live in the Highlands Pointe, you don’t have to worry about suffering from shopper’s withdrawal symptoms.
Aside from the basics, the Highlands Pointe is also close to several historic places. For one, you are just a few minutes away from the home of Botong Manalac, the famed National Artist for the visual arts. His home also serves as his art gallery, which means you can buy an original piece made by the famed artist to display in your home. Aside from historic places, Highlands Pointe is also quite near some of the best resorts in the region. Club Manila East is just five to ten minutes away by car and the famed Thunderbird Resort is just thirty minutes away. This just goes to show that you will never run out of things to do when you live in Highlands Pointe.
Even if you do not have your own car, it will still be easy for you to get around the area. There are plenty of tricycles around that can take you on short trips, like to the local wet market or supermarket. You can also ride on jeepneys that can take you into the downtown areas where you can hop on a bus that will take you into Metro Manila.
- Manila East Medical Center – 1.6 km
- SM City Taytay – 3.1 km
- Ynares Center – 3.5 km
- Shopwise – 2.1 km
- Unciano Medical Center – 2.4 km
- SM City Marikina – 13.8 km
- Robinsons Galleria – 11.7 km
- La Salle College Antipolo – 7.9 km
- Assumption Antipolo – 5.6 km
- Valley Golf and Country Club – 3.7 km
- The Medical City – 10.7 km
- Thunderbird Resorts – 4.4 km