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Property of the Week: The Green Grass of Home

It just got greener in the northern part of the metro with SMDC’s offering


You don’t have to search far for rolling hills, or at least views of refreshing greeneries. In fact, it can be just right outside your doorstep. SM Development Corporation’s Grass Residences is dotted with landscaped gardens and water features. Though a sanctuary in appeal, the 3.6-hectare property is accessible to major thoroughfares, and even has an exclusive bridgeway to SM North EDSA for the dwellers’ convenience. 

Photographed by Jun Pinzon.

Read the original article ("Green, Green Grass of Home") in the October 2012 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.  

Condo Tip 1: Wall mounted is always better.

Free up precious floor space by mounting your flat screen TV on the wall. Have a swivel bracket installed, so you can watch your favorite shows from any corner of your unit.

Condo Tip 2: Make some mirror magic.

A condo living room also gets a space-doubling boost with the illusionary beauty of mirrors.

Choose a wall-to-wall mirror for a seamless effect, or go for one with a bold frame for a decorative touch. 

Condo Tip 3: Slide In, Slide Out

Sliding doors are nifty space-savers in condo units, and save more floor area than swing doors. Also, when slid away, they can create an open layout; when closed, they define a space.

Condo Tip 4: Have a color blast.

You don’t have to go all white in a condo, as the scheme tends to look cold. A diminutive space can get cozier with warm colors, such as this bedroom palette of oatmeal, orange, and gray.

For more small space tips and ideas, click here.

Fact Box

Grass Residences
Misamis cor. Nueva Viscaya Streets (behind SM City North EDSA), Quezon City
Olympic-length lap pool, pavilion, ample provision for parking, conference rooms
Starts at P2.3M for a 28.5-sqm unit; P3M for 36.5sqm; P3.7M for 43.2sqm; P4.7M for 51sqm
SM Development Corporation; tel. (02) 858-0300; mobile 0917-500-5151

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