Yuen Yuen Institute Mansion, 29-31 Battery Street, Jordan

Monthly Rent: 
HK$5300

Fully Booked

Introduction

This is a tenement building located at Battery St, near to the famous “Jade Market” in Jordon. Located in the west side of Kowloon, this building is in the middle of three MTR stations – Austin, Jordan and Kowloon Airport Express Station. Within walking distance you can reach different MTR lines that bring you to different parts of Hong Kong.

All retail stores for daily necessities are located within 5 mins walking, including restaurants, wet market, super market and laundry shops etc. Jordan is a special location that comes with an interesting mix of culture – the fusion of the new and old style of HK and the crossover of the eastern and western culture. Within 5 mins walk towards the east, you can reach the world famous Temple Street. Within 15 mins walk towards the west, you can reach the tallest building in HK – the ICC (The International Commerce Building) and the Elements, which is one of the biggest shopping mall in HK where you can find all the flagship stores of world famous brands including Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Chanel, etc. In another 3 mins walk down Canton Road, a colonial style building, Yau Ma Tei Police Station, is located right at the corner.

Further down the road, you can reach Cinematheque Broadway in 8 mins walk. This cinema provides a wider spectrum of films than other cinemas in HK. Many of those unconventional art-films are featured in this cinema. Beside the cinema there are book store and cafe, where you can find everything about film arts.

Contented LivingThis residence is managed by Contented Living

Tenants

Students from The Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The City University of Hong Kong, The Baptist University of Hong Kong and The Open University of Hong Kong.

Tenancy Term: From mid-August 2022 to mid-August 2023

Facilities

This location is an 5-storey building with no elevator. It is equipped with security gate and security cameras. Garbage left by residents is collected everyday (except for some public holidays). There are three or five single rooms in each of the unit, with a toilet to share.

This mansion has been refurbished in 2019 with brand new furniture and electric appliances. The furniture comes from IKEA and other local suppliers, including wardrobes, desks, chairs and bookshelves. Beds and mattresses are Seahorse Brand. 300M Broadband Internet access offered by HKT (PCCW Netvigator) is available.

Every room is equipped with the following:

  • A bed and mattress
  • A desk and bookshelf
  • A chair
  • A wardrobe
  • Air conditioner
  • Curtains

Every Unit is equipped with the following shared facilities

  • A toilet
  • Wireless broadband internet access
  • Washing machines
  • Refrigerators
  • IC cooker and microwave
  • Basic kitchenware
  • Wireless broadband internet access

Key Features

Transportation

  • 6 mins walk to Austin MTR station
  • 6 mins walk to Jordan MTR station/ Nathan Road
  • 10 mins walk to Kowloon Airport Express/MTR station
  • 15 mins to Hung Hom (PolyU) by MTR
  • 25 mins to Kowloon Tong (HKBU/CityU)

Neighbourhood

  • Within 2 mins walk: Jade market, supermarket, wet market, restaurants, laundry shops, police station
  • Within 8 mins walk: Temple Street, Nathan Road, and more restaurants
  • 15 mins walk: “The Elements“ shopping centre, Tsim Sha Tsui
  • 20 mins walk: Polytechnic University

Floorplan

Payment

Payments include the following items:

Reservation Fee – the licence fee and utility prepayment for water, electricity and Internet service of first 2 months, which should be paid at the time of booking.

Licence Fee – includes the management fee, government rates, weekly cleaning cost on shared area, maintenance fee for general wear and tears, and home insurance.

Utility Prepayment – HK$200 per month for water, electricity and Internet service. Every licensee shares the charges equally based on the monthly bills from Water Supplies Department, Power Supply Company and Internet Service Provider. The total accounts will be settled upon checkout and any excess payment shall be refunded and deficiency shall be repaid.

Security Deposit – if all the facilities in the room are in good condition upon checkout, the security deposit will be refunded to licensee within 15 working days upon checkout. If there is any damage of the facilities or trash left in the unit, charges used to pay for the maintenance and cleaning service will be deducted from the security deposit.

Payment Terms:
Students can choose between 2-term or 3-term payments

2-term instalments:
Reservation fee (1st instalment)
Licence fee and utility prepayment for first 2 months
Pay HK$11,000 within 2 days upon issuing the agreement

Security deposit (Refundable) (2nd instalment)
2 months Licence fee
Pay HK10,600 in 14 days upon the start date of licence period

Remaining Licence fee and utility prepayment (2nd instalment)
10 months Licence fee and utility prepayment
Pay HK$55,000 in 14 days upon the start date of licence period

3-term instalments:
Reservation fee (1st instalment)
Licence fee and utility prepayment for first 2 months
Pay HK$11,000 within 2 days upon issuing the agreement

Security deposit (Refundable)
3 months Licence fee
Pay HK$15,900 in 14 days upon the start date of licence period

Licence fee and utility prepayment (2nd instalment)
Remaining 5 months Licence fee and Utilities prepayment
Pay HK$27,500 in 14 days upon the start date of licence period

Licence fee and utility prepayment (3rd instalment)
Remaining 5 months Licence fee and Utilities prepayment
Pay HK$27,500 on or before 15th Dec 2022

*If you have income proof or occupation proof, such as doctoral students, research assistants, or university officials, you can pay the licence fee by month (with 3 months licence fee as refundable security deposit). Please choose 3-term instalments and write down your monthly payment request in the Remarks with supporting documents uploaded when submitting your online application; we will then process your request at the backend system.

Online payment methods:

Mainland China:

WeChat Pay Online payment platform (Year long contract no transaction charge for reservation payment or otherwise handling changes from 1.3% up, please check with customer representative)

Mainland China and other countries:

PayPal (With transaction charge of 5%)
UnionPay (With transaction charge of 3.5%)
Transferwise (With transaction charge of 1-2%)

Bank T/T:

Bank name: Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Bank address: No. 1 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong
Bank branch: Shatin New Town Plaza Branch
SWIFT code: BKCHHKHH
Account name: Contented Living Limited
Account no.: 012-695-1-018131-1
Account address: Workshop 2, 11/F Gravity, 29 Hing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

Bank name: Hang Seng Bank
Bank address: 83 Des Voeux Road, Central
Bank branch: Kowloon Main Branch
SWIFT code: HASEHKHH
Account name: Contented Living Limited
Account no.: 789-657350-883
Account address: Workshop 2, 11/F Gravity, 29 Hing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

Faster Payment System (No transaction charge)
FPS Email: [email protected]

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