This is generally regarded as Hong Kong's most exclusive and luxurious residential area, the top of the world literally (or at least the top of Hong Kong Island). The Peak's detached individual homes and spacious low-rise apartments or houses offer magnificent views of Victoria Harbour or cosy views of rolling fog, sometimes in the same hour. Because of its popularity among foreigners living in Hong Kong, The Peak is conveniently located near top-notch international schools in town, first-rate hospitals, shops and restaurants. The area is a mere 15-20 minute drive away from Central, and is well served by a variety of public transport, including buses, taxis and the iconic Peak Tram.
Properties and houses in the Peak are predominantly townhouses and low-rise apartments with luxurious facilities and private outdoor areas. Prices for houses for sale and rent in the Peak, are among the highest in Hong Kong, and vary according to the size and type of property. According to the Wall Street Journal, Severn Road topped 2011’s list of most expensive streets in the world, with properties here valued at a whopping HKD67,500 /sq.ft (approx.). Notable roads in the Peak include Coombe Road, Barker Road, Guildford Road, Plantation Road, Mount Kellett Road, Mount Austin Road, Lugard Road, Severn Road and Gough Hill Road.
Peak School is a primary school and a part of the English Schools Foundation (ESF).
German Swiss International School is located along Guildford Road and follows an English curriculum. The International Baccalaureate programme is due to be implemented within the coming years.
The Woodland Pre-school is an English-speaking kindergarten located along Peak Road.
The Peak Galleria boasts a variety of shops, including a supermarket and convenience store, along with a range of restaurants. There are a number of popular scenic trails around the Peak that extend towards Pokfulam Country Park and the south side. The high accessibility of the Peak, along with panoramic views of the city, among other attractions such as The Peak Galleria, make it a popular weekend destination and one that is on all ‘must-see’ tourist lists.
| Property Price in|
|Median Sale Price (PPSF)||HK$62.01K|
|Median Rental Price||HK$148K|
|The figures is based on OKAY.COM database|