A favourite among locals and foreigners alike, Hong Kong’s Happy Valley boasts a healthy mix of trendy city property and quiet sophistication. Famous for the Happy Valley Racetrack, those in the know are quick to agree - this attractive neighbourhood has much more to offer than a boisterous Wednesday night at the track.
Conveniently located above Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, Happy Valley is a hip, artistic residential neighbourhood - void of the pretension that often accompanies vibrant areas in cosmopolitan cities like Hong Kong.
The culture in Happy Valley is enriched by a different kind of property: Demographic properties. This encompasses young professionals - both locals and expats - through to families and retirees. The community has led the area’s nightlife, fashion, art and culinary scenes to flourish over the past five years.
The result for dwellers is a niche residential area, peppered with charming low-rise apartments. Here, you’re always a quick walk from your favourite coffee shop, art gallery, or restaurant. For those wanting a break from the crowds, Happy Valley’s glamorous and contemporary residential property is located just a stroll away from lush, green parks.
Among its many private clubs, the Hong Kong Jockey Club is notably the most exclusive in Happy Valley, along with being one of the city’s most generous patrons. Numerous prominent local and international schools are also found here, including ESF educational institutions, Hong Kong Japanese School, and French International School of Hong Kong.
Commuters are spoiled for choice in Happy Valley. Here, residents enjoy unrivalled accessibility to other parts of the city by almost every means of transportation available - whether via shuttle bus, regular bus, subway, taxi, tram, or good old fashioned walking. For an immersive commute, take the tram - it’s not the fastest route, but definitely the most interesting.
Teeming with character, trams that have serviced the area since 1922 move swiftly to and from the Central Business District. This adds to this location’s picturesque qualities, making sure Happy Valley remains one of Hong Kong’s most popular urban residential districts for years to come.