Pokfulam

This neighbourhood stretches along the western coast of Hong Kong Island and is famous for its sunsets and the stunning views of the western approaches of the Lamma channel, a busy shipping route.

It starts at the campus of Hong Kong University at the extreme western end of Midlevels and extends all the way to Cyberport. Unlike the southern part of Hong Kong, this western coastline does not have any beaches. There are some hiking trails which start there and continue up to the parks and trails of the Peak. It is less touristy than some other parts of the island and predominantly a residential area.



Residential Blocks

Pokfulam contains a diverse range of housing, from low density lowrise apartments and houses in the Bisney Road / Consort Rise area and Sassoon Road, to the high density multi-phase developments such as Baguio Villas and Cyberport. Typically, the apartments and houses tend to offer larger space for the dollar than the Midlevels and other areas along the Southside of the island. Many of the older blocks have good sized balconies from which to enjoy the sunsets.

There are 3 large developments which are popular because of their excellent facilities for families. One is Scenic Villas, 7 mid-rise blocks consisting of all 4 bedroom spacious apartments with large balconies. Another is Baguio Villas, divided into upper and lower phases. These are all high rise blocks offering a range of sizes with 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms. They also all have balconies. Finally the residential accommodation next to Cyberport, Bel Air has many luxury high rise towers as well as large houses and villas, together with 3 clubhouses and extensive facilities. Cyberport is a commercial complex made up of modern office towers, a boutique hotel, cinema complex and mainly retail outlets.

Schools

The Pokfulam area is well supplied with good international schools. The ESF has a secondary school there, West Island School and also one of their largest primary schools, Kennedy School. In addition to this Kellett School, a British International School has its main campus for its primary close to Bel Air and GSIS (German Swiss School) has a campus for some of its primary classes.

A large new school Independent Schools Foundation Academy a bilingual school with Mandarin and English is located east of the Cyberport development. For preschoolers, the Woodlands Group has three campuses- the Wah Fu complex, Woodland Tree House in Scenic Villas and Chi Fu. There are also Sunshine House preschools, in Pokfulam Gardens and Chi Fu.



Churches

The Emmanuel Church in Pokfulam is related to St. John's Anglican Episcopal Cathedral. There is also a Catholic church St. Anthony's while Chi Fu Baptist Church uses the Cantonese language medium.

Attractions and Facilities

B?thanie is a Grade II historic building located in Pokfulam originally built in 1875 as a sanatorium but now together with the Dairy Farm cowsheds it has been allocated to the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and reopened in 2006 to be used by the Academy?s School of Film and Television. It includes educational facilities, 2 performance venues, an exhibition hall, a chapel and museum. Pokfulam is home to Queen Mary Hospital, the main Government teaching hospital on Hong Kong Island.

This hospital is linked to Hong Kong University and there is also a large clinical research building, medical library and various other related departments in the area. It has a comprehensive emergency facility. There are few commercial shopping areas in Pokfulam, the main one being part of the Cyberport development where there is a Park n Shop International and some other shops in addition to a cinema complex and boutique hotel, La Meridien.

There are few restaurants in Pokfulam except in the Cyperport development and Meridien Hotel. There is a public riding school in Pokfulam run by the Jockey Club.

Transportation

The Pokfulam area has an excellent bus service both double deckers and minibuses serve the area, in addition to the many taxis which can always be found around Queen Mary Hospital area. The following bus numbers come from Pokfulam. Buses 30X, 37A, 37B, 4, 40, 43X, 7, 71, 73, 90B, 91, 970 & 971. Minibuse routes 8, 10, 28 & 69 serve this area.



KEY CHARACTERISTICS:

Stunning sunset and sea views of Lamma Channel



Less touristy and predominantly residential



High-rise residential and luxury blocks



Hong Kong University campus is located



Several primary and secondary schools



Near Anglican, Baptist and Catholic churches



Excellent transport system



Property for Rent in Pokfulam

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Price (HK$) 
Size (sq. ft.)
Villa Cecil
Pokfulam

Ref#: 110834

  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
For rent:
HK$69,800
SA: 1,602
GA: 2,165
Pokfulam Gardens
Pokfulam

Ref#: 3433

  3 Bedrooms
  1 Bathroom
For rent:
HK$35,000
SA: 705
GA: 833
Baguio Villas
Pokfulam

Ref#: 111377
2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apt in popular family friendly development. 1 CCP included. ...
  2 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
For rent:
HK$36,000
For sale:
HK$18,000,000
SA: 906
GA: 1,020
Royalton 1
Pokfulam

Ref#: 111345

  4 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
For rent:
HK$65,000
SA: 1,572
GA: 2,160
Bel-Air No.8
Pokfulam

Ref#: 111324
This mid floor 3 bed unit is light and bright and with stunning sea ...
  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
For rent:
HK$63,000
SA: 1,086
GA: 1,560
Fulham Garden
Pokfulam

Ref#: 111240

  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
For rent:
HK$75,000
SA: 1,560
GA: 1,750
Baguio Villas
Pokfulam

Ref#: 111200

  4 Bedrooms
  3 Bathrooms
For rent:
HK$75,000
For sale:
HK$43,000,000
SA: 2,119
GA: 2,332
New Alberose
Pokfulam

Ref#: 111122
Spacious sea view apartment in quiet green location in character low rise building. Large ...
  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
For rent:
HK$85,000
SA: 2,327
GA: 2,738
Bel-Air on the Peak
Pokfulam

Ref#: 109689

  4 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
For rent:
HK$120,000
SA: 1,990
GA: 2,557
Greenery Garden
Pokfulam

Ref#: 110882
Well laid out 3 bedroom apartment with 2 modern bathrooms and open plan kitchen. ...
  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
For rent:
HK$50,000
SA: 1,020
GA: 1,241

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