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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Residence Bel-Air South Towers
Pokfulam

Ref#: 115422
*A lovely 3 bedroom apartment with a private terrace off the living room. Modern ...
  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 13-Nov-2019
Rental:
HK$76,000
For rent
HK$76,000
SA: 1,377
SA 1,377 GA: 1,685
GA 1,685
Greenery Garden
Pokfulam

Ref#: 117586

  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 06-Nov-2019
Sale:
HK$25,500,000
Rental:
HK$75,000
For sale
HK$25,500,000 For rent
HK$75,000
SA: 1,309
SA 1,309 GA: 1,587
GA 1,587
Scenic Villas
Pokfulam

Ref#: 117557

  4 Bedrooms
  3 Bathrooms
Updated on: 06-Nov-2019
Rental:
HK$80,000
For rent
HK$80,000
SA: 2,311
SA 2,311 GA: 2,517
GA 2,517
Scenic Villas
Pokfulam

Ref#: 117556

  4 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 06-Nov-2019
Rental:
HK$67,000
For rent
HK$67,000
SA: 1,978
SA 1,978 GA: 2,197
GA 2,197
Bel-Air No.8
Pokfulam

Ref#: 115992

  2 Bedrooms
  1 Bathroom
Updated on: 01-Nov-2019
Rental:
HK$36,000
For rent
HK$36,000
SA: 698
SA 698 GA: 908
GA 908
Residence Bel-Air
Pokfulam

Ref#: 115792

  2 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 30-Oct-2019
Rental:
HK$35,000
For rent
HK$35,000
SA: 698
SA 698 GA: 851
GA 851
Academic Terrace
Pokfulam

Ref#: 117334

  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 25-Oct-2019
Rental:
HK$31,000
For rent
HK$31,000
SA: 649
SA 649 GA: 772
GA 772
The Belcher's
Pokfulam

Ref#: 117288

  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 23-Oct-2019
Rental:
HK$63,800
For rent
HK$63,800
SA: 1,123
SA 1,123 GA: 1,415
GA 1,415
Bel-Air No.8
Pokfulam

Ref#: 117220
* A bright and airy 3 bed 2 bath apartment beautifully appointed with full ...
  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 06-Nov-2019
Rental:
HK$62,000
For rent
HK$62,000
SA: 1,029
SA 1,029 GA: 1,469
GA 1,469
Pokfulam Terrace
Pokfulam

Ref#: 117241

  2 Bedrooms
  1 Bathroom
Updated on: 08-Nov-2019
Rental:
HK$20,000
For rent
HK$20,000
SA: 523
SA 523 GA: 688
GA 688

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