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

Displaying 1 - 10 of 88 results
Bel-Air on the Peak
Pokfulam

Ref#: 126053
Excellent 3 bed, 2 bath apt in sought-after development. Great sea-views across Lamma channel. ...
  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 14-Jan-2021
Rental:
HK$77,000
For rent
HK$77,000
SA: 1,525
SA 1,525 GA: 1,859
GA 1,859
Residence Bel-Air South Towers
Pokfulam

Ref#: 125978
Smart and well finished 3 bedroom apartment with balcony and full sea views. Located ...
  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 13-Jan-2021
Rental:
HK$62,000
For rent
HK$62,000
SA: 1,213
SA 1,213 GA: 1,480
GA 1,480
The Belcher's
Pokfulam

Ref#: 125977
Smart 2 bedroom apartment in large family friendly development with excellent facilities. ...
  2 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 19-Jan-2021
Rental:
HK$32,000
For rent
HK$32,000
SA: 766
SA 766 GA: 979
GA 979
Fulham Garden
Pokfulam

Ref#: 126017

  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 19-Jan-2021
Rental:
HK$61,000
For rent
HK$61,000
SA: 1,560
SA 1,560 GA: 1,750
GA 1,750
Bel-Air on the Peak
Pokfulam

Ref#: 125922
A high quality, high floor, 2 bedroom apt with a balcony and stunning sea ...
  2 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 11-Jan-2021
Rental:
HK$37,000
For rent
HK$37,000
SA: 723
SA 723 GA: 912
GA 912
The Belcher's
Pokfulam

Ref#: 125944

  2 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 20-Jan-2021
Rental:
HK$46,000
For rent
HK$46,000
SA: 762
SA 762 GA: 979
GA 979
The Belcher's
Pokfulam

Ref#: 125879
*A large penthouse apartment with harbour views and a private roof terrace. Spacious ...
  6 Bedrooms
  4 Bathrooms
Updated on: 20-Jan-2021
Rental:
HK$158,000
For rent
HK$158,000
SA: 2,692
SA 2,692 GA: 3,336
GA 3,336
The Belcher's
Pokfulam

Ref#: 125853
3 bedroom apartment with open view and fitted kitchen. Family friend development with good ...
  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 07-Jan-2021
Rental:
HK$48,000
For rent
HK$48,000
SA: 889
SA 889 GA: 1,147
GA 1,147
Scenic Villas
Pokfulam

Ref#: 125827
A well presented 4 bedroom apartment in a popular family development. There is a ...
  4 Bedrooms
  3 Bathrooms
Updated on: 11-Jan-2021
Rental:
HK$92,000
For rent
HK$92,000
SA: 2,311
SA 2,311 GA: 2,517
GA 2,517
Academic Terrace
Pokfulam

Ref#: 125797

  3 Bedrooms
  2 Bathrooms
Updated on: 04-Jan-2021
Rental:
HK$29,000
For rent
HK$29,000
SA: 649
SA 649 GA: 772
GA 772

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