Located in New Territories East, Tseung Kwan O is situated between Kwun Tong and Clear Water Bay in Sai Kung District. It is a residential area with home ownership scheme housing estate, public housing estates and private housing estates.
Tseung Kwan O belongs to School Net 95. There are 26 primary schools and 26 secondary schools in Sai Kung District. Popular schools in Tseung Kwan O includes Tseung Kwan O Government Primary School, Carmel Divine Grace Foundation Secondary School and IVE (Lee Wai Lee).
With convenient transportation system in this area, you can take MTR at Tseung Kwan O MTR station to Quarry Bay or other areas in Hong Kong Island East in just 10 minutes. Buses and other public transport are other good options. With Tseung Kwan O Tunnel, connecting Kowloon East and Hong Kong Island East, makes this residential area very popular to live in.
Shops & Restaurants
Although Tseung Kwan O is a residential area, shops and restaurants are not limited. Popular shopping malls include Tseung Kwan O Plaza and Popcorn Mall. Besides, there are usually malls inside the housing estates. Supermarkets, shops and restaurants are available in these malls so you can basically get everything without going to other areas in Hong Kong.
Leisure & Entertainment
If you think a quiet neighborhood is too boring for you, there are some public leisure facilities for you. For example, Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground and Sports Centre and Tseung Kwan O Public Library.
The area attracts
The people who enjoy living in a place away from the hustle and bustle city life. Tseung Kwan O is an area which also attracts newly married couple or for those who work in Hong Kong Island East. Since most housing estates are newly built and the rent is cheaper than nearby districts, they are suitable for those who are looking for larger and cheaper flats.
Average price*: renting flats in Tseung Kwan O
The rental prices in Tseung Kwan O ranges from HK$27-28 per square feet, which are much cheaper than the flats in nearby areas such as Kwung Tong.
*Based on rental prices of properties listed on Poynta
Future Planning in Tseung Kwan O
There will be more flats available in the south of Tseung Kwan O. By the end of 2020, Tseung Kwan O-Lam Tin Tunnel will be completed. It will only takes 5 minutes to reach Hong Kong Island east from Tseung Kwan O Town Centre to Eastern Harbour Tunnel. Traffic flow is expected to be smoother upon the completion of the tunnel so Tseung Kwan O is definitely a good rental choice for you especially if you are looking for a quiet neighbourhood.