Grand Riverside Villa - LOCATION
Grand Riverside Villa is located at Poblacion, Sta. Rosa, Laguna.
Santa Rosa, nicknamed 'Makati of the South', is a city in the Laguna province in the Philippines, located at a longitude of 121°6' longitude and latitude of 14.19'. Santa Rosa has a population of just under 400,000 people, and it is the second largest district in Laguna after Calamba. This city is part of the suburbs of Metro Manila, located 51.3 kilometers south of the capital city and is accessible via the South Luzon Expresssway, the Manila South Road as well as the southbound line on the Philippine National Railroad. From the interchange of the South Luzon Expressway, Sta Rosa is accessed by the road that leads to the neighboring municipality of Silang, in Cavite.
The city of Sta Rosa covers a total land area of 5,532 hectres. Due to its flat topography, only a very small percentage of the total land area, 2%, is subject to the effects of erosion, making buying real estate in Sta Rosa a worry-free endeavor for all investors.
Sta Rosa has a local city government that is striving to make this city a world-class, green and smart city boasting a sustained economic growth. There are numerous special economic zones and industrial parks in Sta Rosa, with high employment as a result among the residents of the city. This is a city of industrial estates and manufacturing plants, providing ample employment opportunities for its residents, which makes Grand Riverside Villas a very attractive investment option for people who are working within this area. Santa Rosa is known for its Coca-Cola and Toyota car manufacturing plants. There is a vibrant manufacturing and industrial sector here, and Sta Rosa is also known as the 'Motor City of the Philippines' for its many car manufacturing plants here.
The special economic zones and industrial parks include:
- Laguna Technopark Inc.
- Greenfiel Automotive Park
- Toyota Special Economic Zone
- Daystar Santa Rosa Industrial Park
- Santa Rosa Commercial Complex
- Meridian Industrial Complex
Sta Rosa is a strategically ideal location for investing in real estate due to its proximity to Metro Manila. The commute to and from Metro Manila, via the South Luzon Expressway or SLEX takes approximately one and a half hours.
The Poblacion barangay of Sta Rosa is known for its lively public market, where fresh goods are sold every day, making this neighborhood a lively area to live in, where you never have to go very far to find your groceries and other necessities. For all your family's other shopping, recreation and entertainment needs, there are also malls and departmental stores available nearby:
- Target Mall
- SM Light Mall
- Paseo de Santa Rosa Shopping Mall
- Robinsons Sta Rosa Market
- Century City Mall
- Ayala Malls Solenad
The city of Sta Rosa has good public and private sports and recreational infrastructure, making this city a very pleasant place to live and raise a family. There are a total of 44 public basketball courts and 8 public parks and playgrounds within the city alone, so living in Grand Riverside Villas you will never be short of a place to go for some exercise and fresh air and to spend quality time with your loved ones.
Other private fitness, recreational and entertainment facilities are also available in Sta Rosa city, such as gyms, billiard halls, swimming pools, family entertainment zones, amusement centers, bingo parlors, cinemas and many other venues.
The main entertainment venue in Sta Rosa is of course Enchanted Kingdom, the very popular theme park spread over a land area of 25 hectares which opened here in 1995, with its rides and attractions including roller coasters, ferris wheels and a flight motion simulator attracting large numbers of annual visitors, both local and foreign.
Other things to do with your family in and around Sta Rosa city include Sta Elena Fun Farm, which is a fun place to visit with young children to see farm animals, ride a horse and try out ziplining.
Sta Rosa city has 18 public elementary schools, 8 public high schools, For families with school-age children, and older children attending college, university or other institutes of higher education in and around the Poblacion area, there are numerous options available:
- Vincent Clare High School
- Canossa School
- Santa Rosa Central Elementary School
- Tagapo Elementary School
- Labas Elementary School
- San Geronimo Emiliani School
- Balibago National High School
- Laguna Bel Air Science School
- Sta Rosa Science and Technology High School
- New Sinai School and Colleges
- Philippine Technology Institute
The main university in Sta Rosa is the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta Rosa Campus, which is a public university highly subsidized by the Sta Rosa City government. The university is located in New Sta Rosa Village, Barangay Tagapo. The Polytechnic University of the Philippines aims to make the highest quality of education available to all Filipino students, regardless of socioeconomic status or family income.
For all you and your family's healthcare needs, there are numerous options available for clinics, hospitals and medical centers located near your home in Grand Riverside Villas:
- Poblacion Health Office
- Balibago Polyclinic
- Poblacion Health Center
- Santa Rosa Community Hospital
- Many places of worship can also be found near the Poblacion barangay:
- St John Bosco Parish Church
- Santa Rosa De Lima Parish
- Jesus Is Lord Church Sta Rosa, Laguna
- Chair of St Peter Parish Church
- Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish Church