Bacolod City is a booming metropolis that is known for its colorful heritage, delectable cuisine, and numerous entertainment hubs that make the City of Smiles one of the most popular destinations for local and foreign tourists.
In 2008, Bacolod was hailed as the “Best Place to Live in the Philippines” in a survey by MoneySense Magazine. This recognition reflects the safety, affordability, and the comfort that Bacolod offers to its citizens and to interested property seekers.
Here are some of the notable houses and lots situated in the City of Smiles that are ideal for first-time homebuyers, starting families, young couples, and staycation enthusiasts.
The residential community Lumina Bacolod is situated along Barangay Vista Alegre, which is minutes away from Bacolod’s bustling and rapidly growing IT and BPO districts and lifestyle centers. Like its sibling developments, Lumina Bacolod is set to blend comfort, leisure, and laid-back living with the urban conveniences of its neighboring metropolis.
Lumina offers three model houses: Airene, Angelique, and Angeli. Airene is a single-storey rowhouse, while Angelique is a two-storey townhouse, and Angeli comes in two-storey townhouse and single firewall types.
These houses have floor areas ranging from 22 sqm up to 42 sqm situated on lots measuring 36 sqm up to 54 sqm. All house models come with their own carport and outdoor area that can be landscaped into a garden or used for barbecue and outdoor gatherings.
Lumina’s modern and sleek houses and lots are accompanied by recreational amenities such as a covered basketball court, community hall, and children’s playground. The residential community also offers a shuttle service for homeowners to easily access key locations around the city.
This residential enclave by Camella, a Vista Land company, occupies 40 hectares of land located in Barangay Mandalagan, at the heart of Bacolod City. Camella Bacolod is designed to provide a place of distinction characterized by modern conveniences and the upbeat lifestyle of Bacolod.
Camella Bacolod is a master-planned community meant to accommodate families of all sizes. The residential community offers Camella Homes’ signature house models that have floor areas measuring a minimum of 28 sqm up to 166 sqm built on lots measuring 36 sqm up to 143 sqm. Camella Bacolod’s houses cost a minimum of Php 850,000 up to Php 6.2 million.
Camella Bacolod will not be complete without its recreational amenities that promote wellness, fun, and relaxation. Homeowners and staycationers can enjoy the clubhouse, open and covered basketball courts, swimming pools, and a soon-to-rise commercial area.
Nature lovers and families will love the refreshing landscaped gardens accompanied by scenic ponds and open areas. These outdoor areas are perfect as a venue for children and parents playing together, planning barbecue parties and picnics, or strolling or jogging.
Camella Bacolod South
Yet another horizontal development by Camella Homes, Camella Bacolod South is a 23-hectare residential community located along the Circumferential Road in Barangay Tangub. Camella Bacolod South neighbors many schools, retail and commercial centers, worship places, and other prime establishments. This residential development promotes a balance between urban conveniences and picturesque suburban living.
Camella Bacolod South offers four house model types with floor areas measuring a minimum of 40 sqm up to 166 sqm and lot areas ranging from 42 sqm up to 153 sqm. The price of these signature Camella houses ranges from Php 1.1 million to Php 5 million.
This residential enclave also offers amenities that are enjoyable for homeowners and their visitors, as well as tenants on a staycation. Their amenities include a massive clubhouse, swimming pool area, basketball court, and the Children’s Park and Pine Park.
Camella Bacolod South also offers shuttle service to prime locations such as Bacolod’s lively and dynamic business hubs, shopping centers, and must-see destinations. Homeowners and short-term tenants will enjoy the peaceful suburban lifestyle mixed with the urban conveniences of the lively City of Smiles.
Deca Homes South Bacolod
Deca Homes South Bacolod is located at Barangay Cabug. It is a housing development project by 8990 Housing Development Corporation that promotes quality living paired with affordability and a laidback lifestyle.
Deca Homes South offers two house model types: duplex and rowhouses. Duplex units measure 30 sqm and are situated on lots measuring 60 sqm. These units are ideal for bigger families and for homebuyers who are looking for budget-friendly spacious houses.
Rowhouses, on the other hand, measure 22 sqm and are built on lots measuring 30 sqm. This house model is perfect for newly-wed couples and starting families who want to move into a quiet rural community. Staycation lovers can also use the cozy and cost-efficient duplex units for their ideal holiday getaway.
Deca Homes South also presents facilities for recreation, wellness, and spirituality. The development’s amenities include a basketball court, a clubhouse, children’s playground, and a community church.
Located on the higher ground of Barangay Granada, Charito Heights Bacolod is a lofty residential community that offers the breathtaking view of Bacolod and Talisay City.
Charito Heights offers two-bedroom houses that take inspiration from the classic American houses outlined by tall triangular roofs and bright colors. These houses come with one toilet and bath, a laundry area, a fully furnished living area, a kitchen and dining area, a garage, and a garden area.
Charito Heights also caters to its residents’ amusement and relaxation through amenities such as the swimming pool area, multi-functional clubhouse, tree parks, children’s playgrounds, and basketball courts.
Residencia Royale is another residential community located in the slopey Barangay Granada. This Alunan Realty housing project offers affordable modern houses that come with first-class furnishings and amenities.
Residencia Royale has two house models, namely Barcelona and Marbella. Barcelona is a two-storey townhouse that has a floor area of 94 sqm and a lot area of 110 sqm. This house model is composed of three bedrooms, two toilets and baths, a family room, a kitchen, and living and dining area. Units cost around Php 2.5 million.
Marbella is a bungalow house that has two bedrooms, one toilet and bath, kitchen, dining area, and living room. Marbella has a floor area of 54 sqm and a lot area of 11 sqm. Units cost around Php 1.6 million.
Being the City of Smiles, Bacolod City offers a plethora of urban conveniences along with idyllic suburban homes that bring happiness and comfort to homeowners, property seekers, and tourists.