Cool mountain breeze, fresh pine scent and an abundance of greens only at Alpine Villas
Written By: Amy R. Remo
Breathing in that crisp, fresh mountain air can do wonders for your health in more ways you can imagine.
Scores of studies would readily show that fresh air can help clear your lungs, lower blood pressure and heart rate, give you more energy and mental focus, boost your immune system, uplift your mood, and surprisingly, even aid in your digestion.
Admittedly though, it’s one of the few simple pleasures in life that is now hard to come by, especially when you live in a highly dense urban center. While others would regularly go out of town and immerse themselves in nature retreats, some went as far as finding homes and communities where there is an abundance of recreational open spaces, lush parks and gardens in a pristine environment where fresh cool breeze is a natural amenity that can be readily enjoyed.
Head south of the metro to find this beautiful nature-filled oasis that will let you enjoy an idyllic sanctuary amid sophisticated dwellings, modern conveniences and natural amenities.
The 100 hectare Crosswinds—a Swiss-inspired luxury community by Brittany Corp., the luxury residential arm of the country’s largest homebuilder Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc.—presents an ideal idyllic sanctuary for a home.
Sitting gracefully atop the lush sloping terrains in this peaceful side of Tagaytay, Crosswinds immerses you deep into nature with its themed neighborhoods spaced out evenly across the entire expanse, gorgeous calming views that will relax you, the cool clime, and some 35,000 towering pine trees comprising the forests that give off that refreshing pine scent you would rarely find in this country.
Crosswinds impeccably pairs this upscale rusticity with its array of thoughtfully curated dining concepts, hotels and other modern conveniences that will leave you feeling safe and content in your own private nature sanctuary.
You can still find your own sweet spot in this premier Swiss oasis as the 2.8-hectare Alpine Villas offers a charming enclave where you can revel in nature’s splendor. Its four mid-rise towers, being built in the style of Swiss chalets, beckon to those looking for that much needed balance between laidback countryside living and a modern upscale lifestyle.
Inspired by the concept of forest bathing, Alpine Villas provides a stomping ground that places utmost importance on the environment as well as the health and well-being of its future residents.
It is being built on the principles of sustainable design, which ensures that you will reap the many benefits of living amid nature. After all, scores of studies have already demonstrated how nature nurtures, heals and restores.
At present, Brittany offers the towers Bernese, Blanc, Brienz and Biel, which are set to rise 582 meters above sea level—an exquisite vantage point that allows you to soak in those charming views from the comfort of your home.
With some 30 percent of this development dedicated to green open spaces, future residents will be inspired to reflect, slow down, practice mindfulness and reconnect with nature—a pursuit that has become even more meaningful since the pandemic started two years ago. It also helps that this vertical village is being constructed using natural and sustainable materials such as wood, thus further incorporating nature into these individual residences.
At the same time, the upgraded features and amenities can offer opportunities for your wellness pursuits, especially as this peaceful retreat places you in a prime location to explore your natural surroundings with ease.
Cycling and jogging paths offer spaces for healthy outdoor recreation while the integration of passive and active areas give residents suitable areas for various activities such as yoga, meditation or even something as simple as reading a book at the tranquility garden. For the more active ones, the fitness facilities, kids’ outdoor play area and pet park further provide ample spaces for the whole family. Pocket parks and other open spaces within the entire Crosswinds estate provide more areas where you can simply breathe in that fresh mountain air.
Besides the amenities, practical features will ensure your safety and convenience. These include the towers’ 24/7 security, the safety protocols in place, the CCTVs in all common areas, the WiFi, and building systems. Units were also designed with versatility in mind, providing homeowners with the flexibility of designing their spaces.
You don’t even have to leave Crosswinds to satisfy your discerning palates. Near Alpine Villas is a row of dining concepts that give you several cuisines to choose from. You have Windmill Lausanne, Cafe Yama, Dear Joe, Andersen’s Bakery and Strawberry Farm. There’s also Ruined Project?, Napa, Cafe Voila and Coffee Project near the entrance of Crosswinds.
Indeed, the picturesque Crosswinds remains unrivaled today—a quaint community where you can just wind down and enjoy a breath of fresh air from the balcony of your home at Alpine Villas. If you’re going to go at great lengths just to get a whiff of that fresh clean breeze, you might as well go all the way—to Alpine Villas where you can enjoy nature at its best all year round.
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