A charming Swiss chalet now houses a store of convenience for residents of Brittany’s Crosswinds. This is “Finds Village Store” which recently opened within the Swiss-theme resort haven in Tagaytay.
Also carrying the architectural details of dwellings typical in the Alps which have inspired the sprawling property, the two-floor shophouse evokes the look of a picturesque chalet with shuttered windows, ornate balconies and flowerboxes overflowing with red blooms. It offers a variety of grocery items, prepared meals and sweet treats.
Opening the doors to its first customers were Finds general manager Willie Camarillo and StarMall head of Corporate Communications Abby Platero. Also present in the event were heads of host property Brittany as well as Vista Land officers and staff, StarMall president and COO Jerry Navarette with former Las Pinas Rep. Cynthia Villar and Senator Manny Villar who joined the residents of Crosswinds in browsing through the shelves for a quick shopping expedition.
“This year marks the beginning of the condotel operations of Grand Quarter,” Brittany’s COO Camille Villar said. “We’re going to have guests in and out and we wanted to provide them with everyday conveniences that’s why we decided to start with the store so that all the residents here would have a place to go, to pick up things that they need.”
Finds Village Store is just the beginning of what will become a retail suits young professionals and couples, offers ample living, dining and personal spaces located at the first and second levels. It also sets up dramatic views via its full glass window.
For startup families that need more moveable leg room for their kids, the two-bedroom loft is the best pick with a family hall located at the second floor and a sizeable living area at the ground level for entertaining guests.
The three-bedroom penthouse loft, meanwhile, offers greater space advantage, including an exclusive viewing deck for a total bird’s eye view of the surrounding cityscape.
Developed by Nobleland Ventures, Inc., The Exchange Regency will provide unit owners with direct access to amenities such as an infinity pool with sunken deck and pool bar, a kiddie pool, a putting green, kids playground, a meditation area, a barbeque area, a library lounge, a fitness gym, a Jacuzzi, a game room, cabanas, shower rooms with sauna, a health walk/ jogging path, and a host of Wi-Fi enabled facilities.
The showroom and office is located along Julia Vargas Ave., between San Miguel Avenue and Meralco Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.complex inside the property which will service not just the development but its surrounding areas as well.
“Set to rise in this area is a Swiss Village designed by foreign architects RTKL – the same firm that designed the Staple Center. The store is just the first part of a big masterplanned commercial area. We will be moving the Christmas Store here. This year, we will also be launching the event lawn where people can have weddings, the chapel and retail shops and restaurants at the end of the year – all to complement the hotel services,” Camille said.
The commercial area will be occupying 1.5 hectares which will also include recreational facilities such as a zipline, spa and a variety of activities to service the different requirements of the guests.
The day also marked the launch of Grand Quartier 3 – a mid-rise condominium development with 150 units. She revealed that the target is to build a total of 15 condominium buildings in response to the growing demand for a second home away from the traffic, pollution and stress of Metro Manila.
Crosswinds is a 100-hectare masterplanned community located in Tagaytay. Swiss chalets with interiors designed around the great room concept, ornate balconies overlooking the terrain, and 20,000 pine trees perfuming the air all come together to create this charming haven.
The community is only seven minutes from the Tagaytay Rotunda, the city’s prime hub where popular restaurants, activity areas, hotels and casinos are clustered.
Crosswinds offers prime amenities including a swimming pool, view deck and pocket parks and gardens. Premium utilities include underground cable for power and communication, deep wells and water reservoir for round-the-clock water supply, and a professional management team to ensure that the property is well maintained.