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Imagine waking up to a view of green spaces, breathing in the fresh air from the comforts of your home, and having enough space for the whole family while living in the city. For the longest time, Filipinos have given up simple country comforts and larger homes for the convenience and quality of life that come with working in busy cities. One of the most coveted locations in Metro Manila where Manila’s affluent circles are taking root is the Alabang area–a portion where prominent residential properties, businesses, commercial establishments, and green open spaces thrive for that distinct southern lifestyle.
Luxury real estate property brand Filigree is combining the best of both worlds with the second tower of Botanika Nature Residences, their flagship residential project. Their most premium condominium in Filinvest City in Alabang, Muntinlupa offers modern city comforts without sacrificing spacious living quarters and vibrant surroundings.
With Two Botanika’s generous living spaces, families can feel like they’re in a single-detached home in an exclusive village while still getting all the conveniences of condo living.
Space is the new luxury
Real estate brand Filligree’s properties are known for putting a premium on space, their prime locations, and upscale amenities. Two Botanika comes on the heels of the success of Botanika Tower 1, which currently has only a few move-in ready units left.
The 3-bedroom premier unit of Two Botanika has a total area of ±179–196 sq m, comparable to single detached homes in sprawling, high-end villages. Special units will have total areas ranging from 160 up to an expansive 375 sqm.
Aside from offering more spacious unit cuts, Two Botanika offers a “lanai” living experience with deep balconies, taking inspiration from a design feature seen in tropical countries that allows better airflow.
The upscale units at the vertical village are ideal for families who want enough breathing space to grow with easy access to business, financial, and lifestyle hubs in the south for work and leisure.
Two Botanika will complement the community with its pocket gardens, fully fitted gym, sky lounge, and sustainable features that maximize the natural surroundings that residents can enjoy.
Crafted by experts
According to Filigree Business Unit Head Daphne Sanchez, the property collaborated with the best industry experts in architecture and interior design. Among those involved in the project is architect Andy Locsin of the world-class Filipino firm Leandro V. Locsin Partners.
Locsin reinforces the notion that luxury living, as seen in Two Botanika, means being able to enjoy the little things people take for granted.
“It is going back to the simple things—a beautiful garden, bumping into your friends, feeling part of the community, feeling safe, and breathing good air. That is true luxury,” says Locsin.
Responsible and eco-friendly design were factors he considered when taking on the project.
“One of the core values of this project is the ability to live an environmentally-ethical life. I think that is one of the aspects that the clients are looking for,” he adds.
Filigree also engaged the services of New York-trained interior designer Tina Periquet of Periquet Galicia Inc. who handled the tower’s efficient unit layout and space planning.
For Periquet, designing was not just about making use of empty spaces. She tasked herself to “curate experiences in the home” as seen in the progression of spaces that open up to deep balconies where residents can enjoy the views and extra outdoor space.
“The concept of the building is you’re in a vertical village. So, there is a nice sense of community and it’s really very much in keeping with the overall idea of being in a healthful place where you can just relax and not feel confined the way you normally would in a condo tower. There is a sense of expansiveness, openness, actual ventilation, and daylight,” she shares.
For Periquet, the size of the property isn’t meant to be a lavish display but to give a sense of integrated innate refinement.
“It’s all about nature, light, a space that gives you a sense of wellness. Being on the inside of a curved, well-defined formal shape makes you feel enclosed, safe. And stepping outside, it gives you a sense of being out in the open and free to wander,” she explains.
Spaces are designed with flexibility. They’re multi-use and multi-generational for future use. The interior designer emphasizes timeless style and investment-grade finishes to ensure long-term value.
Convenient condo living
Living in a low-density condominium with reliable property management gives its residents the assurance of being in a safe and tranquil environment. It also offers a sense of kinship among residents.
Sustainable features will also be seen in the atrium’s zen line garden design with a sunroof providing natural light. A sky lounge will provide residents with unobstructed views of the skyline. The premier condo will also have a fully-fitted gym, a greenhouse, and lawn spaces to move around freely. To further enhance their lifestyle, members will also get exclusive access to The Palms Country Club, which was recently accredited with the prestigious International Associate Clubs.
Botanika Nature Residences is located in the most exclusive area of the garden Central Business District in Filinvest City, Alabang. The peaceful enclave gives residents comfort and privacy while still getting easy access to all of life’s essentials.
According to Filigree, families can have peace of mind with the dedicated 24-hour security, privately-operated estate management, emergency response group, and crisis management team to address safety concerns.
Two Botanika recently held its ceremonial first concrete pouring together with EEI Corporation as their partner for general construction. This signifies timely progress with the turnover of the units expected in the third quarter of 2027.
For both investors and future homeowners, on-time delivery of units is crucial to ensure expected returns on investments and future housing plans. Knowing the target turnover date can give homeowners a clear timeline for current living arrangements and when to move into their new homes. Meanwhile, investors can start generating rental income or selling properties sooner when projects are delivered on time.
Filigree has consistently demonstrated its ability to offer reliable property management, ensure dependable delivery of the finest quality, and provide a seamless turnover experience of various high-value real estate properties.
Aside from Two Botanika, Filigree’s portfolio of luxury residential properties includes the award-winning Botanika Nature Residences Tower 1, a certified green vertical village in the Filinvest City; 1001 Parkway Residences, an upscale high-end residential condominium complex in Filinvest; and Golf Ridge Private Estate, a country club-like neighborhood in Filinvest Mimosa+, Clark.
For more information, visit https://botanika.com.ph.
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