Essensa East Forbes

Essensa is one of the premier high-rise residential condominiums in Metro Manila. The graceful concave buildings resembling butterfly wings is a mastery of aesthetics with a generous layout of 236 luxury residential suites.

Essensa has a business center, a fitness center, helipad, an indoor heated lap pool, and four levels of underground car park, private dining facilities and a poolside gazebo all of which offer first class hotel service which including a 24 hour concierge and elevator attendant.

These twin 116-unit luxury condominium apartment towers project were undertaken to create luxury residential estate in the Fort Bonifacio Development Area. The complex is located on a gateway site adjacent to the exclusive Forbes Park Residential district and the neighboring Manila Golf and Polo Clubs.

Unobstructed views, while embracing the lush private gardens at their base, Essensa retains nearly 70% of its site for landscape and open space.

The scale and character of the carefully detailed windows is distinctly residential and draws from the elegant Antillan style of Manila's past. Enhanced by the traditions of place, Essensa's dramatic towers, ornamented by nature, achieve a distinctive image and unique identity in the 21st-century city growing up around it.

  • lot area for the two buildings and landscaped gardens totalling to an approximate 9,600 square meters.
  • grand porte-cochere entrance for each tower
  • elegant Italian Travertine and operable floor-to-ceiling aluminum and glass windows building facade clad
  • magnificent double-height lobbies furnished in Travertine and exotic woods
  • multi-purpose function rooms
  • 4-level, 3-hectare basement parking
  • 4-high speed Schindler elevators, inclusive of one convertible service elevator, for each tower
  • all residences fully equipped with security and management - monitored smoke and fire alarms
  • back-up power generator
  • a helipad for each tower

  • 4 residential suites per floor with areas ranging from 200 to 538.11 sq.m.
  • generous floor plans feature a foyer, grand living and dining area, a gourmet kitchen and a separate kitchen fully-fitted with appliances
  • 9-foot ceiling height for standard units and 10.5 feet for penthouses
  • separate service entrance leading directly to service kitchen
  • housekeeper's room with toilet and bath
  • McQuay central cooling tower with unitized chillers and individual room controllers
  • full floor-to-ceiling, operable aluminum glass windows
  • private balcony
  • 3 telephone line allocation per unit
  • provision for Cable TV
Living Area
  • maple veneer wood doors with Baldwin Locksets at main and service entrances, powder room, bedrooms and bathrooms
  • glass French doors leading to gourmet kitchen
  • maplewood flooring for living and dining areas and hallways
  • painted ceilings and walls with baseboards
  • Italian switches and wall sockets
  • exhaust fan in every bathroom
Bedrooms & Bathrooms
  • maple veneer wood doors with Baldwin Locksets for bedrooms and bathrooms
  • carpeted bedrooms
  • Italian ceramic tiles and mosaic glass tiles borders for bedrooms 1 and 2 baths
  • Travertine (Italy) master bath and powder room
  • Villeroy & Boch (Germany) washbasins and duo watersaving-buttoned toilets
  • Keuco (Germany) bath accessories for powder room and master bath plus Robern mirror vanity cabinets
  • Travertine and Carara marble (Italy) countertops for baths
  • Whirlpool bath for master bedroom; Villeroy & Bach tubs in bedrooms 1 & 2 baths
  • exhaust fan in every bathroom
Gourmet Kitchen
  • Italian granite floors and countertops
  • SubZero (USA) model 650 refrigerators and freezers
  • Miele (Germany) state-of-the-art dishwasher, oven, and stovetops, microwave and electric stovetops
  • Paula Rosa (England) Alderwood cabinetry
  • Blanco (Germany) stainless steel kitchen sink
  • painted walls and ceilings
Service Kitchen
  • Italian granite floors
  • GE (USA) refrigerators and freezers
  • Paula Rosa (England) Alderwood cabinetry
  • LaGermana Electric stovetops
  • Whirlpool (USA) washer and dryer

  • airline reservations confirmations
  • airport transfers & car rental bookings
  • courier services
  • hotel reservations
  • newspaper subscriptions
  • paging services
  • bellboy
Housekeeping (upon request)
Cleaning (per unit)
  • mopping/sweeping of parquet and granite flooring
  • vacuum cleaning of carpets
  • wash down of bathrooms
  • removing of cobwebs and cleaning of terrace
  • pulling out of garbage
  • cleaning of kitchen
General Cleaning (per unit) - in addition to Cleaning nos. 1-6
  • glass cleaning (frames & mirrors)
  • scrubbing of granite flooring
  • carpet shampooing (per room)
  • stripping/sealing of parquet
Car Wash
  • Sedan
  • AUV, SUV, Van
  • with shampoo & vacuum
  • pest control / fumigation
Plumbing Services
  • unclogging of drain pipe
  • repair of pipe leaks/sewer line leaks
  • repair of leaking faucet
  • repair of water closet flushers
  • unclogging of P-traps
  • replacement of valves (gate, ball, etc.)
  • replacement of angel valves
  • unclogging of toilet bowls
  • repair of continuous overflow of toilet bowl
  • other plumbing works
Electrical Services
  • installation/relocation of convenience outlet
  • installation/rewiring of electrical panel board
  • installation/rewiring of additional lighting fixtures
  • replacement of busted bulbs
  • installation of telephone extension
  • telephone conduit wire installation
  • house cable installation
  • repair and servicing of in-house cable
  • other electrical works
General Air Conditioner/ing (A/C) Services
  • A/C filter cleaning
  • air handling unit cooling coil general cleaning
  • replacement of electrical part
  • replacement of check valve
  • replacement of gate valve
  • replacement of FCU/AHU 3-way valve
  • other A/C works
Minor Carpentry/Painting Works
  • installation of door/cabinet hinges
  • replacement of door lockset
  • installation of door closer
  • installation of drawer locks
  • installation of door locksets
  • installation of curtain
  • installation of door viewer
  • installation of picture/painting frames less and more than 5 sq. ft.
  • painting services
  • construction of wall partition
  • fabrication of cabinet and open shelves
  • other carpentry works

HEALTH CLUB (opening hours: 6am to 10pm, daily except holidays)
Personal Training
  • gym [package (8 sessions); per session]
  • swimming lessons [package (10 sessions); per session]
Spa Personal Care
  • composed of different types of massage and facial services