Top 5 Reasons to Live in San Lorenzo Village Makati

San Lorenzo Village is very dear to me cause I grew up in San Lorenzo Village =) I remember countless hours biking around the village with my childhood gang, and playing badminton and baseball in the streets! San Lorenzo Village goes by other names such as "San Lo" or "SLV". Andrew E., a local rapper and comedian, even immortalized San Lo in one of his songs. (Lyrics courtesy of )

Kaya't ang sabi niya, "Hey Andrew, 
I would like you to meet my friends" 
And believe me, lahay sila ay may Mercedez Benz 

This is Ana, this is Karen, this is Tanya, this is Jill 
Lahat sila nakatira sa San Lorenzo Ville

So what's so GREAT about San Lorenzo Vill? Read on...

Here are my top 5 reasons to live in San Lorenzo Village Makati

  1. Easy access to the Makati CBD!  - There are 4 gates fronting the Makati CBD - Amorsolo St., Edades St / Paseo De Roxas, San Lorenzo Drive / Makati Avenue, and Ponce St. / Theater Drive. I would walk to these gates and access the malls for movies, shopping, eating and much more. Groceries include SM, Landmark, Super 8, Waltermart, Rustan's Fresh. You can actually also bike to these gates cause they have bike racks to lock you bike. If you work in Makati then you don't have to wake up early to get to work! Sundays were family days, so we would go watch a movie, eat and yes browse at National Bookstore when I was growing up.
  2. Hardware stores - A number of hardware stores are on Chino Roces avenue via the Sabio gate including 2 branches of Wilcon, Federal hardware and more. SM Makati has ACE hardware and Glorietta Mall has True Value. If you want to get to the mom and pop hardware stores a lot of them are just in Pasay City across South Super Highway as well as on EDSA. My Dad had me doing some carpentry work at home so it was really convenient to have hardware stores nearby.
  3. Transportation - You get immediate access to major highways such as EDSA and South Super Highway as well as main transport systems such as the EDSA-MRT via Ayala or Magallanes stations, Park Square transport hub for jeepneys and FXes, then there's SM and the Amorsolo Exit on EDSA for buses ; Plus San Lorenzo is bound by three major roads: EDSA, Chino Roces (Parallel to Super Highway) and Arnaiz Avenue. Each of the gates of San Lorenzo Village gives you access to various transport options depending on where you want to go. I frequently use the jeeps to get to City Hall, or just to go back and forth on Arnaiz Avenue. Uber is pretty easy to get in Makati but during peak hours the rates skyrocket. My main mode of transpo around the Makati CBD is walking unless you are in a rush then Uber is your best friend.
  4. Schools - nearby schools include Assumption College (in San Lo), Don Bosco on Chino Roces corner Arnaiz Ave, San Agustin in DasmariƱas village, De La Salle University in RCBC Tower, Mapua along Buendia and much more. My Al-mater International School Manila used to be in Makati until they moved over to Bonifacio Global City (BGC). I am thankful that travel time from school to home was just a short drive. I had time to play with my friends back home before the sunset or time to finish some homework =)
  5. Hospitals/Clinics - Hospitals include Makati Medical Center (where I was born yey!), not so far off but accessible is St Lukes Medical Center in Bonifacio Global City, and most recently the Medical City has a branch in Waltermart Makati. There are a lot clinics in the Makati CBD just a stone throw away from San Lo. Broke my arm once before it was convenient to get from school to the hospital in no time =)


Developed by Ayala in 1954, San Lorenzo Village is one of the first gated residential communities in Makati City. The property is managed by the San Lorenzo Village Association and offers prospective home buyers elegant and spacious house and lots for sale. Tight security protocols are implemented to keep residents safe around the clock. Residents can conveniently use and enjoy well-maintained village amenities, which include a swimming pool, a clubhouse, a jogging path, function rooms, and a playground. Top retail centers like Glorietta and Greenbelt and schools like Assumption College and Asian Institute of Management are just a few minutes away. You can even opt to walk to nearby offices, cafes, restaurants, and commercial areas.


24-hour Security
Club House
Function Rooms
Play ground
Tennis Courts
Soccer Field
Basketball Court also used for Badminton or Volleyball

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