Kowloon Tong, located in Kowloon West, is an expensive and upscale quiet residential district, popular among the wealthy and upper class of the city. The area has a number of traditional prestigious schools and is one of the most sough-after addresses in Hong Kong. It is home to many celebrities, billionaires, movie stars and company owners. Movie star Jackie Chan is known to be one of its residents for many years.
The area was developed into a well-planned and low density residential area based on the British model in the 1920s, with the majority of the properties as villas and bungalows. The area’s broad roads and streets are mostly named after counties in England. Luxurious houses in the neighbourhood can be sold for HKD 100 million.