Stylish abodes with stunning views
A PRIME development in a prime location – City Residence in upscale Tanjung Tokong is one of the best places you can call home, on cosmopolitan Penang Island.
Located in close proximity to various amenities such as banks, eateries, hospitals, shopping malls, schools and more, this modern condominium by the renowned Ivory Properties Group Bhd ticks all the boxes.
Conceptualised as an urban oasis promising a tranquil ambience for residents, City Residence is where one will find the best balance between work, home and play.
Exclusive, lavish and unique, it was built with only the finest in mind. So expect nothing less than an extraordinary lifestyle amidst contemporary surroundings, a myriad of leisure amenities and top-notch living conveniences.
Rising on 2.42 acres of prime freehold land along the Jalan Tanjung Tokong main road in the island’s northeast, City Residence is already complete with its Certificate of Completion and Compliance (CCC) obtained.
A mixed-use development, it comprises twin 39-storey towers housing a total of 202 residences – ranging from studio to typical units and penthouses sized from 460sq ft to 5,600sq ft – which sit atop a commercial podium block.
Featuring contemporary interior designs, they are sure to appeal to the market of young elites, couples and modern families looking for a trendy, cosmopolitan-style home.
The compact studio apartments occupy the 7th to 10th floors, overlooking the facilities deck. These are great for individuals and executives just climbing the corporate ladder.
Typical units come in three configurations – Type I at 1,700sq ft with three bedrooms and four bathrooms, Type II at 1,230sq ft with three bedrooms and three bathrooms and Type III at 1,830sq ft with three bedrooms and four bathrooms.
These occupy the 11th floor onwards, and are limited to a maximum of three units per floor. They also come with at least one parking bay.
Inside, the stylish homes open to breathtaking views of the city skyline, juxtaposed against the glistening waters of the channel, and mainland in the distance.
The exterior facade was also designed with the tropical climate in mind. It utilises large overhangs and shadings to both provide depth to the design, as well as practicality in reducing heat emission into units.
Besides creating a clean and sleek appearance for the structure, it also helps reduce the need for air conditioning, helping residents save on utility costs.
Ultimate relaxation is assured with the plethora of facilities provided. Take a stroll round the manicured gardens that surround the facilities floor, or take a plunge into the infinity pool where you can gaze out to amazing views and feel all your worries dissipate.
Children will have lots of amusement and fun at the playground, kid’s pool and slide, while the elderly are sure to love the semi-outdoor fitness park for gentle, early morning or evening exercises.
For parties, head over to the barbecue pavilion, gathering plaza or community hall for pleasant get-togethers with your loved ones, relatives and friends. Otherwise, work out at the well-equipped gym or sweat it out at the sauna room.
At the City Residence, one not only enjoys all the comforts and facilities of a cosmopolitan home, but he also has the convenience of being at the doorstep of many retail shops offering a vast array of products and services.
Only limited units remain available, priced from RM665,000 onwards, so act fast.
Tropicana Bay Residences
Down in the south-eastern part of the island, the Tropicana Bay Residences has taken shape and is set to greet homeowners by the end of 2017.
The first phase of the RM10bil Penang WorldCity integrated waterfront development, it consists of six blocks of freehold upmarket condominiums – known as Towers A to F.
A key element of the emerging enclave, it represents a valuable investment with its ideal location in a booming neighbourhood surrounded by lush greenery, with many daily necessities all within walking distance.
The location of Tropicana Bay Residences, between the Penang Bridge and Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge (second Penang bridge), is also a boon for those who are working on the mainland.
Connectivity via the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway is seamless, with the Penang International Airport, Bayan Lepas FTZ, Sungai Nibong and also George Town, all just a short drive away.
It is certainly another plus point for white-collar professions who are working at nearby factories or offices.
Residents can also enjoy vast retail and F&B options at the adjacent Queensbay Mall, or head to the nearby Sunshine Square and Giant hypermarket for daily groceries.
Parents need not worry about searching for schools as there are options aplenty in the vicinity – such as the Fairview International School and SK Sungai Nibong.
Within this prestigious development are a total of 1,343 exclusive lifestyle residences with varied layouts and flexible sizes ranging from 455sq ft to 1,945sq ft that are equally ideal for individuals or families.
There is a stylish entrance and drop off point to welcome one home every day.
Amenities include an infinity pool, gymnasium, landscaped park, foot reflexology path, as well as tennis, squash, badminton and basketball courts.
Designed with residents’ safety interests in mind, the area is tranquil with heightened security systems. Response for Tropicana Bay Residences has been overwhelming since its launch, with over 90% of units snapped up to date.
For more information on Penang WorldCity, call 04-6596888, visit the Sales Gallery at Persiaran Bayan Indah (near Queensbay Mall) in Bayan Lepas, Penang, or log on to www.penangworldcity.com.
Otherwise, drop by Booth A4 during the StarProperty.My Fair 2017 in Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon Mall from tomorrow until Sunday.
Located between Penang Bridge and the second Penang bridge, the Tropicana Bay Residences opens up to spectacular vistas of the channel.
Residents of Tropicana Bay Residences will have a lavish array of lifestyle amenities to enjoy, like this cantilever pool and landscaped surroundings.