Penang has long been known for its food and for Georgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visitors to Penang depart with stories of having eaten the best food and of the cultural and historical significance of the island. What some do not know is that Penang is the only place apart from the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, to have been awarded a city status by the international agency. It has also been regularly voted one of the most liveable cities in Asia. Penang is not just a nice place to visit, it is a great place to live.
Seri Tanjung Pinang, in northeastern Penang, covers over 240 acres and is set to be the city’s most sought after community development. This partly reclaimed site is a hugely ambitious plan to develop a new township for the affluent demographic. Part of a well designed masterplan by property developer Eastern and Oriental Berhad, it is more than a concept as the area is already very well developed with different housing projects neatly planned and laid out.
Homes at Seri Tanjung Pinang range from courtyard terraces to exquisite grand villas and luxury condominiums to contemporary suites and all the services that a township requires such as shopping malls, supermarkets, and places for residents to hang out. Seri Tanjung Pinang is self contained and offers a different lifestyle for Penangites and those who are looking to live in that most captivating and elusive of lifestyles encompassing luxury, convenience, history and lustrous scenery. There is arguably no place in the region that offers such a perfect combination.
Situated right at the northeastern tip, residents in the various condominium developments within Seri Tanjung Pinang such as the upcoming 18 East at Andaman have a stunning view of the beautiful waters over the Andaman Sea. In addition, the facilities in the area offers something for everyone. A waterfront promenade stretches along the coastline, providing residents with a sea-front track for a scenic walk, a leisurely cycling trip or an intense jog. Located nearby are international schools, a hospital and the famed Gurney Drive, a tourist hotspot well known for its local food.
The crown jewel of Seri Tanjung Pinang is Straits Quay, Penang’s first seafront retail marina, which adds to the experience of living life by the sea. Within the marina, there is a vibrant mix of retail, dining and entertainment options, certain to entertain and enrapture even the most discerning of residents. With its showcase of luxury residential enclaves and retail promenade, the area is poised to create a unique lifestyle for those who dream of a holiday by-the-sea, but love the reality of living there even more.
And the newest addition to this special site is the luxurious 18 East at Andaman, a development with a focus on the finer things in life. From the lobby of the condominium, a breathtaking landscape of a 1.8 hectare private waterpark spreads out with a host of purpose-built supplementary pools that include a spa pool with massage pavilions, an adventure pool with water slides and islands, and a beach pool with cabanas dotting the white sandy man-made beach. The laidback and resort-like style of the facilities fit in perfectly with the area and is very popular with residents.