Sanctuary for opulent living

ENJOY a lavish modern lifestyle with all its luxuries at The Sanctuary by Runnymede Group of Companies in Batu Uban, Penang.

An exclusive, gated and guarded residential enclave set on 28.7 acres of elevated prime freehold land, its first phase was The Sanctuary Bungalows with 69 units are completed and sold.

The remaining two components — Vilaris Courtyard Homes and Triuni Residences — will be featured at the Fair 2017 in Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon Mall from tomorrow to Sunday.

Vilaris Courtyard Homes are an exclusive collection of 56 stylish three-storey residences on a 5.3-acre parcel. The Certificate of Completion and Compliance (CCC) has been obtained and each are priced from RM2.5mil.

Designed with a modern interpretation of Penang’s rustic Peranakan charm, these homes have traditional elements like internal courtyards with air wells to the sky, tall ceilings, wide windows and breezy living spaces that maximise views, natural light and ventilation.

They have 24ft-wide frontages and are 80ft in length. Built-up spaces range from 3,940sq ft to 3,952sq ft. Inside, there are 4+1 rooms, a guest lounge on the ground floor and family area on the second floor. Some units have elevators.

The dry kitchen and outdoor terrace integrate to create a versatile space. The master suite has an ensuite bath and a study area overlooking the internal courtyard.

Living and dining areas are elevated for privacy from the street while the porch, big enough for four vehicles, is lowered and hidden from view, allowing it to double as an outdoor deck for entertaining.

The house has two entrances one for owners and another for visitors who will feel right at home in the guest room designed as a self-contained suite. This flexible space can also be used as ‘grandma’s unit’, or small office/home office for those who wish to work from home.

There are high quality finishes throughout, like 2ft x 3ft homogenous floor tiles in serene pastels as well as merbau wood finishings for the upper floor rooms.

Meanwhile, Triuni Residences offers 552 units of semi-detached and detached condominiums in a trio of 22- and 24-storey towers on a 5.36-acre plot within The Sanctuary.

Available now is the first block, Anthemis, with 176 units. These come in four layouts with built-ups ranging from 1,130sq ft to 1,916sq ft, and at least three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Set for completion in 2020, the low-density project has only eight units per floor. Each tower will be built staggered so units enjoy views of the sea or hills. The kitchen cabinet, hob and hood are provided for each unit, while a few will have storage facilities on the basement car park levels. Each unit also gets two covered parking bays.

Its urban resort facilities are on two podium levels and includes a 40m cascading infinity lap pool, relaxation pool, wading pool and playhouse for children, Jacuzzi, cabanas, indoor gym and outdoor jungle gym, function rooms, manicured gardens and landscaping with rock formations.

The Sanctuary’s strategic location between Penang Bridge and Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge affords easy access to Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah.

The single-entry development has round-the-clock security, a linear garden and landscaped park with pavilion and tall trees for lush tranquillity.

Visit Runnymede’s booth No A3 at the four-day property fair, from 10am to 10pm daily. Admission is free.

The fair is organised by Star Media Group. Visitors can also attend informative talks and stand a chance to win over RM50,000 worth of prizes in the Spin & Win contest.

There is also a Win A Home (WAH) Contest, in which house buyers stand a chance to win a home worth over RM550,000 at PJ Midtown, Section 13, Petaling Jaya, by registering at and then completing a slogan.

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