The Mews @ The Glades, Putra Heights

  • Arianna Leo
  • 6 April 2016

Exterior look of The Mews townhouse. The smaller unit is located below the bigger units

Exterior look of The Mews townhouse. The smaller unit is located below the bigger units

 

The Mews is a collective name for 26 units of single storey and 2 ½ storey townhouses that are nestled within The Glades in Putra Heights. There are, altogether, two types of townhouse layouts available at The Mews. The unit area for a single storey townhouse is 3,498 square feet while 2 ½ storey mirrored duplexes are offered in 3,315 square feet (Type A), and 3,208 square feet (Type A1) respectively. The Mews are nestled adjacent the up-and-coming South Brooke condominium.

A townhouse is actually 3-under-1 property occupied by 3 different owners. The lower floor of a townhouse comprises one unit whereas the upper floor consists of two side-by-side units.

 

Property Name: The Mews

Property Type: Townhouse

Unit Type:

  • Type A (2 ½ Storey, 3,315 sq. ft.)
  • Type A1 (2 ½ Storey, 3,208 sq. ft.)
  • Type B (1 Storey, 3,498 sq. ft.)

No. of Townhouse Units: 26

Furnishing: Unfurnished

Unit Area: 3,208 sq. ft. to 3,498 sq. ft.

Land Tenure: Freehold

Land Title: Residential/Strata

Selling price: starts from RM1.5 mil

Maintenance Fee: RM0.25 psf

Bumiputra discount: 7%

Project Name: The Glades, Putra Heights

Project Status: Completed with CF

Total Land Area of The Glades: 56 acres

Address: Putra Heights, 47650 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Developer: Sime Darby USJ Development Sdn Bhd (56669-W)

Website: www.simedarbyproperty.com

Developer Address: Level 10, Block G, No. 2, Jalan PJU 1A/7A, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Toll free number: 1800 88 1118

Outside Malaysia: + 603-7849 5000

The Glades Sales Gallery: Off Persiaran Putra Perdana, Section 3, Putra Heights, 47650 Subang Jaya

GPS Coordinates: 3.008523, 101.577077

Tel. No: 03 5198 0888

 

Clubhouse Facilities and Amenities:

  • 50-metre infinity swimming pool
  • Mini Jacuzzis
  • Kid’s pool
  • Gym
  • Saunas,
  • Tennis courts
  • Yoga deck
  • Viewing deck
  • Open terrace
  • Barbecue area
  • Coffee House

Courtyard at entrance to Clubhouse

Courtyard at entrance to Clubhouse

The Glades' Residents-only clubhouse

Water pond inside the clubhouse compound. Behind those glass doors is the Coffee House

The infinity swimming pool overlooks the glades

The infinity swimming pool (with jacuzzi) overlooks the glades. The pool looks as if it’s connected with the glades but it’s not. Beyond are the 3-storey bungalows dubbed The Residences

Apart from what’s already listed above, there is also a multi-purpose hall, pavilion, aerobic studio, changing rooms, kid’s function room, kids library, kid’s indoor fun zone, and surau at the clubhouse.

Project Details

Artist's impression of The Glades

Artist’s impression of The Glades

The Glades – a name that brings to mind a place where tranquil, grassy, shallow water exist. Next, imagine a series of landed properties built around this very winding path of waterway, along with even shallower and smaller series of water features throughout an entire 56-acre development. This is the very concept that is reflected at The Glades in Putra Heights.

In addition to being gated and guarded by the imposing guardhouse with several guards present, the entire land that encompasses The Glades development is also surrounded by a 6-feet high electric-powered fence. On top of that, the well-paved roadways within the confines of this development are not ordinary tar road. The entire development is also dotted with courtyards, gardens, conservatories and waterways.

From the community clubhouse to The Glades Plaza (housing a select retail and food & beverage outlets under one roof), flowing water features, spacious balconies and terraces are also commonplace. Additionally, for each and every home that dot this land, there are altogether four types of landed properties and a yet-to-be-unveiled 2-block condominium.

Aerial master plan of The Glades

Aerial master plan of The Glades

The Mews constitutes a total of 26 townhouses lined along Jalan Putra Perdana 3A within The Glades, a 56-acre gated and guarded development that is located across from Kingsley International School and the Kingsley Hill development, as well as Bukit Cermin. Apart from the townhouses, there are three other types of landed properties featured in The Glades. They are the 3 and 3 ½ storey super linked homes; the 2 and 2 ½ storey cluster villas; and the 3-storey bungalows. Soon to join in the landed properties include a 2-block condominium called North Brooke and South Brooke.

The Mews site plan

The Mews site plan – comprises of 26 townhouse units along Jalan Putra Perdana 3A

Type A and Type A1 floorplan

Type A and Type A1 floor plan (from left): layouts for upper ground floor, first floor, and second floor respectively

Type B floorplan

Type B floor plan

Available in single storey and 2 ½ storey, these townhouses come with a unit area of 3,315 square feet for Type A, 3,208 square feet for Type A1, and 3,498 square feet for Type B respectively. As noted in the floor plan brochure, “the indicated unit areas include the main parcel and accessory parcel(s) such as planter box, garden and /or car park(s), where applicable”.

THE TYPE B SHOW UNIT (3,498 SQ. FT.)

Walking through the front door opens up to the dining and living area

Walking through the front door opens up to the dining and living area

The Type B is a single storey townhouse with a unit area of 3,498 square feet. As you walk through the front door the dry kitchen is located on the right. The dry kitchen looks out to the dining and living areas. To the back of the dry kitchen is the wet kitchen, an unusually spacious yard, and the maid’s quarters – bedroom and washroom.

The dry kitchen is to the right

The dry kitchen is to the right

The wet kitchen

The wet kitchen leads to the yard, maid’s room and washroom

Second bedroom

Second bedroom that is located next to the kitchen

One of the 3 rooms in this townhouse is located next to the front terrace. The second bedroom is sandwiched between a bedroom and bathroom. The master bedroom is located at the back corner of the home, which also come with much larger bathroom (the only one with a bath tub to boot).

Master bedroom

This master bedroom faces a back terrace and the living room

Master bathroom

Master bathroom

A single-storey townhouse is located on the ground floor, where the main entrance to the home is down a short flight of stairs. On the other hand, to enter in to a 2 ½ storey townhouse, you are also using the same stairs. You just have to walk up the stairs to the first floor. Each townhouse at the Mews come with 2 covered complimentary parking located on the street level.

HOME AND SECURITY SYSTEMS

Each home is connected via fibre-to-the-home system, which allows voice and video calls within The Glades territory (including a 2-way communication the main guard house and facility reservation). Each home is also installed with a home automation system to control its security, air-conditioners, and lights.

In addition to a pre-installed alarm security system in every home, there is also the security system to guard the development itself – a standard 24-hour security surveillance operation which co-exist at the same time, including guard patrolling, CCTV surveillance, parameter fencing, and visitors’ screening at the main guardhouse.

 

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES AT THE GLADES INCLUDE:

  • Retractable sunscreen allow flexible natural ventilation and sunlight
  • Double volume spaces for cooler interiors
  • Large windows reduce dependency on artificial lighting and cooling
  • LED streetlights and compound lights
  • Automated waste management system
  • Centralized water filtration and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) systems
  • Rainwater harvesting system

 

In addition, the waterways at The Glades flow via a bio-filtration system, complete with a select species of live aquatic plants and fish.

The maintenance fee is RM0.25 per sq ft, calculated based on the land area. The developer will be subsidizing 50 percent of the maintenance fee until 2019.

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Location

Location of The Glades

Location of The Glades

Fronting a traffic lights intersection opposite is Kingsley International School is The Glades, a mixed residential development spanning 56 acres in Putra Heights. Well-established residential townships nestled closest to Putra Heights are USJ 26 and 27 Subang, Subang Jaya, Sections 27 and 28 of Shah Alam, and Puchong.

Accessible highways in the vicinity include the Federal Highway, KESAS, Damansara-Puchong Highway (LDP), the ELITE, South Klang Valley Expressway (SKVE), and New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE). Taking the ELITE will take you to Shah Alam and Seremban, whereas going on the Damansara-Puchong Highway (LDP) leads to Petaling Jaya, Puchong and Putrajaya.

Traffic lights junction near The Glades sales gallery

Traffic lights junction near The Glades sales gallery

The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is 32 minutes away via the ELITE. Cyberjaya and Putrajaya, is 25 minutes via the ELITE. Heading to Kuala Lumpur on the Damansara-Puchong Highway takes 38 minutes.

Apart from ample road connectivity, up to 3 stations under the Star LRT Line is to service this area. One of the stations, Alam Megah, is to be designated nearest to the development. In addition to the LRT stations, there is also an interchange station under both the Star and Putra LRT Lines.

Kingsley International School

Kingsley International School

This interchange station at Putra Heights is a connecting point for the extensions of both the Ampang LRT Line and the Kelana Jaya LRT Line. The Ampang Line extension covers another 12 stations, which includes Sri Petaling, Kinrara, Puchong and finally Putra Heights. The Kelana Jaya Line extension, on the other hand, covers an additional 13 stations, which includes Ara Damansara, Subang Jaya, USJ Subang and Putra Heights.

Located 5 minutes away by car from The Glades is Putra Point Commercial Centre. This local commercial hub is occupied by fast food outlets, car servicing shops, private clinics, and banks.

 

Shop houses located opposite Persiaran Putra Perdana

2-storey terrace houses located opposite Persiaran Putra Perdana

One of the nearest grocery-shopping destinations is Giant Hypermart, located less than 3.5 km away. This place comes with 444 parking bays. If you’re looking for a place where you can bring your family to, the nearest neighbourhood mall is Main Place Mall & Residence at Persiaran Kewajipan.

Persiaran Kewajipan, which is linked to Persiaran Harmoni, is a major road or bypass across the USJ area. Travelling along Persiaran Kewajipan will take you pass industrial factories and towards Taipan USJ, a major business and commercial hub within Taipan USJ. Banks located here include Citibank and CIMB Bank. There is also an-open-for-24 hours Kayu Nasi Kandar. You will also reach a neighbourhood mall called The 19 USJ City Mall, USJ 19.

 

Main Place shopping mall

Main Place shopping mall

Persiaran Kewajipan also takes you right to the doorstep of three major shopping destinations starting from da:mén shopping mall, followed by Giant Hypermarket and MYDIN Wholesale Mall along Persiaran Subang Permai.

As you exit Persiaran Kewajipan, pass through the unusually large intersection (which links to the Federal Highway), you’ll enter into Subang Jaya, a matured township which were first developed in the late 1970s.Located in SS15 Subang Jaya is Sri Kuala Lumpur International School, Sime Darby Medical Centre, as well as Subang Parade Shopping Centre and Empire Shopping Gallery.

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One City by MCT

Badminton Court Sports facility on Persiaran Subang Damai

Badminton Court Sports facility on Persiaran Subang Damai

 

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Analysis

Name of Development Land Tenure Property Type Total No. of Units in the Development Total Development Area Selling price
Marvelane Homes by the Lake, Putra Heights Leasehold Phase 1   (Mixed Residential) 157 23 acres Starts from RM2.1 mil 
The Glades, Putra Heights Freehold The Mews (Mixed Residential) 456 56 acres Starts from RM1.5 mil

 

About the Developer

Sime Darby Property is the property division operating under public-listed Sime Darby Berhad, a well-diversified conglomerate whose presence in Malaysia spans more than 100 years. As one of Malaysia’s biggest property developers, this multi-award-winning developer is poised to continue its quest to build what it calls “Sustainable Communities”, in which it has been doing so for 40 years. Other than Malaysia, Sime Darby Property also operates in Australia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and Vietnam.

 

Other projects under Sime Darby Property:

  • The Véo serviced residence, KL East
  • Seruling Apartment, Bandar Bukit Raja
  • PERSADA, Bandar Bukit Raja
  • City of Elmina, Shah Alam
  • Bandar Bukit Raja, Klang
  • Serenia City, Sepang

 

 

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Summary

With the public light transit railway stations in close proximity, The Glades is one of those transit-oriented developments that already sets itself apart with a gated and guarded concept, a sustainable development concept and connectivity to business and commercial hubs in Putrajaya, Cyberjaya, and Kuala Lumpur, as well as mature and highly-populated townships such as Subang Jaya and Shah Alam.

Yet, amidst the hustle and bustle of neighbouring townships outside of Putra Heights, this emerging neighbourhood is slowly attracting a growing population looking for more exclusivity and tranquility.

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