Living with the Best of Mountain and Sea Views

Diane Foo Eu LynnSeptember 7, 2017


Every home that is built on the island of Penang is a valuable asset, with sea fronting homes commanding the most value. The Marin, a luxury condominium is making its mark in Batu Ferringhi.

Overlooking majestic views of the Andaman Seas while being surrounded by lush hills and tropical greenery, The Marin is another chance of owning a sea-fronting home on the coveted island of Penang.

Targeted towards those with a love of privacy, The Marin is a low density development with only 149 units. The Marin’s two towers consists of 4 units per floor and each unit comes with two parking lots.

Residents of The Marin will be able to enjoy views of both the forest and sea, as all the units are north-west orientated. With a promise of unhindered views, the development is being built on 4 acres of elevated land.

There are two types of units available for buyers to choose from – Type A with 1,850 sq ft and Type B with 1,750 sq ft. Type A units come with 3 ensuite bedrooms, 1 maid’s room and 1 utility room, while Type B units come with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 maid’s room and 1 utility room. The master bedroom will be the most spacious in the home, with large living and dining areas. Every unit will also come with both wet and dry kitchens, and a large balcony.

With its ample land, The Marin offers a myriad of facilities. Catering to toddlers and children is the nursery, children’s playground and wading pool. Residents will able to enjoy the floating deck, Jacuzzi, gender separated sauna, changing room and event deck. Health enthusiasts will enjoy the use of two outdoor tennis courts, an infinity pool, yoga deck, gymnasium and reflexology path.

There is also the barbecue corner, multipurpose hall that doubles as the community hall, and for idle pleasure there is the garden shelter, reading room and water features. The price for being able to enjoy all these facilities is a mere RM0.35 per sq ft monthly.

In addition to being able to enjoy all the in-house facilities, residents will also be able to take a short walk to the famous Batu Ferringhi beach for more entertainment and beachside games. Also, a 10-minute drive away is the Penang National Park at Teluk Bahang.

The ingress and egress road to Batu Ferringhi is limited to the Batu Ferringhi Road as of July 2017, but there will be a new additional access road to this popular town by 2020 in form of The North Coastal Road.

Via these roads, getting around the Penang island will be very convenient. The Penang International Airport is approximately only 30 kilometres away, which the airport has directs flights to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong. Alternatively, getting to Thailand is only a 90-minute drive away.

As a township that is popular with expatriates, Batu Ferringhi is also home to several renowned international schools such as the Dalat International School, Uplands International School and Tenby International School.

Batu Ferringhi is not lacking in medical facilities either, with famous hospitals such as the Adventist Medical Centre, Gleneagles Hospital and Island Hospital in town. Only slightly further away is the internationally renowned Lam Wah Ee Hospital and the Loh Guan Lye Specialists Centre.

The closest shopping malls to The Marin would be the popular Gurney Paragon, Straits Quay Mall and Gurney Plaza. Popular touristic spots closer to home is the Hard Rock Hotel Penang and Floating Mosque.

Voted by International Living to be the second best place to retire to in the world, properties on the Pearl of the Orient are extremely coveted. Add on the scarcity of land on the Penang island – especially in the treasured town of Batu Ferringhi – and The Marin becomes a valuable asset and home.


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