SUNGAI ARA

 

Overview

Sungai Ara is a township located in the Southeast of Penang Island. From Malay the name translates to “Fig River”. Prior to development, it was a rural agricultural land dominated by vegetable farming. It gets its name from Sungai Ara river flowing east through the area which joins with Sungai Relau to form the larger Sungai Keluang which eventually opens on to the sea.

Property Development

At present, Sungai Ara is largely comprised of residential developments. As Sungai Ara is a little far from George Town, the residents are those working in the south, mainly, at Bayan Lepas Industrial Zone. Residential options are available from various apartments: Acres Villa, Aramas Apartment, I-Park, Idaman Lavender, Mutiara Perdana, Sri Abadi, Sri Kenari and Taman Sri Puteri; condominiums: Fiera Vista, Idaman Iris, Pearl Garden, One Imperial, Reflections, Regency Heights, Setia Pinnacle, Setia Tri-Angle, Sunrise Garden, Gardens Ville,  Meridien Residence, Vistaria, Zan Pavillon and Sierra Residences; and housing estates: Dua Villas – 2 & 3-storey terraces, Sathu Terraces – 2-storey terraces, Tree Residency – 2-storey corner duplex, link duplex and twin villa houses, Raintree Garden – 2-storey semi-detached houses, Setia Greens & Sunway Merica – 3-storey terrace &  semi-detached houses, Cangkat Sungai Ara – 2.5-storey terraces and Taman Sri Bayan – 2-storey houses and a high-rise apartment.

Amenities and Facilities

Sungai Ara village (at Jalan Tengah junction) provides the nearest night market & farmer's market with fresh produce due to presence of many orchards and farms surrounding the area. Although shopping malls are not located within this neighborhood, Jambul Complex, Sunshine Square, Giant Hypermarket and Queensbay Mall are only a short drive away. The locals dine out at Sungai Ara Food Court, with many hawker stalls selling a variety of local dishes, and at a number of other individual eateries such as Kedai Kopi Sin Kang, Sushi Kitchen, Pak Husin Tomyam and Watari Sate Sungai Ara. Places of worship in the area include Guan Gong Temple, Masjid Al-Huda, Surau Ar Rahman and Georgetown Baptist Church. Medical needs are attended to by Hope Children Hospital and Pantai Hospital Penang (10 minutes) while Penang International Sports Arena and Metropolitan Public Park are suited for recreational activities, which are all, within a short drive. Other amenities and facilities in Sungai Ara include schools such as SK Sungai Ara, SRJK (C) Chong Cheng, SM Sungai Ara and SK Mutiara Perdana, clinic, pharmacy and petrol station.

Accessibility and Transportation

To reach Sungai Ara from the mainland either Penang Bridge or Penang Second Bridge can be used as it is approximately equidistant from both bridges. Within the island, from the North it can be reached via Jalan Paya Terubong then Jalan Kampung Batak which leads to any destination within Sungai Ara while Jalan Dato Ismail Hashim provides access from the South.

Latest Properties for Sale in Sungai Ara

Gardens Ville

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 508,000 (Negotiable)

Zan Pavillon

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 835,000

One Imperial

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 675,000

Cangkat Sungai Ara 2

Property Type: Terrace House
Land Area: 935

RM 850,000

Gardens Ville

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 508,000 (Negotiable)

Zan Pavillon

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 835,000

One Imperial

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 675,000

tree sparina

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 608,000 (Negotiable)

Siara 81

Property Type: Bungalow / Detached House / Villa
Land Area: 1,400

RM 1,149,900 (Negotiable)

3sty Terraced , Changkat Sungai Ara , FREEHOLD UNIT

Property Type: Bungalow / Detached House / Villa
Land Area: 2,420

RM 1,350,000

Setia Greens

Property Type: Bungalow / Detached House / Villa
Land Area: 1,300

RM 1,198,000 (Negotiable)

Tree Residency @ One Residence

Property Type: Bungalow / Detached House / Villa
Land Area: 1,540

RM 1,250,000 (Negotiable)

Sungai Ara

Property Type: Link Bungalow / Semi-Detached House
Land Area: 2,900

RM 1,800,000

Semi Detached in Desa ria

Property Type: Link Bungalow / Semi-Detached House
Land Area: 2,200

RM 1,800,000

Tree Residency

Property Type: Link Bungalow / Semi-Detached House
Land Area: 3,221

RM 1,900,000 (Negotiable)

Pearl Villa

Property Type: Link Bungalow / Semi-Detached House
Land Area: 6,577

RM 3,500,000

Cangkat Sungai Ara 2

Property Type: Terrace House
Land Area: 935

RM 850,000

Latest Properties for Rent in Sungai Ara

Setia Tri-Angle Residential Condominiums

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 2,000

Sierra Residences

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence
Land Area: 0

RM 950 (Negotiable)

Sierra Residences

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence
Land Area: 0

RM 950

Meridien Residence

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 2,200

Setia Tri-Angle Residential Condominiums

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 2,000

Sierra Residences

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence
Land Area: 0

RM 950 (Negotiable)

Sierra Residences

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence
Land Area: 0

RM 950

Meridien Residence

Property Type: Condominium / Apartment / Serviced Residence

RM 2,200

3sty Terraced , Mont Tierra Residence , Sg Ara

Property Type: Bungalow / Detached House / Villa
Land Area: 1,400

RM 1,700

3sty Terraced , Persiaran Nuri , Sg Ara

Property Type: Bungalow / Detached House / Villa
Land Area: 1,000

RM 1,600

2sty Terraced , Dua Villas , Sg Ara

Property Type: Bungalow / Detached House / Villa
Land Area: 3,000

RM 1,850,000

3sty Terraced , Palm Garden , Sg Ara

Property Type: Bungalow / Detached House / Villa
Land Area: 1,540

RM 1,500

Semi detached in Cangkat sg

Property Type: Link Bungalow / Semi-Detached House
Land Area: 2,000

RM 3,600

sunway merica

Property Type: Link Bungalow / Semi-Detached House
Land Area: 3,973

RM 3,000

sungai ara

Property Type: Link Bungalow / Semi-Detached House
Land Area: 4,000

RM 5,000

2 Storey Semi Detached HouseSungai Ara Area

Property Type: Link Bungalow / Semi-Detached House
Land Area: 5,200

RM 2,200

One Residence, Dua Villa

Property Type: Terrace House
Land Area: 1,650

RM 1,900