Surrounded by the abundant beauty of nature are homes crafted by the StarProperty All-Stars Award winner OSK Property for medium-sized families, upgraders, downsizers as well as retirees looking for a quiet and serene environment to live in.
Spread over a 32.61-acre freehold tract in Iringan Bayu lies the impressive Erama semi-detached homes, an exquisite property designed for families seeking a tranquil lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Little wonder that Iringan Bayu took home three awards in the recent StarProperty Awards 2021 - The Starter Home Award (Landed) category, The Landscape Award (Township) category and The Family-Friendly Award (Landed) category. In line with the OSK Property’s Essential Homes series, this signature concept of nature-inspired living is imbued into the design of Erama.
Envisioned as a green haven that provides spacious, comfortable yet competitively priced homes for buyers, open spaces and gardens are featured strongly to promote indoor and outdoor activities. Each unit comes with a sizeable backyard, which can be used as a garden or an outdoor space for family gatherings and barbecues, among others.
The homes are based on open concept living, giving the homes a more spacious feel as there are no walls to divide the dining and kitchen areas.
It also allows the owner the flexibility to opt for a closed-up kitchen if they prefer. There will also be a private thematic pocket garden thoughtfully designed for residents in Erama, offering facilities such as a children’s play area, tree houses and a dedicated viewing deck overlooking the 22-acre Wetland Park.
Living amongst flora and fauna
The Wetland Park is OSK Property’s appreciation for nature that demonstrates the diversity of flora and fauna as well as promoting a healthy eco-system and biodiversity that supports conservation and appreciation of wetlands, especially within the neighbourhood. The park provides the perfect habitat for animals and plants, resulting in a wide diversity of flora and fauna.
To date, it consists of more than 200,000 wetland plants, 972 trees of 60 different species, eight bird species and 11 local fishes. Residents can enjoy the perks of living next to one of the largest parks in Seremban with key attractions consisting of thematic zones such as Bay of Sight, Bay of Sound and Bay of Touch that offer unique experiences for people of all ages.
Erama is a guarded neighbourhood with perimeter fencing and a guardhouse, all at an affordable maintenance fee. Moreover, owners will enjoy free maintenance fees for two years as a welcoming gift from OSK Property.
Value for money
Erama, with a gross development value (GDV) of RM207mil, is a low density development comprising only 322 units of semi-detached (Semi-D) homes. It consists of two subphases, namely Phase 8A with 180 single-storey Semi-Ds and Phase 8B with 142 double-storey Semi-Ds due to be completed in 2023. Phase 8A units with a built-up of 1,319 sq ft, offer a layout of 3+1-bedroom and 2-bathroom, with the price ranging from RM535,000.
The phase 8B units will have a 4+1-bedroom and 4-bathroom layout with a built-up of 2,098 sq ft and the price ranging from RM668,000. It is near-impossible nowadays to find homes in such a price range as Erama. Erama homes, being the first premium product sold in the township, address the substantial demand for single-storey Semi-Ds, which is limited in the market.
Moreover, such houses are the preferred homes among the older generation, particularly retirees. These attributes are positive indications of the potential growth in value for these units which are in limited supply. On the other hand, the double-storey Semi-Ds are targeted at upgraders who are looking to expand their family and upgrade into a better living environment and lifestyle.
As more businesses are adopting the work-from-home culture, more people from Klang Valley will begin looking for homes that are within this price point that give great economic value within a conducive environment. What’s more, Erama is built with health and wellness in mind.
Hence, the linear gardens as well as a dedicated bicycle lane and jogging track, which connect to the Wetland Park were added to encourage healthy activities. Especially with the pandemic, OSK Property acknowledged that the demand for a healthy lifestyle is taking precedence and within the 770-acre Iringan Bayu, which has a GDV of RM3.6bil, wellness activities can be carried out without stress.
There is no shortage of medical, education and shopping options. For medical services, Hospital Tunku Jaafar, Mawar Specialist Centre, Columbia Asia Hospital, KPJ Hospital and UCSI Hospital are within easy reach. For those with young children seeking education venues, there are four primary schools at hand, namely SJK (C) Kg Baru Mambau, SK Mambau, SJK (T) Ladang Shanghai and SJK (C) Bandar Sri Sendayan.
The secondary schools nearby are SMK Mambau, SMK Bandar Sri Sendayan, SMK Bukit Mewah and SMK Seremban 3. There are also two international schools, Matrix Global School and UCSI International School within the vicinity. Higher education is available at UiTM Seremban.
There is no shortage of shopping venues for residents of Erama because the malls servicing this area are Mydin, Aeon, NSK Trade City and Tesco. As Seremban is a major stopover for those travelling from the north and south, it is serviced by the main railway line and express buses, which run all the way to Penang in one direction and Johor Bahru in the other.