Whenever an area sees immense improvement in connectivity, say in the form of a new highway, tremendous growth in its real estate scene is to be expected. This is exactly what happened to Rawang, a town within Gombak, Selangor. Since the PLUS North-South Highway was constructed in the late 1990s, numerous developments have risen in the area and is now home to 100,000 residents.
Demand for more homes within Rawang has also been steadily increasing. Among the developments to benefit from the area’s explosive growth is Bandar Country Homes. Establish in the 90s, the development was was founded at the right time. It is a development by Tanco Holdings Berhad, incorporated in 1958 and was primarily involved in manufacture and sale of rubber sheets. By 1995, the company went through significant diversification engaging in property development.
Right Timing with Rawang’s Growth
Bandar Country Homes (BCH) was then completely acquired in January 1997 featuring two stages. Stage 1 spans about 268 acres under Tanco Properties Sdn Bhd while Bandar Country Homes Stage 2 encompasses 432 acres of freehold land under Tanco Development Sdn. Bhd.
Both developments were massive and successfully expanded Tanco Holdings’ expertise. Today, its development arms are renowned for creating projects designed to provide quality homes at great value. In addition to Bandar Country Homes within Rawang, Selangor, the brand is also famous for Splash Park and Palm Springs Resort City, both within Pork Dickson in Negeri Sembilan.
A Multitide of Residences and Shops
All in all, the integrated township is sited on 700 acres of land featuring a mix of 8,000 residential units and 488 shop offices. For those looking for affordable homes, BCH has several choices including:
> semi-detached houses
> low cost apartments
> medium cost apartments
There are thirteen precincts comprising the township, naturally named Section 1 onwards. Subsale price for the land was set from RM22 psf while the houses is at a minimum of RM125 psf. To check if the price is fair as per its market value, use our price valuation guide right here.
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Convenient Country Living
Keeping country living convenient are the numerous amenities surrounding the area. Within the vicinity are vast options for various needs including education, shopping, recreation and public facilities. Parents can choose from some of the areas notable schools like SMK Taman Desa and SK Taman Desa. A myriad of commercial establishments are also nearby meeting all your needs from salons to laundrette and convenience stores. Among the many shops close to your home are Sports Toto, Indigo Cyber Cafe and 99 Speedmart to name a few.
What We Think
Serving the area in terms of connectivity are several highways. There’s the PLUS North-South highway and other routes which allows you to drive to KLCC in less than one hour. Public transport is also accessible especially that terminals and bus stations are nearby.
Considering that the township is home to residents working in KLCC and other city centres, traffic jams is to be expected. Nonetheless, peaceful living in a bucolic setting rich with lush greenery is just too enticing once inside Bandar Country Homes. Regardless of possible drawbacks, BCH remains an ideal address for those looking to escape the bustling city.
If you’re keen on living within BCH’s lush vicinity, make sure to double check on the township’s fair market value prices for its homes. To do so, below is a free ebook guide to assist you.