Green Acre Park, Bandar Sungai Long
Green Acre Park is a medium rise condominium located next to Sungai Long Golf and Country Club in Bandar Sungai Long vicinity. This 240-acre township is located in Kajang, 30 minutes drive away from Kuala Lumpur city centre.
There are several condominiums resides in the vicinity, namely Evergreen Park, Forest Green, Flora Green, Garden Park, Scot Pine and Cypress. In addition, there are plenty of landed residential which mostly are terrace houses in the area such as Bandar Mahkota Cheras, Admiral Park, and Taman Rakan.
Several amenities can be found surrounding Green Acre Park. For recreational and leisure, you can go golfing at Sungai Long Golf and Country Club which located next to the condominium. It is an 18-hole golf course and designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus. Besides that, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Bandar Sungai Long) and SMK Bandar Baru Sungai Long are also located in the vicinity. Banks located nearby include EON Bank and MayBank. For groceries and household needs, you can get them at Mydin, just within short distance from the condominium.
In terms of accessibility, you can access SILK Highway that connects to other Kajang neighborhoods. It also connects to South Klang Valley Highway (Lebuhraya Lembah Klang Selatan) which directs to Putrajaya, Puchong and straight to Damansara Puchong Highway (LDP). Besides that, Jalan Sungai Long also connects to Cheras-Kajang Highway (Lebuhraya Cheras-Kajang), which takes you to Cheras areas and connects to Jalan Cheras which you can access several alternative roads to head to the Kuala Lumpur city centre.
Green Acre Park is another residential development by Sin Heap Lee Development Group in its township development of Bandar Sungai Long. The group started by dealing in traditional commodities back in the 1940s. Then, the company embarked on its first own housing project in 1985 with the development of its first scheme, Taman Sri Rawang, Selangor.
Afterwards, the company have completed a total of 9,325 units of mixed development comprises of residential, retail and commercial units, worth over RM1.2 billion in value. Among the company developments are Bandar Sungai Long township, Taman Putra Indah, Taman Universiti Indah and The Taipan.
In 2007, there was an illegal dump site right next to Green Acre Park. It has become a breeding ground for flies and pests. Moreover, it also became a place for dogs to feed on garbage. The problem was reportedly solved afterwards, but there is no guarantee that it would not happen again, as this portrays bad habit of the people in the area to dump rubbish at undesignated place and not appreciate lush greenery available in the vicinity.
One will also find huge pot holes at most of the roads in the vicinity. This is due to numerous developments in the area as well as bad maintenance by the local authority.
Currently, the area seems to be a low density area, but this would not last long. The developer has several projects in hand scattered in this township, mostly are condominiums and terrace homes. These future developments include Capa Residency, Palm Walk, Greenview and Admiral Park.
In November 2008, there was a case of a car-hijacker being gunned down along with her accomplice by police in Green Acre Park. The woman and her accomplice have made the condominium as their crime base. They were related to at least 32 cases of car-jacking of luxury vehicles in Klang Valley. Also, a BMW which was reported stolen in Cheras was also found parked at Green Acre Park. This shows lack of security at the condominium and the area, as these criminals were brave enough to make this condominium as their port.
One can find that most residents of Green Acre Park are Tunku Abdul Rahman University's students. The university has made this condominium one of its hostel for the students. The university also provides shuttle bus service from the condominium to the university to accommodate these students.
Green Acre Park is one of the cheapest residential next to a golf course one can find. If you are serious about golfing, always dream to live next to a golf course, and play every morning and evening with friends and family, Green Acre Park is your dream come true home.
One can find plenty of units of Green Acre Park advertised for sale. Also, one can find some units on auction list as well. Clearly, this is not a very good investment to be considered, as it's located quite far away from the city center. But if you are looking for own stay, and fascinate peaceful living next to a golf course, then it will suit you very well.