Setia Tropika, Johor Bahru
Setia Tropika is an integrated modern township in Johor Bahru. This township is a development by the renowned SP Setia. Sprawling over 740 acres of freehold land, the township is planned to host several types of residential including double-storey garage house, double storey super-link house, double-storey terrace house and twin villas as well as serviced apartment and cluster homes. It also comprises commercial developments.
According to the developer, the homes design at Setia Tropika features modernistic twist and yet practical for family living. Among the features of the houses are rooftop garden terraces, indoor water features, built-in courtyards and double volume porches.
Setia Tropika boasts Green Street concept with lush greenery with streetscape. There is a 12-acre town park at the heart of the township that offers playground, reflexology path, amphitheater and mini parks. Besides the 12-acre park, there are linear park that hosts jogging track and educational gardens, and pocket parks which can be found in each individual precinct.
There have been aplenty phases launched to date. Terrace house developments include Caryota Coop, Caranday Mondrian, Alexandre Geometric, Caryota Zest, Caryota Tropic, Dictyo Enzo, and Elata Valse to name a few. Bungalow development launched is Fenix Villa. The terrace houses were launched from RM245,000 and the bungalows price tags from developer start from RM1.75 million.
As for the commercial component of Setia Tropika, the CBD is already occupied by banks (including Maybank), F&B outlets (including KFC, Pizza Hut and Starbucks), specialty stores et cetera.
Setia Tropika also hosts Kementerian Dalam Negeri (KDN) administrative centre that also includes several government departments including Immigration Department, National Registration Department, Registry of Societies Department, The People’s Volunteer Corps Department (RELA), Film Censorship Board Department, Civil Defense Department, Publication & Printing Control & Al-Quran Text Control Department and National Anti-Drug Agency Department.
Setia Tropika is surrounded by established and matured neighborhoods with aplenty of amenities. Setia Tropika is mere minutes away to shopping centres including Giant, Tesco, Carrefour, Jusco and B8 Mall. Besides that, it is near to Permai Hospital. Furthermore, it is less than 5 minutes drive to Starhill Golf & Country Clun and 15 minutes to Austin Hills Golf Resort.
This township is accessible from North South PLUS Highway via Kempas Interchange (Exit 255). Setia Tropika is approximately 6km from Johor Bahru city centre and 10km from the causeway to Singapore. In addition, there is a new Eastern Dispersal Link (ESL) which connects the North South PLUS Highway to the new Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Compex (CIQ).
Most buyers of Setia Tropika have appraised the modern house design by the developer into JB. Indeed, the house design features modern cutting edge even compared to houses in Selangor. This is reflected into good sales at every launch.
However, Setia Tropika is not a gated and guarded enclave. The security feature by the developer is only for the first 2 years, and after that, it is up to the residents. However, the area is gated – which makes thing easy for the residents if they decide to the gated and guarded scheme.