10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin

Taman Seri Austin fulfils the golden rule in home purchasing – its residents are not just buying a home in this 500-acre township located within the popular growth corridor of Tebrau in Johor Bahru, but are also getting returns from the myriad of amenities here which ticks all their lifestyle boxes.

Taman Seri Austin turns 12 this year! Since then, this multiple award-winning township has grown from strength-to-strength with innovative ideas such as the first smoke-free parks in Iskandar Malaysia, dedicated cycling lands and pedestrian pathways. In addition, it boasts various lifestyle options to suite every residents  needs and desires which has helped enhance its desirability factor. We list our top ten lists why Taman Seri Austin is simply better:

#1 Fresh produce at your fingertips

10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin
Residents can now enjoy easy access to fresh yet affordable produce at The Pasar. Photo: Khalil Adis

The Pasar

2-12, Jalan Seri Austin 1/2, Taman Seri Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Opening hours: 10am to 10pm daily

Taman Seri Austin scored a major milestone in January 2017 with the opening of The Pasar. This mid-end grocer is conveniently located in the heart of the township with attractive displays and packagings. Residents have a wide selection of fresh produce and packaged groceries to choose from, making it so much easier to whip up healthy home-cooked dinners!

#2 Ikea is opening soon!

10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin
Ikea store in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur. Soon Taman Seri Austin residents can look forward to Ikea within the township development. Photo: Khalil Adis

You heard that right! Seri Austin is set to welcome the world’s leading home furnishing retailer into its vicinity. First time home buyers especially, will have a gala time shopping for quality home furnishings and accessories. Even if you do not need any furniture, you can always treat your kids to yummylicious Swedish meatballs!

#3 Hello green living

10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin
Taman Seri Austin’s emphasises leading a healthy lifestyle. Here, residents can stay in the pink of health via the parks, recreational areas, jogging tracks and bicycle lanes. Photo: Khalil Adis

With numerous green focal points such as parks, exercise stations and jogging tracks dotted around a gorgeous lake, Taman Seri Austin takes healthy outdoor living to the next level. Did we mention that residents get to reduce their carbon footprint too? The township boasts a dedicated 7.3 km bicycle lane, complete with proper signage, making it user-friendly for all ages. In addition, the two parks here has been gazetted as smoke-free parks.

#4 Retail therapy made easy

10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin
Residents will soon have more reasons to cheer up with more shopping options nearby. AEON Mall Bandar Dato’ Onn is currently under construction and is slated to open its doors by end this year. Photo: Khalil Adis

Should residents ever get the hankering for a spot of shopping or to catch the latest blockbuster hit, they could easily drive to any one of the nearby malls. AEON Dato’ Onn, AEON Tebrau City and The Store are all located within a 15 km radius while  Carrefour is only 25 minutes drive away.

#5 Educational institutions galore

10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin
The SGI Asia Culture & Education Centre located in Taman Seri Austin is Buddhist centre that is dedicated to the promotion of peace, culture and education. Photo: Khalil Adis

Choosing a school for your kid can be a major headache, which is why parents in Seri Austin will find the slew of established educational institutions located nearby a welcome relief. There is something for everyone, from primary to tertiary level including Sunway College, SJK(C) Foon Yew 5, SGI Asia Culture & Education Centre, Fairview International School, Austin Heights International School and KFCH College.

#6 A-Z daily needsKautim!

10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin
Convenience at your door step is available 24 hours a day with the newly opened 7-Eleven store in Taman Seri Austin. Photo: Khalil Adis

The self-contained township is also home to a number of convenience stores such as 7-Eleven, hypermarkets including Tesco, various banking services, restaurants, places of worship and business centres . Errand-running is hassle free in Seri Austin as these hot spots are within easy reach for residents.

#7 Quality healthcare

10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin
The upcoming Bandar Dato’ Onn Specialist Hospital is expected to commence service in September 2017. Graphics: Screen grab from Persona Metro’s website

Living somewhere close enough to get to a hospital quickly is a must for the discerning home buyer. All the mums and dads in Taman Seri Austin can rest easy knowing that Hospital Sultan Ismail is only 15 minutes away while the upcoming Bandar Dato’ Onn Specialist Hospital is a mere 8-minute drive away.

#8 Family fun in the sun

10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin
World-class golfing and recreational facilities await you at Starhill Golf & Country Club: Photo: Screen grab from Starhill Golf & Country Club’s website.

Imagine having a 36-hole golf and country resort right at your doorstep. Whether it is golfing, utilising world-class recreational facilities (including a water park!), gourmet dining or just unwinding with your loved ones at its relaxing premises, the Starhill Golf & Country Club is a lovely and healthy addition to the Seri Austin township.

#9 Smart & Healthy Community

10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin
Taman Seri Austin utilises Effective Microorganism (EM) technology instead of chemicals in its water treatment. Photo: Khalil Adis

The 5-star township has been championing the usage of Effective Microorganism (EM) since November 2008 – EM is widely used worldwide as an alternative to chemical usage in agriculture, environmental remediation and wastewater treatment. Is it any wonder that Seri Austin bagged the Overall Value Champion Award at the recent Iskandar Malaysia Accolades (TIMA) 2016/2017?

#10 Exceptional Wifi – for free!

10 more reasons to love Taman Seri Austin
Get connected instantly to the internet and on social media as soon as you move into Taman Seri Austin. Photo: Khalil Adis

There is zero stress involved when you are streaming your favourite movies or TV shows in Seri Austin as the township was the first in Southern Johor to offer its residents High-Speed Broadband (HSSB) Unifi Services. This is made possible through a collaboration with Telekom Malaysia.

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