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1 Persiaran Gurney

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1 Persiaran Gurney1 Persiaran Gurney (21 December 2009)

1 Persiaran Gurney (GPS: 5.42994, 100.32035) are two blocks of luxury condominiums along Gurney Drive. It comprises two blocks which are 27 and 31 storeys in height, totalling 198 units on freehold tenure. The condominium was built in 1984, making them one of the earliest luxury high rise in George Town. The units range in size from 1,270 to 1,818 square feet. Maintenance fee is RM0.15 per square foot.


Sept, 2014: Subsale price is between RM1.5 million to 1.85 million.

January, 2014: The estimated selling price is RM770 per square foot while the estimated monthly rental is RM2.60 per square foot.

1 Persiaran Gurney1 Persiaran Gurney (21 December 2009)

They are among the earliest luxury skyscrapers in George Town, and they occupy an equally historic site: 1 Persiaran Gurney condominiums stand on the site that was once occupied by the fabulous bungalow of Kapitan Cina Chung Thye Pin, the last Kapitan Cina of Perak, and son of the equally imminent Kapitan Cina Chung Keng Kwee, who built Hai Kee Chan.

There are a total of 192 units at 1 Persiaran Gurney, with about 4 units to a floor. Each unit occupies an area of between 1,400 to 1,900 square feet. There are also 6 penthouse units with sizes ranging between 5,000 to 6,000 square feet.

1 Persiaran Gurney, George Town, Penang1 Persiaran Gurney, George Town, Penang, Penang (21 January, 2005)

1 Persiaran Gurney on Google Street View

(Nov 2015)

Facilities at 1 Persiaran Gurney

Facilities include security services, multi-storey parking, car wash bay, visitor parking, swimming pool, wading pool, gymnasium, sauna, tennis court, squash court, barbeque pit, children's playground, intercom system and landscaping.

Location of 1 Persiaran Gurney

1 Persiaran Gurney is approximately 2 km from Magazine Circus. It is one of the prime upmarket locations in the city favoured by top executives and the very wealthy.

1 Persiaran Gurney1 Persiaran Gurney (21 December 2009)

Public Transport at 1 Persiaran Gurney

If you are staying here, you probably wouldn't need public transport, but your maid would. Rapid Penang bus 103 and 104 pass through Kelawei Road.

Amenities at 1 Persiaran Gurney

Nearest school is Union Primary School. Nearest market is the Pulau Tikus Market. Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon Mall are the nearest shopping mall. Nearest petrol station is the Petron along Burmah Road. The nearest hospitals are Gleneagles Medical Centre, Loh Guan Lye Specialist Centre and Tanjung Medical Centre.

1 Persiaran Gurney1 Persiaran Gurney (21 December 2009)

Traffic at 1 Persiaran Gurney

Traffic is slightly lighter than elsewhere along Gurney Drive, as it is at the beginning part of the promenade farthest away from the hotels, shopping venues and food and beverage outlets. Having said that, on the whole, traffic along Gurney Drive is usually quite continuous as the road is narrow.

Location map of 1 Persiaran Gurney

1 Persiaran Gurney is on the map of Gurney Drive

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