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Resort-style living from below RM500 psf? No way!


Curious what it is like living life in the fabulous lane? Here’s a sneak peek. 


Love it or hate it, 90’s kids will definitely remember the High School Musical Series, a huge Disney hit which premiered in mid-2000. In the second instalment, Queen Bee, Sharpay aka Ashley Tisdale serenaded us with a song, aptly titled “Fabulous“. To quote a few lines,

She wants fabulous, that is her simple request,
All things fabulous, bigger and better and best,
She needs something inspiring to help her get along, is that so wrong?”

If you feel the same way and crave for all things fabulous, especially for the perfect family pad, then read on!

Exemplifying fabulous living to a T is Twin Palms, the first and only gated & guarded development in Sungai Long that offers resort-style living.

Sprawled over 126 acres in Klang Valley’s eastern growth corridor, this freehold township flanks the SILK Highway and is within mere minutes of the Mines and Bandar Mahkota Cheras while KLCC is just 20 minutes away.

And wait for it – this residential sanctuary is built by a subsidiary of the Lum Chang Group, called Fabulous Range Sdn Bhd.

I mean, how fitting is that!

Here are 5 reasons why Twin Palms ranks high on the fabulous-meter: 

1) The township’s Feng Shui is on point

With much of the natural topography preserved, Twin Palm’s landscape is a canvas of rolling hills, lush greenery, artificial ponds & streams and parks. Tree-lined boulevards lead up to beautifully laid-out enclaves of spacious super links, semi-detached villas and sprawling bungalows.

Gorgeous homes fit for a King – It is no wonder why Twin Palms won the Honour Award for Best Landscape Development (Development & GLC Category) by the Institute of Landscape Architects Malaysia (ILAM) in April 2017.

Not only does its environment invigorate the senses, but Twin Palms scores top points in Feng Shui too. When directly translated, Feng means wind, and Shui means water. At its core, Feng Shui is all about the Qi flow, which is the flow of energy or life force. As testified by Dato’ Joey Yap, a Feng Shui master, Twin Palms’ natural hilly terrain possess Qi generating capabilities, thus lending towards the area’s prosperity and vibrancy.

Dato Joey Yap presenting a talk for aspiring Twin Palm’s purchasers.

From a Feng Shui perspective, some of the best properties to invest in are those perched atop hills and mountains.  Mountains govern all Qi in the environment and are also responsible for producing the wealth Qi. – Dato’ Joey Yap-

2) There’s no need for a gym membership as Twin Palms takes healthy living to the next level

Those living in Twin Palms are privy to the usage of an exclusive resident-only clubhouse, dubbed The Orinoco. Built atop a hillock, The Orinoco provides an array of resort-style facilities including a floor-to-ceiling glass wall gymnasium which faces the infinity pool.


Adults and the young-uns alike can burn off excess energy at the multipurpose hall with its choice of basketball and badminton courts or utilise the games room which includes table tennis tables.


Residents can also pamper themselves at the spa which comprises of a sauna, steam room and a jacuzzi. Meanwhile, the kids will have fun frolicking around the wading pool with its water features or run around the neighbouring playground. The poolside cafe, called Wavez, on the other hand, is perfect for residents to linger over a cup of coffee or feast on light meals.

The fancy clubhouse is just the tip of the iceberg. Twin Palms boasts a huge linear park, which offers a bevvy of recreational goodies – jogging trails, a children’s playground, the par course with its outdoor exercise machines and various scenic ponds with rest areas.

Also in the developer’s pipeline: Lum Chang will be leveraging on Twin Palm’s gorgeous natural terrain by building an observation deck mounted on the highest point in the township. From which, one will be able to enjoy breathtaking views of the neighbourhood and surrounding Bandar Sungai Long landscape.

Resident-walking-in-Linear-Park twin palms
Check out the cute topiary garden with bushes cut out to resemble animals!  Imagine basking in a green, peaceful environment and feasting your eyes to an amazing scenic view each morning. #Jealousmuch

The development’s 9 phases called Tsara, Westiara, Indica, Naria, Palmyra, Areca, Latania, Maya and Sierra; for which the acronym spells “Twin Palms” are all the simplified scientific names of palm trees! 

3) The construction quality is drippin’ in finesse

The Westiara Bungalows received an Award of Excellence from the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and scored 82% for Malaysia’s Quality Assessment System in Construction (QLASSIC), whereas Sierra, 3-storey semi-detached homes cinched 81%.

3-storey Westiara bungalows (Top) & Sierra homes (Below) both achieved top marks for QLASSIC. The other homes within Twin Palms record QLASSIC scores above 75%.

QLASSIC is a system to assess and evaluate the quality of workmanship for building projects based on the Construction Industry Standard (CIS 7). These two scores fall within the highest score percentile of QLASSIC, i.e above 80%. To date, the highest QLASSIC score achieved in Malaysia is 85%.

Twin Palm homes have enjoyed healthy capital appreciation over the years:

Super-link home launched in 2007 at RM595K was sold for RM1.1 million in 2016 – 85% capital appreciation. 
Semi-D unit launched in 2007 at RM996K was sold for RM1.4 million in 2016 – 41% capital appreciation
Bungalow launched in 2010 at RM1.8 million was sold for RM2.1 million in 2017 – 17% capital appreciation.

Note: Capital appreciation figures were provided by Lum Chang Group. 

4) Security measures are rock-solid

A well-secured haven, Twin Palms promises its residents strict round the clock security and surveillance. The entire development is equipped with perimeter CCTVs, guards carry out 24-hour patrols and access card and security checks are carried out at each entry/exit points. Children can enjoy the outdoors freely and parents will have a peace of mind knowing that their kids are in safe hands.

The SILK Highway actually cuts the 126-acre development into two parcels –  Palma East and Palma West, where they are linked via an underpass.

The main entrance leading into Palma West which houses the township’s super-link units and semi-detached villas – Palmyra, Areca, Latania, Maya and Sierra making up the second half of the township’s acronym, ‘PALMS’. The Orinoco clubhouse is also located in the western precinct.

Meanwhile, Palma East is made up of bungalow units namely Tsara, Westiara, Indica and Naria which spells out ‘TWIN’.

5) You don’t just buy into a home, you buy into a community

Beyond maintaining the beautiful surroundings of Twin Palms, the property management team strives to foster a sense of community among residents by hosting family days, festival celebrations and educational events.

Brownie points to the developer for initiating activities which help build camaraderie and close relationships between residents.

As of February 2018, 404 homes have been launched in Twin Palms, where 300 have been handed over to a population of 1,290. The developer is planning to build 573 homes in total to house an estimated 2,500 people.

So, do you love the idea of being able to leave the madding crowd behind and come home to a green sanctuary every day?

Well then, this is your chance to join the ranks of Twin Palm’ers. Lum Chang has recently launched its latest phase, the Latania homes. These 3-storey semi-Ds and bungalows rest on the highest ground at Palma West, closest to The Orinoco Clubhouse. Latania offers palatial living spaces and a wide driveway, spacious enough for 3 cars to be parked side-by-side. 


For working professionals, families and those wishing to upgrade, this is for you! Register your interest here

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