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Quiet Townships: Why You Should Consider Living in Puncak Alam

It might be a small town with good vibes, but is Puncak Alam a good place to live?

From oil palm estate to a budding development in under half a decade, Puncak Alam or Bandar Puncak Alam is a hidden gem surrounded by green horizons. 

Located in the Kuala Selangor district about 20 km northwest of Shah Alam, Puncak Alam is an integrated self-sustainable township away from the bustling city. 

It gained popularity after the UiTM Puncak Alam campus was built, ushering in new residential developments and quality of life improvements to public transport. Slowly came the emergence of sub-townships including Alam Perdana, Alam Jaya, Ambang Suria and Shah Alam 2.

With many of the residents comprising of students, families and retirees, you might find it a great place to settle down or kick back after work. So take the town for a spin and rent to experience it.

Nature is All Around You

Imagine waking up to the gentle rustling of leaves and the soft chirping of birds. In Puncak Alam, nature takes centre stage. This township is nestled amidst rolling hills, lush forests, and shimmering lakes. This serene oasis feels like a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

Love the great outdoors?

hiking hill
Bukit Botak, Puncak Alam

Puncak Alam is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Explore the well-maintained parks, where you can take walks or have picnics. Go on jogging trails that wind through the landscape. If you’re a cycling enthusiast, hop on your bike and pedal along the cycling routes that meander through the township, taking in the fresh air and stunning views. 

For a touch of adventure, visit the wildlife sanctuaries nearby and witness the wonders of the local flora and fauna. 

Maybe you’re more of a beach person?

the beach
Cyclers at Pantai Remis, Jeram.

Pantai Remis in Jeram is located about 17 km away, or a mere 30 minute drive. It’s no luxury resort beach but still a beautiful recreational spot by the sea. The sand is lined with cockles shells so as long as you wear some shoes or flip flops, you can walk by the waves. 

The beach can be accessed from Puncak Alam through a trunk road that cuts through Kapar. You can usually find visitors enjoying the waters, having a picnic and flying kites. 

Want to live sustainably?

Puncak Alam’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its efforts to preserve and protect the natural environment. The suburbs currently in development attributes a reasonable chunk of land for green spaces, and protection of forested reserves.

Green features include rainwater harvesting tanks and LED street lights that line the roads. The purpose of this system is to minimise the consumption of electricity, thus dropping the carbon footprint output of the residents. 

With sustainability at its core, this township ensures that future generations can continue to enjoy thriving in an eco-conscious community.

A Little Peace and Quiet

Despite Puncak Alam’s low population density, the integrated plans include a mix of residential and commercial projects. There’s still many facilities in the area which makes it a perfect balance of peace without sacrificing well-planned infrastructure. 

The current population hovers around 28,000 residents, which is expected to rise up to 60,000 in the coming years as more and more people settle down.

In particular, the area attracts young married couples and first-time homebuyers, who can get a big house for an affordable price. Compared to the urban areas in Klang Valley, it’s no wonder people are considering this quiet township.

Living in Puncak Alam is worthwhile, especially as a student or staff member at the local university. Maybe you’ll be the next person to call it home.

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