The subject property is located at the
South-Western tip of Penang island. However it faces the east, that is it
faces Batu Maung and the mainland. During the tsunami of December 2004, it
was sheltered by the mountain ridge at the back of the land. The
neighbouring lot nearer the village has been bought up by big-time property
developer and the remaining few belongs to some very rich individual.
This is the entrance to the
small fishing village of Gertak Sanggul. As the village is situated in a
lagoon between the South-Western tip and the South-Eastern tip of Penang
island, the Chinese name of this village is literally "Beautiful
view of the lagoon from the top of the Subject Property. The land is quite
steep except for a few patches but it reaches the top of the mountain ridge.
view is taken at the entrance to the Subject Property. The red arrow shows
the shoreline and gives an indication of the gradient of the land.