Vilaris Courtyard Homes

An expression of living large. Vilaris is infused with modern interpretation of Penang’s Peranakan charm blending with contemporary luxury.


The harmonious chords of peace chime a soothing melody. Peace of mind descends like a comforting blanket the minute you step foot into the enclave of Vilaris. A single-entry development, the sleekly inviting entrance is guarded by a modern guardhouse, and round-the-clock security ensures the wellbeing of all residents.


A mosaic of natural elements creates an immersive landscape of sights and sounds. For the planners of Vilaris, aesthetics and functionality are two sides of the same coin. Meandering pathways intersect a beautifully landscaped park, enhancing the appearance of this pocket of tranquility, while a visually-dramatic pavilion invites both the enervated and the curious. Tall canopy trees shade this soothing environment and cools the neighbourhood.

Vilaris Courtyard Homes


The emanation of light and air ushers a lighthearted joy of life. An airy distillation of modernist impressions, Vilaris homes have elevated living spaces for privacy from the street, and to maximise internal space. Parking bays are hidden from view and the internal courtyard lets in the sights and sounds of nature, while maximising natural light and promoting ventilation through the house.

Vilaris Courtyard Homes is Located at The Sanctuary in Batu Uban

The Sanctuary in Batu Uban is a gated hillside community that offers prestige, security, and panoramic views of Penang Bridge and the sea. This estate comprises of bungalows, semi-detached houses, and town villas. Formerly a military quarters for high ranking officials, it has now been transformed by an Australian architect who specializes in contemporary and minimalist design.

Phase 1 of The Sanctuary was completed in April 2008, and consists of 21 detached bungalows and 11 semi-detached houses. Phase 2 has 35 units of 3-storey bungalows called Vogue, Glamourette, and Magnifique. All homes come with a car porch that can accommodate up to 5 cars, while the guest room can be turned into a SOHO. All houses also have built-in security systems with CCTV, and electronic gates for residents’ peace of mind.

Bungalows have a built-up area of 3,500 to 6,000 sf. The key to these bungalows are the finishing touches. Imported granite tiles are at the entrance portico, while Burmese teak flooring was chosen for the bedrooms and living rooms. Tiles are used in the dry kitchen, guest room, and the bathrooms. Granite vanity tops are used in the bathrooms, while the master bedroom en-suite has double wash basins. The tap fittings and sanitary wares are imported from Japan and Europe, and brands used include TOTO, Kaldewei, Remer, and Grohe.

Semi-detached houses at The Sanctuary have a built up area of 4,200 sf. They have 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. The town villas are slightly smaller, with a built-up area of 2,500 sf. The town villas cost RM700,000 onwards. The Sanctuary is strategically located in the Batu Uban Growth Triangle, and is close to an international school, Universiti Sains Malaysia, shopping centres, and golf courses. It is accessible through Lebuhraya Bayan Lepas.

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