About Straits Heritage
HERITAGE and be greeted by the
warmth ambience of gold-gilded motif carvings of peonies, bats,
love birds, celestial animals and figurines. All symbolising abundance,
great fortune, good luck and longevity for the occupants of the
house. These auspicious ventilation panels
are commonly found in most Peranakan homes.When
the wind blows through these ventilation panels and door, it is
believed that good feng shui chi (vibes) will fill the
house and and bestow onto its occupants these great fortune. Bats
bring prosperity and peony (usually found carved on the main door)
brings great abundance and prosperity.
to the sound of flowing water at the court yard as you watch koi
fish swimming at the air well. Walk upon the rich, colourful and
ornate geometrical designed minton floor tiles popular in most
Peranakan homes in the early century. This house is also adorned
with antique wooden furniture, gilded panels and an interesting
mix of all things Peranakan.
here, you will also have easy access to many interesting heritage
sites in George Town, local eateries and a variety of restaurants,
all within walking distance. For those who plan to visit Batu
Feringgi Beach, it is only a 30-minute drive away.
for yourself first hand the rich legacy and unique culture of
the straits heritage during your stay with us at 92 Armenian Street.
Two unique heritage suites await you - the Peony Suite and the
symbolises abundance. This suite has a main bed room with a king
size bed and an attach attic room overlooking the main bed room
through wooden louvered windows with two super single bed. Ideal
for solo traveler, couple, family or friends. Furnished with eclectic
style furniture from the peranakan era, the Peony suite is delicately
styled for you in a heritage manner.
symbolises great fortune and good luck. Located on the upper floor,
this suite occupies the whole floor and is divided into three
sections comprising the main bed room, private reading and sitting
area with flat TV and a private balcony. The Phoenix suite is
furnished with period peranakan furniture setting for a memorable
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