Property Insights & Reviews : Taman Merdeka Jaya

Taman Merdeka Jaya

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Taman Merdeka Jaya is a housing development located in Batu Berendam in the state of Melaka. It is located slightly further out on the outskirts, and is 20 minutes away from the city centre of Melaka. It is however located very close to the Malacca International Airport which is almost opposite the housing development, at a 10 minutes' drive away.The houses in Taman Merdeka Jaya comprises of both single storey as well as double storey terrace houses. The sizes of the houses in this area vary between 1,195 sf and 2,800 sf, housing between either 3 or 4 bedrooms along with either 2 or 3 bathrooms. Selling prices of the houses here start from RM150,000 while the units for auction come at as affordable as RM85,000.Being a very old and established development, the homes in Taman Merdeka Jaya come either partially or fully furnished. The partially furnished homes usually already have built-in kitchen cabinets, as well as curtain railings. Light and fan fixings are a given, while most of the houses also have additional safety grills. Although Taman Merdeka Jaya consists mainly of residential areas, located on the outer areas of the neighbourhood are many shops, such as optometrists, bakeries and pet shops. Within walking distance of the houses is also a surau that serves the residents of the area, while close to the surau is the Taipan Food Court.Serving the residents of Taman Merdeka Jaya is the local hypermarket Giant that is only eight minutes away from home while slightly further away only is the Jusco Shopping Centre. For more entertainment, residents can take a short drive to the city where Dataran Pahlawan is, along with popular tourist destinations such as Jonker Street, the Melaka Zoo and the numerous fascinating museums near Jonker Street including one that shows the ancient torture chambers of war.After their gruesome exploration of history, residents of Taman Merdeka Jaya can enjoy the popular chicken rice balls and desserts in Jonker Street. Local banking facilities are not readily available close to the neighbourhood, and residents will need to travel out at least 10 minutes to the closest banks. Schools are also slightly scarce in the area, where school going children will need to travel slightly further out.Taman Merdeka Jaya sits just off Jalan Taman Merdeka which connects directly to the main road of Jalan Mohd Zin Dsh. The AMJ Highway is then easily accessible from here, while access to the Ayer Keroh Highway is only 15 minutes away. The Melaka Sentral Bus Station is located at a 15 minutes drive away as well.

Property Details

  • Name: Taman Merdeka Jaya
  • Address: Off Jalan Taman Merdeka, 75350 Batu Berendam, Melaka
  • Type: Terrace
  • Tenure: Leasehold
  • No. of Storey: 1 & 2
  • No. of Bedrooms: From 3
  • No. of Bathrooms: From 2
  • Built-up: From 1,195 sf
  • Subsale Price: From RM85,000
  • Facilities

  • Surau
  • Food court
  • Analysis

    Traffic around Taman Merdeka Jaya is usually clear during the daytime; however traffic picks up tremendously during peak hours due to the high density population here. Some residents have also voiced out their concerns about the many junctions on the road, which can be quite hazardous during peak hours.The neighbourhood of Taman Merdeka Jaya is expectedly busy due to its very good location close to the airport as well as the many commercial developments in the area as well. There are many vacation rentals and homestays in the area as well, catering to the many tourists who visit Melaka. Despite its high human traffic, crime rate is very low with no complaints from the residents as of yet.Houses in Taman Merdeka Jaya are leasehold, making it a slightly insecure long term investment as the government may decide not to renew its lease upon expiry. However, the houses here are worth being bought and fixed up if the buyer is interested in living here or as renting it out as a holiday home as it is very well located.


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