The Istara is a strategically located exclusive condominium nestled in the heart of Petaling Jaya. It can be easily spotted right besides Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospital and National Institute of Ophthalmology (THONEH). It neighbors Millennium Square, Menara Jaya and PJ8. This leasehold condominium comprises of 4 high-storey towers with condominium with built-up size of 1,300 sf. The Istara comes with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It is designed within a tropical setting. Full range of sporting facilities and amenities are provided for residents, including a swimming pool, reflexology walkway, gymnasium, launderette, squash court, convenience store, children's playroom, library and covered parking. Its 24-hour security features CCTV surveillance cameras at strategic spots and in the parking area. The Istara is well surrounded by a vast array of amenities. They include banks, supermarkets and shopping malls (Asia Jaya Shopping Complex, Giant supermarket, Digital Mall and Jaya 33), hospitals, Government offices, schools (German International School, SMK (L) Bukit Bintang and SR Sri Petaling), college (City University of Science and Technology) and recreation parks (Astaka Sports Centre). Most of the amenities available are within walking distance. In terms of accessibility, it is easily reachable via Federal Highway and Jalan Utara. In addition, it is just minutes away to access Sprint Highway and New Pantai Expressway (NPE). It can also be reached via LRT as it is within 7 minutes walk to Asia Jaya RapidKL LRT Station.
Property Details Name: The Istara Address: Lorong Utara B, Off Jalan Utara, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Type: Condominium Tenure: Leasehold No. of Blocks: 4 No. of Bedrooms: 3 No. of Bathrooms: 2 Built-up: 1,300 sf Subsale Price: Rental:
Facilities Swimming pool Reflexology walkway Gymnasium Laundrette Squash court Convenience store Children's playroom Library Covered parking
AnalysisThe Istara is indeed famous among expatriates and working professionals. It is well-situated right besides German International School and surrounded by office towers and commercial centers. This condo has become a favorite residence for short to medium-term stay for the expatriates. Quite a number of owners have taken the opportunity to lease their units to those expatriates in short to medium-term basis for higher rental yield. Even though The Istara is an old condominium, it is very well maintained by the management and decent to live in. However, bear in mind that the area is very busy and traffic congestion is a normal scene during most hours – that get worse during rush hours. With it strategic location within the central of PJ, it will forever be in high demand and appreciate further.