Pandan Jaya, Pandan
Pandan Jaya is a matured mixed residential-commerical township with some commercial components located in Pandan, Selangor. The neighborhood is located in between Taman Shamelin Perkasa, Taman Cempaka and Pandan Indah.
Pandan Jaya comprises various types of residences that include low-cost flats, apartments, and 1- and 2-storey terrace houses. The apartment within the shop-apartment has built-up size of 768 sf with 2+1 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The flat unit consists of 2+1 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, with built-up size of 806 sf.
Besides residential component, Pandan Jaya also includes a number of shop-office lots and shop-apartments. Among the businesses available in the area are banks (Bank Sinmpanan Nasional, CIMB, Eon Bank, Public Bank and Maybank), convenience store (7-Eleven), pharmacy (O-Care Pharmacy) and several restaurants. There is a pasar malam (night market) held at the commercial centre every Tuesday and Satuday night.
Being a self-sustained township, there are several basic amenities available for the community within Pandan Jaya. There is a mosque (Masjid Pandan Jaya), schools (SMK Pandan Jaya and SK Pandan Jaya), a surau (Surau Taman Bakti) as well as children's playgrounds and recreational fields. In addition, Pandan Jaya is located within close proximity to a shopping mall, named Axis Atrium that hosts Carrefour as its anchor tenant. Also, the enclave is within mere minutes drive to Tesco Ampang and 1 Shamelin shopping centre.
Plus, there are several colleges in the area such as Kolej Mara and German Malaysia Institute (GMI). Conveniently, Pandan Jaya has its own LRT station - Pandan Jaya RapidKL LRT station. Pandan Jaya is easily accessible via Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) and Jalan Kampung Pandan that leads to Kuala Lumpur city centre. The township is near to the accesses of Smart Highway, Kuala Lumpur-Putrajaya MEX Highway, as well as Jalan Tun Razak and Jalan Loke Yew.
Traffic congestion is a common problem for the residents of Pandan Jaya as the main roads, Jalan Pandan 1 and Jalan Perkasa are very heavy with traffic at most times. These roads are also used by other residents from other neighboring vicinities. However, it is still less than 20 minutes drive from the city centre during peak hour.
If you are looking for a bargain unit for Pandan Jaya's terrace house, you may easily find one at auction market. There are quite a few units of residences in Pandan Jaya that can be found in the auction market from time to time - with a 2-storey terrace house reserved at around RM250,000. Even though most of the properties here are very old and looks run down, there are some 2-storey terrace houses are well properly maintained by the owner - which is high in demand. These good units are tagged over RM550,000.