Merdeka View, Pudu
Merdeka View (formerly known as Choo Cheng Kay Apartment Block !) is an apartment block located near to the Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur. Some units face KLCC, one of the landmarks in Kuala Lumpur. The units basically comprise of 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, with a built-up around 1,650 sf.
As an average apartment, the rental rate at Merdeka View is at approximately RM0.76 psf and is at sale for RM195.5 psf. Other similar residences nearby are such as Choo Cheng Kay Apartment, Belfield Condominium, Rumah Pangsa Loke Yew and a few blocks of townhouses. Barely 6 km to KLCC, Merdeka View is easily accessible via Jalan Maharajalela. Mandarin Court Hotel is also a walk away from Merdeka View as well as Mirama Hotel. It can be connected to other places within the Wilayah Persekutuan by the Federal Highway, Sungai Besi Highway and Jalan Mahameru.
Amenities nearby Merdeka View are such as Masjid Al-Bukhary, restaurants, maternity clinic, convenience shops, petrol stations, Tsun Jin High School, Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan Hang Tuah 2 and SRJK(C) Kuen Cheng. Merdeka View is sited at a walking distance to Imbi which houses most of the popular shopping complexes in town, namely Sungei Wang Plaza, Berjaya Times Square, Low Yat Plaza, Fahrenheit 88 and Pavilion Mall.
Traveling to Petaling Street for thrifty buys can be also made at leisure as it is merely 10 minutes away. Traveling to work is not difficult as there is a Maharajalela Monorail station just a few minutes away from Merdeka View, as well as RapidKL stations such as Hang Tuah and Plaza Rakyat, all located within its 1 km radius.
In terms of accessibility however, Merdeka View can be considered as a strategic living place for employees working in the Golden Triangle, despite the inevitable noise and air pollution. Also, you could call it a home if you are immune to the hustle and bustle of the city in exchange for a more peaceful environment.
Although located near to the heart of the city, Merdeka View is placed in a rather low-end location of the town. Some of the units may have the view of rather unsightly landscape instead. It is believed that the property value of Merdeka View would experience a high gain as more people yearn to live and work in the city, and comparing this apartment to the apartments nearby, it can be said as highly competitive.