Taman Pekaka (also known as Taman Perkaka) in Sungai Dua is one of the oldest housing areas in Penang Island. It encompasses a vast array of housing development which includes terrace houses, apartments and flats.
Taman Pekaka is well-known throughout Penang due to its point of interest among Malaysia Science University (USM) students. The Taman Pekaka Apartment is a freehold development which consists of 3 22-storey apartment blocks and 1 block of 5-storey apartment that has a total of 640 units of houses with a built-up area of 850 square feet.
Taman Pekaka is strategically located and easily accessible from the Penang Island through the Jelutong Expressway that links this neighbourhood to major cities or to major transportation hubs such as the Weld Quay (Penang Ferry Service), the Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal and the Penang International Airport, and five minutes drive to Penang Bridge, Lebuhraya Bayan Lepas, and Jalan Bukit Gambier.
In addition, Taman Pekaka also provides its resident with scenic coastal view of the north strait channel and the beautiful Penang bridge, convenient access to public amenities and township facilities such as having close proximity to the Queensbay mall, the largest shopping complex in Penang Island (within 5 minutes drive), Bayan Baru New Town, Penang Bus Terminal, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), schools, markets, Bayan Lepas Industrial Area, near Tesco Extra Sungai Dua, 24-hour food outlets, convenience stores, and also fast food outlets such as McDonald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut and Baskin Robins.
The vicinity of Taman Pekaka is a developed town that houses numerous modern infrastructure and facilities with abundant multi-story apartment complexes being developed for the future resident of the neighborhood. This is one of those places students and lecturers wanted to live in due to its close proximity to the USM, amidst one of the most highly sought after and preferred location in Penang, plus also within distance to Penang Bridge that provides easy access to the Mainland.
Besides that, Taman Pekaka also provides residents the essentials of modern living at an affordable price with panoramic view of its hill view surrounding neighborhood, plus various facilities within its vicinity and also without fearing for your safety staying in the 24-hours guarded security.
In terms of public amenities it offers many choices of higher education institutions, medical centres, shopping malls, hypermarket and the like, coffee shops, banks, restaurants, eateries, hawker’s complex, plus also easy accessibility from the numerous highways and main roads leading to the area.