Batu UbanLocated in
Timor Laut (Island), Penang, Batu Uban is a residential area that is south to Georgetown and adjacent to Gelugor. Known as the oldest Malay settlement in Penang Island, Batu Uban now has quite a number of high rise residential buildings and is easily accessible with plenty of amenities.
In terms of commute and transportation, Batu Uban is a residential area that enjoys easy accessibility and good connectivity to its surrounding areas as well as to the other parts of Penang via main roads and major highways such as Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Magazine Road, and the Bayan Lepas Expressway. The Penang Bridge, which connects Penang Island to mainland Penang is just a short drive away. There are also Rapid Penang busses that service this area.
For education, there are both public and private schools that are located close to Batu Uban. Public schools that are located nearby include Sekolah Kebangsaan Minden Heights, and Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Tamil) Subramaniya Barathee. Private and international schools that are located nearby Batu Uban include Wesley Methodist School Penang (International), Penang Free School, King’s Academy, Tenby Schools Penang, St Christopher’s International Primary School and Fairview International School, Penang. University Science Malaysia, which is one of the top ranking universities in Malaysia is located on the northwest side of Batu Uban. For preschool aged children, there are many kindergartens such as Krista Medan Height. There are also after school care centers and child care centers as well as tuition centers that cater to the Batu Uban community. Besides this, the Mutiara Driving School is just a 7 minutes’ drive from Batu Uban.
There are many restaurants and eateries that are located in Batu Uban as well as in its surrounding areas that offer a variety of food at very affordable prices. These restaurants also aim to cater to the students from University Science Malaysia. Among the restaurants are Golden Phoenix Restaurant, which is a Chinese restaurant, D’Sampan Seafood Restaurant, Minah Restaurant which has a reputation of being one of the best Malay restaurants in Penang, and US Pizza. There are also plenty of food and beverage outlets that are located at the shopping malls nearby. The Queensbay Mall and Bukit Jambul Complex is about a 10 minutes’ drive from Batu Uban, while Penang’s Time Square is about 13 minutes’ drive from Batu Uban. There are many retail outlets that are located at these malls as well and anyone bitten by the shopping bug will be very much satisfied at these malls, especially at Queensbay Mall, which is one of the biggest in Penang. For groceries and basic necessities, one can head over to Tesco Extra Penang which is about 8 minutes from Batu Uban. There are also many smaller supermarkets, mini markets and grocery stores that aim to cater to the community here. Other amenities that are in the vicinity include clinics, pharmacies, banks, ATMs, and places of worship. The Penang General Hospital is about a 17 minutes’ drive from Batu Uban.
Properties in Batu Uban have a freehold tenure and it is an area worth the consideration as property here is ideal for individuals and families as well as for those who want to invest in the property market. Property here is affordable and it is also easy to rent out. Besides this, Batu Uban is a very strategic place to live in Penang. as it has excellent roads that connects it to the surrounding areas, and allows its residents to still be able to enjoy the conveniences that Penang Island has to offer. It is also ideal for those who are working nearby. There are a number of projects and developments here at Batu Uban that are worth checking out including Vilaris Courtyard Homes, Pangsapuri Century, N-Park Condominium, Timur Laut (Island), Villa Sri Kenanga and Sunny Ville Condominium.
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