Maya Ara Residences, Ara Damansara

  • Pavither
  • 14 December 2021

Maya Ara Residences is developed by Sime Darby Property Bhd, and the project is located in Ara Damansara. It was virtually launched at the end of October 2021, and according to the developer, it achieved a take-up rate of 90%.

The project attracted great demand and the developer pointed out that it is a testament to their credibility in offering in-demand products at the right locations and price points. It is highlighted that a lot of research went into Maya Ara Residences, to ensure that it will suit current and future living and lifestyle trends.

This development is expected to inject a breath of fresh air into the established Ara Damansara township, while appealing to the younger generation and first-time homebuyers who are looking for a property to invest in. Maya Ara Residences has a total of 351 serviced apartments with a gross development value (GDV) of more than RM250 million.

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Address:  Jalan PJU 1a/1, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Developer: Sime Darby Property

Property Type: Service Apartment

Tenure: Freehold

Total Units: 351

Sales Gallery: Ara Damansara Sales Gallery Jalan PJU 1A/A, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Completion: Dec 2025 (expected)

Built-up Area: 764 sq ft – 1,055 sq ft

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Facilities – Level 8:

  • Games room with green screen
  • Function hall
  • Changing rooms
  • Laundry (space only)
  • Gym
  • Infinity pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids’ wading pool
  • Pavilion
  • Community BBQ area
  • Parcourse (outdoor gym)
  • 3-on-3 basketball court
  • Kids’ playground
  • Hammock zone
  • Chill-out zone
  • Baby changing room
  • Pantry

Launch Price: From RM594,800

Launch Price Per Sq Ft: From RM778 per sq ft (estimated)

Project Details

Type B and type B1 at Maya Ara Residences feature a two-bedroom, two-bathroom layout with built-ups of 764 sq ft, while the Type C units are 1,055 sq ft with a three-bedroom, two-bathroom layout.

Units are available from RM594,800, and purchasers will be able to design their units with customisable fully-furnished package, which has four different interior design themes.

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This GreenRE compliant development comes with sustainable features such as open-plan layouts that encourage natural lighting and ventilation, herb-planting in the communal garden, energy conservation, efficient water use, composting bins, and several others.

As for facilities, they include a function hall that can be utilised as a co-working space, a game room with a green screen for video shoots, a community barbecue area, gymnasium, basketball court, pools, and hammock zone, among others. The full list is in the ‘Introduction’ section above. Maya Ara Residences also come with a multi-tiered security for additional peace of mind.

Unit Types

Built-Up

Type B

·       764 sq ft

·       2 bedrooms

·       2 bathrooms

·       Level 2 – 27

Type B1

·       764 sq ft

·       2 bedrooms

·       2 bathrooms

·       Level 10 – 27

Type C

·       1,055 sq ft

·       3 bedrooms

·       2 bathrooms

·       Level 2 – 27

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Location

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Getting to places is a breeze with connectivity to several key routes, and residents will enjoy heightened convenience due to its proximity to various amenities and facilities. Plus, Maya Ara Residences is close to these popular areas:

  • Tropicana – 1.3km
  • Kelana Jaya – 2km
  • Damansara – 4.6km
  • Kota Damansara – 5km
  • Subang Jaya – 6.8km

As for Ara Damansara, it has Kota Damansara at its north, Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) at its the east, Subang Jaya at its south, and Kayangan Heights at its west. It also sits between Saujana Golf & Country Club, and the Tropicana Golf & Country Resort.

Accessibility

  • New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE)
  • Jalan Lapangan Terbang Subang
  • Persiaran Tropicana
  • Lebuhraya SPRINT-Damansara Link
  • Ara Damansara LRT station – 1.4km
  • Lembah Subang LRT station – 1.4km
  • Subang Skypark Airport – 3.4km       

Education

  • Open University – 2.5km
  • INTI International College – 4.5km
  • Sunway College – 6.1km
  • Taylor’s Lakeside Campus – 7.4km
  • Japanese School of KL

Medical Care

  • Sime Darby Medical Centre Ara Damansara
  • Sime Darby Medical Centre Subang Jaya
  • Kelana Jaya Medical Centre

Shopping

  • Lotus’s hypermarket – 500m
  • Citta Mall – 700m
  • Evolve Concept Mall – 1.1km
  • Paradigm Mall – 2.3km
  • NZX Commercial Centre

Recreation

  • Community garden – 50m
  • Ara Damansara Central Park – 320m
  • Ara Damansara Eco Park – 1.3km
  • Ara Damansara Medical Centre – 1.8km
  • Oasis Square
  • Tropicana Golf & Country Resort
  • Saujana Golf & Country Club
  • Kelab Golf Negara Subang
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Analysis

Ara Damansara has been developed as a residential enclave and is a well-developed township. As developments in Ara Damansara mature, the newer projects have largely been high-rises such as serviced apartments, condominiums, offices and retail shops.

Developments in Ara Damansara have also benefitted from the spill-over from nearby established areas such as Taman Bukit Mayang Emas, Sunwaymas, Tropicana, Kelana Jaya, Bandar Utama, and Subang.

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Here’s a quick look at residential properties in Ara Damansara.

Project

Land Tenure

Property Type

Completion

Built-up

Approximate Launch Price

Maya Ara Residences by Sime Darby Property

Freehold

Service Apartment

2025

764 sq ft – 1,055 sq ft

RM594,800

 

D’Aman Crimson by Crimson Land Bhd

Freehold

Condominium

2001

From 845 sq ft

From RM350,000

Urbana Residences by Loyal Paragon Sdn Bhd

Leasehold

Serviced Residence

2016

807 sq ft – 2,033 sq ft

RM521,250

Verde @ Ara Damansara by Villamas Group of Companies

Freehold

Service Apartment

2016

1,383 sq ft – 2 ],110 sq ft

From RM790,500

AraGreens Residences by HSB Development Sdn Bhd

Freehold

Condominium

2016

684 sq ft – 3,834 sq ft

From RM480,000

The Maisson by Newfields Group

Freehold

Service Apartment

2017

500 sq ft – 1,594 sq ft

From RM360,000

The Potpourri by See Hoy Chan Sdn Bhd

Leasehold

Condominium

2018

525 sq ft – 2,440 sq ft

From RM557,800

H2O Residences by Titijaya Group Sdn Bhd

Freehold

Serviced Residence & SOHO

2019

449 sq ft – 1,500 sq ft

RM415,000

AraTre’ Residences by Puncakdana Sdn Bhd

Leasehold

Service Residence

2020

775 sq ft – 1,227 sq ft

 

From RM430,000

Cantara Residences by Sime Darby Property

Freehold

Condominium

2020

646 sq ft – 2,077 sq ft

From RM549,888

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Summary

Those who purchased Maya Ara Residences had the option of following the launch event live on Facebook before registering their purchase via the developer’s Online Booking System (OBS).

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OBS enabled homebuyers to reserve units at their leisure without having to visit a sales gallery. It also allows multiple concurrent transactions, and could be a game-changer in how home purchases are conducted at Sime Darby Property.

The developer said that Maya Ara Residences drew strong interest even before its launch. So, if you’re interested in a unit at Maya Ara Residences that’s priced at RM600,000, here are its estimated loan figures based on the PropertyGuru Home Loan Calculator and PropertyGuru Home Loan Eligibility and Affordability Calculator.

  • LTV / margin of finance: 90%
  • Down payment (10%): RM60,000
  • Loan amount: RM540,000
  • Loan term: 30 years
  • Interest rate: 3.2%
  • Monthly repayment: RM2,425
  • Approximate required gross annual income: RM94,000*

* Assumptions: No other monthly debt obligations, and 30% of gross income will be spent on the housing loan.

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