Park Villa Condominium, Puchong Jaya (previously known as Parc Ville Condominium)

  • Michael Mendez
  • 16 December 2015

Parc Ville Overall Buiding Facade

Park Villa Condominium, previously known as Parc Ville Condominium in Bandar Puchong Jaya, is yet another quality development by the IOI Group. The 18-storey, freehold, low-density condominium offering affordable medium-sized Semi-D units is set in Bandar Puchong Jaya, the centre of activity in the vast locality of Puchong.

Project Name: Park Villa, Bandar Puchong Jaya

GPS Coordinates: 3.067560, 101.624908

Address: Jalan Pipit, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47100 Puchong, Selangor

Website: http://www.parcville.com.my

Developer:  Dynamic Management Sdn Bhd (wholly owned subsidiary of IOI Properties Group Bhd)

Marketing and Sales Office: IOI Galleria@The Cube, No: 2, Jalan Puteri 7/13A, Bandar Puteri Puchong, 47100, Puchong        Tel:  03-8060-8833  Fax: 03-8060-8822  Email: property.marketing@ioigroup.com

IOI Properties Berhad Address: IOI Properties Group Berhad (1035807-A)
Two IOI Square, IOI Resort City, 62502 Putrajaya, Malaysia    Tel  : 03-8947-8888    Fax : 03-8947-8800   Website: www.ioiproperties.com.my

Sales Gallery: Jalan Pipit, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47100 Puchong, Selangor

GPS Coordinates: 3.067560, 101.624908

Telephone: 03-8060-8833

Property Type:  Condominium

Land Title: Residential

Tenure: Freehold

Total Land Area of Whole Development: 4.2 acres

No of Towers: 2

No of Storeys: 18

Residential Units start from: Ground Floor

Facilities Podium: Ground Floor Podium

No of Units in Total: 280

Unit Types and Built Up: 

  • Type A: 3+1R+2B – 1,323sq ft
  • Type B: 3R+2B – 1,226sq ft

Units Per Floor: 8

No of Lifts per floor: 3 lifts

Parking Bays: Basement Parking

Basement Levels: 3

No: of Car Parks given per unit: 2

Price per sq ft: average: Average RM500

Listed Price: From RM652,000

Discounts and Rebates: Bumi 5%

Maintenance Fee: RM0.33psf

Expected TOP: Q2 2016

Facilities on Ground Floor and Podium

  • Landscaped Garden
  • Children’s Playground
  • Floating Cabana
  • Reflective Pond
  • Jacuzzi
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fun Pool
  • Nursery Room
  • Gymnasium
  • Theatrette
  • Cafeteria
  • BBQ pit
  • Laundry Room
  • Mini Market
  • Multi Purpose Hall
  • Management Office

On 14th Floor of the two Towers

  • Sky Deck
  • Sky Garden
  • Sky Gourmet Kitchen

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Unique Selling Points:

  • Solid Developer with solid track record
  • Low Density: Only 280 units on 18 floors spread over 4.2 acres of land
  • Spacious Units that are all Semi-D with Vantage Views and offering privacy (Scroll down to Project Section to see orientation and views)
  • Value Buy: units are Partially Fitted and Furnished:

*1. Kitchen —  Kitchen Cabinets (Top and Bottom + Island Counter

*2. Bathrooms – Fully Fitted as you see it with Glass Shower Screen

*3. Aircons (4 units) – Hall (2hp), Rooms (1.5hp) Brand to be determined

  • Good Location: Situated within quiet enclave off Jln Pipit in residential area of the matured Puchong township
  • Excellent Road and Rail Connectivity:

*1. Lebuhraya Damanasara-Puchong (LDP), Bukit Jalil Highway, Kesas Highway, Proposed KIDEX plus connection to major backbone roads like Jalan Puchong, Old Klang Road etc

*2. LRT: Station 6 – IOI Puchong Jaya Station located just outside HSBC bank on Jalan Kenari 5, Bandar Puchong Jaya opposite IOI Mall; Station 7  located further up at Tesco on Pusat Bandar Puchong

  • Closeby Amenities: At least 2 existing Major Shopping Malls (IOI Mall and Sunway Pyramid) with several coming up such as Pavilion Bukit Jalil City, Paradigm Mall located further along. There are Hypermarts such as Jusco, Tesco, two Giant Hypermarts etc; Schools, Banking and Financial Services, and Hospitals

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Amenities

The township of Puchong Jaya has these developments

The township of Puchong Jaya has these developments

Hospitals

  • Columbia Asia Hospital
  • KPMC Puchong Medical Centre
  • Sunway Medical Centre

Schools (Public and Private Primary and Secondary Schools):

  • SK Puchong Jaya
  • SK Puchong Jaya 2
  • SK Puchong Jaya 3
  • SK Pusat Bandar Puchong 1
  • SK Pusat Bandar Puchong 2
  • SK Puchong Perdana
  • SMK Puchong Perdana
  • SK Bukit Kuchai
  • SK Puchong Utama
  • SK Puchong Utama 2
  • Rafflesia International School
  • SMK Puchong Utama 1
  • SMK Puchong Batu 14
  • SMK Puchong Perdana
  • SK Taman Putra Perdana
  • SMK Puchong Permai
  • Sekolah Menengah Islam Puchong
  • SMK Pusat Bandar Puchong 1
  • SMK Bandar Puchong Jaya A
  • SMK Bandar Puchong Jaya B
  • SK Seksyen 1 Bandar Kinrara
  • SK Seksyen 2 Bandar Kinrara
  • SMK Seksyen 1 Bandar Kinrara
  • SMK Seksyen 3 Bandar Kinrara
  • SMK Seksyen 4 Bandar Kinrara
  • SMK Batu 8
  • SK Puchong Indah
  • Sekolah Rendah Rafflesia (Primary)
  • Rafflesia International School
  • REAL Kids Puchong Jaya

Chinese Schools:

  • SJK(C) Han Ming
  • SJK(C) Yak Chee
  • SJK(C) Sin Ming
  • SJK(C) Ladang Harcroft
  • SJK(C) Kheng Chee
  • SJK(T) Puchong

Tertiary Education:

  • Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus
  • Binary University College of Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Sunway Unversity
  • The One Academy
  • RIMA International College
  • Binary University College
  • Putra Intelek International College

Project Details

Parc Ville under PROJECT cover pic

The beauty of Park Villa Condominium is that it offers four views, thanks to the orientation of its angled towers. There are only two towers with 280 units spread over 18 floors across 4.2 acres of land, so it’s pretty low density.

Parc ville under LOCATION Puchong skyline panorama

This is the Puchong city skyline at dusk

At Tower 1, which is currently on sale, Type A (1323sq ft) units have two views. The units facing north will have Sunway City View while those facing south will have the Pool View.

Type B (1226sq ft) units also have two views. The units facing east will have KLCC View while those facing west will get the Puchong City and Sunway City view.

Parc Ville, the 3-D Model at the showroom

Park Villa, the 3-D Model at the showroom

The basement car parking on the model denoted by arrows

The basement car parking on the model denoted by arrows

Unique Car Parking

Park Villa’s uniqueness is that residential units start from the Ground Floor.

This is because the car parking bays are all located in the basement on three floors.  Every unit comes with two free car parks.

Parc Ville sports Basement Carparking. Projects with basement carparking are actually more expensive to build

Here it is on the actual building. Most projects don’t sport basement carparking because they are more expensive to build. This is what stands Park Villa apart

Actual site progress as of November 2015

Actual site progress as of November 2015

Floor Plans, Unit Types and Specifications

Parcville Floor plans A and B

 

The exact materials and make

The exact materials, make and numbers

The Units

The larger unit Type A (1323sq ft) is the one shown in the showroom. It has 3+1 bedrooms but strangely, only two bathrooms. Perhaps so much space has been allocated to give space to the rooms that there wasn’t space left for a third bathroom.  That’s a pity because you never know when an extra toilet can come in handy.

Anyhow, the unit sports a generous layout, there is a roomy feel about it and there are enough free items to make this a value buy.

As you step into the showroom, this is what you will see -- a clear delineation of where the unit starts and ends

As you step into the showroom, this is what you will see — a clear delineation of where the unit starts and ends

A view of the hall as you enter

A view of the hall as you enter

A view of the kitchen

A view of the kitchen

A view of the Dining and Kitchen from the entrance

A view of the Dining and Kitchen from the entrance

The 1323sq ft unit, sports three rooms. This is the Master Bedroom with laminated flooring and space enough for a study table

The 1323sq ft unit, sports three rooms. This is the Master Bedroom with laminated flooring and space enough for a study table

This is the Master Bath. Note the ample room

This is the Master Bath. Note the ample room and ceiling height tiling

This is the ample second bedroom

This is the ample second bedroom with room to spare for a study table

The third bedroom

The third bedroom

Here are the freebies that will come along with your unit, a nicely decked out kitchen along with top and bottom cabinets

Here are the freebies that will come along with your unit, a nicely decked out kitchen along with top and bottom cabinets. Pic taken from their plastic-wrapped pamphlet

The interesting cabinets fitted around the fridge. The fridge, unfortunately, at this point in time, will not be for free

The interesting cabinets fitted around the fridge. The fridge, unfortunately, at this point in time, will not be for free

The "+ " room which can be converted into a maid's room or a storeroom

The “+ ” room which can be converted into a maid’s room or a storeroom. Do note, however, when converting this tight 5ft + by 5ft+ room into a maid’s room with bed such as what you see in the picture, you’d have to hire a very short maid

The yard area for washing and laundry and the second bathroom on the left

The yard area for washing and laundry and the second bathroom on the left. Again, please note: This second bath is not located in the kitchen/yard area but within the unit premise for the use of the 2nd and 3rd bedroom.

Facilities

There is quite an array of facilities in Park Villa. The sky deck is on the 14th floor which comes with a Gourmet Kitchenette where you can invite your friends for a cookout.

On the ground floor are the swimming pools, the water features such as Reflective Ponds and the green features such as Landscaped Gardens. There is also a Theatrette, a Cafeteria, nursery room and so on.

Parc Ville facilities sitemap_large

 

Parc Ville  facilities Childen Playground

Children’s Playground

Parc Ville  facilities Floating Cabana

The Floating Cabana in the Pool for residents’relaxation

Parc Ville  facilities Swimming Pool

The huge river-like Swimming Pool, set on the Ground Floor

Parc Ville xclusive Lift Lobby

The hotel-like Lift Lobby

Sky Parc Ville facility 14flrLounge with Gourmet Kitchen

The 14th Floor Lounge and Gourmet Kitchen with a grad view of Puchong

 

The Artistic Sculptures for residents to enjoy

The Artistic Sculptures for residents to enjoy

In-Condo Child Care Services

The provision of child care service is actually a very good idea. Of course, it is not unique to Park Villa as many other residential developments also offer it these days.

Child care or nursery service located at the place of stay offering convenience, safety and high security provides parents with plenty of peace of mind, not to mention saving them money and the hassle of having to hire transport to fetch and send the child to and fro to meet those odd kindergarten or day care hours.

Parents also do not have to rush back and forth to and from work and zip from place to place just so that transport for the child abides by those hours. This, at the end of the day, will save them a lot of time, not to mention, stress and anxiety.

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Location

Parc Ville under LOCATION cover

Everybody knows Puchong. Or at least, everybody in KL knows Puchong. With a population of 335, 419 at the last count (in 2008) and spread over 51.71sq km (also at the last count), Puchong is a premier township − huge, bustling and in a constant state of evolution.

Puchong (pronounced Pew-Chong if you’re using a Brit to read out directions in your GPS app) spreads across the Petaling district of Selangor and spans all the way from Kuala Lumpur to the boundaries of Putrajaya.

Puchong is a major town in the Petaling district of Selangor. Puchong is situated midway between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's political capital, and Putrajaya, the administrative capital. Source google maps and wikipedia

Puchong is a major town in the Petaling district of Selangor. Puchong is situated midway between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s political capital, and Putrajaya, the administrative capital. Source google maps and wikipedia

It is so huge, it needs the jurisdiction of not one, but two local authorities – the Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) for the northern part of Puchong and the Sepang Municipal Council (MPSp) for the southern part of Puchong.

Way Back When

As with most of the country, way back in the 1960s, Puchong used to be a rubber estate and tin mining town.  In time, a single two-lane road grew out of this tangle to connect the inhabitants of the various settlements to their respective places of work.

It was out of this single two-lane road that Puchong germinated, ostensibly at the end of the mining and rubber tapping era,  sprouting industrial parks, businesses, commercial centres and housing estates along both sides of its 40-odd kilometre length.

Yes, Jalan Puchong is a very long road.

It didn’t use to be this long but in the 1980s, when urbanisation took root along this artery, Jalan Puchong − which had to accommodate all the individual tamans (housing estate) and secondary townships that had symbiotically burgeoned in stretch and girth − also grew in length and breadth accordingly.

Beginning from the end of Old Klang Road, bypassing Bandar Kinrara, Bandar Puchong Jaya, Bandar Puteri Puchong, Taman Puchong Perdana Desa Millenia, Bandar Puchong Perdana, Bandar Bukit Puchong and a few others to Taman Putra Perdana at the border of Putrajaya, Jalan Puchong grew and grew and never stopped growing until newer highways eventually overtook and intersected it.

Parc ville umpnbstructed view of puchong skyline

Cities Within A City

And of the many hubs and satellite townships that proliferated along the road, two have significant bearing on this story. One is Bandar Puchong Jaya, situated between Bandar Sunway Subang and Bandar Kinrara just before Pusat Bandar Puchong, while the other is Bandar Puteri Puchong, located just after Pusat Bandar Puchong.

Fret not if you are confused by now. Every bandar in Puchong seems to have ‘Puchong’ appended to its name and that can confound you if you are new to the area and trying to differentiate one bandar from the other.  Puchong is, afterall, the sum total of all the Puchong bandars and tamans that have accumulated over time under the very huge umbrella of Puchong. If at all lost, just look at the maps below to get your bearing.

Bandar Puchong Jaya

Bandar Puchong Jaya

Bandar Puchong Jaya

Puchong Jaya is a ''landmarked'' township

Puchong Jaya is a ”landmarked” township

Bandar Puchong Jaya, a satellite hub, is 1,000 acres large and was launched in May, 1990, according to the Malay version of Wikipedia (Click on the highlighted link to read more). Ninety per cent of all of Malaysia’s banks have a branch here, including Bank Simpanan Nasional. Name a bank, any bank, and chances are, it’s got a branch here. They all sit pretty in a row along Jalan Kenari 1 to Jalan Kenari 11.

Bandar Puteri Puchong

ParcVille googlemap Bandar Puteri Puchong

This is Bandar Puteri Puchong

This is Bandar Puteri Puchong

Bandar Puteri Puchong, a newish suburb, is 930 acres large and was established in February 1999. This area, with inroads that lead into the residential section, is the business and financial district of Puchong. It is where the Puchong Financial Corporate Centre (PFCC) is and where most international banks are located (Click on the highlighted link to read more from Wikipedia).

A Tale of Two Bandars

Now here is where you join the dots and step back for the big picture. Both bandars were developed by IOI Properties Group Berhad and both are still a work in progress with new launches being planned or are taking place in the present time. Bandar Puchong Jaya is the parcel next to Bandar Puteri Puchong.

From Parc Ville to Skyz Residence in Bandar Puchong Jaya

From Park Villa to Skyz Residence in Bandar Puchong Jaya. Both are 3.1km apart from each other

And Where In All This Is Park Villa?

Parc Ville location map of parkville site where is Parcville

The Big Picture

Parc Ville location-map of Bandar Puchong Jaya from ioi

The Slighter Smaller Picture

Park Villa Condominiums situated on Jalan Pipit in Bandar Puchong Jaya, is one of several residential and/or commercial projects by IOI Properties Group,  the others include Skyz Residence, (3.1km from Park Villa) located along the last few hundred metres of the Bukit Jalil Highway at the border of Kinrara towards the start of Puchong Jaya, and others.

The directions to Jalan Pipit in Puchong Jaya

And the Smallest Picture showing the actual on-the-road directions to Jalan Pipit in Puchong Jaya. Insets show the blow-ups of the road signs

Bandar Puchong Jaya has, over the years, seen a slew of IOI commercial and retail developments such as IOI Mall, IOI Business Park, IOI Boulevard and so on “flagshipping” this section of Puchong.

The New ‘to-be-operational-in-2016′ LRT Station 6 of the Ampang Extension Line is called IOI Mall. It is located just outside HSBC at Jalan Kenari 5 as you will see in the picture below.

The LRT Station is located just outside HSBC bank on Jalan Kenari 5

The LRT Station is located just outside HSBC bank on Jalan Kenari 5

Connectibility

Park Villa, however, is not within walking distance to take advantage of this new LRT station which its sister Skyz Residence enjoys better, being closer to its doorstep. However, Park Villa’s location on quiet Jalan Pipit, or off Jalan Pipit is well connected by a network of roads and highways and is within a short driving distance to schools, colleges, shopping, hospitals, banks and a host of other amenities.

Eat Street

Where other amenities are concerned such as gourmet dining spots and watering holes, Bandar Puchong Jaya is actually renowned as quite a bit of an “eat street”, thanks to the many IOI retail and office developments situated along here.

When you’re done with your banking or paying your internet bills at 24-hour TM Point, or shopped for your latest car accessory from Brothers on Jalan Kenari 5, try the luk luk motorised stalls that congregate in the parking lot directly behind HSBC.  It’s quite a sight because as many as 20 of these trucks converge there nightly, serving the hungry throngs with all manner of skewered seafood, meats and vegetables which you can grill, deepfry or broil all by yourself, sort of like a “on-the-spot-cook-it-yourself” dinner right there on the roadside.

This is "luk luk". It  literally means "Boil boil" or "scald scald" in Chinese. In other words, it's steamboat.

This is “luk luk”. It literally means “Boil boil” or “scald scald” in Chinese. In other words, it’s steamboat.

Business hours are from 6pm till you say you’re done. And that could be anytime in the wee hours. But if street food is not your cup of tea, then try the karaoke joints, pubs, coffee bars and bakeries or the Western, Eastern and Fusion bistros and brasseries that deck swanky IOI Boulevard.

Further up on Jalan Kenari 1, outside Maybank and Public bank, you will find a range of coffeeshops as well as roadside hawkers selling everything from Kacang Putih to Apam Balik with roasted chestnuts and steamed corn thrown in between on any good day. Still not enough for your wining and dining? Then cross the road and head directly for IOI Mall for full-blown shopping, dining and entertainment.

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Analysis

ParcVille Bandar Puteri Bangi

Bandar Puteri Bangi

ParcVille ioi resort city putrajaya

IOI Resort City

ParcVille location16 Sierra

16 Sierra in Puchong South

IOI Properties Group Berhad (“IOIPG”) needs little introduction. Just say, “IOI” to anybody, and they’ll go, “Oh”, their eyes lighting up with instant recognition.

IOI has become quite a recognizable brand in recent times, thanks to their IOI malls that have been spreading the word. Primarily building retail and office space, the group’s most recent achievements have been IOI City Mall (in IOI Resort City, Putrajaya), IOI Malls (in Puchong, Selangor and Kulai, Johor Bahru), One and Two IOI Square (in IOI Resort City, Putrajaya), Puchong Financial Corporate Centre and IOI Boulevard in Puchong, Selangor.

With a proven track record spanning more than three decades in the property development industry, it stands to reason why IOIPG is one of the largest property companies in the country with a landbank of 10,000 acres here and abroad, with a view to increase this number in the near future.

IOIPG was listed onto the Main Board of Malaysian Stock Exchange on 15 January 2014. Its principal activities include property development, property investment, leisure and hospitality, not just here in Malaysia but also in Singapore and China.

Apart from malls and hotels, the group has also successfully developed townships. Bandar Puchong Jaya and Bandar Puteri Puchong are their earlier examples while their latest ones are 16 Sierra in Puchong South, IOI Resort City in Putrajaya and Bandar Puteri Bangi in Bangi.

Green and Award Winning

As a socially-responsible property developer, IOIPG’s commercial buildings are designed to meet the Green Building Index (“GBI”) or are Green Mark-certified. It adopts the ISO 9001:2008 standards for its property developments and all ongoing projects are built to achieve a Quality Assessment System in Construction (“QLASSIC”) score of not less than 75%.

IOIPG has received numerous awards from FIABCI, BCI Asia, The Edge Malaysia, Asia Pacific Property Awards, and the Building and Construction Authority (“BCA”) in Singapore.

And speaking of awards, we shall do a price analysis comparison with their other property located also on Bandar Puchong Jaya – Skyz Residence@ Bandar Puchong Jaya which recently won two Asia Pacific Property Awards.

Parc Ville Skyz Residence Awards

 

Name Tenure Unit Size Average Price PSF Maintenance Fee PSF Approx Start Price per Unit
Park Villa F hold 1226 −1323 sq ft RM500 RM 0.33 From RM652,XXXK
SkyzResidence F hold 1162−1657 sq ftNot inclusive of built up of penthouses RM650 __ From RM750,800

*Rental Rates: Koi Kinrara Suites on the same road of Jalan Pipit is asking rental of between RM1300 to RM1600 for 3R2B units ranging from 1062sq ft to 1405sq ft   

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Summary

The fork at Jalan Pipit

The fork at Jalan Pipit

There are at least three apartment and condominium projects coming up along Jalan Pipit, Puchong Jaya. This particular road ends in a cul-de-sac. But the good news is this: The road is fully residential as far as anyone can tell at this point in time. There are no shops and office blocks mixed into the fray which means life here can be quite peaceful.  This is further enhanced by the fact that Park Villa units are semi-Ds, offering even greater privacy.

The wonder of it all is that just outside the calm of Jalan Pipit is frenetic Puchong. It’s like you’re in a detached sliproad that keeps you near to everything yet far away from it all.

Of course, there are some people who argue that Jalan Pipit is jammed during rush hour. Well, to this we say: Name one road in the Klang Valley that isn’t.

At RM500psf, Park Villa is not the cheapest home you can buy along that street but it’s a home worth considering if you yearn for stillness at day’s end yet still wish to live in the middle of Puchong vibrancy.

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