Barat Daya (Island)

Median Price

RM 652k

Based on 1350 units sold preceding 12 mths.

Annual Growth

2.9%

Compound annual growth rate in median price.

Barat Daya (Island) is a district within the state of Penang and it covers the southwestern half of Penang Island, bordering the Northeast Penang Island District to the east. Balik Pulau is Barat Daya (Island)’s district administrative while Bayan Lepas is the largest town within the district. The Southwest Penang Island was created in 1888 when the District and Land Office was established in Balik Pulau.

Barat Daya (Island) is a district that is fairly accessible through the roads that connect to this part of the island. The major road that connects this part of the island to the towns and cities surrounding it is Federal Route 6. This road links Bayan Lepas, Balik Pulau and Teluk Bahang with the centre of George Town in the Northeast Penang Island District.

There are various tourist spots in Barat Daya (Island) that tourists and residents can take their time to marvel at. Among the popular spot is the Monkey Beach that is situated within the Penang National Park, a park covering 2,562 hectares of rainforests and swamps apart from beaches. There are also farms such as Penang Butterfly Farm, Tropical Spice Garden and Tropical Fruit Farm that one can explore after a trip to the beach since they are located in the adjacent town of Teluk Bahang. The Penang War Museum is a sprawling complex that was originally Fort Batu Maung, a neglected fortress that was converted into a museum that features bunkers, tunnels and other military structures. The Snake Temple in Bayan Lepas is also a worth visiting spot as it is said to be the only Chinese temple to be inhabited by snakes.

Barat Daya (Island) is a district with a mixed population. The cuisine in Barat Daya (Island) is a mix despite majority population being Malays. There are various traditional Penang dishes that residents and tourists can enjoy in this part of the district as well. Residents who opt to cook their own dishes can get their groceries from supermarkets in the area. Cold Storage Island Plaza, Eco-Shop @ Medan Bayan and AEON are among the few supermarkets in the area that one can frequent to obtain their groceries from.

Barat Daya (Island) is a great district to live in for those who enjoy living on an island and close to beaches. There are a number of medical facilities that can be easily accessed in case of emergency in and around the district. Island Hospital Penang, Pantai Hospital Penang, Hospital Balik Pulau, Penang A      dventist Hospital and Hope Children Hospital are among the medical facilities in close proximity to Barat Daya (Island).

Barat Daya (Island) has all kinds of amenities that a family would need such as grocery stores, hospitals and even schools. There are a few options for schools in the area for those who wish to make Barat Daya (Island) their home. There are more international schools in Barat Daya (Island) compared to public schools. Families can consider this before settling down in Barat Daya (Island). Prince of Wales Island International School (POWIIS), Pearl Island Brain Child, Straits International School and The International School Of Penang (Uplands) are some of the international schools located in Barat Daya (Island).

Barat Daya (Island) is a development area made up of mainly freehold properties. The median price for the properties in Barat Daya (Island) averages at RM 670 k. There are a total of 200 project listings as of now in Barat Daya (Island). This showcases the variety of property type that home owners and investors can browse through to find the one they fancy such as Taman Titi Heights, Hilir 37 @ Balik Pulau, Botanica 5A, Villa Pondok Upeh and Symphony Garden.

Buying, selling, or investing property is a very big decision. Even moving to your desired location can sometimes be very emotional. Using data from more than 417 listings in Barat Daya (Island), PropertyGuru aim to help you make the right decisions on selecting property, by providing you helpful news and property statistics such as median and growth in the area, but also our opinion on local neighborhood area.

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