Located at Seberang Perai Tengah (Mainland – Central) in Penang, Perai is an urban area adjacent to Seberang Jaya. Easily accessible, well connected with plenty of amenities located in the vicinity, Perai is very much a matured neighborhood with houses here being highly sought after.
In terms of commute and transportation, Perai is strategically located and hence, enjoys easy accessibility and good connectivity to its surrounding areas as well as to the other parts of Penang. The main road through Perai is Jalan Perusahaan Perai, which is linked to the Prai River Bridge. The North South Expressway, which connects mainland Penang to the other states in Malaysia is just a short drive away. Perai is connected to Penang Island via the Penang Bridge. There are also Rapid Penang busses that serve this area. The Penang Port also has two facilities in Perai. The good connectivity in Perai plays a major role as Perai also has an industrial area that is home to many multinational and local firms such as Malayan Sugar, which is the largest sugar refinery in Malaysia.
There are many schools located in Perai. Primary schools that are located here include St Mark Primary School, Jalan Baharu Primary School, Khir Johari Primary School, Seberang Jaya Primary School, Seberang Jaya 2 Primary School, Chung Hwa 3 Chinese Primary School, Perai Tamil Primary School and Ladang Prye Tamil Primary School. Secondary schools located in Perai include Pauh Jaya Secondary School, Perai Secondary School, Taman Inderawasih Secondary School, Tun Hussein Onn Secondary School and Seberang Jaya Secondary School. International schools in the area include Chinese Taipei School Penang. There are also numerous kindergartens, child care centers and tuition centers that are located here, such as Kindergarten Chai Leng Park. Open University Malaysia is a higher education that is located at Perai.
Those who are living in Perai have the convenience of having plenty of restaurants and eateries located in the area. These restaurants offer a wide variety of food choices at very affordable prices. Among these restaurants are Starview Restaurants (Prai), which serves Chinese dishes, Delight Café, Hong Kong Style Roast Meat, 1 Step V Café that caters to vegetarians, and T T Koo Restaurant. There are also fast food chains such as McDonalds that have their outlets located in the vicinity. Food and beverage outlets can also be found at the shopping malls that are located nearby such as Megamall Penang, and Sunway Carnival Mall. These malls have numerous retail outlets as well. For groceries and basic necessities, there are many supermarkets, mini markets and grocery shops that aim to cater to the Perai community. Sam’s Groceria can be found in Sunway Carnival Mall. There are plenty of other amenities that are located in Perai such as clinics and pharmacies, banks and ATMs, as well as places of worship. The closest hospital would be the Seberang Jaya Hospital which is about a 10 minutes’ drive from Perai.
Properties in Perai are both freehold and leasehold and it is definitely worth the consideration for one to purchase a property at Perai. Due to its strategic location property here is ideal for individuals and families as well as for those who want to invest in the property market with the plus point of property here being easy to rent out. Besides this, Perai has excellent roads that connect it to the surrounding areas, and this allows its residents to still be able to move to and fro from Penang Island enjoy all that Penang Island has to offer. It is also an ideal for those who are working nearby. Based on data from the month of February 2019 to December 2019, the median price for houses here at Perai is RM200,000.00 per unit while that median price per square feet is RM229 per square feet. There are many projects located at Perai and among the projects that are worth checking out are K Residence @ Seberang Jaya, Pinang Laguna Water Park Condo, Park View @ Taman Juru Setia, Taman Chai Leng and The Signature @ Perai.
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