Bukit Jambul

Bukit Jambul is a small town located in the Timor Laut (Island) district of Penang. Roughly about 10 kilometers southwest of Georgetown, the capital city of Penang, Bukit Jambul is not far from Bayan Lepas, an important industrial area in Penang.  

Bukit Jambul is easily accessible via main roads and major highways such as Lebuh Bukit Jambul, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah and Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu Highway. The Penang Bridge, which connects Penang Island to Penang mainland and the other state in Malaysia is just a short drive away. Rapid Penang also offers Bukit Jambul regular and reliant bus service, connecting it to areas on the eastern side of the island as well as to Georgetown and to Penang International Airport. As it enjoys good connectivity to its surrounding areas as well as to the other parts of Penang, Bukit Jambul is a suitable neighborhood for families with children who are studying here as well as those who are working in the area.

There are plenty of schools in this area. Among the schools at Bukit Jambul are Sekolah Menengah Bukit Jambul, Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Min Sin, Phor Tay High School, Sekolah Kebangsaan Bayan Baru and Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Kwang Hwa. Private schools in the area include Fairview International School Penang. Kindergartens and child care centers are a plenty at Bukit Jambul as well. Some of them are Nur Cemerlang Kindergarten, Little Deers Presschool and Prima Gemilang Excellence Kids Centre. There are also numerous tuition centers as well as other child development centers at Bukit Jambul. The INTI International University is also located in Bukit Jambul.

Those who live in the Bukit Jambul area will not have to worry about groceries and daily necessities. There are a number of shopping malls that are within the area, such as the Bukit Jambul Complex which has over 400 shoplots, #Penang Uptown @ Bukit Jambul, Sunshine Square and D’Piazza Mall. One of the largest malls in Penang, the Queensbay Mall, is only a 10 minute drive away. There are also numerous smaller supermarkets and grocery shops that are located all over Bukit Jambul, making it really convenient for residents of Bukit Jambul.

As Penang is an island visited by tourist from all over the world, Bukit Jambul does not fall short when it comes to food choices. There are plenty of restaurants and eateries at Bukit Jambul offering all kinds of cuisines, such as The View, which is a French steakhouse, Double Good Restaurant offering Chinese cuisine, Sakurajima, a Japanese restaurant, Al Aqsa Tandoori House offering Pakistani dishes and Mario’s Italian Cuisine. Hotels that are in the Bukit Jambul area include Equatorial Hotel Penang and AC Hotel by Marriot Penang. For recreation, the Penang Golf Club, which is the only 18 hole golf course on Penang Island is also located in Bukit Jambul. 

Properties in Bukit Jambul are both freehold and leasehold. Bukit Jambul is definitely 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 besides this, as Bukit Jambul has excellent roads that connect it to the surrounding areas, and allows its residents to still be able to enjoy the conveniences of city life. It is also ideal for those who are working nearby. Based on data from December 2018 to November 2019, the median price for property here is RM249,000.00 while the median per square feet price is RM331.00. There are a number of projects and developments here at Bukit Jambul that are worth checking out including Vista Jambul, Sierra East, Jambul Heights, Pangsapuri Golf View and Desa Bukit Jambul.

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