Batu Gajah

Median Price

RM 218k

Based on 518 units sold preceding 12 mths.

Batu Gajah is a town that is located in the Kinta District of Perak. The name was derived from the two stones that resemble elephants found along the Kinta River where it is believed to scare away the elephants that destroyed the villagers’ sugar cane crops in folklores. Batu Gajah was well known for being a tin mining town before the town was developed. Batu Gajah has been developed a lot over the years and in September 2012, Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co. Ltd, a major electric locomotive manufacturers in China has agreed to build a rolling-stock factory in Batu Gajah.

Batu Gajah is a town that is easily accessible due to that major roads and highways in the area. Batu Gajah Highway and Jalan Tanjung Tualang are among the few major roads and highways that help to connect Batu Gajah to its surrounding town and cities. Through these routes, Batu Gajah is connected to towns and cities such as Malim Nawar, Tanjung Tualang and Gopeng.

Batu Gajah is a town that has quite a number of things to do. Tourists and locals can visit the tourist spots during their free time that is located in Batu Gajah. For those who enjoy being surrounded by nature, they would definitely like places such as Gunung Hijau, Kinta Nature and Kinta Valley. One can not only explore the mines and canes in the area but can also enjoy a hike up these places. Papan Recreational Forest Reserve is a nature preserve forest that one can explore while in Batu Gajah. For those who would like to enjoy leisure walk with a calm view of a lake can head to Taman Herba Negeri Perak. One can even visit the remnants of the only remaining tin dredge in Batu Gajah which is the Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5 and learn of the equipment that was used to mine tin back in the days.

Batu Gajah is a town with that is made up a mixed population. One can enjoy various types of cuisine such as Chinese, Malay, and Indian food. One can also find delicious seafood dishes in Batu Gajah.  Apart from that, for those who enjoy cooking and preparing their own meals, there are supermarkets in the area that they can frequent to get their groceries from. TF Value Mart Batu Gajah, Pasaraya KTK Mart and BG Pasaraya are among the many supermarkets that are made available in and around Batu Gajah.

Making Batu Gajah one’s home is not a bad option as the town is a nice, quiet and relaxed town. It is a great place for those who are looking to retire.  Batu Gajah also does not lack medical attention as there are hospitals and clinics in the surrounding area. Batu Gajah Hospital, Batu Gajah Women and Children Health Clinic and Perak Medical Centre are some of the medical facilities in close proximity to Batu Gajah.

Batu Gajah is also an ideal living location for families as there are many educational institutes in this town. Families can browse through their options before deciding on one to send their children to. SMK St Bernadette’s Convent, SRJK (C) Yuk Kwan, SJK (T) Ladang Kinta Valley and SK Seri Jaya are some of the schools available in Batu Gajah.

Batu Gajah is a town that is mainly made up of leasehold properties. The median price per square feet of the properties in Batu Gajah is RM 168. There are a total of 83 project listings as of now in Batu Gajah. This showcases the variety of property type that home owners and investors can browse through to find the one they fancy such as Metro Maya and Residensi Sungai Raia.

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