We all want to be connected. Why else would we spend so long on our phones? But the truth is, accessible property with links to connected infrastructure such as public transport is an increasingly attractive proposition in today’s world.
The houses of the future are likely to be even more focused on the sustainable opportunities of public transport and connected development.
That means options like condos near MRT are a big draw for homebuyers, but also an attractive proposition for developers.
You see, our government is increasingly looking to public transport as a major solution to Malaysia’s pollution problems.
In fact, they’ve even set a target of doubling public transport use to reach 40% usage by 2030.
It’s not enough just to have an apartment near MRT though, people want something a little more immediate!
It’s time to cut out the walk and find instant transport gratification. Here are 7 developments with direct access to public transport for you to see if it’s right up your alley.
Saville @ Cheras is the first of our properties designed to meet your MRT condo dreams, with direct public access to the Sri Raya MRT Station.
This development puts the train line on your doorstep, with a direct covered link right from the development to the station itself.
That means convenient, and weather-proof, access whenever you need it. It’s the perfect condo near MRT.
This stunning mixed development boasts over 352 residential units, situated above a range of conveniently located retail units.
The strategic location means you not only enjoy nearby local amenities, you’re also just a short walk away from connections onwards across Klang Valley.
Saville @ Cheras offers all the amenities you might need, from a gym, swimming pool, wading pool, zen garden, steam room, landscaped gardens, and more.
Properties for sale today range from RM380,000 for a two-bedroom two-bathroom 720 sq ft space, up to RM850,000 for a three-bedroom two-bathroom 1,463 sq ft unit.
Add a little tropical connectivity into your life with the wonderful Tropicana Gardens. This outstanding serviced residence boasts an excellent landscaped development with direct access to the Surian MRT.
It was even awarded the Best Mixed Use Development 2020 during our prestigious PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards!
This substantial mixed-use development is home to 2,056 units, and boasts a huge range of amenities for residents to enjoy such as a swimming pool, sauna, jogging track, reading room, games room, gym, basketball court, and more.
Properties for sale on PropertyGuru today range from RM488,000 for a 450 sq ft studio, up to RM825,000 for a two-bedroom one-bathroom 601 sq ft space.
It doesn’t matter how big your apartment is though, you all get to share the direct access to the train station! Residents also benefit from close access to the popular Tropicana Gardens Mall.
This serviced residence brings connectivity to the heart of Bangsar, with a bridge linking KL Gateway Residences and KL Gateway Mall to the nearby KL Gateway-Universiti LRT station.
KL Gateway Residences is home to 714 units, spread over 38 floors. It offers all the luxury features you would expect with a swimming pool, wading pool, steam bath, gym, BBQ area, sauna, and more.
Alongside its much-welcomed public transport connectivity, it also provides easy access to major highways such as the Federal Highway and New Pantai Expressway.
Properties for sale on PropertyGuru today range from RM450,000 for a one-bedroom one-bathroom 520 sq ft unit, up to RM1,300,000 for a luxurious 1,200 sq ft space with three bedrooms and two bathrooms.Check out properties for rent
If you’re looking for public transport, there’s no place more connected than KL Sentral! Sentral Suites @ KL Sentral offers 1,434 units across 43 floors.
Not only do you get direct public access to Malaysia’s busiest transport hub, but it also has a ‘garden in the city’ feel, with 15 themed and pocket gardens spread throughout this ambitious development.
As well as the trampoline garden (yes, you read that right), it also offers a swimming pool, sauna, BBQ area, jogging track, dance studio, billiards room, and more.
If you’re searching for a property at Sentral Suites today, prices are currently ranging from RM680,000 for a one-bedroom one-bathroom 650 sq ft apartment up to RM1,185,910 for a three-bedroom three-bathroom 1,166 sq ft unit.
Take a walkway into your public transport dreams from V Residence 2 @ Sunway Velocity in Cheras, which connects to not one, but two public transport hubs!
You can stroll directly from your apartment right through to Cochrane MRT, or Maluri MRT and LRT station via the Sunway Shopping Mall. You can even do a bit of retail therapy on the way!
V Residence 2 offers 334 units with some truly outstanding facilities to enjoy. Residents gain access to a swimming pool, zen garden, wading pool, sauna, library, community hall, children’s play area, and more.
Units for sale today range from RM583,000 for a two-bedroom two-bathroom 678 sq ft space, up to RM1,370,000 for a three-bedroom two-bathroom 1,100 sq ft unit.
The real ‘cherry on top’ is the stunning rooftop sky deck and astronomy observation deck, which includes a yoga deck and sky kitchen. When you find the right one for you, you can just sit back and enjoy the stars!
Let’s take it to Brickfields with The Establishment. This fantastic serviced residence complex links you up directly with Bangsar LRT, thanks to a directly covered walkway.
If you’re looking for a condominium near LRT, as well as the joy of the trendy and much-desired Bangsar neighbourhood, then this could be the connected development for you.
The Establishment is billed as a ‘stylish abode and a venue for many au courant indulgences’. Don’t worry, we’ve checked the meaning of that foreign word so you don’t have to, and it basically just means super trendy!
With its mixed-use development including restaurants, leisure facilities, boutique hotel, and HIGHLY desirable location, they’re probably right.
The development is home to 646 units, spread over 41 floors. Properties for sale today range from RM399,999 for a 500 sq ft studio, to RM900,000 for a two-bedroom two-bathroom 838 sq ft space.
Connect up to the joys of MRT Kampung Selamat station from D’Sara Sentral Serviced Residence in Sungai Buloh.
This integrated development includes stunning serviced residences alongside state-of-the-art office and retail spaces. So if you want a condominium near the LRT with some luxury delights on top, this might be the place.
The wider development incorporates four blocks of residential towers, one retail shopping centre, and a commercial office block.
It is home to 247 residential units for homebuyers to enjoy. The development offers access to an infinity pool, gym, and kindergarten, as well as a number of other luxury facilities such as Sakura garden, picnic lawn, adventure playgrounds, and more.
If you want to connect to a new home at D’Sara Sentral today, prices range from RM350,000 for a 540 sq ft studio, up to RM950,000 for a two-bedroom two-bathroom 840 sq ft space.
With a home here, residents can rejoice at the sheer convenience of a strategic, covered walkway between the MRT Batu 11 Cheras station and Parkland Residence.
Living at Parkland Residence offers a quality of life in more ways than one. The 714 residential units cover two blocks over 29 stories, with dedicated parking floors, a facility floor, and even a rooftop viewing deck.
Besides excellent connectivity to and fro the Klang Valley, the development consists of various layouts, perfect for single working adults, small families, and more.
If you’re looking to put down roots at Parkland Residence, a two-bedroom two-bathroom 700 sq ft unit starts at RM380,000, whilst the biggest layout – three bedrooms and two bathrooms within 875 sq ft – is set at about RM530,000.
Coupled with its strategic location surrounded by amenities and commercial areas, the freehold mixed-development offers exciting facilities like an outdoor gym, study area, sauna, karaoke room, rooftop garden, and swimming pool, to name a few.
Nestled along Jalan Cheras Hartamas, Aster Residence has the ease of public transport at your doorstep. The Taman Connaught MRT is directly linked to the residence – more precisely, through a walkway on the ground floor.
Beyond that, Aster Residence is highly accessible through major roads such as the MRR2, East West Link, Cheras Kajang Highway, and Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE).
Comprising 960 units across 38 floors, the project is home to a stellar range of facilities. A basketball court, futsal court, badminton court, and indoor running track occupy a dedicated floor, while a fully-equipped gym features a breathtaking view of the swimming pool.
Current prices for Aster Residence on PropertyGuru range from RM400,000 for a 650 sq ft two-bedroom two-bathroom unit, and up to RM760,000 for a 1,009 sq ft three-bedroom three-bathroom unit.
A freehold mixed development in one of Cheras’ hottest locations, the EkoCheras Service Apartment is linked to a shopping mall and the Taman Mutiara MRT. Besides that, an office tower and hotel are attached to the project, providing superb convenience for residents, workers, visitors, and shoppers.
Within the serviced apartment, facilities like a floating gym with a yoga deck, garden jacuzzi, infinity sky pool, and games room make a perfect retreat after a long day. There are 1,515 units spread across three towers – Tower H, J, and E – all connected through a sky bridge.
In terms of layouts, buyers can choose from up to 11 options, starting from a cosy one-bedroom one-bathroom home to even a duplex with floor-to-ceiling windows and a skyline view.
With absolute convenience and style of living at the EkoCheras Service Apartment, property prices currently start at RM420,000 for a 762 sq ft one-bedroom one-bathroom unit, and up to RM1 mil for duplex units with various layouts and sizes.
You don’t have to go very far to enjoy public transport at your doorstep. Just make Residensi Far East @ Kuchai Lama your home!
Located in the heart of Kuchai Lama, the leasehold service residence connects to the Kuchai MRT station via a covered walkway. Designed to be a metropolitan-inspired convenience, the development stands 36 storeys high with 226 units.
Within and around the area, the advantages of living in the city and amidst comfort are aplenty. The well-developed neighbourhood is full of amenities and diversity, whereas the residence is well-equipped with facilities like a fully air-conditioned yoga studio, children’s playground, sky gym, and sky pool with a view.
If you’re looking for a new place to call home, properties at Residensi Far East @ Kuchai Lama currently range from RM402,000 for a 453 sq ft one-bedroom one-bathroom unit, to RM800,000 for a 1,100 sq ft three-bedroom two-bathroom unit.
12) TTDI Ascencia
At TTDI Ascencia, it’s time to ascend to another level in life. A luxurious, low-density condominium situated in a TTDI neighbourhood, its site right next to the TTDI MRT is a great way to fulfil your daily exercise quota.
Featuring a fascinating exterior, there are only 154 units across 34 storeys so residents can enjoy a higher quality of life. An infinity pool, gymnasium, sauna, and multi-purpose deck are just some of the condominium facilities available here.
Because of its strategic location, commuting between Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, and anywhere else is hassle-free. Besides that, the mature neighbourhood is rich with variety and amenities, offering everything from timeless restaurants and hipster cafes to supermarkets, sundry shops, schools, emergency services, clinics, and more.
Properties for sale today on PropertyGuru currently range from RM750,000 for a 550 sq ft one-bedroom one-bathroom unit, to RM1.9 mil for a 1,700 sq ft four-bedroom three-bathroom home.
The Future Is Connected
These great residences offer a snapshot of an evolving property market, where public transport connectivity will play an important role in future developments.
So don’t be caught out in the rain, or dashing to make a connector bus to get to work on time. With the right apartment, you could enjoy direct access to the public transport hub you always dreamed of!
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