The median sale at Kayu Ara, Selangor, Malaysia is RM 650,000
Kayu Ara (formally known as Kampung Sungai Kayu Ara) is a small village of approximately 400 acres in Petaling Jaya. Founded in the 1960’s, it was named for the fig trees that were found along the river in this area. It is an up and coming residential area being developed at a rapid pace.
Kayu Ara is strategically located on the outskirts of major cities and only 9 km from Kuala Lumpur. To the north is bordered by Bandar Utama and Kampung Sungai Penchala; to the south of the border is SS2, Taman Mayang and Kelana Jaya; to the east is bordered by Damansara Jaya, Uptown Damansara and Damansara Utama; to the west of the border is Tropicana Golf Club and Subang.
It is primarily a residential area, it originally was a slum which off-set the development of the area. Now you can find it lined with 2-3 story houses. A few mid-range apartments and condominiums can also located within Kayu Ara, namely Puncak Damansara Condominiums and Pangsapuri Pelangi Ara Apartments. It is mostly developed around sprint highway which cuts through Kayu Ara and towards the borders, especially towards Bandar Utama with condominiums such Pelangi Utama and high end property development projects like Sè Terra and Boulevard Residence Damansara.
Amenities and Facilities
SK Bandar Utama is the only school located within Kayu Ara, however being a small area surrounded by well developed areas the majority of schools are only a short distance away, primarily in Bandar Utama area, such as SK Bandar Utama Damansara, SMK Bandar Utama Damanasara, SJK Puay Chai and SJK Ladang Effingham. First City University College (formerly KBU International College) provides private higher education to the area and is also located in Bandar Utama, 5 mins from Kayu Ara.
Shopping and entertainment can be found in close proximity to Kayu Ara, predominantly in Uptown Damansara and Damansara Jaya. Ara Court Badminton Hall and Champion Badminton Court are the only sporting activity available within Ara Damansara. Other Amenities include Sungai Way-Subang Methodist Church, Klinik Kayu Ara, BHP Petrol Station, Masjid Al-Makmuriah, 99 Speedmart, KK Supermart and One Avenue Hotel. The nearest malls to Kayu Ara are The Curve and 1 Utama, with 1 Utama being only 5 mins away.
University Malaya Medical Center, a public hospital, services the area for all emergency cases. The nearest private hospital is KPJ Damansara Specialist Center located in Damansara Utama.
Accessibility and Transportation
Kayu Ara is well connected via Federal Highway, New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE), Leburaya Damansara-Puchong (LDP), and Leburaya Sprint. Currently the LRT lines are under construction for extending the Kelana Jaya Line through Bandar Utama where the Bandar Utama station will be located 5 mins from the northern boundary of Kayu Ara.
|Project / TownShips||Type||Median Price Psf||Median Price||Filed Transactions|
|Puncak Damansara||Flat,Condominium/Apartment||RM 330||RM 306,997||146 Transactions|
|Pelangi Damansara 2||Condominium/Apartment,Flat||RM 376||RM 334,418||78 Transactions|
|Pelangi Utama||Condominium/Apartment||RM 569||RM 579,221||59 Transactions|
|Kampung Sungai Kayu Ara||Town House,Terrace House,Semi-Detached House,Detached House,Condominium/Apartment||RM 453||RM 894,735||58 Transactions|
|Boulevard Residence Damansara||Condominium/Apartment||RM 704||RM 644,226||45 Transactions|
|Taman Kayu Ara Indah||Low-Cost House,Terrace House||RM 220||RM 209,438||16 Transactions|
|Glomac Centro Serviced Apartments||Hotel/Service Apartment||RM 558||RM 730,000||15 Transactions|
|Se Terra||Flat,Condominium/Apartment||RM 481||RM 1,068,875||14 Transactions|
|Eastwood Terrace||Terrace House,Semi-Detached House,Town House||RM 692||RM 1,098,084||12 Transactions|
|Mahkota Residensi||Town House,Terrace House||RM 561||RM 1,016,000||10 Transactions|
Rent and Sale Prices in Kayu Ara
|Bedrooms||Sale Price||Monthly Rent||Rental Yield|
|1||RM --||RM --||--|
|2||RM 404,500||RM --||--|
|3||RM 639,961||RM 1,944||3.65%|
|4||RM 1,228,822||RM --||--|
|5||RM --||RM --||--|
Price per Square Foot
|Sector||Price Psf (Non Landed)||Price Psf (Landed)|
|Area Average||RM 410||RM 437|
|State Average||RM 271||RM 297|