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Real Estate Review: Park Avenue Apartment

Park Avenue Apartment (GPS: 5.43472, 100.29517) is a five-storey apartment along Jalan Kebun Bunga, near the entrance to the Penang Botanic Gardens. It was built in 1992 on freehold tenure. The apartment, which is located next to the Botanic Gardens Hawker Complex, has just 40 units, which make it eight on each floor. Each unit of 3 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment has a floor area of 1,090 sq ft. The monthly maintenance fee is RM130.00.


Facilities include 24-hour security, car park, community hall, general maintenance and moderate landscaping.


Park Avenue Apartment is 6 km from Komtar. Although it is close to the city, and therefore ideal for those working in George Town, Park Avenue Apartment has specific drawbacks which would-be buyers should do well to consider. It all has to do with the location. The apartment is next to the Penang Botanic Gardens, so fitness enthusiasts should find it within walking distance. However, this being Penang, the road leading to the botanic gardens is often congested every evening as the gardens are a very popular recreation spot. A few times a year, Jalan Kebun Bunga is closed to traffic due to special events such as the Thaipusam celebrations - the processions terminate at the Balathandayuthapani Temple nearby - and the floral festivals, with make the whole road jammed.

Public Transport

Rapid Penang Bus 10 is the only bus now going to Jalan Kebun Bunga.


The nearest petrol station is the Shell along Burmah Road. The nearest school is the Penang Chinese Girls High School. The nearest market is the Gottlieb Road Market. The nearest shopping is at Midlands One Stop. The nearest hospital is the Penang Adventist Hospital.


Traffic along Jalan Kebun Bunga gets congested during weekends and evening, when the people of Penang converge on the botanic gardens for their recreation.

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Park Avenue Apartment is on the map of Jalan Kebun Bunga, Penang

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