Best 6 Areas to Live in Klang Valley

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A metropolitan area centred in Kuala Lumpur, Klang Valley encompasses several cities, districts and federal territories. The vast urban area is home to approximately 8 million people in Malaysia.

With the area being so densely populated, transport would be a significant issue of consideration, which, fortunately, has been tackled in Klang Valley. Offering various transport option, and a developed road system, it is easy to get around from Klang Valley. There is even a multimodal transport hub aptly named KL Sentral, in the heart of Klang Valley, which makes public transportation accessible to many.

Besides its convenient transport system, the food culture of Klang Valley is another notable aspect of this area. Boasting a wide selection of food ranging from local delights like Curry Mee to Western dishes like Fish and Chips, Klang Valley is a heaven for foodies as well!

Now that you’ve got a glimpse of what Klang Valley has got to offer let us introduce to you the 6 best areas to live in Klang Valley!

1. Bangsar

If urban life is what you’re looking for and money isn’t much of a concern to you, Bangsar would be the ideal place for you to live. With various shopping malls and entertainment available, there is always something to do in Bangsar; one of the more well-known shopping centres includes Mid Valley Megamall.

Aside from that, food and nightlife is another attraction of Bangar. Littered with stylish cafes and restaurants and bustling bars, you would never run out of places to explore. For an unforgettable dining experience, it is also worth checking out Mantra Bar in Bangsar Village 2 to enjoy a meal along with an exquisite view.

Property-wise, Bangsar also has no shortages on elegant housing, having beautiful condominiums, townhouses, and bungalows. With various option available, you are sure to be able to find the perfect home in Bangsar!

2. Wangsa Maju

Being known for being a university township and an area with reasonably priced housing, Wangsa Maju would be the place for you if you have just started working or are a university student studying in nearby universities.

With retail giants such as Carrefour and Jusco in the vicinity, you will never have to worry about getting your groceries. On the aspect of entertainment, the Wangsa Walk Mall would be your stop, where you could enjoy various activities—shopping, dining, watching a movie, and even enjoying a karaoke session. 

Besides that, the transport and connectivity to other areas from Wangsa Maju is another point of consideration as well. Having access to two lines—the Wangsa Maju LRT line, and the Sri Sampai LRT line, Wangsa Maju would be an ideal area to live in if you are someone who is a frequent user of public transport services.  

Having various options for housing in Wangsa Maju, the housing options ranging from terraced houses to apartments to semi-detached houses, you are sure to find a home in Wangsa Maju.

3. Subang Jaya

Suitable for people of all walks of life, Subang Jaya is dubbed as the jack-of-all-trades of the areas in Klang Valley. If you’re looking for a compact life with affordable housing, Subang Jaya should be in your list for places to live.

Being the centre of Subang Jaya, a brief stroll around the area of ss15 would enable you to access various amenities such as banks and gyms. The public transport system is in Subang Jaya is another attractive aspect of this area as it is equipped with a vast network of public transport which can even take you to Kuala Lumpur. 

With loads of malls and even a waterpark, you would never get bored in Subang Jaya. One famous mall that you won’t regret checking out would be Sunway Pyramid, which is a popular stop for university students as well due to it being accessible from Sunway University. 

Offering housing options from landed properties to high-rise buildings, prices of houses could vary. If you are looking for housing with a more affordable price, you could look around the area of Usj One.

4. Taman Tun Dr. Ismail

If you are looking for a place to live with your family, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail would be the perfect place for you.

Accommodating a wide selection of preschools and secondary schools, living in Taman Tun Dr. Ismail would be ideal if you are a parent looking to send your child to school soon. Popular malls such as IKEA and the Curve is also available in that area, which is sure to keep you entertained. The well-connected and accessible transport system of Taman Tun Dr. Ismail is another pulling factor as it is connected with major highways and both the SBK and MRT line.

Considered to be one of Kuala Lumpur’s prime residential townships, this area offers a wide selection of properties which caters to a wide range of home-dwellers—the options ranging from penthouses, townhouses, landed properties to condominiums. With such a diverse selection, you are sure to find the perfect home for you and your family in Taman Tun Dr. Ismail.

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5. Desa Park City

If you are looking to live in an area which allows you to enjoy the best of both worlds—a combination of the peaceful country life and the comfortable city life, Desa Park City would be the place for you!

This area is also ideal if you wish to enrol your children in an international school as Desa Park City offers a variety of international schools. Another notable aspect of this area would be its excellent infrastructure, which makes cycling or walking to school is possible—this being a unique experience that is almost unimaginable in other cities in Klang Valley.

Offering a variety of beautiful housings which range from condominiums to semi Ds to gated communities of bungalows, the properties in Desa City Park are on the more expensive side. With that said, if you have a deep pocket, having a home in this area would surely be a worthy investment!

6. Ampang

Known as the elite neighbourhood that houses the most international embassies, Ampang is the place you to be if you’re looking to live the luxury life! 

Being the hub for arts and cultures, Ampang houses several art galleries, cultural centres and cinemas. Besides those, the unique architecture of Ampang, which consists of a mix of pre-war buildings alongside modern buildings, is another distinctive culture of Ampang as well. If you enjoy basking yourself in arts and culture, these aspects of Ampang will bear an irresistible charm for you. 

Having various shopping malls and being merely 15 minutes away from the National Zoo, there is no shortage of entertainment in Ampang. In regards to the food culture of Ampang, Korean food is prominent in a segment of Ampang—referred to as Little Korea.

Offering many high security gated communities and condominiums, the properties in Ampang are on the steeper side of the market. However, if you are well to do, the option of living in Ampang would be highly recommendable one as what is not to like about living in a safe and clean environment? 

Do you own any property or condominiums in these areas of Klang Valley? Wondering how to make your property stand out against the rest? Well, you can hire a property management company!

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