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Bukit Mertajam

 

Overview

Encompassing a vast area, Bukit Mertajam is located in Seberang Perai Tengah on the mainland of Penang. Literally translated, the town is called Mertajam Hill and standing at some 547m tall, the hill is named after a tree which bears white flowers.

Just 20km to Butterworth in the northwest, Bukit Mertajam is central with the quaint Simpang Ampat to the south and Kulim in the northern state of Kedah in the east. The Bukit Mertajam town is some 8km from Autocity, in Juru – a direct exit on the North South Expressway – and the town is 9.8km from the Penang Bridge.

In its time, the town has seen rapid development ranging from shopping complexes which are now defunct to even a shift in the Bukit Mertajam railway station which opened in July 2015.

The town is most famous for hosting the annual St. Anne's feast at the end of July which thousands of pilgrims – Catholics and non-Christians alike – throng to. Most will put up at the many budget hotels available around the Bukit Mertajam town and even home-stays.

Accessibility and Transportation

Bukit Mertajam is directly accessible via the KTM train service but one will have to hop on and hop off Penang Rapid bus services to get to the town if the express bus is the chosen mode of transport. Taxis are also viable from Penang Sentral in Butterworth at which express buses stop but the journey may prove to be expensive.

To travel in and around Bukit Mertajam and take in sights like the Cherok Tok Kun recreational forest, the Mengkuang Dam, and enjoy the many food attractions of the town, one can opt for the local bus services found at Summit which also houses a hotel in the town centre.

Amenities and Facilities

Bukit Mertajam town centre obviously has its fair share of amenities of banks, a wet market, restaurants and fast food outlets, a post office and these can also sometimes more often than not, be found in the smaller townships near many residential developments.

There also many shopping centres in Bukit Mertajam including the AEON Mall in Alma, Perda City Mall in Bandar Perda, and the newly opened Mydin Mall which is located on Jalan Baru en route to Prai.


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Nearby Schools
Kolej I-System Bukit Mertajam
Krista Taman Aman Jaya
Krista Bukit Minyak
Maktab Adabi Masriyah
Sekolah Menengah Cina Jit Sin Persendirian
SK Convent
Nearby Hospitals
Hospital Bukit Mertajam
Bukit Mertajam Specialist Hospital
KPJ Penang Specialist Hospital
Nearby Shopping Malls
BM Plaza
Perda City Mall
BM City Mall
Nearby Clinics
Goay Klinik (Private)
Klinik Kesihatan Ibu dan Anak Bukit Mertajam (Government)
Dr (Mdm) Ooi Clinic (Private)
Klinik Koeh (Private)
Klinik Siva (Private)
Klinik Dr Chew (Bukit Mertajam) (Private)
Nearby Convenience Stores
7-Eleven (Taman Usahaniaga, Bukit Mertajam)
7-Eleven (Bkt Mertajam II, Penang)
Kamdar (Bukit Mertajam)
7-Eleven (Berjaya Indah BM, Penang)
AEON BiG Bukit Minyak
7-Eleven (Bkt Mertajam, Penang)
Nearby Restorants
Province Weiisiy Yam Rice
Abang Ismail Char Koay Teow
Restoran Xin Fu
Lean Sen Trading Co Sdn Bhd
Stall In Compound
A & W Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Nearby Banks
Public Bank (Bukit Mertajam)
CIMB (Jalan Stesen)
BSN (Bukit Mertajam Branch)
Maybank (Bukit Mertajam SC)
CIMB (Maju Utama Bukit Mertajam)
RHB (Bukit Mertajam)
Nearby Petrol Stations
Petron (Petron Jalan Permatang)
Petron (Petron Jalan Kulim)
Shell (Jalan Megat Harun)
Shell (Jalan Kulim Bm)
BHP (Jalan Sungai Rambai)
Caltex
Nearby Police Stations
Balai Polis Bukit Mertajam
Pondok Polis Bukit Kecil
Pondok Polis Berapit
Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah Seberang Perai Tengah
Balai Polis Bukit Tengah
Balai Polis Komuniti Bukit Minyak
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Rent and Sale Prices in Bukit Mertajam

Bedrooms Sale Price Monthly Rent Rental Yield
1 -- -- --
2 169,500 950 6.73%
3 413,289 1,210 3.51%
4 406,750 1,125 3.32%
5 575,000 -- --
1 456,667 1,600 4.2%
2 260,000 -- --
3 377,243 680 2.16%
4 560,766 1,232 2.64%
5 864,096 1,250 1.74%

Price per Square Foot in Bukit Mertajam

Sector Price per ft2 (Non Landed) Price per ft2 (Landed)
Area Average 107 2,146
State Average 266 2,162

Highest Price Growth

Projects Annual Growth
Taman Belimbing 2 0.66%
Taman Machang Bubok Flat 0.03%

Lowest Price Growth

Projects Annual Growth
Taman Usahaniaga -0.19%
Taman Desa Damai -0.02%

Past Transaction

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Sale Price (RM PSF)

25th %
95
Median
151
75th %
225

Sale Price (RM per Unit)

25th %
150,000
Median
265,000
75th %
450,000

89 Projects/Townships (3,506 Transactions)

Taman Kota Permai
Terrace House, Semi-Detached House, Flat, Detached House, Land
151
340,000
Taman Machang Bubok
Terrace House, Semi-Detached House, Detached House, Land, Low-Cost House, Flat
177
250,000
Taman Sri Rambai
Terrace House, Semi-Detached House, Land
99
225,000
Taman Desa Damai
Flat, Terrace House, Semi-Detached House, Detached House, Land
139
200,000
Taman Bidara
Terrace House, Semi-Detached House
109
132,500
Taman Kristal
Semi-Detached House, Land, Terrace House
73
95,484
Taman Bukit
Terrace House, Semi-Detached House, Residential, Detached House, Cluster House, Land
190
380,000
Taman Saujana Permai
Terrace House, Flat, Semi-Detached House, Detached House, Land
215
367,500
Taman Permai Jaya
Terrace House, Flat, Semi-Detached House, Land
197
330,000
Taman Machang Bubok Flat
Flat
72
40,000
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