A housing development in Batu Berendam in the state of Melaka, Taman Merdeka Jaya lies slightly further out on the suburbs and is 20 minutes away from the city centre of Melaka. It is nevertheless located very near to Malacca International Airport which is virtually opposite to it, at only a 10 minutes' drive away.
The house in Taman Merdeka Jaya encompasses both single storey and double storey terrace houses. Their sizes differ between 1,195 sf and 2,800 sf and the houses have 3 to 4 bedrooms as well as 2 to 3 bathrooms. Selling prices of the houses commence from RM150,000 while the auctioned units are valued at a reasonable price of RM85,000.
Being an old and established development, the homes in Taman Merdeka Jaya come either partially or fully furnished. The moderately furnished homes usually already have built-in kitchen cabinets, as well as curtain railings. Light and fan fixings are provided whereas most of the houses have extra security grills.
Though the project consists chiefly of residential zones, numerous shops such as optometrists, bakeries and pet shops are located on the outer areas of the neighbourhood. Within walking distance is a surau which cater to the residents of the area and there is a Taipan Food Court nearby.
Within the vicinity is the local hypermarket Giant that which is only eight minutes away from the development. Somewhat further away from Giant is the Jusco Shopping Centre. For more amusement, residents can take a short drive to Dataran Pahlawan as well as eminent tourist destinations such as Jonker Street, Melaka Zoo and the abundant captivating museums near Jonker Street including one that displays ancient torture chambers of war.
After the grisly exploration of history, occupants of Taman Merdeka Jaya can revel in the popular chicken rice balls and desserts in Jonker Street. Local banking services are not available within the neighbourhood and residents will need to journey at least 10 minutes to the nearby banks. Schools are also marginally limited in the area and therefore, children will need to travel a little.
Taman Merdeka Jaya is just off Jalan Taman Merdeka which attaches directly to the chief road of Jalan Mohd Zin Dsh. The AMJ Highway is easily reachable from there whereas Ayer Keroh Highway is only 15 minutes away. There is also a Melaka Sentral Bus Station a 15 minute’ drive away as well.