Bangsar Utama was built a residential area along Jalan Bangsar neighboring Bukit Bangsar
to the North, Brickfields
to the East, Bukit Pantai
to the South, and Taman Bangsar to the West. Today, many houses has been turned into a mix of residential units and homes-turned-office suites or retail outlets due to its excellent location, despite its age.
In terms of academic institutions, there are numerous options including Sekolah Rendah Jenis Kebangsaan (T) Jalan Bangsar, Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Bandaraya, Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Pantai, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bangsar and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bukit Bandaraya. As for tertiary academic institutions, University of Malaya is 5 minutes drive from Bangsar Utama.
The area of Bangsar Utama is surrounded by commercial shops offering food & dining, banks, cafe, utilities shops while a shopping center can be found at Bangsar Baru
. Bangsar Village is located within 5 minutes drive from Bangsar Utama or a 5 minutes drive to Mid Valley Megamall. Besides shopping centres, one can find medical centres such as Hospital Univesity Malaya and Institut Kesihatan Umum within 5 to 10km radius.
In terms of accessibility, there is no doubt that Bangsar Utama enjoys the best access to Kuala Lumpur city centre
via Jalan Bangsar, taking less than 5 minutes to KL city centre
. It is also connected to Petaling Jaya
via the Federal Highway or the Sprint Highway. The New Pantai Expressway begins at Jalan Bangsar and passes through Jalan Pantai Baharu, Pantai Dalam
, Jalan Kuchai Lama, Jalan Klang Lama
, Bandar Sunway and terminates at Subang Jaya
for a seamless drive to the other part of town. The Sprint Expressway, at the northern end of Jalan Maarof connects to Bukit Damansara
, Jalan Duta, Sri Hartamas
, the New Klang Valley Expressway, the Damansara-Puchong Expressway and several suburbs in Petaling Jaya
As for public transportation, the Bangsar LRT station on Rapid KL’s Kelana Jaya Line is located within walking distance from Bangsar Utama, which makes it one of the highly demanded areas for those working in KL
city and it is also a 5 minute drive to KL Sentral.