Studio apartments are getting more and more popular these days. With an increasing demand from working single adults looking for a personal space, you can find an increasing option for studio apartments with prices ranging from luxury to affordable.
So here we have compiled a list, in no particular order, of the Top 10 Most Affordable Studio Apartments In Klang Valley;
- Cybersquare Cyberjaya
- Solstice @ Pan’gaea Cyberjaya
- Kenwingston Square Garden Cyberjaya
- The Wharf Residence Taman Tasik Prima
- iSoho i-City Shah Alam
- 3 Elements Seri Kembangan
- Empire City Damansara
- Dorchester Sri Hartamas
- The Scott Garden SOHO
- Symphony Tower Balakong
Starting off our list is Cybersquare Cyberjaya! Located in the more technologically savvy town of Cyberjaya, Cybersquare has the advantage of being situated in the very centre of it.
Cybersquare offers two types of apartment floor plans which are Type A and Type B. For those seeking to rent the studio apartment, you will need to look at floor plan Type-A.
Cybersquare Cyberjaya’s studio apartment is about 465sq. ft. big with 1 bath with a set kitchenette area, a study area and a living room area. The extra perk of renting at Cybersquare is that each unit also comes with its own designated covered parking, open-air balcony and customised kitchen cabinets (per landlord).
For those wondering about where they would do their laundry, Cybersquare is already a step ahead of you with a residents-only laundry room provided in the building as one of their many facilities.
The cherry on top of this pièce de résistance is that it is connected to its own retail and corporate tower. You heard correctly, shopping is just next door and maybe your office as well.
So what is the rental for Cybersquare Cyberjaya? The studio apartments rent starts from RM800 and goes up to RM1500 depending on how fully furnished the unit is.
If you worry about a high maintenance fee, Cybersquare only requires studio apartments to pay RM0.35 per sq. ft. therefore maintenance would be RM162.75 monthly.
Solstice @ Pan’gaea Cyberjaya
Next up is Solstice @ Pan’gaea Cyberjaya, also in Malaysia’s Silicon Valley that is Cyberjaya. This Wawasan Rajawali development is located amongst high-end condominiums, serviced apartments, retail hubs and office towers at Persiaran Bestari, Cyber 11, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor.
Solstice @ Pan’gaea Cyberjaya is a 40-level luxury establishment in a cluster of well-developed neighbourhoods where one can find everything you need within one kilometre radius. Whether it is a shopping mall, a hospital, a business hub, a school and everything else one can think of, this area has it.
The floor plan of the studio apartments available at Solstice @ Pan’gaea Cyberjaya is as follow;
Type A: 465sq. ft. studio apartment with 1 bedroom and 1 en-suite bathroom, kitchenette and living room.
Each unit comes ready to move in condition with furniture already installed, as well as a parking lot.
The rental range for Solstice @ Pan’gaea Cyberjaya monthly starts from RM900 and goes up to RM1500.
Kenwingston Square Garden Cyberjaya
Another Cyberjaya establishment that is popular for their affordable studio apartment is Kenwingston Square Garden Cyberjaya.
This development is built over 6.85 acres of and in Cyber 9, Cyberjaya and is a mix of residential, corporate and retail needs.
Unlike the previous two on the list, Kenwingston Square Garden Cyberjaya has solely SoHo apartments in their two 35-storey towers with 465 units in each tower. It also comes with a 10-storey business centre of retail stores and corporate offices.
The floor plan for Kenwingston Square Garden Cyberjaya’s studio apartment is;
- 450sq. ft. studio apartment, 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, a kitchenette, a living room.
An advantage to renting at Kenwingston Square Garden Cyberjaya is that all units come fully-furnished as well as with a designated parking lot.
The monthly rental for a studio apartment at Kenwingston Square Garden Cyberjaya starts from RM900 and goes up to RM1400 with a maintenance fee of RM0.35 including a sinking fund.
The Wharf Residence Taman Tasik Prima
Entering the town of Puchong, in Taman Tasik Prima is The Wharf Residence. Developed by Symphony Life Berhad (previously known as Bolton Berhad), The Wharf Residence is a serviced apartment establishment with 1002 units available.
Puchong is well-known to be a residential area, one of the perks is that the area is a mature neighbourhood and has well-rounded amenities such as business hubs, schools, medical buildings, retail malls and plenty of public transportation hubs.
The Wharf Residence is also highly accessible with its connection to three highways (LDP, ELITE and NKVE), public transportations such as LRT stations, buses and taxis are in abundance here.
Stretched across three building blocks and 33 storeys, The Wharf Residence serviced apartments’s studio apartment layout is as follow;
- 603 sq. ft. studio apartment, 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom with kitchenette, living and dining area combination.
Each unit also comes with a designated car park, and units are either partially or fully-furnished.
Monthly rental at The Wharf Residence starts at RM450 to RM1000 depending on each unit’s furnishing.
iSoho i-City Shah Alam
Moving on with the list is the infamous iSoho i-City Shah Alam. As per its namesake, iSoho i-City Shah Alam is located in the heart of i-City Shah Alam.
It is easy to locate iSoho i-City Shah Alam as it dab-smack in the middle of the tourist attraction site known as i-City. Surrounded by multiple theme parks, a shopping mall and business hubs, it is unlikely for you to not find the place.
Other than having the advantage of having various amenities within its vicinity, iSoho i-City Shah Alam also offers other facilities for its residents such as;
- Perimeter fencing
- Covered car park
- 24 hours security
- Lap pool
- Wading pool
- Family Room
- Barbecue area
The floor plan build of iSoho i-City Shah Alam’s studio apartment is;
- Type A: 464 sq. ft. studio serviced residence with 1 bath, kitchen and balcony.
The rental starts from RM700 to RM1500 based on the furnishing of the unit.
3 Elements Seri Kembangan
3 Elements Seri Kembangan is located at Jalan Prima Tropika, Pusat Bandar Putra Permai, 43300 Seri Kembangan, Selangor and marks the halfway point of our list. A Titijaya Land Berhad development, 3 Elements Seri Kembangan is situated in a rapidly growing neighbourhood complete with schools, medical institutions and business as well as retail hubs.
It is also an integrated development made up of shoplot-office, SOHO, office suites and serviced apartments. It aimed to be a one-stop center establishment where everything you need to live is under one roof.
3 Elements Seri Kembangan’s studio apartment’s floor plan is made up of;
- 531 sq. ft. serviced studio apartment with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom with kitchenette and living room.
Each unit comes with its own car park lot, furnished kitchenette as well as air conditioners and rental here starts from RM750 monthly and goes up to RM1100.
Empire City Damansara
Entering the suburb of Damansara, Empire City Damansara has made it onto the list. The studio apartments of Empire City Damansara are located in the Halo Sunday block @ Block A and Block B out of Empire City Damansara’s six residential blocks.
Like most of our list participants, Empire City Damansara is connected to a shopping mall and is built with the aim of being a one-stop center living area with every essential needs provider being within residents’ fingertips.
Halo Sunday has 326 units in total across 38 storeys. The studio apartments in Halo Sunday @ Empire City Damansara’s floor plan is;
448sq. ft. studio apartment with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom with kitchenette and living area.
The rental range for Halo Sunday starts at RM800 and goes up to RM2000 depending on renovations and furnishing of the unit.
Dorchester Sri Hartamas
Located in the country’s capital city, Dorchester Sri Hartamas joins the list. Perhaps the oldest development in the list, having been completed in 2003, Dorchester Sri Hartamas is a freehold luxury serviced apartment.
Made up of 10 storeys and 300 units, it promises no crowds at its elevators (social distancing should be easier). It offers an array of facilities befitting its expensive postcode, which includes;
- 24-hour security
- Swimming pool
- Fitness center
- Squash court
- Tennis court
- Yoga room
- barbecue pits
- Covered parking spaces
The studio apartment floor plan of Dorchester Sri Hartamas is;
- 429sq. ft. studio apartment, 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom with kitchenette and living area.
Rental here begins at RM1000 and goes up to RM1500 monthly. Dorchester Sri Hartamas is a good contender for those seeking an option nearer to the city centre.
The Scott Garden SOHO
For those looking for an option that is even nearer to the city center, there is The Scott Garden SOHO. A freehold SOHO project by Aston Villa Sdn Bhd. The Scott Garden SOHO has three towers with 17 floors each and 1080 serviced residence units in total.
The Scott Garden SOHO is also a good option for those that want to have convenience nearby without being in the center of all the hubbub. Despite having to walk a bit for the amenities, The Scott Garden SOHO does not lack in providing state-of-the-art facilities that include;
- 24-hour security
- CCTV monitors
- Covered car park
- Infinity pool
- Jogging track
- Barbecue area
Each unit comes partially to fully-equipped with fittings for air-conditioners, water heaters, a kitchen with cabinets and an exhaust hood installed, and a video intercom.
The Scott Garden SOHO’s studio apartment floor plan is;
- 775 sq. ft. duplex studio apartment with 1 bedroom 2 bathroom, kitchenette and living area.
Rental here begins at RM1300 and goes up to RM1800.
Symphony Tower Balakong
Taking up the final spot on the list is the freehold development by Mitraland Group, Symphony Tower Balakong. Consisting of 1675 serviced residence units across 42 floors, Symphony Tower Balakong was completed in 2018.
Situated in the ever-bustling town of Cheras, this establishment is also near the SILK highway making it very accessible and near to the city center as well, which makes it a strong contender for those working in the capital.
In total Symphony Tower Balakong has three towers that divide into residential, premium residential and soho towers respectively.
The studio apartments at Symphony Tower Balakong is floor plan Type C which is;
- Type C: 486 sq. ft. Soho 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, with living, dining, office and kitchen area combination and an open-air balcony.
Each unit at Symphony Tower Balakong comes with a designated parking lot and is fully furnished and renovated. Rental here starts at RM1100 monthly and goes up to RM1500.
If by chance, after going through the list and you have yet to find the perfect studio apartment for you, have a look at SPEEDHOME’s other options too. Who knows, you might find the one for you.