In the previous post, we were at SS25 Taman Mayang. To recap, Mayang means “blossom of a palm”. Someone on Quora asked “Why is the name Jaya used widely in Malaysia?” One of the answers given is that the word Jaya has Sanskrit origins and it simply means “victory” or “success”. So Taman Mayang Jaya is a successful park with Blossoming Palms.
In short, Taman Mayang Jaya is also known as SS26. The neighbourhood is approximately 104 acres in size.
Being located in Petaling Jaya, Selangor; SS26 is a matured and established neighbourhood. It is neighbours with these neighbourhoods: Bandar Utama, Kayu Ara, SS23 Taman Sea, SS24 Taman Megah, SS25 Taman Mayang, Kampung Chempaka, Sunwaymas Commercial Centre, and Aman Suria.
SS26 has a good mixture of residential and commercial properties. The residential areas are not short of open parks with children playgrounds, short jogging tracks, and tennis courts.
If you’re looking for a house in SS26. SS26 is a Freehold area, hence ownership is forever. Watch Freehold Tamans in Petaling Jaya.
There is a good mixture of single storey, double storey, and compact houses in SS26. Terrace houses are generally in sizes of:
The 22×80 double storey houses can be found along Jalan SS26/3. The single-storey houses have land areas of 20×65. For example, houses along Jalan SS26/19 and Jalan SS26/21 are 20×65 in dimensions. The smallest size of 15×60 dimensions are compact double-storey houses and can be found along Jalan SS26/10 and Jalan SS26/10a.
In SS26, there is the Lily & Rose Apartment.
These are good starter homes for young or small families and good investment properties as they’re walking distance to shops and the Kelana Jaya LRT.
Then, the commercial areas in SS26. There are lots of restaurants, shops, clinics, banks, and office lots supporting the residents. Some common landmarks in SS26 are the Plaza Mayang, Kanna Curry House, Milligram Cafe, Mayang Oasis Food Court, Restoran Mayang Jaya, and Wiliams Corner. As for education, there’s the SJKC Yuk Chai and SK Taman Megah.