Ampang Damai, Ampang
Ampang Damai is a medium-cost leasehold condominium situated at Jalan Wawasan, Bandar Baru Ampang, Ampang. This residential project was developed by Melombong Dan Perumahan, a subsidiary of Talam Group. Its neighboring residential development includes Regal Regina Court, Seri Nilam, Gladden Court and Seri Merdeka apartment.
Ampang Damai consists of a total of 292 units that spread over two 20-storey blocks. It offers units with built-up area ranging from 1,025 sf to 1,118 sf. A standard unit comprises of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The facilities provided are barbeque area, covered parking lots, playground, swimming pool, 24 hours security with access card system and multi-purpose hall.
Ampang Damai is sited within close proximity to many amenities such Carrefour Ampang, Ampang Point Shopping Centre, Galaxy Ampang Shopping Centre, Spectrum Shopping Centre and more. Most of them are located within a 2km radius. These shopping centres are host to many amenities like restaurant, cafes, banks, supermarket, retail outlets and more.
There are several schools within walking distance from Ampang Damai namely SMK Bandar Baru Ampang, SMK Bandar Baru Ampang, SJK(C) Kampung Baru Ampang and SK Ampang Campuran, all located within 2km.
Ampang Damai is accessible using Jalan Ampang and Jalan Wawasan. It is also within close proximity to Dura-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE) and Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2). For residents who prefer to commute via public transportation, they can head over to Ampang RapidKL LRT Station which is just mere minutes drive away.
Some residents who have stayed at Ampang Damai claimed that the residential development was one of Talam Group’s worst housing projects. Here are some reasons as to why those previous tenants or owners dislike staying here.
There have been complaints regarding the cleanliness of the water of the swimming pool. Some residents even mentioned that it looks like lychee drink. Besides swimming pool, the other facilities are not well maintained as well.
There are also issues with the African Americans who live there. Some residents commented that there are a lot African American residents staying there who got drunk and make loud noises at night. The lift service is also unreliable, as said by some residents who have stayed there before.
Apart from that, Bandar Baru Ampang has made headlines for being one of the hot spots for crimes like robbery, break-ins and more. This has forced residents to set up their own guard house around the area but was told that it is illegal to set up their own guard houses as the residents have no right to set up road blocks and stop motorists as only the police have the right.