Kampung Tasik Tambahan, Ampang
Kampung Tasik Tambahan is also known as Kampung Tasek Tambahan. It is a leasehold mixed development located in the district of Ampang in the state of Kuala Lumpur, located at approximately half an hour away from the city centre of Kuala Lumpur. It is however only 15 minutes away from the town centre of Ampang, while the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is less than an hour away.
Kampung Tasik Tambahan is a mixture of terrace houses and condominiums. The houses range between RM280,000 and RM535,000 for 1,300 sf and 4,000 sf, housing between 3 and 5 bedrooms. The condominium Mesra Villa is similarly priced at between RM125,000 and RM310,000 for 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a standard built-up of approximately 985 sf.
As one of the older housing developments, Kampung Tasik Tambahan is a matured development where the houses for sale are mostly partially or fully furnished, regardless of whether it is a landed property or high rise. Buyers can usually purchase homes that already come with built-in kitchen cabinets and various built-in furniture.
The housing development of Kampung Tasik Tambahan share a common mosque, Al-Ubudiah, located in the middle of the development. Also shared by the residents is a futsal field, while on the northern area of the development is a night market spot. Various mini marts are also available on the outer edges of the development.
The closest shopping centre to Kampung Tasik Tambahan is the Paragon Point Shopping Centre, while hypermarkets such as Giant and Tesco are less than 10 minutes away. Both primary and secondary schools are widely available within the vicinity, with a couple being within short walking distance. A variety of local banks are available only 5 minutes away, while the Ampang Hospital is also only 5 minutes away.
Residents of Kampung Tasik Tambahan also enjoy good connectivity to a number of major highways, such as the Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) which the access point is only 10 minutes away, while the Cheras - Kajang Highway access point is only 15 minutes away. Public transportation is a convenient affair as there are numerous bus stops along the main road of Jalan Taman Putra, within short walking distance of the houses.
Kampung Tasik Tambahan is a neighbourhood that is very centrally located in the middle of the city, and much coveted by those who work in the city. Traffic congestion is however a daily issue as residents battle against the constant and unyielding traffic throughout the residential area, on Jalan Taman Putra and all the way to the expressways.
Unlike its counterparts closer to the city centre, Kampung Tasik Tambahan does not command as high of a price as its location is comparatively far from the city as compared to those that sit on the embassy row and such. Its residents also consist mostly of the working class of locals who work in the city.
Kampung Tasik Tambahan as such makes a good home to those who work in the city, as despite the terrible traffic conditions, workers will need to drive a shorter distance. Kampung Tasik Tambahan lacks the appeal of an investment as besides sitting on leasehold land, it is also considered to be one of the further residential areas from the city centre.