Taman Dagang Jaya, Ampang
Taman Dagang Jaya is a terrace residential neighborhood located along Jalan Taman Putra in Ampang. The neighborhood is in between Renjana Ampang, Taman Halaman, Taman Dagang Permai, and Taman Faizura Ampang.
The 2-storey terrace houses built in the neighborhood comprise land area of 20’ x 75’ (approximately 1,500 sf) and built-up size of 1,700 sf. The house is equipped with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Besides the normal medium-cost terraces, this neighborhood also houses 2-storey low-cost terrace houses. The house has land area of 14’ x 60’ and built-up size of 1,000 sf. Taman Dagang Jaya is furnished with a recreational field with a children’s playground, and a surau.
The most prominent amenity is Carrefour Ampang (also contains Ayamas, KFC and a post office), which is located adjacent to Taman Dagang Jaya. There are several shop-offices within the area. Nearby schools are SRK Taman Tasik, SMK Taman Tasik and SMK Bandar Baru Ampang. Taman Dagang Jaya is approximately 5 minutes drive to Ampang Hospital. Plus, Taman Dagang Jaya is about 7 minutes drive to the famous Ampang Look Out Point.
For accessibility, this neighborhood is only accessible via Jalan Taman Putra which connects to Jalan Ampang and Jalan Pandan Mewah 1 on the other end. Via these two main roads, one can access Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2), Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH) and Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE).
Traffic jam is a forever unresolved issue for residents who commute to the city centre for work. Even though the highways to the city centre are mere minutes away, one has to pass notorious traffic congestion along Jalan Ampang or Jalan Pandan Indah. It will be approximately 30 minutes drive to the city centre at least.
The houses here in Taman Dagang Jaya are very old and run down. Most units have been renovated or refurbished at least. You must take a good look on the condition of the house before entering any agreement with the owner. Remember, the house is already over 2 decades old.