Kepong Baru is a mixed commercial and residential estate nestled in Kepong, Kuala Lumpur. Kepong Baru is surrounded by some similar residential estates such as Taman Sri Segambut, Taman Kepong, Taman Bukit Maluri, Taman Bukit Maluri Industrial Park and Taman Megah to name a few.
Kepong Baru comprises of apartments, terrace houses, bungalows, semi-detached houses as well as shop lots. A single-storey terrace comprises of a built-up area of 3,500 sf and contains 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. A standard apartment unit comprises of a built-up size of 1,074 sf and has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
A 2-storey bungalow typically has a land area of around 7,100 sf with a built-up size of 8,500 sf and comes with 10 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. A standard semi-detached unit comes with a built-up area of about 4,155 sf and has 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. A single-storey shop lot comes with a built-up size of approximately 1,400 sf.
There is a wet and night market located within the vicinity of Kepong Baru where residents can easily purchase their basic necessities. And apart from the shop lots area located within the proximity of Kepong Baru, residents are basically surrounded by amenities located not far away from their residential area such as the ample amenities situated at Bandar Menjalara which is positioned just a short 5 minutes drive away from Kepong Baru.
There are Tesco Hypermarket located there and also ample shop lots where residents can find various restaurants, workshops, petrol kiosks, clinics and more. SM Kepong Baru is the only school that is situated within the vicinity of Kepong Baru. Apart from that, SK Taman Kepong as well as SK Menjalara is just some of the other educational institutions situated within a short 10 minutes drive away from Kepong Baru.
Kepong Baru is accessible via many routes such as Jalan Udang Kepal, Jalan Helang, Jalan Mergastua or Jalan Lang Emas to name a few. As for those who travels via public transportation, there are a few bus stations situated within the vicinity of Kepong Baru.
Kepong Baru is favoured by many for its convenience and also its friendly neighborhood. Being within a matured and old neighborhood, It is well surrounded by a wide range of amenities. However, residents of Kepong Baru are living in fear of the increasing crime rates. Some even claimed that their house was broken into three times in a year.
Residents stated that there was police presence around the neighborhood but not as often as they would have hoped for. The Kepong Community Centre Head has requested for the police to increase their patrols in Kepong Baru with hopes to rectify the situation at hand.