Desa Melawati, Melawati
Desa Melawati is an established residential enclave housing terrace houses and apartments located in Melawati. Adding to these established housing developments, there are a few new developments in the vicinity. This serene neighborhood is set with the famous Bukit Tabur as its background.
The neighborhood of Desa Melawati comprises 2-storey terraces, a high-rise condominium named Desa View Towers and a low-rise apartment called Legasi 1. There are also new residential developments – Sunway's Sunway Melawati, Metro Kajang's Saville and Sime Darby's Quarza. Besides residential component, it is well supported by 4-storey shop-office lots for its commercial activities.
Sunway Melawati is a freehold housing development on 56.4 acres of land. It consists of a total of 195 units of semi-detached homes, bungalows, courtyard villas and zero-lot villas. It is another Sunway property development with a private forest within the compound. It is now open for registration.
Nestled within self-sustained township of Melawati, Desa Melawati is served by a vast array of amenities. Several schools can be found nearby the vicinity (most of them are top schools in Klang Valley), namely SR Taman Melawati 1, SMK Taman Melawati, SK Taman Melawati 2, SK Kg Klang Gate, SRK (T) Taman Melawati and Sekolah Agama Rakyat Taman Melawati as well as International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL). It is just minutes away from Al-Hidayah Mosque. Damai Service Hospital is also located within the vicinity.
Besides that, its town centre (known as Taman Melawati Town Centre) is an established commercial areas that hosts rows of banks including CIMB, Bank Islam, Bank Simpanan Nasional, Hong Leong Bank and others. It also houses UO Supermart and there is a food court in the middle of it.
For recreational activities, there is KClub located just a stone's throw away from Desa Melwati that equipped with aplenty sports and recreational facilities including a bowling alley centre, swimming pool, badminton courts and tennis courts. Besides that, Bukit Tabur is a popular hiking spot that boast scenic view of the city centre and Klang Gates Dam can be located just behind Desa Melawati neighborhood.
In terms of accessibility, residents of Desa Melawati enjoy good access to the city centre as well as other hotspots of Klang Valley as Melawati is adjacent to Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2). Moreover, it is also near to the accesses to Duta-Ulu Klang Expressway (DUKE) and Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH). It is also about 8 minutes drive to Wangsa Maju RapidKL LRT Station.
Melawati is currently undergoing an extreme makeover which one can evidence numerous projects are on-going that include commercial and residential developments. None of these new developments are tagged below RM1 million (except studios and small-sized apartments). Due to this rapid development, prices of these old houses have climbed tremendously - such as its 2-storey houses which are quoted around RM1 million.