Laman Suria is an exclusive condominium located in posh Mont Kiara vicinity. This freehold condominium resides in between Ceriaan Kiara and Sunrise’s Sports Zone, and opposite of Casa Kiara. It was completed in January 2004, and was rated 75.6 points by BCA and received the 3rd prize in the Kuala Lumpur City Hall Landscape Award in 2003.
Laman Suria houses a total of 202 condominium units with 6 units per floor in a condominium block on a 3 acres land. There are 3 types available, namely Standard, Super Duplex and Penthouse. Among its immediate residential neighbours include Kiara Designer Suites, Vista Kiara, Ceriaan Kiara, Kiara 1888, One Kiara and Kiara 9.
Amenities surrounding the area are great and fancy. Just besides Laman Suria is Sunrise’s Sports Zone that is specially dedicated to youths and adults. It offers several sporting facilities including football field, futsal court, basketball court, volleyball court and handball court. These facilities are only limited to Sunrise’s residents.
Not only that, Sunrise’s Fun Zone is located not far away and for golf enthusiast, you take a 5 minutes drive to Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (KLGCC). In addition, it is also nearby Royal Selangor Club, and Bukit Kiara Equestrian and Country resort.
Garden International School is located within 5 minutes walking distance from Laman Suria. Moreover, Plaza Mont Kiara is located a few hundred meters away from the condominium, as well as the proposed development of D’Kiara by YNH that comprises of retail center and service apartment.
There are several road accesses to ingress and egress from the area. You can utilize SPRINT highway that directs to Damansara Heights and Bangsar within 5 minutes if the road is clear. You can use Penchala Link to get to Mutiara Damansara and Federal Highway. Alternatively, you can also utilize Jalan Duta and Jalan Kuching to head towards the city center, which is reachable within 15 minutes of driving.
Sunrise is a reputable brand in residential and commercial development. Among the achievements are, being ranked among the top ten in The Edge Malaysia’s Top Ten Property Developers Awards for five consecutive years (2003 – 2007); thrice winner of the FIABCI Malaysia Property Award in 2005, 2001 & 1997 for Best Residential Development; and was listed as one of Forbes Asia’s Best Under US$1 billion turnover public listed companies in 2005.
The developer is responsible for most of the developments in Mont Kiara enclave, such as Mont Kiara Bayu, Mont Kiara Astana, Mont Kiara Pelangi, and of course Laman Suria itself,. On going projects by the developer include 11 Mont Kiara and 10 Mont Kiara. Besides residential, the company also developed Solaris Dutamas and Solaris Mont Kiara, as well as Plaza Mont Kiara.
Being another development by Sunrise, Laman Suria is well received in terms of its quality and maintenance delivered to the owners and residents. In fact, it received its strata title within 2 years after the development completed.
Jalan Kiara 3 is one of congested roads in Mont Kiara, due to rows of residential and Garden International School residing along the road. This congestion problem is due to the school as well as motorists utilizing the road to connect to SPRINT highway from Jalan Segambut.
There are too many competitions within the enclave of Mont Kiara for Laman Suria. Most possess modern facade and minimalist interior design which are more appealing. We can see that the price of Laman Suria is stagnant and about to drop since 2006 due to these massive new developments in the enclave as well as global economy downturn occurred.
Comparing Laman Suria with other older condominiums in the enclave, Laman Suria wins in terms of location, being right beside the Sports Zone and Garden International School. If you are considering investing in a unit, opting for smaller 2-bedroom unit is a better bet.