Taman Setiawangsa is a residential estate with numerous commercial centres and amenities. It is part of Setiawangsa, an eastern suburb of Kuala Lumpur, which was dubbed as the Cashmere Hills of Kuala Lumpur. It is surrounded by established neighborhoods such as Wangsa Maju, Ampang Hilir and Keramat.
The enclave of Taman Setiawangsa is one of sought-after residential addresses, as it is just few kilometres away from the city centre. In fact, it is located less than 4 kilometres from the city centre. It comprises 2- and 3-storey terraces, bungalows and apartments. Apartments nestled in the enclave include Putri, Intan and Mahsuri.
Besides its strategic location nearby the city centre, Taman Setiawangsa is also favored because of enough facilities and amenities within the neighborhood. There is a mosque located in the enclave, named Muaz Bin Jamal Mosque, which is its eminent landmark and can be easily spotted from Jalan Jelatek.
Moreover, there are several schools for the kids, namely SMK Setiawangsa (located in the neighborhood), SJK AU Keramat, SJK Taman Setiawangsa, Adni Islamic School, and SJK Stella Maris – all located within 2 kilometres away. There is also a college in the neighborhood, named Geomatika College of Technology. There are also a police base, a food court and a “pasar tani” (only on Saturday) in the vicinity.
Are you a shopaholic? Taman Setiawangsa is mere minutes away from several shopping malls and hypermarkets. It is about 3 kilometres to Suria KLCC (around 6 minutes) and 7 kilometres to Pavilion (around 10 minutes). Besides that, it is nearby Giant Setiawangsa (nestled within the neighbourhood), Aeon AU2 Shopping Centre (that houses Jusco), Carrefour Wangsa Maju and Wangsa Walk.
Taman Setiawangsa is accessible from Jalan Taman Setiawangsa which is connected to Jalan Jelatek and Duta-Ulu Klang Expressway (DUKE). It is also near to Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) and Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH). Alternatively, it is accessible by Putra line LRT, as Setiawangsa LRT station is just about 8 minutes by foot.
Setiawangsa, Jalan Jelatek and Wangsa Maju are booming with a number of new residential developments – mostly high-rise condominiums, which include One Jelatek, Villa Wangsamas, Riana Green East and Bukit Wangsamas. Due to this, Setiawangsa image has been revamped from low and middle-class residential neighborhood, to middle and upper-class neighborhood. Indeed, the price will continue to escalate further due to the high demand.