Bandar Baru Tambun is a mixed housing and commercial area in Tambun, Ipoh. It can be found near to Tambun Heights, RPT Batu 4 Tambun and Kampung Tersusun Batu 5. It comprises of 1, 2 and 3-storey terrace units, 2-storey semi-detached houses, 2-storey bungalows and 2-storey shop-offices.
The 1-storey terrace houses here typically come with a land area of 1,650 sf with a built-up size of 1,800 sf and often have 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The 2-storey terrace on the other hand, mostly have a land area of 3,066 sf and a built-up size of 2,800 sf and mainly have 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Meanwhile, the 3-storey units come with a land-up area of 1,500 sf and have 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Bungalow units come with a larger land area of 4,800 sf and a built-up size of 2,100 sf and are also equipped with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms whereas shop-offices mostly have a land area of 1,260 sf.
Apart from the shop lots area that is sited within Bandar Baru Tambun, established amenities like the Giant Supermarket at Sunway City is also positioned just a short 6 minutes drive away from Bandar Baru Tambun. Residents can easily find ample restaurants, cafes, ATMs, boutiques, saloons and many more all under one roof. Apart from that, there are some shop lots located just next to the supermarket in which one can find more choices of restaurants, workshops and more.
As for medical amenities, the nearest clinic located to Bandar Baru Tambun would be Poliklinik Ehsan, which is sited about a 3 minutes’ walk away. The Pantai Putri Hospital is also positioned about an estimated 7 minutes’ drive away in more serious medical emergencies. SMK Tambun, SJK(C) Hing Hwa, SK Tambun are some of the schools that are located within a 1km radius away from Bandar Baru Tambun. More established educational institutions such as Sunway College Ipoh are also sited just a 1.09km away from the residential area.
Bandar Baru Tambun can be easily accessible using route like Jalan Tambun and also the North-South Highway. As for public transportations, ground transports like 88 Express Coach are positioned about a 2.13km away.
Some of the concerns regarding property issues in Ipoh are that most lands are leasehold and many have raised concerns over the lack of gated and guarded projects that are freehold in Ipoh. Some potential investors are also contemplating over issues like these, as Bandar Baru Tambun is also a leasehold land.
However, there are also those who think that Bandar Baru Tambun is a good place to invest in, as the area is still developing and there are now more new projects in the area. However, Bandar Baru Tambun is sited pretty near to a Christian cemetery and for those who are superstitious might not like the units that are located rather near to the cemetery.