Taman U-Thant is an affluent and prestigious district that is nestled along Ampang Hilir, Kuala Lumpur. Established in the 1960s, Taman U-Thant was named after the former United Nations secretary general, U Thant, who served from 1961 until 1971.With the hefty price tags attached to the affluent location, it remains one of the most exclusive and hottest addresses in Kuala Lumpur city centre and is located approximately 10 to 20 minutes away from Petronas Twin Towers. It is well-known as an embassy row enclave and also the city’s prime business, financial and entertainment region.
Due to this, Taman U-Thant becomes the sanctuary where most of the diplomats, ambassadors and wealthy local families have their best homes. Embassies that are situated within Taman U-Thant include Ireland Embassy, Ghana Embassy, Iran Embassy and Cambodian Embassy. On the other hand, it neighbours with a number of low-rise apartments namely Eden Villa, U-Thant Residence, Desa Angkasa, Ampang 97 1and Tara. Apart from that, most of the houses here are luxurious bungalows with large gardens. Taman U-Thant can easily be accessed from Jalan Tun Razak via Jalan Ampang and Ampang Hilir. Besides, it is also reachable from Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR 2) via Jalan Ampang or via Desa Pandan. By accessing these roads, we can then access other highways like SMART Highway, AKLEH Highway and KL-Putrajaya Highway.
Public amenities can be easily accessed within a stone throw away from Taman U-Thant. is very well located and thus amenities are aplenty nearby. There are shopping malls, food courts, education institutes, parks, health care, banks, recreation clubs and even places of worship just a mere minutes’ drive away. The parks in close proximity that is a great place for nature lovers and those who are fitness conscious to go to are KLCC Park, Taman Tasik Ampang Hilir, Ampang Park, Taman Cempaka Playground and Jelatek Public City Park as there are plenty of activities that they can do there. They can cycle, jog or even walk around the area. Best off all, it is suitable for children and elderly alike.
Apart from the parks, Taman U-Thant has many places to shop and dine, which is convenient for families and also singles. There are many supermarkets where families can get their daily necessities from, such as Hock Choon Supermarket (Trendcell Ampang Branch), My News @ The Icon, Smart Convenience Store, Ben’s Independent Grocer, The Linc and Pasaraya Afia Mariam Supermarket. You can find a good selection of restaurants and cafes like Tapas Bistro & Bar, Sushi Hara, Cilantro Restaurant and Wine Bar, Restaurant Kim Family and Rama V that offer a variety of local and international cuisine.
There are a few malls in Taman U-Thant such as, The LINC KL, Ampwalk (Ampang Walk), Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Great Eastern Mall and Suria KLCC where residents can do their shopping. One of the biggest advantages for families are the schools that are located nearby, like Sayfol International School, Beaconhouse Newlands Early Years Ampang, SMK Puteri Ampang, SJK (C) Nan Kai and SMK Seri Ampang which are easily accessible to the residents in the neighbourhood. Since Taman U-Thant is in Kuala Lumpur, there are no shortages of pubs and bars where residents can enjoy their nightlife. Places like SOULed OUT Ampang, Healy Mac’s, Tapas Bistro, M Bar and Beach Club Cafe are all just a few minutes’ drive away. Clinics close by are Clinic Sng Kim Hock, Klinik ICON, Pama Medical Cosmetology Clinic, Ghealth Clinic and ALPS Medical centre where residents can go to in case of medical emergencies. There are many places of worship in the surrounding area for the convenience of those living around the area. They are Surau Al-falah, Harvest Bible Chapel Kuala Lumpur, Thean Hou Temple, Sri Maha Mariamman Temple and Gurdwara Sahib Kampung Pandan. There are also a few banks in the vicinity, like Maybank, Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd, ATM – Bank Islam Jalan Tun Razak, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank Berhad and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC).
Properties in Taman U-Thant are freehold. The median price is RM 3,550,000 and median price per square feet is RM 1,054. Prospective buyers can view the projects in the surrounding area. There are more than 382 properties available in Taman U-Thant. For those looking to invest and those planning on buying to stay, properties that can be checked out are Residensi Ampang Tengah 6 (‘AT 6”), Impression U-Thant, Sastra U-Thant, Ampang Hilir, Madge Mansions and The Edge Of U-Thant.
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