Mah Sing’s M Astra in Setapak commends city living at an affordable cost
City living with great connectivity and convenience could be challenging for first-time home buyers and young families, and as Malaysia’s most preferred developer in Malaysia, Mah Sing recognises this.
Hence, Mah Sing’s M Series, dubbed the Luxury You Can Afford are immensely popular as they offer homebuyers affordable luxury at prime locations with easy access to amenities, connectivity and ready infrastructures.
Part of the M Series development, M Astra is a five-acre mixed development with two blocks of serviced residence that comes with three-bedroom and four-bedroom units and built-ups ranging from 850 sq ft to 1,044 sq ft.
M Astra stands out even further because it is highly connected as it is surrounded by ready amenities such as primary and secondary schools, educational institutions, public transport, shopping malls and hospitals.
It is some 600m from Jalan Genting Kelang and has excellent connectivity via Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) (2.8km), Duta-Ulu Klang Expressway (DUKE) (3.1km), Jalan Tun Razak (4.8km), as well as the Setiawangsa Pantai Expressway (SPE) (1.4km).
With a gross development value (GDV) of approximately RM618mil, M Astra is strategically located within the vicinity of the matured neighbourhood in Setapak with nearby suburbs including Danau Kota, Taman Sri Rampai, Wangsa Maju, Taman Melawati and Setiawangsa.
Split between two towers that are meticulously positioned to allow privacy, residents are also able to enjoy a green atmosphere with balconies and courtyards thoughtfully crafted into the building for unobstructed views of Kuala Lumpur City Centre and Genting Highlands.Besides that, it boasts a floating clubhouse above a 50m lap pool with an infinity edge, overlooks Jalan Kilang capturing the greenery panoramic view of Gombak Hill.
Sustainable living close to the city centre
On top of having excellent connectivity and accessibility, M Astra is also a sustainable development that houses enhanced green features to reduce energy consumption and wastage.
For instance, the building has rainwater harvesting that leads to lower potable water consumption, is equipped with an automated waste collection system and EV charging stations as well as energy-efficient lighting (LED) in common areas and lifts with a regenerative feature to optimise energy-saving.
Meanwhile, units are designed to give a good level of natural daylight filtering through the building, as well as enhanced indoor air quality through cross ventilation in all rooms and the use of low volatile organic compound (VOC) paint and adhesive for better health of occupants.
Since 2011, Mah Sing has been committed to driving sustainability and M Astra has nabbed the GreenRE Certification for Green and Sustainable Building.
M Astra has also been designed to meet the demands of the new normal, including contactless technology in the development to ensure safe access to common areas and facility floors. There is a cantilevered floating gymnasium equipped with Technogym facilities and co-working spaces for those who work from home to make the most of. Meanwhile, for added security, M Astra incorporates multi-tier security and underwent QLASSIC quality assessment.
The star of city living
The overall landscape design is inspired by the project name Astra, which also means Star in Latin. Staying true to its moniker, the massive Star landscape design can be seen clearly in the middle of a development that provides various family activities, including a multi-age playground, an amphitheatre, a gathering space, urban farming, Olympic-length infinity pool and a barbecue area.
The concept is weaved throughout the building exterior with tilting edges of the crown by creating a bold framing onto the façade and extended to the landscape design creating a sparkling walkway connecting the two towers.
Moreover, M Astra is crafted to also provide a serene sense of arrival with a centralised garden with lush greenery in the main entrance which is seamlessly extended to the lobbies providing a tranquil escape from exhilarating city life.
The second mixed development M Series development to grace the mature neighbourhood of Setapak, M Astra follows the footsteps of its predecessor M Adora in Wangsa Melawati.
Launched in 2022 with an estimated completion date of June 2027, M Astra is priced from RM399,000 and has already achieved a healthy take-up rate of 95% as of May 2023.
What’s more, M Astra’s retail shops achieved 100% taken up with two drive-through units to be tenanted by popular food and beverage brands such as Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Jollibee.
For more information on M Astra, visit https://m-astra.com. my/. Alternatively, visit https://www.mahsing.com.my/ for more on Mah Sing’s upcoming developments.
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