|Types of Houses in Malaysia|
The types of houses offer in Malaysia ranging from apartments to condominiums, terraced houses to semi-detached houses, bungalows to resort houses, situated in the town city centre, near beach, near jungle and recreation places, etc.
It’s a row of identical or mirror-image houses share side walls. The first and last of these houses is called an end terrace, or end house or corner house, usually larger than those houses in the middle. Terraced house normally have open spaces at the front and back. Each row may consist of 10 to 12 units depending on the width of the house, as it have to comply with the regulations of the Fire Services Department that each row shall not exceed 130 feets.
Semi-detached house or often called as “Semi-D” consist of pairs of house built side by side as units sharing a party wall. Each house’s layout is normally a mirror image of the other one. Semi-D house have front, rear and any one side open spaces.
A bungalow is a type of stand alone building. It is also known as detached house. These detached houses have open spaces on all sides.
An apartment is a self-contained housing unit that occupied only part of a building or a section in the building. The occupied share a common area like lobby, car park, lifts, etc. An apartment normally consist basic facilities like swimming pool and guarded.
A condominium, or more commonly named “Condo”, is a form of house unit in a multi-unit dwelling building where each unit is individually owned and the common areas such as walkways, recreational facilities are jointly owned by the unit owners. The owners and occupiers of condominiums are subject to rules and regulations of the condominiums.
Build Your Own House – Bungalow Lot
You may choose to design and build your own house (some developer have ready design to choose from) if you purchase a ready bungalow lot from a bungalow development scheme. They are various lot sizes available (normally with at least 8,000 square foot). The lot has been converted for building use. Some of these bungalow development are within a golf course with club house facilities for residents to enjoy with membership fee.
The Orchard house normally comes with a land plot size of not less than an acre.
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