Taman Kosas, Ampang
Taman Kosas is a residential area with both freehold and leasehold apartments, condominiums, double-storey terrace houses, 2.5 storey terrace houses. Its immediate neighbors include Taman Ampang Indah, Taman Rasmi Jaya, Ampang Prima and Ampang Waterfront II.
The double-storey houses at Taman Kosas was initially built by the developer with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. However, there may be some houses that have 5 bedrooms as owners feel the need for the additions to their homes. A two and half storey houses do come with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Being a matured development, some of the houses at Taman Kosas may have undergone extensive renovations to extend the kitchen and car porch, on top of installing built-in kitchen cabinet, plaster ceilings, automated gate and safety grills. Therefore, the house value here do vary accordingly.
Taman Kosas is surrounded by various amenities. Nearby, there are commercial banks, eateries, schools and clinics. Within a throw stone's distance are Ampang Waterfront, Spectrum Shopping Arcade and Bandar Baru Ampang Commercial Area. It takes about five to ten minutes' drive to each Amapang Puteri Specialist, Ampang Point Commercial Square, De Palma Hotel. Flamingo Hotel, Bukit Belacan Waterfall and Hulu Langat Look Out Points.
Taman Kosas is accessible to a few major highways like the Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) from Batu Caves, Jalan Kuching Kepong and Gombak. Travelling to Sri Hartamas, Mont Kiara, Sentul is easier with Duta - Ulu Klang Expressway (DUKE), and the Ampang - Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH) makes going into city centre and KLCC is much easier these days. Public transportation services available include the Ampang LRT station and Rapid KL buses.
What makes Taman Kosas a good investment is the vast array of public amenities in this area. Though traffic can be a headache especially during peak hours, the availability of many highways and the LRT definitely helps reduces traveling time. With easy access and lots of public amenities nearby, it is no surprise that Taman Kosas is one of the highly in demand residential areas in Ampang.
Taman Kosas has grown to be a well-populated area since the last couple of decades. Traffic congestion is expected during peak hours, but they can extend to early evenings as well. This is because majority of KL-lites would have to stay late unit after dusk to complete their work assignments and working overtime is considered normal. Therefore, it is difficult to gauge when the roads would be moderately less congested.