Mont Kiara Bayu is a freehold condominium residing in luxurious Mont Kiara vicinity. It comprises of one block condominium, which consists of 42 floors and a car park block with facilities atop. It houses a total of 398 units. It was rated 79.8 points by BCA, which is among the highest rating amongst Mont Kiara condominiums.
Besides that, Mont Kiara Bayu is also nearby Mont Kiara International School, which is just about 200 meters away. Among the international schools located near to Mont Kiara Bayu are Garden International School and Sri Cempaka International School, which located about 800 meters and 2.3 kilometers respectively.
Not only that, there are also numerous other private schools, as well as government schools, located not far away. As for government schools, there are SJK Segambut Makmur, SMK Taman Sri Hartamas, SMK Segambut Jaya, SJK Bukit Damansara and SMK Sri Hartamas, all are within 3 kilometers from the condominium.
If you are a golf enthusiast, you can hit the ball with colleagues and friends at KGPA, KLGC, Tropicana Golf and Country Resort and Sri Selangor Golf Club which are not far from the area. Also, Bukit Kiara Equestrian Club offers good recreational activities for the whole family. You can also join Royal Selangor Club which its clubhouse is just located a few miles from the area.
Mont Kiara Bayu is located next to Mont Kiara Aman and Mont Kiara Astana, and is just opposite the newly completed Mont Kiara Meridin. Other immediate neighbors are The Residence, Lumina Kiara, Mont Kiara Banyan and Mont Kiara Damai. There are plenty of amenities nearby for residents. Just opposite the building, is the new fast-food restaurant chain Wendy’s from the United States. Besides that, residents can drop by Plaza Mont Kiara and Solaris Mont Kiara to have a chat with friends and family at chic cafes or buy grocery goods.
During the early years, when Mont Kiara Bayu was first opened back in 2003, it received some complaints by residents, who mostly were expatriates, about construction works in front of the building. Some complained that the contractor still commenced work even after 5.00 pm. Some claimed that there was still construction works at 2.30 am in the morning. They have made several complaints to Sunrise management, both verbal and written complaints. The problem was finally settled after about 2 years of intolerable noise and non-stop complaints.
A series of unfortunate events have hit Mont Kiara Bayu over the years. One of them is a dead body was found in a refrigerator at auction unit on the 19th floor. It was found by the new owner of the unit while he was cleaning the unit. Even though everything should have been cleared and settled by now, there is still sentiment by the locals about the condominium and absolutely the unit. Due to the case, the unit was set back for auction property. There was also report saying that the whole units on the floor are unoccupied due to the case.
Furthermore very recently, there has been a case where the son of Federal Commercial Crimes director Comm Datuk Koh Hong Sun died in a fire at their family home at Mont Kiara Bayu. The whole event has been caught live in a video cam, where a man shouting frantically for help from the balcony of the 32nd-floor condominium unit.
On 9 September 2013, a Japanese couple was found dead in their bathroom. It is believed that the wife wanted help out her husband who was being electrocuted. However, she also became the victim of the faulty water heater incident. The apartment is claimed to be on Level 13A.
In terms of price movement, Mont Kiara Bayu has appreciated handsomely over the years. The 1,068 sf units have been appreciating by approximately 7.18% per year from 2003 to the 1st quarter of 2007. As for rentals, these units are tagged around RM3,000 plus. They have been appreciating by approximately 1.85% per year during the same period. Mont Kiara Bayu is among other popular condominiums like Mont Kiara Palma, Mont Kiara Sophia and Vista Kiara among expatriates that well-received over the years.