Western Amenities Meets Thai Charm
Opportunity awaits at this must-see Thai/Western style property. Imagine 5,220 square feet (485 square meters) of open-air ambiance enclosed by beautifully landscaped grounds. This move-in ready two-floor concrete, wood, and stone building is flooded with natural light and has wonderful air flow. This could be a luxury family home or an amazing business opportunity.
This property is ideal for a small group retreat/conference center, a bed & breakfast/hostel, or other business endeavors such as:
•Art (drawing and painting) Holidays
•Personal Development Conferences
Perfect for NGO’s, this property could serve as a business center, transitional housing, and space for training workshops all at once. It comfortably accommodates 16 overnight guests and upwards of 100+ for event-based activities.
This property recently underwent many updates and improvements. It is ready to view and priced to sell.
Rural Peace & Quiet with City Access
Located 15 km west of Chiang Rai City Center, on the south side of the Mae Kok River, this retreat nestled among the hills is the perfect home base for many activities. The village of Pong Na Kham is proximate to many off the beaten path destinations like waterfalls, hot springs, ancient trees, and a beautiful national park. This provincial property surrounded by nature remains connected to the city via three main roads that take you to different parts of Chiang Rai proper.
Outdoor Living Spaces
15 meters of turquoise tiled luxury. Swim laps or just float your cares away in this serene swimming pool. Complete with a terracotta paver deck and new pump and filter.
•Pool Side Sala
This raised concrete and wood Sala is the perfect vantage point for afternoon cocktails. Or a great place to set up the band or DJ for your next event.
Featuring a custom-built wood-burning oven perfect for slow roasting your favorite meats, artisan bread, and all styles of pizza. Additional space could be used for tables, seating, or container gardening.
•Wrap Around Porch
This 82’ (25 m) x 8’ (2.5 m) patio runs the entire length of the building and wraps around one of the upstairs bedrooms and office to the Sun Deck. It also has an exterior staircase to the back garden.
This 19’ (5.7 m) x 16’ (4.8 m) Porcelain tiled patio is enclosed by a 3’ (1 m) wall and fully enveloped by treetops. Sunbathe in privacy or meditate in the shade, this space is accessed by the Wrap Around Porch, office space, or upstairs bathroom.
This gorgeous 11’ (3.3 m) x 31.5’ (9.5 m) space features stunning 18-foot tall post and beam ceilings and is wrapped with a beautifully carved wood balustrade.
Accessible only from the adjoining upstairs bedroom, this balcony offers a private outdoor space opposite from the pool area.
Main Living Areas
Step through the hand-carved wooden doors into a spacious foyer and be met with a beautiful 5’ (1.5 m) wide wooden staircase leading up to the second floor. Or continue to the magnificent main living space.
The main living area of the property is spacious, open-concept bliss. Giving you the freedom to arrange and rearrange it in numerous ways. It includes a poured concrete, wood-topped built-in wet bar. Also, a cupula-like open ceiling to the landing at the top of the stairs. This creates wonderful airflow.
This space is where you might set up your dining room, living room, sitting room, a day room space set up with tables for puzzles and games, a library space.
If you were using the property for business, the uses for the main living area are endless.
Tucked away at the far end of the main living space is a laundry room. This fully plumbed walk-in laundry room is large enough to double as a utility space or storage room.
This hand tiled built-in kitchen was designed by a professional chef. Features include:
•Six-burner gas range with a commercial-size electric oven.
•Stainless steel dishwasher.
•Two large prep sinks on adjacent sides of the kitchen make for multiple workstations.
•Many additional conveniences for the cooking enthusiast like pot racks, a magnetic knife strip, spice racks, and more.
•Separate catering-sized walk-in pantry room large enough for additional refrigerators and freezers.
•Large enough for three king-size beds with room left over for wardrobes, this downstairs bedroom could easily be made into two bedrooms or a bedroom and a den. One with interior access and the other with its own entrance. The concrete construction keeps this room cool in the summer.
•The private entrance in the back garden makes this downstairs bedroom perfect as a caretaker retreat, mother-in-law suite, private office, or income-generating rental unit. It features a full three-piece bath and an over-sized walk-in closet. An air-con unit could easily be added to this space.
•The poolside upstairs bedroom could easily be divided to make two bedrooms and they would still be large rooms. This bedroom has direct access to the wrap around porch, office, and bathroom. It also features a large walk-in closet big enough to be a room in and of itself.
•The front upstairs bedroom features a private balcony. It has direct access to the office and bathroom. It’s perfectly situated for cool breezes from the east yet it’s well shaded by tall trees. If you didn’t need an additional bedroom, this space is well suited for many purposes such as a home theatre, art studio, meditation room and more.
•The main downstairs bathroom is beautifully tiled floor to ceiling. This three-piece bath features a western toilet, large decorative above-counter hand sink, and a unique tub/shower. You might leave this charming retro-fitted bathtub or remove it to create the originally intended over-sized walk-in shower space.
•The second downstairs bathroom serves as the en-suite for the private entrance bedroom. It too features a western toilet, large decorative above-counter hand sink, and a tub and shower combo.
•The upstairs bathroom is pure luxury. This incredible six-piece bathroom features:
-a western toilet
-three decorative above-counter hand sinks
-a large walk-in shower with multiple shower heads one of which is a rain shower head
-a seven-foot poured concrete soaking tub
-three sizable counters
-two oversized wall-mounted mirrors
-storage closet area
-direct access to the sun terrace
There is a dedicated office space upstairs that has been wired for additional electricity needs such as a computer, phone charger, printer, scanner, etc.
•The main living area has accordion-style glass doors that open one whole side of the building to the pool area.
•Gorgeous post and beam second story construction.
•Hardwood floors throughout the second floor.
•8-foot, 12-panel, colored glass doors
•Hand-carved wooden entry doors and eight pairs of matching storm shutters.
•8 sets of 6-foot dormers for optimal light and airflow.
•Hand-painted artisan doors.
•Durable, long-lasting poured concrete features such as counters, wet bar, and soaking tub.
•Tiled entryway, bathrooms, and kitchen.
This property is loaded with bonus features.
•Whole-house water filtration system with a pump room. Every tap in the house offers safe drinkable water.
•Large hot water heater and piped hot water in all the bathrooms.
•Dedicated insta-hot water heater for just the kitchen.
•Remote-controlled main entrance gate with additional interior switch.
•Ample parking as the driveway runs the length of the property. There is covered parking at the front and an extra parking area in the back.
•Fencing. The entire property is enclosed with an 8’ concrete block fence.
•Storage. This property features three large walk-in closets, a storage room under the stairs, as well as decorative cabinet storage at the top of the stairs. Also, the aforementioned walk-in pantry room and the laundry room serve as additional storage space.