Location: 10 mi (15 km) northeast of Chiang Mai, or 11 mi (18 km) to Tha Phae Gate, or 4 mi (7 km) to Doi Saket, in countryside, within a fenced, quiet and secure 1.7 acres (7,000 m², or 4 rai) private property with a park-like natural garden and a few houses.
Size of private areas: Interior living area (bungalow, pavilion) 947 ft² (88 m²), plus open-spaced roofed living area (pavilion) ca. 320 ft² (30 m²), plus private garden area ca. 440 yd² (370 m²).
Buildings: A unit comprising bungalow and pavilion, fully furnished, 2 bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms.
Bungalow: Bedroom, with queen-size bed, air-conditioner, ceiling fan, room safe, built-in wardrobe. Living and dining room, with seating and dining area, ceiling fan, optional with a laptop-friendly workspace with LAN and UPS. Kitchen, fully equipped, with electric double hot plate, extractor hood, sink, 2-door refrigerator, microwave, hot water kettle, etc. Toilet room, with western-type toilet, hand wash basin. En-suite bathroom, with Thai-type toilet, hand wash basin, hot shower. Laundry room, with washing machine.
Pavilion (wooden stilt house): Bedroom, with queen-size bed, ceiling fan, hand wash basin, urinal. Living room, with sitting area, kitchenette, refrigerator, ceiling fan, optional with a laptop-friendly workspace.
Private garden: open-spaced roofed seating area under the pavilion, with ceiling fan. Terrace, patios, planter beds, staircase dock.
Community garden: natural, with ponds, canals, bridges, pathways, driveways, tall trees, bamboo, fruit trees, herbaceous plants. The large natural swimming pond, 300 ft (90 m) long and 23 ft (7 m) deep, can also be used for boating and occasional fishing.
Facilities: Free and unlimited Wi-Fi Internet throughout the property, village tap water (drinkable), parking (1 car) within the property, covered parking spaces for bicycles and motorbikes, using the boat on the large pond, barbecue equipment in the garden, roofed community seating area with LAN connection.
Meals: Self-catering. Grocery and ready meal delivery services available. Some grocery shops and food stalls with Thai dishes are within walking or cycling distance.
Transportation: Public transportation available (from and to the public road in front of the property gate), fare to Chiang Mai ca. 60 Baht. Reliable and inexpensive app-based transport service from Grab (GrabCar, GrabBike) available. Renting a car, motorbike, scooter, or bicycle possible.
Pets: 1 male dog and 5 cats live on the property outdoors, therefore these animals may occasionally roam and hang out in private garden areas. However, our dog does not allow any other dogs in its territory. Therefore and unfortunately, guests with their own dogs cannot be accommodated.
Suitability: This home is best suited for a single person or a couple, or a small family, who likes nature and an inspiring tranquil environment e.g., the elderly, retirees, writers, artists, digital nomads, people on long-stay vacation and sabbatical leave, as well as employees working in the east, northeast or southeast of Chiang Mai.
Visits: Any day between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., but 1-day prior notice via email or messenger is required. The entire property and the exterior of all rental houses can be viewed. The interior of a house can only be viewed if it is not currently rented.
Rental rates: 12,250 Baht per month (for 1-2 people), tap water and WiFi included, electricity extra. Security deposit equals 1-month rent. Minimum rental commitment 1 year.
Rental availability: Please inquire or see the Baan Sammi News.
Online photo album (over 110 photos, some videos, maps, and a floor plan): Link on request.
Location on Google Maps: Search on Google Maps for "Baan Sammi", or use the coordinates 18.8352, 99.1077 to locate the main entrance gate to the property.