Thousands of people troop to Thailand every year in search of nature, tranquility and peace. If you happen to be one of them, then you are in for some good news. Forget staying at resorts, move over plush villas, you may become the owner of a swish Thai property that sits right beside the ocean. Located in Koh Samui,
Packed with greenery, the Thai estate is an architectural masterpiece in the lap of nature. Tropical plants in vibrant colors peek from every possible corner of the ground which again is crisscrossed by Kanchanaburi stone pathways. Ancient trees provide shade over the pathways which lead straight up to the sleeping and living pavilions. There are a total of eight bedrooms, three kitchens, three screening rooms, three living rooms, a staff office, and a beach Yoga sala. Throw in a dash of natural beauty and there could not have been a better option for a Thai home.
The Thai estate is cut out for those whose idea of luxury is to have a well balanced mix of traditional features and modern amenities. It is a place where natural elegance marries comfort and antiquity. The materials have all been sourced from diverse locations like Myanmar, China, Bali and Southern Thailand. While each and every room rises up from land, they can always be folded open to catch mesmerizing views and see breezes. Chinese doors and windows add to appeal of the property, making it synonymous with all things oriental. The floors and walls fashioned from intricate, carved reclaimed teak will transport you back to another era altogether. Difficult as it may be to imagine, yet the oriental doors, windows and walls actually hide between them a perfectly modern residential setup. Property wide high speed fiber optic internet facilities ensure that you remain connected with the rest of society. For entertainment and fun, the house features HD audio visual systems.
While at the estate, you may be staying kilometers away from urban cacophony, there is no reason to think it cuts you off completely. The villa is located close to Kamalaya, an award winning wellness retreat. A short stroll down the beach is all it would take to reach Kamalaya from your plush private villa. The place includes a range of offerings like yoga classes, a health club and treatments in various medicine forms, both eastern and western. To satiate your appetite, there are two restaurants as well.
The Koh Samui property immediately reminds us of another Phuket villa which went up for sale in 2010. An erstwhile luxury rental unit with 95% occupancy rate, the villa, like the one under discussion here, was ideal for groups and large families. Priced at $8 million, it was nonetheless a tad more expensive than the Koh Samui Villa which sets you back $6.7 million (approx). If you can afford to shell out that sum, then the good news is, the property comes with two rai or three quarters of an acre of open land.