Exclusive luxury rental villa located in one of the most scenic locations in Thailand. Fully serviced with professionally trained staff, an English speaking manager and a unique suite of activities that offer a rewarding glimpse of the real Thailand rarely experienced by tourists. The house was designed by one of Thailand's top architects, and is the perfect bolt hole for the adventurous, exclusive luxury seekers, families, groups, golfers (behind one of Asia's top courses) and nature lovers. Facilities include infinity pool, 2 acres of tropical gardens, kids facilities (e.g. games room & pool, nannies/babysitters), satellite TV and two dogs!
The house incorporates the best of colonial design and only the finest materials, equipping it perfectly to blend with the semi-tropical environment. The floor area covers 750 sqm. There are 4 double bedrooms, 3 with king size beds and en-suite bathrooms, the other with 2 singles and a cot. Additional single beds can be arranged on request. All bedrooms have air conditioning. The communal areas include living room, play room, great room, library/map room, guest bathroom, kitchen and the crows nest (perched high in the roof to afford the best views of the lake and mountains. This room can also be used as a bedroom). The garden spans just over 2 acres. The house is fully serviced, with a full time English speaking manager, housekeeper, gardener and 3 catering staff. The tariff includes breakfast, prepared and served in line with guest requirements.
The villa is serviced by between 4 and 6 staff members, depending on guest numbers and the time of the day. They are fully trained and wear beautiful, locally inspired uniforms.
The villa recognises that food is a very important element of any holiday experience. Our in-house restaurant, exclusively available to guests, has developed a delicious menu with a focus on fresh food and local dishes. Vegetarian and children’s dishes are available on request. Breakfast, included in the tariff, comprises a selection of cereals, breads and fresh seasonal fruit. A light lunch menu offers a choice of Thai dishes, salads and sandwiches. Picnics are also available for those who wish to go exploring in the national parks. A delicious three course meal is served each evening. Dishes from our current menu include Red Chilli Seafood Soup, Snapper with Green Mango Sauce, Pork with Lychee Sauce and Roast Chicken with Pomegranate Glaze. Both coffee and tea are available at no extra charge to our guests. Drinks are available from our “trust bar”.
Our housekeeping staff will clean the entire house each day. Beds are made up every day and linen changed twice a week. An in-house laundry service is available at a nominal rate.
Broadband/wireless internet service is available at no charge. Satellite TV is also available. Facilities for children include wooden high chairs, a wooden cot, two single beds with protective railings, a play room with multi channel TV and DVD player, a small selection of toys and books, kids pool and table tennis. We can arrange for as many trained nannies as you like to help you relax and enjoy your stay. For slightly older children, we can arrange for someone to help keep an eye on your children while you relax. We are able to offer in-house massage and even some in-house spa services.
The house is set in 2 acres of tropical gardens, which include a sala and salt water pool with built in Jacuzzi.
Prices per week:
Low season: £1,600
High season: £2,000
New Year: £2,500
Minimum stay: 7 nights during high season, 3 nights during low season
Deposit amount: 30%
Changeover day: Saturday or Sunday
The house is located 40km from Chiang Mai, on the eastern side of the valley, set in the foothills of a mountain range with peaks extending to almost 2,000 metres. Behind the house is Chiang Mai Highlands golf course, rated as one of the best new courses in Asia. It also has a spa and excellent restaurant. Flight of the Gibbon, a zipwire adventure, and one of Thailand's top tourist attractions, is a 20 minute drive away, set in the magical village of Baan Maekenbong. There are two national parks close by, the famous Sankampaeng hot springs and lots of unspoilt villages. We have our own bespoke tours, which will give you a flavour of a Thailand untouched by tourism. Chiang Mai, is only 30 minutes a way, with its famous markets, art scene, restaurants, temples and elephant parks.
Nearest airport and station: Chiang Mai