One of the great things about deciding to relocate to Bangkok, either for work or as a retiree, is that many expats can afford a significantly more luxurious lifestyle than they could at home.
Thailand is, after all, a lot cheaper than home, and we’re not just talking about cheap eats on the street. Perhaps the best thing about Bangkok is its real estate prices, which are so much lower than in the west that for many people attaining a luxury Bangkok penthouse is an achievable goal.
Of course coming from a relatively normal background at home it’s hard to know what to look for if you’re in the market for a Bangkok penthouse, so we suggest you keep in mind these qualities when you begin your search.
First and foremost, a luxury Bangkok penthouse apartment should sport premium architecture, both on the outside and on the inside. Look for a contemporary, modern design that’s clean and well-maintained with high quality aesthetics. Be sure to check who architected the property too – any luxury apartment worth its salt should be stylish, comfortable and opulent – qualities you won’t find in many of Bangkok’s run-of-the-mill condos.
Luxurious fixtures and fittings
Your luxury apartment should sport an absolutely faultless interior design with zero defects. Once again, look for a stylish, contemporary interior with the highest quality furnishings, fittings and appliances. We’re talking marble countertops, stainless steel faucets and memory foam cushions, that kind of thing.
Other opulent features to look out for include Italian cabinets, hardwood floors, huge bathtubs, en-suite bathrooms, walk-in closets and more. If your apartment doesn’t have features like this, then it cannot be considered a genuine Bangkok penthouse. After all, there’s a reason you’re paying top dollar, and that’s to live the comfortable lifestyle you’ve aways desired.
And don’t forget the rest either – you should demand a spectacular view, a roomy balcony, clean and quiet courtyard and plenty of space.
Another key aspect of Bangkok penthouse living is convenience. Most luxury apartments in the city are located close to the central business district, in the Sukhumvit and Silom road areas for instance. In any case, you should look for a Bangkok penthouse that’s close to transport links such as the BTS Skytrain or MRT Subway, affording you a quick and easy way to get to wherever you need to go.
Last but least a lot of the penthouses in Bangkok have amazing views of the city. Living on the top floor provides you with a bird’s eye view of the city.
Home Finder has dozens of top penthouses in BK including penthouses at the Millennium Residence, Pano and Le Raffine just to name a few. Please contact us at +66 95 774 2820 for additional details about penthouses in Sukhumvit, Silom, Rajadamri and Thonglor.