VILLA FRANGIPANI - AN EXCEPTIONAL VILLA IN SANTIKHIRI ESTATE ON THE KOH SAMUI ISLAND
ANTIKHIRI ESTATE, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand
For Sale, 1,400,000 USD
Whether you are looking for holiday home, retirement retreat or rental property, this is an oustanding investment. Uniquely designed, two-level, 390 SQM Frederique’s Frangipani villa is built on a 1920 SQM plot overlooking the serene Bang Kao Bay on Samui Island. The villa has stunning views of the Gulf of Thailand, its outlying islands and magnificent sunsets. The villa is fully furnished and ready to move into. Exotic Thai architecture uses local materials and textured surfaces throughout the property. Innovative use of sandstone, wood and terrazzo in construction, interiors and landscape makes style and comfort extraordinary. Beautiful terracotta tile roofs and rattan matting ceilings give the property a thoroughly sophisticated look and feel. Thai and Balinese sculptural pieces and furniture selected with Frederique’s exquisite French flair, accentuate the extraordinary interiors. The villa has luxurious living spaces and foyers, and open-to-nature verandahs. It also features three large bedrooms and spacious terrazzo bathrooms, staff and storage rooms, modern open kitchen with separate indoor laundry and utility areas. A stunning garden with gigantic granite boulders along the site’s boundary acts as nature’s sculptures. An area at the lower part of the property nestled in tropical surroundings provides generous additional land space for expansion. The space is an ideal setting for meditation and retreat. Bang Kao Bay has long been one of Samui’s most desirable areas to live. Away from the hullabaloo of tourists and noisy pubs, the bay’s winding roads nestled within a coconut jungle plantation, beaches and quaint fisherman villages, it is an oasis of serenity and scenic beauty. LOCATION: Frederique’s stunning villa is located on Koh Samui Island off the Southern Thailand coast in the Gulf of Thailand. Every aspect of the villa design reflects her native French flair and style. Built on two levels the contemporary Thai-style villa is surrounded by lush vegetation with an exceptional panoramic sea view interspersed with numerous uninhabited islands. On entering ‘Frangipani Villa “ the guest is immediately struck by its uniqueness, its stunning million dollar ocean view, the mix of bright, breezy, harmonious indoor and outdoor colors and spaces, nature, water, coconut trees and jungle all unite to create a viewing treasure. UPPER LEVEL: Frederique’s home has extraordinary character and Feng Shui. From the upper parking area, the guest descends down a stone path that weaves its way through the upper garden comprised of gigantic granite boulders and exotic plantings. Walking across a bridge into the main living area, visitors are immediately drawn to the broad verandah where they are greeted with a magnificent vista of the bay and outlying islands in the distance. The nearby tropical white beaches along the bay area are 10-minute-walk from the villa. Accentuated by its imaginative use of the sensory, the tactile and the sensual innate joie de vivre, Frederique’s Frangipani Villa has a special mystical sense about it. You’ll feel that thrill the moment you enter the spacious reception and dining area under the high-pitched roof. Beyond, extending the full length of the villa, a wide covered verandah with spacious seating offers outstanding views of the bay and its magical sunsets. Across another small bridge on the upper level, you enter the Master Bedroom of a two-story independent cottage. With its dressing room, semi-outdoor bathroom and large terrace, the master bedroom has its own spectacular view of the bay. LOWER LEVEL: The lower level of the main living area includes a TV room /office/ family room, a powder room and a second guest bedroom, called the “Frangipani Suite”, with private semi-outdoor bathroom. Another guest room on the lower level of the cottage, called the Rock Haven Suite, has two large double beds and a spacious bathroom. Below the guest bedroom entrance is an expansive sundeck with access to the lush lower gardens. All rooms have stunning views of breathtaking sunsets on the sea and the bay. ARCHITECTURE: Built in the best natural materials, Frederique’s home has been designed to offer maximum comfort. Materials of wood, terrazzo, and sandstone all blend together in perfect harmony. Tall stately coconut trees, frangipani trees and bougainvillea accentuate the lower gardens and pathways to the lower level. Along the path near the lower parking area, a large space with utilities already installed is available to build another guest cottage. The architecture gives pride of place to the natural wood and terrazzo in the outside open spaces. Long covered verandahs allow fresh air ventilation through the rooms and supply temperate temperatures year round. Numerous ceiling fans in the living rooms and air conditioners in the bedrooms and study help refresh and cool those spaces. Features: Luxurious fully furnished 3 bedroom home Beautifully landscaped tropical gardens Incredible sea and island views House maid quarters Beautiful estate with an international vibrant community Gorgeous community landscaping & stunning infinity pool 24hr estate security Fast fiber Optic Internet Safe up-to-date ownership structure International airport (35 minutes from Santikhiri estate) WHY SELL? Frederique is now offering her private villa on Koh Samui for sale. The villa, located on a magical island, perfectly reflects all of Frederique’s extraordinary spa designer background and lifestyle experiences. In 2005 Frederique fell in love with Koh Samui. Its fresh air, eclectic beaches, outlying islands, pristine and calm environment as well as its close proximity by air to Hong Kong and other major cities all told her this was the idyllic place. She selected the Santikhiri Estate situated on the southern coast overlooking a picturesque blue water bay as the perfect location with the perfect view to build her dream house. Today Frederique and her partner are ready to move to a new chapter in their lives that involves spending more time living in Europe and visiting friends and family in her beautiful native France. As Frederique herself has said, “for me time has come full circle.