Vibrant and busy Bangkok city – a popular destination for expats
A number of expats buy Thailand property in Bangkok because of the city’s vibrant night life, delicious dishes, wide range of entertainment and shopping options, friendly locals and many more. But where exactly in this city should you choose to have your Bangkok property investment? Below is a guide to some of the best locations to buy Bangkok property.
THE LINE Sukhumvit 101 by Sansiri property developer | Photo Courtesy: Sansiri
Characterized by high-rise condominiums, shopping centres, hospitals, schools and dining choices, Sukhumvit is the most popular location for expats looking for prime Bangkok real estate. Aside from the lifestyle amenities in Sukhumvit, this residential property area offers accessibility as it is linked to Bangkok’s other main locations with the help of the sky train (BTS) and the MRTA subway system interchange at Asoke.
Among the developers who tapped into Sukhumvit’s popularity is Sansiri. This Thailand property developer’s THE LINE Sukhumvit 101 is a 37-storey Bangkoko condo that houses 778 single-floor and duplex units situated 250 metres from the BTS station.
Business district cityscape from the Lumpini Park
Central Lumipini is a well-known location for embassies, a number of luxury Bangkok condo, and prime offices. It is also where Bangkok’s largest urban park is located. This area comprises south of Sukhumvit, Rajdamri, Ploenchit, Chidlom, Sarasin, Langsuan and Ruamrudee. Due to the fact that Crown Property Bureau owns much of the land in Central Lumpini, there are a minimal number of freehold development sites available. As such, compared to other locations, Central Lumpini has the highest land value in Bangkok.
Silom and Sathorn
Commercial and residential properties in the Silom and Sathorn area
Apart from 5-star hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, international hospitals and entertainment hubs, there is a good selection of both low-rise and high-rise Thailand properties situated along the BTS sky train route in Silom and Sathorn. This area attracts property owners who want to buy Bangkok condo that’s conveniently located near train stations.
Beautiful sunset view of Riverside, Bangkok
Charoennakorn Road, Charoenkrung Road and Rama III Road, which comprise the Riverside area, have slowly been gaining popularity among Bangkok property buyers. Home owners couldn’t resist the relaxing environment and incredible view of the Chao Phraya River this area offers. Furthermore, many of the residential property developments located on both sides of the river are connected to the sky train via private boat service.
View of the Rama III road in twilight
Bangkok properties for sale in Rama III are competitively priced compared to those located in Central Lumphini.
Other ideal property locations in Bangkok are Sri Ayutthaya Road, Petchaburi Road, Phayathai, Pathumwan and Ratchaprarop. All these are linked to the sky train and have more competitively priced Bangkok condos as well.
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