Villa Baray Karon Beach for Sale
Villa Baray is a totally unique property. A palatial villa, located on Phuket’s West Coast, just North of Karon Beach. Considered an Iconic Phuket landmark by many, thanks to the striking architecture and perched location on the hillside overlooking the Andaman Sea.
In short, this is a 5-bedroom sea view villa on Phuket’s favoured West Coast, with approx. 2,320 sqm of usable space, occupying a freehold Chanote titled land plot of 1,148 sqm.
The exterior is breathtaking, one of kind, paying homage to ornate middle east architecture. From the road, one can see golden domes, palm trees and stained-glass windows.
The entrance way is simply stunning, 5m high golden gates, surrounded by intricate finery, two bold decorated columns, and a patterned mosaic floor. The gate opens electrically to the covered car parking area and to the door to the property.
The over height front door revolves on a central spindle, and again is elaborately decorated.
The entrance foyer is amazing, middle eastern artifacts and juxtaposed with Asian and Thai imagery. Soft cushions and seating areas line the exterior of the room, whilst the crowning glory is a full-sized Buddha statue, set underneath a golden dome, decorated by hanging art pieces and metal lamps.
The mosaic flooring continues the geometric motif from the entrance way. There is also a generous terrace, with seating, where one catches the first glimpses of the Andaman Sea across Karon Beach.
This expansive level continues, with seating nooks and alcoves under stained glass windows, all surrounded with intricate detail and beautiful Asian and Arabian artifacts.
Access to the lower floor via a wide staircase with double-height ceilings, topped with the second golden dome. Natural light is in abundance due to the windows on three sides, and the sea views beyond.
Main Living Area
This is the heart of the property. The communal areas on the main living floor are well integrated with easy movement between kitchen, living, dining and working areas. The living room, dining room, kitchen flow easily to the terrace, pool and gardens.
The large swimming pool is surrounded by terrace and mature tropical gardens. A custom Sala is to the left of the garden to provide shade through the afternoon. Whilst to the right, you will find a huge pool side swinging daybed
Like most of this property, it is full of talking points, for example a section of the pool is underroof. This can be opened and closed off from the main section of the pool by a lifting unique glass wall can be raised by a pulley system.
You will also find the large sea view master bedroom, plus the second master on this level, both with their individual charm.
Lower Bedrooms and Recreation Area
There are three further en-suite bedrooms at the front of the house on this level, all are connected by a wrap-around balcony.
Behind these rooms, there is a huge space for recreation. There is a massive and fully equipped gymnasium, full Traditional style Thai spa, a badminton court and table tennis.
Below this level there is even more space, a 450 sqm level, which could easily be built out to useable space. This is currently being utilized for storage. This is included in the total usable space of the house of 2,320 sqm.
In addition, there are two further levels of approx. 220 sqm each which also could be built out to further increase the size of the property to 2,770 sqm. There is also an outdoor area on the ground floor of approx. 200 sqm for gardening or any other outdoor recreation.
5 Minutes to Karon Beach
10 Minutes to Patong Beach
10 Minutes to Big C Extra Jungceylon
30 Minutes to Phuket International Airport