Location: 10 mi (15 km) northeast of the city of Chiang Mai, or 11 mi (18 km) to the Tha Phae Gate, or 4 mi (7 km) to the Doi Saket district center, in non-touristy countryside, between two villages, in a fenced, quiet and secure 1.7 acre (7000 m², or 4 rai ) private property with park-like natural garden and a few houses.
Size of private areas: Living area in the house (bungalow with pavilion) 947 ft² (88 m²), plus exterior living area (terraces, garden), about 300 yd² (250 m²).
Buildings: A unit comprising bungalow and pavilion, fully equipped (partly furnished on request). The bungalow, comprising: 1 bedroom (with queen-size bed with mattress 5 × 6.5 ft = 152 × 200 cm, air-conditioner and ceiling fan, room safe, built-in wardrobe); living and dining room (with sitting and dining area, ceiling fan), with a laptop-friendly workspace (with LAN and UPS); kitchen, fully equipped (with electric stove with 2 hobs, extractor hood, sink, refrigerator with freezer, microwave, hot water kettle, coffee machine, toaster); WC (with Western type toilet, hand-wash basin); en-suite bathroom (with Thai type toilet, hand-wash basin, and hot shower); laundry room (with washing machine). The pavilion, a wooden stilt-house, comprising: 1 bedroom (with queen-size bed, ceiling fan, hand-wash basin, urinal); living room (with sitting area, pantry kitchenette, refrigerator, ceiling fan), can be equipped with a laptop-friendly workspace (with LAN) on request. Outdoor living area, comprising: Sitting area (with ceiling fan under the pavilion, and nice views over the natural pond); terraces (with views over the designed garden, and pathways to the park-like natural garden).
Shared: Park-like natural community garden, with pathways, sitting areas, canals, bridges, ponds, tall trees and bamboos, wild edible plants and fruit trees, most of the area can be explored and used for recreation. The natural swimming pond, 300 ft (90 m) long and 23 ft (7 m) deep, is accessible for the community, and can also be used for boating and fishing on request.
Facilities: Free WiFi throughout the property (private LAN + Wi-Fi, download ≤100 Mb/s, upload ≤50 Mb/s, unlimited, at extra charge). Tap water (drinkable), electricity 220 V, parking (1 car or 1 motorbike) within the property, using the boat on the big pond, using barbecue equipment in the garden.
Food: Self-catering. Delivery services for groceries and ready meals (Thai, Western) are available. A few food stalls serving Thai dishes, and small grocery stores for daily needs are within walking distance.
Transportation: Public transportation from the street adjacent to the property, fare to Chiang Mai 60 Baht. App-based transport service from Grab (GrabCar, GrabBike) available. Private transportation by renting a car, motorbike, scooter or bicycle, details on request.
Pets: Several cats and one dog live outdoors on the property. Therefore, guests with their own pets unfortunately can not be accommodated.
Suitability: This home is best suitable for a single person, or a couple, or a small family, who likes nature and an inspiring tranquil environment, e.g. the elderly, retirees, writers, artists, digital nomads, for people on long-stay vacation and sabbatical leave, for employees working in the east, northeast or southeast of Chiang Mai.
Rental rates: Monthly rent 15,000 Baht (for 1-2 people), all utility charges included, except electricity consumption is charged extra. Minimum rental commitment 2 months.
Rental availability: Please inquire.
Online photo album (over 100 photos, some videos, maps, and a floor plan): Link on request.
Exact location: Search on Google Maps for "Baan Sammi", or use the coordinates: 18.8362,99.1080.
Internet included: No
Living room: Private
Play music: No
Balcony terrace: Private
Smoking allowed: Outside only
Washing machine: Yes
Water cost included: No
Cleaning private: No
Wheelchair accessible: No
Bedroom count: 2
Animal allowed: Discussable
Bedroom furnished: Yes
Registration possible: Yes
Total size: 88
Tenant status: Any
Cleaning common: No
Gas cost included: No
Electricity included: Yes