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Art of homefinder's spot of the week

This newly-renovated three-bedroom villa has nice gardens in the front and back, is in a great location and would be perfect for a husband and wife and two children.

There is plenty of room in this spacious three-bedroom villa in BKK1, with a big garden at the front and another garden at the back. The next tennent can work with the owners to furnish this recently renovated property and make it just how they want. PHA LINA

With plenty of windows, the house will be filled with light from the sun throughout the day. But by far the best features are the front and back gardens. There are also no karaoke bars or noisy entertainment places in the area and the villa is quite close to the well known Fresco cafe.

Utilities and service:
The owners don’t charge any commission and all bills will go directly to the tennent. Besides electricity, which is more expensive in Phnom Penh than almost any other city in the region, everything is very affordable and will only add slightly to your monthly expenses.

There is no security guard because this is a villa. But the area is quite safe and the lack of a guard shouldn’t count against the owners. I wouldn’t worry about hiring a guard since there are plenty of safety measures being taken by your neighbours, but it will take away one thumbs up.

This is a great location in the BKK1 area near some nice cafes and restaurants in a quiet neighbourhood with only one apartment block nearby. It is also close to a supermarket and there are many markets nearby.

Only $1,800 for a large three-bedroom villa set on one level. With a big garden in the front and another garden at the back, this would be an ideal residence for a family. The owners have just finished renovations too.  This is a big property and a good price and the owner may come down a little for a long lease.

he villa already has some basic furniture, but the tennent can work with the owner to upgrade what is already there and to buy some more. The owners realise that more furniture is needed, but are waiting to see what the next occupants want are are happy to work with them.

Everything is working and the owner has made a lot of repairs recently. Again, if the new tennent wants to add something or change something the owner will be more than happy to do so. The villa has recently had an overhaul and the owner is waiting to see what the new tennent needs.

AS always, my rating system is based on an innovative five thumbs-up rating system.
Art Hong Ly works independently as a home finder in Phnom Penh. If you want to look at the spot of the week or other available apartments, villas or offices, he can be reached during standard business hours by calling 012422126 or email For other questions related to this column send an email to



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