Art the homefinder's spot of the week

Art the homefinder's spot of the week


Bright and airy, plenty of natural light, this place is good value for a popular area

Photo by:  WILL BAXTER
Both bedrooms in this apartment are spacious and well lit.

A spacious, airy balcony facing the street and overlooking trees provides plenty of room to relax.  WILL BAXTER


The modern kitchen, fitted out in wood, provides ample cupboard space and has a nice layout.  WILL BAXTER

Atmosphere:
★★
The neigbourhood is very pleasant, and the apartment has a very friendly landlady. It is designed to make the most of natural light, with lots of windows to brighten the apartment. A large tree gives the place shade and keeps it cool.

Utilities and service:
★★
The owner provided electricity, water, cable TV and garbage collection at standard prices and the internet are available on request.

Security:
★★
There are security guards on duty 24-hours a day and the area is very safe, and popluar. Expats can walk through the area at night with no problem.

Location:
★★
The apartment is quite close to Independence monument, which is a popular area with expats and Cambodians alike. It is only a short walk from the restaurants, shops, pharmacies and supermarkets in the BKK area.

Value:
★★★★★ 
This is great value for a quality apartment in this area. The owner is only asking for $850 per month,which is cheap for the level of amenities.

Furnishings:

There is a stove and a modern refrigerator/freezer combination, and the owner has offered to buy a sofa.

Maintenance:
★★★★
Everything worked well during the visit by the homefinder. Maintenance is a matter of contacting the landlord.

As always, my rating system is based on an innovative five Star 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 [email protected]. For other questions related to this column send an email to [email protected].

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