Phnom Penh focus: It's a korker of a place

Phnom Penh focus: It's a korker of a place

LOCATED in the north and northwest of central Phnom Penh, Tuol Kork has witnessed considerable development in recent years, with an eclectic mix of restaurants and bars emerging throughout the area. Properties in Tuol Kork tend to be  luxury apartment complexes and capacious villas that are often more affordable than in more central locations.

Tuol Kork

SITTING on a vast double block containing sweeping gardens and an impressive pool, this luxurious, five-bedroom villa has an open-plan  living area complete with a fully equipped bar. If that’s not enough to entertain guests, the patio, pool and barbecue, all set in a lush garden, should do the trick. The ground floor has a fully equipped, Western-style kitchen, a small bedroom and a private study, while the first floor features four large bedrooms with varying, yet exceptional, ensuites. In add-ition, there is sufficient parking for several cars on the paved driveway. The listed price is US$3,500, including charges for utilities, but this price is negotiable.

Tuol Kork

THIS alluring, three-bedroom duplex villa, located in a quaint street, features a large open-plan lounge and kitchen area downstairs with access to one of the bedrooms. Upstairs, there are two large bedrooms with walk-in wardrobes and immaculate ensuites. The master bedroom has a balcony that overlooks an attractive garden and courtyard. The à la mode décor is complemented by tasteful furnishings. The property is marketed at $1,100 a month, with additional charges for electricity, water and cable TV.

Tuol Kork

THIS expansive, three-bedroom apartment is located in one of the many secure apartment complexes that have sprung up in the area. It is opulent living at its best, with three large bedrooms, complete with ensuites, a large living area and a well-equipped, open-plan kitchen. The apartment is fully furnished with all  modern conveniences, and the apartment complex provides security, parking and a swimming pool. A private gym is available at additional cost. This property is listed at $1,200, including  all management fees and most utilities except for electricity and water use, which will be billed to you.

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