Sound of the suburbs

Sound of the suburbs

The tongue-twisting suburb of Psar Doeum Thkov is located south of Toul Tom Pong, with the southern section comprising Monivong Blvd and the market from which the sangkat’s name hails. For the time being, the area’s main feature remains Boeung Trabek, however, the lake is gradually being reclaimed. While the area lacks the nightlife found in other spots around the city, a recent influx of shops, mini-marts, coffee houses and the proximity of Sovanna Shopping Complex and Boeung Trabek Plaza accommodates the growing tenancy. Consequently, a number of expatriates have started to turn to the suburb and the array of newly constructed apartment blocks, driven outwards by the spiralling rents of the central suburbs.


Three-bed townhouse
LOCATED on a peaceful street near Wat San Som Kosal, this capacious three-bedroom townhouse is set over three floors. It contains two living rooms and huge roofed terrace on the third floor, which is perfect for entertaining. However, the master bedroom is the standout feature, complete with private balcony and a kitchenette – ideal for the breakfast-in-bed treatment. The property is fully-furnished, including white goods and a large LCD television and is on the market US$600 per month excluding bills.


Spacious villa
THIS recently renovated single storey villa is located to the south of the Russian Market in a quiet area of the suburb. It features three bedrooms with fully-equipped en-suites, Western-style kitchen, spacious living area and enormous roof terrace, which offers an escape from the bustle of the capital and is the perfect escape for evening relaxation. The garden/courtyard below is also vast and can hold a number of vehicles. Available for US$900 per month plus utility bills, this charming villa offers value for money compared to similar properties in the inner suburbs.


Lavish living
SITUATED down a leafy suburban street, this sizeable four-bedroom villa is split over two levels. The ground floor consists of a reception area, kitchen and en-suite bedroom, while the first floor contains a large lounge and three en-suite bedrooms. Although the villa currently stands unfurnished, the owner is prepared to provide furnishings at the occupant’s request. Outside, there is a large courtyard capable of holding a couple of vehicles in addition to a guard/housekeeper accommodation block. The property is valued at US$1300 excluding bills.

For further information on these properties and others in Phnom Penh,  Independent Property Services director David Murphy can be reached on 077 959 861 or [email protected]. Alternatively, visit www.independentpropertyservices.com

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