Baan Rattana Thep is an interesting and unique villa that has been beautifully furnished with an exciting mix of styles with South East Asian influences, antique furniture and contemporary designs.
Colourful ceramic pots and ornate furniture surround the impressive solid wood dining table and its comfortable bench seats. Separated from the dining area by dark wood and glass sliding doors is a beautiful , fully fitted kitchen with dark wood floors and doors. The wooden units and polished black surfaces are illuminated by hanging red lampshades that match the comfortable seat cover on the breakfast bar stools. A flat screen TV is mounted to one of the walls.
Two ground floor bedrooms are located to the right of the dining area. The rear twin bedroom has a mosaic tiled shower in the en suite bathroom and dark, highly polished wooden floors and traditionally styled solid teak beds. The room has been decorated with orange and green cushions and curtains and the terrace has benches where you can enjoy the view of the front garden.
The front bedroom has a beautiful, traditionally styled, four poster bed with a pink throw that matches perfectly with the pink silk scatter cushions, comfortable pink arm chair and white and pink curtains. This room is made up of individual antiques such as a gold painted bedside cabinet, red oriental cabinet and black wooden desk. In contrast the room also has a large flat screen TV. This delightful bedroom benefits from a large -walk in dressing area as well an en-suite bathroom with his and her sinks, a shower room, free standing bath tub and an inner garden that has an outdoor shower that has been decorated with plants and a large sandstone wall carving.
Two further bedrooms can be reached by a staircase. The rear twin room is very pretty and has beds that have been placed on angle in the corner of the room. The balconey has superb views over the garden and the floral curtains and colourful accessories bring the tropical outdoors in. This room also has an en-suite bathroom.
The master suite is to be found at the front and has eye catching antiques, a four poster bed with bright cushions and a stylish wooden cabinet that houses an interesting and unusual glass lamp. A superb combination of new and old has been created by a stunning, decoratively painted, oriental cabinet being used to house the large, modern, flat screen TV. The en-suite bathroom has as sunken bath adorned with orchids and, from the slate tiled balcony, you can enjoy superb views over the pool and the ocean from the comfortable table and chairs.
Walking back through the dining area and down some steps will take you to a slate tiled terrace that has two large elephant statues and a fantastic Frangipani tree centerpiece. A further bedroom can be found beyond this area in a pavilion with a traditional teak bed, blue patterned curtains and armchair and interesting antique furniture and a flat screen TV. The en-suite bathroom has a free standing bath tub, shower and a pretty inner garden with an outdoor shower and carved sandstone wall features.
The living area is separated by a beautiful planted area. The room itself has a superb collection of artifacts with something to please everyone. The room has comfortable, upholstered, sofas with contrasting coloured cushions and curtains, large oriental cabinets and well chosen lamps.
The lounge overlooks the garden and traditional sala that has bench seats and a dining table and is the ideal spot for some al fresco dining. The swimming pool is to be found to the right of the lounge and has a spacious deck area and a path that leads down to another sala that has not only a kitchen, but a bathroom and entertainment area. More steps lead to a Thai-style entrance pagoda that provides access to the beach through wooden doors.
The villa is conveniently located next to the Raga ferry port from where the boats takes cars and passengers on a voyage of discovery on the mainland, and provide you with the reassurance that you are enjoying some quality time away from the hustle and bustle of the world in elegant and peaceful surroundings.
|No. Bedrooms||No. Sleeps||Min. Nightly Rate||Max. Nightly Rate||5||10||800 USD||2,500 USD|
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