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Stunning modern sea view villa moments from 2 beaches (available as 4B or 6B)

Bedrooms 6
Separate WCs1
Space 6,888 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Secluded 6 bed villa with infinity pool, spectacular views & tropical gardens

The perfect secluded setting for a relaxed and private experience with family or friends. Nestled into the jungle and set in an area of 1,140sqm, this modern house provides some of the best sea-views available in Phuket. Located on a small peninsular, the villa is just a few minutes walk from two beautiful beaches; Ao Yon (east-facing) and Khao Khad (west-facing). Both beaches are in sheltered bays making them perfect for swimming all year round.

With six bedrooms, five en-suite bathrooms, guest WC, outside shower, Thai and western kitchens, large open plan living space, a private swimming pool, garden, carport and terrace, this high end villa is spacious and can comfortably accommodate up to 20 guests (16 adults).

We can arrange whatever additional services you need to make your stay as indulgent as you'd like such as a chef to prepare your meals, maids to clean the villa, in-house massage, nanny/baby-sitter etc

The private and romantic setting with stunning views across the bay make it a perfect location for a special event. We've hosted a number of weddings and other events at the Glasshouse and can help with any special arrangements.

The exterior of this architect designed home is set among landscaped gardens with a 10m infinity pool with jacuzzi as the centre piece. A Thai style Sala is the perfect place to shelter from the sun or enjoy a glass of wine as the sun sets across the bay.

The interior of the home is equipped with high quality locally sourced furniture and fittings that will make your experience a luxurious one. Whilst in touch with the surrounding nature, the house is equipped with high speed wireless internet throughout, multi-room sound system, 50' TV/home theatre.

Living Area: The spacious open planned living space with panoramic views of Chalong bay spans the entire width of the property and opens directly on to the pool terrace and sala. It includes a dining area, accommodating 16 for formal dining, a TV den with state of the art audio-visual entertainment system and a double height sitting area. The open design merges with the pool terrace making it ideal for informal, al fresco eating, entertaining or just relaxing. The living space extends upstairs where we have a full-sized table tennis table, an office desk in case you have to work and an outside balcony with a circular day bed. Perfect for meditation, reading or a place for the kids to play.

An open-planned European style kitchen is fully equipped with a full range of brand name appliances including Smeg gas range, espresso machine, juice blender, microwave and American size double door fridge-freezer with ice maker/dispenser). An adjacent Thai kitchen with Smeg gas stove complements the interior space. Breakfast bar with marble top provides an additional social hub.

Outdoor Space: The house is set among landscaped tropical gardens connected by stone pathways and dotted with several terraced areas. The 10m infinity pool is the centre piece and includes a jacuzzi for the ultimate indulgence, day or night. Loungers on the pool side are perfect for soaking up the sun or move to the Thai style sala with it's sofas and coffee table for some shade. The sala has speakers wired to the multi room sound system so that you can enjoy chill out music by the pool, or perhaps something more lively with cocktails as you watch the sun go down. An outside barbecue provides another option for dining/entertaining. Outside seating includes; 8 poolside loungers, sofa for 6 in the sala, 4 bar stools.

The Glasshouse has an electric gate to provide privacy and security as well as an alarm system.

There is sheltered parking available for two cars inside the gate.

The property is offered with exclusive use of the house, pool and gardens with 4 bedrooms available for up to 8 guests or all 6 bedrooms available for property for 9-20 guests (maximum 16 adults). Children less than 2 yrs old don't count towards the maximum.

To encourage responsible use of aircon, we include an electricity allowance which is sufficient to run the house & pool with moderate use of aircon. Any electricity used over the allowance is charged at cost price +5%.

Please note that a supplement of 25% will be added to the quoted rates for the 6 bedroom option. If you choose the 'Book Now' option, the supplement will be added as an additional payment request.

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Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Bradley

I'm a physician from the U.K but have been living in Thailand for more than 10 years, based in Bangkok.

Bradley purchased this villa in 2010

Why Bradley chose Vanich Bay Front Ville

I fell in love with the Glasshouse as soon as I stepped foot inside and I hope you will too.

It was designed by a top-rated architect as a family home with exquisite attention to detail.

The villa is nestled into the jungle on a small peninsular in the south part of Phuket. It's away from the hustle and bustle of the West coast but still convenient for many of the attractions around the island.

The internal living space connects seamlessly with the outside area which in turn is in harmony with the surroundings.

What makes this villa unique

A secluded home away from home that's perfect for gatherings of family and friends.

To give guests maximum flexibility and in recognition of the reality of varying budgets, we offer the villa as self-catering with the option of adding additional services to meet your specific needs. These include a chef, maid service, nanny/babysitter service etc, on-site massage etc

The private and romantic setting with stunning views across the bay make it a perfect location for a special event. We've hosted a number of weddings at the Glasshouse and can help with arrangements.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The glasshous is like heaven on earth, stunning house, absolute luxury, beautiful sunsets, every comfort and need taken care of. staff wonderful and even cooked us a beautiful home cooked meal to come home to. I wish I could live like this forever.
Jun 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on the island of Vanich Bay Front Ville on the island of Wichit

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6888 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Stag/hen gatherings are not permitted
  • Bookings where all guests are aged under 35 years are not allowed unless specifically agreed in advance with owner.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 (bedrooms 2,3) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite
    Bathroom 3 (poolside bedroom) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite
    Guest WC - Toilet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite for bedroom 5
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite for bedroom 6
    Outside shower - Outdoor Shower
    Guest shower room & WC - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Guest shower room with separate entrance
    Bathroom 1 (master) - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , En suite for master bedroom
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Additional sofa
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Rear facing, private entrance
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Rear facing, private entrance, living room w double sofa bed
  • Master bedroom (king): This indulgently large room with sofa, has walk-in dressing room, sea views, private terrace with swing seat. The en-suite bathroom with large tub with sea views. Bedroom 2 (king): This large room has an additional daybed, generous fitted wardrobes, sea views, private terrace with lounger. En-suite bathroom shared with bedroom 3. Bedroom 3: Twin beds with 2 sets of wardrobes, small adjoining rear balcony, separate balcony with sea views and circular lounger. En-suite bathroom shared with bedroom 2. Poolside bedroom (queen): double aspect windows opening on to pool terrace and gardens, enjoying incredible views of the pool, sala, gardens and Chalong Bay. Built in wardrobes. En-suite bathroom. Our 2 new bedrooms are garden facing and each have a private entrance: Bedroom 5 (king): fitted wardrobes, adjoining private living room with sofa bed (double) and TV, en-suite bathroom, terrace. Bedroom 6 (king):, fitted wardrobes, en-suite bathroom, terrace. 3 Cots
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 16 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Free fibre broadband with wifi included (Aiport Extreme + several Airport Express extensions). Travel service to help with information and bookings before and during your stay. Bed linen and towels provided (bedroom and pool/beach). Maid cleaning service available on request Weekly gardening & pool maintenance Outside seating includes; 10 poolside loungers, seating for 6 in sala, 4 bar stools. Additional services available on request (e.g. chef, on-site massage, nanny/baby-sitter, logistics support for special events)


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Stunning modern sea view villa moments from 2 beaches (available as 4B or 6B)
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 30 reviews
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It was an okay stay

  • 3 of 5

Overall nice property. Owner is responsive with a nice property manager. I usually give lenient reviews but lots of maintenance issues when we stayed. Dryer not working. No internet for the first night (very important for the group). 2 AC unit kept on turning off when we wanted to use it (appeared to be a circuit breaker issue). Positive is they tried to get everything in working order as quickly as possible.

The one thing I understand on the owners part (variable per stay) but would of rather have it priced into the price was the electricity allowance. Our group was not on the property in the day time for 2 of the 4 days. Turned off all lights and AC units and still had to pay for additional electricity allowance. If you don’t want to have to worry about having to turn everything off; this is not the place to stay. To my recollection; this Information was given after you book and pay for your stay. The information that there is a certain electricity allowance is given a week prior to stay and not prior. Deceptive for this part.

Lastly, we had a large overall group for the trip and 16 of us stayed at the glass house. The rest stayed at a nearby hotel. We had a day excursion that we all wanted to be picked up in one location (glass house). The owner, did not like this. In my opinion, not unreasonable as the others (not staying on the property) are only waiting for the transport. Understandable, it can be a liability issue but with these factors in mind. A hotel may have been a better option for a large group. Which we did prior staying at the Glass House. Overall, a nice stay but not the best. Felt like the property is getting dated but having a nice property manager gave us comfort. Owner was responsive.

Lastly, another positive... lots of information given and resources available. Transport available pretty easily. Beautiful views. There are definitely pros and cons on this one.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry to hear that your experience at the villa did not work out as well as you’d hoped. I always strive to provide a 5* experience for all our guests so it’s a great disappointment for me when we don’t achieve that. We upgraded to high speed fibre-link connection in the Glasshouse 1 year ago and now have a download speed of 30 Mb/s. The connection has been very reliable since the upgrade and this is the first glitch we’ve had. Our team contacted the provider as soon as we heard about this and the internet was working again the next morning. I understand the importance of having a reliable internet connection and can only apologise for this. We routinely check that all appliances are working before check-in. If any faults should occur during a stay, Khun Pond, our villa manager will do her best to get things repaired as quickly as possible. I’m pleased that she was able to get the AC units and tumble dryer repaired quickly. I always inform prospective guests about the electricity allowance when I respond to their first enquiry. There’s a wide variation in the amount of electricity that guests use and this all comes down to the aircon. I’ve been including electricity on an allowance basis for the last 7 years as I think it’s much fairer for guests and it encourages responsible use of aircon (e.g. keeping windows and doors closed when AC is on). Of course, guests are welcome to use as much electricity as they choose and there’s no need to turn everything off when you leave the house if you don’t want to. The included allowance is generally sufficient for about 80% of guests and any use over the allowance is charged at cost +5%. The terms of the rental state that villa guests are not permitted to have additional guests without prior permission of the owner. This is also explained in the welcome letter which I send out 1 week before every stay. You didn’t mention in advance that you intended to use the villa as a hub for your extended group. During your stay, the chef told me that you had extra guests for meals. He found himself understaffed as I’d told him to expect 16 guests. The chef was disappointed that you changed your plans and cancelled at the last minute without paying the service fee. I’m glad to hear that you otherwise enjoyed the villa, liked the beautiful views and found all the information and resources helpful. Thank you for the positive feedback on our villa manager and Khun Bao’s taxi service; I’ve passed this on to them.
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Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time with our friends and families there.

The house is big enough for so many people and do not feel crowded or squeezed .We spent a lot of time in the pool and around dining table cause personal chef created miracle for us .Very quiet surrounding so that we felt totally relaxed when we left .Thank You!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

We rented The Glass House for our special wedding anniversary for 2 weeks with our family. There were 11 of us including 2 children and a baby. The facilities are so spacious that we never felt crowded.

The owner, Bradley, is an excellent host and very attentive during the booking process ( and quick at returning the deposit).

It is well located with nearby restaurants, bars, massages. The nearer of the two beaches is a bit abandoned but the second (only an extra 100 metres) is pleasant with bars, restaurants and a beautiful view of the bay.

The interior is reasonably well fitted out although some of the appliances in the kitchen could do with upgrading (like the small 2 slice toaster for 11 people).

The bedrooms are comfortable. The master bedroom is sumptuously large, with a beautiful bathroom including a sunken tub.

The pool is great, just large enough, with a small stepped area where kids who don't swim can play. But beware, it is not fenced so keep an eye on the children! Sunset by the pool is spectacular. See the sun go down behind the giant Buddha on the mountain on the other side of the bay while sipping your tipple of choice. Great for photographers.

All the service providers recommended by the property were good. We availed ourselves of extra cleaning, a cook for several days when we stayed in and a nanny (who was excellent). We also used the taxi service next door which is also efficient, polite and pleasant.

Finding fault with this property is really nit picking but I would suggest that you check that everything works, especially lighting when you arrive. If it doesn't, phone the housekeeper and she gets things sorted efficiently and asap.

Definitely recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing experience. This property is beautiful and confortable.

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding property! Owner and staff were wonderful to deal with. Very caring and exceptional service. We would love to come back and stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent the most fantastic 2 weeks at The Glasshouse. Our group was made up of 7 adults and 10 children ranging in age from 11 months to 14 years and the house was absolutely perfect for us all. The house itself is stunning, spacious and airy with heaps of room for our large group. The views were gorgeous and we must have taken hundreds of sunset shots! ...and the pool was a huge hit with the kids. The location is also unbeatable - in a lovely quiet spot away from the big resorts but walking distance to 2 beautiful beaches and there are a number of great restaurants and beach bars close by too. Bradley was exceptionally helpful whilst we were booking and organising our trip and he gave us loads of great tips and advice. We employed a chef during our stay and she was wonderful - she made a wide variety of dishes (anything we requested) and also managed some special dietary needs in our group - we were really spoilt and it made it feel like a real holiday not having to cook or wash up! We also made the most of the services of Mr Bao the driver and he took us on a number of day trips and outings. Plus the villa manager Khun Pond was to hand to greet us and to help us with any needs we had during our stay.

We had a wonderful relaxing 2 weeks and were very sad to leave. We have already recommended The Glasshouse to friends as we were so delighted with our stay.

Thanks again Bradley, Khun Pond, Mr Bao and Chef Ao for a fantastic holiday

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wedding at The Glass House

  • 5 of 5

I recently returned from my most fantastic holiday in my life.

I stayed in the glasshouse for two weeks and the time spent in the villa was unforgettable. In point a fact I went there for a very special occasion - I got married and celebrated my wedding in the villa.

I have to start with thanking Bradley for making it all possible. Throughout the process from the first email till arrival in the villa, everything was well managed and organized. Bradley was always responding to my queries immediately and booking the villa was a pleasant experience.

Then I arrived at the villa I was pleasantly surprised because it looked even better than in pictures. The villa was spotless and looked gorgeous. During our stay, the villa was well looked after and we had cleaners coming in to clean villa itself as well as pool and take care of the garden.

In total there were 14 of us on this holiday, and as much we enjoyed excursions around the island we sometimes couldn't wait to get back to the villa to relax by the pool and enjoy fantastic views.

I would like to thank Khun Pond for managing our queries during our stay. Every time we had a query, she dealt with it immediately and got things resolved

For anyone staying in the glasshouse, I would like to recommend Mr. Bao taxi services and he also organized a tour around Phuket for us. And to make the holiday even more pleasant, we had Chef coming to the villa to cook for our group. I have to say that it makes the difference - We enjoyed Pan's and Mum's cooked dishes very much.

I recommend the villa to anyone interested in spending amazing time in Phuket

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Phuket International Airport
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Khao Khad & Ao Yon beach bars
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Cape Panwa
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Selection of golf courses
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Khao Khad & Ao Yon
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Khao Khard & Ao Yon
Car: recommended

The villa is located between Ao Yon and Khao Khad beaches in the Cape Panwa area; probably the most exclusive part of Phuket. Away from the crowds in Patong and the other West Coast beach resorts, Ao Yon is in an idyllic setting with two unspoiled beaches approximately 100-200m of the Glasshouse. Both beaches are sheltered and don't have the high waves and rip tides that limit swimming along the west coast of Phuket.

Water-based activities such as sailing, SCUBA diving, snorkelling, canoeing and day trips are all available from Ao Yon beach.

We have a wide range of eating and drinking options within a short walk of the villa. Serving Western and Thai food, many of these have stunning beachside settings and range from low cost, local style bar/restaurants to more upscale eateries. There are numerous more restaurants within a 5-7 minute drive of the villa and it's easy to get a taxi to take you there and back.

There's a Family Mart convenience store located just 250m from the villa where you can stock up on drinks, snacks or anything else you may need. A large supermarket and fresh produce market are each 5 minutes from the villa.

Phuket Central is 15-20 minutes drive away with shopping centers (Tesco Lotus, Central Festival and Big C), countless restaurants, Phuket night market, a multiplex cinema, gym and other amenities. There are many more restaurants and street hawker food stalls within a 5-10 minute drive of the villa.

Phuket is also famous for it's numerous beaches, nightlife, golf courses, island hopping, cabaret shows, elephant sanctuaries etc, all of which are within 15-45 minutes of the villa.

Other nearby activities include Phuket aquarium, Ao Yon waterfall and Tarzan activity.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,000

The property is offered with exclusive use of the house, pool and gardens with 4 bedrooms available for up to 8 guests or with 6 bedrooms available for 9-16 guests. Rates shown on the site are for up to 8 guests (above 2 years of age) using up to 4 bedrooms.

A 25% supplement will be added to the quote for 9-16 guests (above 2 years of age) using up up 6 bedrooms.

Please note that the rate you see on the site does NOT add the supplement based on the number of guests entered. This will be added manually in the response to your enquiry or booking request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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