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A unique 4 bedroom traditional, tropical style family home, constructed with extensive use of hardwoods throughout and secluded in beautiful gardens offering both sunny and shaded areas. Located on the south coast of the island in a quiet and unspoilt rural area, close to the old village of Bang Kao, 250m short walk (5 mins) to a deserted beach on Bang Kao bay, 25km (30 mins) from the airport, and only a short drive to many local shops, fresh markets and restaurants. The property was designed and built by the owners, who have lived in it as a permanent family residence since 2005. It is furnished tastefully throughout in keeping with the style using mostly teak items. Kitchen & bathroom appliances are "western" standard. Entry to the main house from the road is via a 40m gravel driveway, and then from the front terrace through wide folding glass doors leading directly into the living area. Main house ground floor: Living area is spacious (61 sqm) and open plan, with hardwood floors and ceilings, multiple folding door/window units opening onto wide covered terraces with wood ceilings. Curtains at all doors and windows. A wooden staircase leads to the upper floor. Dining area (20 sqm) has a stone-tiled floor with wood ceiling & fan. Main Kitchen (20 sqm) with stone-tiled floor. Custom made solid teak units with roll-out shelves and black granite counters. Ceiling fan and down-lighting. Double stainless sink. Dishwasher, fridge-freezer, gas/electric stove with extractor hood, microwave, coffee machine, rice cooker, toaster, electric kettle. Central fixed table unit with black granite top, 6 teak stools. Lower floor Bathroom (6 sqm) with black stone-tiled floor, hardwood unit with basin set in granite top, glass enclosed shower, toilet. Storage room with built-in safe, electrical system breaker box, and utilities such as iron / ironing board. Guest Bedroom 4 (16 sqm). Stone-tiled floor, 2 single beds, fitted bookshelves, folding doors opening onto swimming pool terrace. Lower verandah surrounds the house. Stone-tiled floor, covered by wood ceilings, teak railings, wood posts, wall lighting, seating areas. Rear verandah has washer, dryer. Main house upper floor: Bedroom 1: (25 sqm) hardwood floor, folding doors and windows to verandah on 2 sides with curtains. King size bed, side tables and lamps. Fitted teak wardrobes, drawers and cupboards with full length mirrors and interior lights. Dressing table. Recessed ceiling lights, air conditioning. Bedroom 2: (16 sqm) hardwood floor, folding doors and windows to verandah on 2 sides with curtains. King size bed, side tables and lamps. Teak wardrobe. Dressing table, shelf units. Recessed ceiling lights, air conditioning. Bedroom 3: (14 sqm) hardwood floor. Folding doors and windows to verandah on 2 sides with curtains. King size bed, side tables and lamps. Teak wardrobe. Dressing table. Recessed ceiling lights, air conditioning. Master Bathroom (11 sqm) black stone-tiled floor. Glass enclosed shower. Bath tub. Hardwood sink unit with granite top, large mirror over. Toilet. Teak towel storage unit, medicine cabinet. Recessed ceiling lights. Upper verandah surrounds the house, 2.5m wide. Hardwood floor, covered by wood ceilings, teak railings, wood posts and wall lighting. Seating areas outside bedrooms. The Dining & Entertaining Sala. Separate sala, in style of the main house, located across the swimming pool. 84 sqm floor area,wood cathedral ceiling, long hardwood counter-bar and stools, teak dining tables & chairs, kitchen area, toilet room, store room. The kitchen area located to rear of bar has teak units with black granite counters, stainless sink, gas hob, extractor hood, fridge-freezer. The toilet room has wash basin in hardwood unit, black granite top, large mirror, toilet. The main area has teak dining tables & chairs. Stunning wood cathedral ceiling with accent lighting & ceiling fans. Music system. Swimming pool: 12m long, free form shape. Kiddie pool, step entry. outside shower, easy cleaning and maintenance, stone and pebble-dash terracing. Other features: Hot water system for bathrooms and kitchen. Electrical system: All circuits grounded, 3 pin outlets, circuit breaker boxes. Garden lighting system. TV, Internet: Satellite TV with TrueVision service. Broadband internet with 40Mbps WiFi unlimited use.