Ultimate home and investment

Issue 15 | Feature brought to you by Ban Tai Estate

Investing in property is not something to be taken lightly. Whether the purchase is for your own use, as a second home, or purely as a means to make money via a rental yield or capital appreciation, a number of factors need to be taken into consideration. The stunning island of Koh Samui has become a much loved holiday destination and place to own property. There are numerous styles of residential properties across the island; however developer Houseville have been astute to link that a property needs certain elements to ensure that it is a good investment for both rental income and capital appreciation.

An expert in smart resort property investment, Houseville have used their 10 years’ experience and expertise in property to conduct research to identify these factors in order to build the perfect property. Starting by looking over 1,000 villa enquiries from holidaymakers for Samui, Houseville saw requirements that regularly arose included the ability to walk to a swimmable beach, the vicinity to conveniences without being right in the thick of the noisy parts of the island, and a decent road to reach the villa. The villa itself, the service and its quality, were also on top of the list, not to mention its surroundings.

All these points may appear to be very obvious, but Houseville found that they were not achieved at other villas on the island. This is exactly why they set out to create Ban Tai Estate – the perfect match between a property that is a great holiday home and a great investment as the more popular it is among tenants, the more rental income it generates for the owner.

Situated in the Maenam region on the northern coastline of Samui, Ban Tai is located in an area of outstanding beauty framed by palm groves. It revels in some of the best beaches in Thailand reachable in a mere five-minute walk, which have swimmable beaches throughout the day. The villas, a choice of two to six bedrooms, are situated among amenities that residents can enjoy including beach dining, five-star hotels, a golf course, and some of the island’s top restaurants. The location alone ticks all the requirements searched for by holidaymakers. Each villa is professionally managed to take the hassle out of owning a second home with a range of services on hand to keep holidaymakers happy and coming back again and again.

Houseville however goes one step further to ascertain the perfect investment come holiday home by providing layouts suited to the needs of holidaymakers. Houseville found that many villas on the island have one master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and smaller rooms throughout the rest of the property. At Ban Tai the bedrooms are of an equal size plus all come with an ensuite bathroom and own entrance to provide privacy. This ensures that the properties appeal to a broad spectrum of holidaymakers from couples to families.

On top of all of this, every villa has ample living space, a dining room, a pool terrace, a poolside bar, a terrace on the upper level with open-air cinema and Jacuzzi, plus each bedroom has its own private terrace. All achieved without compromising on quality of the construction and materials used. Houseville’s meticulous approach to achieving a good investment doesn’t stop there. Every potential investor will receive a detailed feasibility study with the calculations of the cost of acquisition, maintenance of the villa and the expected return on investment in order to make an informed decision on their investment.

Additionally, the property will be advertised on leading platforms across the world to lure holidaymakers. Simply put, Houseville has taken care of all the hard work for you to achieve the ultimate holiday home that also benefits from an exceptional rental potential.