Phetchburi Rd Condos Popular with Teachers
Bangkok Accommodation Options for Expat Teachers – Part 4
In the final part of our series on Bangkok condos and apartments suited for teachers, we take a look at some of the rental properties around the New Phetchburi Rd area.
Making a Start – The Online Search for Accommodation
If you are a teacher who has just arrived in Bangkok looking for a place to rent in the city, then our Search By: International School & University tool can help you find available homes close to your school or college.
Bangkok’s real estate market is fairly new when compared to other property markets in large cities around the world. If you come from a European city like London, Paris, or Munich, or even a US city like New York or Chicago, then the Thai capital will seem quite undeveloped in comparison.
It’s true that Bangkok’s property market has a lot of development ahead of it until it reaches the standards of most western cities, but don’t be put off by first appearances. This city has a plethora of fine accommodation options catering for all budget levels and expectations. You will most probably find something that suites your needs using our online search feature, or at least come up with a shortlist of potential accommodation choices for consideration.
Accommodation Choices in the Phetchburi Road Area
One district of Bangkok to see the development of new condos and apartments in recent years has been the Phetchburi road area. This is thanks largely to the opening of the Makkasan Airport link station and easy access to the Phetchburi MRT station. Two of the most exciting condos in Phetchburi at the time or writing are the Address Asoke and The Circle condominium.
The Address Asoke, a Luxury High-rise Condominium
At 44 stories tall, The Address Asoke is one of Bangkok’s luxury high-rise condos. There are 574 units in total of various sizes and rents. Units include smart studios, plus one and two bed choices, all of which are of a quality you would expect from a construction of this stature.
The Address Asoke gives residents easy access to Suvanabhumi airport, with the journey taking just 15 to 20 minutes by express train. From this building you can also get onto the MRT underground train and be at Sukhumvit in around two minutes or Ratchada in just five minutes. This condominium is in a prime location for Bangkok, thanks to its close proximity to both the city’s BTS and MRT metro rail networks.
The Circle Condominium New Petchburi Road
Then Circle is a mid-range Bangkok condominium building located within walking distance of the Phetchburi MRT station. It offers fantastic views of the city and has proved to be a great choice for teachers wishing to have access to either the East of the city via the Airport Link, or the Northern districts via the underground MRT subway.
As with many mid to high end Bangkok condos and apartments, The Circle provides its residents with excellent facilities, including a spacious lobby area, swimming pool, sun deck, and fitness center, as well as the standard car parking and 24hr security.
The break-through for condominiums in Phetchburi Road came about when the airport link was finally opened. This line enabled passengers to travel from Suvarnabhumi Airport to the city center, with a number of stops in between. This has created a new dynamic for Bangkok and its teachers working in the area. Many of the schools located in the east of the city can now be reached quickly and easily via the new Airport link. See other accommodation options here.
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