The SpaceThe double bedroom has a comfortable kings size bed, a large wardrobe, writing desk and comfy chair. The room has air-con, a fan and a mosquito net. The western bathroom has a rain-shower, basin and western toilet. Towels and small toiletry are provided.
You can enjoy your breakfast on the veranda to the sound of many birds.
The teak-and-stone house (baan in Thai) resembles a large country house somewhere in Europe, with high-ceilings throughout, a large open-plan dining and living area, with wide doors that open out on to a spacious veranda.
Drive south from charming Chiang Mai for some 30 kilometers and you come to this spacious retreat in the green and fertile Mae Wang Valley.
Local fish swim free in the pond for you to feed them or easily catch on a line lazily dangled from the cool Thai-style teak sala.
Peace reigns at this place, and the evenings and mornings are cool as you sit on the large veranda overlooking the pond. There is a wide panorama of the distant mountains to the west in the direction of the northwestern border town of Mae Hong Son and forested Myanmar that lay just beyond those picturesque peaks.
Guest AccessMy guest have access to the large living area, veranda, garden, Thai-sala, outdoor shower, washing machine and limited use of the kitchen.
Interaction with GuestsMy interaction with my guest depends entirely on the wishes and needs of my guest. The NeighborhoodOur property is a quiet place with only one direct neighbor. Guest can have a relaxing time on the veranda, watching the sun set from the Thai-sala with a cool drink.
Our village Baan Gard is a truly lively village with an everyday fresh market, Lotus express, 7/11, many small Thai shops and eating places. It has also a nice coffee corner, ATM's and a bank. The distance from our home to the village is 1km. Getting AroundA local yellow bus leaves regularly from the village to the city. The journey cost 25 bath one way and takes approximately 40 minutes. Driving is easy in this part of Thailand and the streets are exceptional good. Other Things to NoteThere is a large collection of DVD's to chose from which can be watched on the flat screen TV in the living area.