Few of Bangkok's neighbourhood have changed quite as much in recent years as Sukhumvit Soi 55, or Thong Lor, as it is popularly know.
A section of Bangkok in the Watthana district on the north side of Sukhumvit, Thong Lor is more than just a chic residential area for the well-heeled cosmopolitan. The upscale neighbourhood also draws crowds with great bars, cool cafes and some of the most happening establishments that come with them.
As one of Bangkok's most thriving area, Thong Lor is one of the preferred neighbourhood for the city's property developers. Apart from being the coolest neighbourhood in Bangkok, Thong Lor is a growth area due to its prime Central Business District (CBD) location and connection to Sukhumvit Road. With a lot of investment potential, many Grade A office buildings and high-end residences are located in the area and this continues to drive property prices upwards. The easily accessible shopping, dining and leisure facilities are another driver that makes Thong Lor one of the top real estate investment areas in Bangkok.
Amongst the luxury condominiums which have sprouted in the area include Khun by YOO, Eight Thonglor, Nivati Thonglor 23 and Chapter Thonglor 25. Adding to the list is Walden Thonglor 8 and Walden Thonglor 13.
Located on Soi Thong Lor 8, Walden Thonglor 8 is a luxury low-rise eight-storey condominium, consisting of 117 units located just 100 metres from the main road. Units range from 32 to 70 sqm with an average price of 228,000 - 259,000 baht per sqm.
Further down, Walden Thonglor 13 comprises of 122 units ranging from 36 to 66 sqm at the price of 193,000 - 245,000 baht per sqm.
The Walden brand is about privacy, intimacy and charm. Modern in design, Walden low-rise condominiums merge luxury with nature in prime Central Business District (CBD) locations and provide both a unique investment and residential opportunity for buyers.
Both condominiums are situated in an unrivalled location. Apart from experiencing the finest shopping and dining in Bangkok, nearby amenities including international schools, leading hospitals and prime office buildings are within easy reach.
Served by three close-by Bangkok Skytrain (BTS) stations, traveling is a breeze. The Thong Lor BTS Station is connected to the Bangkok Skytrain (BTS) Sukhumvit Line. It is also just two stations away from Asok BTS Station where passengers can connect to the Sukhumvit Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line, giving easy access to most iconic attractions in Bangkok. Soon to be opened is the Grey Line, a planned monorail line from Thong Lor to Watcharapol for a distance of 16.25km.
In Walden Thonglor 8 and Walden Thonglor 13, every feature is designed to cater for a rich and modern lifestyle. The developments are surrounded by beautiful landscaping and water features. Facilities include a business lounge, state-of-the-art fitness centre, rooftop swimming pool, private onsen, a barbecue area and more.
There is a choice of one, one-bedroom plus and two-bedroom or two-bedroom plus configurations. The fully furbished units come styled in light or dark tones. Innovative partition walls allow for greater flexibility without losing that sense of spaciousness, making the most of the interior space which can be opened or closed for a fluid design and different levels of privacy. All these are conceptualised to provide a grandeur of space.
With over 37 local and international awards, Habitat Group is Thailand's premium property-for-investment developer, focusing mainly on lifestyle properties investment.
Together with Japan's List Group, Walden Thonglor 8 and Walden Thonglor 13 are the company's first development project in the overseas market, having been a full-service real estate company in Japan for over 20 years. The joint venture will have a cumulative value of over 2.8 billion baht.
Professionally managed by L'axe, a real estate management business and affiliate of Jalux Inc, clients will have access to a complete rental solution for their property management needs, from finding tenants to keeping their property in tip-top condition, further adding value to their properties in the long-term.
Thong Lor is never in doubt as an ideal residential location for Thais and foreigners alike. Its myriad of lifestyle, entertainment choices and facilities attract potential real estate investors to get a good return on investment and to be able to live a more fulfilling life in the heart of Bangkok.
Having the advantage of being in a strategic location, Walden Thonglor 8 and Walden Thonglor 13 combine lifestyle and functionality, providing the answer to those seeking the perfect balance in work and life.
Article originally appeared in List Sotheby's International Singapore