Those of us in the property business are often asked what the hot locations for condominiums in Bangkok are. The answer has always been areas that are within walking distance of a mass transit station or prime locations popular commercial areas such as Phloenchit, Langsuan, Sukhumvit or Sathon roads.
While the above-mentioned areas are still desirable, one can look at locations from a different perspective, which is the view and open space a residence offers. In a metropolis with a population in excess of 10 million and congestion in central areas, a location offering an unblocked, panoramic or open view of attractive scenery is rare.
The locations offering the best views of the green belts remaining in the city include those overlooking Lumpini Park, the Royal Bangkok Sports Club, the Tobacco Monopoly lake, areas on Witthayu Road overlooking the embassies of the Netherlands, US and the UK, the Sathon area with views of the German, Austrian and Danish embassies, and Benjakiti Park.
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