Baan Napa is a sophisticated Koh Phangan residence with unparalleled levels of style, comfort and absolute luxury.
Baan Napa is a villa of immense proportions; natural elements used throughout include tall, cathedral-like teak ceilings, large glass folding doors and materials such as traditional tropical hardwood doors and marble floors to extenuate the design.
Arriving at the front of the villa, the traditional Thai gate leads to a wooden bridge, which takes you up to the elegant carved front doors, just hinting at the luxury within. When the doors open, the views through the house, across the pool and out onto the ocean will simply take your breath away.
Stepping into the villa, you'll instantly recognise the magnificence of this property. The traditional architectural features are blended perfectly with a mix of contemporary anglo and Thai furniture, all fashioned out of natural materials, that create a modern, stylish and luxurious environment.
The open plan sitting room and dining room both contain furniture that has been made to certain specifications the dining area is dominated by a large teak table and eight solid teak chairs.
The sitting room has solid teak coffee tables and chairs in a mixture of Anglo/Thai styles, together with cream, comfy sofas that are watched over by a beautiful teak Buddha wall carving.
The folding doors from both the dining area and sitting room, lead onto a very large balcony, with stunning views over the swimming pool and gardens to the sea beyond, offering a genuine indoor/outdoor living experience.
The room is wired with speakers to a powerful i-Pod music unit, allowing you to select from hundreds of tracks of all styles of music or you can bring your own i-Pod to plug in. It also has a wireless remote control to give you full control of your i-Pod from all over the villa.
Just off the dining room is a small, stylish cloakroom. To the left of the dining room, is a sleek, white, modern kitchen, with black granite worktops, which includes a breakfast bar and bar stools and American Fridge/Freezer with filtered cold-water facility.
Stepping out onto the covered balcony, you will find the Master Bedroom Suite next door, with views overlooking the pool, sea and tropical forest coastline. It has a vaulted teak ceiling, large ceiling fan, remote control air-conditioning, and black marble floor and comes complete with walk-in dressing room and en-suite wet room. The wet room has twin 'his and hers' basins on a black granite plinth and a huge walk-in shower. The bedroom furniture has been handmade to certain specifications and comprises a teak Thai King-size four-poster bed, teak chest of draws, comfy chairs and a 32" flat-screen LCD television and DVD player.
To the left of the main pavilion is the guest pavilion, housing two expansive guest suites, each with en-suite wet rooms and stunning sea views. Both have grey/brown marble floors, large ceiling fans and remote control air-conditioning, Again, each suite has furniture built especially for it. The first has a Thai teak king-size bed, teak chest of draws, comfy chairs, fitted wardrobes and a 32" flat-screen LCD television with DVD player. From its folding doors, it has views out over the pool, gardens and tropical coastline, whilst the panoramic window has views straight out to sea.
The second suite has two traditional Thai teak single beds, teak chest of draws, comfy chairs, fitted wardrobes and 32" flat-screen LCD television with DVD player. Its folding doors give views out to the pool, gardens and beyond to the sea. Both guest suites have en-suite wet rooms, with basins on a black granite plinth and huge walk-in showers.
Taking the steps down from the main pavilion's balcony, past the Master Bedroom Suite, you find the Television Room/Fourth Bedroom Suite. This has cream marble floors and remote control air-conditioning. It comprises three sofas, together with a traditional Thai coffee table and a 42" LCD flat-screen television with DVD/CD player and a full home cinema surround-sound system. Blackout curtains have been installed to ensure the correct lighting levels for the room. These frame a huge panoramic window, overlooking the pool and sea. The sofas have been designed to be used as a king-size double bed if required. Just off this room is another, spacious, en-suite wet room, with a basin on a black granite plinth and shower area.
From the terrace, taking the teak walkway, steps lead up to the expansive games room. This is open to the terrace and pool and has a full-size slate-bed red baize-covered pool table, dart-board and table tennis facility, together with a rattan table and chairs. A door at the end leads into the large storeroom, housing back-up generators, one for each building, in case of occasional power failures.
Two metre wide steps lead down from the swimming pool terrace to the staff quarters and to the walkway below the swimming pool, with its unique natural slate-faced waterfall edge. Further steps at the end of the walkway lead down to the large Thai-style sala, which has stunning views across the Thai Gulf.
The sala has rattan furniture comprising a large table, six chairs and a barbeque ideal for barmy evenings, eating dinner in the tranquil surroundings, or just sipping tropical cocktails. It is also wired with outdoor speakers attached to the Music Unit in the sitting room and comes with a wireless remote control, to allow you to select the music that fits the mood, without leaving the sala.
One of out finest Koh Phangan villas has immaculately landscaped gardens surrounding the property. The large lawn area, below the swimming pool, leads to steps that take you down to the rocky water's edge where you can swim in the sea, fish or sunbath on the huge granite rock slabs that edge the sea.