6 Ultra-luxe Homes to Buy in Asia this July

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Whether you’re looking for a holiday home or an investment opportunity, we’ve scouted out all the best ultra-luxe homes to buy in Asia this month.

Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok, Thailand

Enjoy sweeping views of the Chao Phraya River with this three-bedroom freehold apartment at the Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok. The 2,669 sq.ft. unit features a large open-plan kitchen, a living area with double-aspect floor-to-ceiling windows and three-metre high ceilings, which brings a light and airy feel throughout the entire apartment.

Other facilities include a full-length swimming pool, river-view jacuzzi, large children’s play room, barbecue area, a professional gymnasium and a spa room. On top of that, occupants will also be able to benefit from the five-star Banyan Tree Hotel, including housekeeping and private chef service, spa treatments and more.

This property is currently listed for THB 88.5 million (approx. HK$22 million).

Four Seasons Residence, Kyoto, Japan

Situated in Kyoto’s scenic district of ancient temples, Four Seasons Hotel Residences Kyoto is a sanctuary of tranquillity. It offers a unique collection of 57 artfully designed residences, bringing together a fascinating combination of old-world charm and contemporary design. Residents can enjoy access to the hotel’s outstanding amenities from the brasserie to the Michelin-starred Suchi Wakon, as well as the lounge, indoor swimming pool, full-service spa, fitness centre, its concierge services, along with 24-hour in-room dining service. Price upon request.

Kenne Mansion, Midlevels, Central, Hong Kong

Situated on Kennedy Road in Mid-levels, Central, Kenne Mansion is a three-bedroom home spanning 2,560 sq.ft., boasting a magnificent view over Hong Kong Park and the dynamic Central skyline. The property features a modern interior with an Art Deco-inspired flair. At the price of HK$68 million, the house also includes an accompanying parking space for your vehicle.

The affluent residential area is popular amongst middle class and expat professionals for its walking distance to the CBD, Hong Kong Park and Botanical Gardens.

Thai Style Estate, Thailand

Inspired by the Amanpuri Resort in Phuket and landscaped by world-famous architect Bill Bensley, this unique Thai-style residential project features two large elevated Thai villas, a multipurpose clubhouse and a lovely Thai sala. The 24 by 7-metre swimming pool and the rock-granite barbecue terrace are beautifully surrounded by tropical gardens with mature coconut trees, brass statues, chedis and shallow ponds, along with gently flowing fountains and water features. The entire plot spans close to 69,000 sq.ft., and is illuminated by breathtaking lighting in the evenings to offer residents with a true oasis of peace, calm and privacy, all simply 25 minutes’ drive from bustling downtown Bangkok.

House of Reflection, Taiwan

One of the five completed Jim Olson houses located in an exclusive gated community in Great Taipei New Town, the House of Reflection is conveniently located at just 30 minutes from the centre of Taipei City, and 40 minutes from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. 

Just like the rest of Olson’s creations, the 7,486-sq.ft. property brilliantly masters the use of space and light, featuring a stately, 2.9-metre-high entrance, large floor-to-ceiling windows framing the magnificent mountain views, a 7.5-metre-high living room adorned with a hanging art installation. The luxury space is completed with an outdoor pool, minimalistic wooden furniture, all contributing to a sense of understated luxury aimed at home owners with discerning tastes. The house is now available on the market at the asking price of HK$61.81 million.

Grandview Mansions, Midlevels East, Hong Kong

Located in a quiet location on Wang Fung Terrace off Tai Hang Road, this stylish colonial low-rise apartment is rare on the market for its unique outlook, open view and efficient usable area. The typical unit of 1,364 sq.ft. feels much larger, comprising of two bedrooms including one ensuite and two balconies, a separate room for the domestic helper, as well as a parking space for your vehicle.

This article is written with aid from Christie’s Real Estate. As of the publishing date of this article, any aforementioned properties were available for sale. We cannot guarantee that these properties will be available for sale indefinitely, so please check the respective listings for the most up-to-date information.

Cindie Chan