It may have been a long couple of years in the making, but when Play condo finally flung open its doors in March 2016, it certainly seemed accurate that good things do come to those who wait! The handiwork of a distinguished local property developer better known for crafting top-quality townhouse projects, Malada’s maiden condo fuses their distinctive modern minimalist architectural design and green, energy-saving technologies with maximum functionality whilst, for its large foreigner inhabitants, being positioned just moments away from Chiang Mai’s snazziest and buzziest dining, shopping and entertainment quarter.
In keeping with the developer’s concept of constructing homes in the best spots, Play is located on Huay Kaew Road, so condo residents have everything they could conceivably need and much more within a stone’s throw.
For a full selection of incredible value edibles and an eclectic assortment of shoestring-priced homewares, fashion, mobile phone accessories and other consumer goods, rock up at Kad Rincome on the opposite side of the road; frequented mainly by Thai teens, the nightly market is delightfully laid back.
For a more contemporary retail experience instead, head next door to the ultramodern and perennially popular Maya Lifestyle Shopping Centre; sheltering over a hundred shops and restaurants under its roof, the complex features an international standard multiplex cinema, a library, food courts, fitness facilities, and a branch of Rimping Supermarket.
And for those left wanting for still more, across from the mall is Nimmanhaemin Road. Along with its offshoot sois, the neighbourhood teems with more franchised and independent coffee houses per square metre than anywhere else in the city, blessed with half a dozen fully-fledged co-working spaces and a varied helping of cosmopolitan eateries.
Or else for a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of the urban habitat, an effortless 20-minute stroll along the main drag from Play condo stands Chiang Mai University’s main campus with its the particularly eye-catching Ang Kaew reservoir behind which rise the verdant peaks of the biologically- and ethnically-diverse Doi Suthep-Pui National Park.
With the residents’ well-being and safety the utmost priority, the condo grounds are entirely enclosed except for a sole barrier point of entry/exit overseen morning, noon and night by a posting of suitably uniformed security guards. Beyond this, an electronic keycard system is in effect to limit access to the interior of the single building and supplemented throughout all shared areas –indoors and out by closed-circuit surveillance cameras.
For extra reassurance, Play’s friendly and helpful juristic staff are on duty at the front information desk in the sofa-adorned foyer every single day of the week between 8 AM and 6 PM.
The on-site parking capacity is especially plentiful, accommodating 50 cars altogether with separate spaces reserved for motorcycles and push bikes with either under-building bays or, primarily, a partially covered lot directly in front of the condo. Besides the option of fixing up a paid home broadband connection through the service provider, TOT, residents benefit from free-to-use wireless internet in communal parts of the condo. Like the rooftop, which can be reached by the passenger lift [elevator] and boasts a decently sized alfresco saltwater swimming pool (with integral jacuzzi jets!) from which to glimpse the positively awe-inspiring panoramic view overlooking the city and towards the rugged Thanon Thong Chai mountain range; about the water’s edge, and just ripe for kickin’ back, are a gathering of adjustable aluminium recliners in the company of a matching pair of cushioned see-through hanging egg chairs.
Those preferring to break a sweat, on the other hand, can tackle the clubhouse sauna or, for a complete bodily workout, the up-to-date and well-stocked gym. The glass-panelled “Sky Lobby” is facing, complete with furnishings conducive to work or play.
Though there are no studio units to speak of, Play condo does encompass one bedroom, one bathroom units starting at a rather snug 30 sq m to a more abundantly proportioned 45 and 49 sq m. In contrast, two-bedroom, two-bathroom suites exist in either 59 or 95 sq m but bar none are all arranged in a combined living/dining/kitchen format.
Spread across floor two upwards of the 7-storey low-rise development, each of Play condo’s 65 units comes move-in-ready with an attached private balcony, air-conditioning and, as an added security precaution, equipped with a digital door lock. Presentation throughout is urbane, comfortably inviting, luxuriously appointed and finished using grade A materials from SCG. Outfitted with near full height windows, the profusion of natural light let in only emphasises the warm tones of the fittings, fixtures and décor.
Why not cast an eye over our available sales and rental units at the Play condo below.
Are you currently staying at Play condo, or have you ever lived there? We’d be only too pleased to hear what you think of the place, so by all means, post your feedback below!
FAQ about Play Condominium
Yes, Play Condominium has a nice rooftop pool.
Yes, the rooftop pool is free for residence of Play Condominium.
Yes, Play Condominium has rooftop fitness center.
Yes, the gym is free for residence of Play Condominium.
Yes, there is a 24hr security at Play Condominium.
No, the reception at Play Condominium is open from 9am - 6pm is open in office hours only.
Officially The Condominium does not allow rentals in the condo for less than 30 days as per the government regulations.
Yes, only a few mins walk to public transport
This condo is only a few mins walk to Maya mall and surrounded with Thai and coffee shops.
No, there is no shop in this building.
There is share parking available in this building and free for all residence
Play Condominium is only a 10 minute walk to Maya shopping mall. Though you may wish to get a taxi back if you have a lot of shopping to carry.
The common area at Play condominium is 60 Baht a sq meter.
Play condominium requires owners to pay their commona area fees yearly.
There is currently space in the foreign at Play condominiumbut we high recommending double checking before signing any sales and purchase agreements as this can change fast.
Yes, there is rooftop meeting room avaible to be booked at Play condominium.
Yes, you can pay your electricity and water bills at the reception of the Play Condominium though a small service fee for electric bills maybe charged.
Yes, there is cleaning service available in this building . Price start at 350b per time
There is no coin machine in this building but there is soft drink machine available in lobby. Residence can get laundry service in this area.
Play Condominium does not allowed pets.
Disclaimer: These FAQs are meant to serve merely as guidance and Perfect Homes cannot be held responsible should they be no longer correct. If any of the points in this article be essential to your renting or buying a particular property in the building please do double check for any changes or updates from the building directly.
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