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    Recommendation for Chiang Mai area

    Looking to buy a holiday home up in CM area. Want it in the sticks but no more than an hour from CM proper.

    Anyone up there with good knowledge of the area have any good ideas?

    Cheers.

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    Check out the area near San Kampaeng Hot Springs.

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    Cheers Begbie

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    Quote Originally Posted by Begbie View Post
    Check out the area near San Kampaeng Hot Springs.
    Yeah I was going to say the same thing. With the new road leading past Sankampeng, Mae On and where Jonny Foreigner is building in Ban Pong you can be quite nicely out of town but still less than 45 minutes from the airport / town.

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    May well be a stupid question, but is that area badly affected by the slash and burn this time of year?

    Are there any areas up that way that aren't?

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    What's yer budget Daps?

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    I reckon about 2m

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Begbie View Post
    Check out the area near San Kampaeng Hot Springs.
    Yeah I was going to say the same thing. With the new road leading past Sankampeng, Mae On and where Jonny Foreigner is building in Ban Pong you can be quite nicely out of town but still less than 45 minutes from the airport / town.
    Cheers Cyrille, so are you saying Mae On?
    Looks about 20 minutes from San Kamphaeng that Begbie suggested

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    2.7m with pool.

    Unfurnished house with own pool for Sale

    2.3m, clubhouse with pool.

    Modern 3 bedroom home in Land & House

    1.6m

    Unfurnished, 3-Bedroom Single Storey House for Sale

    I bought a condo off perfecthomes. Simon's a good lad, decent outfit to deal with. Shoot him off an email with your requirements.

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    Yeah that's right.

    About 45 mins from CM town.

    The road's getting busier every month though.

    Some cracking views in that area - as you'll know if you've looked at jonny's excellent thread.

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    ^^
    Thanks for that Luigi, will check out the site.

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    Cheers Cyrille.
    Haven't seen that thread - throw in a link to it if you can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Albert Shagnasty2017 View Post
    Looking to buy a holiday home up in CM area. Want it in the sticks but no more than an hour from CM proper.

    Anyone up there with good knowledge of the area have any good ideas?

    Cheers.
    Lampang is my choice. As a romantic attraction they have horse-drawn carriages too.

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    ^ You daft fucker, that's Luigi's condo










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    Quote Originally Posted by Dillinger View Post
    ^ You daft fucker, that's Luigi's condo




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    Outed.


    Actually got a message on Line tonight from the management. Dodgy tenant isn't paying the electricity bill and the power's about to be cut off.

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    It's usually 3 times that so I reckon he's cleaned the place out and foked off back to dodgy Aussie Land with me TV and computer.

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    ^no worries, just have to cancel one trip to Sol and you'll be all square

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    Well, that and all the gear he's thieved.

    Priceless collection of 18th Century horseshoes were stashed under the bags of tarmac in the broom closet.


    Plus I'll have to get another tenant.

    Fancy renting a place up there with no TV Daps?

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    Try the area near Sankampaeng.

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    Safe house for a phra on the run, Lula?
    The jailer man & sailor Sam are searching everyone (?)
    For the phra on the run!

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