Baan Sawan    Doi Saket    Chiang Mai

Live in style

And reside in luxury


Kensington are pleased to offer three new superior designer homes, in an exclusive development, constructed to the very highest of international standards.


Location  Baan Sawan, Moo 1, Santondo, T.Sanplooloei, Doi Saket, Chiang Mai

Baan Sawan is private project conveniently located only 15 minutes from the centre of Chiang Mai. The houses are located in a peaceful village, surrounded by beautiful open fields, lush tropical trees and views to the mountains in the distance; ideally located within easy traveling distance to Chiang Mai's excellent golf clubs.

Chiang Mai is a beautiful area of Thailand with a pleasant climate and all the benefits of a modern city. Local amenities include an airport, championship golf courses, spas, international schools and hotels, movie theatres, modern shopping malls, restaurants, banks, coffee shops and supermarkets. There are many sporting activities which include; golf, jogging, tennis, horse riding, ice skating, football, flying, ballooning, white water rafting, hiking and go karts.

The city is described as being Thailand 's most livable City by Lonely Planet Guides. Many Thai's and foreigners chose to retire in Chiang Mai with its excellent golf clubs, cooler climate and relaxed way of life. It has all the advantages of the countryside with all the benefits of a city. There is enormous investment currently going into the city with new 5 star hotels, road changes and the airport improvements. All of Thailand is easily accessible by road, train and plane. There are daily flight routes to most major airports, serviced by 6 separate Airlines. Bangkok is only 1 hour and ten minutes away !

Golf courses include: The Royal Chiang Mai designed by British Open Winner Peter Thompson and Michael Wolveridge; The Green Valley Golf Club with its wonderful course and setting; The Lanna Golf Club and The Lamphun Golf Club, which is an 18 hole Championship Course.

Hotels : A wide range of hotels exist in Chiang Mai from 2 star to 5 star. There is wide expansion in this market, both in quality boutique hotels as well as in the high end luxury resorts. Hotels include the luxurious Four Seasons Resort, the exotic Mandarin-Oriental Dhara Dhevi, the 4 star Imperial Mae Ping, the famous Sheraton, the lovely Tamarind Village and the imaginative Lanna style Raming Lodge.


Project Facts

Baan Sawan can truly be described as one of the city's most desirable and exclusive housing projects.


Designer living at its very best.

Each home is unique in its design, with the greatest of care taken to give the new residents, all the benefits of fine quality, maximum comfort and pure luxury.

Each home is designed and constructed utilizing the very latest, heat reducing construction, creating maximum air flow and maximum insulation. This provides a much cooler home that is not only environmentally friendly, but also results in greatly reduced electrical bills for air conditioning.

Photos above are provided as examples of Western Kitchen ideas and are not the specific house kitchen style. All houses will come with a fitted, luxury western kitchen with appliances.

Baan Sawan is a secure, walled and gated community designed for the ultimate living experience; a wonderfully exotic and exclusive place to call home.

House 1 (click here for latest photographs) - 

[Note: floor plans under revision due to improvements, please ask Kensington for up to date details]

Total Land Area : 1,600 m2

Internal Living Area : 290 m2

External Living Area : 120 m2

Total Living Area: 410 m2

3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 en-suite), balcony, study/office, luxury western kitchen, laundry room, living room, dining room, store room, garage, swimming pool, terrace, outside pool shower, decking and sala.

Master bedroom has an opulent en-suite bathroom; furnished with a bath, seperate high quality shower unit, toilet and wash hand basin.

House 2 - Bht 15 m

Total Land Area: 1680 sqm

Total House Area: 479 sqm

4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms (4 en-suite), balcony, luxury western kitchen, laundry room, living room, dining room, study/office store room, garage, swimming pool, heated jacuzzi, terrace, fitness area, decking and covered area.

Master bedroom has an opulent en-suite bathroom; furnished with a bath, seperate high quality shower unit, toilet and wash hand basin.

House 3
(3 bed option) - Bht 14.5m

(4 bed option) - Bht 15m

3 Bedroom

Total Land Area: 1232 sqm

Total House Area: 490 sqm

4 Bedroom

Total Land Area: 1232 sqm

Total House Area: 520 sqm

3 or 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 en-suite), luxury western kitchen, laundry room, living room, dining room, study/office, store room, garage, swimming pool, heated jacuzzi, pool bar and barbecue area, terrace and decking.

The outside of the houses are designed to maximize the enjoyment gained from Thailand's wonderful climate. House 1 has 8m by 5m pool. Houses 2/3 each a  have 9m by 5m pool and a heated jacuzzi.

The gardens are an exotic treat stocked with a colorful array of local tropical trees and plants. Designed and planted by a qualified landscape gardener. There will be external feature lighting to add to overall pleasure and ambiance during the evenings. The lawn will be laid with a carefully chosen grass to suit the environment. An automated timer controlled sprinkler/irrigation system is standard in all homes. All houses have 2 meter boundary walls, as well as the main 2m community wall with a remote control electronic security gate.


Construction Information


  • All beams/footings and slabs will have appropriate steel reinforcements. All concrete will be vibrated and kept damp afterwards to prevent cracking.
  • All concreted areas will be left for the appropriate time until correctly cured and strong enough for us to remove props and build off.



  • All external walls are double wall with a 5cm cavity, helping the house too remain cool and dry.
  • Certain selected internal walls will be constructed using a 7.5cm Q-Con insulation block.
  • The underside of the Neustile tile roof will be fully insulated with high quality heat reducing foil. The very best form of roof insulation.
  • All plasterboard will have foil backing.
  • Kensington's policy is to build properties that have the very latest and very best forms of insulation. This not only dramatically reduces electrical costs for air conditioning but keeps the house as dry and cool as possible.



  • The development is enclosed by an attractive 2 meter high wall.
  • There will be a lockable side door entrance into the project.
  • The main drive, wall and tree feature lights of the development will be on an automatic relay timer system. They are activated after dark when the remote gate/control is opened or operated. Lights will turn off after time set. You can override this system from the main switch if required.
  • The development has one main electronic gate. This is remote controlled and can be operated from each of the houses, via a visual monitor and intercom connection to the main gate.
  • Each house has an electronic, remote control alarm system.
  • Internal infra red motion detectors.
  • The remote control alarm system once set off is connected to all the exterior lighting which is triggered, as is the alarm, if any of the connections are broken.
  • Smoke/Heat alarms will also be installed in all homes.
  • All houses will have a Safe built into the wall and set in concrete.



  • The electrical installation conform to Western standards.
  • All properties electrical supply and points are correctly earthed.
  • Full hot water to all houses.
  • There will be a city water supply as well as a back up water supply.


Materials, Fittings Finishing

  • All doors and windows will be made from sak wood. The wood is pressure treated to stop termite infestation and rot.
  • All the houses, main external doors will have a Multi-Lock Master Key system.
  • All tiles will be Neustile.
  • All walls will be primed with TOA anti-fungicidal primer and painted with TOA Super shield paint. Codes will be supplied.
  • All timber will be stained and varnished with Cuprinol, Berger or equivalent. Codes supplied.
  • There will be a city water supply as well as a back up water supply.
  • All bathroom and kitchen taps, fittings manufactured by Grohe.
  • Kitchen units supplied and fitted to Western standards. All Kensington homes come supplied with quality cooker, hob, dishwasher and fridge.



  • House 1 has 8m by 5m pool. Houses 2/3 each a have 9m by 5m pool and a heated jacuzzi.
  • The garden will be an exotic treat stocked with tropical trees, plants and shrubs, all planted by a qualified landscape gardener.
  • A suitable grass will be laid as lawn chosen for its durability, as well as its appearance.
  • Each house has an electronic timer controlled sprinkler/irrigation system.
  • The 2 meter high surrounding/boundary wall will have 30cm footings to assist in the keeping out any unwanted pests.


* Each house will come with one year full structural guarantee*

Kensington is committed to quality and customer satisfaction. We at Kensington really care about the workmanship that goes into our various developments. This applies to every worker, be it in our workforce, or any of the sub-contractors we chose to use. Each house is carefully planned to make living as comfortable, problem free and enjoyable as possible. We are approachable at any time to discuss any queries or suggestions that you might have.

Please be aware that although this site represents the houses we construct, we do reserve the right to make changes and alterations to any aspect of the homes. We are constantly looking at ways to improve our homes and make changes for those improvements when ever we can, or deem it appropriate within budgets. We do try to update the web site as quickly as possible, but please ask us, if there any modifications from the web site to the house you are interested in. Normally any modifications or alterations are done if it is an improvement, or an essential change in specification. We are happy to provide you with the very latest information as regards the houses at anytime. Please just contact us.