Project Review: Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit

  • DDproperty Content Team
  • 12 April 2016

Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit is the second project of all three in the land of Whizdom 101, Thailand’s first fully integrated digital community where residences, home offices and sport clubs blend harmoniously as a single sphere. This high-rise residence illustrates the future world where cutting-edge advancement meets serenity of nature. For example, “Smart Home Automation” will give you a noble experience of living by functioning the appliances via smartphone; while 2 rais of verdant recreational area is a place for you to unwind and exercise in the pervading shades of greenery. It is a perfect retreat with peaceful inviting atmosphere in the middle of bustling city. It is obvious that soon this area will be as flourishing as Thonglor-Ekkamai districts. Likewise, the recent Pre-Sale on 12 March had already resulted in 25% or 150 units already reserved. The starting price is currently at 3.99 MB.

Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit

The paragon of futuristic haven with perfect demonstration of life with nature

(Reviewed: 11 March 2016)

Project Name: Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit
Developer: Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited (MQDC)
Address: Sukhumvit 101/1 Sukhumvit Rd. Bang Chak, Phra Kanong, Bangkok

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Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit Model

Project Area: 6-1-91 Rais
Project Type: one 50-storey with 664 units and 2 retails
Target: New Generations, Locals and people in proximity
Expected Completion: Starts mid 2016, expected completion in mid 2018
Security System: Digital Door Lock, Access Key Card, Dependable 24-hour Security Guards and CCTV
Communal Area:  2 Rais of Jogging Track and Bike lane around the residence, Business Lounge on 3rd Fl.; Library and Special Study Room on 4th Fl.; Olypic-standard swimming pool, Kid pool, Jacuzzi, Fitness, Yoga room and Playroom on 6th Fl.; Whizdom Sky Garden on 44th Fl. and Rejuvenate Lounge on 45th Fl.
Elevator: 4 passengers-elevators, 1 service-elevator
Parking: 1st – 5th Fl. ( 71% or 471 cars excluded stacked-parking)
Pre-sale: Official pre-sale on 12 March 2016
Selling Rate: 150 units reserved equals to 23% of the total unit
Sinking fund: 500 Baht/Sq.m.
Maintenance Fees: 50 Baht/Sq.m./Month
Starting Price: 3.99 MB
Average Price: 140,000 Baht/Sq.m.
Website: mqdc.com
Unit Type: Fully Fitted

1-bedroom 1-bathroom 33.70 – 44.90 sq.m.

2-bedroom 2-bathroom 51.90 – 83.80 sq.m.
3-bedroom 2-bathroom 100.20 – 101.80 sq.m.
Super-Penthouse 195.90 – 209.60 sq.m.
Shop-House 109 – 147 sq.m.

 

 

 

Project Details

Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit is the second project of all three residences, being developed after the accomplishment of Whizdom Connect Sukhumvit. The overall residence will be developed through the idea of “Sense of Well-Being Reflection” as follows:

  • Energy and Ecology – Residential units situated in the north and south are built with sun-blockage and quality windows to soothe down the heat, results in the cooler environs and more energy saving
  • Home Ware Selection – Carefully selected bathroom sanitary, light system and air-conditioning concerning the compatibility and being eco-friendly.
  • Home and Well-being – The use of Tile Grout and Primer help reducing the negative effects of Volatile Organic Compound toward environments. The hallway on each floor is designed to take fresh air in. The material selection and placement also regard the aspect of safety for every resident.
  • Behavior and Psychology of Living – Through thorough research on consumer behavior, developer brings neo-technology in every room. Smart Home Automation allows residents to function lights, air-conditioning through application on the phone and remote control system. Moreover, there are ramps and bathroom for handicapped and elders.

Designed for People – Unit layouts sophisticatedly designed regarding the compatibility and suitability of the residents.

 

Master Plan

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Master Plan illustrates how the greenery recreational area embraces the residential units which face toward North. The facade of the building has a sophisticated designed to handle the strong winds

6th Floor

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6 Fl. includes communal area and altogether 11 residential units which are 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom

7th-29th Floor

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7-29 Fl. “Tropical Floor Plan” includes residential units of 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom (AA, AB, AC, AD, CA, CB, CC, CD, CE), 17 units per floor

44th Floor

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44 Fl. will be residential units with sizes over 83.80 Sq.m. or Penthouses available only 4 units per floor, as well as the communal area of Whizdom Sky Garden

45th Floor

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45 Fl. is still the floor of Penthouses, however, there’s an inclusion of Rejuvenate Lounge offering panoramic city’s view

Unit Plan

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Unit Type AA: 1-bedroom 1-bathroom 33.70 Sq.m.

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Unit Type CB: หรือ 2-bedroom 2-bathroom 52.60-52.70 Sq.m.

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Unit Type CA: 2-bedroom 2-bathroom 51.90 Sq.m.

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Unit Type DA: 3-bedroom 3-bathroom 83.80 Sq.m.

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Unit Type F: Penthouse with largest area of 209.60 Sq.m.

Project Model

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Whizdom Connect Sukhumvit is 190 m. away from Sukhumvit Road

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Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit is 150 m. away from Sukhumvit Road

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Parking Building is in the backside of the project, compatible for 70% parking

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A lush lawn separating Whizdom Connect Sukhumvit and Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit

On-Site Observation

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This area will all be revitalized into Whizdom 101 territory in the future

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Prospective area of Whizdom Connect and Whizdom Essence

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Prospective area of the third project in Whizdom 101

Facilities

Being a great haven is only one of many unique selling points. There are jogging track and bicycle lane around the residence for everyone to exhilarate with healthy heartbeats under the large shades of greenery. Besides, a vast recreational area over 2 Rais will allow residents to light up their shoulders and rejuvenate in the timeless tranquility under the shades of abundant trees. On the 6th Fl., there is a pool garden with salt-chlorination system with an Olympic-standard size. There are kid pool, Jacuzzi, yoga room, fitness and playroom to accommodate all lifestyles of every family. Ultimately, recharge yourself in an astounded Rejuvenate Lounge of where you can rest your eyesight on the panoramic view of the great city; along Whizdom Sky Garden to ravel your mind and body on the glorious height.

In addition, Whizdom 101 also provides a large area of 30,000 Sq.m. for leasable offices under the concept “Innovative Office Park,” a place where people can work amid of lush nature instead of rigid office building. More, there is a space to encourage the success of young entrepreneurs with provided services of knowledge, technology resources, network capability, crowd funding and expert consultancy, altogether called “Innovation Ecosystem;” and “ClubCorp,” a world-class sports club originated from USA, which includes fitness, social lounge, indoor tennis courts and the first resort-style beach pool of Bangkok.

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2 Rais of recreational area around the residence. We can also notice the the communal area on the 6th Fl. of the project

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Whizdom Sky Garden and Rejuvenate Lounge on 44th Fl. and 45th Fl. respectively

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2 Rais of recreational area with pervaded large shades and abundance of verdant trees

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Marvelous perspective of the communal area on the 6th Fl.

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Rejuvenate Lounge on 45th Fl. with gorgeous panoramic view of the ending Sukhumvit

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Flooring: 12 mm. Laminate on Bedroom, Living Room and Kitchen; and wooden-pattern tiles which prevent slippery in the Bathroom
Ceiling Height: 2.8 m.
Balcony: Starting width at 80 cm., and length depends on room sizes
Door Lock: Digital Door Lock from Yale
Light System: LED with touch-screen switches
Kitchen Set: Built-in countertops, Hob, Hood and Sink from Teka
Bathroom Sanitary:  All Toto-Brand, except shower from Grohe and flushing from Geberit
Furnishing: Fully Fitted
Air-Conditioning: Unit Type: AA, AB, AC, AD, CA  equipped with Wall-Type Air-Conditioning; while CB, CC, CD , CE  equipped with Ceiling Mounted Air-Conditioning

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Unit Type AA: 1-bedroom 1-bathroom 33.70 Sq.m.

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Digital Door Lock from Yale, accessible by manual key, key card, and password

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Once entered the room, kitchen will be on the right. On the left is built-in shelf and a space for refrigerator (not over 13Q)

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There’s a space in built-in shelf designed specifically for Microwave

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The drawer of Kitchen countertop is designed for utensil placement; also, a trash can is provided

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Hob compatible for two cooks from Teka

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Built-in sink from Teka

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4-seat dining table is suitable for the room

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2-seat sofa can perfectly fit the living room with a sufficient space of 42-47 cm. between the sofa and TV

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A sliding door with a height of 2.8 m. leads to the balcony. The baluster on the balcony also hide the washer and air-compressor in tidy place

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Balcony has a width of 80 cm. and 1.2 m. height of baluster. The baluster has 9 cm. between each bar to enhance safety for kids

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Bedroom is laid with 12 mm. Laminate flooring. The built-in wardrobe has a depth of 70 cm. and a space for placing a 28-30” luggage

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Shower room from Duscholux renowned in its durability with wet-dry partition

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Unit Type CB: 2-bedroom 2-bathroom 52.60-52.70 Sq.m.

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The placement of countertops is similar to the previous unit; the difference is the Ceiling Mounted Air-Conditioning

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Opposite the kitchen is a built-in cabinet, the cornered-unit will be equipped with Awning Window as well

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There is a storage underneath the counter as well

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Similar cabinet as the previous unit

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This Unit Type comes with a place for front-load washer underneath the hobs

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Sink is built in the countertop; provided plugs for additional appliances

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The hob has 4 spots for a variety of cooking at one time. The area above is Fiberglass Wall which helps insulate the fire and convenient when cleaning

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A glance on spacious living room and the hallway which leads to the small bedroom and Master Bedroom

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A wide sofa can fit in the living room harmoniously

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The balcony and windows are slight different as it is a unit in the corner

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The curtain rail which is built covertly on the ceiling

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The small bedroom is suitable for a single-bed or 3ft bed with modest space around. The wardrobe of the actual will be an original one, not transparent as shown in the image

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The end of the table is set with plugs for TV cable and desired purposes

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The opposite of the small bedroom is the bathroom with wet-dry partition

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Wardrobe in the Master Bedroom with size of 3-door and the actual one will be opaque

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The Master Bedroom is suitable for a 5ft bed and next to bed can be place with a nice working table adjacent to the window. The room is also equipped with an aerator to generate purified oxygen

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The bathroom with the inclusion of wet-dry partition

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Unit Type CA: 2-bedroom 2-bathroom 51.90 Sq.m.

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Behind the entrance is a shelf for shoes storage

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Upon entering the room, you will find the first bathroom

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A 4-seat dining table can be placed perfectly in this area

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The kitchen is designed to be both open area and closed room through sliding door. The countertop is in the L-shape; and the light system and air-conditioning can be functioned via an application on the smartphone

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A view on the living room with 2-seat sofa and a comfy chair; the area is next to the balcony

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The small bedroom can be adjusted to a modern working space

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The Master Bedroom is compatible with 6ft bed. The area in front of the bathroom is a built-in 3-door wardrobe, stylish as shown in the image

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Bathroom in the Master Bedroom with wet-dry partition

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Location

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Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit holds a strong and futuristic potential in terms of transportation. First, the project is only 500 m. away from Punnawithi BTS Station. Significantly, the developer is planning to build a skywalk connecting the station to the residence. The project locates on Sukhumvit 101/1 where it was formerly Piyarom Sports Club. As the expansion of BTS completed, from On Nut to Bearing station, it has also brought the prosperity along the line. Since then, many real estate projects have been popping up whether small or super-luxury, ranging from over one million to above ten million in prices. The areas from On Nut to Bang Na intersection have been gradually enhancing to be as great as Thong lo-Ekkamai district; more and more people are moving to reside in this promising region. Likewise, The Mall Group decided to serve higher demands by initiated a forthcoming mega project “Bangkok Mall” around Bang Na Intersection. This results in a boosting of land prices in ending Sukhumvit areas. The current land prices in Sukhumvit 101/1 range from 110,000-160,000 Baht/Sq.m.; this price range will undoubtedly rise up in the future by 10-20%.

Getting There

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Map of Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit which is in Whizdom 101

Convenience is an order as the developer planned to build a Sky Walk connecting Punnawithi BTS Station directly to whether the community malls or residential areas in Whizdom 101. This will ease the access of residents to the Skytrain despite the distance is only 500 m. away. For those preferring personal vehicles, there are several routes such as Udom Suk, Bang Na, Sukhumvit 101 and Sukhumvit 62 to avoid heavy traffic during the prime time.

BTS

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Area Map of Punnawithi BTS Station

Alight from Punnawithi BTS Station and take Exit 6; then walk along Sukhumvit road heading towards Bang Na Intersection for 500 m. You will arrive the project at Piyabutr 1 alley, which is Piyarom Sports Club being replaced by the majestic pioneering Whizdom 101.

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Alight from Punnawithi BTS Station and take Exit 6

 

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Walk down along the stairs

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Take the footbridge and walk down to the footpath on the left side of Sukhumvit Road

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Walk for 500 m. towards Bang Na Intersection

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The project site is currently the closed down Piyarom Sports Club, settled to be revitalized into Whizdom 101

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Sales Gallery is at the entrance of Piyabutr 1 alley (Sukhumvit 101/1) right on Sukhumvit Rd.

Personal Vehicles

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From Bang Na Intersection, straight forward along Sukhumvit road passing Udom Suk Junction and Sukhumvit 101/1 Junction. After passed the latter junction for 200 m., keep on the right track to taka u-turn. The project will be on your left after you have made a u-turn.

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From the central-Sukhumvit, straight forward along the main road passing Sukhumvit 71 Junction, On Nut Junction and Sukhumvit 62 Junction. After passed Sukhumvit 62, keep going passing Sukhumvit 101; then, stay on the left track preparing to arrive the destination on the left. The distance from Sukhumvit 101 to Whizdom 101 is around 700 m.

Lifestyle Amenities

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“Whizdom 101″ The integration of life in the future embracing all facets of living

Whizdom 101 answers every lifestyle through the abundance of fine choices. The community includes retail & lifestyle facilities amidst of modern residences and far-reaching verdure of nature. There is 20,000 Sq.m. space of lifestyle, food destination, retail outlets; the area will surely be a holistic place for people whether inside or outside. Furthermore, there is sports club for people to enjoy fullest exercise. To demonstrate, this sanctuary still includes the aspect of sports alike Piyarom Sports Club, but embracing more modernity and variety to fulfill every style of living. The surroundings of Whizdom has already shown some advancement through community malls and department stores such as The Phyll Sukhumvit 54, the Newest Hybrid-Lifestyle Mall (1 km. away); the upcoming Bangkok Mall (900 m. away), a grand shopping center poised to challenge its nearby rival, Central Bangna (1.5 km away) whom, as well, settled to make a major renovation into modernization. Besides, there are Tesco Lotus and Big C On Nut (2 km. away) to serve needs of people in the proximity. These wealthy attributions of lifestyle amenities, inside Whizdom 101 and the vicinity, will also double the land prices of this area.

There is still idyllic charm of the area despite the development of many modern architectures; you can buy groceries and daily commodities from Mahasin market and Udom Suk market which noth are 500 m. away from the residence.

The Phyll

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The Phyll, the newest hybrid-lifestyle mall of On Nut District at Sukhumvit 54 image via thephyll.com

Bangkok Mall 

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“Bangkok Mall” awaiting landmark of the metropolis image via wikipedia.org

 

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Analysis

As the area of ending-Sukhumvit is gradually transforming to be as prosperous as central-Sukhumvit, along the importance of BTS in the proximity of many projects, many investors have been eyeing on this district whether locals or foreigners. Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit perfectly fits the qualification by being an integrated community with all aspects of life needs and locates only 500 m. away from Punnawithi BTS Station. The yield is at 500 Baht/Sq.m. or 16,000 Baht/Sq.m. (1-bedroom unit with less than 33.7 Sq.m.); the completion of Skywalk, connecting Whizdom 101 to Punnawithi BTS Station, will even increase this rate by 10%.

Benchmark

Project Units Starting Price (MB) Price (Baht/Sq.m.)
Whizdom Connect Sukhumvit 673 3.3 130,000
The Sky Sukhumvit 898 3.39 130,000
Ideo Mobi Sukhumvit Eastgate 849 3.69 110,000

Wisdom Connect Sukhumvit

Wisdom Connect Sukhumvit

Wisdom Connect Sukhumvit image via mqdc.com

Project Name: Whizdom Connect Sukhumvit
Developer: Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited
Address: Sukhumvit 101/1 Sukhumvit Road, Bang Chak, Phra Kanong, Bangkok.
Website: mqdc.com
project Area: 5 Rais 4 Sq.w.
Unit Area: 26.90 – 81.60 Sq.m.
Project Type: one high-rise 41-storey with 673 units and 4 retails, unit types: 1 to 3-bedroom
Parking: 55%
Current Starting Price: 130,000 Baht/Sq.m.

The Sky Sukhumvit

The Sky Sukhumvit

The Sky Sukhumvit image via pf.co.th

Project Name: The Sky Sukhumvit
Developer: Property Perfect Public Company Limited
Address: Sukhumvit 103/4, Sukhumvit Road, Bang Na sub-District, Bang Na District, Bangkok.
Website: pf.co.th
Project Area: 9-3-66 Rais
Unit Area: 22.66 – 85 Sq.m.
Project Type: 26-storey A Tower, 22-storey B, C, D, E Towers, with total of 898 units. Unit Type: 1 to 2-bedroom, Morphe Design and Duplex
Parking: 50%
Current Starting Price: 130,000 Baht/Sq.m.

Ideo Mobi Sukhumvit Eastgate

Ideo Mobi Sukhumvit Eastgate

Ideo Mobi Sukhumvit Eastgate image via ananda.co.th

Project Name: Ideo Mobi Sukhumvit Eastgate
Developer: Ananda Development Public Company Limited
Address: Nearby Bang Na Intersection, Sukhumvit Road, Bang Na, Bang Na District, Bangkok
Website: ananda.co.th
Project Area: 4 Rais 18 Sq.w.
Unit Area: 21.5 – 31.5 Sq.m.
Project Type: one 30-storey residence with 849 units. Unit Type: Studio, 1-bedroom
parking: 47%
Current Starting Price: 110,000 Baht / Sq.m.

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Summary

Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit is one of the remarkable projects of Whizdom 101, a place where perfection of living, working and socializing integrated as a single elite habitation. This place encircles all aspects of life from abundance of retails, vast recreational area, world-class sports club and admirable facilities in the residence such as the Rejuvenate Lounge to treasure your vision through the vista of panoramic city’s horizon. It is the sphere where urban lifestyle blend with utmost tranquility. In terms of transportation, it is only 500 m. away from Punnawithi BTS Station and the forth coming Skywalk will certainly enable residents to reach the project with ease. Due to the upcoming mega project like Bangkok Mall of The Mall Group and several modern community malls popping up in the vicinity, the value of land price in this area poised to rise incomparably. If you are planning to reward life with a worth investment, Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit is the perfect answer of sheer peaceful retreat amid the hassle of civilized city.

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Eric Wong

DDproperty Content Team