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Tips while designing the floor plan for your holiday home

Tips while designing the floor plan for your holiday home

Continuing with our series where we are reaching out to those who are in the process of building their Holiday Home, I felt another article was needed on the things to keep in mind when designing the floor plan or layout of the home.

Firstly I assume that the reason you are reading this blog is that you are not just interested in a holiday home which is a white

X2 Kamala – BHMAsia’s Villa Residence Project in Phuket


Asia Pacific hotel management, development and consulting group, BHMAsia, has recently unveiled X2 Kamala,  the first X2 property on Phuket which will comprise nine luxurious villas scheduled to be completed in first quarter of 2015.

This is BHMAsia’s fourth project in Thailand; the other three being X2 Kui Buri, X2 Koh Kood and X2 Samui.

Like other properties of BHMAsia, X2 Kamala too will provide residents with a full

Pavilion Hilltop – Luxury condos, Duplex Suites by Pavilion Group in Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur

Pavilion HilltopAfter the Phase one of Pavilion Hilltop, released in April, saw a 100 percent take-up within two months, the Pavilion Group recently launched the second block of residences in Pavilion Hilltop, a luxury building in Mont Kiara, a township north-west of Kuala Lumpur. Interestingly this phase too is witnessing an equal demand from buyers with 40 percent of the units already sold.

Pavilion Hilltop, with a gross development value of

Abel Oakleaf Homes – 2, 3 BHK Sea View Apartments by Abel Projects in South Goa


Being the most happening part of Goa, North Goa is increasingly becoming more and more crowded, the fact that has opened up huge opportunities for South Goa. Equally beautiful, but relatively much quieter beaches, South Goa over the last decade has seen a lot of real estate activity, predominantly with buyers of vacation homes looking for a less-crowded environment.  Plus the property rates are relatively still less compared to

Feya Residencia – 2 and 3 BHK fully furnished signature residences in Calangute

Feya Residencia Goa 2Located in Calangute, Feya Residencia is a development by Pushpganga Ventures comprising 2 and 3 BHK fully furnished signature residences with a wide range of amenities including a clubhouse, swimming pool, gym, landscape gardens/ parks, jogging track, wifi connection, etc.

Targeting buyers of the higher income group who are looking for an address near Calangute, one of the premium locations of this beach state, the development has been designed keeping

Sunset Hill Resort – Apartments, Penthouses on offer in Koh Phangan

Sunset Hill Resort 4Known primarily for its full moon parties, Koh Phangan as a leading real estate market can be termed as a late starter. Despite that, the island situated in the South East coast of Thailand is today slowly attracting investors looking for romance, nature, amazing beaches, health and easy lifestyle. Other factors that have added to the rising popularity of Koh Phangan as an emerging property buyers’ destination are the new

The Loft@Southbay City – Luxury Suites by Mah Sing Group in Penang

The Loft Southbay PenangBayan Lepas is one of Penang’s most sought-after vicinities, which is within a kilometer from the Second Penang Bridge and 7 kilometers from the Penang International Airport. The area is home to Penang’s biggest retail shopping mall, the Queensbay Mall, which is complemented by other shopping centers such as Bukit Jambul Complex, Sunshine Square, Mayang Mall and Giant hypermarket. Among other landmarks of Bayan Lepas are the Penang International Sports

Pristine Valley – Villa Plots in a Resort in Ooty

Pristine Valley 2Hailed as the Queen of Hill Stations Ooty has been a popular holiday destination for over a century – whether it is the fragrant tea, or local chocolates – there are many simple pleasures to be savored here.

Meanwhile, in the recent years, Ooty has seen resurgence in its popularity owing to its vicinity from rapidly developing cities like Bangalore and Coimbatore and its proximity to places of tourist interest

Nex-Boulevard – Villas by SRS Xanthic in Karjat

Nex-Boulevard KarjatSituated around 100 km from Navi Mumbai, in the last couple of years Karjat has seen many developers launching their projects here and equally have found a great interest from buyers alike looking for a second/ retirement home in the serene surroundings of Karjat.

What makes Karjat the next best realty destination in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), is not only affordability in realty prices, but the vicinity of the

The Palm – Condos and Penthouses by Nova Group at Wong Amat, Pattaya

The Palm Pattaya 5Established in 1994, The Nova Group is one of Pattaya’s most successful and fastest growing property development companies with a track record of high-profile residential developments including Nova Park (2004), Avenue Residence (2009) and Nova Ocean View (2010). The Group has also launched a number of new residential development projects in Pattaya including The Cliff, Amari Residences Pattaya, Serenity Wongamat and Novana Residence. All of these projects are planned for

One Madison Place – Furnished Condos by Megaworld Corporation in Iloilo City, Philippines

One Madison PlaceLocal developer Megaworld Corporation has launching the third tower of its One Madison Place in Iloilo City in response to the overwhelming demand for luxury residential condominiums there.

The entry of the third tower completes the three-tower residential condominium cluster of One Madison Place. Pre-selling for the third tower has already started and the developer has informed that One Madison Place’s first tower has been sold out while the second

Laguna Park – Condos, Townhouses and Villas at Laguna Phuket

Laguna Park PhuketLaguna Resorts & Hotels Plc (LRH), part of the Laguna Resorts and Hotels and the Banyan Tree Group, has recently unveiled its latest project, Laguna Park, a development worth THB 17 billion (USD 5,28,754,400) and will be a collection of 2,000 condo units, townhouses and single houses at the Laguna Phuket mainly targeting middle-upper income buyers.

The project to be completed in the next five years will be the island’s

MahaSamutr – Luxury Villas in a Manmade Lagoon in Hua Hin by Pace Development Corp.

MahaSamutr Hua HinLocated in Hua Hin, Thailand-based developer, Pace Development Corporation Plc., has recently unveiled its latest project, MahaSamutr comprising approximately 90 detached houses set on a 45 rai manmade lagoon. To be Asia’s first clear-water lagoon, framed by sand beaches in a resort like atmosphere, this THB2.7 billion (US$87.7 million) project will feature villas built on large, green enclaves fronting the lagoon and designed to blend in with the surroundings.

MahaSamutr Hua Hin 2Designed

The Residences – Luxury 2, 3BHK Villas by Benchmark Signature Homes in Mysore

The Residences Mysore 2After successfully completing two projects in Australia, Benchmark Signature Homes has recently launched its debutant project in Mysore’s Belavatha Village. Located just before you enter Mysore, The Residences, comprising luxury villas spreads across a total area of two acres surrounded by greenery, yet close to all major amenities you can ask for.

The Residences Mysore location map

Location map of The Residences, Mysore

Meanwhile, villas will have an open-plan kitchen with a second kitchen/store for

The Deck – Sansiri’s Latest Condo Project in Patong for Holiday Home Seekers


Phuket is a proven tourist destination and the most renowned location for holiday home seekers in Asia, welcoming thousands of tourists to the Island every year. Meanwhile attracting tourists from all over the world, Patong is the top beach location, which is famed for its unique characteristics: both the spectacular beach and the proximity to a range of entertainment and dining venues. And setting its sights on Phuket’s holiday

The Height – Studio, 1, 2 BHK Condominiums by Phanason Group in Phuket

The Height PhuketPhuket-based developer, Phanason Group has recently launched a medium-rise development in the island – The Height condominium, offering 301 condo units on 14 floors.

The Height will be a modern tropical condo development designed predominantly to meet the needs of people who don’t want to stay far from the modern amenities and the nightlife of the island. The development offers units with high-end design, facilities and rooms with sea-views and

Midmac Brookefield – Villa Plots by Midmac Group in Mysore

Midmac Brookefield Mysore 4Known as the Cultural capital of the southern state of Karnataka, Mysore is the second cleanest city in India after Chandigarh and the second largest city with major tourist spots as well. Gifted with a good year-long climate and beautiful surroundings, today, Mysore sees a lot of foreign investments in its real estate sector, a factor that has pushed the growth of the sector, with NRI investment in the city’s

Serene Villas – 2, 3BHK Villas by Dolphin Group in Lonavala

Serene Villas LonavalaThe Lonavala property market is booming due to several reasons, the foremost reason being the hill station’s proximity to Pune and Mumbai. Lonavala just 64 kilometers from Pune and 96 kilometers from Mumbai is a leading weekend gateway hill resort and second home destination in the west of India. With excellent road and rail connectivity, the second home market of Lonavala and Khandala is a boom story in its own

Encorp Marina – Sky Suites and Apartments by Encorp Bhd in Iskandar Malaysia

Encorp Marina Iskandar MalaysiaAlready a most sought-after location by both local and foreign home buyers, Iskandar Malaysia, after a few key residential projects completed and the key coastal highway from Johor Bahru city to Nusajaya opened to traffic, the interest in the region has gained even more momentum. Today, the region boasts of state-of-the-art facilities, a good infrastructure, several tourist attractions and places to hangout.

Meanwhile, the future plans of the area make

Senibong Cove – Exclusive Waterfront Villas and Apartments in Johor

Senibong Cove Johor Front Concept Sdn Bhd, the developer of the 210-acre waterfront enclave Senibong Cove in Johor, has recently launched its third phase of constructions featuring exclusive Isola waterfront villas and the third block of The WaterEdge Apartments, with a combined total gross development value of RM500 million. This will be collection of 86 three-storey waterfront villas, with built-ups between 4,800 and 6,500 square feet and a choice of nine designs.  Since