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Colonial villa Bassac Lane for rent


  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Ceiling fans
  • City Centre
  • Close to Aeon 1
  • Close to CBD
  • Close to embassies
  • Close to schools
  • Close to shops
  • Colonial floor tiles
  • Dining Room
  • EDC and Water State rates
  • furnished/unfurnished
  • Garden
  • Good access
  • Good location
  • Good security
  • High ceilings
  • Large open plan spaces
  • Natural light
  • Natural ventilation
  • Non-flooding
  • Off-street parking
  • Original features
  • Riverside proximity
  • Separate street access
  • Street access
  • Tourism location
  • Window Coverings


This nicely maintained colonial villa with a garden and some modernization located near Bassac Lane and BKK 1 is now available for rent. This large building set in a leafy garden very rare and offers space and privacy right in the heart of the city. Abode proudly celebrates the preservation of such beauty. Well built, it respects the tropics and offers a unique urban lifestyle.

It would be perfect as a restaurant / bar with large rooms, good access, leafy outdoor area, great location and large kitchen.

Why do we love old colonial buildings? Phnom Penh is one of the most best colonial cities in the world. Wide tree lined avenues, pretty gardens and stately homes made it ‘Pearl of Asia’ in the 1920’s. It is an attractive style distinguishing it from other cities. From a micro to macro level, Colonial buildings should be cherished and preserved. With old buildings gone, Phnom Penh will become a concrete jungle, indistinguishable from other urban centres.

Colonial villa Bassac Lane features:
  • Large garden setting with ample off street parking
  • Quick access to main roads
  • Secure perimeter
  • Near Bassac Lane, AEON Mall and BKK 1
  • Original colonial features
  • High ceilings
  • Safe neighbourhood
  • Rent negotiable

Original ID: TLB.M21

Bassac Lane:

Amid widespread devastation of the hospitality industry by COVID, one area in Phnom Penh seems to be defying the odds. It includes bustling Bassac Lane, St 308 and St 21 where you will find cozy, high end bars and restaurants surrounded by new condos and other night venues.

The neighbourhood has groovy little streets with cool bars and eateries almost hidden away. It is the fun area with a distinct western vibe with bars in a different theme or style to suit.

COVID-19 slowed business here but it bounced back and now the night air is filled with music as people return to their old habits. Bassac Lane is now so full of bars and hole-in-the-wall venues, that new venues are spilling into Street 308 and Street 21.

Because land prices here are 10-20% less than BKK 1, prices are cheaper all round. Prices of food and beverages are comparatively cheap. You can find a bar selling cocktails at $3, draught beer at $1 and meals from $5.

Amidst the general activity, there is a sense of optimism despite the tight border controls keeping tourist numbers down.  So instead of going to the usual haunts on Street 136 and Pub Street hard hit by the pandemic, check out Bassac Lane where the night lights are a little bit brighter.

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