- Air Conditioning
- Ceiling fans
- Close to Central Market
- Close to French Embassy
- EDC and Water State rates
- Fully furnished
- High ceilings
- housekeeping service
- Natural light
- Parking nearby
- Tourism location
- TV Cable
- Washing machine
This charming and fully furnished colonial-style 2nd floor 1 bedroom apartment is now available for rent in Daun Penh, central Phnom Penh only 30m from Riverside.
It is fully furnished with high ceilings and beautiful furniture and located on a lively street with convenience stores nearby, within easy walking distance to the Palace and Museum.
The apartment has a spacious and elegant living room, platform double-bedroom, modern and well-equipped kitchen, welcoming entrance, modern bathroom with shower, and extensive storage space.
A large picture window in the air-conditioned living room provides excellent light and prime street views.
Nearby is a busy local market and several mini-marts, including 24-hour Smile offering a wide range of international produce.
The apartment is approximately 71 sqm with a well-lit and secure private entrance from the street.
Riverside apartment features:
- Tasteful styling and decor
- Renovated by international firm, with internationally certified electrics
- Huge south-facing windows
- Direct street access with 3 security doors
- A/C and hot water throughout
- Gas oven and stove top, microwave oven and fridge
- Bed, mattress, bedside tables and robes
- Low energy appliances including new washing machine
- EDC (State rates)
- Free water
- Secure entry with lighting in stairwell
- Moto parking nearby
- Weekly housekeeping included in rent
Original ID: DP2.F20
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Daun Penh: the real downtown of Phnom Penh
Day and night Riverside in Daun Penh, is busy and arguably the real downtown Phnom Penh where the oldest parts of the city are located.
I am referring to Wat Phnom, Phsar Chas, Phsar Kandal, Chey Chumneas and Chaktomuk and the Royal Palace and National Museum of course!
Preah Sisowath (honoring King Sisowath 1904 to 1927 reign) is the avenue / boulevard running along the riverfront.
It starts at the Buddhist Institute near Sothearos Boulevard.
Then continues north to the Japanese Bridge where it becomes National Road 6 leading north to Battambang.
Generations of days gone by have left their footprints from Angkor kings to French colonists to UN troops.
Riverside witnesses the confluence of the Mekong, Tonle Sap and Bassac rivers and where the Water Festival is best viewed each November.
It is always stunning, especially at sunup and sundown.
In Riverside, there is a wide selection of restaurants, wellbeing services, hotels, shops and bars aimed at tourists.
Among the restaurants, you will find good selections – German, Italian, French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian and Malaysian.
A personal reflection on Phnom Penh’s Riverside
Street 172 is punctuated with $3 massage joints and bars occupied by grey faces framed with light grey hair.
Yet, just around the corner, Street 178 is now arguably the rising art gallery district of Phnom Penh with the University of Fine Arts a stone’s throw away.
This is the dichotomy of Riverside and the attraction of opposites that makes it such an interesting place!
Friends Café has made a bold statement and the Mansion House seems to be waiting for reincarnation.
Now the Hyatt has opened its doors to the Jet set, it may well be a different designer-schmick precinct to what is currently now.
In fact, when you look up along 172, the standard of shophouses is somewhat ‘better’ than in other parts of the city: it could be the rising star of Daun Penh and Riverside.
In the streets around Riverside, there is a sense that there are too many hostess bars, each vying for a shifting slice of the tourist and expat pie.
Rents will rise with the inevitable escalation of land values and the ROI of each vendor’s patch will become more and more critical as the clock ticks.
Looking at Phsar Kandal and the open block where Prey Sar prison once sat, one can’t help but wonder what’s coming next.
Given its proximity to the riverfront and the 172 and 178 ‘sweet spot’, maybe there is something special waiting in the sidelines, something for the inspired new generation of architects and artists.
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- Published: March 18, 2023
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