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16B St. 320 Beoung Keng Kang 3 Phnom Penh, 12304, Cambodia

Architect designed riverside duplex treasure

HW8H+2J Phnom Penh, Cambodia


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Close to Aeon 1
  • Close to Central Market
  • EDC and Water State rates
  • Fully furnished
  • Good ROI
  • High ceilings
  • Hot water
  • Natural light
  • Non-flooding
  • Open plan living space
  • Parking nearby
  • Private terrace
  • Terrace
  • Tourism location
  • TV Cable
  • Washing machine


Architect designed Riverside duplex apartment is now available for sale barely a stone’s throw from the Royal Palace meticulously crafted from the know-how of a seasoned design and construction team. Grace and design is evidenced throughout, so as a result, the final product it befits any global city.

To have it here is a rare treat.

Access is direct from the street, which is well lit and secure. It has a small balcony connecting the living area to the outdoors. On the upper private floor there is a huge bedroom, private terrace overlooking Riverside and a generous size en-suite bathroom.

Natural light weaves though each designed space with finesse, breathing health and vitality into this home. The final product of polished concrete, neutral tones, discrete storage, subtle lighting and strong lines makes a peaceful and practical home.

Architect designed riverside apartment features:

  • Good location close to the Royal Palace and riverfront
  • International construction standards
  • Western standard MEP (mechanical, electric and plumbing)
  • A/C / hot water
  • Refrigerator and washing machine
  • Parking < 100m (moto and car)
  • Direct street access in a safe neighborhood
  • Good security on windows and doors
  • EDC and water (State rates)
  • Soft title

Original ID: DP4.J4

Daun Penh: the real downtown

Riverside in Daun Penh the real downtown is the old city – Wat Phnom, Old Market, Kandal Market and Chaktomuk. Many generations’ footprints are here – Angkor kings, French colonists and UN troops. It is where the Mekong, Tonle Sap and Bassac rivers meet and where the Water Festival takes place each year.

Riverside is always stunning especially at sunrise and sunset. Day and night it is busy and a popular tourist spot. Sisowath Quay (in honor of King Sisowath) is the riverfront road. It starts at the Buddhist Institute and continues north to Japanese Bridge. There it becomes Road 6 and out of the city.

The area has a wide choice of restaurants, wellbeing services, hotels, shops and bars. Among the restaurants, you will find Italian, French, Japanese, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Malaysian.

A personal reflection on 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 and National Museum only a stone’s throw away.

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 surrounding streets in this part of Phnom Penh, 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 Riverside 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.

As of last week, digging has started. My guess is a shopping centre, possibly with apartments too!


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  • Published: August 3, 2022
  • Last Update: August 10, 2022
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