A Guide to Buying Property in Kathu, Phuket

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Posted by Continent Property on September 20, 2022

Phuket Property Investment – Kathu

Kathu is located in the centre of Phuket and has good access to most of the areas on the island. Kathu used to be a predominantly Thai area with attractive property prices and quiet neighbourhoods. Kathu is only a few minutes away from Patong, Phuket Town and Chalong. Many ex-pats and Phuket property investors have moved into the area.

There is a good demand for rentals in the area that has attracted the larger scale Condo developers to the area, making Kathu an attractive place to invest in a rental property.

Should You Buy Property In Kathu?

There are several reasons to consider buying property in Kathu, so let’s explore further.

You Want A Good Value Property In Phuket

There is a wide range of housing and condo projects in Kathu from well-known developers such as Pruksa, Heritage, DCondo and Plus Condo, to name but a few. As Kathu is not seen as a tourist destination, the property prices here have not been artificially inflated and you can find quality housing for a reasonable price.

You Want To Be Able To Explore Phuket

As Kathu is located in the centre of Phuket, it has good, quick access routes to most other areas on the island. You are only a short journey away from Patong, Kamala, Chalong, Rawai, and Phuket Town at any given time.

You Want To Live In A Quiet Area Of Phuket

Kathu isn’t on the beach and is not full of tourist attractions, so the neighbourhoods and condo buildings are generally more peaceful than areas like Patong.

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What Is There To Do In Kathu?

Besides the attractive property prices in Kathu, anyone considering either investing in a rental property or buying a residence here will want to know what is available to do in the area. Kathu is more of an area for locals and ex-pats alike, but that’s not to say it’s without its charms.

Kathu Entertainment & Nightlife

Kathu is now home to the biggest water park on the island, the Andamanda Phuket and Asia’s largest shopping mall is said to be complete in 2023. There is also KC Kathu Connection water park for swimming and poolside dining. A handful of bars are available for those that enjoy a cold drink and a chance to relax and meet new people.

Shopping In Kathu

Freshmart, 7-11 and Family Mart are common in Kathu. A mini Lotus store is also available for grocery shopping. Because of the location of Kathu, Central Festival, Macro & Tesco Lotus are only about 10 minutes away by car.

Restaurants & Dining In Kathu

Kathu is a great place to try authentic Thai food, with many Thai restaurants in the area. There’s a good selection of street food available too, and hidden away in the backstreets is the award-winning Thong Dee restaurant which serves a good mix of Thai and International dishes.

Buying Property In Kathu Summary

Kathu is a great place to buy a property whether you’re looking to relocate or want an investment property offering mid-level returns in Phuket. It’s a quiet and clean area, perfectly situated in the centre of Phuket with a reasonably priced housing market.

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