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There are more than 20 individual lots leased to foreigners like americans, canadians, australians, swiss, french, germans and some more nationals, with private Houses/Bungalows. A restaurant-area and about 30 bungalows for tourists.
The whole place belongs to a thai family (Mr Chung and his wife Keow). The land-title is Nor Sor 3 Gor, which is very safe. It is properly registred at the Land Department, including the Long Lease Contracts.
The house itself is a rustic, so called bungalow, simple, not big. You may build a new house according to your ideas/needs.
The bungalow may be upgraded/renovated with small money. You may also build a pavillon near the beach to have more space outside.
There are really no restrictions in buildings. The only thing is that they dont like, if you want to open a business inside the resort. (Except if you agree with the landlord)
You can build a kitchen as well, if you wish so. On the Island you can not buy a lot of foodstuff. But there is a local marketplace on the mainland and all the big shopping centers on the way to Krabi.
If you want to build a new house I am sure that the landlord will assist you with everything. He and his family are permanently living inside the resort and are very helpful.
The water is managed locally. They have a pond nearby. Electricity is coming from the mainland and the powerline continues to Ko Jum and Ko Pi Pi. Good Internet is available.
About the costs: basic gardening like cutting grass, cleaning leaves is 12.000 Baht per year / 2000 sqm. There are meters for electricity and water. Some Tax has to be payed, but it is not much – the landlord is doing that, you do not have to go to the Tax office.
The landlord does not demand any further lease fees. Only the costs for maintenance, electricity, water and property- and housetax, as I have mentioned before, have to be paid.
The Landlord is running an account book where they put every thing on, also what you spend in the restaurant, expenses for transport, what so ever. The account book you have to settle from time to time….