A small room in a big and beautiful Lao style house (on stilts, dark red wooden finishings and furniture) will be available for rent in Vientiane from the 17th of August. Besides the norm including a big kitchen with separate dining room, long hallway and spacious lounge, the house has 2 furnished balconies and a nice garden filled with orchids and common fruit trees (mango, coconut, avo, jack, banana) for you to find your own space. The house is located in Phonthan Neua Village (Xaysettha District) with the closest landmarks (within 5 minutes on a bicycle) being Lao ITEC (bowling, cinema, golf driving range) Wansana Hotel (swimming pool), Thalaat Sapantong and Sengdara gym. The main centre of Vientiane is 10 minutes away on a scooter. The rent is 100$ for a small but lovely room, excluding all other house related costs.All in all, general water, electricity, drinking water, maybahn, gas and guard normally comes to about an extra US$40/month. Whoever moves in will have to pay 2 months upfront. Altogether there are 6 other great people in the house (Australian, European and USAmerican, aged between 25 and 31. If you are interested in viewing the house, please email me (tina.schneider(at)gmail.com) and we should be able to arrange for you to have a look around the place and meet the other housemates in the evenings on weekdays or sometime on weekends.