When my parents were in Cebu for the weekend, it was just timely that I had an overnight stay at one of the units of the Persimmon Studios (per-see-mon) at The Persimmon Condos, a property of Aboitizland Inc. It saved me the time to look for hotels and resorts in Mactan for them to stay overnight. Thanks to The Persimmon Experience that I have, it involves having to stay overnight at one of their units and get to feel how it is like to own a unit of your own.
The “check in “ process allowed us to go the Experience room that has one bedroom, one toilet and bath, living room, dining room and kitchenette. With more than 3 working elevators in the building, it was not hard to find the Experience room.
Since the Persimmon only has one Experience room, they went all out in furnishing the unit and gave a few essentials to complete our stay. The Experience room provided toiletries such as bar soaps, shampoo, conditioner and towels.
The kitchen surprisingly was also stocked with cooking basics enough to last you for a week! One thing that separates this from a regular hotel stay was the presence of pots and pans, silverware, plates, bowls and its own gas range. There was a litre of oil in the pantry and some spices to cook with. We thought it was odd to not have a rice cooker in place but then again we didn’t have time for cooking that day.
Ah, what a luxury it was to spend an entire afternoon lounging at the Experience room! Huge and comfortable couches sit across a flat screen TV that switches from ETC to E! Channel while the floor to ceiling sliding glass doors to your right offers the bay view of Cebu. Once you step out unto the balcony, the litter of commercial buildings near SM road and most parts of North Reclamation road greets you like a boss!
The Persimmon Experience room also spent a lot of thought furnishing the spacious bedroom. A built-in closet that can house clothes, towels and even linen is roomy enough to also store your bags and shoes. The queen size bed is skirted with gorgeous linens and shams that blended in well with the headboard and entire theme of the room. There is a homey kind of luxury in this experience just like that in La Vie Parisienne Cebu only Persimmon can very much provide effortlessly in all its 42 sq. m. glory!
Among the condominium units that litter around Cebu, I would personally recommend the Persimmon units. Their fully furnished units eliminate one tedious job a buyer might want to do away with – finding pieces of furniture that will go with one’s unit. With Cebu’s top interior designers at the helm of their interior designs, The Persimmon units are blessed to have Cebu’s talented pool of tastemakers with exquisite and keen eye to details. While others scoff at the idea of getting fully furnished units when they can always buy their own interiors themselves, others appreciate that The Persimmon has taken care of that already for them.
At the heart of Cebu’s bustling streets and one of the city’s fast leading lifestyle hub, the Persimmon becomes a lifestyle choice enjoyed by many. Living on top of it all is an added bonus.
*The Persimmon Room experience was a gift certificate that I won during this contest. Thank you to the staff of Aboitizland Inc and friends from Aboitizland.