Property ID : SSP389
USD450,000 - Colonial Houses
Spectacular! This magnificent ancestral mansion, built 175 years ago in the times of Dutch colonial rule, stands in 5000 square meters of wonderful tropical gardens covered in tall coconut palms and majestic trees. Recently renovated and tastefully furnished throughout, this wonderful property comprises four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large living area, a large kitchen, a verandah, and a delightful interior courtyard with a fishpond surrounded by tropical flowering plants. A swimming pool and pool house stand in the walled garden, together with ample staff quarters. A watchman’s hut stands by the entrance gate to the property. The road leading to the mansion passes beside green paddy fields, which lend an aura of peace and tranquility to this truly splendid property.
The historical Galle Fort, now a celebrated UNESCO Heritage Site, is just a 10-minute drive away, and the famous Unawatuna beach, one of the world’s best ten beaches, where swimming is safe all year round, is just 5 minutes away. Further buildings, such as a restaurant, a villa or a bungalow, can be built in the large grounds belonging to the property.