Property ID : SSP34
Sold USD695,000 - Colonial Houses, Residential, Villas
A rare chance to acquire this reconstructed colonial house which is surrounded by productive tropical garden and offers great view over the temple and rice paddy. The current owners have kept most of the original architectural features with the addition of a beautiful verandah overlooking a large, pale green terrazzo swimming pool. This house has high ceilings, intricate wooden work, extensive mature gardens with walled terracing and a wonderful collection of trees and flowering shrubs. Wide spread outbuildings complement the main house, there is an independent staff cottage and kitchen block and the possibility to cultivate tea gardens up the rear hill. You can also build a pavilion on this peaceful hill top. Currently this house is used as a family house. But one can easily to alter it into a holistic retreat or rent out this glamorous showcase for extravagant interiors as a holiday home. The property has 6 bedrooms en suite. One Master bedroom with private terrace, large bathroom and dressing area. A large double bedroom with private garden access, a well proportioned double bedroom, twin room, single en suite and a further single bedroom in separate cottage with adjoining room. A Library, internal courtyard, Spacious interior halls, huge high ceilinged dining room and drawing room, Playroom and separate dining area for children, Separate kitchen block with storage rooms. A large adjacent staff cottage with garden is also included in the sale price. Nearby is one of the island’s prettiest temples and although the new highway will be easily accessible, the property is far enough away not to be affected either by access roads or vehicular noise. The beaches of the coast are a 15 minutes ride and Galle city is 20 minutes away.
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