Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Raajmahal' A fully renovated 75 year old Sinhalese Manor villa with a mix of Dutch architecture with large 1 acre garden surrounding the house near the sea coast in the coastal Fishing Town of Beruwela,South west of Sri Lanka .. It has 5 air-conditioned bedrooms, with 4 attached toilets. The villa has a large veranda of about 500sq meters overlooking the main lawn where one could relax with family and friends, dine and relax throughout the day . Towels and sheets are provided.
It has a well equipped Kitchen and comes with an experienced Chef and 3 service staff. All floors in the villa are cut and polished cement which makes the villa cool throughout the day. The pool also has a Jacuzzi and can be accessed from Rooms.
A 15 Minute walk to the Sea,beach,shops and restaurants it's a Haven to be with family or friends on a special occasion or just getting together enjoying the large garden,surroundings and spaciousness and comforts of this Big Villa.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Beruwela / Moragalle Beach 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Colombo International Airport 85 km, Nearest railway: Beruwela 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 20|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The Villa adorns furniture, fittings and lightings of typical Singhalese and Dutch periods with Antiques and artefacts that decorates the interior of the house giving the feeling of colonial and Dutch architecture. It has 4 double Bedrooms and a Family bedroom with 2 double Beds featuring 4 Bedrooms with 4 poster beds. 2 Bedrooms with Timber flooring and 3 with Tiles and cement.3 Bedrooms have direct Pool Access and 2 bedrooms have Garden and Varendah Access.All Beds Have Mosquito Nets, Air-conditioning, High Wooden Ceiling,8 inch Mattresses.2 rooms are placed as one unit ideal for a Family with Direct Pool Access and has a Common family Bathroom. The Other 3 Rooms have Attached Toilets
All rooms and Fully Air-conditioned.
The Bungalow is equipped with Cable TV and DVD with 42 Inch Plasma TV, Dock For your iPod etc.
An Experienced chef is at Hand to prepare any meal of your choice to suit any occasion. The Villa has a full time Gardener,cook,cleaner,housekeeper to attend to any need. There are 3 dining Areas inside and outside the House with Tables , One for 8 people , another for 14 people and yet another for 6 people. some can be moved to any area of the house to suit each requirement and feel for a sarrounding
It has a Library with Sri-Lankan, Indian and western literature, fiction and non-fiction. The Entire Villa is wifi enabled also has a 9 feet pool table,Chess, Carrom and other games.
|Further details outdoors|
The Villa is located a-midst a small Village but still has a feel of privacy and a sense of being away from it all. Once you are in its compound one will feel relaxed and comfortable amidst a large garden and views of Paddy fields. The surroundings are ideal for Bird watching and cycling or just mixing with the locals going about their way of life.
The large gardens are ideal for relaxing or enjoying the sun and Playing games such as Basket Ball, Badmigton, Cricket etc
Rentals are for the entire property or Villa from 2-12 people. We welcome couples,just travelers or Family and Friends getting together and even a small wedding ceremony, which is our speciality.
We can offer also special rates for a small group of 2 to 6 people.
The Western Province region
Beruwela is located in the western Province of Sri Lanka which is a mere 50kms from the Capital of Colombo making it readily available infrastructure town to meet the discerning traveler. Accessible by the New Highway from Colombo that takes about 45 minutes to the Villa. Beruwela is one of the Oldest Tourist City/Town of Sri Lanka which had the first Tourist Zone and still boasts of Fine beaches with the finest resort hotels. the climate in Beruwela is typically Tropical with wetlands and Beaches. Always sunny, and humid due to the beach close by. It boasts of a good networks of Rivers , the largest is the Bentota river ideal for fishing,boating,safari's.
Places of Interests include the famous Bentota Beach (IDEAL FOR SURFING AND WATER SKIING), Turtle Farm and Hatchery, Bawa Tropical Gardens, Bentota River boating, BIRD WATCHING ETC.
Other Landmarks in the vicinity are the famous Coral City of Hikkaduwa ( 1/2 hour drive from Villa) and city of GALLE holding the Dutch Fort (1 hour drive from Villa), which is a " WORLD HERITAGE SITE ".
The Beruwela Town is like any modern town in Sri Lanka, with a good network of telecommunications,traveller convinience,transport network of Trains,Buses supermarkets, shopping, Markets including the Famous Gem Market called " China Fort " etc..etc
Beruwela is a coastal fishing village and home to a thriving people of gem merchants. Muslims, Singhalese and Christians live in perfect harmony here. It has some of the best beaches in the island which are perfect for surfing, swimming and fishing. Beruwela is surrounded with paddy fields, lakes, rivers, swamps making it an ideal for boating, bird watching, cycling, enjoying nature and village life. It was part of the Singharaja rainforest (a world heritage site) and one could see parts of it around Beruwela even today. Renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa made his home here and created his garden of paradise which one could visit today ( 10kms from Villa). One could visit the turtle hatchery and dive into coral reefs of Hikkaduwa (20Kms) which is only a mere half an hour away. One could also see places of worships of all faiths here, churches, temples and mosques are built close to each other. The famous china fort gem market is only 5 minutes away where one could buy sapphires and rubies at down to earth price
Other Activities: Gem Market,Bird Watching,Country Life,fishing, water sports