Hidden away in the rice fields, just 10 minutes' drive from the beach, designer boutiques and world-class restaurants of hip 'n happening Seminyak, is the enchanting six-bedroom property known as Villa Artis. This confidential address has already welcomed the most discriminative people on the planet, while its exclusive style has been shown in many decoration books and magazines. The villa is spacious and is steeped in a rich in history – a fusion of the unique architectures of the Indonesian archipelago, complemented by antique furnishings, artwork and treasures. Villa Artis is perfect for families or friends, offering a captivating blend of luxury, recreation, space and privacy.
Villa Artis is a labour of love, the realisation of a dream, and a genuine home. It was designed by the owners with the aim to offer a truly authentic, historical Indonesian experience, blessed with glorious rice field views.
The owners' passion to preserve, share, and celebrate the rich heritage of Indonesia is further revealed by an eclectic collection of antiques, artwork, curios and found objets, which are mainly from Java and Madura. They have been travellers and collectors for many years, and from the simple Dutch-colonial tea chairs to the red Chinese-Indonesian bed in the master bedroom to the blue Javanese cupboard in the small bedroom, there is a special story behind each and every piece.
The Main House
This colonial style two-storey building features an elegant master suite and two additional bedrooms as well as two bathrooms.
The Master Bedroom
The Master Bedroom is located upstairs in the main house. This expansive room showcases a very high wood-beamed ceiling showing its amazing structure, and the full-length horizontal window lets you enjoy a stunning rice field view from the king-size bed. To one side of the room is a wonderful balcony with a sofa, a pair of bamboo loungers, and a glorious vista overlooking the swimming pool.
The Garden Suite
Positioned on the ground floor of the main house is a spacious air-conditioned bedroom furnished with one double bed, one single bed, and an antique Madurese marriage bed, making this an ideal family room or kids' room. On its other end, it can be completely opened on the garden through sliding glass doors.
The Guest Bungalow
Completely independent from the main house, and resting in a corner of the garden, close to the main entrance gate, is a single-storey standalone guest bungalow. Accessed by a pair of antique double doors, the alfresco bathroom is crafted in polished concrete and surrounded by walls, covered by golden alameda and red heliconia flower, for privacy. It is fitted with a deep bathtub and a shower open to the sky.
The Antique Aceh House
Located close to the swimming pool is an antique house from Aceh, which is believed to be more than 100 years old. The house is on stilts, and on ground level there is an open-sided timber deck, furnished with cushioned rattan swings, a Javanese marriage bed, lazy chairs and sofas around a small table. A door leads to a bathroom with a bathtub and a standing rainshower open to a private corner of the garden. There is also a smaller bedroom with a large single bed and childbed.
Villa Artis is supported by a carefully selected team highly trained, friendly staff who will do their best to ensure that their guests experience a truly enjoyable stay in Bali. The staff work fulltime per week until 10pm, and include a cook, housekeepers, a gardener/pool and security guards. The cook is trained in the preparation of both local and international cuisine, including French, Thai, Japanese Vietnamese and Italian specialties, and is responsible for all the market shopping, in accordance with the needs. Delicious crepes, freshly squeezed juices and snacks are available to be served all day, while meals can be scheduled at guest's preference in various area of the compound including poolside.
Guests at the villa are entitled to free membership of the Canggu Club for the duration of their stay. The Club provides first class facilities including restaurants, bar and lounge, library, kids' club, floodlit and indoor tennis courts, air conditioned squash courts, a 25m swimming pool, gym and aerobics centre, indoor sports hall & a sauna.
Yoga, aerobic, swimming classes for children and aqua gym can also be organized directly at the villa.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (6), Single beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 16|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users|