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- 8 bedrooms
- 8 bathrooms
- Green Living
- QC Approved Listing
Property descriptionRare opportunity to acquire a property of unique character, exceptional architecture and cultural significance in a great location.
A pristine luxury villa, built overlooking a jungle hillside and Mahaweli River, is a great example of architecture infused with an atmosphere of sophistication and refinement.
The building is designed by prominent Sri Lankan artist Laki Senanayake, whose long career has been linked to some of the best-known architects, including legendary Geoffrey Bawa.
Laki Senanayake designed this property that not only functions as an intimate place of stay, but is also proof that architecture does not have to be dreary or conventional. Although the building looks and feels contemporary, the artist skilfully used spaces, angles and views for comfort and enjoyability. The sun-washed white walls and signature blue cement flooring in bed rooms form an intricate play of light and shadows all immaculately integrated with the surroundings.
The property was originally built in 1983 to function as boutique villa and suits the requirement of a luxurious family home. It is situated in a quiet, residential neighbourhood of Anniewatte, the most prestigious residential area 10 minutes from Kandy city centre.
The property is built on 22 perches of land and it has a built area of just over 10,000 sq.ft. It comprises of 8 generous size bedrooms with attached bathrooms and private terraces opening onto the garden. The common areas include double height ceiling restaurant and extended balcony as well as large open spaces on top floor for comfortable seating with unobstructed views of nature.
This truly unique property is perfectly suited for someone looking for lavish family or holiday home with plenty of character and artistic value. Equally, it represents attractive long term investment in high-end tourist accommodation. The building is versatile for other uses ranging from wellness / retirement retreat, company holiday villa, business establishment to include a few.
Kandy, UNESCO World Heritage city built around a scenic lake is home to sacred landmarks, landscaped gardens, and cultural museums. Beyond the city, botanical garden, tropical forests and tea plantations roll across the mountain slopes providing plenty of hiking and wildlife-watching opportunities. The city is must see tourist destination for any traveller looking for true Sri Lankan experience.
Anniewatte, Kandy, CP, Madhyama Palata, Sri Lanka
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