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- 4 bedrooms
- 4 bathrooms
- Water View
- Outdoor Activities
- Area Pool
- Other Beach
- Ocean / Beach
- Lake Privileges
- Green Living
- Sand Beach
- Privacy Fence
Property descriptionSituated in a stunningly beautiful location on a hillside overlooking Koggala lake, just over a mile from the beach and 25 minutes from Galle, but in total tranquillity, far away from the noise and crowds. Set in a 1.5 acre tropical garden, at the end of a finger of land extending into the lake, it is accessed via a 200m track through the cinnamon plantations which are the only neighbours.
Completed in mid 2012, using antique doors and windows and gaining a National Construction Association award, the villa is a mix of traditional charm and modern comforts, laid out to maximise the glorious views across the lake. The villa was designed to be naturally ventilated, benefiting from an 8-15m elevation over the lake and its cooling breeze.
Fantastic views across the infinity swimming pool to the lake and the extensive garden which surrounds the villa. The main living room has a comfortable sitting area with 3 large daybeds, cool polished cement flooring and a grand staircase going up to the first floor.
All bedrooms have ensuite shower rooms, face the lake and have either balcony or terrace. The large master bedroom (7.5x6m) and bedroom 2 (5x4m) are upstairs, bedroom 3 (5x4m) is located on the ground floor and bedroom 4 (5x4m) is at a lower level, connected by outdoor steps and path. Additional areas comprise large indoor lounge, TV/games room with air-con, study/ library, large kitchen, utility room, 17.5 x 4m balcony, 12.5 x 4m veranda leading to 8 x 5.5m dining area, ground floor guest toilet, dry room and under stairs storage. The villa’s floor area is approximately 600 sq m.
The property well suited for holiday villa buyers , property investors or those who are seeking peacefulness and privacy, an ideal family retreat set in an authentic Sri Lankan tropical ambiance. Arrive by sea plane from Colombo airport and land on the lake, 15 minutes from the villa, or transfer by southern expressway in about 1.5 hours.
Additional facilities include:
15 x 7m infinity edge pool with slate tiles 7 x 4m workshop/ garden storage behind bedroom 4. This has all the plumbing and electrical connections required to turn it into a 5th a/c bedroom with ensuite or gym, TV room etc. 2 bedroom staff house Water tower with two additional storage rooms, shower and toilet used by groundsman and night-watchman Parking for 2 vehicles. Extensive lake-facing land with potential for multiple cabanas or mini villas
Koggala Lake, Galle, Gālla, Sri Lanka
Basnahira Palata , Colombo
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