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Villa with beautiful panoramic views in Kandy

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

About the property

Sleeps up to 9 people and is 5 mins drive to Kandy or 20mins walk

The house is situated in a quiet and secluded location overlooking spectacular panoramic views 5 mins drive (or 20 mins walk) from the Kandy town centre. It is fully furnished with a western style kitchen and is equipped for a home away from home. To the back of the house is a large 3 tier garden facing views of the Knuckles mountain range and the Mahaveli river. The sun shines on the garden for almost all the day as the garden faces west, north and east. The garden has plenty of room for fun and games or just to relax and get a tan. You can witness beautiful sunrises and sunsets from the comfort of your room.

The house is located in a quite, secure area ideal for a family or even a romantic getaway.

Last minute, long stay and early bird discounts available though our website a- ask us for details.

Special 15% discounts for 3 days or more in off in April/May/June 2012

More Details

Owner
Yohan Galapitage
Member since: 2010
Speaks english, french, italian, Sinhala
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
50%
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2017

About Yohan Galapitage

My wife and I are living in England with our two small boys. I was born in Srilanka while my wife is English. We are hoping to move to Srilanka with the boys very soon.

Why Yohan Galapitage chose Central Province

My wife and I bought his property when we fell in love with it when we saw it for the first time. Our dream house and a dream location. We would eventually live in this house when we move to Srilanka.

What makes this house unique

The house I located very close to the town but got the feel of a remote location. Great for the kids with its big garden and most of all its cooler.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have stayed at the house a couple of times now and the latest was for a family get together in Sri Lanka.

We all had a wonderful time and the house was amazing as usual! We love the beautiful views and the idyllic setting, seemingly a world away from the hustle and bustle of Kandy town although it is only a short drive into town.



Margaret's cooking was excellent and she was ever willing to help, as was Mrs Meegaswatte who was hospitable and helpful at all times.



We definitely recommend this fabulous house and are already looking forward to our next stay.



Thanks guys!
May 2011
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
  • Bathrooms and shared and is connected though 2 bedrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
    Sitting/TV room - 1 sofa bed/futon
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • patio
  • Terrace
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
A portable AC is available if necessary . Please note that there is no separate room available for drivers/main in this house Optional extras we offer. * Airport taxi service (maximum 4 people). * SUV hire without driver (seats 4) * Home made meals (mainly Sri Lankan meals) ** Dinner: Rs 650 per person (including cost of food) or Rs 400 per person (food to be bought separately by the renters) Breakfast: Rs 350 per person (including cost of food) or Rs 200 per person (food to be bought separately by the renters) * Taxi service from the house to the town: Rs 250 (for 4 people one way) * Telephone access: £10 + the bill at the end of the stay. * Cleaning service: Rs 1,000 per day * Washing and Ironing: Rs 50 per item * Additional linen hire: Rs 200 per person (includes a set of bed linen and a towel) * Traditional Ayuevedic treatments and massages (onsite) : Ask on site for more information **Please note that the above prices may change slightly according to the type of food ordered

Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

Villa with beautiful panoramic views in Kandy
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Magnificent villa with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

This is the best house in Sri Lanka , which we rented . The house has everything - equipped kitchen , washing machine , two bathrooms and two toilets, hot water, TV , tape recorder . The house has 4 bedrooms, 2 twin and two combined . The beds are very comfortable. The house is cool even in very hot weather. Green field in front of the house with a lawn and a ping - pong table. Second floor surrounds a large terrace with a magnificent view of the valley and mountains . The house has a large library and board games. The Internet is, but weak . In an isolated part of the house there was a remarkable woman , an au pair to help with travel arrangements, buy food and prepare meals. She lived funny kittens and funny dachshund.

We will definitely recommend this house and all familiar with pleasure once again dwell in it themselves.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
Colombo
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
The pub bar and restaurant
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Victoria Golf Club
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Kandy
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Kandy City restaurants
Car: recommended

Kandy is 100km (62miles) north east of Colombo and although the town lacks an airport, there are a number of buses and trains running between the two destinations.

It is Sri Lanka's hill capital and, at 488 metres above sea level, has a much cooler and pleasant climate than Colombo or the southern towns. Kandy is classed as a World Heritage City by UNESCO and is home to the famous tooth relic of the Lord Buddha.

Kandy is the venue of the Esala Perahera, easily the most colourful festival in Asia, held in July/August each year, in honour of the tooth relic. The torch-lit streets are filled with elephants and costumed dancers as they pay homage to the casket of the sacred tooth relic carried by the king of the elephants. The procession moves along the streets for seven consecutive nights and concludes on the day of the August full moon.

The tooth relic is housed in a golden temple known as the 'Dalada Maligawa' - the Temple of the Tooth. It is home to wonderful architecture.

Other Activities: Site seeing, nature tours, festivals, nature reserves, temples, dancing

Golf: Victoria Golf club in Kandy : located 45min drive from the house.

The 18 hole course is one of the beautiful places in Asia.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in the Kandy, Sri Lanka

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$90
A$572
A$1,962
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$82

Rates are subjected to change until the booking is confirmed. The rates are based on 6 adults to keep the rates low for smaller groups. Additional guests above 6 people will be charged at £5 a night per person.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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