Lovely country house with swimming pool, resident staff and beautiful gardens

Lovely country house with swimming pool, resident staff and beautiful gardens

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
5 Bathrooms
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Our home

Tucked away in the countryside north east of Galle is a lovely, old house with beautiful terraced gardens, mature trees and wonderful bird life. Originally built as the manor house of a rice estate, it has been attractively renovated to include a large swimming pool and spacious accommodation. The gardens are filled with mature fruit trees, abundant flowering gingers, indigenous plants and at night fireflies dance through the terraces.

Cool polished floors, stylish interiors and colonial furniture reflect the beauty of the island's heritage.

The house is very peaceful and has lovely birdlife. It is very well placed to visit the southern national parks. The Dutch fort of Galle is 6kms as are the various nice beaches of this part of the coast.

The bedrooms have large, colonial beds all with mosquito netting and the house comes with resident staff.

Property features

Who we are

  1. The house is our second home. We live in Oman but spend a lot of time in Sri Lanka. We are a family with two small children. The house is very child friendly.

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The house is down a little country road with rice paddy fields on both sides and it overlooks a beautiful, village Buddhist temple. The nearest village is a small, typical southern, Sri Lankan village.

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