Antique bungalow and estate near Kandy

$435,000

place Gampola, Central Province

size 9 acres

A beautiful traditional Sri Lankan plantation bungalow with additional guest bungalow standing in nine acres of tropical tea plantations. Mahogany is also grown on the estate together with several spices such as peppers, cloves and nutmeg. The villa is surrounded by mature trees and has a delightful lawn and garden.

The main house has four bedrooms with two shared bathrooms, a vast dining area, library-cum-office, sitting room and reception hall. The veranda, which lies alongside the inner courtyard, is perfect for al fresco dining.  The interior has a wealth of original features in traditional Sri Lankan solid wood and all the windows are decorated with highly ornate wood carvings.

A separate bungalow stands in the garden grounds and has an office and one bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. The garden path leads to steps rising to the pool area.

The estate is located in Sri Lanka’s central highlands approximately 30 minutes south of the ancient capital city of Kandy, and only 90 minutes from Nuwara Eliya.