- Updated On:
- February 20, 2018
- 4 Bedrooms
- 6 Bathrooms
- 2,800.00 ft2
- Year Built: 1950
The bungalow about hundred years old, owned by a respectable person who rendered a good service during a period of 1926-1956, as a selected Senior Village Headman who was medaled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in 1954.
Originally a land of extent 175 perches called “Maha Okanda kele” situated in the village of Gonagala pura in Bentota of Bentota Walallawita Korale in the District of Galle, Southern Province.
The Bungalow build, according to the Sinhalese traditional architecture with a collection of antique furniture’s, is on a high land surrounded by cinnamon and coconut plantation stands out its royal grandness and with its majesty, located close to the historic town of Bentota where in the Entrance of the Southern coasts (2kms/10minutes drive to the beach), attracted by tourist all over the world. This can be a haven for the modern traveler as the region is blessed with meditative environment providing ample opportunities for the weary to practice peace and tranquility.
The bungalow is located at the middle point of the land. The Shrine room of Load Buddha which increases the serenity lies close by. The bungalow consists of a veranda, office room, a large living room, four bedrooms with bathrooms attached to them, an open veranda, an open courtyard, fully ventilated dining room, a modern kitchen with a service pantry, a traditional Sinhalese kitchen with the collection of utensils, a store room, a servant room with a servant’s bathroom. A well with natural spring water to quench the thirst and a well open to sky to have a natural bath under the sun and moon, The well maintained beautiful garden with Palm trees such as Coconut, Thambili (king coconut), Arecanut, Kithul; and Jak, Breadfruit trees which are favorites dishes in southern area and fruits such as Sour sop, Rambutan, Rose apple, Jackfruit, Guava, Beli, Bilin, Papaya, Madan, Banana make the bungalow a green heaven. The cinnamon plantation around the bungalow brings new experience to the visitors and they can study the process of making cinnamon.
The old Sinhalese bungalow and its surround will provide serene tranquility to scores of visitors. We invite you to share a unique experience with us.