About this listing
Nestled within a tea estate en route to Ella is a private villa with breathtaking views. This serene location is well away from the tourist area, yet only 5Km from Bandarawela town. A place where you can feel at home.
+ Self catered. Cook provided at no extra cost.
+ Hot water showers.
+ Garden space.
+ Driver's accommodation - FREE.
+ If you have a guide in addition to a driver, please count him as a guest.
Note - Unlike most properties in Sri Lankan on Airbnb, this is not a commercial property. It is not a guest house or B&B. We share our holiday home with you in true Airbnb spirit. Please click +More.
+ You will have access to the entire bungalow.
+ We do not give out individual rooms.
+ We accept bookings only through Airbnb.
Interaction with guests
I will keep in touch with you remotely. At any time during your stay, I'm only a phone call away. I'd be happy to share my local knowledge and give recommendations for the rest of your trip. However I will not make bookings on your behalf. I can also put you in touch with reliable local rental car companies.
+ Family owned compound within a small tea plantation.
+ Gated compound with landscaped gardens.
+ 3 other houses owned by relatives. (None of the houses have permanent residents).
+ Nearest train station - 2Km.
+ Nearest bus stop - 0.5Km.
+ Tuk Tuk from Bandarawela town - 10 minutes (less than 500 rupees around 3.50 USD).
+ Nearest Bank/ATM, Liquor store - Bandarawela - 5 km.
+ Mini van with driver can be introduced.
Other things to note
+ Supermarket in Bandarawela town (10 minutes drive).
+ You can buy provisions (ingredients) and hand over to our chef / caretaker.
+ We recommend that you do your shopping before arrival.
+ If you come with a driver, please buy enough for him too. Most of my guests share their meals with the caretaker as well.
+ Internet access via WiFi could be weak or intermittent due to fog.
+ It can get a bit cold at night.
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* Shopping for ingredients is not a service provided by the caretaker.
* It is your responsibility to provide meals for your driver.
* Maximum 6 guests including children. No extra people.
* No visitors allowed.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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I'm a project manager by profession, but when I'm not managing projects I'm a 4X4 competition driver. I love the outdoors, adventure & photography. I've been bitten by the 'travel bug' and been to about 25 countries, making friends around the world from various walks of life.