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Colonial Bungalow Located in a Rubber and Tea Plantation with Lovely Views

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Last updated: 08/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Wadduwe guest house description


Owned by a German national, who has been living in Sri Lanka for over 30 years, this beautiful holiday bungalow nestles in the hills of a 10-acre plantation rich in rubber, tea and coconuts with rolling views of the beautiful Sri Lankan countryside.

The Bungalow, Pantiya Estate, Sri Lanka was a planter's colonial residence. It was built in 1907 by a British planter. It nestles in the hills of Pantiya Estate, which is a producing rubber, coconut and tea plantation.

The building has been fully refurbished, retaining its old world charm. Its comfortable and spacious bedrooms, extensive gardens with a large swimming pool, magnificent views over rolling hills, interesting location near the south coast and the mild climate all combine to make The Bungalow, Pantiya Estate, Sri Lanka an inviting property for families or friends.

The property is ideal for families with children due to the large gardens and space. There are a lot of interesting things to do bringing everyone closer to nature and enjoying a relaxed hillside holiday.

The Bungalow has 2 suites with high ceilings and British colonial features. The suites have a double bed and an attached bathroom. Each suite room can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 kids or 3 adults purely due to their size and spaciousness.

The 3 guestrooms are overlooking the pool. They are comfortably furnished with twin or double beds and have ensuite bathrooms. A long verandah outside the guest rooms with lounge chairs is the perfect setting to read your favourite book or just relax by the pool.

All bathrooms have hot water showers, natural daylight, and ample space.

Inside The Bungalow, the living room is a haven with cosy sofas and antique furnishings from Sri Lanka and Germany. Likes of a deer antler chandelier and brass artifacts are not out of place in this tasteful space.

With its grand solid oak 8-seater table and chairs, the dining hall is where our guests enjoy the scrumptious home cooked Eastern and Western cuisine.

NOTE - Rates quoted are per room per night based on double occupancy. However, in December, The Bungalow is not available for individual room bookings.

Meals can be ordered from The Bungalow too - please email us! We have a fantastic cook who will prepare this for you!

Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 900 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Children Welcome
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Pets Considered:

    Only well behaved pets - please check in advance. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

  • Room 1 - Garden view: 1 queen, 1 child bed

    Large en-suite room with high ceilings and garden view...moreless

  • Room 2 - Garden view: 1 queen, 1 child bed

    Large en-suite room with high ceilings and garden view...moreless

  • Room 3 - Pool view: 1 double

    Double room with en-suite bathroom and shared terrace...moreless

  • Room 4 - Pool view room: 1 double

    Double room with en-suite bathroom and shared terrace...moreless

  • Room 5 - Pool view room: 1 double

    Double room with en-suite bathroom and shared terrace...moreless

  • All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. They are comfortable and spacious. The 2 Garden view rooms are larger than the 3 Pool view rooms and thus ideal for families with children. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms


  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic


      • Forests

      Leisure Activities

      • Bird Watching
      • Eco Tourism
      • Sight Seeing
      • Walking

      local services and businesses

      • ATM/Bank
      • Groceries
      • Laundromat
      • Massage Therapist
      • Babysitter

      Location Type

      • Mountain
      • Rural
      • Village

      sports and adventure activities

      • Swimming
      • Water Skiing

      breakfast meal type

          • Booking Possible

          catering options

              • Catering Available


              • Dining:

                8 chairs in main table, however there are many other tables which can used and joined to the main table. ...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              dinner meal type

                  • Booking Possible


                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Garage
                  • Living Room


                  • Kitchen:

                    There is a small pantry for guest use (no cooking facilities available)...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Refrigerator available for guest use ...moreless

                  lunch meal type

                      • Booking Possible


                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        BBQ available as a meal option - can be arranged in the garden or by the pool...moreless

                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        Two verandahs - both overlooking the pool...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Large extensive gardens all around the premises...moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool:

                            Private pool in the bungalow premises only for guest use...moreless



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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          2014 Standard Rate
                          Apr 11 - Dec 5, 2014
                          1 night min stay
                          £245 £900
                          2014 Seasonal Rate
                          Dec 6 - Feb 28, 2015
                          1 night min stay
                          £300 £1,300
                          2015 Standard Rate
                          Mar 1 - Dec 4, 2015
                          1 night min stay
                          £280 £1,200
                          2015 Seasonal Rate
                          Dec 5 - Feb 29, 2016
                          1 night min stay
                          £350 £1,600
                          2016 Standard Rate
                          Mar 1 - Nov 30, 2016
                          1 night min stay
                          £280 £1,200
                          2016 Seasonal Rate
                          Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2017
                          1 night min stay
                          £350 £1,600
                          My Standard Rate
                          1 night min stay
                          £245 £1,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit £50
                          • Taxes Not included



                          Meals can be ordered from the bungalow. Please send us an email with your meal requirements and we can advise prices accordingly.

                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                          Last updated: 08/15/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates


                          100 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Bandaranaike International Airport
                          21 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          Kalutara Railway Station
                          8 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Southern Express Way
                          25 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          - Rubber Tapping (experience within premises)

                          - Tea Plucking (experience within premises)

                          - Kalutara Bodhiya (tour inside a pagoda)

                          - Pahiyangala (Rock cave temple)

                          - Makeli Ella (Natural Waterfall)

                          - Bentota Turtle Hatchery

                          - Madhu Ganga (River Boat rides)


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1980

                          About the owner: We are the Family Hendrichs. The Bungalow is our holiday retreat, but Iresha spends most of her time here as it is a large property and requires management to ensure it is maintained to high standards for our guests. Iresha will always be at The Bungalow to welcome you and ensure your party is looked after during your stay. Whatever you need, she is the person to ask and she will organise it for you. We also have other staff members in the property including a cook and cleaner, who are managed by Iresha.

                          Why the Owner Chose Wadduwe:
                          The Bungalow is a fantastic retreat. It is a spacious and comfortable property which will feel like your home away from home. It is located on top of a mountain, so there are no neighbours or any traffic thus making is a very quiet and relaxing environment. The bungalow is surrounded by a plantation of various trees such as coconut trees, rubber trees, fruit trees and even spice plants. You are surrounded by nature which you can appreciate with the natural food and environment. We also have a fantastic cook, who is specially good at making Sri Lankan food. Your food will be cooked to order, so you can decide what you would like to eat for each meal and he will prepare this for you.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Guest House:
                          - Quiet and Relaxing - Large space to spread out and enjoy - No other tourists or people to disturb you or invade your space - Local experience as it is located in a village which is not touristic - Bungalow is surrounded by greenery and gardens - Fantastic food, most of if home grown and fresh - Large garden with fruits, which you can pluck off the tree yourself - Various herbs and spice plants (cinnamon, pepper, cloves, etc.)

                          Contact us

                          Speaks: german, english, Sinhalese

                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          £35 - £55 per night (GBP)

                          5 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 14

                          View calendar: Updated 08/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 1 nights
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