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Madrigal Guest House-Your Home Away from Home

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Madrigal guest house is ideally situated for a relaxing long term holiday, away from the stress of modern living.
Some of my guests come for just a week...and stay for a month or two, and there are some that never leave,they are the ones that found paradise.

It is situated in the middle of verdant green rice fields with palm trees and mountains in the distance as your backdrop.And on the top floor balcony there are spectacular views of Bali's vulcanoes. The house and furniture is 'tempo doeloe' style, rustic and comfortable. The theme is one of a stress free, layback holiday, there is no traffic noise and your wake up call comes from the birds.

Madrigal house is ideal for hiking and exploring the breathtaking beautiful local countryside, yet you are never too far away from a warung {local restaurant} to quench your thirst,or for a bite to eat,sampling the local food,nasi goreng or nasi campur,sate etc.
We have excellent relations with our warungs in the neighbourhood and they will deliver lunch or dinner at your doorstep should you so wish.
I particular recomment 'WARUNG BUBU' that lady is a superb cook,always freshly cooked for you.
However,should you like to make a day trip at Rp.400.000 for the full day,we do have our very reliable driver Wayan Sukia ,polite,neat,knowledgeable and available 24/7
Wayan will pick you up from the airport for the standard fee of Rp.250.000 and will always help you with your luggage,delivered at the doorstep...that is not always the case with other 'taxi drivers'
Ibu Made,our housekeeper will look after you in any way possible,she's a excellent cook and our breakfast includes a variety of pancakes,omelettes,telur ayam kampung rebus, smoothies plus if you are very good to her,she will even make you black rice pudding.
In fact,she is that well known that sometimes she is asked to cook breakfast in neighbouring guest houses for guests that have been staying with us on previous occasions
Madrigal house, your home away from home. Come and enjoy...
Should you like a somewhat smaller unit,please contact us for details,we are here to please...

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Included In Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    although children are welcome,I would advise against todlers as ther are steps to negotiate and there of course stairs in the house,however,teens and older are more than welcome...moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    this property is not suitable for the physically impaired,there are steps to negotiate...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet, outdoor shower

    this is a balinese 'open' bathroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We now have an 'in house' masseur available to pamper our guests at a cost of Rp.150.000 for a 1 hour Balinese massage. It will rejuvenate you after a busy day exploring Ubud or the Bali country side....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    we have a great selection of books in our libary...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Indovision is provided for international news coverage and movies...moreless

  • Stereo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    BALI AND UBUD ARE FULL OF TEMPLES AND OLD PALACES,SOME ARE EXTREMELY PICTURESQUE. NEVER LEAVE YOUR HOTEL WITHOUT YOUR CAMERA,YOU FIND OLD STATUES AND OLD BUILDINGS IN THE MOST UNLIKELY PLACES...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    MADRIGAL GUEST HOUSE IS LOCATED IN THE MIDDLE OF RICE FIELDS,TO THE NORTH YOU CAN VIEW ALL THE MOUNTAINS AND VULCANOS OF BALI,TO THE SOUTH IT IS FOREST...moreless

  • Village:

    Madrigal house belongs to Penestanan Kaja village ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    there are two dining areas,one is on the varandah and the other dining room is on the first floor apartment...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Internet:

    we have installed high speed internet wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    quality linen is provided...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    good quality towels are provided and changed daily...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    the washing machine can be used at a small fee for the house keeper...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    we do have a very high speed connection including in the daily rate...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    All the restaurants in and around Ubud DO deliver...even in the rain...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee and tea is freely provided 24/7...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    we have good quality cooking utensils in both kitchens...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    there is quality utensils in both kitchens...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    (2) our kitchens are fully equipped with quality utensils and cookware,cutlery and glasware...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    ovens are provided in both kitchens...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2)each kitchen has it's own refrigerator/freezer...moreless

  • Stove:

    there is cooking facilities in both kitchens...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    bicycles can be rented nearby...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    the pool is one rice paddy away ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
year round rates
Feb 6 - Dec 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$45
$900
year round rates
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$45
$900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

rental rates are for double occupancy,any additional person is charged U$20 per night.

please take note of the fact that additional guest/s are charged U$20 p.p.per night,I have received complains from potential customers because V.R.B.O quotes are for double occupanc

full breakfast,Indonesian or western,is included in these rates.

for long term rental ie.6 months or more,please contact the owner.

payment in full within 3 days of arrival,prices quoted above are for double occupancy,any additional guests are charged U$15.00 per night extra.

For staying longer than 1 month please ask for a quote by E.mail


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Location

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50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
NGURAH RAI AIRPORT DENPASAR-BALI-50km.away
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
ROUND BAR AT D'OMA hotel 100meters
45 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
FERRY TO LOMBOK AT PADANG BAI
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
restaurant ELEMENT,Jl.Raya penestanan
35 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
SANUR BEACH 35km. away

Car: Recommended

from the top balcony there are spectacular views of ALL the vulcanos in Bali,specially in the early mornings the view can be breathtaking...

Gunung Agung being the 'grandlady' of bali is to your right and from there looking left they are all lined up for you,mount Abang,mount Batur with it's spectacular lake site temple at Bedugul, spectacular...indeed.

Madrigal is very well suited for those people that like taking hikes through the rice fields and the nearby villages,there are numerous walking paths with small painting galleries and warungs along the way.

In fact Ubud and it surrounding banjars are full of pleasant surprises for those of you that take the time and have the energie for a good hike or take a trip on a bike.

DON'T FORGET TO TAKE YOUR CAMERA AND YOUR BINOCULARS

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: My 'love' for Indonesia started at an early age,at primary school in Holland were one of my teachers was a born story teller,that this man was born in Indonesia in the central Java city of bandung came as a bonus. Master Williams could conjure up the most facinating stories about kite flying,a national sport in indonesia,roaming through the tea and coffee plantations in central Java. Riding buffalos to the kali after the day's work in the fields. The stories were endless and me as a young boy was smittten and never forgotten. It was as a young man in 1964 that I set sail to Australia,the country that became my home for 45 years. Perth,a then small city on the west coast became my new world and there was a lot of growing up to do. In 2006,the year that I retired,Perth had grown into a triving metropolital city with over 2 million people. As a coach driver for 30 years I was part of that growing up both on a personal level and city level. Over the years I had the privilege to travel to Bali for many years on vacation and the love affair with Indonesia and in particular Bali was rekindled. I also have had the luck of working for a cruise line for a number of years and that job took me around the world,you may call it on a working holiday. When I told my friends that I was retiring to Bali they called me a few unkind words but after almost 10 years they have retracted those and they are now regular guests in my house here.

Why the Owner Chose Penestanan:
During my working life I had the good fortune to travel a great deal,by no means did I see all there is to see but 3 locations stood out,Mexico,Malang,a city in east Java-Indonesia and then came Bali...and the rest is history... Bali is and will always be an Island full of culture,art in all it's forms. But what stands out in Bali are the Balinese people and their religion,a unique blend of Hinduism only to be experienced and seen in Bali... You are never too far away from a ceremony,there are soo many of them. Even just walking into Ubud you might encounter some kind of ceremony.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
First and foremost it is the possibility to meet people from all walks of life,having sundowners on the varandah is just cheer bliss and the culmination of yet another day in paradise. But there is much more to Bali for me at least,here,culture and religion are very much intertwined,they go together,separate them and the Balinese would be lost. It is this uniqueness that sets Bali and the Balinese people apart from the rest of the world as we know it and to be part of that world I feel truly blessed.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german, dutch

 

Photos

  • dining room and kitchen - ground floor

    dining room and kitchen - ground floor

  • dining and entertainment area - ground floor

    dining and entertainment area - ground floor

  • Unusual photo of the roof structure of madrigal,taken by our guest from San fran

    Unusual photo of the roof structure of madrigal,taken by our guest from San fran

  • day bed on the ground floor,ideal for reading that favorite triller

    day bed on the ground floor,ideal for reading that favorite triller

  • our dog Pasha is the doorbell...

    our dog Pasha is the doorbell...

  • a chair for two...

    a chair for two...

  • ground floor bed and dining area,there are many pieces of art throughout

    ground floor bed and dining area,there are many pieces of art throughout

  • Buddha is here to be with you

    Buddha is here to be with you

  • Balinese bath room on the ground floor

    Balinese bath room on the ground floor

  • garden bath room balinese style

    garden bath room balinese style

  • the boss loving it all

    the boss loving it all

  • our very own lotus flowers

    our very own lotus flowers

  • dining area second floor

    dining area second floor

  • The wrap around varandah overlooking the garden

    The wrap around varandah overlooking the garden

  • our modest sign outside the garden but it tells a thousand stories...

    our modest sign outside the garden but it tells a thousand stories...

  • tranquility plus...

    tranquility plus...

  • a cosy corner especially for you to enjoy

    a cosy corner especially for you to enjoy

  • windows all around

    windows all around

  • ground floor from a different angle

    ground floor from a different angle

  • ground floor view from outside the varanda

    ground floor view from outside the varanda

  • madrigal house looks good from every angle

    madrigal house looks good from every angle

  • a garden view with Buddha

    a garden view with Buddha

  • the boss on a visit to GWK

    the boss on a visit to GWK

  • my motto
living life to it's fullest,it's too short not to

    my motto living life to it's fullest,it's too short not to

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, german, dutch
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/03/2010
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