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Villa Sagitta: Peace & Tranquility with Magnificent River Gorge Views

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Downstairs bedroom en-suite, just step out to the pool

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Property description

Villa Sagitta, situated in Pejeng, Ubud in Bali, can be rented as a three bedroom villa (sleeping up to six people) or as four bedrooms, sleeping up to eight people. There is also a baby cot, and a camp cot, available for infants and small children at no extra charge.

Villa Sagitta is about peace, relaxation and serenity. It is positioned at the top of a river gorge, with magnificent views across indigenous Balinese forest. Pejeng – the area of Ubud where the villa is located – is famous for its important and historic temples. The villa has its own private temple on the property, as well as a beautiful ancient temple a mere 100 metres away. Immersed in spirituality, it is impossible not to relax! Central Ubud is 7km away (approximately a 15 minute drive through magnificent scenery).

The double storey villa is furnished in an eclectic mix of contemporary design and magnificent Balinese antiques. On the lower level is the open-plan lounge, dining room and separate kitchen. This area leads out onto an undercover patio, the infinity swimming pool and the garden. The third bedroom and en-suite bathroom are also on this level with double doors leading out onto the patio and pool.

The upper level has two spacious bedrooms, with full-length glass window frontage, balconies and private bathrooms. The main bedroom also has an undercover Balinese bale for relaxing.

We have recently added a beautiful joglo suite to the property, which is situated slightly away from the main house as a separate pavilion. A joglo is a traditional Javanese house identified by its distinctive roof design. It is made entirely of wood and uses no nails in the construction. It usually has magnificent carvings on the ceiling, and the two-hundred year-old example at Villa Sagitta is no exception. We have enclosed it with walls on three side but the front has been left open to embrace the magnificent river valley views. The bathroom is outdoors but covered. The shower is completely private but open to the stars. We can promise you a truly unique experience when staying in the Joglo suite.

Facilities
The following facilities are provided at Villa Sagitta:
• Swimming pool
• Four staff who take care of the housekeeping, cooking, pool and garden maintenance
• Simple a la carte meal and beverage menu
• A car and an extremely reliable and friendly driver with good English, is available at an extremely competitive price. If you wish to make use of this offer please enquire when booking.
• Babysitting (at Rp30 000 per hour [approximately $3 per hour])
• In-house massage (on arrangement)

Staff
No need to lift a finger while staying at Villa Sagitta! Our staff members are there to ensure that your holiday is as stress-free, hassle-free and relaxed as it should be, while affording you privacy at all times.

The Balinese are well known in the international hotel trade for their exemplary levels of ‘intuitive service’, and the staff at Villa Sagitta is no exception. Our team will happily organise – among other things – transport, excursions, restaurant bookings and spa treatments.

Between them our staff will:
• provide all the housekeeping, food and beverage services
• arrange and cook your daily complimentary breakfast, and provide any other meals you would like off our à la carte menu, or want to have prepared
• provide discreet maintenance of the garden and pool and
• organise any activities you may require

Food and beverages
A complimentary breakfast from our breakfast menu is provided throughout your stay. Food is such an interesting, and delicious, part of a Balinese holiday that we offer a a simple à la carte menu of Balinese and international cuisine which is prepared by our staff. Villa Sagitta does not offer self-catering, although the staff are more than happy to show you how they prepare the traditional Balinese dishes that we offer.

Our beverage list, for your account, includes both non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks. Tea and coffee is complimentary, as is bottled water from the water dispenser. Safe ice is always used.

In addition we will endeavour to accommodate any dietary requirements or additional beverages which are not on our menu, where possible.

Included in your stay:

Daily breakfast for all guests
Complimentary tea & coffee throughout your stay (excl. special coffees)
Bottled water from the water dispenser

Rates exclude 11% government tax
5% service charge

Transfers
We are happy to organise your airport transfer, or your transfer from elsewhere on the island. The rate to or from the airport is Rp350 000 (approximately US $30) for a seven-seater vehicle.

Check-in time: 2pm Check-out time: 10am
Where possible we will try and accommodate requests for early/late check-in at no extra charge

Children
Children are very welcome at Villa Sagitta but the property is not suitable for mobile babies and toddlers, or children who cannot yet swim, as there is an unprotected swimming pool and parts of the garden are steep.

Spa services
No Balinese holiday is complete without a spa treatment or two! We provide well-priced in-house treatments which can be arranged with the staff or, alternatively, our staff will be happy to book treatments for you at surrounding spas – many of which provide a complimentary pick-up service from the villa.

Babysitting
The Balinese are well known for their love of children and our staff is happy to babysit, or organise a babysitter, where necessary. Babysitting is provided at Rp30 000 (approximately $3 per hour), paid directly to the sitter.

Accommodation
The villa has two floors. On the lower level is the open-plan lounge, dining room and separate kitchen. This area leads out onto an undercover patio, the infinity swimming pool and the garden. The third bedroom and bathroom, also on this level, has double doors leading out to the patio and pool.

On the upper level are two spacious bedrooms, with full-length glass window frontage, balconies and their own private bathrooms. The main bedroom also has an undercover Balinese bale for relaxing. There is air conditioning throughout the villa.

Inside living and dining areas
The open-plan lounge is very comfortable, with sofas and a Balinese day bed, which allow you to stretch out, relax with a book, watch a DVD, or listen to music on the stereo system. In addition the dining room table seats eight people comfortably.

Outside living
Given Bali’s beautiful weather, the magnificent views from the villa, and the surrounding serenity, it is imperative to have comfortable outdoor living to enjoy it all! Villa Sagitta has an outdoor dining table that seats eight on a large undercover balcony right next to the swimming pool. There are four sun loungers at the pool, and a comfortable Balinese day bed, stacked with cushions, where you can read a book or have nap. Balconies lead off both bedrooms, and there is an undercover bale off the main bedroom on the upper level.

• Landscaped garden
• Ample parking
• Infinity swimming pool
• Undercover patio at the pool
• Outside dining table to seat eight people on the pool patio
• 4 sun beds
• Built-in Balinese bale leading from the main bedroom


Bedrooms:

The newly added Joglo Suite is very large and spacious. It is fitted with:
• A four-poster king size extra length bed with a mosquito net
• Two Balinese day beds to stretch out and relax on
• A beautiful antique Chinese day bed
• Dining room table and four chairs if you would like to eat in the joglo or work there
• Ample cupboard space
• A choice of pillow types
• Pure cotton bed linen
• Ceiling fan

The two upstairs bedrooms in the villa are fitted with:
• Four-poster, extra length, king size beds with mosquito nets
• Ample cupboard space
• A choice of pillow types
• Pure cotton bed linen
• Air conditioning
• Balconies off both bedrooms with magnificent views across the gorge

The downstairs bedroom is fitted with:
• A queen size bed with a mosquito net
• Ample cupboard space
• A choice of pillow types
• Pure cotton bed linen
• Air conditioning
• It has double doors leading out to the pool and patio

Bathrooms:
The Joglo bathroom has an open air shower. The main bathroom has an enclosed shower and an open air shower, while the second bathroom upstairs has an open air shower. The downstairs bathroom has an enclosed shower.

We also own a beachfront villa in the beautiful and quiet fishing town of Candidasa in east Bali, which we similarly rent as either 3 or 4 bedrooms. Subject to availability we offer discounted stays at both villas when rented as one package. We also provide free transfers between the two villas. Please view Villa Cocoa Maya in Candidasa – property number 1004077 - on HomeAway. Simply type in the property number in the search bar on the HomeAway home page.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

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

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    The villa is not suitable for mobile babies, toddlers, or children who cannot yet swim as there is an unprotected pool on the property, and a steep garden....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    The villa is strictly non-smoking...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Main bedroom upstairs: 1 king

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  • Second bedroom upstairs: 1 king

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  • Third bedroom downstairs: 1 queen

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  • Joglo Suite: 1 king

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  • The breathtaking Joglo Suite has been furnished with beautiful Balinese antiques - a solid teak, four poster king size bed, 2 Balinese day beds for relaxing, a Chinese bed and a dining room table that seats four. Both upstairs bedrooms have been furnished with solid teak, Balinese four-poster king size beds, with mosquito nets and extremely comfortable mattresses. All the bed linen is pure cotton, and there is a choice of pillow types for your comfort. Both upstairs bedrooms have en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, ample cupboard space, magnificent gorge view, and balconies that lead off sliding doors. The dowenstairs bedroom has a queen size bed, en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, ample cupboard space, great views and double doors leading onto the paio and pool. A mattress for infants and a camp cot for toddlers is available for toddlers at no extra charge....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • bathroom: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Joglo Suite bathroom: toilet, shower

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  • Main bathroom: toilet, shower

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  • All four bathrooms are en-suite. The Joglo Suite bathroom has an open-air shower with an undercover basin and toilet. The main bathroom has an undercover outside shower as well as an enclosed indoor shower, two basins and a toilet. The second bathroom has an open-air shower, toilet and basin. In typical Balinese style both bathrooms, while protected from the elements, are not entirely closed to the outdoors, so you can enjoy the views and the sounds of nature while showering. The third bathroom is enclosed and has a shower, toilet and basin....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Rain Forests
  • Ruins
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Town
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    The weather in Ubud is always warm enough to eat outside, where the dining room table is positioned under cover....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    There is air conditioning throughout the villa except in the Joglo Suite where there is a ceiling fan and natural ventilation. ...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free wireless Internet is available throughout the villa...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High thread count cotton linen is used throughout....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room is equipped with comfortable sofas, a day bed, a TV, DVD player and music system....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is parking for approximately five cars in our car park....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Both bath and swimming towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    The main bedroom upstairs has a beautiful outdoor undercover bale where you can lie and relax....moreless

  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have a large, steep, tropical garden...moreless

  • Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$290

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Other Tax Rate 16%

Notes:

The villa can be booked as 3 or 4 bedrooms. Quoted 3 bedroom rates are for renting only the main villa.

The villa will always be let to only one rental party at a time. We never simultaneously rent the Joglo Suite and villa to separate renters.

Rates include:

Daily breakfast for all guests

Complimentary tea & coffee

Bottled water from the water dispenser

Staff

Wi-Fi

11% government tax and 5% service charge is included on the HomeAway rates

We can organise your airport transfer, or your transfer from elsewhere on the island.

The rate from the airport is Rp450 000 (approximately $30) for a seven-seater car.

Check-in time: 2pm

Check-out time: 10am


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

35 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Ngurah Rai International Airport

Car: Recommended

Cultural/tourism activities

There is plenty to see and do in Ubud. Well known as the cultural heart of Bali, Ubud is beautifully situated among picturesque rice paddies. Despite the increasing numbers of tourists, Ubud still retains its charm. It is well known for its good shopping, excellent restaurants, fantastic spas, and many spiritual practices and varied courses. It is also famous for performances of mesmerizing traditional dances such as the Barong, Kecak and Legong dances.

The villa staff will be happy to make suggestions regarding yoga, meditation, cooking classes, art classes, dance classes, sightseeing, bird walks, herb walks and anything else you can think of!

The villa has access to many activities both close by and further afield, with the advantage of being able to return to peace, quiet and tranquillity.

Pejeng area/

Pejeng, where the villa is situated, is very famous for its temples and was once an important seat of power. With over 40 old temples in the region between the rivers Pakrisan and Petanu, the Pejeng area contains Bali's richest collection of antiquities. Most antiquities are in the form of worn statues kept in important temples in the area.

Some of Bali's archaeological treasures, such as Goa Gajah, Gunung Kawi and Pura Pusering Jagat, which date as far back as the 9th century, are also situated in this area.

Archaeological Sites

There are many archaeological odds and ends in this 'Valley of the Kings' in the middle of Pejeng - known as Bali's rice belt. It's a nice walk to the 14th-century cut-rock 'candi' at Kalebutan near Tatiapi, one km west of Pejeng Timor.

Walking

There are many beautiful walks in Pejeng through the rice paddies. If you prefer our driver (included in your rate) can drop you off and collect you, where and when you please.

White Water Rafting

Various operators offer rafting on the Ayung river near Ubud. The Ayung River caters to class 2 and 3 rapids which are suitable for anyone from 5-75yrs.

Cycling

Cycling is a beautiful way to see the Balinese landscape and there are tour operators who offer cycling tours for different expertise and fitness levels, and also tours that include children. In fact many of the cycling tours pass very near the villa and you can be fetched from the villa to start your cycle. From Pejeng to central Ubud the cycling is mainly downhill.

Goa Gajah

Goa Gajah, a significant Hindu archaeological site, is a 10 minute drive from Villa Sagitta. It consists of a mysterious cave, relics, and ancient bathing pools set amid green rice paddies and a garden. Goa Gajah is colloquially known as the Elephant Cave because of its close proximity to the Elephant River.

The entrance to Goa Gajah looks like a demonic mouth, suggesting that people are entering an underworld as they venture inside through the darkness. Some claim that the entrance represents the Hindu earth god Bhoma, while others say the mouth belongs to the child-eating witch Rangda from Balinese mythology.

Goa Gajah was listed as a tentative UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995.

Pura Tirta Empul

Tirtha Empul Temple is a Hindu temple, built in 926 A.D, during the Warmadewa dynasty (from the 10th to 14th centuries), at a site where there was a large water spring. It is famous for its holy water and this is where many Hindu Bali people go for purification. It is about a 10 minutes drive from the villa.

Tirta Umpul Temple is a very active temple and as such is an interesting place to observe Hindu devotees purifying themselves by means of ritual bathing. It is especially recommended to visit on a full moon day, which has special significance in Bali.

Moon of Pejeng

The Moon of Pejeng is the largest single-cast bronze kettle drum in the world, and the largest known relic from South-east Asia's Bronze Age period. It dates back to 300 B.C. It is considered highly sacred by local people and is thought to be a relic of early rice cultivation rituals. It is kept at Pura Penataran Asih Temple in Pejeng.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: David and Mailie are the owners of Villa Sagitta. We’ve always been keen travellers but Bali has found a special place in our hearts and, school schedules permitting, we try and spend as much time there as we can with our two boys.

Why the Owner Chose Gianyar, Gianyar Sub-District, Gianyar Regency, Bali, Republic of Indonesia:
The villa is beautifully situated at the top of a river gorge. There is a special light that settles over the gorge in the mornings and evenings, and my absolute best is to curl up in the upstairs bale, or on the day bed outside, with my book and a cup of coffee, and just imbibe the views, and sounds, of Bali. Ubud really is the cultural heartland of Bali and we love the arty, laid back feeling of the whole area. We particularly loved this property (and we looked at many!) because it provides such a sense of serenity, peace and tranquility. The drive to Ubud – through the most gorgeous rice fields – is really beautiful. We enjoy that we are close enough to the ‘action’ to easily partake in Ubud life and the attractions in the area. Yet, equally, we often just lounge around the villa for days on end doing nothing but swim, sleep, read and eat! Heaven!

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We have tried to make Villa Sagitta as appealing for our paying guests as it is for us. This is not your typical rental home – we love to collect art and different pieces, and we like to live comfortably! We hope the villa reflects this for you as well. Our 200 year-old Joglo suite is relatively unique - even by Balinese standards. We had a really good time finding beautiful antiques to furnish it with - we hope you love it too.


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  • Downstairs bedroom en-suite, just step out to the pool

    Downstairs bedroom en-suite, just step out to the pool

  • View room with extra-length king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and gorgeous views

    View room with extra-length king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and gorgeous views

  • The indoor living area complete with TV, cable channels, DVD and music system.

    The indoor living area complete with TV, cable channels, DVD and music system.

  • Enjoying lunch at the pool – your only stress is deciding what to eat!

    Enjoying lunch at the pool – your only stress is deciding what to eat!

  • Bale room with extra length king-sized bed private undercover bale.

    Bale room with extra length king-sized bed private undercover bale.

  • Spacious and well-appointed, Villa Sagitta has been designed for a relaxed stay.

    Spacious and well-appointed, Villa Sagitta has been designed for a relaxed stay.

  • Villa Sagitta at night – a perfect place to relax after a busy day’s sightseeing

    Villa Sagitta at night – a perfect place to relax after a busy day’s sightseeing

  • The magnificent views from the main bedroom upstairs bedroom and bale

    The magnificent views from the main bedroom upstairs bedroom and bale

  • The perfect way to spend a day – swimming and lying in the sun.

    The perfect way to spend a day – swimming and lying in the sun.

  • The Joglo Suite’s en-suite outdoor undercover bathroom with outdoor shower.

    The Joglo Suite’s en-suite outdoor undercover bathroom with outdoor shower.

  • En-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower and double basins.

    En-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower and double basins.

  • En-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower and double basins

    En-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower and double basins

  • Maginficent Joglo Suite in a separate pavilion with king-size extra-length bed.

    Maginficent Joglo Suite in a separate pavilion with king-size extra-length bed.

  • The beautiful en-suite bathroom provides the quintessential Balinese experience.

    The beautiful en-suite bathroom provides the quintessential Balinese experience.

  • Enjoying coffee in the early morning in your private bale.

    Enjoying coffee in the early morning in your private bale.

  • Eclectic décor and carefully chosen artwork make Villa Sagitta extra special.

    Eclectic décor and carefully chosen artwork make Villa Sagitta extra special.

  • The 10-metre infinity pool with magnificent views of the river valley below.

    The 10-metre infinity pool with magnificent views of the river valley below.

  • Spacious main bedroom upstairs with a king-size extra-length Balinese teak bed.

    Spacious main bedroom upstairs with a king-size extra-length Balinese teak bed.

  • The sitting area in the Joglo Suiye, the perfect place to enjoy sundowners.

    The sitting area in the Joglo Suiye, the perfect place to enjoy sundowners.

  • The unique Joglo Suite

    The unique Joglo Suite

  • Steps leading to the Joglo Suite.

    Steps leading to the Joglo Suite.

  • Path to the villa from the parking area

    Path to the villa from the parking area

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