|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
A truly beautiful, tranquil and tastefully-appointed bungalow facing the bend of a small river valley with unobstructed views of native vegetation and rice fields reflected in its warm and inviting swimming pool.
Elegantly furnished with hand-carved vintage teak furniture and cabinetry, crisp linens, top-of-the-line kitchen appliances and ecoutrements, indoor/outdoor bathrooms (the showers are open-air), and a magnificent entertainment system (50" television with BluRay/DVD player and 6-speaker surround sound).
Although completely separate and private from the main villa, a 'back' entrance through a locked gate in the compound wall allows the bungalow to be included in the rental of the large villa for larger parties if desired, or rented separately.
As a promotion to encourage reviews for this new addition we are offering it at a discounted rate, with additional reduction to parties requiring the use of only one-bedroom.
"Year Purchased" above is inaccurate. We designed and built this bungalow on a property that was chosen for it's unique beauty, tranquility, and privacy.
Rarely can one find complete privacy and tranquility amidst a natural panorama of rain-forest vegetation and the sound of bird-songs minutes from a fascinating population center like Ubud.
Because of it's location at the very end of Jalan Labak, a local path navigatable only by foot and occasional motorbike, there is no background noise of traffic, commerce, music, or even conversation. Totally quiet and serene, one hears in the evening only the sound of the breezes in the palm trees and in the morning is awakened by the calls of doves.
And yet the Ubud main road is only (approximately) 300 meters away, across the rice fields and down a set of steps; the elevation above the street preventing the traffic noise from reaching the riverside location.
The walk from the Bingtang Market, one of Bali's largest, at the intersection of the path from the bungalow and the Ubud main road, into town is about 15 minutes - a delightful walk along small shops, restaurants, warungs, and one of Ubud's major temples.
We were very pleased to rent this lovely villa overlooking a jungle creek ravine at the edge of the rice paddy. A perfect place for those who enjoy walking to get away from the busy pace of Ubud as it's located just a ten minute walk from the Bridges (west) entrance to Ubud. Modern and well appointed, this villa is perfect for two couples or a family of four (and was just right for our family of four with two teenagers). Renting the main house with the Villa Annex would easily work for a party of eight. Helpful staff were available for morning meals and day touring (driving) and a friendly fellow stayed overnight on the grounds for peace of mind. Best part was its proximity to a number of local warungs located a few minutes walk in the village of Penestenan for evening meals. After our first trip to Bali we hope to return with our friends!
This delightful bungalow is an oasis of tranquility and natural beauty within easy walking distance of Bali's most interesing population center, Ubud. Most of our guests tell us that, once at the villa it is difficult to leave the relaxing ambiance, although it (and Ubud) is the perfect centralized locale from which to explore far and wide. Nothing on the island of Bali is more than a three-hour's drive.
The property itself was carefully chosen for the construction of the unique and dramatic home and its new Annex. Situated on the bend of a small river, whose verdant rain-forest valley borders the property on two sides, it lies at the end of a local access path to the rice fields and bathing sites on the river. The serenity of its natural setting is without compare. One drifts off to sleep to the sound of palm fronds stirring in the breeze and awakens to the calls of the doves.
The villa itself is huge - 3300 square feet, and the property encompasses 1400 square meters - but, having been built as the eventual retirement venue for an American artist, is a one-bedroom home. Sleeping "alcoves" and an outdoor sleeping porch can accommodate as many as eight (we limit the occupancy to six), so as well as being an ideal romantic retreat for honeymooners and lovers of all ages, it comfortably sleeps small families and groups of friends to whom completely private quarters are not a priority.
IN ORDER TO ADDRESS that absence of private bedrooms, however, the Annex was constructed in mid-2015 as a completely private, separate 2-bedroom, 2 bath bungalow. The Annex includes it own living area, pool, and fully-equippped kitchen. It reflects the same standards of construction, materials, artistry, and amenities as it's larger cousin and offers the choice of separate rental in complete privacy (it cannot be viewed from the villa and vice versa) or a combined rental that will accommodate larger parties.
The Annex is limited to four persons in two queen bedrooms and is being offered at affordable rates, especially to couples, for those on a limited budget. Please see the separate listing for the villa: VRBO/401099.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable damage deposit||$200|
Rates listed are for the 2-br, 2-ba. bungalow (Annex) for two persons. It's adjoining 3300 sq ft 1 bedroom estate villa (see VRBO/401099) is available for $145./night for two persons, $185.,night for four, and $225./night for six. The entire property, both villa and annex (capable of sleeping 10), are available for larger groups by arrangement (please contact the owner for details), as well as are three queen bedroom suites adjacent at our only neighbors property. Thus, we have the capability of accommodating up to 16 persons in 6 bedrooms (plus adjacent sleeping areas) for large parties such as wedding and yoga retreats.
ALL RATES ARE IN UNITED STATES DOLLARS.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.