|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE Handugodahouse.com .This tranquil valley is popular with expats ,many of whom live here all year, Sue who lives across the valley will meet you at the house and introduce you to Suresh who is the houseboy and will help you as much as he can , he owns a 3 wheeler that will take you on short journeys , or for longer trips to the elephant sanctuary etc an air conditioned van with driver can be hired for aprox £50 per day. You will also have the services of a chef , He will ask what you would like to have for breakfast ,lunch(you may wish to eat out of course)
and dinner , then give money for the shopping to the chef, who will take care of the shopping as a local will get much better value. He will keep all receipts , and what I do is add up the receipts at the end and compare them with the amount of money given to them . This is usually highly precise.
Water for washing and filling the pool is from a well at the end of the garden , hot water is solar heated and takes a little time to get to the master shower .
Drinking water is from an American water cooler that is always working in the kitchen.
Galle town , is a world heritage site and is exquisite , you may be lucky enough to be able to watch some Cricket from the ramparts.
The nearest beach from the house is at Wijaya ,which has a great restaurant and a shallow lagoon in front of it , perfect for those with children, this is also aprox 10 mins by 3 wheeler from the house.
In the master bedroom is a hotel style safe with instructions on how to set the code .
There is a welcome pack with lots of information in the house with plenty of flyers for local things to do and see.It also has important telephone numbers in it including things like the local Hemas hospital, brand new and staffed by western trained medics.
Our neighbour Cassoon who lives in the house further down the track about 50 meters speaks excellent English and can help with most things.
I am a jeweller from the west country and fell in love with Sri Lanka on a visit in 1992 on honeymoon with my wife, we decided to buy a small tea plantation about 3 years ago and build our dream home by the paddy fields , this was completed in Jan of this year and we have already used it on a number of occasions, we have a 1 year old grandson who loves the pool and all the wildlife,
we put up a low fence around the verander of beds 2 and 3 so he cannot wake early and decide to go for a swim .
nigel purchased this house in 2012
it is incredibly peaceful but also a working environment with tea pickers and rice farmers going about their business,and the wildlife is amazing from wild peacocks to birds of paradise .
there are many and various things to do around the area including of course the most beautiful beaches ,Galle a world heritage site , the elephant sanctuary where you can feed the orphaned baby elephants , in the house we have a drawer full of things to do from ayurvedic treatments to lazy tours through the paddies by bicycle .
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:
Beautiful house with great infinity swimming pool set in lovely gardens in a very picturesque location. A little remote but an enjoyable trip in a tuk-tuk through the paddy fields - about 30 mins from Galle and 15 mins from the nearest beach. Lovely helpful staff who were very keen to provide a good service and were on hand to provide breakfast and other meals if required and to arrange transport locally. We had lunch and dinner at the house, both of which were very good.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event Price|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£386.51|
Please contact owner, please see our WEBSITE handugodahouse.com for info on bookings etc.
There is no fixed changeover day at the moment ,but if we become busy we may have to have one. please see our website for more info etc handugodahouse.com .Thank you
Notes on prices:
whole house $400 per night nov- march except 2 weeks 22dec-6th jan $500 per night ,these include all staff .