Villa with pool in South Coast lowland tea estate


place Panatiyana, Imaduwa

size 11.5 acres

Delightful three bedroom villa with pool set in a lush, tranquil garden within its own tea plantation.

The three large bedrooms all have ensuite bathrooms and private outside shower areas, The common areas include an entrance gallery, an enclosed kitchen with utility and storage areas, and a tiffin gallery, dining terrace, and sitting room which are all open to the garden. There are also staff quarters.

The pool, landscaped into the hillside, is in a private and sunny position with views over an infinity edge down the steep slope to the paddy fields below.

Water for the property is supplied by a spring pumped to a gravity tank for good pressure, the hot water is passive solar and is effective all year around. Fuel for cooking is via gas bottles.

Drainage is gravity to a septic tank and the only grid supply is electricity for light, power sockets and the pool pump which makes for minimal running costs.

Trees include Mahogany, jack, Kithul. Fruit trees such as mango, papaya, orange, lemon, bananas, jackfruit, coconuts, limes, manioc, soursop, clove and other spices.

The tea hut at the entrance provides the tea weighing area, watchman’s room and general garden storage.

Located at Panatiyana, halfway between Imaduwa and Akuressa, the villa is just 8km from the Southern Expressway junction, 30 minutes from the beaches at Weligama and Mirissa and 45 minutes from Galle.