Property ID : LIP-177
For Sale USD290,000 - Colonial Houses
An Idyllic garden retreat in Weligama, 2.8 km from the spectacular Weligama bay. This colonial-style villa sleeps 6-8 people in simple open style accommodation with outdoor bathrooms. The villa is well positioned on just under a half acre of tropical garden in the village of Polwatte, 5 mins drive outside Weligama and 10 minutes’ drive from the surfing beaches of Mirissa. The villa was built during the time of the British, the house has been skillfully restored by its current owner and includes the addition of a large garden pavilion which could double up as a yoga shala, living/dining space, a guest kitchen, staff quarters, a decorative lily pond and plunge pool. Inside the main house, on either side of the central double-height library, there is a bedroom with stairs up to a loft bedroom, thus making up 4-bedroom areas. There are two bathrooms, both open to the sky, one of which is in a walled garden. The villa can comfortably accommodate eight guests and has been on the short-term rental market netting more than USD 1,000 per month. The house is currently fully furnished and move in ready. Minor repairs and enhancements is all this villa requires to bring it back to its true income potential. It would also be great for a family holiday home. The property has mainline water and 3 phase electricity, it is walled and secure. There are no fewer than 14 guest houses owned by foreigners in the same area, which has become well known to the tourists. This is a lovely property with plenty potential.