the
Hill Country
Luxury
B&B

 

Although a private residence the house contains 3 personalysed guest bedrooms, decorated with vintage furniture, for relatives, close friends and special invitees, all located on a dedicated (1st) floor with breathtaking views, either to the North or to the South.

Room 3

 

Full four-poster bed with canopy. Size: 200x180 cm. antique flower satin/ebony cupboard. Oil painting decorations, shower, bathroom furniture in satin/ebony. Balcony with vista to West (sunset over the hill), North and the Bougainville garden with an out of this world Uva valley panorama, including Mount Pedro, Fox Hill end the military HQ of Diyatalawa.  

Attached bathroom and kitchen
Relax
Ebony bed
V.O.C logo ebony
Attached kitchen
Oil painting
02
Canopy
12
Bathroom
Bathroom
Kitchen
Balcony
Canopy
Attached kitchen
Satin wood bathroom
Full ebony bed
215cmx200cm Bed
Satin wood cupboard (antique)

Room 4

 

With kitchen. Full ebony bed, 215 cm wide, with canopy.

 

Antique satin cupboard.

Attached bathroom with bathtub and satin furniture.

Balcony with vista to the West (sunset over the valley)and the North and the Bougainville garden with an out of this world Uva valley panorama, including Mount Pedro, Fox Hill end and in the night the ‘sparkling’ military HQ of Diyatalawa.  

Full Canopy
Night lights under the beds
Balcony view
Bed lights
Bed decoration
Bed view
Room 5 balcony
Antique cupboard
Satin wood and ebony cupboard
Shower
Bathroom
Terrace (Eastern view)
Terrace Western view
Entrance door ( mind your head!!!)
Oil painting decoration
Atached bathroom (satin wood/ebony)
Night bed lights
Reading lights
Antique writing desk
Walls with oil paintings
Oil painting wall
Balcony  (Southern view)

Room 5

 

Low antique Jaffna door (MIND YOUR HEAD). Four-poster bed (180x200 cm) with satin wood massive columns and full canopy. Antique cupboard cum writing desk. Oil painting decorations, shower, bathroom (attached) furniture in satin/ebony, balcony with Southern vista over Ruhunu till the Indian Ocean on clear days. Night view: dazzling Hambantota and the South coast. Star gazing!

Sunset terrace second floor
To the second floor
Jaffna walawa door (kohomba)
Southern terrace
Dutch period V.O.C cupboard
Antique cupboard
Antique Galle cupboard
Bonfire
Antique pettagama
Antique cupboard with ebony carvings

Re eating and drinking, the sumptuous breakfast is included(*). in this unique place guest are pampered to create a  home-feel. In a high-class place like this there is no charge   for every last sip of mineral water, tea or coffee.

 

(*) As one guest put it: “A breakfast to die for”

Comfort

PRIVATE QUARTERS
As from the 2nd floor we enter – via a panoramic covered terrace equipped with a Burma teak railway bench and a breakfast table – the private quarters of the owners

The entrance door carries still the label showing that the Kandyan house it was salvaged from, once belonged to the British crown.

Inside the room is dominated by a huge fireplace – the Haputale temperature is several degrees below Colombo’s – and oil paintings covering all the beams, depicting on one hand the 17 virgins of Sigiriya and on the other hand scenes of the life of the Buddha, the Hell ( “Apaya”) and the Kandy Perahera.

Furthermore there is a room with the last remaining original “Science Laboratory” door of the Jaffna University. A large open hearth and a sauna complete the set up…