The Lake House is a private, architect-designed, contemporary and environmentally sustainable villa on Koggala Lake, near the historic town of Galle in Southern Sri Lanka. Designed to comfortablyaccommodate 10 people, the Lake House is perfect for somebody looking for a 'change of life-style' secludedhome or for a holiday home that can generatea rental return.
There are 4 double bedrooms and one twin bedroom, all with en-suite bathrooms, 3 of which have outdoor showers. There is an exceptionally large open plandouble height dining, sitting and gamesarea which overlooks the pool and the lake.
The house is positioned on the banks of Lake Koggala, with its own jetty and boat, a 54 feet (16.5 metre) swimming pool, massage room, table tennis area, dry room and separate staff accommodation.The house itself is approximately 4,500 square feet (420 m2) not including the staff cottage.
The garden is just over one acre (4050 m2) and has mango, cashew, cinnamon, black pepper, jack fruit, banana, coconut, king coconut, kittul palms and sugar cane planting.
The house has been designed to be as energy efficient and low-impact as possible with solar heating for water, recycled water, fan-cooling and sustainable materials – no glass, plastic, etc. It is “modernin the vernacular” using traditional Sri Lankan materials in a modern way.
The Lake House is conveniently located within hearing distance of the Indian Ocean, accessible to many tourist attractions nearby and within easy reach of Colombo international airport. For additionalcomfort, one can fly from Colombo by seaplane and land on the Koggala Lake.
Currently owned by a British family, the house is used for long tropical holidays, as well as for rentals as a luxury villa. The house is fully staffed with 6 exceptional personnel, testimony of reviews, thathave been with the current owners for a long time, that independently manage the property. The staff, furniture and all that is required to use the house is included in the sale, if such is desired.