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Villa 79 in Galle Fort | 4 Bedrooms

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Villa Description

A 4-bedroom, self-catering Villa option in the Galle Fort

A beautifully renovated house in the historic Galle Fort full of style and old-world charm. Sleeps: max 6 adults + 2 children. Lovely roof terrace with ocean views. The villa is largely given on a self-catering basis and comes with a housekeeper who will help with breakfast as well as clean the house and rooms.

PRICES: From US$ 446.8 to  US$ 670.2 per night (Guidance Price only) – 2021/22

  • Service Charge & VAT included in the price.

Prices also available in British Pounds (£ – GBP ) & Euros (€) | Check below for seasonal rates or contact us for availability.

Christmas/New year Bookings: Change over must be 28th/29th December. (Only 7 or 14 nights will be accepted during the peak season)

As with so many buildings within the historic Galle Fort, what lies beyond the antique doors of 79 Leyn Bann Street is to many a wonder. Guests here are lucky to discover this lovingly restored house, intricately designed with acute attention to detail. The owner – born and bred in the UK – has been a resident in Sri Lanka for over ten years, during which she has created an elegant home with authentic style, and more importantly, warmth and love. 79 will feel like your home in Sri Lanka. The house is run with as much care by Kanthi, whose passion and hospitality are almost absorbed into the walls. The affectionate Dachshund, Ruby, is as loving as she is cheeky… always trying to encourage another bowl of milk! 

What to expect in this laid-back villa in Galle fort, Sri Lanka?

A sprinkle of turquoise and various shades of blue touches every room, first greeted in the entrance hall by a large blue circular light shade, raising your eye to the stained glass mantel above the three doors. The first door to your left opens into the large bathroom, with a cream stone bath/shower, and Victorian-style WC. Opposite the bathroom, to the right, as you enter, is the first (blue) bedroom, with a four-poster bed fitted with a mosquito net (the air conditioning will keep them at bay!) and windows that open out to the front veranda.

The entrance hall leads you to the open plan dining and living space, split by a pathway painted in the signature turquoise and ventilated by the open courtyard. The dining area houses a dining table – to seat six – and bureau; the lounge area comes equipped with a super comfy Javanese sofa and turquoise arm chair, perfectly positioned to enjoy digital television or one of the many DVDs stored in the cream wooden bookcase. A small wooden door opens into the two bedded built-in bunk room for those with little folk – or study (for those without), with vintage leather topped desk sitting in prime WIFI position beneath the shuttered window overlooking the pond and courtyard.

Situated in the middle of the courtyard, surrounded by various antiques from both Indonesia and Sri Lanka, is an ornamental pond with tropical fish to keep the mosquitoes in check. Large wooden doors at the end of the pond open out into a stone-tiled garden adorned with tropical plants and flowers.

Leading off from the inner courtyard is the beautiful cream stone kitchen, tailor-made for whipping up culinary delights, accented with a white butler sink and antique sideboard. Wooden doors open out to the solid concrete table with wooden benches and Union Jack cushions, sheltered from above creating an outside living space along the back length of the house that extends out to the garden.

THE BEACH & LOCATION

Steps to the left of the garden lead up to the blue stoned roof terrace, blessed with a sea view overlooking the ramparts, and a glimpse of the Fort’s picturesque lighthouse. A marble-topped breakfast table and turquoise retro chairs sit under a tiled ambalama providing the ultimate morning coffee and people-watching spot. For those who indulge in a bit of sun worship, there are also sun loungers screened by large plant pots… in turquoise!

Galle fort Villa accommodation

If you manage to leave 79, you will leave it feeling honoured at the pleasure of being welcomed into this home from home,in the heart of Galle Fort.

Time from airport:  2 hr 1o mins

CLOSEST BEACH: Unawatuna Beach (10-12 mins drive)
CLOSEST SURFING BEACH: The closest surfing beach is in Hikkaduwa Beach (20-25 mins drive)
CLOSEST SEASONALLY SAFE SWIMMABLE BEACH: Hikkaduwa/Galle/Unawatuna Beach (10-30 mins drive)

THE ROOMS

4 bedroom villa can accommodate up to 8 guests on request

The master suite can be accessed from both the roof terrace or pond entrance, split over two floors with the sunken stone bath/shower downstairs, and the shabby-chic bedroom upstairs, connected by a wooden blue staircase. The master homes a sleigh bed under a shutter window looking out onto the terrace and the ramparts beyond. Two sets of wooden double doors lead onto the quaint sheltered wooden balcony overlooking the pond courtyard and leading directly to the roof terrace. Two further shutter windows allow natural light to flood this charming abode with light. A master through pure beauty!

BEDROOM 1 – MASTER SUITE: 1st floor. Steep stairs to the bathroom on the ground floor. Air Con. Sleigh bed with mosquito net. Private access to roof terrace.
BEDROOM 2 – GUEST DOUBLE: Ground floor. 4 poster bed with fitted net. Aircon. Shared bathroom.
BEDROOM 3 – BUNK BED/STUDY: Single Bunk beds for 2. Desk/study. Aircon. Shared bathroom.
BEDROOM 4 – QUEEN SIZE DOUBLE: Queen size bed. Aircon. Shared bathroom.

THE FOOD

The Housekeeper will prepare breakfast otherwise the house is given on a self-catering basis. Please note that this is a self-catering Villa. Food can be prepared by a local cook at extra cost (subject to availability), for approximately 30 to 35 USD/day. Read more about the Villa meal policy in Sri Lanka.

Staff: One Housekeeper only.

MAIN FEATURES

  • Charming antique with period furniture
  • Roof Terrace with covered breakfast table and ocean views
  • Sitting room with inner courtyard pond
  • Sat TV / DVD / WiFi
  • Garden view dining table

OTHER FACILITIES

Features/Amenities shown are not always free and may have additional costs – Some service types may not be available for your selected dates. Please check at the time of booking for Amenities included on the service option you have selected.

  • SHARED BATHROOM: Large tub/shower
  • SITTING/DINING: Sofas and armchair. Courtyard view. Sat TV / DVD / WiFi
  • INNER COURTYARD POND: Traditional size pond for cooling house
  • KITCHEN: ‘Farmhouse’ kitchen with modern appliances
  • GARDEN: Rear Garden with covered dining and seating
  • ROOF TERRACE: Covered breakfast table with ocean views. Sun loungers
  • STAFF: Housekeeper who will help with breakfast.
  • HOUSE PET: Ruby…a dachshund

RATES AND INCLUSIONS

Updated Prices for 2021/22

Please note: RATE on the title listing is ‘FROM’. Please check below for the prices by season and exact dates. If you cannot see the period you are looking for, please contact us

PRICES: From US$ 446.8 to  US$ 670.2 per night (Guidance Price only) – 2021/22

Dates Rates (US$)
1st May – 30th Jun 446.8
1st Jul – 31st Aug 558.5
1st Sep – 30th Nov 446.8
1st Dec – 13th Dec 558.5
14th Dec – 7th Jan 2022 670.2
8th Jan 2022 – 29th Jan 558.5
30th Jan – 6th Feb 558.5
7th Feb – 12th April 558.5
13th Apr – 23rd Apr 558.5
24th April – 30th April 558.5

Event Fee: No Event

Information:  December Change Over 28th/29th

Christmas/New year Bookings: Change over must be 28th/29th December. (Only 7 or 14 nights will be accepted during the peak season)

Minimum Stay:

  • Peak (Xmas & NY): 7 Nights
  • High, Mid, Low: 2/3 Nights

Meals: The villa is largely given on a self-catering basis and comes with a housekeeper who will help with breakfast as well as clean the house and rooms.

Prices based on an occupancy of 6+2 Guests 

PRICING & SERVICE OPTIONS – Features/Amenities shown are not always free and may have additional costs – Some service types may not be available for your selected dates. Please check at the time of booking for Amenities included on the service option you have selected.

  • Villa only rates.
  • Service Charge and VAT included in the published villa rates.
  • Please send us an email to check rates over Christmas and New Year, or Chinese New Year and Easter.
  • Prices may change based on the time of your booking, arrival date, and length of stay. Whilst every effort is made to keep rates current, they are subject to change from time to time. If there is a rate change you will be informed before a booking is confirmed. Confirmed booking rates will not change.
  • Security deposit: Upon arrival at the villa you may be required to pay a security deposit. The security deposit, if applicable, will be returned to you prior to departure or as agreed less any extra charges or costs for accidental damage to the property.

Check-in/out

  • Usual Check-in after 2.00 pm and Check out – Before 11.00 am
  • Late check-outs up to 6.00 pm may incur a half day charge, after 6.00 pm a full day may be charged.
  • Every effort will be made to accommodate other check-in/out times but will depend on availability.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Subjected to Villa in Sri Lanka full rental Terms and Conditions.

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Price per night (30d+)
Minimum nights of booking
Extra price per guest
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Booking starts only on
Booking starts/ends only on
From 01-08-21 To 31-08-21
$ 558.5
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3
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All
From 01-12-21 To 13-12-21
$ 558.5
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3
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From 14-12-21 To 07-01-22
$ 670.2
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7
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All
All
From 08-01-22 To 29-01-22
$ 558.5
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3
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All
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From 30-01-22 To 06-02-22
$ 670.2
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7
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From 07-02-22 To 28-02-22
$ 558.5
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3
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All
Period
From 01-08-21 To 31-08-21
Price per night
$ 558.5
Price per night (7d+)
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Price per night (30d+)
-
Minimum nights of booking
3
Extra price per guest
-
Price in weekends
-
Booking starts only on
All
Booking starts/ends only on
All
Period
From 01-12-21 To 13-12-21
Price per night
$ 558.5
Price per night (7d+)
-
Price per night (30d+)
-
Minimum nights of booking
3
Extra price per guest
-
Price in weekends
-
Booking starts only on
All
Booking starts/ends only on
All
Period
From 14-12-21 To 07-01-22
Price per night
$ 670.2
Price per night (7d+)
-
Price per night (30d+)
-
Minimum nights of booking
7
Extra price per guest
-
Price in weekends
-
Booking starts only on
All
Booking starts/ends only on
All
Period
From 08-01-22 To 29-01-22
Price per night
$ 558.5
Price per night (7d+)
-
Price per night (30d+)
-
Minimum nights of booking
3
Extra price per guest
-
Price in weekends
-
Booking starts only on
All
Booking starts/ends only on
All
Period
From 30-01-22 To 06-02-22
Price per night
$ 670.2
Price per night (7d+)
-
Price per night (30d+)
-
Minimum nights of booking
7
Extra price per guest
-
Price in weekends
-
Booking starts only on
All
Booking starts/ends only on
All
Period
From 07-02-22 To 28-02-22
Price per night
$ 558.5
Price per night (7d+)
-
Price per night (30d+)
-
Minimum nights of booking
3
Extra price per guest
-
Price in weekends
-
Booking starts only on
All
Booking starts/ends only on
All
Rates per night
Price per night: From $ 447 to US$ 670
Minimum no of nights: 3
Villa Details
Property ID: 3084
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Check-in Hour: 3pm
Check-Out Hour: 10am
Optional Services: Transfers from and to the airport
Cancellation: Please read Terms and Conditions
Villa Features
AMENITIES
Air Conditioning
Essentials
DINING
Dining Table
FACILITIES
Family/Kid Friendly
Other Features
House dog
Housekeeping
I-pod dock
Internet
Kitchen
Laundry (extra cost)
Mobile Telephone coverage
Self-catering Villa
Smoking Allowed (outdoor)
TV
Wireless Internet
Terms and Conditions
Smoking Allowed
Pets Allowed
Party Allowed
Children Allowed

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