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Tea Estate Accomodation, STRATHISLA - Sri Lanka

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4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
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Strathisla - Tea estate accomodation near Kandy, Sri Lanka
Strathisla guest house is a beautiful colonial tea estate bungalow located between Kandy and Matale in Sri Lanka's hill country. With stunning scenery, a beautiful pool, fascinating walks, mouthwatering food, lush tropical spice gardens, set on a working tea estate and in close proximity to hiking and the island's cultural sites, Strathisla tea estate bungalow will be sure to captivate you
NEW: Monkey Manor -3 bedroom, private dip pool

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Welcome to Strathisla tea estate bungalow.
Built in 1860, Strathisla guest house is one of the 'grand old ladies' of the hill country bungalows.
Situated in the highland hinterland of Matale where the days are warm and the nights refreshingly cool, Strathisla bungalow is now open to all as boutique guest house.
Whether its taking a dip in the local waterhole, exploring the local villages and surrounding tea country, hiking the Knuckle ranges or simply wiling the day away with endless cups of tea on the expansive verandah, Strathisla guest house will be sure to provide all with relaxation and peace.
For those feeling a little more adventurous, Strathisla bungalow is perfectly positioned to enjoy day trips to all the major sites in the cultural triangle; Kandy being 50mins to the sth and Sigiria only 60mins to the nth.
Despite its proximity to the major sites, Strathisla tea estate bungalow is located in an area completely off the tourist track and therefore makes it the perfect point from which to explore the breathtaking scenery of the highlands.

ROOMS: there are 4 spacious bedrooms and one separate villa - each with 2 double beds and ensuite which can easily accommodate a family of 4 (maximum 2 adults and 2 children). Additional bed in a room is USD $10. Maximum number of additional beds in a room is 1. Total capacity of the guesthouse is 20, although other beds can be brought in for $10 per person. All rooms are decorated in a colonial style and have superb views of the surrounding hill country.
EXCITING NEW OFFER- MONKEY MANOR IS OUR BEAUTIFUL NEW 3 BEDROOM HOUSE WITH ITS OWN PLUNGE POOL, MASSIVE LIVING AREAS AND WRAP AROUND TERRACE. WITH STUNNING VIEWS OF THE SURROUNDING MOUNTAINS IT IS AVAILABLE FOR GROUPS OF UP TO 6 PEOPLE FOR US$290 A NIGHT.

FOOD: Breakfast is included in all room rates. Our superb cook specializes in the mouthwatering local and Southern Indian cuisine. A variety of western dishes and a childrens' menu is also available along with BBQ's by the pool. Tea and coffee are offered free of charge.
Lunch $8 per person - Dinner $12 per person. Children under 3 years of age eat for free.

ACTIVITIES: there are many interesting scenic walks around the local area as well as hiking in the Knuckles ranges. Along with swimming in the pool and the local waterhole, we also have a small basketball court and a large grassy area to play badminton or volleyball.
There is a small library and games rack and the lounge room has satellite tv and a selection of dvds.
Wifi is available free of charge.

DIRECTIONS: Heading north along the A9 road from Kandy, take a right hand turn 3 kms before Matale up the Kandenuwara rd.(B461). Cross over the small railway bridge and head upto Alwatta (approx.6kms) to the 24km marker. 50 metres past the marker on the right is a small unsealed road which will take you to Strathisla.
Come and experience the old world charm of Strathisla; it will be sure to captivate you!

Guest access
Strathisla tea estate accomodation provides guests with one large bedroom, each with 2 double beds and ensuite along with access to all the mainpublic areas of the house barring the kitchen.
Other publice areas include 2 lounge areas, the dining room, the upstairs balcony area, the spacious terrace and all the garden and poolside areas.
The only off limit area is the area around Monkey Manor when it is being rented out which is located down a set of steps below the Yoga Shala and Massage room.

Other things to note
We have 3 very friendly dogs who all love playing with our guests - Tyson, Rocky and Betsy
Strathisla - Tea estate accomodation near Kandy, Sri Lanka
Strathisla guest house is a beautiful colonial tea estate bungalow located between Kandy and Matale in Sri Lanka's hill country. With stunning scenery, a beautiful pool, fascinating walks, mouthwatering food, lush tropical spice gardens, set on a working tea estate and in close proximity to hiking and the island's cultural sites, Strathisla tea estate bu…

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Matale, Central Province, Sri Lanka

Strathisla tea estate is near Kandy and thus being in the low hill country benefits from a lovely warm climate without being stifling hot.
The area around the bungalow is hilly with the higher area partly forested containing plenty of wildlife such as monkeys, deer, squirrels, civet cats, wild pigs, snakes and a huge variety of birds. The lower parts of the property are surrounded by tea fields and small villages which extend down to a river.
Strathisla tea estate is near Kandy and thus being in the low hill country benefits from a lovely warm climate without being stifling hot.
The area around the bungalow is hilly with the higher area partly…

Hosted by Peter

Joined in September 2013
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As the owner of Strathisla tea estate bungalow, I am only present for around half the year at any one time. When I am present I always give my guests plenty of space but I am certainly available if needed. It must be said that my very capable manager Jeykumar is always on hand to provide all our guests with whatever sevice they need.
As the owner of Strathisla tea estate bungalow, I am only present for around half the year at any one time. When I am present I always give my guests plenty of space but I am certa…
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