Sakova Villa 228 is located just five minutes’ walk from the beach in the historical village of Sanur on Bali’s southeast coast. Resting on 3600 square meters of land in a magnificent tropical garden, this luxury Bali rental villa can sleep up to 12 guests. It is comprised of a main two-storey house furnished with Indonesian antiques, a contemporary styled two-storey guest wing, a traditional Balinese Wantilan living pavilion, a state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen, an indoor/outdoor dining room, a gym, a pool house, and a 17-metre freeform swimming pool. All bedrooms have audio visual facilities, water is solar heated and WiFi is accessible throughout. Accommodation comprises an open-sided living pavilion, an air-conditioned media room and six bedrooms in the main house, guest wing pavilion or separate stand-alone pavilions.
- Main House
The main house is a two-storey pavilion, roofed in alang-alang thatch, comprising two double bedrooms, a wrap-around terrace on the second floor, an open-air living room on ground level and a wine cellar. The architecture and antique furnishings showcase the old Bali style – eclectic, historic and romantic. The downstairs, air-conditioned master suite features a timber floor, a king size canopied four-poster bed, a traditional Kartini sofa, and beautiful antique carved Javanese doors. It is equipped with a TV and DVD player. The splendid ensuite bathroom is long and narrow, complete with a glass roof. At one end is a toilet and bidé behind carved Balinese doors, while at the other end an archway opens into a walk-in circular marble space with a shower. There are also twin washbasins and mirrors in carved frames. A staircase leads up to the air-conditioned master bedroom under a soaring roof. The room is furnished with a regal pair of queen-sized beds resting within an antique four poster Balinese ‘bale’ pavilion, which comes from a palace in Singaraja and was originally used for ceremonies. A carved griffin stands guard upon the canopy, and a scene from The Ramayana Hindu epic is depicted in colored paintings on the headboards. There is also a walk-in closet, and a 42” TV and DVD player. The ensuite bathroom is fitted with a large glass-walled walk-in shower, twin marble washbasins, and an ornate elephant-themed mirror from Thailand. Steps lead up into a large sunken bathtub and there is also an old apotik chest. Louvre doors from the bedroom open onto a broad wooden balcony, positioned on two sides with gorgeous views of the garden, and furnished with a carved daybed and a lazy hammock for truly chilling out.
- Guest Wing
The guest wing is situated away from the main house on the opposite side of the swimming pool. This two-storey building is characterized by colonial-inspired modern architecture with an ironwood shingle roof, a colonnaded covered terrace and a wide upper balcony running the length of the building. The rooms are spacious and light with high ceilings, polished tiled floors, contemporary furnishings and a cream and white décor.
This wing can comfortably accommodate up to six guests in its three air-conditioned bedrooms. The air-conditioned studio can sleep up to two people if required. The terrace is punctuated with modern Balinese statues. The master bedroom in the guest wing is furnished with a king bed and a daybed, a desk, chairs, and an ottoman. It is equipped with a TV and DVD player and surrounds sound, an iPod dock and a safe deposit box. Adjacent is a large dressing room with loads of storage and hanging space, and the ensuite bathroom in cream marble is fitted with a large Jacuzzi bathtub, positioned centrally, twin washbasins, a bidé, a toilet.
• Dining, Wantilan Pavilion and Kitchen
• Pool and Garden
- Seven maids
- One cook
- One night security guard
- Two gardener & pool attendant
The village of Sanur is typified by shady lanes, vine-draped coral walls, sedate leafy compounds, majestic trees and a five-kilometer shoreline within a gentle reef-sheltered lagoon. The ambiance is mellow, restful and cosmopolitan. Foreign visitors rub shoulders with the locals, chic fashion shops are bordered by traditional markets, and a plethora of hidden temples can be found squeezed in between art galleries and highly touted restaurants. Swimming is safe, and surfers can take a boat out to the nearby reef. Water sports include catamaran sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, windsurfing, kite surfing and wakeboarding. Sakova Villa 228 is just twenty-five minutes drive from Bali’s international airport, forty minutes from the cultural town of Ubud, twenty minutes from Sukawati art and handicraft market, and twenty-five minutes from the restaurants, shops and nightlife of Kuta and Seminyak. The recent construction of the Sanur-Kusumba by-pass, positions Sanur within easy driving distance of most of Bali’s tourist attractions. Chauffeur or self-drive services are available at extra cost....Read more
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