Cassia Hill Villa is six bedroom colonial-style villa and Tea & Cinnamon Micro-Plantation set in a secluded hillside location with truly outstanding valley and rice paddy vistas.
The interiors were curated by Architectural Digest-featured George Cooper of Kahana Kanda. The villa – which was subject to almost $1m of renovation in 2015 - features traditional Sri Lankan antiques plus high-end modern furniture, all of which are included in the sale except for selected paintings.
Currently operated as a top-rated Airbnb property - with “Superhost” status achieving 4.9/5 stars - the villa can be used a single dwelling, an investment property or combination of the two.
The main building (7,500 sq ft / 700 sq m) has two floors and on the ground floor features a grand entrance hall, open indoor living room, dining room & kitchen, outdoor dining area, outdoor living area and swimming pool.
The upper floor features a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, guest bedroom 1 with ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet, guest bedroom 2 with ensuite bathroom, guest bedroom 3 with ensuite bathroom, powder room, pantry and storage room.
The separate lower building (1,000 sq ft / 90 sq m) features an indoor living room, guest bedroom 1, with walk-in closet, guest bedroom 2, with walk-in closet and shared bathroom.
• Main building – 7,500 sq ft / 700 sq m
• Lower building – 1,000 sq ft / 90 sq m
• Total living area – 8,500 sq ft / 790 sq m
The grounds of 1 acre / 0.40469 hectares, are beautifully manicured, very private and a delight, filled with many examples of Sri Lankan flora.
The agriculture on the property features a hillside cinnamon grove with approximately 65 cinnamon trees (planted 2016) and tea terraces with approximately 300 tea bushes (planted 2017).
A team of staff are retained and full details are available on request.
In accordance with Sri Lanka property ownership regulations, the purchase options are:
• For Sri Lankan residents, transfer of property deed into their name.
• For Foreigners, transfer of 3-company structure into their name.