A rare chance to experience a rich legacy of Tea in Ceylon, a ‘Manor House’ with stunning British Stone Architecture. The villa itself sprawls 7000 sq.ft. (650 sq. mts.) excluding the luscious gardens which span 11.84 acres (47915 sq.mts.). It's surrounded by spectacular headland carpeted in tea plantations continues to loom majestically over its surroundings to this day.
It was built by a British Planter over 100 years ago and named after James Taylor who introduced production of commercial tea in Ceylon. The original tea bush at the estate could be still found in Field No. 07 where the first cultivation was started from which tea leaves are plucked even today.
Currently set up as a Boutique Hotel containing 05 Luxury Rooms each individually designed and styled with a private seating & ensuite bathroom. The interiors are furnished to perfection with a fusion of colonial and modern décor, combining comfort and originality.
The property boasts of spacious indoor and outdoor activity areas, such as snooker, a stunning infinity pool, croquet, tennis and badminton court.
The property of timeless elegance situated within the region immense natural beauty and mild climate, Taylors Hill is perfectly suited to someone looking for a truly unique luxury holiday home. Equally, a savvy investor recognising the potential of the property’s heritage and its 11 acres of land with breath-taking views can make use of this rare opportunity to turn the property into the exceptional tourist destination.
Located within the scenic Petiyagama Tea Estate, The Bungalow is a 15 minute walk from Petiyagama Lake, a short distance to Vitoria Golf Club.
The property is a 25 kms drive from the City of Kandy, featuring the UNESCO World Heritage Site and 125 km drive from the Colombo International Airport.