Published by Manilal De Mel 2019-04-15 08:04:39 Colombo, Talawatugoda
A brand new waterfront house in an exclusive lakeside suburb of Pelawatte:Rs.82.5 million
THE LOCATION: A balanced blend of the city's vibrant life & yet so close to nature's solitude
A unique and a high premium location in an upscale lush neighbourhood between Pelawatte and Thalawathugoda, with convenient access to all amenities, walking distances to the main road, supermarkets (SPA & Arpico), Hospitals (Hemas), banks, restaurants, schools, notably the Colombo overseas school.
From the far side it is 'close to nature', nestled within the Diyawanna bird sanctuary, lakes, waterways and the wetland islands of the biodiversity nature reserve which borders the Japan - Sri Lanka friendship road.It is an exclusive gated-community, surrounded by a perimeter wall with a security gate and fence bordering the high-security zone of the Sri Lanka parliamentary complex. The area is abundant with a diverse variety of fauna & flora that include the popular "Diyasaru" bird sanctuary / butterfly park and an array of animal life, notably the illusive fishing cat in this salubrious riparian habitat. It is a nature lover's paradise for outdoor activities, like rowing, kayaking, fishing, bird watching, with many walking paths & hiking trails.
THE HOUSE: A three-storey residence with five en-suite bedrooms
The total floor area is around 5,000 square feet on approximately eleven and a half perches with a 20-foot wide access road, off the 40-foot main road. All five en-suite bed rooms have its own private balconies, three water front and two road front. The ground floor comprises of an open living, dining and pantry area facing the waterfront nature reservation. It also has a powder room, kitchen, 2-car garage, two multi purpose rooms for maid, driver, storage, laundry, etc, an outside toilet an a small front garden. All bed rooms are connected to a common hall on each of the top two floors for multi -purpose use as a TV lounge, family den, library and office. The top most floor opens into a spacious roof-top terrace with a panoramic view, ideal for outdoor entertainment / B-B-Q. The architectural design is modeled on the Geoffrey Bawa concepts of capturing the immensity of open spaces, water and nature.
THE POOL: A 40-foot infinity swimming pool with a Jacuzzi. It has a canopied deck with a narrow garden strip bordering the water and the nature reserve.