Hill Rise, Nuwara Eliya

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Price from USD $1000 to USD $1200

  • 4 Bedroom
  • Complimentary Mobile Phone
  • Fireplace
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • In-house Chef
  • in-house Masseur
  • Near Nuwara Eliya golf club
  • Sleeps 8

Description

Hill Rise is an exquisite Four-bedroom cottage situated opposite the amazing Lake Gregory in Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya, an old colonial hill station, lies more than 6,000 feet above sea level and can be approached via Kandy or Hatton. The drive from Kandy is about 2 hours. There is also the convenient option of hopping on board an Air Taxi from Colombo and arriving in Nuwara Eliya within an hour. The Air Taxi lands on Lake Gregory in Nuwara Eliya exactly opposite Hill Rise.

Created around the concept of Horses, Stables and Horse Racing, Hill Rise is set on a manicured lawn with flowering hedges. It is a luxurious single story holiday bungalow with warm and welcoming interiors caringly created by its Sri Lankan owners. The cottage consists of cozy living and dining areas decorated with plush sofas, and fireplaces. Breakfast is served on the Lawn facing Lake Gregory and the beautiful Hills, which lie as a backdrop to the Lake. Wake up leisurely and take a stroll along the beautiful Lake Gregory or visit the Owners Stables in the Nuwara Eliya Race Course and watch the Horses Train, or ride a beautiful thoroughbred or play a round of golf at the nearby Nuwara Eliya golf club. At dusk, relax with a drink by the fireplace and dine on a sumptuous dinner prepared by the in-house Chef. Hill Rise is well equipped with all modern conveniences and is rented on a villa only basis to one party at a time ensuring complete privacy. This is an ideal holiday retreat for a family or a small group of friends travelling together. Hill Rise can accommodate up to 8 adults and four children.

The living room is ideal for relaxing by the fireplace or watching a film. Or enjoy an indoor or out door traditional Massage or a Reflexology treatment by the House’s own Masseur. The dining room also has a fireplace. There is a fully equipped kitchen where guests can cook their own meals or relax and enjoy their holiday while the in-house Chef prepares tasty Sri Lanka and western meals. Guests are welcome to bring their own alcoholic beverages. Other villa facilities include washer and dryer, telephone with IDD facilities, cable TV, iPod music system, DVD player, a selection of movies, books and board games, and bicycles for guests to use. Complimentary Mobile Phone is supplied for use during the stay. Hill Rise is staffed with a butler, chef and gardener.

All Four bedrooms at Hill Rise are situated on the Ground floor and open on to garden or Lake views. Master bedroom: Furnished with a king-size four-poster bed and has a sitting area with fireplace, ensuite bathroom. Bedroom two and Three: have king size four-poster beds and ensuite bathroom. Bedroom four: has a king sized bed and views over the garden and the Lake Gregory. Bunk beds that can accommodate Children can be arranged in the Master Bedroom.

Being centrally located, there is access to many activities within Nuwara Eliya itself including a challenging round of golf at the 18-hole course of the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club. The clubhouse and bar is an atmospheric place to enjoy a drink and meal after your round. Other nearby activities includes horse riding, boating on Lake Gregory, bird watching at the Galway Bird Sanctuary. The historic Hill Club offers 4 clay tennis courts and an antique snooker table. For those interested in culture and heritage, there is the Holy Trinity Church where many a 19th century English and Scottish tea planting pioneer lies buried, and the Sita Amman Hindu Kovil nearby. Visit The Hakgala Botanical Gardens nearby which is home to exotic orchids, rare ferns and magnificent roses. Venture further, and discover the unique beauty of Horton Plains high up at around 7000 ft, and the awe inspiring wonder of ‘World’s End’- a near vertical drop of around 4000 ft. Rare flora and fauna abound here; including deer, jackal and the elusive leopard. Pay pilgrimage to Sri Lanka’s holy mountain ‘Adam’s Peak’ and catch a glimpse of the famous shadow at sunrise. Children will enjoy playing in the Victoria Park or going on a pony ride along the Race Course. Or pay a visit to a tea estate and factory where you can learn about the famous Ceylon Tea and its production.

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