Welcome to Robin Hill, a splendid, century-old colonial house in the coastal village of Weligama,a base for exploring Sri Lanka's many island attractions
The house retains all its original charm and has been beautifully maintained. Its entrance hall, dining room, principal bedrooms (with en-suite bathrooms) and an imaginative two-story annex which combines the best features of a studio flat, music room, library, and lounge, all furnished in traditional style, in an enclosed courtyard.
Robin Hill, a splendid Dutch-style colonial house (walauwa) in the coastal village of Weligama, 146 km (91 miles) south of Colombo. Built more than a century ago, it has been beautifully restored with modern additions which blend effortlessly with the old, retaining and complementing all its original charm.
The house is located in what was formerly the main road through the village and very close to island’s most beautiful bay.
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From the entrance hall with a walled-in garden at one end, you can access the dining room on the left, walk through to the courtyard, or climb the curved staircase up to the old loft.
The house offers a variety of accommodation possibilities. There are two large suites, each with attached bathrooms. One has two interconnected bedrooms with extra large beds, and an enclosed but open air attached shower. The other is more intimate and features a four-poster bed, Dutch-style cabinet and colonial Portuguese almairah (large wardrobe), as well as an interior bathroom enhanced with traditional craftsmanship. Suites are decorated with fresh cut flowers from its’ own plantations and designed to accommodate all tastes. Both suites open directly onto the courtyard.
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The courtyard is a peaceful garden of scented Araliya trees open to the skies with a covered walkway and seating area on all four sides. It is the ideal place to relax at any time of the day. This is the centre of the property with direct access to almost all its facilities, including the two-storey annex built in traditional style. This combines the best features of a studio flat, music room, library, and spacious sitting room with high ceiling. The house is simply furnished in keeping with the elegance of the property where the minimalist design blends a simple tropical aesthetic with modernist comfort.
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Beyond the courtyard, there is the outside garden with a wide range of tropical plants visited by many species of birds, butterflies and reptiles.
Robin Hill offers tranquility and privacy yet is only moments away from the sights and sounds of the village life.