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Hempel House

The front of the House in the Sun
The front of the House in the Sun
Our buddha statue in the garden
Our inner courtyard in the evening
Seating area around the courtyard
Amazing ornaments in the House
The front living room
Our Dining room facing the garden
Have a delicious breakfast watching the monkeys swing in the trees
Seating area and TV room at the front of the House
Our long well equipped Kitchen
View from the Kitchen to the courtyard
One of our lovely double bedrooms.
The back Living room with many interesting books to read.
One of our double ensuite bathrooms
Our back Living room with a view to the stairs leading up to the master room.
The balcony of the master bedroom
Our outdoor pool
The beautiful old wooden doors of the master ensuite bathroom
The master bathroom sinks
The master bathroom shower open to the sky!
Our large master bedroom
The outdoor pool with sunloungers and Ambalama
View of the side of the House from the pool
Our lovely double bedrooms
Antique Seating  inside one of the rooms
A writing desk for all that postcard writing!
The bathroom for the courtyard bathroom
Our courtyard bedroom.
Writing table inside the courtyard room
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Galle, Galle District, Southern Province
This Charming Courtyard House is an example of a period house from the colonial era. It is set around an internal courtyard pond with tropical fish, turtles and a sweet scented frangipani tree at its center. Tastefully restored by the Hempel Family who have been living there for the last 12 years, it is just 10 mins from Galle Fort and 15 minutes from Unawatuna and the beaches of Thalpe.

The house is surrounded by a lush tropical garden which is a bird watchers paradise. Monkeys, mongoose, monitor lizards and squirrels dart amongst the trees. Whether having a lazy breakfast of Nalani's delicious egg hoppers, or a long lunch of Sri Lankan curry, sambals and chutneys, (all from local produce or catch of the day) this is a place to relax and unwind. The open dining room faces onto the jungle, where women collecting firewood and buffal...
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Listing #HL7437359
About the Owner
Eduard H
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Parking
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
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Airport: Colombo International airport: 94.4 mi
Railway: Galle train station: 2.5 mi
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Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.1 mi.
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