Walawwa (aristocratic house) on approx 6 1/2 acres for Sale
BOI approved company. 100% owned by 2 Europeans. `Traditional Houses and Thematic Bungalows Project`. A Walawwa (aristocratic house) on 6 1/2 acres beautiful land. Name `Noah`s Ark`. Meant to be operated as a Tourist Hotel in the upper price class (~ Boutique Hotel).
6 km land inwards from Payagala/Maggona. In a small village15 km from Kalutara. 6 km from access to Colombo-Matara Highway.
The Walawwa was the residence of a `gate mudaliyar` (aristocratic). It was built in 1896 on a small hill, so there is always a cooling natural breeze.
Strong foundation and the walls are made out of granite stone (kalu gal), 40 cm thickness. All doors and window shutters are of old jak wood. Above all the doors and windows you find decorative woodcarvings. Beautiful woodcarvings (wadimbu) along all the roof, moldings on the outer walls, and columns and arches inside of some of the rooms.
Floors are `cut and polish`, partly new made. Original mosaic tiled floors in the hall and verandah. Some ceilings original, some newly made. Every thing is there what makes a genuine Walawwa. More Details