Ubud villa 343,bali


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Deep in the heart of Bali, perched on a venerated spur of land at the confluence of two rivers, one will
find this stunning hideaway. Designed by the internationally acclaimed architect, Guy Morgan, this
modern, spacious villa sleeps up to eight guests and offers the ultimate in luxurious accommodation
within a totally private and exclusive, close-to-nature setting.

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Ubud villa 343,bali

  1. 1. Villa 343 Fact SheetUbud Villa 343Ubud, BaliKEY INFORMATION: Rating Beds Baths Sleeps Weekly Low Weekly High Weekly Peak 3 3 6 USD $3,325 USD $3,815 USD $4,515VILLA IMAGES(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/bali/ubud-343.html
  2. 2. Villa 343 Fact Sheet(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/bali/ubud-343.html
  3. 3. Villa 343 Fact SheetVILLA DESCRIPTIONVILLA 343 IN UBUD, BALI(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/bali/ubud-343.html
  4. 4. Villa 343 Fact SheetDeep in the heart of Bali, perched on a venerated spur of land at the confluence of two rivers, one willfind this stunning hideaway. Designed by the internationally acclaimed architect, Guy Morgan, thismodern, spacious villa sleeps up to eight guests and offers the ultimate in luxurious accommodationwithin a totally private and exclusive, close-to-nature setting.The property and gardens are landscaped into the slopes of the steep valley, and the approach, via araised wooden walkway through undisturbed rice fields, gives no clue to the remarkable design of thevilla, or the breathtaking views of the jungle and river gorge. Constructed with high quality localmaterials including   ᠀愀氀愀渀最  alang  ᤀ  thatch, Palimanan stone and teak wood; the property combines thevery best of Balinese architectural elements with contemporary flair, elegant finishes and modernamenities.The villa presents a blend of outdoor living and air-conditioned comfort. Water is a recurring theme inthis villa, from the Lotus Pond at the entrance to the waterfall that plummets to the pool below. Thehouse overlooks the river valley and includes wonderful jungle views. Morning greets you with thesound of the river and the birds of the jungle.Every room and corner of the property has the effect of producing gasps of surprise and delight asguests view it for the first time. The villa is comprised of two buildings, linked on the upper level by alotus pond and pergola. A serene Buddha statue stands within the lotus pond and white thunbergiacascades over the pergola-covered walkway leading to the Master Bedroom and Studio.The Master Bedroom is characterized by elegant furniture, teak floors, and glass on three sides tomaximize the awesome views of the jungle and river valley. Sliding glass doors open on to a timberbalcony, fringed by a food forest of fruit trees; the built-in bench seat is an ideal place to absorb thenatural surroundings and listen to the ceaseless gurgle of the Ooz River as it coils its way through thedeep gorge below. The en-suite garden bathroom is dominated by a large black terrazzo bathtub,creating a strong contrast against the white Palimanan stone floor. A black terrazzo wash standsupports a stylish chrome washbowl, and the shower is flanked by shelves and cabinets.Everything possible has been considered for the comfort of the guests; the luxurious open-air bathtubis sheltered by a thatched canopy, and privacy is maintained by a wall. Wooden shutters, like hatcheswithin the wall, can be opened to reveal a view of the rice fields, and a larger hatch beside the bathtuboffers the delightful alternative vista of the jungle. Tree ferns, birds nest ferns, and stepping stones(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/bali/ubud-343.html
  5. 5. Villa 343 Fact Sheetacross a star-grass lawn complete the natural décor of this charming garden bathroom.Colourful local artwork adorns the walls of a passage way leading to the Studio on the same floor.Situated on the western side of the villa, this room boasts a panoramic view of the rice fields, andfeatures a pitched roof, a cream terrazzo floor and more built-in cupboards and storage space. TheStudio doubles as an additional bedroom and includes an en-suite toilet and shower room with a marblefloor and black terrazzo washstand. The adjacent building, across the lotus pond, holds the Study, witha flat screen satellite TV, DVD player and a quality sound system for the entertainment of the guests.This room also doubles as an additional bedroom with an en-suite shower room and a stone terrace thatappears to almost float within the gently swaying fields of rice.Cushioned seating is built into the low wall encircling the terrace, thereby creating a comfortable placefor relaxing with a book while enjoying a coffee or a cocktail at sunset. A cathedral window in the Studyroom overlooks the main living and dining area on the lower level, which is accessed by an externalcantilevered staircase.It is upon reaching this lower level that visitors will be able to fully appreciate theunique design of the villa.The gargantuan, 12 x 8 metre, living and dining pavilion extends the full height of the building andfeatures a marble floor underneath a vaulted roof supported by coconut-wood pillars on stone plinths.Furnished with rattan chairs and sofas, pendulous steel globe lanterns and Buddhist welcome statues,this pavilion represents open living at its very best, and is a fantastic venue for parties, receptions andfunctions.A small aviary is situated to one side, and a large hatch links the dining area with the fully equippedkitchen, where the cook will prepare a range of delicious Indonesian and Western meals.Next door is atoilet and a shower, and the laundry and staff quarters are situated at the back. The adjoining semi-circular timber deck overhangs the lush river valley and provides an alternative romantic dining area.Living jackfruit trees grow through holes that have been cut in the floor of the deck, creating a solutionthat blends style with nature without threatening the environment.A further example of environmental conservation is the water recycling system that has been devised forthe 8 x 3 metre infinity edge swimming pool, the outdoor Jacuzzi, and the graceful cascade flowingdown from the lotus pond above. Another Buddha statue rests within an alcove behind the cascade.The Guest Room is situated at pool level, within the building that houses the Master Bedroom and(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/bali/ubud-343.html
  6. 6. Villa 343 Fact SheetStudio. Furnished with a dreamy four-poster bed, the Guest Room features a Palimanan stone floor,windows with sliding doors facing the valley, a dressing room, and a garden bathroom with a blackterrazzo tub, shower and toilet.Rustic stone steps lead down from the swimming pool to the lowest level, past an outdoor shower, a bedof beautiful white peace lilies, and a small lotus pond contained within a stone pot. At this level there isan open terrace overlooking a grassy meadow within the valley. Another wooden deck juts out to oneside and a narrow path leads down to the river past a small temple and a coconut grove. On one side is asecret sanctuary, a traditional open pavilion, known as a  ᠀戀愀氀✀Ⰰ with a thatched roof and a raised teakfloor scattered with cushions for relaxing. Even here, guests can enjoy music from the sound system,which boasts eight speakers directed towards every corner of the property. On the other side, a fullyequipped gym provides the facility to maintain a daily fitness routine while appreciating the wonderfulviews.The Master Bedroom, Guest Room, Studio and Study each feature individually controlled air-conditioning units and powerful ceiling fans to keep the rooms pleasantly cool. There are telephonelines for IDD calls and in-house calls in each room, and also safety deposit boxes. At night the villatakes on a different persona, with cleverly concealed lighting. Guests will appreciate the fresh cool air,and will be serenaded by a chorus of frog song to the accompaniment of ritual music from the villagetemples and the constant murmur of the river. There is a barbeque terrace at the front of the villa besidethe rice fields and parking space for up to six vehicles.Due to the steep hillside elevation, the villa is not recommended for disabled people or young children.LocationThe Villa is situated in the quiet traditional village of Sebali in the district of Kaliki, an hour and fifteenminutes drive from Ngurah Rai international airport, and about ten minutes drive from the culturaltown of Ubud. This remarkable town is Balis centre for fine arts, dance and music, and thesurrounding villages are home to Balis most accomplished painters, dancers, musicians and carvers. Itis located 300 metres above sea level in the foothills of the central mountain range; this gives it afresher, more pleasant climate than the southern coastal regions. The numerous art galleries in Ubuddisplay traditional and modern work; the museums showcase the islands rich history, and the shopsand the market stalls sell handicrafts, jewellery, woodcarvings, textiles, paintings and antiques. There(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/bali/ubud-343.html
  7. 7. Villa 343 Fact Sheetare many, well-presented, cultural performances staged in the town, in particular the Hindu epic, theRamayana; also the Kecak Dance, the Fire Dance, the Monkey Dance and the Legong Dance. Thecountryside around Ubud is particularly beautiful, with an abundance of trails offering memorablewalks through the peaceful rice fields. The location is convenient for tours all over the island and is onlya forty-minute drive from the coast.StaffThe Villa is fully serviced by A Full-time House Manager - Oversees and coordinates the staff and property and is available to assist guests during their stay. Two Cooks - Trained in the preparation of both local and international cuisine. A menu is provided, and the cooks will do all the market shopping. Two Housekeepers - Responsible for housekeeping duties and taking care of daily laundry. One Waitress - Providing waitress service around the grounds and buildings of the property. One Gardener - Tending the garden and the grounds of the villa. One Pool Tender - Cleaning and maintaining the swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Two Security Guards - Duties are to patrol the grounds and guard the entrance of the villa from dusk to dawn ensuring the security of the guests.Facilities Fully air-conditioned Master Bedroom with en-suite bathroom Fully air-conditioned Guest Bedroom with en-suite bathroom Fully air-conditioned Guest Room which can be configured either as two twins or with one queen-sized bed, with en-suite shower room Fully air-conditioned Study Room that doubles as a bedroom, with en-suite shower room Open-air Living and Dining Pavilion suitable for large parties and functions Exterior decks and terraces for outdoor dining, entertaining and relaxing. Fully equipped gym Fully equipped kitchen Swimming pool and Jacuzzi Relaxation balé(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/bali/ubud-343.html
  8. 8. Villa 343 Fact Sheet Tropical gardens Barbeque terrace Household staff Stereo system, Satellite TV, DVD Player Safety Deposit Boxes IDD Telephone Night security* Rates are subject to a further 15% government and service tax per night.(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/bali/ubud-343.html