The entrance to the home leads to a lovely veranda. An iron grill that can be closed if so desired for added security without hindering the air flow.The veranda overlooks the front garden. Ideal place to read a book or relax with your morning tea/coffee or sip a cool drink.
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Ayubūvan. Welcome to our well-loved Wijesinghe Home.

Built in the 1950s, this home has been lovingly restored to its original wooden features and rejuvenated ancestral furniture.

This listing is for the entire house which includes 3 bedrooms, 2 washrooms, Kitchen, living room, dining area, veranda, and access to atrium.

There is a caretaker living on site.

Ideal for tourists as well as research students and business travelers.
See my other listings to rent out individual rooms

Die Unterkunft

Ayubūvan. Welcome to our well-loved Wijesinghe Home.

Air conditioning is available in each room for an additional charge of 7 USD per day per room, currently only 1st and 2nd room have AC. So for all rooms would be an additional 14 USD per day.

Built in the 1950s, this home has been lovingly restored to its original wooden features and rejuvenated ancestral furniture. The Wijesinghe Home brought up three generations of our family. It was designed and crafted by our grandmother, a wonderful feat at that time in Sri Lanka's history.

This is a traditional home and will provide a typical Sri Lankan living experience with modern amenities.

This listing is for the entire house.

Wijesinghe House has for its hosts an elderly couple – Uncle Shelton and Aunty Kusum polite and helpful to a fault.

This is an ideal place not only for tourists but also for longer term research students and business travelers as it is located in a quiet and safe residential area with easy access and close proximity to businesses, government institutions and the Colombo and Jayawardana Pura universities and medical faculties

Uncle Shelton is well read and well informed and would be a source of knowledge on research materials.

Zugang für Gäste

Private Rooms available in seperate listings
There are 3 rooms available. Room #3 has an ensuite washroom, Room #2 and #1 shares a common modern washroom. The washrooms are equipped with hot water showers. All the rooms contains a double bed (with mosquito nets), ceiling fan, drawers and access to a modern washroom. The rooms comfortably fits two adults and towels/linens are provided. Soap and shampoo are also provided.

Amenities
The common living area, veranda, dining area, kitchen and court yard are all for guest enjoyment. Throughout the house, internet (wifi) is available and guests are welcome to use the washer and TV (cable).

Guests are welcome to cook their meals in the modernly fitted kitchen (gas stove, fridge and microwave). By request, wholesome and traditional Sri Lankan meals can be arranged.

Traditional Sri Lankan breakfast, tea and coffee are included with the room price.

Interaktion mit Gästen

On arrival, you will be welcomed by our Aunt and Uncle, two English teachers who reside on the opposite side of the court yard. They would be more than happy to meet over cups of Best Sri Lankan Tea and good conversations. There is also a live in caretaker on site.

If you like, you are also welcome to sit in on one of their English classes to meet the local children (they would love to say hello and practice their English!).

For your airport travel, we are happy to arrange transport to and from the airport. On arrival, you will receive information on best three-wheelers (and typical rates), traditional Sri Lankan recipes, best restaurants and local tips.

Weitere wichtige Infos

A caretaker resides in the house, and the host lives across the courtyard.
Traditional breakfast and air conditioning facilities are available for and additional fee.


Die Unterkunft
Badezimmer: 2
Schlafzimmer: 3
Betten: 3
Check-in: Flexibel
Check-out: 12:00
Art des Zimmers: Ganze Unterkunft

Ausstattung

Preise
Zusätzliche Personen: Keine Gebühr
Kaution: 138€
Wochenrabatt: 15%
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Stornierungen

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Wenn du bis 24 Stunden vor deiner Reise stornierst, erhältst du eine volle Rückerstattung inklusive der Service-Gebühren.


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2 Nächte Mindestaufenthalt.

8 Bewertungen


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Nutzerprofil von Smriti
Februar 2017
This was our first ever AirBnB experience and we could not have asked for anything better than this. The beauty, comfort, neatness and homeliness of the accommodation, the open, airy spaces, the hospitality and warmth of the hosts, Uncle Shelton, Aunty Kusum and the caretaker Pethi, the enriching conversations with Uncle, and not to forget, the yummy food prepared by Aunty and Pethi - all of these did not just enhance our stay, but were the highlights of our trip. The smallest of our requests were well-taken care of by the hosts, and we truly felt at home. Leaving for home was not so pleasant, as we felt we were going away from family. We are going to cherish this experience for a very long time. We look forward to future trips to Sri Lanka to stay here again and would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Sri Lanka.

Nutzerprofil von David
Januar 2017
Great place to stay

Nutzerprofil von Martynas
Januar 2017
Great 3 bedrooms house. The center is easily reached by Uber or Tuk-tuks in 30 minutes. Late in the enening can appear mosquitos that are common in Sri Lanka, but beds have nets and no problem during the night. The house was a bit difficult to find for Uber drivers, so ask for the map before coming. The owners of the house are very friendly and helpful, we appreciated them very much.

Nutzerprofil von Charitha
Januar 2017
Nice house with access to any part of colombo within 30 minutes.

Nutzerprofil von Charitha
Dezember 2016
Nice spacious house which can accomodate 6 guests in Rajagiriya. Guests can reach anywhere in colombo on Uber or tuk tuks within Rs500 range (USD 3) and very centralized. Also there is an Italian restaurant (Rocco's) which you can reach by foot within 3 minutes. They serve some serious pizza's and Pasta's. House has a full function kitchen and Laundry which was great. There is a caretaker who visits early morning and open up the doors windows etc and she kept the place clean and tidy. We were here in two occasions on the same month and it was a great house to stay.

Nutzerprofil von Yoosuf
November 2016
Even though I didn't meet Mr. Srian personally, his Aunt and Uncle were very welcoming, warm and friendly. Felt like home. The location is awesome, very quiet and peaceful. I would recommend this listing for whoever comes to Sri Lanka.
Nutzerprofil von Srian
Antwort von Srian:
Thank you for the great review, glad you enjoyed your stay Yoosuf!
November 2016

Nutzerprofil von Nivedita
Oktober 2016
Definately the best recommended place to stay while around. This place just has the charm not only in terms of the house but also really warm hearted people. Aunty Kusum and uncle were the nicest people we have met. Do have a chat with uncle on sri lankan culture, history and philosophy. I also got to have my favorite sri lankan breakfast.
Nutzerprofil von Srian
Antwort von Srian:
Thank you Nivedita. You and your parents were wonderful guests, a pleasure to host. Respectful, considerate and warm hearted. You are welcome to visit us anytime.
Oktober 2016

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Lived in Calgary the past 10 years on and off, work in IT for a neat e-learning company.
In spare time enjoy wood-working, cycling, reading and board games.

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