Villa 1880 is extraordinary – a contemporary-meets-colonial beach-in-ten vacation home, a design aficionado’s dream, and heaven for a few families (up to 8 adults and 8 kids) intent on holidaying together effortlessly, in total comfort and with considerable style. The heart of Villa 1880 is a beautifully restored plantation house from Borneo, made entirely of ironwood and constructed in 1880 – hence the name. Full of heritage charm, the house sits between two contemporary structures: a vast open-sided living room with sunset barbecue terrace above, and a two-storey sleeping pavilion lined with lime green shutters in homage to its colonial cousin.
Staying here is a dream for creatives and all who appreciate a refined design aesthetic.
The visionary Hong Kong-based owners, an interior architect and vintage furniture showroom founder, have uncompromisingly high standards and an obsessive attention to detail.
Italian retro furniture, vintage collector’s pieces, designer fabrics, inventive lighting and contemporary art are all part of the eclectic mix. Everything is achingly chic and high spec with no expense spared on leading-edge facilities (including mood lighting and a water filtration system which means guests may drink water direct from the taps – a rare convenience in Bali villas).
Families will appreciate the fabulous indoor and alfresco living spaces and five bedroom suites – one of them an eight-bunk children’s suite.
Add a 19m saltwater pool with shaded shallow kids’ section, private spa, two kitchens, and a remarkably gifted chef among the eight-strong staff, and you have all the ingredients to whip up the most memorable holiday imaginable.
Villa 1880 is tucked away down a quiet lane a few minutes’ walk from uber-trendy Batu Belig Beach and a 10-minute drive from both Seminyak and Canggu. There’s a vintage ‘70s VW Combi available to whisk guests to Bali’s many temples and tourist attractions (extra charge applies). But such is Villa 1880’s allure, you may never want to leave.
Batu Belig, Gang Daksina, Bali.
8 adults and 8 children (5 bedrooms: 4 with super-king beds; 1 children’s room with 8 bunk beds). Two extra beds may be set up on guest request at an additional charge.
Open-sided fan-cooled living and dining area with dining table for 10 and guest kitchen/bar; main kitchen; poolside sitting area with hammock and table tennis; air-conditioned media room; office; large roof terrace with barbecue.
19 x 4m saltwater pool with shaded shallow section for kids.
Villa manager; private chef; butlers; housekeeper; security guards; gardener. Additional staff (babysitters, masseuses) on request at extra charge.
Suggestion menu of Balinese, Indonesian and internatonal dishes, including a kids menu, healthy options, and barbecues. Requests accommodated (including special diets). Optional cooking classes.
Fibre optic internet throughout; room-to-room phone system; phone for local calls.
60-inch TV with satellite channels, sound bar and DVD player in media room; 42-inch TV with satellite channels in 4 bedrooms, DVD players; DVD and book library; board games; table tennis. Portable speakers in bedrooms, media room and living pavilion. Plug in for phone plus blu-tooth system.
Villa 1880 is fabulous for families. Facilities for little ones include: a bassinette; 2 baby cots; high chair; baby bath; children’s books, toys and pool inflatables.
In-villa treatments selected from a comprehensive spa menu can be carried out by internationally trained therapists (extra cost applies) at the villa’s private spa room.
The villa’s refurbished 1970 VW van can be hired at a daily rate of US$35++ for 8 hours (excluding petrol). A 7-passenger car can also be hired.
Gas barbecue grill; diesel powered back-up generator; wine fridge; water filtration system; safety deposit boxes.
3,150sqm (land), 2,520sqm (villa).
Villa 1880 is tucked away down a quiet lane in sought-after Batu Belig on the peaceful northern edge of Seminyak.
An easy 10-minute stroll away is Batu Belig Beach; walking south along the black volcanic sand brings you to uber-trendy beach bars Tropicola, W Hotel and Potato Head, while northwards is La Laguna and Finns Beach Club.
The area’s many cafés and bars are moments away, among them Watercress and Hog Wild (previously Naughty Nuri’s), along with boutiques and lifestyle stores as eclectic as the villa itself. Central Seminyak and the surfing mecca of Canggu are both a mere 10-minute drive away.
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