Unique and authentic, Villa 79 Leyn Baan Street is a cherished family home. It has been photographed and written about for books and has been featured in magazines as well as the backdrop for fashion shoots.
There are two entrances; the garden entreance leads to the Galle Fort ramparts, the lighthouse and the beach below while the front entrance opens into the narrow lanes of the Fort. The roof terrace looks out over the lighthouse to the Indian Ocean beyond. The house surrounds a cool pond centred in the courtyard and is laden with original 19th century architectural features.
There are two main bedrooms with bathrooms and two additional bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and the other with bunk beds. All are air conditioned. There is a trusted housekeeper called Kanthi who will clean and help with breakfast, shopping and laundry. The house is full of beautiful and treasured furniture from Sri Lanka, Java and Bali.
This family villa comprises of 4 bedrooms. There are two main bedrooms with bathrooms and two additional bedrooms, one with a queen size bed the other with bunk beds. All are air conditioned. One of the highlights of the villa is the roof terrace with views across the ramparts to the lighthouse and the Indian ocean.
Bedroom 1: Master Suite: 1st floor. Steep stairs to bathroom on ground floor. Air con. Sleigh bed with mosquito net. Private access to roof terrace.
Bedroom 2: Guest double: Ground floor. 4 poster bed with fitted net. Air con. Shared bathroom.
Bedroom 3: Bunk bed / study: Single Bunk beds for 2. Desk / study. Air con. Shared bathroom
Bedroom 4: Queen size double: Queen size bed. Air con. Shared bathroom
Sitting / dining: Sofas and arm chair. Courtyard view. Sat TV / WiFi
Inner courtyard pond: Traditional size pond for cooling house
Kitchen: ‘Farmhouse’ kitchen with modern appliances
Courtyard garden: Rear courtyard garden with covered dining and seating
Roof terrace: Covered breakfast table with ocean views. Sun loungers
Staff: House keeper who clean, do laundry and help with breakfast.
Meals: House keeper will prepare breakfast otherwise the house is given on self-catering basis
Facilities: 3 dbls, 1 children’s rm 2 bunks, air con, Roof terrace, Wi Fi/ Sat TV/ DVD, Housekeeper, Sleeps max 6 adults + 2 children.
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Deposit 50% is receivable within 5 days of booking confirmation.
Refundable security deposit (where paid to the owner) is always made in the second payment.
Balance is receivable 30 days prior to arrival or 45 days in the case of peak season.
Rates are per night and include all taxes and service charges unless otherwise stated on the villa details/amenities information.
Refundable security deposit of between 10% and 20% of the total rental is due at the time of the balance payment for most villas or some villas request a fixed amount.
Some villas allow for this to be bought in cash and refunded on departure subject to any deductions.
Refund Policy: (Bank charges to renters account) Calculated on total rental figure excluding refundable security deposit.
Credit card admin fees are non refundable.
75% if 35 days or more prior to check in.
50% if between 25 – 35 days prior to check in.
No refund if less that 25 days prior to check in.
75% if 60 days or more prior to check in.
50% if between 60 and 45 days prior to check in.
No refund if less that 45 days prior to check in.
For any booking less than 5 nights stay for low and high season if any changes are made after the confirmation is issued there is an admin fee of usd50 per change.
For peak periods the stay period applicable is 10 nights.
Last Minute Terms and Conditions:
All Last Minute rates are heavily discounted off the standard villa seasonal rental rate.
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If any period of your stay is outside of the Last Minute rates then the normal rate will apply.
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If no proof of payment or payments are not received within 72 hours (Thai time) from the date and time shown on your confirmation e mail then the booking is automatically cancelled without any prior notification.
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All villa facilities are as shown on the villa details.
In the extremely rare case of cancellation by the villa owner then all monies paid are fully refundable with all bank charges to the owners cost.
In this case IWP Ltd will do everything in their power to find the guest an equally suitable villa at equal or lesser cost but IWP Ltd cannot be held responsible for any losses or extra charges incurred in this unlikely situation.
Guests are responsible for payment of any damages incurred even if they are in excess of the refundable security deposit, telephone calls, any food and drink not included in their package and any other items not specified or included in their package at the time of booking or that may be subsequently amended.
Any cars provided are without fuel which is at the renters cost.
These costs or charges may be deducted from your security deposit or from your credit card imprint (in the case of a few villas) after agreement with the villa manager.
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