The Sri Lanka Travel Specialists
Ashburnham is a 1930’s planter’s bungalow an hour north of Kandy that has been caringly renovated by its British owner into a welcoming and restful holiday retreat. The property has a stunning backdrop of the picturesque Knuckles Mountain Range and is set on a working tea plantation. There is a lot to do on the estate, from trekking and river baths by the waterfall to exploring the Sri Lankan tea experience or simply lazing by the poolside. Ashburnham is a stylish boutique hotel that provides a personalised service. The bungalow can be booked per room or in its entirety.
There are six comfortable ensuite bedrooms, four of which are Standard Double Rooms and two of which are spacious suites. Room interiors are well-furnished with double or twin beds, a writing desk, and a wardrobe. Some have a private terrace or balcony and all have mountain views. Ensuite bathrooms have h/w showers. Interconnecting rooms are available for families.
Ashburnham Suite: This spacious deluxe suite has a separate living room and a private terrace. 2 extra beds can be added for families.
Albizia Suite: This suite is designed for young families with a double bed, two single beds, a sofa and a table for playing games.
Bay Room: This beautifully-decorated double/twin room has French windows which open out to a terrace.
Balcony Room: Furnished with a double bed, this room has a private terrace.
Sunset Room: As the name suggests, this large double room has magnificent sunset views. It is ideal for parents with older children as it is linked to the Hideaway room.
Hideaway: Accessed from the front terrace, this room can be made up as a double, twin or triple room and offers amazing mountain views.
Meals are served in the dining room or out on the terrace which looks out over the mountains. A range of both Western and Sri Lankan meals are available as well as complimentary afternoon tea. The living room has a fireplace which is lit by night, a library and plenty of board games. Guests can make use of free Wi-Fi in the dining and living room. The immediate gardens at Ashburnham are beautifully landscaped and have a swimming pool with a waterslide for children and a tennis court. Ashburnham’s extensive gardens are a nature lover’s paradise with numerous species of birds, butterflies, giant squirrels and monkeys hovering about on the tree tops. Enjoy the full tea experience, from plucking tea to visiting the tea factory where the tea is processed.
Ashburnham Estate is a six-bedroom heritage property set on a 98-acre working tea plantation about an hour north of Kandy.
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