We had a wonderful time in Kandy. The driver, Duleep, that was arranged for us by the owner was marvelous. We ended up using him for three days.
The house is very grand and it is amazing to sit out on the porch in the morning and watch the mist through the valley or at night seeing the bats swoop overhead. It can also fit many people...which is wonderful. We are a family of seven with kids ranging from 7-19 and the size of the house was wonderful for everyone to have space to themselves!
It does seem like it has been quite some time since someone lived in the home. The living room furniture was quite threadbare and the curtains were ripped in multiple places. The kitchen cupboards seemed a bit dusty and I made sure to rinse all the dishes before we used them. In all fairness, my husband thought everything was clean and fine. I am a mother of five kids, so cleanliness is very important to me. ; )
The beds and bedrooms were very clean and all had mosquito netting. The... more