Pondok Bhuana Alit ~ A Balinese Cottage
Nestled in the charming village of Sakti, just a short 3 kilometers north from the Ubud Palace you will find our small world! Artisan crafted of natural materials and Balinese craftsmanship, Pondok Bhuana Alit Cottage.
We have a nicely equipped kitchen with handmade glassware, crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, blender, toaster, microwave oven, french press coffee pot, tea kettle and stainless steel pots and pans. The walls are tiled with beautiful serene blue Balinese handcrafted encaustic tiles, and the countertops are handcrafted from polished terrazzo. Furnished with Indonesian antique furniture in the dining area, and shaded with a leafy green pergola dripping with flowers, a perfect place to gather in the morning for breakfast or after a long day of exploring Bali to prepare an evening meal.
Our living room is open-air and furnished with a beautiful antique Javanese wedding bed as a daybed, teak wood sofa and a gorgeous live edge coffee table and pillows crafted from local textiles for you to relax & enjoy overlooking the swimming pool & Bali's legendary rice fields and jungle beyond.
The Master suite opens to amazing rice field views, allowing the trade winds from the Indian Ocean to naturally cool the space. Furnished with a king size bed and beautiful Indonesian antique furniture & Balinese art. Hand woven drapes cover the windows for privacy, and a ceiling fan to circulate the breeze. The bathroom is semi open air and features a glass block wall to let in plenty of light, rain head shower, hand carved boulder sink and toilet with built in bidet.
The smaller bedroom downstairs features hand carved whitewash doors and furniture and is furnished with a full size bed. The semi open air bathroom has plenty of light, an artisan crafted pebble mosaic floor, with hand carved river boulder sink, rain shower and toilet with built in bidet.
The third bedroom upstairs is a loft overlooking the amazing Bali rice fields, furnished with funky bohemian style decor and a queen sized bed. Bright and breezy, the chill and relaxing vibe is the perfect spot to use as a studio for writing, painting, yoga or as a bedroom. There is a small bathroom with toilet & shower off the downstairs living area that is easily accessible to the loft bedroom.
The tropical garden is overlooking the rice fields, and is planted with lush flowering plants and greenery, featuring an 8 x 3.5 meter freeform swimming pool lined with natural green hand-cut Sukabumi stone. Poolside has a teak deck with garden umbrella and bean bags chairs for you to relax with a refreshing drink and watch the birds, butterflies and daily lives of the Balinese villagers and to witness Bali's famous sunsets.
Beautiful lighting has been thoughtfully placed throughout the house and garden to highlight the beautiful Balinese architecture and garden.
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