Wow what a view! Far from the hustle and bustle of Seminyak and very close to the sleepy yet increasingly trendy surfing village of Balian is Villa Tao. As soon as you walk in the front door you get an amazing sense of space. This 900sqm mansion is perched 35meters above sea level, with simply breathtaking views out over the renowned surf break at Balian and to the horizon. The sparking black sand beach is just a stones throw down the sloping grass hill lined by old coconut trees. All 4 master bedrooms have panoramic ocean views, even the bathrooms have amazing views. In fact every direction you look it is like a tropical postcard framed by a mixture of modern contemporary architecture and lots of old wood.
The Villa draws a number of unique features together to make it a truly special place to living . The owner designed the house focusing using only the best recycled timbers and with a focus on collecting and saving water. The 2 expansive upstairs bedrooms are 200year old Javanese Gladek houses which have been slightly modified to maximise the mesmerising views and increase comfort levels yet still give you that antique, old teak wood feel. King bed, AC, ceiling fans, TV, DVD, ipod dock sterio come standard. The en-suite bathrooms are all moulded black polished concrete complete with 2 showers (1inside, 1 outside), and a bath. In fact each bedroom has its own 20sqm private balcony and feels like your very own little house. ocean views from every bedroom window.
The expansive living and dinning area have been interestingly designed to fully capture the cool ocean breezes, take in the spectacular ocean vistas and integrate the 18m infinity pool so it feels like the pool and ocean are all part of the living space! There is a large Ulin hardwood table with luxurious cow hide leather arm chairs, easily seating 10 guests, a huge sunken lounge over looking the pool and ocean and there is also a massive media room equipped with the latest LED TV, BluRay DVD player, High speed WIFI and Satelite TV. Throughout the living area, pool area and rooftop there is an integrated sound system with 3 zones and ipod docking station .
The rooftop has been turned into a 170sqm greenroof\’ entertaining area. This really is the perfect place for a cocktail, take in the sunset and listen to some relaxing music through the rooftop sound system.
Price USD 1,600,000
Leasehold until 2043 ,
Land size 2000 Sqm and building size 1200 Sqm .