The splendid Sanur Residence comprises nine bedrooms encompassed
within three self-contained buildings set side-by-side in a spectacular
beachfront location on Bali's south east coast.
The residence is an ideal venue for weddings,
parties and events. The expansive terraced garden, set against the
stunning backdrop of the Balinese coastline, is the perfect spot for
saying "I do". The accommodation designed for families and groups of up
to eighteen people. The three individual buildings share a number of
common facilities including the garden, the 23 x 6.5-meter swimming
pool, and a communal dining room serviced by a commercial kitchen where
an internationally trained chef and his team cater to the culinary whims
of the guests in 5-star fashion.
The Sanur Residence is characterised by contemporary tropical
architecture, an abundance of light, huge aluminium-framed picture
windows, broad balcony-terraces, and a crisp white decor. Each 2-storey
building accommodates up to six people. All three buildings boast
different features, but each includes three bedrooms with en-suite
marble bathrooms, a living room and dining room with a table for six, a
fully fitted kitchen, additional sitting areas and spacious terraces.
The beautiful landscaped garden - complete with reflective ponds, flat
green coastal lawns and a romantic relaxation pavilion - is bordered by
rice fields, sweet corn and tobacco plantations, and bounded by papaya
and banana groves. The property blessed with dramatic views of the
coastline and the ocean, stretching all the way from Sanur to Mt Agung
in the east. The glorious sunrises in this part of Bali are legendary,
and can be enjoyed from the terraces of all three of the buildings that
comprise the residence. In the early mornings, the mysterious towering
sea cliffs of the neighbouring Nusa Penida Island will be bathed in a
warm pink glow. The beach is just 50 metres away and is good for surfing
and safe for swimming. It is accessed via a path through the rice
fields, and boasts a private timber deck for the use of guests at the
residence. From here it is fun to watch the local fishermen going out
every day in their colourful jukung outrigger boats.
room in the Sanur Residence is air-conditioned and guests also have the
option of ceiling fans. Entrances are flanked by ornamental pebble-lined
ponds and protected by solid doors that swing open into the cool
interiors. Upstairs and downstairs, folding glass doors open onto a
plethora of terraces, allowing the cool sea breezes to permeate. Dark
wood finishes are complemented by white quilt covers, white soft
furnishings and colourful local artwork. Every bedroom features a timber
floor and is equipped with a TV with local channels and DVD player, in
addition to top quality King Koil mattresses, a telephone, safe deposit
box, and an emergency button. Every master bathroom is fitted with a
Jacuzzi tub, shower, hairdryer, shaver mirror, electrical shaver socket,
and a thoughtful array of shampoo and bath products.
BUILDING NO. 1
Building No 1 is the westerly building of the residence. The open-plan Living Room, Media Room & Dining Room
is furnished with a comfortable L-shaped sofa, a nestle of coffee
tables, a dining table, and a flat screen satellite TV and DVD player
and music system. The stylish, dark grey floor is composed of non-slip,
burned granite. An alternative cosy Sitting Area overlooks the gardens and view.
The integrated Kitchen
is fully equipped with an electric hob with a stainless steel hood, an
abundance of fitted cupboards, a black marble work surface, a
family-size stainless steel refrigerator, microwave, toaster and wine
rack. There is also a walk-in storeroom. A powder room with basin and toilet is located next to the open staircase.
The Master Bedroom
situated downstairs, furnished with a dark wood queen size bed, a lazy
chair, bedside tables and a rug; folding doors open into the garden. The
light and airy en-suite marble bathroom features twin washbasins, a
coffee and cream marble floor and vanity unit, mirrors, white walls, and
a ribbed marble floor that forms the base of the rain shower behind a
glass partition. An oversize Jacuzzi bathtub is set in marble beside a
big frosted glass window. A dressing area next to the bathroom boasts
fitted wardrobes with frosted glass doors and a full length mirror.
is located upstairs and is furnished with twin beds with leather
headboards, fitted wardrobes, and a comfy cushioned sofa. Glass doors
open onto a short timber deck with a swinging bench seat. The en-suite
marble bathroom is fitted with a shower cubicle behind a glass door,
toilet and washbasin. Frosted glass doors slide open to reveal a sunken
Jacuzzi tub, shared with the bedroom next door.
furnished with a queen size bed, and incorporates a small library with a
desk. The en-suite bathroom is a mirror version of the bathroom
adjoining Bedroom 2, and once again frosted glass doors slide open to
reveal the sunken Jacuzzi tub, shared with Bedroom 2. A precious feature
is the huge 5 x 7-metre sunny lava-stone tiled Terrace, accessed
from both bedrooms, which are also blessed with wonderful views of the
sweeping coastline, Nusa Penida Island, and the neighbouring rice
A unique feature of Building No. 1 is the light and airy basement, which incorporates the Main Dining Room
with eight individual tables that can be joined together to create one
large table if required. The terraced landscape ensures that even at
this level, guests can enjoy the view. Glass doors on three sides open
up to create a semi-open air dining experience. There is also a wine
cellar and an adjoining powder room with basin and toilet. This dining
room is located next to the Full Service Kitchen that caters for the whole residence.
BUILDING NO. 2
Building No. 2 is the centre building of the residence, and is
characterised by a cream polished granite floor. It features a raised Dining Area furnished with a richly grained coconut shell dining table and chairs by the Bali-based Italian designer 'Carlo'. The Kitchen is located to one side. It is very similar to the kitchen in Building No. 1, complete with a breakfast bar and high seats.
Four steps lead down to the Living & Media Room,
which furnished with two exquisite soft leather sofas and a matching
ottoman. A 42-inch plasma screen TV, DVD player provided for the
entertainment of the guests. Kids will enjoy sitting on the yielding
beanbags. More glass doors open up onto a terrace with a daybed. A powder room with basin and toilet is located next to the living area.
Bedrooms 2 & 3 are both located downstairs, and furnished with queen size beds and fitted wardrobes and share bathroom.
The Master Bedroom, located upstairs, flanked by another generous Terrace,
which can also be accessed from a glass door located halfway up the
open staircase. This breezy hangout is a great spot for enjoying the
sunrise. No expense has been spared with the furnishings of the
sumptuous master bedroom. The bed is comprised of a pair of twin beds,
and a living area furnished with a coconut shell table by Carlo, sofas, a
fridge, and a penshell cabinet. Part of the terrace features a small
wooden sundeck furnished with chairs and big umbrella and accessed from
the sitting area. The huge en-suite bathroom is fitted with 'His &
Hers' washbasins, a rain shower and toilet at one end and a Jacuzzi
bathtub at the other end. Large picture windows overlook a rural scene;
and open air spaces above the bath and shower ensure a constant airflow.
BUILDING NO. 3
Building No. 3 is the easterly building of the residence, and is characterised by a dark, burnt granite non-slip floor. The Dining Area
with a table for six is located next to a wooden deck sheltered by a
pergola. The kitchen is very similar to the kitchens in Buildings Nos. 1
& 2, and is located to one side. The Living Area is central, furnished with a large bamboo daybed facing the ocean view.
This is the only building with a separate, self-contained media room - a cosy Home Theatre
with a 60-inch screen for projecting movies and satellite TV channels.
The room furnished with a sofa, beanbags and shelf units.
Bedrooms 2 & 3
are accessed from halfway up the stairs; Bedroom 2 is furnished with
twin bed and a futon. Bedroom 3 has a queen size bed and sofa. Both
feature en-suite bathrooms linked by a Jacuzzi bathtub in the same
layout as Bedrooms 2 & 3 in Buildings Nos. 1 & 2.
The wide Terrace
is accessed from a door on the next level, and is encompassed by a low
wall planted with lush green foliage. This terrace can also be accessed
by seven steps leading down from the Master Bedroom on the top
floor. This master room boasts a sitting area with library and an
extended coconut shell desk by Carlo, fitted along the length of one
wall. More coconut shell and mother of pearl bedside shelves by Carlo
flank the queen size bed. The cream marble en-suite bathroom is similar
to the Master Bathroom in Building No. 2 with the addition of the
bathtub access, which is in the form of a small bridge traversing the
bubbling pebbles of an ornamental pond. Windows on three sides of the
Jacuzzi tub take in the awesome view; the modesty of the guests is
protected by the provision of blinds.
Garden and Pool
The garden beckons guests to laze in one of the many relaxation areas
with a book, or perhaps a cocktail while watching the fishermen and the
surfers. It is dominated by an enticing 23 x 7-metre pool, above which
rests twin reflective ponds on a slightly higher level. The ponds are
filled with crystalline chlorinated water around twin central sections
filled with fresh water and lilies. Twisting tri-coloured frangipani
trees overhang the timber deck beside the infinity-edge pool, which
appears to overflow into the rice fields. On the lowest terrace, raised
above the rice field, is a sunken bale relaxation pavilion, facing the
view, complete with built-in cushioned seating and a rustic table.
Quiet and safe, The Sanur Residence ideally situated in a rural
beachside, setting less than ten minutes from the historical village of
Sanur. The recent construction of the Sanur-Kusumba by-pass, from
Seminyak to Candidasa, positions the residence within easy driving
distance of most of Bali's tourist attractions. The diversity of Bali
presents everything from diving, cultural show, cruising and trekking,
to adventure sports and theme parks. Horse riding takes place at the
Saba stables, and three of the best golf courses in the world are
located within easy driving distance. The residence is just thirty
minutes' drive from Bali's international airport, fifteen minutes from
the cultural town of Ubud, ten minutes from Sukawati art and handicraft
market, and conveniently close to the island's numerous spas, shops,
restaurants and vibrant nightspots.