The upstairs master bedroom is reminiscent of colonial style with a sitting area and balcony covered in creeping vines. With a total of 5 stylish bedrooms (each with TV, DVD player), each has an ensuite bathroom alfresco. The main large circular living room of Istana Semer is the focal point of the entire house overlooking the sprawling garden beyond rice fields. The large sofa and ample sitting areas endow it with a gravitational pull for guests to relax and socialize. The dining area (seats 12 to 14 people) is positioned for meals with family or friends.
There is an adjoining room behind a huge carved antique Javanese carved sliding panel, a computer/ office room, all overlooking the garden. To the far right of the property is a recreational structure with a large room with a billiard table and small kitchen which adjoins to the relaxing TV room. The verandah of this structure also abodes another outdoor dining area and sitting area. The renovated modern kitchen is as equipped as a 5 star restaurant with a masterful chef of 14 years at the villa with the talent of preparing sumptuous local and international cuisines ( speaks fluent English of 14 years at the villa.
There are two islands in the kitchen and a pantry behind. This can also be a room for socializing and creating one’s own dishes also, since it is very inviting a room. This estate-like villa with its There are 10 trained staff members with years of training to assure guests staying at this superb villa a time they will never forget and with a vow to return, as many visitors to Villa Istana Semer can attest (and some celebrities too).
5 Bedrooms (All with air-con, flat screen TV and DVD and 5 ensuite indoor/outdoor bathrooms, large master bedroom with sitting area and balcony, large circular living area with ample sofa and seating (3 fans) with adjoining Jacuzzi spa area with opium bed overlooking garden and expansive rice fields., dining area ( with guest toilet) (seats 12 people) overlooking landscaped gardens and ponds, swimming pool (18 m X 7 m), garden sitting pavilion and pool lounge area, canopied walkways with fountains and ponds, fully-equipped large modern kitchen.
There is a high speed internet connection at the villa (WIFI), I pod dockets, separate computer/office room, recreational structure with billiard table, small kitchen and TV room and 10 full-time staff with professional cooking (English spoken), maid service, house boy, gardeners, 24 hour security, TV satellite, telephone, fax, broadband internet connection, parking area, staff area, and garage.
Large garden over looking rice fields. Tasteful décor and style. English speaking, expatriate manager. Featured in ‘Architectural Digest’ Magazine (1996), Abbeville- ‘At Home in Bali’ book (1997), and Taschen- ‘Living in Bali’ book (2005). The Classic Villa/ Luxury Villa- beautifully renovated in 2011.
Banjar Semer/ Kerobokan District, 10 minute drive north of Central Seminyak, 5 minute drive to beach, private estate. The “Classic Villa” Property size: 46 are/ 4,600 M2.
Villa Istana Semer is fully services by:
- 2 excellent cooks - trained in both international and Indonesian cuisines.
- 2 housekeepers.
- 2 gardeners/pool attendants.
- 3 fulltime security guards.
- 18-metre swimming pool.
- Satellite television with video(VCD) player and stereo CD system.
- Safety deposit box.
- Car parking for 4 cars.
- Masseuse upon request.
- Nanny services upon request.
- Overseen by western management.