Villa Lotus has for many years been considered one of Bali’s most luxurious villas available for rental accommodation. Set in beautifully landscaped, gardens with views over terraced rice paddies, the position of the house enables one to enjoy the ocean breezes, as well as the famous Bali sunsets. Within the gardens there is a temple, bale (traditional Balinese pavilion), sun beds, lotus ponds, 18-meter swimming pool, and a leveled lawn area for sports such as volleyball or croquet. The house itself is positioned around gardens and ponds with rooms joined by canopied walkways. 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 is the centre point of the houses and perfect for guests to relax and socialize. The dining area (seats 12 to 14 people) is positioned adjacent for meals with family or friends. There is an adjoining office computer room behind a huge antique Javanese sliding panel. To the far right of the property is a recreational structure with a billiard table , bar and small kitchen which adjoins the relaxing TV room. The verandah of this structure also has an outdoor dining area, BBQ 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). 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. This estate-like villa with its 10 trained staff members assure guests staying at this superb villa a time they will never forget.
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.