An original mid 19th century planter’s bungalow situated high in the hills midst the lush tea fields of Labookellie, Nuwara Eliya. Perched on a natural ridge at elevation 5500ft Highgrove offers sweeping lawns, English gardens and magnificent views of tea fields, valleys, distant waterfalls, temples and the picturesque Kothmale reservoir, making it one of the most breathtakingly beautiful tea estate bungalows in Sri Lanka.
Prince Charles visited in 2013 on a royal visit to Sri Lanka and it was restored in 2018 back to its original form and featuring 3 luxury bedroom suites, 3 open fireplaces, floor carpets, sitting areas, wooden writing desks and period furniture. One can also enjoy a selection of music, a library of old books, prints and maps of the nearby Estates.
The homestead sits under the shadows of ‘Kondagala’ rock offering crystal clear spring mountain water; fresh clean air, lovely days and cooler nights kept warm by fireplaces, hot tubs, and cozy beds with soft quilts. Enjoy hot breakfast, home-cooked meals and daily afternoon tea & cakes with fresh strawberries and fruits from our own organic garden.
The bungalow comes with its own manager, chef, butler and garden teams to ensure your comfort and enjoyment during your stay with us.