Villa Cocogroove

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Location Central Seminyak – walking distance to Seminyak night life and the beach
Villa Cocogrove is located in Central Seminyak – walking distance to the beach and popular restaurants. 5 minutes (0.5 km) drive to Seminyak Night Life, 5 minutes (1.1 km) drive to Seminyak Center, 30 minutes (6.7 km) drive to Ngurah Rai International Airport.

In a developing area of Bali in Seminyak, in the south of the island, the Singaporean owner of a plot of land wanted an open, convenient to live in, private luxury villa. Seminyak is rich with culture and he wanted to maintain some references to traditional Balinese dwellings (though not at all overtly). The site was originally virgin paddy fields, and though close to the sea, there was no possibility of a view from the single-storey structure, which was also what the client requested.
This private vacation rental villa, completed in 2004 and with a total built-up area of 550 square meters, was conceived as a series of bales (the Balinese version of a gazebo) linked by a covered walkway and orientated to take advantage of the prevailing winds, using large cantilevered overhangs and plated pergolas for shade and protection from rain.

Living and Dining
One entire wall of the compound is lined by plantings of small trees. The water connects the living area at firth with the bathrooms that adjoin the master and second bedrooms. The focus of the house is the living shelter, roofed but open on three sides. In the centre of this is the sunken seating area, into which steps lead down from two opposite corner. Early morning sunlight streams into the living shelter (overleaf), with its dining table at left. The area faces out on to the lawn, swimming pool and a small bale in traditional style, thatched with alang-alang grass..

Bedrooms and Bathrooms
By adapting the arrangement of a traditional Bali home, the architect was able to satisfy the client’s wish to keep the guest quarters separate, and these were located in a line extending from the corner housing the kitchen, service quarters and garage. The living shelter followed by the master room extends from this corner at a right angle, while the house temple was placed facing the sacred mountain Gunung Agung in the opposite corner of the compound. Enchanting can easily be used to describe this private luxury villa. Seminyak, with its growing trend of high-scale lavishness, surrounds the house with the best in dining, shopping and entertainment.


Area size
• Land area: 500 m²
• Large private swimming pool
• Tropical landscaped garden
• Private car parking
• Guest capacity ideally 6 people
Living and Dining Areas
• Open plan living & dining area
• Main dining table seats 6
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
• 3 bedrooms, all with air- conditioning
  and overhead ceiling fans
• 3 en-suite bathrooms
Villa Services and Facilities
• Safety Boxes
• Back-up generator
• Daily continental breakfast
• Television units with cable TV
• DVD and VCD
• IPOD Dock/Speakers
• Stereo & DVD Player
• Telephone line
• Free Wi-Fi
• Housekeeping staff
• Trained cook
• Daily pool and garden attendant
• Night security
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