Located on the Aislaby Estate and Farm amidst the cold and misty mountains of Bandarawela, Kirchhayn Bungalow combines the old world charm with the new world comforts. This perfect colonial-era hideaway is staffed and furnished to suit the requirements of the discerning traveller with a wide selection of dining choices, plush five-bedroom suits, indoor leisure activities, a turfgrass tennis court and a rock swimming pool placed within the garden. Be surrounded by lush greenery, scenic views and watch the world pass by at a slower pace.
The master bedroom is named after the owners of Kirchhayn Bungalow. The large airy bedroom accommodates a wonderful king size four poster bed. Tall classic French windows lead out to the manicured garden just outside the room. Attached is a large dressing room. The bathroom entertains both the classic and contemporary with both a wonderful antique claw-footed bath alongside a walk in shower.
Fondly named after Mark Bostock’s maternal grandfather, the bedroom has two queen size beds and also a small sitting area that looks onto the front garden.
This suite is named after A.J. Wickwar. He was the surveyor general and original partner of Norman Bostock who was also instrumental in the building of Aislaby Estate. This room holds some classic pieces of furniture and a time honored selection of books to tempt you
The suite is named after Mr. Ronnie Lushington, the former expatriate manager of the Aislaby Estate. It has a four poster queen size bed with a separate courtyard entrance. A sitting area with rattan furniture is also a feature in this suite.
Also known as the Honeymoon Suite. It is names after James Taylor, who started planting tea in Ceylon in the year 1876. The room has a four poster queen size bed and is in a more secluded area of the bungalow. A sunken bath and marble bathroom complete the suite.
Meals are an occasion of exploration at Kirchhayn Bungalow. Enjoy an array of local or continental cuisine accompanied by our fine selection of wine, Aislaby Tea, or Kirchhayn Coffee at our spacious verandah, colonial-style dining room, or as a picnic in the garden.
Our five cosy suits furnished with antique colonial furniture add to the old world charm of Kirchhayn. Each suite overlooks the garden, and is large enough for two to three people to sleep in comfortably, and has an attached bathroom with both antique and modern features.
Our cosy and comfortable living room and the lounge furnished with plush sofas and recliners are ideal to spend the lazy days enjoying a movie from our extensive collection or to curl up with a good book in hand and a drink by your side in front of the crackling fire.
Not in the mood to sit around? We have you covered. Take a dip in our clear rock swimming pool, with a view to die for, or maybe try a game of cricket in our lush pitching range. Kirchhayn Bungalow also offers a turf grass tennis court and a croquet lawn so that our guests will never be short of action.
Got a strong bout of wanderlust? Keep your feet busy, explore the scenic surroundings of the Kirchhayn Bungalow by taking a trip through the neighbouring tea plantations to the two Bostock seats. Enjoy a slow 90-minute trek up to the Patna viewpoint to experience the bird’s-eye view of the plantation and the surrounding country.