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If you require several rooms or suites, Sergeant House can be booked as a whole or in part. It is a perfect place, not only for individuals and couples, but also as a place to share with your friends or extended family.

The bungalow and suites of Sergeant House are furnished in colonial style with original art, antiques, four-poster beds, polished cement floors with inlaid timber and ambient lighting. The bathrooms are generous and well appointed with differing vanity, bath and shower arrangements, all thoughtfully designed and individually expressed. You may find: a delicate translucent alabaster hand basin; a hand beaten brass wash basin or; a hand formed, polished cement bath (for two) in your bathroom. (See Individual Room or Suite Descriptions below)

All accommodations have their own large, private verandahs (with overhead fans) allowing views of lily pond tropical palm filled landscape. There are many different perspectives and landscapes vistas available from Sergeant House and we have tried to showcase them with the design and orientation of our rooms and suites. Occasional glimpses of the sea can be seen through the trees from the upper levels.

Poolside Pavilion

This room flanks one side of the swimming pool terrace and sits on podium (four steps) above it. It has two verandahs: one facing the pool and a larger one oriented towards the lily pond and gardens. Both verandahs are furnished with large, comfortable, cushioned chairs and coffee tables for relaxation.

Inside, the room has a king-size four-poster bed with mosquito net, a built-in wardrobe, comfortable reading chair and ottoman, writing desk, overhead fans, a safe, tea service, small fridge, air conditioner, Wi-Fi and cable television. The room is also fully screened and shuttered with mahogany louvred doors and windows and finished with polished brass hardware. These screens and louvres allow perfect ventilation and privacy. The bathroom has a separate walk-in shower, separate toilet and vanity basin and is luxuriously appointed with contemporary fittings and an alabaster hand basin.
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Long View Pavilion

This very spacious and luxurious room is located on the first floor above the ambalama. It has expansive views of the surrounding tropical, palm-filled landscape and some glimpses of the sea between the trees, from generous verandah balconies that encircle the pavilion. Its elevated location also allows it to capture the prevailing sea breezes.

The suite is very large with an integrated bedroom and sitting area. It has high ceilings with deep detailed arched timber beams and tall shuttered bi-fold doors and windows folding open onto the verandah. Its semi-circular fanlight and clerestory windows ensure a high level of filtered light prevails within the room complementing its character and style.

The suite is furnished in a colonial hunting lodge theme, with hand carved timber screens & bedside tables, a built-in writing desk, antiques and original art, a large wardrobe, super king-size hand carved, Indian, four-poster bed with turned posts and mosquito net, a three piece comfortable lounge, ample lamps and a coffee table. It also has a safe, air conditioner, Wi-Fi, cable television and DVD player.

Additionally, there is a small kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities, a microwave oven, small fridge and kitchenware. The large luxurious bathroom has a separate toilet, large walk-in shower and a free-standing, two-person bath. The fittings are contemporary, high quality polished stainless steel and a mix of natural materials including quartzite stone cladding on the walls and hand hammered granite stone paved floors.
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The Sergeant's Bungalow

The bungalow has three comfortable bedrooms (with 4 beds in total) and is rented as a full unit for friends and family groups. It features its own private fountain garden and entry onto deeply shaded verandahs roofed with original handmade clay tiles and supported by Tuscan columns. The verandahs are furnished with casual cushioned chairs, coffee tables and a bookcase. Paired doors open directly on the opposite side of the bungalow to reveal an internal courtyard with a granite fountain and small garden. This creates a breezeway effect and good cross ventilation throughout the house.

Extensively renovated to add an upper floor, the bungalow retains all of its original colonial details, including hand carved panelled jackwood doors, window shutters and delicate timber friezes set in deep arched reveals above the windows and doors. This has the effect of allowing a soft light to penetrate the bungalow.

On the ground floor, the main bedroom has a king-size four-poster bed with mosquito net, a small writing desk, overhead fan and an air conditioner. There is an ensuite bath/shower room and separate vanity /toilet room. The ensuite bathroom has a large two-person bath and separate walk-in shower whilst the vanity room has a hand beaten, polished brass vanity basin and built-in wardrobe.

The ground floor also has a sitting room with a large, comfortable built-in seating nook, large size, cable 3D Smart television,  DVD player and a large movie collection.

Upstairs there are 2 separate, light and bright, loft bedrooms with shuttered walls which overlook the central area of the ground floor. One up-stairs bedroom is furnished with a queen-size, four-poster bed, a writing desk and a small antique clothes closet. The second bedroom contains two four-poster beds with mosquito netting (a queen size and a super-single size) and a small antique cloths closet. Each upper bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower and polished terrazzo walls.
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The Cave

Built into the ancient stone and coral walls of a small ruined cottage, the cave offers cozy accomodation singles or children with two separate super-single size canopy beds, one of which is upstairs in a compact room, perfect for the budget or single traveller who wants none-the-less to stay at a luxury resort. A fridge, TV, video player, tea/coffee set, safe, writing desk and built in closet are all provided. It is situated in a courtyard behind the bungalow with a private table and chairs looking into the court with a fan above.
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