Consists of 8 Acres of Cinnamon cultivation, 5 Acres of Rubber cultivation (including a small plot used for Gem mining), 1 Acre of Coconut cultivation and 2 Acres of bare land.
This lovely property consists of sloping and flat grounds, a stream, a spring, small hills and huge volcanic boulders. It is surrounded by rubber and coconut plantations, paddy fields and lush greenery inhabited by small animals like Porcupines, Rabbits, Monkeys, Foxes etc. & a lots of local birds like Peacocks, Eagles, Oriole etc. as well as migrant birds like Siberian Duck, Paradise Birds, Indian Paradise Fly Catcher, Storks, etc. Typical rural villages with unique temples surround this beautiful property. A special mention is due for the wonderful views of the Indian Ocean from the high spots and on most days one can hear the soothing sound of the waves.
The estate was always kept in the family for four generations. From about the mid 1880 s it was famous for the production of citronella oil for a long time, later Rubber, Cinnamon and Tea were also planted. As mentioned in the famous book “Twentieth Centuries Impressions of Ceylon” 1st published 1907 the largest Alexandrite ever found in Ceylon was found on the estate.
Income from cultivation
Rubber tapping started in the second half of 2016. Income depending on Rubber price.
Cinnamon peeling started in 2020. Income depending on market price.
Moreover there are about 250 Coconut trees spread across the 16 Acres. Income depending on market price.
The estate is ideally suited for commercial use such as tourism and hospitality, especially eco friendly tourism projects such as Agri tourism, wellness centres just to name a few. The area is ideal for activities such as Horse riding, Mountain cycling, Paragliding, Bird watching, Walking, Jogging, Yoga - the huge boulders are perfect for meditation huts.
There are 2 clear title deeds for the estate. The estate was newly surveyed. All necessary Pradeshiya Sabha documents are at hand.
The land is accessible from three different entry roads.
The land is situated between the Weligama and Matara exit points of the Matara-Colombo highway. The property is about 7 Km away from Weligama (coast) and 3 Km away from either side of the 2 exit points of the Southern ExpressWay i.e. Weligama and Matara. Moreover it is in the centre between both Colombo and Hambantota Ports as well as both International Airports at Colombo and Hambantota; moreover it is close to Galle Port and Koggala airport.