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PANADURA - Colonial Type House for Sale

“Siri Medura” is a palatial Colonial house, optimally situated in a prime location in the heart of the Panadura town. This seven-bed room, two-storied house stands on approx. 12,000 sq. ft. on 3 acres (476 perches) of prime land. The main structure was built in the early 20th century with an additional wing constructed in the 1920s. Surrounded by a large garden, with three other buildings, hall and a swimming pool on the rear elevation, it was used previously as an International School. With a beautiful view of the river, this property would be an ideal location for a boutique hotel / holiday bungalow / residence and allows for further construction or expansion.

House Description
Open Veranda : 02
Sitting Halls : 3 (Large)
Dining Halls : 1 (Large)
Bedrooms : 7 (Spacious)
Bathrooms : 4 (Attached)
Kitchen : 01
Pantry :


Store room : 01
Floor: Tiled / Wooden / Cement
Garden : Large                     

Servant’s quarters  :

Driver’s quarters : 01
Special Features:

A two-storied Colonial home built in the early 20th century, this artfully designed bungalow features arches, long corridors, extensive kitchens, and a large ball room/reception hall.

The house retains its original antique finishes on the floors, high ceilings, doors and window frames: long double paneled windows and double paneled doors with frames crafted of Teak / Jak wood, and hand-pressed terracotta floor tiles.

The house contains seven spacious bedrooms with attached bathrooms - four of the bedrooms being interconnected. A wooden stairway with carved hand railings completed of Teak wood leads to the 2nd floor sitting area and one of the bedrooms opening onto two separate balconies. Wooden flooring on the 2nd floor also completed in Teak.

Two large open verandas on the front and rear elevations; rear open veranda surrounds a large courtyard (meda midula) on three sides.

The building allows for excellent lighting and ventilation, with ample room for expansion on front and rear.

The property also has 35 Coconut trees, 6 King Coconut trees, Ahela, Mango and many large trees and allows for shade and cool breezes.

Situated in the heart of town, with three road frontages with access via Susantha Mawatha and Arthur V. Dias Mawatha. Situated  close the Railway station and Galle road, which enhances its commercial value

Facilities :

3 phase Electricity, water (Main line / Well), telephone

Sale Price:SL Rs. 325 Million (Approx. US $ 2.5 Million)
:  Arthur V. Dias Mawatha, Panadura.

General Location:


  Railway station                      – 500m
  Galle road                             – 100m

Contact Details 

Mr. Anura De Silva,
Telephone :
+94 77 7 343 751
Email         :

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