Behind extravagant wooden double doors and geometric patterned accents is the world of Keila Villa Bali and un-rivalled luxury living in the heart of Seminyak’s chic district of Petitenget. Be greeted by the rarified tranquility of cool lines, expansive reflection ponds and a cloistered urban sanctuary conceived by British-born and internationally acclaimed architect Gary Fell in this minimalist dream villa with a sparkling half size Olympic pool.
Keila Villa is an exclusive five-ensuite bedroom family friendly habitat of avant garde polished concrete ceilings walls and floors, glistening ponds and a spectacular 30-metre wall of glass that opens to large and luxuriant tropical gardens. Clean contemporary lines envelope expansive minimalist spaces where the kitchen flows to the dining space, which steps down to a sunken lounge and all overlooking the garden and pool and delivers a birds eye views into the cinema room, which is ideal for children supervision. Recessed niches are odes to Balinese culture and showcase carved wood and stone and statues. Beauty abounds with gardens and ponds perfectly placed to maximize aesthetic impacts.
The double height wooden, glass and steel cathedral ceiling is a dramatic design statement, which sets Keila Villa in a class of its own. Textures are overlaid with timber and stone, marble in black and white, abundant glass, water, steel and concrete is softened by traditional woven baskets and hand hewn clay pots. Many overhead fans keep cool air moving in this space that can be fully opened on one side or completed closed and cooled with AC.
The minimalist open kitchen has a central marble top island counter plus a butler’s kitchen and pantry spills into a pared down dining space with a table for ten at the centre. In the garden a large purpose built barbeque kitchen with a sunken al fresco dining area with a beautiful marble table paired to the sister kitchen bench. This covered Sala – or sheltered pavilion - is fan cooled and has a low-slung lounge area almost touching the pool.
Keila Villa Bali is a quiet retreat with luscious lawns, roof top gardens and trees heavy with the heady fragrance of the flowering frangipanis over the infinity pool, bordered by sunbeds and beanbags. A covered games area, which allows for a game of pool or table-tennis is available alongside the al-fresco bar.
Every day your private chef will curate western classic dishes and pan Asian delicacies while a full complement of dedicated staff are on hand to ensure that every desire is discreetly met. The shopping is done, beds are made, meals are prepared and the children amused while the entire villa is serviced.