This super-stylish architectural masterpiece is nestled in a quiet
cul-de-sac in the heart of Seminyak, a short stroll from the beach. A
stunning metal sculpture wraps around Villa Issi’s top floor,
providing practical shade and a delightful play of light in two of the
villa’s four bedrooms. Two more bedrooms overlook the enticing 25-metre
pool. Living and dining spaces are chic, comfortable and flow freely to
the garden. A covered barbecue dining area and timber ‘bridge’ deck
above the pool provide stylish outdoor relaxation space, and the
well-equipped gym is just the place to work off the spectacular meals
cooked by your private chef, just one of the fantastic team of staff at
About Villa Issi
Internationally acclaimed and award-winning
Indonesian architect Budi Pradono has created a villa that
beautifully combines cutting edge, contemporary design with relaxed
Spend lazy days by the 25-metre emerald green
swimming pool, the heady scent of frangipani drifting on the breeze.
Work out in the gym and then relax with friends and family around the
state-of-the-art barbecue, or enjoy a more formal feast at the
party-size dining table, prepared by our top-class private chef. Catch
up on the latest movies in front of the 55-inch TV in the stylish
monochrome lounge room, or simply kick back on the super-comfortable
couches and browse a book as you listen to chill-out tunes on the Bose
sound system. And when it’s time for sunset cocktails, head up to the
funky timber ‘bridge’ which extends over the pool from the villa’s
A conversation about Villa Issi wouldn’t be
complete without mention of the innovative metal ‘skin’ that surrounds
the two bedrooms on the top floor. Not only is it functional, providing
shade and keeping the rooms incredibly cool, it is a piece of kinetic
art in its own right, the travelling sun creating interesting shadows
and casting soft, diffused light.
Villa Issi overflows with
aesthetic touches that infuse every stay with personal pleasure: the
whimsical fibre-glass bull that takes pride of place in the garden, the
unique artworks that have been specifically commissioned and the
vibrant soft furnishings, designed and printed by the owners. You will
also be looked after, 24 hours a day, by an incredible team of staff,
including your highly trained private chef.
The villa is
situated in a quiet cul-de-sac in one of Seminyak’s most sought after
locations, and you won’t have to go far from your serene haven to find
the best restaurants, shops, bars and cafes, with the sweeping
expanse of Seminyak beach just moments away.
through the gate and into Villa Issi’s serene garden, interest is
immediately drawn to the striking white steel and wood screen that wraps
the villa’s two upper-floor bedrooms and the timber ‘bridge’ that
extends out over the pool. The ground floor of the villa comprises the
chic contemporary lounge, dining room and kitchen, while outside, the
barbecue dining area overlooks the 25-metre swimming pool, and a
two-bedroom guest pavilion and stand-alone gym rest among the tropical
plants and ancient frangipani trees.
Villa issi’s well-appointed bedrooms are air-conditioned and feature
luxurious ensuite bathrooms, 32-inch television screens with DVD
players and Bose surround-sound.
on the upper floor of the main villa, Villa Issi’s elegant master
bedroom boasts recycled teak flooring and stunning black-and-white
artwork. This king-bedded room has a large dressing area and its
enormous grey terrazzo bathroom has a freestanding tub as well as indoor
and outdoor rain showers.
bedroom, which is accessed via the upper-floor deck, boasts a
king-size bed, a desk running the length of one wall, a large walk-in
wardrobe and an ensuite bathroom fitted with a rain shower.
Issi’s guest pavilion is located in the garden and overlooks the
pool. Its two identical bedrooms feature king-size beds, honey blonde
teakwood floors and ensuite garden bathrooms with rain showers and
romantic bathtubs for two. A terrace at the front of the bedrooms has a
covered seating area furnished with beanbag chairs and daybeds,
making this the perfect getaway spot.
back and relax on the sofas and ottomans in Villa Issi’s stylish
lounge. A fabulous zebra skin rug, bright cushions and quirky artworks
decorate this comfortable, light and airy room which features a
55-inch satellite television, DVD player, iPod dock, and a Bose sound
system that is wired to work throughout the building and can be
controlled from each room. A sliding door separating the lounge from
the dining area can be opened up to make one large open plan living
space. The dining area has a blonde wood table with seating for ten
and overlooks the state-of-the-art, stainless steel kitchen. The
lounge, kitchen and dining area all have floor-to-ceiling glass doors,
which can be opened or closed at your discretion.
climate lends itself to outdoor living and there are plenty of spaces
to enjoy the tropical lifestyle at Villa Issi. For relaxed dining look
no further than the barbecue area in the garden with seating for
eight and a top-of-the-range gas-fired barbecue. The ‘bridge’ deck
above the pool is the perfect space to relax on a beanbag and read a
magazine but when the sun goes down, this is a spectacular spot to
enjoy a cocktail with friends.