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Penthouse suite in stunning mountain villa

Private room in villa hosted by Raj
3 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 private bath
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Independent penthouse suite in one of the most beautiful and unique houses in India- described by Conde Nast Traveller magazine as “gorgeous” & as a “crown on a mountain”. The villa opens into a 2300 acre protected forest on one side & has a commanding view of Hindustan-Tibet road on the other. Tastefully designed & furnished with five-star quality mattress & bedding the penthouse has an en-suite bath. Electric kettle is provided with tea/ coffee supply. Breakfast & meals provided on paid basis.

The space
Suite amenities include:
The suite occupies one complete floor and is spread over 500 sq ft!
Windows in all four directions with valley, mountain and forest views.
Private sit-out balcony/ verandah/ deck
Natural finish cedar wood joinery
10” pocket spring mattress
Soft and firm luxury pillows
450 gsm Microfill duvets
Finest hospitality quality linen
Tastefully decorated with rugs
Oil radiators with heating setting control
Several socket points including one Universal travel socket.
Can be independently locked from both inside and outside.
Writing desk with chair/ stool
Wardrobe/ hangers
Hot water with basin and bath mixers
Toiletries
100% premium cotton towels


REVIEWS

“With angled roofs that echo the slopes of the mountains they are set within the Villa is a simple, yet stylish salute to both its location and its locale.” - Conde’ Nast Traveller

“Indulge in an authentic highland holiday. Submerge in the sublime beauty of the snow-capped mountains...” - Le Mill (Luxury Fashion House)

“Thank you for making the finale of 2020- the year of all sorts of crazy - so beautiful! Our family will always remember this forever. Lots of love and luck” - Megha Vishwanath, Delhi (CNBC anchor and producer)

“Thank you for one of the most memorable trips....We couldn’t have imagined to get the most perfect property in Shimla. We will dearly miss our daily bonfires, and your amazing hospitality.”
- Sukriti and Prakriti Kakkar, Celebrity Singers, Mumbai

“We had a wonderful time at your place. It’s well maintained, clean and secluded from the maddening crowd of Shimla”
- Sachin Thapar, Founder & CEO, Gurgaon

Guest access
Apart from their own independent suite and en-suite bathrooms, guests can access the outdoor landscaped areas which include a sunny deck with a a water body. There’s also a traditional step well (baoli), a walled garden and a paved area facing the forest and a naturally landscapes hillock.

Guest also have access to the lounge cum dining area which has a traditional wood stove and low height Japanese style seating. There is also a generous dining table cum desk. Guests can BYOB and relax in the space while they enjoy their meals. We also organise experiences and offer paid meals, hot beverages, bakery items and other goodies in the space. There mood lighting and soft music in evenings.

Other things to note
We don’t have TV but have wifi.
Outdoors can be cold in winter so bring warm clothing or thermals. Decathalon in Zirakhpur (on the highway just before Chandigarh) is a good place to buy.


General

1. FOREST: We are uniquely located in the midst of nature, next to a 2300 acre alpine forest which we share with birds, insects and animals. Monkeys also live in the forest. While they are shy of humans, they are also naughty and can sneak into your suite when you are away. So keep doors and windows closed when you are not inside.
2. COVID: Due to Covid 19 and also to keep your suite germ free, we encourage you to open your outside shoes at your suite door. There a shoe rack at the door that you can use. You can use indoor slippers inside.
3. CLEANING: Room and bathroom cleaning implements are in the cupboard below washbasin. You can use them in case of emergency. Guests are responsible for the cleaning of their private suites during their stay.
4. QUIET HOURS: 11pm - 7 am are quiet hours in the common lounge and outdoor deck esp when there are other guests staying in the property. Pantry is also shut during these hours. Pantry is also shut from 11 am -1pm and 3-5 pm. Guests access is not allowed in the pantry.
5. FOOD: For breakfast and meal request please inform us a day in advance and we’ll endeavour to cater to your requests. In winter some grocery supplies are not readily available so at times it is not possible to provide certain menu items. Food bills should be settled on a daily basis, after breakfast.
6. COVID: As per Covid protocol we will invite and stagger different guest groups at different times for breakfast and meals.
7. ROOM ENTRY: Staff and outsiders are prohibited from entering the suites after the guest checks in until the guest check out, unless of course there is an emergency.
8. SAFETY: The premises are safe but we request the guests to lock their doors and take care of their valuables esp when stepping out for sightseeing etc. Guests will be responsible for their own belongings.
9. APPLIANCES: We are located in the Himalayas at an altitude of 8250 ft. In such a dramatic location there can be electrical and water disruptions during severe winters so please keep phones, power banks and important devices charged. Please switch off geyser after bath as geyser can conck off due to excessive over heating. Hosts will not be responsible in case of main power grid cut esp during adverse weather.
10. Smoking is prohibited indoors. You can BYOB in the premises.
11. WATER, TEA, COFFEE: These are provided in the suite. If you run out of water or any provisions please refill from the lounge.
12. LUGGAGE: we can provide a staff member to help you lugg your bags from the car to your suite and back. You can tip the staff directly. Suggested tip 20Rs per bag / suitcase.
Independent penthouse suite in one of the most beautiful and unique houses in India- described by Conde Nast Traveller magazine as “gorgeous” & as a “crown on a mountain”. The villa opens into a 2300 acre protected forest on one side & has a commanding view of Hindustan-Tibet road on the other. Tastefully designed & furnished with five-star quality mattress & bedding the penthouse has an en-suite bath. Electric kettl… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed

Amenities

Wi-Fi
First aid kit
Pool
Essentials
Lock on bedroom door
Hangers
Iron
Dedicated workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Fagu, Himachal Pradesh, India

The property opens into a 2300 acre alpine forest. Guests can enjoy long walks in the woods and the neighbouring countryside. There are many charming villages. Many eateries are located along NH22 and major roads. Oberoi Wildflower Hall and Taj resort Theog are 15 min drive and offer fine dining options. Plenty of horse riding, adventure and snow activities in the vicinity. Shimla’s famous Mall Road is 1 hour drive (25 km).
The property opens into a 2300 acre alpine forest. Guests can enjoy long walks in the woods and the neighbouring countryside. There are many charming villages. Many eateries are located along NH22 and major roa…

Hosted by Raj

Joined in November 2020
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During your stay
A family member is always around to assist guests, supervise staff and ensure high standards of cleanliness and hospitality. We are happy to share experiences and share recommendations.
  • Languages: English, हिन्दी
  • Response rate: 100%
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