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Fascinating Eco Cottage in Mashobra


Off the main Road | Mashobra

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Description

This cottage in Mashobra is a great option if you are planning a trip to the hills around Shimla. This cottage is a combination of spectacular views, modern-clean rooms, blissfully peaceful and calm surroundings, far from the maddening crowds of Shimla. Families looking for a clean, friendly and comfortable private place around Shimla, should seriously consider this cottage as an option, when visiting this area.

The main cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 large room in the attic while the second one adjoins a lawn on the lower floor. The cottage also has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room and a veranda. There are 2 bath/toilets and a powder room.

Besides the main cottage there is an Annexe which can comfortably sleep 2 adults and 2 children. It consists of 1 Bedroom, attached bath/toilet, with a sitting room, Dining and kitchen. It is adjoining the lawn and has a wide open deck on the north side.The Annexe overlooks Shali peak and forest. It also has a fully equipped kitchen, with basic provisions.

The local help tends to guests’ needs and cooking is also an option here. The cottage has been built using ecologically friendly, recycled wood, and the architect incorporated quirky details like cementing trios of wine bottles into the wall to catch the sunlight in intriguing shades. The structures are scientifically put together to stay warm in cold weather and cool when it’s balmy. This is an organic eco-cottage. The property has apple, pear and cherry trees, besides cedar, pine and willow.There is also a vermi compost pit and solar water heaters. The cottage grows its own organic vegetables, like radish, sweet snap peas, cauliflowers and tomatoes among others.

Especially suitable for families travelling with children and senior citizens., close friends or even for a couple looking to get away from all the madness of a city life. Staying here is a good choice for all those who wish to enjoy the surrounding places around Shimla.

Though this Cottage is just 20 kms from Shimla, but because of the hilly terrain it is a 45 minutes drive. If you are driving from Delhi, it should take around 9 to 10 hours to reach the cottage.The cottage is located in a village called Puranikoti which is off Bekhalti road and 4 km from Mashobra town.

The charges for the cook/caretaker are Rs. 300/- per day.

Meals are prepared on order with the cook/ caretaker and you have to get all your fresh provisions, which the cook can get for you from the Mashobra bazaar which is 4 kms away, therefore, it is advised that adequate notice be given to ensure that provisions are procured in time to avoid inconvenience.

Room for driver is available for Rs 200 per day.

Important:

Pets are not allowed

Food & Beverage

Breakfast served between 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Lunch served between 12:30 PM to 02:30 PM

Dinner served between 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Check in- 1300 hrs/ Check out- 1200 hrs

Accommodation details:

2 Bedroom Cottage, Living room with Kitchen and basic provisions

1 Bedroom Cottage, Living room with Kitchen and basic provisions

Price Information:

2 Bedroom cottage - Rs.10,000 per day for the main cottage on Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Rs. 7000 on weekdays,

1 Bedroom cottage - Rs. 7000 per day for the Annexe on Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Rs. 5000 on week days,

Rs. 300 extra for cook - this is optional.

Pricing

2 Bedroom cottage - Rs.10,000 per day for the main cottage on Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Rs. 7000 on weekdays,

1 Bedroom cottage - Rs. 7000 per day for the Annexe on Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Rs. 5000 on week days,

*The charges for the cook/caretaker are Rs. 300/- per day, and both of these options are appliacable only if you require them.

Accommodation

2 Bedroom Cottage, Living room with Kitchen and basic provisions

1 Bedroom Cottage, Living room with Kitchen and basic provisions


Amenities

Hot/Cold Running Water Parking Garden
Children's playground Living Room Refrigerator
Satellite TV  Meals on request Towels and sheets are provided

Attractions

Kufri Naldhera Golf Course Tatta pani
Mall Road, Shimla  Christchurch Jhaku Temple
Annadale Sankat Mochan Temple

How to Reach

Air : Domestic airlines operate regular flights to Shimla’s Jubbarhatti airport from Delhi (40 minutes).

Rail : Several trains run between Delhi and Chandigarh/Kalka. Popular options are the Shatabdis (one leaves early morning and the other in the evenings, both ways) and the overnight Howrah Delhi Kalka Mail. Kalka and Shimla are also connected on the narrow gauge railway. Taxis ply between Kalka and Mashobra

Road : Mashobra is 19km from Shimla on the Naldehra road. Shimla itself is 110km from Kalka/124km from Chandigarh/ 385km from Delhi. If you are driving from Delhi, it should take around 9 to 10 hours to reach the cottage.

About Location

Mashobra is a town in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. It is connected to the state capital Shimla (earlier Simla) through the historic Hindustan–Tibet Road built in 1850 by Lord Dalhousie.

Mashobra is also popular as a tourist destination.Wildflower Hall at Chharabra, now a property of Oberoi Hotels, has been residence to Lord Kitchener as well as Lord Ripon during the British Raj. Pankaj Mishra is a famous writer/poet who lives in Mashobra. At 3 km from Mashobra is Carignano, a beautiful picnic spot that was a villa of Chevalier Federico Peliti, an Italian photographer in India from the times of Queen Victoria, who named it in honor of his native town Carignano near Turin in Italy. The villa was transformed to a weekend resort in 1920 and is also referred to in one of the novels by Anita Desai.

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Key Information

Reference :
105 MASHOBRA
State :
Mashobra
Locality :
Off the main Road - Mashobra
No of Bedrooms :
3
No of Bathrooms :
3
Comfortably Accomodates :
6
Single occupancy (Inclusive of Breakfast & Taxes)
INR 4,000 / US$ 88
Double occupancy (Inclusive of Breakfast & Taxes)
2 Bedroom cottage - Rs.10,000 per day for the main cottage on Friday, Saturday, Sunday Rs. 7000 on weekdays, 1 Bedroom cottage - Rs. 7000 per day for the Annexe on Friday, Saturday, Sunday Rs. 5000 on week days, Rs. 250 extra for cook
Check-In :
12:00 Hrs
Check-Out :
11:00 Hrs
Category :
Cottage
Property Type :
Retreat
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