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God's Own Cottage - Kumaon Hills

SuperhostSukha, Uttarakhand, India
Private room in bungalow hosted by Ravi
6 guests2 bedrooms2 beds2.5 baths
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Clean and tidy
10 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Ravi is a Superhost
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God's Own Cottage is close to Bhowali town, which is the fruit market of the Kumaon region, renowned Golu Devta's shrine, Nainital & the 'Lake District ' with its many lakes . You’ll love the Cottage because of its secluded location at 6,000 ft & salubrious weather amidst pine & oak forest. The elegant decor & tastefully done up premises with high pine wood ceilings , quirky memorabilia of old -world charm & wood-fed fire places makes for a memorable experience. Ideal for couples and families.

The space
There are 2 bedrooms available in the cottage besides the living room, dining room and a sun room in addition to large balconies at each level of the cottage and Kitchen.


Bedroom 1 - The Green Room ( the walls painting and upholstery are in shades of green) has a king size double bed .The room has an attached changing room, and a large sized washroom (with Geyser and shower facilities).The room opens into a large covered balcony overlooking the valley below and the mountain ranges. It has a glorious view of the surrounding areas.

Bedroom 2 - The Purple Room (the upholstery and decor is in shades of purple) has a queen size double bed. The room has an attached bathroom with Geyser and shower facilities. The room is located at a level below and opens out into the bottom most garden with adequate outdoor sitting space, tables & benches and swing etc.

Note: As the property is located at 6000 feet, it does not require Air Conditioners. However, fans and heater are available in each room and common areas.


Living Room and Dining Room. These are large and very spacious.The wooden furniture, the sofas, high pine wood ceilings along with antique paintings, lithographs and artefacts of old world charm make for a truly memorable stay. The Living Room opens into another cozy room - the
Sun Room. This has glass windows all around with a wonderful view of the valley below and is ideal for small gatherings. The live fireplace in the Living Room adds to the ambience making it more grand. An attached washroom with hot water facility is also conveniently available.


Kitchen - The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with refrigerators, gas stove, oven, micro wave, chimneys and geysers with crockery and utensils available to the guests. We have a Cook who can provide both vegetarian and non vegetarian fare. Meals are very reasonably priced. Advanced notice will be required for arranging provisions and fresh vegetables etc.The guest can also bring groceries & provisions and do their own cooking. The Caretaker will assist with purchases from the local market.


Parking space : Adequate parking is available for up to 2 cars and its free of cost. We do not have accommodation for drivers, who may be accompanying the guests. Drivers cannot stay on the premises & will have to get lodging in town - about a km away. The Caretaker can help in this regard.


Gardens : Both the gardens have adequate sittings arrangements like benches and tables ( please refer to the images of garden in the album) and swing/Jhulla. The gardens are well maintained and manicured with terraced lawns, flower beds, fruit trees with other conifers like oak, pine, deodar and cypress.

Guest access
The guest have access to the entire Cottage - the rooms, common areas
and gardens. The premises may be hired for groups comprising maximum
six adults - four may be accommodated in the two bed rooms and two on mattresses provided.

Other things to note
* This cottage is almost at the edge of a jungle in a rural setting.Therefore, the guest are requested to be mindful of ecological consideration and local sensibilities.
* The entire cottage may be hired for large groups of upto 6 people, or couples may rent single rooms if required. The prices may be adjusted with mutual consultation.
* This property is ideal for long stays.
God's Own Cottage is close to Bhowali town, which is the fruit market of the Kumaon region, renowned Golu Devta's shrine, Nainital & the 'Lake District ' with its many lakes . You’ll love the Cottage because of its secluded location at 6,000 ft & salubrious weather amidst pine & oak forest. The elegant decor & tastefully done up premises with high pine wood ceilings , quirky memorabilia of old -world charm & wood-fe…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

Amenities

Indoor fireplace
Building staff
Hangers
Essentials
Cable TV
TV
Free street parking
Heating
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Location

Sukha, Uttarakhand, India

The location overlooks the Shyamkhet valley and Himalayan ranges in the North.
It has a very dominating view from all the sides of the sides.
Local market is just about a 1.5 kilometers away.
Closeby are the Kumaon tea estates and the famous Goludevta Shrine is just a kilometer away.
There are numerous freshwater lakes with boating and fishing facilities in close vicinity.
The biggest town of Nainital is half and hour away.
The golf course is also available along with sailing and boating facilities.
The location overlooks the Shyamkhet valley and Himalayan ranges in the North.
It has a very dominating view from all the sides of the sides.
Local market is just about a 1.5 kilometers away.
Clo…

Hosted by Ravi

Joined in July 2016
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Retired Army officer (Lt General) and wife, Kusum Raichand. We have a resort in the North Indian hills (Kumaon) where we go regularly. Located at 6,000ft amidst pine, oak & other conifers it is truly a refuge with great salubrious weather . Fond of Golf, travelling, gardening & cooking and meeting people. Kusum manages the organisation and detailed functioning of the Cottage. We will be delighted to host guests & show them around.
Retired Army officer (Lt General) and wife, Kusum Raichand. We have a resort in the North Indian hills (Kumaon) where we go regularly. Located at 6,000ft amidst pine, oak & other c…
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During your stay
We live in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR and visit the Cottage sometimes.
We are, however, available on phone/ mail for interaction with guests.
The property is managed by the Caretaker & our Staff, who live on the premises.
Ravi is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: Flexible
Checkout: 12:00 PM
Self check-in with building staff
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
Smoke alarm not reported Learn more
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $107