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Featured in the JetWings International Magazine for being one of the 6 unique stays across the country, the Saffron Stays Parsi Manor, Matheran is where you need to take your next holiday.
What Is It?
It was built in the 19th century as a colonial bungalow, but now functions as a heritage holiday home for tourists who are looking to spend a few days away from their busy life in the city. Away from the main market in Matheran, this Parsi Heritage Manor plays host to a grand 4 bedroom holiday home.
Despite being away from the market area, it is located in a prime location. Stay right in the lap of nature without having to worry about getting trapped in the noisy traffic scenes or crowded places.
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What’s In It?
Explore this 130-year-old Parsi heritage villa that serves the best Parsi cuisine. The furniture and inner decor is made up of exquisite Parsi furniture that will take you back to the British era. The combination of wooden antique furniture with modern amenities is just the thing for tourists looking to make the SaffronStays Parsi Manor, Matheran their home for a few days.
The villa is equipped with an elegant verandah which is adorned with wonderful wooden furniture. Enjoy a cup of coffee or Irani chai if you’d really like to get the feel of staying in this villa.
Charlotte Lake, which is a famous tourist attraction, is only a 10 minute walk from Parsi Manor. The caretakers of the property will help you out with the directions. You can also visit the Sunset Point if you’re a fan of gorgeous sunsets. Matheran’s hills offer the best view of the sunset. There are plenty of cafes near the Sunset Point so you can relax with some coffee and snacks and let the beautiful sunset whisk you away.
The best part about Matheran is that it is a car-free zone. Take in the best of the place on foot, or you can indulge in horse-back riding as well. If you wish to go long distance, you can hire a hand-pulled rickshaw.
Address: Next to Byke hotel, Matheran 410102
Phone: 084240 40040
Approx cost: ₹4900 per night per room stay allowing 3 guests maximum. The villa also takes ₹6000 security deposit
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