Vacations are a must to keep yourself sane and to survive the challenging everyday life. Nature is the best healer they say and how true is the statement. How about staying in a villa that is nestled between orchards and beautiful cedar forests? Well, seems dreamy but can be a reality now. This Himalayan Villa, Violet Hill in Mashobra is set amid forests and orchards away from the bustle of urban life.
Himachal Ubra Style Villa
The villa has three bedrooms and one dining room, a drawing-room, a large kitchen with a separate pantry and a reading room. There is a sunroom/library on stilts in the orchards surrounding the villa, with large French windows that offer sweeping views of the forest and mountain ranges. The villa is a Himachali ubra style one which means it is made out of stone, wood, mud and no cement.
A Beautiful Villa That Offers Colonial Period Charm
Wooden windows, slatted roofs, airy verandas, and wooden railings throughout the space create an air of colonial charm. It is enhanced by the old-fashioned wrought iron benches on the lawns that add to its classic charm. This villa can accommodate up to 6 adults at a time and is offered only to one group at a time.
Serenity, Delicacies And Drinks
The villa also offers staff members, a chef and a butler for the convenience of the guests. Her cooking is very proficient and can prepare all kinds of delicacies using local ingredients. Imagine having these yummy delicacies and drinks amidst forests and orchards in absolute serenity. As it is a very quiet place, the guests have to wind up dinner and drinks by 10:30 pm.
An Unwinding Experience
The property itself has a lot to offer you. You can read a book or laze around in the beautiful garden which is filled with flowers during summer and covered with snow during winter. You can go on long and short hikes like one of the Shali peaks.
So the next time you plan to visit Himachal, do consider staying in this amazing villa.