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Thanedar Estate

Homely Home In An Orchard Garden

Rating5.0(4)
Kotgarh , Shimla
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Thanedar Estate; named after the vicinity it is located in. Sure to represent the indigenous culture, art and efforts of the people. It's a cosy 4 bedroom heritage home, whose every bit is sumptuous and resplendant. Owing to the vibrant colours and interior, it turns out to be one of the happiest homestays in the region.

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Hushed Beauty

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Thanedar Estate
Snuggle up and get cosy in the beautiful and tastefully-designed rooms.
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Expansive Views
Enjoy the view of the snow-capped mountains right from the comfort of your home.
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Plush & Lush
Take a tour of the extensive orchards and learn the art of apple and cherry cultivation.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • 4-bedroom heritage home with a close connection to Satyanand Stokes, the man responsible for apple cultivation in India.
  • Caretaker, Cook and Housekeeping Staff, who can serve you local home-cooked food by the indoor fireplace.
  • Take a tour of the extensive orchards and learn the art of apple and cherry cultivation.
  • Enjoy the view of the snow-capped mountains right from the comfort of your home.

Where is this?

  • Thanedhar Estate is located in Thanedar, Kotgarh on the old Hindustan - Tibet Road (now NH5), which is a 6-hour drive from Chandigarh.
  • The home is surrounded by apple and cherry orchards as well as lush green mountains.
  • Narkanda, India's oldest skiing destination is a mere 17 km from the home.
  • Hatu Peak (12000 feet above sea level offering a 360° view of the Dhauladhar and Sivalik Mountain Ranges) Tani Jubbar Lake and St Mary's Church are close to the home.

With whom?

  • The entire place is yours!

You get

  • Accommodation is provided to you.
  • Breakfast is served at the place.

Things to remember

  • Meals come at an additional charge.
  • Accommodation for a driver can also be arranged for an added cost.
  • Guests are not allowed to access the kitchen except for infants with prior permission.

Something unique

The highlights of the heritage home are its orchard garden, rustic interior, lush mountain views with relishing food.

Tips from insiders

  • Sit in the porch in the evening to witness the stunning sunset.
  • If you want to explore the surroundings, then have a picnic at Tani Jubbar Lake, a 17 min drive from the home, visit St. Mary's Church, an 18 min ride and visit Hatu Peak which is 30 mins away.