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The Woodside – Lavish Mountain Villas in the Himalayas by wuyunyi

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									The Woodside – Lavish Mountain Villas in the Himalayas   All the villas provide residents with
                                                         generous and luxurious living spaces
Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
                                                         that extend into lawns, plunge pool decks
                                                         or balconies, providing stunning views
                                                         of the hills, valleys and snow-capped
                                                         Himalayas in the distance

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                     Luxurious Holiday Homes with Mountain Views

                     Under development on a mountainside plot of approximately twelve acres, the
                     Woodside is a group of luxury villas located on the periphery of Kasauli town in the
                     district of Solan, Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by tall pines and old oak trees, the
                     gently sloping plot is reached by a quiet country road and is designed to complement
                     the natural wilderness of the area and to conserve natural resources. Comprising
                     35 luxurious holiday homes of four distinct types with a large clubhouse, this gated
                     development is entirely self-contained and includes a host of modern amenities to
                     ensure the comfort, privacy and security of residents.

                     All the villas in the Woodside development provide residents with generous and
                     luxurious living spaces, enhanced by specially designed folding full-length door
                     shutters that open into the lawns, plunge pool decks, pergolas or balconies. These
                     allow fresh mountain air to circulate through each villa and offer stunning views of the
                     hills, valleys and snow-capped Himalayas in the distance.

                     Each villa will have a high quality finish, with tiled sloping roofs, dressed stone exterior
                     walls and hardwood decks. In addition to the dining and living areas, each villa will
                     include a finished modular kitchen with granite counter tops and double sinks and
                     separate staff quarters. Villa interiors include dressed stone walls and wooden ceilings
                     in some rooms, a fireplace, wooden flooring and bathrooms appointed with imported
                     marble flooring and high quality fixtures. This is complemented by state-of-the-art,
                     low-energy consumption electrical fittings. Optional features include a Bose Lifestyle
                     Series home theatre system, and a Lutron lighting control system.                               Dining room
                                                                                                                    Clubhouse

                     The largest villa model, ‘The Ashoka’, is placed on the higher contours of the site.
                     These villas have three bedrooms with bathrooms en suite and a study or games
                     room across two levels. Spacious balconies and a large pool deck ensure residents 360
                     degree views of the mountains. Completing the layout is a plunge pool, which can be
                     equipped with heating if desired, and a covered parking bay. ‘The Banyan’ villas are
                     nestled in the valley below the internal road and offer three bedrooms across three
                     levels. These villas offer 180 degree views in front, and incorporate a covered parking
                     bay, balconies and pergola. The two-level ‘Chinar’ villas have two bedrooms on the
                     upper level, each with a balcony, while the lower level comprises the entertainment
                     and activity spaces, which open out onto a large deck and a small private lawn. ‘The
                     Deodar’ villas have three levels, with the main entrance on the highest level. Two
                     bedrooms, each with a spacious balcony, occupy the lower level, while the dining and
                     living areas and kitchen are on the middle level.

                     The complex will include several recreational facilities including a pavilion, a
                     fully functional clubhouse with landscaped grounds and 360 degree views of the
                     surrounding mountain ranges, an outdoor swimming pool, gym and sauna, yoga
                     room, billiards room and lounge or reading room for residents and their guests, as
                     well as a flood-lit tennis court. In addition, security and maintenance staff will be
                     available on the site at all times, there will be a dormitory for drivers and additional
                     staff, and several parking bays all over the complex in addition to private villa parking.




                     A mountain setting providing peace, privacy and
                     security and with excellent accessibility from Kasauli,
                     Chandigarh and New Delhi
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                                           Highlights and Amenities:
                                           The Ashoka Villa

                                           •   7 villas with a built-up area of approximately 5000 square feet

                                           •   Two levels, with lower level entry

                                           •   Three bedrooms including master bedroom with bathrooms en suite

                                           •   Dining room, living room, and study/games room

                                           •   Fireplace
Ashoka Villa               Banyan Villa

                                           •   Common powder room on each level

                                           •   Modular kitchen and utility room with external entrance for staff

                                           •   Plunge pool with deck (heating optional)

                                           •   Separate staff quarter and bathroom with external entrance

                                           •   Covered parking bay



                                           The Banyan Villa

                                           •   9 villas with a built-up area of approximately 4200 square feet

                                           •   Three levels, with upper level entry

                                           •   Three bedrooms including master bedroom with bathrooms en suite

Chinar Villa               Deodar Villa    •   Dining room, living room, and study/games room

                                           •   Fireplace

                                           •   Common powder room on each level

                                           •   Modular kitchen and utility room with external entrance for staff

                                           •   Separate staff quarter and bathroom on lower ground level with external entrance

                                           •   Covered parking bay



                                           The Chinar Villa

                                           •   15 villas with a built-up area of approximately 2870 square feet

                                           •   Two levels, with lower level entry

                                           •   Two bedrooms including master bedroom with bathrooms en suite
Entrance to the Woodside
                                           •   Dining room and living room

                                           •   Fireplace

                                           •   Common powder room

                                           •   Modular kitchen with external entrance for staff

                                           •   Large deck and small private lawn

                                           •   Separate staff quarter and bathroom with external entrance



                                           The Deodar Villa

                                           •   4 villas with a built-up area of approximately 3200 square feet



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                           Clubhouse Gym
               •   Three levels, with upper level entry

               •   Two bedrooms including master bedroom with bathrooms en suite

               •   Dining room and living room

               •   Fireplace

               •   Common powder room

               •   Modular kitchen with entrance for staff

               •   Separate staff quarter and bathroom with external entrance



               Common features

               •   Wooden floors, premium ceramic and vitrified tiles in the kitchen, imported

                   marble and vitrified tiles in the bathrooms

               •   Dressed stone walls in the living area and fireplace

               •   Flush doors with veneer/laminate finishes and hardwood frames

               •   UPVC window frames and glazed shutters

               •   Shower enclosures in toughened glass, imported chinaware and sanitaryware,

                   and chrome plated fittings in the bathrooms

               •   Provisioning for air-conditioning and heating in each villa
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Clubhouse Pool




                                                                                                 •   Burglar alarm system for each villa, and CCTV coverage of the site

                                                                                                 •   Optional Bose Lifestyle Series home theatre system

                                                                                                 •   Optional Lutron lighting control system



                                                                                                 •   Pavilion with 360 degree views

                                                                                                 •   Clubhouse with outdoor swimming pool, gym, yoga room, sauna, billiards room

                                                                                                     and lounge or reading room

                                                                                                 •   Flood-lit tennis court

                                                                                                 •   Guard house at the main gate

                                                                                                 •   Common housing for drivers and additional staff

                                                                                                 •   Several common parking bays

                                                                                                 •   100% power backup

                                                                                                 •   24 hour treated water supply

                                                                                                 •   Sewage treatment plant on site

                                                                                                 •   Lightning protection earthing stations for each villa

                                                                                                 •   Solar lighting system for external street lighting


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                                                                                Location Profile:
                                                                                Kasauli is a quaint and peaceful cantonment town informed by a rich history, both ancient and colonial.
                                                                                Originally established in the early 1840s as a summer mountainside retreat by the British along with Shimla,
                                                                                Kasauli has a well-preserved colonial ambiance and boasts several fine examples of Raj period architecture,
                                                                                including many stately private residences and the striking Protestant Christ Church. The area is also home to the
                                                                                exclusive Kasauli Club, the beautiful upper and lower mall trails, the highest brewery and distillery in the world,
                                                                                and some of the most premier residential schools in the country. Located at a height of approximately 1,927
                                                                                meters above sea level, Kasauli is well connected by road with other hill stations in the area like Shimla, and also
                                                                                with cities like Chandigarh and the capital, New Delhi. The closest railhead is Kalka Station, about 55 kilometers
                                                                                away, and the closest airport is in Chandigarh, about 66 kilometers away. This town, one of the quietest and least
                                                                                commercial hill stations in the area, offers an ideal weekend and vacation escape for city-dwellers in North India.



                                                                                     Asking price: Rs. 2.3 crores (US $510,000) and above

                                                                                     No fee will be charged to the buyer by Saffronart or Cushman & Wakefield for purchases in this development


                                                                                     Built up area: Ashoka (3 BR) – 5061 square feet; Banyan (3 BR) – 4215 square feet; Chinar (2 BR) – 2879 square
                                                                                     feet; Deodar (2 BR) – 3192 square feet


                                                                                     For additional information on this property and to arrange a viewing, call us at
                                                                                     +91 (0) 22 4333 6200 (India), +1 212 627 5006 (USA), +44 (0) 20 7409 7974 (UK) or
                                                                                     email properties@saffronart.com. You may also fill out an online form at
                                                                                     www.saffronart.com, where additional images and details can be viewed


View from the site                                                              NOTE: Villas sold unfurnished. Images, dimensions, specifications and interiors of villa and clubhouse shown are indicative and are subject to change by the developer.




                                Each villa offers stunning views of the hills
                                and valleys surrounding the site, and of
                                snow-capped Himalayas in the distance




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