View from the lawnJuly 2017 Monsoon
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
4 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
4 baths
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1000 ft above sea level nestled in the Western ghats. Close to Shirdi (the shrine of Guru Sai Baba). You will love the place because of the hills, nearby rivers, the light, nature, sunrise, sunset, a beautiful garden, the quiet, the solitude. The place is good for couples, solo adventurers, and families. A retreat from the hustle bustle of life, to write, to draw and paint, to think. A lovely stopover for travelers exploring the beautiful ghats of Maharashtra. A home away from home

The space

A two storey fully furnished 1450 sq feet bungalow with a beautiful garden and lawn spread over a 6700 square feet property. Views of the magnificent hills of the Western ghats of Maharashtra. A part of a gated community of 250 bungalows called Orange City.

Guest access

The bungalow has WHEELCHAIR ACCESS, with a ramp to the first floor.
The first floor of the bungalow will be available for short stay and single/couple guests. However, the top floor can be made available in case there are more than 2 guests for stay more than 2 days.

Interaction with guests

Paid home delivery service available for all meals from the nearby Dhaba (Highway restaurant). There will be a maid-servant for cleaning and washing. Caretaker available on call.

Other things to note

*We will require all guests to mail us their respective Identity/address proofs in the form of any one or more of the following Aaadhar cards, passport copy- (front and back) or driving license where the address should be clearly visible.
*Please note that cable tv is usually kept off during non-hosting days. In case one wants Cable TV, one needs to inform at least One day prior.
*Cooking is not allowed at the bungalow.
*No pets allowed.
*Ramp to the first floor only for wheelchairs.
**Please note that our property is a private bungalow and we make every attempt to provide our guests with the comfort they deserve. However, it is not a hotel or a serviced apartment. The location is in a village area and there is a scarcity of manpower. Therefore, certain amenities like fresh linen and towels are difficult to provide always. It is advisable that the guests get their own. However, we will try our best to cater for any special requests that you may have, provided you inform us a week in advance.


Amenities

Prices
Extra people £14 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee £18
Security Deposit £141
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price £41 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 couch
Common spaces
2 floor mattresses

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 10AM - 4PM
Check out by 4PM

>Please dispose garbage and other waste in the garbage bins only
>Please do not leave behind any opened food and see that the Fridge is emptied.
>If you are driving an SUV please DO NOT attempt to park inside the garage as the height of the SUV will damage the beam. Sedans and small cars can be safely parked inside the garage.
>Please leave your shoes at the doorway during monsoon. Advise guests to carry your home slippers for the inside of the bungalow.
>Please turn off all lights and appliances before leaving. In case something is not working DO NOT attempt to fix it on your own.
>Do not litter the garden. If you smoke please do not leave stubs around in the driveway or the garden. Respect nature and keep the bungalow neat and clean.
>Noisy parties would be unbecoming in this tranquil location. Any untoward behavior or unwarranted disturbance will be dealt with scrictly by the security and may result in expulsion from the premises.
Thank you


Cancellations

Safety features
First aid kit

Availability
1 night minimum stay

12 Reviews

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Jayesh User Profile
August 2017
We, six friends, visited Kasara for Kalsubai trek and other surrounding attractions and found this place as an ideal place. The place is very spacious with and includes an equally spacious garden. We fund two bedrooms with double-bed and one bedroom with 3 mattresses were sufficient (each bedroom has separate bathroom although). I personally found the bedroom at second floor with the terrace quite amazing as it provided the terrific view of the surrounding also of Kalsubai peak. The working kitchen with refrigerator and other utensils were very useful. The caretaker Tukaram provided punctual services when called for. The place was clean when we checked-in and, was kept clean and spotless by the caretaker for all the days we stayed. Largely we got better than we expected and most complaining of us was also not able to find much to complain about. Book the place without hesitation.
Indrajit User Profile
Response from Indrajit:
Thank you Jayesh, for the appreciation and love. Looking forward to hosting you and your friends again!
August 2017

Anshool User Profile
July 2017
The place is very good and the location amazing. Around 20 mins away from Igatpuri so it's very peaceful. I just have one protip- carry your own linens and towels. The booking part was done without any hassle and the location is very easy to find . Book this place for a peaceful stay away from the humdrum of the city.
Indrajit User Profile
Response from Indrajit:
I am glad your stay at Malhaar was enjoyable. Please note that our property is a private bungalow and we make every attempt to provide our guests with the comfort they deserve. However, it is not a hotel or a serviced apartment. The location is in a village area and there is a scarcity of manpower. Therefore, certain amenities like fresh linen and towels are difficult to provide always. I am sure you will appreciate the fact that I had advised you to get your own at the outset of your trip.
July 2017

Rutu User Profile
July 2017
The Host arranged for fresh sheets on request and was extremely helpful. The place is not centrally located and one needs to drive to for at least 30 min+ to go to places. The place was nice but had mosquitoes. Although the host had informed us about this and had made necessary arrangements.
Indrajit User Profile
Response from Indrajit:
You are most welcome Rutu. However, a maximum of 30 min drive to beautiful places makes it very central do you think with Orange City is situated right next to the expressway? :) Apologies for the bugs as the bungalow is loacted at the edge of a verdant forest ravine. I guess you did not close the windows on time in the evening as advised. As indicated by the watsapp messages I am glad you and your friends had a wonderful time at our bungalow. Take care. Drive safe
July 2017

Parama User Profile
July 2017
Highly recommend this picturesque bungalow, if you are planning a weekend trip with your loved ones amidst the beauty of rain-cloud clad Western Ghats.
Indrajit User Profile
Response from Indrajit:
It was indeed a pleasure hosting Parama and her family. Thank you Parama, for your feedback towards making the place better. Malhaar feels much appreciated and loved. I am looking forward to hosting you and your family again.
July 2017

Mitesh User Profile
June 2017
The location is the best feature about the place.
Indrajit User Profile
Response from Indrajit:
it was a pleasure hosting Mitesh and his friends
June 2017

Rashi User Profile
February 2017
This was a beautiful two storey house in orange city! Very homey, and secluded. Good for family and social weekends away from the city. The host was absolutely helpful, and sent us exact directions before getting there. The housekeeper runs a dhaaba that can bring you food both veg and non veg. A clean well kept house, with a lawn out front and private parking. Good security, and accessibility from Mumbai. Worth visiting for a quiet weekend with friends or by yourself. We had a lovely time!

Gaurav User Profile
January 2017
Awesom place to hangout with friends and family Its a every month visit place to relax urself from your busy life and enjoy the calm atmosphere with awesome natural surroundings here

Mumbai, IndiaJoined in August 2016
Indrajit User Profile

I am a Communication Design professional and film-maker. I run my own production house in Mumbai. While being a family man, I am an artist and an avid traveller. My place is a labour of love and I would love to host like-minded people who like to travel and explore.

Languages: Bengali, English, Hindi
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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