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The Woodside Lavish Mountain Villas in the Himalayas

Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

All the villas provide residents with

generous and luxurious living spaces

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 off er stunning views of the

hills, valleys and snow-capped Himalayas in the distance.

Each villa will have a high quality fi nish, with tiled sloping roofs, dressed stone exterior

walls and hardwood decks. In addition to the dining and living areas, each villa will

include a fi nished 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 fi replace, wooden fl ooring and bathrooms appointed with imported

marble fl ooring and high quality fi xtures. This is complemented by state-of-the-art,

low-energy consumption electrical fi ttings. Optional features include a Bose Lifestyle

Series home theatre system, and a Lutron lighting control system.

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 off er three bedrooms across three

levels. These villas off er 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 fl ood-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

Dining room

Clubhouse

Living room


Ashoka Villa Banyan Villa

Chinar Villa Deodar Villa

Entrance to the Woodside

Clubhouse Gym

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

• 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

• 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

• 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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Tennis Court

• 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 fl oors, premium ceramic and vitrifi ed tiles in the kitchen, imported

marble and vitrifi ed tiles in the bathrooms

• Dressed stone walls in the living area and fi replace

• Flush doors with veneer/laminate fi nishes and hardwood frames

• UPVC window frames and glazed shutters

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

and chrome plated fi ttings in the bathrooms

• Provisioning for air-conditioning and heating in each villa

• 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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Clubhouse Pool

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View from the site

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Each villa off ers stunning views of the hills

and valleys surrounding the site, and of

snow-capped Himalayas in the distance

Location Profi le:

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 fi ne 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, off ers 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 Saff ronart or Cushman & Wakefi eld 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@saff ronart.com. You may also fi ll out an online form at

www.saff ronart.com, where additional images and details can be viewed

NOTE: Villas sold unfurnished. Images, dimensions, specifi cations and interiors of villa and clubhouse shown are indicative and are subject to change by the developer.

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