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6 Enchanting Colonial-Inspired Cottages Across India That Look Straight Out Of A Fairytale

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If things were different, most of us would have spent our summer on the hills, in a gorgeous cottage perched on the lush hills, the sound of nature and the peace that follows. Even though the current situation is not ideal for a vacay, but better days are to follow, and when it does, these are the colonial-inspired cottages across the country that must be on your travel list for their rustic old-school decor, and for the idyllic location that screams #TravelGoals!

1. Old Kent Estates & Spa

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Snuggled in the flourishing coffee plantations of Coorg, Old Kent Estates & Spa was developed in the 1800s and still has an old-school charm to it! The private cottages are built luxuriously, have elegant interiors and are a blissful destination for the entire family or a tranquil getaway with bae.

Tariff | Rs 11,999 Onwards
Where | Old Kent Estates & Spa - Horrur P.O, Sunticoppa Post, (20 Kms Before Madekeri, 2 Hrs From Mysore) Kodagu
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.oldkentestate.com/
Check Out Their FB page | https://www.facebook.com/OldKentEstate/

2. The Retreat, Bhimtal

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This homestay from the British era is situated in the foothills of the Kumaon mountains, surrounded by a lush Cedar forest that is giving us major holiday vibes! Rejuvenate your mind and body, away from the chaotic city life and sit by the bonfire, humming some of your fave tunes.

Tariff | Rs 3,850 Onwards
Where | The Retreat - Jones Estate, Bhimtal
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://www.theretreatbhimtal.in/about-us/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/theretreatbhimtal/

3. Rokeby Manor 

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This heritage property was built in 1840 and comprises several British elements like intricate stone walls, brick arches and niches & pretty fireplaces. You can choose from residences, suites or the rooms that are restored to their original 19th Century decor. So, the next time you’re looking for a property near Delhi where you can enjoy a pleasant vacay, you know where to book!

Tariff | Rs 15,200 Onwards
Where | Rokeby Manor - Landour Cantt. Mussoorie 248179 Uttarakhand
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://secure.staah.com/common-cgi/package/packagebooking.pl?propertyId=2767&Ln=en
Here’s Their Website | https://rokebymanor.com/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/rokebymanor/

4. Orange County Cottages, Mukteshwar

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Orange County Cottages is a luxurious property perched on the majestic hills of Mukteshwar and overlooking the glorious valley which looks divine! It is a fully furnished villa with two bedrooms and two bathrooms and has a beautiful lawn where you can enjoy a hot cuppa coffee while basking in the mesmerising views.

Tariff |  Rs 7,500 Onwards
Where | Orange County Cottages - Mukteshwar
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://www.airbnb.co.in/rooms/18154112

5. SaffronStays Milton Abbott Estate, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 

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Built over 50 years ago, SaffronStays Milton Abbott Estate is a dreamy cottage that looks straight out of a fairytale! The rooms are plush and complete with all the modern amenities to give you a homey feel. You can watch the magnificently hued sky, take a stroll through the manicured lawns or maybe just sit back and enjoy the mountain sun while reading your fave book- we promise it doesn’t get any better than this!

Tariff | Rs 14,560 Onwards
Where | SaffronStays Milton Abbott Estate, Ooty, Tamil Nadu - No. 17, Golf Club Road Ooty
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://www.saffronstays.com/view/milton-abbott-estate-an-1865-colonial-era-private-bungalow-estate-by-ooty-golf-course-TI7tLWKUqiCdam6m
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/saffronstaysmiltonabbott/?ref=page_internal

6. Teanest Nightingale 

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When it comes down to a peaceful vacay away from the city chaos, there’s no better place than Teanest Nightingale. Nestled in the lush tea estates of Ooty, this British colonial cottage offers a comfy stay and a mesmerizing view, where you can go for tea picking in the frosty hills! Does it sound as dreamy to you as it does to us?!

Tariff | Rs 3,500 Onwards
Where | Teaest Nightingale - Tea Nest Resort, Singara Estate Road, Coonoor
Book Your Stay Online Here |  https://www.natureresorts.in/teanest/
Here’s Their Website | https://www.natureresorts.in/teanest/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/natureresorts/

So, guys, these are some of the enchanting properties across India that you must bookmark and travel to once it’s safe to do! But till then, stay indoors, stay safe and take all the necessary precautions.

P.S. All Tariffs As Recorded On 17th September, 2021

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