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Shaheen Bagh - Dehradun is Situated just below the British hill station of Mussoorie, the elegant house, with an adjoining cottage, is located on a 7-acre estate verdant with fruit orchards,

  • Price from 4500 INR / Day / Per unit
  • 12 bedrooms
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Last updated: 04/29/2010

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Overview

Shaheenbagh Dehradun - its a Boutique luxurious accommodation in the valley of Dehradun, Uttarkhand

Shaheen bagh the house and the adjacent cottage are designed in the style of a colonial country bungalow with sloping roofs, decorative 'monkey tops' and wide verandahs from where one can enjoy spectacular vistas of Mussoorie and the surrounding hills. Each room is individually designed, elegantly furnished with beautifully restored period furniture, and decorated with antique fittings and rare prints of flora and fauna. All rooms offer air-conditioning in summer and heating in winter.

The house has appeared in several national and international magazines, periodicals and books. All the seven bedrooms have attached baths, running hot and cold water, and are equipped with modern amenities. A formal sitting and dining room is available to the visitors. A separate private sitting room completes the setting.


The Master Suite - (02 People )
This largest bedroom in the house is unique in many ways: it holds an exquisite traditional bed from South India, some rare ‘kilims’ from Afghanistan and a large wooden chest from Sri Lanka. The adjoining bathroom (voted ‘the best bathroom in India’ by a magazine) has a sunken bath that overlooks a private lily-pool and garden. Alfresco bathing is encouraged. The bathroom has a botanical theme with rare and original botanical prints and wall paper. Room has a LCD TV, and a DVD player HDMI Connection for your PS3 and Video Games.

The Green Room /Blue Room / Poolside Room (02 People )
This well-lit room on the ground level overlooks the gardens and the pool. An old canopied double bed compliments the botanical theme of the room. The en suite bathroom has both a bath tub as well as shower facilities. Room has a LCD TV, and a DVD player HDMI Connection for your PS3 and Video Games.

Prices & deals

Lowest Daily Price:
4500 INR
Highest Daily Price:
4500 INR
Cleaning fee:
N/A
Charging Method:
Per unit
Payment Types:
  • No Cash
  • No Credit Card
  • No Cheque
  • No Travellers cheque
  • No Paypal
  • No Wire Transfer

Location & area

Nestled in the Doon Valley on the banks of the Tons River is Shaheen Bagh, the country home of an avid ornithologist and a graphic designer. This private estate in the hills is now open to select visitors who desire a getaway in the midst of nature.

The house, with an adjoining cottage, is located on a 7-acre estate verdant with fruit orchards, many species of exotic and rare plants and trees. The landscaped gardens, spread across five levels, are a visual delight with their watercourses, lily pools and picturesque pathways.



PLACES TO VISIT


Excursions and Leisure Options
From Shaheen Bagh, you can take a day trip to Mussoorie (45 minutes by road) or to the Rajaji Wildlife Sanctuary (an hour’s drive).

Picnics at Landour, Cloud’s End and Dhanaulti in the Mussoorie area are part of the attractions here.

The Asan Barrage (one hour away) near to the holy Sikh town of Poanta Sahib offers water sports and is a birding hotspot.

Dehradun has many restaurants. The best are Kwality and President’s. Ellora and Standard Bakery are known for their biscuits and confectionery. The adventurous should try the ‘stick-jaws’, a candy popular with the students.

Easy day trips can be made to the holy towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh. The evening aarti (prayer) on the banks of the Ganges is spectacular sight.

There are several white-water rafting options within two hours of Shaheen Bagh.
Packed lunches can be arranged on prior notice.


Swimming pool on the grounds.
Shaheen Bagh and its surroundings are a haven for birdwatchers, visited by over 370 listed species. These include the Brown Dipper, three different forktails and the five species of sunbirds. Many of these can be seen in the walks around the house and at the river -- a 5-minute walk from the grounds. The recently discovered Nepal Wren-babbler breeds in the gardens. For the checklist see the birding section. A detailed account of birding hot spots in the area is also given.

A vast library above the drawing room offers many opportunities for reading during your stay.

DTH Television (in the cottage and the private sitting room) and Internet connection are available as are telephones with national and International calling facilities.

Address:
18 Bigha, Village Jamniwala,Shighaly School Road,, 248001, Dehradun, India
Accommodation located in:
business district, leisure area, mountainside, near historical interest, near restaurants & bars, near river , near ski area, resort, rural, village!

Amenities & services

The above rate is inclusive of breakfast, lunch, dinner and all taxes for a room.

Spacial traditional welcome drink

# of Units: 1... and each unit includes:

  • Bedrooms: 12
  • Bathrooms: 0
  • Single beds: 0
  • Double beds: 0
  • Baby cots: 0
  • Single sofa beds: 0
  • Double sofa beds: 0

Bathroom

  • Yes Bath:
  • Yes Hair Drier:
  • Yes Shower:
  • Yes Towels:

Extras

  • Yes Washing Machine:
  • Yes Work Desk:
  • No Bed Sheets:
  • No Bikes:
  • Yes Cable/Satelite TV:
  • Yes Internet Broadband:
  • No Internet Dial Up:
  • No Ironing Board:
  • No Stereo/Radio System:
  • Yes Library:
  • Yes Telephone:
  • Yes DVD Player:
  • No Fax:

Extraservice

  • Yes Butler Service:
  • Yes House Chef:
  • Yes Local Guides:
  • Yes Local Transportation:
  • Yes 24h Concierge:
  • Yes Tours & Excursions:

Kitchen

  • Yes Fridge & Freezer:
  • Yes Crockery & Utensils:
  • Yes Dish Washer:
  • Yes Microwave:
  • Yes Oven:
  • Yes American Kitchen:

Living room

  • Yes Fireplace:
  • Yes Sofa Bed:
  • Yes Table & Chairs:

Outside

  • No Private Beach:
  • Yes Barbecue:
  • No Sauna:
  • Yes Garden:
  • No Shared Bathroom:
  • No Spa / Jacuzzi:
  • Yes Swimming Pool:
  • No Lift / Elevator:
  • Yes Disabled Facilities:
  • No Tennis Court:
  • No Terrace:
  • Yes Parking:
  • No Pets Welcome:

Rooms

  • Yes Safe:
  • No Sea View:
  • Yes Central Heating:
  • Yes City View:
  • Yes Daily Cleaning:
  • Yes Air Conditioning:
  • Yes DVD/Music Collection:
  • Yes Ensuite Bathroom:
  • Yes Balcony:

Additional information

Board Basis:
Accommodation Only
Welcome pack:
Welcome drink on arrival Pick up can be arranged on extra cost of Rs.700/-
Breakfast:
No
Lunch:
No
Diner:
No
Extra meal info:
Extra Bed Rs -1500/- per person AIMeals would be provided on request.
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