Sanjwat Homestays-Largest 4BR Luxury Orchard Villa


Entire villa hosted by Rajinder Kaur

  1. 12 guests
  2. 4 bedrooms
  3. 5 beds
  4. 4 bathrooms
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Sanjwat, "The evening's first Diya" is the perfect blend of luxury and homestay comfort. Tucked away in a quite valley not far from the lake. The villa is surrounded a sprawling 28000 sq feet orchard and garden. It combines modern amenities with old world charm. This large villa offers multiple sit outs, a gazebo, hammocks, swings, arrangements for BBQ & bonfire evenings, a library and a bird feeding station to name a few USPs. We welcome guests who want to relax & enjoy or work from the hills.

The space
Sanjwat luxurious vacation villa is situated near the Bhimtal lake & about 45 minutes’ drive from Nainital. The palatial villa was built by Naval Commander Jagmohan Sood (recipient of the prestigious Ati Vishisht Sewa medal) who served during the times of the British navy & his wife Kusum Jagmohan Sood & then subsequently renovated and redecorated in 2019. Our estate is surrounded by mountain views on three sides, is tucked away in an unfrequented valley and yet walkable distance from the Bhimtal Lake and a short drive to Naukuchiatal.
This tastefully furnished 4-bedroom villa spread over half an acre makes for a beautiful getaway spot in the hills. Its indoor spaces invite natural light, keeping the vibe fresh and happy. There are multiple sit outs inside the bun glow and you could choose to read a book at the library, play a board game with your friends and family or listen to music on “Saregama Caravaan” while you sip scotch or have Masala tea.
The outdoor spaces comprise of a large private orchard with exotic flowers, fresh fruits and vegetables, a welcoming foyer with a swing, bird feeding station, a bar-be-cue table & a gazebo with cushioned seating where you could play cards or Antakshari or just listen to the birds chirping in the background.

Featuring spacious, sun-drenched living spaces with vintage artefacts and beautiful traditional decor, this 4BHK home is a great place to sneak off to for a quick vacation.

Sanjwat Villa is special because of its
- Location amidst nature
- Peaceful environment
- Bird feeding station
- Organic vegetation and orchids
- Old artefacts
- Views of mountains
- Gazebo
- Perfect blend of traditional and contemporary

We care for your absolute comfort! To that effect, we provide
- Generator, AC, heater, WiFi, TV
- Wardrobe, hangers
- Iron, torch
- Geysers, towels, toiletries
- Medical kit, mosquito repellent
- Games, bar, library, bonfire
- Secured parking space for up to 4 cars

The Space:

Let us walk you through the space.

- There are 4 bedrooms - 2 on the ground floor, 2 on the first floor.
- One room on each floor has a TV.
- WiFi, latest inverter split air conditioners, heaters, king-sized beds and attached bathrooms are offered in all rooms.
- Balconies are attached to the rooms on the first floor.
- all bedrooms offer an electric kettle.
- 1 room on the ground floor has an attached living area with large glass panels offering beautiful views of the hills and greenery around.
- 1 room on the first floor has an attached study/library/ games room.

- There are 4 bathrooms in the villa - all attached.
- All bathrooms have geysers, towels and basic toiletries.

- There are 2 living rooms - 1 on the ground floor and 1 on the first floor.
- The living room on the ground floor seats 20 people and it offers WiFi, heater and music system.
- The dining area seats 8 people.
- The orchard spreads over half an acre and is enriched with delicious fruit trees and beautiful flowers.
- There are multiple sit out areas including a Gazebo. These are perfect spots for a Workation in the mountains

- Guests do not have access to the kitchen.
- For your information, it is equipped with a microwave, a gas stove, an oven, a refrigerator, a water purifier, a toaster and a mixer-grinder.
- Crockery and cutlery are available.

Guest access
- The guests have access to the entire villa.
- In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, guests will have restricted access to shared amenities.

Other things to note
- A cook is available at a per day charge based on number of guests. Ingredients will be charged as per actuals.
- Guests can also eat out in nearby restaurants like Aipan Restaurant, Mount Chimney Restaurant & Cafe, Woodpecker Food Plaza, chai etc, brownies bakery, an Italian restaurant and Do Baati Restaurant.

We can provide accommodation for 2 male and 2 female staffs at an additional charge of Rs.700 per person, per day, excluding meals.

Within the property, guests can enjoy a peaceful read, play board games or step out to take a walk in the orchids and explore the vegetation.

While we do promise you a welcoming home and a great stay, here are a few things we’d like to mention so as to ensure there are no unpleasant surprises later!
- The villa is relatively secluded.
- This property is not suitable for pets.
- Stag groups are not allowed.
- Accommodation for the personal staff will be arranged in an outhouse.
- In case of a power outage, the generator can support all the appliances for up to 24 hours.
- The caretaker stays in the premises of the same property.
- Broadband connectivity with speeds upto 200 Mbps high speed fiber with a wifi extender and jio dongles as backup.
- All mobile operator connections works fairly well here.

- Chef Charges at 1500 for upto 8 guests and additional 150 per guest thereafter.
- Barbecue evening / nights can be provided at an additional cost of 1200 per usage
- Bonfire can be arranged. Charges as per actual wood usage

- Upto 4 guests would be accommodated in 2 rooms
- Upto 6 guests would be accommodated in 3 rooms
Guests have exclusive access to the villa.

Where you'll sleep

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What this place offers

Garden view
Mountain view
Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable/satellite
Washing machine
Window AC unit
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Where you’ll be

Bhimtal, Uttarakhand, India

Bhimtal Lake is a must visit as it is one of the most coveted tourist attraction points. So, while you’re enjoying your peaceful stay at Sanjwat. Some things to do nearby include Paragliding, trekking, boating, zorbing, zip-lining, nature walks etc. Here are a few nearby places and activities we recommend to make your stay even more memorable.There’s an Aquarium on Bhimtal island, Hanuman Garhi, a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman that offers a magnificent view of the sunset over the Himalayas, Victoria Dam surrounded by flower gardens. You can also enjoy local mouthwatering delicacies at Iheart Cafe, Birdsong Café, Café by the lake and Pizza Bite etc.
This villa is in close proximity to several other tourist destinations
- Distance from Mukhteshwar - 40 Km
- Distance from Dhanachuli - 30 Km
- DIstance from Nainital - 23 KM
Apart from these convenient routes, the guests can also drive down to the villa as this property has ample amount of parking space.

Hosted by Rajinder Kaur

  1. Joined in November 2019
  • 17 Reviews
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Hi!! I am Dolly Kohli. Born and brought up in the midst of Kumaon hills, I'm a nature lover. Operating from Haldwani, situated at the foothills of the Himalayas, we have an interior designing and furnishing business for the past 20 years whereby we’ve designed & furnished innumerable hotels, resorts and villas in the mountains. I’m an ardent globe trotter bringing in concepts and styles from all over the world into our projects. My combined love for nature, travel and my work experience has ultimately fruitioned my budding idea of creating and designing homestays. Sanjwat our first attempt in this space is a peaceful getaway which is a perfect blend of luxury and homely comfort
Hi!! I am Dolly Kohli. Born and brought up in the midst of Kumaon hills, I'm a nature lover. Operating from Haldwani, situated at the foothills of the Himalayas, we have an interio…


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During your stay

The host is not present at the property but is always accessible via call or message. A trained and responsible caretaker, a cook (on demand) & a gardener are present at the property to resolve any concerns and help you have a perfect stay.

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Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Check-in: After 2:00 pm
Check out: 11:00 am
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No pets
Smoking is allowed

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