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Taal House

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5.0 of 5 bubbles
1 review
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sitting area
sitting room - curtains
dining area
Tthe house seen through trees
evening view from terrace
nearby village
view across roof of house
mending cane chairs
nearby scene in Kumaon
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Gwaldam, Uttarakhand
The house consists of a large double bedroom comfortably furnished with specially commissioned furniture,rugs and curtains, a large shower room with bidet,and ample cupboards; a large living room (17 x 10m) with fireplace and a dining area, and kitchen off (6 x 4 m). An open sheltered area at the front leads to the surrounding stone terrace at either of which meals can be taken. There is a second bedroom with double bed and shower room behind the main house,above which Krishna, who will look after you,and his family live.
About the Owner, Colin H
Languages spoken: English, French
Calendar Updated: 183 days ago
Listed since : May 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 1 review and 1 property
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Listing #HL90018
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Really splendId
Must go
This place is just completely well maintained
Varieties of delicacies
I would say the charge per day could be doubled for the ambience they provide

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (11)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
The master bedroom is comfortably furnished with a desk,low table and chairs with large double bed with duvets or yak wool blankets,the curtains are wild silk from Orissa woven by the ikat method with a hand knotted rug made to reflect the design of the curtains. The sitting room has comfortable cane furniture with silk covering and ample cushions,and two large hand woven rugs,the walls on either side of the fireplace are lined with bookshelves,which also carry the CD player and loudspeakers. <BR><BR>The dining area has a six sided teak table and 6 chairs designed and specially made. The floor is marble and there are large windows along the whole of the front of the house giving unparalleled views across the valley to Trishul. The curtains are hand painted and of old Jain desig... more
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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GBP 150
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GBP 950
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How to get there
Airport: Jolly Grant (Dehra Dun)( Garhwal) or Pantnagar(K: 200.0 km
Railway: Haridwar or Kathgodam: 200.0 km
The house is situated on the border of the Garhwal and Kumaon near Gwaldam. Approaching from the west you can come from Delhi to Dehra Dun or Haridwar by rail air or car,and then by car follow the Ganges up to Karnprayag turning off to go along the Curzon Trail. Alternatively from the east by train or car to Kathgodam,or air to Panatnagar in the Kumaon, then by car via Almora or Ranikhet to Gwaldam. Bus services are also available.<BR><BR>The journey from Delhi will take about 12 hours ( 6 by train + 6 by car) but the latter six hours from either direction takes you through spectacular scenery in both Garwhal and Kumaon. This is a fairly remote but very beautiful district and help and advice will be given on transport details and bookings if required,as well as suggestions... more
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