This stone cottage is a cosy and charming weekend home that makes it hard to believe that you're in India. The architecture and design of the house is the highlight and it is a must visit for those who love beautiful design, aesthetics and nature.
Made with natural stone and reclaimed wood quite like what it is supposed to be for a house in the hills, the high roofs, wooden floors, huge glass windows and the views will leave you absolutely in love and charmed by this amazing place!
ABOUT THE STAY
This charming wood and stone cottage is a summer home to Oli and Rupam, a sweet couple from Delhi. Passionate about art and architecture, they constructed this beautiful cottage with a lot of love and effort, which is evident is every part of the house.
The house is a short walk from Naukuchiatal lake and offers beautiful views of lush mountains. The decor of the house is lovely and makes you want to call this place home forever!
The cottage consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 lofts, a cozy kitchen and small front lawn. There is one bedroom on the ground floor next to the kitchen and two bedrooms on the first floor. Both bedrooms on the first floor have attached lofts.
The windows in the rooms and the loft offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains, the interiors and decor is warm and cozy and all these elements combine to make this cottage an ideal weekend getaway to relax and unwind.
THINGS TO KNOW
Lake House is located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand.
7 hours from Delhi.
Nearest station is Kathgodam, 1 hour away.
Nearest airport is Pantnagar, 2 hrs away.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Spring and Monsoons are the best time to visit the mountains.
BEST SUITED FOR
Great for couples or groups of friends and families looking for a beautiful getaway and some Shanti.
The house is priced at Rs. 12,000 plus tax per night for the entire house. Meals are charged separately.
The Lake House is an ideal place for slow travellers as well as adventure junkies and activity seekers.
For the ones who like to stay in and relax, this is a great place to read and write. The various, cozy indoor nooks and the charming outdoor spaces act as inspiring writing corners.
There are various nature trails that one can embark on around Naukuchiatal Lake, which is a 5 minute walk from the cottage through a beautiful path.
For travellers seeking some adrenaline, you could go to the lake to kayak or fly up in the air while para-gliding.
Sight-seer's have the option of exploring Bhimtal, Nainital and Mukhteshwar, all located 30 minutes -2 hours away from the cottage.
INSPIRED TO WANDER?
As a result of my travels to The Lake House, I have been able to build a great relationship with the owner and work out a fantastic deal for you! The property offers an exclusive discount to all Wanderbugs who wish to experience its beauty.
You can avail of this offer by mentioning 'Wanderbug' to your hosts at the time of booking.
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