WELCOME TO THE HILL SIDE COTTAGE
Hill side Cottage is a set of two adjoining bungalows located in the Nagpal Dream Valley now more commonly known as Hill Valley Society on the old Khandala road in Lonavala. The cottage is located at the foot of a hill and overlooking a small lake which is a part of Mystica Resort. It has parking space in front of the Bungalow which is covered with trees on all sides. Within a stone’s throw are a set of Bungalows being developed and marketed under the brand name of Signature.
What it offers
Hill Side Cottage has 6 fully furnished independent bedrooms in addition to the drawing room, Party Hall, kitchen and the dining area. A swing in the garden outside is also available. There are about two dozen garden chairs provided for guests who wish to sit and enjoy the fresh air. For family get together you can either use the party hall or the terrace above the party hall.
There are 5 regular bathrooms in the house with shower and hot water facility. In addition there is a separate bath room and toilets for the use by the staff.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas range, 2 fridges, microwave oven, cooking utensils and adequate crockery for use by the guests. The house is serviced by a cook who can provide simple cooked meals as per guest’s requirement. Guests are welcome to use the kitchen. If they wish to use the services of the cook they will be required to pay Rs 1000 per day in addition to the cost of the provisions. For groups larger than 15 guests cooks service charge will be Rs 1500 per day. All bills are required to be settled before checking out.
There are some books and a large number of magazines for those who enjoy light reading. There is also a collection of Reader’s Digest’s old issues. There is a television in the drawing room with a Tata sky connection. There is also a DVD player and a selection of movies is available with the caretaker.
We have ensured there is adequate supply of water through the day. In addition to an overhead tank we have also provided two storage tanks in the lawn outside. The water pumps ensure adequate water supply. Guests are however expected to conserve water on account of the severe water shortage in Khandala. In case the overhead tank needs refilling Guests are advised to seek assistance from the caretaking staff.
Since power cuts are quite common in Khandala an inverter has been provided for emergency use. One light, fan in each room along with a light in each of the bathrooms is connected to the inverter which can provide light for 6 to 8 hours depending on the intensity of usage. All the switches which control these inverter lights have been marked as “E”. Guests are expected to switch off these lights immediately on resumption of regular electricity supply. This precaution is necessary otherwise the inverter will not be charged when you need the light next.
Beds and linen
Five of the bedrooms have double beds and one bedroom has a set of two single beds. Most of the beds have bedside tables and the rooms have been provided with a mirror for the use of guests. In addition one bedroom has an adjoining room with an additional bed. We have also provided a few sofas cum beds and spare mattresses for emergency use as beds. All these beds have regular mattresses with bed sheets. Hanging space or a cupboard has been provided in each room for clothes. Thick sheets, blankets and light quilts are also available for use by guests.
Hill Side Cottage is very well located and is located in a prime area of Lonavala which is only 2 km from the Lonavala market. All the tourist attractions are within easy reach. In case you need assistance for booking of a car please seek assistance from the caretaker.