Homestead, Corbett ( Uttarakhand)
The Homestead is a farm situated bordering the Corbett National Park at Corbett ( Uttarakhand). It is situated in the middle of Kashipur and Ramnagar, The home is five hour drive from Delhi and Dehradun. The farm is located at only 13 kms from the park.
Wheat, sugarcane, litchis, mangoes and a variety of other fruits and plants flourish in the vegetation-conducive land which surrounds the house from 3 sides. The spa experience, with the reflexology infinity pool, Jacuzzi and the Turkish Hamam, is exciting and unique part of the home. A massage room with two tables is being set up as a luxurious addition. A swimming pool with in the corner of the sprawling lawn is perfect for the summer. A mural done in stone by Bunny gives way to a waterfall into the swimming pool. A gym with a treadmill and a cycle has been recently constructed with a massage chair to comfortably watch TV in. A children friendly area with a Tree house and a sandpit is an idyllic spot to let the kids get their hands dirty. A complete farm experience with bullock cart rides, a trip to the fields, milking the cows and tending the poultry is a must. The state of the art telescope is the hosts’ most recent acquisition for stargazing Fishing enthusiasts can ask for a short trip to be arranged to a nearby river. Elephant rides near the national park can be organised.
Bunny and Amu maintains the farm and forward the hospitality to the guests. They can share lot of experiences with the guest from flying ultra-light aircrafts in Europe to a passion for gardening. Guest enjoy engaging into numerous stories over breakfast or a drink by the fire with Bunny and Amu. Passionate conversations about the state of the art telescope, Bunny’s paintings, Amu’s collection of unique plants, jazz music, the neighbouring tribal Tharus and Buksas, Amu’s delectable recipes of jams & pickles and many more captivating topics calls for endless cups of tea in the garden.
It’s admirable to watch the hosts interact most affably with their staff, who have been an integral part of the family for many years. A haven for animal lovers the farm owns a rare Rhodesian ridgeback dog along with 3 more dogs, birds, poultry and other animals on the farm.
How to get there:
260 kms / 5 hrs drive from Delhi