7 Reasons SaffronStays Foresta By The Lake Is An Ideal Nature’s Retreat

Looking for a break from the chaos and hustle-bustle of city life? How about an estate by a lake enveloped with greenery and surrounded by mountains? SaffronStays Foresta By The Lake, Kamshet, a sprawling 70-acre property rooted in serenity, is your answer to this. This home enjoys the perks its solitude offers, so much so that the owner, who bought the estate in 1988, built mud huts and lived here for three years, even if it meant living without electricity! Now, the villa is kitted with six spacious bedrooms, a private pool and access to Andre Lake, making it ideal for large group gatherings. Easy to get to from both Mumbai and Pune, this Signature SaffronStays home is an apt spot for nature lovers looking to soak in some peace and quiet. Here are seven reasons why SaffronStays Foresta by the Lake is the villa you should choose to relax and rejuvenate.

1. A Picturesque Location

This home is on the banks of the serene Andre Lake, Kamshet

Think of this villa as your own slice of paradise. Sitting pretty on the banks of Andre Lake, Kamshet, the home is surrounded by gently lapping water on three sides. Fringing it all is a thick curtain of tall eucalyptus, ficus and mango trees. Suffice to say that you will never tire of waking up to the view. 

2. Beautifully Appointed

Spend your afternoons chatting with your family and friends

The villa is done up tastefully in soft washes of colour that are in sync with the beauty of the outdoors. It features three charmingly designed cottages with single bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. As you walk around familiarizing yourself with all the rooms, keep an eye out for a series of precious, 100-year-old artefacts that have been sourced all the way from the Royal Palaces of Gujarat.

3. Make Memories By The Lake

Arrange a picnic by the Andre Lake

Make the most of the property’s quaint lakeside location by planning family picnics by the water. Imagine tucking into a freshly prepared breakfast by the lake as you watch the sunrise together. Or, simply lay out a blanket on the grass, grab a book and read away, uninterrupted by doorbells or blaring horns.

4. Gourmet Vegetarian Food

Gorge on the scrumptious vegetarian home-cooked meals

SaffronStays Foresta By The Lake is renowned for its gourmet vegetarian offerings. At this home, Indian as well as international cuisines are made using fresh vegetables from the property’s organic gardens (subject to availability). Indulge in a flavourful plate of the local cook’s veg specialty authentic Gujarati food and local cuisine.

5. Ideal For Celebrating Milestones

Sip your evening chai with some pakoras sitting in the gazebo

With 70 rambling acres, six bedrooms, a gazebo, a lakeside area and a private pool, this signature property is an excellent pick for all kinds of gatherings. Whether it’s a milestone birthday, a special anniversary or even a corporate offsite, this stunning villa is tailor-made to host large groups — as many as 16 guests for an overnight stay and 50 guests for day events.

6. Take Leisurely Strolls

Enjoy romantic moonlight strolls on a dedicated walkway at this home

The estate enjoys the added perk of a 750m pathway to the lake that is well-lit during both mornings and evenings. This makes it ideal for those morning jogs or even romantic but safe moonlight strolls courtesy the lights.

7. Plenty Of Activities

Stayed engaged with the multiple game options offered at this estate

SaffronStays Foresta By The Lake boasts an individual games room where you can let down your hair and enjoy playing everything from billiards to board games. There’s also a multipurpose outdoor court designed for boisterous rounds of tennis, volleyball or badminton with family and friends. Animal lovers or those travelling with kids can also visit the cow shed at the estate, which is home to eight gentle Gir cows.

This signature pool villa, ensconced in the lap of nature, has been designed to let you unwind in absolute peace — as you must on a holiday! So, gather the troops and book your stay at SaffronStays Foresta By The Lake now.

About Sanjana Subramanian