SaffronStays Milton Abbott Estate - Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Milton Abbott Estate - Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Quick Takeaways


  • SaffronStays Milton Abbott Estate is a quintessential late-19th century British colonial estate bungalow with an old world charm perfect for a laidback holiday, 

  • This home in Ooty, just 3 hours from Coimbatore, next to the Ooty Golf Course, is the perfect location if you want to experience Ooty’s original climate. Away from the city center, yet close to the market, the only sound you will hear is the chirping of birds.

  • You can go on a long walk in the whispering meadows, or along the Golf Course; and our caretakers will be sure to help you regain your lost calories with sumptuous Tamil, Sri Lankan and English meals!

  • This home has been the consecutive winner of the Ooty Flower show, so if you love flowers and gardening, be sure to take some tips from our caretakers on-site!

  • Fun Fact: The founders, Deven and Tejas, have personally helped restore the entire estate to its past glory.

General
  • Television
  • WiFi and Internet
  • Air Conditioner
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Swimming Pool
Food and Drinks
  • Breakfast included
  • Only Vegetarian or Jain Meals
  • Meals provided at extra cost
  • Meals included in Tariff
  • Self Catered
  • Meals not provided
Social
  • Child friendly
  • Elderly Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • LGBTQ Friendly
Other
  • Alcohol Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Genset
  • Parking Available
  • Accommodation For Driver
  • Towels and Toiletries
  • Inverter
Occasions
  • Pre Wedding Photoshoots 43
  • Proposal or Anniversary or Babymoon
  • Small Weddings
  • Sundowners
  • Anniversary Celebrations
  • Milestone Birthdays
  • Corporate Offsites 52
  • Strategic Meetings
  • Day Events and Kitty Parties 57
  • Birthdays and Celebrations 59
  • Clubbing
  • Adventure
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife
  • Dining
  • Nature
  • Theatre Or Films
  • Historical monuments
  • Street food
  • Geographical wonders
  • Beach
  • Places of worship
  • Amusement park
  • Museums and Art
  • Business District
  • Transit
  • AVAILABLE
  • BOOKED
  • SPECIAL RATES
  • UNAVAILABLE
* In case a date does not have text inside it, it means default rates of the property apply OR status is "Available"
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SaffronStays Recommends

- If you love going on long walks, go on an estate walk. The 4.5 acres of verdant forests offer the perfect backdrop for walks & treks.
- With an indoor fireplace and provision for bonfire, enjoy enough and more warmth here
- With monkey caps, cute gloves and a stole, we can already imagine cute photo sessions here

About the Home

SaffronStays Milton Abbott is a heritage homestay in Ooty. This vacation villa for large group outings in Tamil Nadu is a perfect venue for a vacation in South India. Explore the nature trails around this forest retreat. This cosy haven has one deluxe rooms and 3 individual suites. Set in a 4.5-acre estate, the home invites you to spend a relaxing family vacation. Savour delicious South Indian cuisines and experience the warm Southern hospitality.
Take a leisurely walk in the estate and have a fun chat-and-all-that session in the warmth of the bonfire. Visit some of the famous tourist spots in Ooty. The All India Radio is just 850 m from the villa, while Ooty Golf Course is 500 m from the home. If you're in the mood for boating, the Ooty Boat House is only 10 minutes away from the home.

Please Note

Suite D: (1 bedroom with queen size bed, 1 bathroom, 1 dressing room - Can accommodate up to 2 adults)

Meal arrangements

Breakfast is inclusive in the tariff. Meals are available at Rs 200 (veg) and Rs 250 (non-veg) per person, per meal and for children are Rs 100 (veg) and Rs 125 (non-veg) per child, per meal.

Stay and accessibility

The best way to reach Milton Abbott is by private car. Should you like to take public transport instead, you can hail a private cab or State Transport bus from the closest domestic airport at Coimbatore (88 km) or Bengaluru (295 km). If needed, please note that an airport/railway pick-up/drop-off can be arranged at an additional cost.

Yes, our Home is child friendly. There is plenty of space to run around and the house has been stocked with board games such as Pictionary, Monopoly, Jenga, Chess and Table Tennis, to keep kids occupied. If needed, there is also a basic first-aid kit, stocked with Dettol and Band-Aid etc., for minor injuries. While guests are not allowed to use the kitchen, mothers of infants will be permitted to prepare small meals or boil milk.

Yes, our home is senior citizen friendly. We have bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms on the ground floor which are easily accessible to seniors. Please note that there are about 4 steps at the entrance of the home. Upon special request, our caretakers can prepare Low Salt/ Low Spice/ Low Fat/ Low Sugar for senior citizens. These requests should be informed at the time of booking. In case of a medical emergency, the caretaker has the numbers for doctor-on-call or ambulance service-on-call.

Yes, this home is wheelchair accessible. However, guests may require some assistance upon entering the home and in the garden.

No, this is not a pet-friendly property.

Accommodation

You can either book one room or the entire home, depending upon the number of people travelling with you. If you would like to book the entire villa, please select the maximum number of rooms possible. The villa has 4 rooms, there is another listing which 3 suites.

If given advance notice, accommodation for up to 4 drivers can be arranged at an additional cost of Rs 500 per person, per night. Please note that this does not include meals. Additional charges for meals should be paid to the caretaker onsite, in cash. If requested in advance, separate accommodation may be arranged for domestic help at an additional cost of Rs. 500 per person, per night. Please note that this cost does not include meals. Additional charges for meals to be paid to the caretaker onsite, in cash.

Yes, parking is available onsite for up to 4 cars.

Yes, the estate has open grounds that could be used for outdoor picnics. Please note that the maximum capacity for an overnight stay is 14 people and that meals will be provided on site at an additional charge (per person, per meal). During the day, guests will be allowed to use the washrooms and other amenities at the villa. The home is also stocked with indoor games like Pictionary, Jenga, UNO, chess, etc. for the use of guests. Depending on the event, you are allowed to erect a small stage, stall or tent for your event purpose.

Yes, we do allow events at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. Meals can be arranged at an additional cost (per person, per day). Please note that a maximum of 14 people can be accommodated in the villa for an overnight stay. Depending on the event and its requirements, a refundable deposit and additional charges may be applied. Please note that loud music (if needed for your function) will only be permitted during certain hours. Any other permissions required for functions will need to be taken by the guests themselves. If you wish to book our home for functions, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]

Others

Yes, we do allow shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. Meals can be arranged at an additional cost (per person, per day). Please note that a maximum of 14 people can be accommodated in the villa for an overnight stay. Depending on the event and its requirements, a refundable deposit and additional charges may be applied. Please note that loud music (if needed for your function) will only be permitted during certain hours. Any other permissions required for photoshoot will need to be taken by the guests themselves. If you wish to book our home for shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]

There is an estate manager and his well-trained staff available to assist guests.

Yes, we do allow unmarried couples. They should both be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.

Absolutely, but all guests have to be adults and government-approved Photo IDs that clearly show the address must be provided to the caretaker during Check-in

Room specifics

Our bedrooms have lovely queen sized poster beds. All our mattresses have mattress protectors.

Yes, we provide toiletries like soap, shampoo, toilet paper and towels.

No, but our home is surrounded by greenery and remains throughout the day.

We do not have WiFi. The mobile network is also poor.

No, our home does not face any power issues. Should there be a power failure, a backup genset has been installed. In extreme circumstances, like power issues due to heavy rains during the entire day, the backup power may also burn out beyond a point. But for normal usage, the backup power would be good to go.

Food and Beverages

Breakfast is inclusive in the tariff. Guests can opt for meals at the home. Meal charges should be paid in cash to the caretaker at site. The meal charges for per person, per meal, are as follows: Lunch/ Dinner: Veg: 200 | Non-Veg: 250 Children below 12 years: Lunch/Dinner: Veg: 100 | Non-Veg: 125 Please note - Fish and mutton preparations shall be charged extra, at actuals which are payable in cash to the caretaker onsite.

We serve lip-smacking South Indian, Continental & Chinese meals. We highly recommend trying our Sri Lankan cusine as well. Guests are requested to mentioned their food preferences at the time of booking. There is also a facility for barbecues onsite (both veg/non-veg) which can be arranged at an additional cost.

No, guests are not allowed to access the kitchen. However, mothers of infants or small children will have limited access to boil milk or prepare their kids meals.

Yes, you can use the common fridge to store food/beverages. In case there are other guests on site, please adjust and use the common fridge accordingly.

Yes. Fish and mutton preparations shall be charged extra, at actuals which are payable in cash to the caretaker onsite. Please note that this will be subject to availability of ingredients.

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. There is ample ice stocked in the fridge. Snacks and other beverages can be arranged if advance notice is given to the caretaker. This amount will need to be paid to the onsite caretaker in cash, at the end of your stay.

Payments

A Guest is entitled to a refund of 75% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 15 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM). A Guest is entitled to a refund of 50% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 7 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM). If the Guest cancels within 7 days of the Date of Check-In, he/she is entitled to no refund.

Unfortunately, there is no option for part payment. Guests are required to pay 100% of the payment before check-in.

Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.

All additional payments (such as extra meals, pet charges, etc.) will have to be paid to the caretaker onsite in cash at the end of your stay. In special circumstances, we do accept these payments through PayTM.

Security deposit of Rs 4000 is to be paid two days prior to check-in. If no damages are observed, the deposit will be returned during check-out itself or by NEFT within 5 business days after check-out.

Things to do

Milton Abbott Estate is a gorgeous 4.5-acre estate, ideal for scenic long walks. For those who like to walk, the Indu Films factory is a short distance from the estate. You can also visit the neighbouring golf course for a day on the greens. For those who prefer to stay in, there is a lovely space on the property where bonfires can be arranged at an additional cost of Rs. 500 per event.

No, there are no pool facilities at this estate.

No, there are no beaches close to this estate.

No, there are no water bodies within close proximity to the estate.

House Rules

No, loud music is not permitted. Guests are requested to consider the comfort of the other guests on the premises. Should you wish to play mild music in your room, do carry along portable speakers.

Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the home. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late-night revelry or loud music.

Check-in time at 1 pm and check-out time is 10 am. Please note that check-out timings are strict as we need to ready the rooms for our next booking. Guests are requested to respect the timing of other guests as well. In case you wish to check in a little early or check out a little late, do inform us at the time of booking. Additional charges will be applied.

As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.

No. Guests will only be able to access common areas on the estate such as the communal TV lounge, gardens, etc. Guests are strictly prohibited from crossing into neighbouring properties under any circumstances. We request our guests to respect the privacy and personal space of our neighbours.

Safety

Yes, the home is located on a secure estate.

Yes, the grounds surrounding the home are monitored by CCTV cameras for security reasons.

No, the home is located within a fenced property.

Yes, there is a boundary wall surrounding the estate.

Yes, we do have a first-aid kid onsite, stocked with Dettol, band-aids and over-the-counter medicines.

The villa is well lit up. There is enough lighting even in the surrounding areas i.e lawns, grounds.

How to get there

While roads connecting to the property are good, guests are advised to check the road and weather conditions before leaving for a road trip. Our home is cool and breezy round the year, so you could visit at anytime.

The closest airport is Coimbatore. From there, guests can catch a taxi or board a State Transport bus.


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Normal capacity (per Room) 2
Extra People allowed (per Room) 0
MAXIMUM CAPACITY 2
Security Deposit (per Room booked) 4000
Check In 1 PM
Check Out 10 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict

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