SaffronStays Milton Abbott Estate (Suites) - Villa in Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Milton Abbott Estate (Suites) - Villa in 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
  • Proposal or Anniversary or Babymoon
  • Small Weddings
  • Sundowners
  • Anniversary Celebrations
  • Milestone Birthdays
  • Corporate Offsites
  • Strategic Meetings
  • Day Events and Kitty Parties
  • Birthdays and Celebrations
  • 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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Weekend Getaway Near Coimbatore: SaffronStays Milton Abbott Estate in Ooty is located 2 hour 50 minutes away from Coimbatore
Heritage Homestay in Ooty: A charming homestay, this 4.5 acre heritage estate with 1 deluxe bedroom and 3 individual suites dates back to the Colonial times
Leisure, Guaranteed: With tasteful and cosy wooden interiors, this home exudes a laidback, leisurely vibe
Places To Visit: Golf lovers can head to the Ooty Golf Course. Indu Films Factory and All India Radio are less than 15 minutes away from the villa. The Ooty Boat House is 10 minutes away from the home.
Caretaker, Cook and Housekeeping Staff: Try out the authentic Sri Lankan and Tamilian cuisine prepared by our in-house cook and exceptional hospitality by the housekeeping staff

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

Smoking inside the villa is strictly prohibited.

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.

Oct 2019

Amazing stay, the location was very peaceful and the caretaker took good care of everything. Good food and good people. ...

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Apr 2019

Experience the old world charm of a gorgeous Ooty manor built in 1865, complete with lip-smacking South Indian / Sri Lankan food. Surrounded by scenic beauty, Milton Abbot is perfect for estate walks or morning treks to the Ooty Golf Course. Tucked away from the crowds, this charming 4.5-acre estate in Ooty is a heavenly retreat....

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Jan 2019

We had a great time felt like home stay. Food was awesome. Rooms were very clean and well maintained. Lionel & his wife are very nice to everyone, felt like we know them from long time.. :-) ...

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Dec 2018

Mr. Lionel and Mrs.Lionel were very kind and humble. Beautiful garden and suit. Excellent stay. Food was amazing! ...

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Dec 2018

It was our 1st Airbnb stay and I must say we enjoyed every bit of it. We are sure to come back. Lionel & wife you were fabulous and I am extremely grateful for your hospitality and super yummy food :) Truly a SUPER HOST!! ...

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Dec 2018

It was a wonderful stay. Food was awesome. Lionel was very helpful!! ...

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Dec 2018

The entire experience was beautiful. Mr and Mrs. Lionel were wonderful hosts and the food, stay, service was great. The place is very well maintained. We will definitely visit again!! ...

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Aug 2018

Stay & Hospitality was nice. Great hospitality, Lionel (caretaker) is very humble. The cottage is beautiful and we loved our stay here....

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Aug 2018

We had a absolute delightful and a lovely time. Hospitality was wonderful. Thank you!! ...

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Aug 2018

Absolutely wonderful stay. What a beautiful house & surroundings!! The staff (Lionel) were amazing & very hospitable. Food was delicious. Thank you Mr & Mrs Lionel for a lovely time....

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May 2018

Fantastic Stay. So comfortable and we were taken great care by Mr Lionel & his Family and staff. Very courteous and prompt. Loved the decor and ambience. "THE FOOD WAS AWESOME !!! " Best cook in ooty, i think. We will surely be back. Many Many THANKS !!...

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May 2018

Service was good, food too. Nice property. Nature marvelous Thank you very much. ...

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May 2018

Wonderful stay matched with Excellent food and unsurpassed hospitality. A Home away from Home. Thank you Mrs & Mr LIONEL for taking such good care of us. ...

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May 2018

When in Ooty be at MILTON !!!!!...

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May 2018

We enjoyed a lot. It was amazing stay. Especially the food. It was very clean and well maintained. It was the best stay so far. Whenever we come to Ooty we will surely stay here only. WE ALL LOVED IT VERY MUCH ! THANK YOU...

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May 2018

Great place to have quality time with family/ friends. Great food and very helpful caretakers especially Mr Lionel . ...

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May 2018

One of the best home stay experiences so far. Great property, awesome food, and unmatched hospitality. Kids had a lot of fun and we were very well taken care of. Will come here again when in Ooty. Keep it up !!!...

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Jul 2017

A superb vintage property ....lovely sun filled massive rooms with sloping roofs, eye catching upholstery and comfortable beds. The caretaker Mr Lionel and his wife(also the cook )...are wonderful and warm. We had many a lip smacking meals...soups, appams and stew, hot vadas ...chicken curry to name a few. The fact that a walk around the property will fill your senses with the heady aroma of eucalyptus , is an added bonus. We were travelling with kids and had to never look out for any additional entertainment for the kids...they were busy tinkering about in the garden ...or playing some board games. we loved this place and would definitely like to go back there soon....

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Jul 2017

Wonderful experience in a British style bungalow with one of the most beautiful garden I have seen. Excellent hospitality services with great food....

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Jun 2017

This place is 3-4kms away from city. Located in a very calm place near golf club. Initially it was difficult to locate the place because nobody there recognises by its name saffron stays. You got to ask for Milton estate. The house and stay is cosy and extraordinary. It is exactly the same what they show in pictures. No filters. You can find the bathroom to be modern with glass showered enclosure but rest of all were heritage type with wooden floors, fireplace inside the house, big wooden dining table etc., and second best part is the food and hospitality. Mr. Lionel is a great host and Mrs. Lionel is a great cook. She plays around all cuisines and served neatly. You should definitely try their food before trying anywhere else. And cost is also reasonable 250 per head for non veg lunch and 100 for veg bf.This place is perfect to burn your stress and simply hog....

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Jun 2017

The home stay at the Abbot house/ADOR guest house bungalow was just awesome. The bungalow is situated in a very peaceful area of Ooty. The hospitality of Mr.Lionel the caretaker was wonderful. The food by Mrs.Lionel was also too good. Will definitely come back again....

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Jun 2017

We have visited for our anniversary day it was awesome place very neatly maintained and very maintained garden more over I should say Mr. Lionel was great person with great hospitality he has really taken care at most with lovely food we look forward to visit again. ...

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May 2017

Stayed here with my husband last weekend on my first trip to Ooty. I must say I was a little hesitant to book a property with absolutely no reviews, but the customer care at Saffron Stays promised me that the property would match the photographs on their website, and that the service would be impeccable too. And boy did this place live up to their word and more! Milton Abbot house is a gorgeous old English bungalow located within a 6 acre property close to Ooty's golf course, about 3 kilometers from the Railway Station. The house has 4 spacious guestrooms, all furnished and decorated elegantly. The living room and dining area are common spaces. The room we stayed in had a four poster bed, a little seating nook by large windows opening out to the backyard garden, an attached dressing/ extra room with a bed for kids and an attached bathroom with modern amenities. The property is actually a guest house owned by Ador Welding Co and has been recently opened out to the public through ...

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May 2017

Clean and comfortable rooms. great service, lots of indoor games and delicious food. The caretakers are wonderful hosts. The resort is on a quiet road but very close to the heart of the city. Worth a visit!...

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May 2017

How much awesome some place can be!!! It was one of the best stays I have ever had. Staff, hospitality, location, in short i don't have words to describe. Just don't have a second thought, I m sure you will never regret. Do try the 1st meal from them and I m sure you will end up having breakfast, lunch, dinner at Saffronstays only. We had lunch there as we arrived at 11, then we went out and rushed back on time to not miss the dinner!! Everything is rocking. Thanks Saffronstays(Special Mention to Linonel and the team to make our stay comfortable . :)...

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Stay and accessibility

The best way to reach Milton Abbott is by private car. Should you like take public transport instead, you can hail a private cab or State Transport bus from the closest domestic airport at Coimbatore (88 kms) or Bengaluru (295 kms). 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.

Room specifics

One floor mattress with bed linen can be provided.

We have lovely king-sized beds in four of our bedrooms. The other three have been furnished with queen-sized beds.

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. Yes, all meals are provided onsite at an additional cost. 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 is to be paid two days prior to check-in via PayTM. 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 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 neighboring 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 neighboring properties under any circumstances. We request our guests to respect the privacy and personal space of our neighbors.

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 like Metacin, Crocin etc.

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.

Others

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

Accommodation

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.

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 at the estate 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/functions will need to be taken by the guests themselves. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]

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 at the estate 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/functions will need to be taken by the guests themselves. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]


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Normal capacity (per Room) 2
Extra People allowed (per Room) 2
Num of Rooms 3
MAXIMUM CAPACITY 12
Security Deposit (per Room booked) 4000
Check In 1 PM
Check Out 10 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict

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