Nandanvan Estate - Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu | Villa, Dindigul

Nandanvan Estate - Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

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3 Bedroom Countryside Villa On 35 Acre Estate | Vacation Home in Tamil Nadu | Fully Serviced Vacation Villa near Kodaikanal
- Earthy stone and mud structure en-wrapped in lush creepers
- Bountiful trees of jackfruit, orange, avocado, banana, rose-apples, rosewood, vanilla and pepper
- Organic coffee plantations and roasterie on the estate
- 2 gazebos and a huge lawn adorned with flowering plants
- Bison, elephant and mouse deer sighting along with bird watching
- Picnic by the stream
- Interiors exude a vintage vibe with ancient artefacts and old school decor

Please Note:

Guests can avail a tour of the coffee plantation
Two bedrooms out of three have ensuite bathrooms

Detailed Description

Refreshing coffee aroma, lush farmlands a well-manicured lawn and an earthy countryside villa await you at SaffronStays Nandanvan Estate near Kodaikanal. Carved out of a deserted forest land set along a placid stream, the land is now teeming with 100% organic plantations. A wide variety of trees like jackfruit, orange, avocado, banana, rose-apples, rosewood, vanilla, pepper and more grace this estate. Not to forget, the rich coffee plantations as well!

As you enter the premises of the villa you walk past the wide lawn embellished with colourful flower shrubs and rustic wooden seating area and bamboo swing. The walls and pillar are draped by creeper vines. Enjoy the sunrise as you relax in the outdoor gazebos. Savour delicious South-Indian breakfast on the spacious porch, outfitted with cosy bamboo furniture.

Built with stone and mud and featuring a sunroof throughout the home, the environs can be enjoyed at its best. The living area exudes a homely vibe with vibrant furniture, vintage showpieces and colourful paintings. Enjoy your meals as the entire family sits together in the adjacent dining area, adorned with wall pictures. The heavy wooden furnishing gives the bedroom an old school vibe. Book lovers can grab their favourite book from the collection of over 200 books in the library.

The tapering trails meandering through the farms flanked with old structures covered with vines and creepers lead you to the tranquil stream beneath. Enjoy a pleasant stroll as you set out for a picnic by the serene stream. The multiple trails in the estate will send the adventurous souls in seventh heaven. You may even spot a herd of elephants, bison or mouse deer as you trek through the woods. Birdwatchers can keep their binoculars ready as around 30-40 species of birds can be sighted.

Take a tour of the coffee plantations around. Enjoy playing with the 2 adorable pet dogs in the lawn. Savour delicious South-Indian cuisines where most of the ingredients have been sourced from their own herb garden. Indulge in some stargazing as you gather around the outdoor bonfire on chilly nights. Set out exploring the quaint town of Kodaikanal, just 15 mins from the villa. Create a treasure of memories, you would nurture for eternity.

Meal arrangements

We provide healthy home-cooked meals prepared using locally sourced fresh ingredients. We recommend trying out our local chef's South-Indian style dishes as well as Mixed Veg Gravy, Veg Biryani, Chicken Biryani and Chicken Fry.
Fish and mutton dishes (subject to availability) can be served at an additional cost which is payable at actuals onsite.

Click here to view the sample menu.

Meal Charges All Meals (₹)
Adult - Veg1000
Adult - Non Veg1200
Children - Veg500
Children - Non Veg600

These are all charges Per Person, Per Night (Excluding GST)

  • 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
  • Child friendly
  • Elderly Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • LGBTQ Friendly
  • Alcohol Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Genset
  • Parking Available
  • Accommodation For Driver
  • Towels and Toiletries
  • Inverter
  • Pre Wedding Shoots
  • Proposal or Anniversary or Babymoon
  • Small Weddings
  • Sundowners
  • Anniversary Celebrations
  • Milestone Birthdays
  • Team Offsites
  • Strategic Meetings
  • 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
* In case a date does not have text inside it, it means default rates of the property apply OR status is "Available"
Map view


You can enjoy a picnic by the stream. You may also set out exploring the woods as the weather is cool and pleasant through out the year.

No, you cannot book just one room. You would need to book the entire home.

No, driver accommodation is not available.

Free parking is available onsite. There is parking space for 10 cars.


Yes, we do allow events/shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval.

There is a caretaker onsite.

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 beds. All our mattresses have mattress protectors.

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

Our home is surrounded by greenery and it is cool throughout the day. Our home is not air-conditioned but all the rooms have been furnished with fans.

No, there is no WiFi available. Network connectivity is a little patchy, however, Vodafone network works best.

Yes, we have a backup genset in case of rare occasions of power failure.

Food and Beverages

We offer simple home-cooked meals.

Yes. In case you would like the caretaker to cook a special dish, you can pay him for the actuals and cooking, cleaning fee on site, in cash. Please note that this will be subject to availability of ingredients.

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits.


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. 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

There is a river nearby and the house is engulfed in coffee plantations you may want to take a tour of. You can also visit Kodaikanal town. The estate has multiple trails, where the guests can trek.

Yes, there is a river nearby. You can reach there using the trails.

House Rules

Given the location of our home, playing loud music is allowed within limit and during specific time/hours.

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.

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.


There is no watchman, but a caretaker is present onsite through out the day.

Yes, we do have a first-aid kid onsite.

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

No, there are no CCTV cameras installed on the premises.

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.

Take a bus to Kodaikanal from your place and get down at the forest check post bus stop. Then take a local cab to the estate.

Stay and accessibility

After crossing Perumal Malai village travel 6kms to forest check post from the bus stop. Turn left to Palani and travel 4kms to reach Perutu Parai village. You would find the Nandavan Estate board on the left before entering the village.

Yes, our home is child-friendly.

No, our home is not senior citizen friendly.

No, our home is not wheelchair accessible.

No, this is not a pet-friendly villa.

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