Entire Villa            2 bedrooms            8 max guests

Verandah by the Valley

locationPanchgani, Maharashtra

About the Home

  • Located in Ghodawali, Panchgani, near New Millenium Park Hotel, SaffronStays Verandah by the Valley is a 2-bedroom home, which is easily accessible from Mumbai and Pune. 
  • The kaccha road that leads you to this hilltop home is worth the hassle, as you will be left spellbound with the view that awaits you!
  • Ideal for those looking for a quiet holiday away from the noise of Panchgani market, this home promises to be your private nook that you'll always want to keep coming back to in every season.
  • This house, adorned with antique wooden furniture, has a spacious living room and inviting verandah where you're bound to spend every minute of your holiday. 
  • Santosh and Madhuri will whip up authentic Maharashtrian-style meals and help you with some strawberry-picking in season.
  • A freshly brewed pot of coffee with a breathtaking view of Panchgani valley rolling below you - that's the kind of surreal experience you're privy to from your private gazebo at SaffronStays Verandah by the Valley!
  • If you would like to step out of the villa, a 20 mins trail will lead you to a clearing that offers gorgeous unobstructed of views of the entire Panchgini valley.
  • You could also visit the Kaleshwari temple that is close to the home.

    Capacity

    6 Guests for an overnight stay, 20 guests for day event.

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    Meals

    Meals are available at additional cost.
    Click here to view meal plans and pricing.


    Things to know before booking

    Check-In and Check-Out:
    • Check-In Time : 1 PM
    • Check-Out Time : 10 AM
    • Given the increased need for safety, hygiene and sanitization required at the villa, and for the safety of our guests and staff we cannot allow any early check-ins or late check-outs. The check-in and check-out timings mentioned online and in your confirmation email need to be followed.

    About the Locality:
    • There is a strawberry farm within walking distance from the villa.
    • A 20 mins trail will lead you to a clearing that offers gorgeous unobstructed views of the entire Panchgani valley.
    • The home is located close to Table Land, Parsi Point, Dhom Dam & Kamalgad Fort. The best time to visit these places is just before sunset. In the mood for Tandem paragliding? Visit Horizon Point, which is near the home. If you want to go shopping, the Panchgani market is approximately 3 kms from the villa.
    • The nearest water body is the Nagewadi dam, 11 kms from the property.
    • Visit the centuries-old Kaleshwari temple, which stands sentinel at the corner of the dirt path leading to the bungalow. (Psst… This is the last habitation on the road, save for some caves said to date back to the days of Shivaji. 

    About the Property:
    • Estate Layout:
      2 Bedroom Villa (Can host up to 6 guests)
      1 Tent (Can host up to 3 guests)
    • Guests need to pay a cleaning fee of Rs. 1000 for the villa onsite.
    • Panchgani experiences load shedding by MSEB every Tuesday, between 9 am - 6 pm, we have an inverter which burns out beyond 2 hours of usage.
    • The last patch of the road condition is not good, hence guests are advised to travel in sturdy cars.

    Cancellation Policy
    • Standard
    • Bookings with check-ins and/or stay from 13 November 2020 until 17 November 2020 (both dates included) and from 24 December 2020 until 2 January 2021 (both dates included) will be non-refundable. No date changes will be allowed for these bookings.

    FAQs


    Spotlight

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    Sleeping Arrangements

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Double bed
    Additional mattresses available

    SaffronStays Care


    • The warm hospitality by our caretakers is sure to win hearts.
    • Santosh and Madhuri will whip up authentic Maharashtrian-style meals and help you with some strawberry-picking in season. Pastas and soups can be prepared, if given advance notice. Additionally, there are barbecue facilities available for both veg/non-veg.
    • There are no CCTVs installed at the home.
    • The home is properly fenced. As the home is perched on a hill overlooking the valley, safety railings, too, have been placed as a precaution.

    Reviews

    4.7 (23)


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    Abhishek
    21 Oct 2020

    Verandah by the Valley Panchgani is an Excellent property having all the require comforts in the villa , the ONLY MUST !! thing which is missing is the Security Guard which is a MUST in this property as it is very remote in Panchgani and close to dense forest , the place is very dark in the night !!


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    Seema
    16 Oct 2020

    Excellent property and staff


    Neelam
    24 May 2019

    Hi, The Stay was overall good as far as location was considered and pictures shown has displayed the Villa accurately. Related to care taker the person appointed was quite friendly but his wife was not that cooperative enough. The food quality served was not that worthy and service provided while serving the food was too poor. We had to take follow up number of times for chapatis and were also not served in enough quantity and had to adjust with other food items as if we were served for free. Hence, The food quality and service was totally not worth the price . Also the total worth of Villa would get justified only if the rental applied are brought down to minimal range else it leads to unsatisfactory experience. Unlike Lavasa stay in January we have not faced these issues related to food service and quality which led me to book for second time with Saffron Stays. But after this average or not so good experience despite of booking the high range Villa I would have to think twice bef


    Mahesh
    28 Feb 2019

    We had stayed at the VERANDAH first week of Feb '19 and true to their ( Saffron's ) website details the property and the ease and friendly booking with Saffron made it all really nice. Several travelers have given their reviews on the VERANDAH which we found true . We thoroughly enjoyed our stayand for sure look forward to other equally stunning holidays through Saffron ! .


    Bhavini
    13 Feb 2019

    We enjoyed quite a lot, the house us beautiful with amazing views..spent most of our time outdoors. The kids enjoyed a lot. Both Santosh the caretaker and his wife were good with their service, very friendly people. The food they cooker was also delicious.


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    Chandraprakash
    31 Aug 2018

    We enjoyed our trip...the bunglow was good and the caretaker both husband and wife are good people...also liked the food served by them.


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    Ajit
    30 May 2018

    It was an over satisfying experience for our family. We liked the facilities and attention of the host/ caretaker Santosh Malusare and his family. We are happy we chose this gateway and look forward to more similar experiences during our next holiday. Good effort by Saffron Stays Team.


    Supriya Shinde
    19 Jul 2017

    The property is located in Godavali village near Panchgani. The property is breathtakingly beautiful and offers amazing views from every corner. it has 2 bedrooms with attached big clean bathrooms. The caretakers Mr Santosh Malusare and his wife are very welcoming and they sure know how to keep their guests happy. They cook lip smacking tasty homemade food. Once you step inside you wouldnt want to go out from the property. Kid and elder friendly. it has good books, kids games inlcluding Jenga. Everything about the property is just WOW! will love to go back again.


    Neha
    19 Jul 2017

    Its a beautiful and remote place. Great view. Villa is splendid. The road to leading to the place is a little bad and can be worse in the rains. We visited in July first week and were kind of relieved it had not rained or our car would be stuck in the slush. The property is just mind blowing and caretakers are very friendly and nice. Food they serve is homely and nice. Cost is also very affordable. We had a great time and felt totally relaxed at the end of our stay.


    Mayuri
    09 Jun 2017

    It was an amazing experience. The location and place is beautiful. The caretakers are very friendly and hospitable. The last couple of yards of the approach road is rough and hence during monsoon it could be a trouble. But once you reach the place, it is like coming back home.


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    Vishvesh
    09 Jun 2017

    Two days of stay over here which is close to nature was an amazing experience. This is the right place for relaxing and unwinding. A very well maintained property with good amenities. Enjoyed the tasty homely food. This can be a best choice for a family get together if any one is opting Panchgani for an outing.


    Vinay
    09 Jun 2017

    The property is lovely. It has great views. Well maintained. Suitable for families / friends... Good collection of book to reads / games for kids to play. Awesome food by caretaker. Good caretaker. Informative, friendly. Thumbs up..!


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    Akrur
    02 May 2017

    If you are from a city and want to escape the perpetual mindlessness, then just go here. As the name suggests, you will not be disappointed by the Verandah. Relax, sit down with a drink, and just stare into the endless horizon. It is beautiful, simply put. The sunrise is even better (this is testimony under oath from a lazy bugger). There are two rooms, but, they can accommodate more people. The stay is homely; you get good home-cooked meals courtesy the caretaker, Santosh, and his wife. Santosh is a great host and helped us by putting up a fire in the chilly night around which we spent most of our time. The place is adjacent to a village and the tranquility will make you clamor for more in your daily life. The rooms are basic--not much fanfare there. But, they are comfortable. I think a little amount of refurbishing in one bathroom (which I heard is due soon) will help in the days to come. Simply put, a great experience. Like the name suggests, it is one peaceful place to spen


    Jigna
    02 May 2017

    We had a really great stay, the helpers are very helpful and accommodating. The place is beautiful, and the view is breathtaking. The road to reach there is a little rocky, so you have to be careful of that. You can also visit the locally owned strawberry farms and other farms too.


    Puja
    02 May 2017

    This review has been long pending from my end...!!! I visited verandah in Feb '17 for SaffornStays' weekend strawberry fest. We reached the place really early at 5:30am on a Saturday by the bus & the organizer, Vinda was already up to drive us to the place from the bus depot. This place is wonderful & helps you chillax whenever you go. There are multiple corners at this home like the swing, terrace, sofa in the verandah where you can sit for hours, look at the view, do nothing & yet feel happy. We were joined later by the chef, Sai & owner of SaffornStays Tejas. The place, program participants & organizers were extremely approachable & made us feel home. Vinda even gave her car to us for a visit to the market as we had no vehicle. The cooking session was fun followed by lots of tasty food & start gazing from the terrace. The highlight of this program was fresh strawberry picking from the strawberry farm! The best vacation is that which has a beautiful


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    Ann
    02 May 2017

    Verandah by the Valley is placed in a gorgeous location. Although it was the peak of summer, the extreme didn't hit us as much. The staff was so warm and attentive, we'll surely come back again in the Monsoon.


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    Priyanka
    28 Feb 2017

    Our stay at the Villa was outstanding. The Villa is placed beautifully on the hilltop with mesmerising view of the breathtaking mountains which was the most relaxing & stressfree moment for us. The view is so very outstanding which cannot be expressed in words. You need to stay at the villa at least once to realise its beauty. The morning sunrise was amazing. Best interiors and well maintained property. The home made food prepared by the caretakers was yummy & delicious. Caretakers were so simple, friendly and helpful, they really deserve a big THANK YOU. Really appreciated. Nearby farms were also very beautiful. We must say, this was one of the most memorable & mesmerising stay at Verandah. We enjoyed a lot and will cherish & treasure these beautiful memories forever. We would surely like to come again to stay at this beautiful Villa. Last but not the least, our only feedback to the coordinators is that they should attend customers calls promptly and not juz communica


    Akshay
    27 Jan 2017

    'Verandah by the Valley' is a very apt name for this beautiful place. Calm and decent, this is the perfect getaway from the daily hustle bustle of the city. Given its size, the Verandah is best suited for group of 4 or more, but even couples can spend some private time here like we did on our 9th anniversary. Friendly host, a very helping and lovely care taker family, excellent facilities, and more than anything else, the captivating scenic beauty of the location makes the stay a most memorable one. Definitely one of the best places I have been to (and I have been to quite a few). Most recommended to anyone looking to spend some quality time in nature's lap.


    Gaurav
    11 Jan 2017


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    Rohan
    02 Jan 2017

    Located on the edge of the valley Verandah has an amazing view. It was a perfect get away for my wife and me.The villa is clean and beautiful. The caretaker is friendly and thanks to Saffronstays for their extended courtesy during our stay.


    Rachita
    27 Dec 2016

    I went to Verandah by the Valley with my friends and family for my birthday weekend. The location is slightly difficult to find and the road is not paved. But once you reach there, you will not want to leave! The place is as beautiful as in the pictures. The caretakers are great and went out of their way to make the stay comfortable. The hosts also called and checked if we were fine and needed anything. The place is clean and the location is great. Its a great place to be away from the city hustle bustle. I wish we had more days to spend.


    Rishi
    14 Dec 2016

    I visited during week day and I loved the stay there. We wanted a peaceful and homely stay during our this short vacation and we got it. The morning sunrise is something which I always wanted to see and it was picture perfect. It had homely food and the caretaker really took good care of us. I was travelling with a senior citizens and a kid and it was quite easy to manage both.


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    Nikhil
    14 Dec 2016

    This is an awesome place with great scenic view, space, comfort and hospitality. Highly recommended


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