Floating amidst clouds and situated at a vantage point are “Onondaga” and “Vue Kodaikanal”, two beautiful heritage villas getting the best of Kodaikanal- the Princess of Hills.
Built in the 1800’s by American Missionaries, the houses were originally the quarters of nurses and doctors who worked in the adjacent Van Allen Hospital founded in 1808. The lovely stonework, creepers and ornated chimneys still resonate the past with it all its glory in Kodai. Both the houses lie overlooking the beautiful Coakers Walk and nothing but endless hills.
Expect simple interiors with all the needed amenities, a well stocked kitchen with wonderful staff, a huge snooker table and verandahs floating on the clouds.
As of now Onondaga is privately owned by Mr Verma and both are villas are for rent through Ecofarmstays or Airbnb fetching a daily rent of 21k for Onondaga (3BHK) and 14k (2BHK)for Vue Kodaikanala during the peak season.
Food is extremely homely which is prepared on spot by the loving cooks and caretaker.
Apart from the mesmerising location which blesses both the villa what sets them apart is that you not only get one room but the entire villa to you.
Apart from that, theres “Rocky” who features in the pictures. Be sure to cuddle him to a lot to make your life better
Address: Van Allen Hospital, Onondaga, Near, Club Rd, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101
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