Evelyn’s Own–Pachmarhi Homestay

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  • Type : Heritage home
  • Madhya Pradesh / pachmarhi
Contact :
Email: evelynsown@gmail.com Ph: +91 7578 252056

Evelyn’s Own is a homestay in Pachmarhi and is located 2kms from the Pandav caves and besides WelcomHeritage Golf View. Evelyn’s Own has a 100 year old history of colonial heritage dating back to 19th Century.  Facilities comprise swimming pool, lush green outdoors and a hobby room cum bar.

This Pachmarhi homestay has 12 rooms comprising of Premium, Deluxe and Standard rooms with attached bathrooms and the tariff ranges from Rs.2000 to Rs.3500/- for one bedroom per night. This is inclusive of complimentary breakfast.

pachmarhi weather

24 C
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    29 C
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    37 C
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    36 C
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    38 C
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  • span> Rooms 12 rooms

    Evelyn’s offers 12 heritage rooms. Each room has its distinct flavor. The rooms are decorated with a blend of antique and modern furniture. All rooms are large with spacious balconies overlooking scenic mountains. Daily housekeeping, attached bathroom with running hot and cold water supply, television with satellite channels are some of the amenities available. There is a swimming pool, a tennis court, a badminton court, a, tree house, a playroom and swings for children.

  • Food Multi-cuisine

    Evelyn’s Own Cottage offers a multi-cuisine breakfast along with mouth-watering beverages. A range of delicious home-made food is prepared to suit each one’s taste buds. You may choose from a range of south Indian, north Indian and continental food. Also at your disposal are a variety of freshly made juices. Stocked with most of the well-known brands, they have a bar where you shall be left asking for more. It also doubles up as a hobby room where you can have your animated discussions or play with a deck of cards. Enjoy a mug of chilled beer or savour the finest malts and wines from different parts of the world while you relax amidst the natural and serene surroundings.

  • Hosts Retd. Col. Balwant Rao

    Retd. Col. Balwant Rao is the owner and manages the 3 acres of the heritage bungalow. He has named the place after his British mother. He can organise, with trained guides of the forest dept., nature walks and treks as well as golf in the Army Club.

  • Suggested Activity #1 Dhoopgarh

    The highest point in the Satpura range, with a magnificent view of the surrounding ranges. A very popular spot for viewing sunsets, Dhoopgarh is the highest peak of Satpura ranges at the altitude of 1359 m. (4,429 ft.) above mean sea level. Expert driving on hills is essentially required to reach the top. Hill-hikers can prefer route from foothill which is hardly 15 minutes job for youngsters and healthy persons. This is a place from where one can watch beautiful views, depthness of nature, greenery of dense forests, serpent-shaped jungle paths sleeping like huge dragon and lucky persons may see group of ‘Bisons’ roaming in bamboo forests. From the top of Dhoopgarh Tourists are shown sunrise from eastern end and sunset from western end

  • Suggested Activity #2 Chouragarh

    4kms from Mahadeo, it is one of Satpura’s prominent land marks, the summit crowned with emblems of Mahadeo worship. Chouragarh is 1316 m. above mean sea level. It is nearly 3 km. from Bada Mahadeo. To reach the top one has to walk and climb nearly 1,250 steps. The top is nearly 240 m. long and wide. As an offering to Lord Shiva thousands of Trishuls (Tridents) are put by devotees on the top, some of which weigh around 3 to 4 quintals. A new temple of Lord Shiva is constructed on the top of Chouragarh. Chouragarh presents charming panoramic scenes in all directions of dense forests, hills and valleys.

  • Suggested Activity #3 Jata Shankar cave

    Jata Shankar Cave – A sacred cave under a mass of loose boulders in which the Jambu Dwip stream has its source. A rocky formation of this place resembles the matted locks of Lord Shiva, hence the name. For Jatashankar one should move about 400 m. from bus-stand towards Pipariya and then turn towards left, opposite High School. Vehicle has to be left after 1km. and then one has to walk around 1/2 km. The temperature in Jatashankar Cave is at least 3° C lower to Pachmarhi. Natural Shivalingam in the shade of huge Naga, formed by a rock by nature, is the main attraction here. A huge rock is hanging precariously between the walls of the Cave is an unforgettable scene. This miracle of the nature is worth-seeing.

  • Suggested Activity #3 Apsara Vihar

    Easily accessible from Jai Stambh, this ‘fairy pool’ is an ideal picnic spot for families with small children, since the pool is shallow, deepening only towards the base of the fall. From Jaistambha reach Pandava Caves and from there, drive less than 1 km. One has to do trekking of 2 km. on hilly tracks. Britishers named this place ‘Fairy Pool’. It is an ideal picnic spot. A small charming water-fall of 30 ft. height makes the pool. One must be careful about children and non-swimmers here. Swimmers can enjoy swimming and diving in this natural swimming-pool.

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