Dream Andalusian Villa in the Poshest Neighborhood of Kodaikanal


Without any exaggeration, this is a true dream villa on the sacred hills of Palani. The house is literally hand-made with very unique features:

  • Living space of approximately 4,000 square feet.
  • The name of the house is ‘MONSANTO’ meaning the ‘sacred mountain’ in Spanish.
  • It sits on a 0.33 acres of land slopping northeast according to the Vastu Science.
  • Living spaces include 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, pantry/helper’s kitchen, living room, breakfast area, dining room,  a puja room, inside courtyard, and a balcony.  The entire house was built strictly according to the Vastu Science.
  • In addition, it has a complete in-law apartment with one bedroom, one and half bath, living room, dining room, kitchen and sun room.
  • It is located in the poshest neighborhood of Kodaikanal, less than 2 kilometer from the center of the town yet totally secluded, and just around the corner from the government guesthouse, which means well-maintained roads and best utility services.
  • Near to a Jain temple and two major Hindu temples and yet secluded from the traffic.
  • The house has two sumps for a total of 1.2 lakhs of rainwater harvesting plus a covered well for irrigation. A pressure pump gets water to every part of the house evenly. Also top-end filter systems are in place to produce the best quality drinking water.
  • The property boasts an outside temple with stone statues of Lord Ganesha, Siva Lingam, Visnu, Murugan, Durga, and Hanuman.
  • There are two ponds and water fountain on the property. One pond houses Japanese koi fish and the other is used for the enjoyment of geese and ducks.
  • The entire house (except the kitchen and bathrooms) are wood floored. All the doors, windows, and floors are made of seasoned teak wood with solid brass fixtures.
  • The main kitchen, bathrooms, courtyard, and outside walls are decorated with hand-crafted moorish-style tiles.
  • The land is pucca residential-zoned and all the papers of the property are in perfect order.
  • A two-sided fireplace and two wrought-iron wooden stoves to keep the house warm in winter.
  • Copper plumbing throughout the house with Jaquar plumbing and Legrand electrical fixtures.
  • Eight feet tall boundary walls protecting the property.
  •  Inside and outside have been newly painted Granada white color (previously was medina yellow color) with the best quality exterior and interior paint.
  • Brand new tile roof with 15 years of warranty.
  • Most suitable for:
    i)      Families with parents or in-laws
    ii)     Large families
    iii)    Corporate guesthouse
    iv)     Bed & breakfast operation

Contact Abbas at: (813) 351-9121 or abbas616@gmail.com

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blade January 6, 2012 at 9:00 am

This is cool!

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samir sarkar January 10, 2012 at 12:05 am

Please send me details: location, lot size, price, mode of transaction soon at above email.
Samir Sarkar
Bridgewater NJ USA

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Michael Rehuel Rajput January 17, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Hi i am really interested in this property i would like to see some other pictures and or maybe interior photos and the price in US$ please thanks

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Nubia del Carmen Rakhshani July 3, 2014 at 3:43 pm

I am the owner of this property in beautiful Kodaikanal , Tamil Nadu, India. This is a home made with love and positive energy. The design is unique , combining South Spain and Colonial Mexico . There can be no replicas of this beautiful property. I am in North Carolina in the USA at the moment. I will be returning to India soon to show the property to those interested. Thank you.

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Marvin Oats March 19, 2012 at 10:11 pm

Just a smiling visitant here to share the love (:, btw outstanding layout.

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Janet April 4, 2012 at 10:45 am

Amazing!

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villa April 4, 2012 at 11:02 am

Thank you!

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M. K. KARIMI October 26, 2012 at 11:35 am

Beautiful, fantastic villa and a very warm home, I wish I could afford to buy it and keep for myself.
Who would be the lucky buyer? Good for him/her

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