A villa in Landour, Mussoorie
La Villa Bethany was a century-old dilapidated villa restored painstakingly to its former glory. Located in the heart of Landour, a town steeped in English history, the villa is inspired by old English country cottages.
Price: From Rs 4,500
Read more: www.lavillabethany.com
While renovating the structure, as much as possible was preserved from the original structure. Slate and wood was reclaimed from neighbouring ideas and reused creatively. LVB uses solar energy. With a 95,000-litre capacity of rain-water harvesting, they are the only self sufficient property in the city. 100 per cent of their regular and support staff are from underprivileged homes in the mountains. Most are semi-literate and through their venture, they have trained them in the art of hospitality. LVB uses products made by local artisans daily and also encourages guests to buy their products.