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PROPERTY DETAILS

LOCATION                           : COONOOR

DISTANCE FROM TOWN : 8 KMS (approx)

EXTENT                                 : 5.25 ACRES

QUOTED PRICE                   : Rs.30 LACS /ACRE

USP                                        : CLOSER PROXIMITY TO TOWN, GOOD ROAD ACCESS,

SECLUDED WITH GOOD SCENIC SURROUNDING

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PROPERTY DETAILS

LOCATION                                       : OOTY

DISTANCE FROM TOWN             : 8 KMS

EXTENT                                             : 5.5 ACRES

QUOTED PRICE                               : Rs.70 LACS/ ACRE

USP                                                    : PANORAMIC PICTURESQUE VIEW, CLOSER PROXIMITY TO TOWN, GOOD ROAD ACCESS.

 

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PROPERTY DETAILS

LOCATION                                       : OOTY

DISTANCE FROM TOWN             : 14 KMS (approx)

EXTENT                                             : 2.4 ACRES

QUOTED PRICE                               : Rs.30 LACS/ ACRE

USP                                                    : CLOSER PROXIMITY TO TOWN WITH EASY ACCESS TO MYSORE ROAD VIA KALLATTY, EXCELLENT VIEW WITH GENTLE SLOPE.

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PROPERTY DETAILS

LOCATION                                       : OOTY

DISTANCE FROM TOWN             : 26 KMS (approx)

EXTENT                                             : 53 ACRES

QUOTED PRICE                               : Rs.12 LACS/ ACRE

USP                                                    : EXCELLENT VIEW WITH GENTLE SLOPE & CAN BE PURCHASED IN 10 ACRES & ABOVE EXTENT.

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PROPERTY DETAILS

LOCATION                                       : OOTY

DISTANCE FROM TOWN             : 3 KMS (approx)

TYPE                                                   : APARTMENT

NO OF BEDROOMS                      : 1 & 2 BHK

PRICE RANGE                                  : Rs.22 lacs , Rs.28 lacs & Rs.30 lacs

BUILT UP AREA                              : 950 SQFT & 1147 SQFT.

 

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PROPERTY DETAILS

LOCATION                                       : OOTY

DISTANCE FROM TOWN             : 11 KMS (approx)

EXTENT                                             : 10 CENTS & ABOVE

CONSTRUCTION                            : BUILT TO ORDER

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Property Details

Price Rs.70 Lakhs/Acre
Location Ooty
Property Type Land
Property Description
Total Area: 5.5 Acres
Distance from Town: 8 Kms
USP: Panoramic picturesque view, closer proximity to town, good road access.

What is your major challenge while you are searching for your property in Ooty ? There could be various reason, knowing a bit of your challenges, will help us serve you better. Your Feedback will help us to find the right property in and around The Nilgiris.

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Getting to know the real Ooty – Things you won’t get off the internet! – by Afshan. Our Dear friend Afshan was kind enough to share her thoughts about Ooty. Thank you Afshan :)

I don’t think I have ever come across a single place with so many names! Most popularly known as Ooty, this quiet South Indian hill station is also known as Ootacamund, Ottakalmandu, Whotakaymund, Udhagai and Udhagamandalam, its official name (for NOW). Ooty is the capital of the Nilgiris, or the Blue Mountains, and has been christened as the Queen of Hill Stations for its outstanding beauty. Founded in 1819 by John Sullivan, the then collector of Coimbatore, Ooty is a blend of British colonial architecture and a natural beauty unique to Southern India.

What is so British colonial about it?

The Government House (Raj Bhavan), The Ooty Club, Adam’s Fountain and several other structures are so quintessentially British colonial in their architecture that one half expects women in corset gowns and bonnets to be walking around them! The Stone House, John Sullivan’s residence, still stands too and has been converted into the Government Arts College of Ooty. There are also several churches and summer palaces that lend Ooty a man made grandeur of brick and stone. Additionally, the terraced Botanical gardens, rose gardens and even the railway coaches take the visitor to another space in time with their age old charm.

Here is a post about how to find Cheap Hotels in Ooty

What about Ooty natural beauty?

Ooty is filled to the brim with natural scenic beauty. John Sullivan was so captivated by it, that, in a letter to his friend, he said that Ooty is to Southern India what Switzerland is to Europe, a beauty that has to be seen to be believed. Ooty is peppered with lakes, waterfalls, tea and coffee plantations and several mountain peaks that give breathtaking panoramic views of the landscape. Some such places to visit are: the Government Botanical Garden, Centenary Rose Park, Doddabetta Point, Honey and Bee Museum, Avalanche Valley, Ooty Lake, Pykara River and waterfalls, Kalhatty Falls and so on. Being a popular destination amongst Indian hill stations, information about these spots is easily available on the internet.

What your average net guide won’t tell you about Ooty!

You can get all the information on where to go and how to get there on the net so far as Ooty is concerned. But it is the little nuances that set one tourist spot apart from the other and, unfortunately, this kind of know how seldom makes it to the net. So here is some insider information on what you should look out for when visiting the Queen of Hill Stations.

Chocolates! Yes, one of Ooty’s domestic industries is home-made chocolates and I can tell you, they are DELICIOUS! These come in varieties – plain, dark, with nuts, rice crispies, dry fruits and so on. Large chunks of these are packed in transparent plastic bags which usually don’t have any labeling but can be purchased at most shops, hotels and restaurants in Ooty.

Shawls and other Woolens! The local tribes of Ooty make lovely hand woven shawls and other knitted garments which can be purchased at ridiculously low prices. These woolens are naturally dyed and so have very specific tribal colours and designs, setting them apart from what is available anywhere else in the world.

English Fruits and Vegetables! The British influence doesn’t end at architecture in Ooty. One is amazed at the quality and variety of English fruits and vegetables that are grown in Ooty. Try out the strawberries, avocados, red radish, broccoli, lettuce and artichokes. Needless to say, most of the restaurants and hotels serve food made from home grown organic produce so it’s not just the air that is healthy in Ooty!

The People! Ooty has one of the friendliest and approachable local populace one can come across. Walking through the winding roads with cottages on either side, don’t be surprised (or alarmed) if a smiling local invites you in for some coffee or tea. If you need help with getting about, just ask. Even if the person does not understand your language, they will take you to someone who does and will be able to guide you. Another fact, Ooty has one of the lowest crime rates in India, so tourists need not fear being cheated or harmed in anyway.

The Tribes! Although Ooty was founded nearly 200 years ago, that too by the British, it still retains most of its ethnic tribes. These are the Todas, Badagas, Irulas, Kothars and Kurumbas. You can tell these tribes apart from settlers by the way they dress in natural dyed woolen clothes and have facial features that are not quite like everyone else. I would suggest that you get a local guide and visit the small ‘munds’ or villages located around Ooty. The members of these tribes are extremely friendly and this would give you a great opportunity to see their culture and traditions up close and personal!

Visit Ooty in the month of May. The weather is great all year round but this is the month when Ooty is at its festive best. You will be able to attend the famous Flower show, Rose Show and Dog show. Also, try out the horse riding options available at the clubs as well as through private operators in the town. Going through misty tea and coffee plantations on horseback is a must have experience!

Find Ooty Budget Hotels Prices and Reviews:

As more and more visitors come to visit our properties in and around Ooty, we thought we can help you also plan your trip and find some of the sites where you can find some decent hotel prices and reviews of that hotels by visitors:

  1. Trip Advisor Ratings
  2. Make My Trip Cheap Hotels Ooty

http://www.tripadvisor.in/SmartDeals-g297679-Ootacamund_Tamil_Nadu-Hotel-Deals.html

Pictures of Wild Life in Ooty. Bandipur Elephants, Bison, Wild Dogs, Deer

Click here to view the picture of beautiful Ooty Wild Life

About Wellington

Wellington is a cantonment town in the Nilgiris District of Tamil Nadu. It is the Regimental Centre for the Madras Regiment of the Indian Army. One of its most famous residents was Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, who died in the town on June 27, 2008.

Wellington is home to The Defense Services Staff College (DSSC), a premier tri-service training establishment that imparts training to middle level officers of the three wings of the Indian Armed Forces, friendly foreign countries and various Indian Civil Service departments

Read more about Wellington, Coonoor in Wikipedia here

Map of Wellington, Tamilnadu, India

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