Stone Lodges, Closest to Heaven @ Wayanad, Kerala-An Exclusive Preview
AriGami has always been proactive in featuring the best of contemporary lifestyle and its myriad options. Here is yet another exclusive preview from the world-renowned Orange County Resorts and their exclusive design house Earthitects- Stone Lodges, Serviced Private Residences at Wayanad in god’s own country-Kerala.
Located at Kalpetta, a quaint hill town amongst the lush evergreen forests of the Western Ghats in Wayanad, these cluster of private serviced residences are the epitome of luxury and the ultimate in signature getaway venues. Built by the award winning design house-Earthitects from the acclaimed team of Orange County Resorts, Stone Lodges embraces the pristine atmosphere and the year-around climate of Wayanad, and takes it a notch higher with this eco-friendly offering, a first in Southern India. These exclusive and super luxurious villas are only 15 in number and has already created quite a furore within the crème-de la crème looking for a home away from home.
Earthitects, dedicated to the spirit of the land, their every dwelling built and engineered blend seamlessly into its own natural habitat and emanate from the very earth that binds us all. Guided by the tenets of the House of Ramapuram, that cherish ‘Excellence Rooted in Values’ and is undoubtedly one of the most trusted names behind some of the world’s most acclaimed resorts. Providing an entire new dimension to Rustic Chic, Orange County Resorts and Earthitects stand as an avant-garde example in ultimate eco-friendly luxury.
Conceived by the visionary George Ramapuram, the mind and the oxygen behind the team of Orange County Resorts, these ultra-luxurious villas adorn the ultimate in fine living at the heart of nature where the gods kiss mother earth with its pristine surrounding and natural scenic excellence. Built on sloping lands, each individual lodge intertwine harmoniously with the mountain and embraces its earthy wilderness at an aesthetic level. A subtle invitation to its picturesque indoors reveals the absence of any modern binds of conformity like compound walls, and one is rest assured that nothing will ever get between them and their source of natural inspiration.
Each and every of these 15 specially designed Villas blend seamlessly into the natural landscape, yet standing out for its sheer simplicity and understated luxury. Every home is the fruit of the finest collaboration between intent and content. Inspired by the world’s best mountain lodges and enriched by the natural cadence of the hills, each Lodge is built on an individual plot with cobblestone pathways showcasing a joyous interplay of Stone and Wood. More than 70% of the materials used are natural. With Wooden flooring, random-rubble walls and unfinished log rafters, every nook and corner is an epic example of bespoke luxury intertwined with responsible eco-friendliness that Orange County is known for. In absolute random order, here is a brief walkthrough the various sections of this fine architectural excellence.
The Exterior Deck of your private infinity pool provides a seamless view of the forest as you lie on your daybed in the gazebo, amidst the lap of the serene view of the Western Ghats. The Poolside Barbeque is inviting and calls for nothing less than a celebration in the company of close friends and family.
The Deck of Life: Your Living Room Deck invites the elements of the outdoors, and its subtle invitation to the realms of the unknown indoors. Its scenic appeal even makes the most detached individual a hopeless romantic and a visual artist to say the least.
Life is for the Living: The inclusive design of your large Living Room creates an intimate space with essential elements encompassing rustic chic at every inch of this bespoke abode. The surreal invitation to the deep abyssal mystery of the surrounding woods embraced with urbane design breathes new life to this space.
Food for the Eye: From beautifully crafted interiors to the outstanding views of the outdoors, never has food found such a unique flavouring agent. Your Dining Room is your one-stop destination where the aromas and essence of your favourite cuisines come alive in the presence of nature and in the lap of fine luxury, redefined with style and elegance.
The Masterful Bedroom: Last but never the least- The Master Bedroom is your own private space sans pretention and reflects your soul in its bare most form. A private retreat within the larger sanctuary, this opulent ode to rest and relaxation boasts a wide open living space, a Viewing Deck with unmatched view and an en-suite Bathroom with a tranquil Outdoor shower.
For a detailed virtual tour of Stone Lodges, please visit the following URL:
For Bookings, you can get in touch with:
Earthitects (A division of Orange County Resorts & Hotels Ltd)
2 nd Floor, St. Patrick’s Business Complex
21, Museum Road, Bangalore – 560025, Karnataka, India.
Mobile: 9845164830 / 9845016507