The SpaceAura Farmhouse is a 12500 sq. ft. farm house set in the centre of a 3 acre farm land. The property has a 384 meter walking track along its boundary and is perfect for relaxed morning/evening walks. The house itself is spacious, airy and open. You have access to a large media room with a selection of over 1200 English and Hindi movies.
The house opens on to a large swimming pool with attached changing rooms. The back lawn has a trampoline and further extends into the orchard where you will find a large variety of fruit trees. The orchard also houses a 1000 sq. ft. workshop for recreational stuff like painting etc. Guest AccessAs our guest at Aura, you will be able to access all parts of the house other than our own private bedroom, office and terrace. The common spaces are very large and comfortable. You are free to use any part of the indoors & outdoors as per your desire. Interaction with GuestsAtul and I work in the city of Chandigarh and leave the house at about 10 AM and are back by 7 PM. We will be available to help you at all times other than these. There is house staff available all the time for anything you may need. The NeighborhoodThere is no neighborhood as such around Aura, we are surrounded by crop fields. The view from the rooftop is beautiful. The village of Manakpur Sharif is a short distance away and it has a nice Mosque which can be visited. You can use our cycles and explore the area around, which is primarily rural. Road connectivity to Aura is excellent. Getting AroundThere is an hourly bus service to Chandigarh from the local bus stop. Taxi service from Chandigarh is also available. Other Things to NoteChandigarh is a half an hour drive from Aura. Since we work in Chandigarh we will be happy to guide you to places to visit etc.
We have two dogs Tofu and Fifi, and one cat, Lucifer. The dogs stay outdoors and the cat is allowed into the house for meals. They are friendly and very therapeutic to play with.
In the summer time, one may chance across a snake or two during the entire season. Mostly they are harmless rat snakes.
We have an interesting pond in the property which is inhabited by toads, fish, a snake or two, a tortoise and had lotus leaves and flowers growing.
There is a shooting range on the property for anyone interested in taking a shot or two.
A 1000 sq. ft. studio sits on the edge of the orchard for anyone interested in painting, craft etc.