Nestled in the north quarters of the pink city in Rajasthan, the private residence of Maharaja Karanvijay Singh ji of Jodhpur is one of the residences used as a central base for keeping his polo ponies. Away from the prying eyes, the residence is a reflection of his outdoor lifestyle, fondness to Africa and passion for the game "polo". This sanctuary is a heterogeneous mix of heritage architecture, royal traditions and timeless serenity.
Designed keeping in mind the royal way of life, the residence features a large formal dining space used to host royalty, delegates, national and international sporting fraternity and friends. The interiors are warm showcasing antique furniture, old family photographs, Persian carpets while the flamboyant rooms reflect a sense of space embracing the outdoors plenty of natural light and all the comforts.
The indigenous flora invites a multitude of birds such as myna and peacocks. This property is a haven of peace and tranquillity as you are surrounded with cheerful sounds of birds. The outdoor courtyard features Raj-era wicker-seated planter's chair and armoires perfect to soak up the calm and charm of this place.
The residence is also home to some of the best polo ponies in the country. Housed in the backyard stables, the ponies often travel for the Indian polo circuit. During your stay, you can catch a glimpse of these ponies who frequent the riding tracks around the residence as part of their daily routine and perhaps steal an opportunity to ride one of these.
Start your day fresh with yoga lessons from the yoga master who has also taught the family. Indulge in a freshly prepared breakfast laid out in the serene verandah that opens to the lush surroundings where regal peacocks stroll around. Enjoy farm to table experiences with fresh milk and seasonal vegetables harvested from the kitchen garden. Savour traditional Marwari fare unlocking age-old recipes handed down from many generations featuring slow-cooked meats and barbeques for a perfect evening.
The discreetly secluded 7-bedroom Private Residence echoes Rajasthani architecture, local ingredients, and artisans – from the Kali ghero paint, Jodhpur stone and terrazzo floor to arched courtyards with sandstone pillars that overlook well-landscaped gardens and a large green-tiled swimming pool.
We are accepting reservations starting from 11th September 2019.