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At Kodaikanal of 35 acre of land  (Dindugal - District)  Tamilnadu

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At Kodaikanal an altitude of 35 acre of land  (Dindugal - District)  Tamilnadu

Total area of land » 35 Acres

Location » Vathalakundu  to kodaikanal Road Before Kodaikanal 15 KM Near PerumalmalaiKodikanal
(Dindugal - District)  Tamilnadu

Nearest railway station:  : The nearest railway station Kodaikanal Road (80 kms) is directly connected by rail with Chennai,

 Nearest airport Madurai (120 kms from Kodaikanal

Price of this Total land is  : Rs. 6.30 Crore  (Negotiable)

Road : 485km from Bangalore,520km from Chennai and 264km from Ooty

Infrastructure

1. 35 Acres of Patta land with cleared Document

2. Two Well (Never Dry)

3. 2 Private Falls (Never Dry)

4. Servant Quarters – 3 numbers

5. Cattle house - 1 number

6. Very Beautiful View (Scenery View ) You can see Nature of God Beauty

Cultivation

The following plants are maintaining with good condition. at initial stage ( Cultivable sources)

1. Pepper Plant 600 Number

2. Cardamom Plant 300 Number

3. Hills Banana 10,000 Number (7 Acres)

4. Coffee 60,000 Plants

5. Orange Tree 7000 Number

6. Butter Fruit 700 Number

7. Fashion Fruit 50 Number

8. Custard Apple 400 Number

9. Citrus(Lemon) 400 Number

10. Pomegranate 700 Number

11. Kadukai 300 Number

12. Rose Wood Tree 600 Number

13. Jack Tree – 20 Number

14 Silver oak tree – 500 Number

15. More than 600 numbers of trees and plants are also there.
 

Important Information

 You just maintain. You no need to apply fertilizer and water that much of very good yield land. Year around you can get income. Once the Coffee Season over then Jack fruit season come, then that season over Orange season come. Once the that season our Hills Banana Season Start. All the season over Pepper Season start. Carrot, Potato, So you can get year around yield in this land. . Three Phase Electricity available, Phone Facilities, Good road Facilities. Inside the Land Water Falls available never dry in that falls year around water come in that falls

Average income 3 to 4 Lakhs per acre for the year. Location before Kodaikanal 15 KM  Perumalmalai.  Immediate sales. If you want to visit this land, you are welcome.

  • Price of this Total land is  : Rs. 6.30 Crore  (Negotiable)

 Note : If you want Same type of land some what cheap means Per Acre 3- 15 Lakhs available  (Depends upon the  Road, Distance,Yield method rate will be differ) Good road facilities but after 5  to 15 KM from the earlier I mentioned land. Don’t Late many farms lands here sold out. Kindly come and visit this land . I am sure about it you like this type of land definitely. I am sure about it. The view of the land is very wonderful Mountain scenery view.

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About Kodaikanal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kodaikanal (Tamil: கோடைக்கானல்) is a city[2] in the hills of Taluk division of Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Kodaikanal is referred to as the "Princess of Hill stations" and has a long history as a retreat and popular tourist destination. It's a lot cooler in temperature than lower elevation cities such as Chennai.

Kodaikanal was established in 1845 as a refuge from the high temperatures and tropical diseases of the plains. [3] Much of the local economy is based on the Hospitality industry serving tourism.

Etymology

It is not known who first used this name or what they intended it to mean.The word Kodaikanal is formed from the two Tamil words Kodai and Kanal. Kanal Kanal means seeing. By pronouncing with short tamil o as Kodi, means Summer]]. Thus, Kodai Kanal means it is as good as getting water in desert for summer heat .[4]

Another Tamil word for creepers is Valli, the honey collecting daughter of the chief of the Veddas mountain tribe. The chief and his wife prayed to the Mountain God for a girl-child and their prayers were answered when the chief found a new-born girl child during a hunting expedition. As she was found among creeper plants, they named the child Valli and she grew up as princess of the tribe in Kurinji and became the consort of lord Murugan. [5]The romantic traditions of Murugan in Sangam literature are thus associated with the name Kodaikanal.

The Forest of Creepers was the English language meaning given in 1885 during the early western habitation of the place,[6] and is still accepted. [7]

 History

1955 Topographic map of Kodaikanal

The earliest residents of Kodaikanal were the Palaiyar tribal people. The earliest specific references to Kodaikanal and the Palani Hills are found in Tamil Sangam literature of the early Christian era.[8] Modern Kodaikanal was established by American Christian missionaries and British bureaucrats in 1845, as a refuge from the high temperatures and tropical diseases of the plains. [9] In the 20th century a few elite Indians came to realise the value of this enchanting hill station and started relocating here.[10]

Tourism has been impacted by industrial pollution issues including the closure of a mercury factory owned by Unilever's Indian subsidary Hindustan Unilever after evidence of wide-spread mercury pollution.[11] To date no proper clean-up operation has been mounted.

 Geography

 
North-West:
Pollachi
North:
Palani
North-East:
Perumalmalai
West:
Munnar
Kodaikanal East:
Dindigul
South-West:
Bodinayakkanur
South:
Theni
South-East:
Periyakulam

 

 

 

 

The town of Kodaikanal sits on a plateau above the southern escarpment of the upper Palni Hills at 2,133 meters (6,998 ft), between the Parappar and Gundar Valleys. These hills form the eastward spur of the Western Ghats on the Western side of South India. It has an irregular basin as its heartland, the centre of which is now Kodaikanal Lake a 5 kilometers (3 mi) circumference manmade lake.

meadows and grasslands cover the hillsides. Gigantic Eucalyptus trees and shola forests flourish in the valleys. Mighty rocks and cascading streams. rise up from the valleys. There are many cascading streams, high waterfalls and ubiquitous gardens and flower beds in bloom.[10]

Neighbouring villages & towns

North of the town, high hills that slope down into the villages of Pallangi and Vilpatti stand guard. On the east the hill slopes less abruptly into the lower Palnis. A precipitous escarpment facing the Cumbum Valley is on the south. On the west is a plateau leading to Manjampatti Valley, Indira Gandhi National Park, the Anamalai Hills and the main body of the Western Ghats.

 Economy

Season Months
Peak Season April-June
Low Season Feb-March; July-September
Second Season October-January

 

 

 

The economy of Kodaikanal is predominantly run by tourism.[12] The town's infrastructure changes every year in preparation for the peak tourist season. Major roads are converted into one-way lanes to regulate the constant inflow of traffic and special police are brought in for the safety of the tourists and protection of local businesses. Hotels are often fully booked during the high season, and remain virtually empty during the off-season. Due to the rapid development of nearby cities such as Madurai and Coimbatore, the town is starting to enjoy year-round tourism.

There are at least 50 hotels catering to all categories of tourists[13] and over 30 south & north Indian, continental, western and Chinese restaurants, and many more small eateries and tea stalls.

There are at least six retail bank branches and five automated teller machines (ATM) in Kodaikanal. The Bank of India has a branch and ATM at S.G.J Thangadurai Building, Anna Salai. The Canara Bank has a branch and ATM at CLS book shop complex, Anna Salai. The Central Bank of India branch is at M M Street, Law's Ghat Road, Perumalmalai. The Indian Bank has a branch and ATM at Anna Salai. The State Bank of India has a branch at Anna Salai and also has an ATM on Lake Road, outside Kodaikanal International School [14]. The Union Bank of India has a branch at Naidupuram and also has an ATM on the 1st Floor of Municipal Shopping Complex opposite the Old Bus Stand, Anna Salai.[15], [16]

Anna Salai, Street bazaar, with Mount Perumalmalai in distance

The Kodaikanal Co-operative Land Development Bank, The Kodaikanal Co-operative Urban Bank at Anna Salai and the Madurai District Central Co-operative Bank at Post Office Road offer only local Commercial banking services.[17] There is an excellent bazaar where residents, local villagers and tourists come buy woollen clothing, flowers, fresh grocery, meat, handicrafts, hot snacks, cheap toys, medicinal herbs and oils, hardware, dry goods and cooking fuels. The cosmopolitan nature of Kodai is evident on Anna Salai, the main business street, where it is common to see local villagers, European and American students and backpackers, foreign retirees and families from other parts of India, all mixed together in their common activity of shopping.

Plums, pears, chillies, carrots, cauliflower, cabbage, garlic and onions are cultivated by terrace farmers in surrounding villages.[18] Most are trucked to other parts of India and some are sold in the local market. Popular tourist souvenirs include handicrafts, home-made chocolates, postcards and Eucalyptus oil. [19]

Health

The two major medical facilities are the Van Allen Hospital and the Government Hospital. These hospitals treat patients with common ailments and injuries and perform child delivery and care, but are not equipped with modern medical equipment for complicated diagnoses and surgeries.

In April 1915, Dr.Van Allen raised funds to construct the first unit of the hospital at the entrance of Coaker's walk. It was named after him. Facilities got updated from time to time and now it has X-ray machine, well equipped pathological lab, and operation theatre with blood transfusion facilities. It's working Hours are Monday to Friday : 9.30 to 11.30 a.m, 2.30 to 4.30 p.m, Saturday : 9.30 to 11.30 a.m.

Government Hospital is situated on the hillside near Rock cottage on lower shola road. It was a small municipal hospital until 1927. Now it has X-ray, Dental, Maternity ward and other facilities.[20]

Air and water-borne mercury emissions have contaminated large areas of Kodaikanal and surrounding forests. A study conducted by the Department of Atomic Energy confirmed that Kodaikanal Lake has been contaminated by mercury emissions.[21], [22]

Education

Kodaikanal is renowned for the Kodaikanal International School and the Kodaikanal Public School [23] The other schools are: St. Peters Matriculation Higher Secondary School [24], Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Bhavan's Gandhi Vidyashram, Brindavan Matric Higher secondary School, St. Joseph's Public School , St. Xavier's High School and St. John's Girls Higher Secondary School.

The two colleges here are Kodaikanal Christian College and Sacred Heart College. Mother Theresas University is distinctive as India's only university devoted to exclusively women's issues.[25] [26] [27] Recently a new engineering college specializing in Information Technology, Kodaikanal Institute of Technology under Anna University, has been established 22 kilometers (14 mi) below Kodaikanal town. It has a 25 acres (10.1 ha) Wireless networked campus including of state-of-art Laboratories, Digital Library & Learning Management System, 24/7 high-speed 8 Mbit/s Internet facility and a Hostel.[28]

 Religion

La Sallete Church

Since Kodaikanal was founded by the American and European Missionaries, Christian churches are abundant in Kodaikanal. They include Church of South India - opposite Bryant Park, Gorapur, Lake End, La Salette, Lutheran Mission, Sacred Heart - Munjikal, Saint Antony’s - Antonyar Kovil street, Saint Francis Xavier, Saint Joseph's, Saint Mary's and Saint Peter’s - Cockers Walk road. Amongst the most popular is Union Church with a large Tamil congregation and Margaret Eddy Memorial Chapel at Kodai International School with lively services in a typically American style and distintive stone architecture.

There are many Hindu Temples in Kodaikanal including the Durgai Amman Kovil, Kurinji Andavar Kovil, Mariamman Kovil, Observatory Murugan Kovil and Vinayagar Kovil. The Muslim mosques are Ellis Villa and Munjikal. There is an active community of Tibetan Buddhist refugees.

 Civil society

Kodaikanal has several clubs and civil society organizations operating for social, charitable and environmental goals.

Kodaikanal Golf Club, Hole No.12, 256 Yards, Par 4

Established clubs in Kodaikanal are the Kodaikanal Lions Club (est. 1985) under the jurisdiction of Lions Clubs International (district 324B); Kodaikanal Boat Club (est. 1890) with nearly 650 permanent members; Kodaikanal Golf Club (est. 1895) with over 600 members and an 18 hole golf course, spread over 143 acres (0.58 km2); and The Indian Club (est. 1915) on Poet Thyagarajar road.[29]

In 1890, the Kodaikanal Missionary Union (KMU) was formed to enable missionaries of the various demominations to come together for recreation and to develop mission strategy and outreach in cooperation with each other. In 1923 it built an Edwardian style clubhouse with large central hall for social events and afternoon teas, 6 tennis courts, a reading room, and other spaces for meetings.[30] With the decline of missionary activity in India, the KMU was wound up in the 1980s, and the property was turned over to Kodaikanal International School. The KMU library with many valuable old books besides newer materials, is still functioning in one room, and provides something of a social venue. The valuable original KMU archives materials have been incorporated into the archives of the school, which has hired an archivist and is in process of converting the whole original KMU building into an archives and display center for the school and the community.[31] (2008)

Kodaikanal lake View showing: Mount Perumal, Boat house, Carlton Hotel, Kodaikanal International School, Fish hatchery, Lake Road.

Kodaikanal has several Social service societies which promote local trade and increase employment of rural villagers in the town's periphery by participating in its tourism fueled growth. These include the Kodaikanal People Development Group (KOPDEG) which has been successful in providing employment for marginalized women and marketing their products. The Made-in-India tagged products from Kopedeg are unique to Kodaikanal and are targeted at foreign tourists who regularly buy them as souvenirs.[32]

The Cottage Crafts Shop at Anna Salai, is run by the voluntary organisation, Coordinating Council for Social Concerns in Kodai (CORSOK). They sell goods crafted by development groups and uses the commission charged to help the needy.[19]

In 1994 the "Potter's Shed" was inaugurated. This pottery and craft Shop in Kodaikanal has made and sold hundreds of thousands of fine pieces of locally made pottery. All profits from this business are contributed to the Bethania Kids, Center For Children with Disabilities.[33]

The Kodaikanal Lake Protection Council and Vattakkanal Organization for Youth, Community and Environment (VOYCE) are active in preserving Kodaikanal's environment. Plastic bags are banned and almost all shops and roadside vendors heed the rule and use recycled paper bags in fear of a social reprisal. Local hotels have also participated in improving the environment by placing garbage cans all across the town, with their prominent donated by signs acting as silent salesmen.[34]

 Places of Interest

A waterfall enroute Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal has several scenic natural attractions which are enjoyed by its visitors and make it a popular romantic destination for newlyweds. These are described in order of distance from the bus-stand.

Kodaikanal Lake, 0.5 km (0.3 mi) from the bus stand, is an artificial, roughly star-shaped 45 ha (60 acres) lake built in 1863. It is recognized as Kodaikanal's most popular geographic landmark and tourist attraction. Rowboats and pedalos can be hired at the Kodaikanal Boat Club with its main entrance near the only five-star hotel in Kodaikanal, The Carlton. Horses and bicycles can be hired beside the lake for short periods. The 5 kilometers (3 mi) path that skirts the periphery of this lovely lake is a favourite walk for the locals and tourists alike.

Bryant Park, Just east of the lake and 0.5 km (0.3 mi) from the bus stand, is a wonderfully maintained 20.5 acres (8.3 ha) botanical garden. The park was planned and built in 1908 by a forest officer from Madurai, H.D.Bryant, and named after him. With 325 species of trees, shrubs and cactuses, the park is a rainbow of stunning flowers during the peak season. A large section is dedicated to nearly 740 varieties of roses. There is a 1857 Eucalyptus tree and a Bodhi tree which adds a religious significance to the park. Ornamental plants are cultivated in a nursery for sale. The park organizes horticultural exhibits and flower shows every summer, to coincide with the peak season. Entrance fee to the park is nominal and it is open all year.[35]

View from Coaker's Walk
Bear shola falls
Solar Tunnel Telescope at
IIA-Kodaikanal Solar Observatory
Pillar Rocks
Silver Cascade

Coaker's Walk, 0.5 km (0.3 mi) from the bus-stand, constructed by Lt.Coaker in 1872, is a 1 kilometers (0.62 mi) paved pedestrian path running along the edge of steep slopes on the southern side of Kodai. The walk, winding around Mount Nebo, starts in front of the Van Allen hospital, running parallel to the Van Allen Hospital Road and joins the main road beside St.Peter's Church, providing a stunning panoramic view of the plains. On a clear day one can view as far as Dolphin's Nose in south, the valley of the Pambar River in the southeast, Periyakulam town and even the city of Madurai. A fascinating rare phenomenon called Brocken spectre can be witnessed, when a person can see his shadow on the clouds with a rainbow halo. This occurs when the sun is behind the viewer and clouds and mist are to the front. There is an observatory with a telescope halfway along the walk. Entrance fee to the walkway is nominal and it is open all year.[36]

Bear Shola Falls, 3 kilometers (2 mi) from the bus-stand, is a tall waterfall in a Reserve forest. The final approach to this quiet area is a gently climbing foot-path.

Green Valley View, (formerly called Suicide Point) 5.5 kilometers (3 mi) from the bus-stand and near the golf course, has an excellent panoramic view of the plains and a sheer drop of 1,500 meters (4,921 ft) overlooking the Vaigai Dam to the south. The stairway leading up to it is highly commercialized and lined with rows of shops to tempt tourists.[37]

Shenbaganur Museum of Natural History, 6 kilometers (4 mi) from the bus-stand, founded in 1895, is open to the public for viewing their outstanding taxidermy collection of more than 500 species of animals, birds and insects and a living collection of over 300 exotic orchid species. The museum is affliated with Loyola College in Chennai and exhibits artifacts of the ancient Palaiyar tribes people whose descendants still live in these hills.[38]

Kodaikanal Solar Observatory 6 kilometers (4 mi) from the bus-stand on Observatory Road, at 2,343 meters (7,687 ft) is the highest location near Kodai. The first observations were commenced here in 1901.[39] Former Director John Evershed, discovered the phenomenon of radial motion in sunspots, now known as the Evershed effect. The Kodaikanal Terrestrial Telescope can view a grand panorama including: Sothupparai Dam, Vaigai Dam, Periyakulam and Varaha river. This Indian Institute of Astrophysics facility has a comprehensive Astronomical Science museum with organized public tours, access to the astronomy library, and scheduled night-time telescopic sky viewing. It is open daily to the public during peak season, and a few hours each Friday the rest of the year.[40]

Pillar Rocks, 8 kilometers (5 mi) from the bus-stand, is a set of three giant rock pillars which stand 122 meters (400 ft) high. [41] Managed by the Tamil Nadu Forest Department, The viewpoint can be crowded but is not commercialized. There is an excellent public garden adjacent to the viewpoint.

Guna caves, made popular by the Tamil movie Guna, previously called Devil’s Kitchen, are deep bat-infested chambers between the three gigantic boulders that are the Pillar Rocks. The deep narrow ravines of the caves are now closed to public due to the trajic deaths of twelve youths there.[citation needed] These dangerous caves are highly protected now, and tourists can see sections of the cave system from afar.[42]

Silver Cascade, 8 kilometers (5 mi) from Kodaikanal at a wide bend in the long and winding Laws Ghat Road, at altitude 1,800 meters (5,906 ft), is a 55 meters (180 ft) waterfall formed from the outflow of Kodaikanal Lake.[43]The water quality is reportedly poor and not good enough for bathing.[44] This impressive waterfall is a popular stop for first-time visitors. There are a few souvenir and fruit vendors and many monkeys here. There is also a smaller but more serene waterfall below the bridge which crosses the stream here.

Dolphin's Nose, 8 kilometers (5 mi) from the bus stand, is flat rock projecting over a breathtaking chasm 6,600 feet (2,000 m) deep. It is an undisturbed area 1 kilometers (1 mi) down a very steep rocky trail beginning soon after Pambar Bridge. Orange juice vendors along the trail offer a welcome rest stop. Beautiful views of steep rocky escarpments rising from the plains can be seen. The old village of Vellagavi can be reached through a rugged bridle path here. A short paved walkway leads from the road here to Pambar falls (which is also locally addressed as 'Liril Falls' after the famous Liril Soap Advertisement filming in 1985). [45]

Kurinji Andavar Murugan temple, 4 kilometers (2 mi) from the bus-stand, is famous for its Kurinji flower which blossoms in the area only once every 12 years. The deity here is called Sri Kurinji Easware, who is in fact Lord Murugan. This temple was built in 1936 by a European lady, who on coming to India, converted to Hinduism. She changed her name to Leelavathi and married a Mr.Ramanathan. She is also known as Lady Ramanathan. This temple is under the management of Arulmighu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Thiru Kovil, Palani.[46]

Transport

Almost all distances from Kodaikanal are calculated with the lake as the central point of reference. The nearest airports are Madurai (135 kilometers (84 mi)), Trichy (200 kilometers (124 mi)) and Coimbatore (170 kilometers (106 mi)). The nearest Railway stations are Palani Railway Station (64 kilometers (40 mi)) north, Kodai Road Station (80 kilometers (50 mi)) south east and Dindigul Railway Junction (100 kilometers (62 mi)) east.[47]

The 2 - 3 hours drive to Kodai via the steep and winding Ghat roads from Batlagundu or Palani is a memorable experience. Travelers may stop at turnouts on the road and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Palani hills.[48] There is a 28 km shortcut from Periyakulam to Kodaikanal via Kumbakarai under construction. Bicycle rentals, taxis, vans and limited city buses are available.[49] Rickshaws are not available.[50]