MUMBAI, INDIA - Situated in the quaint village of Awas in Aibag, a five-minute drive from Mandwa jetty, L’Hermitage, is a luxury villas project. It is the passion project of Aditya Kilachand, son of celebrated author Shobhaa De, in collaboration with renowned interior designer Sussanne Khan (her first project in Alibag), and architect Cherag Bardoliwala, ex-senior associate at Talati and Panthaki and India Sotheby’s International Realty (an exclusive collaboration), the venerable brand born from the rich heritage of the Sotheby’s auction house.
The team behind L'Hermitage hosted an exclusive Champagne and High Tea event on a balmy Wednesday evening. Noted personalities present at the event were: Jan Prasens, (Managing Director of Sotheby's Europe and Middle East), Saba Ali, Director - Strategy and Partnerships ) India Sotheby’s International Realty) Shobhaa De, Dilip De, Simone Arora, Malaika Parekh, Vikram Mehta, Anami Roy, Rooshad Shroff, Tasneem Mehta, Mona Anami Roy, Krishna Kilachand, Ramona Narang, Gaurav and Harrishma Kapur.
Speaking at the event, the man behind it all, Aditya Kilachand stated that, "I’ve spent many of my childhood days in Alibaug and experienced closely its calm and beauty. I wanted others to experience something similar with their family and friends. Thus emerged the dream to build something special - a relaxed luxury living experience!"Sussanne Khan who has designed the interiors of the villa said that, "L’Hermitage is about the feeling one gets when they are in complete balance with their inner engineer. The design includes layers of materials that evoke tranquility and hues that bring out a feeling of calm."Amit Goyal, CEO at India Sotheby's International Realty affirmed that, "We are happy to onboard L’Hermitage on the Sotheby’s International Realty network’s unique marketing platform. The project spells luxury and exclusivity, which are the two essential elements that define properties under the Sotheby’s International Realty brand.”