Blossoming in India
Following on the success of the acclaimed portfolio of super luxury residences The Aralias and The Magnolias, The Camellias is the latest residential development that is blossoming in the garden of DLF, India’s leading property developer.
The Camellias is setting a pioneering benchmark for an unparalleled luxury lifestyle and residential living located within DLF5 Golf Links in Gurgaon, a leading financial hub in India, home to Fortune 500 companies and an enticing commercial, retail and lifestyle attractions, supported by a well-established infrastructure and connectivity.
Overlooking more than 200 acres of the award-winning DLF Golf & Country Club which extends into over 1000 acres of the Aravalli forests, The Camellias is an unprecedented development meticulously crafted by six of the very best Grand Masters of luxury design. As India’s first residential development accredited with LEED Platinum certification by the USGBC for its sustainability and energy conservation efforts, The Camellias redefines the standard of luxury living by delivering a combination of exceptional architecture and interior design furnishings, a multi-sensory landscape design, one of the world’s finest Clubhouses, and an unmatched golf experience in Asia.
Individually commissioned by the DLF team, the exceptional international design and creative talent behind The Camellias spans from Mumbai to New York and London to Los Angeles and Bangkok. The project has been designed by six of the world’s most acclaimed innovators, designers and bold creative thinkers - collectively referred to as ‘The Grand Masters’ - Shawn Sullivan, Studio Leader of the Rockwell Group, Gerdo Aquino, Principal of SWA, Jay Wright, Founder of The Wright Fit, Ingo Schweder, Founder of GOCO Hospitality, Arnold Chan, Founder of Isometrix Lighting+Design and Hafeez Contractor. Collectively, The Grand Masters are a group of avant-garde curators of some of the most widely admired architectural projects in the world.
The Camellias comprises 16 towers containing 429 units in total, with one unit per floor. The Residences are divided into four categories including Classic, Signature, Imperial and Presidential, ranging in size from 7,300 square feet (approximately US$3.7 million) to 16,000 square feet (approximately US$8.2 million). The project also boasts some of the largest and most luxurious Penthouses in the country, including 12 at 13,000 square feet and two at 16,000 square feet.
The high ceiling and column-free design brings abundant natural lighting to the residences, and owners can enjoy fresh air from the balconies and spectacular views of the lush internal central landscape, manicured greens, two golf courses and the linear park winding around the DLF Golf and Country Club on one side, complemented by the city’s glittering skyline on the other. Lighting also plays an important role in setting the most comfortable and relaxing environment by day and night, which the team from Isometrix Lighting + Design from the UK has taken into careful consideration. Each residence can be designed individually to reflect each owner’s taste and features, ensuring that no two homes are alike, or buyers can opt for fully-fitted bespoke apartments.
Each apartment features significantly large and well-proportioned decks extended up to almost 12 feet from the indoor spaces where residents can entirely immerse in nature, allowing for multiple seating arrangements perfect for celebrating various occasions with family and appreciating the picturesque surroundings.
The Competitive Energy Zone
For entertainment and sport with friends and family, this zone is the ideal spot to challenge a friend to a spirited game of bowling and then celebrate a win over a beer at the sports bar.
Golf Drive Communities
Situated on the exclusive Golf Drive, a six-lane road shaded by a canopy of lush green trees and exquisite landscaping, The Camellias is set within the DLF Golf Course community flanked by two signature award-winning golf courses.
The DLF5 Golf Links is an island of serenity amidst the hustle and bustle of a thriving metropolis. The soothing green views of the golf course extend beyond The Camellias ranges to create an infinite backdrop. Winding along Golf Drive, connected by stone bridges and vibrant plant life, is a beautifully landscaped park aptly christened ‘The Sanctuary’. Spread over 6.8 hectares, The Sanctuary comprises a walking track that extends over 2 kilometres, and features unique outdoor experiences including The Meadows, The Sculpture Garden, The Woodlands, The Palmerie and The Sacred Grove.
DLF Golf & Country Club
Built in 1999, DLF Golf & Country Club is the highlight of DLF Golf Links, boasting three large man-made lakes and two courses designed by golfing legends, Arnold Palmer (9 holes and India’s first course to offer night golf) and Gary Player (18 holes). DLF Golf & Country Club is rated as the best golf course in India and was conferred the ‘Asia Pacific Order of Zenith’ by the Asia Pacific Golf Group in 2018, recognising it as one of the best golf courses across the region where some of the most marquee Indian and European Tour golf tournaments are held.
The Golf Academy at DLF Golf & Country Club provides golf instruction to its members, juniors, corporates and to many top amateurs and professionals in the country.
DLF took a lead in creating not only an excellent golf facility, but also a township around golf, which has become a model to follow across the country. The course features a scenic parkland design with dramatic landscape enhanced by ambient lighting.
Creating A Sustainable Ecosystem
DLF5 was designed to be a sustainable community that embraces and respects the environment. The team followed internationally sustainable practices and standards in every aspect and stage
of the project.
The design and development of The Camellias follow fundamentally sustainable principles, from incorporating ethically sourced, lasting materials into the overall architectural and engineering design, construction and operations to ensuring an eco-friendly environment.
With the Water Garden as the centrepiece of the entire landscape, internationally renowned landscape architecture firm SWA has ingeniously employed water as the core element of the open space design, connecting both the indoor and outdoor life.
Dedicated to offering the most indulgent and extensive choice of leisure activities to its residents, The Camellias features one of the world’s finest Clubhouses designed by three internationally acclaimed design and architecture firms including Rockwell Group and The Wright Fit from New York, specialising in the hospitality area and fitness design, while Goco Hospitality from Bangkok has curated the finest wellness facilities. The group of design talent has worked together to bring a world class retreat of relaxation, entertainment, wellness activities and culinary pleasures.
Representing a true oasis complete with fine dining and leisure activities, The Clubhouse encompasses seven energy zones, each of which is dedicated to a unique experience and activities.
The Social Energy Zone
For celebrating togetherness, this zone is where friends can relax over a glass of wine, socialise or host an event. It offers residents refined gastronomic experiences in a restaurant serving Indian, Pan-Asian, and European/Mediterranean offerings.
The Relaxed Energy Zone
For mental wellbeing, this zone features a meditation garden, a beautiful yoga space and a full Pilates studio.
The Regenerative Energy Zone
With various indoor and outdoor swimming pools, this is a zone for the transformation of the mind and body. Natural and specially curated materials, such as the Sukabumi stone that lines the outdoor swimming pools, known to contain purifying properties, not only look impressive, but also help to heal from within.
The Renewed Energy Zone
The spa brings together a rejuvenating collection of experiences – from the Turkish hammam with invigorating scrubs to contemporary vitality pools. The rhassoul treatments and floatation pool are also perfect therapies to combat the stress of urban life.
The Creative Energy Zone
This zone is multi-dimensional, equipped to offer a 65-seat state-of-the-art movie experience, as well as a diverse range of artistic and cultural programmes.
The Active Energy Zone
A purpose-built fitness and health complex with an elevated boxing ring, a rock-climbing wall and a turf field.
The two golf courses are irrigated by recycled water and are home to diverse flora and fauna including thousands of fully-grown trees. Besides providing a green canopy of over 200 acres in an otherwise barren landscape, DLF5 has set an example in conservation by facilitating the successful transplantation of more than 1,000 mature trees.
With a reservoir capacity of 8 million litres of water, the three large man-made lakes of the DLF Golf & Country Club are designed to make this exclusive habitat spectacular and sustainable. These lakes are filled with treated water from the state-of-the-art centralised DLF5 Sewage Treatment Plant which is capable of recycling 14 million litres of water daily.
The Club has enhanced the surrounding environment by creating an oasis that releases clean air and provides a micro eco-system conducive to the further flourishing of flora and fauna.
Like gorgeous blossoms on an emerald green vine, the exclusive communities of DLF5 Golf Links - The Aralias and The Magnolias - stand proudly as the most exquisite residences in this neighborhood. As the newest addition to this exclusive locale, The Camellias promises to further elevate this experience, enhancing the beauty of this exclusive and highly coveted community.
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