|Property type||chateau / country house|
|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Why are we different. We offer a Large country house to relax and socialise with friends in your own private space at an affordable price. We offer a more comprehensive service and holiday experience not available from any hotel.
You are provided with exclusive use of this 5 bedroomed house, its services and all the space it offers with gated access, staff support and the personal services of a qualified Chef to prepare your meals the way you like them. Appetising Kerala Food and many other Dishes. A flexible time table for Dining and last but not least the services of a Manager who will help plan your holiday sight- seeing and shopping trips and organise your transport to and from the house.
Included also in the price is a Meet and Greet service to and from the airport on arrival and departure. The garden extends to some 4 acres of tropical fruit garden which is well screened and very secure. The house is some 5500sq ft over 2 floors which are cool and shady under a glazed tile roof. A small patio sun trap forms part of the house upstairs overlooking the pool and garden.
The house faces East and overlooks the pool which is filtered and can be lit up at night. There are a couple of showers by the pool. and lots of space to party and socialise together in the beautiful Kerala weather.
All bedrooms are large double rooms (2 single beds/Double) with fans and climate control units and they are all En-Suite with Walk-In showers which are tiled and modern facilites and kept spotlessly clean.
The air is really nice country air well away from the city smog and pollution where the posh hotels are!
We can take you to the major cities for shopping trips, site seeing, beaches etc. We have an on call service for a air-conditioned transport which comes to the house and for the informal outings its fun to call an auto rickshaw for a trip out into the country or along the canal or the local town and best of all its very cheap.
Take a look at the pictures, read all our reviews, and best of all speak to the owners who holiday regularly at the house and with the on site Manager can really make the difference to ensure your holiday is the best ever and problem free.
If you enjoy wildlife, photography, walking in the country, swimming, birdlife, admiring the garden fruit trees - its all here for your private enjoyment.
We also have Satellite TV, Internet, Childrens games, books to read and a small gym with a treadmill and an exercise bike to work up an appetite. Bottled water is available 24/7 and soft drinks and if you like beer and wine etc then we will bring it in for you at cost.
Finally, there is no washing up - meals are provided at the times you would like them and discarded clothing is simply left in the washing baskets where they are collected and washed. The rooms are cleaned and tidied everyday and the bed sheets are changed regularly.
Obviously this 5 star service is not without cost but at £35 per day per person ALL IN with only beer and wine to pay for extra and food to die for.....its got to be the deal of the year.
Excellent and varied Daily Menu.
We are both retired professionals. Sabita (thats me) I was born in India but have worked and now live in the UK. I was a Consultant in the NHS. William, my partner, is also retired having previously been a Government Employee and more recently in Business.
Mr William Howarth or Dr Sabita Dutt purchased this chateau / country house in 2003
The both of us just fell in love with the beauty of the place. It has a magical charm - the house faces east and the morning sun slowly rising above the tree line provides an ambience which once experienced can never be forgotten. Likewise in the evenings with the sun going down - the birds coming for their welcome drink in a waterfall we have created - dusk brings another special ambience of stillness as one enjoys an evening drink by the poolside.
Flexibility and Value for money is our ethos.
The house is over a 100 years old - beautifully restored and maintained. Located in the Palakkad District of Kerala close to a village called Chalavara and the nearest town is called Cherpluschery about 4kms from the house. Entrance to the property is double gated with 4 acres of partly landscaped garden, including small ponds and wells, good parking, and numerous fruit trees, teak trees, shrubs, pepper vines and flowers. Wild peacocks abound with their young families (we feed them and they enjoy the wild fruits). A very well maintained private garden swimming pool with good filtration borders the house in excellent privacy.
Had a great stay. Enjoyed the clean house - great food and helpful staff. This was actually the very place we were looking for - so beautiful and quiet.
A peaceful and idyllic setting surrounded by woodland, hills, canal, fruit trees, wild birds and regular village festivals. Trips out to local beauty spots easily arranged. Beautiful garden swimming pool in the 4 acre garden.
The area is peaceful and quiet and well off the regular tourist route of Kerala. Woodlands, Paddyfields, major canal with many crossing points for walkers on both sides, streams and ponds. The area abounds with wild peacocks which we encourage to visit the grounds of the property and they are doing so as we feed them rice and fruits etc. We have a few hens and guineas, and many different types of wild birds abound around the house. There are interesting mosques to visit, elephant temple and training area, local shops selling a profusions of goods and services.
The property has an excellent garden swimming pool which can be used all year around as the weather is always good for swimming even through the monsoon season.
We have an on site Manager and a number of local staff who are able to provide an excellent support service - please read our reviews from guests who have enjoyed the hospitality provided.
The house can be rented by up to 10 persons. The House is spacious and cool and graded by the Kerala Tourist Board as a Platinum (Highest) Standard HomeStay and a small private Resort with airconditioned bedrooms, a small gym and a private swimming pool.
We can arrange private air-conditioned transport to meet everyone at the airport or railhead. On arrival no need to look for a Porter to help with your luggage - our staff are on hand to do it all for you.
There are lots of ways to spend your leisure time - read our reviews to get some ideas - there are many festivals throughout the year - interesting sights to see and shops to visit or you can simply chill out by the pool with a good book in the sunshine.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
All food prepared by a qualified Indian chef the way you like it. Can easily be Vegetarian or a Meat and Fish Menu and Tandoor. Fresh fruit, Bottled water and Squashes included. Extra charge at cost for Beer and Wine we bring in for your personal consumption.
No washing Up - who wants to do that on holiday and all clothes washing and room cleaning including sheet exchanges also done regularly.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (GBP) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.