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John's Village Life Experience 1 hr from Cochin

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Mary

John's Village Life Experience 1 hr from Cochin

Entire bungalow
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Mary is a Superhost
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Breakfast
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A Kerala Government Tourism sanctioned Diamond status (Class A) HomeStay- TJ’s Home Stay is on a ground of nearly 30 cents surrounded by nutmeg, jackfruit, coconut and many more trees.
The renovated building was the last abode of a nature-loving, friendly old couple Thankam & John Chazhoor (my parents).
There are two independent villas available- Thankam's Villa and John's Villa.Each villa has a private sitout, sitting room and private bathroom.
Welcome to this grass covered riverside village!

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed,1 floor mattress

Availability

Reviews

8 reviews
Communication
5.0
Location
5.0
Check-in
5.0
Accuracy
4.9
Cleanliness
4.9
Value
4.9
Dee User Profile
Dee
January 2018
John’s Villa was absolutely wonderful. I was looking to escape the city in hopes to avoid the loud and boisterous New Years Eve celebrations and I found peace and solace in John’s Villa. Where to begin raving? I’ll begin with the basics: the bedroom is spacious with a large bed…
Ryan User Profile
Ryan
July 2017
I was traveling to India for work and was recommended to visit Kerala from everyone I met. I didn't want to visit the crowded big cities, but wanted to escape to a rustic Kerala village - Thankam's villa turned out to be more than what I dreamed of. A charming old home in a…
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Response from Mary:
Ryan ,thank you so much for your expression which has definetly come from your heart.Only those guests who are able to love nature and the greenery will have an unforgettable experience with their stay and would be drawn to come back again. Thank you for being your own self a…
July 2017
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Ann
June 2017
Mary's place 'John's Villa' took me back to my childhood days, when I used to visit my grandparents in a village they used to live. I felt an aura of peace and homely feeling the moment I stepped into Mary's ancestral home. This beautiful home set in a typical Keralan village was…
Erin User Profile
Erin
January 2019
Mary’s home is in a lovely village. The community are so welcoming. Biji, Benny and their family are Mary’s neighbours and they are truly what made my time their so special. Biji offers to make food for you for a small price of which I took advantage of as her cooking was truly…
Cathy User Profile
Cathy
March 2018
We really hoped that Mary’s place would give us an opportunity to get away from the tourist trail and experience authentic, everyday Keralan village life - and this is precisely what we got! And what a very warm, welcoming reception from all of Mary’s neighbours! We appreciated…
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Aleksei
December 2017
We spent a lovely month in Mary’s house. She is a really nice and courageous woman since her husband died recently and she has to run the place on her own. I’s so great that she has such wonderful neighbors like Vigy, Benny and their children who were very helpful, treated us…
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Santhosh
June 2017
Excellent Accommodation with all the facilities and peaceful environment to relax for Software professional with out any electronic gadgets. Awesome food provided by them. Myself and my friend enjoyed. Value for money. Nearby there is an hanging bridge with great location and…
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Response from Mary:
Dear Santhosh.....thanks for your excellent review.Any host will be so happy to know that their guest had an experience that is worth the money spent. The kerala down pour rain would have been a different experience too.Myself and my husband would be happy to have you again in…
June 2017

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Kochi, IndiaJoined in January 2017
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Mary is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Welcome to my listings! I'm happy that you have found me here. I'm humbled to be a Superhost winner for 6 times in a row (2017 onward). I love history and love to communicate historical facts to the interested. I am a mother of two children-a son and a daughter, both of whom…
Interaction with guests
We would be available during your stay. Authentic Keralan breakfast would also be provided upon a nominal amount. You can choose what you'd like to have from our hospitable neighbour who is the local caterer to many events.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 12PM (noon) - 3PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
Check-in
12PM (noon) - 3PM
Checkout
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed

Cancellations