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John's Farm and Home

7 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
A family of 5 lives in a 15-acre working farm which has Rambutan Orchard, spice garden, rubber plantation, vegetable garden, fish pond, domestic animals, bee keeping units etc. Situated in the foothills of western ghats, John’s Farm & Home resides in a small beautiful village - Vazhithala. Located just 50 kms from Cochin International Airport, this is an ideal place to experience life in the central midlands of Travancore. ...A family of 5 lives in a 15-acre working farm which has Rambutan Orchard, spice garden, rubber plantation, vegetable garden, fish pond, domestic animals, bee keeping units etc. Situated in the foothills of western ghats, John’s Farm & Home resides in a small beautiful village - Vazhithala. Located just 50 kms from Cochin International Airport, this is an ideal place to experience life in the central midlands of Travancore. More
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About the Owner
George J
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2018
Interaction with guests
We love to interact with our guests and show them around, but always respect their privacy.
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2019

It was mid March i was advised by a colleague to take my Wife to Thodupuza near Cochin to see a Ayurveda Specialist who may treat her Vertigo and Balance issues positively based on his personal physical experience. Accordingly i decided to visit the Doc....More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Roving57878964977, VR Owner at John's Farm and Home, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2019

I don't have words to give a matching reply to such a detailed and favourable review. As my grandmother mentioned we were blessed to have you as our guests. Thank you very much.

Reviewed 17 March 2019

My wife and I spent 2 nights at John's Farm and Home and we absolutely loved it! What an amazing family and homestay they have! John and George took great care of us from the second we arrived, welcoming us with delicious juices, offering us...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

What an experience: Away from mainstream charter tourism, you can experience true Kerala hospitality! First class rooms with all comforts, amazing bath hall, warm welcome by the whole 3 generation family. Excellent food, very interesting plantation visit, inside information on any topic of Kerala life....More

Date of stay: February 2019
1  Thank Adventurer156892
Roving57878964977, VR Owner at John's Farm and Home, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2019

Thank you for your kind words. You are always welcome.

Reviewed 12 January 2019

We absolutely loved our stay at Johns! My boyfriend and I only had one night unfortunately, but it was great. The room was clean (and across a yard from the main house, very private), and the bathroom is HUGE-- giant tub and nice shower, 2...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Roving57878964977, VR Owner at John's Farm and Home, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

Thanks for mentioning the specifics and spreading the word. We enjoyed interacting with you. Cheers!!

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 days at this great homestay. We had an amazing time and should have stayied longer. George, the host will show you around and also take you to the places around you would like to visit. But he also makes some suggestions and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank SarahS14178
Culture34795012170, VR Owner at John's Farm and Home, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Humbled by your generous review. Thank you

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Staffed Property
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Ceiling Fans
TV
Parking
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Perched in the foothills of western ghats, Vazhithala is a beautiful village with a serene and peaceful neighbourhood. People here follow an agrarian living - the main crop being rubber plantations. Some of the common perennial crops are cocoa, coconut, nutmeg, Black pepper, Arecanut etc. Common annual crops includes Tapioca, Elephant yam, Ginger, Turmeric, local varieties of banana etc. Located away from the hustle and bustle of the city Vazhithala offers many offbeat options for sightseeing, food, local goods and ayurveda.
Getting around
The most convenient mode of getting around would be taxi. Guests can also explore the area on foot, bicycle or even public transport.
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