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Fernhill Cottage

SuperhostNagalur, TN, India
Farm stay hosted by George
6 guests2 bedrooms3 beds2.5 baths
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Fernhill Cottage, was originally built as a holiday home for the owners, Dr George Paul and his wife Dr. Bini George.
The house was inspired by the model of old English cottages of Yercaud built in the early 20th century. The house is built out of rough hewn granite stones furnished with a modern kitchen and toilets. The house has a wooden loft accessed by a spiral staircase and can be used as a bedroom/ recreational area.

The space
Fernhill Cottage is so named because of the abundance of wild ferns on the hillock atop which the house is situated. The hosts would like to rent the home stay facility with friendly folk, looking for a peaceful holiday in the hills.
The house easily accommodates 4-6 adults. The house has a patio that overlooks a verdant valley of silver oaks and coffee plantations. Sitting on the veranda with a cup of coffee, one can see a breath taking sunrise that makes a colourful display in the sky every morning. The house is surrounded by a flower and rock garden, two acres of coffee (just planted) and fruit trees. In the late evenings there is a crepuscular aura of silence broken only by the cry of crickets and the sounds of the wind in the trees.
The climb to the house is about 400 metres of paved roads through the small plantation.
The kitchen has a well-stocked larder for a simple breakfast of bread/ toast, eggs, cereal and coffee. However, should guests want an Indian Breakfast or other meals, it can be ordered through the caretaker who is resident in his quarters.
There is a separate cabin with toilet for drivers which is not inclusive of the tariff.
The Kitchen is equipped with gas stoves, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and heated water. Drinking water is available through the Aquaguard filter attached to the kitchen tap. The water is a clean source and has a purifier ( RO) and it is not hard water. The host offers complimentary breakfast which is either English I.e. two loaves of bread , Butter, Jam and a dozen eggs per day which will be stocked in the larder or a set Indian breakfast of Idli/ dosa/ poori, sambhar, chutneys or sabji etc. The caretaker will provide additional services like getting provisions, food etc for an additional negotiated cost. The family cooks hygienic and tasty food which is priced modestly.

Guest access
Guests will have complete access to the property including housing and surroundings. Very occasionally, the hosts may use one of the bedrooms which has a separate access and will not be intrusive to the guests.

Other things to note
Areas in the property are available for barbecue and outdoor activities. There are excellent walking trails in different directions from the property. It is an eco- friendly property and we expect guests to not litter the premises especially with plastics. Please note that there is a ban on plastics in the hills. We also expect guests to maintain decorum while enjoying and having a good time with no restrictions in their private activity as long as it does not disturb the public.
Fernhill Cottage, was originally built as a holiday home for the owners, Dr George Paul and his wife Dr. Bini George.
The house was inspired by the model of old English cottages of Yercaud built in the early 20th century. The house is built out of rough hewn granite stones furnished with a modern kitchen and toilets. The house has a wooden loft accessed by a spiral staircase and can be used as a bedroom/ recrea…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
2 floor mattresses

Amenities

TV
Cable TV
Hangers
Heating
Building staff
First aid kit
Iron
Essentials
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Nagalur, TN, India

As of now there are no permanent residents in the neighborhood. It provides privacy while being accessible to most tourist spots in Yercaud. The surroundings are wooded with a few scattered guest houses and a temple for meditation at some distance from the property.

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Joined in March 2018
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During your stay
The home has a caretaker who will provide services like fetching food or provisions. His services are not included in the tariff and can be negotiated with him and the caterers. A list of recommended caterers and other services like sight seeing and treks will be provided. Clean linen, towels, blankets and soap will be provided as part of the package. Laundry services can be arranged for a negotiated payment through the caretaker on prior intimation. In view of the Covid situation, we suggest our guests don't book back to back so as to give our caretaker to air out the place and sanitise it thoroughly before the next guest arrives. Ideally 24 to 48 hrs between guests. Generator is available and can be used on request. Guests will need to pay the cost of diesel for the time utilised
The home has a caretaker who will provide services like fetching food or provisions. His services are not included in the tariff and can be negotiated with him and the caterers. A…
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House rules
Check-in: 2:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with building staff
Pets are allowed
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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