Kottayam, India

Beautiful Family home in backwaters

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About Our Home
Our home is centrally located in Kottayam (The backwater district) town, Kerala. 5 mins drive from the railway station and less than two hours drive from the closest airport. The neighborhood is family friendly and safe. five minutes walk from the nearest eating joints, banks & hospital. The house is set in one fifth of an acre and is surrounded by tropical fruit trees like mango, sapodilla, roseapple, jackfruit etc. the garden sports orchids, anthuriums, begonias and many other ornamental and medicinal plants. Butterflies and birds like the kingfisher,woodpecker,ymnah, parrot, redwhiskered bulbul, cranes and migratory birds in season stop by. Morning walk routes trails through backwaters, river, paddy fields and ancient family homes. Kottayam is the headquarters of Syrian Christian Church and boasts of several churches that date back to the 19th century, their architecture unique to the region. In season (august) Kottayam hosts the snake boat race. Kumarakom famous for its backwaters and houseboats is less than an hours drive away. Other neighbouring areas of interest are Kochi, Munnar, Idukki etc.

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Member since: Jan 2015
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  About Us

  1. We are a couple in our 50s and have two grown up children. Both are employed and work out of state.
  2. John is a retired banker and Jolly is a homemaker
  3. We enjoy travel and learning about local cultures.

  Personal Message

We are new to this and looking forward to arranging our first home exchange. We are easy going and enjoy discovering new places and meeting new people. Please be assured that we are responsible and well organised. We will take care of your property as if it is ours. We love animals so if you have pets we can certainly take care of them.