About this listing
Ebenezer Cottage a simple 1950's quaint 2 bed roomed homely dwelling with Wifi for 2 to 5 guests( NOT A LUXURY COTTAGE ) 5 mins drive from Nuwaraeliya Town.The owners are keen to retain the rustic identity of this cottage and hence the budget pricing. The furniture , memorabilia and books are from the 50's . There is no heating provided and it is good to be aware that July and August are very wet and windy. If you are allergic to damp weather please avoid Nuwaraeliya during these months.
A very quiet and private neighbourhood yet very close to the Nuwara Eliya Town. A 2 bedroomed simple cottage built in 1950's ( not colonial & NOT a luxury cottage ). If you are looking for a modern cottage this is not the place for you. Can accommodate 2 , upto 5 persons from same family or friends travelling together comfortably. Master bedroom has a Queen sized bed and a single bed and the second bedroom overlooking the Galway Forest has twin beds.
The entire main house with 2 bedrooms, living room, dining room and front garden space with lawn. No guest access to rear of the house which is the caretaker residence and backyard. The front Garden has set of outdoor table & chairs to relax for guest use . Fridge, Microwave,TV, Cable TV ( with international channels CNN,BBC World,KBS World ,TV 5 MONDE, FRANCE 24, NHK WORLD, DW TV , NDTV , AL JAZEERA TRAVEL, NDTV GOOD TIMES ETC & Free Wifi available.
Interaction with guests
There is a 24 x 7 resident caretaker Omandu and wife Pushpam at the Ebenezer Cottage in their private quarters at the rear of the premises. I live in Colombo and stay occasionally at the cottage but can be contacted at any time on my mobile/handy. Caretaker will be able to communicate with basic English .
Other things to note
Bathroom has hot water & cold water with a shower cubicle with high pressure shower. Please remember to switch geyzer for hot water on ( outside the bathroom door to your left ) atleast 1 hour before shower.
Ample parking for car/small van with accommodation for driver available if required.
While enjoying the freedom of vacations to respect the normal accepted local etiquette.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
Well traveled internationally as a flight attendant and presently working in the travel industry based in Colombo. Sharing the family holiday home ( A charming 1950's cottage ) with travelers looking for a centrally located but quiet , good , clean place in Nuwaraeliya with a resident cook/caretaker. Ideal for trekking excursions to Horton plains , Baker falls & worlds end which is about 1 hours drive . Happy to live in this paradise isle SriLanka blessed by its natural beauty .