This is also a great stop for birdwatching enthusiasts.
The house is within a 5 mile radius of some well known hotel resort chains - Le Meridien, Crowne Plaza, Ramada, Whytefort.
The different sections of the photo gallery Kerala will virtually take you around God's Own Country.
On the other side of the river is a quaint almost magical village temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
The adjoining Cheppanam island and areas beyond have some of the best (and yet undiscovered) landscapes co-exisitng with modern facilities like a specialty yacht club, international schools and a super specialty hospital.
Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Spice market and the antique furniture market, Devi Temple, the Jain temple.
Other attractions include back water trips in Allepey, Kottayam, trekking in and around the tea estates of Munnar, sailing in Fort Cochin coastal waters, wild life safaris in the elephant and deer habitats of Thekkady, bird sanctuary of Kumarakom, kayaking and canoeing possibilities in the inland waterways, temple festivals, kathakali performances, ayurvedic treatments, houseboat stays, and boat races to name a few.
Health tourism is on the rise in Kerala and one can come for a healing retreat focused on Ayurveda.