Overview         Private lawn with a beautiful view

A tranquil getaway into the mountains with a beautifully located and fully furnished two bedrooms with sitting room and dining room, a fairly large kitchen and a warm enclosed verandah TV with Tata Sky connection. It is fully equipped with  toaster, microwave, kettle and basic utensils.

Enjoy the picturesque surroundings and the rolling mists of the Nilgiris.

Easily accessible from Coimbatore.It’s a lovely two hours drive up to Coonoor.

In April,May,Dec and Puja holidays preference will be given to guests booking the entire cottage.

In case the two bedrooms are booked by separate guests the sitting room,dining room ,verandah,lawn and kitchen will be common areas.

Facilities

      1. Pick and drop from Coimbatore can be arranged on prior request.Charges extra.
      2. Doctor available on call.You may settle the fee directly with the doctor.
      3. The Coonoor Club and Wellington Gymkhana Club and some restaurants are at a short distance so eating out is convenient.If one is not inclined to step out for lunch and dinner home delivery options are available.One could order Indian, Chinese or Continental food from the menus kept for home delivery.You may settle directly with the club/restaurant.
      4. Bonfire can be arranged on request.Charges extra.
      5. There is a bus stop very close to the Cottage in case you would like to use the local bus.You settle the amount directly.
      6. Accomodation for the driver can be given if informed earlier. Rs.300 will be charged.
      7. Free Parking
      8. Facility to make tea and coffee.
      9. Free wifi.

 

Things to do

      1. It is a paradise for bird watchers. A lot of local birds like Bushchats, Sunbirds Doves, Hoopoes and the endemic Nilgiri Laughing thrush are regular visitors.
      2. Visit to a tea factory nearby
      3. Sim’s Park, a botanical garden is 1 Km from the cottage
      4. There is a heritage mountain train from Coonoor to Ooty. It is a very scenic train ride.
      5. There are numerous trails for walks in Coonoor.
      6. Visit to various view points.
      7. Visit to a toda village can be arranged on prior request.Todas are the indigenous people of the Nilgiri Hills
      8.Bedford is about a one and a half kms from Crossways. It is the central shopping area of Coonoor where you could pick up Nilgiri oils,spices and tea.
      9. Game of golf can be arranged at the Golf Club. Also a chip and putt mini golf course is very close to Crossways cottage. A game or a golf lesson can be arranged on prior request.You may settle the fee directly with the coach.

Temp

Season Months Temp Clothing
Summer March to June 15 - 27 C Light Woolen
Spring Aug to Nov 12 - 20 C Light Woolen
Winter Dec to Feb 5 - 18 C Heavy Woolen