Forana Holiday House, this family friendly home comfortably sleeps 10 in 3 bedrooms (2, 4 & 4). You will find our gem - with a playground & park next door, a few minutes drive from the penguins & town centre of Cowes. Light filled, spacious and modern with well equipped kitchen plus the comfort of aircon and heating. Short stroll to Cowes Boat Ramp, with its safe and secluded bay beach. Perfect for both families, small group escapes, overseas travellers - and business travellers alike to enjoy!
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WELCOME to Forana Holiday House - our home away from home. A special place full of fond family memories. This light filled and tranquil space, lifts your spirit, and suits a variety of pursuits. The house is popular with a mix of people from International Motor GP riders, to family and friends, sporting groups, overseas visitors, plus short or long stays for business.
No. 1) Master w Queen Bed & ensuite. (sleeps 2)
No. 2) 2x2 Bunks (sleeps 4)
No. 3) Double Bed with a Single Bunk above, plus a Single Bed (sleeps 4).
EXTRAS: We also have a crib for a baby with change mat above.
Additionally there is a comfortable sofa bed w. innersprings in the tv room. (The sofa bed is not officially listed, as it is in a nook of the common areas).
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Will fresh clean linen and towels be provided for our stay?
A: Absolutely, the house will be move in ready, all you need is your clothes. Remember a warm jacket and hat/scarf for the Penguins, as it is often cold and windy at night.
Q: Is the house professionally cleaned between guests?
A: Yes it is, we take great pride in providing a house that looks the way we would like to find it ourselves. Take a look at our fantastic guests feedback and reviews.
Q: What will the total booking price be?
A: I honestly have no idea! Airbnb shows the total cost (incl. fees) to the guest only - not to the host. The total amount should display once you enter your preferred dates. Please note: Price varies on a daily basis due to the algorithms used by Airbnb.
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NOTE: The system by default is set to USD.
ONE LAST THING: We really appreciate that you followed the instructions and read the whole thing. Please write: “Forana is for me" at the top of your message, so I know you have read all the info, as the bookings tends to go so much smoother when info has been read! - And thank you for seeing it through!
We shall look forward to hosting you and receiving your honest feedback. We always get a buzz (- and sometimes a happy lump in the throat) out of reading peoples thoughts and wonderful experiences!
You will have full access to the property (bar a couple of owners cupboards). The garden is secure and fenced in, so your kids can be let loose among the blooming foliage. The BBQ is ready for use, and the sun drenched balcony waiting for your outdoor entertaining. The pantry is stocked with many basic everyday items like tea, coffee, flour, sugar, spices, glad wrap and foil. If you stay for a few days, please do check the pantry before shopping - you are welcome to use what we, and previous guests have provided. Should you use up the last of an item, then we ask that you kindly restock as a courtesy to the next guests. To assist in getting the most out of your stay we have created manuals for all appliances, these are located in the top drawer next to the cooktop.
Our wonderful caretakers, Lyn and Tony are locals who lives just a few doors away. One of them will, on most occasions, hand over the keys and look after your needs. If you need anything at all, they will happily assist you. We also have an exterior key safe which can be used for groups who are sharing the house. All beds are supplied with clean linen and towels for the number of guests staying. Plus basic toiletry and hairdryer.
Have a look at the guest activities ideas book in the lounge room for plenty of inspirations and suggestions for activities.
We ask that you respect our child friendly neighbourhood by driving slowly (There may be ‘runaway' kids on the road, especially near the playground!) Please consider our wonderful neighbours, by turning down the stereo and keeping noise to a minimum after 10.00 pm.
Due to family allergies, Forana Holiday House is a completely non smoking, and pet free, guest venue. We thank you for respecting this. Ashtray are located outside on the deck. We love our neighbours - Please be considerate by keeping noise to a minimum after 10 pm. With a park and playground next door, and a winding road, we ask you to take great care, and adjust your speed in the street to max 40 km to protect stray kids and dogs. Check in can be done from 3 pm to 9 pm. Your check out time will be 10 am, unless otherwise agreed. - Enjoy!