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Rustic Chic House with Pool near Giraffe Centre

Entire chalet hosted by Julie
8 guests4 bedrooms4 beds3 bathrooms
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This rustic chic house is in the wonderful Nairobi neighbourhood of Karen. It's walking distance to the giraffe sanctuary and close to the elephant orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum, shopping malls, and hip restaurants. Good walking and cycling trails are nearby and hikes up the Ngong hills can be arranged with a private guide.
A great spot also to work from if on a business trip. Easy to get to and in close proximity to Karen, Galleria Shopping Mall and Wilson Airport.

The space
A 'chalet' in Nairobi with amazing vistas, huge wild garden, large shallow pool with a gazebo, homely environment and a great location to enjoy walks, visit to the Giraffe Sanctuary, Elephant Orphanage and Karen shopping outside of Nairobi. Hikes up the Ngong hills can be organised, as can cycling tours, yoga, massages and private fitness classes.
Its a wonderful place to getaway from city life, and have a staycation for the family and friends or for a long term work place. Easy to get to and in close proximity to Karen, Galleria Shopping Mall and Wilson and JIKA Airports.

Guest access
Guests have access through the main door, and will be let in by the management team.
They have full use of the house - which is a private home - but available when the family are away.
They also have access to the pool, gazebo, trampoline, garden and tennis wall/fitness area.

Other things to note
Supper and lunches can be arranged and their is a menu available.
Through our Seas4Life Safari company we can organise safaris throughout Kenya- www.seas4life.com including Lake Naivasha, horse riding in the Masai Mara, camel walks in Laikipia, seas4life villa experiences in Lamu, Watamu, Kilifi, Diani, Galu and Msabweni and luxury dhow and yacht safaris in Kenya, Tanzania, Seychelles, Mozambique and sea expeditions in the Red Sea and Southern Africa.

Moses can also arrange safaris to the Masai Mara for those on a tighter budget.
This rustic chic house is in the wonderful Nairobi neighbourhood of Karen. It's walking distance to the giraffe sanctuary and close to the elephant orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum, shopping malls, and hip restaurants. Good walking and cycling trails are nearby and hikes up the Ngong hills can be arranged with a private guide.
A great spot also to work from if on a business trip. Easy to get to and in close proxim…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

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Kitchen
Dryer
Wifi
Pool
Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Iron
Dedicated workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Wonderful neighbourhood of Karen, close to the giraffe sanctuary, good walking, cycling and shopping.This charming cottage is in the wonderful Nairobi neighbourhood of Karen. It's walking distance to the giraffe sanctuary and close to the elephant orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum, shopping malls, and hip restaurants. Good walking and cycling trails are nearby and hikes up the Ngong hills can be arranged with a private guide.
A great spot also to work from if on a business trip. Easy to get to and in close proximity to Karen, Galleria Shopping Mall and Wilson Airport.
Wonderful neighbourhood of Karen, close to the giraffe sanctuary, good walking, cycling and shopping.This charming cottage is in the wonderful Nairobi neighbourhood of Karen. It's walking distance to the giraff…

Hosted by Julie

Joined in April 2013
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Marine conservationist extraordinaire, passionate about the ocean. Leading Seas4Life - Safaris, Conservation, Education in, on and around the Indian Ocean and Red Sea. Lives between the Sea and Ol Losowan house and as a fourth generation Kenyan knows all the in's and out's, and hidden gems to explore here in Kenya whether at the ocean, in Nairobi, in the Rift Valley, on mountains, deserts or the savannahs.. 'Hostest with the mostest' and you'll get an insiders view of Kenya with dinner parties in the 'tree house' or gazebo with unique groups of movers and shakers from around the world. We also have a beautiful home, Ajabu House on the shores of Lake Naivasha where you can explore the Rift Valley. Also properties along the coast which provide an all inclusive ocean experience. I provide advice on marine/plastic issues in the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. Founded and managed an innovative flip flop recycling company, Ocean Sole, which is entering a new phase of exciting growth and expansion.
Marine conservationist extraordinaire, passionate about the ocean. Leading Seas4Life - Safaris, Conservation, Education in, on and around the Indian Ocean and Red Sea. Lives betwee…
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Once you have booked a Whatsapp group will be established, the pin and directions will be provided. Feel free to reach out and ask for any further help on this platform.
We can organise airport pick ups.
Through the Seas4Life company we organise safaris at sea, along waterways and in the wilderness - be it on the shores of lake Navaiasha at Ajabu house, in private villas along the coast or luxury dhows and yachts in the Indian Ocean and Red Sea. By joining us you help create a blue planet consciousness through experiential conservation travel.
Once you have booked a Whatsapp group will be established, the pin and directions will be provided. Feel free to reach out and ask for any further help on this platform.
We ca…
Julie is a Superhost
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  • Languages: English, Français
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House rules
Check-in: After 1:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM
No pets
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Cancellation policy

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