House in Malindi, Kenyan coast, Kenya

'Safari Style' Accommodation with Private Pool

Close to Golf Course and Unspoilt Beach

Sleeps 9 (4 Bedrooms)

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    £100 - £200PER NIGHT
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    • Property type:House/Villa
    • Sleeps:9 (4 bedrooms)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets:3
    • Pool

    Location:

    Property description

    Ebenezer House is newly built in coastal safari style with 'makuti' thatch. Professionally designed in an open-plan fashion, it gains maximum benefit from the Indian Ocean breezes. All the furnishings are of an exceptional quality and no expense has been spared with the finishings. The layout lends itself to accommodating two families.

    Accommodation description

    Bedrooms:
    Bedroom 1 - master bedroom with king sizebed, TV/DVD, and two seating areas to the front and rear of the house. Wardrobe.
    Bedroom 2 - ground floor, double bed in antique Swahili style. Wardrobe.
    Bedroom 3 - 3 single beds.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 single bed.

    Bathrooms:
    En-suite to bedroom 1 - Large his/hers showers and sinks, wc, bidet.
    En-suite to bedroom 2 - shower, sink, wc, bidet.
    En-suite to bedroom 3 - shower, sink, wc, bidet.
    Imported, high quality sanitary ware and fittings.

    Kitchen:
    Very large, with central 'island' work area. Bosch cooker, 2 large fridge/freezers, water dispenser, microwave, toaster, coffee maker. All crockery, cutlery, pots and pans are provided (many imported specifically) Small table with 4 chairs.

    Utility Room:
    Vacuum cleaner, ironing board, iron.

    Living Rooms:
    Lounge: comfy settee and four armchairs, coffee table, stereo system, potted palms. Catches the morning sun. Leads directly onto large patio area which overlooks the pool. Dining room: large table with 8 chairs, cabinet, subtle atmospheric lighting.

    Other:
    Dining room with seating for eight.

    Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
    Towels and linen provided; property cleaned daily, and linen changed weekly. 1 full time member of staff, and a cook can be hired (currently 500/- per day)

    Amenities/Facilities:
    Barbecue, Private Pool.

    Fridge/Freezer, Iron, Microwave, Oven.

    Room Fans, TV.

    Location Type:
    Rural, Near ocean.

    Accessibility
    2 bedrooms are downstairs but there are a few steps which may make it unsuitable for people in wheelchairs (although we have recently added ramps to accomodate this.

    Outside
    Private swimming pool (9x6m), barbecue and poolside furniture. Also, large patio area which is sunny throughout the day. Covered parking area for 2 cars.

    Important notes on accommodation

    All bedrooms provided with ceiling fans, mosquito nets, etc. Linen and towels provided. Two members of staff to assist with cooking, cleaning etc. Generator to provide back up power.

    Rates

    Prices

    Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
    6 January 2011 - 14 December 2011 £ 100.00 -
    15 December 2011 - 5 January 2012 £ 200.00 7
    6 January 2012 - 14 December 2012 £ 100.00 -

    Notes on prices
    Prices are for the property per day in UK Pounds.

    Changeover day
    Changeover days are flexible, as are arrival and departure times, subject to subsequent bookings.

    Booking notes
    10% should be paid to secure a booking, with the balance payable eight weeks in advance. Payment details will be forwarded once a booking is made.

    Location

    House in Malindi, Kenyan coast, Kenya

    About the area

    Coast/Beach
    Oasi Beach is 5 minutes drive away from the house. It is largely unspoilt and you can walk for miles in either direction with sand dunes for the children to play in. An Italian restaurant sits beside the beach, with a fully stocked bar. Young children eat free of charge. Beach beds and towels can be hired for less than 2 Euros. Also available is horse riding (details at the house) and kite surfing.

    Golf
    Malindi Golf and Country Club is just 3 minutes by car. Daily and weekly membership available.

    Special Interest Holidays
    Horse riding, kite surfing, deep sea fishing and marine park nearby.

    How to get there
    Malindi Airport is a mere 15 minutes drive away, and Mombasa International Airport is about 2 and a half hours drive. Local 'tuk-tuks' (taxis) are very cheap and plentiful, and a visit into Malindi and back is about one euro.

    Further Details
    Malindi is a small town, but there are numerous banks, shops, restaurants, and supermarkets. Most shops accept cash only, so a visit to the ATM is a necessity. Also, closing times vary between different shops, with some taking long midday siestas, while others close at 4. There are many restaurants and hotels should you decide to eat out, with Italian food predominating. Fruit and vegetables are readily available, either beside the road or at Malindi market. Both bicycle and car rental are available. Big game fishing is very popular with Marlin, Swordfish and Broad bill prize trophies. There is also a marine park which can be visited in a glass bottomed boat. From here you can snorkel in some of Kenya's loveliest areas of coral garden. Next to the sea is Vasco da Gama's Pillar. This is the actual cross planted by the Portuguese sailor as he became the first European to reach Kenya by sea. If you are interested in natural forests, visit the Arabuko-Sokoke forest, the largest patch of indigenous forest left in East Africa. It is home to a glorious variety of butterflies and several unusual species of birds and mammals. The Gedi ruins at nearby Watamu show what a 13th century town would have been like.

    House swap
    House swap considered. We Generally are away from kenya July August and also have a house in Nairobi so a two centre vacation (i.e city and coast) could be an option for guests.

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    House in Malindi, Kenyan coast, Kenya

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