Located In a Serene Environment
Located In a Serene Environment

3 guests

2 rooms

2 beds

1 bath

3 guests

2 rooms

2 beds

1 bath

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About this listing

As our guest you must make sure you have any of the fruits in season - avocados, mulberries, macadamia nuts, strawberries and locquats! Better to feast on them before the birds and the monkeys :) !!


Cleaning Fee: $25
Security Deposit: $100
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: $55 / night


The space

The location is in the quiet leafy outskirts of Nairobi. It is 15km (20min) away from the city centre.

The cottage has a rustic country atmosphere and the mature garden with a large variety of trees attracts all kinds of birds and it is normal to see the hadada and scared ibis busy pecking on the grass. Others include the paradise flycatchers, olive thrushes and firefinches to name a few. We occasionally get monkeys visiting because of the trees.

As our guest you must make sure you have any of the fruits in season - avocados, mulberries, macadamia nuts, strawberries and locquats! Better to feast on them before the birds and the monkeys :) !!

Nearby along the Kiambu road is the Ridgeways Mall for supermarket shopping, available also are banks,forex bureaus and restaurants. There is also Mountain Mall ,Thika Road Mall and Garden City Mall which is larger and with more restuarants.

The cottage has two bedrooms( Large master bedroom with Queen size bed), a shower, kitchen and a large living dining area.
It is ideal for daily, weekly short-term stays ( self catering ) or longer term rental (one month max)

SERVICES (rate-inclusive):

1) Fully furnished apartment.
2) A private fully equipped kitchen with pantry
3) Use of the garden
4) Space for parking in the compound
5) Security: 24hr security in the estate
6) House Cleaning every other day when accessible

SERVICES (rate-exclusive):

1) Airport transfers (pick-up and drop-off)
2) Extra laundry, ironing and dry-cleaning
3) City shopping and/or sightseeing tours
4) Grocery shopping

Please ask for more clarification.

1.) Windsor Golf and Country club is about 3km away,
2.) Paradise Lost off Kiambu road for boat riding, fishing and walking on the nature trails.
3.) The Karura Forest is also 9km away (12min) great for weekend picnics and visit to the caves.
4.) The United Nations regional headquaters and the American Embassy in Gigiri are only about 10.5km (18min) away.

Nairobi has great places to visit. We'll gladly assist in facilitating our guests to visit the national park, giraffe centre and the Elephant orphanage all in a day's trip!

If you have any special requests or would like more clarification, feel free to ask and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. (24hrs)

Guest access

Guests can access the garden and barbeque area on prior notice if they want to entertain a maximum of 10-15 guests

Interaction with guests

Guests can interact with Bella who will be available most of the time and is just in the same compound.

The neighborhood

The quiet, natural surroundings (green and mature trees), the birds, the fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi is a welcome relief when you arrive!

Getting around

There is parking available for guests with vehicles. Public transport is a 25min walk away but taxis are available request.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in time is flexible
Check out by 10AM

There is no smoking in or out of the cottage.
Keep doors closed to avoid monkeys entering when they are around.
No pets are allowed.
No loud music.

Enjoy the stay !!!



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

2 nights minimum stay

43 Reviews

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Victor User Profile
March 2017
Excellent place! Excellent concept! Thank you Bella!

Tracy User Profile
March 2017
The photos were true to life. Bella was quick to respond to all contact and helpful with arrival time etc. The house is well located, the garden is super. Being in a wooded setting there were a few issues with ants, mainly due to the fruit the monkeys were dropping from the trees. Good to have WiFi. Thanks.

Joseph User Profile
February 2017
A wonderfully green and peaceful retreat from the busyness of Nairobi. Definitely worth checking out.

Michael User Profile
February 2017
It's a pity that I had to leave. Bella's place works very well for people who search for a quiet, green spot in Nairobi. Will certainly return. Bella, thank you for being such an excellent host.

Jana User Profile
January 2017
The host canceled this reservation the day before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Bella User Profile
Response from Bella:
Unfortunately, I was unable to host Jana and her family. The reason was because the cottage was undergoing some painting work which started the day she instant booked. The dates had not yet been blocked off. Although I offered Jana my other one bedroom cottage, and another option for the family, she declined the offer.
January 2017

Garikai User Profile
January 2017
Great and serene place which is not far from amenities. Greatly recommended

Emily User Profile
December 2016
Very quiet and peaceful stay away from the bustle of Nairobi. Plus it's a great value! We had to use Ubers to get anywhere, but if that is okay with you, the trees and birds are so worth it. Bella is a kind and easy-going host as well.

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Nairobi, Kenya · Joined in May 2012
Bella User Profile

I love travelling, nature, fresh air and meeting people!
My travels have taken me to the Pyramids and the Nile in Egypt, Robben Island in South Africa. Taj Mahal in India, Zanzibar & Mayotte Islands in the Indian Ocean, the Golden gate Bridge in San Fransisco and Rocky Mountains in Colorado.
I enjoy interacting with young creative entrepreneurs in my part time design consultancy work.

Response rate: 100%
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Response time: within an hour

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