Karen Crest is a detached house

House - Entire home/apt · Karen Road, Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Margaret
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Karen Crest is a homely two bedroom self contained bungalow which provides comfortable accommodation to guests seeking a quiet and peaceful environment within a family set up. Karen Crest, though detached, shares same compound with another bungalow and a maisonnette. The guest house is offers opportunities to visitors to enjoy their Kenyan stay home away from home. The guest house is owned by a wonderful, peace loving family: John, Margaret and Peter. Each one of us plays an important role in hosting our guests.
Location: Karen Crest is located in the serene, leafy suburb of Karen. It is situated along Karen Road with Ngong Road on one side and Langata road on the other. Therefore it is near tarmac roads and public transport facilities. It is about 20km from Jomo Kenyatta International and 5 km to Wilson Airports. It is 5km to Nairobi National park, 5 minutes drive to Karen Blixen museum, a walking distance to World Vision Headquarters, 2 minutes drive to Karen shopping centre and Crossroad Supermarket. Other shopping malls are nearby and easily accessible, that is, The Junction, Prestige and Uchumi Hypermarket on Ngong Road and Galleria Shopping Mall on Langata Road. Karen Crest is surrounded by interesting restaurants like Country House, Rusty Nails and Talisman. Its close specialized eating houses include Open House (Indian cuisine) Osteria (Italian), Haru - Sushi and Shaba (Chinese) plus many coffee houses like Java and Dormans.
Description: The Guest House has 2 bedrooms which nicely fit 2 single beds each. King size bed is available on request. Each bedroom has a bedside stand/drawer plus a clothes closet. Other facilities include instant hot water shower, comfortably furnished lounge, TV, fireplace and firewood. It has a kitchenette fitted with a gas cooker, fridge and cutlery and cooking pans/pots. Guests are encouraged to prepare their own meals.
We provide 24-hour communal security and have own alarm system backup. Security is enhanced further by the neighboring Kenya Defense Force College and the official residence of the Deputy President of Kenya.
It is close to adventurous sites like National Animal Orphanage, Bomas of Kenya, Mamba Village, Giraffe Centre, Butterfly Garden, Nature Walks in the forest and Ngong Hills Picnic Sites. We facilitate tours and site seeing for our guests to these or any other sites on request at an extra cost.
Other Services Offered: Housekeeping and laundry twice a week. Transport by our trusted chauffer to and from JKIA, Wilson Airport, City Centre, UN and other areas is available at an extra cost. Car rentals and safaris can be arranged.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 4
Extra people: $15 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $400 /week
Monthly Price: $1050 /month
Cleaning Fee: $10
Check Out: 2:00 PM
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Cancellation: Flexible
Pet Owner: Cat(s)

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Both John and Margaret are retired school teachers!!
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The Wanyiris are a warm and humble family. John likes playing the Guitar and has a ton of interesting stories to tell especially about the Mau Mau war and life growing up in the rural areas and loves a good joke or two. Margaret is John's wife a warm and loving person who loves meeting new people from different backgrounds and has opened her home to many an exchange student from Europe and the US, she is also a great cook .She lived and worked in the UK and US for many years.and has worked in the expatriate community with various NGOs. Simon the youngest of two sons is a quiet thoughtful young man who loves traveling and ancient history. Karen Crest has an adorable pet cat,named 'Jams" who is the house mascot and resident security staff. We look forward to hosting you soon.
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