An 1780 acre forest near Lake Naivasha in Kenya comprising the last remaining section of un spoilt Juniper cedar between Longonot and Nakuru.
Stunning getaway destination near Lake Naivasha in Kenya and a base for excursions to Lake Nakuru National Park, Crescent Island, Hell's Gate National Park and Kigio Game Reserve. Kenya safari guests can fly-in or drive from Nairobi which takes about 1.5 hours.
This beautiful indigenous forest is situated on an escarpment overlooking Lake Naivasha, 11km (7 miles) from the main Nbo-Nakuru road. The west side of the property is bordered for 3km (1.8 miles) by the majestic Malewa River, the main tributary of Lake Naivasha in Kenya, with beautiful gorges, rapids and a waterfall. On the south side of the property is the Mahindu stream fed by hot springs where a plunge pool has been built for guests to use.
The Kenya wildlife includes Colobus and Sykes monkeys, Zebra, Dik Dik, Bushbuck, the elusive Leopard and a prolific bird population. There are guided activities so that you may see these animals, plant life and Lake Naivasha.
How to get there
Situated on the Rift Valley Escarpment, just 14km (9 miles) from Naivasha town and 1.5 hours drive from Nairobi. Visitors can be transferred from and to Naivasha town, Lolidia Airstrip and Airspray Airstrip in Malu Farm 4x4 Land Cruisers.
Located to the east of Lake Naivasha, 11km (7 miles) from the main Nairobi - Nakuru road. Travelling from Nairobi the road is 1hr 10mins on good tarmac, and 20 minutes on murram. Nakuru is a 1 hour drive with 4x4 vehicles are recommended, especially in the wet season.
Guests can bring their own aircraft and also fly-in for lunch. Runway details are available on request.
Time stops at the property, giving one the opportunity to enjoy the wonders of nature that are everywhere you turn in this huge ranch. The wildlife, the natural cedar forest, meandering river and hot springs all usher one to a perfect holiday.
It also takes pride in a healthy wildlife presence. Crowned eagles, warthogs, buffalo, zebras and leopards are some of the animals that are at home inside ranch. There are also cattle, rabbits, geese, horses and donkeys which are a favorite for little guests at the animal yard next to an old farm house.
Children love playing with the domestic animals and taking donkey rides from one part of the ranch to another. A donkey carriage instead of the usual chauffeured limousine is another unique treat at the retreat. Horse rides cost Sh800 per person and are only allowed early in the morning or late afternoon. Donkey rides are free for children below eight years.
The Lodge is built on 43 acres of the 1,800-acre property but it’s still big enough for vacationers to take long walks around. The club house, which has an Italian restaurant is a distance from the cottages. This allows for privacy for guests.
The lodge has several cottages to suit every taste. The Mahindu House is a well-known accommodation facility. It was built in 1943 and hosted Italian prisoners of war.
It has two furnished houses adjacent to each other. Both are spacious with several en suite rooms, kitchen and a terrace.
Selling KES 1.8M per acre and selling as a block for KES 3.2B
201, Naivasha, Nakuru, Kenya