Lavender Cottage, Nanyuki
About Lavender Cottage
Lavender Cottage is a self-catering 2 bedroom cottage, a perfect spacious and homey space for couples or small families looking for a safe environment to enjoy Kenya’s wild side, in the privacy of their own home. So-called due to the Lavender that grows all around the cottage edge. Nestled into the fauna and flora of the wild Mukima grounds, facing a breathtaking view of Mount Kenya. Lavender cottage also has a flat-screen TV and a large private fenced garden.
Lavender Cottage has been popular with long-stay rentals for small families wanting a longer escape in the country, which allows them to explore all the safari drive options nearby.
Lavender Cottage boasts amazing views of Mt Kenya. Sat within the 300 acres electric fenced land of The Mukima Sanctuary, the only off-limit areas are the pool, Spa, tennis court and gardens of Mukima House. Light, spacious and home-from-home feels. Perfect for a peaceful, unique escape on the foothills of Mt Kenya.
Very close to 5 famous wildlife conservancies for game drives and day trips. Only 15 minutes drive from Nanyuki town with shops, cafes and restaurants a plenty. Guests are welcome to row on the lake, walk through our forests and make the most of our spectacular bird watching and other game that live on the estate such as Bush Buck, Reid Buck, Duiker, White-Tailed Mongoose, Porcupine, Claw Foot Otters, Eland and more, the wildlife on Mukima are often seen drinking from the lake.
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THINGS TO DO
The Lolldaiga Hills
Untamed valleys and hills with stunning vistas across Laikipia with abundant game and bird life.
A pioneering conservancy that led the way in educating local communities to preserve wildlife.
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
A ranch with its all-weather roads offers self-drive safaris for big five, hippo pools and Chimp House
Abardare National Park
Get lost in the forest trails and spot rhinos and giant forest hogs, or experience the best fly fishing.
A beautiful golf course is located in close proximity where both Ladies & Gentlemen’s clubs are available.
Bush Breakfasts & Sundowners
These are an integral part of the safari experience. Let us pick a beautiful spot and spoil you.
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Standard Season (7th Jan - 15th Dec) - USD 350
Peak Season(16th Dec - 6th Jan) - USD 500
Kitchen with appliances. Use of row boats on the dam. Fishing rights on dam. Bed linen and towels. Access to Mukima forest walks. Free Wi-Fi internet access.
Horse riding & Yoga (book in advance). Selection of wines from house cellar. Massage and treatments. Safari excursions. Scenic flights. Laundry.