About this place
Conveniently located on Mbagathi Ridge Road, this picturesque family home is the combination of mindful planning and stylish design, set against the backdrop of a beautiful mature garden. Comprising a tasteful guest cottage and an array amenities this property is a welcome breath of fresh air.
The main house is double storey with accommodation spread over 2 floors. The ground floor features a spacious foyer, TV room, a well-apportioned dining room and a bright study with fitted shelves. These rooms all open onto a superb covered verandah which boasts an outdoor lounge area with a fireplace and a dining area - allowing you to entertain and enjoy alfresco meals overlooking the garden.
The ground floor also includes a store, visitor’s cloakroom, a lounge with a gorgeous stone fireplace and a spacious modern kitchen with a large island. The kitchen boasts ample storage space and multiple power outlets. It also opens into the laundry area and laundry room.
The first floor comprises a large master bedroom complete with a Juliet balcony, walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite bathroom with a shower, bathtub and twin sinks. This floor also includes 4 further bedrooms (2 ensuite), as well as a shared full bathroom.
The guest cottage is single storey with private parking and an enclosed garden. It boasts a covered verandah, an open-plan kitchen and lounge, a shared bathroom, bedroom and a spacious ensuite master bedroom.
The property includes staff quarters for 3 with a kitchenette, 2 bathrooms and a store.
The property is connected to mains water and electricity with water tanks, a rain water harvesting system, solar water heating, a generator and an inverter. Security lights are positioned throughout the compound and the main house is fitted with an alarm system.
The property is situated on Mbagathi Ridge Road and can be accessed from Karen Road via Marula Lane or Forest Lane.
Facilities in close proximity include the Karen Golf and Country Club which is approx. 5 minutes’ drive from the property and the Hemingways Hotel which is within walking distance. The Hub Mall, Karen Crossroads, Karen Office Park and Karen Hospital are also within easy reach.
A number of renowned restaurants are also nearby such as the Talisman, Marula Mercantile, Tamambo and
Tamarind Restaurants. Various international schools are also within the area including the Banda School, Brookhouse School and Hillcrest Preparatory and Secondary Schools.
Langata Road is close to the property from where the CBD, Wilson Airport, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, as well as the Southern Bypass can easily be accessed. The Southern Bypass is also approx. 10 minutes from the property and affords access to a number of surrounding suburbs.