MUKIMA HOUSE PRIVATE HOLIDAY HOME
Mukima House, The double storey house. Its set in vivid tropical flowerbeds with expansive lawns, has 8 En-suite Bedrooms, a games room, large kitchen with store, laundry room, cloakroom, drawing room, dining room, a generous entrance hall and an upstairs gallery. There is a first floor open terrace, perfect for sun-downers while watching the white egrets fly home to roost on the dam against the backdrop of the mountain and the African dusk. Just as stunning on the clear mornings is the sunrise, which silhouettes the mountain on soft pink and blue. The front of the Mukima house has a large, wrap-around veranda, used for daytime dining.
The Mukima House rooms are comfortably furnished with local, Lamu and imported Indonesian pieces, which all combine well and compliment the formal aspect of the Mukima house.
Additionally, Mukima House has a 4×14 metre oval swimming pool, a children’s pool, a pool house with covered eating area, bar, sauna, exercise room with massage area and a tennis court.
Mukima House staff will discreetly ensure that your every requirement is met. The generous farmhouse food is fresh and wholesome, with local and homegrown fruit and vegetables.
Mukima House Accommodation
- Eight bedrooms (4 doubles, 3 doubles with additional single bed, 1 twin, all en-suite)
- Drawing room with log fire
- Dining room with log fire
- Double guest washroom
- Cocktail terrace and Dining Terraces
- Courtyard with central Persian Garden
- Kitchen and laundry
- TV Room and Games Room
- Large upper landing and outside terrace
Mukima House Facilities
- Swimming pool, pool terrace with fireplace
- Enclosed poolside dining room, sitting room and kitchen
- Poolside shower rooms, sauna and massage room
- Tennis court (murram), badminton court (grass)
- Boating lake (two rowing boats/fishing)
- Two nature trails
- Donkey paddock/rides
- WiFi internet connection
- Music system
CATERING AT MUKIMA HOUSE
- Home grown, organic, local produce
- Trained chefs
- Personalised menus
- Celebration cakes available
- Party catering available
- Packed lunches and sundowners available on request
Other Activities that you can do while at Mukima House
- Ol Jogi Wildlife Rescue Centre, by appointment
- Ol Pejeta Conservancy
- Lolldaigas Hills
- Mt Kenya
- Horse riding
- Solio Ranch
- Samburu National Park
- Ngare Ndara Forst
- Golf and Nanyuki Sports Club
- Mt Kenya Animal Orphanage
The tap water at Mukima House is perfectly safe to drink. There will be a jug of water placed in your room each night and on excursions we will provide you with a water bottle both of which help us to reduce the amount of plastic brought onto Mukima. If however you would prefer to drink mineral water please let us know and we will stock the fridges accordingly.
Health Issues while at Mukima House
Should you have any health issues during your stay at Mukima House please alert a member of management you can organize for an appointment with Dr Butt in the nearby town of Nanyuki. In an emergency we would call for AMREF flying doctors service from Nairobi.
Mobile Phone Reception While at Mukima House
The best mobile phone reception can be found either upstairs or on the front verandah.
Wifi Internet Connection At Mukima House
Mukima House offers wireless internet connection. The best area for this is the study/library.
Staff Tips at Mukima House Recomendation
The Mukima House staff kindly request that any tips that you wish to leave go into a collective tip box. This way that can be evenly divided amongst all the staff, the hardworking ones you see and the hardworking ones you don’t. As a guide the tipping guidelines for Kenya are $10 per guest per day. Management will leave an envelope marked “staff tips” in the office, if you would like to leave a tip please give this envelope to John.