Located 3 hours north of Nairobi and 10 km south of Nanyuki, Kidogo Mazinaw is located on a lush 5 acre property. There is a stunning view of of Mt Kenya from the front porch.
The cottage is ideal for a family or three couples who want a quiet retreat. It offers a base for hikes or climbs on Mt. Kenya, mountain biking, fly fishing, visits to nearby game reserves (Solio, Sweetwaters) and the Abedares. Nanyuki town offers tennis and golf at the Nanyuki Sports Club.
2 bedrooms each with 2 attached single beds (which makes a king or can be separated to two singles)
Two en-suite bathrooms with toilet, shower and sink.
Main gathering room with fireplace.
Tented Camp. A few metres from the cottage, here is a spacious 4 M x 4M tent, with two single beds that can be combined to make a king. Attached, there is a bathroom with toilet and sink, 2M x 4M.
Generous porch with stunning view of Mt. Kenya, dependent on the cloud cover!
Well equipped kitchen with gas cooker (with oven), cool room, 12v cooler size fridge (koolatron)
14,000 litre water storage from municipal supply and rain water capture
Solar heated hot water
Photovoltaic storage system for lighting with 220v charging system for phones and small devices
Groundskeeper living on a corner of the property
Night askari 6pm to 6 am
English speaking housekeeper is available (included), with some limited cooking abilities
Property manager on-call 24 hours a day.
The property is located 2 km west of the main north-south road leading to Nanyuki from Nairobi. During the wet season, a 4 wheel drive vehicle is recommended. There is a mix of Kenyan and expatriate neighbours in the area.
Things to do:
Ol Pejeta Conservancy http://www.olpejetaconservancy.org/
Solio Ranch http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solio_Ranch
Mt. Kenya and Climbing/Hiking http://www.kws.org/parks/parks_reserves/MKNP.html
Mpala Conservancy http://www.mpala.org/
Mt Abedares National Park http://www.kws.org/parks/parks_reserves/ABNP.html
Sweetwaters Camp http://www.serenahotels.com/serenasweetwaters/default-en.html
Naro Moru River Lodge and Mt. Kenya climbing outfitters http://www.naromoruriverlodge.com/
Nanyuki Sportsman Club for Golfing http://www.nairobiclub.com/r-clubs.htm
Fights from Nairobi to Nanyuki and return http://www.flysafarilink.com/Destinations/Nanyuki
Mt. Kenya Safari Club Hotel http://www.fairmont.com/kenyasafariclub
Lewa Downs http://www.lewa.org/
Outfitters, Safari Service Provider, Mountain Bike Tours http://www.riftvalleyadventures.com/
Cooperatives in Nanyuki http://www.spinnersandweavers.org/
Colobus Cottages http://www.colobuscottages.com/
Trout Tree Restaurant http://www.nanyukinow.com/restaurants/trout-tree-restaurant-nanyuki/
Local information http://www.nanyukinow.com