About the property
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Mansion on the Beach in Msambweni, Kenya Coast - Msambweni Beach Is The Unspoiled "diamond" Of Kenya, Off The Tourist Track
Kaskazi is an Arabic/Swahili styled mansion surrounded with a large park ( 4,7 acres) filled with exotic plants and birds. On the coral cliff, with stunning ocean view, there are 3 dining places and 2 bonfires, barbecue and pizza oven serving a large dining table with space for 14 people. The garden is floodlighted in the evenings.Monkeys and bush babies are playing in the trees, and rare wild birds can be spotted any time. Free roaming Peacocks and Guinea fowles walk the spread out lawns facing the beach and the blue Indian Ocean. Our large outdoor aviary hosts friendly and lively parrots. You can relax on the underwater bench in the pool enjoying the magnificent ocean view as well as a game of bocha on the course in the coconut grove. The main entrance of the house is through an Arabic styled court yard.The first floor comprises a penthouse and 3 large terraces with a full view of the property.
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- May 17, 2018
We, Harriet Hetland and Eilif Torma, both Norwegians, bought Kaskazi in 2001 when we were working for the International Red Cross in Nairobi. We have since then developed the property to be a Swahili/Arabic styled mansion. For the last 4 years it has successfully operated as an up market boutique hotel. However after more than 15 years in East Africa we, according to our long term plan, will return to Norway and rejoin our family and friends Consequently beautiful Kaksazi is for sale. However our excellent staff, under the leadership of our Manager Omari will, until a sale is concluded, keep themselves busy and serve guests this time on a letting basis.
Omari purchased this House in 2001
Why Omari chose Msambweni
We bought this wonderful property in 2001. Msambweni is one of the very few unspoiled beaches left on the Kenyan coast Beach life is as it has been for many years with local fishermen, their dug out canoes, their traditional sailing boats. Always friendly and smiling. There are no jet skis, no water skiing, just the rolling waves and the sound of the ocean breeze passing through the palms.The seclusion is a true luxury even though busy Diani Beach is just a few km. away.
What makes this House unique
The house, gardens and spread out lawns blends with the Indian Ocean. A tropical paradise of your dreams.
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Special interest holidays: Fishing, river cruise, game drives, snorkelling, jogging on the beach, village visit, bicycling, outings in general. Sailing is a favourite. Coast/Beach: The beach is just outside our beach gate. Travel: Diani Ukunda airport is just 30 minutes drive away, approx. 20 km. from Kaskazi. There are every day regular flights to Nairobi and to all safari destinations in Kenya. Mombasa international airport is approx. 55 km away and may take 1 1/2 hours drive depending on the ferry to Mombasa. We can provide a reliable taxi. Distances: Nearest small villages are within walking distance ..approx 2 km. Diani is thee main hub with facilities is approx 22 km. away. Kisite national marine park is approx. 20 km. and Shimba Hills National reserve approx. 30 km. Diani with restaurants , nightclubs, hospitals, supermarkets, ATMs etc. is only 22 km. away from Kaskazi.
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Booking Notes: Bookings can be made to Omari Kassim or Eilif Torma 50% payment when booking ( confirmation), the remaining 4 weeks before arrival. Changeover Day: Change over day is flexible. Notes on prices: Discount can be given for longer lettings.