The SpaceMuthaiga North Gardens is adjacent to Karura Forest in a quiet, country-like setting. It is 7 km from Nairobi's Central Business District (CBD) and approximately 800 meters from the new Thika superhighway/Roasters-inn turn off. It's the ideal home: a short distance to the city centre but with a quiet, country-side atmosphere and very secure.
Security: A gated community with 24/7 surveillance team on the ground. No one visits without your prior authorization. With a large garden and your own a gate, you enjoy your quiet.
Comfortable: A fully-furnished home suitable for a large family with access for one elderly or disabled couple. Comfortably accommodates 8. If traveling as a group of friends, you get to share costs and enjoy your individual bed and bath rooms. The rooms are large and the garden is well kept, with fruit trees (tomato, maracuja and English passion fruits) that guests can sample for free.
The house is finished and furnished to European standards and offers amenities for the modern home, including a washing machine, a garderobe as well as garden tables and chairs. Sheets and towels are provided.
This place is unbeatable. It is 8min from Nairobi's best recreational facilities for children (TRM) and 5 minutes away from the Karura Forest Gate on Kiambu Road, 8 minutes from the Safari Cats Acrobatic Team, that performs every day at Safari Park Hotel, 10 minutes from the Nairobi Museum and 15 minutes from the United Nations Environment Programme and Masai Market at the Village Market. You are within 5 minutes of the newest upmarket Garden City Mall (by taxi it costs US5 one way). Golfers have access to Windsor Golf and Country Club. Excellent local pubs and nightlife within a short distance.
Easy access to the Village Market, Westlands, and the new malls in the Garden Estate area, you really don't have to go into the city center to do any business, unless you really want to subject yourself to the city traffic jams. Guest AccessThe entire house. If more than 2 guests and staying for seven nights or more, the standard weekly or monthly cost is applied.
Early check-in may be arranged upon request. Please inquire if available. A late check-in is possible at a modest fee payable directly to the person who checks the party in.
Laundry facilities, including the washing machine, are only provided to guests staying 7 nights or more. Interaction with GuestsOur guests should have the quiet they enjoy in their own home, but get rapid assistance when it is needed.
A caretaker with diplomatic experience lives on site in a separate house. The caretaker interacts with the guests on arrival and departure, but is also available to assist the guests with advice, upon request. The NeighborhoodThis quiet neighborhood is 15 minutes from the Nairobi CBD. No traffic jams into the city that plague most of the city's suburbs. Westlands, Village Market and the United Nations are reachable easily without going through the CBD.
It is close to the Safaripark and Utalii hotels, Kenya School of Monetary Studies, United States International University, Jomo Kenyatta University, Kenyatta University, Gertrude Children's Home, Aga Khan Hospital and Windsor Golf and Country Club.
For shopping, drive 8 minutes to the Ridgeways Mall, 9 minutes to the Thika Road Mall or walk 800m to the Uchumi and Naivas supermarkets on Garden Estate Road. Getting AroundYou can get around easily using the public transport plying the Thika Superhighway/Garden Estate/East African Breweries roundabout. The gate is 800 m from the New Thika Superhighway/Roasters-inn turn off. You can walk or connect direct to the gate by taxi or motor bike. Private car hire is advisable if you are staying for long.
A private car, with/out a driver can be arranged at very competitive rates.
We can arrange a licensed tour van with an open rooftop and short and long range radios. A competent and experienced tour guide-cum-driver for your exclusive use at highly competitive rates is assured.
Taxi and airport pick-up and drop-off services can be arranged on request. Other Things to NoteThe manual at our house provides detailed information about eating places, pubs, recreation activities and amenities available in this location. We provide a summary below.
FOOD: There are plenty of cheap eating places nearby for fast foods, formal dinners, pubs and grocery stores. Three Malls are located at reasonable distances - from 5 minutes to 15 minutes by car.
Garden City Mall, Thika Road Mall, Ridgeways Shopping Center and Village Market offer a variety of eating places and grocery stores, including green grocers. For more upmarket restaurants, visit La Mada Hotel, Safari Park Hotel, Windsor Golf and Country Club or The Tribe. The local pubs include Natives, Maxland and Safari Park Piano Bar.
Although it is safe to walk up to 10pm in the night, we DO NOT recommend walking anywhere in Nairobi at night. However, you may walk within the gated community at anytime without fear.
INTERNET: DSL and wireless Internet are available in the house. You can streaming videos, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) and use youtube. The service is fast and unlimited. Connection details are provided in the house manual.
DECOR: The wall pictures are of animals taken in Kenya's nature reserves by my husband. Quality amenities provided, high living assured.
LAUNDRY: If staying for more than a week, you can use the washing machine for free. If staying for a shorter period, you may use the washing machine at a fee of Ksh.1000 per load of 6kg. Detergents are provided. Please read the house manual for details
BEDDINGS: Towels and other beddings are provided, but bring your personal toiletries. We provide toiletries on the first night only. A change of beddings is assured for guests staying for more than 7 nights.
CHECK-IN and CHECK-OUT: A fee is chargeable for late check-in and late-check out. Regular check in times are (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) hours. Late check in begins at 00:00hrs. Check out time is 11:00hrs. Guests may leave their luggage in the house for pick-up up to 20:00hrs on the date of their departure.