The SpaceThe house has all mod- cons with a contemporary, fully equipped kitchen, including dishwasher and washing machine. There is an open plan dining area and comfortable sitting room with an inviting log fire.
There are two verandas upstairs with views over the water hole, and downstairs there is a spacious covered veranda and outside eating area and a breakfast area.
During the day, you can see impala and zebra walking by and drinking at the water hole and at night you will often hear the roar of lions and whoop of hyenas, coming from Ol Pejeta. Guest AccessThe house is set on a thousand-acre wildlife estate (Mount Kenya Wildlife Estate) at the foot of mount Kenya. Activities on the estate include bush walks, bird watching, jogging and cycling, and there is a club house with a swimming pool, bar and flat screen TV. Dangerous animals are kept out of the estate by a perimeter fence, and the grounds are safe and secure, with regular security patrols. Interaction with GuestsYou will be welcomed to Pundamila house by Ephie, a friendly helpful care taker, who will show you around the house and introduce you to the estate and see you off when you leave. Should you need help or advise during your stay Ben, the estate manager will be close at hand.
All you have to bring is your food and drinks; everything else is provided.
If you require regular cleaning services, or a cook the rate is $25.00/visit and can be arranged before your arrival. The NeighborhoodThe gate into Ol Pejeta is a stone's throw away from the house and the conservancy is one of the best game viewing places in Kenya. You can see, Lions, Elephants, Black and White Rhino, Buffalo, Cheetah, Leopards and many other species. Activities on Ol Pejeta include lion tracking, guided bush walks, Rhino tracking, and more. There is a very nice restaurant, Moranis, where you can have brunch or lunch after exciting game drives.
Ol Pejeta is special in many ways but it is unique in that it is the only Rhino and Chimpanzee sanctuary in kenya.
For conservancy fees see the Ol Pejeta web site.
Besides being part of Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Pundamilia house is a short drive from several other wildlife conservancies, including Solio Ranch, Ol Jogi Conservancy, Sosian Ranch and Lewa downs, and the house is only two hours away from the Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves. Getting AroundMKWE is 13km from Nanyuki, which is a 3 hour drive from Nairobi on a good tarmac road. Nanyuki is a vibrant ‘settler town’ and a gate way to Laikipia and Northern Kenya. Nanyuki has many modern conveniences, including a shopping mall, a great coffee and cyber cafe and many art and craft shops all set in the hustle and bustle of a rural Kenyan town.
There are regular flights from Nairobi to Nanyuki , where you could be met by a hire car if you would rather not drive yourself.