Thika, Kiambu, Kenya Accommodations

Accommodations in Thika

Bedroom
Bedroom
  • Wifi
  • Pets Allowed
  • Breakfast
Interaction with GuestsI'm there twice a year for a mont, but I will interact with my guest through AIRBNB and if necessary through phone. Getting AroundIt's a 5 minute walk to the tarmac road to get a matatu or tuktuk to Thika Town. This is just a 10 minute drive. Other Things to NoteTwo friends of mine are living in my house during the year.
Home/Apartment
5br Home/Apartment
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Parking
The SpaceWelcome to Manyika house! A beautiful colonial farm house set amidst it's own coffee plantation, just 45km from Nairobi. Built in the 1930’s in the traditional English style, this historic homestead was once home to the pioneering aviator and famous horse trainer Beryl Markham. Soak up the history, enjoy your view of Mt. Kenya from the veranda and walk in the mature expansive garden and coffee fields of this beautiful country retreat. This very spacious and genuine old-style farm house has four bedrooms that share two (URL HIDDEN) large and open living room has several tastefully furnished sitting areas, a high ceiling with original carved beams and a cozy fire place. The dining room with its antique interior invites to a delicious dinner prepared by the chef. The kitchen is fully equipped and you can drink the fresh borehole water straight from the tap! Manyika also offers a small playground with a trampoline, slides, swings, sandbox and a football pitch. Kids also love our rabbits, dogs, turtles and are welcome to go out in the morning to collect the fresh eggs together with John, our caretaker. If it is a sunny day we can put out our swimming pool for the little ones for some water fun! Guest sometimes ask us what you can 'do' at Manyika house and we always answer that at Manyika you just want to 'be'. Relax, rejuvenate, enjoy all the flowers and trees while wandering in the garden, read a book on the veranda, play, eat and come to rest. What else would you want? However, if you do like to move around a bit, John, our gardener gladly takes you on a 1-1.5 hour walk on the coffee plantation. John will tell you about the plants, trees and surroundings while you can enjoy the beautiful and stunning views on the surrounding landscape and, on clear days, mount Kenya! We also have a few mountain bikes available that you are free to use and coffee tours to the nearby coffee factory can be arranged on request. If you stay longer, you are welcome to read books from our big library, including books of and about Beryl Markham, Manyika's former famous owner! On less than 2 km from the house you'll find the newly developed golf estate Thika Greens where you can book a round in the morning or afternoon and come back to Manyika afterwards for a nice lunch or dinner prepared by our chef Joel. some facts: - only one hour drive from Nairobi - sleeps a total of 10 in four bedrooms (3 double beds, 4 single beds) plus the possibility of adding 5 extra beds in the rooms or guest cottage. Maximum sleeping capacity in the house and cottage is 15 people. - 5 acre garden that is perfect for camping! - service of our cook Joel is included (maximum 10 guests, above 10 guests Joel can still help you but will not be able to do everything by himself) - few mountain-bikes/child bikes available for free - nice farm animals like sheep, rabbits, turtles, and chicken - small play ground with trampoline, swings and slides - great nature feeling with a lot of bird life and monkeys. Guest AccessYou access the entire house and grounds. Access to the guest cottage is possible for a small additional fee. Interaction with GuestsAs I live in Nairobi I won't be around most of the time except for the occasional weekend, but I will be available for your questions over the mail. Getting AroundManyika house is an eight minute drive from where you leave Thika highway. It is only accessible by private transportation.
farmhouse barn
3br farmhouse barn
  • Pets Allowed
A Farmhouse within a 2 acre compound which is again within a 12 acre natural bushland (not forest). Rural Setting. Electricity, water, telephone. Road to the area is good. Quiet and private and enclosed. Located in Ikombe location 140 km from Machakos town near Katangi. The house huge rooms, bathrooms and big low windows. With a big open American chicken, dining, lounge and chimney. The verandas are wide (4 meters). A two bedroomed guest wing house with a garage is located 10-15 meters away from the main house. Ideal for a those seeking a quiet place. Or what a real Kenyan Rural Experience. Has cows for milk, chicken, goats, mango orchard. Nature walks Karibu. Welcome. Prices include accompanied walks in the neighborhood, cleaner on standby, security, fully equiped kitchen with freezer and fridge, gas cooker, cooking and eating utensils The area is flat, on a plateau with green natural bush land when it rains and dry hot sunny days during the dry season. There is the small market nearby where local food is plenty. Rural farms dot around the property.
Bedroom
Bedroom
  • Wifi
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Breakfast
  • Parking
Our house is located in Thika's, Ngoingwa estate. The environment is serene, suitable for walks. Five to ten minutes away from Thika Town and an hour's drive to Nairobi City. The place is secure and nearby there are swimming pool amenities.
villa
4br villa
  • Pets Allowed
Beautiful English style country home 70 kms from Nairobi in the middle of a tea farm, with a chef and maid. Ideal for those that want an unforgettable gate away with friends while sitting around the bonfire in the evenings, taking amazing farm tours, swimming by the river and waterfall, fishing by the ponds and soaking up the sun by the plush gardens! Gorgeous river,waterfall and fish pond in the farm. The home is tranquil and ideal for groups in need of an unforgettable gate-away!
Home/Apartment
4br Home/Apartment
  • Pets Allowed
  • Breakfast
  • Parking
The SpaceThe farm house is right in the middle of a lavish tea farm with amazing views of the tea plantations and hills nearby Guest AccessGuests have access to the entire house, security, the caretaker to attend to queries and a help. The NeighborhoodThe farm house is gorgeous with nicely manicured lawns and views that make it simply breathtaking!!
farmhouse barn
Good
15 reviews
4br farmhouse barn
    Manyika house is a beautiful colonial farm house set amidst it's own coffee plantation, just 45km from Nairobi. Built in the 1930’s in the traditional English style, this historic homestead was once home to the pioneering aviator and dear friend of Karen Blixen; Beryl Markham. Soak up the history, enjoy your view of Mt. Kenya from the veranda and walk in the mature expansive garden (5 acres) and coffee fields of this beautiful country retreat. This very spacious and genuine old-style farm house has four bedrooms that share two bathrooms and a one bedroom guest cottage with ensuite bathroom.The large and open living room has several tastefully furnished sitting areas, a high ceiling with original carved beams and a cozy fire place. The dining room with its antique interior invites to a delicious dinner prepared by the chef. The kitchen is fully equipped and you can drink the fresh borehole water straight from the tap! Manyika also offers a small playground for kids with a trampoline, slides, swings, sandbox and a football pitch. Kids also love our rabbits, dogs, turtles and sheep and are welcome to go out in the morning to collect the fresh eggs together with John, our caretaker. Guest sometimes ask us what you can 'do' at Manyika house and we always answer that at Manyika you just want to 'be'. Relax, rejuvenate, enjoy all the flowers and trees while wandering in the garden, read a book on the veranda, play, eat and come to rest. What else would you want? However, if you do like to move around a bit, John, our gardener gladly takes you on a 1-1.5 hour walk on the coffee plantation. John will tell you about the plants, trees and surroundings while you can enjoy the beautiful and stunning views on the surrounding landscape and, on clear days, mount Kenya! We also have a few mountain bikes available that you are free to use and coffee tours to the nearby coffee factory can be arranged on request. If you stay longer, you are welcome to read books from our big library, including books of and about Beryl Markham Manyika's former, famous owner! On less than 2 km from the house you'll find the newly developed golf estate Thika Greens where you can book a round in the morning or afternoon and come back to Manyika afterwards for a nice lunch or dinner prepared by our chef Joel. Karibu Manyika!
    Home/Apartment
    3br Home/Apartment
    • Smoking Allowed
    • Pets Allowed
    • Parking
    • Swimming Pool
    The SpaceWe also have cottages and self contained tents at an affordable price The NeighborhoodQuiet and secure Getting AroundYes
    Home/Apartment
    3br Home/Apartment
    • Smoking Allowed
    • Pets Allowed
    • Parking
    • Swimming Pool
    This beautiful three bedroom mansionette is set on two acres of lush greenery, on the banks of the River Chania. Cool and quiet, beautiful and with a big swimming pool.
    bungalow
    3br bungalow
      Sophia Cottage is a newly refurbished bungalow set within a secure gated estate. It is very close to the Thika Superhighway, without the need to go through Thika Town. The property benefits from a spacious and comfortable living/dining/kitchen area, with a large balcony offering views towards the Aberdares and access to a lawned garden, where there is a separate seating/barbeque area. Thika Sports Club & Blue Post Hotel are situated close by, accessible by car. The The property is let on a self catering basis. Thika is a large town approximately 50km north of Nairobi and connected to it via an 8 lane highway. It is known for its industry and large pineapple plantations (owned by Del Monte).
      Country House
      4br Country House
      • Pets Allowed
      Beautiful English style country home 70 kms from Nairobi in the middle of a tea farm, with a chef and maid. Ideal for those that want an unforgettable gate away with friends while sitting around the bonfire in the evenings, taking amazing farm tours, swimming by the river and waterfall, fishing by the ponds and soaking up the sun by the plush gardens! Gorgeous river,waterfall and fish pond in the farm. The home is tranquil and ideal for groups in need of an unforgettable gate-away!
      Home/Apartment
      Good
      15 reviews
      4br Home/Apartment
      • Pets Allowed
      Manyika house is a beautiful colonial farm house set amidst it's own coffee plantation, just 45km from Nairobi. Built in the 1930’s in the traditional English style, this historic homestead was once home to the pioneering aviator and dear friend of Karen Blixen; Beryl Markham. Soak up the history, enjoy your view of Mt. Kenya from the veranda and walk in the mature expansive garden (5 acres) and coffee fields of this beautiful country retreat. This very spacious and genuine old-style farm house has four bedrooms that share two bathrooms and a one bedroom guest cottage with ensuite bathroom.The large and open living room has several tastefully furnished sitting areas, a high ceiling with original carved beams and a cozy fire place. The dining room with its antique interior invites to a delicious dinner prepared by the chef. The kitchen is fully equipped and you can drink the fresh borehole water straight from the tap! Manyika also offers a small playground for kids with a trampoline, slides, swings, sandbox and a football pitch. Kids also love our rabbits, dogs, turtles and sheep and are welcome to go out in the morning to collect the fresh eggs together with John, our caretaker. Guest sometimes ask us what you can 'do' at Manyika house and we always answer that at Manyika you just want to 'be'. Relax, rejuvenate, enjoy all the flowers and trees while wandering in the garden, read a book on the veranda, play, eat and come to rest. What else would you want? However, if you do like to move around a bit, John, our gardener gladly takes you on a 1-1.5 hour walk on the coffee plantation. John will tell you about the plants, trees and surroundings while you can enjoy the beautiful and stunning views on the surrounding landscape and, on clear days, mount Kenya! We also have a few mountain bikes available that you are free to use and coffee tours to the nearby coffee factory can be arranged on request. If you stay longer, you are welcome to read books from our big library, including books of and about Beryl Markham Manyika's former, famous owner! On less than 2 km from the house you'll find the newly developed golf estate Thika Greens where you can book a round in the morning or afternoon and come back to Manyika afterwards for a nice lunch or dinner prepared by our chef Joel. Karibu Manyika!
      Bungalow
      3br Bungalow
        Sophia Cottage is a newly refurbished bungalow set within a secure gated estate. It is very close to the Thika Superhighway, without the need to go through Thika Town. The property benefits from a spacious and comfortable living/dining/kitchen area, with a large balcony offering views towards the Aberdares and access to a lawned garden, where there is a separate seating/barbeque area. Thika Sports Club & Blue Post Hotel are situated close by, accessible by car. The The property is let on a self catering basis.
        Home/Apartment
        2br Home/Apartment
        • Wifi
        • Breakfast
        • Parking
        Located in Thika in the Central Region, 41 km from Nairobi, Blue Post Hotel features a barbecue and children's playground. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is provided and free private parking is available on site.
        Home/Apartment
        4br Home/Apartment
        • Wifi
        • Smoking Allowed
        • Pets Allowed
        • Breakfast
        • Parking
        There is a nanny who can take care of the little ones incase they are not travelling with their nanny. there is also a saloon can they can hire for the days they will be in the house just incase they dont have a car. there is great security