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    The beach at the end of the garden
    The beach at the end of the garden
    The beach at the end of the garden
    Driveway into the house
    Entrance to house with view of garden
    Downstairs veranda outside bedrooms
    Veranda downstairs
    Property description
    Malindi
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    Rental Home – 
    5 Bedrooms, 8 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
    The house stands on a stunning location of grove of trees and bougainvillea and frangipani on a coral headland jutting out into the Indian Ocean. Beaches stretch out on either side. It has been a family house for 45 years. It is a combination of old style Swahili house with makooti roofing and Arab influence.

    The accommodation is on two levels. It includes 5 double bedrooms, 3 (downstairs) with air conditioning, two upstairs with overhead fans. 3 showers, 1 bath, 4 toilets, sitting room and extensive verandas. There are mosquito nets in all the bedrooms, and a further shower, and foot bath, in the garden.

    The 3 members of staff, a cook, laundry staff, gardener.The beach below the house is in the KWS Marine Park. The extensive coral reef can be visited, at low tide, in glass bottomed boat...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Dining Seats (12)
    • Double Beds:(5)
    • En Suite Rooms (3)
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (10)
    • Ocean Views
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Shower Rooms (4)
    • Single Beds:(10)
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      Yes
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #HL284109 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    High Season Jun 28, 2014 Aug 31, 2014 2 nights
    $377
    £220
    $428
    £250
    $2,569
    £1,500
    Mid Season Sep 1, 2014 Sep 19, 2014 2 nights
    $257
    £150
    $308
    £180
    $2,055
    £1,200
    Low Season Sep 20, 2014 Nov 30, 2014 2 nights
    $257
    £150
    $257
    £150
    $1,713
    £1,000
    High season Dec 1, 2014 Dec 19, 2014 2 nights
    $411
    £240
    $428
    £250
    $2,569
    £1,500
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Payments can be made direct into a Bank Account.

    Vivienne will consider special rates for long stays.

    Cancellation Policy:

    Once a 30% deposit is made, this is not refundable.

    Full payment is expected 2 months prior to arrival.

    If the booking is cancelled 6 weeks prior to arrival, there will be no refunds.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Malindi: 4.3 mi
    Railway: Mombasa: 68.4 mi
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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Sam W
Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 for a stay in January 2014

Perfect location on beach, the headland is part of the private garden with a lockable gate to the beach, dhows sailing past, trips to the outer reef in a glass bottomed boat, part of a marine park. The garden is ful of beautiful mature trees and well tended by Justus; Francis is an excellent cook who will turn out beautiful... more

MeandYu
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

Three of us stayed at this amazing house over Christmas. It was beyond what we had hoped. The location was brilliant - private, easy beach access, back from the road, views from every angle. If you want a relaxing beach holiday where relaxation is paramount, look no further. Additionally, the three staff are unobtrusive and welcoming. Francis, the cook, delivered... more

jok201320...
Nairobi
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

I booked Ritchie House for my sister, her two teenage children, and myself (Nairobi-based) as part of a big holiday - their first to Kenya! - from UK. We had spent time in Shompole area, and then drove to the coast in a day.. We had wondered whether to rent a house with a pool or not, and decided it...

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44 07803727450
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Listed since : Jan 2013
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 8 days ago
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