8 Bedroom Colonial Home in Laikipia

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Sitting on the edge of a plateau, eight kilometres from the Lodge, this eight-bedroom exclusive house offers the ultimate in privacy and luxury. Laragai House also features a fabulous new gym equipped with cardio-machines, weights and yoga equipment for fitness addicts and yoga enthusiasts alike.

Guests are sure to enjoy magnificent views from the seclusion of this light and breezy area.

Originally built as a country retreat by Lords Valentine and Michael Cecil, Laragai offers unparalleled seclusion and comfort in a breathtaking setting. This private home, owned by George and Lucilla Stephenson, is only booked on an exclusive-use basis.

It is a unique house in both style and situation. The interior of the house features the best in local furniture with luxurious carpets from Rajasthan and fabrics from London. The sitting room is ‘African Baronial’ with a thatched roof, enormous fireplace and animal paintings.

The views from Laragai are exceptional - Lolokwe and Wamba Mountains dominate the far horizons to the north and Mount Kenya looms out of the clouds to the south and 3,000 feet below is Kenya’s Northern Frontier District.

There is plenty of entertainment in the home, which has satellite television, an extensive DVD library and Wi-Fi Internet access throughout. There is also a fantastic sound system with many CDs to choose from and, for musicians, a full size electronic keyboard that is wired into the amplifier. The extensive game room can keep the whole family entertained with table tennis, croquet and boules.

From the sheltered area around the heated swimming pool guests have a view across to Borana Ranch. The Pool House has a bar, kitchen and bathroom and is the perfect place for long lunches while the alcoves around the pool provided shaded retreats for an afternoon siesta. There is also a clay tennis court with racquets and balls provided.

The property has a helicopter landing site.

Excluded from pricing:

Private guides (local & non-resident) - $80/$120 per person per day

Exclusive use of vehicle (subject to availability) - $250 per day

Cultural visits - $20 per person

Visits to Kisima floriculture project - $60 per person

Ngare Ndare Forest Trust - $30.00, Children under 12 FOC

Visits to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy - $90 per adult and $45 per child younger than 12yrs

Fly camping - $300 (flat fee per night, minimum of 2 people)

Overnight horse riding safaris - price upon request

Fishing excursions - price upon request

Helicopter excursions - price upon request

Originally built as a country retreat by Lords Valentine and Michael Cecil, Laragai offers unparalleled seclusion and comfort in a breathtaking setting. This private home, owned by George and Lucilla Stephenson, is only booked on an exclusive use basis.

It is a unique house in both style and situation. The interior of the house features the best in local furniture with luxurious carpets from Rajasthan and fabrics from London. The sitting room is ‘African Baronial’ with a thatched roof, enormous fireplace and animal paintings.

Opulent interiors invite fun and relaxation, whilst the grounds have a spectacular heated pool, tennis court and garden games such as croquet and bowls.

Activities include adventurous walks and drives to seek out Borana's wildlife, or horse rides around the extensive landscapes that characterize this area of Kenya.

Families with children especially enjoy going down to the waterfalls with a picnic or visiting the local community projects in Borana's neighboring villages. Laragai makes an ideal party house for anniversaries or birthdays.

Only available on an exclusive basis, Laragai can sleep 12 adults and four children in six large double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and two children's rooms with a shared bathroom. The unusually large drawing room has open fireplaces at both ends and plenty of space for large groups.

Dinner is usually enjoyed in the large separate dining room, whilst breakfast and lunch are served on an elevated deck with panoramic views, or in the cool shade of the pool house.

Features

In your room
  • Mountain view
  • Savanna view
Around the place
  • Family friendly
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry service
  • Room service
  • Towel and linen service
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Breakfast
  • Chef
  • Cook
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitter
  • Driver
  • Gardener
  • Housekeeper
  • Security guard
  • Tour guide
  • Credit cards accepted costs extra
  • Suitable for elderly
  • Hot water
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Mobile internet reception
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness room
  • Games room
  • Hot tub
  • Massage costs extra
  • Pool
  • Tennis court
  • Yoga

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Location Laragai House – Borana
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Includes Entire place to yourselves
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms 7
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