This beautiful family home is nestled in the heart of old Runda, a green residential Nairobi suburb centrally located for commutes to the United Nations and Gigiri. The five-bedroom home boasts a beautiful mature garden, with expansive lawns, mature trees, lush palms and flowering shrubs. Its secure perimeter wall is draped in ivy, completing the rich green atmosphere. The home features spacious, airy rooms, with a double height living room that opens into a covered patio and the garden beyond.
The home boasts a lovely entrance area, which leads into to the split level dining and living area. The dining room has its own covered patio, with a dining set for al fresco meals. The large living room features a working fireplace and ample seating for both family evenings in and entertaining. Downstairs you’ll also find the large kitchen and one bedroom, complete with ensuite bathroom.
Upstairs the home has a family room space that overlooks the living room, which can serve as a comfortable television room or a kids’ playroom. The large master bedroom is ensuite and has a beautiful four-poster bed and spacious walk-in closet. The second upstairs bedroom is also roomy, with ample closet space, while the other two bedrooms are adjoining. One is currently furnished with two single beds, while the second is currently a children’s study room complete with two desks, though it could easily be converted into a fifth bedroom.
This home’s gorgeous garden is an extension of its living spaces, with ample flat lawn space and mature, flowering trees. Rental of the cottage includes security, internet and housekeeping services, amongst others.