This stunning home offers the best of Karen living, with a large manor house situated on three acres of land. The home is located just next to Hemingways Nairobi on Mbagathi Ridge, a quiet residential street that embodies Karen’s peaceful atmosphere.
The Karen Manor has a spacious layout, with a stunning entry and parlour, a large kitchen and dining area, a combined lounge and office space and five bedrooms. Additionally, the home offers ample outdoor living space, with a beautiful central verandah that looks out over the home’s large private pool and 1.5 acres of space beyond. In the front garden, you’ll find a pagoda, an outdoor bathroom complete with shower, and a large guest cottage also suitable for live in staff. The home boasts a circular drive and ample parking space in three separate areas each comfortably fitting three cars.
The interior of the home features architectural detailing and finishing that creates a Swahili aesthetic with a clean edge suited to Nairobi. The ground floor of the home is beautifully arranged around the large central verandah, with doors opening into the space from the kitchen, parlour and lounge. Two of the home’s bedrooms are on the ground floor as well, one of which can easily be converted into a home office or children’s play room. The home’s first floor boasts the spacious master bedroom, complete with its own fireplace. This luxurious bedroom boasts an open plan with a large walk-in wardrobe and ample master bathroom, complete with his and hers sinks, a bath, and a shower that opens onto a second outdoor shower.
The Karen Manor is found on an estate consisting of six plots, with the home and its adjoining land comprising Plots 4 and 5. This arrangement allows for a high level of security, with 24-hour coverage including a gate guard and patrols, as well as road maintenance and upkeep, all through shared estate management costs. This is an ideal investment property, thanks to its large land allotment, and can readily provide rental income. It is also ideal for families, with a lot of existing child-friendly features and plenty of room to grow.