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Ritchie house

  • 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
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    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
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (12)
    • Double Beds:(5)
    • En Suite Rooms (3)
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (10)
    • Ocean Views
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Shower Rooms (4)
    • Single Beds:(10)
    • 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 Per week
    Xmas & New Year 20 Dec 2014 4 Jan 2015 7 nights
    £1,500
    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: 7.0 km
    Railway: Mombasa: 110.0 km
    Mombasa is the closest international airport.
    Both charter and schedule flights arrive daily from Europe, North America and African hubs.
    Malindi is an easy and scenic two and half hour taxi ride from Mombasa.

    Malindi also has its own small airport which services domestic flights, unfortunately there are no flights Mombasa - Malindi. However Nairobi is an hour or so away with regular flights in and out fo Mlaindi.

    Ritchie House is 15 minutes from Malindi airport and 10 minutes Malindi town.
    Cheap car hire is easily arranged with your domestic licence or Tuk Tuks are plentiful and an easy way of getting around.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
  • About this property
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    How can I contact the owner?
    What if I don't hear back from the owner?
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kapooosha
Chicago, IL
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We were a group of 6, including a family with a small child and several friends, attending a wedding in Malindi, arriving few days before and leaving few days after the wedding. We immediately loved the house when we saw it. It is located on the top of a coral outcropping and the views are breathtaking. Because it is sitting... more

Gordon B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

This is not for those who want high end luxury. But for anyone who wants genuine charm and a sense of place, it's hard to beat. The bedrooms are spacious, uncluttered and extremely comfortable. The common areas give on to a large garden with the ocean behind, allowing both complete privacy and immediate access to a glorious beach. When we... more

KateWebbM...
Blantyre, Malawi
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 15 April 2013 for a stay in January 2013
2
people found this review helpful

The best positioned house in Malindi- close enough to town to access shops and restaurants etc but far enough away to offer complete peace and tranquility. Nestled on the corner of the marine park beach the house has the most glorious views and direct beach access. Most days we had our end of the beach totally to ourselves. Self catering... more

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Owner
Vivienne R
44 07803727450
Speaks English, French
Listed since : Jan 2013
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
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