This is a 50-acre lodge for sale in Ngobit, Laikipia. The property is situated along the Ngobit River adjacent to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and an hour’s drive from Naro Moru. The land enjoys superb views of Mount Kenya and the Aberdares comprising a combination of dry forest and relics of riverine forest trees. Paths have been cleared along the riverbank for walking and bird watching. A grevillea woodlot has been planted for the supply of wood as well as several hundred indigenous trees, especially plant species known to be food to the resident colobus monkeys, birds, bees and butterflies have also been planted.
The Lodge was originally built in the early 1960s as a club and has now been carefully restored maintaining its original character. The outbuildings comprise 6 charming twin cottages, the old clubhouse and a 3-bedroom self-contained cottage. The twin cottages each have ensuite bathrooms with solar-heated showers. Centrally placed, the old clubhouse which is easily accessed from the cottages was converted into a mess area with a kitchen, a dining room and a lounge. The self-contained 3 bedroom cottage features an open-plan sitting/dining room with a fireplace, a fitted kitchen, three spacious bedrooms sharing two bathrooms and a spacious verandah.
Some of the available amenities include a generator, a solar-charged inverter and a solar water heating system.