The Dairy, Lake Naivasha

Entire residential home hosted by Oria

6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 4 beds, 2 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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The Dairy, (where Oria once milked the family cows when she was a child) has now been rebuilt by Oria, with pale pink bricks, in to a lovely country barn-house with spacious rooms, big windows, high ceilings, wonderful wood work and a fabulous kitchen.
The Dairy is situated within the beautiful Wildlife Sanctuary on the northern shores of Lake Naivasha; home to multiple zebras, impala, giraffe, waterbuck, leopards, hyenas, hippos, warthogs and other wildlife, plus countless birds.

The space
The large open main room of the Dairy is full of sunlight and fresh air, with a lovely kitchen, dining table, comfortable arm chairs, a fire place, and opening out on to a big verandah with garden. Almost tame wild animals wander by all day long unperturbed by its occupants - they have replaced the cows and are happy to share the open spaces with the guests.
The three lovely bedrooms, two with king size beds and one with twin beds have brightly coloured bathrooms with a shower. An extra bed or baby cot can be added if needed. The bedrooms have lovely curtains, covers, feather pillows and plenty of linen, as well as hot water bottles, drinking water, tissues, and insect repellent. All bathrooms are supplied with organic shampoo, conditioner and soaps. There is a wonderful farmhouse kitchen fully stocked with basic larder supplies; fresh milk, tea, coffee, sugar, cooking oil and vinegars, and detergents are also supplied.
The furniture is designed by Oria and made on site with old wood, setting the tone for a very special house.
There is a housekeeper, as well as an askari (night watchman) to look after you throughout your stay. The housekeeper will clean the house daily and is also available to do laundry; please let her know and she will ensure it is all done. You can ask the estate manager for anything else that you may need.
Tips are encouraged, and very much appreciated, so please do leave a token of your enjoyment with the manager. Tips are divided among all the Sanctuary staff at the end of the month.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 cot
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 double bed

What this place offers

Lake access
Free parking on premises
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace
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Where you’ll be

Naivasha, Nakuru County, Kenya

Oria’s home and estate are located on the northern side of Lake Naivasha, Nakuru County, Kenya.
The farming and flower-growing neighbourhood is really friendly. Naivasha Town, around 35kms from the estate or a half hour drive, has plenty of shops where you can stock up before arriving at The Dairy, or just take advantage of our delicious home made menu and fresh vegetables at Olerai House. We can also provide a skilled cook, at an extra cost to prepare your meals in the comfort of The Dairy. Our estate manager is on duty and can be contacted all day, should you need anything.

Hosted by Oria

  1. Joined in September 2018
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During your stay

Oria is based on the farm and spends much of her time there. We have a housekeeper and night watchman, who will provide access to the house, and who will look after your every need. If Oria is staying at the farm you are welcome to join her at Olerai House Lodge or pay a visit to Sirocco Manor House.
Oria is based on the farm and spends much of her time there. We have a housekeeper and night watchman, who will provide access to the house, and who will look after your every need…
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 11:00 - 20:00
Check out: 10:00
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
May encounter potentially dangerous animals

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