Ajabu means “miracle” which aptly describes the ambience and history of this house, located amongst fig trees on the Northern shores of Lake Naivasha, with panoramic views of Mt Longonot, the Aberdare mountain range and the rift valley across the Lake. Built by Wilfrid and Mairo Hopcraft in 1935-36, and recently renovated, this North lake property is situated on a 5,500 acre private wildlife sanctuary, making an incredible weekend escape only 1hr 45m from Nairobi.
AJABU MAIN HOUSE – positioned on the waterfront cliff above the lake, can sleep up to 4 adults in AJABU MAIN HOUSE – positioned on the waterfront cliff above the lake, can sleep up to 4 adults in an ensuite master bedroom (a sofabed can accommodate 2 extra children) and a twin family room. The house has a comfortable sitting room, verandah and large kitchen area. SIRIANE COTTAGE – sleeping 4 people in two ensuite bedrooms (a double and a twin), the cottage has a wonderful verandah and private dining room. THE MUSE – overlooking Ajabu’s mature gardens comprises 3 ensuite bedrooms (one of which is a family room) The complement of homes, nestled amongst indigenous Fig trees, boasts an incredible variety of birdlife and wildlife, which can be enjoyed from the safety of the garden, overlooking the lake, and beyond. The Ajabu grounds are well-suited for families, with manicured lawns and terraced gardens, and a wildlife wall surrounding the property. To expel a bit of energy there is also a clay tennis court, a trampoline, game drives, and of course Lake Naivasha on your doorstep. The property also features an organic vegetable garden, which supplies the house with an array of fresh vegetables and limes. With free range chickens and lambs on offer from the farm as well (for purchase by self-catering guests), Ajabu House is a beautifully self-sufficient property that will delight visitors, young and old alike.