Creaky Cottage Nanyuki
Creaky Cottage Nanyuki is a self-catering cottage nestled within the lower end of the Tam Trout farm on the western slopes of Mt. Kenya. It’s located on the Burguret River, 3km from Nanyuki Civil Airstrip off the main Kiganjo-Nanyuki Road.
The Top Farm is located alongside the south route of the Naro Muro River, touching the boundary of The Mount Kenya Forest, a 2-hour drive from Nairobi and 13 km from Nanyuki town. The cottage’s name is derived from the creaking sound made by the surrounding podo trees because it is built around a huge evergreen Podo tree that towers over and shelters the house.
Creaky Cottage Nanyuki is well-equipped for self-catering and provides a secluded and tranquil setting. It also features a cozy living room with a fireplace, a spacious veranda for enjoying one’s sundowner, and a fully-fitted kitchen. This self-contained cottage sleeps up to 6 people, with two double bedrooms and two single beds set in the attic room accessed by a ladder.
Meals can be ordered from the restaurant for those who do not wish to cook for themselves. The restaurant is built in and around a huge Mugumo (Sacred Fig) Tree, the restaurant serves fresh trout from the trout ponds below, char-grilled to perfection.
The restaurant serves fresh trout from the trout ponds char-grilled to perfection. The menu also includes prime Laikipia beef and vegetarian options, while at weekends a kids’ menu is available and the pizza oven is fired up to offer a variety of delicious pizzas.
The restaurant can seat up to 60 people and has three troupes of resident Colobus Monkeys and several residents of Tree Hyrax, as well as an abundance of bird life.
Creaky Cottage Nanyuki activities include trout fishing, learning about fish farming, visits to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Solio Ranch, Samburu game reserve, and climbing Mt. Kenya.
Creaky Cottage Nanyuki Accommodation Prices
Creaky Cottage Nanyuki Accommodation Rates include;
Accommodation on Self-catering Basis
Cottage Rate Per Night
1st Jan 2023
|31st Dec 2023||25,000 Kenya Shillings|
* Meals are provided on request
* The cottage sleeps up to 6 people
* A cook is also available on request
* It has a kitchen with a cooker, fridge, microwave, etc
* The cottage is a self-catering cottage with three bedrooms and one bathroom
* One of the bedrooms was designed for kids and is accessed through a short 5-step ladder
* Its design is unique in that it is built around a giant tree. A fireplace in the living room opens up into the verandah and tree-covered river garden