Wait till you see the interior of this beautiful home in Nairobi. The private room is suitable for 1 guest with one bedroom with one bed, and 1.5 shared bathrooms. The home design was built in 1919, Rosslyn is one of Nairobi's oldest and most special surviving homes. The home is set in two acres of private gardens that are close to the UN, Village Market and Westlands. They have two singles, one double and 1 bathroom with separate listings on Airbnb. You'll want to watch the Constant Gardner movie to catch a glimpse of this stunning house.
Rosslyn is one of the oldest character home designs in Nairobi and it has been the family home for more than 50 years. They offer bed and breakfast in a cozy single bedroom, with the Elizabeth's Room in their historic home. Next to your bedroom is the shared bathroom (only if they have other guests or family) with an original claw foot bathtub, a handheld a shower, toilet and basin. The vacation rental comes with a full English breakfast which is a house specialty, fresh fruit, tea or some freshly brewed fine Kenya coffee, a cooked breakfast with their free-range eggs, toast, marmalades, muesli/porridge/oats are all available. If you have any special dietary requirements just let them know at the time of booking.
Rosslyn house was used as the home and garden of The Constant Gardener, a 2005 drama thriller film that starred Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz who won an Oscar for her role. You also have access to and use of the living areas of the house, the sitting room, dining room, the front or side verandahs, kitchen, bathroom, courtyard, secure parking and two acres of English style garden with expansive lawns.
Nairobi’s cosmopolitan charms include a vibrant cultural life, with great places to eat and an exciting nightlife. If you are just passing through, you'll find Nairobi to be a melting pot of people and attractions with a national park with black rhinos and lions, an elephant orphanage, the ground zero for the Rothschild’s giraffe, Karen Blixen's former home and so much more. You'll want to keep in mind that Nairobi is known for being bad in traffic, especially when widespread road work is ongoing. With that said you'll want to avoid traveling at peak rush hour times.
Rosslyn House is located in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa. Thigiri, or New Muthaiga, was until the 1970s a large coffee estate that was sold for residential one-acre plots. The home, Rosslyn, which preceded the development, was built by Andy Anderson, a hunter, in 1919. Rosslyn house is a 5-minute drive to the Village Market, about 7 minutes to the United Nations offices at Gigiri, 10 minutes to Westlands, 20 minutes to downtown Nairobi, about 45 minutes to JKIA International Airport and Wilson Airport. If you need a taxi the owners can arrange one for you at reasonable rates. They are close to the beautiful Karura Forest which offers hundreds of hectares of safe walking, biking, and running. Small antelope and monkeys can be seen.
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