Olepangi Farm

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Burton & Speke Cottage - Full Board

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Thesiger Cottage - Full Board

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Markham Cottage - Full Board

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Speke Cottage - Full Board

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The Round House - Full Board

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Olepangi House - Full Board

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Villa Gorilla

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AIR - Tent 1 Standard

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The Round House and Bunk Room - Full Board

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Property Information

Olepangi Farm
+254742148815
+254792748139
PO Box 29
Timau Kenya 10406 Kenya

Olepangi Farm provides a beautiful, tranquil space for our guests to re-connect with nature. The Olepangi community is one of warmth; an embrace into another world where the day to day busy-ness of life can be forgotten. We are a space for travellers to rest.

Property Features

  1. Fire Pit
  2. Garden
  3. TV Room
  4. Free Outdoor Parking (not guarded)
  5. Mood Lighting
  6. Guest Lounge
  7. Dining Room
  8. On-site undercover parking
  9. Non-Smoking Rooms
  10. Hiking Trails
  11. Lawn Chairs
  12. Guest Laundry
  13. Free WiFi in Public Lounge
  14. Sun Decks w/ Loungers
  15. Library
  16. Veranda
  17. Outdoor Seating
  18. Complimentary Wifi
  19. Massage
  20. WiFi Internet
  21. Bar/Lounge
  22. TV
  23. Yoga Room

Accommodation Details

Olepangi Farm

Burton & Speke Cottage - Full Board

Burton & Speke Cottage - Full Board Book

Burton & Speke Cottage is ideal for families or couples travelling together. With a beautiful flower lined verandah, a secluded spot to watch the bird life with a morning coffee, the cottage has two en suite bedrooms, each accessed from the verandah and without an inter leading door.

Burton's room offers a double antique Bombay bed and is decorated with fine antique carpets and original paintings by Kenyan based artist David Marrian, whose landscape work is well-known in Kenya and beyond.

The bathroom is fitted with a shower and comes with beautiful organic soap, shampoo and conditioner handmade in Kenya.

Speke's room has two beautiful wrought iron single beds with charming linen carefully selected for each bed. A lovely antique chest of draws sits in the room along with original paintings by Kenya-based artist Lavinia Grant whose "naive" style of painting wildlife is well-known in Kenya and beyond. Better suited for children but the beds can be joined to make a double.

The bathroom is also fitted with a shower and comes with beautiful organic soap, shampoo and conditioner handmade in Kenya.

  1. Non-Smoking
  2. En-Suite
  3. TV Room
  4. Views
  5. WIFI
  6. 1 Queen Bed
  7. Free Toiletries
  8. Verandah
  9. Linen and Towels Provided
  10. Wilderness View
  11. Outdoor Setting
  12. Garden View
  13. Laundry Facilities
  14. Daily Housekeeping

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Thesiger Cottage - Full Board

Thesiger Cottage - Full Board Book

Rate is for double occupancy and full board, inclusive of food, tea, coffee and sodas.
Decorated with an antique Persian carpet and two beautiful 5 feet wide British Raj beds used by junior British military officers more than 160 years ago. The cottage has its own balcony and is a lovely spot for admiring the views and enjoying the bird life. The private bathroom is fitted with a shower and comes with free toiletries.

Please note Olepangi Farm will contact you directly about payment. Payments from overseas to Kenya need to go through a bank transfer or by using local mpesa.

  1. Non-Smoking
  2. Room Service
  3. TV Room
  4. Views
  5. WIFI
  6. Outdoor Setting
  7. Free Toiletries
  8. Verandah
  9. Linen and Towels Provided
  10. Wilderness View
  11. 2 Queen Beds
  12. Garden View
  13. Laundry Facilities
  14. Daily Housekeeping
  15. Wireless Internet
  16. 24hr Security

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Markham Cottage - Full Board

Markham Cottage - Full Board Book

Rate is for double occupancy and full board, inclusive of food, tea, coffee and sodas.
This beautiful cottage is decorated with an antique Heriz carpet and features a 7 foot wide British Raj bed made in India and dating from about 1840. Used by a senior officer of the British military. It features stunningly carved bare-breasted angels in the head board.  This cottage is slightly more private than the others.

Private balcony and a lovely spot for admiring the views and enjoying the bird life. The private bathroom is fitted with a shower and comes with free toiletries.

Please note Olepangi Farm will contact you directly about payment. Payments from overseas to Kenya need to go through a bank transfer or by using local mpesa.

  1. Non-Smoking
  2. Outdoor Setting
  3. En-Suite
  4. Linen and Towels Provided
  5. WIFI
  6. 1 King Bed
  7. Patio Chairs
  8. Garden View
  9. Daily Housekeeping

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Speke Cottage - Full Board

Speke Cottage - Full Board Book

Rate is for double occupancy and full board, inclusive of food, tea, coffee and sodas.
This cottage is appointed with charming linens and two beautiful, locally-made wrought-iron single beds with side lights and a lovely antique chest of drawer. The room is also decorated with original paintings by Kenya-based artist Lavinia Grant whose "naive" style of painting wildlife is well-known in Kenya and beyond.

Shares a balcony with Burton cottage and is a lovely spot for admiring the views and enjoying the bird life. The private bathroom is fitted with a shower and comes with free toiletries.

Please note Olepangi Farm will contact you directly about payment. Payments from overseas to Kenya need to go through a bank transfer or by using local mpesa.

  1. Non-Smoking
  2. Free Toiletries
  3. TV Room
  4. Views
  5. Lounge Area
  6. 2 Single Beds
  7. Garden View
  8. Verandah
  9. Linen and Towels Provided
  10. Wilderness View
  11. 24hr Security
  12. Housekeeping
  13. Laundry Facilities
  14. Daily Room Service
  15. Wireless Internet
  16. Room Service

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The Round House - Full Board

The Round House - Full Board Book

Rate is for double occupancy and full board, inclusive of food, tea, coffee and sodas.
This suite is set at the centre of the property with views of the river below, it includes its own living and dining room space downstairs and queen ensuite bedroom upstairs. It has a beautiful balcony with long views north and dramatic views over the valley. Also decorated with antique furniture and fine antique Persian carpets. 

Features it's own private outdoor bathroom with a "loo with a view" and outdoor shower perfect for a hot shower under the stars. With it's own dining table, it's the perfect place for a romantic dinner for two or intimate family dinner.

Please note Olepangi Farm will contact you directly about payment. Payments from overseas to Kenya need to go through a bank transfer or by using local mpesa.

  1. Mountain View
  2. Fire Pit
  3. Terrace
  4. Cots Available
  5. WIFI
  6. Non-Smoking
  7. Free Toiletries
  8. Verandah
  9. Linen and Towels Provided
  10. Detached Bathroom
  11. 1 Queen Bed
  12. Balcony
  13. Laundry Facilities
  14. Daily Housekeeping
  15. Wilderness View
  16. Outdoor Setting
  17. Garden View
  18. Views
  19. Lounge Area
  20. Dining Setting
  21. En-suite Bathroom
  22. Bathrobes Provided

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Olepangi House - Full Board

Olepangi House - Full Board Book

Fabulous private home with panoramic views north to the Lolldaigas and south to Mt Kenya.  Tastefully decorated with antiques from the owner's far-reaching travels, this is the perfect place to reconnect with friends and family.  Three bedrooms, private lounge, multiple balconies, common living room and dining room with grand fireplace, stunning gardens, outdoor dining and fire pit and a private kitchen.  A very special home from home.

Please note Olepangi Farm will contact you directly about payment. Payments from overseas to Kenya need to go through a bank transfer or by using local mpesa.

  1. 1 King / 1 Queen Bed
  2. 2 Single Beds
  3. Housekeeping
  4. Views
  5. Fireplace
  6. Non-Smoking
  7. 24hr Security
  8. Television
  9. Linen and Towels Provided
  10. Shower over bath
  11. 1 Queen Bed
  12. Free Toiletries
  13. CD Player
  14. Lounge Area
  15. Fridge Freezer
  16. Outdoor Setting
  17. Apple TV
  18. TV Room
  19. Wilderness View
  20. Smart TV
  21. Patio Chairs
  22. Balcony
  23. Kitchen
  24. Wireless Internet
  25. Tea/Coffee Making
  26. En-suite Bathroom
  27. Garden View
  28. Verandah
  29. Dining Setting
  30. Daily Housekeeping
  31. Extra Single Bed on Request
  32. Guest toilet in living room area
  33. Laundry Facilities
  34. Mood Lighting
  35. WIFI
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Villa Gorilla Book

Villa Gorilla is a private two double-bedroom cottage set within Olepangi Farm. Self catered (full board available) with a lovely terrace and sitting room overlooking a 36,000-acre wildlife conservancy - spot the elephants!! Perfectly situated for day trips, to ride a horse or to relax in nature after a massage, curl up with a good book by the river or an afternoon putting pen to paper at our writer's perch.

"Heaven on earth!"
Tastefully decorated, yet fun and quirky . . . perfect for a short get-away and ideal for long-term stays to escape dull and grey weather in others parts of the world.

Two equally sized double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a kitchen and sitting room overlooking the terrace with sun beds and little cosy corners for your morning coffee listening to the sounds of the river below. And, at many times of the year take time to spot the wildlife, including elephants and all the plains game across the valley.

Villa Gorilla is available on a catered or self-catered basis.

Set in the stunning Laikipia plateau region of northern Kenya, home to 80% of Kenya's wildlife outside the national parks and reserves. Villa Gorilla borders millions of acres of wildlife conservancies with beautiful views in all directions. This area is considered by many to be the most beautiful in the whole of Kenya, with breath-taking scenery and abundant wildlife and best of all, very few tourists due to its historic isolation. The farm is the perfect base from which to explore the whole region. Climb Mt Kenya, take a day trip into Samburu National Park or over to Ol Pejeta, visit the canopy walk in Ngare Ndare Forest and swim in the blue mountain pools. We also offer day rides (at additional charge) from the farm on one of our well-schooled and responsive safari horses, some suitable for nervous riders and some with a bit more bounce ready for the odd jump on the farm. 3-4 hour rides available in to the adjacent conservancy for experienced riders. An extraordinary experience to ride amongst the elephants and plain's game.

Villa Gorilla is a sanctuary of peace and sophistication, ideal for honeymooners and where many in the past have come to reconnect with their own creative impulses due to the quiet charm of the property. The terrain, atmosphere and activities do not suit every age.

Please also talk to us about long-term stays in other accommodation on the farm. We frequently have guests from around the world who come and stay for weeks and months . . . writers, painters, world travellers . . . we are an easy place "to be" . . . peaceful and quiet, yet there is always something happening on the farm that everyone can partake in . . . learn to ride a horse, get involved in the community, teach at the local school, plant trees, interacting with our international artists-in-residence . . . endless opportunities. Come as a guest and leave as a friend.

Guest access
You will be able to access the 120 acres of Olepangi Farm. The only area that will be off limits is the Party House of the main lodge and the river area just below it. If you are a guest of Villa Gorilla, it is possible to have one-off meals in the main lodge at extra, but reasonable rates.

Other things to note
Olepangi Farm is famous for its horses. If you're a keen rider, let us know. We've got some great community rides and access to the neighbouring conservancy for experienced riders. We also offer a community walk with our neighbour Mr Kariuki who will give insight to social history of the area. He's a bit of legend and very popular with guests.

  1. 1 King / 1 Queen Bed
  2. DVD Player
  3. Fireplace
  4. Kitchen
  5. Linen and Towels Provided
  6. Mountain View
  7. Oven
  8. Flat Screen TV
  9. Verandah
  10. WIFI
  11. 1 Queen Bed/2 Single Beds
  12. 2 Bathrooms
  13. Fridge - Bar Fridge
  14. Views
  15. Wilderness View
  16. Dressing Room
  17. 2 Bedrooms
  18. Smart TV
  19. Daily Housekeeping
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AIR - Tent 1 Standard Book

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AIR - Tent 2 Standard Book

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The Round House and Bunk Room - Full Board Book

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  1. Extra Baby Cradle on Request
  2. High speed wireless
  3. Infinity pool
  4. Meal included - breakfast
  5. DVD Player
  6. Extra Single Bed on Request
  7. Sitting area
  8. Laundry Facilities
  9. Meal included - dinner
  10. Walk in shower
  11. Fire Pit
  12. Housekeeping
  13. Linen and Towels Provided
  14. Meal included - lunch
  15. Non-Smoking
  16. 4 Single Beds
  17. Smart TV
  18. Daily Housekeeping
  19. Views
  20. 1 King / 1 Queen Bed
  21. Shower

Terms & Conditions

Please be aware that we are an Eco-Lodge, completely off grid and as such, you may experience disruption to power, wifi and hot water from time to time.

* We have a minimum 2 night stay policy for most of the year
* At Christmas 23-27 Dec we may have a 3 night minimum stay policy

RATES INCLUDE:
• Full board accommodations are inclusive of all meals, tea, coffee and non-alcoholic beverages.

RATES EXCLUDE:
• Transfers to and from the farm- we can arrange a vehicle and driver from either Nanyuki Airstrip or Nairobi at an extra cost. A transfer to / from Nairobi (approx. 4.5 hour drive) is US$ 250.00 each way and a transfer to / from Nanyuki Airstrip (approx. 45 mins) is US$ 90.00 each way. Both of these costs are priced per vehicle (max 4 people) and will need to be pre-booked prior to arrival.
• All alcoholic beverages
• Gratuities
• Visas, travel and medical insurance.

INSURANCE: All guests are required to have comprehensive travel and medical insurance, including delay /cancellation for any reason and emergency evacuation cover. Olepangi Farm cannot be held responsible for the financial costs involved in the medical evacuation or treatment of any guests, or disruptions in itineraries due to external circumstances.

CHECK IN TIME CHECK OUT TIME . . . please contact us if you have any specific requirements.
Check in is reasonably flexible, though earlier times your cottage may not be ready. If you are coming for lunch, we ask that you arrive before 13:00 please as the kitchen closes at 14:30. Check out is 11:00 am.

FREE ACTIVITIES AT THE FARM
Young Farmer's Club (for children 5-14)
Milking cows
Harvesting vegetables and flowers
Bird Watching
Farm Walks
Badminton/ Croquet
Community walks without guide
School Visit (if in session)
Relax by the swimming pool

ACTIVITIES AT EXTRA COST
Riding Lessons
Day rides from the farm
Community walk with Mr. Kariuki
Massages
Polo Lessons
Day trip to Ngare Ndare
Day game drives into the Solio
Day game drives into the Lolldaigas
Day game drives into Ol Pejeta
Day game drives into Samburu
• Please contact us for our activity sheet for full activity details available at Olepangi Farm and an overview of the Young Farmer's Club.
• A single supplement will apply if you are not inclined to share a room. The supplement is an additional 50% of the per person per night rate.

Please note that Olepangi Farm is fully licensed by the government of Kenya for guests to consume alcohol through our bar only. We do not allow guests to bring their own alcohol from off the farm.

BOOKING CONTACT:
Please contact welcome@olepangifarm.com with any booking enquiries.

Payment Policy

Thank you so much for booking to stay with us at Olepangi Farm. We look forward very much to your visit.

A 50% deposit of your total reservation cost is required to confirm all bookings within 5 days of a written confirmation. Otherwise your booking will be taken to be provisional and will be liable for cancellation by us.

• Balance of payment must be made no later than 30 days before arrival at the farm.
Otherwise your booking will be deemed as cancelled.

• All bookings are subject to a non-refundable deposit (please see cancellation policy.)

• In the event of cancellation, this deposit payment may be deferred to a future booking at our discretion. Please be aware, the final total price may increase to reflect any rate increases if the booking is deferred to a later year(s).

METHODS TO PAY

To pay by Safaricom Mpesa Paybill Number use 4078723 . . . for the account please put the name under which you've made the booking.
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For payment by credit card, please pay by the secure link through PesaPal (add 3.5% to to the total for credit card charges) https://payments.pesapal.com/olepangifarm
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For LOCAL bank transfers (not international bank transfers) please pay GoWild Africa with the details below:

Account Name: GoWild Africa
Bank Name & Address: I&M Bank Kenya, Karen Branch
Ksh Account No: 00800949231210
US$ Account No: 00800949231211
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For INTERNATIONAL bank transfers to Kenya, please pay by TransferWise through this secure link: www.wise.com

Choose which currency you'd like to send by and then you will need the following information:

Account name: GoWild Africa Ltd
I&M Bank Ltd
Swift Code: IMBLKENA
Branch Code: 57
Account Ksh: 00800949231210
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Account GBP: 00800949231212
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Account USD: 00800949231211

In all cases, please be sure to transfer the full amount net of fees and other charges.

Cancellation Policy

On confirmation of a booking, a confirmation summary will be issued and your booking will then be subject to the below cancellation policy. With only six cottages, this cancellation policy reflects the small size of our property.

Upon payment of a deposit and/or final payment, you will be issued a Tax Invoice confirming payment.

All cancellations must be in writing.
61 days or more prior to arrival – the deposit is forfeited.
31 – 60 days prior to arrival – 50% of total reservation amount.
0 – 30 days prior to arrival – 100% of total reservation amount.

For all COVID-19 related cancellations, please ask for our Covid-19 Policy document.

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