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Nairobi’s Loresho Treehouse : Experience the magical life of Nairobi’s loresho

Treehouse in Loresho, Nairobi
Written by See Africa Today

At the posh suburbs of Nairobi’s Loresho Treehouse in Kenya’s capital is a sight to see in a private compound that blows away your mind. these treehouses represent the magical life of Nairobi’s Loresho.

Paul Simkin is the brains behind this architectural marvel. He built the first treehouse for his children. He then made today’s amazing Nairobi Dawn Chorus.

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The Treehouse In Loresho

It is situated in his Loresho home, towering high in his backyard. The Nairobi Dawn Chorus enjoys a surrounding of beautiful trees tucked on the sides. They wind up on a valley ending in a river.

Treehouse in Loresho, Nairobi

Treehouse in Loresho, Nairobi. [Photo: Wendy Watta]

The minute you set foot here, you forget that you are in Nairobi. Usually, the city is busy bustling with traffic, skyscrapers, and high-rise apartments. But, Simkin’s backyard oozes a different kind of vibe.

Nairobi Dawn Chorus stirs childhood memories for everyone who visits. It is that powerful. Simkin confesses that his first treehouse was all for his children.

He wanted to create great memories for them with fun and plat in their backyard. Although they were little kids by then, they understand the importance of it all.

Interestingly, he never had a retreat perspective in mind. Not even after the first structure fell off, leaving striking repair costs.

Designing Of The Treehouse

When the first treehouse fell apart, he recalls spending Ksh2.5 million ($23,108) to make it better and stronger. And this was not long ago; it was during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Simkin took a week to come up with the current design. His daughter, according to Business Daily, was instrumental in the designing phase. Perhaps, she still loves the fantasy of the great times of the first treehouse.

After every bit of the design was clear, the dream of a new treehouse unfolded. Eight weeks of hard labor down, Loresho neighborhood got the fascinating Nairobi Dawn House.

Treehouse in Loresho, Nairobi

Treehouse in Loresho, Nairobi. [Photo: Wendy Watta]

Surprisingly, it is not the first thing you spot upon entry to his compound. Serenity and enviable ambiance take your first thought. The place is delightfully scenic and welcoming.

From the entrance, trees all over the property fascinate you. And as you walk more into the compound, you bump into a large swimming pool and a beautiful garden.

Features Of The TreeHouse

Eventually, you get to the treehouse – the icing of the cake. The one-bedroom house is an architectural marvel. It is large, all wooden with tantalizing lounges and comfortable décor.

There is also a fireplace for warmth as temperatures are normally cool. It is between forests of trees which tell you of the good quality of the aura around. The air is fresh and calm.

The deck sets every moment you spend here right. It is simple with a wooded dining table and swinging chairs. You rock as the birds’ chirp and as the trees sing their special song for the blowing wind.

Simkin says they kept the design simple. But he did not forget of the beauty of simplicity. The treehouse’s furniture comes from a tree that fell off in the compound. Beds, tables all sit in Nairobi Chorus Dawn courtesy of the broken tree.

The fireplace is strategically placed facing a safari tent acting as the bedroom. You sleep soundly with warmth all through while the fireplace burns. if you wanna live the magical life of Nairobi’s Loresho, visit as soon as you can.

Treehouse On Airbnb

You, too, can be a part of it all. The property is in Airbnb starting from Ksh12,500 ($125). A lot of the guests since opening are Kenyans whiling away time in Nairobi. There are just a few international guests sampling this treasure at the heart of Nairobi.

The Nairobi’s Loresho treehouse doubles up as a perfect romantic getaway. We recommend it anytime for a perfect ‘lover’s moment’ while soaking in nature.

Kenyans artwork features extensively in the treehouse. In the rainshower bathroom, for example, palm trees and elephants appear on the wooden frame.

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See Africa Today

Pharis Kinyua is the editor of See Africa Today. With over seven years of experience in digital media, he has a soft spot for African tours and travel. His drive is to tell the rest of the world what Africa offers, the best accommodation facilities, national parks, culture, shopping malls and best airline deals to travel to Africa

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