Takaungu House started life as a guest house for Charlie's Mum. When I had poured the slab for the roof I realised that it had to go up another story as the view was hard to beat, the house then grew, we built the adjoining cottage (Wishies cottage) for Charlie's Mum and a few years ago we finished off the main house with the Zanzibar style rooms at the top. The house looks out onto its own swimming pool and has generous rooms, ceilings and verandas. Although cooled by the prevailing winds, all bedrooms have standing fans.
The top floor of the house, all 2000 square feet of it, comprises of a vast bedroom, an open and ensuite bathroom and a morning veranda which also has a big Arab bed for an occasional guest or family member so this makes these rooms ideal for parents plus a child. The views from here are truly stunning and the open front makes it the coolest room on the coast!
This room was for many years the master room and is a comfortable double room with its ensuite bathroom. It shares its veranda with the room next door.
This double room was built for a younger son and although the Lego has been replaced with Arab or Campaign furniture the ensuite bathroom is definitely built for younger people!
Built as a separate but self contained Granny flat, this cottage comprises a big double bed and adjoining twin beds in the sitting room area which share a bathroom. The cottage has its own veranda and can easily be utilised as extra accommodation for either of the houses.