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Porcupine Palace

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Expansive veranda and walk-down pool guarantee outdoor living pleasure :+}
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6 reviews
Expansive veranda and walk-down pool guarantee outdoor living pleasure :+}
Nested in leopard hills … commune with Nature
Approach from the driveway to the front door
Swimming pool from the veranda ... just walk in !
Fireplace and Cathedral ceilings in the bright and airy living room
Dining room furnished to feed 10 and more...
Living room seats 10 comfortably; with stereo system and fireplace
TV and games room, seating for the whole family :+}
Master bedroom with fireplace and direct access to the veranda
Master bathroom, bright, spacious; 2 sinks, shower
Views on the garden, twin beds with ensuite bathroom and shower
Garden bedroom sleeps three with ensuite bathroom and shower.
With views the pool, this bedroom has a double bed, ensuite shower and tub
Bedroom 5 overlooks pool with ensuite bathroom and shower
all bedrooms have en suite bathrooms
some en suite bathrooms are ridiculously large :+]
Sun set from the veranda .. every night !
Enjoy burning embers and the stars while gathered around the fire pit.
Zebra around the house ...
sables ... there are also impala, bushbuck, puku, hartebeest ... nothing dangerous
Mosque swallow ... if you are a bird watcher, you'll be busy!
Kitchen- fully loaded!
breakfast nook- seating for 10 in the kitchen :+}
Hammerkop visiting the pool
From the kitchen door !
resident turtle guardian ;+O
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Overview
Manor House -
5 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Lusaka, Lusaka Province
Safari sensation, family frolic, writers' respite? It's all here! Porcupine Palace is the 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom piece of Paradise guaranteed to satisfy everyone in your clan! The setting is the beautiful Zambian bush- each day will greet you with visions of wandering impala, sable, bushbuck, zebra, puku, hartebeest and myriad exotic birds. Walk or bike the 10km of trails. Return to the Porcupine Palace and plunge into the pool or relax with a cool drink and birdwatch as the kingfishers dart and dive for their lunch in the sparkling waters, while the wagtails and weavers swoop for the water bugs and errant insects on the surface.
Listing #HL1778001
About the Owner
DIANE C
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had 2 families totalling 9 people stay at Porcupine Palace. We LOVED the place! The kids loved the pool. The house was so clean. And Jeremiah was such a charm! Waking up to Zebras, Impalas and all the other animals in our view every...More

Thank smartie8698
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Porcupine Palace is truly a gem amidst a myriad of accommodation options in Lusaka. The property is set within several kilometres of bushland - and gives the impression of being worlds away from the hustle and bustle of Lusaka when the drive to town only...More

Thank nomadhappytravels
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

Porcupine Palace is amazing. Chef Jeremiah makes it so comfortable. We stayed there for two weeks and didn't wanted to leave. Great for holidays if you like country life. Swimming pool is amazing. The staff is very friendly and owner is always a phone call...More

Thank bobbybaidwan
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (18)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (18)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Half bath
    5 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Fulls
    2 Kings
    3 Twins
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US$175
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $610 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning: $122 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Lusaka is an easy to negotiate town which has tremendously developped in the past 10 years. The choice of restaurant is now substantial, the closest of which is a few kilometers from the house. Every Sunday, the Arcade markets offers are large choice of African arts and artifacts. Around Lusaka several attractions are worth a visit such as the elephant orphanage in Lilalyi and the Kalimba reptile farm.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Kenneth Kaunda International Airport: 30.0 km
From Lusaka, take Leopard Hill road, drive straight for 17 km from the Engen station at the CrossRoad Mall. Pass the police control gate, continue straight, passing the two cell phone towers, and up hill, just at the top take a left at the star. Drive 1.4 km straight to the gate on the right side through the game fence. Inside the property follow the signs to Porcupine Palace.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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