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Private Houses

Why not combine a private bush home with an exclusive coastal property to create the perfect beach and bush experience or consider a beautiful townhouse for the ultimate house party?

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The recent emergence of private safari houses, beach houses, town houses and country retreats offers travellers the ultimate, secluded getaway.

Whether travelling as a family, a small group of friends or even celebrating a special occasion, staying in a private home gives you full flexibility and privacy to spread out and plan each day as you please.

Always taken on an exclusive basis, be it for a long weekend or a couple of weeks, guests staying will have a full compliment of staff from butlers to chefs to look after their every need so that they can concentrate on enjoying their surroundings.

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Find the perfect house

Here is a selection of the private houses we can personally recommend. Please get in touch to hear more about our full portfolio and we will be delighted to find the perfect home-away-from-home for you and your friends or family.

Casa Cairuçu

Casa Cairuçu takes its name from its spectacular location near to the coastal town of Paraty. A few steps from the calm, protected waters of Paraty Bay, this pretty, three bedroom house is located inside the Environmental Protection Area (APA) of Cairuçu surrounded by pristine beaches, uninterrupted swathes of rainforest and traditional fishing communities.

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Villa Alma Rosa

Designed for a French artist and her family, Villa Alma Rosa is one of the best value villa rentals on along Mexico’s Riviera Maya coast. This beautiful home is located on Jade Beach in Akumal with powdery white sand and the turquoise Caribbean Sea steps from your door.

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Annandale is a historic homestead anchored to the rugged edges of the South Island’s, Banks Peninsula. Amble in private farmland, along kilometers of open coastline, or through the luxurious grounds surrounding the stunning property to get a real feel for countryside escapism. Switch off and log out for an authentic New Zealand experience.

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Casa Galavanta

Casa Galavanta is a private wooden lodge nestled between dense rainforest and lush coffee fields in the heart of the Sierra Nevada.

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Chongwe River House

Zambia’s Lower Zambezi is renowned throughout Africa for its magnificent herds of wild elephant, exceptional predator viewing and of course the Zambezi River. It’s also home to one of the continent’s most spectacular and unique private homes.

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Cottar’s Bush Villa

Cottar’s Bush Villa is an exclusive Mara homestead, based at the award-winning Cottar’s 1920’s Safari Camp in Kenya, East Africa. The homestead borders the latest addition to the 7 Wonders of the World,The Maasai Mara National Reserve and, is also one kilometre from the Tanzania Serengeti game reserve.

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Eagles Nest

This multi-award winning 75-acre estate offers five private luxury villas. Each of these villas, offer inspirational views across private heated infinity edged lap pools to the Bay of Islands. Eagles Nest is a world class retreat over-looking the spectacular Bay of Islands, designed and furnished in an eclectic international contemporary style.

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Great Plains Selinda Suite

Great Plains Selinda Suite offers unparallel comfort whilst touching softly on the surrounding environment. Located within the 321,237acre private Selinda Reserve, this two bedroom suite is simply perfect if you are seeking privacy in the heart of the Okavango Delta.

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Habaraduwa House

Habaraduwa House is a beautiful 4-bedroom villa with panoramic sea views in the small village of Habaraduwa, close to Koggala. Perfect for families and friends, the stylish villa comes fully staffed with its very own chef. Habaraduwa House is the perfect Galle getaway.

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Heron House

Heron House is a beautiful French colonial styled villa set in a tranquil location in Hoi An, on the coast in central Vietnam. A home away from home, the relaxed atmosphere and rural setting make it the perfect escape.

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House in the Wild – Wild Villas

Six Exclusive Use villas located on a private conservancy in the north of the Masai Mara. Owned and operated by the wonderful House in the Wild team these villa offer a home from home for families or friends looking for complete privacy on safari, whilst experiencing what life is really like in the Mara.

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Lengishu is a stunning exclusive-use family home on the pioneering Borana Conservancy in Northern Kenya. For varied adventures including tracking rhino on foot – Lengishu has it all! Perched on a ridge with views across the Laikipia plains and deep into the Northern Frontier, Lengishu is made up of a main house, pool house and four separate cottages, creating a superb private retreat for up to 12 people.

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Leobo Private Reserve

Leobo Private Reserve is situated in the Waterberg region of South Africa, a 12,000-acre malaria-free reserve overlooking the Palala Valley. It is home to two spectacular private houses, The Observatory & the Lodge, which are both booked on an exclusive use basis. Guests can enjoy an remarkable array of activities, all arranged for them at the drop of a hat.

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Mahu Whenua

Meaning “Healing the Land”, Mahu Whenua is an intimate lodge within an expansive 136,000 eco-sanctuary near Queenstown, on the South Island.

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Reteti House

an exclusive-use eco lodge in the Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy, within the dramatic northern frontier of Kenya. An 850,000 acre area of pristine wilderness this safari experience offers a unique style, intimate encounters at Reteti elephant sanctuary and immersive cultural experiences.

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At Sirikoi the spacious living and dining area, infinity swimming pool and veranda deck are set within extensive lawns, scattered acacia trees and overlooking a natural waterhole where wild animals frequently visit to wallow and drink.

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Sisindu C

Newly constructed and superbly equipped, Sisindu C is a flexible, stylish, relaxed and beautiful villa situated on the picturesque coast, 10 kms from Galle.

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Wazi Dubu

Located on one of the world’s most private beaches, the breath-taking Wazi Dubu is the southern-most property on Kizingoni Beach, part of the Lamu Archipelago just off the Kenya Coast.

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