Huntingdon House
Huntingdon House

Huntingdon House

Huntingdon House is located on a family-run estate that still produces tea and coffee. The elegant old colonial style house is surrounded by magnificent gardens, beautiful old trees and offers breathtaking views.

USD 250 - 500 per person sharing per night
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Huntingdon House Highlights

Huntingdon House is situated in the Thyolo district in southern Malawi and offers a spectacular location. Steeped in history, this beautiful family-run estate was built in the 1920s and has been in the same family for generations, still producing tea and coffee. The elegant, old, colonial-style house is surrounded by magnificent gardens, beautiful old trees and offers breathtaking views of Mount Mulanje and the Lower Shire Valley. Huntingdon House offers luxurious accommodation and superb service.

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Useful Information
  • Witness the sunset from a beautiful picnic spot high up the mountain with views of Mt Mulanje to the southeast, and the Shire River to the west.
  • Guests are accommodated in 5 unique suites with superb bathrooms featuring clawed bath tubs, separate showers, bath robes and wonderful bamboo cotton blend towels.
  • Experience a period of history in one of Malawi’s oldest homes while being spoilt by the team of professional staff.

Huntingdon House Activities

Satemwa Tea Estate is one of Malawi's most cherished and established tea and coffee producers, managed and operated by third generation members of the Cathcart Kay family. Guests can enjoy a mild climate of the Shire Highlands and friendly and informal ambiance of a by-gone era. The area offers diverse scenery, which ranges from tropical evergreen forests to riverine thickets and rolling hills. Activities include horse riding, quad biking, mountain biking, guided birding walks through Thyolo Forest, bass Fishing, croquet and lawn bowls, village tours, tea and coffee tasting, and Golf on a 9 hole course. Guests can also enjoy tennis and squash and arranged excursions to Mount Mulanje, Zomba Plateau, Blantyre City and Lake Chirwa.

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