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Huntingdon House

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Huntingdon House is found on the Satemwa Tea Estate and offers excellent colonial accommodation in Malawi's Shire Highlands. Originally built in 1928 as a family home, the past is brought to life with 1920's artefacts littering the rooms and decor elegant and reminiscent of yesteryear.

The house has only 5 suites on offer. Each suite holds its own individual character and style. Rooms are very spacious and are all en-suite, each is named after its original function, with guests able to choose from Father's Room, the Nursery, Mother's Room, The Chapel and the Planter's Suite. There are a number of attractions nearby and day trips are offered to the Zomba Plateau and Mount Mulanje. However, for those wishing to stay close to the property the surrounds are full of fun and interesting things to do, including tea tasting, coffee tours, mountain biking and walking trails.

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Expert View

  • A grand old colonial style house which has been tastefully restored
  • Rolling hills of emerald, green tea plantations
  • Magnificent views of Mount Mulanje and the Lower Shire valley to the west
  • Only 5 rooms and splendid grounds

At a glance

  • 5 Suites
  • All Ages
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • Full Board

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"Be sure to request to be taken to the picnic spot for sundowners which offers the most outstanding views over the tea estate."

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