KSh 64 000 000

6 Bedroom House for sale in Watamu

Madateni, Watamu, Watamu


1.2 acre beach plot with 6 bedroom house in Madateni, South of Mida Creek

Merry Crab cove is a development on 1.2 acres freehold land, located in Madeteni approximately 90 kilometres north of Mombasa Island.

The property is situated in Madeteni on the south side of Mida Creek bordering the Marine Reserve where the creek merges with the sea.


Mains electricity is connected to the property.
A standby generator is provided for power backup.

Mains water is connected to the property, with good water storage tanks.

Drainage is to septic tanks and soak away pits.

The immediate (nameless) access road, is a gravel drive (signposted).

General Description

Merry Crab Cove is developed on a first row beach plot with about 60meters beachfront virtually on the Marine Reserve; The plot enjoys an uninterrupted view across the channel of Mida Creek and the most protected (from the elements) boat mooring south of the creek. It forms part of an exclusive ‘circle’ of hotels and holiday mansions in the bay or mouth of the creek. Ample room for expansion

The Plot

The land parcel forms a roughly rectangular shaped plot, the northern boundary of which is open to the beach frontage. The remaining three boundaries are defined by diamond mesh fencing fixed between coral brick columns, coral brick walling and Makuti wired fencing at the back. A double steel gate guards the road entry into the property. The driveway and parking area are largely crushed coral.


Merry Crab Cove is a front row beach property comprising the following: 2 standard en suite bedrooms under Makuti roofing
1 standard en suite bungalow under Makuti roofing
1 upstairs en suite bedroom under Makuti roofing
2nd kitchen/bar area under Makuti roofing
Informal lounge under Makuti
A salt-water swimming pool with arched promenade
A reception area with formal TV lounge
1st kitchen and pantry
A guest bathroom
2 bedroom suites with dressing rooms and en suite shower rooms
2 outdoor guest toilets
1 laundry and scullery
1 workshop
1 seawater well and pump (supplies swimming pool)


6 large bedrooms, one with private lounge.

These rooms are constructed of coral brick walling all rendered and colour washed externally while some plastered, some natural and painted internally. Some rooves are tile and some pitched under Makuti for natural cooling effect. Floors are white concrete and some terrazzo. The doors are either wood panel or tongue in groove. The windows are either glazed, louvered, wrought iron or wood while the ceilings are RC with paint.

The workshop, laundry, scullery and guest toilets.

These are constructed of coral bricks. Laundry and scullery under Makuti and workshop under pitched tile roof. The floors are concrete and lined with cement sand screed. Doors are wrought iron.

Property Overview

Type of Property
Street Address
Madateni, Watamu
List Date
17 October 2018
Pets Allowed



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