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Chawani Bungalow

Sample Price: $225
Price Basis: whole house per night
No. of Rooms: 4
Type: Lodge

Chawani Bungalow


As one of Malawi’s first land claims, registered in 1874, Satemwa Tea Estate is undoubtedly among the country’s most respected and established tea and coffee producers managed and operated by third generation members of the Cathcart Kay family. Chawani’s guests are invited to step back in time and share some of the family’s wonderful memories of their home, discover the multitude of teas exported from the estate, and hear the fascinating history of Satemwa.

Sited on the slopes of Thyolo Mountain, this historic tea planter’s bungalow is a relaxed, family friendly retreat surrounded by lush subtropical rainforest on Satemwa Estate. With its beautiful manicured gardens and panoramic views – Chawani has been sensitively refurbished to retain the rustic character and charm which have made this property enormously popular with visitors to the Shire Highlands for decades.

As one of two properties available to guests of the Estate, Chawani Bungalow offers the perfect retreat for a family or a group of friends. It is a self catering house but staff is there to assist you with basic cooking and cleaning. Available as an exclusive rental the 4 bedrooms provide comfortable accommodation for 9 guests. Tea tasting , walks, bicycles and can be arranged through Huntingdon House. Also afternoon teas and meals can be booked in advance at Huntingdon House if you feel like a real treat.

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