The metropolitan Nairobi City with a population of nearly 6 million is the largest commercial hub in East Africa. As a result, its residents comprise people from all around the world. Our list of estates in Nairobi covers slums and luxurious neighbourhoods.
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Choosing a comfortable place of residence takes among other factors preference and financial status. We have covered more considerations to guarantee an informed choice.
List of Estates in Nairobi
While some estates attract deep-pocket tenants, others are a haven for hustlers.
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How many estates are in Nairobi? There are at least 100 estates within Nairobi City County. Presented below are the most notorious holding areas.
1. Karen estate
The leafy Karen estate bordering Ngong Forest is home to a wealthier demographic of Kenyans.
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A majority of prominent persons in positions of power own luxurious properties in Karen.
2. Kitisuru estate
The residential suburb sits about 9.5 kilometres from the central business district.
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The name Kitisuru comes from the nearby Gitathuru River.
Westlands is located about 3.2 Km northwest of Nairobi’s central business district. The affluent neighbourhood is both a residential and a commercial area.
4. Runda estate
The high-end Runda is an abbreviation for Reserved United Nations Development Area.
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The estate guarantees a quiet, secure, and serene environment for both residence and business.
More Expensive estates in Nairobi City
- Kahawa Sukari
- Kyuna estate
- Lower Kabete
- Nyari estate
- Upper Hill
- Yaya Centre
Upcoming are more estates for those in the middle class and lower class.
Most affordable estates in Nairobi
- Buru Buru
- Dagoretti Corner
- Garden Estate
- Grevillea Grove
- Hill View Estate
- Imara Daima
- Jogoo Road
- Kahawa West
- Kerara Pon
- Kingara Road
- Mombasa Road
- Mountain View
- Muthaiga North
- Nairobi Central
- Nairobi West
- Old Muthaiga
- Rhapta Road
- Riara Road
- South B
- South C
- Thika Road
- Valley Arcade
- Waiyaki Way
Access to social amenities such as water, electricity, and fast internet is still a challenge, particularly the inner cities.
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The list of estates in Nairobi is handy for both newcomers and urban veterans desperate to change their place of stay. Above all, consider security and the cost of housing before deciding to move.