Rising Property Gem in Kilimani Nairobi
Kilimani area in Nairobi is a fast growing property gem that has been given the label ‘ a city within a city’. The location is a recreational, residential and commercial center that is only 15 minutes away from the Central Business District (CBD). This makes it convenient for all manner of living and businesses.
The neighborhood has multiple forms of property, ranging from flats to offices, shops and maisonettes and bungalows, for rent and sale. The apartments for rent in Kilimani Nairobi are in the form of penthouses, studio apartments and standard 2-3 bedroom. These homes for rent in Kilimani come as either fully furnished, semi furnished or empty. Most of them are accessible by both private means and public transport as they are located along Kilimani road and other main roads.
The residents here are some of the most advantaged in the city. This is because the area is fashioned with a wide variety of shopping centers, hospitals, schools and services such as banks, a library, and restaurants. The area is also served by a good road network that is well lit and connected by many entry and exit lanes. These lanes offer residents an easy and secure link to and from other neighborhoods and the CBD. Moreover, the construction of a 6 lane bypass enables a fast connection between Waiyaki Way, Westlands, Lavington and Ngong road.
Why Choose Houses to Let in Kilimani Nairobi?
Just like suburbs such as Lavington and Westlands, this opulent neighborhood has some swanky houses to let. The commonly available rental houses are multi-storey maisonettes and bungalows which come as either detached or semi – detached. Each of these types of houses offer a unique curb appeal and competitive prices. The rental prices are from KSh 40,000 to about 250,000 (in 2017). The cost is determined by a number of factors including the number of rooms, the design of the home and its proximity to main roads and social amenities.
An analysis done by Jumia House revealed that the majority of residents in Kilimani prefer renting properties because it is more affordable than to buying. For example, the repair and maintenance costs for rentals are lower than those for bought houses. The cost of buying a house, the legal fees and stamp duty are also too high for most people. Another factor is that there is flexibility when it comes to renting as one can leave within short periods depending on the lease agreement.