Nairobi West Rating**
Nairobi West is a residential and commercial area 3 kilometres north of the Central Business District. It falls under Langata Constituency and borders South C to the east and Upperhill to the West. Its closeness to town makes its properties in high demand among tenants and developers. The area is densely populated and buildings are congested. It has few gated houses and many apartments. Due to space limits, only modern apartments are now being built in the area. The famed Strathmore University is located here and some residential houses offer university accommodation. Some of the older houses in the area are characterised by their Indian architecture, while Madaraka estate is one the earlier estates and Akiba Estate one of the newest. Nairobi West is known for its many entertainment dens like Taidy Sports Bar, Club Tamasha and Deep West Restaurant.
Location: 5KM South of Nairobi's City Centre.
Property Values/Trends: As it’s a prime location 2 bed roomed apartments cost from 5.75 million to 10 million for three bed roomed apartments. Rent rates common for a 2 bed roomed apartment start from sh30, 000 and for 3 bed roomed apartments the rent is from sh40,000 and above.
Types of Buildings: Gated communities, and apartments.
Population Density: High density area, congested buildings.
Security: Relatively safe
Hospitals: Nairobi West Hospital, Family Care Medical Centre, and Nairobi Equator Hospital.
Education Institutions: DALC Education Campus, Strathmore College and Neema Children’s placement, Nairobi West Day Nursery, Moi Educational Centre and S C L P Samaj School.
Churches: PCEA Church, Nairobi West Christian Community and ACK Nairobi West.
Transport & Road networks: Bukani Road, Langata Road and Uhuru Highway
Useful Contacts/Links for the area:
Ole Sangale Road
P. O. Box 59857
00200 City Square
Tel.: (+254) (0)20-606155
Mob.: (+254) (0)722-205428,
Fax.: (+254) (0)20-607498
Nairobi West Familycare Medical Centre
Off Langata/Mbagathi, Roundabout
P.O. Box 30581 00100, Nairobi