Nyari Rating ****
Nyari is a relatively new, plush, leafy upmarket estate along Red Hill Road that feeds onto Limuru Road. Nyari borders the even grander areas of Gigiri, Muthaiga and Runda to the North East and Kitisuru to its South. The lavish estate is set some 15 kms from Nairobi’s Central Business District and 2 kms from Gigiri the hub of diplomatic entities including the United Nations Environment Programme's global HQ, and the US embassy. The Romanian Consul is based within Nyari, which is a highly secure neighbourhood with 24 hour police patrols regular. It is a favourite neighbourhood for many expatriates and affluent Kenyans. Nyari police station was built on funds pooled by the residents and sits at the estate’s entry.The estate has a homely, natural feel with well-grown hedges, lush vegetation and lanes with a rural air. Village Market, Warwick Centre and Gigiri are all shopping and entertainment centres within 10 minutes' drive of Nyari residents.
Location: Approximately 12KM North West of Nairobi’s City Centre.
Population Density: Moderate
Types of Buildings: Lush Mansions and Bungalows.
Property Value/Trends: Rents run from Sh150,000 upwards for houses with five bedrooms. The selling price of an ambassadorial residence with 5 bedrooms on 0.6 acres ranges from 38 to 40 million shillings. A six bed-roomed ambassadorial residence rent is Sh250,000.
Hospitals: Gertrudes Children’s Hospital in Muthaiga, The Warwick Medical Centre. The Nairobi Hospital has diagnostic laboratories at Gigiri.
Security: Highly Secure Area
Education Institutions: Hospital Hill School at Nyari, Roslyn Academy (Gigiri) and the International School of Kenya are all within 10 minutes drive.
Transport & Road Networks: Ngecha Road, Peponi Road Red Hill Road and Limuru Road.
Useful Contacts/Links for the area:
Red Hill Guest House,
Red Hill Drive,
P. O. Box 3744-00100, Nairobi,
Tel +254 020 2321581/2
Cell: 0722- 518 183/0737 171 416/ 0713 815 175
Gertrudes Childrens Hospital
020 3763474/75/76/77, 3760137
Muthaiga Police Station
Some useful addresses for accommodation places:
Gigiri Homestead: Please contact Martha Achieng on
Tel +254 203 544 189 or +254 722 839 232 or email