Slightly more understated than Muthaiga, Spring Valley is an exclusive low-density suburb distinguished by contemporary homes in well-treed compounds. As a middle and high income purchaser, you will find anything from old colonial houses to gated compounds and apartments. A 15 minute drive from central Nairobi, which is 5.2 km away, it is also close to the hustle and bustle of Westlands with numerous malls and restaurants, while away from the noise, traffic and pollution. Apart from Westlands, areas within a 5km radius include: Parklands, Hillview, Loresho, Lake View, Kitisuru and Gigiri.
Location: 5.2KM North West of Nairobi's City Centre.
Property Values / Trends: In Spring Valley you will find anything from old colonial houses to gated compounds and apartments. Here, 4 bedroom town houses are popular, designed with character and style for family living. They tend to be en suite with inbuilt wardrobes, spacious sitting, dining, beautiful kitchens, servant quarter for 2, some with Jacuzzis or swimming pools. Prices on average range from Kshs4.3 m to Kshs9m. Rent per month could cost Kshs180, 000.
Types of buildings: Apart from 4 storey mansions, and villas with beautiful gardens shaded by trees, there are a few apartments, and hotels that can be found, or are accessible from the area. They include Progressive Park Hotel, Mwanzi Rd, Nairobi and Kate's Apartments, School Lane, close to Westlands, Nairobi, Central (tel - (0)20 4451124).
Population Density: Low density area
Security: Spring Valley is considered safe as most roads are gated. However, in case of crime, Spring Valley Police Station, Lower Kabete, Nairobi can be contacted on 020 581042 or 0721 366 999
Hospitals: The Aga Khan Hospital and M.P. Shah Hospital.
Educational Institutions: The International School of Kenya (ISK), Peponi School and Aga Khan High School are easily accessible from Spring Valley. Other schools around the area include
Shopping Centres & Social Amenities - Parks, coffee houses, restaurants - The Spring Valley shopping centre, with some local amenity stores, and the severals malls in Westlands provide nearby shopping amenities, including Westgate and Sarit Center. The restaurants in the area are Haandi restaurant, Spring Valley Supermarket, Lower Kabete Road, Eat Out restaurant, Ashiana Coffee House
Places Of Worship: Cater for Hindus, Christians and Muslims The temples are Shree Sdharma temple, Spring Valley, Nairobi, Kenya and Oshwal Religious Centre. Churches are Chemchemi Ya Ukweli, Christ Embassy Church,Little Daughters of St Joseph and Catholic Diocese Of Kakamega offices. There is also a Mosque, at Mpaka Road, Nairobi.
Transport & road networks: Without potholes, the winding roads lined with mature trees add charm and further accentuate the natural greenery in the area. A few matatus pass there and passengers pay at least Kshs30 from Westlands, but for most neighborhoods, a car or a taxi are necessary.
Useful Contacts/Links for the area:
The Aga Khan Hospital Third Parklands Avenue, Highridge, Nairobi, Central Tel: (0)20 3740000
Spring Valley Police Station, Lower Kabete, Nairobi Tel 020 581042 or 0721 366 999
Chemchemi Ya Ukweli 1st Floor, Waumini House, P. O. Box 14370-00800 A 104, Spring Valley, Nairobi, Central 00800 Tel No: 020-4442294
Christ Embassy Church, P. O. Box 283, Parklands Road, Nairobi, 00606 Tel No: 020 3874875
Little Daughters of St Joseph, P.O. Box 39478, Mwanzi Road, Spring Valley, Nairobi, Tel No: 020-3745934
Catholic Diocese Of Kakamega P. O. Box 1117, School Lane, Spring Valley, Nairobi. Tel No: 020-4445470
Haandi restaurant Tel No: 020 4448294
Spring Valley Supermarket, Lower Kabete Rd, Tel No: 020-4181905
Eat Out restaurant (Websimba Ltd), P.O.Box 69671, Brookside drive Nairobi.
Kate's Apartments, School Lane, Tel - 020-4451124
Ashiana Coffee House LtdAddress P. O. Box 31137 Muthithi Road, Nairobi, Central 00600 Tel No:020-3749797
The International College General Mathenge Gardens, Spring Valley Tel No: 020-4182646.
Montessori Learning center, Grevillea Grove, Tel 020-4446542.
Brookside Andy Pandy Kindergarten Brookside drive, Nairobi. Tel No: 020-4444505
Language Solution Center Patustech House Woodvale Grove, Nairobi Tel No: 020-4454135
Sonata School of Music Lower Kabete Road 020-4180267 Address