Here are the best and most affordable estates to live in while in Nairobi. Shifters and Movers research team list confirm that Pangai, Ruaka, Membly, Donholm, Roysambu, and Kahawa are fairly good and affordable estates in Nairobi. We further give you the best average apartment prices in Pangani, Ruaka, Embakassi Donholm, and the best movers in Nairobi Estates and show you some other estates joining this list.
Nairobi is home to some of the best estates and places to stay, tour, and work while in Kenya. However, Nairobi city being the capital of Kenya and the hub of East Africa, there are both expensive places and affordable places to stay and you don’t know their house prices.
Therefore, most people are always on the lookout for affordable estates to live in Nairobi.
We are here to unravel and give you the best affordable estates in Nairobi of the year 2023 for you and your friends to live in this great city under the sun.
It’s unfortunate that most people in Nairobi struggle to manage their monthly bills because of their estate choice. This happens when most people choose to live in more expensive in everything, from rent, shopping, and social lifestyle.
You don’t have to break banks or struggle to pay rent in the name of living in Nairobi city.
Get the best estate based on your budget. Therefore this research saves you from unwanted cries, struggles, and unnecessary pressure by discussing the best affordable Estates to live in Nairobi and their average apartment prices.
These estates come with good services, are comfortable, and are safe for an average city dweller. You could be a student, an employee, a business tycoon, or even a long-term tourist, we got you!
You deserve an easy great life and so we also did another research on the very expensive and luxurious estates in Nairobi to help you and also guide the luxury market.
It only makes sense to live well within your means but at the same time live a comfortable life in a good place in Nairobi.
So do you know some of the affordable places to live and stay in Nairobi?
If you do, we have some additional estates you could never imagine to be affordable estates in Nairobi. Moreover, we will show you how to move in and also tell you about our reliable moving company for your relocation. Tap 0799922285 for your relocation and interior design.
Shall we start? Good, here are the best affordable places to live in Nairobi.
1. Pangani Estate
Pangani is an affordable good place to live for everyone with a good reliable income. The reason Pangani is the best affordable estate to live in is because of its proximity to the city Centre and competitive good houses.
The estate is a walking distance from the Central Business District. It also has lots of foreign dwellers making it a multicultural estate hence making the houses the best but a little bit expensive.
Nevertheless, Pangani has many good average houses that middle-income earners can afford. An average one-bedroom rental house in Pangani is between Ksh. 30,000 to Ksh. 70,000 per month.
That rate could be cheap or expensive but such amounts are quite affordable in return for the quality of houses, among other good services in Pangani such as roads, water, and access to Nairobi city.
Similarly, homebuyers can also find good houses in Pangani estate at an affordable comparing it to high-end estates in Nairobi. This makes Pangani a good estate for both renting and homebuyers.
If you are looking for the best relocation or Movers Company in Pangani, Shifters and Movers gives you the best moving services in Pangani Estate.
The cost of relocating to Pangani is definitely cheaper than a month’s house rent in this great estate in Nairobi.
What other factors that make Pangani estate the best estate among other affordable estates in Nairobi? We attribute good schools, churches, temples for Indians, security, roads, and water as good factors making the estate competitive.
However, its location makes it a prime estate among other great aspects that keep this exclusive estate a great residential area in Nairobi.
What we haven’t told you is that Pangani has classic and good social places to enjoy your weekends with friends and family, particularly next to Westlands town. After all, this is Nairobi!
2. Roysambu Estate
Roysambu is arguably the most affordable place for middle-class people around Nairobi.
These middle-class people include students across the universities around the Roysambu, young employees, average families, and foreigners mainly from Nigeria.
Other major foreigners in Roysambu include people from Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Sudan, and Congo. The estate host lots of cultures hence making it a lively fun place to be and live.
Moreover, Roysambu is loved for its accessibility to the city, big malls like TRM, security, good internet connectivity, and stadia.
Roysambu is a great residential for everyone including homeowners and property developers.
The average one-bedroom house price in Roysambu range from Ksh. 8,000 to 30,000 per month. Airbnb is also tapping into Roysambu to accommodate guests and visitors.
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However, it’s good to know the size and apartment choice determine the amount you will pay as monthly rent. Here are houses you would want to see and more about their prices in Roysambu.
Did you know Roysambu was initially known as the Royal Suburbs during colonial times in Kenya? However, the name mutated to Roy-Sabu and the Kenyan cultural pronunciation eventually choreographed it to Roy-Sambu.
3. Ruaka Estate
Ruaka is a growing affordable estate for most people that work in Nairobi.
The reason Ruaka is a prestigious estate for middle-income people is because of its serenity from the adjacent farms and the Two Rivers Mall which is arguably the prestigious mall in Kenya and East Africa.
Similarly, Ruaka has some good homes and spacious apartments for any dweller. Nonetheless, an average one-bedroom house apartment in Ruaka estate will averagely be between Ksh. 8,000 and Ksh. 28,000.
However, your choice of house and size will further determine the amount you will eventually pay.
How else would you want to live in a precious fresh space and work in Nairobi if it’s not Ruaka? If you are looking for moving services in Ruaka, Shifters and Movers is the best Relocation Company in Ruaka since it has been highly approved as the official mover by most apartments in Ruaka.
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Nonetheless, this moving company is listing the best modern apartment in their housing section for you to rent in your comfort. See the best estate in Kiambu and their prices, Kiambu is right next to Ruaka.
The undeveloped spaces in Ruaka town make it to be the best place for modern developers. If you love to live in new houses with some modern features and are spacious, we recommend Ruaka.
The invasion of Ruaka by foreigners is something making the town be safer and attracts tourism development. There are lots of places to tour and stay in Ruaka for visitors.
4. Kasarani Estates
Kasarani is a favorable residential estate along Thika road. It hosts so many apartments for all classes of individuals and therefore making it one of the biggest bedrooms for Nairobi people.
The average house price of one bedroom per month in Kasarani is between Ksh. 7,000 to 20,000. Similarly, the area is full of many social places like Kasarani International Stadia, clubs, malls, and schools among other social services.
We would like to emphasis that Kasarani is similar to Roysambu because they are adjacent to each other.
Most young career starters and young families start their life in Nairobi in this sweet affordable Estate.
The roads are coming up so well and you will not have any form of stress to access the city. Also, see the best houses and apartment Prices in Madaraka Estate.
5. Embakasi Estate
Embakasi is the largest estate in the Eastland region of Nairobi. This area consists of the largest businesses, industries, and the largest airport in East Africa, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Therefore, the region hosts so many people both in affordable and high-end apartments.
The average one-bedroom house price in Embakasi is between Ksh. 6,000 to 50,000 per month. Other bigger houses with two bedrooms will cost Ksh. 30,000 upwards depending on their location.
Nonetheless, there are many relocation companies in Embakasi to use for your relocation but Shifters and Movers offer the best moving service in Embakasi from its affordable and quality moving packages.
The regions further hold all types of good services from modern highways, schools, good internet connection, malls, and hospitals among many other facilities.
Within Embakasi Estate, there are various privately owned estates for all types of people. Here is a comprehensive list of the best estates and apartment prices in Embakasi and Eastlands.
A good example is the best estates in Eastlands in Eastlands are;
- Imara Daima Estate
- Nyayo Estate
- Tassia Estate
- Unique Estate
If you want to live in a humble good way, Embakasi is an area to consider.
Did you know the area hosts the best residential highways in Kenya? These include The Thika Road and Outering highways. Feel free to see other best places to live in Kenya.
6. Kikuyu Town
Kikuyu is an upcoming exotic suburb on the outskirts of the Nairobi Metropolitan area between Kiambu and Nairobi County. The area is growing with the many developers constructing good spacious houses of all types.
The average one-bedroom house in Kikuyu is between Ksh. 8,000 and 50,000 per month.
This is the only place where the lords of pollution have NOT evaded compared to other estates in Nairobi. Its cleanly fresh environs attract lots of people to stay there.
Kikuyu town, therefore, falls within the list of the best and affordable estates because of its greenery and freshness compared to other estates. Moreover, it is not highly congested and populated.
Houses are constructed in the middle of farms and bushes. It is not a wonder to see a house in the middle of a forest canopy!
Good access to the city also make this area a great residential town.
How good would you feel to stay in such a good place? We also bring and show you good estates and apartments in Thika.
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This team of moving professionals can always help you find a house and relocate you to Kikuyu in the most affordable style.
People around here normally say they are from Scotland because one of Kikuyu estates is ‘thogoto’ which was originally known as Scotland. The name Scotland was given to the estate by the white people from Scotland, who lived and owned this great area.
However, Kidfarmaco is one of the great upcoming estates in Kikuyu town.
I personally love the breeze while the sun is shining in Kikuyu.
7. Kahawa Sukari | Kahawa West & Wendani
Kahawa has three sub-areas that include Kahawa Sukari, West, and Wendani.
The three subareas make Kahawa diverse and affordable to everyone looking for a good place to stay in Nairobi. However, Kahawa Wendani and Kahawa Sukari host lots of Kenyatta University students.
Kahawa Sukari is the more premium among Kahawa West and Wendani.
Unlike Kahawa Wendani, Kahawa Sukari has more private residential homes and more working-class people due to its luxury houses and more private homes.
Houses in Kahawa Sukari range from Ksh. 15,000 to Ksh. 50,000 per month. This range of rent is considered to be cheap because some developers are focusing to host lots of Kenyatta University students.
Sukari is a Swahili word meaning sugar, no wonder Kahawa Sukari is a sweet sugary place for working executives people.
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Kahawa Wendani houses range between Ksh. 6,000 to Ksh. 28,000 for an average onebedroom house per month. It’s adjacent to Kahawa Sukari but not as sweet as its neighbor.
Nonetheless, Kahawa west is the average of all Kahawa estates that range from Ksh. 7,000 and Ksh. 25,000 for a good house per month.
Good road connectivity and social amenities make Kahawa a good affordable estate. Chances are that every house in Kahawa has approved Shifters and Movers as the Main residential mover. Ask your neighbor down there, we may have moved them.
8. Donholm Estate
Donholm is a legendary and highly affordable estate in Nairobi. The estate has diverse good apartments for everyone. The average house price for a one-bedroom in Donholm is between Ksh. 10,000 to 25,000.
Shifters and Movers is the best relocation and moving company in Donholm since 2017.
Therefore, you will get affordable and quality moving services in Donholm. We also help you get the best house interior designs for your house.
Get the best house and you will enjoy the good social service around Donholm.
9. Membly Estate
Membly estate is a privately controlled estate that is full of private mansionnates. The few apartments are always full because they are irresistible because they are good-looking.
This estate is a few meters from the super highway and adjacent to Kenyatta University hence falling in the best estates to live in Nairobi.
10. Garden Estate
The Garden estate is closer to Ridgeways estate one of the most expensive and great estates to live in Nairobi. Garden estates has good roads, great shopping areas, good security, and well reliable water system that make it great for living in Nairobi.
The estate is approximately 9 kilometers from the city hence making it good for people that work from the city.
11. Woodly Estate
Woodly estate is one of the best estates along Ngong road. It not only has good houses but it also has well-accessible sporting facilities like impala grounds for rugby lovers.
The estate houses are competitive because Ngong road is one of the most competitive commercial areas in Nairobi. This makes Woodly more expensive than most other affordable estates on our list.
12. Tatu City Estate
Tatu city is a city with one of the best estates to live in in Nairobi. Unicity is the estate we would love to recommend as the best estate to live in in Nairobi.
This is because it is in a city with all good provisions from roads, shopping, green space, kids’ play areas and most importantly, good security.
Do you know Free city in Nairobi?
Don’t waggle, a free city is not a particular place but according to Kitz housing properties, a free city is a place where you find an affordable place within your budget.
High-end estates such as Karen, Lavington, and Muthaiga could be very much affordable to different people’s budgets. Nonetheless, Githurai could be an expensive area for you. Therefore, your happy affordable place is a free city of your choice.
All we need to know is why the area is affordable for you. Tell us your free city and we’ll do our study to ascertain whether it’s affordable for all of us. After all, we move, find houses for our rental clientele, and give them empty houses to rent in the comfort of their homes.
But we are certain that now you know some of the best and most affordable estates to live in Nairobi if you didn’t know. Did you know we have an interior team?
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