Best Estates to Live in Nairobi With Ksh10K Salary

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  • Are you working for a monthly salary of Ksh10,000 and wondering whether you can afford a decent house within Nairobi? Well, you don’t have to keep worrying because it is possible.

    You only need to know where you can find such houses to live a fulfilling life.

    Here are some of the areas where you can find cheap good houses that fit your budget.

    Waithaka

    Waithaka is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in Nairobi. It is located in Dagoretti South Constituency, about 45 minutes’ drive from Nairobi CBD. Here, decent block single-room rentals go for as low as Ksh4,000 while bedsitters go for Ksh6,000. Decent mabati structured houses go for as low as Ksh2,000 a month.

    A photo showing a section of Umoja 1 estate in Nairobi.
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    Kinoo

    Kinoo is another affordable place around Nairobi. It is located in Kikuyu Constituency, just an hour drive from Nairobi CBD. This place is known for cheap food and accommodation.

    Decent mabati structured houses go for as low as Ksh1,500 while block single-rooms range from Ksh3,500 to Ksh 4,000. You can get a nice bedsitter with Ksh6,000 a month.

    Muthama

    Muthama is also located in Dagoretti South Constituency near Withaka, about 40-minutes’ drive from Nairobi CBD. Block single-rooms in this area go for Ksh4,000 while Bedsitters go for as low as Ksh6,000. You can get a nice mabati structured house in this place for as low as Ksh2,000.

    Wangige

    Wangige is located in Kabete Constituency, about 45-minutes’ drive from Nairobi CBD. This place is known for cheap food due to the presence of the famous Wangige Market.

     Here, a mabati structured house goes for as low as Ksh1,500 while block single-rooms go for as low as Ksh3,500. Decent bedsitters go for Ksh6,000

    Gikambura

    Gikambura is one of the cheapest places in Kikuyu Constituency. It is an hour’s drive from Nairobi CBD. Single-rooms range from Ksh3,000 to Ksh 4,500 while bedsitters go for as low as Ksh6,000.

    Ruai

    Ruai is in Embakasi West Constituency within Nairobi County, just 40-minutes’ drive from Nairobi CBD. A decent mabati structured house in this area goes for Ksh2,500 while block single-rooms range from as low as 3,500. Bedsitters range from as low as Ksh5,500.

    Ruiru

    Ruiru is in Kiambu County, just a 40-minutes’ drive from Nairobi CBD. Single-rooms range from as low as Ksh3,000 while bedsitters rental prices start at Ksh5,000 a month.

    A photo of busy Nairobi estate
    A photo of busy Nairobi estate
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  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM