This is a list of all estates in Nakuru. Nakuru town is an administrative capital of Nakuru county which is headed by Governor Lee Kinyanjui. Nakuru town has an estimated population of 307,990 people as of 2018. The town is well known for its scenic tourist attraction sites that are a key source of revenue for the County Government. Some of the notable tourist attraction sites in Nakuru include; Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Nakuru and Hyrax Hills. It is a cosmopolitan town that is predominantly dominated by the Kikuyu and Kalenjin.
Here is a list of all the estates located in Nakuru town in no particular order.
It is a middle-class estate that is located near the Central Business District. The estate is located next to the Lake Nakuru National Park which is a key tourist attraction site in the region.
Milimani is a posh estate that is dominated by the rich and mighty in Nakuru. Rent in this estate is expensive, owing to the posh buildings and mansions located in the area. It is also one of the safest estates in Nakuru.
It is located approximately one kilometer from Nakuru town. It is one of the estates with proper infrastructure and sanitation. Many would agree that estate enjoys the privilege of being close to Nakuru state house. Section 58 is also among the safest estates in Nakuru.
This estate is located along the Nakuru- Nyahururu highway. It is home to the middle class in Nakuru. It is situated at the foot of Menengai Crater. A one bedroom house in this area will cost you around 6,000 to 10,000 shillings, while single rooms go for 2,000 to 4,000 Kenyan shillings.
5.Langa Langa estate
It is a middle-class estate, with most houses being personally owned. Most houses located here are two and three bedroom houses. For as low as 8,000 shillings, you can get a nice two bedroom house.
It is a lower-middle-class estate that is mostly inhabited by small-scale businessmen and women. A two bedroom house here goes for as low as 7,000 Kenyan shillings.
It is among the middle-class estates located in Nakuru, approximately three kilometers from the Central Business District. A two bedroom house is between 8,000-10,000, one bedroom around 6,000 shillings while single rooms go for as low as 1500 shillings.
The estate is located along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway, approximately five kilometres from Nakuru town. This estate is a bit posh, owing to the magnificent buildings that dot the area. Security is also tight, thanks to the police dog training unit located in this estate.
Bahati estate is located along the Nakuru-Nyahururu road, approximately 10 kilometres from Nakuru town. It is one of the most fertile areas in Nakuru that is rich in agricultural land. Most houses here are personally owned, with a few going up for rental.
Lanet would definitely top the list of the most secure estates in Nakuru. The estate boasts of the Lanet barracks and airstrip that is used by the military personnel. Movement in this estate is highly restricted by the military officers. Lanet is located approximately five kilometres from Nakuru town.
Other estates in Nakuru include;