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Kitengela neighborhood guide: Houses for sale, rent, social amenities and much more

Ostrich at Maasai Ostrich farm
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Kitengela, popularly known as "Kite," is one of the fastest-growing areas according to the 2019 census. Its population has tripled since 2009. Its quick expansion can be attributed to a huge influx of middle-class people.

Kitengela is the go-to suburb for gated communities, own-compound houses, or even when you want to build your house from scratch. The area is close to Nairobi and has the most affordable land compared to any other area in Nairobi Metropolitan. Those living in Kite, often describe the suburb as “the best world” for its closeness to Nairobi, its rural feel, and the collaborative and friendly nature of its residents. Here is what you need to know about Kitengela houses for rent, sale, hospitals, schools, location, and much more.

Kitengela map

Map of Kitegela

Here is the Kitengela, Kenya, map.

Kitengela is in which county?

People often confuse about where Kitengela town is located. The area is in Kajiado County, not Nairobi County. This begs the question, “Kitengela is in which sub-county?” Well, Kitengela is in Kajiado North Sub-county and Kajiado North Constituency. This also answers the question, “Kitengela is in which constituency”

How far is Kitengela from the Nairobi CBD?

The distance from Nairobi to Kitengela is 30 kilometers. The area is located south of Nairobi, and it is even part of the Nairobi Metropolitan. Transport You can get to Kitengela from Nairobi via a matatu or bus at Railways Bus Station in the CBD. In Kitengela town, Boda Bodas and tuk-tuks are most commonly used for moving around the town.

Leadership Status

Current MCA in Kitengela

The current MCA of this area is Hon. Matuyia Paul Kipamet.

Kitengela Postal Code

The area’s postal code is 00241. If you are sending mail to Mashuru, then use 01103 as the postal code.

Education Facilities:

When looking for houses for sale in Kitengela or rent, then the first thing that you should consider is proximity to learning institutions. You don’t want your kids to be waking up as early as 3 a.m. just to catch a bus to school. Here are the schools located in the Kite area.

1. Kitengela International School

KISC hosts three schools; KISC Girls, mixed day and boarding primary and pre-school, and the British System school. It is located 5 km from Kitengela town, off Athi River Namanga road.

2. KCA University

KCA University Kitengela Branch

KCA university is located on the 3rd and 4th floors at Capital Centre Kitengela. Courses offered here include a master's in commerce and corporate management, human resource management, marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, a certificate in business management, and a diploma in business management.

Other notable institutions include the following;

• Kidz Next Door Kindergarten,

• Kitengela Primary School,

• The Orchard School,

• Kitengela Girls High School,

• Kitengela Vineyard Secondary School,

• Wibs Teachers College,

• Kitengela Institute of Mangement Studies,

• East Africa University.

Healthcare Facilities in Kitengela

The following private and public facilities are located in Kitengela:

1. Kitengela Medical Services

Kitengela Medical Services

KMS is one of the leading healthcare organizations in the Kajiado region providing inpatient, general outpatient, and specialist services. It is situated in Kitengela town off Viwanda Road.

2. Kitengela sub-County Hospital

It is located on Saitoti Road and it offers inpatient, maternity, outpatient, and laboratory, among other services. Other hospitals in the area include: • Kitengela sub-County Hospital,

• Karen Hospital,

• Genesis Medical Clinic,

• Kitengela Medical Services,

• Kinanie Dispensary,

• Saint Therese Dispensary,

• Sucos Hospital,

• St Pauls Kitengela Hospital.

Where to worship

You have a lot of options to choose from when it comes to places of worship in Kitengela. Here are just a few places you can worship:

1. PCEA Kitengela

PCEA Kitengela

The church is situated along Athi River Namanga Road.

2. Kenya Redeemed Church Kitengela

Kenya Redeemed Church is located near Chagam Guest House along Miriam Road. Other worship places include: • ACK,

• SDA church,

• Catholic,

• Mosque,

• Jubilee Christian Church,


• Glorious Gospel Church,

• God’s Time Church,

• Glorious Gospel Church, and

• Kingdom Seekers.

Jobs in Kitengela

You do not have to travel to Nairobi for job opportunities. While living in Kite, you can work in any of the following companies:

1. Savannah Cement Kitengela

Savannah Cement Kitengela

Savannah cement is a cement grinding plant with a capacity of producing 1.5 million tonnes a year. The industry offers a wide variety of job opportunities to people in and around Kitengela.

2. Kitengela Hot Glass Ltd

Kitengela Hot Glass Ltd

Kitengela Hot Glass Ltd is located in Kitengela. It recycles and transforms scrap into designs that fulfill a desire or needs of its customers. It offers job opportunities to those in Kitengela and surrounding areas.

Other industries in this area include:

• Kitengela glass house,

• EPZ Kitengela,

• Optima ICT Services Ltd.

Where to bank in Kitengela

Kitengela is served by a lot of financial institutions and Saccos. These institutions have flooded the town to serve the ever-booming construction industry.

Your financial need will be handled by the following institutions: • KCB bank,


• Absa,

• NIC,

• Bingwa Sacco,

• Ollin Sacco ltd.

Where to get hair and nails done: in Kitengela

Popular haircut and hairdo joints in Kitengela include the following:

  1. Keyshia Hair Salon

Keyshia Hair Salon

Keyshia Salon offers quality and affordable services to its clients and is located along Kitengela Prison Road.

Other executive hairdo and haircut shops are as follows:

• Neema Salon,

• Empuris Beauty Salon,

• Yasha’s Executive Beauty Parlour,

• Unisex Beauty Salon,

• Keyshia Hair Salon,

• Zawadi Executive Salon & Kinyozi,

• The Fountain Salon,

• Classic Kinyozi,

• Upendo Kinyozi,

• Pals Kinyozi & salon and

• Gipsmart Kinyozi.

Where to shop in Kitengela

Buy your food and general supplies from any of the following areas while in Kitengela:

• Signature Mall Kitengela

It is a diversified mall hosting local and international brands and cultures. It is a home for hotels, restaurants, shops, and entertainment and a good place to host events.

• Kitengela Mall

Kitengela mall

Kitengela mall is situated along Namanga Road in Kitengela. It offers ideal spaces for electronics, barbers, studios, Mobile dealers, boutiques, and pharmacy shops among others. It also has spacious and secure parking.

Other shopping spots include:

• Naivas supermarket,

• Eastmart supermarket,

• Kitengela market and

• Kitengela groceries shop.

Recreational facilities, clubs, and hotels in Kitengela

You can have an adventure, grab a glass of your favorite wine or eat some Nyama Choma at the following Joints in the area:

  1. Club 411

Club 411 is a nightclub located along Kitengela Road.

  1. Maasai Ostrich Farm

Ostrich at Maasai Ostrich farm

Those who are nature lovers should visit Maasai Ostrich Farm. It is home to over 1000 birds and offers a great haven for team-building activities. One will also get to learn about Ostrich farming and how their ship feathers, meat, and skin overseas and within the country.

Here are some other places you can have an adventure, Nyama Choma, and Beer:

• Galaxy Resort Kitengela,

• Alma Hotel,

• The Oasis Restaurant,

• Sessa Youth 7 Recreational Centre,

• The Mao grounds,

• Kitengela Breeze Gardens,

• Club Nomads,

• Kitengela glass bridge,

• Club 360,

• Club Baileys,

• Pizza inn kitengela,

• Royal Finesse kitengela and

• Pavillion XV Kitengela.

Real Estate Agencies and Registered Property Companies in Kitengela

Finding a home for your family can be a tasking mission especially when you are new in an area. Kitengela, besides being home to many communities, still attracts more Kenyans looking for cheap plots for sale or ready homes to buy.

Hooking up with a verified property agent or property company saves much time and money for property hunting. We have curated a list of real estate companies that you vet and engage with while looking for affordable homes to rent or land in Kitengela:

  1. Vector Afriq Properties Limited
  2. Luprom Properties Limited
  3. Gim Estates ltd.
  4. Peniel Estate- Off Epz Road Kitengela
  5. Elegant Investments
  6. Acacia Estate by Rochman
  7. Royal Gates Kitengela
  8. Urban Prime Plots and Properties
  9. Musti Investment Ltd
  10. Prime Plots Property
  11. Almond Grove Property
  12. Urbantop Slyee Commercial Agency

Notable Real Estate projects and Buildings in Kitengela Town.

kitengela-club 034

Interior Photos of Club 034

1. Club 034 Kitengela.

  • Was designed from an old 216-seater aircraft
  • The first club inside an Airplane and Aeroplane Bar in Kenya

nairobi plane 0 Photo: Transportation and fabrication of an old Jumbo into a luxury club in Kitengela town.

  • It is a lavish lounge in Kitengela targeting high-end party revelers, and VIP Members
  • Known for its amazing Nyama Choma
  • It is along Namanga road after Kitenga Mall and next to Ola Acacia gas station.
  • Open to the new Kitengela Municipality which has a population of about 230K people according to the 2022 statistics.

club 034

Photo: Inside Club 034 in Kitengela Town, Kajiado county.

  • Equipped with comfy leather seats with 3D modeled interior that reflect a true plane atmosphere.

club 034 (1) Photo: A party experience inside a renovated Boeing plane

  • Allows online booking of tickets
  • Club 034 can host weddings and video shooting events.
  • Has a kid playing area with ramps and bouncing castles.
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