Runda neighbourhood property guide, Social amenities, Real estate properties for sale or rent.
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Runda has grown tremendously as from the 1990’s. Its transformation can be attributed to the United Nations headquarters and the American Embassy which are less than a kilometre away. Below is everything you need to know about this uptown suburb. This is the premium feedback that one receives when you searching for Houses for Sale in Kenya and Houses for Sale in Nairobi on sites such as BuyRentKenya or property24.
Runda Map location
Runda borders Kiambu Road to the East and Limuru Road to the west. It is close to Gigiri suburb and separated from the rest of the city by Karura Forest as shown in the Google map below:
Runda is which Ward?
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Why people prefer living in Runda
We all know that the place might not be best for someone having one eye on the wallet, right? So, why are there so many loyal Runda residents? Well, various people prefer to reside in Runda houses for rent due to different reasons. Some love its ambience, security, apartments and so forth. Other residents such as ambassadors and diplomats live in the area as it is closer to their offices and areas of work. Runda is also evergreen throughout the year, something which attracts nature-lovers.
Popular Estates in Runda
Runda Paradise Estate -
This is a controlled development gated community with about 50 townhouses and Maisonettes or Duplexes (Two-storey flats with your Front door). The estate is along Kasarani road in Runda close to the road leading to the famous Paradise Lost along Kiambu Road. House prices at this Runda Estate average at 26 Million for a 4 bedroom family house for sale or 120K for rent. The estate has some of the best Maisonette House Design Plans Ideas. You will find here the best Runda estate houses.
Runda Mhasibu in Runda -
Known for residential plots for sale in Runda with a 1/4 an acre of Land going for about 19 Million in 2021. If you are looking to build 4 bedroom maisonettes for sale in Nairobi, this is the place to buy a residential plot.
Five Star Paradise Runda -
This is an estate that hosts some of the best maisonette designs in Kenya. Located close to Paradise Lost off Kiambu road, this estate consists of executive 2, 3, 4, and 5 bedroom Villas and Townhouses. House prices in this Runda estate range between 20M to 40M for a 4 Bedroom Townhouse for sale or 200K for rent.
Runda Mumwe Garden -
Home of luxury homes with fireplaces, marble baths, enough parking spaces, and manicured gardens. Plots for sale in this Runda estate average at 40M for half an acre. With a budget of 70M, you can buy an A 4 bedroom house for sale in this Runda Estate. A similar 4 bedroom house for rent goes for 400K. This gated community is home to modern house designs, 24-hour security, and elegance.
Runda Mimosa Estate -
This estate offers houses for sale, homes for rent, and plots for sale in Runda. Located at the west end of Runda, this estate is divided into sectors including the Mimosa grove villa, Mimosa drive, and Runda Mimosa. A 1/2 acre Plot in this neighborhood range between 35M and 45M. Looking to buy a 4 Bedroom house in Runda? You will find one at Mimosa Estate at an average of 70M or rent it for 350K.
Runda Whisper Estate -
The estate enjoys proximity to the Luxurius Regis School and the United Nations Avenue. Having UN-approved security features, this is one of the sorts after estate ins Runda, Kiambu county. The Estate is close to Two Rivers Mall and other social amenities. Are looking for a home that features a large kitchen, laundry area, spacious bedrooms, family room, or cloakroom: you will find one at this Estate for about 300K rent.
Runda Muringa Estate -
The new kid on the block standing as an extension of Luxury living in Runda. The estate borders the Northern Bypass and Kiambu road. Mobility in and out of this classic estate in Kiambu is guaranteed. Property within Muringa Estate features manicured gardens with mature trees. Some of the homes have ready titles in case one needs to transfer ownership or a lease. A half an acre plot in Muringa Estate will cost you about 30M. Looking to rent a 3 bedroom house in Runda?
Runda Evergreen Estate -
An estate with modern homes built on 1/2 acre of land. The estate boasts of proximity to Ciata city mall and Ridgeways along Kiambu road. Houses within this Runda estate feature executive features amenities such as a laundry area, entertainment room, spacious bedroom, ample parking spaces, swimming pools, bar area, and gym. Some houses have heated water, a tiled floor, modern kitchen finishes, manicured gardens, and a large living room. If you are looking for maisonettes for sale in Westlands, Nairobi, or property close to Runda neighborhoods, this estate is a snack. A 5 bedroom home for sale will cost you about 120M and 150K while renting. The homes range from simple maisonette designs to bungalows.
Runda Property guide
Houses in this suburb are to die for. A brief visit to the area will unearth some of the best state-of-the-art lavish villas and mansions with beautiful driveways and orchards. High-end townhouses, bungalows and even guesthouses are available here. Rent prices for typical 1 bedroom apartments here range from Ksh. 100,000 depending on your tastes and preferences. You will shell out close to 200k for a three-bedroomed house.
If you want to purchase a typical 1-bedroom apartment, then be prepared to shell out close to Ksh. 15 million. A three-bedroomed house might cost up to Ksh. 80 million depending on various factors such as the size of land it lies on and so forth.
Runda social amenities and infrastructure
Runda is armed to the teeth with some of the best infrastructures and social facilities. Here is a breakdown:
1. Schools in Runda
The following institutions are located in the locality:
• Rosslyn Academy • Brookhouse School • Porterhouse School • St. Marys Girls High School • International School of Kenya • Cheleta Primary School • Gigiri Montessori House • SABIS International School
2. Hospitals in Runda
Runda has lots of pharmacies and chemists where you can buy over the counter medication at affordable prices. The area also has some clinics which offer treatment to various ailments. If you need special care, you can easily access the Nairobi Hospital located at Warwick Centre for services such as diagnostics, imaging, and so forth. This is where to get emergency medication atttention while in Runda.
3. Restaurants in Runda
Runda hosts several modern restaurants that serve wide cuisines. You can always order your food online from your favorite restaurant and get it in minutes. Bolt Food and Uber Eats, Little Delivery, and Lilwa Delivery Services are the most popular food deliver platforms within the area. The suburb has a wide variety of eateries. The notable ones include:
• The River Café • Mediterraneo • The Java House • Asian Gardens • Lord Erroll • Pan Asian Yao • Big Square • Habesha
4. Consulates and Embassies around Runda
The following organizations have their headquarters in the nearby Gigiri Suburb:
• Qatar Embassy • Romanian Embassy • Brazilian Embassy • American Embassy • Malaysian • Serbia • Montenegro Consulate • Swedish Embassy
The presence of all these embassies means that the area is so safe from any theft or terrorist attacks.
Nearly everyone who lives in the area owns a car. However, this doesn’t mean that you can access public transport. You can use taxis and matatus to travel to and from the CBD. However, you should be aware that there are no specific matatus that go to Runda. You should either take one from Khoja Bus Station and alight at Limuru Road or Kiambu Road depending on your house location.
6. Shopping Malls
You don’t have to go all the way to the CBD to do your shopping. You can access lots of stores in the nearby Village Market and Warwick Centre. Beauty clinics, jewellery shops, banks, and grocery stores are readily available.
What to do in Runda
You should visit these areas for leisure while living in the suburb.
• Muthaiga Golf Club if you fancy sports • Karura forest for nature lovers. • Village Market • Muthaiga Country Club
Runda Neighbourhood is definitely the best place to live if you fancy a quiet environment, security, nature and lavish properties. Runda is just a few kilometres from the city and is easily accessible via its excellent road network. Are you interested in moving to Runda? If yes, why not try our authentic services to quickly locate your dream property? Our database has lots of properties which might match your description as well as preferences.
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