By Kuria Kimani
Kisumu is taking the lead as the cleanest county in Kenya thanks to the current Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o. The county often attracts local and international tourists who mostly visit the lakeside and enjoy fresh fish delicacies. Kisumu’s real estate sector is booming with developments coming up on a massive scale. This article looks at the top luxurious estates in the city. These estates are where the rich dwell and offer great investment opportunities.
Milimani estate is a luxurious estate away from the bustle of the Central Business District and is found adjacent to Lake Victoria. The residents of the leafy estate enjoy the sunrise and sunset view over the lake. Apart from its scenic value, Milimani estate is a secure place fully serviced with amenities that make it one of the most luxurious estates in Kisumu. Apartments in the estate are valued at an average of Ksh16,000,000 for a three bedroom apartment. For rental purposes, the monthly prices range from Ksh 50,000-200,000 depending on the type of property rented.
Mountain View Estate
Mountain View Estate makes the list of top luxurious estates in Kisumu and is favored by the rich. The estate is located away from the central business district offering a calm atmosphere. The estate is impeccably maintained with easy access to necessary amenities, top security, electricity and fresh air. However, the estate is not easily accessible by public transportation and this might be one of the reasons why it is known as the rich man’s estate. The apartments are all impeccably designed with intricate features. Purchasing a three bedroom apartment in the estate costs an approximate Ksh 14,000,000.
Riat Hills Estate
As the name suggests, Riat Hills estate is strategically located giving a view of the Riat hills. The hills command the attention of tourists locally and internationally being marked as one of the must-visit places while in the city. The estate is located along Kakamega road and is one of the best estates to live in. The area has top security systems in place for safety, amenities and scenic views. Residents of the estate have described their stay as being excellent and would recommend the estate to new tenants. A three bedroom apartment in the estate goes for an average of Ksh 19,000,000- Ksh 20,000,000.
Mamboleo Estate is located along the Kisumu-Kakamega road and attracts the tenancy of wealthy individuals in the area. The estate is effectively run and maintained by management who ensure that residents have all their requirements and have their complaints addressed within a short time. The estate has different apartments that sell to different people. The estate also has playing fields for the children who get to have space to play. Purchasing a three bedroom apartment in the estate costs an approximate Ksh 16,000,000.
Migosi Estate ranks as one of the top luxurious estates in Kisumu. Being just ten minutes away from the world’s second largest freshwater lake, Migosi estate is an excellent choice for purchasing a home. The estate is located a few minutes from the Migosi sub county Referral Hospital. It is also adequately serviced with high quality social amenities and security services are kept fully operational. A three bedroom apartment in Migosi estate costs an approximate Ksh 20,000,000.