The prime residential area of Kilimani is located 6 kilometres west of Nairobi, Kenya, in what is known as the Westlands administration division. Due to its enviable position between Ngong Road and Lenana Road with Argwings Kodhek traversing through the estate, apartments for sale in Kilimani are a popular and convenient property choice. 

Since 2000, Kilimani has flourished into a sought-after residential and commercial area offering a range of properties to suit an equally varied community. Here you’ll find affordable apartments for rent, spacious townhouses for sale and charming villas and mansionettes to lease or buy as your forever home. Free-standing properties are well fenced and gated and the presence of the Kilimani Police ensures resident’s safety and security. Many apartments for sale in Kilimani offer their own additional perks in the form of balconies with lovely views, communal pools or even health club facilities. House seekers are drawn to Kilimani as it’s also ideally close to a number of shops, schools, medical facilities and an exciting choice of restaurants. If you’d like to find a property for sale or the ideal apartment to rent in Kilimani, take a look at our available listings.

“A favourite to many locals, French and Ethiopian expatriates alike, Kilmani is a center of diverse cultural influences. This area is also home to various international schools and a myriad of inter-continental restaurants.”

Jambo Nairobi

Explore Kilimani



There’s no better place to enjoy great food than Kilimani! This area is known for its 5-star restaurants which offer a variety of local specialties, excellent sea food and Caribbean-inspired fare as well as international dishes and decadent cocktails. 



Close to the corporate district of Nairobi, Kilimani is home to a number of businesses and NGOs including Kenya Girl Guides Association, Oil and Energy Services Limited, Africana Salon and Musyimi and Co advocates.



Take a trip to The Nairobi Arboretum Park which is less than 10 minutes away to enjoy an outdoor stroll or relaxing picnic amongst nature. 



Need a break from work? Enjoy hours of entertainment at the Finix or Macaro Casinos or indulge in some retail therapy at Yaya Centre where you’ll find luxury boutiques and a host of restaurants and cafes.

Living in Kilimani

Areas near to Kilimani

Gigiri, Hurlingham, Karen, Kileleshwa, Kitisuru, Lang’ata, Lavington, Loresho, Lower Kabete, Muthaiga, Nairobi, New Muthaiga, Parklands Nairobi, Riverside, Runda, Spring Valley, Westlands,


Within the surrounding area, you’ll find St Georges Primary School, St Georges Secondary School, Kilimani Junior Academy and the French, Japanese and Swedish Schools of Nairobi.


There are a number of local malls in the area including The Prestige Plaza, Yaya Centre and several major supermarkets to meet all your shopping needs. 


Nairobi Women’s Hospital, Karibu Medical Centre and Medconet Kenya are health facilities nearby, offering both specialised and general treatments.


Kilimani is just 10 minutes’ drive from the City Centre and is serviced by well tarmacked roads and public transport via Ngong Road and Argwings Kodhek.

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