Mwalimu farm has all of a sudden been popular in the Kenyan real estate market. Some people could be wondering what is this Mwalimu farm, where is it located, where has it been all along, and why now? In this article, we will try to respond to these questions in the best way possible.
Mwalimu farm is located in Ruiru East constituency bordering Kamakis. Mwalimu farm is an area with great potential and many investors are inclined to buy land in the area. Here are a few reasons why you should think of Mwalimu Farm in Ruiru East.
Mwalimu farm is strategically located along the Eastern Bypass and Kangundo road. The smooth transitioning of roads makes it a great area for investment and settlement. Additionally, it is located only 35km from the Nairobi CBD making it very convenient for people to settle. Moreover, it is only 28Km away from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).
2. Prime Area
Mwalimu farm has prime plots for both commercial and residential development. If you are keen on the real estate market trends, you will notice people are moving away from the city. Ruiru East is therefore a great place to think of as it sits on the outskirts of Nairobi yet not too far.
3. Size of the Plots
I believe you have noticed that most plots around Nairobi and its environs are too small. The demand for land around the city has led to real estate firms cutting small parcels to meet the rising demand. Most plots in Nairobi and the outskirts are 40 by 80 and 40 by 60s. However, the land in this area has a standard size which is 50 by 100.
4. Price of the Plots
If you are an investor you understand what price means in the real estate industry. The plots are very affordable. They sell below 1 million Kenyan shillings unlike most Pieces of land within the outskirts of Nairobi.
5. Appreciation of Mwalimu Farm
In terms of price, the land has appreciated fast within a very short time. For someone who bought land there and is now reselling, they are making good money. The land is even appreciating further due to the personal developments going on in the area. People have begun to reside in the area already.
6. Infrastructure around the area
There is a 9 Km road already constructed from Ruai Quickmatt to the farm. This tarmac road eases access to the farm from Ruai. There is a proposed road set from Kamakis Corner to the farm. The completion of this road will ease the access to Mwalimu Farm from Ruiru or Thika Super Highway.
The proposed Greater Eastern Bypass is also supposed to cut through Mwalimu Farm. This is one aspect that will open up the farm to even more opportunities for growth. Furthermore, Kangundo road is supposed to be expanded to a dual carriage. The expansion of this road will ease the traffic along that route.
Ruiru is an area with great infrastructure and amenities. Mwalimu farm is in close proximity to Ruiru which makes it easier for you to access amenities such as;
Mwalimu farm can be accessed through the Thika Superhighway, Eastern Bypass, Kangundo Road, and Mombasa Road.
Although the City Council piped water is yet to get to Mwalimu farm, there are boreholes dug by residents to supply water in the area.
There are many private hospitals and government hospitals in Ruiru and are all accessible to people residing on the Mwalimu farm.
Institutions of higher learning such as Kenyatta University, Zetech, Jomo Kenyatta University, and Nairobi Institute of Business Studies (NIBS) are in close proximity. International schools such as Peponi and Juja Preparatory are not too far from the land. Moreover, there are also private and public primary and secondary schools in close proximity.
The closest of them all is Ruai Quickmatt, there are shopping centers and malls not very far from the Mwalimu Farm.
Generally speaking, if you have been monitoring the growth of Ruiru in terms of real estate and infrastructure, you don’t need much convincing. Let’s site an example of the Green Valley Estate in Kamakis. The area has developed and taken shape of a posh residential estate in such a short time.
Investing in Mwalimu farm whether, for residential or commercial purposes, you will be on the right track. However, do your due diligence and ask questions where you need to. Be wary of scammers even as you take your step towards investing.