Five Reasons to Live In Ngong
Are you looking for a place to settle with your family away from the City? Alternatively, are you nearing retirement and now considering moving further from the hustle and bustle of town but not too far from civilization? Are you looking to build or to buy a house? Here are five reasons you should consider living in Ngong;
From Ngong, you can reach the Nairobi Central Business District using Ngong road within 20-30 minutes or alternatively link to other counties such as Kiambu,Kajiado,Narok and Nakuru. Going to Mombasa or flying out? Ngong boasts of such convenience, you can easily get to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Mombasa Road via the Southern By-pass. You can also access some other parts like the famous Karen and Ongata Rongai areas easily.
Ngong is not an expensive place to live in and you can live within your budget. With rents ranging from Ksh 25,000 to Ksh 30,000 for a 2-bedroom apartment, and Ksh 35,000 to Ksh 45,000 for a 3-bedroom unit, Ngong is pocket-friendly for a middle-income family. If you wish to buy a house, a 4-bedroom house will cost between Ksh 15 M and Ksh 20 M, depending on the size, the location and its finishing. If this is too expensive, worry not, as you can buy plots in Ngong sells for an average of Kshs 599,000 and you can use it to build your house at your own pace. Most of these properties have freehold title deeds. For your food and clothing purchases, there are not only stalls and supermarkets, but also an open market on Saturdays.
- Amenities are within reach
Ngong boasts of a wide range of schools including universities and colleges such as Ngong Vocational Training College, Marist University College in Karen and Catholic University in close proximity. For leisure and weekend getaways, you can visit the Ngong hills especially for family time also. The Ngong town has several banks to take care of your financial needs and supermarkets to access basic house necessities. Ngong also has famous malls such as Milele mall where you can do all the shopping and have time with your family there.
Residents in the area are served by water from the Kajiado Water & Sewerage Company as well as CDF-funded community borehole water projects. To address the influx of the population, the county government of Kajiado has commenced plans for a sewerage system to cater for sewage disposal. The area is well secured with the presence of various police posts and the main police station in Ngong town. In newer estates, residents have employed the gated community concept with boundary walls and a single-manned gate to control entrance.
- Ngong forest tourist attraction
Ngong forest is a tourist attraction forest that is among the few forest that are within a city. Situated just like about 6 kilometers from Nairobi city it consists of more than 80 species of eucalyptus plants. It is also open for the public
If you had not considered living in Ngong before, the reasons listed above are sure enough to convince you.