We present a variety of enticing Lamu properties - luxurious beach houses, beautifully-restored Swahili mansions, traditional houses for renovation, spacious building plots - and more. Several of these homes are also available to rent.

Maridhiya House, Lamu

Step back in time and into Maridhiya House- an outstanding example of a traditional 18th Century Lamu townhouse – recently restored, rebuilt and extended to the very highest standards.


Price: KSh 20 million – Freehold title

 Further Details

Maridhiya House is also available to rent.
Please contact us for further information.

NEW

Zuhura House, Lamu

A classic Lamu townhouse in the heart of the ancient Stone Town - recently renovated and extended - beautifully refurbished and full of character, comfort and charm.


Price: KSh 20 million – Freehold title

 Further Details

Zuhura House is also available to rent.
Please contact us for further information.


NEW

Secret Shela Plot

Quiet and private, yet close to the heart of Shela,a substantial and very attractive walled building plot which is ripe and ready for development.


Price: Eur 100,000

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Yumbe Plot

An excellent value plot close to the historic heart of Lamu Town, and the ideal location in which to build a new Lamu nyumba.


Price: KSh 5 million

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Ras Kitau Beach at Sunset Ras Kitau from the Channel

The Allen Estate, Ras Kitau, Manda Beach

Swahili Style, Safari Chic and Self Sufficiency combine in a spectacular and unique oceanside hideaway. With luxurious ‘Robinson Crusoe’ style treehouses, 75m of prime beachfront and 3.5 flourishing acres in this sought-after location.  Further Details

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Ras Kitau Master Bedroom Ras Kitau Spiral Staircase Ras Kitau Views towards Shela
Siani House Guest Bedroom

Siani Plantation Estate

Lamu’s most elegant and exclusive shamba – a magical thirteen acre retreat of seaside coconut groves and mango plantations, together with the wonderfully romantic Siani House, attractive guest house, swimming pool and more…

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Master Bedroom Swimming Pool Siani House

Simba-Ka-Zaa

A magnificent 65-ft twin-masted Sambuk sailing dhow – beautifully and professionally built and equipped, and perhaps unique on the East African coast 


Price: KSh 10 million

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Umma House

A particularly charming, spacious and well-designed town house featuring three double bedrooms, roof terraces, courtyard garden and swimming pool. 


Price: Eur 325,000

 Further Details

Umma House is also available to rent.
Please contact us for further information.


Kazkazi Fisheye View Kazkazi sunset

Kazkazi House and Jahazi House,
Kizingoni Beach

Two spectacular, spacious and beautifully-designed beach houses, wonderfully situated on the remote, private and secluded west coast of the island. These brand new, eco-friendly retreats really are the ultimate in away-from-it-all luxury.  Further Details

Jahazi House Jahazi House Beach View

Kazkazi House and Jahazi House are also available to rent.
Please contact us for further information.

SOLD

Johari House, Shela

Johari means jewel in Kiswahili, and this beautiful and historic house in the heart of Shela village really is a gem. 


Price: Kshs 40 Million

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SOLD Shela Plot

Nursery Plot, Shela

A really large and attractive piece of land, ripe and ready for development, in the centre of Shela.

Shela Plot

Price: Kshs 25 Million

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Milele House

A lovely and spacious family house - recently renovated and extended - with courtyard swimming pool and panoramic views across historic Lamu and the channel


Price: Eur 295,000

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Madakani House, Shela

A splendid example of a large traditional 18th Century Swahili mansion. Set in the heart of Shela village, Madakani House combines grandeur and comfort to great effect. 


Price: Eur 300,000

 Further Details

Madakani House is also available to rent.
Please contact us for further information.


Jim Allen's House

Three fascinating and historic properties in the heart of Lamu – a large 19th Century house, a spacious traditional Swahili house and an atmospheric walled garden with ancient ruined mosque.


Price: Eur 315,000

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Bongo House, Shela

A very spacious house, ripe for renovation or redevelopment, set in a quiet and attractive part of fashionable Shela village, close to the sand dunes, beach and Peponi Hotel. 


Price: Eur 275,000

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Hijani House

Peacefully hidden away, yet close to the centre of Lamu, a substantial, spacious and fully-restored 19th Century Swahili town house with five/six bedrooms and very attractive walled garden


Price: GBP 175,000

 Further Details

PRICE REDUCED

SOLD

Kivundoni House

An exceptionally large Swahili mansion, newly and beautifully renovated by its French owner, siutated in the historic Kivundoni area (probably Lamu’s oldest neighbourhood).


Price: Eur 275,000

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Apendalo House

An attractive and spacious new townhouse, recently built in traditional Lamu style, Apendalo sits just back from the seafront in a quiet area of Lamu Town.


Price: Eur 275,000

 Further Details

Apendalo House is also available to rent.
Please contact us for further information.

Shela Plots for Development

Five attractively diverse building plots peacefully situated on the outskirts of Shela. Each plot is quiet, private and undeveloped, close to Shela’s wonderful beach and spectacular dunes, yet only moments from the village.


Price: Ksh 25.0 Million Each

 Further Details


SOLD

Kivundoni Ruin

For restoration - the remains of a very large 18th Century Swahili mansion, situated in Kivundoni, close to the site of Lamu’s historic Yumbe Palace and to the Swahili House Museum. 


Price: Kshs 7.5 Million
Approx: Eur 75,000

 Further Details

SOLD

Utukuni – Plot for Development

A vacant plot, ripe and ready for development, in the heart of Old Lamu. Empty building plots, particularly ones as reasonably priced as this, are few and far between.


Price: Kshs 5 Million

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Wildebeeste House

A magical and really atmospheric slice of Old Lamu, perfectly situated right in the heart of the Old Town, yet very close to the Fort, Town Square and Seafront. 


Price: Kshs 30.0 Million

 Further Details


Other Properties For Sale / Property Search

If you are looking for a Lamu property but don’t see exactly what you’re looking for on our website, then please do contact us anyway. We always know of a variety of other attractive properties for sale in and around Lamu.  Some are fully-restored, foreign-owned properties available for a discreet private sale.  Others are locally-owned historic houses in need of total renovation.

Finding the perfect Lamu property can be a complicated and time-consuming process. With our in-depth local knowledge and experience we can search on your behalf and save you time and effort.  Please let us know your requirements and we will let you know as soon as something suitable comes onto the market.

All the houses that we sell have well-established freehold titles.  Buying and selling freehold residential property in Kenya is relatively quick and straightforward, with the conveyancing process related closely to the English legal system.  There are no restrictions on foreign ownership of residential property in Kenya.

Our recommended lawyers are Anjarwalla & Khanna Advocates – one of Kenya’s largest and most highly-respected legal firms, with offices in Nairobi and Mombasa.  They can provide expert advice on all aspects of buying, selling and owning property in Kenya.

Please also feel free to contact us for information or advice about any aspect of buying, selling, owning, building or managing property in Lamu.


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