Safaricom Mall (Crystal Rivers) and Gated Community is a “Live, Work n Play” development by Safaricom Staff
It is conveniently situated on the busy Mombasa Road, 1.2 Kms past the Mombasa/ Kitengela Roads interchange, Machakos County. Crystal Rivers offers you a chance to experience luxury and convenience on a spacious 25.5 acre parcel fronting Mombasa Road and only minutes away from JKIA Airport. The site is only 10 minutes drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and 25km from the City Centre of Nairobi.
The ground breaking was done on 13th June and the project is estimated to cost 3.5Bn and take 2 and half (1/2) years to complete. Phase I which includes the mall, will be complete in February 2017.
Crystal Rivers, a mixed use development, comprises a Commercial Retail Centre (Safaricom Mall) on 5.7 Acres with 24,000m2 built-up area. This is a conveniently located Retail Center bringing together unsurpassed retail variety, quality and convenience. It is set at the road frontage with easy ingress and egress off Mombasa Road.
The Mall will offer 3 levels of a premium shopping experience with more than 100 local and international stores including;
- An anchor supermarket
- Entertainment zone
- A conference/ exhibition facility
- 700 Parking slots
The Mall has been designed with security in mind and will offer 3 secured entrances onto the main retail level with adequate parking for 700 vehicles on the lower ground level and upper ground parking deck
The Food Court Area will offer variety to food lovers and will look out onto an immaculately landscaped lifestyle covered outdoor space that also serves as the main entrance from the residential side
The restaurants / coffee shop/ sports bar will have decks that face out onto Mombasa Road
Business Centre and Entertainment Zone, The Office space, Conference/ Exhibition facility and the entertainment zone comprising a Cinema, Games Zone and Casino will all be located on the top level
Going Green, The Mall will also take advantage of green principles such as rain water harvesting, a bio digester and natural lighting through the skylights on second floor.
The design is sure to create a commercial synergy in the context of its environment, with the goal to excite and energize the spirit of the local shopper and to complement its surroundings.
GATED COMMUNITY: 138 TOWN HOUSES AND 260 APARTMENTS ON 16 ACRES
The residential Section comprises a gated development of 138 modern Maisonettes/Town houses of three and four Bedrooms each with Servants Quarters, two parkings and a garden, ideal for investment and homes. The apartments are 260 spacious 3 bedroom master ensuite with DSQ.
The Gated Community is tucked away at the rear of the mall, off Mombasa Road, with easy access to the Mall, offering a secure and private homely environment. The units will be semi detached to allow independent access to the garden.
The units are designed with the users comfort in mind. From sizes and the layouts, to modern finishes and fittings. The drive ways are all paved in concrete blocks for durability and ease of maintenance.
The riparian area will be landscaped to allow for a park theme and an environmentally friendly play area overlooking the river. Much thought was put in finding optimal balance between wants and needs, quality, craftsmanship, choice of design all of which are important considerations in a home/investment.
- Secured with a stone wall, topped with electric and razor wire
- CCTV Cameras within the common estate roads to a central control facility in the security office
- Common gate having separate entry and exit gates with security offices in between
- Domestic Quarters accessible from outside
- Private garden for each house
- Parking for two cars
- Back Up generator to serve common areas
- Solar Water Heater to each House
- Underground water tank to each house
- Internet connection ports
- Provision for power inverters
- Well manicured gardens
- Bio Digester
- River front
- Recreational Facility (Boat Ride)
- Swimming Pool
- Park & Jogging Tracks
- Borehole Water
- Independent access to the Mall
Development Acreage Schedule
- Residential – 16 acres
- Retail Center – 5.7 acre
- Recreational areas – 0.7 acres
- Kindergarten/ Community Center – 0.5 acres
- Riparian Way leave – 2.2acres
- Sewer – 0.4 acres