It’s all about the flexibility and predictability that a house can provide to the family, whether big or small. Building a house is something very essential that engages many features like privacy, number of rooms, type of building, family considerations in the design of rooms, and many more. It is not just all about the roof on top of our heads but the comfort that comes with owning a house.

There are many small house designs in Kenya, it is then your responsibility under the guidance of an experienced contractor to choose a house that will suit you best.

Small house designs in Kenya can be in many forms, maisonette or bungalow. This depends on the choice you pick. For example, building a 1-bedroom bungalow or a 1-bedroom maisonette will be suitable for small families, for spending holidays out from town, can be made even for the servants, or just for leisure. The houses can be in form of contemporary, fabricated, container houses, and cottages


This is a one-story building house design that may have a half story in the ceiling or roof.

1.     1-bedroom Contemporary house

A contemporary house design is a recent or modern house design that transitions with time due to the technology and fashions coming up, it blends numerous house designs to shape one beautiful design. A one-bedroom house will be concise and perfect for small homes which will enjoy the serenity. Also, the house can be decorated as an office or a commercial ground.

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2.     Fabricated house design

Fabricated houses are made from recycled materials from other houses. For example, a 2-bedroom fabricated house design is a small house design in Kenya that will be less costly due to the materials it’s made from. Also, fabricated houses can be made to offer other commercial services other than residential services.


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3.     Container house

A small house design in Kenya can be a one or two-bedroom container house. Container houses are built from shipping containers. They are either sent when designed to your specification or not depending on the merchant company. This house design is now shaped into various styles like homes, shops, and many more.


4.     Cottages

This is a single division of a house which is often small. It is an informal house design an woody which brings out the picture story book allure. They are usually vertically wide and batten, gable roofs with gulf windows. They are also suitable for small families and can be used for places of spending vacations.


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5.     Commercial buildings

This are buildings mainly built for commercial purposes. Depending with the size this building can hold more than one business unit. But usually, most of it hold one business operation since it is a small house design in Kenya.

6.     Parents house

We have families that build the parents house separate from the children house that is either a 1-bedroom bungalow or maisonette will suit them. The house can either be fabricated, town house, container house, or contemporary house design.

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Small house designs in Kenya take porches, baths, garage for a perfect house. Porches are often great for adhesion and a garage for ample parking space. With the right construction company your small house design in Kenya will be very pleasant and comfortable depending with the use. West Kenya Real Estate is a construction company that will provide all the building necessity up to completion of the house.

We provide property valuation services, property letting, construction, sales, management among other things. You can visit us at our offices in Kisumu or Nairobi or call, SMS, WhatsApp us on (+245789217685/+254724481087) or email us at

If you are looking a house designs in Kenya or a construction company in Kenya for your next project, think Marble Engineering and Construction Ltd.
We are a Design and Build Construction Company in Kenya with over 25 years of experience in active building construction in Kenya. We mainly do house plans, project planning, building construction, renovations and extensions, institutional building, commercial office blocks and plumbing and drainage services.

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