Lekki Lagos (6.4698° N, 3.5852° E)
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Lekki is one of the top neighborhoods in Lagos; it is a very popular location in Lagos. A highbrow area taken to be one of the highly expensive locations for real estate in the country. The area is about 70 to 80 km long, has an average width of 10 km, with an estimated population of 550,000 people. Lekki presently boasts of houses, many estates, gated neighborhoods, a conservation park, areas mapped out for a Free Trade Zone which is currently under construction, and which would have an airport, and a seaport. The proposed land use master plan for Lekki sees it as a “Blue-Green Environment City”, expected to accommodate over 3.4 million residential population and an additional non-residential population of at least 1.9 million.
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Lekki Phase 1
Osapa London is a fast developing area in Lekki and real estate companies would tell you it’s the newest property investment hub harbouring the largest retail giant in Nigeria ‘ShopRite’.
Property value appreciates by 6% to 10% every year according to Lagos state surveyors
Chevron area of Lekki is found between Igbo-Efon & VGC. It would take about 20 minutes drive from Chevron before you get to Victoria Island if there is less traffic and it will take roughly 45 minutes if there is much traffic. Chevron is mostly made up of high brow residential buildings and high property prices. You can get land in the area from 43,000 naira – 150,000 naira per sqm, while a plot of land can go for 28 million naira – 98 million naira. Houses on the other hand go for as high as 40 million naira – 150 million naira.
The Chevron area is properly developed with good road network and drainage system. Most part of the area is made of residential buildings and estates. However shopping plazas, restaurants and petrol stations can also be found within the area. There are really good infrastructure in the area but a few places.
As expected of a high brow area like Chevron, there are some notable hangout, relaxation spots and restaurants such as Mega Chicken, Lekki Conservation Centre, Alpha Beach, Dreamworld Africana and Orchid hotel which boasts of a swimming pool and a lounge.
BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN CHEVRON
As earlier pointed out, not all areas in Chevron is really great. Some of the best places to reside in Chevron are;
Northern Foreshore Estate : Northern Foreshore Estate is a great place to reside. It is gated, solely residential and properly managed estate just off of Chevron drive. The Northern Foreshore estate boasts of a central estate management, central water supply unit that ensures that there is 24 hours of treated water supplied to the estate, central generators that provide 24hours of electricity, good road network, good drainage system, a playground and sports facilities.
Carlton Gate Estate : Carlton Gate is an equally great place to reside in Lagos. It is a highbrow residential estate also found in Chevron. This estate also has a central management authority, central water supply unit, good network of road and drainage system, a playground and generators that power streetlights and ensures a steady water supply. The estate occupies about 40 hectares of land. It is a joint venture of Megamound Limited and Ojomu Chieftaincy family.
WORST PLACES TO LIVE IN CHEVRON
Now let’s take a look at some of the worst places to live in the chevron area.
Igbo- Efon: The Igbo-Efon area is one of the not so attractive areas to reside in the Chevron area. There is a poor road network as the road in the area is narrow and not particularly in a good condition. The Igbo-Efon area is not gated like other areas in chevron and this poses some security risks. More so, commercial activities are not so great in the area.
Atlantic View Estate : The Atlantic View Estate got it’s name from the Atlantic Ocean as it is close to the ocean. It actually boasts of some good infrastructures and facilities. However, some of these structures and facilities in the estate are dilapidated as a result of the proximity of the estate to the Atlantic ocean. There are a lot of instances where the estate was affected by Ocean Surge and this badly affected the people living there at that time. Nevertheless, a lot of work has been done and more work is still going on at the estate as the the Lagos State Government is doing its best to ensure that that type of occurrence does not repeat itself.
Now that we’ve looked at the best and worst places in the area, let’s talk about some of the advantages of residing in the Chevron area.
-It is properly developed
-There is low crime rate in the area
-There is good road network
-Due to its location there is less traffic to V.I. It would take about 20 minutes drive.
For those who want to resell property. or who are into real estate, property. appreciates very fast so you are. assured of quick returns.
As you know, whatever has an advantage also has a disadvantage. In this case, the obvious disadvantage of that the area is that properties are expensive. This is not favourable to those who want to acquire properties in the area.
A lot of the people living in the area are mainly high income earners that can afford fully serviced estates or middle income earners that acquired properties when it was cheaper.
Agungi is found along the Lekki-Epe expressway between the 5th & 6th roundabouts. It will take 15 minutes drive or thereabout to get to Victoria Island when there is less traffic and about 20 – 45 minutes drive when traffic is much. Presently, Agungi has no central management authority, however, there are various operational residents association in the area.
One can freely get into Agungi as the area is not gated. Nevertheless, some streets are gated and these gates have security guards manning them. Majority of the houses found in Agungi are either family duplexes or apartment blocks.
The central road in Agungi is interlocked with drainage channels on the two sides of the roads. Majority of those living in the area are middle-income earners. There is no central water supply system and all houses located there have personal boreholes and water treatment plants. Waste management in the area is taken care of by the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). The service charge is not steady but changes from time to time. However the average service charge is around 5,000 naira.
Agungi is an area that has boasts of different types of properties varying in price, size and location. As earlier pointed out, the area has a lot of family duplexes mostly 4-5 bedroom. It equally has quite a number of apartment blocks and flats. In addition, bungalows can also be found in the area. Majority of the apartment buildings in Agungi are more often than not put up for rent. A lot of those living in Agungi purchased lands and built their houses to their own taste and standard.
Typical plot price:
Purchasing land in Agungi would cost about 92,000 – 120,000 thousand naira per Sqm. A plot would cost up to 60 – 78 million naira
As earlier pointed out, some streets are gated and in these gated neighbourhoods, residents put heads together and each contributes so their roads can be paved and a good drainage system provided. Service charge for other services such as security and waste disposal and maintenance of the roads is not the same. Different streets have different rates but the average amount is usually 5000 naira. But if the road on the street is interlocked then the service charge is likely to be higher so as to maintain the road.
Security in Agungi is okay and the crime rate is very low because majority of the street roads are gated and there are armed security guards manning them.
The major route to take from Agungi while going to Victoria Island is the Lekki express.
The central road within Agungi is manageable and interlocked. Not all the street roads in the area are interlocked and the state of street road depends on those living on the street. Those living on the street are the ones to decide whether to interlock or tar their roads and they contribute towards that.
Agungi has experienced series of flooding many times. The central road is mostly affected by the flooding particularly during the rainy season and this is as a result of the fact that the drainage system is poor. The drainage system is blocked in most locations so there is no free flow of water and this leads to the flooding.
Lands and houses within Agungi area appreciate very well. A lot of people have tied this to it’s proximity to Lekki and Victoria Island. Though properties in Agungi appreciate at a very fast rate, they are still cheaper when compared to other properties in some parts of Lekki
The neighborhood is not a terribly dirty one. It is substantially okay when it comes to cleanliness. However, a lot of the places in the area have no landscape. Individuals can get into Landscaping for their properties if they so desire. It is entirely personal.
Waste management and disposal is taken care of by the Lagos state government. The streets in the area that are not gated and has no guards stationed are always dirtier than the areas that are gated. Also, heaps of dirt can be found at some locations in Agungi.
There many schools in the Agungi area to choose from if you are in search of one for your children or ward. Examples of the popular schools in the area are;
-Grand Oakbridge Montessori school
Typical of most neighbourhoods, there are pharmacies within Agungi that cater for the pharmaceutical needs of the people living in the area. There are equally clinics that can be found in the area. The most popular of these clinics currently is the First City Hospital.
Some of the banks that can be found in the area include: Diamond Bank which is located close to the Agungi bus stop and Sterling Bank located at the Agungi bus stop. ATMs are also scattered at various locations within the area so the banking needs of those residing there are substantially met.
Hotels are also found in the neighborhood. Some of the well known hotels include hotels include Dmatel hotels and Lekki Oxfords hotels. These hotels boasts of lounges as well. Other notable relaxation spots include Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone, Rooftop Lekki Chinese, Memories kitchen.
Agungi area is one that is known for its lively commercial activities. There are quite a number of malls to be found in the neighborhood. There is the Agungi shopping mall which is located at the Agungi entrance, Shoprite (the circle mall) is just less than 5 minutes drive from the Agungi bus stop, and the Agungi market.
Middle income earners can comfortably acquire properties in Agungi and develop it in any style they choose to any standard that they are comfortable with.
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