FIVE (5) BEST ESTATES TO RESIDE IN ABUJA
Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria, sitting magnificently in the middle of the country. The skyline of the city which was built largely in the 1980s is dominated by Aso Rock, an enormous monolith. It rises up behind the Presidential Complex, which houses the residence and offices of the Nigerian president in the Three Arms Zone on the eastern edge of the city. Nearby are the National Assembly and the Supreme Court of Nigeria. However, with so much beauty, attractiveness and glamour, our dear
Abuja is perceived by many to be expensive and extremely made for the crème dela crème of the society. This allegation however, cannot be totally disregarded as the housing deficit in our almighty nation’s capital is on the increase. It is an undisputed fact that Abuja is one of the best cities to reside in Nigeria as it pride itself with some serene areas as well as well planned out roads and structures. Apart from being the nation’s capital where people can easily connect with influential people in the country, the city also has structure and buildings that many (within or outside the country) desire to acquire or live in. Putting that in mind, this article thereby creates a detailed list of the best residential estates in Nigeria’s capital. Check out these Estates and their uniqueness below.
- PEGGY’S POINTEE
Designed and built with all imagination, grandeur, style, comfort, and tranquility associated with affluent living, Peggy’s Pointee is arguably one of the most desirable apartments in Maitama District, Abuja. It is a very expensive estate and it is the home of the creme de la creme in Abuja. Modern facilities and services include: Fully Fitted Gymnasium, Swimming Pool, Bar and Restaurant, Tennis Court, Basketball Court, Jogging track/Football Pitch, Children’s Playground, The Sanctum – Massage Suite, Clubhouse/ Games Room, Fully I.T Capable Business Lounge, Convenience Store, Laundromat, Intruder/Panic Alarm System, Fire Detection Alarms among others. In simple term, Peggy’s Pointee is such a luxurious Estate as it’s got almost everything that is required in a standard home. The 7 floor luxury apartment block consists of 25 apartments of varying sizes and identical designs. It was completed and commissioned in August 2010.
- GOSHEN VILLA ESTATE
Goshen Villa Estate has been described as a lifestyle estate with Two, Three and Four Bedroom Duplexes. The estate has a central water treatment and supply facility to guarantee constant supply of potable water. Goshen Villa Estate is equipped with an outstanding infrastructure and with close reach to Abuja FCT City Gate, serving more than 15 national destinations. Also known as Parliamentary Hill Estate, Goshen Villa is thoroughly connected to the city of Abuja. The Estate is a couple of minutes away from the National Stadium and half an hour from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. Goshen Villa Estate has a good network of well-tarred roads with landscaped lawns. The front of the house also doubles as parking space for two cars, leaving just enough room to access the front door.
- CROWN COURT, MABUSHI ABUJA
It is a lifestyle estate in Mabushi Area of Abuja, made up of 106 units of condos detached and semi-detached houses. The estate was fully completed in November 2012 and occupied. Its Key features and amenities includes: Telephone Exchange; Independent Power Supply; Industrial Boreholes with Elaborate Independent Water Works; Club House, Swimming Pool and Gym; Estate Mini-Mart for Everyday Needs; Laundry Mart; Recreational Area; Most Environmentally Friendly Neighborhood; Highest Grade Civil Works (underground drains, walkways and paved roads).
- EFAB ESTATE
Efab Estate is located in Lokogoma Abuja. However, it has spread to other parts of the FCT. Lokogoma (or ‘Lokogoma Cadastral Zone C09’) is a residential area of Abuja. It is located just 30 minutes from the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport and is at just 25 minutes from the city centre. Its unique features are: It occupies about 60 hectares of land. It has over 800 Housing Units. It has 5 Bedroom Duplexes. It also has 4 and 3 Bedrooms Detached Bungalows. Each Housing Unit has enough space for boy’s quarters. The Estate is behind the Prince and Princess Estate. Its Location is easily accessible to all parts of Abuja. It is bound by Sun City and Sunny Ville Estates. It is located in a Low-Density Environment, 5km (or 10 mins drive) to the city centre. Efab is easily accessible from the Gaduwa Express road. Proximity to a world class shopping centre – Shoprite. Proximity to the Mechanic Village. There is an easy linkage to the Airport Road. Infrastructure and services available in the Estate are: Tarred Roads/Pedestrian walkways, Adequate Drainage, Constant light from the National Grid, Street Lights, Treated Water, Schools/Hospital/Corner Shops, 24 Hours Security/Surveillance, Landscaping/Gardening and Cleaning Services, Facility Management and Maintenance Services.
- SUNNYVALE HOMES
The last but definitely not the least on the list of top five residential estates in Abuja is Sunnyvale Homes. This new estate is sprawled over 101 hectares and with over 1,500 units already occupied. Sunnyvale is located in the serene sub-urban Dakwo district of Abuja, five minutes away from the games village. It prides enviable amenities and comfort which comprises a Shopping Mall, Community Sports Centre, Dedicated Police Station and a Recreational Building. House types are: 2 bedroom twin bungalow, 3 bedroom twin bungalow, 4 bedroom semi detached bungalow and 4 bedroom detached duplex, all with two 2 rooms boy’s quarters. It is a gated area. This estate is fully secured and also offers good amenities to its occupants. Do you ever desire to own a property or reside in the nation’s capital?