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An estate is a group of homes and other buildings built as a single development, it is usually built by a contractor with a few styles of houses and designs.

Houses in estates are built in such a way that they are uniform in appearance. An estate could also be an extensive area of land in the country usually with different houses owned by families.

Finding the ideal residential property in Lagos to live in can sometimes be a daunting task. As much as you want a residential estate in a location that shares proximity to the commercial hubs, you also want an estate that guarantees security, and provides basic necessities of life such as clean water, clean environment, good roads and drain network, sewage and waste disposal and uninterrupted power supply.

Without further ado, let’s dig into our list of top estates in Lagos Mainland and Island.


Nicon Town is a purely residential estate located in Ikate, Salem bus stop, off the Lekki-Epe expressway. Nicon Town is known for its luxury and class occupied by high income earning individuals. It consists of excellent infrastructure very well organized and given quality finishing.

Nicon Town is divided into Zones and each zone has a separate gated entrance and security guards. The estate is very calm and serene with high-tech security; all roads within the estate are tarred and very good; its access road through Prince Olanrewaju Elegushi Road is also tarred and in good condition. The estate is very clean with an excellent waste management system and drainage channels. It also has a good layout and landscape.



Western Foreshore Estate is a prime sub-urban residential development which comprises six-bedroom detached homes and three-bedroom luxury flats. The first phase of this development was completed in November 2019. It is nestled in an idyllic and serene part of Lekki, beside the well-known, highbrow Northern Foreshore Estate.

The development consists of aesthetically designed 6 Bedroom Detached Duplexes with an attached maid’s quarters and luxury three-bedroom flats within a gated fully serviced community offering the very best in Facility Management services. The estate promises to give future residents an ambient environment to enjoy utmost comfort and relaxation far away from the noise and busy roads of the Lagos metropolis.



Richmond Gate Estate is located off the Lekki Epe Express Way in an upscale and highbrow part of Lagos.

This location offers easy access to Victoria Island (Central Business District of Lagos), Ikoyi, Banana Island and other core parts of Lekki all within a 20 – 25 minutes drive radius.

The Estate offers a variety of house types, backup electricity supply and a children’s play area. The Estate also offers good security architecture and well-maintained roads and drains.



Cadogan estate is a gated, fully serviced residential estate located on Oba Akinloye way (Shoprite Road) Lekki. The estate is about 25 minutes drive from Victoria Island.

The estate has a good road layout and drainage channels. There are also green areas within the estate.

The estate is well maintained. It provides residents with 24 hours power supply (using standby central generators), it also has a central water supply unit that constantly supplies residents treated water. The estate also has a children’s playground and a party area.



This is one of the best estates in Lagos mainland located at Arepo at the boundary of Lagos and Ogun state.

It has an organized and serene environment; it is also covered by the global certificate of occupancy.

This estate in Lagos is developed along a zonal parameter commercial zone and residential zone. Its facilities include infrastructures, recreational gardens and parks, administrative service delivery and security.

Grenadine homes Citiview estates is a private estate which sets a high level benchmark where infrastructures, service delivery, environment functional and lofty style.

It is a 15 minutes’ drive to Muritala Muhammed airport and five minutes’ drive from Magodo secretariat.



Alperton Residence Estate II consists of luxury multiple units of 4-bedroom semi detached duplexes with an attached BQ delivered in a fully finished state. It is located by the Lekki regional bypass road just after Pinnock Beach Estate. It is equipped with 24-hour electricity, portable water, 24-hour security, 24-hour CCTV surveillance plus many more.

The estate offers residents an ambient environment to hibernate and enjoy utmost comfort and relaxation far away from the noise and busy roads of Lagos.



Chevy view estate is located along chevron drive, off the 7th roundabout (chevron roundabout) of the Lekki – Epe expressway, and directly opposite the head office of Chevron Nigeria Limited. It is arguably a 30 minutes drive to Victoria Island during rush hour traffic (when using the shortcut route inside the estate) and 10 minutes without traffic (typically during weekends).

The estate isn’t exclusively residential as there are a number of businesses located within it, ranging from schools and hotels to offices for various companies. Non-residents can enter the estate freely, although there are sometimes searches on cars entering and leaving the estate.

Most of the residential buildings in the estate are duplexes (semi & fully detached; terraces) and most of the residents are upper-class high income earning families. Many of the buildings were built by estate developers who buy lands, build and sell off. Property appreciation within the estate is high because of its location, the environment, and much-reduced traffic duration when compared to places further down towards Ajah. The estate is quite similar to Ikota villa estate but is more expensive.



Bourdillon Court Estate is a serviced residential estate located on the highbrow Chevron drive in Lekki. It takes about 20 to 25 minutes driving to Victoria Island from the estate during off peak traffic periods.

The estate has a central management authority. It is well-maintained with ample space for green areas. The roads within are interlocked, the environment is well-landscaped and attractive. The Estate also boasts of a recreation area equipped with a basketball court and other amenities.

It’s a gated estate with effective 24-hour security. Entry is restricted and non-residents are required to call their hosts before being allowed in.



Carlton Gate Estate is a gated residential estate located on Chevron drive. It measures about 40 hectares and contains about 231 serviced plots comprising 11 plots of 1200sqm, 92 plots of 100sqm, and 128 plots of 800sqm.

The estate has a good road layout and drainage network. There are trees, flowers and green areas all around the estate. Also, the estate has a central management authority that makes sure regulations in the estate are obeyed; example includes setbacks and reserved green areas. The Estate also provides good security, portable water and is renowned for having so much greenery.



Napier Garden Estate consists of multiple units of fully detached duplexes, bungalows and 4 bedroom semi-detached duplexes with an attached BQ. It is located along the Lekki/Epe expressway just before Manor Garden and VGC.

It is equipped with 24-hour electricity, portable water, 24-hour security, a shared child play area plus many more. The estate offers residents an ambient environment to hibernate and enjoy utmost comfort and relaxation far away from the noise and busy roads of Lagos.

Napier Garden offers the ideal retirement home and provides lots of green areas and good scenery.



Living Gold Estate is situated in Banana Island, Ikoyi. Residents of the area enjoy the same benefits as other Banana Island residents – security, electricity and more. It is also close to the houses of prominent Nigerians such as Mike Adenuga and others like Linda Ikeji.

Lekki gardens estate (phase 2 & 4) is located along Lekki – Epe Expressway, after Ajah roundabout, and a short distance from Abraham Adesanya roundabout. They are an estimated 2-hour drive (during rush hours) to/from Victoria island.

Entry into this estate is restricted to residents alone, and non-residents have to call their host before being allowed entry. It also has a central management authority that handles the cleaning and maintenance of the environment, waste management, and ensures the uninterrupted availability of portable water and electricity (4 pm – 9 am).

Parkview Estate is located at Ikoyi as well. It is just before Banana Island and is owned by a royal family in Lagos. The estate has a lot of vacant land for sale as there are not too many houses built in it as in Banana Island. On entering the estate, you find rules guiding the residence in the estate. A Nollywood star actress, Genevieve Nnaji, is said to have acquired a property in the estate.


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