Full List of Estates in Lagos State (2024)

If you’re inquisitive of the estates that are in Lagos state, then this article is for you as it covers the list of well known residential estates that are located in Nigeria’s number one city.

estates in Lagos state

An estate is an area of land that has lot of houses or factories of the same type on it. It is explicitly a group of homes and other residential buildings built as a single development with one pattern of houses. Estates houses are built in such a way that they are uniform in appearance. Estates building ownership are varying depending on the plan. Some properties are sold to individual, some are rented, while some estates are fully operated as a public venture by governments, or by private individuals through real estate companies.

Some of Nigeria’s most costly estates to live in, are those on Lagos Island. Living in one of these estates has the benefit of ensuring your protection because the most of them have top-notch security on site.


There are lot of new estates in Lagos city, due to the population of the area. These estates has different classifications and pattern; government owned and private properties.

Either the case, here is the rundown of popular estates in Lagos currently:


Satellite Town is a goverment owned estate that was planned and well-structured to meet the challenges of insufficient housing in the city. This housing estate is located along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Amuwo-Odofin local government area of Lagos State. Satelite Town estate has lots of patterned buildings with its good essential amenities.


This is another best residential estate to live in Lagos. Situated on the exclusive Chevron Drive in Lekki is the serviced residential development known as Bourdillon Court development. It was built by Aircom Nigeria Limited and included 172 terraced duplex flats.

There is a central management authority for the estate. It has lots of green space and is kept up nicely. There are interlocking roads throughout, and the area is attractively manicured.

It’s a gated community with efficient round-the-clock security. Non-residents must phone their hosts to obtain a “gate-pass” before they are permitted in.

A monthly service charge is required to fund ordinary estate upkeep, gardening, garbage management, and security.


This exclusive island estate is home to some of the most expensive properties in Nigeria. It features top notch security and 24/7 electricity.

“BANANA ISLAND,” the haven for billionaires, would have to be included on any ranking of the top residential estates in Lagos Island.

Situated in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State, Banana Island is an artificial island constructed on land that was once part of the Lagoon. The island earned its name because it appears to be curled like a “banana” from above.

The sole main gate to the Banana Island Estate is guarded by BIPORAL (Banana Island Property Owners’ and Residents’ Association Limited) Security Services uniformed security personnel.

The estate has excellent security; upon arrival, guests must go to the visitors’ parking lot where they will receive entrance codes and undergo additional security checks.

Three zones make up the estate: one for residential use, one for commercial use, and one for mixed development.

Developers are limited to constructing three-story buildings for residential purposes. Private real estate companies have also created apartment complexes and flat blocks that are available for purchase or rental use. The Ocean Parade Towers, a collection of 14 opulent tower blocks with views of the lagoon, are among the most prominent.

There is nothing like Banana Island’s lavishness in all of West Africa. High net worth persons like as Linda Ikeji, Mike Adenuga, P square, and Aliko Dangote reside there.

Banana Island has a number of amenities and infrastructures, such as 24-hour electricity, strict security, a well-kept road network, covered drainages, a good waste management system, sewage and water treatment, a steady supply of water, lush landscaping, a children’s play area, and other amenities that are luxurious and cosy.

The cost of real estate can range from hundreds of millions to billions of Naira. Once you’ve purchased a property, you’ll need to pay the millions of dollars in annual service charges as well as other expenses associated with living “large.”


This public foreshore housing project is a public estate that is also catching the eye in the industry. The estate is located at Ikoyi Island, Lagos at the foot of the Third Mainland Bridge.

Ilubirin Estate is a well structured piece and has essential social amenities like standby power supply, which is also added with good road networks and security.


Living Gold Estate is situated in Banana Island, Ikoyi. Residents of this estate enjoy security, electricity and good standard facilities that an estate should have. The estate is quite close to residential houses of prominent figures in the country like Mike Adenuga, popular blogger Linda Ikeji, and the rest of others.


Nicon Town is a fully residential estate off the Lekki-Epe motorway, situated in Ikate near the Salem bus stop.

The estate is situated on more than 57 hectares of land, and it was initially sponsored and maintained by the Chevron Employees Multipurpose Cooperative Society (CEMCS).

The majority of the land plots were sold to CEMCS by Nicon Lekki Ltd in 2001. From that point on, CEMCS was in charge of Nicon Town’s whole development, and in 2007 the project was largely completed.

Nicon Town, which is mostly home to affluent people, is renowned for its elegance and grandeur. Its top features are its superb finishing, well-thought-out infrastructure, and superb organisation.

From an investment standpoint, the estate pays substantial dividends and has produced excellent returns over time. Initially, there were roughly 5 million plots per year. However, the land’s current worth is estimated to be between ₦160 million and ₦200 million, meaning that property appreciation has increased by more than 2,000%.

Nicon Town is separated into zones, with security personnel and individual guarded entrances for each zone. The estate has state-of-the-art security and is rather peaceful;

Within the estate, the road networks are paved. with CCTV cameras placed in key locations to provide additional security coverage and street lights lighting the estate at night.

The estate has good drainage channels and a waste management system. It is also immaculate. Its landscape and layout are also excellent.

Every home has a garage, enough area in front for flowers to be planted, and enough parking; cars are not permitted to park along the road.

A perimeter fence, a children’s playground, a central sewage plant, a 24-hour water supply and treatment plant, Nicon Town Security Patrol, good drainage, electricity, underground cables, streetlights and a roughly one-kilometer access road from the motorway are some of the additional amenities and infrastructure in the Nicon Town estate.


This HFP owned estate is widely referred as VGC. It is a fully secured housing community located off Lekki Express Way, Ajah area, Lagos State. The application of Victoria Garden City estate is very wide as it serves as a residential, commercial and public service area.


Parkview Estate is regarded by many as the finest estate in Lagos, located at Ikoyi, a remote area in the city. The estate is precisely situated just before Banana Island and is a private property owned by a royal family. The estate has many number of houses built in it adding with the serene nature.

To show the class of the estate, a lot of popular figures in the country owns property in it. One of such is Nollywood star actress, Genevieve Nnaji, and some other high-class individuals.


Pinnock estate is a flock of residential houses located near the Lekki beach. The estate’s natural locality makes it a beautiful scenery to have a home in. There are also good structures in the estate, they includes housing units, detached houses, semi-detached houses and vast numbers of apartments that makes up the beach estate.


Friends Colony Estate is a renown housing area in Lekki, Lagos. The estate has many features which distinct it, the estate has accessible roads and a 24/7 power supply to service for it residents. The estate is a beauty itself as a view of it speak about its classic serenity.

In the Agungi/Osapa neighbourhood of Lekki, there is a fully serviced residential estate called Friends Colony. The same developers as Northern Foreshore Estate, Milverton Court Estate, and Bourdillon Court Estate, Aircom Nigeria, created it.

“Aircom” is renowned for creating tidy, well-kept residential estates on Lagos Island, complete with first-rate drainage and road systems, round-the-clock electricity, lovely landscaping, and other amenities.

Friends Colony residents pay a monthly service charge that goes towards fumigation, general estate upkeep, round-the-clock security patrol, waste disposal, and general estate sanitation.

The estate features a strong drainage system, central sewage disposal, and water treatment plants. The estate’s commercial hub has a pool and a membership Fitness club.

Its own central power producing units provide its residents with electricity around-the-clock at an energy rate of roughly ₦74 per kW/h.


This area is home to a number of affordable estates, such as the Diamond Estate, the Green Spring Estate, and the Lakewood Estate. These estates offer a variety of housing options, including detached houses, semi-detached houses, and bungalows.


This estate has its name from it closeness to the headquarters of Chevron Nigeria Limited in Lagos. The much sophisticated estate is located along chevron drive, off the 7th roundabout (chevron roundabout) of the Lekki – Epe expressway, and is directly opposite the head office of Chevron Nigeria Limited.

Chevy view estate is more than a residential estate, as there are a number of schools, hotels, offices of various companies, and other busineses within the estate. Duplexes, semi and  fully detached houses and terraces are the most prominent residential buildings in the estate. Major occupants of Chevy view estate are the residents who are in upper-class high income earners.


Ikota villa estate is an estate quite similar to the previous one (Chevy view). The estate is located in Ikota area, Lagos. Furnished with state-of-the-art buildings, this estate is more expensive, and is suitable for high-income earners. The Ikota villa estate is given a serene view which complements to its beautifulness.


If you are looking for a natural estate in Lagos with beautiful environment, then Lekki Gardens Estate is preferably a good option. The estate is in phase 2 & 4 and is located along Lekki – Epe Expressway, after Ajah roundabout. They location of the Estate is estimately 2-hour drive to/from Victoria island.


Located in a serene Government Residential Area in Ikeja area, it is seen as one of the top estates in Lagos. The setup of this estate makes it more attractive; it has good apartments,  architectural standards and European-standard finishing materials, which all qualifies this estate.


Though this estate is minimal in size, but the fact that it has high quality cannot be underated. This is seen as it has  quality roads that are well laid and of the highest grade and adding to the good security network. On location, Ojodu estate is located at Omole phase 1, Ojodu Berger, in Lagos city.

This estate can be considered as the most expensive in this area (ojodu-berger axis), because of the quality present. The houses in it estate are mostly duplexes and detached houses of international standards to make it being tipped as one of the best estates in Lagos.


This estate is located in Lekki, and offers a variety of housing options, including detached houses, semi-detached houses, and bungalows. It features a number of amenities, such as a swimming pool, gym, and children’s play area.


This estate is one of the best pick in Lagos mainland. It is located precisely at Arepo. Grenadine Homes Citiview Estate being one of the best, it is sophisticated with facilities which include infrastructures, recreational gardens and parks, security and administrative service delivery.

The location of Grenadine Homes Citiview Estate in Lagos is very structured as it is built along a zonal parameter commercial zone and residential zone in the remote part of the city.


This estate in Lagos is located at Maryland. The estate is very fascinating and has a lots of well structured buildings. These assorted structures are complemented by street lines with trees, road network and horticultural decoration of the whole estate area. The estate is very secured with it advantage of being near to Ikeja army cantonment.

Shonibare estate is in much demand due to it quality setup, as buyers are hovering on having a property in the estate.


This estate is located in Lekki, and offers a variety of housing options, including detached houses, semi-detached houses, and bungalows. It features a number of amenities, such as a swimming pool, gym, and children’s play area.


Estates are very essential in good standard living in an area or city. The availability of estates is of many advantages which are in many ways.

The advantages of estates include:

  • Standard living
  • Security
  • Availability of good social amenities
  • Structured buildings
  • Good power supply
  • and Restriction to non-residents

There are lots of estates in Lagos which are very well equipped to make a good homes. This article covered the list of major estates that are in the most populated city in Africa. We will keep the list updated as we uncover more.

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Oluchi Chukwu

Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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