Here are a few things you would like to know about the estate before moving in
The estate has separate entrance and exit gates manned by guards. Non-residents are not allowed into the estate until they have been cleared by their hosts. There are also security personnel on patrol around the estate. The estate is generally safe.
To get accurate directions and traffic time from anywhere in Lagos to Cooperative Villa, (click here). Morning rush hour traffic when heading towards V.I starts at about 6:30 am and it is usually experienced on Badore road, Addo road leading to the Ajah junction and the stretch from Jakande to Ikate. During rush hour periods (6:30 am – 8:30 am), it takes between 1 h 10 min – 2 h to get to Victoria island from Cooperative Villa estate, but only about 45 minutes drive off peak rush periods.
The roads within the estate are interlocked, well-maintained and are in good condition. There are covered drainage channels on both sides of the roads.
The estate has no record of flooding and if existing infrastructure is maintained there won’t be any issue in that regards in the estate.
Property appreciation in the estate is average. The traffic situation on the Ajah road hasn’t helped, but with the newly constructed Ajah flyover bridge and other ongoing road developments, traffic situation is expected to significantly improve.
The estate has a central power generation unit, but it wasn’t functional at the time of this review). Power supply is dependent on EKDC. Most residents use inverters to supplement power supply.
The estate has a central water supply unit but it wasn’t functional at the time of this review. As a result, all houses in the estate have alternatives in place for their water needs.
The environment is very clean, well maintained and beautifully landscaped. There are several green areas which give the entire neighbourhood a nice natural feel.
Waste management is handled by the estate management body. The estate is very clean and there is no dirt lying around.
There’s the Dove Hospital, as well as the Dayspring Specialist Hospital along the Badore road which is not too far from the estate. There are some other hospitals within the vicinity.
There are branches of Diamond Bank, Fidelity Bank, Eco Bank and First Bank located along the Badore road. There are also branches of several other banks along the Lekki – Epe expressway.
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There are several good hotels located within Badore. Such as –
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