Maryland-Lagos: A Top Housing Destination for the Lagos Elite
In the beautiful city of Lagos lies Ikeja, the state capital and the accepted home of the elites. Located in southwestern Nigeria, Ikeja remains a hub of activities and the perfect place to enjoy what Lagos has to offer.
It has a population of 313,196 people according to the 2006 census. Ikeja boasts of several commercial and residential zones. When searching for a suitable housing development within Ikeja, one may have to choose between an overtly commercial zone or a drab residential area. This is where Maryland, Ikeja comes in.
Maryland strikes the needed balance between urban city life and strategically located housing that keeps you close to the action in the morning and safe to retire to your bed in the evening. When it comes to buying or renting a property in Nigeria’s commercial hub, it is at the top of most people’s lists.
One of the perks of staying in a community like Maryland is its accessibility and closeness to several major roads leading to different parts of Lagos. Roads such as the Ikorodu express road (Independence Tunnel), Mobolaji Bank Anthony, and Ikeja GRA
Maryland stands out in many ways and its uniqueness is made more vivid by the several hotspots within it. With several known developments such as Shonibare estate and emerging ones like THE GREYSTONE, city life will only get better.
Some of these hotspots include:
1. Maryland Shopping Mall and Other Mini-Markets
Maryland Mall allows you to purchase anything you require. It is famous among residents of the community. Aside from grocery stores such as MarketSquare, it also boasts of a cinema, a game center, a car wash, various eateries, and so much more, it also serves as a workspace for those who work remotely.
Onigbongbo Market is the place to go if you like retail shopping at small stores for fresh fruit and vegetables and other items.
This market sells items that are typical of a Nigerian market, such as grains, tubers, various kinds of cooking oils, and animal proteins in a diverse array of meat, fish, and so on.
Maryland is also a pet-friendly environment in Lagos, as it houses one of the best-stocked pet stores in Lagos. Royal Canin Nigeria is a well-organized pet store where you can buy cat tissues, dog nappies, animal feeds, and even pet cosmetics.
It is a one-stop store for all your pet’s requirements. Other shopping options in the region include Odua Investment Plaza, Ogun Opic Plaza, and Hubmart stores.
2. The Cane Village
The Cane Village is a market in which cane wood and raffia are used to make domestic items like hampers, flower vases, furniture, beach hats, and so on. This market features one-of-a-kind, expertly fashioned, and reasonably priced items. This market is positioned beneath the Ojota Bridge
Visitors and customers are astounded by the craftsmanship and ingenuity on display to the public at this market. As a result, it has become a popular tourist and commercial destination.
A visit to The Cane Village will show you how blessed and creative these artisans are. They are rumored to be mostly indigenes of Ughelli, a town in Delta state Nigeria.
3. Restaurant, Fitness, and Night Life
One of the best restaurants in the area is Essence By The Grid. It is renowned for its calm atmosphere and comforting sound of awesome music, as well as culinary delights like seafood, cocktails, and pasta that keep customers coming back for more.
Aroydee Thai Restaurant serves delicious Thai cuisine and from its rooftop, you can see a stunning view of Lagos. If staying fit is important to you, you don’t have to leave Maryland because facilities like i-Fitness Fitness center are here to help.
Mixed martial arts, Personal Training, Aerobics, and other services are available, and their instructors are welcoming and supportive in your bid to achieve your health goals. Other places to visit for relaxation should Include the B-Natural Spa and Adeline Gallery.
Celebrities and partygoers frequent Club Rumors, a prestigious club in Lagos that was developed by legendary Nigerian musician Innocent “2baba” Idibia.
Come and unwind on a Friday night and pass time with the cream of the mainland with wonderful music as well as a comfortable and safe environment. Another classic Maryland nightlife spot is Club Invogue. Because it has maintained its high standards over the years while staying reasonably priced, it is distinctive and well-known in the area.
Additionally, it has a lot of room, so the club doesn’t have a ventilation problem. Club Vegas, Caribbean Knight Club, and Club Uno, among others, are additional locations to check out on lovely Maryland nights.
Are you searching for a home in Maryland?
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