High-rise apartment buildings are making waves in various developing cities. Accra, the capital of Ghana, is no exception to the surge of apartment buildings in its prime locations over the years.
An apartment is a rented residential unit that is part of one (or several) residential buildings. It could be a house, condominium high rise, or townhouse. The apartment-style living is preferred by people who are not ready to take the financial responsibility of owning a home. These apartment buildings often have management companies tasked with the daily upkeep and maintenance.
Many of the real estate developers in Ghana operating in Accra have ventured into apartment buildings over the years. The exclusive apartment projects so far in Accra include Edens Heights, Embassy Gardens, and The Pearl in the City.
Edens Heights is approximately a 1,272 luxury apartment development on thirty-nine (39) acres of land. The unique, aesthetic, architectural-designed grandeur apartments have a striking visual impression. This development sits at Weija, the capital of Ga-South Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region.
Weija is one of the fast-growing and sought-after towns in the country. Weija has provided an escape route for people to move away from the urban pollution and noise in the center of Africa. The town prides itself on the West Hill Mall, one of the biggest shopping complexes in the country. It has ultra-modern shopping centers and retail shops that include Melcom. Some of the popular eateries in the area include New York Grill, Barcelos, Eddys Pizza, Sizzler Restaurant, and many others.
The strategic location of Edens Heights in Weija provides convenient access of about 30 minutes drive from the Kotoka International Airport and five (5) minutes’ walk from the West Hills Mall. Domestic and international travel routes are easily accessible from Edens Heights.
Edens Heights, the luxury master-planned gated community provides residents with an exquisite experience. It has a serene environment that promotes a healthy lifestyle and comfort. The biophilic design of the apartment buildings gives life to space by incorporating nature into the residential development. ‘Eden’ signifies a place of delight or ‘paradise’. The ‘Heights’ describes the colossal building types found in the community. ‘Iconic’ and ‘contemporary’ are words frequently used to describe this development.
An overview of what the apartments offer include;
- A fully-fitted kitchen with polished stone workshop
- A fully-fitted bathroom with glass shower enclosures
- Wardrobes in all bedrooms
- Fixed air conditions in sitting rooms and bedrooms
- High definition DSTV connection points
- An intercom system
- A separate pre-paid electricity meter per apartment
- CCTV and special security services for safety
The apartment buildings give homebuyers the option to choose from one-bedroom to four-bedroom apartments. Homeowners can customize the property to suit their preferences and lifestyle.
Again, Eden Heights has one of the best ultra-modern sports facilities with well-designed Olympic-size swimming pools, football pitch, athletics, and gym facilities. Some of the most popular beach resorts in the county, including Bojo beach and Kokrobite beach, are very close to the residential development.
Edens Heights is managed by a top-notch facilities management company that provides excellent service for residents to have an enjoyable living experience.
EMBASSY GARDENS BY CLIFTON HOMES
Embassy Garden is considered one of the top-notch apartment buildings located in one of the oldest luxury communities in the Accra- Cantonment.
Cantonment is earmarked as a diplomatic enclave and a sought-after place for expatriates, international organizations, and diplomatic missions. The likes of the Russian, Algerian, United States, Hungarian, Chinese, Norwegian embassies, and High Commissions from Australia, Sierra Leone, and the European Union have marked it as a diplomatic area. The presence of international organizations, including Huawei Technologies, CH Group, Vivo Energy, PwC Tower, and EY Building in Cantonment, has facelifted the commercial property market in the area.
Embassy Gardens is 500 meters away from the US embassy, 6km from the Independence Arch, and 8km from Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park. The property is a 2.8km drive from the Kotoka International Airport. It connects to 37 Military hospitals, Osu, Labone, Airport residential, and other popular areas.
The luxurious apartment building boasts of architectural design that matches modern trends and international standards. It is crafted around the concept of promoting the well-being of the homeowners. Therefore, residents enjoy communal gardens, three swimming pools, and a dual-storey Wellness Complex.
Embassy Gardens offer a serene environment that gives residents comfort, promotes their well-being, and provides them with a healthy lifestyle.
THE PEARL IN THE CITY BY ACASIA BUILD LTD
The Pearl in City is a unique 150-apartment development located in Cantonment. The location of the apartment building connects to conveniences such as Captain Hook’s, Frankies, and Oxford Street Shoprite. The Kotoka International Airport is 5km away from the property. The historic centers like Ussher Fort and Kwame Nkrumah Museum are 2.5 km away from the development.
The development is centered on a lifestyle concept where everything a resident wants and needs is readily available in the community. Pearl in the City provides incredible amenities such as a supermarket, pharmacy, hairdresser, spa center, restaurant, gym, tennis ball court, basketball on the roof, swimming pool, playground, and chairs in the garden.
The property comes in a variety from a studio apartment, one-bedroom apartment, deluxe one-bedroom apartment, and executive studio suite.
The Pearl in City development places residents in a suitable location and exposes them to diverse and vibrant neighborhoods. It comes with a uniquely designed landscape and a green environment.
In conclusion, luxury apartments have sprouted in prime locations such as the Airport Residential Area, Cantonments, East Legon, Airport Hills, Burma Hills, East Legon Hills, East Airport, Labone, Roman Ridge, just to mention a few. However, these luxury apartment buildings prioritize location, services, and amenities.
Edens Heights has 1232 luxury apartments, 40 penthouses, swimming pools, and a sports complex, Eden Heights is a leader in a gated community as its apartments absorb different income groups and offer them the best housing choice in the country.