Accra has seen a rise in planned neigbourhoods and lush apartment buildings in recent years. You might be wondering where in the city you can find those areas, that is if you're planning to relocate, or maybe you're just as curious as I am. For either short-term or long-term accommodation options, you can trust Ghana's biggest online market place which has so many listings/options to choose from and at competitive prices too.
So join me as we tour 5 of Accra's most luxurious areas to live in.
1. EAST LEGON
East Legon is a very popular area and is home to a lot of Ghana's creme-de-la-creme. There are a lot of gated and well planned communities with a good security system here. You can find a mall, several shopping centers and supermarkets, a sports complex and recreational centers.
And there is more; you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to hotels, restaurants, beauty and health services, banks and even schools.
Houses here have all the modern amenities you can think of. Truth be told, East legon is one of the most sought after areas in Accra .
2. AIRPORT RESIDENTIAL AREA
Airport residential area has some of the most exclusive houses in Accra, the location is just perfect with a good road network and easy access to all parts of Accra.
This area has a lot of fancy restaurants and hotels, a mall, shopping centers and health facilities. If you would love to live in an area that makes it very easy to access the Kotoka international airport, or you want an immaculate accommodation or perhaps you're eyeing one of these new high-rise apartments, then Airport residential area is for you.
Popular for its good selection of coffee shops and restaurants, houses here are mostly low-rise with beautiful gardens, in a serene environment .
Residents here also have easy access to shopping centers most of which are within walking distance or a few minutes drive away.
Labone is one of the coolest places to live.You have the convenience of having access to all the major banks at Labone.
Cantonments is considered a prestigious area. It's home to most embassies and high commissions in Ghana.
You can find the American embassy and the Ghana international school in this area. Houses here vary from large family sized ones to high-rise apartments. You don't have to worry about all the noise associated with a capital city in this area, however if you're looking for some excitement, you can drive 5 minutes to the Osu Oxford street which is always busting with activity 24/7 .
5. ROMAN RIDGE
Roman Ridge is a relatively quiet and small neighbourhood nestled somewhere between West Airport and Dzorwulu.
This area is quite exclusive too, with a cool and calm environment.
Roman ridge can boast of some very classy hotels and restaurants, has an easy access to shopping and medical centers as well as all parts of Accra.
A lot of modern apartment houses are springing up in this area that you might want to check out.
So there you go, this list should guide you to make an informed choice if you need a luxurious house for rent in Accra.
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