As Africa continues to emerge to the forefront as a powerhouse on the global scene, investments are being made not only in finance and technology fields, but also in real estate. The continent is home to stylish estates and residences that have easily become a favorite to visitors to residents alike.
Literally shaped like a Banana, Banana Island is one of the latest developments in Lagos state that boasts of high end real estate with world class amenities. The demand for property has gone beyond exclusive buyers in the African market, and extends to the west, to individuals who look to call Lagos.
Trassaco Valley’s prestigious residential area is located in East Legon right outside of the nations’ capital. This planned community includes shops, restaurants, a golf course and tennis courts.
SADDLEBROOK ESTATE – JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
At Saddlebrook Estate, you are close enough to the nearest city, but still feel like you are in the middle of the countryside. Homeowners and renters enjoy a child friendly community with a horseback riding trail for all equestrians at heart.
MIOTONI RIDGE – NAIROBI, KENYA
Reports show that Kenya’s prime housing market saw the biggest price increase globally in 2011. This luxury gated community sits on one of the most exclusive addresses in the metropolitan area. For many who enjoy luxe in the middle of nature and greenery, this is the place to be.
V&A WATERFRONT – CAPETOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Situated as one of South Africa’s most popular visitor attractions, residents enjoy the epitome of a prestigious waterfront lifestyle on the marina, with exquisite views of the mountains and the ocean. Steps away are the lush bushes, shops and restaurants that keep the waterfront the place to be all year round.
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