Apartments For Rent In Surulere – How Much You Should Expect To Pay

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Surulere is the sports hub of Lagos; it is home to two stadiums. It’s definitely one vibrant and vast area full of history. Surulere has earned its place as a symbol of the resilience of Lagosians. It is also a growing music hub, home to independent businesses and a diverse array of people. Popular sub areas like Ojuelegba have even gone on to receive international recognition.

Surulere has a good number of fashion stores, shops, shopping malls, a reliable transportation system (BRT, Lagbus), restaurants, hotels and cinemas. If Surulere is your top choice area for accommodation, be rest assured you won’t be missing out on fun so also shopping. You’ll specifically be in the right spot and be lost for choice. These are the perks of living in the area. The good news is that whatever your budget for accommodation is, you will definitely find something you can afford in Surulere. We’re going to talk more on 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for economical, standard and luxury apartments.

Economical Apartments

1 Bedroom

With prices starting at N100, 000 – N200, 000 you can get a 1 bedroom apartment in Surulere. With these kind of apartments, expect the barest minimum, thus your apartment should have a bathroom/toilet and kitchen, electricity, so also water supply. If you are a student or an employee of a company around the area, this might be ideal for you. These apartments are readily available in areas like Aguda, Babs Animashaun and Ijesha.

 2 Bedroom 

Economical 2 bedroom flats in Surulere should cost between N300, 000 – N500, 000 per year. It’s ideal for sharing with a friend, colleague or even family. Your apartment should come with en-suite rooms, guest bathroom, fitted kitchen, tiled floor, parking space, electricity, so also water supply. They’re available in areas like Lawanson, Ijesha, Babs Animashaun and Bode Thomas.

3 Bedroom 

For as affordable as N500, 000 – N600, 000 you can get a 3 bedroom apartment in Surulere. They’re usually available in areas like Lawanson, Iponri, Bode Thomas, Ijesha and Aguda. In addition, you’ll get the basics like accessible road network, parking spaces, tiled floor, security, borehole/water supply. These kinds of apartments are good for families specifically looking for basic and affordable apartments.

Standard Apartments

If you are looking to live in a more comfortable property, then this range should fit your budget.

1 Bedroom 

Starts at N200, 000 to N400, 000 and are readily available at areas like Babs Animashaun, Aguda, Lawanson, Itire, Ojuelegba. They should come with amenities like tiled floors, electricity, borehole/water supply, accessible road network, fitted kitchen.

2 Bedroom 

Standard 2 bedroom apartments go between N500, 000 – N750, 000 per annum. Most apartments this range in Surulere are quite spacious and come with standard electricity, water supply, good road networks, parking spaces, security, fenced and gated compounds. You’ll find them around Adelabu, Bode Thomas, Ogunlana drive as well as Lawanson

3 Bedroom 

Apartments as these are very common in areas like Ijesha, Bode Thomas, Aguda, Iponri, Alaka, Babs Animashaun and Masha. With a budget between N750, 000 to N1, 500, 000 per year you can rent a standard 3 bedroom apartment in Surulere. All rooms are usually en-suite, with large rooms and parlour. Expect access to good road networks, tarred streets, decent power supply, kitchen cabinets, borehole/good water supply, security, so also parking spaces and individual meter per flat; it mostly depends on the building.

Luxury Apartments

If you want to live more comfortably, then luxury apartments will fit nicely with your plans.

1 Bedroom 

With about N750, 000 to N1, 500, 000 per annum, you’ll specifically find 1 bedroom luxury apartments in Adelabu, Bode Thomas, Adeniran Ogunsanya and Alaka. In addition, expect pop ceiling, fenced and gated compound, clean of environment, decent power supply and tarred roads. Some of these apartments are fully serviced so an additional service charge would apply.

2 Bedroom 

Expect yearly rent of a 2 bedroom luxury apartment in Surulere to start from N950, 000 – N2, 000, 000 per annum. They usually come with ample parking spaces, security, electricity, en-suite rooms, visitor’s toilet, gated compound, clean environment. Additionally, some are serviced apartments. You’ll find them around Lawanson, Eric Moore, Adelabu, Bode Thomas, Adeniran Ogunsanya and Alaka


3 Bedroom 

3 bedroom luxury apartments in Surulere start at N1, 500, 000 to as much as N4, 000, 000 or more. They usually come with numerous amenities, for example ample parking spaces, good water supply, 4 toilets/ 3 bathrooms, kitchen cabinets, en-suite rooms, security, uninterrupted electricity, serene environment and furnished rooms with wardrobe.

Always remember to view in person before committing to any property. Some properties may demand service fee and a refundable caution fee. Now that you have a more precise view of what’s on offer, you can then proceed to make your choice. Start by hiring professional real estate agents on Vconnect.


Abd'kareem Oladipo

"Seize the day, never trust in the promise of tomorrow" - a wise person

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