ABOUT ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Askari Housing Society is one of the most well-developed and affluent residential areas in Lahore, offering state-of-the-art amenities along with a secure environment. The primary purpose of this housing scheme was to facilitate retired and serving Pak Army officers and their families. However, now civilians can also buy property here. All the 11 phases of Askari Housing Society, Lahore, are fully developed and equipped with modern amenities. The community is situated in a prime location near the Cantt area and Allama Iqbal International Airport, which is why property investments in Askari are considered ideal for investors and potential buyers.
The administration of Askari Scheme recently launched its 11th phase of Askari Lahore, situated adjacent to Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Phase V, on Bedian Road and Lahore Ring Road. Askari 11, Lahore, is easily accessible from Nawaz Sharif Interchange and Kamahan-Lidher Road.
According to the buying trends available on Zameen’s website, Askari 11 is one of the most popular phases of the Askari Housing Society for buying property.
Phase 11 of Askari comprises three sectors — Sector A, Sector B, and Sector C. Also, Sector C is known as Shuhada Town. Askari 11 features almost all essential facilities, including 24/7 security service, mosques, commercial areas, restaurants, electricity backup, parks, schools, and hospitals. For homebuyers looking for bigger spaces, 10 marla, 20 marla, and 1 kanal houses are also available here.
It is important to note that all eleven housing societies of Askari are also known as Defence Officers’ Housing Societies. Further, Askari 11 underpass is the first project to facilitate the traffic flow going from Cantonment Lahore and connecting Sector A with Sector B.
AT A GLANCE
- Prime location on Lahore Ring Road
- Easily accessible from Kamahan-Lidher Road and Bedian Road
- Surrounded by state-of-the-art amenities
- Modern gated community
- Community mosques
- Fool-proof security
- Clean environment
- Secure and dedicated parking for apartments
- Parks and jogging tracks
- Central mosques
- Separate entry and exit points
- Markets and commercial area
- Offers 24/7 security
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Lahore Ring Road and Bedian Road are two main arteries of the city passing by Askari 11, from where you can readily find almost all types of public transportation available in Lahore. Residents can catch buses from UET Bus Stop, pinned only a couple of minutes’ walk away on Bedian Road, while Nawaz Sharif Interchange Bridge is roughly 5 minutes away on Bedian Road, Jamun.
About 10 minutes away, there is Dera Chahal Bus Stop, situated on Bedian Road, Dera Chahal. In contrast, Thethar Puly Bus Stop and Karbath Soling Bus Stop on Bedian Road, take 15 minutes to reach by road, found in Block G, Acro Green. Commuters can also find buses and rickshaws from Mana Wala Stop, located on Bedian Road, Mana Wala, which can be reached within 5 minutes by road.
Residents can also find DHA Bus Depot in Sector EE, Phase 2, DHA, and Charar Pind Bus Stop in Sector S, DHA Phase 2, pinned around 6 km away from Rehman Centre, Askari 11. Moreover, Ghazi Road that passes through some phases of DHA, is home to Gol Chakar Bus Stop and Defence Chowk Bus Stop. Both stops can be found on the Main Blvd of Phase 1, DHA, and take around 10 minutes to reach by road.
Also, LESCO Bus Stop and Double Road Bus stop can be found roughly 13 minutes away on Ghazi Road, Phase 4, DHA, whereas Ghazi Road Bus Stop on Ghazi Road is 6 km away from the society. Here, you can find several petrol pumps, tyre shops, and car washing services for commuters. As for other options, those living in and near Askari 11 can commute around via various cab-hailing services and enjoy a comfortable ride to their destination.
Moreover, a few other bus stops near Askari 11, Lahore, include Masjid Chowk in Sector E, Phase 1, DHA, nearly 12 minutes’ drive away, and Charar Pind Bus Stop in Charrar Sector J, DHA Phase 3, approximately 14 minutes’ drive away.
Besides, Daewoo Terminal in Sector L, Phase 5, DHA can be reached within 10 minutes by road. The bus service provides intercity transportation from DHA to Rawalpindi and other areas of the country. The terminal features an air-conditioned waiting room, computerised ticketing, clean washrooms, and comfortable seats. Moreover, Walton Railway Station is a 23-minute drive away from Askari 11, Lahore.
MARKETS IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Residents of the society can comfortably access several shops, general stores, and markets located in and near Askari 11, Lahore. Moreover, the availability of commercial markets also boosts the return on commercial investments. Having said that, Rehman Centre only takes about a 5-minute walk to reach from Street 2, Askari 11. It is a commercial zone in Askari 11 and home to a variety of shops, food joints, vegetable vendors, gaming zones, tailor shops, along with a car parking space.
Further, Sector-A, Market, Askari 11, only takes a couple of minutes to reach from LUMS Faculty Apartments, found on Street 26, Askari 11. The market hosts several shops selling daily staples, ice-creams, naan, and dairy products. Moreover, a Koncept Furniture store is also operational here, featuring premium quality home and office furniture. The shop is located adjacent to the Sector A, Askari 11 Market. As for more options, you can also buy furniture from Studio Zartash, pinned on Bedian Road, only a minute’s walk away from What a Paratha.
You can also reach Mubarak Market in a couple of minutes' walk on Bedian Road, Askari 11. Here, you will find shops for printing, computer repair, and some real estate agencies. Further, Risen Cash & Carry is also located in Sector A, DHA, only a few minutes’ walk away from Askari 11. The departmental store stocks a wide range of daily household goods such as spices, cooking oil, ghee, rice, flour, personal care products, and other items at discounted rates. Since there is a spacious parking space, shoppers can conveniently park their cars outside the store.
Askari 11 is also home to Rana Market where you can find several shops, including Hamza Electric Store, and Ahmed Book Centre & Photocopy. The market is only 7 minutes away by foot from Mubarak Market. Besides, you can buy grocery items from Sauda Salf Shop, located in Sector B, Askari 11, only a km away from Askari Bypass. Sector B of the society also hosts a few grocery stores; for instance, Oasis Mini Mart and The Farm Mart are roughly 2 to 4 minutes’ walk away from Sector B Mosque. The first one is a grocery mart from where you can shop for daily groceries, while the latter is an electronics store.
Additionally, Freshly, a project by METRO Cash & Carry, is only 3 minutes’ walk away from Askari Heights in Sector B, Askari 11. According to their Facebook page, the supermarket stocks all sorts of groceries and offers several discounts and deals during Ramadan.
People living in Sector C, aka Shuhada Town, Askari 11, can buy all sorts of necessary products from the central commercial area. The commercial zone features Askari Departmental Store, pinned on Street 37, reachable in a minute’s walk. It is a one-stop shopping hub offering several products such as frozen food items, bread, beverages, and grocery products. Besides, Hyperstar, sited in Punjab Small Industries Cooperative Housing Society, can be reached within 13 minutes from Rehman Centre, Askari 11.
Some more markets in the area include Rainbow Cash & Carry on Street 11, Sector C, DHA Phase 6, about 8 minutes away. Also, one more branch of Freshly By Metro is only 9 minutes’ drive away on Central Commercial Avenue, Block C. Both stores feature everything from fresh produce, groceries, and confectionaries. Moreover, you can shop for fresh fruits and vegetables from Checkpoint Grocery Market, sited in Block C, Phase 6, DHA. Apart from produce, the store also stocks dairy products, kitchen appliances, gift items, and household goods.
Next comes the Civic Commercial Area of Sector C, Phase 5, DHA, which is also home to a good number of shops, convenience stores, bakeries, and marts. To cite a few examples, Jalal Sons only takes 7 minutes to reach by road, situated in the society. It is a famous departmental store, established in 1948 and sells a variety of products such as bakery goodies, grocery items, health & beauty products, kitchen appliances, frozen food, toiletries, and dairy products under one roof. Other markets near Askari 11 include the following; however, the time to reach them has been calculated from Sector A, Askari 11:
- Madina Market, located in Leel Lahore, is only 4 minutes away
- Market Square, situated in Block B, H.B.F.C Society, is about a 10-minute drive away
- Safdar Market, sited in Sector Z, DHA Phase 3, is reachable within 10 minutes
- Lalik Jan Market in Sector S, Phase 2, DHA, is about 10 minutes away by road
- H Block Market only takes only 14 minutes to reach, sited in Sector H, Phase 1, DHA
MOSQUES AND CHURCHES IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Proximity to mosques and other places of worship are an added convenience for people interested in buying a property in Askari 11, Lahore. To begin with, Askari Sector A Masjid is only a couple of minutes’ walk away from Sports Field. The architecture of the mosque is quite fascinating, surrounded by lush green fields and a peaceful environment. The mosque is centrally air-conditioned, features restrooms, and a clean ablution area. The well-maintained mosque is spacious enough to accommodate a sizable crowd during Taraweeh and Eid prayers.
Similarly, Noor Mosque is another beautiful mosque in the area, pinned only 10 minutes’ walk away in Sector C, DHA. Further, residents of Askari Heights can also offer prayers in Masjid Askari Heights, situated only a minute’s walk away from Street 1. The exterior of the mosque features 99 names of Allah beautifully engraved on the main entrance.
Besides, people living in Sector A, Askari 11 can also fulfil their religious obligations in Jamia Masjid Anwar-e-Madina and Ghosia Masjid. Both mosques can be reached within 4 minutes by foot, situated near Bedian Road, Lidhar. Also, Jamia Masjid Rehmat Al-Hadis only takes 5 minutes’ walk to reach, found in Sector C, Lidhar. At the same time, Jamia Masjid Tayba and Masjid Jalanai Farooqi are in Rehman Pura Lidher, about 5 minutes away from Faysal Bank, Bedian Road.
Askari 11 Sector B Masjid is an exquisite mosque, situated adjacent to the park and community centre. The mosque has been built in a scenic environment and is adequately maintained. Just like other mosques of Askari 11, Sector B Mosque also comprises state-of-the-art infrastructure, marble flooring, and an air-conditioned and spacious prayer hall.
Besides, Jamia Masjid Usmania is just a 5-minute walk away in Roran Wala, near Sector B, Askari 11. At the same time, Sector C Jamia Masjid, Sector C, is only a km away from Al Arfi Park.
Some more mosques near Sector C, Askari 11 are in the neighbourhood. For instance, Syed Saleem Ali Shah is about 6 minutes away from Al Arfi Park, whereas Jamia Masjid Anwar-e-Madina can be reached within 10 minutes, sited in Harpalke. As far as Sector A is concerned, you can reach A Block Mosque in Sector A, Phase 6, DHA, within 7 minutes, while Masjid Ata Ur Rahman Barry in Sector B, Phase 5, DHA, is 3 km away. Besides, Shah Jamal Masjid is just a 10-minute drive away on Shah Jamal Masjid Street, near Nawaz Sharif Interchange.
The following are some churches positioned near Askari 11, Lahore. However, the time and distance are calculated from Sports Field, Sector-A, Askari 11:
- St. Padre Pio Church, located in Babu Mehar Town, is only 10 minutes’ drive away
- The Shalom Church of Pakistan, situated on Bedian Road, is about 3 km away
- F.G.A Church, sited in Gul Colony, is reachable within 20 minutes
- Methodist Church of Pakistan in Gohawa is 12 minutes’ drive away
- Sutlej Reformed Church of Pakistan takes only 20 minutes to reach, pinned in Block C, Youhanabad
- St. Paul's Anglican Catholic Church, found in R A Bazar Cantt, is 8 km away
SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, AND UNIVERSITIES IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Due to the prime location, residents of Askari 11 enjoy proximity to some of the renowned educational institutions in Lahore. Moreover, the presence of schools, colleges, and universities in and near a society results in better resale and rental value of properties.
When it comes to Askari 11, Sector B is home to Roots International School (RIS), located only 4 minutes away from Sector A Mosque. It is considered among the most popular schools in the city, having several branches operational across the country. RIS accepts admissions in Montessori, Primary, Lower Secondary, O-Levels, and IGCSE/Matric (Science & Arts) Edexcel programmes, and follows the ‘Play-Way’ teaching methodology.
Additionally, SICAS DHA Campus takes roughly 10 minutes to reach by road from Sector A, Askari 11, situated in Sector F, Phase 6, DHA. According to its website, it is an authorised IB World School, providing classes from preschool to A-levels. The implementation of world-renowned accredited curricula is supervised by International Baccalaureate and Cambridge International. Further, a branch of The Citizen Foundation Junior School for Girls is also offering quality education at the lowest possible fees. TCF is one of the leading non-profit organisations in Pakistan credited with running several schools across the country.
Sector C, Askari 11 is home to Army Public School (APS), easily accessible from Sector C Mosque within 5 minutes’ walk. As per its website, APS aims to "Provide exemplary educational programs of international standards that inspire and prepare all students for success in a global environment at affordable costs.” Some more private and public schools in and near Sector A, Askari 11 include the Govt Primary School (Boys), sited only 10 minutes’ walk away in Lidher, while United School is about 9 minutes away in Alfalah Town.
Furthermore, it only takes 10 minutes to reach The Educators (Abdali Campus) functional in Block D, Rehman Pura. In contrast, Dar-e-Arqam School is only km away on Bedian Road, Lahore. The former school is working under the aegis of the Beaconhouse School System, taking enrolments from preschool to matric. At the same time, the latter offers both Quranic and modern education under a professional teaching staff.
The City School (DHA Campus) is one of the reputable O level schools in Lahore and only takes a 10-minute drive to reach from UET Bus Stop. The school is located in Sector B, phase 6, DHA, and takes admission of students from Playgroup till A-Level. Besides, Allied School is found only 6 minutes away in Sadaat Town, Bedian Road. The school provides well-rounded education from primary to class X.
Future World Schools is the project of Roots Millennium Schools and one of the best private schools in Pakistan. As per its website, the school offers international standard qualification from Montessori Level to IB, IGCSE programmes from O, A to AS levels. FWS also features a fully equipped ICT lab, counselling & coaching centre, and Millennial Institute of Professional Development- MIPD.
Moreover, two campuses of Lahore Grammar School are operational only 10 to 12 minutes’ drive away in DHA Lahore. The first one is in Sector G, Phase 5, while the second is in Phase I, Block E, DHA. LGS is one of the renowned schools in DHA, Lahore, offering admissions from playgroup to O/A Levels. Besides, the Beaconhouse School System is another popular name, pinned only 10 minutes away in Sector J, Phase 6 DHA. It is among the best schools across the country, following Scottish and the UK curriculum from class 1 to class 8.
Next comes The Lahore Alma School in Sector C, Phase 1, DHA, reachable within 10 minutes from Sector A, Askari 11. The school has been providing quality education from playgroup to A-Level since 1986. Further, Askari Grammar School in Jamun only takes 10 minutes’ drive to reach. Its Kids Kampus School in Sector F, Phase 5, is only 4 km away, while Defence Public School in Sector R, Phase 2, DHA, is more or less 5 km away from the society.
Some more private and public school near Askari 11, Lahore are:
- Naseem Nisar High School positioned in Sector D, Township, are about 10 minutes away
- DHA Senior School for Girls sited in Sector G, Phase 5 DHA, reachable within 10 minutes
- DHA Senior School for Boys, located in Sector S, Phase 2, DHA, is 5 km away
- One more branch of Allied School is operational only 7 km away in Sector K, Phase 1, DHA
Moving forward, the surroundings of Askari 11, Lahore host some of the most renowned colleges. For instance, Government Degree College For Women on Bedian Road takes approximately 5 minutes’ straight drive from UET Bus Stop to reach. As for boys, Government Degree College For Boys, situated in PACE Woodlands, Bedian Road, is only a km away from the stop. Both colleges are quite well-maintained, offering intermediate and undergraduate programmes in the field of science, pre-engineering, and arts.
Sector F, DHA is home to The Millennium Universal College, roughly 4 km away from the society. The college offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and other professional courses in the field of social sciences, arts & design, law, professional studies, and engineering & computing. Then, Avicenna Medical College on Bedian Road takes about 10 minutes’ drive to reach from Askari 11. The college is recognised by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM&DC) and affiliated from the University of Health Sciences (UHS) Pakistan. The medical college offers MBBS, BDS, and BSc. Nursing programmes.
For advanced learning, students living in Askari 11 can find some of the well-reputed universities nearby. To begin with, Lahore Garrison University is functional only 7minutes away in Sector C, Phase 6, DHA. As of now, the university is running undergraduate, graduate, masters, M. Phil and Ph.D. programmes in the following disciplines:
- Faculty of computer science
- Faculty of social sciences
- Faculty of basic sciences
- Faculty of language
Likewise, Lahore Leads University - LLU in Formanites Housing Scheme Lahore, Punjab, is approximately 10 minutes away from UET Bus Stop. LLU is an HEC recognised private-sector university founded in 2011. The university offers admission in five faculties; however, each faculty comprises multiple departments. The faculties include the faculty of computer science, engineering, business administration, commerce, and humanities & social sciences. Further, the salient features of the university include:
- Computer Labs
- Social Responsibility
- HEC Digital Library
- Sports facilities
- Placement Bureau
- International Affairs Department
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is considered one of the most reputed engineering universities in Lahore, pinned at the interval of 15 minutes in Phase 5 DHA, opposite to Sector U. The university was established in 2008, comprises two departments; chemistry & chemical engineering and electrical engineering. Besides, if you are interested in taking online classes, then there is Virtual University Walton Campus, situated only km away on Main Walton Road, Shah Taj Colony. It is among the best universities providing distance learning in Pakistan.
Some more prominent universities near Askari 11, Lahore are:
- Lahore Medical and Dental College, located on Canal Road, Tulspura, is only 18 minutes away via Lahore Ring Road. It is among the best institutes for medical studies in Lahore, offering undergraduate programmes in the medical and dental field.
- Lahore School of Economics only takes 10 minutes to reach, pinned on Barki Road, Phase 6, DHA. The college was established in 1993 and known for providing the best business education in Lahore.
- Superior College on Ferozepur Road is about a 20-minute drive away via Khayaban-e-Jinnah Road. The institute accepts admissions in bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. programmes.
- Hajvery University (HU) is 12 km away in Gulberg 3, Industrial Area. It is one of the notable universities nearby and has several faculties, including fashion & textile design, media studies, pharmacy, and various professional programmes for working executives.
SECURITY IN ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Askari 11, Lahore is a gated community that offers the surety of 24/7 surveillance to its residents. Also, the society has taken adequate security arrangements by installing check posts on all entry and exit points.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
The availability of clinics and hospitals near a society helps residents in getting quick aid for minor and major health issues. People living in Askari 11 are fortunate to have several excellent medical facilities in and near the society. For instance, for dental problems, you can head to Noor Dental Clinic and Dr Ishrat Jehan Dental Clinic, located only 4 minutes’ walk away on Bedian Road, Askari 11. Also, Fatima Medical Centre and Poly Clinic can be reached within 6 minutes by foot, situated on Bedian Road. The clinics offer many medical services at economical fees.
Moreover, Rehman Medical & Skin Care Centre is on Lahore Ring Road, Askari 11, only 9 minutes’ walk away and features some of the best dermatologists on its panel. Further, Herbal Medicine Cancer Clinic by Herbal Health Heritage is operational in Rehman Centre, reachable within 10 minutes by foot from Street 24, Askari 11.
For regular check-ups, some more clinics are also present only a km away on Bedian Road, Askari 11, including Asad Clinic, Dr Irfan Clinic, and Zahra Clinic. However, Sector B, Bahria Enclave, is also home to many healthcare amenities such as Pakistan Autism Health Sciences & Research Foundation, 3 minutes away by foot, functional in Apartment 3-A. As per their Facebook page, PAHSR Foundation was established by a team of clinical psychologists to offer psychological and rehabilitation services to every Autistic child and adult. Plus, Dental Galleria – Dr Umar & Associates and Syed Clinic are merely 10 minutes’ walk away in Sector C, Askari 11, from Al-Arif Park.
Next comes Vitality Healthcare Skin and Laser Centre in Sector A. Also, Munir Dental Aesthetics (a dental implants periodontist), Dr Shehzad Haque Medical Clinic, Western Medical Centre, and VISAGE Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry are roughly 8 minutes away in Sector C, Phase 6, DHA. Further, Lahore Electrolysis Clinic in Sector A, Phase 5, DHA, is only 4 km away from UET Bus Stop, and Dr Tariq Nazir Chattha Clinic is 7 minutes away in Sector B, Phase 5, DHA. In contrast, Halcyon Clinic and Signature Aesthetics Lahore – a skincare clinic – and American Aesthetic & Laser Clinic, are functional in Sector C, Phase 5, DHA, only 7 minutes away from the society.
As far as hospitals are concerned, Government Shahbaz Sharif Hospital is the nearest one, sited only a km away on Bedian Road, Lidher. It is a 60-bedded government hospital, founded by the Indus Health Network. The hospital provides round-the-clock medical facilities in almost all specialised departments.
Also, Gulberg Lions Hospital takes roughly 5 minutes’ drive to reach, situated on Bedian Road. The hospital is specialised in offering general medical and gynaecological services. You will also find dentists, eye specialists, and child specialists in the hospital. Besides, Latif Hospital and Government Village Hospital are functioning in Natha Singh Wala, reachable within 6 minutes by road from UET Bus Stop.
Geo Hospital in Haji Park Gohawa, Lahore, is around 10 minutes away from Sector A, Askari 11. The hospital hosts expert gynaecologists, consultant physicians, and free medical camps. Also, you can find Health Bridge Hospital, located near the Mall of Defence, Ghazi Road, only 7 km away from the society. As per its Facebook page, the hospital aims to offer an array of medical services in its in-patient and out-patient departments. Further, the hospital is regulated by the Healthcare Commission (HCC) and accredited by (CHKS).
Moving forward, about 15 minutes’ drive away, there is a National Hospital & Medical Centre operational in Block L, Phase 1, DHA. It is another fully equipped hospital, operational since 1996. The hospital serves its patients through emergency care, medical check-ups, and diagnostics services. Some of the departments available in the hospital include cardiac care, chiropractic, daycare services, ear, nose, throat (ENT), gastroenterology, interventional radiology, and infectious diseases.
Besides, Prime Care Hospital and Aadil Hospital, located on Main Boulevard, Defence Road, are 10 km away from Rehman Centre, Askari 11. As per various reviews on Google Maps, the hospital is the best one for dialysis services, while Aadil Hospital is a venture of Abdul Waheed Trust and is allied with Avicenna Medical College Lahore. As per its webpage, the hospital is well-equipped with electro-medical equipment and has a blood bank, transfusion centre, ambulance service, medical evacuation services, general & laparoscopic surgery, along with an audiology and speech centre.
Some more hospitals near the society include Ayesha Hospital only 20 minutes away in Nishat Colony. At the same time, Cavalry Hospital Lahore is operational in Cavalry Ground Extension, 12 km away from Sector A, Askari 11, Lahore. Further, Fauji Foundation Hospital in Alfalah Town is only 6 km away, Sharif Hospital is 15 minutes away on Main Burki Road, DHA Phase 6, and Medix Hospital, located in Awan Market, is 10 km away from the society.
BANKS IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Residents can find multiple banks providing all sorts of financial services in and near Askari 11, Lahore. For instance, it only takes a 5-minute walk from Koncept Furniture to reach Summit Bank, Bank Alfalah, and Bank Al Habib sited on Bedian Road, Phase 6, DHA.
Furthermore, from UET Bus Stop, you can easily access Faysal Bank, located on Bedian Road. At the same time, a branch of Habib Bank, Bank of Punjab, and Sindh Bank are operational only 8 to 10 minutes’ walk away on Kamahan - Lidher Road, near Askari 11. However, if you haven’t opened a bank account yet, here is the simple guideline regarding how to open a bank account in Pakistan.
Moreover, Bedian Road is also home to United Bank Limited, positioned only 7 minutes’ drive away from the bus stop. Apart from regular cash transactions, UBL also offers home loan facilities in Pakistan for durations of 3 to 20 years. Besides, people living in Sector B, Askari 11 can reach Askari Bank, located about 4 minutes’ walk away in the society.
As for more choices, a cluster of a bank is also functional only 7 minutes’ drive away in Sector A, Phase 6, DHA. Some of them include Muslim Commercial Bank, UBL, Dubai Islamic Bank, and Askari Bank. Also, Summit Bank, Allied Bank, and Al Baraka Bank take almost the same time to reach in Sector B, Phase 6, DHA, while JS Bank, Soneri Bank, and Meezan Bank are providing financial assistance in Sector H, Phase 6, DHA.
Furthermore, the Civic Commercial Area of Phase 5, DHA, Lahore, is home to several banks, operational just 5 minutes away. For instance, Allied Bank, Muslim Commercial, Askari Bank, Bank Al Habib, Habib Metro Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank are operational in Sector C, DHA Phase 5. In contrast, Soneri Bank is functional on Bedian Road, in Sector A of the society.
PROPERTIES IN ASKARI 11, LAHORE
SALE PRICE TRENDS IN ASKARI 11, LAHORE
It is crucial to thoroughly analyse the location and the latest market trends to choose the best investment option. Having said that, if you’re looking for properties in Askari 11, Lahore, below is a brief analysis of the sale price trends in the area. However, please keep in mind that the prices can change with the fluctuations in the property market.
HOUSES FOR SALE IN ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Surrounded by almost all necessary housing facilities, fully developed and luxurious houses are available in Askari 11, Lahore. However, some properties in the area are brand new, while others are old, along with a variation in infrastructure, design, and location. Therefore, the asking price of 10 marla houses in Askari 11, Lahore starts from PKR 1.4 crore and spikes up to PKR 2.8 crore. The houses feature multiple storeys, spacious bedrooms with attached bath, marble/tile flooring, and well-appointed infrastructure.
Moreover, the asking rates of 1 kanal houses in Askari 11, Lahore, range between PKR 3 crore to PKR 4.2 crore. The higher-priced home features a washing area, a servant quarter, huge car parking, and electricity backup.
Besides, investors interested in buying properties in Sector A, Askari 11, should keep a budget of PKR 2.1 crore to PKR 2.6 crore, however the sizes of the property ranges between 10 marla to 12 marla. At the same time, several investment options are also available in Sector B of Askari 11. The selling price of houses in Sector B, Askari 11, starts from PKR 2.1 crore, going as high as PKR 3.5 crore. In Sector B, you can find properties of various sizes, for instance, 10 marla and 1 kanal. The best thing about these houses is that all of them have a dedicated car parking space, along with a dining room and a drawing-room.
FLATS FOR SALE IN ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Potential investors can also find plenty of flats for sale in Askari 11, Lahore. The asking price for a 2-bed apartment lies in the range of PKR 75 lakh to PKR 90 lakh, while the price of a 3-bed flat starts from PKR 1.1 crore, going up to PKR 1.95 crore. The apartments boast a prime location, exquisite construction, and a storeroom. Bigger families can also purchase a flat with four bedrooms at a price ranging anywhere between PKR 1.4 crore to PKR 2 crore. The prices change depending on the size, area, and the floor of apartments.
PLOTS FOR SALE IN ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Investors who are looking to make significant investments can find a few plots for sale in Askari 11, Lahore, at a price ranging between PKR 75 lakh to PKR 5 crore. The price of the plots can increase and decrease concerning the type (residential or commercial), location, and size of the plot.
RENTAL TRENDS IN ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Potential tenants looking for a lavish lifestyle can find several rental options in Askari 11, Lahore. Following, we have briefly analysed the latest rental trends of the society; however, the monthly rent can vary and might change with time.
HOUSES FOR RENT IN ASKARI 11, LAHORE
A large number of high-end furnished and well-maintained houses are available for rent in Askari 11, Lahore; however, the rental trend also depends on several factors, i.e., size, number of rooms, and location of the house. Therefore, the monthly rent of 5 marla houses in the area is around PKR 21 thousand to 70 thousand, while luxurious 10 marla units are also up for rent in the society.
The asking monthly rent of 10 marla houses in Askari 11, Lahore, can be anywhere between 42 thousand to PKR 95 thousand. The houses with monthly rentals of 1 lakh feature a bungalow style construction, spacious drawing room, huge car porch, powder room along with a TV hall, and kitchen. As for more choices, high-end 1 kanal houses up for rent in Askari 11, Lahore can cost PKR 90 thousand to PKR 1 lakh in monthly rent.
FLATS FOR RENT IN ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Since everyone can’t afford to buy property in a society, people can still enjoy comfortable living at an affordable rent. Askari 11, Lahore boasts a wide range of flats in the community. Potential tenants can rent a studio apartment for PKR 14 thousand to PKR 65 thousand per month. Similarly, the rent of 2-bed flats starts at PKR 19 thousand, going up to PKR 25 thousand per month. For bigger families, spacious 3-bedroom flats in Askari 11 are also available on rent, ranging from PKR 38 thousand to 60 thousand per month.
Moreover, the monthly rent of a 4-bed apartment in Askari 11 starts at a minimum of PKR 40 thousand, while the maximum per-month rent of the apartments can be PKR 1.5 lakh. The flats are newly constructed with LED work, tile flooring, and high-quality fittings and fixtures in washrooms.
COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES IN ASKARI 11, LAHORE
As far as commercial properties are concerned, as of now, the society doesn’t have many options. However, for future investment, potential investors should keep a budget of PKR 22 crore to PKR 30 crore to buy a commercial property in Askari 11, Lahore. The property can be purchased to build a farmhouse, commercial building, and offices.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
MALLS IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
The availability of malls in the vicinity is considered as one of the best hangout options. Thankfully, there are several malls operational in and near Askari 11, Lahore, such as Askari Mall in Sector B, which takes roughly 5 minutes to reach. In contrast, a Shopping Complex in Sector C of the society is 3 km away from Ghouri Department Store. Next, a mall in Sector B boasts several grocery shops, fast-food joints, and hardware shops. In contrast, Sector C Shopping Complex is home to a range of household shopping goods, departmental stores, and eateries.
Further, Rehman Centre only takes about a 5-minute walk to reach from Street 2, Askari 11. It is a commercial zone of the society and home to a variety of shops, food joints, vegetable vendors, gaming zones, and tailor shops.
Besides, Avenue Mall is located in Block P, DHA, and can be reached within 15 minutes from Rehman Centre, Askari 11. It is among the few state-of-the-art malls near the society and a new project of Farooq Group of Companies. The multi-storey, centrally air-conditioned building features around 200 outlets of local and international brands such as Unze Landon, Miniso, Hush Puppies, Adidas, Uniworth, and much more. As per its website, the mall also boasts a food court and Playdium – a play area for kids, where kids can find a soft play area, augmented reality games, and bumper cars, along with redemption, and arcade games. Apart from these facilities, shoppers can also access a supermarket in the lower ground of the mall and parking facility for more than 600 cars.
In comparison to the other malls, Packages Mall, located only 12 km away on Walton Road, is considered as one of the iconic shopping malls in Lahore and home to approximately 200 brands selling a variety of products such as fashion apparel, cosmetics, electronic items, and whatnot. Other nearby malls include Zubeer Boulevard Mall in Sector H, Phase 6, DHA, only 8 minutes’ drive away, while Haly Tower in Sector R, Phase 2, DHA is only 14 minutes away by road.
Moving forward, Imperial Mall, sited in Imperial Main Boulevard, is only 15 minutes’ drive away from Askari 11. The mall features almost everything and anything for shopaholics such as grocery items, clothing brands, play area, food court, and cinema. Besides, Usman Shopping Mall is about 12 minutes away in Khuda Bakhsh Colony. In contrast, Khan Tower Shopping Centre is operational in Zaman Colony, located at an interval of 9 km from Rehman Centre, Askari 11.
Then, Fortress Square Mall in Saddar Town is just a 20-minute drive away from Sector A, Askari 11. The mall is functional in Saddar Town, and features a mix of over 125 brands, such as Monark, Guzel, Khaadi, BeechTree, Samsung, Oxford, etc., under one roof. Fortress Square Mall also comprises exciting electronic games, food court, Rainbow Garden, and numerous dine-in options. People specially visit the mall for Eid shopping and enjoy several events, discounted deals, and shopping facilities under one roof.
Moreover, Xinhua Mall is pinned on Mian Mehmood Ali Kasoori Road, Block B2, Gulberg 3, only 20 minutes away from Rehman Centre, Askari 11. The mall offers a comfortable shopping experience and features a wide range of retail outlets, a high-tech cinema, fine dining spots, and speedy escalators. Lastly, Grand Square Mall, situated on the Main Boulevard of Gulberg III, can be reached within 25 minutes by road.
RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Lahore city is famous for its food and vibrant culture, and you can enjoy both while living in Askari 11, Lahore. Foodies living in the society can access some of the best restaurants and bakeries in Lahore within minutes. To begin with, Shoaib Restaurant is found around 5 minutes’ walk away from Sector A Mosque in Askari 11. The restaurant serves traditional bun kabab and other street food. Also, for evening snacking, you can head to What a Paratha, situated in Mubarak Market, only a minute’s walk away from UET Bus Stop. As the name suggests, a variety of paratha fillings are available here such as pepperoni cheese, Nutella, khoya, cinnamon butter, pizza paratha, and malai boti wraps.
Some more restaurants on Bedian Road are around 3 to 5 minutes’ walk away from Captain Jahanzeb Khan Shaheed Park, Sector-A, Askari 11. These are Khyber Village, pinned on Bedian Road, Askari 11, only 5 minutes away. As per its website, Khyber Village is an exquisite Pakhtoon Restaurant, offering authentic cuisines of KPK, along with an elegant ambience and village-style décor. People usually come here to enjoy their Sunday brunch with pippin hot halwa poori with refreshing lassi and crispy kachori.
Besides, the restaurant also offers some exclusive family deals ranging from PKR 399 to PKR 3,499. Furthermore, Kabab Badshah in Mubarak Market is also 5 minutes’ walk away in Sector A, Askari 11. The restaurant prepares delicious BBQ items, handis, and tortilla wraps.
Also, four more food joints are operational in the same vicinity. For fast-food items, you can head to Foodyum Restaurant, while Italiano Osteria has some of the best Italian thin crust pizza and Italian white pasta on its menu. Further, Chef Cuisines and O’ Cheese are also accessible within 5 minutes, offering several food items such as pizza and chicken tikka. You can also have juicy kababs and BBQ items from Azeem Barbeque and Tikka Shop, functional only 5 minutes away in Sector A, Askari 11, Bedian Road.
As for more choices on Service Lane, near Nawaz Sharif Interchange, LALA BE Sandwiches serves authentic sandwiches and burgers with fresh ingredients, while That’s My Grill is popular for cooking flame-grilled chicken, creamy feast, wacky wings, and special kebabs. Moreover, pizza lovers can have some cheesy pizza from Donjon Pizza, situated outside the Service Lane, while WrapChik is known for serving mighty zinger with fries. Besides, JayBee's Ice Cream Shop serves a variety of ice cream flavours, shakes, and unique sweet delights.
Moreover, Rehman Centre, located on Service Lane Ring Road, next to Askari 11 Gate No. 3, is about 5 minutes’ walk away from Koncept Furniture, Askari 11. Here, you can find several eateries and stalls such as Grato Foods, serving several evening snacks such as jalibee, pakoras, namak pare, and chana chat.
Also, Crosta Della Pizza offers a range of pasta, burgers, and pizzas served with fries and dips. About 5 minutes’ walk away on Bedian Road, you can find a family restaurant named Chaskay Hi Chaskay. The restaurant is best for both pizza and paratha lovers. Besides, the restaurant also hosts breakfast tables with finger-licking halwa pori sided with siri paye, mutton chana, and suji halwa.
You can also find Crossroads Grill, Allah Rakha Restaurant, and Biryani Deewani, located in Sector A, Askari 11, just a 5 to 10-minute walk away from Koncept Furniture. However, Kababish BBQ and Naan Shop and Sheege's Café are about a couple of minutes’ drive away in the society.
From Sector B, Askari 11 Park, you can head to Karachi Naseeb Biryani and enjoy spicy chicken biryani and pulao with a cold drink. At the same time, Subway is operational only a couple of minutes away in Commercial Complex, Sector B, Askari 11.
People living in Sector B, Askari 11, can also find Downtown Foodies, only 9 minutes’ walk away near Sector A, Askari 11. In comparison, Yamiez Restaurant only takes 3 minutes’ walk to reach, pinned in Sector B, Askari 11. Both restaurants serve zinger burgers, pizzas, and fries. Also, Maliha’s Kitchen is a home-based venture, pinned only a minute’s walk away from Askari Heights. As per user reviews on Google Maps, the lady makes delicious homemade Nihari at affordable rates.
Foodies can also explore a cluster of restaurants pinned near Jamia Mosque Sector B, Askari 11. These are House of Cuisines - Handi Roti, serving all kinds of food from desi to Chinese and continental, along with a cosy and family-friendly environment. Some of the best items on their menu include beef cheese seekh kabab, sajji, Dumba Shinwari, taka tak, and mutton chanp masala.
Moreover, you can also have lip-smacking pizzas from Pizza Hut and salacious dumplings from The Momo Shack. Both food joints are only a couple of minutes’ walk away from the park. Next, Jackie Chang and Grill n Roll – Fast Food Restaurant are near the mosque. The restaurants serve grilled items, shawarma, and rolls. Besides, Betel Spot is also pinned here from where you can buy refreshing paan, prepared with fresh ingredients.
As far as Sector C is concerned, Food Kachehri in Sector C, Commercial Market, is about a few minutes’ walk away from Sector C Jamia Mosque. You can get economical pizza deals, grilled fish, sandwiches, and shawarma from here. Some of the popular food chains in DHA Lahore are also operational near Sector A, Askari 11. These include Veranda Bistro, only about 10 minutes away by road. The restaurant serves fresh pasta, juicy steaks, along with Italian Antipasto Salad. Further, City Café And Grill is one of the best hi-tea restaurants in Lahore, found on Street 8, Phase 5 DHA, Lahore.
You can also satisfy your craving for delicious gourmets, cakes, and other baked delicacies since the area is home to an array of bakeries. For instance, Malmo Bakers on Bedian road in Sector A, Askari 11, can be reached within 7 minutes by foot. As per its website, it is one of the most renowned bakeries in Lahore, serving freshly baked traditional sweets, pastries, cakes, and bread loaves. Right next to the Malmo Bakery, you can find Bread & Beyond, known for a variety of cupcakes, tarts, rusks, tortilla wraps, cakes, breakfast items, frozen parathas, and whatnot.
Gourmet Bakers & Sweets is also functional about a km away on Bedian Road, Sector-A, Phase 6 DHA. It is among the oldest and most popular bakeries around the country, operational since 1987. The bakery serves an array of mouth-watering goodies such as halwa jaat, traditional sweets, assorted biscuits, and nimko. The bakery has also extended its product line with jams, juices, ice creams, candies, and Bon Vivant.
Four more bakeries are just 5 to 10 minutes away from Shoaib Restaurant, Sector-A, Askari 11, Lahore. These are Paradise Bakers and Sweets, operational in Lidher; Baba Jee Sweets & Bakers and Mian Bakers & Sweets on Bedian Road, and Ehsan Gold Bakers, functional in Sector D, Phase 6, DHA. In contrast, Sugar Crush by Hiba and Cupcake Factory by Munazza Saeed are reachable within 5 minutes’ walk from Askari Heights, situated in Sector B, Askari 11.
Some other restaurants and bakeries in and near Askari 11, Lahore, are listed below. However, the time and distance are calculated from Sports Field, Sector-A, Askari 11.
- Gai’a is just 8 minutes away in the Commercial Area, Sector C, Phase 5, DHA. It is among the best Japanese restaurants in Lahore, offering private dining areas, a peaceful environment, and soothing music.
- Ministry of Burgers in DHA Phase 2 is one of the best burger joints in Lahore, located around 10 minutes away by car via Bedian Road.
- Dera Restaurant is operational only 10 minutes away on Hafeez Kardar Road, Block E2, Gulberg III
- Grill Town Lahore, in Sector B, Phase 5, DHA can be reached within 8 minutes by road. The restaurant boasts an exquisite environment, along with a range of eateries.
- Rahat Bakers is situated in Askari 11, Sector C, Commercial Market, just 3 km away from Sector A. The bakery has been serving oven-fresh buns, muffins, scones, pies, and other baked goodies since 1950.
- Cream and Crust by Bismah’s Bakeshop and Puffs Bakery are around 8 minutes’ drive away in Sector B, Phase 5, DHA.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
PARKS IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
The society of Askari 11 also features beautiful community parks where fitness enthusiasts can enjoy an early morning walk on properly curated jogging tracks. The recreational areas include Capt. Jehanzeb Khan Shaheed Park, adjacent to Askari Sector A Mosque, about a minute’s walk away from Sector A Market. It is a well-maintained family park with a jogging track and play area for kids. The park features lush green grass beds, attractive seasonal flowers, and rides for kids.
Further, Nawaz Sharif Park, located on Lahore Ring Road, Askari 11, only takes a 10-minute walk to reach from Koncept Furniture. Residents can visit the park and enjoy evening strolls on manicured grass with their kids and other family members. However, the surroundings of the park are a bit noisy, since it is fenced with Lahore Ring Road and Bedian Road.
Residents of Sector B, Askari 11, can also access many parks such as Askari Sector B Park is a couple of minutes’ walk from Sector B Mosque. The park boasts plenty of benches and green patches where you can relax and enjoy snacks with your family and friends. There is also a play area for kids where children can climb frames or play on a seesaw, slides, and swings. Besides, Al-Sakina Park in the society is another neat park with a basketball court, badminton court, and a playground for kids. The park is also suitable for people looking for healthy activities like walking or jogging. It only takes roughly 5 minutes’ walk from the mosque to reach Al-Sakina Park.
Al-Arfi Park in Sector B, Askari is one of the favourite recreational spots among kids where they can enjoy several outdoor games and physical activities in a safe environment. Al-Arfi Park features many rides such as slides, swings, merry-go-round, a cricket pitch, and mini football field. However, if you are living in Askari Heights, Park Sector B is only a couple of minutes away on Street 3, Sector B, Askari 11.
Next comes Sector C, Askari 11; the area also hosts some recreational places for its residents. For instance, Children Park in Sector C is only a minute’s walk away from Sector C Management Office. The park features neatly trimmed grass, monkey bars, and other manual rides. Plus, two more parks are also accessible within 7 minutes’ walk, sited in Sector C, Askari 11. The first one is Sector C Family Park, pinned near Jamia Mosque, while the Family Park is only 5 minutes away by foot from the office. The first one is a well-maintained small park best for an evening walk, while the second is adorned with fountains, canopies, benches, slides, and carousels.
Moreover, it takes approximately 5 to 10 minutes to reach the parks located near Askari 11, Lahore. These include A Park in Sector A, Phase 5, DHA, reachable within 4 minutes from Nawaz Sharif Park. Also, Sector H Park, in DHA Phase 6, is only 7 minutes’ drive away. The spring festival in the park attracts a large number of visitors where they can enjoy aesthetically pleasing flower displays and watch their kids have fun on the many rides.
Also, K Block Park is present in Phase 6, DHA, situated only 10 minutes away from Sector A, Askari 11. The park is decorated with a fantastic flower work, jogging track, and shelters where families can sit and munch evening snacks. In addition, Children Park Alfalah Town in Punjab Small Industries Cooperative Housing Society only takes 8 minutes to reach by car, while Sector B Park in Phase 5 DHA, Lahore, is about 3 km away from the society.
Further, if you are planning to go for a picnic, Lahore Ring Road leads to Jallo Park, sited only 20 minutes’ drive away from Askari 11. It is among the most beautiful parks in Lahore, spanning over 460 acres. The sprawling recreational spot is also counted as one of the huge wildlife parks in the city, featuring a botanical garden, a large aquarium along with fishing and boating facilities. The park also hosts an astonishing Butterfly House, Japanese Rock Garden, and a Forest Research Centre.
BEAUTY SALONS AND SPAS IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Whether you are looking for bridal makeup or personal grooming services, there are a good number of beauty salons and spas operational in and near Askari 11, Lahore. Beginning with salons in and near Sector A, Askari 11, these include Vanity Studio by Sobia and Haya’s Salon, only a couple of minutes’ walk away from Koncept Furniture. As per the website of Vanity Studio, they provide flawless beauty services such as makeup & styling, haircut, hair treatment, facials, and spa services.
Also, there are some more salons approachable at walkable distances from Koncept Furniture. The names include Daisy Teen Beauty Salon, Pink Beauty Bar, and Beauty Bar Parlour, sited only 4 minutes away in Rehman Centre, Sector-A, Askari 11. All these beauty salons offer services like manicure, pedicures, haircuts, and other beauty care services.
Apart from these salons, ladies living in and around Sector A, Askri 11, can head to Hayaz Beauty Salon, which is operational in Sector A and Lalains Beauty Salon, pinned on Bedian Road, Sector-A, Phase 6, DHA. Further, Lubna Beauty Parlour in Sector B, Askari 11, takes only 4 minutes’ walk to reach. In contrast, Legends Hair Salon is an all-men salon, providing its services in Commercial Market, Sector B, Askari 11. There is also a barbershop operational 4 minutes away in Askari Mall. However, the travel time to these salons is calculated from Sector B Jamia Mosque.
From Sector C, Jamia Masjid, residents can access some more beauty parlours in the society. For instance, Alia Sadeeas Beauty Salon, just a minute’s walk away in Sector C Commercial Market, offers many high-end beauty services, such as henna application, party/bridal/model makeup, hair rebonding, hair streaking, and massages. Besides, Rak Cosmetic and Beauty Salon is roughly 2 minutes away in the commercial area.
Since Phase 6, DHA is in the neighbourhood of Askari 11, you can reach some high-end salons in a short drive. Hira's Beauty Bar, Meraki Men Salon, The Pink Salon, and Cyma Nawab Makeup Lounge are some famous salons about 3 km away in Sector B, Phase 6, DHA. Moreover, Sonia's Beauty Salon in Sector A, Phase 6 is about 8 minutes’ drive away from the society. The state-of-the-art beauty salon provides a comfortable environment and many beauty care services offered by professional beauty experts.
As for more options, the society neighbours many salons, such as A. The Salon, a venture by Adnan Naushad, is situated only 3 km away in Phase 5, DHA Commercial Area. The salon provides its services to both male and female customers. Besides, The Amber Beauty Salon takes 10 minutes to reach by car, present in Sector D, Phase 5, DHA. At the same time, Salon Èlègant, Nayla H. The House of Brides, and Medusa By Noshi is reachable within 9 minutes, situated in Sector E, DHA. All of these places offer a variety of services like hair and facial treatments, expert bridal makeup, massages, and other beauty care treatments.
SPORTS FACILITIES AND FITNESS CENTERS IN AND NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Sports enthusiasts looking for an active lifestyle won’t find any difficulty while living in Askari 11, Lahore, a plethora of sports facilities and fitness centres are present in and near the society. To begin with, Equidome Riding School is located on Kamahan-Lidher Road, opposite Askari 11 Gate 2. This is an indoor arena where you can enjoy multiple recreational and athletic activities, including indoor and outdoor yoga, polo and horseback riding lessons, and swimming classes for children and adults. The school can be reached within 5 minutes from Capt. Jehanzeb Khan Shaheed Park.
You can also find Power Play Sports Arena, situated only 5 minutes away by foot in Commercial Avenue, near Sector A, Askari 11. As per its Facebook page, it is a premium indoor sports ground with floodlight, well-maintained turf, and practising net. The ground boasts facilities for cricket, futsal, and other outdoor games. Moreover, the area also has a Snooker Lounge, situated only 5 minutes’ walk away in Sector A, DHA Phase 6.
5th Generation Sports Complex, adjacent to Y Block, near Nawaz Sharif Interchange, is about 10 minutes’ drive away from Sector B, Askari 11. As per its website, the club hosts everything from well-maintained futsal courts, basketball courts, and a wide range of outdoor playing pitches and grounds. The outdoor field booking starts from PKR 2,000 per hour with electricity backup; however, registered members can get a discount of 25% on booking. Furthermore, the club also has The Pavilion, where you can enjoy a game of snooker or 8 ball pool along with a great meal. Some more facilities in the 5th Generation include a provision of a fitness complex with state-of-the-art machines, swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, locker rooms, and various indoor games.
Sports aficionados can practice some outdoor games such as cricket in TeamUp - Sports Arena. The club is reachable within 10 minutes’ drive, pinned in Sadaat Town, right next to Phase 5, DHA. The sports complex features a well-maintained cricket pitch, AstroTurf field, a volleyball club, and a proper lighting system for night matches. Moreover, DHA Rugby/Football Stadium, in Sector K, Phase 5, DHA, is reachable within 14 minutes by car, while DHA Phase 6 Sports Complex in Sector Y is 3 km away from Koncept Furniture.
Likewise, DHA Swimming Pool And Complex can also be found right next to the stadium in Sector K, Phase 5. As per the official website of DHA Lahore, the major facilities in the sports complex include football ground, hockey ground, and handball ground. Also, the club features one of the well-organised swimming pools in Lahore with clean water and a separate pool for kids. The other facilities in the club include judo/ karate, open fitness centre, cricket allay, and a jogging track. Besides, there is also a Sports Complex in Sector G of Phase 5, offering several sports and recreational facilities to its members. Both the sports complex are only 10 minutes’ drive away from Sector A, Askari 11.
Some more sports complexes and grounds near Askari 11 include Game On - Sports Complex and Café in Sector E, DHA Phase 6, about 9 minutes away. Besides, it only takes around 13 minutes to reach Sports Complex situated in Block C, Punjab Cooperative Housing Society. Also, Ijaz Ahmed DHA Cricket Academy, in Sector G, DHA Phase 5, is approximately 10 minutes away, whereas Manawala Ground is only 3 km away in Ismail Pura Gohawa. However, the time and distance of these sports grounds have been calculated from Koncept Furniture, Sector-A, Askari 11.
Also, fitness conscious people can follow their regular workout routine by becoming members of the gyms and fitness centres operational in and near Askari 11. For instance, King Fitness Club in Rehman Centre, Askari 11, is only 5 minutes’ walk away from Shoaib Restaurant. According to their Facebook page, the fitness club boasts healthy fitness activities under highly trained professionals and experts. Further, Tashika's Wellness Zone is a yoga studio, found on Service Lane, adjacent to Askari 11 Gate 3. The studio operates from 10 am till 7:30 pm and offers yoga classes aimed at reducing stress and anxiety.
As for more options in and near Askari 11, you can head to Body Fuel Fitness Club, pinned in Rehman Centre 2, near Natha Singh Wala, reachable in 10 minutes by foot, while Yoga Xone in Block C, Commercial Zone, DHA Phase 6 is almost 2 km away.
Besides, Structure Health & Fitness DHA Lahore is among the best fitness centres in Lahore and offers personalised workout plans as per the individual needs of people. The centre also hosts personal trainers, a swimming pool and a juice bar. In a similar vein, Shapes Fitness Centre is another popular name, situated only 13 minutes’ drive away in Sector G, Phase 5 DHA. The club conducts aerobics, kickboxing, Zumba and mixed martial arts (MMA) classes for its members.
Moreover, you can also get membership to Fitness Planet, Body Strong Fitness Club, and Total Fitness Club, all functional roughly 10 minutes away in Sector C, Phase 6, DHA. All these fitness clubs are well-equipped and offer intensive workout sessions under the guidance of professional health instructors. Some more sports facilities and fitness centres near Askari 11, Lahore include:
- AimFit Fitness Studios, Convert Fitness Atelier Phase 5, and Core Plus Gym are merely 5 minutes’ drive away from Koncept Furniture, Sector C, Phase 5, DHA
- Max Fitness is functional in DHA Phase 6, Rehman City and reachable within 8 minutes by road
- It takes only an 8 minutes’ drive to reach FitnessPro Studio, present on Main Boulevard, Sector H, DHA Phase 6
- SNOCHS Cricket Academy, sited in Block E, Sui Northern Officers Cooperative Housing Society, is around 4 km away from the society
- Defence Club – A Tennis Club, is about 13 minutes away in Sector FF, Phase 4, DHA
CINEMAS NEAR ASKARI 11, LAHORE
Moviegoers living in Askari 11 can easily find some of the most popular cinemas in Lahore, such as CineStar, located in Sector M, Phase 6, DHA Lahore. The cinema is popular for boasting a family-friendly environment, comfortable seats, and exclusive rights of the IMAX Theatre.
Further, you can also head to DHA Cinema, sited about 10 minutes away in Sector R, Phase 2, DHA. As per the user reviews available on Google Maps, the cinema is equipped with a high-quality 3-D projector, surround sound system, and food kiosks. Also, from Rehman Centre, Askari 11, Imperial Cinemas can be reached within 20 minutes by road, operational in Imperial Mall, while PAF Cinema is located on Sarfaraz Rafiqui Road, Cantt, 12 km away. Cinepax Cinema in Packages Mall is more or less 11 km away, situated on Walton Road.
To enjoy live performance and theatre, you can visit Sitara Cinema and Theatre, positioned only 15 minutes away in Green Cap Housing Scheme. However, Super Cinema and CineStar Cinema are on MM Alam Road, roughly 12 km away. Both cinemas are quite luxurious, offering 2-D and 3-D multiplexes along with comfortable recliner chairs and a trendy ambience.
Askari 11 is situated in the south-eastern part of Lahore, and residents of the society have easy access to almost all major areas of the city. For instance, the food street on MM Alam Road is just a 20-minute drive away from Askari 11. It is one of the most iconic places to visit in Lahore to explore modern architecture and an array of eateries. The road also hosts several markets and malls where you can buy traditional clothing, along with other stuff.
You can also enjoy quality time in Jallo Park, found only 19 km away via Lahore Ring Road. It is considered as the most beautiful picnic spots in Lahore. The vicinity of Jallo Park features Sozo Water Park, situated about 20 km away from Askari 11 on Canal Bank Road. It is one of the best and well-maintained parks in Lahore, with several exciting slides for all age groups.
Just a 35-minute drive away via Lahore Ring Road, residents can also visit the famous Mughal-era fort, Shahi Qila. It is among the top tourist attractions in Punjab and also considered as the most historic forts in Pakistan. Mughal Emperor Akbar laid the foundation of the Lahore Fort in 1566 AD, and the fort is now counted among UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the country.
Residents can also enjoy family time at Lahore Zoo, which is situated about 19 km away via Lahore Ring Road. Lahore zoo was founded in 1872 and is home to at least 1,200 animals, including lions, deer, birds, elephants, and whatnot. The zoo is also known as one of the oldest zoos around the globe, where you find 900 trees of 60 species. Moreover, the bird aviary in the zoo showcases a huge variety of birds, such as macaws, pheasants, and peafowl. Apart from animals, the zoo also features several rides, jumping castle, café, Waterfowl Lake, and a lion house.
Also, Cavalry Ground Park in Cavalry Ground Lahore is around 11 km away from Sector A, Askari 11. It is a well-maintained park adorned with beautiful flowerbeds, jogging tracks, and neatly manicured grass patches. People usually visit this park to enjoy an early morning walk; however, swings for children, a beautiful lake, waterfall, and public bathrooms are the main features of this park. Besides, Allama Iqbal Airport is also just 19 km away from Sector A, Askari 11, while Kot Lakhpat Railway is at a 25-minute drive via Khayaban-e-Jinnah Road.
The society is also surrounded by some of the most developed residential projects, including Nishat Colony, about 15 minutes’ drive away. In comparison, Model Town Lahore can be reached within 25 minutes by road. Also, several phases of DHA are just 5 to 10 minutes away from the society. These include Phase 3, DHA, only 9 km away, Phase 5, DHA, about 8 minutes away, while Phase 6, DHA, Lahore is about 10 minutes away from Askari 11.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Due to its prime location and reliable security system, the crime rate in this area is almost zero. However, buying and rental rates are quite high in the society, compared to other upscale areas of Lahore. Moreover, Askari 11 also offers a relaxing, family-friendly environment, which is yet another reason why this area is popular among potential homebuyers and tenants. Furthermore, the gated community also provides numerous investment options for those who want to earn a handsome rental income.
Importance of Askari 11 Lahore from major locations nearby
- Paragon City, Lahore is 14 km away via Ring Road Lahore
- Allama Iqbal International Airport is just a 17-minute drive away
- Lahore Zoo is also situated about 23 km away
- Lahore Cantt is just a 15-minute drive away via Khayaban-e-Jinnah Road
- Lahore Fort is at a distance of 30 km
- Kot Lakhpat Railway is about a 25-minute drive away
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