ABOUT CANAL GARDEN HOUSING SCHEME BAHAWALPUR
Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur (CGHSB) is an under construction project of Universal Property Network. It’s flanked by a number of prominent housing societies like Khayaban-e-Ali Housing Society, Paragon City, Gulshan-e-Rehman, Rehman Garden, Yousef Garden, Bahawalpur Cantt and New Islami Colony. Proximity to Bahawalpur Road, Yazman Road, Canal/Airport Road and Quaid-e-Azam Avenue considerably contributes to CGHSB’s connectivity to other major areas of the city, making it an ideal location, in terms of accessibility.
Navigation in Canal Garden Housing Scheme is quite easy, thanks to properly marked out streets like Queen Street, Rose Street, Library Street, Princess Street and Park Street. The main boulevard of the housing society connects all the streets to Sial Avenue, which is a road that runs to the south of Canal Garden and intersects with Bahawalpur Road towards the east.
If you're on the hunt for a neighbourhood where you’re away from the bustle of the city yet not too far from the amenities the city centre has to offer, then Canal Garden Housing Scheme in Bahawalpur could be just the place for you.
AT A GLANCE
- Opposite Bahawalpur Cantt area
- Healthcare facilities
- Near Allama Iqbal Open University
- Close to Deer Reserve Park
- Near Bahawalpur Airport
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport Near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
Owing to the fact that it’s located in a developing housing area, public transport near Canal Garden Housing Scheme is not as readily available as in the main city. That said, if you have a car, then navigating around the society is quite easy, thanks to marked streets and well-built roads. Residents can also go for Mini Cabs Bahawalpur, which is a private taxi service roughly a kilometre away from this area in the neighbouring housing society of Khayaban-e-Ali. You can also opt for app-based ride-hailing services.
Contrarily, if you have any plans to visit another city, you can go to Daewoo Express Terminal, where you can take a bus to almost every major city of the country. The terminal, which is located on Ahmedpur Road, is up to 20 minutes away from Canal Garden Housing Scheme.
Markets near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
A general store near your home can indeed be helpful, especially when it comes to buying food and household products for everyday use. While there aren’t any local markets near Canal Garden Housing Scheme, since it’s a developing residential area, you’ll find many shops and stores in the neighbourhood that stock everyday essentials. For instance, B General Store FKB, in Khayaban-e-Ali, is almost a kilometre away and it should not take you more than a 4-minute drive to get there. Al-Madina Karyana & General Store on Yazman Road in Islami Colony is slightly over 3 km away and it could take you roughly an 8-minute drive to reach the store from Canal Garden.
Mosques and Churches near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
There are a number of mosques near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur. As the society develops, there will be more places of worship within the society. Until then, the nearest options—almost a 10-minute drive away—include the following:
- Garrison Mosque near Akram Shaheed Road in Bahawalpur Cantt
- Data Centre Mosque Bahawalpur Cantt
- Jamia Masjid Quba Ahlehadith, Plot 69 E, Khayaban-e-Ali Housing Society
There are also a couple of churches near Canal Garden Housing Scheme. For instance, Sutlej Reformed Missions Office, a Reformed Church, is nearly 10 minutes’ drive away. Located in Block 7 Islamia Colony, Bahawalpur, it can be reached via Quaid-e-Azam Avenue and Bahawalpur Road. On the other hand, FGA Church Bahawalpur may take you a 7-minute drive at most using similar itinerary as the previously mentioned church. Both are around 3 to 4 km away from Canal Garden Housing Scheme.
Graveyards near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
In addition, One Unit Graveyard is roughly a 12-minute drive. Located in Mushtaq Colony, Bahawalpur, this graveyard is nearly 6 km away from Canal Garden via Bahawalpur Road.
Schools, Colleges And Universities near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
Proximity to schools brings convenience and comfort for both children and parents. Fortunately, Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur is located near a bunch of good schools in Bahawalpur. Beaconhouse School and The City School Bahawalpur Campus are 3 to 4 km away on Yazman Road. That’s barely a 10-minute drive.
There are many colleges near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur as well. Just as we saw in the case of schools, these colleges are also just 10 minutes away. To the east of Canal Garden, Punjab Group of Colleges Bahawalpur is located in New Islami Colony on main Bahawalpur Road.
Riphah International College, a project of Riphah International University, is a private institute located near Sial Avenue in Khayaban-E-Ali Housing Society. This college offers intermediate programs, including F.Sc, ICS, I.Com, and FA, as well as Associate Degree Programs in a number of subjects, including Computer Science.
There are also several universities near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur that offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Almost all of the following institutions are some of the best in the city. What’s more, it wouldn’t take more than a 15-minute drive to reach these places from Canal Garden Housing Scheme.
- University of Central Punjab (UCP) Bahawalpur Campus is located on Yazman Road in New Islami Colony.
- Allama Iqbal Open University Bahawalpur, 3 to 4 km from Canal Garden Housing Scheme, is located near Airport Road and Hasilpur Road, New Islami Colony
If you’re looking for a medical college, then CMH Institute of Medical Sciences is just 5 km away on CMH Avenue in Bahawalpur Cantt. It’s one of the best medical institutes in Pakistan. CMH offers degrees in the following programs:
- Nursing (post-RN, Generic)
- B.Sc. (Hons.) Medical Lab Technology
- DPT ( Doctor of Physical Therapy)
Banks near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
An empty pocket can cause embarrassment as well as inconvenience, especially in case of an emergency. Fortunately, you’ll find a branch of Meezan Bank near Canal Garden Housing Scheme. It is just a 4-minute drive away, near Bahawalpur Bypass Chowk in Khayaban-e-Ali Housing Society.
Another good option in this regard is National Bank of Pakistan which is located in Bahawalpur Cantt. It is roughly a 10-minute drive from Canal Garden Housing Scheme. With the exception of Saturday and Sunday, this branch is open for public dealings from 9 am to 5 pm.
Clinics and Hospitals near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
There are many good clinics and hospitals near Canal Garden Housing Scheme. For clinics, you can head north towards Muhammadi Colony. Almost all of these places are located barely a 15-minute drive away from CGHS:
- Dr Hafiz Zulfiqar Ali Eye Surgeon is near Lane Number 4
- Irum Clinic is also near Lane Number 4
- Dr. Jameel Ahmed Shaheen is near Lane Number 5 and Lane Number 6. He’s a skin specialist
- Dr. Muhammad Khalid’s Clinic is near Lane Number 2. He’s a dermatologist.
Across the road, to the west of Muhammadi Colony, there’s a maternity home, “Doctor Naheed Fatima Clinic” in Shahbaz Town.
For extensive medical treatments, residents can visit any of these hospitals near Canal Garden Housing Scheme. The best part is that all of these places are more or less 20 minutes’ drive away.
- Iqbal Hospital is on Noor Mahal Road in Muhammadi Colony
- Bahawalpur Institute of Nuclear Oncology is near Noor Mahal Road, Muhammadi Colony
- Bahawal Victoria Hospital (BVH) is on Circular Road, Bahawalpur Cantt
- Kidney Centre, a part of BVH, is also on Circular Road, Bahawalpur Cantt
Bahawal Victoria Hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in the country. It was established before the partition of the Subcontinent. Inaugurated in 1876, it was called Civil Hospital until its name was changed to Bahawal Victoria Hospital in 1906. In addition to its historic significance, the hospital is well reviewed for its specialists, physicians and paramedic staff. More importantly, it is also pretty affordable for those who lack financial resources.
PROPERTIES IN CANAL GARDEN HOUSING SCHEME BAHAWALPUR
Sales Price Trends in Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur could be a potentially lucrative opportunity, especially for those who’re looking to invest more than moving into a new home. As the society is being worked on, there aren’t any houses for sale in Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur. You will, however, find plots, as we have discussed below.
Plots for Sale in Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
If you are looking for a plot in Canal Garden Housing Scheme, you can explore 10 marla as well as 20 marla plots. However, 10 marla plots for sale in Canal Garden Housing Scheme could roughly cost you PKR 27 to 30 lakh. On the other hand, a 20 marla plot could be purchased for around PKR 56 lakh.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
Visiting malls has become a full-fledged leisure activity in Pakistan where people not only get to shop for essentials but also enjoy good food at restaurants. Although there aren’t any large shopping malls near Canal Garden Housing Scheme, you can easily head north to Old City Bahawalpur via Bahawalpur Road and visit Bahawalpur Trade Center; it’s a little over a 20-minute drive. In this neighbourhood, you’ll come across a plethora of shops and boutiques.
Old City Bahawalpur is soon going to be home to the city’s first “air-conditioned shopping mall.” City Mall on Stadium Road is also just a 20-minute drive from Canal Garden. This mall will be a multi-purpose shopping complex project that will offer a computerised car parking system, a gymnasium, a spacious food court and a play area for children.
It will take you more or less the same amount of time to reach Bahawalpur Pace Center on Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Road in Model Town A. It’s a well-reviewed spot to shop for local brands.
Restaurants and Bakeries near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
Food is an essential part of life and it’s always a blessing if you don’t have to travel a long distance to visit a good cafe to grab a bite from your home. Fortunately, you’ll find many restaurants near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur. Most of these places are located to the north of the society.
Cafe Guru near CMH Chowk on Yazman Road is well reviewed for its fast food menu. Octagon in Bahawalpur Cantt is also famous for its burgers. If you’re in the mood for good barbeque, then head over to Kebabish Grill on Ahmedpur Road in Model Town; it’s barely a 20-minute drive from Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur.
As the area develops, shops and eateries within walking distance will start opening up. Until then, in case you need to buy traditional sweets or simply get eggs and bread for breakfast, you can drive to any of these bakeries near Canal Garden Housing Scheme. Almost all of these places are at most a 10-minute drive away:
- Hamza Sweets & Bakers on Yazman Road in Islamia Colony
- Data Sweets & Bakers in Bahawalpur Cantt
- Al Rasheed Sweets & Bakers near Marot-Yazman-BWP Road, Anwarabad Colony
- Haji Rasheed Sohan Halwa in Bahawalpur Cantt
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
For those who are passionate about playing sports games and joining a gym, there are quite a few sports facilities and fitness centres near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur. In addition to keeping your weight under control, being active in sports also adds to one’s mental strength. For instance, you can consider these facilities that are 6 to 7 km away from Canal Garden. It will barely be a 15-minute drive.
- The sports ground in One Unit Staff Colony
- Bahawalpur Club opposite District Court, Darbar Road, Bahawalpur Cantt
- Ladies Bahawalpur Club near Darbar Road, Bahawalpur Cantt
However, if you want to focus on your core fitness, you can go to Power House Gym that’s located in Mushtaq Colony, nearly 10 minutes’ drive away.
Parks in and near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
If you want to maintain good physical as well as mental health, a walk in the park in the morning and/or evening always helps. It’s even better if you don’t really have to go far from your neighbourhood to access open green spaces. Thankfully, there’s a park in Canal Garden Housing Scheme, Rose and Jasmine Garden, which is near Library Street. However, if you are willing to drive your car for at least 8-10 minutes from Canal Garden, you can either visit Family Park or Deer Reserve Park. Both these parks are up to 5 km away from Canal Garden. The former is located in Garden Town, Bahawalpur, whereas, the latter in Bahawalpur Cantt.
Salons and Spas near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur
Whether you want a complete makeover or a quick trim, there are many salons and spas near Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur. The nearest one for women is Sheeri Beauty Salon, which is 10 minutes’ drive away in Yazman Rd, Islami Colony.
However, if you are willing to explore other beauty salons, you may need to go a little farther from Bahawalpur Cantt. All of these places are a 20-minute drive from CGHS:
- Aries Beauty Parlour in Mohammadia Colony
- Aveda Beauty Salon on Noor Mahal Road, Mohammadia Colony
- Monte Carlo Ladies Beauty Salon near Circular Road in Derawari Gate, Islampura, Old City
As far as Aveda Beauty Salon is concerned, this facility can be visited any time between 11 am – 9 pm all the days of the week except Sunday when it remains closed. This facility is well reviewed for its hair treatments and bridal makeup. Majority of its clientele are satisfied with most of the services being provided here. Its staff is also deemed as very cooperative and professional.
Moreover, men too can benefit from a number of hairdressers near Canal Garden Housing Scheme. All of these places are less than 10 minutes’ drive away:
- Ansari Hair Dresser in Khayaban-e-Ali Housing Society
- It’s My Style is also in Khayaban-e-Ali Housing Society, near Sial Avenue
- Welcome Hairdresser near Yazman Road in Islamia Colony
Canal Garden Housing Society Bahawalpur is conveniently located close to a number of important roads such as Bahawalpur Road, Quaid-e-Azam Avenue and Airport Link Road. All of these routes help connect society with Old City as well as other areas of the main city centre. In addition, VIP Terminal of Bahawalpur Airport is roughly 4 km away via Canal Road, which is considered as the fastest route.
Moreover, The City School and UCP Bahawalpur Campuses are 2 to 3 km away, whereas, Deer Reserve Park is roughly 3 km away from Canal Garden Housing Scheme. Furthermore, a couple of hostels are also within a 10-minute drive away from here. King’s Boys Hostel Bahawalpur and Al Noor Boys Hostel are both almost a kilometre away and are located in the area of Rehman Garden.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The most important thing to consider before investing in Canal Garden Housing Scheme is that it’s a developing housing community. It will take some time for facilities like schools, hospitals, mosques and markets to be available within walking distance. Those mulling to move in soon must remember finding public transport, especially buses, can be a challenge.
In addition, Canal Garden Housing Scheme is located close to Bahawalpur Road and Bahawalpur Airport. This feature is most likely to contribute considerably to its real estate value in the future. In fact, almost all of the other emerging housing societies such as Rehman Garden, New Islami Colony, Gulshan-e-Rehman, Paragon City and Khayaban-e-Ali Housing Society are expected to experience a boost in their market value upon completion.
Importance of Canal Garden Housing Scheme Bahawalpur from major locations nearby
- Bahawalpur Airport, Airport Road, New Cantt Bahawalpur, nearly 5 km, nearly 10 minutes’ drive
- Army Public School and College, Bahawalpur Cantt, roughly 5 km and almost a 10-minute drive
- Mini Cabs Bahawalpur (Taxi Service), nearly a km away, a 5-minute drive, Khayaban-e-Ali Housing Society
- Allama Iqbal Open University, near Airport Road, Hasilpur Road, New Islami Colony, almost 3 km, a little over 5 minutes’ drive by car
- Bahawalpur Road, slightly over 2 km, roughly a 10-minute drive via Sial Avenue
- Captain Mearaj Shaheed Chowk, almost 4 km, a 10-minute drive, Bahawalpur Cantt
- Deer Reserve Park, 3 km, 6 minutes’ drive by car, Quaid-e-Azam Avenue, Bahawalpur Cantt
- Yazman Road, roughly a 10-minute drive, near FGA Church and Islamia Colony
- Executive Lodge, around 5 km, roughly a 10-minute drive, Bahawalpur Cantt
- Bahawalpur Museum, roughly 7 km away, 13 minutes’ drive by car, Bahawalpur Cantt
- Derawar Cannon (Historical Landmark), nearly 7 km and barely a 15-minute drive, University Chowk Road, Bahawalpur Cantt
- Khatam-e-Nabuwat Chowk/Fawara Chowk, almost 8 km away, roughly 15 minutes’ drive, Office Colony