ABOUT COMSATS UNIVERSITY ROAD, SAHIWAL
With the ever-increasing trend of urbanization in Pakistan, the number of properties has also increased tremendously. This rise is not only apparent in the metropolitan cities but all over the country. Sahiwal, the 14th largest city of Punjab is no different either. While there are already several projects underway, the city is likely to experience a value surge as Punjab CM has recently inaugurated seven mega projects in the city.
COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal has some of the most famous landmarks of the city. It covers a distance of approximately 3 km. It has COMSATS University, Sahiwal campus on one end. Hence, the name of the road.
The road was selected away from the hustle bustle of the city for the university. However, with the passage of time and popularity of the University, the crowd has extended to this route.
At one end, this road connects to the Circuit House Road, Sahiwal. The other side of the road, however, runs through the University. Several restaurants, hostels, banks, mosques, markets, fuel stations and other facilities are located on and near this road.
Moreover, running adjacent to the COMSATS Road, Sahiwal is the stunning Canal Road, Sahiwal, lining the Sutlej driven canal system.
Also, Royal Orchard, Sahiwal, one of the most famous housing schemes of the city is located on the road. It is a project by Habib Rafiq offering tremendous property acquisition opportunities.
AT A GLANCE
- Runs alongside the Sutlej Canal; offers an aesthetically pleasing view
- COMSATS University, Sahiwal Campus is located on the road making it a popular route
- Many private hostels for University students
- Property investment options with Royal Orchard
- Necessary amenities are available
- Easy and well-connected route
- Public transport facilities available
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
Easy access to public transport is an attractive feature of any area. Several bus stations are located on and near COMSATS University Road Sahiwal with the nearest one, Bus and Flying Coach Station being 6 km away. The main Sahiwal Bus Station is a 10-minute drive from the road. Other major bus stations in the vicinity of the road are: Ali Express at a distance of 7 km; the main Daewoo terminal, Sahiwal, 7.3 km away; and Old Daewoo Intercity Bus Terminal, just a12 minutes’ drive.
Another famous bus service operating in Sahiwal is Niazi Express. The estimated distance from this terminal to COMSAT University Road is 7 km. Meanwhile, Shuja Royal Express, Sahiwal is situated around 5 km away from the COMSATS University Road.
A prominent transport service in the vicinity is Moon Star Transport on Aabpara Market near Truck Stand. You can also use the transport services of Fast Tours and Transport located on Multan Road – a short drive from this road. Faisal Movers, which like Daewoo is also a popular inter-city bus service in the country, has a terminal at 7 kilometres’ distance from COMSATS University road, Sahiwal.
The nearest bus stop from the road is around 3 km away. Meanwhile, Pakpattan Chowk Bus Stop on Multan Road is 5 km away. City Central Bus Stand is located at a distance of around 6 km. Yousuf Wala Bus Stop is at a 10.5 kilometres’ distance from the University road. Joggi Chowk bus stop is located at a distance of around 5 km from this road.
A popular travel agency of Sahiwal, Bilal Travels is present on Pakpattan Chowk flyover at a driving distance of 9 minutes from the University road. You can get access to a private taxi station, Blogs Travels, Sahiwal, located on Arifwala road and is approximately 8.5 km away. Sahiwal train station is a 12-minute drive from the University Road.
Markets on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
For the residents of areas surrounding COMSATS University, there are several market options available. Some of these markets are located on COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal. However, several others can be found in its proximity.
Abpara Town Market, a famous shopping place in Sahiwal, is a short drive from the University Road, Sahiwal. Also, Gol Chakkar Market, which is a popular landmark of Sahiwal is situated at a distance of 7.5 km from COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal. Another, closer but not so well-known market is the Al-Naveed Market, located on GT Road, Sahiwal. It takes one around 9 minutes to reach there by car.
There is a fruit and vegetable market at a distance of around 7 km. Moreover, there are three markets for miscellaneous items. These include Shaheen, Agha and Khushi Markets, all located at a distance of around 9 km. There is also a SuperMarket Plaza on Church Road. It is a 14 minutes’ drive from the University Road.
Catering to specific needs, separate markets are present near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal as well. Purani Bakar Mandi is only 8 km away. During Eid-ul-Azha, the place gets extremely crowded. Another extremely famous market place in Sahiwal is the Mazdoor Puli.
While it was originally a place where labour would be available at affordable prices, it has now turned into a Food Street in Sahiwal. The latter has thus rendered the place extremely popular among the masses. Sahiwal’s famous timber market, Maula Ghazi Abbas Alamdar timber market is approximately 10 kilometres away on Noor Shah Road, Sahiwal. Other nearby markets include Azmat market, Sharif market and I.Z Bhatti market. All of these are situated at a distance of 10 to 15-minutes’ drive from the University Road of Sahiwal.
Mosques on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
Easy and quick access to mosques is a requisite. Among several other desirable amenities, there are various mosques located near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal.
These mosques are scattered around the road and its neighbouring areas. The only mosque located on COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal is Masjid Ciit in the University campus. Apart from that, the closest mosque from this road is Al-Jannat Jamia Masjid at a distance of around 5 km.
There are various other mosques near COMSATS University Road of Sahiwal on 10 to 15 minutes’ drive. These include the following:
- Jamia Masjid Noor
- Mosque near mall of Sahiwal
- Hazoori Mosque
- Faizan e Madina Tawakal Masjid
- Jamia Masjid Ali
- Jamia Masjid on Biscuit Factory Road
- Jamia Masjid Chishti Nizami
Among the above-mentioned Mosques, Jamia Masjid Ali and Jamia Masjid Noor offer extremely aesthetically pleasing architecture. The former is a 13-minute drive from Sahiwal’s University Road. It is spacious and airy. It has the classic dome and pillars structure. The intricate art on the building is that characteristic of Islamic architecture represented in Turkey and Arab countries. A pleasant contrast of off-white and light blue hues further adds to its beauty.
On the contrary, the latter mosque is more traditional with a straightforward design more commonly found in Pakistan.
Schools, Colleges And Universities on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
Sahiwal is the 14th largest city of Punjab. The literacy rate in the city has increased tremendously over the years. Currently, there are several educational institutes for different educational levels in the city. Many schools and colleges are found on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal. Such abundance of educational institutes in the vicinity adds value to the area in terms of both ease and monetary benefits.
All the popular schools are present around the University Road, Sahiwal. Scattered around the road in various colonies are several schools. These are located within a distance of 5 km from the road. Mukabbir Schools, Sahiwal , International Islamic University Islamabad Schools, Sahiwal Campus, Beaconhouse School System, Sahiwal Campus, Government High School Urban Area Sahiwal and Dar-e-Arqam School are some of the most famous ones.
Among the above-mentioned schools, Ad Alta and The Mukabbir Schools are the closest to the University of Sahiwal, both located only 3 km away from this road. While the Beaconhouse School is present at an 8 minutes’ drive from the road, it takes more time to reach the remaining popular schools.
There are several colleges in the proximity of COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal. Punjab College, Quaid-e-Azam College of Engineering and Technology and Concordia College are at a short drive of 4 minutes from COMSATS University Road of Sahiwal.
Also, Sahiwal Medical College is a prestigious institute located at a distance of around 8 km from the University Road, Sahiwal. Quaid-e-Azam Law College is located on the Multan Road and is only 9 minutes’ drive from the Sahiwal’s University Road. Other nearby colleges include Muhammadan Law College on Stadium Road, Ehsan College of Health Sciences on Multan G.T. Road, ILM Group of Colleges near Sahiwal Bypass, Government Postgraduate College, Superior College, Government College of Commerce and Government Imamia College on Harappa Road.
The two major universities in Sahiwal are University of Sahiwal and COMSATS University, Sahiwal. University of Sahiwal is around 14 km away from this road. However, COMSATS University Islamabad–Sahiwal Campus is located right on the road.
COMSATS University Islamabad - Sahiwal Campus
The Sahiwal campus of COMSATS University was established in 2006. It offers different academic departments including Computer Science, Management Sciences, Biosciences Humanities and Engineering. It has around 4000 students enrolled in various departments.
Thanks to the establishment of this institute, new education fields and advanced research methodologies have been introduced for the students. A huge number of students have sought admission to benefit from these opportunities. Therefore, in a short time, the University has become a stellar landmark of the city. Furthermore, it has attracted various businesses to open up in the vicinity.
The University is located on one end of the COMSATS University Road, making that end of the road more crowded and popular. The university is furnished with several amenities including banks, ATMs, hostels, masjid, playgrounds and extensive transport facilities. At least one university bus can always be traced pacing the road at any time.
There are always a crowd of students waiting to find rooms in the university’s hostels. Yet, many of them often fail to secure them because of limited capacity. Therefore, many private hostels have opened up in the surrounding area of the University road, Sahiwal. Similarly, the transport services thrive in the area as well and so you can always find taxis, rikshaws and public transport in proximity.
People, in general, prefer to live in areas rife with facilities. Since the presence of a prestigious educational institute in the vicinity of the residence is a desirable aspect, the university has tremendously increased the value of the area. The chances of new housing schemes around this area in the future are rather high.
Banks on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
Gone are the days when keeping cash was mandatory. The present era belongs to banks and cards. This makes the presence of banks and ATMs in the vicinity a very lucrative facility. There are several banks on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal. This makes life easier for the residents of the area.
The closest bank is Habib Bank Limited (HBL), University Branch, located on COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal. It is in the university’s premises. While the main purpose of such a branch is to cater to the needs of students, teachers and other university staff, it is open to the general public as well.
Apart from the bank and ATM in the university, several other banks are present near the University Road as well. Here is a list of banks and ATMs present near the road:
- Askari Bank on Multan Road at a distance of 6 km
- Allied Bank near Multan Road at a distance of 6 km
- The Bank of Khyber on High Street at a distance of 7 km
- The Bank of Islami near Railway Road at a distance of 6.5 km
- The Bank of Punjab (BoP) on Church Road at a distance of 7 km
- Soneri Bank on High Street at a distance of 7.3 km
- Bank Al Habib on Liaquat Shaheed Road at a distance of around 7 km
- Nib Bank on High street at a distance of 7 km
Other banks are a little farther from COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal. These include Meezan Bank at 8 km in Muslim Abad, Faisal Bank at 10.5 km and Bank Alfalah near Masjid Shuhda Park.
Clinics and Hospitals on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
Presence of efficient, sufficient and quick medical aid is a crucial factor in determining the value of any residential area. Therefore, hospitals and clinics are considered one of the most necessary feature when browsing any area for investment or residential purposes. There are several clinics and hospitals near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal.
The closest hospital from the road is Haji Abdul Qayyum Hospital at a distance of 6.5 km. It is a teaching hospital located near High Street. Another hospital located nearby is the Aqil Memorial Hospital at a distance of 9.2 km from the University road of Sahiwal.
Moreover, at a distance of 7 km, which amounts to a drive of 12 minutes from the COMSATS Road, is the Hira Hospital. Only a little distance away from Hira Hospital is the Al-Barkat Hospital. Listed below are several other hospitals and clinics as well, scattered around the location:
- Christian Hospital Sahiwal, 7.8 km and 15 minutes’ drive
- Hassan Eye Hospital and Laser Centre, 7.6 km and 14 minutes’ drive
- Care Hospital, 7.6 km and 14 minutes’ drive
- Nadeem Arcade Clinic 9.1 km away and a drive of 16 minutes
- Mid-City Sahiwal Hospital, 9 km and a drive of 16 minutes
- Qureshi Hospital, a private hospital on Noor Shah Road, located at a distance of 8.9 km
- DHQ Teaching Hospital, s approximately 9 km away from the location - around 17 minutes of drive
PROPERTIES ON COMSATS UNIVERSITY ROAD, SAHIWAL
Sales Price Trends on COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
People either buy a property for investment purposes only or for living/starting a business. In both cases, it is advisable to know about the price trends of a location before planning to invest money in there. The following trends will allow you to make an informed decision.
Plots for Sale on COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
For now, not many plots for sale on COMSAT University Road, Sahiwal are available. Currently, a 5 marla residential plot with a quoted price of 22.5 lakh is available. It belongs to the Royal Orchard, Sahiwal project. The prices for 10 marla plots in the area are available for around PKR 40 lakh to PKR 45 lakh. The price of 1 kanal plots is around PKR 80 lakh in this area.
Commercial Properties on COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
As of now, all the commercial properties on COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal are a part of Royal Orchard project. The price trends are usually consistent. An 11 marla commercial building at an ideal location is available at around PKR 1.2 crore. As for a 1 Kanal commercial property for purchase, the price is around PKR 2.5 crore.
Moreover, the monthly rent for 12 to 15 marla commercial buildings is around PKR 80 thousand.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
Shopping habits have evolved over the past few years. Lives have become busier now and the practice of browsing the shops for hours before selecting a particular item has gone obsolete.
Nowadays, people prefer to do their window-shopping online and prefer to shop for different items under one roof. This is where malls have made life easier. One can just go to a specific shop and buy a certain, usually preselected, item. Almost all the famous brands are available harboured in various malls near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal.
Many brands are located in the proximity of the COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal as well. You can find most of these shops, including Khaadi, Ideas, Uniworth Dress, Zellbury, Metro shoes, ChenOne and others in Capital Icon Mall located near Mission Hospital. It is approximately 8 km away from Sahiwal’s University Road and is a drive of 15 minutes from there.
It is amply furnished and features central air conditioning, elevator/escalator options, a food court and a map of the mall for assisting the buyers. Moreover, there are many other malls within the vicinity of the road as well, including Mall of Sahiwal, Azaan Heights, Hussian Shopping Mall and Mall of Shanza.
Mall of Sahiwal is located at a distance of 6.6 km from COMSATS University Road, in Dhobhi Muhalla. It is a famous mall of the city and is the nearest option from the road with a driving distance of merely 12 minutes. After the Capital Icon Mall, it is considered the best shopping mall of the city offering a variety of brands and comfortable shopping opportunities.
Azaan Heights is also considered a great alternative to the above two malls. Located on Ahmed Murad Road, it stands at a distance of 7.5 km, a drive of 13 minutes from the University Road of Sahiwal.
Restaurants and Bakeries on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
Eating out has become a favourite recreation activity for many people. Therefore, any area is considered more valuable in terms of investment as well as residence, if it has various eatery options. These include restaurants offering delicious food and bakeries with amazing confectionaries. Several restaurants and bakeries are nestled near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal.
There is an abundance of restaurants that offer traditional food options around University road area. However, some cafes and bakeries are providing deliciously unique eating experiences as well. There are a multitude of restaurants and bakeries near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal including a McDonald’s outlet only 1.5 km from the circuit house point on the road.
Bell Canto is a restaurant in Farid Town, situated 8 km away from University road. Usmania Restaurant is located on Multan Road and offers delicious desi food.
However, if you want Chinese cuisine then Anaya Chinese Restaurant in Farid Town would be a great choice. It is situated at a distance of 9.5 km from Sahiwal’s University Road.
Meerab is a popular bakery in the area. It offers customized cakes and cupcake options. It is 7 km away from the University Road, Sahiwal. Another interesting eatery option is Flora, the ice-cream parlour on High Street. It is located at a driving distance of 12 km from University Road, Sahiwal.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
With a rise in the general trend of eating out, there is an increase in obesity, heart problems, and other diseases caused by poor diet and lifestyle. In addition to cutting down on unhealthy eating, indulging in a wholesome exercise routine is also recommended by doctors.
Even if you aren’t a fitness buff, going for some light physical activity is always a healthy practice. This is where fitness opportunities located in the vicinity can make life much easier for you. It is a boon that there are various sports facilities and fitness centres near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal.
There is Montgomery Cricket Club Ground, Sahiwal only at a short distance of 7.2 km from this road. There is COMSATS Sports Ground on this very road.
Additionally, there are various gyms and fitness centres in proximity. The one most popular in the area is FITX Fitness Studio, located around 7 km from University Road. Another rather famous gym in the area is the German Fitness and Sports Centre. It is around 8 km away, which is a driving distance of 15 minutes.
Platinum Gym is also a common choice among the residents of the area around the University Road. It is located a little farther from the road as compared to the previous two.
Parks on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
The presence of fitness centres and sports facilities in the neighbourhood is essential indeed. However, sometimes, people are looking for more than just physical activity; a luxury parks can offer. A nice stroll in the park or a picnic with friends and family can work wonders for you. Thankfully, there is no dearth of parks near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal.
Here is a list of some of the parks situated near the University Road of Sahiwal:
- Canan Park Sahiwal, 5 km from the road, it is rather popular choice among people.
- Park Canal View. This is the closest park, only 3 km from COMSATS point of the road.
- Faridia Park, near Tariq bin Zayad Road is around 4 km from the road.
- Baba Farid Park, 5 km from this road.
For most people living around the university area, Canan Park is considered an excellent choice for evening walks and recreational activities. It is located at a distance of 5 km from the road near Multan Road, Sahiwal.
Another favourite park among the locals is the Baba Farid Park. It is a mere 6 minutes’ drive from the road and is named after the famous 12th-century Punjabi mystic, Hazrat Baba Fariduddin. Partab Bagh, located at the driving distance of 8 minutes offers pleasant views as well. Therefore, a majority of people prefer it over other parks. Other options include Majeed Amjad Park, Partab Bagh and Madina Park, all located within 5 km of the road.
Salons and Spas on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal
Maintaining your beauty is not as easy as it used to be what with all the stress continuously coming your way. Managing to get some “me-time” has become increasingly difficult. Therefore, salons are now a requirement and not merely a luxury. Luckily, there are quite a few beauty salons near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal.
The streets are, in general, brimming with smaller beauty parlours quite close to the University Road. However, we have only tackled the more popular options here. Most well-known salons near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal are at a driving distance or around 10 to 15 minutes. Some notable names include:
- Depilex Beauty Clinic, on Fateh Sher Road is only 4 km away from the road.
- Virgo Beauty Salon is located near Arra Tulla road, at a distance of around 6 km from COMSATS University Road.
- Allura Beauty Salon is extremely popular among women. It is situated in Farid Town, which is around 8km from this road.
- Liza Beauty Parlour Sahiwal on Girls College Road and is a short drive away from this road.
- Apsara Beauty salon is only a few steps away from Liza Beauty Parlour
- International Hairdresser, located on Railway Road at a distance of aorund 5 km from the road.
- One Touch Beauty Salon in Hafeez Plaza, Farid Town is 4 km away from COMSAT University point of the road.
- Nori Nena Salon Sahiwal near Makki Masjid on double road. It is 5 km away from the road.
The nearest and most popular option among these is Depilex Beauty Clinic. It is 4 km away from the COMSATS University point on this road, Sahiwal and is located in Fateh Sher Colony. Apart from that, Nori Nena Salon has good reviews. It is located at a distance of 5 km from the COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal.
Also, Magic Mirror Beauty Salon enjoys a great reputation and is located at a distance of around 8 km, which amounts to a drive of 16 minutes.
CINEMAS ON AND NEAR COMSATS UNIVERSITY ROAD, SAHIWAL
Entertainment helps you unwind after dealing with all the hassles of daily life. What better way to relax than to grab some popcorn and watch a movie? The good news for the movie lovers is there are some great cinemas on and near COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal.
The most popular cinema in the adjacent area is Marian Cineplex Cinema on Multan Road, at a distance of 8 km from this road. It is considered a popular recreation spot for the residents of Sahiwal. You can book tickets in advance by giving them a call. The cinema is usually crowded on the weekends.
Another entertainment option for the people living near COMSATS University Road is the Prince Theatre. It showcases different plays and is rather popular among the local audience of the city. If you are in the mood for a good movie, Marina’s Hotel Cinema on Multan Road is yet another great option. It is located at a distance of 13.7 km from Sahiwal’s University Road and it is a 15 minutes’ drive from there.
COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal offers various perks in terms of the places located near it. The most obvious advantage of the road is the presence of COMSATS University Islamabad – Sahiwal Campus on the road.
Moreover, Circuit House is located on the other end of the road. It is a famous landmark of the city. The road intersects the Circuit House Road as well. Also, it connects to the rather busy Multan Road. On the other hand, it runs along and connects to Canal Road.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Currently, COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal may not have many residential societies and property investment or buying opportunities. However, the road’s location is ideal and future of property business looks bright there.
Presence of several educational institutes in and around the road, including COMSAT University Islamabad – Sahiwal Campus.The namesake institution makes it a promising location for future property investments.
The area may not be as crowded for now. However, with increasing population city population is bound to expand to this area as well. Even now, all the basic amenities are available in the surrounding areas.
Importance of COMSATS University Road, Sahiwal from major locations nearby
- COMSATS University Islamabad – Sahiwal Campus is situated on the road
- The road is well-connected to other important roads and routes including Multan Road and Canal Road
- Running alongside the Canal Road, it offers the pleasing canal view
- McDonald’s outlet at a short distance of 1.5 km
- Marian Cineplex Cinema is located at a distance of 8 km from the road
- Circuit House is situated right on the road
- Beaconhouse School System, Sahiwal Campus is an 8-minute drive from the road
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