ABOUT DEFENCE, HYDERABAD
Defence, Hyderabad is among the well-developed and densely populated areas of the city. Situated near Saddar, at the east and Old Wahdat Colony at the west, Defence, Hyderabad is home to several societies, some of which include Defence Housing Society, Civil Lines, and PEONS Colony. The neighbourhood is well-linked to Wadhu Wah Road, Latifabad Road, Liaquat Road, Civil Lines, and Shahbaz Flyover, while Thandi Sarak passes and cuts through the vicinity of Defence. The famous, Gymkhana Hyderabad and Allama Iqbal Open University (Regional Headquarter) are some significant landmarks situated in the community.
The neighbourhood is well-equipped with all the vital resources and modern amenities required to fulfil the needs and expectations of residents. Be it academic institutions, markets, banks, sports grounds, parks, mosques or filling stations, pretty much everything imaginable is readily available in and near the society. Even though properties in Defence, Hyderabad are located at a prime location, they are up for sale at relatively competitive prices.
AT A GLANCE
- One of the prominent and well-populated areas of Hyderabad
- All the primary residential and commercial amenities are available
- Surrounded by other well-known neighbourhoods of the city
- Schools, markets, mosques, banks, and other necessities are present close by
- Properties promise better returns on investment
- A convenient and amazing community lifestyle
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport near Defence, Hyderabad
Public transport near Defence, Hyderabad is easy to find since a great many bus stops are present nearby and other modes of public transport including autos and taxis are also readily available near Defence. Besides, residents can use ride-hailing apps to hire a cab for commuting to and from the society.
Its neighbouring society, Latifabad, hosts several bus stops, including Ponay 7 Bus Stop and Daewoo Bus Stop, both of which are present in Latifabad Unit 7, about 6 minutes away. Besides, Unit 7 Bus Stop is also located in Unit 7 but is around 8 minutes away.
Similarly, Qasimabad, which also shares proximity to Defence, is also home to many bus stops. For instance, Qasimabad Bus Stop on Qasimabad Road, Block I, Phase 1 is 6 minutes away. Pakora Bus Stop on Pakora Chowk, Block I, Phase 1 Qasimabad, is 8 minutes away. Plus, there’s a bus stop in N-5, Rani Bagh, Qasimabad, only 5 minutes away, while Qasimabad-Haider Chowk Bus Stop, present in Old Campus Colony, is about 8 minutes away. Haider Chowk Bus Stop in N-5, Block II, Phase 1, Qasimabad, and Nasim Nagar Bus Stop on Nasim Nagar Road, Qasimabad, are also 8 minutes away. Thandi Sarak is home to Qasimabad/Haider Chowk Bus Stop, which can be reached in 9 minutes.
Further, A1 Bus Stop on Auto Bahn Road is only 6 minutes away, Hyder Chok on Risala Road, Shahi Bazar, is 8 minutes away, and Chungi Naka Unit Number 12 Bus Stop in Barkat Bhai Town can also be reached in 8 minutes. Also, Kotri/Latifabad bus stop in N-5, Hussainabad, is around 6 minutes away. Lastly, you can reach Hyderabad Railway Station in only a 12-minute drive.
Markets in and near Defence, Hyderabad
The availability of markets near the place of residence is the fundamental requirement of every community. Quite luckily, there are scores of markets near Defence, Hyderabad. For instance, it takes only 4 minutes to reach Max Bachat Super Market, located on Thandi Sarak in Bangali Colony. Having an across-the-board stock of essential goods, this superstore is of great assistance to everyone. The prices are economical too. Then, there is Dawood Super Market, located at a drive of 8 minutes on Auto Bahn Road near Latifabad Unit 7. You can buy anything from fresh vegetables to frozen foods, garments to kids’ accessories, and cosmetics to perfumes at this store.
For electronics, SRTC Mobile Market can be visited to buy or sell cell phones, tablets, and laptops. The market also sells mobile accessories and various digital products. It is located in Chandni, Saddar and can be reached in 7 minutes.
Marble Market, located on Makki Shah Road, Kacha Qila is only 5 minutes away. A variety of high-quality marbles are sold here at wholesale prices. Moreover, Delton Super Market, based in GECH Society, Nasim Nagar Road, Qasimabad is around 8 minutes away. Apart from selling grocery and everyday products, this supermarket also sells baked delicacies and nimko. If you drive towards Resham Gali in Shahi Bazar, you can reach one of the oldest markets of Hyderabad, Resham Bazar within 10 minutes. It is a super delight for female shoppers as a wide array of dresses, jewellery, and fancy accessories are sold here at reasonable prices. ARY Sahulat Bazar in Latifabad is also 10 minutes away. It is a very trendy commercial store, offering a majestic atmosphere and is considered one of the best markets in the city.
Further, there is a small shop selling fresh seafood in Latifabad Unit 7, Pathan Goth, Auto Bahn Road, reachable in 6 minutes. The store is known to offer fresh and natural seafood. Naya Pull Landa Market, sited on Kacha Qila Road, Railway Colony can be reached in 7 minutes. People from different places come to visit this market since it stocks everything, including clothes, shoes, electronic goods, crockery and much more. In fact, it has been said that things that are hard to find in other markets of Hyderabad can be easily found here.
Additionally, Fazal-e-Rabbi Market on Thandi Sarak near Defence is a fine place to purchase common items for everyday use. Royal Fabrics, a clothes store, about 6 minutes away, is present on Qasimabad Road, Phase 1 Qasimabad. Subhanallah Store in Raja Bazar, Jinnah Colony, Latifabad Unit 12 sells good quality fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. However, you will need around 15 minutes to reach Naval Rai Market, located on Market Road. It is the most well-known market of Hyderabad and has been functioning for years. Groceries, homewares, fruits and vegetables, dry fruits, chicken and fish and medicines, everything is available here.
Moreover, there are several stores and local shops in Defence, Hyderabad. To give you a few examples, Friends Book Point in Defence Housing Society (DHS) near Defence Park sells almost every stationery product, Galaxy Electronics, also located in DHS, just a minute away from Friends Book Point, sells reasonably priced electronic accessories, while and a medical store present in Defence Plaza, DHS is the go-to place to buy medicines. There is SSD Motors on its right, precisely in Block C, 23 Thandi Sarak, DHS. It’s a good car accessories store. Other medical stores located in DHS, Defence are Lal Medical Store and Defence Medical Store. And, some other stores such as Opple Light (a store selling light fixtures) is also present in DHS in Shop No 3&4, Block A, Defence Plaza, Thandi Sarak. Lastly, the society is also home to Khan Shoes, Hira Garments, and Burhani Garments.
Residents can also visit various stores located in nearby communities. For instance, Saddar is home to Next Generation Clothing, about 7 minutes away, and also Ahmed Sons Cosmetics Store and Ahmed Sons Electronic Store, both are only 6 minutes away. GOR Colony houses Finesse Medical & General Store, precisely in House No: 10, Unit No 1, besides NADRA Office, about 6 minutes away, and Bengali Colony houses Shah Latif General Store, also 6 minutes away from Defence. Some medical stores located outside include Sheikh Medical Store in Old Wahdat Colony and Nasim Medical Store in Saddar, both are 7 minutes away while Raja Medical Store in Latifabad Unit 6 is approximately 9 minutes away.
Mosques in and near Defence, Hyderabad
Residents enjoy the ultimate convenience if they need not travel outside the community for religious practices. Since there are loads of mosques in and near Defence, Hyderabad, the society becomes quite conducive for both investment and residential purposes. Some of the society’s mosques include Bilal Masjid in DHS, Karimi Masjid near Latifabad Road, Jama Madina Masjid near Thandi Sarak Pumping Station, Masjid Amir Hamza in Phase 2, DHS, Chiragh Masjid on Latifabad Road and Gymkhana Masjid and Hazrat Baba Syed Abdul Ghani Shah Masjid on Thandi Sarak besides Gymkhana Club.
Aside from these mosques, there are several mosques located in other housing societies close to Defence. For instance, Saddar is home to Subhanallah Masjid, about 8 minutes away and Babul Islam Mosque on Thandi Sarak, about 6 minutes away. Other nearby mosques include Moti Masjid in Bengali Colony, also reachable in 6 minutes, Jamia Subhani Masjid in Pathan Goth, also 6 minutes away, Muhammadi Masjid on Latifabad Road, about 7 minutes away, while Old Campus Masjid in Old Campus Colony, Jamia Masjid Farooqia in Latifabad Unit 7, and Jalal Shah Masjid near Jalal Shah Street, are all 8 minutes away from the neighbourhood.
Schools, Colleges And Universities in and near Defence, Hyderabad
The presence of educational institutions in proximity has a significant impact on a property’s market value. That being said, there are, fortunately, numerous schools, colleges, and universities in and near Defence, Hyderabad. Firstly, some of the schools located inside Defence include County Cambridge School, precisely in Block-A, Defence Plaza Thandi Sarak, and Foundation Public School, located in Civil Lines, Tariq Road, Defence Housing Society. The former comes under the top schools of Hyderabad that offers a balance between studies and co-curricular activities, while the latter is a widely known private school, performing outstandingly in the academic arena.
Subsequently, there are multiple schools located outside the community. To begin with, it will take hardly 4 minutes to reach The Educators, situated in A-23, GOR Colony Thandi Sarak. It proudly follows a top-notch, standardized curriculum with Daily Lesson Plans (DLPs) and Monthly Unit Plans designed for teachers and students. There are two government schools located close to the society - Government Model School in G.O.R Colony, about a 5-minute drive away and Public School Hyderabad in Latifabad Unit 3, about 9 minutes away. Besides, My School for Boys and Girls is also a good option for children’s education. Situated about 6 minutes away, the school stands on Stadium Link Road, Bengali Colony near GOR Colony.
Moreover, The Heights School in Latifabad is 7 minutes away, Leadership School on Latifabad Road is 9 minutes away, and Army Public School and College in Cantt is 11 minutes away. Finally, the Beaconhouse School System (Latifabad Kindergarten Branch) can be reached in 10 minutes. Its location is Bungalow No, A-68, opposite Public School Junior gate, Latifabad Unit 3. This school is regarded as one of the largest private school networks around the globe. Its curriculum has been designed to meet international standards.
Defence is home to County School/Girls College, an eminent college for girls. It is an apt choice for higher studies. However, many neighbouring societies also house several colleges. For instance, Preston College for Boys & Girls and Superior Girls College are operational in GOR Colony, about 4 to 5 minutes away; The Smart College (Qasimabad Campus) is located in Qasimabad and is reachable in 6 minutes; and TABS Academy and College and FG Degree College are functional in Cantonment, around 8 to 9 minutes away. However, it takes some 10 to 11 minutes to reach Punjab College, located in House No. B 18/34, Railway Employee Cooperation Housing Society, Auto Bahn Road, Latifabad, and Government Sachal Sarmast College, situated on Foujdari Road. Other colleges, reachable at the similar time include Government Nazareth Girls Degree College in Dadan Shah, Shah Latif Girls Government College in Latifabad Unit 6, The Leeds College near Auto Bahn Road, Govt. Girls Degree College in Latifabad Unit 8, and Saifee College in Latifabad Unit 2.
Defence holds another critical significance of being home to Allama Iqbal Open University (Regional Headquarter), precisely in House # 26/2, Street No.142/41, Defence Housing Society. This is one of the leading public universities of Pakistan and is rated as the world's 4th largest institution for higher education. Nevertheless, there are many other prestigious universities located in proximity to the community. For instance, SZABIST is only 4 minutes away, located in State Life Building, Ground & 3rd and 4th، Thandi Sarak, Bangali Colony. Moreover, Institute of Modern Science & Arts (IMSA) is sited on Mezzanine Floor, Gul Centre, Near Gymkhana Club, Thandi Sarak, Saddar and can be reached in 6 minutes and Old Campus University of Sindh, located in Hyder Bux Jatoi, Thandi Sarak, Elsa Kazi Campus is reachable in 8 minutes.
However, it takes 9 minutes to reach Hyderabad Institute of Arts Science and Technology (HIAST), located on Auto Bhan Road, and Government College of Technology Hyderabad – STEVTA, located near Wahdat Colony, National Highway, Phase 1 Qasimabad. The University of East in Latifabad Unit 2 and College of Modern Sciences (CMS) in Latifabad Unit 3, CMS New Block near Public School Hyderabad are somewhat 10 minutes away from Defence. Similarly, Zeeshan Institute of Science & Technology (ZIST), located near Auto Bahn Road, and Govt. Sindh Law College, situated on Risala Road, Gari Khata, Saddar can also be reached in 10 minutes. However, Virtual University on Auto Bahn Road and Preston University in Latifabad Unit 2 are an 11-minute drive away. Lastly, you’ll need 12 minutes to reach the National College of Arts and Management Sciences (NCAMS).
Banks in and near Defence, Hyderabad
Having banks located near a society means residents of that society free from worrying about managing their banking matters. Thankfully, there are many branches of reputable banks in and near Defence, Hyderabad. For instance, Bank Alfalah is present in Defence Plaza, Thandi Sarak, Defence Housing Society, JS Bank Limited (DHA Branch) is also located in Defence Housing Society, United Bank Limited is operational in Civic Centre, Thandi Sarak, Defence, MCB stands on Latifabad Road in Defence, and Soneri Bank is sited in Defence Plaza, Thandi Sarak, Defence Housing Society, Block 1. Above all, State Bank of Pakistan is situated on Thandi Sarak, Defence Housing Society. Some other banks in Defence are HBFCL - The Housing Bank, Summit Bank, and Muslim Commercial Bank.
If residents need the services of other banks, they can head to banks located outside the society in a few minutes. For example, Allied Bank in GOR Colony is only 4 minutes away, National Bank of Pakistan in Saddar on Thandi Sarak is 6 minutes away and HBL - District Council Branch, also located on Thandi Sarak, is around 9 minutes away.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near Defence, Hyderabad
There are countless advantages of living in a society surrounded by healthcare facilities. Not only are your medical issues treated quickly, but you can also save a good deal on your travelling expenses. Therefore, the presence of clinics and hospitals in and near Defence, Hyderabad is a very favourable point to consider if you’re planning to buy or invest in the property of this area.
To begin with, Defence Housing Society hosts Dr Aslam Memon Clinic (Child Specialist), while clinics located outside Defence are also within close range. For instance, it takes only 4 minutes to reach Al-Shifa Physiotherapy Clinic, situated on Wadhu Wah Road, Qasimabad, 5 minutes to reach Mehmood Clinic, located on Qasimabad Road, Qasimabad, 7 minutes to reach Subhan Allah Clinic And Maternity Home, sited in Pathan Goth, and 8 minutes to reach Asim Clinic, situated on Qasimabad Road, Block I, Phase 1, Qasimabad.
However, you’ll need a 10-minute drive to reach the following clinics:
- Advance Laser Eye Clinic on Airport Road in Latifabad Unit 7
- Sana Clinic & Maternity Home on Dr Ziauddin Road in Cantonment
- Dr. Asadullah Makhdoom Clinic (an orthopaedic clinic), operational in Doctors Colony
- Shuja Clinic in Latifabad Unit 8
- Wali Homoeopathic Clinic in Shop 17, Panorama Centre, Risala Road, Saddar
- Dental Care Clinic on Qasimabad Road
Mind Awareness and Needs Clinic (MAAN) is a psychiatric clinic, located in Fatima Heights, Clinic No. 2, Doctors Lane, Soldier Bazaar, Doctors Colony, and can be reached in 11 minutes.
Concerning hospitals, the community is encircled by many. You can reach Ghani Hospital in 6 minutes. It can be found in Qasimabad NH 5, Sindhi Muslim Co-operative Housing Society Phase 1 Qasimabad, while St. Elizabeth Hospital is around 7 minutes away. It is located in Latifabad Unit 7, and Fatmid Foundation Hyderabad Centre is an 8-minute drive away. It is present in Saddar. It is a blood donation centre and provides preventive treatments for thalassemia and hemophilia patients.
Moreover, you’ll need some 9 minutes to reach MaaJee Hospital, located in Latifabad Unit 7, City Care Hospital, located in Latifabad Unit 6, Surgi Care Hospital, located in Latifabad Unit 6 and Cantt General Hospital, located on Salah-ud-Din Road, Cantt Area, Cantonment. However, Red Crescent General Hospital / Hilal-e-Ahmer in Latifabad Unit 6 is 10 minutes away. Also, it takes 11 to 12 minutes to reach the following hospitals:
- Bone & Joint Emergency Hospital, located on Auto Bhan Road, Latifabad Unit 2
- Sehat Medical and Trauma Centre in Latifabad Unit 6
- Rehman Nafsiyati Clinic, also present in Latifabad Unit 6
- Abbasi Hospital, situated on Foujdari Road, Doctors Colony
- Bin Tayyab Medical Complex in Sarfaraz Incline, Dadan Shah
PROPERTIES IN DEFENCE, HYDERABAD
Sales Price Trends of Defence, Hyderabad
It is quite necessary for an investor or buyer to keep up with the latest property trends before putting money into the properties of a particular area. This helps them make few errors and get the maximum return on their investment. So, keep the following sales prices trends of Defence, Hyderabad in mind if you plan to enter the areas’ property landscape:
Houses for Sale in Defence, Hyderabad
There are quite a few houses available for sale in Defence, Hyderabad, particularly in Civil Lines. These are mainly 500 to 600 sqyd houses. Their prices roughly start at PKR 6.5 crore, going up to PKR 17 crore. They include double storey and triple storey bungalows, equipped with TV lounges, servant quarter, and spacious car parking area.
Flats for Sale in Defence, Hyderabad
Only a few flats are up for sale in Defence, Hyderabad. They are primarily around 200 sqyd luxury apartments which can be bought for PKR 45 lakh to PKR 65 lakh. They come with all the facilities, including lift, car parking space, and a servant quarter.
Plots for Sale in Defence, Hyderabad
A good number of plots are available for sale in Defence, Hyderabad. Most of them are residential plots which buyers or investors can use to develop their dream houses. The price of plots between 400 sqyd and 600 sqyd ranges from PKR 5 crore to PKR 6.5 crore. An 800 sqyd house requires a minimum of PKR 8 crore.
Rent Price Trends of Defence, Hyderabad
Property seekers can also rent a property in Defence. To better understand the rent price trends of Defence, Hyderabad, tenants must keep three critical factors in mind as they influence the rental prices. These are the size of the house, its exact location, and the facilities supplemented with the property.
Houses for Rent in Defence, Hyderabad
Several houses are available for rent in Defence, Hyderabad. These are mostly 600 sqyd houses which can be rented for a monthly sum of around PKR 3 lakh. Besides, you can also rent an upper portion in the community. Generally, their monthly rent ranges between PKR 80 thousand to PKR 1.25 lakh.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls near Defence, Hyderabad
Malls are the best hangout zones for all those who like to enjoy a casual outing and an exciting shopping experience. Luckily, there are plenty of malls available near Defence, Hyderabad. For instance, it takes only 6 minutes to reach Garrison Complex Shopping Mall, sited on Chandni Cinema Road, Cantonment. It offers a bit of everything to the shoppers, be it shopping, dining or entertainment. Rates of products are also reasonable, making it a more favourable shopping destination.
Magnum Mall, an up and coming phenomenal shopping centre, is being constructed in Plot No 6, Civil Lines, Latifabad Road. Residents can reach there within 6 minutes from the society and will be able to enjoy a delightful shopping time once the mall is constructed. A clothing store named SMARTWEAR 360 - The Ultimate Clothing Store is also 6 minutes away. It is present in Cantonment and delivers high-quality apparels in different designs and styles. Likewise, Gul Centre can also be reached in 6 minutes. This small yet all-inclusive shopping centre is functional in Saddar where you can effortlessly find trendy T-shirts, modern apparels, stylish footwear, fashionable bags, and other fancy accessories.
Shelter Shopping Mall, located on Salah-ud-Din Road, Cantt Bazar, Cantonment is 7 minutes away. This local shopping mall is another useful place to buy home and kitchen accessories, eatables, and much more. Another small shopping mall is Shifa Heaven, located near Auto Bahn Road, about 9 minutes away. It is a newly constructed shopping centre boasting several branded outlets. Furthermore, Metro Shopping Mall, located in Latifabad Unit 3 Machi Kot is also reachable in 9 minutes. Shoppers are well-served in this mall as it offers a variety of shopping options and ample parking space. At a similar distance, you can also reach Unique Shopping Mall and Apartments, located near Women Police Station, Auto Bahn Road as well as Orient Mall & Residency, standing on Auto Brand Road. It is also a recently constructed mall with various outlets of local and international brands.
Restaurants in and near Defence, Hyderabad
There could be nothing better than eating your favourite food in a pleasant environment with your loved ones. This is why people love to visit restaurants and cafes to have a whale of a time with their friends and family. Thus, it is wonderful to know that there are tons of restaurants and bakeries in and near Defence, Hyderabad where residents can reach conveniently. Firstly, there are four excellent restaurants currently operational in the society. A One Snacks & Br BQ, located on Thandi Sarak, Block 1, Defence Housing Society is brilliant at serving mouth-watering barbeque and a variety of rolls. Al Madina Restaurant, also present in Defence Housing Society serves traditional meals. Shalimar Broast, sited on Thandi Sarak, Defence Housing Society pleases people greatly with their fast food, soups, and desserts. Lastly, Desi Station, as the name suggests, stands out in serving delicious desi, Pakistani dishes. It is functional in Defence Plaza, Thandi Sarak, Defence Housing Society.
Moving towards restaurants located outside the locality, some of the nearest ones are presented here. Mirchi360 operates in Garrison Complex, Chandni Cinema Road, Cantonment, about only 6 minutes away. It is a fantastic eatery where you can relish their extra delicious fast food, fresh juices, tea, and coffee. Jameel Tasty Biryani, located near Kacha Qilla, Makki Shah Road, Cantonment Board can also be reached in 6 minutes. It’s a good spot for biryani lovers. Another biryani restaurant, Al-Sharif Biryani, can be reached in 7 minutes. It is located in Shop #2 Venus Heights near District Council. At the same distance, you can reach Chai Ustad in Saddar, a perfect place for tea, and pizza track, located on Auto Bhan Road Prechs, Latifabad No 3, is an excellent destination for pizzas.
Further, it takes some 8 minutes to reach Mirch Masala Restaurant, located on Auto Bahn Road, Canton Chinese Restaurant, sited on Thandi Sarak, Gari Khata Road, Saddar, and Pizza Host N Spicy, situated near Pakora Stop opposite MCB, Block I, Phase 1, Qasimabad. The first one delights the palate of traditional food lovers, while the second one is quite good at cooking authentic Chinese food, and the third restaurant sells delectable pizzas and a variety of fast food. Shah Jee Roll Point is also 8 minutes away, located on Kacha Qila Road, Pathan Goth. A variety of rolls, burgers, and fast food are served here at reasonable prices. If you want to visit a good steak restaurant, Steak N Escape is a place to consider. About 9 minutes away, it is located on Auto Bahn Road in Latifabad Unit 3, Machi Kot. Apart from succulent steaks, they also offer mouth-watering sandwiches. Similarly, Al-Rahim Restaurant & BBQ in Latifabad Unit 7 and Foodistan, The Real Taste, at the 2nd Floor of Unique Shopping Mall, Auto Bahn Road are also 9 minutes away. Both restaurants serve traditional cuisines, but their BBQ is a favourite of locals.
Another pizza restaurant is located in Plot # 59, RECHS, Auto Bahn Road, known as Pizza 20 and a very well-furnished restaurant offering appetizing Pakistani food is situated on Auto Bahn Road, known as Royal Taj Restaurant. Both of these are 10 minutes away from Defence. Lastly, Hyderabad Darbar in Plot # A-13 Auto Bahn and PIATTO Restaurant on Auto Bahn Road, Latifabad Unit 2 are 11 minutes away. The former is famous for its Dhaka fish and Mutton makhni, the taste of which cannot be found in any other restaurant, and the latter specializes in chicken shawarma pizza, club sandwiches, and pasta.
As far as bakeries are concerned, Defence is home to one of the most popular bakeries of the city, Black & Brown Bakers (Defence Branch), precisely located in Defence Plaza, Shop no. B-6, Thandi Sadak. However, Blue Ribbon Bakery is present very close to Defence Housing Society on Chandni Cinema Road. Bakeries located outside the community at short distances include My New Bakery in Plot # 9 Indus Gas Colony، Qasimabad Road, about 6 minutes away, Shah Latif Dairy in Latifabad Unit 7, about 7 minutes away, Panna Cassata on Salahuddin Road, Cantt Area, also around 7 minutes away, and The Bombay Bakery on 56 Liaqat Road, Civil Lines, Saddar, about 8 minutes away.
Other bakeries such as Burhani Bakery on Risala Road, New York Bakers, Hobnob Bakery, and Pie in the Sky in Latifabad, Unit 3, and The Larkana Bakery in Qasimabad are around 9 to 10 minutes away.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in and near Defence, Hyderabad
Having sports and fitness resources in and near a housing society is not only a plus point for residents but almost a necessity for healthy living. Luckily, there are numerous sports facilities and fitness centres in and near Defence, Hyderabad. For example, it will take hardly 5 minutes to reach GCD Ground, located on 8 Latifabad Road, HESCO Sports Ground, located on Stadium Road, Rani Bagh Qasimabad, and Wapda Ground, located near Giddu Chowk, Stadium Road, Rani Bagh Qasimabad.
Besides, there’s a Playground in GOR Colony which is only 4 minutes away and Cantonment Football Ground, located near Makki Shah Road, can be reached in 8 minutes. However, other grounds such as Akbari ground in Latifabad Unit 8 and Dhaka Ground near Hali Road are around 10 minutes away.
As for fitness centres, there are multiple fitness centres located outside but close to the society. These include Gold Muscles Gym on Kacha Qila Road, about 5 minutes away, and New Muscle Mania Fitness Club in Qasimabad and Depilex Beauty Clinic in House no B18, Royal Taj, 38 Auto Bahn Road, both are about 6 minutes away. It takes 10 minutes to reach The Fit & Furious Fitness Studio (For Ladies & Kids), located in Evergreen Residency Shop# 03, Nasim Nagar Road, Phase 1, Qasimabad, and Royal Ladies Fitness, sited in Sun View Shopping Mall, near Jamaa Cloth Market, Latifabad Unit 8.
However, Musclemania Fitness Gym in Doctors Colony, Body Factory Gym in Momin Nagar, and Pak Physical Health Club in Latifabad Unit 2 are around 11 minutes away from Defence.
Parks in and near Defence, Hyderabad
Parks not only allow you to enjoy the fresh air and pleasant weather, but they are also beneficial in carrying out physical pursuits such as playing, running, and jogging. Therefore, their presence near a neighbourhood is exceptionally crucial. Residents of Defence are in luck as there are many parks in and near Defence, Hyderabad. Apart from parks, Defence also boasts many amusement options. Firstly, the society has Defence Park in Block-A, Defence Plaza, Thandi Sarak, Defence Housing Society. Then, it is also home to Hyderabad Gymkhana, a perfect recreational destination where residents can enjoy delicious meals, play different games, and conduct occasional meet-ups. A huge parking area and cooperative management are its added features.
However, residents can also visit parks located outside the community. For instance, Qasimabad is home to many parks, located within a short distance from Defence. Some examples include New Ghulam Ali Mirani Park and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Children Park, which are present near Rani Bagh, Qasimabad, and can be reached in 5 minutes. Then comes Park View Qasimabad, located in Block I, Sindhi Muslim Housing Society, Phase 1, about 9 minutes away, and Askari Public Park near Qasim Chowk in Qasimabad, around 10 minutes away.
Moreover, Cantt Park in Cantonment, Saddar and Old Campus Park in Old Campus Colony are reachable in 8 minutes, Ziauddin Park (Eid Gaah), also located in Cantonment, is around 10 minutes away, while Shaheed-e-Millat Park on Auto Bahn Road is an 11-minute drive away. Latifabad also houses a good number of parks. It takes only 7 minutes to reach Afza Altaf Public Park in Unit 7 and 12 minutes to Nursery Family Park, in Unit 6, and Arfa Kareem Family Park near Unit 3.
Salons and Spas in and near Defence, Hyderabad
The benefits of having beauty centres near your area of residence are endless as they help a lot in keeping your confidence levels high. Fortunately, some excellent salons and spas are located in Defence, Hyderabad. These mainly include Zainab M. Beauty Salon in Defence Housing Society, MenzImpression in A, Defence Plaza, Thandi Sarak, The Beauty Bar in Civil Lines, 26/62 Liaqat Road, DHA, and Real Image Beauty Chamber on Thandi Sarak, Block 1, Defence Housing Society.
Besides, there are many salons located outside the community but in proximity. For example, Get Smart Hair Salon on Auto Bahn Road in Latifabad is only 2 minutes away from Defence. Besides, Qasimabad is home to many salons and spas which are in close range to the society. For instance, Ayesha Beauty Parlour on Qasimabad Road, Khalid Society and White Rose Beauty Parlour in Faraz Centre-2, Wadhu Wah Road, are 5 minutes away, Kasa Bella Hair Salon & Spa on Qasimabad Road and HS Salon & Spa in Shop No. 6, Al Abbas Heights, Wadhu Wah Road are about 6 minutes away, while Venus Beauty Salon, located on Wadhu Wah Road, is 7 minutes away.
Further, Time Hair Salon on Liaquat Road, Saddar, is 7 minutes away, Beauty Inn, also located in Saddar, is around 8 minutes away, and Diva Beauty Salon, situated in Flat# 204, 2nd Floor, Burhani Centre opposite Hotel Faran, Saddar Cantt, Doctors Colony, is also 8 minutes away. Moina's Salon in Latifabad Unit 7 opposite American Hospital can be reached in 7 minutes and Own Clipper Haircutting Salon & Beauty Parlour, sited in Seema Plaza, Salah-ud-Din Road, Cant Area, Sindh Doctors Colony, is reachable in 8 minutes. However, it takes 9 minutes to reach MahRose Beauty Parlour, located in House 519/7 Saddar near Cantonment Hospital, Cantonment.
Defence is encircled by many populated and well-developed communities of Hyderabad. One of the most popular areas of the city, Saddar is only a 9-minute drive away from Defence. GOR Colony is 5 minutes away, Old Wahdat Colony and Bengali Colony are 6 minutes away, Tariq Road is 8 minutes away, Old Campus Colony and Qasimabad are 9 minutes away, and Latifabad Unit 7 and Railway Colony are around 10 minutes away. Lastly, Soldier Bazar and Hussainabad are approximately 12 minutes away from Defence, Hyderabad.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Defence, Hyderabad is a very vibrant community, replete with all the utilities and essential resources. Being connected to significant roads of the city which remain busy round the clock, Defence and its neighbouring area are always in action. This may create some problems with upheaval and traffic melee for residents. Besides, the housing society is quite popular among property investors, which may generate a hike in the prices of properties in the future. All in all, Defence is an ideal residential community in all respects including the availability of every facility, proximity to major areas of the city, and the ever-increasing financial worth of the properties.
Importance of Defence, Hyderabad from major locations nearby
- Sindh Museum is only 5 minutes away
- Rani Bagh is only a 7-minute drive away
- Monument Of General Hosh Muhammad Sheedi is a 13-minute drive away
- Hyderabad Railway Station is also reachable in 13 minutes
- City Care Hospital can be reached within 10 minutes
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