Defence Housing Authority is one of the most prestigious real estate developers of Pakistan. Initially, DHA started its housing projects as DHA Lahore, DHA Karachi, and DHA Islamabad. After the successful completion of these projects, it has now launched new housing schemes in Multan, Peshawar, Bahawalpur, and Gujranwala. DHA Peshawar is located near Nasir Bagh Road and Askari VI Peshawar. It also surrounded by some major societies like Hafiz Town and Yaseen Town and Regi Model Colony

In 2007, Defence Housing Authority planned to establish DHA Defence Peshawar and started the process of selection, identification, and acquisition of land. Later on, a legal body was formed under an act of KPK, called DHA Peshawar Act 2009. Now, with firm legal groundings, it aims to provide a sustainable and luxurious housing scheme to the people of KPK.

DHA Peshawar Phase 1 is expected to complete at the end of the year 2019. It intends to introduce world-class amenities along with a modern lifestyle for the KPK community. In addition, the management wants DHA Peshawar to be an iconic real estate project — one that sets a benchmark for future housing societies in the city.


  • Located at a prime location, on Nasir Bagh Road
  • Aims to provide state-of-the-art amenities and a luxurious lifestyle
  • Offers an opportunity to invest for a longer run
  • Well connected to the major areas of the city via Expressway and Motorway



Mosques and Churches near DHA Peshawar

For future residents, every sector of DHA Peshawar will have its own mosque. People can find some mosques in nearby areas, e.g., Khalid Bin Waleed mosque in Phase 2 Hayatabad, Askari 6 Mosque near Nasir Bagh road, and Masjid Abu Bakkar Siddique in Umeedabad. Other nearby jamia mosques are Jamia Mosque Sheikhan, Jamia Mosque Saidushuhada Amir Hamza, Jamia Mosque Miana, and Malakan.

For the Christian community, there are some churches located quite far from the location like St. Joseph's Catholic Church, NACP Church. Academy Town and the Salvation Army Church.

Schools, Colleges and Universities near DHA Peshawar 

Some of the best schools nearby DHA Peshawar are Government Middle School, Watan Bagh, Government High School Bade Zai, The Islamic Public School, Al-Mashriq Public School, Roots Millennium School Peshawar, The Educators, Beaconhouse School System, University Model School, IBA School System, Frontier Youth Academy, and Quality Education Academy.

There are also some colleges located nearby, including Government Girls Degree College Mathra, ICMS College for Girls, Khyber Girls Medical College, Islamia College for Girls, and University College For Boys UOP. Those who want to take admission in medical and dental colleges can consider Khyber Medical College, Peshawar Dental College, Rehman Medical College and Rehman College of Dentistry. The other notable colleges are Oriental Degree College, Khyber Law College, Capital Degree College, and Home Economics College. All these colleges are just a 15 to 40-minute drive away for DHA Peshawar.

Furthermore, some of the best universities near DHA Peshawar are the University of Peshawar, University of Engineering and Technology, Islamia College University Peshawar, Gandhara University, NCS University Campus, Khyber Medical University, and Qurtuba University of Science & Information Technology. However, the society has also planned to develop its own institutions, as per its layout plan, in order to provide more options to its residents — from elementary to higher education.

Banks near DHA Peshawar 

One can find multiple banks located in neighbouring areas of Defence Housing Authority. For instance, The Habib Bank Limited, United Bank Limited, Sindh Bank, Summit Bank, and Faysal Bank are just a 20 to 30-minute drive away from the location.

Clinics and Hospitals near DHA Peshawar 

Defence Housing Authority Peshawar has plans to construct its own hospital within the society, but, for now, residents can access some nearby hospitals including, Regi RHC, Shifa Hospital, Khyber, Kuwait, and Naseer Teaching Hospital. Notable general hospitals like Northwest General Hospital, Cantonment General Hospital, Peshawar General Hospital, MMC General Hospital, and Rehman General Hospital also located around a 40-minute drive away from DHA Peshawar.


Sale Price Trends in DHA Peshawar

Plots for Sale in DHA Peshawar 

Plots in DHA Peshawar offer great investment opportunities with maximum returns. 5 marla plots are available in the price range of PKR 15 to PKR 40 lakh. Investors can also buy 10 marla plots at the average price of PKR 10 lakh, which can increase up to PKR 45 lakh. Similarly, options for investment in 1 kanal plots are also available in Peshawar DHA for PKR 10 lakh to PKR 1 crore, along with an easy instalment plan.

Most Popular Phase in DHA Peshawar

In Peshawar, DHA is going to be one of the major contributors to develop profitable investment options along with modern-day amenities. According to the statistics available on Zameen.com, the most-searched phase for buying property in DHA Peshawar is Phase 1. As this project is picking up the pace, one can find residential and commercial properties at affordable rates.



Malls and Markets near DHA Peshawar

DHA Peshawar is an ongoing project which is why there are no malls operating within the area, as of January 2019. However, it aims to develop separate shopping malls and markets to facilitate its future inhabitants. There are several mini-markets located near the area, including Sitara Market, Shafi Market, and Khalil Market. The community can also access some malls like the famous Liberty Mall, City Towers, and JB Towers. Some general stores like Ali Raza General Store, Zardad General Store, Kamran, and Mian Khan General Store are also located a little far from DHA society.  

Restaurants, Cafes and Bakeries near DHA Peshawar

Residents of DHA Peshawar will soon be able to enjoy delicious food in their town’s restaurants and 5-star hotels. For now, people can have scrumptious traditional food in nearby restaurants like Afghan Restaurant, Khyber Shinwari, Habibi Restaurant, and Dam Pukh Restaurant. For continental and fast food lovers there are other popular hotels like Chief Grill, Chick N Fire, GigaBite, Jan’s Deli, Themes Burger, China Terrace, Subway and Chief Burger.

Moreover, people can also go to different cafes like Chaaye Khana, Café Crunch UT, Gloria Jean’s Coffees, Dunkin Donuts, and Coffee Corner. Apart from this, for cakes, sweets, and other bakery items, the residents can reach to nearby bakeries like Bread Chef Cafè And Bakers, Khyber Bakery, Rahat Bakers, Askar Bakery, Bakeology, Sugar Plum, Cake Palace, and Moti Mehal Sweets & Bakers.


Parks near DHA Peshawar

It is anticipated that each phase of DHA Peshawar will have its own parks, jogging tracks and different picnic spots where future residents can go and enjoy with their family and friends. However, fitness enthusiasts can visit nearby parks like PFI Park and Phase 4 Park. People can also visit Ammar Shaheed Park, which is just an 11-minute drive away from the area.

Salons and Spas near DHA Peshawar

Some nearby beauty salons are Apex Beauty Salon, Glambar Beauty Salon, Allenora Annie's Signature Salon, Blossom’s Bridal Salon, Tehzeeb and Maya Beauty Salon. All these salons are at least 20 minutes’ drive away from DHA Peshawar. There are also a few notable spas and fitness centres located nearby i.e. Dolli’s Salon and Spa, Mid Town Fitness Studio and Spa.


Shahi Bagh is located just an hour drive away from the society. This is one of the most popular and the oldest parks of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Shahi Bagh works as the hub of political, social and literals gatherings. This park is also famous for its national heritage site and historical values. The Arbab Niaz Stadium, the home ground of famous PSL team Peshawar Zalmi, is also located just 23 km away from the community. Moreover, Peshawar International Airport is also located just 16 km away from DHA Peshawar.


This project is going to be a real estate milestone in Peshawar and is expected to provide great returns to its investors. However, it is important to mention here if you are unable to pay the property instalments, you will have to pay a fine for each due instalment.

DHA Peshawar has also warned against some fake agents who are claiming to sell properties in the society as under-process files to investors. So, those who are looking for plots in this area should keep this in mind and contact authorized dealers only.

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Importance of DHA Peshawar from major locations nearby

  • Located at a prime location, on Nasir Bagh Road
  • Connected to some major societies like Hafiz Town and Yaseen Town and Regi Model Colony
  • Just 16 km away from Peshawar International Airport
  • Via National Highway, Khyber Pass is just an hour drive away

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