ABOUT DORANPUR, PESHAWAR
Peshawar, the capital of Pakistani Province KPK, is home to more than 1.9 million people. It’s known in the region for its rich culture and history that dates backs to 539 BCE, making it the oldest city of Pakistan and also one of the oldest in the world. Peshawar has been part of both Afghan and Mughal empires in the past and has been one of the major routes connecting the subcontinent with the Central Asian countries. These days, Peshawar is one of the fastest developing cities in Pakistan and has become widely popular for investments and residence in the KPK province. With the increased influx of people migrating to settle in Peshawar, a large number of modern and well planned residential zones and communities are being built. One of such areas that have become widely popular in recent years is Doranpur. Doranpur, Peshawar, is located on the edge of the city connecting to M-1 Motorway on South, Ring Road Peshawar to its west and Peshawar Bypass towards the north. Making it one of the most well-connected areas in the whole city. With access to all major highways and arteries of the city, Doranpur has become one of the ideal places for residence. Doranpur offers a mix of both residential and commercial properties with running utilities, wide road network and various small residential communities which are under development. Moreover, colleges, schools, universities, hospitals, and parks are all located in proximity to Doranpur.
AT A GLANCE
- M-1 motorway interchange is just 5min away
- N-5 National Highway or otherwise known as G.T. Road is also 10 min away
- Peshawar Bypass is located just 2 km from the heart of Doranpur
- Ring Road Peshawar is directly connected with area via Budhni Road
- Well planned residential and commercial area
- Offers a mix of affordable commercial and residential properties
- Running utilities
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Whenever a real estate purchase decision has to be made, the first thing to consider is public transport. In a city like Peshawar where the majority of the population relies on public transport, having access to public buses and other transport facilities near home is a necessity. Having easy access to public transport can be one of the driving factors behind the purchase decision and is also known for having a positive impact on the overall value of the property. Fortunately, for the residents of Doranpur, Peshawar, they are well connected with the whole city through G.T. Road, M-1 Motorway, Peshawar Ring Road and Peshawar Bypass which is home to a number of bus stops, taxi stands, rickshaw stands and minivans that covers routes leading to downtown Peshawar.
For the people living in Doranpur, Peshawar, it is easy to commute to every part of the city with easy even if they don’t have personnel transportation. Haji Camp Bus Stop, which leads to Sikander Town, University Town and Hayatabad, is located on G.T. Road just 10 minutes away. Canal Town Bus Stop grants access to the northern district of Peshawar and is also located on G.T. Road, just 10 minutes away from the Budhni Road. Furthermore, all major bust stops such as Nishtar bus stop and Hushtangri Bus Stop are all located on G.T. Road Peshawar 10 to 15 away from Budhni Road and are reachable by local feeder bus services in 10 minutes. This connectivity allows the residents of Doranpur not just easy access to all major facilities in the neighbourhood but with intercity bus terminals on G.T. also makes them well connected with other cities.
Intercity buses are one of the major ways people of Peshawar travel to different parts of the country. Since Peshawar is connected to M-1 motorway it connected the city to Islamabad, Lahore, Multan and Karachi. All major intercity bus services have terminals located on G.T. Road, just 10 to 15 minutes away from Doranpur area. Daewoo, Niazi Express, Faisal Movers, Skyways and other local companies all have their terminals located on N-5 National Highway, 10 to 15 minutes away from Budhni Road.
Markets in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Having markets and shops nearby can be very convenient to buy daily groceries and daily supplies. Since Doranpur is located on Peshawar Ring Road, there are numerous small and medium size shops operating in the close proximity to the area. Everything from daily groceries, stationery, bakery items, toiletries, and hardware equipment can be bought from these shops. Furthermore, there are also few auto mechanics and tire shops in the area all of which can improve the daily lives of people living in Doranpur Peshawar. Al-Hassan Market, home to a large number of small shops, is located on Ring road is just 5 minutes away from Budhni Road, Doranpur. Raja Market and Feroz Market, which are densely populated with sellers offering shoes, clothing, tailoring services and other products at affordable prices is also located on G.T. Road just 5 to 10 minutes away from Doranpur, Peshawar.
There are also a small number of medium and large supermarkets located on Dilazak road just 10 minutes away from Doranpur. A-1 Supermart selling hundreds of different products is located in Gisako Colony which is 10 minutes away. Speedy mega-mart that offers tens of product categories is also located on Dilazak Road and is reachable within 10 minutes.
Furthermore, there are also a large number of small vegetables and fruit stalls located in close proximity to the area. If the residents of Doranpur are in need of supplies at more affordable prices they can always travel to wholesale Fruit and Vegetable market located on G.T road just 15 minutes away. Moreover, the livestock market and slaughterhouse is also located on Ring Road Peshawar, Chamaknai just 15 minutes.
Mosques and Churches in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Mosques are a huge part of the Pakistani Culture and with a private-public partnership, hundreds of mosques have been built throughout the country, and in case of Peshawar, the number of mosques in any given area is even higher as compared to other cities of KPK. The main reason being, most of the mosques in Peshawar are small and medium-sized mosques that can accommodate anywhere from 100 to 1000 people during prayers. Therefore, in order to cater to more supplicants, there are more mosques in any given area. Similarly in Doranpur. There are almost 10 to 20 small mosques situated in proximity to the residential community, many of which are privately maintained and offers 5-time prayers.
Most of the mosques located in close vicinity of Doranpur are located in Ferozabad, Peshawar, making them reachable in 5 to 10 minutes, depending on different factors such as traffic on Ring Road and congestion on streets. Following are few mosques in Firozabad that have dedicated ablution area, offer Jummah and Eid Prayers and are well maintained by the local community:
- Jamia Masjid Abu Bakr Siddiq
- Jamat-e-Islami Masjid
- Bilala Masjid
- Jamia Masjid Muhammadi
- Tauheed Masjid
- Madina Masjid Kamboh
- Masjid-e-Usman Ghani
The nearest mosque from the residential area of Doranpur is Madarsa Jamia Nasrat Ul Uloom which is just 1 km away from Budhni Road.
Schools, Colleges and Universities in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Schools in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Every parent while moving to a new location have concerns regarding the education of their children. Therefore, having education institutes such as schools, colleges, and universities near homes is a priority of parents, especially parents of those children who have just started to go to school or are in their primary education. It cannot be denied that having schools nearby is convenient and nurturing for both children and parents alike. Moreover having schools near the residential area such as Doranpur also adds to the property value which in result helps draw in new investments and development projects.
There are a number of both private and Govt. schools operating in close proximity to Doranpur, Budhni Road. Ittefaq model school is located on Sabzi Mandi Road which his just 5 km away from Doranpur area. Knowledge schools is also another well-known name that has a campus on Sabzi Mandi Road Chamkani and offers primary to secondary education. Allied school also has a modern and well-equipped campus located on Sabzi Mandi Road just 5 km away from the residential area of Doranpur. Peshawar model Schools Boys 4 is located on Dilazak Road and is reachable by car in just 5 minutes. Educator has campus situated on Dilazak Road, Pakha Gulam as well and is also just 5 to 10 minutes away. Islamia Public High School is one of the oldest in the city and is known for providing quality education to thousands of students is located on Ring Road Peshawar, Pakha Gulam that is just 2 km away from Doranpur. Sir Syed Public is also a well-known name in Peshawar is located in Rasheed Town, Gulebahar and is just 4 km away.
Since Doranpur is located adjacent to Peshawar Bypass and Peshawar Ring Road, it provides multitudes of schooling options for residents to choose from. Some of the most well-known names in the education sector such as Beaconhouse Schooling System, Cambridge Schools, Educators, APS, Educators and Allied school system all have campuses in Peshawar. All of these campuses are scattered throughout the city and are reachable in just 15 to 25 minutes depending on the location. Fortunately, all of these schools also offer student transportation facility that covers Doranpur area as well.
Colleges in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Higher education plays as much importance as secondary education and having colleges near home makes it convenient for students to excel in their academic life. The nearest college near Doranpur is Jinnah international model school and college which is located on ring road just a kilometer away from Doranpur’s densely populated area. Moreover, Peshawar College of Engineering is located in Gisako Colony that is 2 km away from Budhni Road, Doranpur. The Govt. Polytechnic Institute is also located on Budhni Road which passes through Doranpur making college reachable within minutes by foot. Peshawar model degree Boys College located on Dilazak Rod is 20 minutes away.
Universities in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Peshawar is the capital of KPK province and is the most developed in the city in the state as well. Therefore, a large number of students migrate to Peshawar on a temporary and permanent basis just to receive higher education and obtain degrees in various faculties. This is the main reason that Peshawar is home to the most number of universities in the whole province offering undergraduate, postgraduate, M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in numerous subject areas.
Abasyn University,located on Ring Road Peshawar, Ashrafia Colony is just 4 km away from Doranpur.
City University of Science and Technology located on Dilazak road is one of the most advanced and modern universities providing quality education in Peshawar today. The institute is located just 25 km away from Doranpur and is reachable by ring Road in under 45 minutes. City University offers degrees in Business, Management, Science and Engineering programs in the following subjects:
- Computer Science
- Management Sciences
- Civil Engineering
- Health Sciences
- Electrical Engineering
Frontier College & University for Women is located on Naz Cinema Road just 7 km away, the institute offers:
- Bachelors in Arts
- BS Botany
- BS Chemistry
- BS Economics
- BS English
- BS Science
- BS Zoology
There are also few medical colleges and university campuses near Doranpur, Peshawar. Peshawar Medical College is one of such institutes awarding both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees is located on Warasak Road, Sher Ali Town, which is just 11 km away from Doranpur and is reachable within 15 minutes. Peshawar Dental College that caters hundreds of patients in their OPDs on a daily basis is located on Warasak Road, Thakal Payan just 11 km away. Razi Institute of Medical Sciences is located just 2 km away from Budhni Road; it is another well-reputed medical institute located in Iqbal Plaza, Dilazak Road Gisako Colony.
Other major universities offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree in many faculty programs are:
- Virtual University
- Jinnah College for Women
- University of Agriculture Peshawar
- University of Peshawar
- University of Engineering and Technology
All of these universities are located just 25 to 45 minutes away from Doranpur and are widely accessible by all forms of public transport.
Banks in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Even with such technological advancements and availability of mobile banking in almost every part of the country, still having bank branches near home can be an additive incentive. Having such banking facilities near home allows residents to have access to more secure and sensitive banking facilities. Furthermore, the presence of banks in any residential area is a sign of current and future commercial development that adds value to the overall real estate.
All major bank branches that are also equipped with 24/7 ATM machines are situated in close proximity to Budhni Road Peshawar. Meezan Bank, Bank Al Islami, Askari Bank, and MCB have multiple branches on Dilazak road just 2 km away from Doranpur, Peshawar. Furthermore, other banks such as Habib Bank Limited, United Bank Limited, Summit Bank, Bank Of Khyber, Sindh Bank and Zarai Taraqiati Bank all have branches situated on G.T Road, Peshawar that is just 5 km away from Doranpu, Budhni Road.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Having medical facilities nearby allows for better and readily available emergency care in time of need which can be crucial in many cases. Medical emergencies can occur at any time and having the ability to get professional health in a short period of time can be lifesaving. At the same time, hospitals and clinics near home also adds significantly to the property value. Fortunately for the people living in Doranpur, there are many small clinics and modern hospitals in the vicinity.
MMC General Hospital is regarded as one of the best in the city is located in Shinwari Town, Ring Road Peshawar just 3 km from Doranpur. The hospital operates an emergency room and according to the hospital’s website, it employs a large number of highly qualified and professional staffers that are equipped with knowledge and skills to deal with many critical medical conditions.
Al-khidmat hospital is also another small medical clinic and hospital located in close vicinity of Doranpur, Peshawar. Al-khidmat hospital is located in Nishtrabad, G.T. Road Peshawar just 15 minutes away from the residential area of Doranpur.
Lady Reading hospital located in PTCL Colony, Soekaro Road is 7 km away from Doranpur. Lady Reading Hospital is one of the oldest hospitals operational today in Pakistan. It is equipped with modern equipment and operates 24/7 emergency room, ICUs, Public wards and private rooms.
Cantonment General Hospital located on Sunheri Road, Cantt is one of the most well equipped and advanced hospitals in Peshawar and is reachable within 30 minutes.
Police services hospital located in PTCL Colony, Police Road is 8 km away from Doranpur, Peshawar. Moreover, other hospitals such as Kuwait technology Hospital, Khyber Technology Hospital, and Institute of RadioTherapy & Nuclear medicine are all located on G.T. Road and can be reached in just 20 to 40 minutes depending on traffic and other factors.
PROPERTIES IN DORANPUR, PESHAWAR
Sales Price Trends in Doranpur, Peshawar
Doranpur Peshawar offers a mix of both residential and commercial properties. There is an abundance of 5 marla, 10 marla, and 15 marla plots and houses available in Doranpur, Peshawar. Moreover, there are a number of developed and under development residential communities in the area, therefore, the prices of all plots and house categories can vary depending on the level of development, direct access to Budhni Road and Link Road as well as the overall location of the property.
Houses for Sale in Doranpur, Peshawar
Prices of similar category houses in Doranpur, Peshawar can vary greatly, depending on a number of factors, mainly location. The construction quality of the house and overall design is also another major factor that significantly affects the price of houses available in Doranpur, Peshawar. A 5 marla house can go from anywhere between PKR 60 lakh to PKR 85 lakh. A 10 marla house can cost anywhere from PKR to 1.80 PKR 2.2 crore. Finally a 15 marla house cost upwards of PKR 2.5 crore.
Plots for Sale in Doranpur, Peshawar
Similar price differences can be seen in the case of open residential plots. Doranpur has an abundance of 5, 10 and 15 marla residential plots. Prices of plots are dependent on factors such as location, accessibility to Budhni Road and development in the surrounding area. The average price of a 5 marla plot is PKR 25 to PKR 30 lakh while 10 marla plots are sold in the range of PKR 55 lakh to PKR 70 lakh. 15 marla category plots, largest in Doranpur, Peshawar are available with the price tag of PKR 1 crore to PKR 1.2 crore.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Having shopping malls near to home brings convenience to everyday life. Furthermore, shopping malls operating in near vicinity significantly contributes towards the property value. There are various shopping mall just 10 to 20 minutes away from Doranpur, Peshawar. The Great Wall shopping mall, located in Rafiq Town, Dilazak Road, is home to many local and national brands which is just 5 km from Budhni Road, Doranpur. Moreover, Deans Shopping Mall, which is one of the largest in Peshawar is located in Saddar Road, can be reached in under 20 minutes. Liberty Shopping Mall, located on G.T. Road, known for its unique architecture, is located on the main University Road, Tahkal, and is just 30 to 40 minutes away from Doranpur.
There are also other small shopping malls and shopping centres such as Hyper Mall, The Mall Towers and Central Mall, all of which are 30 to 40 minutes away from Doranpur’s residential area.
Restaurants and Bakeries in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Having multitudes of eatery options near home is a blessing in disguise. For the residents of Doranpur they have a large number of options to satisfy those late-night cravings and escape the stress of making home-cooked meals in the middle of the night. There are a large number of restaurants operating in close proximity to the densely populated area of Doranpur Peshawar. Doranpur is located on the Peshawar Ring road which makes it one of the most well-connected areas in the city. Plus, there are numerous eateries that offer Pakistani, Afghani, fast food and continental dishes. Burger Cottage, located in Sarbiland Pura, offers a wide range of fast food menu items and is located just 3 km from Doranpur Peshawar. Mashallah Zam Zam Restaurant is also another popular restaurant that offers a wide variety of Pakistani and Afghani cuisine. The restaurant is known for its unique environment that has made it one of the most popular restaurants in Peshawar, located on Ring Road Peshawar, Pakha Gulam it is less than 10 minutes away from Budhni Road. King pizza known for its extensive menu is another local fast food brand located in Rafiq Town just 3 km away from the Doranpur, Peshawar. Italian Pizza is another well-known pizza joint located in Hussainabad Colony just 5 km away from the Budhni Road, Doranpur.
Moreover, the world-famous Namak Mandi is located just 8 km away from Doranpur, Peshawar and with direct access to Ring Road Peshawar it only takes 15 minutes to reach. Namak Mandi is considered one of the oldest food streets in Pakistan and is home to numerous local restaurants offering a wide variety of food options. Namak Mandi is also home to Nisar Charsi Tikka which is perhaps one of the most popular restaurants not only in Peshawar but also in the whole country. Nisar Charsi Tikka house is located at a 15 minute drive away from Doranpur.
Other major restaurant chains such as McDonald's, KFC and Pizza Hut all operate in the city and offer delivery services to Doranpur, Peshawar. Other popular restaurants such as Habibi Restaurant, Army Food Court, Green Olives, Shinwari Restaurant and Dixy Chicken are located just 15 to 20 minutes away from Budhni Road, Doranpur.
Having bakeries near home is always welcoming especially by those who prefer to buy freshly baked bread and other bakery items on a daily basis. There are various bakeries in close proximity to Doranpur, Peshawar that offer a wide variety of bakery items such as Cakes, Pastries, patties, pizzas, sandwiches, sweets and freshly baked cookies. Khanpur sweets is the closest bakery Budhni Road, Doranpur located just 2 km away. Salman bakers is also another well-known bakery located on Dilazak Road, Giasko Colony is just 3 km away. Furthermore, AL-Hamra and Al-Safa bakers are both located on Dilazak Road as well just 10 minutes away from Doranpur, Peshawar. Salman Sweets and bakers is perhaps the most well-known local bakery in Peshawar known for its wide variety of cakes and cookies, the bakery is located in Shalo Koban Road, Qissa Khawani, just 8 km away from the residential area of Doranpur. Jan’s bakers and sweets is located on Jamrud Road, University Town and can be reached within 30 minutes via Ring Road Peshawar.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Having sports facilities and gyms near home is important to lead an active lifestyle. Furthermore, it also motivates people to make the much-needed changes in their overall lifestyle which in result can have long term health benefits. There are a small number of gyms in close proximity to Doranpur, Peshawar, Tiger Fitness is the closest one located in Pakha Gulam just 2 km away from the residential area. The Iron Kingdom is another well-equipped gym with modern fitness machines and experienced trainer located on Link Road Peshawar and is reachable by car within 10 minutes. Another Fitness studio located on Ring Road Peshawar is Adil’s Gym just 10 minutes away from Budhni Road, Doranpur. Finally, the nearest ladies fitness studio is located in Town Heights Old Pura Road which is 25 minutes away from the densely populated area of Doranpur, Peshawar.
Parks in and near Doranpur, Peshawar
Having parks and green zones near a residential area such as Doranpur, Peshawar are known to significantly increase the overall value of the real estate. Furthermore, it also promotes living an active and healthy lifestyle that can do wonders for physical and mental health. Having parks nearby also promotes social interaction with the neighbours and neighbouring communities. To this extent, there are a number of public parks in the close vicinity of Doranpur, Peshawar. Walking park Peshawar is situated in Kambo Kamboh, Ring Road Peshawar just 3 km away from the area. Jinnah Park is another well-maintained park with dedicated jogging tracks and is home to a small number of flower species is located in Gulbahar, Ejazabad Road and is reachable by car within 15 minutes. Allahdad Park is located in Hazara Khawani just 6 km away from Budhni Road, Doranpur. Sheikhabad Park No.2 is located in Junaidabad is also 15 minutes away from Doranpur, Peshawar. The famous Shalimar Gardens or otherwise known as Shahi Bagh is one of the oldest parks in Peshawar. It is located on Shahi Bagh Road just 7 km away from Doranpur. The only golf club in the city, Peshawar Golf club is located on G.T. Road and can be reached in just 15 to 20 minutes by car. Moreover, Khalid bin Waleed Park, located on Mall Road, Cantt, is also 10 km away.
There are also a small number of amusement parks and other family-friendly spots in Peshawar that can be reached within a 20 to 25 minute-drive. City Amusement Park is equipped with a small number of joy rides and a small food court is located in Gulshan Colony just 10 minutes away from Doranpur, Peshawar. Chacha Younas Park is also another popular holiday weekend attraction in Peshawar. The amusement park is home to a small number of rides and is suitable for children of ages 5 to 15. It is located on Shahi Bagh road just 8 km away from the densely populated area of Doranpur.
Salons and Spas in and near Doranpur Peshawar
Having access to services such as beauty parlours and spas is an integral part of our daily lives. There are a number of both local and national beauty salons in Peshawar, and a small number of beauty parlours also operate in close proximity to Doranpur. The nearest beauty parlour is Depilex, which is located on Ishrat Cinema Road, Gulbahar, which is just 15 minutes from Doranpur. The parlour offers extensive beauty and personal care services at affordable prices and pre-booking reservation is not necessary on weekdays. Maidens Beauty parlour is located on Dilazak Road, Faqirabad, and is just 15 minutes’ drive away. Habibas beauty parlour is located in Gulbahar which can be reached by car within 15 minutes. Moreover, Maham’s Beauty Saloon is located in Shaheen Muslim Town just 20 minutes away via Ring Road Peshawar. Moreover, Depilex Beauty and Spa Salon, which is one of the largest and most parlour chains in the country, operates a modern and fully-equipped branch on Lucky Dharye Road, Gulbahar which is just 20 minutes away from Doranpur, Peshawar.
Doranpur, Peshawar, is located on the Edge of Peshawar city where a large number of new residential neighbourhoods are either in development or are ready for possession, making it one of the fastest developing areas in the whole city. Doranpur area is also located on Peshawar Ring Road on one side, Motorway on other and Northern Peshawar bypass on another side, making it one of the most well-connected neighbourhoods in the whole city. Nearest intersection point to G.T. Road or otherwise known as national highways is also just 10 minutes away. Thorough Ring Road Peshawar, the residents of Doranpur have access to all major arteries of the city. Bringing almost every facility in reach of its resident’s just minutes away. Furthermore, a large number of schools, colleges, and universities are also present in close proximity to the area making access to quality education convenient for the residents of Doranpur, Peshawar. Other facilities such as maternal clinics, hospitals, parks, and police stations are also present within 2 to 5 km of the densely popular are of Doranpur, Peshawar.
Finally, access the nearest motorway interchange is just 5 minutes away making the residents of Doranpur, Peshawar well connected with routes leading from Peshawar to Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, and even Karachi. Almost every major intercity bus terminal present on G.T. Road is just 10 to 20 minutes away from Doranpur as well. Moreover, Peshawar Railway Station and Peshawar Airport is also reachable within 30 minutes via Ring Road Peshawar.
All these features contribute significantly towards the overall value of the real estate in Doranpur, Peshawar, making it an ideal place to look for affordable housing.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Being located adjacent to Ring Road Peshawar and Motorway does have its perks but, at the same time, it can result in short-term traffic jams. Furthermore, accessing G.T. Road through Ring Road Peshawar can also add 10 to 15 minutes in your overall commute time as the traffic from inner-city bus services can cause congestion on roads and streets in peak season, especially during public holidays.
Importance of Doranpur, Peshawar from major locations nearby
- Located adjacent to Ring Road Peshawar
- Northern Hyderabad Bypass just 5 minutes away
- M-1 Motorway interchange can be reached within 5 minutes through Budhni Road
- All major intercity bus terminals are 15 to 20 minutes away
- 25 minutes away from Taru Jabba Railway station
- Peshawar International Airport is just 20 minutes away
- Schools, Colleges and Universities are located in a nearby neighborhood
- MMC General Hospital regarded as one of the best in Peshawar can be reached within 10 minutes
- Children Amusement Park and other parks are located just 5 to 7 km away from Doranpur, Peshawar.