ABOUT DREAM GARDENS LAHORE
Dream Gardens, Lahore, is a project by Izhar-Monnoo Developers. Phase 1 of the housing scheme was launched in September 2011 and possession time was initially estimated to be five years. However, the builders delighted buyers by delivering possessions in June 2014. Phase 2 of the same project was announced in February 2017, and is expected to be completed soon.
Dream Gardens Phase 1 and 2 have been approved by the Lahore Development Authority (LDA), the Irrigation Department, the Parks and Horticulture Authority, and the Environment Protection Department.
The developers of Dream Gardens aim to provide affordable, excellent, and safe housing society as well as the highest standards of living to residents. The society features meticulous planning, solid construction, layers of security and convenience of essential amenities — all in one place. As of January 2019, approximately 250-300 families have moved to the society, enjoying a totally peaceful and secure lifestyle.
Dream Gardens is located on Defence Road, opposite COMSATS University, surrounded by other prominent real estate projects of Lahore. The society is easily accessible by prime localities of the city through Lahore Ring Road’s Southern Loop and, therefore, its properties are highly in-demand among investors as well as potential buyers. Moreover, society can be reached conveniently from Mohlanwal Road, Ferozepur Road and Raiwind Road.
Dream Gardens has top-notch educational institutes, recreational and medical facilities in and nearby the society, all of which further adds to the value of its properties.
Izhar-Monnoo Developers have made their mark in the real estate industry by launching their residential projects in several megacities of Pakistan, including Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad, and Multan. The developers aim to provide affordable, excellent, and safe housing as well as the highest standards of living to residents. Dream Gardens, Lahore, therefore, features meticulous planning, solid construction, layers of security, and the convenience of having essential amenities at an arm’s length. As of January 2019, according to the stats mentioned on their official website, approximately 500 families have moved to the society, enjoying a peaceful, elevated, and secure standard of life.
ABOUT THE LOCATION
Dream Gardens is located on Defence Road, Lahore, right opposite to Phase 1 of LDA Avenue and a 3-minute drive from COMSATS University- Lahore Campus, Off Raiwind Road, Lahore. Also, the society is surrounded by other prominent real estate projects of Lahore that include Bahria Town (7 km away), DHA Rahbar, Valencia Town, Bahria Orchard, Women Housing Society, Dream Avenue, and AWT Housing Society. Moreover, Bahria Trafalgar Square in Safari Block B of Bahria Town is reachable after covering a span of around 3 km. Fortunately, the residential community is well-connected to several prime localities of the city via Lahore Ring Road’s Southern Loop, and the society is conveniently accessible from Mohlanwala Road, Ferozepur Road, and Raiwind Road, Lahore as well.
The location of Dream Gardens, Lahore, was nothing less than ideal, but the amenities and facilities introduced by the developers have further added to the value of the properties up for sale and purchase in the society. To help you gauge the importance of the community in terms of its location, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and the University of Central Punjab are not more than 10 km away from the community.
PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Dream Gardens, Lahore is spread across 500 acres of pristine real estate, comprising pre-constructed houses and completely developed residential and commercial plots. The homes for sale in Dream Gardens Phase 1 and 2 include single and double-storey units of 5, 7, 10 marla, and bigger units of 1 and 1.5 kanal.
Around 80% of the houses are entirely constructed in Phase 1, while residential plots are also available in the same area sizes. The pre-built houses have a similar look, front elevation, interior, and exterior, while plot owners are allowed to develop their homes as per their requirements and design by paying 30% as a down payment of the total price of the plot. The project has a commercial business square that consists of 6, 7 and 10 marla commercial plots.
Dream Gardens, Lahore, is well-planned, keeping into consideration the necessities and amenities generally required by residents. Special attention has been paid to the requirements of residents in terms of space, for instance, the internal roads are approximately 40-60 feet wide, while the lane of 5 marla houses is also 35+ feet wide. Besides, the main boulevard of Dream Gardens is 150-feet wide.
AT A GLANCE
- Approved by the LDA, LESCO, and WASA
- Lush green community parks
- Quality development
- Campuses of well-reputed educational institutions within the community’s boundaries
- An underground cable system for electricity
- Gated community with 24/7 security
- Carpeted roads
- Community centre
- Sports centre
- Amusement parks
- 2,500 commercial and residential units
- Lots of green spaces
- Fully maintained society
- Waste management system
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport near Dream Gardens, Lahore
Dream Gardens is situated on Defence Road, a prime location in Lahore. The location lends an additional benefit to the society, keeping it closely connected to some of the major road networks of the city. For instance, Lahore Ring Road’s Southern Loop, Hudaira Dam Road, Mohlanwala Road, Ferozepur Road, and Raiwind Road are all easily accessible from the community.
The nearness to these arteries means residents of Dream Gardens will enjoy the ready availability of almost every mode of public transportation available in Lahore, including traditional rickshaws, taxis, and buses. Furthermore, since an array of residential communities, either fully-developed or under-developed, neighbour the project, it can be assumed with a fair bit of certainty that access to public transport will become even more convenient with time.
For now, you will find some bus stops quite close to the society, for example, the Lancaster Bus Stop and CIIT Bus Station on Ali Akbar Road are approachable within 5 minutes’ drive, while Bhubtian Chowk Bus Stop is 2.4 km and Shahkam Chowk Bus Stop is approximately 9 minutes’ drive away from the community of Dream Gardens, Lahore. Additionally, Safari Villas Bus Stop on the Eastern Avenue W in Shaheen Block, Bahria Town, Lahore, is reachable after covering an approximate distance of 3 km.
Moreover, apart from the above options, you can opt to commute via Metro buses, which are one of the most affordable and comfortable intracity commute options in Lahore. The route starts from Shahdara and ends at Gajju Matah Metro bus terminal, which is around 25 minutes’ drive from the society in Asif Town. In addition, the second and third-last metro stations take about 24 to 27 minutes’ drive to reach from Dream Gardens, Lahore. These are:
- Dulu Khurd Metro Bus Station on Lahore-Kasur Road in Asif Town, Lahore
- Nishtar Metro Bus Station in Waheed Brother Colony, Lahore
An affordable option for inter-city commute is to travel via train from the nearest railway station. Here, Kot Lakhpat Railway Station on Peco Road in Kot Lakhpat, Lahore, is the closest that requires you to cover a distance of about 19 km via Defence Road.
Markets in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore
One significant factor that influences property investment or renting decisions is easy access to markets and grocery stores. For now, Dream Gardens features a Sector Market and Victoria Mini Mart (supermarket), where grocery and everyday use products are readily available. The Sector Market features a tailor shop, vegetable and dairy products’ shop, a barbershop, and general stores. Moreover, Hussain Pharmacy and Zain Medicos are also functional in the society.
Since the development of more markets is underway in Dream Gardens, Lahore, you can also go beyond the community’s boundaries to shop and explore other options. Residents can easily access some supermarkets and marts in Safari Block, Sector B of Bahria Town, around 4 km away from Dream Gardens, Lahore. Some of them are Green Valley Hypermarket at the Eastern Ave W, Adeeba Valley at the Safari Check Post No. 2, Multimart Store (accessible 24/7), Shop n Save, and Friends Mart on Major Aziz Bhatti Avenue E. Also, the BS Market in Shaheen Block is roughly around 3 km away.
Besides, Bhobtian Main Market near Dream Gardens, Lahore, is reachable in a drive of nearly 8 minutes. The market hosts food stalls, mobile phone and accessories stores, general stores, barbershops, bakeries, and general stores, to name a few.
Mosques in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore
Residents of a society are truly blessed when they have places of worship situated at walkable distances from their residence. They can quickly head to the nearest place of worship to seek guidance in the light of their religion and also to fulfil their obligatory religious requirements. That being said, some small and grand mosques are conveniently located in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore. For now, you will find a completely functional, spacious and fully-air conditioned Jamia Masjid in Phase 1 of Dream Gardens. The mosque features stunning architecture and design. As per the masterplan, the society will feature another central mosque soon.
Moreover, Jamia Masjid Al Majid in Block B, Phase 1 of AWT Housing Scheme, Masjid-e-Abu Ayub Ansari in Bhobtian, and Masjid-e-Qurtaba in the Eastern Avenue W, Safari Block, Sector B, Bahria Town are among the nearest mosques, easily reachable within an approximate distance of 2 to 3 km.
Schools, Colleges AND Universities in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore
Dropping kids off to school can become a chore, especially if their school is situated far off. At the other end of the spectrum,
Fortunately, there is a plethora of top-notch schools, colleges, and universities in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore, hinting at convenience for residents and lucrative returns for investors.
When it comes to schools, Dream Gardens will be home to some of the most popular schools in Lahore or maybe Pakistan. For now, one of the campuses of Pak-Turk Maarif International Schools & Colleges is functional here, which is a private Turkish educational institution, with schools in all the major cities of Pakistan since 1995.
Bahria Town, Lahore hosts some well-reputed Cambridge schools, and since the society is close to Dream Gardens, you can consider enrolling your kids in the many schools operational here. For instance, you will find Bahria Town School (6 km) in Janiper Block, Sector C, and Bahria Town School & College, Girls Campus (4 km) in Sector B. The Girls Campus offers classes from Grade 1 to Matric/O-Level and A-Level. The campus also provides intermediate programmes and a few undergraduate degrees that include B.Sc., B.Com, and B.A. Bahria Town School & College Girls Campus also indulges students in different sports activities like gymnastics, aerobics, tennis, and other field sports. Moreover, students are offered a pick and drop service, so commuting is hassle-free to and from the school.
Beaconhouse School System and The City School, two of the prominent Cambridge schools in Lahore, both have their campuses functional in Janiper Block, Sector C, and DD Block, Sector D in Bahria Town, Lahore. Both schools have earned a significant reputation over the years.
Moreover, American Lycetuff – Bahria Campus is found in AA Block of Sector D in Bahria Town, Lahore, near the commercial market. The school follows Federal Board as well as Cambridge Board’s curriculum. This campus enrols students from Montessori to Matric and O-Level.
Residents of Dream Gardens, Lahore, can also explore Roots International School (RIS), which is situated in the 2nd Avenue, Block B, DHA EME Sector. The school holds a strong reputation for providing the highest standard of education from Playgroup to Matric/O-Level and F.Sc, I.Com/A-Level. RIS also offers ACCA, LLB, and B.Sc (Hons) degree programmes.
All the schools mentioned above are accessible at an approximate distance of 6 to 8 km from Dream Gardens’ location.
Also, for intermediate level education, you will find some private colleges functional in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore. The Pak-Turk Maarif International Schools & Colleges, Roots International School, and Bahria Town School & College-Girls Campus, as discussed above, offer intermediate and O/A-Level programmes following the Federal Board and Cambridge curriculum.
Other options include KIPS College – Bahria Town Campus, situated 7 km away on Canal Bank Road in Block A of PAEC Foundation Housing Project, Lahore. KIPS offers F.Sc. (Pre-Medical & Pre-Engineering), I.C.S (Computer Science), and I.Com. The college has more than 15 campuses in different cities of Pakistan.
Also, Punjab Group of Colleges has established one of their campuses on the intersection of Ace Indigo Road and Link Multan Road in Maraka Village Lahore. The campus is named Punjab College and offers F.Sc. (Pre-Engineering & Pre-Medical), ICS (Computer Science), and I.Com (Commerce). The college takes about 8 km to reach from the society’s location.
Furthermore, college pass-outs seeking admission for a degree in their genre of interest will have easy access to reputable universities located near Dream Gardens, Lahore. Better yet, students will not need to commute for hours to reach the following universities:
- COMSATS University Islamabad-Lahore Campus on Defence Road, off Raiwaind Road in Phase 1, LDA Avenue, takes about a 3-minute drive to reach. The campus offers undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programmes in diverse disciplines, including architecture and design, computer science, chemical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, chemistry, pharmacy, physics, mathematics, statistics, management science, economics, and humanities.
The bachelors programme provided here includes pharmacy, media and communication studies, statistics, computer science, software engineering, chemical engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, business administration, economics, accounting & finance, physics, psychology, mathematics, design, interior design, and architecture.
- Aspiring medical students/doctors may head to Continental Medical College, located one km away from Bhobattian Chowk on Defence Road, Lahore. The college is recognised by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council and is affiliated with the University of Health Sciences, Lahore. This college is situated at an estimated span of 4 km from Dream Gardens, Lahore.
- The University of Lahore (UOL), one of the most prominent private universities in the city, is functional on Defence Road near Bhubtian Chowk, Lahore. The UOL is around 4 km away from the community. The university features several departments and offers a large number of degree programmes in different domains, from undergraduate to Ph.D. The UOL is divided into various schools and universities within the campus boundaries, including optometry, health professional technologies, sports sciences, nursing, physiotherapy, radiological sciences & medical imaging technology, architecture, creative arts, language & literature, economics, education, law, Islamic studies, aviation, chemistry, business administration & management sciences, molecular biology and biotechnology, mathematics, statistics, and the list continues.
Passionate future engineers or technology enthusiasts can opt for civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, electronics & electrical systems, software engineering, and computer science. The UOL also features Lahore School of Nursing, University Institute of Public Health, Dept. of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Dept. of Clinical Lab Technology (CLT), University of Medicine & Dentistry, and University College of Physician. So, those seeking to make a career in the diverse fields of medical sciences may opt to enrol in a programme offered at the respective department or college.
Additionally, The University of Lahore is affiliated with the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pharmacy Council of Pakistan, Pakistan Nursing Council, Pakistan Bar Council, National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC), and National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC).
The UOL is the first in Lahore to offer postgraduate Diploma in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), as mentioned on their official website.
Banks in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore
The presence of financial institutions close to a residential setting not only offers added convenience for routine transactions but helps in making payments safer and more secure. For now, a branch of Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB) and Allied Bank Limited are located next to Happy Chicks eatery, functional in Dream Gardens, Lahore. Moreover, other banks are scheduled to open their branches soon within the society’s premises. If in case, you have to carry out specific account-related work in Faysal Bank, United Bank Limited (UBL), Summit Bank, Bank Al Habib or Meezan Bank, then you can find the nearest branch of these banks not more than 2 to 5 km away from the community:
- Faysal Bank is sited on Raiwind Road, Lahore
- United Bank Limited in Shaheen Block, Sector B of Bahria Town, Lahore
- Summit Bank and Bank Al Habib are situated in Sector C, Commercial Area
Besides, for Islamic banking services, Meezan Bank can be approached in Block B of Mohlanwal Scheme, Lahore.
Also, the banks mentioned above have their ATM kiosks right outside the respective branch.
Izhar-Monnoo developers have planned to integrate power backup systems in Dream Gardens, Lahore, to ensure that residents don’t have to face inconveniences during power outages.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore
When homebuyers look for residential units, they usually prefer areas where necessary healthcare facilities, along with other basic amenities are feasibly accessible. Also, such facilities appreciate a property's value and rates. That being said, the project of Dream Gardens, Lahore will feature medical facilities, and since a few are under-development, for now, residents can head to the clinics and hospitals situated near Dream Gardens, Lahore.
There are several general as well as specialist clinics near the project. Few of the clinics functional in Bahria Town, Lahore, are conveniently reachable from Dream Gardens and include:
You can head to Dermesthetic Clinic in Scholars Loop, Umer Block, Sector B of Bahria Town, Lahore, for issues related to skin or hair. The clinic is approachable at an approximate distance of 4 km.
Moreover, you can consult an eye specialist available at Rehan Eye Care Clinic, located beside Gloria Jeans on Talwar Chowk in Janiper Block, Sector C of Bahria Town. The clinic is nearly 5 km away from the society.
For dental consultations, you can reach out to periodontists at the International Dental Hub (6 km) in Gulmahar Block of Sector C, Bahria Town. Also, at an approximate stretch of 4 km, you can head to Azhar Dental Studio, sited in Ghori Block, Sector B, Bahria Town.
Those who rely on alternative medicine and therapies might consider visiting Naveed Medical & Cupping Clinic, which is about 6 km away from the community. The clinic is situated in the commercial area of Sector C, Bahria Town. Cupping therapy aids in improving blood circulation and minimises pain in certain parts of the body, inflammation, and cures/treats various other common health issues.
Besides, for minor health issues or routine check-ups, you can visit Doctors Polyclinic, situated close to PSO Petrol Pump on Canal Bank Road, in the Executive Lodges Block, Sector B, Bahria Town.
The Citi Hospital on Defence Road in Mohlanwala, Lahore, is easily reachable in a drive of roughly 11 minutes from the residential community. The 150+ bed healthcare facility is equipped with the necessary equipment and features relevant departments that aid in fulfilling medical and surgical requirements of different patients. The hospital features clinics/departments of physiotherapy, ENT, dentistry, general & plastic surgery, orthopaedics, cardiology, Gynae & OBS, paediatrics urology/nephrology, dermatology, eye, and many others. Additionally, the facility’s laboratory, pharmacy, and emergency department remain operational round-the-clock.
Bahria International Hospital in Takbeer Block, Sector B of Bahria Town, on the other hand, is accessible in around 13 minutes via car. As the name implies, the facility is a subsidiary of Bahria Town featuring a comprehensive diagnostic centre, up-to-date medical equipment, and qualified doctors and surgeons, offering their services in the respective departments that includes mother care centre (Gynae), nephrology, neurosurgery, rheumatology, urology, anaesthesia, dental, ENT, breast care centre, dialysis centre, paediatric nephrology, endocrinology & diabetes, kidney & liver transplant centre, physiotherapy, orthopaedic centre, general surgery, organ transplant centre, radiology, paediatrics and paediatric nephrology, internal & critical care medicine, eye, nutrition and gastroenterology. The emergency and trauma departments in the facility remain active 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
You can also head to Mumtaz Bakhtwar Hospital, positioned on Raiwind Road in Gul Afshan Society, Lahore, reachable in a drive of nearly 13 minutes. This 100-bedded general hospital has been serving patients for a long time. Similar to Citi Hospital and Bahria International Hospital, the facility offers several services, including dentistry, family planning, ophthalmology, radiology and ultrasonography, ENT, anaesthesia, physiotherapy, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, general surgery, and orthopaedics. The hospital’s emergency unit is functional 24/7.
PROPERTIES IN DREAM GARDENS LAHORE
Sale Price Trends in Dream Gardens, Lahore
The location of Dream Gardens, Lahore, elevates the value of its properties. Investors and genuine buyers may find the project equally lucrative, both in terms of profitable outcome and personal residence. Situated on Defence Road, close to Raiwind Road and Bhubtian Chowk, residents of Dream Gardens have access to all the modern-day amenities and facilities, not just within the gated-community but also nearby.
Additionally, other significant areas of Lahore are conveniently reachable via the Southern Loop of Ring Road. The value of properties in the society is further influenced by the fact that the housing colony is surrounded by popular residential communities of the city. Besides, the society is also accessible via Ferozepur Road, Raiwind Road, and Mohlanwala Road, Lahore.
Among different residential projects on Defence Road, Lahore, Dream Gardens is top-ranked for buying properties, as per the search trends on Zameen.com.
Furthermore, Dream Gardens’ position and accessibility to some of the top-notch academic institutions, medical, and recreational facilities make it an ideal investment opportunity. The community is also home to more than 400 families, and given the increase in the rate of population, it can be assumed that buying a property here might prove fruitful in the long run for buyers as well as investors.
Besides, the project is approved by the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and other governmental authorities, including SNGPL, LESCO, WASA, and PHA.
Discussed below are sales price trends of the properties up for sale in Dream Gardens, Lahore:
Houses for Sale in Dream Gardens, Lahore
Dream Gardens, Lahore features several developer-built and owner-built houses for sale in both Phase 1 and 2. You will find beautifully constructed 5, 7, 10 marla, and 1, and 1.5 kanal units up for sale in Phase 1. As of now, there are some 5 marla houses for sale in Dream Gardens, Lahore, with prices ranging between PKR 82 lakh to PKR 1.45 crore. Whereas, the minimum rate of a 10 marla unit in the society starts at PKR 1.65 crore. The prices are pretty much influenced by the number of storeys, minimum and maximum covered area, quality of fittings and fixtures used, interior and exterior, and nearness to amenities.
Given the demand for properties in Phase 1, Dream Gardens launched its Phase 2 in 2017. As of November 2019, you can book prefabricated houses in the society at a 30% down payment, following a 3-year instalment plan. The total price of 5 marla fully constructed units in Phase 2 of Dream Gardens, Lahore is PKR 13,475,490, while 7 marla houses can be bought for PKR 17,069,675. Bigger units of 10 marla, 1 kanal and 1.5 kanal are also up for sale for PKR 21,553,747, PKR 35,531,910, and PKR 46,740,370 respectively. However, the rates are subject to change without prior notice. Moreover, units facing park, main road, or positioned at the corner are charged 7% premium on the total price, while the ones facing the main boulevard are charged a 10% premium of the total amount.
The developer-built units in Dream Gardens, Lahore are constructed using high-quality concrete, ceramics, wooden doors, Italian tiles, and an excellent combination of lighting fixtures.
Plots for Sale in Dream Gardens, Lahore
There are quite a few residential plots of 5 marla up for sale in Phase 1, Dream Gardens, Lahore. The rate of 5 marla plots in Dream Gardens, Lahore, is as low as PKR 59 lakh and may go as high as PKR 65 lakh. On the other hand, the net price of 5 and 7 marla residential plots in Phase 2 is PKR 5,948,800 and 8,328,100 respectively. However, 5 and 7 marla plots are entirely sold out. People looking for bigger plots might consider investing in 10 marla plots costing PKR 10,344,290, or 1 kanal that cost PKR 17,860,200 or 1.5 kanal that have a price tag of PKR 26,790,300. As per the current payment structure, you can start constructing your dream home after making a down payment of 30% of the total price.
Additionally, park-facing plots, main road, and corner are charged a 10% premium of the net price, whereas, 15% premium of the total amount is charged on plots facing the main boulevard of the project.
You can get further information on the payment structure of properties in Dream Gardens, Lahore, and amenities, from the project page on Zameen.com.
Rent Price Trends in Dream Gardens Lahore
There are several factors that influence the rental rates of properties in Dream Gardens, Lahore, two of which are:
- Area size of the house
- Taking a portion of a complete house on rent
The location of the project, as discussed under the sales price trend, is also one of the significant factors that influence the monthly rent of a property.
Since Phase 1 of Dream Gardens, Lahore, is already developed and populated, you may find suitable accommodation options on rent here. The details of the current rental trends are discussed below:
Houses for Rent in Dream Gardens, Lahore
There are portions and complete houses available for rent in Dream Gardens, Lahore, primarily in Phase 1, understandably since Phase 2 is under development. You may need a monthly budget of around PKR 30 thousand to PKR 55 thousand to get a fully developed house for rent in Dream Gardens, Lahore. The society features creatively designed units, furnished with high-quality and elegant fittings and fixtures.
Dream Gardens, Lahore, features a Business Square, which is home to several commercial properties. The block is at the right of the main entrance. For now, Arches Plaza is fully constructed and features office spaces and shops for sale as well as rent. A few commercial properties are also available on the left from the main entrance. Other commercial buildings, plazas, and offices are under construction at a rapid pace.
Similarly, Signature Heights in Dream Gardens, Lahore has a few shops for sale. As per the masterplan, the project will host several commercial establishments, including markets, offices, marts, and banks. Since Phase 1 is entirely developed and semi-populated, businesspersons and investors might be able to generate profitable returns on their investment in the commercial properties of Dream Gardens, Lahore.
Moreover, there are many 6, 7, and 10 marla commercial plots up for sale in Dream Gardens, Lahore, positioned adjacent to Phase 1. Their prices are as under:
- 6 marla plots have a net worth of PKR 27,192,000
- 7 marla plots have a net cost of PKR 31,724,000
- 10 marla plots have a net price of PKR 45,320,000
On the other hand, 6 and 7 marla commercial plots in Phase 2 are sold out; however, you can invest in 10 marla plots that have a net price of PKR 33,990,000. You will be required to pay 10% extra of the total cost of the plot if the plot is park facing, main-road facing or positioned on a corner, and 15% if it is facing the main boulevard.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls near Dream Gardens, Lahore
Lahore is home to numerous shopping avenues, and the majority of malls in the city feature contemporary infrastructure and outlets of famous Pakistani as well as International brands. Better yet, you can easily reach some famous shopping malls of Lahore from Dream Gardens, including Safari Mall, Jasmine Mall, and Emporium Mall by Nishat Group.
Safari Mall is reachable within a commute time of around 12 minutes via car. The mall is situated in Eastern Avenue West, Safari Block of Sector B, Bahria Town, Lahore. Safari Mall hosts Green Valley Hypermarket, which is popular among the local community for all types of grocery shopping. This hypermarket not only stocks groceries, but also has a bakery and deals in a variety of kid's apparel, crockeries, electronics, kitchen accessories, and a lot more. Additionally, the mall has a few clothing outlets, pharmacy, mobile phone stores, a branch of Western Union Money Transfer, and outlets selling different products.
Jasmine Mall is approximately 15 minutes’ drive from the society, situated in Jasmine Block in Sector C, Bahria Town. A few of the known national brands dealing in women’s pret wear and fabric, accessories, and shoes have their outlets in the mall. In addition, a grocery store named Easy Mart is also functional here.
Further, Kids Camp in Major Aziz Bhatti Avenue East, Safari Block of Sector B, Bahria Town stocks everything for children, from new-born apparel and accessories to kid’s clothing, accessories, birthday party supplies, toys, and stationery. Furthermore, the store sells bags, watches, a few cosmetics, and artificial jewellery for women. This store is approachable within 13 minutes’ drive from Dream Gardens, Lahore.
Besides, shopping for different national and international brands becomes more convenient with the presence of Emporium Mall by Nishat Group. For this reason, the mall has a standing among the best shopping malls functional in Lahore.
Located on Abdul Haque Road adjacent to Lahore International Expo Centre, the mall is reachable within 26 minutes’ drive. From western wear to eastern wear for men and women, shoes and accessories, home décor accessories, and furniture to cosmetics and groceries, you can shop for everything under one roof. The internationally renowned Carrefour is also sited within the premises of the mall.
Additionally, the mall hosts a cinema, a children’s play area, and one of the biggest food courts functional in any mall in Lahore. The food court features outlets of popular Pakistani and international food chains.
Restaurants AND Bakeries near Dream Gardens, Lahore
People of Lahore are widely known for their love of food, and hence, finding an eatery that satisfies your cravings is not a difficult task, especially while living in Dream Gardens, Lahore. For now, you will find a couple of small, fast-food eateries, Happy Chicks and PUBG Café, functional in the society. Happy Chicks is a 1-minute drive from Victoria Mini Mart, while PUBG Café is situated close to the main entrance.
Additionally, you can easily find some tasty food at the restaurants located near Dream Gardens, Lahore. These eateries serve a variety of desi cuisines, Chinese, Italian, and fast food. You can head to the nearest neighbourhood, LDA Avenue or Bahria Town, Lahore, where you will find a plethora of eateries.
To begin with, 10’o Clock Café, a fast-food eatery based in LDA Avenue Phase 1, is reachable in a drive of about 4 minutes.
Moreover, Bahria Town, Lahore, approximately 3 km away, is home to The Square. This is a food court home to some of the famous international fast food chains and a few local eateries and cafes. Other than fast food, you can also enjoy Arabic, Mediterranean, Chinese, and Pakistani cuisine. OPTP, Subway, KFC, Pizza Hut, Thali (desi cuisine), Panini Café, Red Chilli (Pakistani, Chinese dishes, and fast food, Maroush and Boulevard Express, to name a few, have their outlets in The Square’s food court. The Square is functional in Takbeer Block of Sector B, Bahria Town. Also, Hardee’s has a food truck operating near The Square.
Besides, McDonald’s is situated near Sorahi Chowk in CC Block of Sector D, Bahria Town, which is around 6 km away.
Some top-rated local eateries in Bahria Town that are conveniently accessible from Dream Gardens, Lahore are:
- Karachi Hot n Spicy on Eastern Avenue West in Shaheen Block of Sector B, Bahria Town, is around 3 km away. The eatery serves all types of fast food, from burgers, sandwiches to pizzas and assorted Pakistani dishes and barbeque.
- Madni Sajji & BBQ in Ghauri Block of Sector B can be accessed after covering an approximate distance of 4 km.
- Biryani lovers may satisfy their cravings at the Biryani Master, located in the Commercial Area of Shaheen Block, Sector B. The eatery is roughly 3 km away from the society.
- Nafees Burger Cottage serves a different variety of pizzas (in terms of flavour), burgers, sandwiches, shawarma, fried chicken and wings, and paratha rolls.
- For the love of Chinese food, you can head to the following places sited in Sector B of Bahria Town, Lahore:
- Fadi’s Chinese Bowl, Shop #10 in Ghauri Block Market (4 km)
- China Wok in Overseas Enclave (5 km)
- Café Grand in Bahria Grand Hotel & Resort (7 km)
- Chow Ming Bahria Town is situated in 16 Quaid Commercial right opposite Eiffel Tower Replica (7 km)
A fast-food restaurant in Block A of Mohlanwala Scheme, Lahore, named La’Tiffins, is sited at an approximate stretch of 4 km from Dream Gardens.
For fresh bakery items, sweets, and desserts, you can comfortably commute to the bakeries functional near Dream Gardens, Lahore. Some of them are Gourmet Bakers & Sweets at Talwar Chowk in Overseas Enclave, Cakes & Bakes in Sector C’s Commercial Area of Bahria Town, and it’s another branch in Block P1 of Valencia, Lahore.
The mentioned bakeries are not more than 5 to 6 km away from Dream Gardens, Lahore.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Dream Gardens has a number of outdoor activities, entertainment and leisure options within and nearby.
Parks and Club in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore
According to the masterplan of Dream Gardens, Lahore, there will be around eight parks, scattered across the society. A few of the parks are already functional, providing residents with a well-kept and lush green spot for a time-out with family or unwind after a hectic day. Some fully developed parks in Dream Gardens, Lahore are:
- Family Park-Block A
- Block-B Park
- C-Block Park
- C-Block Park 1
Block-B Park is an ideal place for children to enjoy some manual rides. Residents usually gather in the park to spend their time in their very own way.
You can also visit Phase 1, LDA Avenue’s community park, which is around 4 minutes’ drive away.
Other than that, you can also head to Bahria Town, Lahore, and spend some quality time with your family at the parks established here. All the parks in the society are well-maintained, neat, and clean, and provide a serene environment to visitors. Following parks are located closest to Dream Gardens, Lahore:
- A Children Park in Safari Block of Sector B is sited at a rough span of 3.9 km. Though the park is small, it serves as a vital hangout spot for the community. The park features benches and clean, lush green grass, where visitors can sit and relax while their kids play around and enjoy manual rides.
- Safari Villas Park in the Safari Block of Sector B requires you to cover a distance of around 3 km from the project. A few birds and animals are the major attraction of the park that attracts visitors of all age groups. This beautiful park offers you a calm and serene ambience to enjoy fresh air among lush greenery.
- Ghouri Block Park is 4 km away from the society, established in Eastern Boulevard of Ghori Block, Sector B.
Clubs are essential leisure spots to enjoy some time with family, and also to socialize with like-minded people. Fortunately, a club featuring beautiful landscape and lavish infrastructure is located near Dream Gardens, Lahore. The Bahria Country Club on the main boulevard in Tulip Block of Sector C, Bahria Town, is about 6 km away from the community. The club features a fine dining restaurant named Fairways Rendezvous and an eatery for barbeque lovers called Maroush Grill. Also, Bahria Country Club features an 18-hole mini-golf course, artificial lakes, and fountains that further adds to the serene ambience of the club.
However, a community centre will also be functional in Dream Gardens, Lahore, shortly. The facility will serve as a socialising point for residents as well as for family get-togethers, small ceremonies, and different recreational activities.
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore
It goes without saying that amenities such as sports complexes and gyms are essential in a residential community. That said, you will find quite a few fully functional sports facilities and fitness centres in and near Dream Gardens, Lahore.
There is a sports complex in Dream Gardens. It has well-built football, table tennis, badminton and basketball courts. Whether a beginner or expert, all sports enthusiasts are welcome to play here.
There are two sports facilities closest to the project’s location:
- Bahria Town, Outdoor Sports Area, is roughly around 4 km away, situated on Major Aziz Bhatti Avenue East in Safari Block of Sector B, Bahria Town. The sports area features facilities for playing tennis, badminton, and basketball. Also, floodlights are installed to provide a perfect setting to those coming to play after sunset. Whether beginner or expert, all sports enthusiasts are welcome to play here.
- Women living in the community can head to Ladies Sports Complex, Safari Villas, based in Takbeer Block of Sector B, Bahria Town. This sports complex is not more than 3 km away.
The gym and fitness centres located in the vicinity of Dream Gardens are perfect for daily workouts and operate under the guidance of expert instructors. Few of the top-rated gyms, as per the ratings available on Google Maps, are listed as under:
- Life Fitness Gym in The Square, Bahria Town, Lahore, is roughly 3 km away. The gym is wholly equipped with ultra-modern exercise machines and workout equipment.
- Cuts Gym is around 4 km away, functional in Umer Block of Sector B, Bahria Town
- Refuel Fitness is found in Sector C, Commercial Area of Bahria Town. The fitness facility features imported machines and equipment (according to visitor's reviews on Google Maps). Protein shakes, coffee, and fresh fruit juices are also available at the facility. Refuel Fitness centre is accessible after covering a span of around 6 km.
Such amenities will shortly be established right inside the society with the progress of the development work of the community.
Salons and Spas near Dream Gardens, Lahore
There are several beauty salons and spas for women situated near Dream Gardens, Lahore, offering all the beauty services and treatments that one usually seeks regularly. The following options, positioned in Bahria Town, Lahore, are not more than 4 km away from Dream Gardens:
- Depilex for Women is a well-known name in the industry, and fortunately, one of its branches is situated in The Square, Bahria Town, Lahore. The branch is about 3 km away. The Square also features a salon, a cinema, and a kids club.
- You can also head to Revive Beauty Salon & Institute or Let’s Makeup (Salon, Studio & Institute), two of the top-rated as per the reviews on Google Maps. These salons are situated in the Commercial Area of Umer Block in Sector B.
- Other options are Abeera’s Beauty Salon and Spa and Rouge Beauty Salon (23, commercial area), located in Umer Block.
Besides, Dolly Rocker's Ladies Beauty Bar is sited at a distance of 1.5 km on 5th Commercial Street in LDA Avenue Phase 1, Lahore.
Cinemas near Dream Gardens, Lahore
Watching the most-awaited movies becomes easier for residents of Dream Gardens, Lahore, since many cinemas are located near the community.
You can visit Cine Gold, which is located in Takbeer Block, Sector B of Bahria Town, Lahore, at an 11 minutes’ drive. Also, Cinepax Lake City can be reached in 16 minutes via car from Dream Gardens in Block M 1 Lake City.
Moreover, you can also head to Raiha CineGold Plex based in Sector F of Bahria Town, Lahore, which is approximately 10 km away from the society.
When it comes to entertainment avenues, you will find many well-known places of Lahore that are easily accessible from Dream Gardens.
The famous Lahore Wildlife Park, sited on Safari Road, takes a drive of around 6 minutes to reach. This zoo is one of the must-vist places of Lahore that serves as a major attraction for children. The first and probably the only drive-thru wildlife park in Pakistan is home to several breeds and types of animals and birds. Visitors can also enjoy horse riding and boat rides in the park. Also, a couple of large grounds, a mosque, and Fun Dunya Theme Park are positioned close to the safari world. The fun-filled rides in Fun Dunya cater to all age-groups.
Avid gamers can spend their time at Connect Gaming Lounge in Bahria Town, which is approximately 5 km away.
On the other hand, Bahria Trafalgar Square in Safari Block, Sector B of Bahria Town, Lahore, is nearly 3 km away. The beautiful replica of London’s Trafalgar Square is well-kept, serving as a leisure spot for the local community. The monument is surrounded by small fountains and is further adorned with lights and greenery at different intervals.
Eiffel Tower Replica in Violet Block of Bahria Town, Lahore, is accessible at an estimated stretch of 8 km from Dream Gardens, Lahore. This serves as a perfect place for a family outing, featuring an Eiffel Tower replica that has a coffee shop on the first floor and a fine-dining restaurant on the second floor. The top-level serves as a viewing deck. Besides, the park is beautifully decorated with fountains and seasonal flowers. For kids, there is a play area in the park.
Furthermore, an indoor trampoline park, Sky Zone, in Lake City Lahore is accessible at a stretch of around 9 km from the community. This entertainment amenity offers fun-to-do-activities for all age-groups such as Warped Wall, Sky Ladder, Freestyle Jump, Ultimate Dodge Ball, Sky Joust, Drop Zone, and Volley Ball. Sky Zone also has a separate zone for toddlers.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Dream Gardens Phase 1 and 2 are fully approved by the LDA, and thus, investing in the housing society seems secure.
Bahria Town, Lahore, will connect to Dream Gardens through a 150-feet wide road, which will divide the traffic load of Bahria Town. This road will also pass through Golf View Residencia Phase 1 and will save a lot of time of people commuting to Defence Road, Lahore Ring Road, and main Raiwind Road. Residents of Dream Gardens will be able to conveniently access the central city in a short drive via the 150 feet wide road. The property prices of Dream Garden will also see a surge as soon as the new road becomes operational.
Importance of Dream Gardens, Lahore from major locations nearby
- Dream Gardens, Lahore is opposite to COMSATS Institute of Information Technology that adds significant value to the society’s real estate
- Major housing projects are neighbours to Dream Gardens or are in proximity
- Valencia Town, Bahria Town, Lake City, Fazaia Housing Scheme, and DHA Rahber Phase I and Phase II are near Dream Gardens
- The amenities and facilities available in the neighbouring projects are easily accessible by residents of Dream Gardens
- Nearness to Southern Loop of Lahore Ring Road keeps the project connected to significant locations of the city
- Dream Gardens can be reached conveniently through Ferozepur Road, Raiwind Road, Mohlanwala Road, and Lahore Ring Road
- Being connected to prime road networks, top housing projects, and surrounded by all sorts of amenities has increased property prices in Dream Gardens
Commute time to these locations
- COMSATS is 3 minutes’ drive away
- It takes 15 minutes’ drive from Dream Gardens to reach Bahria Town, Lahore
- It requires 14 minutes’ drive via Defence Road to reach Valencia Town, Lahore
- Lake City, Lahore is 18 minutes’ drive away via Raiwind Road, Lahore
- Fazaia Housing Scheme can be reached in 16 minutes from the society via Raiwind Road or Defence Road, Lahore