ABOUT FAISAL HILLS TAXILA
After the huge success of Faisal Town, Sea Square and Faisal Residencia, Zedem International (Pvt) Ltd. has launched “Faisal Hills,” a new residential project on main G.T. Road. On the western side of Margalla Hills, Faisal Hills is a secure gated community which provides an experience of luxury living. It is situated in Taxila, a city which is considered as one of the major industrial hubs of Rawalpindi District. It is a well-planned housing scheme, surrounded by natural landscapes.
This project is located in Sector B-17 of Multi Professional Cooperative Housing Society (MCPHS), just a few minutes’ drive away from Taxila Expressway. Faisal Hills comprises three blocks — from Block A to Block C. It intends to introduce a modern lifestyle along with modern amenities including wide roads, a community centre, a central mosque, hospitals, and schools. Here potential investors can also find well-developed 5 marla, 7 marla, 10 marla and 1 kanal plots, along with affordable pricing options.
AT A GLANCE
- Located on main G.T. Road
- Central Mosque and a community centre
- Wide carpeted roads and green belts
- A few minutes drive away from Taxila Expressway
- Offers residential and commercial plots
- 24/7 security system and electricity
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport in and near Faisal Hills Taxila
There are a number of bus stands in Faisal Hills, namely Taxila Bus Stop near Grand Trunk Road, Taxila Bypass Bus Stop near Peshawar Road, Comsats Stop near Quaid Avenue, Hospital Stop at North Road, Nawababad Bus Stop, Gate 5 Heavy Industries Bus Stop at Khanpur Road and Majid Saheed Colony Bus Stop. All these bus stands are just a 5 to 10-minute drive away from the main site. However, Taxila Cantonment Junction railway station is also just a 12-minute drive away via Grand Trunk Road.
Mosques, Imam Bargahs and Churches near Faisal Hills Taxila
There are a number of mosques near Faisal Hills, located just a 5 to 10-minute drive away, including Jamia Mosque Noor Ul Islam, Abubakar Masjid and Jamia Mosque Markaz Altuheed, in Kohsar Colony, Siddiq-e-Akbar Mosque in Timber Market, New Wahdat Town Mosque and Taha Mosque in Wahadat Town, Jamia Masjid Umer Farooq, Khanqah Iqbal Masjid and Um-e-Amara Mosque in Sarai Khola Taxila.
Moreover, Imam Bargah Syed-ul-Shauda is also situated in Dhoke Wajjan while, Imamia Masjid-o-Imam Bargh, Imambargah Qasre Shabbir, Bibi Fiza Mosque & Imam Bargah and Darbar Shah Shamas Sarkar Imam Bargah are located about 5 to 10 km away from the community.
There are also some churches in the vicinity of Faisal Hill, about a 15-minute drive away, like Church in East Park, Evangelical Church of Taxila, near HMC Road, and St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Wah Cantt.
Schools, Colleges and Universities near Faisal Hills Taxila
Some of the nearby popular private and public schools are Cantt Public School near G.T. Road, Bahria Foundation School and Haq Public School near Cantonment Park, Misali Superior Pre-Cadet School on Syed Sagheer Hussain Shah Road, Cantonment Public School near Kalabagh-Nathia Gali Road, Al Aziz Classic Education School System in Muslim Colony, Hitec Junior School in Sarai Khola and Government High School near Grand Trunk Road. All these schools are near Faisal Hills, just about 5 to 10-minute drive away.
There are also a number of colleges situated around a 10-minute drive away like HITEC School and College for Boys, Rising Scholars School and College for Women in Hasan Colony, HIT Degree College Taxila Cantt, HITEC Dental medical college and CB Public School & College near Kalabagh-Nathia Gali Road. Furthermore, COMSATS University, Wah Campus and HITEC University Taxila Cantt are just a 5 to 12-minute drive away from the society.
Banks near Faisal Hills Taxila
One can find several banks in neighbouring areas of Faisal Hills. For instance, Allied Bank Limited near Grand Trunk Road, Muslim Commercial Bank on Peshawar Road, Bank Alfalah on G.T. Road, The Bank of Punjab and Meezan Bank Ltd. in Sarai Khola Taxila, Bank Islami near Taxila-Haripur Road, JS Bank and National Bank Taxila are located on HMC Road. These banks are hardly a 5-minute drive away from the community. In addition, all these banks also have their ATM machines spread across Faisal Hills.
Clinics and Hospitals near Faisal Hills Taxila
Faisal Hills project has a number of hospitals and clinics like Mughal Clinic on Kalabagh – Nathia Gali Road, Iram Medicose & Clinic near Saraye Kala Chowk, Shamim Clinic in Gulistan Colony, Natural Homeopathic Clinic and Al-Shifa Herbal Clinic & Research Institute in Sarai Khola Taxila. All these clinics are around a 10-minute drive away from the community.
Furthermore, in case of an emergency, residents can also visit Christian Hospital Taxila, THQ Hospital Taxila, POF Hospital, Wah International Hospital, Al-Abbas Hospital and Rawal Surgical Hospital, Wah Cantt. These hospitals are hardly a 5 to 10-minute drive away from the area.
PROPERTIES IN FAISAL HILLS TAXILA
Sale Price Trends in Faisal Hills Taxila
Plots for Sale in Faisal Hills Taxila
One can find a wide range of residential and commercial plots and plot files on sale in Faisal Hills. The sale price of 5 marla residential plots can vary between PKR 4 lakh to PKR 16 lakh, while one can also get 7 marla residential plots for around PKR 10 lakh. Similarly, 10 marla plots are also available in Faisal Hills for PKR 6 lakh to PKR 28 lakh, along with an easy instalment plan. However, for people interested in bigger areas, investment in 1 kanal plots is also available.
In addition, the asking price of 5 marla plot files starts at PKR 5.75 lakh, going up to PKR 6.5 lakh. 10 marla plot files are also available for sale in the range of PKR 1.2 lakh to PKR 35 lakh. However, 1 kanal plot files are relatively expensive, of course, and can cost anywhere between PKR 4 lakh to PKR 24 lakh.
Most Popular Blocks in Faisal Hills Taxila
This society consists of different blocks — from Block A to Block C. As per Zameen's data, among the most searched blocks for buying property in Faisal Hills, Block A is at the top of the list. This Block offers 5 marla, 7 marla, 10 marla and 1 kanal residential and commercial plots at affordable rates.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
General Stores near Faisal Hills Taxila
Faisal Hills, Taxila is an ongoing project which is why there is no mall operating within the society. However, there are a few general stores located in the vicinity like Shakeel Keryana & General Store near Kalabagh – Nathia Gali Road, Afridi traders and Hafiz General Store in H.I.T, Taxila.
Restaurants, Bakeries and Cafes near Faisal Hills Taxila
Residents of this society can enjoy delicious Pakistani food, fish and kebabs on roadside stalls near main G.T. Road, archaeological sites and Khanpur Road. There are a number of restaurants near Faisal Hills for foodies. Just a 13-minute drive away via HMC Road, Food City Taxila serves tasty Bar BQ and seafood. In addition, Royalson Hotel and Restaurant is also situated a 2-minute drive away via Grand Truck Road, this restaurant has some scrumptious traditional and Chinese cuisines on the menu.
Other popular food joints that foodies can explore are Buraq Shinwari Restaurant in Kohsar Colony, New Al-Madina Restaurant in Sarai Khola Taxila, Malangi Hotel near Grand Trunk Road, Valley Foods in Gulistan Colony and Khyber Shinwari Tikka House in Wah Cantt. These eateries are hardly a 5-minute drive away from the community.
Moreover, residents can also go to different cafes near Faisal Hills like Leisure Land Taxila, University Café, B.C.N Café, Zubaira Café Wah Cantt and Pakistan Café. The famous coffee house, Gloria Jean's Coffees is also located at a distance of 6 km. For scrumptious cakes, pastries, desserts and other bakery items, Patisserie by Royalson Hotel is located just an 11-minute walk away from the society.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centers near Faisal Hills Taxila
Faisal Hills has a plethora of sports complexes and academies located nearby including UW - Sports Complex and POF sports complex, Wah Academy of Hockey and Japan Shin Kyokushin Karate Academy in Wah Cantt. There is also a Nawab Cricket Ground, an Oval Cricket Ground, a football ground, Shaheen Ground and a table tennis court in Wah Cantt.
Parks near Faisal Hills Taxila
Faisal Hills offers a comfortable housing scheme in picturesque settings of Taxila. There are a number of aesthetically pleasing parks in nearby areas of society. Just a 15-minute drive away, Municipal Park is located on Railway Road, Taxila. Lake Park is also situated just 6 km away where residents can walk in open meadows and enjoy recreational activities. Among other parks near Faisal Hills Taxila, Gulistan Colony Family Park, 25 Area park, Yaadgar-e-Shuhada Park, Globe Park and Sher Shah Park are situated about a 7 to 15-minute drive away from the society.
Salons and Spas near Faisal Hills Taxila
There are a few beauty salons located near Faisal Hills, including Naz Beauty Parlour in Muslim Colony, Humma's Bridal Lounge in Wah Model Town and Sobia Parlour Wah Cantt. However, full makeup services and facial treatments are being offered in Depilex Beauty Clinic and Jugnu Wasim Beauty Salon. For fitness conscious people, there are a few gyms located in Wah Cant like POF Health & Fitness Centre and Lalarukh Gym.
Just a 12-minute drive away, Taxila Museum is situated on the Grand Trunk Road. It is a century-old Greek-style museum that has/holds numerous pivotal discoveries from the Taxila site, including a huge collection of Gandhara art, Buddhist sculptures and hundreds of other ancient objects that date back to 600 B.C. Its visiting hours end by 5pm, so plan your visit before that.
The most popular attraction of Taxila, Bhir Mound, is just a 10-minute drive away from Faisal Hills. It is one of the historic sites of ancient Taxila that contains several ruins, dating to 5th century. In addition, Islamabad International Airport is also just 34 km away while Nicholson's Monument is just a 10-minute drive away via Grand Trunk Road.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Faisal Hills, Taxila, falls under the jurisdiction of Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA). The society has obtained permission from RDA for its preliminary planning, however, as of February 2019, the approval of a letter of permission is pending.
Importance of Faisal Hills Taxila from major locations nearby
- Islamabad International Airport is also just 34 km away
- Taxila Museum is just a 12-minute drive away
- Khanpur Cave lies at a distance of 14 km
- Dharmarajika Stupa and Monastery is about a 13-minute drive away