ABOUT HILL PARK KARACHI
Situated atop a small hill and surrounded by the residential area of PECHS Society, Jamshed Town, Karachi, Hill Park is a recreational park popular with kids and families. Featuring gardens, ponds, and walking/jogging tracks, Hill Park Karachi offers terrific entertainment experience to kids, families, and individuals. Currently, it is also home to several fast food restaurants, shops and an amusement park known as ‘Ali Baba Theme Park.’ The park is spread across 62 acres, covering 25% of PECHS’ neighbourhood.
Being located at the heart of PECHS, Hill Park residential area is fully developed with a large number of elite societies situated here. As a whole, PECHS Society is one of the most upscale and urbanized housing societies of Karachi. In the same manner, Hill Park area offers high-quality living standard with houses and apartments of luxurious settings. The locality features modern infrastructure, clean roads, and beautiful streets.
HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT
Hill Park was constructed during the mid-1960s under the administration of Ayub Khan. Due to the hill-like structure of this place, authorities decided to build a park here, and it was named Hill Park. The construction work started in 1965 and completed in 1969. Since then, the park has been one of the most favourite picnic spots of citizens, attracting people from all parts of the city.
AT A GLANCE
- One of Karachi's most popular and posh areas
- Highly secure residential scheme
- Well-developed and well-managed neighbourhood
- Several air-conditioned shopping malls are nearby
- Peaceful area with the full and ready availability of standard facilities
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport Near Hill Park Karachi
Residents of the area enjoy easy access to nearly all the mediums of public transport at almost walking distances. The locality houses so many nearby bus stations that finding any public transport is never be a problem. Virtually all the major routes of the city are covered by public buses. Some bus stations located nearest to Hill Park include Lal Kothi Bus Stop, Fine House Bus Stop, Tariq Road Bus Stop, Street Bus Stop (at Tipu Sultan Road) and Nursery Bus Stop. A high number of busses move through the bus stations of Lal Kothi and Tariq Road, which are the most famous and nearest bus stops of the neighbourhood. These include Bus 10, 10-A, 11-B, X-11, X-23 and many more. However, Bus U-10 extensively covers the route of Hill Park and travels to many other popular areas like Baloch Colony, Shaheed-e-Millat Road, Subzi Mandi, and Safora while ending its course in Muhammad Khan Goth.
Markets Near Hill Park Karachi
A plethora of markets are situated near Hill Park Karachi. The markets near the area are always a delight to visit since they offer anything to everything at economical prices. Above all, the products and services are of high quality. For example, Naheed Supermarket offers everything including groceries, health and beauty products, electronic items, baby care products, and accessories. It’s one of the nearest plus well-known supermarkets that can be reached within 5 minutes from the locality. Nursery Kiosk and Crown Tyre Market are also close by, located about 6 minutes’ drive away from the residential area. Nursery Furniture Market is famous in the entire city for selling quality and affordable furniture. You can reach there within 8 to 10 minutes.
Moreover, you can reach Select Supermarket within only 8 minutes that also offers a large variety of products and general accessories. Bara Market is a 20-minute drive away from Hill Park, where you can find an extensive collection of home appliances, and electronic items, both brand new and used. Also, there are many shops selling crockery, gifts, clothes, watches and sports-related stuff.
For grocery items, a significant number of general and grocery stores are present near Hill Park Karachi. You can visit any of these nearby general stores:
- Uncle Grocery Store
- Atan Shop
- Jabis Grain Centre
- Al-Ghousia General Store
- Prince Medical and General Store
- Saddam General Store
- Nouman General & Departmental Store
The stores are located nearby and offer all the general products at reasonable rates. There are also many renowned branded outlets available near the vicinity. These include Khaadi Lawn, Metro Shoes, Sanaulla Store, Bata Shoes, and Mac Fashion Cosmetics. Noorani General & Medical Store is the go-to place for purchasing medicines. Karachi Electronic Shop sells all types of electronic items. Both these stores are located close to Hill Park.
Moreover, there’s an outlet of Khaas Meat – Tariq Road Branch located an 8-minute drive away from the area. Xebec - The Gift Shop, Daffodils - Bridal Shop and Guitar’s Music Shop are also situated nearby. All of them can be reached within a 9-minute drive. Zubaida’s Family Shop is also located around 8-minute drive away from the society.
Residents of the area are also used to order products online instead of going to markets. Many online grocery markets operate nearby who supply on-demand products at your doorstep. These include TazaMart – Online Grocery Store, and Aaram Shop.
Mosques Near Hill Park Karachi
Having a mosque nearby is one of the factors we give serious consideration to while buying a residential property. Thankfully, people living near Hill Park face no shortage of nearby mosques. Madina Mosque, for example, can be reached within a 4-minute drive. Similarly, it takes only 6 to 7 minutes to reach Jamia Masjid Najam as well as Quaideen1 Mosque. Bilal Masjid is also a famous mosque near Hill Park Karachi.
Schools, Colleges And Universities Near Hill Park Karachi
The availability of educational institutions near the vicinity entails many positive outcomes for residents and investors alike. As a matter of fact, many parents prefer to send their children to nearby schools and colleges. An adequate number of schools are present near Hill Park Karachi. Some names of the well-recognised schools are mentioned below with their driving distances from the area:
- The City School TCN PECHS (3-min drive away)
- Head Start School (4-min drive away)
- Star Links School (4-min drive away)
- The City School PECHS Boys Campus (4-min drive away)
- Foundation Public School (4-min drive away)
- The Smart School (7-min drive away)
- New Generation’s School (10-min drive away)
- Leadership School (12-min drive away)
Furthermore, a good number of colleges are also available near the locality. A list of nearby colleges with their driving distances is given below to provide you a broader overview:
- Commecs PECHS Campus (5-min drive away)
- NCR-CET College (7-min drive away)
- PEF College of Business & Technology (8-min drive away)
- Beacon House College (12-min drive away)
- Government Girls Degree College (12-min drive away)
Universities are also easily reachable within a few minutes’ drive from Hill Park Karachi. Some of the leading universities of the city located near the area are:
- Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education (5-min drive away)
- College of Media and Arts – CMA (6-min drive away)
- Karachi School of Textile and Fashion Design (8-min drive away)
- Aga Khan University (12-min drive away)
- Jinnah Sindh Medical University (14-min drive away)
Banks Near Hill Park Karachi
Residents would be able to save both time and trouble in availing banking services if the banks are located near their home. That said, a great many branches of reputed banks are operational near Hill Park, serving a huge number of customers daily. JS Bank, MCB Islamic Bank (MIB), Summit Bank, The Bank of Punjab, National Bank of Pakistan, HBL and UBL are some of the popular banks providing banking and ATM services near the housing area.
Clinics and Hospitals Near Hill Park Karachi
Availability of clinics and hospitals at short distances from the living area is nothing short of a blessing. For emergency cases to routine check-ups, residents of Hill Park have the great comfort of reaching healthcare facilities in only a few minutes of drive. The area is replete with certified clinics frequently visited by people from different areas. The following list will give you an idea of some nearby clinics and how long it takes to reach them:
- Jokhio Clinic (5-min drive away)
- Al Rafia Clinic (6-min drive away)
- City Health Clinic (7-min drive away)
- Institute of Orthopaedics & Surgery (9-min drive away)
- Dr. Shahid Raza Clinic (10-min drive away)
Other nearby clinics include Dr. Nadeem Mufti Clinic, Dr. Ilyas Homeopathic Clinic, and Laser Eye Clinic.
As for hospitals, some of the best hospitals in Karachi are located nearby. Take a look at the following list of hospitals near Hill Park Karachi:
- Aga Khan University Hospital (11-min drive away)
- Osmania Hospital (11-min drive away)
- Liaquat National Hospital & Medical College (11-min drive away)
- Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital (12-min drive away)
- Medwin Hospital (18-min drive away)
PROPERTIES IN HILL PARK KARACHI
Sales Price Trends in Hill Park Karachi
Analysing the sales price trends of a particular area helps a lot in the decision-making of property purchase. To give you an idea of current sales price trends in Hill Park Karachi, following details of houses and flats are discussed below:
Houses for Sale in Hill Park Karachi
There are some 200 sqyd, 225 sqyd, and 240 sqyd houses available for sale in Hill Park. The price of 240 sqyd houses can be around PKR 7 crore.
Flats for Sale in Hill Park Karachi
There are different categories of apartments available for sale in Hill Park, Karachi. Their prices are based on the number of bedrooms offered in an apartment. The sales price of a 2-bed unit can range between PKR 1.4 crore to PKR 1.65 crore. However, 3-bed units can cost from PKR 1.6 crore to PKR 2.1 crore.
Rent Price Trends in Hill Park Karachi
Renting an apartment in Hill Park, Karachi is never an issue since a lot of rental options are available in the area. However, it is necessary to know that rent price trends in Hill Park Karachi are subject to vary based on the number of bedrooms and the exact location.
Houses for Rent in Hill Park Karachi
There are several categories of houses available for rent in Hill Park, Karachi. These include 200 sqyd, 500 sqyd, and 650 sqyd. Their renting cost starts somewhere from PKR 2.5 lakh while going up to PKR 3.5 lakh. You can also rent an upper portion in Hill Park for PKR 50 thousand to PKR 70 thousand.
Flats for Rent in Hill Park Karachi
Flats for rent are also available in the area. The rent of a 2-bed unit can range between PKR 35 thousand to PKR 50 thousand while the rental price of a 3-bed unit is around PKR 90 thousand.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls In And Near Hill Park Karachi
There’s no shortage of well-developed and fully air-conditioned malls in and near Hill Park, Karachi. The most famous one, Dolmen Mall is only about 11-minute drive away from the area of residence. This mall is widely visited by people from almost every area of Karachi. It houses the outlets of nearly all the renowned brands including Alkaram, Diners, Baby Shop, J., Levis, Maaz Jee, Nike, Titan, and many more. Also, the mall is also home to outlets of popular food brands in its food court. From KFC and California Pizza to Ginsoy and Delfrio, almost every restaurant brand has an outlet in Dolmen Mall’s food court.
Other nearby shopping malls include Dean’s Shopping Mall which is located at the driving distance of 6 minutes. Jumeirah Mall can be reached within 7 minutes. Glamour One and Kehkashan Shopping Mall are reachable within 8 and 9 minutes respectively. Al Faisal Shopping mall is located about a 10-minute drive away from Hill Park. Residents can also visit City Centre Shopping Mall that can be reached within 12 minutes from the locality.
Restaurants And Bakeries In And Near Hill Park Karachi
The nearby area of Hill Park is just swarmed with restaurants, food outlets, shops, and bakeries. There can never be any difficulty in finding a food outlet in the area, especially since everything and anything is served on Sindhi Muslim SMCHS Food Street, the most famous street all around Karachi. It takes only 8 minutes to reach there via Shahrah-e-Faisal. A large number of fast food joints, restaurants and bakeries are present here. Some examples are KFC, California Pizza, Nandos, Royal Restaurant, Hyders, Bundoo Khan and Hob Nob Bakery. Besides, Noorani Kebab House, located at Tariq Road, is also a popular spot for enjoying traditional dishes. Scroll down to have a detailed overview of many other restaurants located near Hill Park with their driving distances:
- Sultan – The Royal Eatery (5-min drive away)
- Cocochan Karachi (5-min drive away)
- Sheikh Abdul Ghaffar Kabab House (6-min drive away)
- Biryani King (7-min drive away)
- Pizza Hut (7-min drive away)
- Imperial Court Restaurant (7-min drive away)
- La Chine (8-min drive away)
- Yuan Tung Restaurant (8-min drive away)
- Arizona Grill (9-min drive away)
- Roaster Coffee House & Grill (9-min drive away)
- Subway (10-min drive away)
- Ginsoy (10-min drive away)
- Zahid Nihari Restaurant (10-min drive away)
- Foods Inn (11-min drive away)
These are just a few restaurants operating near Hill Park. Just like restaurants, bakeries near Hill Park Karachi are also too many to count. Some nearest bakeries are Blue Ribbon Bakery, Ideal Bakery, Ambala Sweets & Bakers, Pie in the Sky, La Farine, Rahat Bakery, and Khalid Sweets n Bakers.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres Near Hill Park Karachi
The presence of Hill Park itself in the Hill Park residential area is an excellent source of entertainment and outdoor activities. Residents can visit Hill Park Cricket Ground within 5 minutes to play cricket matches and other sports. Other sports facilities near the neighbourhood include Memon Sports Ground, Kutchi Memon Ground, Suleman Yousuf Molai Ground, and Chanesar Blue Football Ground.
As for fitness centres near Hill Park Karachi, you can visit Big Boss Fitness Challenge Gym, Torso Gym, Bushara Shahab Fitness Studio, Yaqoob Fitness Gym, Element Fitness Healthy Club and Tooba’s Fitness Gym. The fitness centres are located close to the area.
Parks Near Hill Park Karachi
Apart from Hill Park, Jheel Park, and Usmania Family Park are located nearest to Hill Park. Both can be also be reached within 5 to 6 minutes from the locality. Other parks near Hill Park Karachi are Ladies Park, CPLC Ladies & Children Park, Model Park, and Aqsa Park.
Salons and Spas In And Near Hill Park Karachi
Hill Park, as an area, is also home to many salons. Some salons and spas in and near Hill Park Karachi are Wajid Khan Salon, Sahar Salon, The Makeover Place Beauty Salon, Nazia Naz Salon, Libra’s Beauty Parlour, and Second Skin Salon & Spa.
Bahadurabad, Tariq Road, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Baloch Colony, and Sindhi Muslim Cooperative Housing Society are some thoroughly developed, and densely populated areas of Hill Park Karachi. Hill Park is at the centre of Karachi and every other area is rapidly and conveniently reachable from Hill Park. The ease of commute and ready availability of necessary utilities makes Hill Park one of the best areas and neighbourhoods of Karachi to live in.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Due to being at the centre of everything, the area faces some commotion and traffic congestion. Since many families visit Hill Park quite frequently, a good deal of traffic can be seen, especially on Saturdays and Sundays. Moreover, as this area is connected to popular areas of Karachi like PECHS, Tariq Road and Shahrah-e-Faisal, traffic congestion tends to increase during morning and evening time. Besides, properties are usually expensive in the locality as it is considered one of the posh areas of Karachi. However, Hill Park Karachi is a beautiful residential area to live in, fully adorned with beautiful roads, streets, and alleys.
Importance of Hill Park Karachi from major locations nearby
- Dolmen Mall, Tariq Road is only 12 minutes’ drive away
- Residents can visit Hill Park as its very close to the residential areas
- Naheed Super Market is at a 6-minute driving distance
- Baloch Colony Flyover can be reached within 8 minutes