ABOUT MEDIA TOWN RAWALPINDI
Media Town Rawalpindi aims to address the changing dynamics and evolving housing requirements of the urban population. Increasing levels of awareness have made it somewhat mandatory for housing societies to address the need for necessary amenities as well as luxurious extras, and this is precisely what Media Town offers.
The housing community is spread across 1600 Kanal and consists of 4 blocks, from A to D. All the necessary requirements including water, power, electricity, sewerage systems, and proper roads are available to the people who want to live in this society. Media Town has also paid particular attention to Horticulture to keep the environment clean, green, and healthy. This project can be a suitable solution for people looking for ready to move in properties in Rawalpindi. Like all developed housing schemes, the value of this housing community has risen and will continue to increase in the future, benefitting residents and investors alike.
Planning and Development
Block C and D are almost complete, while the development work for block A and B is underway. A 40 feet wide road, equipped with horticulture and streetlights, has been developed. Moreover, the housing community has underground electrical wiring for safety and environmental reasons. Underground installations experience fewer transmission losses, have lower maintenance costs, and perform better in terms of power breakdowns.
AT A GLANCE
- Gated community
- Water supply
- Underground electricity wiring
- Street lights
- Wide roads
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport near Media Town Rawalpindi
Some bus stops located near Media Town include Road H Bus Stop in Bahria Town Phase, Korangi Bus Stop on Islamabad Expressway, Defence Road Stop on Morgah, Alshifa Trust Eye Hospital Bus Stop on Grand Trunk Road and Katcheri Bus Stop in Lalazar. Do keep in mind that the bus stops aren’t located at a walkable distance. People currently living in and future residents of Media Town can ask neighbours with personal vehicles for a lift or use rickshaw’s and ride-hailing services to get to the bus stops. Besides, people who are fond of cycling have the opportunity to cycle half-way to the bus stops.
All these bus stops are at a drive of approximately 10 to 25 minutes.
Markets in and near Media Town Rawalpindi
Residents of Media Town can buy daily staples from Dana Pani General Store and buy fresh vegetables and fruits from Green Plus located in Block C of Media Town. They can also visit markets located in adjacent areas including Mini market and the Old Market in Chaklala Housing Scheme 3, Harley Street Market on Harley Street Rawalpindi, Electronic Market on Service Road North, Asghar Mall scheme. Moreover, the vegetable and fruit market on Bank Road, Saddar and Quba Market in PIA colony are also nearby.
It takes around 15 to 40 minutes to reach these markets by road, which are almost 5 to 15 km from Media Town.
Mosques in and near Media Town Rawalpindi
A beautiful mosque is under construction in Block D of Media Town. Meanwhile, residents can pray at the Jamiya Mosque in Phase-2 of Gulraiz Housing Scheme, Executive Lodges Mosque and Phase 6 Mosque in Bahria Town Rawalpindi and Masjid Alhuda Ahle Hadith in Pakistan Town.
It takes 8 to 15 minutes to reach these mosques, which are a little over 2 to 4 km from this town.
Schools, Colleges And Universities near Media Town Rawalpindi
Some prominent schools near Media Town include:
- Roots School System in Sector A, Phase-1, DHA, Rawalpindi
- Public School in Sector A, PWD Society
- Beaconhouse School System on National Highway 5, Islamabad
- The Smart School in Block E, Soan Gardens, Rawalpindi
- Roots IVY International School on Peshawar Road, Westridge 1, Rawalpindi
It takes almost 10 to 40 minutes to reach these schools, which are at a distance of nearly 3 to 14 km.
Colleges and universities located near the housing scheme are Punjab College on Morgah Road, Superior College on Grand Trunk Road near Bahria Town Gate 1, Foundation University Rawalpindi Campus on New Lalazar Road, Concordia College on G.T Road, DHA Phase 2, Askari College on Saif Ullah Lodhi Road, Ripah International University on Peshawar Road, Govt Viqar-un-Nisa College for Women on Jahangir Road and Capital University of Science and Technology on Kahuta Road.
These institutes are at a distance of around 6 to 14 km and can be easily accessible within 15 to 35 minutes by road.
Banks near Media Town Rawalpindi
Many well-known banks can be found near Media Town. MCB Bank on Morgah Road, First Women Bank Limited in Rawalpindi Cantt, Habib Bank Ltd. in Bahria Town, Sonri Bank in DHA, Phase 2, HSBC on Bank Road, and National Bank of Pakistan on Peshawar Road are some prominent banks located in the vicinity.
It takes just about 8 to 25 minutes to reach these banks by road.
The wiring for electricity in Media Town is underground. Backup has also been put in place to supply uninterrupted electricity to the residents of the housing community during times of power outages.
Clinics and Hospitals near Media Town Rawalpindi
Living near hospitals and clinics is crucial for those who suffer from a certain health condition or look after someone in the family with health issues. Thankfully, known medical centres and hospitals can be found in the vicinity.
Attock Hospital Ltd on Morgah Road, Maryam Memorial Hospital in Bahria Town, Shaafi International Hospital on Main PWD Double Road, Doctor’s Town, Cantt General Hospital on Hospital Road, Bilal Hospital on Sadiqabad Road and Madina Medical Centre in Satellite Town are located nearby.
It takes 10 to 30 minutes to reach these places, which are at a distance of 4 to 20 km from Media Town Rawalpindi.
PROPERTIES IN MEDIA TOWN RAWALPINDI
Sales Price Trends in Media Town Rawalpindi
Houses for Sale in Media Town Rawalpindi
The price range for houses in Media Town differs depending on the number of rooms and the size of the house. Media Town offers houses of 5 marla and 10 marla for sale. The selling price for 5 marla houses starts at PKR 1.35 crore and goes up to PKR 1.45 crore. The most economical house in this category has 5 bedrooms, while the most expensive one has 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 1 servant quarter, 2 kitchens, 2 T.V. lounges, and car parking. People interested in 10 marla houses in Media Town will be glad to know that the selling price of 10 marla unit starts at PKR 1.7 crore and goes up to PKR 2.8 crore. The house valued at PKR 1.7 crore has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, while the pricier one worth 2.8 crore has 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 1 kitchen, 2 servant quarters, 1 drawing room, 1 dining room, 1 store room, and 9 parking spaces.
Plots for Sale in Media Town Rawalpindi
Limited plots of 5 marla are up for sale in Media Town, out of which the lowest priced plot is worth PKR 12 lakh, while the most pricy one is worth PKR 75 lakh. Furthermore, 10 marla plots are also being offered for sale in the housing community. The most economical plot in this category is priced at PKR 78 lakh, while the most expensive plot is worth PKR 1.6 crore.
Rent Price Trends in Media Town Rawalpindi
Houses for Rent in Media Town Rawalpindi
Quite a few houses of 10 marla are being offered for rent in Media Town. The most economical 10 marla house is available for a monthly rent of PKR 39 thousand, featuring 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a TV lounge, a drawing room, and a car parking. The most expensive house in this category is available at a monthly rent of PKR 85 thousand. It’s a spacious house with 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls near Media Town Rawalpindi
From international names to local brands, residents of Media Town can shop a variety of products at the various malls located nearby including Amazon Mall and Kashan Mall in Bahria Town, Safari Mall in Safari Villas, Faisal Shopping Mall on Kashmir Road, Rafay Mall on Peshawar Road, Gold Point Shopping Mall on Murree Road and Midway Shopping Centre in Satellite Town.
The malls are located at a distance of approximately 3 to 18 km from Media Town and it takes just about 10 to 30 minutes to reach them by road.
Restaurants And Bakeries near Media Town Rawalpindi
Top quality restaurants are up and running in the nearby areas. Residents of Media Town can enjoy scrumptious meals with family and friends at Hot ‘n’ Chilli PWD and Bala Tikka House in Police Foundation Society. More choices include Khiva Revolving Restaurant and Diva Restaurant in Bahria Town, Rawalpindi.
Locals can enjoy BBQ food at Bar B.Q. Tonight located near main G.T. Road, DHA, Phase 2, and those fond of grilled food can enjoy their favourite meal at the Roasters Coffee House & Grill situated in Bahria Town, Rawalpindi.
Moreover, those fond of desserts can go to Tehzeeb Bakers in Police Foundation, Funky Bake in Bahria Town, Rahat Bakers in Chaudhry Akhtar Arcade and Butter’s Bakery in Gulbahar Scheme.
It takes almost 6 to 30 minutes to reach these eateries, which are at a distance of about 2 to 9 km from this town.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres near Media Town Rawalpindi
Some fitness studios located near Media Town include Fitness Zone Gym in Hoor Plaza on PWD Road, Raja Martial Arts & Fitness Gym in Bahria Town Rawalpindi, Fitness First in PWD Housing Society, Dar’s Gym on Bostan Khan Road, Elite Fitness Dojo in Chaklala Housing Scheme 3 and Life Fitness Plus Gym in Jhanda Chichi.
Apart from these fitness institutes, residents of Media Town can also play volleyball at the Pindi Boys Volleyball Club in Chaklala Cantt. It takes almost 10 to 20 minutes to reach these places by road.
Parks in Media Town Rawalpindi
Living near greenery is not only healthy but it also soothing to the eyes. All blocks of Media Town have beautiful parks. Residents of Media Town can relax, have picnics or enjoy different sports in various parks that can be found in the housing community.
Parks with playground equipment for kids, including safe swings, can also be found in Media Town.
Salons and Spas near Media Town Rawalpindi
Parlours offering beauty and grooming services are located in adjoining areas of Media Town. Pearl Beauty Salon in Bahria Town, Moms and Sisters Beauty Parlour in Gulzar-e-Quaid, Ayesha Beauty Parlour in Ghori Town and Fatimah Beauty Parlour in Mehran Market, Saddar. These salons are located at an estimated commute of 10 to 35 minutes.
Cinemas near Media Town Rawalpindi
People looking to buy properties in Media Town can visit the Arena in Bahria Town, Phase 4, Cinepax on Kachehri Road, Jinnah Park and Ciros Cinema in Saddar. It takes an estimated time of 12 to 35 minutes to reach these places by car.
Developed colonies and towns of the city including Doctor’s Colony, PWD Colony and Bahria Town are located nearby. Besides, the Islamabad Expressway, Sihala Railway and Rawal Lake also lie in close proximity to Media Town Rawalpindi.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Media Town is not the best fit for people on a tight budget. No flats are up for sale in this society. Moreover, no apartments are available for rent, and the only houses that are up for rent are of 10 marla. Public mode of transport is also not the most ideal from Media Town's location.
Importance of Media Town Rawalpindi from major locations nearby
- Doctor’s Colony is at a drive of 7 minutes
- PWD Colony is at a drive of 13 minutes
- Sihala Railway is at a drive of 37 minutes
- Islamabad Expressway is at a drive of 18 minutes
- Bahria Town Rawalpindi is at a drive of 34 minutes