ABOUT MODEL TOWN, LAHORE
Model Town, Lahore is one of the most upscale housing societies in the city. The foundation of the housing society was laid back in 1923, and the town has grown and prospered ever since, retaining its original beauty and appeal. The town spans across 1,463 acres and has a 68 km long network of carpeted roads and footpaths (walkways). The town is decorated with old trees and well-manicured flower beds coupled with lush green spaces, 2.5 km long night-lit jogging track with restrooms, separate exercise areas for ladies, a community centre, and a wedding complex.
This town is divided into 10 different blocks (from A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, to K). However, block L, M, N, P, Q, R, and S are on the outskirts of the town and are administered by the LDA. These blocks are known as “Model Town Extension” and located next to the central square of Model Town on West Avenue. The community has been purposefully designed in a square shape, with major roads and streets dividing the town into various blocks.
Model Town is also home to a hospital that features medical and surgical units, specialised departments, OPD and 24/7 emergency and trauma centre. The society also boasts a Central Commercial and a Bank Square, both of which are located in the centre of the community. The commercial area of Model Town remains alive with the sounds of customers visiting the various food, and fashion outlets, banks, pharmacies, departmental stores, and coffee shops present here.
Model Town is located near Kalma Flyover and Ferozepur Road, and its location makes it an ideal housing society. Better yet, the community also boasts all the essential amenities, such as parks, restaurants, schools, and hospitals. This posh area of Lahore is favoured by politicians, bureaucrats, senior journalists, celebrities, and other sports personalities for their personal residence. The properties up for sale in Model Town are perfect to be considered as high-end housing options or lucrative investment opportunities. The neighbourhood is connected to New Garden Town on one side, and meets Faisal Town, Lahore, at the other end via Model Town Extension. Besides, Link Road, Model Town, Lahore is frequently used by the people travelling to Township and other areas of the city.
AT A GLANCE
- Fully developed
- Significant developments nearby
- Offers high-end residential and commercial properties
- Home of many high-profile individuals
- Safe and secure investment
- Water, electricity, and gas available
- Provision of educational institutions and medical centres
- Public transport readily available
- Central commercial zone
- Carpeted road network
- Home to several sports clubs and grounds
- Boasts lush green parks and green belts
- Mosques and churches
- Proper sanitation services
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport in and near Model Town, Lahore
Model Town, Lahore is home to and surrounded by many bus stops, making public transport readily accessible to everyone. For instance, the Block A Bus Stop is only 3 minutes away, while Block B Bus Stop is only 5 minutes away from Jinnah Foundation School, Block A. Also, Block C Bus Stop only takes 3 minutes to reach, whereas Block D Bus Stop is reachable within 10 minutes from TCS Courier, Block B. Furthermore, residents can reach Block E Bus Stop within 4 minutes, Block F Bus Stop in 6 minutes and Club Chowk Bus Stop in Block F is only 9 minutes away from Lahore Grammar School, Block E. Luckily, all the bus stops are at walkable distances, providing speedy access to the central city.
Residents can also find more bus stands near the boundaries of the town. For instance, Model Town Bus Station near Block C is around 7 minutes away by foot from Block C Park, while Naseerabad Metro Bus Station is roughly 5 minutes away from Arfa Karim Park. Moreover, you can also find public transport from Arfa Software Technology Park Bus Station in Model Town, Ferozepur Road, situated 6 minutes away, and Children Hospital Metro Station, around 7 minutes away by foot from Punjab Information Technology Board.
As for newer commute options, Metro Bus Service, a venture of Punjab Masstransit Authority (PMA). The nearest Metro Station is 10 minutes’ drive away from Model Town.
Commuters can also access some more stops in Model Town, Lahore. To begin with, Reirhi Chowk is sited a minute’s walk away in Block G, Shaheed Chowk Bus Stop is present on Model Town Link Road, Block F, and Dhobi Ghat Bus Stop is in Block R, Model Town. From here, you can easily access all types of public transportation options available in Lahore , including traditional buses, metros, and rickshaws. You can also opt for app-based ride-hailing services in Model Town.
Also, School Stop only takes 10 minutes to reach by foot, located in Block M, Model Town Extension, while Kotha Pind Bus Stop in Block B, Faisal Town, is reachable within 8 minutes from Saira Memorial Hospital. Additionally, Abul Hassan Isfahani Road/Qazi Muhammad Isa Road Bus Stand in Block N, Central Flats Model Town, is about a 10-minute walk away from the hospital. Some more bus stops in the society include:
- Transformer Stop in Model Town Extension Block R is around 5 minutes away
- Dhobi Ghat Bus Stop in Block R of the society is reachable within 3 minutes
- Model Town Q Block Extension Bus Stand Lahore is roughly 6 minutes away
- Dhala Bus Stop Model Town is available in Block Q Commercial Area Model Town and approachable within 6 minute
However, all the stops are at a walkable distance from Ladies Cricket Ground, located in Model Town area.
markets in and near Model Town, Lahore
The availability of markets and commercial zones in a society benefits the resale value of a property in more than one way. Having markets nearby is among the many factors that add to the appeal and financial stability of Model Town. Starting with the markets in the town, A-Block Circular Market (Model Town) only takes a minute to reach from Jamia Mosque A Block. Next, A Block Store Market hosts several shops selling electronics auto parts, and daily staples such as German Autos, Mian Autos, Mehfooz Electric Store, Allah Rakha Super Store, Sarmad Departmental Store, and K&N's Chicken Store. For sportswear, you can go to Hamza Sports, 9 Sports, and Anwar Sports, all located only 8 minutes away on Model Town Circular Road, Block A, while H Block Market only takes 5 minutes to reach in the central commercial zone of the block.
The B Block of the society is home to B Block Market, where you can find Afzaal Corporation, Gogi Electronics, and Shaheen TV Engineers. The market is only 4 minutes away by foot from Meeta’s, Block C. Besides, you can access Main Market, Servaid Pharmacy, and Anchor Super Store within 3 minutes From Block C Bus Stop, while HealthHut (Organic Food Store) is functional in Bank Square. The store is stocked with a wide range of organic products, including lentils, spices, milk, eggs, flour, organic oil, and gluten-free flour. The shop also sells keto-friendly products, jams, and fresh meat. Bank Square also hosts pet stores such as Pedigree Pet's Zone, Pets Point, The Little Meow, and Royal Pets. The stores sell pet food, pet accessories, and provide grooming services.
Block B of the society also hosts quite many grocery and stationery stores, including Chicken Sale Centre and Ithad toys and stationery stores. Also, the Block C Market is located approximately 3 minutes away by foot from Meeta’s, Block C, Model Town. The market is perfect to shop for daily groceries at discounted rates since a Utility Store is present here in Block B near Model Town Ferozepur Link Road.
People living in D Block can comfortably get daily groceries from D Block Market and Punjab Store, pinned a minute’s walk away from Jamia Mosque D Block. Further, it only takes around 5 minutes to reach E Block Market, whereas F Block Market is reachable within 10 minutes by foot from Block E Bus Stop. Besides, G Block Market is found 8 minutes away, while Fresh Fruit Corner is only a minute’s walk away from Club Chowk, Block F. Some more markets in and near Model Town, Lahore are listed below; however, their distance and time to reach are calculated from Uber Greenlight Hub, Block K:
- Khalid Market, located in Block M Commercial Area Model Town, is only 8 minutes away
- M Block Market, situated in Block M. Model Town, is about a km away
- Safdar Market, sited in Sector Z, DHA Phase 3, is reachable within 12 minutes
- Rainbow Cash & Carry on Abul Hassan Isfahani Road, is about 10 minutes away by road
- China Supermarket, sited in Block N, Model Town, only takes 9 minutes to reach
People living in the area can easily buy monthly groceries from Metro Cash & Carry Model Town Store, located only a 5-minute walk away from Shaheed Chowk, in Block G, Model Town Link Road. It is a one-stop shopping hub featuring dairy products, fresh meat & poultry products, fruits & vegetables, kitchen appliances, hygiene, personal care & grooming, and confectioneries. The mart also has a bakery where you can find several baked goodies ranging from buns, bread, croissants, pizzas, and cookies.
Schools, Colleges and Universities in Model Town Lahore
When it comes to educational institutions, residents of Model Town enjoy unparalleled advantages since a cluster of private and public schools are present in the community. For instance, one of the renowned O level schools in Lahore, the Beaconhouse School System, is functional on Central Ave, Block G, Model Town. It only takes a 6-minute walk to reach the school from Block H Bus Stop, Model Town. As per the school’s website, there are around 150 branches of the school operating across Pakistan, offering Scottish and the UK curriculum from class I to class VIII. The school has also incorporated a range of courses at different levels to enhance the core curriculum, such as in-house robotics, foreign language courses, media, and music. The school features State-of-the-art labs, clubs & societies, libraries, and sports facilities for its students.
Moreover, three branches of Lahore Grammar School are functioning in Model Town, Lahore. According to the official website of the school, LGS Model Town is operational for almost 20 years now and has around 1,200 students from playgroup to O level. The first branch of LGS 14K offers classes from playgroup to grade III (pre-juniors), located on West Ave, Block K of the town, and reachable within 10 minutes by foot from Reirhi Chowk Bus Stop, Block F, Model Town. However, it only takes around 6 minutes to reach Lahore Grammar School Pre School, sited in Block R, while Lahore Grammar School Girls Branch is about a km away in Block E, Model Town. The primary purpose of all the branches Continuous Professional Development (CPD) through various training sessions. Also, the branches boast well-equipped labs, ventilated classrooms, libraries, and a spacious sports arena.
Block Q of the society, on the other hand, is home to American Lyceum School, situated only a km away from Reirhi Chowk. The school provides a supportive and challenging learning environment to its students through various advisory programmes. Also, about a 5-minute walk away, you can find The Smart School, located in Block G, Model Town. It is one of the largest private school chains in the country and operates under the aegis of The City School. The curriculum of the school is derived from the UK National Curriculum guideline, which helps students in qualifying for the IGCSE and O & A-Level exams. The school provides classes from playgroup to matriculation in an effective and organised manner.
Then, Allied School, situated in on Capitan Mushtaq Road, Block N, Model Town, is about 12 minutes away by foot, while Soar STEM Schools in Model Town Extension, Block N takes around 10 minutes to reach by foot from the chowk. The first one is the project of the largest educational networks in Pakistan, providing students with a well-rounded education from preschool to matriculation, whereas the latter one claims to become the country's first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) school with a concept-based curriculum. The school accepts enrolments from playgroup to grade 7.
Bloomfield Hall School is another popular name, located only a walk of 10 minutes away in Block E, Model Town. The school was established in 1984 by expert educationalists from the UK and Pakistan and offers admissions from prep-classes to O/A levels. Further, Dar-e-Arqam School in Block D, Model Town, only takes a 2-minute walk to reach from Block D Bus Stop. The school has 660 campuses around the country and is popular for providing both Islamic and contemporary education in a balanced way. Besides, The New School, located in Block B, is reachable within 9 minutes by foot from the stop, while Aims High School in Block G, Model Town Lahore is about 5 minutes away from G Block Market.
Also, some more schools in Model Town, Lahore can be walked to from Block C Bus Stop, including ZM High School, sited only 6 minutes away in Block C, while Govt. APWA Girls Middle School, Model Town is about 9 minutes away on Mandar Road, Block D. Furthermore, it only takes 10 minutes to reach Jinnah Foundation School in Block A, whereas MA Grammar School is only a km away on Model Town Circular Road, Block H.
As for more choices, there are several branches of Division Public School (DPS) functioning on Model Town Circular Road. The school initially started in 1962 and has become one of the largest institutions in Pakistan offering quality education at the lowest possible fees. Beginning with DPS Nursery Wing, the school is about a 10-minute walk away from Block H Bus Stop, while DPS Boys Senior Wing is only 3 minutes away from the stop. The school offers admission from matric to O levels. Also, the schools’ state-of-the-art building features a basketball court, tennis court, auditorium, spacious classrooms, and cafeteria. Later on, in 1983, a new structure of DPS Girls’ Wing was built, after which the school started to admit girls in primary and secondary levels.
Next comes The City School (Model Town Link Road Campus), sited in Block M, only 9 minutes away by foot from Quran Academy Model Town, Block K. The school is another superior option for residents of Model Town, Lahore. The school is considered to be one of the most renowned institutions around the country and follows a modified version of the UK National Curriculum along with an advanced learning management system. You can enrol your kids from grade 3 to matric here. Also, the nursery campus of the school is operational about 10 minutes away in Block 12-L, Model Town Ext., and provides admissions from Playgroup to Class 2. Furthermore, the Link Road branch of The City School is only a km away from Block P, Model Town. The school follows a co-education system and offers admission from playgroup to O levels/ Matric.
Some more private schools in Model Town, Lahore are listed below:
- M.Q. Foundation School and Lahore Foundation High School located in Block P, are about 4 minutes away from Jamia Mosque Block P
- Alifya Early Years is in Model Town Extension, Block P, reachable within 4 minutes by foot
- London Academic Plan School Ghazi, located in Punjab Society Ghazi Chowk, is only 5 minutes away
- Shuhada-e-APS Girls High School is located only 10 minutes away in Block E, Model Town
- Roots International School is operational on Circular Road Block H, only a couple of minutes away from Block H Bus Stop
Some renowned government colleges are also situated in Model Town, Lahore. These include Divisional Public School & Intermediate College, positioned in Block H and reachable within 9 minutes by foot from Model Town Park. Also, it only takes 5 minutes to arrive at Government College for Women, situated on Model Town Circular Road. Both colleges offer intermediate and undergraduate programmes. Furthermore, Eastern College is around a km away, located on Abul Hassan Isfahani Road, Block L, Model Town, while Concordia College is a few minutes’ walk away in Block L, Gulberg III.
Law students can head to Quaid-e-Azam Law College, situated roughly 5 to 7 minutes away on Model Town Link Road, Block G. As per the website, the institution was founded in 1987 and became the first law college in the private sector of Punjab. The college offers a 5-year LLB programme under a seasoned faculty consisting of practising lawyers and judges. The college also offers a Legal Education Support Programme to improve the legal and prosecution skills of students. Besides, the Institute of Law in Block C, Model Town, is another option for students looking to obtain a law degree.
Block E of the town hosts National Textile College & Management Institute, located a couple of minutes’ walk away from Lane 37, Block D. Similarly, it only takes a walk of 4 minutes to reach Government Model Degree College, pinned in Block M, Model Town. The all-boys college was established by the society in 1970 and comprises spacious classrooms, science labs, library, playgrounds, and admin block. The college offers intermediate and bachelors in the faculty of arts, science, and commerce, whereas the admission in MA English is also provided by the college.
Next, the College of Shariah & Islamic Sciences is about 8 minutes away from Saira Memorial Hospital, located in Block M, Model Town. The college is affiliated with the Lahore Board and Minhaj University, offering a blend of both religious and contemporary studies. The college offers undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, and doctoral programmes in the following department:
- Department of Sharia
- Department of Islamic Studies
- Department of Arabic Language & Literature
Students can also enrol in online courses of reading, qiraat, and translation of the Holy Quran. The college boasts several facilities for its students such as:
- A library that houses around 156,000 books of modern and ancient sciences
- Four hostels for students coming from far-flung areas
- Extension lectures under renowned Islamic scholars
- Opportunities for higher education abroad
- Vast playgrounds
- Shuttle and ambulance facility
Besides, Dandy School of Fashion Design, positioned on Main Boulevard, Faisal Town, Block A, and Hunerkada Lahore, College of Visual & Performing Arts, placed near Model Town Extension, Block N, are reachable in 5 minutes. Moreover, The Limit College on Abul Hassan Isfahani Road, Block D, Faisal Town, can be reached within 5 minutes. Also, Aspire College Town Ship, standing in Bhatti Colony, is just 5 minutes away, whereas IBL College of Science, based in Civic Centre Commercial Area Faisal Town, is around a km away. However, please note that the time and distance of these colleges are calculated from Uber Greenlight Hub, Block K, Model Colony.
Students looking for universities would be glad to know that some of the most popular universities of Lahore are easily reachable from Model Town, Lahore. To start with, the University of Engineering & Technology is functional only 4 minutes away in Block R, Model Town. It is one of the finest engineering universities in Lahore, and enrols students in undergraduate, MSc/MPhil and Ph.D. programmes in the following faculties:
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Chemical, Metallurgical & Polymer Engineering
- Earth Sciences & Engineering
- Architecture & Planning
- Natural Sciences, Humanities & Islamic Studies
Likewise, Information Technology University (ITU) in Arfa Tower, Ferozepur, Nishtar Town is approximately 5 minutes away from Dar-ul-Salam, Block H. It is one-of-a-kind university in Lahore, nurturing a high-tech research environment by providing state-of-the-art facilities such as in-house start-up incubator, expert faculty staff, and vibrant campus life. The university offers undergraduate, graduate, MPhil, and Ph.D. programmes in the following fields:
- Economics with Data Science
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Management and Technology
- Computer Engineering
The university is also offering a full-fledged executive MBA in Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. EMBITE is a 2-year modular programme comprising 72 credit hours, made up of 22 courses and a final project.
Further, Superior University only takes 7 minutes to reach by car, located in Block Q, Model Town, whereas two campuses of the Virtual University (VU) are operational about 10 to 13 minutes away in Block C, Faisal Town, and Ferozepur Road, Nishtar Town. VU is one of the famous universities providing distance learning in Pakistan. According to its official website, the mission of the university is to offer quality education regardless of a student’s geographical location. The university uses a combination of reading materials, online video lectures, and audio/video tutorials for arts, computer science/IT, education, business administration, and science & technology.
In a similar vein, some of the best business management universities in Lahore are also available near Model Town, Lahore. For instance, The Superior College Lahore only takes a 5-minute walk to reach from Model Town Bus Station. The university has over 250 campuses, offering graduate and postgraduate programmes in business administration. As for undergraduate programmes, you can choose from BBA and BS (Hons), whereas MS, MBA, MPhil and Ph.D. are being offered as postgraduate programs.
Additionally, the Institute of Management Sciences (IMS) in Block E3, Gulberg III, is reachable within 5 minutes by road from Model Town Bus Station. The institute, formerly known as the Pak-American Institute of Management Sciences, was established in 1987. IMS Lahore offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in management sciences and provides a top-notch learning environment under experienced faculty staff.
Some more prominent universities near Model Town, Lahore are listed below:
- Lahore Leads University, located in Tipu Block, New Garden Town is only 2 minutes away
- The University of Lahore, situated in Block G, Gulberg III, is about 10 minutes away
- Hajvery University (HU) sited on Street 33, Industrial Area Gulberg III, is reachable within 10 minutes
- University of Punjab, Main Campus Lahore, in Khayaban-e-Jamia Punjab, is about 5 minutes away by road
- Bahauddin Zakariya University Lahore (Main City Campus) only takes 5 minutes to reach, pinned in Ahmed Block, Garden Town
Bookaholics living in Model Town can visit a public library, located on Model Town Circular Road, Block G. Visitors can use computers, read newspapers, and a collection of around 40,000 books. The membership of the library costs around PKR 500 monthly and has a separate hall for reading newspapers.
The society has a private grid station to ensure uninterrupted power supply to residents. Model Town acquired the grid station in 1940; however, the new distribution system was laid down in 1980. Further, people living in the area can also employ standby generators and UPS systems as a power backup to get round-the-clock power during breakdowns and outages.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near Model Town, Lahore
Accessing healthcare services is not an issue for people living in Model Town, Lahore. The society features a number of hospitals, private clinics, and dispensaries in almost all of its blocks. For instance, residents can easily reach Model Town Hospital on Circular Road, which is only a 2-minute walk away from Model Town Library. The state-of-the-art hospital boasts round-the-clock emergency units along with several medical and surgical departments.
Also, Khairun Nisa Hospital in Block F, Central Ave, Model Town, is reachable within 3 minutes from the library. The hospital was established in 1976 and aims to provide quality healthcare facilities at the lowest possible fees. The 76-bedded hospital also features general wards, pharmacy, specialist clinics, dialysis centre, clinical labs, and a renal dialysis centre. Following are the outpatient clinics up and running in the hospital:
- Gynaecology & Obstetrics
- General Diseases
Saira Memorial Hospital in Civic Centre, Block M, Model Town Extension, is roughly a couple of minutes’ walk away from Uber Greenlight Hub. The hospital operates cardiac surgery, dental care, emergency call, ENT, eye care, and neurology departments under the supervision of qualified doctors. Besides, Ittefaq Hospital near Block H, Model Town is just 5 minutes away by foot from Ittefaq Mosque. The hospital was built by Ittefaq Group of Industries and aims to offer quality medical care facilities at reasonable fees. According to its website, the hospital is recognised by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and provides the following facilities to patients:
- Emergency unit
- Interventional Cardiology
- Diagnostic Radiology
- Medicine & Allied Specialties
- Orthopaedic & Traumatology
- Neonatology & Cardiology
- Pathology Lab
- Surgery & Allied Specialties
Besides, Sohail Hospital, located on Central Ave, Block H, Model Town, is reachable within 10 minutes from Ittefaq Mosque, while Faisal Hospital in Block A, Faisal Town, takes around 5 minutes to reach from Asim Pet Clinic. The hospital has a laparoscopic & general surgery unit, plastic & burn surgery department, urology, 3-D ultrasound facility, and 24-hour lab, X-ray, and echocardiography services.
Moreover, patients can also head to Gulab Devi Chest Hospital, sited only 10 minutes’ walk away on Ferozepur Road, Nishtar Town. The 1500-bed hospital was established in 1928 by the British-Indian politician in the memory of his mother. However, the Gulab Devi Hospital Cardiac Complex started its operations in 1984 and is now known as one of the most trusted cardio-thoracic hospitals in the country.
Children's Hospital, located on Ferozepur, Model Town, only takes 10 minutes to reach from Arfa Software Technology Park Bus Stand. Established in 1998, the hospital provides a range of services to both inpatients and outpatients, along with diagnostic services. The inpatient department of the hospital includes:
- Neonatology, MNICU, Intermediate Care
- Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrics
- Endocrinology & Diabetes
- Infectious Diseases
Some more hospitals near the society include Lahore Medical City Hospital, only 7 minutes away, while Jinnah Hospital, Lahore on Usmani Road, Quaid-i-Azam Campus, can be reached within 10 minutes by road from Block D Bus Stop, Model Town. Further, Ihsan Mumtaz Hospital in Block E, Johar Town, is only 12 minutes away, Niazi Hospital is 10 minutes away in Block A, Johar Town, Iqra Medical Complex New Building is only 13 minutes away in Phase 1, Johar Town, and Saadan Hospital, located on Khayaban-e-Firdousi, Block E, Johar Town, is 5 km away from Block D Stop.
For regular check-ups, residents of Model Town can head to an abundance of clinics that are operational in and near the society. Starting with Model Town Women Medical Centre, Ikram Clinic (Dr Imran Hasan Khan), and Diabetes Endocrine Clinic, these are all functional only 2 to 3 minutes away by foot in Block D, Model Town. However, Bank Square is also home to some clinics such as Dental Dynamics, Dental Works Lahore, Sehat Clinic, Dentalogix, and New Model Homeo Clinic & Store. In case you have a pet that needs medical assistance, you can visit Asim Pets Clinic, Pet City Animal Hospital, Modern Pets Hospital, and Veterinary Diagnostic Lab. The veterinary hospitals are merely 3 minutes away in Bank Square Market, Model Town, Circular Road.
Some more clinics functional in Model Town, Lahore include Jinnah's Clinique Dental Associates in Block, while Bodevolution Lahore is in Block C, Model Town. Both clinics are reachable within 10 minutes, while Aslam Clinic and Babar Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy Clinic in Block C are just a km away. Additionally, it only takes 5 minutes to reach Dental Enclosure, and Dr Ikram's Clinic sited in Block A, Store Market. The time and distance of the clinics are measured from Qasar-e-Noor Community, Block A, Model Town.
Next comes Dr Faira Tahir Medical Clinic, Dental Hub Clinic, Hashmi Medical Centre, Zahoor Clinic, and Shamim Noor Clinic are only 8 minutes away in Block Q of the society, while Al Nisa Clinic is in Block R, a km away. Moreover, Rex Clinic on Model Town Link Road, Block Q, takes around 10 minutes to reach from G Block Market. Further, you can reach The Medicators in Extension Block M Commercial Area Model Town, only 8 minutes away from Uber Greenlight House, 360 Physio Clinic is 7 minutes away in Extension Block N, Model Town, and Dr Safoora's Skin Care Laser Clinic, located in Block A, Faisal Town, is 2 km away from the society.
In case you have a pet that needs medical assistance, you can find Asim Pet Clinic near Faisal Town Chowk in Block L. The clinic is reachable within a couple of minutes from Faisal Hospital, while one more branch of Asim Pet Clinic is operational in Bank Square of the society.
Mosques and Churches in and near Model Town Lahore
There are spacious mosques in each block of Model Town, making taking care of religious obligations easier for everyone. Starting with Block A, Jamia Masjid A Block is centrally located and easily accessible from every corner of the society. As per Google reviews, the well-maintained mosque features an air-conditioned prayer hall carpeted with clean praying mats. The mosque also has an open-air prayer area along with a separate wudu facility, whereas Jamia Masjid Alhuda is just a couple of minutes’ walk away near Goga Chaney, Block A, Model Town.
Some more mosques are present in different blocks of the society. Block B is home to Jamia Masjid Dar-ul-Qurra, which is a minute’s walk away from Lane 14, while Block C of the community hosts the Bait-ul-Noor Mosque, sited about 5 minutes away by foot from Lane 26. Also, there are two central mosques in Block D, reachable within a minute from Lane 35, while the Central Mosque of Block E is just walk of 2 minutes away from King Poultry, Block E. Then, the Jamia Mosque in E Block is quite a beautiful mosque, surrounded by plants and trees. The mosque features a spacious parking area, tiled flooring, clean ablution area and state-of-the-art infrastructure.
Similarly, residents of Block F can also offer prayers in Block F Jamia Mosque, whereas G Block is home to Jamia Mosque, located just 7 minutes away by foot from Club Chowk, Model Town Circular Road. Also, it only takes 2 minutes to reach DPS Masjid and Jamia Masjid Mubarak, situated in Store Market, Model Town Circular Road, Block G.
Moreover, Jamia-Tul-Muntazar in Block H, Model Town, takes around 5 minutes to reach by foot, while Ittefaq Masjid in Block H, near South Ave, can be walked to in 10 minutes from Lane 68, Block H, Model Town. The first one is one of the oldest Imam Bargahs in town, constructed in 1958 by Alhaj Sheikh Muhammad Tufail. According to its website, it is the largest religious centre of the country and has a library stocked with several rare holy books, audio cassettes, manuscripts, and computers. The Jamia also offers quality education, training, and free medical facilities to its students. However, the latter is a spacious mosque and features a spacious praying hall, marble flooring, and parking facility.
Also, some more mosques in the town are placed in other blocks. For instance, three mosques are situated in Block J of the society, namely J Block Mosque, Ahle Hadees Masjid Model Town, and Rehmani Masjid Ahl-e-Hadees are about 2 to 5 minutes away by foot from Street 2, Block J, Model Town. As far as K, L, and M blocks concerned, you can reach Jamia Masjid K Block within 4 minutes, Jamia Masjid Dar-Ul-Huda, sited on Usmania Road, is only a km away in Block L of the society, while Tayyabah Masjid Ahle Hadees is just a 5-minute walk away in Block M, Commercial Area Model Town.
Besides, you will need roughly an 8-minute walk to reach Jamia Masjid Minhaj-ul-Quran, situated in Block M, Model Town Lahore. Minhaj-ul-Quran is a Pakistan-based international organisation with branches in around 100 countries. As per its website, the organisation promotes Islamic preaching and Quranic education.
Moving on, some more mosques are present in Block N of the society and reachable within a few minutes by foot. These include Jamy Masjid Ghausia, located on Abul Hassan Isfahani Road near Central Flats Block N, 4 minutes’ walk away, while Masjid Khalid Bin Waleed is about 7 minutes away near Malwari Paratha Kabab, Block N, Model Town, and Madeena Masjid is located a minute’s walk away in the central part of Block N.
Block P, Model Town also has a Jamia Mosque, sited only a minute’s walk away from Local Park, Block P, whereas five more mosques are in Block Q of the society, at a walking distance from American Lyceum School, Block G, Model Town. These are:
- Masjid Ameer Hamza is just 2 minutes away
- Q Block Mosque is reachable within 3 minutes
- Jamia Masjid Haq Chaar Yaar is approximately 6 minutes away
- Muslim Masjid is about 8 minutes away by foot
- Darbar Wali Masjid in Block Q Commercial Area is reachable within 4 minutes
People living in and near Block R of the society can conveniently offer prayers five times a day in R Block Mosque, Model Town. The mosque is only a 2-minute walk away from Adnan Park, R Block. The mosque is fully air-conditioned and ventilated and offers a pleasant environment to worshipers. Also, there is Masjid Alamgir Villas, present in R Block, just 8 minutes away from the park.
Besides mosques, Model Town is also home to St Esther Memorial Church DOR, sited a 6-minute walk away on Model Town Circular Road, Block Q from Rehman Foundation Hospital, Block G, Model Town. Also, it takes around 6 minutes to reach The Gospel Faith Ministries of Pakistan, located on SMA Hai Road, Block R, Model Town, while Alpha Omega Church Pakistan, Gods Love Church, Temple of God Church, and Grace Assemblies of Pakistan Church are all about 10 minutes away in Bahar Colony, Lahore.
The following are some more mosques and churches located near Model Town, Lahore. However, the time and distance are calculated from Model Town Park:
- Jamia Masjid Madni, situated in Block C, Faisal Town, is only 9 minutes away
- Jamia Masjid Abu Bakr Siddique, located on Milaad Street, Block A, Faisal Town, is about 8 minutes away
- ASTP Mosque, sited in Nishtar Town, is reachable within 10 minutes
- St. Peter's Church Kot Lakhpat and St. John's Church in Liaquatabad (Dhalla), Lahore are 11 minutes away
- Pentecostal Church Lahore only takes 11 minutes to reach, pinned on Nasrat Road, Rehmat Pura
- Bethania Lutheran Church, located in Modern Colony, is 3 km away
Banks in and near Model Town Lahore
Easy accessibility to commercial zones and financial institutions makes life more comfortable and also translates into better returns on investment for potential investors. Thankfully, the central commercial Bank Square is home to some of the most known banks in Pakistan. For instance, it only takes 2 minutes to reach the National Bank of Pakistan, Summit Bank, United Bank Limited, The Bank of Punjab, Silk Bank, Allied Bank Limited, and Muslim Commercial Bank from Block C Bus Stop. All the banks are functional in Bank Square Central Commercial Market near Model Town Circular Road.
Also, Meezan Bank Limited, Standard Chartered Bank, Burj Bank Limited, JS Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank, Bank Islami, and a branch of Western Union are functioning just a 2-minute walk away in Block C, Bank Square, Model Town.
As for more choices, there are some more banks helping residents with their day-to-day financial needs. These are Soneri Bank, Habib Bank Limited (HBL), Askari Bank, Muslim Commercial Bank, and Bank Alfalah. These banks are also located in Bank Square near Model Town Circular Road and reachable within a minute by foot from Lane 21, Model Town, Lahore.
On the other hand, other blocks of the society also host several banks. To name a few, Apna Microfinance Bank Limited is functional just 2 minutes away by foot in Block A, Store Market, while Habib Bank Limited Islamic Banking only takes a 4-minute walk to reach, located in Model Town Circular Road, Block H.
Besides, Alfalah Bank Islamic and Meezan Bank in Block K, Model Town, only take 10 minutes to reach by foot from Block F Bus Stop, while there are some more branches of banks dotted near East Ave, Model Town. These include UBL Ameen, Allied Bank, Meezan Bank, HBL, and MCB, located more or less 5 to 8 minutes away by foot on Ferozpur Road, Block M, Gulberg III.
Moreover, a cluster of banks is functional on Model Town Link Road, about 2 to 3 minutes away from Shaheed Chowk, Block F, including Allied Bank, Meezan Bank, Bank Al Habib, Bank Alfalah, and Muslim Commercial Bank. Also, Faisal Town, Lahore is home to several banks located just 3 minutes away, for instance:
- One more branch of The Bank of Punjab is located about 3 minutes away on Abul Hassan Isfahani Road, Block C1, Faisal Town
- It only takes 3 minutes to reach Soneri Bank and HBL, situated in Block B, Faisal Town
- Meezan Bank is operational just 2 minutes away on Abul Hassan Isfahani Road, Block B, Faisal Town
- MCB Islamic Bank Ltd. and Sindh Bank are reachable within 3 minutes, located in Block A, Faisal Town
- Dubai Islamic Bank only takes around 3 minutes to reach by road, sited in Block D of Faisal Town
Most of these banks also have their ATMs present in or attached to the branch.
Security in Model Town Lahore
Model Town features a 24/7 foolproof security system along with road surveillance vehicles connected to a central security room. The society also has security barriers at every entrance and exit point. All the gates are closed after 9 pm; however, the main entrance points remain open 24/7. Residents of Model Town also use vehicle stickers issued by the society’s administration for identification.
PROPERTIES IN MODEL TOWN, LAHORE
Sale Price Trends in Model Town, Lahore
Model Town, Lahore is an LDA-approved housing society, offering a luxurious lifestyle along with a host of amenities. However, it is vital to do a thorough analysis of some factors such as location, transportation links, and the latest market trends to zero-in on the best option.
Houses for Sale in Model Town, Lahore
Potential investors and buyers can find a variety of properties in Model Town, Lahore. The price trend of 2 to 3 marla houses in the society ranges between PKR 35 lakh to PKR 1.5 crore, while 5 marla houses in Model Town, Lahore, can cost anywhere between PKR 95 lakh to PKR 1.45 crore. Please note that the prices may vary as per the size, area, and number of rooms.
Further, the asking price of luxurious 10 marla houses in Model Town, Lahore, starts at PKR 1.3 crore and goes up to PKR 5.2 crore. The residences feature spacious bedrooms with attached baths, marble/tile/chip flooring, big car porch, dining room, TV lounge, American style kitchens, and terrace. Besides, some well-maintained 1 kanal double/single-storey houses and bungalows are also up for sale in the town. The asking price of 1 kanal houses in Model Town, Lahore ranges between PKR 2.5 crore to PKR 9.5 crore, whereas investors interested in buying 2 kanal houses in the society should keep a budget of around PKR 7 crore to PKR 16 crore in mind. Luckily, you can pay this amount in convenient instalments. A newly constructed 2 kanal house usually comprises an ideal location, exquisite exterior, lawn, servant quarter, electricity backup, and a storeroom.
Moreover, several high-end 3 kanal houses are also available for living and investment purposes. The asking price of 3 kanal houses starts at PKR 10 crore and goes as high as PKR 21 crore, while 4 kanal houses can cost anywhere between PKR 19 crore to PKR 29 crore. Real estate investors can also find elegant 6 kanal houses in different blocks of Model Town for PKR 26 crore to PKR 42 crore. The bungalows feature outstanding architecture, beautiful indoor play area for kids, green belts, and 8 king-size bedrooms with luxurious washrooms.
flats for Sale in Model Town, Lahore
The sale price of a studio flat in the society starts at PKR 15 lakh, which can hit a high of PKR 65 lakh, while 1-bed apartments in the community cost a minimum of around PKR 16 lakh. Several spacious 2-bedroom apartments in Model Town, Lahore, are also up for sale for anywhere between PKR 20 lakh to PKR 70 lakh. However, the asking price of 3-bedroom luxury apartments ranges between PKR 23 lakh to PKR 70 lakh.
You can also find several flats in Block Q, Model Town, Lahore, with prices ranging between PKR 16 lakh to PKR 30 lakh, while the cost of flats available in Block M starts from PKR 43 lakh and goes as high as PKR 75 lakh.
Plots for Sale in Model Town, Lahore
Prospective buyers can also get their hands on commercial and residential plots and enjoy a great return on investment. For instance, Model Town Link Road boasts 3 marla plots for sale for PKR 36 lakh to PKR 65 lakh, while 5 marla plots in Model Town cost anywhere between PKR 52 lakh to PKR 78 lakh. Moreover, the asking price of 10 marla plots in Model Town, Lahore, starts from PKR 1 crore and goes up to PKR 2 crore. These plots are available in Block M, Block Q, Block R, and Model Town Link Road.
Besides, 1 kanal plots in Model Town, Lahore, are also up for sale for a price ranging between PKR 2 crore to PKR 7 crore. Also, luxurious 2 kanal plots in the society have a price tag of PKR 6 crore, which can reach up to PKR 20 crore. If you’re willing to make significant investments, you can buy 3 kanal to 4 kanal plots for a price ranging between PKR 13 crore to PKR 22 crore.
As for more choices, potential investors can make even more significant investments and buy 6 and 9 kanal residential and commercial plots for PKR 28 crore to PKR 47 crore. However, the proximity to commercial zones, parks, markets and mosques may influence and impact the mentioned sales price trend.
Rent Price Trends in Model Town, Lahore
Since flats and houses are a little pricey in Model Town, Lahore, you can also enjoy the same lavish lifestyle and all amenities by renting a property at affordable rates. Following, we’ve briefly discussed the latest rental trends of various properties available for rent in Model Town, Lahore.
Houses for Rent in Model Town, Lahore
Several luxuriously furnished and unfurnished residential units are available for rent in the community. However, the rental trend of houses in Model Town depends on the size of the house, the number of rooms, and its location. That said, the average rent of 5 marla houses in Model Town, Lahore ranges between PKR 27 thousand to PKR 60 thousand per month.
Further, the society also features 10 marla beautiful houses that can be rented for PKR 35 thousand to PKR 2 lakh per month. The pricier rent can be attributed to the fact that the house is fully furnished, features 5 bedrooms with attached bathrooms, TV lounge, tile flooring, American kitchen, and mirror work on walls. A well-maintained 1 kanal house is also up for rent in the town. The monthly rent of 1 kanal houses in Model Town, Lahore, is around PKR 45 thousand to PKR 3.2 lakh.
As for newly built and well-appointed 2 kanal houses in Model Town, Lahore, they are up for rent for a minimum of PKR 30 thousand and go as high as PKR 5 lakh per month. The double-storey 2 kanal houses feature state-of-the-art infrastructure, greenbelts, 7 to 8 bedrooms, spacious car parking space, marble flooring, central heating, servant quarter, lawn, laundry room, and a study room. Besides, the asking monthly rent of 3 kanal houses in the town starts at PKR 2.5 lakh, increasing to PKR 4.7 lakh per month.
Flats for Rent in Model Town, Lahore
Considering the fact that houses are quite expensive in Model Town, people can rent an apartment in the society at an affordable rent. The average rent for 1-bed flats in Model Town Lahore ranges from PKR 20 thousand to PKR 34 thousand per month, while the asking rent of 2-bed apartments in the town is between PKR 8 thousand to PKR 35 thousand, while 4-bed flats can cost a tenant up to PKR 1.7 lakh per month in rent.
Ready-for-possession commercial properties are available for sale in the society. For instance, business investors can find high-end, fully furnished shops in Model Town, Lahore , in the range of PKR 24 lakh to PKR 25 crore. Almost all the shops are situated on Model Town Link Road, offering a great investment opportunity to potential business owners. Buyers interested in commercial property in Model Town Link Road need to keep an amount of PKR 24 lakh to PKR 25 crore in mind. Moreover, the price of commercial offices ranges from PKR 1 crore to PKR 36 crore. This option often comes with an instalment plan.
As for more options, buyers can also rent commercial property in the town at affordable rates. You can easily acquire retail shops in Model Town on a monthly basis for PKR 9 thousand to PKR 7.5 lakh per month. Likewise, a good number of furnished offices in Model Town are also up for rent for PKR 13 thousand to PKR 15 lakh per month. The office with higher rentals is located on the prime location of Main Boulevard Model Town and features executive rooms, conference hall, and 8 bathrooms.
Further, a 2 kanal space for a hospital is also available for rent for PKR 21 lakh per month. The 5-storey property is situated in Block L, Model Town on the main road and features tiled flooring and electricity backup.
Most Popular Blocks in Model Town Lahore
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls in and near Model Town, Lahore
The main advantage of living near shopping malls is that you have the convenience of shopping at any time, without any distance or the constraints of associated expenses. Also, many investors believe that a property near malls is better for investment and for future capital appreciation.
When it comes to malls, Model Town boasts a huge advantage, both in terms of comfort and financial growth. Starting with shopping malls in Model Town, a couple of them are functional in the society. For instance, Zaka Mall in Block A is a small shopping centre popular for selling footwear, while KinderKraft in Bank Square Market is about 2 minutes away by foot from Asim Pets Clinic, Model Town.
Shopaholics can also head to Model Town Link Road, where they can find plenty of popular one-stop shopping hubs like Pace Shopping Centre, only a 5-minute walk away. According to its official website, the mall was inaugurated in 2005 and hosts several local and international brands, including Levi’s, Lawrencepur, Focus, and Crossroad. The mall also features a supermarket, a play area for kids along with fashion apparel, footwear, artificial jewellery, and other accessories. Apart from these facilities, the mall also hosts a handful of eateries, is centrally air-conditioned, and basement and outdoor parking for visitors.
Moreover, it only takes a 10-minute walk from Shaheed Chowk, Block F, Model Town, to reach Amanah Mall, located on Model Town Link Road. You can find the latest collection of clothes from famous brands such as Chenone, Miniso, Zeen, Hang Ten, Cambridge, Limelight, Gul Ahmed, Dinners, and Alkaram at the mall. The brands are operational on the first four floors of the mall. The food court in the mall hosts a large variety of food chains that includes OPTP, Fat Burger, RED, Curly Bites Ice Cream Rolls, Subway, Lahore Qila, Lahore ChatKhara, and McDonald’s to name a few.
Further, you can reach City Star Shopping Mall, Tele Tower Mall, and New Liberty Tower are all situated on Model Town Link Road, Bhatti Colony, just a drive of 7 minutes away. These malls are home to shops selling women clothing, embroidered dresses, cosmetics, and mobile accessories at reasonable rates. Moreover, Sultan Shopping Mall on Model Town Link Road, Muhammadpura, can be reached within a 10-minute walk from Shaheed Chowk, Block F, Model Town. The mall houses some of the most popular brands like Diner’s, Uniworth, Oxford, and Nishat Linen, whereas Al-Hafeez Shopping Mall is just a km away, sited on Model Town Link Road, G.E.C Housing Society, Phase 3.
As for more choices, there is Packages Mall, situated on Walton Road near Nishtar Town, only a 15-minute drive away from Ittefaq Masjid, Block H, Model Town. In comparison to the above malls, it is one of the best shopping malls in Lahore, founded in 1956. The mall is home to over 200 local and international brands including Cross Stitch, Agha Noor, Mantra, Charles and Keith, Borjan, ALDO, Andy Bird, and Ethnic by Outfitters. The mall also hosts several outlets of home décor, electronics items, furniture, and home appliances such as Afghan Carpet, Habitt, Haier, Gree Electronics, and Samad Carpet. The mall is also home to numerous eateries such as Alletto, Baskin Robbins, Bundu Khan Restaurant, Salt n Pepper, Pop Nosh, and Pizza Hut. Also, the presence of Bounce, Super Space, Hyperstar, and a Multiplex Cinema adds more excitement to a regular shopping experience here.
Besides, Emporium Mall is another popular mall in Lahore, situated on Abdul Haque Road, only 13 minutes away from Gallery 39k, Block K, Model Town. The mall was inaugurated by Nishat Group in 2016 and is designed by a UK-based firm, AHR-Global. The 11-storey mall is home to around 200 brands featuring everything from clothing to medicines and home décor products. You can also enjoy desi and Chinese cuisines in its spacious food court, while kids can have fun in Fun Factory, a theme park hosting six different play zones. Other facilities in the mall include a multi-screen cinema complex, hypermarket by Carrefour, and Bounce, an indoor trampoline park.
Next comes Fortress Square Mall, present only 20 minutes away in Fortress Stadium, Saddar Town. The mall hosts a mix of around 100 national and international brands and numerous dine-in options. According to the official website, the mall's mission is to provide all shopping accessories in a conducive environment. The mall also comprises a speedy escalator, electronic games, parking space, cinema, and a soft play area for toddlers named Rainbow Garden.
Additionally, Al-Karim Mall, My Shopping Centre, and Aqsa Mall are situated 5 km away in Karim Block, Allama Iqbal Town. These are small malls but host several branded outlets such as Outfitters, Engine Clothing, Levi's Factory Outlet, Breakout, Leisure Club, and Cougar. Also, Pace Shopping Mall, situated on Main Boulevard Gulberg, Block E1, takes about 15 minutes to reach, whereas Zarinas Shopping Mall in Block C, Gulberg 3, and Old Auriga Shopping Complex in Block G, Gulberg 2, are reachable within more or less 10 minutes from Gallery 39k, Block K, Model Town.
Restaurants, cafes and Bakeries in and near Model Town, Lahore
Lahore is famous for its delicious food, and Model Town makes sure to uphold the city’s culinary reputation. Bank Square Market on Model Town Circular Road boasts an abundance of restaurants, cafes, and bakeries, enough to delight and satisfy the biggest foodie. People living in the area can enjoy spicy whole chicken BBQ, chicken Kasturi kabab, Sheesh Tao, chicken mutton karhais, kababs, and other dishes in Sholay Restaurant, located around 5 minutes’ walk away from Union Council Office 207, Model Town. The restaurant has been serving quality desi food since 1989 and has maintained its quality ever since.
Some more restaurants in Bank Square Market include 114 by Insomnia Kitchen, sited only 5 minutes away. As the name suggests, the restaurant has become a perfect late-night hangout where you are served yummy food in a cosy environment. The restaurant prepares delicious soups such as Mulligatawny, cream of chicken, and clear Thai. You can also have juicy burgers, pasta, Szechwan along with pudding, Nutella crepe, and banana bread. Furthermore, for sandwiches and salads, there is a Subway operational in Bank Square Market. Subway is one of the largest sandwich chains in the world and serves customised sandwiches, Panini subs, salads, and cookies.
As for more choices in Bank Square Market, Model Town, Karachi Chatkhara serves BBQ rolls, while Arabic Shawarma & Fast Food and Rizwan Pocket Shawarma & Fast Food are famous for selling saucy pocket shawarma, crispy burgers, and beef Melti pasta. Moreover, pizza lovers can tantalize their taste buds at Delish Pizza Bar and Pizzario. The former is famous for its pizzas, while the latter also serves steaks and Chinese. Besides, Down Town Paratha is known for its Nutella and pizza paratha, Cibo Way You Like It serves cheesy pizzas, Kings Food Hub has delicious fast-food items, and Luong Wah is a Chinese restaurant serving a fusion of desi and authentic Chinese.
Also, there are some more restaurants operational in Bank Square and reachable within 5 minutes on foot. For instance, you can have malai boti with naan in Chaska Maska, Ice Food is your best bet at enjoying sandwiches and coffees, Max Burgers serves zinger burgers, grilled burgers, and chicken chowmein, while Goshi Restaurant offers an open-air sitting area with live BBQ.
Further, Block A Market is home to several eateries and food stalls. For instance, you can head to Goga Naqeebia Murgh Chaney and Amjad Sweets & Milk Shop for early morning breakfast. Both eateries serve finger-licking halwa puri with murgh chana, anda chana, achaar, and lassi, while Fancy Dahi Bhallay is a must-visit place to enjoy street food. Some more options here include Al Qaim Restaurant, Delicious Bites, Burger Centre, Al Dawood Grill Restaurant, and Mister Fast Food. All the food joints are just a 2 to 5-minute walk away from Block A Bus Stop, Model Town, Lahore.
You can also find Döner Guru, Maro Tandoor, and Bukhari Restaurant and Naan Shop, located in Block M of the society, just a 4-minute walk away from Mubashir Saeed Road, Block L, Model Town. However, Pizza Channel and Chef’s Inn Restaurant in the commercial area of Block M Extension are about 10 minutes away by foot from Block A’s Bus Stop, Model Town. The first one is a small pizza joint with a wooden interior, whereas the second features an open-air sitting arrangement.
For the love of biryani, there are a good number of options available in Model Town such as Lucknow Biryani in Block N, reachable within 3 minutes, while Karachi Naqeeb Biryani and Savor Karachi Biryani are only 4 minutes away. Also, it only takes around 5 minutes to reach Muqaddas Restaurant & Biryani House and Shahid Nihari & Biryani house. All the biryani centres are present in Block N, Model Town, and the commute time is calculated from Shah Faisal Sports Ground, Model Town Extension, Block N.
As far as cafés are concerned, you can find some of the most famous cafés in Lahore located in the society. For instance, Gloria Jean’s Coffees is operational about 5 minutes’ walk away in Bank Square, Block C, Model Town. The cafe is popular for serving hot beverages such as Cappuccino, Macchiato, Caramelatte, and Chocolate Macadamia Latté. Also, there is Bilal’s Café, Bon Ton – The Donut Café, DJ Butt Café, Café Delice, and Cafe Arabia. All these cafes serve coffee, tea, and evening snacks in Bank Square, Block C, and are roughly 5 minutes away by foot from Union Council Office 207, Model Town.
Foodies can also explore some coffee shops and street food stalls in other blocks of the society. A mouth-watering variety of doughnuts is available in Dunkin' Donuts, situated in Block A Commercial Market, about 2 minutes away by foot from Block A, Mosque. You will also find Delicious Bites in Block A, Rookie's Food Laboratory and Sarrak Pe Karrak in Block K, and Smokies on Model Town Circular Road, Lahore. All the cafes are present in Model Town and about 5 to 7 minutes away from Block A Mosque.
People who are fond of delicious sweet gourmets and cakes are spoilt for choice in Model Town. For instance, Bank Square in Block C, Model Town, is home to several bakeries including Cakes & Bakes. The bakery serves different savouries, cakes, biscuits, chicken Haleem, chicken nihari, chicken kofta, paratha, chicken rolls, and samosas, whereas Shezan Bakers & Confectioners is known for a variety of halwa and assorted biscuits in Bank Square. The bakeries are only 5 minutes away by foot from Jamia Rizvia Trust. Similarly, for customised cakes and other bakery items, you can visit Kitchen Cuisines, located on Model Town Circular Road, reachable in a walk of 5 minutes.
Gourmet Bakers & Sweets has three branches scattered in and near Model Town. The nearest branch is on Model Town Circular Road, the second one is in Bank Square Market, and the third is in Block M, Gulberg III. All the bakeries are only 5 to 10 minutes away by foot and 3 to 5 minutes away by car from TCS Courier, Circular Road. Gourmet is one of the most popular bakeries in the country, operational since 1987. The bakery serves mouth-watering bread, sandwiches, halwa jaat, traditional sweets, jams, and beverages.
Five more bakeries are just 5 to 10 minutes away from Ittefaq Masjid, Block H of Model Town, Lahore. These are Kashmir Bakers, operational in Block G, Model Town; Deco Bakers and Bundu Khan Sweets & Bakers are on Ferozepur Road, Block M, Gulberg III; Ideal Bakery is sited in Block M, Model Town, and Casa Bakery is functional in Block K of the society. Similarly, two more branches of Cakes & Bakes are reachable within 5 minutes, located in Block C1, Faisal Town, and Chaudhary Rahmat Ali Road, Township Sector A1.
Some other restaurants, cafes and bakeries in and near Model Town, Lahore, are listed below. However, the time and distance are calculated from Block A Bus Stop:
- Options - An Exotic Restaurant is just 10 minutes away in Aibak Block, Garden Town, Lahore
- Howdy Rooftop MM Alam is one of the best burger joints in Lahore, located in Block C2, Gulberg III, around 15 minutes away by car.
- Dera Restaurant is operational only 10 minutes away on Hafeez Kardar Road, Block E2, Gulberg III
- Bar BQ Tonight in Block A3, Gulberg III, Lahore, is considered to be one of the best BBQ restaurants in Lahore, offering authentic and unique desi BBQ flavours
- Cordon Bleu sited in Block C, Faisal Town is just 3 km away
- Butt Sweets & Bakers is only 9 minutes’ drive away in Block C, Faisal Town, Lahore
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in and near Model Town, Lahore
Fitness enthusiasts can readily enjoy a healthy lifestyle in model Town since there’s an abundance of sports facilities and fitness centres in and near the community. Beginning with Sports Club on Lane 47, the club only takes 3 minutes to reach by foot from Model Town Hospital. The club also boasts Model Town Society Whites Sports Club and Cage Cricket E-F Block, where you can play and practice outdoor games like cricket and football. The clubs also host several events, tournaments, and leagues throughout the year.
You can also find Victory MMA Dojo, sited only 2 minutes away by foot on Model Town Circular Road. As per its Facebook page, the club offers training in mixed martial arts, including:
- Submission grappling
- Muay Thai
Also, special classes for self-defence techniques, gun disarming, knife disarming along with locking, striking, and wrestling techniques are taught in the club under professional trainers. The club also features stamina building, kickboxing, Taekwondo, Kyokushin, and gymnastic classes for women and kids. Besides, people interested in weight loss and fitness programmes can also become a member of this club. Moreover, the society, too, has a club for healthy social interaction and physical wellbeing. The club is currently under-construction and will feature 4 tennis courts, swimming pools, squash courts, a food court, and a cinema.
K21 Sports Club in K Block on Circular Road is about 3 minutes away from Dr AQ Khan Hospital Trust. As per Google reviews, the club hosts futsal fields, gyms, badminton courts, and a basketball court, along with tennis court made of lawn, clay, and asphalt for all age groups. The club also has a restroom and a dressing room. Further, Talent Hunt Academy of Tennis, located in Block K, Model Town near West Avenue, is one of the best sports academies in Lahore along with being one of the oldest. The academy features world-class training facilities for young kids and adults and offers specialised training programmes under experienced trainers. The academy also organises several sports events and tournaments for the budding talent.
Sports aficionados can practice cricket in Nawab Cricket Club Model Town. The club is reachable within a couple of minutes, located on Model Town Circular Road. It is a multipurpose ground where you can enjoy several games, including football, hockey, and basketball. Moreover, Fame Football Club near Lane 10, Model Town, is reachable within 4 minutes by foot, while Model Town Football Club in D Block Ground is about a km away. Model Town Football Club (MTFA) has one of the best football fields where football buffs can practice and make their way to the national team. However, Cricket and Football Ground in DPS Ground on Model Town Circular Road is only 4 minutes away by road.
Some more cricket clubs and grounds in the town include Stags Cricket Club in Block H, about 4 minutes away, while it only takes around 3 minutes to reach Model Town Greens Cricket Club situated on Lane 4. Also, Shah Cricket Club in Block A, Model Town, is approximately 3 minutes away, whereas Aligarh Cricket Ground is a km away. However, the time and distance of these sports facilities are calculated from Pakistan Post, Block A, Model Town. People who like to play sports can also reach Cricket Ground, Shah Faisal Sports Ground, and New Ittifaq Cricket Club & Academy, about 5 minutes away by foot in Model Town Extension Block N.
Fitness conscious people can access a good number of gyms and fitness centres operational in the town. For instance, Matrix Health & Fitness in Bank Square Market is only 3 minutes away by foot from Block C Bus Stop. It is one of the best fitness centres in Lahore, offering customised fitness and training sessions for both male and female members. Moreover, you can also get a membership and get personal training under certified personal trainers. People can also get fresh juices, protein shakes, and granola bars from the in-house snack bar. Further, from Shaheed Chowk, you can head to Shape Active Lifestyle, functional only 5 minutes away by foot in Block P, Link Arcade, Model Town Link Road. It is also one of the top fitness centres in the city, has four branches, and offers quality services to enhance active lifestyles. As per its official Facebook page, it is the only health club in Pakistan to establish an in-house instructor certification programme that covers CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), Human Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology, and Fitness testing.
Some more sports facilities and fitness centres in Model Town, Lahore are:
- Kurves Yoga & Fitness is merely 5 minutes away from Block E Bus Stop, located in Block F
- Goodlife Fitness Pakistan is functional in Block Q and reachable within a 7-minute walk from Stages Cricket Club
- It takes only a couple of minutes to reach Ladies Gym, present in Block H
- New Yahya Fitness, sited in Sector Q, DHA, is 2 km away from the colony
- VCL Gym and Shahid Gym are about 5 minutes away in Block M, Commercial Area Model Town
Parks in and near Model Town, Lahore
Parks and green spaces in a society not only provide intrinsic environmental benefits but also play a crucial role in increasing the value of properties. It, then, comes as a piece of good news that Model Town has dedicated around 278 acres of land for parks and green areas. Also, several green belts on East Avenue are adorned with sculptured ducks, huge trees, and benches.
Further, the main entrance of the society leads to Model Town Park. It is one of the most beautiful parks in Lahore, spanning over 125 acres. This family park also has a beautiful golf course, towering trees, and a 2.8 km jogging track where people from across Lahore come for jogging, exercising, and other recreational activities. The central Model Town Park is surrounded by the inner circular road where visitors can find several eateries, including Café Delice, Sholay Restaurant, Dunkin Donuts, Pizzaro, and Gloria Jean's Coffees to name a few.
The Model Town Park also serves as a social gathering spot where intellectuals from different fields come and host lectures on various topics. Also, there is a 'Walkers Group' that organises tea parties and feasts for its members. The park is also home to a Peacocks Pen, while there is a beautiful lake surrounded by benches where visitors can sit and peacefully enjoy the beautiful view of attractive flowerbeds, rose garden, and chameli garden. Besides, the park also hosts a large play area for kids where they can enjoy playing on monkey bars, swings, Carousels, and hanging bridges.
Moreover, there are two more parks located on East Avenue, Model Town, reachable within 5 to 10 minutes on foot from Model Town Greens Cricket Club, Lane 4. The first one is Arfa Karim Technology Park, named in the memory of the world's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional, Arfa Karim Randhawa, who died on 14th January 2012 at the age of 16. The well-maintained park features neatly manicured grass, walking tracks, beautiful lake views, fountains with unique lights, and swings for kids. Also, Nawaz Sharif Park in the society near Naseerabad East Bus Stop is carpeted with neatly trimmed grass, jogging tracks, and several benches. Residents of the town usually visit these parks for refreshing morning walks, small picnics, and evening strolls.
Residents can also take their kids to Kid’s Corner, located just a couple of minutes’ walk away near Model Town Ladies Club. Here, children can enjoy several physical and recreational activities in a safe environment. The park features several rides, including slides, swings, and a children’s playground for cricket, football, and hockey. Further, Block F of the society also houses a small park near Model Town Circular Road.
If you are a resident of Block K and Block M, you can effortlessly enjoy small picnics in Milad Park, Ghausia Park, and Minhaj-ul-Quran Park, located more or less 9 minutes away in Block M, Model Town. The parks are reachable within a 5-minute walk and feature grass-beds, jogging tracks, and a playground for kids.
Moreover, it takes approximately 5 to 10 minutes to reach the following parks located in and near Model Town, Lahore:
- Tipu Block Park, located in Garden Town, is reachable within 9 minutes
- Jam-e-Shirin Park on Gulberg Road, Gulberg III, only takes 10 minutes to reach by car
- Local Park in Block P, Model Town, is about a km away from Model Town Circular Road
- Children Park and Kashmir Park are sited only 10 minutes away on College Road, Block B1, Township
- It takes about 10 minutes to reach Jinnah Park, situated in Sector A1, Township
Salons and Spas in and near Model Town, Lahore
Besides necessary facilities, Model Town features a wide range of luxurious amenities as well, including beauty salons and spas. Beginning with salons in the society, La Belle Salon & Spa is in Block B, Model Town and offers ultimate pampering sessions, while Bodevolution Lahore in Block C of the community is an aesthetic beauty and laser clinic providing radiofrequency treatments, face pigmentation treatments, facelift treatments, carbon laser facials, and laser hair removal treatments. Both the salons are only 5 minutes away by foot from TCF Courier, Circular Road, Block B.
There are some more salons and spas approachable at walkable distances from TCF Courier, Circular Road, Block B. The names include Marvel Beauty Clinic and Natasha J Beauty Salon, sited only 5 minutes away in Block C, while J S Beauty Salon and Zainab Beauty Salon are present about 10 minutes away in Block D, Model Town. All these beauty salons provide service packages that encompass massages, manicures, pedicures, and expert bridal makeup.
Women living in and around Block C, Model Town, can also head to many salons operational in Bank Square Market. Zaro Beauty Salon & Spa by Bushra Iqbal is one of the premium beauty salons in the area, operational since 1987. The salon is famous for its signature bridal makeup and hairdo. Further, Komal Beauty Parlor in Block C, Bank Square Market, also offers several services including manicure, pedicure, nail art, haircut, and hair streaking. Other salons in Bank Square include Cutting Edge Salon, Flex in Hair, Raheem Hair Salon for Ladies, Rehmat Hair Styling and Salon, and Sun In Hair Salon. All the mentioned salons are reachable within 5 minutes by foot from TCF Courier, Circular Road, Block B.
Moving on, you can access some more beauty care centres in the society such as Heer Beauty Salon, located 10 minutes away in Block N, Almay’s Beauty Studio and Hajra Studio in Block F, both about 6 to 8 minutes away, while Maira Carim's Beauty Clinic and Inspire Beauty Salon are reachable within 8 minutes, sited on Model Town Link Road, Block G. You can also visit Amna's Cutting Edge Salon, sited in Block M of the society and only a couple of minutes away by foot from Post Office, Block M.
Besides, the neighbouring societies of Model Town also host some of the most well-known salons in Lahore. To begin with, it only takes 10 minutes to reach Depilex Beauty Clinic, located in Block B, Phase 1, Johar Town. According to its website, the salon is a venture of Massarat Misbah that aims to provide the best in hair, makeup, and skincare services. The state-of-the-art beauty salon also offers custom facial, and body massages services carried out by professional therapists.
As for more options, the society neighbours many salons. For example, S Divine Spa & Beauty Salon is about 6 km away in Khayaban-e-Firdousi, Block R1, Johar Town, Al Cessa Beauty Salon, Spa & Studio is reachable within 12 minutes, located in BOR Society, Johar Town, Shades Beauty Salon takes only 15 minutes to reach by road, present in Block C2, Johar Town, and Allenora Beauty Salon is about 15 minutes away in Block M, Phase 2, Johar Town, Lahore.
cinemas in and near Model Town, Lahore
Movie buffs living in Model Town can easily reach Cinepax Cinema to watch the latest flicks. The cinema is operational just a couple of minutes’ drive away in Amanah Mall and ranks among the most popular cinemas in Lahore, equipped with the latest surround sound technology, fully reclining armchairs, and 2D and 3D multiplexes. The cinema is currently running 12 branches in 9 cities across Pakistan. CMAXX screen is one of the notable categories in the cinema and comprises comfy recliners, crisp, bright, and 100% digital laser technology and Dolby Atmos 54.1 3D surround sound system.
Next comes CineStar Cinema IMAX Theatre Township, situated in Township Commercial Area and only 10 minutes away by road. As per its website, the cinema holds the exclusive rights for IMAX Theatres in Pakistan. It offers the latest sound technology, food kiosks, and a family-friendly environment.
Form Block J, Model Town, you can access some more cinemas, for instance, Cue Cinemas is reachable within 8 minutes, and Cinestar Cinema is just 13 minutes away from the town. The first one is located in Block E2, Gulberg III, while the latter one is operational on the 4th floor of Xinhua Mall, Block B 2, Gulberg III.
A number of events take place in Model Town, Lahore throughout the year. Over the past few years, the administration of the society has been arranging Special General Meetings, Hi-Life Spring & Sports Festivals, and Hajj Balloting Ceremonies. Also, Amanah Mall Model Town also organises several events for its residents, including concerts, sales, puppet shows, rooftop live music, BBQ, Halloween parties, and magic shows.
Model Town is a well-planned society where you are never away from facilities, be it the airport, railway station, universities, or malls. Allama Iqbal International Airport is just 18 km away from the site via Major Mustafa Sabir Shaheed Road. Walton Railway Station, on the other hand, can be reached in a drive of 18 minutes from Model Town Society.
In addition, one of the most popular destinations for children and tourists, Lahore Zoo, is just a 19-minute drive away via Ferozepur road. The zoo was established in 1872 and is one of the oldest zoos around the globe. As of now, the zoo is home to about 1,200 animals of 102 species including lions, deer, reptiles, and birds. The zoo is also home to 900 trees of 60 species, playing an essential role in keeping the environment clean. The zoo also boasts a fancy bird’s aviary showcasing everything from peafowl, pheasants to macaws and western crowned pigeons. Here, kids can also enjoy camel rides and horse rides for PKR 20 only. Also, the zoo features a jumping castle, jungle café, lion house, monkey house, and Waterfowl Lake.
Further, you can have small picnics at Bagh-e-Jinnah, which is only 15 minutes away on Mall Road, Lahore. It is one of the most beautiful parks in Lahore where people can sit and relax under lush green trees and munch snacks. The park is a getaway spot where visitors can access plenty of attractions such as open-air theatre, Quaid-e-Azam Library, Gymkhana, and a sports complex.
Foodies can snack on a variety of foods on M.M. Alam Road, Lahore. It is one of the most popular food streets in Lahore, where you can find a range of restaurants serving Pakistani cuisine to western food such as Salt’n Pepper Village, HOWDY Rooftop, Café Aylanto and Turkish Restaurant.
Further, it only takes 5 minutes from J Block, Model Town, to reach Gaddafi Stadium, located in Block E2, Gulberg III. It is one of the best cricket stadiums in Pakistan, having a capacity to seat 27,000 spectators. The stadium hosted the final match for PSL 2 in March 2017 and T20 matches between Pakistan v/s Sri Lanka in September 2019. Moreover, the ground boasts National Hockey Stadium, National Cricket Academy, Punjab Stadium, Punjab Athletics Stadium, Abdul Qadir Cricket Academy, and Punjab International Tennis Complex.
Moreover, the society is surrounded by some of the most successful residential projects in Lahore, including Faisal Town and Garden Town. Further, it only takes a drive of 8 km to reach Cavalry Ground, Lahore via Ferozepur Road, 15 minutes to access Muslim Town, while Township Lahore is just 10 minutes away via Abu Bakar Road and Model Town Link Road from Shaheed Chowk.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Investors can enjoy exceptional profits by investing in Model Town, Lahore. It is an ideal, secure location surrounded by parks, hospitals, and schools, all of which make it a complete package for property seekers.
Also, the society provides proper sanitation facilities and well-paved streets. Model Town also ensures security for its residents via barriers at each exit, which at times becomes a hassle for non-residents since they are not aware of which exits to use after 9:00 pm.
Importance of Model Town, Lahore from major locations nearby
- Model Town is 18 km away from Allama Iqbal International Airport
- Walton Railway Station is just an 18-minute drive away from the town
- Lahore Zoo is just a 19-minute drive away via Ferozepur road
- It only takes 10 minutes to reach Township, Lahore via Chaudhary Rahmat Ali Road
- You can reach Phase 3, DHA Lahore within 15 minutes via Khayaban-e-Iqbal Road