ABOUT Park Road Islamabad
Park Road is a 7 km long stretch of road in Islamabad. The road also plays host to several most expensive societies and localities in the capital of Pakistan. The road is also a hub of research centres such as the National Agriculture Research Centre (NARC), GeoScience Advanced Research Centre (GARL), and the National Health Institute (NIH). The road is connected to Rawal Dam Chowk and Murree Road/Club Road at one end and Lehtrar road at the other.
AT A GLANCE
- Many National Research Institutions are located nearby
- Smooth and wide roads
- All the necessary amenities are available at an arm’s distance
- Commercial and residential land available
- Connected to other major arteries of the city
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport on and near Park Road Islamabad
The daily commute is never going to be a problem for people living near Park Road, thanks to the many bus stops and other modes of public transportation including rickshaws, taxis, and ride-hailing services readily available nearby. While Shahzad Town Bus Stop and Chatha Bakhtawar Bus Stop are the nearest, Tarlai Kalan Bus Stop, located on Lehtrar road, can also be reached in only 8 minutes. As for people coming to Park Road from the north, they can conveniently use Kashmir Chowk Bus Stop, which is 6 km away from the area. Other bus stops located near Park Road are:
- Faizabad Bus Stop, located at Islamabad ExpressWay, Kuri Road, is 14 minutes away
- Sohan Bus Stop at Ojhri Camp, Islamabad is 11 km away
- Islamabad Highway Bus Stop, located at Kuri road, is 15 minutes walk away
- Buramma Bus stop in Dar Ul Salam Colony is around 7 km away
Markets on and near Park Road Islamabad
While nearby markets are a convenience for residents of an area, they also play a significant role in determining the overall financial appeal of a locality. Also, the presence of markets is one of the many reasons that make a road frequently visited, and the same goes true for Park Road. There are several supermarkets located on and near the road. Residents of the neighbouring societies of Park Road usually head to Shahzad Town Market, located 4 minutes away on 247-252 Street 9, Shahzad Town to shop for everyday products. Another nearby option is Chatta Market, situated in Chatta Bakhtawar Town, which is just 3 minutes away.
Moreover, Kuri Market on Kuri Road is situated at the east of Park Road, only around 3 km away. Other nearby markets on Park Road include:
- Rajput General Store in Shahzad Town is 1.4 km away
- Husnain Superstore located at 252 Sunset Street, Chatta Bakhtawar Town is 4 minutes away
- Mehar Plaza situated at Jinnah Avenue, Mohran Jejan Town is about 3 km away
- Amir Tuck Shop, located at Street 7, Chatta Bakhtawar Town is 3 minutes away
Mosques on and near Park Road Islamabad
Mosques not only play a vital role in strengthening a community, but they also provide a place where the community can partake in religious activities and address small matters at hands. There are several housing colonies located on Park Road, and almost every one of them has more than one mosque situated in them. For instance, Jamia Masjid Farooq-e-Azam, located in Chatta Bakhtawar Town, is 3 minutes away, and Jamia Masjid Muhammadi in Shahzad Town is merely 1.2 km away.
Moreover, Jamia Masjid Ummul Qura on 54 Green Avenue, Chatta Bakhtawar Town, is located at a walking distance, while Jamia Masjid Quba in Chatta Bakhtawar Town takes only 3 minutes to reach. Other mosques located near Park Road are Masjid-e-Khulafa Rashedeen in Chatta Bakhtawar Town, Masjid Al Huda on Park Road, University Town Chak Shahzad, and Jamia Masjid Al Mustafa in Meherban Colony Chatta Bakhtawar Town. It takes around 5 to 8 minutes to reach these mosques by car.
Schools, Colleges And Universities on and near Park Road Islamabad
Many buyers on the lookout for a home for their family ideally want a reputed school near their place of residence. Besides, having a good school near a society can help the property’s price increase and sustain the increment. Also, it has been observed that homes for sale near schools sell out more quickly when compared to others. As such, some schools operating on and near Park Road are:
- Shafqat Memorial Model School in House #719, Street 2, Shahzad Town is 3 minutes away
- Islamabad School of Excellence, situated at Kuri Road, Chak Shehzad, Chatta Bakhtawar Town is only 2.3 km away
- New English School on Sunset Street, Green Avenue, Park Road, Chatta Bakhtawar Town can be reached in 2 minutes
- Windsor International School on 54 Green Avenue, Chatta Bakhtawar Town is at a distance of 1 km.
- Allied School, located in House 3, Park Road, Chatha Bakhtawar Town is only 2 minutes away
Other schools in the vicinity are Sitara’s School and Teachers' Training Institution in House 3, Park Road, Chatha Bakhtawar Town, which is 4 minutes’ drive away. Commodore School and IUII School in University Town, Chak Shahzad, Chatta Bakhtawar Town are 1.8 km away, while Roots Millennium School in Meherban Colony, Chatta Bakhtawar can be reached in 4 minutes.
Furthermore, quite a few colleges are also located on and near Park Road such as ICOPS (Islamabad College of Professional Studies), located on Park Lane 8, Meherban Colony, which is 1.7 km away. Besides, Commodore Learning Foundation College on Park Road, Gulshan-e-Al-Huda, can be reached in 4 minutes while Federal Medical and Dental College in Meherban Colony is 2.1 km away.
Additionally, there are many esteemed universities located near Park Road. A few of them include:
- Islamabad Institution of Health And Science on 54 Green Avenue, situated at a walking distance from Park Road
- National Textile Institute (NIT) in Meherban Colony, Park Road is only 3 minutes away
- Abasyn University Islamabad Campus, situated in Meherban Colony, can be reached in 4 minutes
- Centre of Excellence In Cyber Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance (CGRC), located in Chatta Bakhtawar Town, is 2.3 km away
- COMSAT University Islamabad on Park Road, Islamabad, is 4.1 km away
Banks on and near Park Road Islamabad
There are several banks located around Park Road, catering to the banking needs of the nearby societies’ residents. Some of the most frequented include Allied Bank & ATM, located on Street 4, Chatta Bakhtawar, which is just 2 minutes away, while HBL COMSATS Branch, located at the intersection of Park Road and Lehtrar Road, is 4.3 km away. Silk Bank, HBL Bank, Faisal Bank, ABL Bank, and Allied Bank are located on Jinnah Avenue and can be reached in around 5 minutes. The National Bank of Pakistan, located on Chak Shahzad near Post Office, is 1.2 km away from the area, while Meezan Bank, Askari Bank, Alfalah Bank, Soneri Bank, Bank Alfalah, and MCB are some more banks on Lehtrar Road that can be reached in around 5 to 10 minutes.
Clinics and Hospitals on and near Park Road Islamabad
Properties that have quick access to hospitals and healthcare facilities are considered premium in the real estate market. People living in and near the societies that have easy access to quality healthcare facilities can consider themselves lucky. As for Park Road, the hospitals and clinics in the vicinity are equipped with the latest hi-tech equipment to provide the best immediate medical attention in case of an emergency. Some of them are:
- Doctor Haqdad Clinic, Street 2, Shahzad Town (4 minutes away)
- Amina Clinic, 88 Street 3, Shahzad Town (1.2 km away)
- Wada Clinic, 7 Street 1, Chatta Bakhtawar Town (2 minutes away)
- Hosla Clinic, Park Road, Chatha Bakhtawar (1.7 km away)
- Gynae Clinic, Rawal Town (10 minutes away)
Other clinics located near Park Road, Islamabad include Bilal Clinic near UBL Bank; Gulzar Clinic on Lehtrar Road, Irfan Abad Tramri Town; Kiran Clinic at Irfan Abad; Azeem Clinic in Tarlai Kalan; Almunir Clinic in Tarlai Kalan near Sudran Road; and Wahab Health Care Clinic in Burma Town can be reached in around 10 to 15 minutes via Park Road.
In case of an emergency, people living near Park Road can visit several nearby hospitals. Most hospitals have doctors available round-the-clock in their OPD department, and also features ultrasound, X-ray, and laboratory research departments. As for their distance, Federal General Hospital and Allergy Hospital on Park Road, Chak Shahzad can be reached in 5 minutes, while Abdul Sattar Family Hospital on Pindorian Road, Razaq Valley, behind Paradise Complex and near PSO Pump Highway is reachable in 16 minutes. Furthermore, Tazeem Medical Complex, which is located on Sanam Chowk, main Lehtrar Road, Dak Khana is 7.5 km away and Al Noor Dawa Khana on Karl Road, Jamshed Colony, is 19 minutes away.
PROPERTIES ON Park Road Islamabad
Sales Price Trends on Park Road Islamabad
If you are looking for a house at a good location, then Park Road should be your first pick. Many factors determine a home's value, for instance, the neighbourhood, developments in the vicinity, availability of necessary amenities, and the exact location of the house, and Park Road ticks all the boxes. Also, there are several fully developed housing schemes on Park Road, which makes it an ideal location for residential and investment purposes. The details of properties available for sale on and near Park Road and their prices are discussed below:
Houses for Sale on Park Road Islamabad
5 marla houses are available for sale on Park Road, Islamabad. A double story house of 5 marlas, with 4 bedrooms and 5 washrooms can cost you PRK 90 lakh to PKR 1.6 crore. Furthermore, the starting price of a 10 marla house can be around PKR 1.7 crore, going as high as PKR 2 crore.
Flats for Sale on Park Road Islamabad
Several flats are available for sale on Park Road, Islamabad. A 1-bedroom apartment at a prime location on Park Road can cost around PKR 27.5 lakh to PKR 29 lakh. These apartments have all the basic amenities such as an elevator, a gym, parking space and 24-hour security.
Plots for Sale on Park Road Islamabad
Almost all the plots available for sale on Park Road are in various housing societies that are fully developed and ready for construction. Depending on the location of the plot, the price of 5 marla plots can range between PKR 21 lakh to PKR 37 lakh. A 10 marla plot on Park Road can cost you around PKR 80 lakh.
Rent Price Trends on Park Road Islamabad
Houses for Rent in Park Road Islamabad
Renting a property is ideal for those who don't intend to stay in one place for a long period of time and it also allows more flexibility. Houses are available on rent near Park Road, Islamabad. A 10 marla house can cost a monthly rent of PKR 60 thousand or more.
Several commercial properties are available for sale as well as for rent on Park Road. A commercial building can be bought for PKR 6.75 crore to PKR 8 crore.
Most Popular Blocks on Park Road Islamabad
Cantebury Enclave and Park View City are the most popular localities on Park Road. Canterbury Enclave, a project of National Developers, is a recently launched, grand residential project featuring the best housing facilities. The plus point of the project is that middle-income groups can easily acquire property in the area.
Park View City, located adjacent Bahria enclave, is another remarkable project boasting the best possible environment, modern infrastructure, underground electrical cabling, zero load shedding and all the other necessary utilities.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls on and near Park Road Islamabad
Shopping malls serve a variety of purposes, besides being a place to shop at. Since Park Road is at the heart of Islamabad and neighbours many popular housing societies, you can reach several shopping malls within a matter of minutes. For instance, Centaurus Mall, the most popular mall in the city, can be reached in 20 minutes via Park Road. Other nearby malls on Park Road include:
- Kamran Shopping Centre, located at Aabpara G 6/1 G-6, Islamabad, which is only 9 km away
- Galleria Islamabad, located at I-8 Markaz, can be reached in 18 minutes
- Midway Shopping Mall on Street 11A, F-10 Markaz, F 10/3 F-10, Islamabad is only 16 minutes away
- Golden Mall in Block A, Satellite Town, Islamabad is 11 km away
- Emporium Islamabad, situated on Street 11A, F-10 Markaz, Islamabad is 19 km away
Restaurants And Bakeries on and near Park Road Islamabad
Park Road is considered a great location when it comes to accessing essential amenities such as shops, grocery stores, and restaurants. Most people like to visit restaurants, and having them nearby reduces commute time and expense. There are quite a few restaurants and bakeries located on and near Park Road, some of which are:
- Makhan Malai Restaurant in Chatta Bakhtawar, which is 2 minutes away
- Baithak Restaurant, located on Street No 5, Meherban Colony, can be reached in 6 minutes
- Hujra Restaurant, situated near Malik Milk Shop, Street No 5 is 2 km away
- Geranium Restaurant near Comsats boys hostel, Royal Avenue is 2.2 km away
- Tawakkal Restaurant on Prince Street, Meherban Colony, is 4 minutes away
Some fast food restaurant near Park Road are Pizza Hub in Meherban Colony, Munch Hut on Royal Avenue, Park Road, Falafel.pk in Meherban Colony, and Umer Fast Food. All of them are reachable in around 10 minutes.
Bakeries are no less than essential conveniences, and having them near a housing society is considered a huge plus. When it comes to Park Road, Al- Safa Bakers and Sweets, located in Shahzad Town is 4 minutes away and Ronaq Bakery on 252 Sunset Street, Chatta Bakhtawar Town can be reached in 2 minutes. Asid Sweet Bakery in Chatta Bakhtawar and Tayyab Sweets and Bakers on Lehtrar road can be reached in around 7 minutes.
There are also a couple of cafés located near Park Road. Some of the most prominent ones are Café Food Spot in Chattha Bakhtawar, which can be reached easily by foot, Student Pizza Burger Café on Street no 5, Meherban Colony is 7 minutes away, F.R.I.E.N.D.S Café, located near Meherban Colony, can be reached in 8 minutes, Halal Café, Student Cafe, Truck Adda, and Healthy Food Point Café in Meherban Colony, Chatta Bakhtawar can also be reached in around 5 to 10 minutes.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres on Park Road Islamabad
Residents living near Park Road don’t have to go to the faraway gyms to maintain a healthy lifestyle since several gyms are located on and near Park Road, Islamabad. In terms of choice, Gym O'Clock in Meherban Colony is 7 minutes away, while Muscle tech Gym on Lehtrar Road, Nai Abadi, Alipur Town can be reached in 8 minutes. Furthermore, Gala Gym and Fitness Centre, located at Khattak Plaza Jinnah Road, Bani Gala can be reached in 11 minutes and Metro Flex Gym in Block A, G 6/3 Blue Area is 9.8 km away. Also, Smart Bodies Gym in Phase 1, Orchard Scheme is 15 minutes away.
Sports complexes are one of the other essential amenities that people look for when buying a home. Below is the list of cricket grounds located near and around Park Road:
- Capital Mountain Cricket Club adjacent to Iqbal Nursery can be reached in 2 minutes
- NIH PlayGround on Park Road, National Institute of Health Colony is 4 minutes away
- Game Play Gaming Lounge in Royal Avenue is 3 km away from the area
- Cue Land Snooker Club at Main Market of Chatha Bakhtawar Town is 1.2 km away
- Total Football Ground at Park link Road can be reached in 7 minutes
Parks on and near Park Road Islamabad
Islamabad is also known as the Green City of Pakistan, famous for its lush green and scenic parks all around the city. Park Road is no different and has several parks located nearby. To name a few, Shahzad Town Park in Shahzad town can be reached in 3 minutes and Public Park in National Agricultural Research Center, Islamabad is 1.8 km away. Moreover, Ankara Park on Park Road is only 8 minutes away and Rawal Dam Park on Murree Road, Rawal Town is 4.8 km away.
Salons and Spas on Park Road Islamabad
Maintaining and caring for your beauty needs becomes more comfortable with salons and spas, especially if they are located nearby. You can easily find many beauty salons located on Park Road, or within the societies near it. For instance, Vishi Beauty Parlor on Street No 2, Shahzad Town can be reached in 2 minutes, while Big Hair Salon in Shahzad Town is 5 minutes away from the road. Additionally, Salon of Beauty, located at House 2, Sunset Street, Green Avenue, Park Road, is only 2 minutes away and Be J Beauty Salon on Street No 1, Meherban Colony is 2.2 km away.
Nearby areas of Park Road include Shahzad Town, Park Enclave, Chatta Bhaktawar, Rawal Dam Colony, NIH colony, Rawal Town, and Meherban Colony. The road also provides easy access to other areas such as Bani Gala, ISI Blocks, and Comsats University.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Park Road in Islamabad is one of the major roads of the city, as it is well-connected to other important roads. The road is also home to several research centres, parks, and shopping malls. Given its prime location and its potential, the road is perfect for commercial, residential, and investment purposes.
Importance of Park Road Islamabad from major locations nearby
- Provides access to Bani Gala
- You can reach Islamabad International Airport in 48 minutes
- Lok Virsa Heritage can be reached in 17 minutes
- Margalla hills is reachable in 41 minutes