ABOUT PHASE 7, DHA LAHORE
Defence Housing Authority (DHA) is one of the most prestigious housing schemes of Pakistan. It has been an integral part of the country’s property market for the past 20 years. After the roaring success of DHA Lahore, DHA Karachi and DHA Islamabad, the real estate giant launched new ventures in Peshawar, Multan, Gujranwala and Bahawalpur. This project is mainly owned and maintained by the Pakistan Army. Initially, DHA offered a secure housing scheme for the families of martyrs, soldiers, commissioned and non-commissioned officers at subsidized rates, but, later on, civilians were also allowed to buy and rent property here. DHA Lahore comprises different phases, Phase 1 to Phase 12, and each is further sub-divided into different blocks. As of March 2019, the development work in Phases 1 to 5 has been completed, however, Phases 6 to 12 are still under construction. Phase 7, DHA Lahore, is situated in a prime location on Bedian Road. It is bound by Barki Road to the east and DHA Phase 6 to the west. BRB Canal lies to the north. One can also access DHA Phase 7 from Bhatta Chowk. This connection ensures easy commute for those, especially, who travel to other areas like Model Town, Airport Road, Gulberg and Cavalry Ground on a daily basis.
DHA Phase 7 is surrounded by a number of affluent residential societies: Green Earth Villas, Bankers Avenue, Oasis Lahore, Defence Housing Authority Homes, Askari 11 and Ahmed Colony. DHA Phase 7, Lahore, is divided into different blocks, i.e. Block P, Block Q, Block R, Block S, Block T, Block U, Block V, Block X, Block Y, Block Z-1 and Block Z-2. This society offers 70 feet wide roads, a central mosque, parks, underground electrical wiring and a separate commercial area.
AT A GLANCE
- Prime location on Barki Road
- Unparalleled opportunities for recreational activities
- Connected to almost all main arteries of Lahore
- Provision of basic amenities
- Advance security system
- Electricity backup
- Central mosque
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
As there is no bus stop located in the vicinity, people may find difficulty in getting public transport nearby. A little over 8 km away, people can get buses from Daewoo Express Intra City Bus Terminal in Phase 6 and UET Bus Stop in Askari 11 near Bedian Road. Daewoo buses offer air-conditioned and free Wi-Fi facility to its passengers. If you want to travel from one block to another, you can access Daewoo bus service for this. Moreover, future residents can commute from one place to another by using their own vehicles while some ride-hailing services are also easily accessible in DHA Phase 7.
Markets in and near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
DHA Phase 7 is surrounded by a number of markets and grocery stores where residents will find brands’ apparels, cafés and other shopping facilities. Some nearby markets are Rana Market Lidher, Askari Sector A Market and Lalik Jan Market in DHA Phase 2. These markets are about 10 to 20-minute drive away from DHA Phase 7. Moreover, the famous Y-Block market is also just a 27-minute drive away in Phase 3. Apart from other shopping facilities, one will find Lahore’s first tattoo shop named Pitch Black Ink Tattoo & Piercing Studio in Y-Block Market. Some of the other markets and shops near DHA phase 7, are F-Block and H-Block Market in DHA Phase 1 and Cavalary Ground Market on main DHA Boulevard. About a 20-minute drive away, there is also a DHA Consumer Market in Phase 2.
Mosques near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
The project of DHA Phase 7 is still under construction which is why there is no mosque located in the area. For now, future residents can easily access DHA Phase 6 mosques which include, Sector A Mosque, Sector B Mosque, Sector C Mosque, Sector E Mosque and Jamia Mosque Defence Raya. Other mosques near DHA Phase 7 are Jamia Mosque in Phase 3, Sector K, and Jamia Mosque Anwar-e-Madina on Barki Road. All these mosques are hardly a 10-minute drive away from DHA Phase 7.
Schools, Colleges and Universities in and near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
DHA Lahore is one of the top housing schemes of Lahore which offers some top-notch schools in each Phase. The famous schools near Phase 7 of DHA are Roots Millennium School, SICAS School, The Educators and Beaconhouse Newlands Lahore in DHA Phase 6. These schools are about a 10-minute drive away from Phase 7. Other nearby schools include The City School in Phase 3, Scarsdale International School in Phase 4 and Lahore Grammar School in DHA Phase 5.
One will also find some renowned, public and private sector, colleges and universities in neighbouring societies of DHA Phase 7. The Millennium University College in DHA Phase 6, Ikhwan Science College on Barki Road and Avicenna Medical College near Bedian Road. These colleges are hardly a 10-minute drive away from society. In addition, Lahore Garrison University is also located about a 10-minute drive away in DHA Phase 6, whereas, Lahore University of Management Sciences is just 11 km away, in DHA Phase 3.
Banks near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
Banks operating near DHA Phase 7 Lahore are Askari Bank, Faysal Bank, Summit Bank, Bank Al Habib, Silk Bank Limited, Soneri Bank and JS Bank. All of these banks are about a 10-minute drive away, in DHA Phase 6 Lahore.
As of March 2019, DHA Lahore has planned to set up its own 21 grid stations to provide uninterrupted power supply to its residents. Out of these, one 132KV grid station is active while the progress of 6 grid stations is still underway. To avoid any inconvenience during power breakdown, residents have also installed their own UPS and generators.
Clinics and Hospitals near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
The society is surrounded by numerous well-equipped hospitals, clinics, labs and other healthcare facilities. Some nearby hospitals are Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Centre in DHA Phase 6, Lahore General Hospital near Ismail Nagar, Geo Hospital in Haji Park Gohawa, and Government Shahbaz Sharif Hospital on Lidher Road. These hospitals are roughly a 10 to 20-minute drive away. Other hospitals like National Hospital and Medical Centre in DHA Phase 1, and Aadil Hospital are on DHA Main Boulevard, about a 20-minute drive away from the community.
PROPERTIES IN PHASE 7, DHA LAHORE
Sale Price Trends in Phase 7, DHA Lahore
Houses for Sale in Phase 7, DHA Lahore
DHA Phase 7, Lahore offers 5 marla, 10 marla, 1 kanal and 2 kanal double and single-storey houses for sale. A 5 marla house in DHA Phase 7 Lahore can cost up to 1.5 crore. The high-end 1 kanal house in DHA Phase 7 can cost anywhere between PHR 2 crore and PKR 6 crore. One can also pay this amount with convenient instalment. While the sales price of the property in Phase 7 depends upon the size, type and the area of a unit. Each residential unit has spacious car parking, robust infrastructure, tile flooring and attached bathrooms.
Plots for Sale in Phase 7, DHA Lahore
Prospective investors can find a variety of 5 marla, 10 marla, 1 kanal and 2 kanal residential and commercial property with an easy instalment plan. A 5 marla residential plot can cost up to 73 lakh while the sales price of 10 marla plot varies between PKR 8.5 lakh and PKR 1.4 crore. Similarly, the selling price of the luxurious 1 kanal residential plot in DHA Phase 7 starts from PKR 57 lakh, going up to PKR 3.5 crore. High-end 2 kanal plots are also available in the range of PKR 2 crore and 5 crore.
Rent Price Trends in Phase 7, DHA Lahore
Houses for Rent in Phase 7, DHA Lahore
The rentals of houses in Phase 7, DHA Lahore, vary with respect to the size, facilities, number of rooms and the area of a unit. The rent of 5 marla house can cost up to PKR 35 thousand while the monthly rental cost of the luxurious 1 kanal residential units is about PKR 90 thousand to PKR 1.65 lakh. Potential tenants can also find different upper portions and the price range for 20 marla upper portions varies between PKR 16 thousand and PKR 55 thousand per month.
The selling price of 4 marla commercial plots can cost anywhere between PKR 1.85 crore and PKR 7.2 crore. Similarly, the sales price trend of 8 marla commercial plots starts from PKR 4.25 crore, going up to PKR 11.5 crore. Potential buyers can also find furnished commercial shops in the PKR 2 crore to PKR 3 crore range. This amount can also be paid via an easy instalment plan.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
Prospective residents can visit various shopping malls located in neighbouring of DHA Phase 7 Lahore including Lutfs Mart in DHA Phase 6, Mall of Defence in DHA P Block, Defence Shopping Mall on main DHA Boulevard, and ENEM Store in Phase 3 of DHA Lahore. These malls are roughly a 20-minute drive away from society. While Xinhua Mall, Mall 1 and Packages Mall are up to 18 km away from DHA Phase 7.
Restaurants, Cafés and Bakeries in and near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
As of March 2019, there is no restaurant in DHA Phase 7 Lahore. Future residents can visit Baithak Restaurant and Fish & Grill on Bedian Road while those who want to enjoy Thai and Japanese delicacies can visit Gaia Japanese Fusion Fine Dining and Veera 5 Thai and Chinese Cuisine in DHA Phase 5. These restaurants are about a 10 to 20-minute away from DHA Phase 7. For scrumptious and juicy stakes, residents can visit Nando’s and Bar. B.Q Tonight in DHA Phase 3, while Afghani food lovers can visit Dumpukht Kada in DHA Phase 1.
Moreover, famous Gloria Jean's Café is also just an 11-minute drive away in DHA Phase 6. Other cafés like Second Cup Coffee Company, Cafe Secret, Munch & Move Café, and LSE Main Café is about a 10-minute drive away from DHA Phase 7, Lahore. For mouthwatering desserts and sweets, Gourmet Bakers, Bread & Beyond, La-Patisserie, Cakes & Bakes, Rina’s Kitchenette and Opulence Bakery are around a 10 to 20-minute drive away.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in and near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
Just a 7-minute drive away from DHA Phase 7, Defence Raya Golf Club offers 18-hole international standard golf course, 5-star hotel, golf and country club in DHA Phase 6. Other sports complexes near DHA Phase 7 are Play On Lahore on Bedian Road, 5th Generation Sports Complex in DHA Phase 8, DHA and Sector G Sports Complex in Phase 5. These sports facilities are only a 20-minute drive away from the DHA Phase 7 while Shape DHA, FitMark Lahore, AimFit Fitness Studio, Dimension Fitness and Body Fuel Fitness Club are also 15 to 20-minute drive away from the community.
Salons and Spas in and near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
There are various salons and spas near Phase 7, where residents can enjoy relaxing massage, manicure, pedicure and other facial treatments. These salons include Rob Salon, Toni&Guy, Studio S by Sadaf, Sahar's Salon and Lalains Beauty Salon. All of these salons are about a 15-minute drive away, in DHA Phase 6. In addition, Nirvana Day Spa & Salon is also located about 15 km away in DHA Phase 5.
Parks in and near Phase 7, DHA Lahore
There are a number of parks in almost in each phase of DHA Lahore. These well-maintained parks offer an eco-friendly and serene environment to the residents. There is only one Sector Y Park in DHA Phase 7, however, the future inhabitants can visit Public Park, Sector N Park, Sector L Park, Sector H Park and C Block Park. All these parks are about 5 to 10-minute drive away from DHA Phase 7, while Nawaz Sharif Park is also just a 13-minute drive away, on Bedian Road.
DHA Phase 7, Lahore, is surrounded by various attractions where residents can enjoy a diverse range of recreational activities. Art and craft lovers can visit Passion Art Gallery in DHA Phase 2 and a museum named Sumi’s House in Sector N, DHA Phase 1. In addition, one of the top-notch universities of Lahore, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), is also situated about a 20-minute drive away, in DHA Phase 3. A little over 14 km away, Allama Iqbal International Airport is accessible via Lahore Ring Road. Around a 20-minute drive away, one can also visit Theme Park in Aziz Bhatti Town and Moscow Water in Kamahan Village via Bedian and Lahore Ring Road.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The project of DHA Phase 7 Lahore offers many investment opportunities, which is why property prices and rentals are skyrocketing here. It is important to note that owners can’t divide or sell land for profit, according to DHA’s by-laws. For instance, 1 kanal land cannot be divided into marlas for the purpose of buying and/or renting. Moreover, the length, size and structures of houses are pre-defined, so everyone has to follow the same pattern.
Importance of Phase 7, DHA Lahore from major locations nearby
- Lahore Zoo is about a 30-minute drive away
- Shalimar Garden is nearly 26 km away via GT Road
- Allama Iqbal International Airport is around 15 km away
- Lahore Cantonment Railway Station is just a 35-minute drive away