ABOUT PRECINCT 15, BAHRIA TOWN KARACHI
The majestic project of Bahria Town Karachi sits at a peaceful location of Karachi – Hyderabad Motorway. Continuing the legacy of Bahria Town Group, the project is a clean, green, secure and well-planned gated community. The town consists of almost 58 precincts, amongst which precinct 15 is located right next to Jinnah Avenue, which is a 400-foot wide carpeted road, comprising of 18 lanes.
For further simplification, Precinct 15 is divided into Precinct 15-A and 15-B, each offering a variety of plots for sale. The list of facilities and amenities of Bahria Town Karachi, all precincts included, is virtually endless. Electricity, gas, water and sewerage pipes are set up underground to keep everything hassle-free. The idea is to offer a premium living experience in a peaceful environment.
History of Development
Bahria Town Karachi was developed in 2015 and has seen tremendous growth and development in a short span of time. Though the society is located away from the city, a wide range of facilities and amenities within each precinct has attracted homebuyers and investors. As you enter Bahria Town Karachi through its main gate, it is around 20 minutes’ drive to Precinct 15. The society is planned to include all the facilities a resident may need so that they won’t have to travel too far for anything they need.
AT A GLANCE
- Gated community
- Luxurious amenities
- Free from load shedding
- 20 to 40 percent area reserved for Parks
- All the facilities are available within the society
- Peaceful location on Hyderabad Motorway
- The Main Boulevard, Jinnah Avenue is 400-ft wide
- Underground setup of Electricity, Water, Gas, Sewerage and Telephone
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi does not have any bus stops at a walking distance. To catch a bus, the prospective residents have to head out of the society and on to the motorway. Alternatively, one can book a ride using the ride-hailing apps and comfortably reach their destination.
Bahria Town Karachi Sight-Seeing Tour Bus runs through the major attractions of the society for a service fee of only 30 PKR per head. Starting from Tauheed Square, the double-decker bus takes passengers to all the main attractions of Bahria Town Karachi, namely Carnival, Bahria Heights, Bahria Golf City, Begum Akhtar Rukhsana Hospital, Danzoo Bahria Town, Raiha’s CineGold Plex, Grand Jamia Masjid, Bahria Dancing Fountain and Rafi Cricket Stadium.
For intercity and international journeys, options include buses, trains and planes. The bus terminals, such as Daewoo Bus Terminal, Faisal Movers, Madina Daewoo and Kainat Travels Bus Terminal are all at a 40 minutes’ drive. Pakistan Railways Karachi Cantonment Station, which is the city’s main railway station, is at an hours’ drive from the region. To catch a flight, Jinnah International Airport is at a good 40 – 50 minutes’ drive from Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi.
Markets near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
The residents can get their grocery from the supermarkets and marts near Precinct 15, Bahria Town. Green Valley Super Mart (in its development phases) will have fresh fruits and vegetables. It is at a drive of 12 minutes and is accessible from 6th Avenue and 2nd Avenue of Bahria Town. Bilal Departmental Store located right next to Shopping Gallery Precinct 2, at a drive of 15 minutes, is a supermarket that offers everything in one place. From fresh produce to other household items, everything is available at this store.
Mosques in and near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
Precinct 15A and 15B, both will have their own mosques for the residents to come and pray five times a day. It is convenient for the mosques to be at a walking distance. Therefore, both mosques will be at a walking distance from the homes in each precinct.
Schools, Colleges And Universities in and near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
According to the official masterplan of Precinct 15, Bahria Town, Karachi, more than 70% of the area is Institutional Zone. Institutional Zones is eligible for the construction of hospitals, religious or charitable organisations and educational institutions. Therefore, once Precinct 15, Bahria Town is developed, we can expect more number of schools, colleges and educational facilities in the area.
When looking for schools near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi, there are quite a few schools in proximity to suffice. Bahria Town School and College, near Precinct 1, is accessible from Western Drive Road, at a drive of 15 minutes from Precinct 15. Another branch of Bahria Town School and College in Precinct 25, at a drive of 11 minutes. They offer education in the subsequent programs – Preschool, Junior School, Middle School, Matriculation, O’ Level, Intermediate, A’ Level, B.A, B.Sc and B.Com.
Roots Millennium School located in Gadap Town, is at a drive of 15 minutes from Precinct 15. It is an internationally recognised school offering classes from Montessori to A’ Levels. Their O’ Level and A’ Level education is accredited from the Cambridge International Examination (CIE).
For higher secondary education, Bahria Town School and College can be considered. Other colleges nearby are Baqai Cadet College in Gadap Town, Fazaia Inter College in Air Force Housing Scheme, Malir Cantt and Crescent Bahria Cadet College on University Road, Block 8, Gulistan-e-Jauhar. All these colleges are at a drive of 30 – 40 minutes from Precinct 15, Bahria Town, Karachi.
A branch of Bahria University is established in Gadap Town for the community of Bahria Town Karachi. The university will have various departments including Management Sciences, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Media Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Earth & Environmental Sciences. Each department will offer a variety of Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral Programmes to their students.
Banks in and near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
Each precinct of Bahria Town Karachi is planned to have banks and ATMs at walkable distance for the residents. Precinct 15 is no exception; many banks are expected to open their branches in this precinct in the near future.
For banks near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi, you will find a number of bank branches near the entrance gate of Bahria Town Karachi, namely Meezan Bank, Faysal Bank Limited and United Bank Limited – at a drive of 10 to 15 minutes from Precinct 15. For branches of Summit Bank, Bank Al Habib Ltd and Askari Bank, you can go to Malir Cantonment, which is around half an hour from Precinct 15, Bahria Town, Karachi.
Bahria Town Karachi has an underground setup of electricity, water, gas, sewerage and phone. The society has its own power generation system with uninterrupted power supply round the clock. The management has maintained it as a load-shedding free zone, which is a blessing for the residents of Bahria Town Karachi.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
At a distance of approximately 7 kilometres, and a drive of 12 minutes, there is Bahria Town Hospital Karachi. The building, its architecture, interior, cleanliness, medical equipment and healthcare facilities, are all up to the mark. It is a 120-bed hospital near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi that has both emergency and intensive care units.
The good news is that Bait Al Batterjee Medical Company, operating hospitals in Saudi Arabia, has signed a legal agreement with Bahria Town to establish a 150-300 bed hospital in the society. Added to this, Bahria Town’s magnate Malik Riaz has planned to set up at least two medical facilities in association with Harley Street Clinic London, England for Spine and Neurosurgery.
PROPERTIES IN PRECINCT 15, BAHRIA TOWN KARACHI
Sales Price Trends in Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
Bahria Town Karachi is located far from the main city yet it attracts a good number of buyers and investors because of the facilities and amenities it has to offer. Precinct 15, Bahria Town is a developing division of the society that is offering a limited number of properties for sale and their sale price trends are discussed below.
Houses for Sale in Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
Development has started in Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi and it is now offering homes on instalments. These homes can be booked on instalments and will be fully developed in a years’ time.
Plots for Sale in Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
Precinct 15 is one of the 58 precincts of Bahria Town that offers a variety plots for sale. Residential plots are available in the sizes of 125, 250, 500, 1000 and 2000 sq. yards, while commercial plots are available in the sizes of 125, 200 and 250 sq. yards.
The price of plots in Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi start from a lowest of PKR 15 lakh and go up to a highest of PKR 3 crore. Plots of 120 to 150 sq. yards in Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi can be bought for as low as PKR 15 lakh, while plots of 500 sq. yards can be bought for as low as PKR 60 lakh.
If we get into the details then Precinct 15 is divided into Precinct 15A and Precinct 15B. The price of plots in Precinct 15A starts from PKR 21 lakh and go up to PKR 50 lakh. Whereas the price of plots in Precinct 15B starts from PKR 19 lakh and go up to a crore.
Plots Files for Sale in Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
Plot files are also available in Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi at a price of PKR 20 lakh or more. The sizes of those plots vary between 125 sq. yards to 2000 sq. yards.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
For shopping malls near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi, there is a shopping mall named Shopping Gallery Precinct 2. It is at a distance of 8 kilometres and a 14 minutes’ drive from Precinct 15. The mall has local stores, fitness centres, bookshops, furniture showrooms, boutiques, barbershop for men, beauty salons and eateries. There are many more shopping options planned in Bahria Town Karachi, which will be open for all in a year or two.
Restaurants and Bakeries near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
Coming to restaurants near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi. Carnival, at a distance of around 9 km and a drive of 10 -15 minutes from Precinct 15, is the best place for foodies. It is a park cum food street offering a multitude of options to choose from. There is a branch of Baloch Ice Cream, which is a renowned name in Pakistan. Cafeela Bahria Town is especially famous for their traditional cuisine like Chicken Karahi and Mixed Barbecue Platter. Ridan House of Mandi is famous for their Arabic Chicken and Mutton Mandi. Cave Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant popular because of its ambience and unique setup. Istanbul Grill is a Turkish restaurant known for its rich handi dishes.
If you are looking for some good fast food, there is a branch of Pizza Hut. At 15 minutes’ drive, the multinational food chain sits very close to Tauheed Square and their pizzas need no introduction whatsoever. Near the Theme Park of Bahria Town Karachi, you will find KFC and McDonald’s too.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
A walk or jog in a park is a good way to stay fit. However, for high-powered cardio and proper workout that require adequate equipment, there is a gym in Shopping Gallery Precinct 2. It is a drive of 14 minutes from Precinct 15. Once fully developed the project will have more sports facilities and fitness centres near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
Parks near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi
Bahria Town Karachi is overflowing with greenery and parks. Bahria Town, Precinct 15A and 15B, both have a good 20 – 40% of the total area reserved for parks. Other than that, some famous parks near Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi are Theme Park at a drive of 12 minutes, Tauheed Square at a drive of 13 minutes and Danzoo Day and Night Zoo at a drive of 20 minutes.
People from all over Karachi come to see the attractions of Bahria Town Karachi. Some worth visiting sites of Bahria Town include Tauheed Square, Carnival, and Raiha CineGold Plex Cinema. While these sites already attract a huge audience every day, there are a few more in the making, such as the Grand Jamia Masjid, Theme Park, Clock Tower and Eiffel Tower.
Be it day or night, Bahria Town looks splendid at all times. During the day, the tidiness and the greenery makes Bahria Town a refreshing sight and at night, the streetlights, LED lights and water fountains make it sparkle like a star.
The first famous point you will come across right after you enter Bahria Town is the Tauheed Square Park. Owing to its name that has been derived from the Arabic language and means ‘Oneness of Allah’, there is a pillar with the name of Allah on top of it, at an elevated point, right in the centre of Tauheed square. Besides this marvellous structure, the park has Egyptian sculptures, beautiful wooden benches, countless street lights and a large spacious lawn with well-manicured grass and greenery around it.
Sitting close to Tauheed Square, Carnival is the perfect spot for foodies. It has a nominal entrance fee of PKR 100 for adults while the kids can enter free of charge. You will find national and international food chains and local food vendors serving all kinds of dishes. Carnival stands out due to its ancient Greek architecture accentuated with ponds and lakes.
Raiha Cinegold Plex Cinema is located near Midway Commercial, accessible from Midway Avenue through 5th Avenue, is at a 10 minutes’ drive from Precinct 15, Bahria Town. The interior of the cinema is just as elegant as it is in the other Raiha Cinegold Plex Cinemas in Lahore and Islamabad. It has an elegant glass interior, glass chandeliers and structures, and asymmetrical patterns on the ceiling that matches with the asymmetrical marbled flooring – all of this in a well-lit capacity. The cinemas are all high definition with a choice between Red/Silver, Gold and Platinum.
Danzoo Day and Night Zoo is at a distance of 10 kilometres from Precinct 15, Bahria Town, Karachi, a drive of around 20 minutes. The zoo lets you explore wildlife by observing animals such as giraffe, Bengal tigers, lions, zebra, deer, and several others. Aquatic animals include ducks, white swans and black swans, for whom the zoo has provided lakes and ponds as their habitat. For fish and marine animals, there are aquariums with aquatic plants and aquarium safe rocks. To let you explore the zoo conveniently, there is a shuttle service that runs through the zoo.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
For property buying and investment, there are a few things that you must consider before finalising the deal. Location is an important factor, for that matter. Bahria Town Karachi sits at a peaceful location of Karachi to Hyderabad Motorway, which by the way is far from the city, but it is attracting a huge number of buyers and investors because of the myriad of facilities and amenities the society has to offer.
Precinct 15 is around 15 to 20 minutes’ drive from Bahria Town entrance gate, and it is one thing that needs to be taken into consideration. The precinct has two subareas, Precinct 15A and Precinct 15B, which are currently plot-only regions. These plots are ready for possession and development has already begun.
Budget is also an important factor to keep in mind when investing in a property. Plot prices in Precinct 15, Bahria Town start from PKR 15 lakh and go up to PKR 3 crore. Water, gas, electricity, sewerage and telephone setups are underground. For facilities like schooling, grocery stores, mosque, hospital, restaurants, park and gym, you will not have to go far as everything is available within the community.
Importance of Precinct 15, Bahria Town Karachi from major locations nearby
- Motorway, M-9 is only 15 minutes away
- Karachi Toll Plaza is only 25 minutes away
- Gulzar-e-Hijri can be reached within 35 minutes
- Gulistan-e-Jauhar is a 38-minute drive
- University of Karachi is around 46 minutes away
- Jinnah International Airport is less than 50 minutes away