ABOUT TOPCITY-1 rawalpindi
Rawalpindi is famous for being the twin brother of Islamabad, its diverse culture, and the pleasant scenery it boasts. Both cities are jointly known as “Twin Cities” and serve as a strong economic corridor between other cities. The city is one of the famous tourist spots in Pakistan, given its infrastructure and rich history.
With a population of 2 million people, according to the 2017 census, Rawalpindi is the 4th largest city in Pakistan. As the population continues to surge every year, the demand for new housing schemes is increasing as well. The need for quality housing led to the launch of TopCity-1, Rawalpindi, one of the latest — and most significant — additions to Rawalpindi’s real estate market.
Around 3 km away from New Islamabad International Airport, TopCity-1 is situated on the southern end of Kashmir Highway. People planning to call this society home can enjoy unparalleled advantages while living in the community, which comes under the jurisdiction of the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA).
The development of TopCity-1 started in 2012, and it is expected to become one of the most promising projects in Rawalpindi, offering affordable housing options. Located at the M-1 and M-2 junction, the project provides a golden opportunity for buyers to find a new home and make long-term investments for investors. TopCity-1 is further divided into different blocks — from Block A to Block H. However, G, H, and F Blocks are quite close to the gate of New Islamabad Airport. The society features a wide range of residential units, large-sized plots, skyscrapers, lavish farmhouses, and commercial establishments. Almost all the necessary amenities such as electricity, water supply, green belts, and an eco-friendly environment along with waste management system are available in TopCity-1, Rawalpindi.
Covering approximately 740 hectares, TopCity-1 offers 5 marla, 10 marla, and 1 kanal plots for sale. Besides, the particular part of the project that faces Kashmir Highway has been reserved for a 5-star hotel, while a skyscraper will be constructed on the land facing Lahore Motorway. A wastewater treatment plant has also been designed where treated water will be used for gardening.
AT A GLANCE
- Located near New Islamabad International Airport
- The project comes under the jurisdiction of the RDA
- Safe real estate scheme, perfect for housing and long-term investments
- Easily accessible from Airport Road and Kashmir Road
- Offers a wide range of residential and commercial options
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public transport near TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
All the main arteries of the city are well-connected to TopCity-1 Rawalpindi, providing great convenience to future residents to commute to and from the society. Also, the community is surrounded by roads that host all modes of public transport, such as traditional taxis and local rickshaws. Also, app-based cab-hailing services are readily accessible to make your commute easier.
As for bus stops, Quality Chowk Bus Stop on Benazir Chowk, Islamabad takes about 15 minutes to reach by road, while Islamabad Bus Terminal on Islamabad-Motorway Link Road is roughly 13 km away from Street 16, TopCity-1. The stop is home to several private transportation services such as Faisal Movers, Skyways, and Q Connect. These transportation services carry passengers and cargo to other cities, including Lahore, Peshawar, Multan, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Karachi, and Okara, among others.
Besides, Daewoo Express Bus Terminal on Street No. 2, Jhangi Syedian, Rawalpindi, takes roughly 20 minutes to reach from the society. Daewoo is a multinational and organised transportation service, and its terminal features a huge waiting area with comfortable chairs and a cafeteria. Also, people travelling by air can reach Islamabad International Airport in only a 15-minute drive from Circular Ave, TopCity-1. Also, it only takes 15 minutes to reach Tarnol Railway Interchange, located on Peshawar Road, Tarnol.
Markets near TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
The provision of grocery stores and markets in a society allows residents to shop for daily staples and groceries conveniently. Fortunately, TopCity-1 has a dedicated Commercial Markaz and mini markets scattered throughout the community, where prospective residents can buy anything from fashion apparel to everyday goods. Until the commercial activities in TopCity-1 become fully operational, prospective residents can take advantage of several markets found near TopCity-1, such as Ahsan Market, located 5 minutes away in PAF Tarnol on Fateh Jang Road, and Sadaat Market, which is about 9 minutes away in Dhok Hameedan.
Moreover, you can buy almost anything at competitive prices from Commercial Market Block B FT, located only 10 minutes away from Abdullah Haroon Ave, TopCity-1. Also, Malik Mohammad Iqbal Khan Market and Awan Plaza on Fateh Jang Road, Nai Abadi Qutbal, are about 15 minutes away from Lake Road, TopCity-1, Rawalpindi.
For sanitary wares and electronics, you can head to Al Taj Sanitary Electric & Hardware Store, sited more or less 15 minutes away on Tarnol Motorway Link Road, Islamabad. Also, Pakistan Mini Mart on Rawalpindi-Jand-Kohat Road is only 10 minutes away, while it takes only 14 minutes to reach Malik Market, present in F-17, Islamabad.
Furthermore, the commercial Markaz of G-15 is home to several markets and stores, and is approximately 15 minutes away from Lion Cage, TopCity-1. One of them, in particular, is HM Supermarket, about 12 km away in HM Plaza, G-15 Markaz. The supermarket stocks a wide range of products such as fresh fruits, vegetables, groceries, spices, jewellery, and confectionaries. Also, there is a Mini Market No 5, sited around 18 minutes away in Sector 27, G-15/1, Rana Azeem Market on Street 12, G-15/4 is reachable within 14 minutes, and Abdul Manan General Store on Street 14 of G-15/4 is about 15 minutes away from the locality.
Some more markets and grocery stores near TopCity-1 include Save' n Save Cash & Carry, located 15 minutes away on Street 1, G-15 Markaz, Islamabad. It is a wholesale superstore that houses personal care products, crockeries, culinary goods, cosmetics, and other products. Also, Oasis Battery & UPS Centre is a perfect place for buying batteries for cars and generators, while Ehsan Mustafa Wood Works in Mini Market, G-15/2, is an ideal place for buying furniture and bedroom sets. Both stores are roughly 18 minutes away from the society.
As far as pharmacies and medical stores are concerned, Khan Medical Store in PAF Tarnol, Fateh Jung Road, is only 10 minutes away from Abdullah Haroon Ave, TopCity-1. Also, there are four pharmacies located at a drive of 20 minutes –Safa Pharmacy in Khyber Plaza 3, G-15 Markaz, Medi Green Pharmacy in Victoria Heights, F-17/3, Shayan Pharmacy on Peshawar-Rawalpindi Road, G-15/4, and Arman pharmacy in Chungi No. 26, G-14, Islamabad.
Mosques, Imam Bargah and Churches near TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
As per the masterplan of the project, every block in the society will include a mosque where prospective residents can easily fulfil their religious obligations without stepping out of the community. As of now, there is only one fully developed mosque in TopCity-1, located just a km away from Lake Road, in Block B of the society near Kashmir Highway. The beautiful and state-of-the-art mosque is surrounded by lush greenery along with ample parking space. The mosque also features separate washrooms and ablution areas for worshipers.
Furthermore, there are several mosques outside TopCity-1, including Airport Masjid, sited about 10 minutes away in Islamabad Gandhara International Airport, while Jamia Masjid Ayub, Ahl-e-Hadees, located in Dhok Dhumma, Rawalpindi, is reachable within 12 minutes by road.
Also, Jamia Masjid Bilal on Fateh Jang Road, Qutbal, is 7 km away from Circular Ave, TopCity-1, while residents can also offer prayers in Jamia Mosque F-19 Fazaia Islamabad, located 11 minutes away in Block D of the society. It is a beautiful mosque, features an open prayer area along with tiled flooring. Moreover, Jamia Masjid Bajnial in University Town, Bajnial, built by Raja Abdul Rehman Kiani, is only 7 km away from Circular Ave, TopCity-1, Rawalpindi.
Besides, Faizan-e-Madinah Mosque in G-15, Dhok Abdullah Mosque in Dhok Abdullah G-12, Abu Huraira Mosque F-10, and Ibn Taymiyyah Mosque and Babari Masjid are located in G-10. All the mosques are about 20 minutes away; however, Jamia Masjid-o-Imam Bargah Musa Kazim in Jhangi Syedian is situated 14 km away from Circular Ave, TopCity-1, Rawalpindi.
In addition, Assemblies of God Church- Awan Town and New Apostolic Church Pakistan, Naseerabad are roughly a 27-minute drive away from Street 16, TopCity-1.
Schools, Colleges and Universities near TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
The project of TopCity-1 is still a work-in-progress. The society’s layout plan includes building schools and colleges that will offer high-quality education and a safe environment for students. Also, campuses of some of the city’s most prestigious schools and professional colleges have been planned in every block of the community.
Moreover, there are some notable schools located in the vicinity; for instance, the Smart School Fazaia F-19 Islamabad Campus in Block E is the nearest option, located only 10 minutes away from Sir Syed Ahmed Road, TopCity-1. According to its official website, the school aims to provide an ideal learning environment from playgroup to matric. Also, those who want to get both Quranic and formal education can take admission in Dar-e-Arqam School (Fazaia Branch), located only 10 minutes away in Block C of the society.
Further, Sector G-15, Islamabad is home to a good number of notable schools such as Roots Millennium Schools (Kingston Campus), operational in Street 13, G-15/4 Islamabad, only 15 minutes away from Street 13, TopCity-1, Rawalpindi. The school was established in 1988 and has grown to become one of the best private schools in Islamabad. The school provides the best academic curriculum at primary, secondary, and intermediate levels. The school also features the latest audio-visual systems, a playground, and societies for extracurricular activities.
Siraj-e-Munir International School and the Knowledge School (Haroon Campus) in Jammu & Kashmir Housing Society are more or less 15 to 20 minutes away from TopCity-1, while The City School, located in G-15/1 and takes around 12 km to reach from the locality. Additionally, about 14 km away, there is The Message Schools of Quality Learning, situated in G-14/4, Islamabad.
Furthermore, it only takes about 20 minutes to reach Dr A.Q. Khan School System - Head Office, placed on East Service Road, G-13/3, Islamabad. As per its official website, the school aims to develop the creative skills of students in a challenging environment. Some more schools near TopCity-1, Rawalpindi are listed below:
- Beaconhouse School System, located in H-18, University Town is roughly 15 minutes away
- One more branch of The Smart School is available about 15 minutes away in G-13/4, Islamabad
- The Air Grammar School, located in G-13/4 and reachable within 18 minutes from the society
- Excelsior School System is around 14 km away in G-13/1, Islamabad
- Allied Schools is operational at a distance of 14 km, in G-13/2, Islamabad
In a similar vein, students seeking admissions in colleges can opt for APEX College & Academy, located about 15 minutes away in G-15/1, Jammu & Kashmir Housing Society, while Health Aid College of Nursing, sited on Old Chungi No. 26, G-15/4 Islamabad is reachable within 20 minutes by car. Further, there is Al Mizan Institute of Legal Studies, located around 14 km away in Al-Mizan Complex, Gillani Avenue.
Moreover, it only takes 20 minutes to reach Wise School and College, operational in Jhangi Syedian, while PAC College on Main Kashmir Highway near G-14/1 is roughly 10 minutes away from Fountain Park, TopCity-1, Rawalpindi. Also, three more colleges are functional just 20 minutes away from the park, including Amna Medical Institute, situated on Main Islamabad Link-Fateh Jang Road, De Western International School & College on Benazir Chowk, Tarnol, and Chanab College in F-15/1, Jammu & Kashmir Housing Society.
Superior Group of Colleges Islamabad, located on Grand Trunk Road and reachable within 20 minutes, and Punjab College for Women, Islamabad are also functional in H-11/4, Islamabad Capital Territory, while Islamabad Model College for Boys in G-10/4, Islamabad takes around 25 minutes to reach from Fountain Park, TopCity-1.
TopCity-1 is surrounded by some of the best universities in the city, such as Riphah International University, located near Hajj Complex،, I-14, Islamabad, only 25 minutes away from the society. It is one of the top-notch universities of the country, chartered by the Federal Government of Pakistan in 2002. The university is offering undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate doctoral and diploma programmes in several disciplines, some of which include:
- Veterinary Sciences
- Dental Sciences
- Rehabilitation & Allied Health Sciences
- Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Electrical Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Management Sciences
- Riphah Institute of System Engineering
- Healthcare Improvement & Safety
- Medical Education
- Game Design & Production
Other salient features of the university include a cafeteria, prayer area, bookshop, transportation, male & female hostels, Riphah FM 102.2 along with a Virtual Learning Environment. Then comes the National University of Science and Technology, located only 19 km away in Scholars Avenue, H-12 Islamabad. It is one of the best engineering universities in the federal capital, offering undergraduate and graduate programmes along with doctoral and professional degrees in the following faculties:
- Electrical Engineering
- Nanoscience & Engineering
- Construction Engineering & Management
- Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Geological Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Petroleum & Gas Engineering
- Thermal Power Engineering
Besides, it takes 25 minutes to reach Virtual University Campus, Islamabad, situated in G-10 Markaz, The Millennium Universal College, sited in H-11/4, behind Nescom, and Muslim Youth University Islamabad available on Street 40, G-10/4. The first one is a leading online university in Pakistan, offering several distance learning programmes in the faculty of arts, computer science, education, management, and science & technology. The second university offers innovative undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional education, while the third one features the following four departments:
- Department of Computer Science
- Department of International Relations
- Department of Civil Engineering
- Department of Electrical Engineering
Some more universities near TopCity-1, Rawalpindi include:
- International Islamic University Islamabad, 25 minutes’ drive away in H-10, Islamabad
- Iqra University in Khayaban-e-Johar, Sector H-9/1, situated at a drive of 30 minutes
- Isra University on Main Markaz Road, I/10-3 is 22 km away
- The National University of Modern Languages Islamabad, located in H-9/4 is about half an hour’s drive away
Security in TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
Hi-tech and smart security is one of the vital features in this project, which is why TopCity-1 is going to be among the first smart cities in Pakistan. The data of residents will be used to manage traffic, waste management, and security arrangements. All the data will be integrated into communication technology to ensure the provision of basic amenities. TopCity-1 is a gated community, secured by walk-through gates, round-the-clock surveillance via CCTV, security guards, and a command and control centre.
Maintenance Facilities in TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
The management of TopCity-1 ensures the availability of civil-workers to deal with electric, plumbing, and lawn maintenance issues. Each block will have its own maintenance office, which will offer 24/7 service. Moreover, advanced fire fighting systems have also been instigated to protect residents and prevent a fire from spreading.
Banks near TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
Since the society has dedicated commercial zones, it is expected that almost every bank in Pakistan will open a branch here, making it easier for residents to manage their finances. Also, the provision of banks and commercial areas in a housing colony attracts more buyers and investors.
Since the commercial zones are under construction in the community, people living in the area can benefit from several banks located near TopCity-1, Rawalpindi. For instance, MCB Fazaia Branch is available in Block E, only 10 minutes away by car, while there is a stand-alone ATM booth of Habib Bank Limited, only 9 minutes away in Central Avenue, Block B, Islamabad. Moreover, NRSP Microfinance Bank Limited on Islamabad Capital Territory is only 9 minutes away from TopCity-1, Lion Cage. These are the nearest banking services, offering immense convenience in paying bills and conducting other financial transactions.
Also, another branch of Muslim Commercial Bank is operational about 10 minutes away near International Airport, Bank Square, while United Bank Limited in Dhoke Hameeda is reachable by covering a distance of 5 km. Further, Meezan Bank is also providing its services from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. in Faisal Town, Rawalpindi.
Apart from markets, the commercial zone of G-15, Islamabad also hosts an array of banks, including JS Bank, functional in Paramount Arcade, Bank Al-Habib near Islamabad Capital Territory, Allied Bank Ltd. (ABL) on Main Road, Wall Street Plaza, and another branch of UBL is available in G-15 Markaz. Thankfully, all the banks are more or less 15 minutes away from Fountain Park in TopCity-1, Rawalpindi.
TopCity-1, Rawalpindi utilises underground electric wiring and has reserved a massive area of 32 kanal for grid stations to ensure uninterrupted power supply throughout the society. Also, future residents of the community can install standby generators and UPS systems as a backup for episodes of power outages.
Clinics and Hospitals near TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
Proximity to medical facilities is likely to increase the demand for your property. Thankfully, future residents will be able to access a plethora of clinics and hospitals in and near TopCity-1, Rawalpindi.
Considering the need for good healthcare centres in a housing society, TopCity-1 has secured a massive area for hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies. All the hospitals within TopCity-1 will be well-equipped with modern technologies, qualified doctors, and professional paramedical staff. Also, there will be an Emergency Medical Centre on Street 19 of TopCity-1, Rawalpindi. Besides, there will be a dedicated and well-equipped ambulance service that will remain on duty 24/7.
There are some reputable clinics and hospitals located near the society as well, such as Noor Hospital in Sadat Colony, only 10 minutes away, while Noor General Hospital in G-15 Markaz only takes 15 minutes to reach from the society. Moreover, there is also Clinics & Diagnostics Hospital, located 15 minutes away on Street 110, G-13/1. The hospital features medical labs, labour room, operation theatres along with ECG, X-Ray, and ultrasound facility.
Further, Quaid-e-Azam International Hospital, located near Golra Morr, H-13, is reachable with 20 minutes’ drive from Lion Cage, TopCity-1. As per the official website, the well-equipped, state-of-the-art hospital offers quality medical facilities under a well-trained and experienced team of doctors. Also, the hospital has out-patient clinics for the following departments:
- Vascular Surgery
- Infectious Diseases
- Nephrology with Dialysis
- Obstetrics / Gynaecology
- Plastic Surgery
All the clinics are operational with their respective IPD rooms, providing 24/7 medical aid to patients. Additionally, residents can also visit Nusrat Hospital, located on Street 3, near National Highway, about 20 km away from the locality. The hospital offers round-the-clock emergency facilities under the skilled care of professional staff.
Beside, Cantonment General Hospital takes around 30 minutes to reach by car, located on Hospital Road, Saddar. The 200-bedded hospital is well-equipped with the latest machinery and laboratories. Also, Medipro Hospital is operational in Westridge 3, near Seham Road, and reachable within 20 minutes by road. According to the official website, the hospital offers medical and surgical facilities under a dedicated team of surgeons. Also, it takes more or less 20 to 30 minutes to reach the following hospitals:
- Shifa Medical Centre, located in Savoy Arcade, F-11 Markaz, Islamabad
- Islamabad International Hospital & Research Centre, located on the main double road of Federal Employees Cooperative Housing Society
- Maroof International Hospital, situated on 10th Ave, F-10 Markaz
- Nescom Hospital is operational on Faqir Aipee Road, H-11/4 Islamabad
- Margalla General Hospital is on Mian Pirwadhai Road
Besides hospitals, residents can access nearby clinics in case of small ailments.
To begin with, it only takes 10 minutes to reach Ali Muhammad Homoeopathic Clinic, while Shifa Homeopathic Clinic & Store is operational only 15 minutes away in F-17/3, Islamabad. Then, there are some more clinics operational in different sectors of G-15. For instance, General & Vascular Surgery Clinic and Zeshan Clinic are in G-15/4, whereas Pearl Dental and Medical Clinic is functional in G-15 Markaz. All the clinics take around 15 minutes to reach by car from Lion Cage, TopCity-1, Rawalpindi.
Furthermore, for regular check-ups, there is Nasir Clinic on Fateh Jung, Tarnol, just 10 km away, Ali Medical Clinic, situated on Islamabad Motorways Link Road, G-15/4, and Safe Care Trust International, located on Jhangi Syedian. It takes around 20 minutes to reach these clinics.
PROPERTIES IN TOPCITY-1 Rawalpindi
Sale Price Trends in TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
TopCity-1, Rawalpindi comprises different blocks, some of which are located near Islamabad International Airport. Other features of the society include proper water disposal systems, waste management system and underground electrical wiring. So, people who want to invest in the properties available in TopCity-1 can find detailed information about the society’s market trends below:
Flats for Sale in TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
People looking for flats can find a variety of 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed furnished and unfurnished flats for sale in TopCIty-1, Rawalpindi. The price of 1-bed flats in the society ranges between 39 lakh to PKR 42 lakh, while a 2-bed unit can cost around PKR 45 lakh to PKR 80 lakh. Fortunately, a convenient instalment plan is available to make financial matters easier for buyers.
Plots for Sale in TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
People who want to invest in residential and commercial plots in TopCity-1 can find a variety of 5 marla, 10 marla, and 1 kanal plots. Better yet, all the plots come with a convenient instalment plan. The price of 5 marla plots in TopCity-1, Rawalpindi, starts at PKR 10 lakh, going as high as PKR 2.6 crore. Similarly, the asking price of 10 marla plots in the society can be around PKR 15 lakh, which might hit a high of PKR 4.5 crore. It is important to note here that the demand of 5 marla plots in the society is currently high, which is why the prices are also skyrocketing.
Moreover, people looking for 1 kanal plots in TopCity-1, Rawalpindi, can find several options for prices varying between PKR 38 lakh to PKR 1.7 crore. Furthermore, the cost of high-end 2 kanal plots in TopCity-1, Rawalpindi starts from 1.7 crore, going up to PKR 17 crore. Also, the sales price trend of plots in TopCity-1 varies according to the size, category, and location of a plot.
TopCity-1, Rawalpindi, also features many ready-for-possession commercial plots for business and investment purposes. The sales trend of 5 marla commercial plots in TopCity-1, Rawalpindi starts at PKR 1 crore, which can go as high as PKR 2.6 crore, while 10 marla commercial plots can cost up to PKR 4.5 crore.
Moreover, the sales price trends of plot files in TopCity-1, Rawalpindi varies according to the size and location of plots. So if you want to buy a plot file, you can get it for a minimum price of PKR 4.5 lakh
Most Popular Blocks in TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
According to the statistics available on Zameen.com, the most searched block for making investments in TopCity-1 is Block A. The sale price of residential plots in Block A starts at PKR 38 lakh and can go as high as 1.45 crore. Similarly, Block D is trending on the second position where potential investors can find a variety of plots for sale for PKR 25 lakh to PKR 96 lakh.
Moreover, Block A is also the top choice of people who want to rent a property in TopCity-1, Rawalpindi, because of its proximity to necessary amenities.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls in and near TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
As per the development plan, TopCity-1 has already reserved exclusive commercial blocks to cater to the shopping needs of future residents. The modern arcades, business centres, malls, and mini markets will provide everything from fashionable branded apparel to shoes and other necessary and luxurious accessories.
That said, some of the under-construction shopping malls in and near TopCity-1, Rawalpindi include 5G Emporium in the society – a project of 5G Group of Companies. The mall will host a variety of shops under one roof. Also, there is Star Arena Mall and Residency, located on Main Kashmir Highway, Mumtaz City, Rawalpindi, while Zam Zam Heights – II will also open in the society.
Moreover, for an exciting shopping experience, shopaholics can check into different malls, including Al-Qaim Shopping Mall, situated about 20 minutes away on Jhangi Syedan Road, Islamabad. The mall stocks a wide range of retail outlets selling clothing, jewellery, and footwear. Further, it only takes 20 minutes to reach Al-Rehman Shopping Centre, located on Peshawar Road, Naseerabad, while you can reach Chairman Aslam Mughal Shopping Centre within half an hour, sited on Misrial Road, Officers Colony, Lane 1. From here, you can shop for stitched and unstitched fabric, kids’ clothing, crockery, and home décor items at reasonable rates.
Future residents can also visit Century Mall Plaza, located only 19 minutes’ drive away on Street 1, G-15 Markaz. According to Google reviews, the mall is home to leading clothing, shoes, and cosmetics brands. Also, there is a food court where you can enjoy snacking or dine on a proper scrumptious meal with your family and friends. The mall also features bookstores, mobile shops, a pharmacy, and a spacious car parking space for visitors.
Besides, Rafay Mall is operational on Peshawar Road, Westridge 1, and only takes roughly 20 minutes to reach from Abdullah Haroon Ave, TopCity-1, Rawalpindi. It is one of the state-of-the-art shopping malls near the society, featuring a variety of shopping options such as Bata, Threadz, Aashiana Fabrics, Grace, and Servis Shoes. The mall also houses several eatery options such as Subway and Chungpa – a Chinese restaurant, along with a branch of HBL bank, and a mosque.
Lastly, Centaurus Mall Islamabad in F8, Jinnah Avenue takes more or less 30 minutes to reach by car from TopCity-1, Rawalpindi. The most popular mall in Islamabad boasts several branded retail outlets, including Gul Ahmed, Nishat Linen, Leisure Club, J. by Junaid Jamshed, Hang Ten, and Ethnic by Outfitters. Moreover, for dine-in, you can access a good number of eatery options such as Pizza Hut, KFC, Hardees, Subway, Gloria Jean’s, China Grill, OPTP, and much more. Some more prominent features of the mall include Cineplex Cinema, Fun City – a play area for kids – free Wi-Fi, elevators, and car parking space.
Restaurants, Cafes and Bakeries near TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
Several hotels and restaurants are likely to be built in TopCity-1, creating more investment and business opportunities for prospective investors and buyers. For now, residents of TopCity-1, Rawalpindi, can visit Kayani Restaurant on Fateh Jang Road, located just 10 minutes away from Street 1, TopCity-1, Rawalpindi, while Quetta Star Restaurant is only 12 minutes away on Islamabad Capital Territory. Both restaurants serve desi cuisines along with kadak chai (tea).
For the love of seafood, there are a couple of options nearby, such as Ghafhar Fish Point, located about 10 minutes away on Kalabagh-Nathia Gali Road, while Bagicha Restaurant is found in Block A, Faisal Town. Here you can enjoy spicy chargha, fish, and deep-fried prawns.
G-15 is also home to several other eatery options such as Lahori Rewayat Restaurant, sited in Jammu and Kashmir Housing Society, just 16 minutes away by car, while Kababish Restaurant in G-15 Markaz is reachable by covering a distance of 12 km. The restaurant serves some delicious items on its menu, including gola kabab, shahi daal, pulao, biryani, and karhai. Also, New Zalmi Food Corner and Adil Food are located adjacent to Kababish.
For pizzas, Italian Pizza and Speedy Pizza are situated in G-15 Markaz, Islamabad. Both options are only 20 minutes away from Circular Ave, TopCity-1 Rawalpindi. The former sells cheesy pizzas, burgers, cakes, and chicken pieces, while the latter one also serves samosas, pakoras, chaat, fries, and ice-creams on its menu.
Fast food lovers can also visit Food Forever, just 15 minutes away, Hot N Spicy Boom Boom Roll Pharata is also 15 minutes away in G-15 Markaz, while The Pizza Box, sited on Street 12, Jammu & Kashmir Housing Society, is reachable within 18 minutes. All these food joints serve pizzas, zinger burgers, and fried chicken with beverages.
Some more options near the society include Al Maidah Shinwari Restaurant near Benazir Chowk, Ritaj Restaurant G-15 Markaz, Masala Rasoi G-13, Emman Restaurant, Zauq Mahal Pulao Kebab & Restaurant, and G10 Shinwari Restaurant. All these restaurants are just a 20-minute drive away, serving mouth-watering traditional and continental cuisines.
Residents of TopCity-1 can easily have tasty cakes, pastries, traditional sweets, and other baked delicacies from some famous bakeries such as Rahat Bakers, located on the main road of Jammu & Kashmir Housing Society, just 15 minutes away from TopCity-1. The bakery stocks tasty baked goodies such as cakes, cookies, pies, halwas, and pizzas. The bakery also takes orders for customised cakes for events like anniversaries and birthdays.
Bakeman Bakers & Sweets is another outstanding chain of bakeries, located only 18 minutes away in G-15 Markaz, Islamabad. The bakery was established in 1999 and serves a range of assorted biscuits and sweet delicacies, cakes, doughnuts, fast food, and snacks. Furthermore, Siddique Sweet and Bakers is also available in G-15, offering piping hot halwa puri in breakfast along with ras malai, kheer, jalebi, and sweets.
Further, Bread & Cakes, situated on Benazir Chowk, only takes 10 km to reach by car. The bakery serves a variety of baked items, including croissants, barfi, sesame buns, cheesecakes, sugar puff, laddo along with sandwiches, brownies, and Bakar Khanis. Other restaurants and bakeries near TopCity-1, Rawalpindi are listed below:
- Habibi Restaurant, operational on Tipu Sultan Road, I-8 Markaz, is reachable within 30 minutes
- Rewayat Restaurant in Al Hameed Mall, G-11 Markaz is only 20 minutes away by car
- Another branch of Bakeman Bakers & Sweets is located in G-13/1, only 14 km away from the society
- Kiani Sweets & Bakers in Naseerabad is merely 21 minutes away
- Ideal Bakers & Sweets sited in Allahabad, Rawalpindi is reachable within 20 minutes
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Parks in TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
As carbon footprints have become a global issue, TopCity-1, Rawalpindi is striving to provide an eco-friendly environment to its residents. The housing scheme has parks and green belts alongside every road and street. The society is also building water bodies and sewage treatment plants to preserve the natural landscape, which will help in providing a pollution-free environment to its residents.
Given the developer’s focus on the environment, it doesn’t come as a surprise that there are several parks in and near TopCity-1, where residents can enjoy lazy evening strolls and other recreational activities. The lush green Fountain Park in Block B of TopCity-1 features beautiful fountains, seasonal flowers, and neatly manicured grass beds. Moreover, Lion Cage Park is also situated on Street 7, TopCity-1 that houses rare breeds of birds, lions, tigers, and other animals.
As for parks near the society, a couple of them are in the vicinity, such as Recreational Park in Mumtaz City, about 10 minutes away by foot, and F-19 Lake Park in Block D, Fazaia Housing Scheme, reachable within 10 minutes by car. There is also PAF Tarnol, Islamabad Park, sited only 12 minutes away in Block D. All the parks are dotted with trees, benches, and patches of greenery.
Besides, some more parks near TopCity-1, Rawalpindi include:
- Faisal Town F-18 Central Park is located in Faisal Town, only 6 km away from the society
- Family Park Fazaia Islamabad in Block C is merely 12 minutes away
- Faiza Park sited in G-15/2, Islamabad is reachable within 15 minutes
- TNT Park is sited on 228 Street, F-17/2 and reachable within 20 minutes
Sports facilities and Fitness Centres near TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
Health-conscious people will be glad to know that the neighbouring residential pockets of the society host several sports facilities and fitness centres where they can maintain a healthy lifestyle along with working out routinely. Also, according to real estate experts, a property near sports facilities is more likely to increase in value and attract potential buyers and investors than a property located far away from such amenities.
People interested in buying properties or investing in TopCity-1 will be glad to know that Sports Complex Fazaia, F-19, Islamabad is operational only 10 minutes away in Block B. The sports complex features a ground where residents can enjoy outdoor games such as cricket, hockey, basketball, and football. Also, Boisis Cricket Stadium is located just 15 minutes away on Street 2, Jammu & Kashmir Housing Society.
Moreover, you’ll only require a drive of 12 km to reach Stifi Multi-Sports Ground Quaid Town, located on Khan’s Chowk, Quaid Town. This is a multipurpose ground and features a field for volleyball and cricket. Further, there is EME Sports Complex, sited in NUST University. The sports complex offers a state-of-the-art recreational facility, along with EME Ground, a gymnasium, and a swimming pool.
As far as gyms and fitness facilities are concerned, Friends Fitness & Snooker Club is functional for about 10 minutes away on Fateh Jung Road, Dhokhmeeda. The gym is nearest to the society and equipped with all the required exercise machinery. Some more fitness centres operational nearby include Nadia's Newlook Ladies Gym & Beauty Salon in G-13/1, about 15 minutes away, while it takes about 20 minutes to reach a fitness centre sited on Sachal Sarmast Road, G-11/3.
Salons and Spas near TopCity-1 Rawalpindi
There are some notable beauty salons located nearby including Lilax Beauty Clinic and Institute, located only 15 minutes away in G-13/1. The salon offers several beauty care services such as hair treatment, facial treatment, and bridal and party makeup. Also, Sheena Beauty Parlour, sited in Punjab Market, G-13, is reachable within18 minutes by car.
Four more salons and spas are present near TopCity-1, Rawalpindi, including Erina Beauty Salon, located on Sachal Sarmast Road, HairWays Men Salon, around 20 minutes away, Geero's Salon & Spa, sited about 18 km away, and Nawaz Hair Salon, approximately 25 minutes’ drive away. These salons are operational in G-11 Markaz and provide various beauty services, such as haircuts, dyeing, threading, and makeup.
As for more salons, you can visit Glam Street Salon and Spa in Service Society, Jugnu Wasim Salon & Studio and Laser Clinic in E-11 NP, and SH Salon in G-10 Markaz. All these salons are situated around 19 to 24 km away and provide different services, including facials, manicures, pedicures, and other beauty treatments.
Over the past few years, the TopCity-1 community has celebrated several events, including Independence Day, Kids’ Eid Milan, Abad Expo, NIIA Inauguration, a UK Property Show, and a Dealers’ get-together. TopCity-1 also received the Highest Taxpayer Award in April 2018. Further, the society also regularly organises different family festivals, cricket camps, cultural exhibitions, and Mehfil-e-Milad for its residents and dealers.
The community of TopCity-1 is surrounded by some of the most successful housing projects such as University Town Islamabad (20 minutes’ drive away), while G-15, Islamabad is only 15 minutes away from the society. Residents can also quickly drive to G-14, Islamabad, sited just 19 minutes away via Kashmir Highway.
Moreover, several popular tourist attractions of Islamabad and Rawalpindi are also easily accessible from TopCity-1, Rawalpindi. Shakar Parian National Park, situated on Shakar Parian Hills, just 30 km away via Kashmir Highway offers mesmerising views of Margalla Hills, Rawal Lake, and Murree from the East viewpoint. Moreover, the Pakistan Monument is situated on the west side of the park. Lake View Park is also located at a distance of 32 km, via Kashmir Road, from TopCity-1, Rawalpindi. New Islamabad Airport is located just 20 minutes’ drive away from the TopCity-1 via Jinnah Blvd, Service Road, and Abdullah Haroon Avenue.
The famous Centaurus Mall is just a 37-minute drive from TopCity-1 via Kashmir Highway. You can also get to Faisal Mosque, about 28 km away from the society, using the same route. This mosque is known for its unorthodox architecture and beautiful settings.
Daman-e-Koh, found on the outskirts of Islamabad, is a famous and frequented spot in the city. The place is located in the middle of Margalla Hills, 33 km away from the community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
TopCity-1, Rawalpindi is an excellent opportunity for investors as property prices in the society will increase exponentially once the construction work is completed. Block A and Block B, in particular, will experience a steep rise in demand as they are the most-searched areas in the project. Therefore, people looking for high ROI might want to consider these two blocks while looking for investment opportunities in Rawalpindi.
Importance of TopCity-1 Rawalpindi from major locations nearby
- New Islamabad International Airport is just a 2-minute drive away
- It takes about 20 minutes to reach Capital Smart City, Rawalpindi via New Islamabad Airport Road
- Shakar Parian National Park is located 30 km away via Kashmir Highway
- Centaurus Mall is 37 minutes’ drive away
- Faisal Mosque is also located just 28 km away via Kashmir Highway