Area Guide - Gulberg Islamabad
Launched back in 2005, Gulberg Islamabad is one of the top as well as leading residential and commercial projects of Islamabad city launched by Intelligence Bureau Employees Cooperative Housing Scheme (IBECHS). This project is also popularly known as IBECHS Phase III, Islamabad. The stunning design and ravishing infrastructure are all because of the famous Engineer Abdul Waheed, who is the chief consultant and the masterminds behind the development, design as well as planning of this amazing housing project.
As per the stats of most searched localities in Islamabad city for buying profitable properties in 2018, Gulberg Islamabad is listed among the top two in this category. The sole aim of the developers of Gulberg Islamabad is to develop a mesmerizing and spectacular city within the city. The motto of the developers is the creation of a strong infrastructural housing project that offers a clean and peaceful environment amid lush green surroundings. The community is precisely planned and nestled amidst the real beauty of nature in a calm and tranquil environment. You are sure to find a remarkable blend of nature along with seamless architectural designs.
Prime Location of the Housing Project:
Gulberg Islamabad is located near Islamabad Expressway, at the intersection of Zone IV and V, succors commuting to and from Rawalpindi and Islamabad in a hassle-free manner. Near to this wonderful society is Koral Chowk, it is also the nearest landmark.
Moving to and from Gulberg Islamabad is also easy, as the commute time to Islamabad Expressway and Koral Chowk requires less driving time. From Gulberg Islamabad, you can easily get to Islamabad Expressway, covering a distance of 20 kilometers within 8 minutes of drive-through Gulberg Expressway. Similarly, if you are opting to reach to Koral Chowk, you require only 10 minutes of drive to
cover 8 kilometers from Gulberg Islamabad.
Gulberg Islamabad is close to the main centers of the cities, both in Islamabad as well as in Rawalpindi. This peaceful housing scheme is just 20 kilometers away from Aabpara Market and only 15 kilometers away from T-Chowk Rawat.
Planning and Development of Gulberg Islamabad:
Gulberg Islamabad is one of the major housing and commercial projects of Islamabad, spread on land that is over more than 42,000 kanal. This project is divided into three main categories namely, Gulberg Residencia, Gulberg Greens, and Gulberg Commercial.
In Gulberg Residencia, there are a total of 21 blocks that are named alphabetically from A to the letter V (excluding the letter U). Blocks A, B, and P are further extended and Block D is known as D Markaz which is referred to as the Commercial Centre of the main community offering remarkable commercial plots. The Gulberg Greens offers 3 main commercial areas within it. This area is famous for the natural beauty it offers along with executive class farmhouses and plots available in this area, sizing 4, 5 and 10 Kanal. Gulberg Greens offers six blocks from A to E and has one executive block too.
In Gulberg Residencia, you can find different plots that are up for sale. The plots for sale in the block are of different sizes like 7, 10, 14 marlas, 1 Kanal and 2Kanal. All of these plots are completely developed, ready for acquisition and possession. There are several owners who have already started building their
dream homes in their respective plots. In Gulberg Residencia, you can find duplex garden homes, a few penthouses and different apartments up for sale.
Gulberg Islamabad offers some outstanding facilities that are at par excellence, such as the housing scheme is an 80% green area project, promoting lush green surroundings for a better lifestyle. With top class infrastructure and modern state-of-the-art living standards, Gulberg Islamabad also offers exclusive underpass constructed on self-finance basis for the convenience of the residents. The underpass has been built on Islamabad Express Highway that has two entries and exits from Naval Anchorage and Chak Shahzad. The residents don’t have to find a U-turn to enter the premises and can also get rid of extra driving.
One of the rarest offerings of this housing project is a signal free corridor amidst Gulberg Greens and Gulberg Residencia. The service roads are 80 to 120 feet wide and every plot has been developed on 50 to 160 feet wide roads.
With a team of 500 competent security staff, Gulberg Islamabad offers round the clock security with precise monitoring of every moment going on in the society. It is a gated community with active patrolling. With consistent electricity, water and gas supply, Gulberg Islamabad offers solar street lights to conserve energy. There are proper underground electrical wiring, underground drainage, and proper waste management, Gulberg Islamabad offers every possible facility that a luxurious housing scheme tends to offer.
Neighborhood Offered by Gulberg Islamabad:
Gulberg Islamabad offers tremendous facilities in its neighborhood. Such as:
Easy Access to Public Transport: Due to the ideal location of the housing project, there is no problem in getting access to public transportation. There are several bus stops that you can find near the project such as Judicial Bus Stop which is at 9 minutes’ drive, Koral Chowk Bus Stop which is at 10 minutes’ drive, Airport Society E-Bus Stop which is at 8 minutes’ drive and PWD Bus Stop which is only
15 minutes’ drive.
Markets near the Location: There are many stores as well as markets in the proximity of Gulberg Islamabad. Mini Market is located in Ghauri Town Phase 7, Anchorage Fresh and Mini Mart located in Naval Anchorage, Yousuf Zai Market in Madina, Friends Book Shop and Stationary as well as Tiles and Bath Accessories Shop in Ghauri Town, Fazal Ellahi Bhatti Market near Bhatti Society Road and
Shafqat Fabric Ironing Shop in Naval Anchorage.
Religious Locations: Jamia Masjid Nooria Ghausia in the Gulberg Greens Block A and Masjid Ameer Hamza R.A in Gulberg Residencia Block D Markaz are under construction at the moment. Near to the society are Naseeria Masjid in Koral Town and Jamia Masjid Siddique-e- Akbar in Madina.
Educational Institutions: On a land of 550 Kanal at Gulberg Greens is a block solely dedicated for educational institutions known as Knowledge City. Schools as well as universities such as Froebel’s International School, Roots Millennium School, Agha Khan University and Riphah International University have purchased plots in Gulberg Greens Knowledge City and are planning to open the
Near Gulberg Islamabad, currently there is The Smart School at a 13 minutes’ drive in Airport Employees CHS, Bahria Foundation College and Bahria College in Naval Anchorage at 12 minutes’ drive, Siddeeq Public School at 12 minutes’ drive in Madina Town, Islamabad Model College for Girls in Kirpa at a 13 minutes’ drive, Olives School at 10 minutes’ drive and FC Group of Colleges in Ghori Town at a
drive of 13 minutes’ drive only.
Commercial and Islamic Banks: UBL is situated in the Block B of Gulberg Greens whereas other major banks such as MCB and Habib Bank Limited are located at Ghauri Town, the nearest to Gulberg Islamabad. Allied Bank in Jinnah Garden and the Summit Bank in Naval Anchorage are also located near.
Healthcare Facilities: Riphah International University has bought land at Gulberg Islamabad to open their 600-bed hospital. This hospital is expected to be fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities as well as the latest medical technologies. Moreover, the MBF Group which is a Dubai-based healthcare organization has partnered with the Gulberg Islamabad to build a medical city in Gulberg Greens on a land of 100,000 square meters. There will be 400 beds with international standard facilities. The medical city will have a medical mall, orthopedic center, regional cardiology center as well as space for recreation and therapy.
There are many restaurants, shopping malls, and bakeries located in Gulberg Islamabad. Gulberg Emporium Mall & Residency, Samama Gulberg Luxus Mall & Residency, Roshan Heights & Residency, Gulberg Arena, Diamond Mall & Residency in Executive Block, Gulberg Trade Centre, Fortune Destiny, Marvel Mall, Opal Square, Gulberg Regency, and various others are upcoming projects
of Gulberg Islamabad. A Mega Mall is under construction that will be having international as well as local brands for the residents of Gulberg Islamabad. After driving for 15 to 16 minutes, from Gulberg Islamabad, one can easily reach to Ghori Mall in Ghauri Town and Capital Mall in Jinnah Garden.
Many eateries are planning to be opened in Gulberg Islamabad but currently, you can find Babu Jee Restaurant in Ghauri Town, Breads n Cakes in Ghauri Town and Root Bistro in Naval Anchorage.
There is a plan of opening a 5-star hotel in Gulberg Islamabad providing finest services of all time. There is a Riders Club in Gulberg Islamabad for horse riding and recreational activities. There is a plan to open a golf course in the locality too. For kid’s attraction, the management has decided to open a zoo too.
In Gulberg Greens, the management has decided to open water parks and different parks to allow the residents to enjoy some family time as well as picnic times. There is a plan to establish a cinema house too aided with modern technology and equipment.
A 1000 Kanal lake has already been developed by the management in Gulberg Islamabad for the sole purpose of enjoyment for the residents of the area.
Properties in Gulberg Islamabad:
There are several houses that are up for sale in Gulberg Residencia in different sizes like 7, 10, 14 marlas, 1 and 2 Kanals. The houses are developed by the owners while keeping in mind the latest design and modern infrastructure. Every house offers a single or a double storey along with proper parking space, a beautiful lawn and separate servant quarter. The lowest price of a 7 marla house is nearly PKR 1.2 crores, whereas the highest price of a double unit is nearly PKR 1.75 crores. For the price of a house made on 1 Kanal is between PKR 2.9 crores to PKR 4 crores only.
In Gulberg Greens, the farmhouses are made on 4, 5 and 10 Kanals. A 4 Kanal farmhouse will cost around PKR 2.2 crores and more. A 5 Kanal farmhouse will go to a price of PKR 2.6 crores and much higher. For a 10 Kanal farmhouse, the price starts from PKR 6.5 crores only.
You can find luxurious apartments in Gulberg Islamabad as well that are under construction at the moment. The flats that are being offered have studio apartments, 1 bed or 2 bed or 3 bedroom space. With international quality fittings, you can find an American kitchen with tile floors and attached bathrooms. The apartment projects of Gulberg Islamabad are Shanghai Heights, Luxus Mall Residency, Gulberg Trade Centre, Karakoram Gulberg Greens, Cloud Emporium, Akber Arcade, Sky Park One, Diamond Mall & Residency, Samama Star, Gulberg Emporium, Business Center and Cloud Emporium.
In Gulberg Islamabad, you can find 1 bedroom apartment for a price of PKR 8.75 lacs only. A 2 bedroom flat will start from PKR 40 lacs only whereas a 3 bedroom flat will start from just PKR 45 lacs.
The residential plots at Gulberg Islamabad are available since the start of 2019 on affordable rates and plans. The lowest price of the plot starts from PKR 20.5 lacs to PKR 5.5 crores to the highest.
In Gulberg Islamabad, you can find five main commercial sectors that include D Markaz, also known as Blue Area in Gulberg Residencia. Gulberg Greens have Business Park, Civic Center and Business Square as commercial blocks. The commercial projects in Gulberg Islamabad are Samama Star, Marvel Arcade, Diamond Mall & Residency, Fortune Destiny, Royal Corporate Center, Gulberg Emporium, Luxus Mall & Residency, Akber Arcade, Gulberg Arena, One Piccadilly, Business Center, Gulberg Empire, and Cloud Emporium. For buying or selling in Gulberg Greens, Gulberg Residencia, and Gulberg Commercial plz click here Property in Gulberg Islamabad to get your queries answered.