Kilpauk is a residential area, located at a distance of about 6 kilometers from Chennai’s city center. The area is situated off the High Road in the west and is adjacent to Chetpet, Egmore, Anna Nagar and Purasawalkam. The major localities of Kilpauk are Tank Road, Kellys, Ramalingapuram, Alagappa Nagar, Ayanavaram, Sylvan Lodge Colony, Ormes Road, Taylors Road and Landons Road.
Kilpauk is situated off the High Road which is among the most important intersection points of road traffic within the metropolitan region of the city. The High Road passes from the VOC Road and connects central regions of the city till the Mount High Road. The area is served by KMC buses and offers excellent connectivity to other areas like Kellys, Tank Road, KMC and Kilpauk Garden Colony. The Chetpet Railway Station is the nearest railway station situated to south of Kilpauk and is only 2.9 kilometers via Taylors Road. The Central Railway Station is 5.1 kilometers via High Road and the Railway Station is 3.8 kilometers from this locality via the Kilpauk Garden Road. The International Airport is 17.1 kilometers from Kilpauk via the Grand Trunk Road.
To make the area more accessible from other parts of Chennai and traffic free, the government has also proposed the Metro Rail project.
Kilpauk houses many good educational institutions. Some of the schools in the area include MES Razeena High School, Sindhi Model Senior Secondary School, CSI Bain H S School, Kidzee Preschool and Chinmaya Vidyalaya. Some of the colleges in the area include International Institute Biotechnology & Toxicology, Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital and SIGA Polytechnic College.
Hospitals and Banks
Hospitals in the area are TOSH Hospital, Medical College and Hospital, New Hope Hospital, Guest hospital and ESI Hospital.
In addition to hospitals, many banks have set up their branches in the area. Some of these include Catholic Syrian Bank, Indain Bank, ICICI Bank, Overseas Bank, Bank and State Bank of India.
Real Estate in Kilpauk
Due to its excellent connectivity to other major areas in Chennai, Kilpauk has developed into a prominent residential destination. Currently, there are 15 ongoing projects in Kilpauk with 9 projects due for possession in 2014. Plenty of options are available in Kilpauk as it offer units with sizes ranging from 910 sq. ft. to 3,762 per sq. ft. Some of the ongoing residential projects in Kilpauk are The Carmel Castle by Builders, Arcadia by Ceebros, ns Archway by Jain Housing, Seraphic Courtyard by MKV group and Alora by Foundations.
The average property price in Kilpauk is Rs. 14,000 per sq. ft., the minimum property price is Rs. 10,500 per sq. ft. and the maximum property piece is Rs. 20,000 per sq.ft.