Bandra West, Mumbai
Bandra West, Mumbai
Bandra is a suburb located in West and is popularly known as the Queen of suburbs. It is divided into two parts i.e. Bandra East and Bandra West. When it comes to Bandra West, it is a well-developed area with a cosmopolitan population dominated by Hindus, Parsis and Muslims. Some of the prominent neighbouring localities to Bandra West are West (2.5 Km), Mahim (3 Km), Golibar (3.8 Km) and Bandra East (4 Km).
The emergence of the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) has changed the face of this area and thereby creating a strong demand for residential apartments. Moreover many Bollywood actors also live around this area and are also responsible for the drive.
The locality offers good connectivity to other parts of the city and is relatively well connected to most of the major business centers. The region is served by a large network of BEST buses which connect it to almost all major areas. Bandra is well-connected to rest of Mumbai by both Central & Harbour Railways as well as various roads. The Bandra railway station is located on the Western line of Suburban Railway and only 1.2 km away from Bandra West via Hill Road. Also, the newly built terminus called Bandra Terminus in Bandra (E) is in close proximity to Bandra West from where trains bound for northern and western India. The Bandra- Sealink has added that extra convenience to this location by reducing the travel time and connecting Bandra West with Worli.
Shopping Malls and creation
Bandra provides a plethora of options when it comes to shopping. From street- side shopping at Linking Road and Hill road where you can get an entire new wardrobe, to high-end stores on Khar-Bandra Linking road where you can find the best of brands. There are also some export-surplus shops in the by-lanes of Hill Road and on Bandra reclamation where you can buy branded clothes.
One of Mumbai’s largest malls – Phoenix Market City, is also located in Kurla, which is an adjoining area to Bandra.
Educational Institutions and Hospitals
Bandra West houses many good schools like St Pauls Convent, St Pauls Institute of Communication Education, The Tree House, Avm School, Euro Kids, Duruelo Convent School, St Theresa's High School and St Theresa's High School. Pali Hospital and Nursing Home, Holy Family Hospital and Elite Hospital are few hospitals located in the area.
al Estate in Bandra West
Proximity to Bandra-Kurla complex has made Bandra West a sough-after real estate destination in the city. Presently, there are 18 ongoing projects in Bandra West and 3 projects are due for possession in 2014. Some of the key projects in the area are s , Bhagtani by Jaycee Homes, Manthan Embassy by Manthan Group and Beau by Sheth Creators.
The average property price in Bandra West is Rs. 58,000 per sq.ft with minimum and maximum apartment price being Rs. 34,000 per sq.ft and Rs, 80,000 per sq.ft respectively.
Prominence of a business district in Bandra Kurla Complex, Connectivity to Thane, South and Navi Mumbai (via local trains and the Western Highway) are some of the prices that drive such high prices here.