One of the top locations for Bollywood shoots, Karjat is a city, a sub-district, a tehsil in the Raigad district, Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is situated on a mountainous region that spans over the Bhor ghat, Sahyadris and Western Ghats in the Indian peninsular region. Not to mention Karjat also includes the coastal plains of the Konkan region near Deccan and lies on the banks of the River Ulhas.
A part of politan gion (R), Karjat is located at a distance of 70 kms from Mumbai and about 108 kms from Pune. It is considered as a sought after destination among Indian as well as Non-Indian buyers due to its scenic and unblemished beauty.
Karjat presents well planned road and rail connectivity. It is centrally located with a planned road network that covers Murbad, Kalyan, pur, Kasara Ghat on one side and Khapoli, Khalapur, Neral, Ambarnath, Badlapur, Panvel, Pen on the other. One can reach Karjat easily via highways such as NH17, NH 4 and NH3. The city has a bus terminal near railway station in Bhisegaon and is well-connected to other cities via Maharashtra state passenger buses. Many private buses also provide transport service between Karjat and neighboring cities, including Mumbai and Panavel. Private taxis are also available here. It is a major rail terminus and well-connected to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai, Khopoli and Panvel via local trains. Karjat and Palashari are the two nearby railway stations here.
Upcoming developments like the Sea Over Bridge and trans harbor link between Sewari, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai is projected to cut the distance between the cities and make connectivity to Karjat even better.
Due to its proximity to Mumbai and Pune, Karjat has become an educational hub. The reputed schools located in the city include DAV Public school, St. Joseph's High School, New Horizon Public School, India First Global School etc. All these schools are affiliated to CBSE.
Numerous institutes offering higher education are located here such as the Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy & search Institute, Konkan Gyanpeeth College of Engineering, Asian Institute of Communication and search, Biotech search Institute, L & T Construction Skills Training Institute among others.
al Estate in Karjat
Karjat is one of the happening places of Raigad district and undoubtedly presents itself as a good investment option to the buyers. Presently, property rates are reasonable ( if we look at its location) but are bound to skyrocket in the near future. The average residential property price in Karjat is Rs. 3,043 per sq.ft.
Work is going on around 32 projects here and 6 of them are due for possession in 2014. Some of the key projects are 500 Kastur Kunj by ay (a joint venture of iv an and Ajay Bhandari), XRBIA, Monarch Rise, Landmark sidency and many more. With such fast paced developments, the place looks quite promising.