Maval is a tehsil located in the Pune district of Maharashtra and derives its name from the Marathi word mavalati which means the direction in which the sun sets. It is also historically significant for being the first abode of Shivaji who formed a peasant army here. Maval is a hilly terrain that is part of the Sahyadri Range and is divided into 12 sub-regions, namely Andar, Nane, Pawan, Karyat, Gunjan, Hirdus, Kanand, Velkhand and Mose. Famous hill stations like Lonavala and Khandala are also located in this region.
Maval offers smooth connectivity to major parts of Pune via the Old - Highway and the Mumbai- Expressway. Both these highways are within a 30-minute driving distance from Maval. Prominent areas like Kamshet, Malinagar, Kanhe, Vadgaon, doli and Kanhe are linked to this locality via the Old -Pune highway.
Airport is situated about 67 kilometers from Maval while the nearest railway station is the Railway Station located 65 kilometers from the Expressway.
Educational Institutions and Hospitals
There are a number of educational institutions in Maval. These include Swatantra Veer Sawarkar, Gurukul High School, VPS High School, Sant Dnyaneshwar Vidyalaya, Sinhgad Institute of Technology, Kohinoor Business School and Dr. B N Purandare. Hospitals the area include Hospital, Ashirwad Hospital, Hospital and Khandelwal Hospital
Real Estate in Maval
Maval is on the wish list of many home buyers due to its strategic location and good infrastructure.
Developers like Group, s, Group, Mantra Properties, Safal Builders, Nirvana Realty and Paradise Group have constructed their projects here. Some of the well-known residential properties in Maval are Group Amoda Reserve, s Panache, Group Nisarg, Mantra Properties Omega Retreat, Safal Builders Nature County and Nirvana Realty Divine Villas. Unit size of apartments in Maval range from 565 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft. About 6 projects are currently under construction in Maval with 1 due for possession in late 2014.