Area Guide Defence view Phase 1, Karachi
DEFENCE VIEW PHASE 1
Situated on the outskirts of Korangi Town, Defence View , Karachi is a densely populated locality with several different ethnic communities living in this area. Defence View spreads over approximately109 acres and houses more than 70,000 residents.
The Defence View vicinity connects three major parts of Karachi. It links you to Shaheed-e-Millat Road via Baloch Colony Road; it intersects Korangi Road that leads to Korangi Town; and leads to Defence Housing Authority (DHA) via Creek Road.
In 1965, when the government decided to expand Jinnah Hospital, they relocated the residents of Azad Colony, a small locality nearby to Bostanabad, which was later on known as Defence View .This guide aims to give you a clear idea of what Defence View has to offer in terms of residential properties, commercial properties and other amenities so you can make an informed decision.
- Popular area to live in Karachi
- Populated locality with various residential property options to invest
- Basic facilities like water supply, electricity and gas available
- Defence View houses many gated communities, assuring security for residents
- An intermediary area that connects the North and East ends of Karachi to the South
- Proximity to Defence View KPT Interchange Flyover
- Minutes away from Korangi Industrial Area
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN AND NEAR DEFENCE VIEW ,
As a busy housing area that acts as a transit route to different places in Karachi, Defence View has various public transportation options that people can choose as part of their daily routine.
Public buses run in this area as Defence View has multiple stops for buses like F-16, F-17, S-2, X-8, C-2, 1-L, 17-K, 61-A, C and Gulistan Coach. All these public buses stop near the KPT interchange area and from here on to various different locations in Karachi.
Popular bus stops in Defence View include Defence View Bus Stop, KPT Bus Stop, M-1 Bus Stop, Akhtar Colony Bus Stop and Iqra University Bus Stop. Besides these stops, nearby bus stops like Brooks Chowrangi Bus Stop, Madina Stop Defence View Phase 2 Bus Stop, Jol Sol Bus Stop, Defence View Bus Stop, Akhtar Colony Bus Stop and Manzoor Colony Bus Stop are all at a commutable distance of less than 15 minutes from Defence View society.
In addition to bus services, you can find auto rickshaws and taxi services available in this locality. Moreover, with the recent trend of car and bus hailing services like Careem, Uber, AirLift, Swvl and Roshni Rides, travelling has become much easier for the residents of Defence View . You can easily book a ride to any of the services to and from your location.
MARKETS IN AND NEAR DEFENCE VIEW
Since Defence View is in the suburbs of Korangi Town and connects to DHA as well, this residential area has several different marketplaces available in and near the vicinity.
Popular super markets present in Defence View include Imtiaz Super Market, Salma SuperMarket, Al-Shahbaz SuperMarket, Bismillah Furniture Market and Zam Zam Company. All these super markets are famous for selling grocery items, clothing, homeware, kitchenware and other lifestyle related products.
Some of these marketplaces also sell fresh fruits and vegetables for people who choose to eat healthy. Other than regular markets, a special bazaar is set up on Tuesdays and Sundays near Defence View , that offers all sorts of variety products for customers at discounted prices.
MOSQUES AND CHURCHES IN AND NEAR DEFENCE VIEW ,
Apart from these mosques, there are various other mosques close by such as:
- Fatima Masjid in Khalid Commercial Area Phase 7 – 2.4 km from Defence View
- Jamia Masjid Bilal in DHA Phase 7 – 2.7 km away
- Siddiq-E-Akbar Masjid, Faizan-e-Attar Mosque and Masjid Imam Bukhari in Defence View Housing Society – 10 to 15-minute drive from Defence View
- Imam Muslim Masjid and Jamia Madina Masjid in Kashimr Colony – 9 minutes away
- Jamia Masjid Bait-ul-Mukarram in Akhtar Colony – 2.1 km driving distance from Defence View
SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, AND UNIVERSITIES IN AND NEAR DEFENCE VIEW ,
Similar to religious places, there are many schools, colleges and Universities in and near Defence View . Schools like Karachi Public School, The Academy Defence View Campus, Shirin Sultan Dossa Campus, The Smart School – Defence View Campus, Little Flower School, Kids Zone Play School, Al-Abbas Secondary School, St. Francis Xavier High School, Gulistan-e-Fatima School, Little Prince School and The City Grammar School are all present in Defence View . Of all these primary educational institutions, some are in Defence View while others are within a 3 km radius from this neighbourhood
Known colleges and universities include the following:
- TCF College in Defence View – less than 5 minutes away
- Defence Authority Degree College, Nixor College, Fatima Jinnah Dental College, DHA Suffa University and The Millennium University and College (TMUC) in Defence Housing Authority – 10 to 20 minutes away via car
- Pioneer Technical College in Mehmoodabad – a 20-minute drive
- Iqra University Main Campus on Shaheed-e-Millat Expressway – a 10-minute drive from Defence View
- Dow International Dental College in Chanesar Goth – 4.5 km away
BANKS IN AND NEAR DEFENCE VIEW ,
Silk Bank’s Head Office and Sindh Bank Limited are located in Defence View , but most commercial banks are just outside the bounds of this area. However, you can find multiple branches of different banks on Khayaban-e-Ittehad in DHA, which is a stone’s throw away from Defence View .
Banks such as Habib Metro Bank, Meezan Bank, Summit Bank, United Bank Limited, Bank Al-Habib, Askari Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank, Bank Alfalah Limited are all located on Khayaban-e-Ittehad Road DHA and are accessible from Defence View in less than 5-10 minutes via car.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AND NEAR DEFENCE VIEW ,
Shaukat Khanum Clinic is affiliated with Shaukat Khanum Hospital, which is one of the most prestigious medical institutions in Pakistan. It was laid by the current Prime Minister Imran Khan and is globally recognized. It is one of the biggest charitable organization in the country as it receives donations from all over the globe.
Other clinics that are in close proximity to Defence View include Alshifa Clinic, Erum Clinic and Defence Poly Clinic in Phase 7 DHA. Elixir Eye Care Clinic on Khayaban-e-Jami in DHA. Sunset Poly Clinic and Homeo and Hijama Clinic in Phase 2 DHA. Niamat Clinic, Janjua Homeo Clinic and City Clinic in Akhtar Colony.
All of the aforementioned clinics are would roughly take less than 15 minutes to travel from Defence View .
Besides clinics, there are various hospitals available in and near this neighbourhood. Hospitals like Sir Syed Hospital, The Indus Hospital, The Chiniot General Hospital, Pakistan Naval Services (PNS) Shifa Hospital, Medwin Hospital, South City Hospital, Jinnah Medical College Hospital, Altamash Hospital and Dr. Ziauddin Hospital Clifton Campus are all located within a 10 km radius from Defence View . It allows the locals in the area to reach these hospitals on time during an emergency.
PROPERTIES IN DEFENCE VIEW , KARACHI
SALES PRICE TRENDS IN DEFENCE VIEW ,
There are several residential and commercial properties available on sale in Defence View . Please be advised that the listings on the websites are updated on a regular basis and prices are subject to change accordingly.
Defence View has a range of houses on sale at various prices. A 4-bedroom house is available at PKR 47 lakh, whereas a 7-bedroom house can be bought for PKR 1.7 crore in Defence View .
COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES FOR SALE IN DEFENCE VIEW ,
Apart from residential houses, there are many commercial properties available in Defence View , Karachi. An 80 sq. yd. commercial building is available at PKR 1.2 crore and the price goes all the way up to PKR 4 crore for a 160 sq. yd. commercial property.
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