An Area Guide to Bhara Kahu, Islamabad

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Islamabad, besides being one of the most serene and safest places to live, encloses many areas in its neighborhood. One of these areas is Bhara Kahu; which is among the most populated areas of the Islamabad region. It is located in the northeast of Islamabad. Bhara Kahu is a very small city that falls under the jurisdiction of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) in Islamabad.

Because it is one of the older cities in the country, it has a lot of population and commercial spaces., Pakistan’s smartest property portal brings you a complete guide on the area’s rental and sale trends for properties. 

The city’s current name Bhara Kahu derived from “Bharakao”. The area has an ideal location with beautiful scenic views, whilst just being a short drive away from the main Bhara Kahu chowk. Bhara Kahu gives you the option of buying or renting a property, which makes it a popular area and attracts a lot of buyers and tenants. It provides all kinds of amenities and facilities to its residents.

The well-constructed roads make it easy to commute from one area to another. In terms of access, the city is not far away from the main city. Considering the normal traffic, it is only 15.7 km away from Faizabad, the main bus station in the twin cities., Pakistan’s Smartest Property Portal, brings you a complete guide on the area’s rental and sale trends for properties in bhara kahu islamabad.


Houses in Bhara Kahu

Bhara Kahu have developed significantly in the last few years. Like some of the other areas in Islamabad, it is considered one of the affordable residential areas of the capital. Kot Hattial is one of the famous areas to reside as it offers a wide range of modernly designed houses at affordable prices. 


Bhara Kahu gives you options of buying and renting of houses , flats for sale , flats for rent  and plot for sale at very affordable prices. However, the price of the property varies with the area size and amenities available. The standard size of the houses for sale in bhara kahu islamabad includes 5 Marla, 8 Marla, 10 Marla, and 1 Kanal.


Price Trends in Bhara Kahu

The prices in the locality have increased by over 1.68% per sq. ft over the last 7 years. Variety of flats for rent in bhara Kahu are available as it caters to people belonging to different classes. It attracts buyers and tenants from all over the city. It has multiple luxury Houses with lawns, single and double-story houses, guest houses, and apartments.  

The price range for houses for sale and house for rent in Bhara Kahu , Flats for sale in bhara kahu varies with size, location, view, floor, and condition. The Residential property prices close to the main commercial area are comparatively low as compared to the main residential area.

Houses Price Trends

Size of House  Price Trends (Sale) Price Trends (Rent)
5 Marlas Rs 80 lac to 1.5 crore  Rs 20,000 to 35,000
8 Marlas Rs 1 crore to 2 crore  Rs 35,000 to 50,000
10 Marlas Rs 2 crore to 2.5 crore Rs 50,000 to 70,000
1 Kanal Rs 2.5 crore to 3 crores  Rs 70,000 to 1 lacs 


Apartments Price Trends

Size of Apartment Price Trends (Sale) Price Trends (Rental)
3  Bed Rs 50 lacs to 60 lacs  Rs 25,000 to 35,000
2 Bed Rs 40 lacs to 50 lacs  Rs 20,000 to 30,000

Plots for Sale Price Trends

Size of Plot Price Trends 
5 Marla Rs  20 lacs to 35 lac
8 Marla Rs  35 lacs to 50 lacs 
10 Marla  Rs 50 lacs to 70 lacs 
1 Kanal Rs 75 lacs to 1 crore 

Amenities in Bhara Kahu


 road route to bhara kahu


Residents of Bhara Kahu have access to all essential facilities and amenities to live a convenient life. While living in Bhara Kahu  you will see educational institutions and healthcare centers, grocery stores, vegetable shops, mosques, salons, fitness centers, etc. 


To meet the everyday monetary and bank requirements, there are several bank branches in the locality. The residents have access to several brands and shopping centers in the area. These basic facilities and amenities make it a better place to live. Bhara Kahu is 14.7 km away from Zero Point, Islamabad, and 44.8 km away from the New International Airport, Islamabad


Bhara Kahu is in proximity to major attractions in the city. Popular public places such as the lake view park, Sharada, Kot Hathial, Phulgran, and Sanjalian are a few minutes’ drives away from the area. Vans, Mini Buses, and other online Cab services such as Careem, Uber, and InDriver make it easy for residents to conveniently commute within the city.


Emergency Contacts

Here are some important contacts from the area directory that you can note down in case of sudden or unexpected incidents that may occur.


List of Emergency Places Contact Number
Police (051) 2230029
IESCO (051) 9260364
SNGPL (051) 9257710
CDA water supply 0312 2727567
Ambulance 0301 6249000 / 0319 5532121
Fire Brigade (051) 9253016
Traffic Police (051) 92619923
CDA (051) 9253016




McDonald's Bhara kahu


Bhara Kahu offers a wide range of dining options. It offers options ranging from fast food to desi food. Similarly, there are several bakeries to cater to the residents of Bhara Kahu. We have listed down some popular restaurants and bakeries to save your time.


Restaurant /Bakery  Cuisine 
Hidden Terrace  Continental 
Grill 2 Night Western
Rancho’s Western
Kitchen M Home Made
Fish Point Sea Food
Rasoi Restaurant and BBQ Traditional
UJ’sPizza Lounge Western
Umania Restaurant & Marriage Hall Continental 
Serai Bistro Traditional
Baoo Jee Murgh Pulao & Family Restaurant Traditional
Lets Eat Biryani Traditional 
La’Besta Pizza Western
Crust House Traditional 
Chick and cheesy Western 
Chaman Biryani Center Simly Dam Road Traditional
Umania Restaurant Traditional
Chacha restaurant Traditional
RK Pizza Western
New Shanwari Restaurant Traditional 
Mcdonald’s Western


Medical Facilities

Bhara Kahu hosts a number of private clinics and hospitals inside and outside of the area with major medical and healthcare facilities. These hospitals provide 24-hour emergency response to care for sudden emergencies. Multiple medical centers are located in the area. Here is the list of medical care Facilities available within Bhara Kahu,


  • ANTH(Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital)
  • Farooq Home Medical Care, And General Physician Hospital
  • Sara Hospital
  • Al Qasim Medical Complex Hospital
  • Pak Hospital 
  • Abbassi Allied Hospital 
  • Sunny Trust – Addiction Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Islamabad Pakistan
  • QAU Medical Center 
  • Bashir Medical Center 
  • Haroon Medical and Cardiac Center 
  • Luqman Hospital 
  • Capital Pet Clinic 
  • Dr. Zakeem Hospital 
  • Shifa Medical Center and Maternity Home
  • Islamabad Dental Hospital 


Educational Institutions

Bhara Kahu is conveniently located close to educational institutions. While the area itself does not host any universities, it has several well-known schools and colleges in the vicinity including the Quaid-e-Azam University. We have mentioned a list of educational institutions that are easily accessible by the residents,


Name Level Institution type 
The Educators  School  Co-Ed
FIES Group of Colleges College Boys
Aspire Group Of Colleges  College Co-Ed
Islamabad college of Education College Girls
Focus School System School Co-Ed
The Smart School – A Project Of The City School School Co-Ed
PI Technical Institute & Driving School Driving School Separate for boys and Girls
Ghazali College for Women College Girls
Dar-e-Arqam Schools School Separate for boys and Girls
Islamabad college of Science and Commerce College Girls
Quaid-e-Azam University  University  Co-Ed
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics – PIDE University  Co-Ed
Islamabad Medical & Dental College University  Co-Ed

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