Tollygunge is one of Kolkata’s most coveted real estate destinations

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South Kolkata has always been a preferred real estate hub for buyers who desire the strategic locations, great connectivity and abundance of social infrastructure and amenities. Tollygunge has emerged as a prime neighborhood in South Kolkata and several big-ticket residential projects are being developed here. The Merlin Group, for instance is constructing The One, a magnificent project complete with towering structures and world class amenities. Tollygunge is located strategically in close proximity to Lake Gardens and Kalighat in the north, Behala in the West, Jadvapur to its East and Bansdroni to its South. Tollygunge offers easy access to almost all parts of South Kolkata including New Alipore, Jodhpur Park, Chetla, Behala Chowrasta, Naktala, Garia, Bansdroni, Kalighat, Southern Avenue, Gariahat and more.

The Mahanayak Uttam Kumar metro station is the connectivity lifeline of Tollygunge along with the tram and bus depots. You can find private and state buses going to almost all parts of the city. The Tollygunge railway station is located adjacent to the Rabindra Sarobar Metro station and ensures easy connectivity throughout the city and its peripheral zones. Tollygunge is famous for its premium golf clubs like the Tollygunge Club and Royal Calcutta Golf Club. Tollygunge has an entire spectrum of properties ranging from comparatively affordable units to ultra luxury apartments or independent villas.

Areas like Ranikuthi, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Karunamoyee, Golf Green and Golf Gardens have become top housing destinations in Tollygunge. There are numerous multi-storeyed apartment complexes that have come up in Tollygunge and these offer premium amenities to residents. Tollygunge is also of high interest to investors since it offers high rental values in comparison to other localities like Jadavpur or Bansdroni. Properties with views of the golf course command huge premiums in Tollygunge while there are builder floors available as well. Tollygunge is also famous for being home to famous studios like the Technicians Studio and Indrapuri Studio along with the Tollywood film industry in general.

Tollygunge is home to several leading hospitals like the MR Bangur super specialty hospital, RSV Hospital, Swiss Park Nursing Home, Moore Avenue Poly Clinic, Tapan Sinha Memorial Hospital, Calcutta Lions Netra Niketan, New Bangur Hospital and many others. Popular restaurants and cafes dot the area including Khan Saheb, The Royal Bengal Tiger Café, The Chaiwala, The Copper Kitchen, Wow Momo!, Mango Tree, Aminia, Chowman and many others. The South City Mall is one of the major attractions for shoppers in Tollygunge while the locality also has major markets like the Bikramgar, Bijoygar, Karunamoyee and Naktala CIT markets. Reputed educational institutions here include the GD Birla Centre for Education, Calcutta Institute of Engineering and Management, Sir Nripendranath Institution, The Assembly of God Church School, Mansur Habibullah Memorial School, B.D. Memorial Institute, The Future Foundation School and many others.

Resident Editor