Virar in North Mumbai has emerged to be a major residential real estate hotspot as per the latest reports. Virar already offers ample inventory of ready-to-move in and under-construction projects. Several projects are being developed here including Shapoorji Pallonji Joyville, Rustomjee Avenue I, Mayfair Housing Primrose and Bhoomi Acropolis among others. Virar has benefited from great connectivity and relatively affordable prices of residential property.
Virar is located within the MMR (Mumbai Metropolitan Region) and is well connected through the National Highways 4, 3, 17 and 8. The suburban railway western line and Western Express Highway ensure good connectivity from Virar to Mumbai. Virar will also be linked directly to several areas in Mumbai through the metro network. The MMRDA has already planned to extend the Line-9 of the Mumbai Metro between Mira-Bhayander and Dahisar to Virar. The extension of this 10.5 km stretch will boost connectivity greatly in the area.
There are great affordable housing prospects in Virar and property prices are on the lower side. One can find apartments for anything between Rs. 25-60 lakhs on an average. The eastern portion in Virar has several sectors which are well developed like Phulpada, Manvelpada, Veer Savarkar Road and Chandansar Road among others. The serene surroundings are a major draw for residents including the St. Peters Church, Yazoo Park, Arnala and Odi Beach and Jain Temple.
Virar is also home to several reputed educational institutions like the Expert International High School, John XXIII Shastri Vidyalaya High School, College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Utkarsha Vidyalaya, MGM Academy High School, English High School and the Little Fairy Monastery. There are leading healthcare centres in the area like the Ashwini Hospital, Sanjivani Hospital, Sahayog Hospital, Joshi Children Hospital and Dalvi Hospital among others. There is good connectivity to several recreational areas and shopping malls.