Bonhooghly On BT Road, Kolkata
Kamarhati On BT Road, Kolkata
Total Projects: 25
North Kolkata is one of Kolkata’s most historic areas and encompasses a huge chunk of well known localities from College Street to Girish Park, Shyambazar, Sovabazar, Bagbazar, Barasat, Sodepur, Madhyamgram, Kaikhali and many more. North Kolkata is home to several factories and industries. It still retains a lot of Kolkata’s 19th century architectural marvels and is home to lovely old houses though some of these are in dilapidated states. The road and metro networks are well developed in the area. The upcoming Nagerbazar flyover will reduce congestion to a large extent in the area as well. North Kolkata’s major thoroughfares include the Jessore Road, VIP Road, BT Road, Central Avenue, MG Road, Jatindra Mohan Avenue and many more.
North Kolkata offers great connectivity to East Kolkata including Salt Lake, Baguihati, Keshtopur and Rajarhat. The Barrackpore to Kalyani Expressway is a major development in the area along with the metro network expansion till Dakshineshwar. North Kolkata offers access to the metro railway network till New Garia. The north-south metro network is a major connectivity lifeline along with several private and state buses. Autorickshaws and other public transport facilities are readily available in North Kolkata. The area offers great access to the business district comprising of Chandni Chowk, Central, Esplanade, Rabindra Sadan and Maidan.
There are several reputed educational institutions and hospitals in and around North Kolkata while shopping malls like Mani Square and City Centre I & II are easily accessible from it. The Sector V IT hub is easily accessible from North Kolkata as well. Major areas in North Kolkata include Maniktala, Bagbazar, Sovabazar and Shyambazar though a lot of the present development is happening on the northern fringes like Barasat and Madhyamgram and also along the BT Road including Sodepur, Kamarhati and so on. Property prices have gone up by approximately 5.51% in the area as per Q3 2015 and prices range between INR 2, 500-4, 300 per sq. ft. for the same period though prices can go up for prime areas like Sovabazar, Shyambazar, Maniktala and Bagbazar among others.
Popular projects include Space Club Town Residency, Siddha Eden Lakeville, Siddha Town Madhyamgram, Loharuka Green Oasis, Godrej Prakriti and GM Meena Icon to name a few. North Kolkata is a paradise for tourists with iconic houses of famous families of Kolkata including the Jorasanko Thakurbari (house of Rabindranath Tagore and his family), Mullick Bari or Marble Palace, Sovabazar Rajbari, Swami Vivekananda’s House and also the house of noted playwright Girish Ghosh. North Kolkata offers access to the iconic Dakshineshwar temple and Belur Math in addition to several lovely ghats of the Ganges. The old world charm of College Street, Presidency College, Coffee House and Calcutta University transcends into the grandeur of old and historic buildings all throughout the area along with modern day improvements. North Kolkata is dotted with banks, shopping centres, restaurants and entertainment zones. Demand for property in North Kolkata has gone up due to its connectivity advantages and relative affordability in comparison to South Kolkata.