Stretching over 60 Kms, the East Coast Road (ECR) is one of the most developed and cosmopolitan destinations in Chennai. Serene Landscapes and state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities has fuelled the real estate growth in the area as well. So if you are looking to buy a new house, ECR will be the most ideal destination. Still not convinced? Here are few reasons why ECR is the best place to own a house:

1. Good Infrastructure

The government has given priority to infrastructure developments such as water and sewage connections on this road. So you will not face basic sanitation and water difficulties. Apart from this the government has also proposed Pallavaram-Thoraipakkam road up to ECR to provide seamless connectivity for those travelling from ECR to GST Road. The Tamil Nadu government has identified Thiruvidanthai on the East Coast Road (ECR) and other nearby villages to build a Sports City in 1500 acres.

2. Peaceful and serene location

After a long day’s work, would you not want to drive back to a pollution free environment close to the beach? ECR offers just that. With scenic coast line and incredible views of the sea, ECR is a perfect place to unwind and relax. Developers such as CASA Grande offer high quality sea facing apartments on ECR at an attractive price.

3. Well connected

ECR runs along the coast of Bay of Bengal and connects Chennai to Pondicherry. It is also well linked to prime localities of Chennai. Moreover, it is very close to the IT corridor of Chennai – Old Mahabalipuram Road. ECR also covers prominent localities like Thiruvanmiyur, Kottivakkam, Palavakkam, Injambakkam and Uthandi.

4. Proximity

ECR is well connected to OMR, GST and Tidel Park, which are all IT/ITES hubs of Chennai. ECR is also home to some of the top schools and colleges in Chennai, making it an educational center.

Some of the top schools in the locality are:

  • Vael’s Billabong High International School
  • Gateway International School
  • The British International School
  • Primrose Schools
  • St John’s Universal School

Top colleges on ECR:

  • Montessori Teachers Training College
  • Poonga College of Arts and Science
  • Indian Maritime University
  • AMET University

5. Excellent investment option

Owing to its locality and infrastructure, ECR has become an attractive investment option for real estate developers, investors and home buyers.The price of property has increased over the last five years, making it a great investment opportunity even if you are not planning to move in right away.

6. Attractive real estate projects -Independent Houses and High-Rise Apartments

Buying a house in major localities of Chennai is not affordable any more. Also, with the growing population, there is a steep demand for living spaces at affordable prices. ECR offers you the best at affordable costs without compromising on quality. Projects such as Casa Grande’s apartments in ECR near Mayajaal and Casa Grande’s Elita offer just that with premium features and amenities like Swimming Pool, Gym, 24/7 Power Backup, Outdoor Sports facilities, etc.

7. Top hangout places

ECR has become one of the entertainment corridors of Chennai, thanks to the beautiful beaches and infrastructure facilities available. ECR now has posh restaurants and hang out spots that have mushroomed. Some of the top restaurants that you should try are:

  • Kipling café, Akkarai
  • ID by Satyam Cinema, Neelankarai
  • Sea Crest, Muttukadu
  • Bella Ciao, Kottivakkam
  • Ideal Garden Restaurant, Kovalam Road
  • The Wharf, Radisson BLU Templebay, Covelong Road

Entertainment / Amusement Parks for Leisure time that you can explore:

ECR is also perfect to relax and unwind as there are plenty of entertainment options to explore. If not, you could also take a long drive by the beach!

  • Dakshinchitra
  • Covelong Beach
  • Madras Crocodile bank trust
  • Muttukadu Boat House
  • Mahabalipuram- A UNESCO world heritage site
  • MGM Dizzee World
  • VGP Universal Kingdom

With entertainment, leisure and attractive property options, ECR is becoming one of the most sought after localities in Chennai. So what are you waiting for? Take your family ECR and enjoy life at an affordable cost!