Neighbourhood Spotlight: Manapakkam
October 1, 2018
Manapakkam is a census town and a fast-growing suburb located in the south-western part of Chennai. The locality is situated along the Poonnamallee High Road around 14.6 km away from the city. Several taluks such as Mugalivakkam and Ramapuram in the north, St. Thomas Mount in the east, Kolapakkam in the West and Meenambakkam in the South surround the area. The presence of a large number of IT parks and MNCs makes Manapakkam an industrial cum residential locality, which in turn drives its growth and development. The last few years have seen a boom in Manapakkam’s real estate. Read on to know what makes Manapakkam an ideal location to move to or invest in.
Manapakkam is well-connected by Chennai’s extensive network of roads. MTC operated buses ply between any of the 20 bus stops located all over the locality. The closest railway station is the Guindy Railway Station and is located at a mere 4 km away from Manapakkam. You can also find other modes of transport like the Ekatathangul Metro just 4km or 20 minutes away from your residence in Manapakkam. The St. Thomas Mount and Alandur metro stations are also found 5km and 4km away respectively. Chennai’s international airport is also located close to the area, only a 19-minute drive via Grand Trunk Road.
As a suburb, Manapakkam is situated close to many other suburbs. This is by far, one of its major advantages. Porur is 5.2 km away from Manapakkam and Kolapakkam. Theresa Nagar and Lakshmi Nagar are nearby as well. You can quickly make your way to Ambattur via the Chennai bypass, or to Guduvancheri via the Tiruchi Highway. Travelling along the Poonnamallee High Road will help you get to Guindy and Ponnamallee.
Educational Institutions in Manapakkam
The locality of Manapakkam houses a number of Chennai’s most reputed schools and colleges both for education and extracurricular activities. This is of vital importance for families with children; ensuring your kids make it to school on time is always a priority, and if you happen to buy a property in Manapakkam, you will not face the hassle of a daily commute to drop them at school. Manapakkam has a mixture of international schools, day care centres and special needs schools to choose from including:
- Emmanuel Nursery and Primary School
- Kidzee Preschool
- The Lingua Academy International
- Joseph’s Matriculation School
- Emmanuel SS School
- Lalaji Memorial Omega School
- Ravindra Bharathi Global School
- SEED Play School
- KLAY Prep School and DayCare
- Mizpah Miracle Music
- Dr MGR Home and Higher Secondary School for the Speech and Hearing Impaired
Hospitals and Banks in Manapakkam
In times of emergencies, you should not be stranded in an isolated location with help far away from you. However, with a property in Manapakkam, this will never be an issue thanks to the presence of a wide range of hospitals, clinics and banks. Here are some of the most popular ones you can find in Manapakkam:
- MIOT hospitals
- Bismi Pharmacy and Surgical
- Sri Kumeren Multispeciality Clinic
- Kedar Hospital
- Lister Metropolis
- Dr Peter Fernandez Schizophrenia Hospital
- Healthwise Clinic
Reputed banks like ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC, Bank of Baroda, State Bank of India, etc. also have branches in this area.
IT professionals looking to invest or buy a new home near their office spaces will have no worries of living in an area like Manapakkam. World-famous MNCs like HP, L&T, IBM, CTS among others are slowly transforming this neighbourhood into another IT hub. The DLF IT Park, in particular, is just 2km away from Manapakkam.
This burgeoning locality is the perfect place for young IT professionals and software developers to find a home close to their place of work to help build their careers without worrying about the dreary hours of commute.
Manapakkam has seen a growing interest from buyers and investors alike because of the onset of infrastructural and residential projects. The overall growth potential of this once small suburb has skyrocketed, with a healthy demand for quality housing across luxury and affordable categories.
If you’re looking to invest in or buy a ready-to-occupy home, or are looking around for upcoming projects for a new home, be sure to keep Manapakkam in mind. For those interested in luxury apartments, head over to Casagrand Woodside, located close to many of the IT parks and just 10 minutes from MIOT International. For patrons looking for peaceful community living, Casagrand Primera is the perfect fit for you. Casagrand Irene in Manapakkam offers you luxury row villas along with world-class amenities.
Visit Casagrand for more information about projects in Manapakkam and other localities in Chennai and other cities across India.