DHA Valley is the outcome of a collaboration between Bahria Town, DHA Islamabad, and Habib Rafiq Pvt. Limited (HRL), who was also given the contract to develop road infrastructure in this society. Launched in 2008 and situated near DHA, Phase 2 Extension, Islamabad, the project is located near Islamabad Expressway and GT Road, Rawalpindi. Sihala Railway Station on Kahuta Road can also be reached easily from DHA Valley at a drive of 16 minutes via Islamabad Expressway.
International-standard facilities paired with low-cost properties make DHA Valley an ideal housing scheme for both investors and buyers. The development of this society is a massive undertaking, and the developers are utilizing top-of-the-line resources to make sure that the community is developed within the given time frame.
Beautiful view of the vast, carpeted roads of DHA Valley
The project is divided into DHA Valley Residential Plots Scheme, Overseas Block, DHA Homes, and DHA Valley Commercial Avenues. The all-important tasks of town planning and designing were assigned to OJMR Architects, a California-based architectural firm. Furthermore, AREA, a Turkish company, was tasked with the construction of DHA Homes. The society of DHA Valley is further divided into several blocks named Bluebell, Bougainvillea, Daffodils, Daisy, Eglantine, Gloxinia, Iris, Jasmine Block, Lavender, Lily – DHA Homes block, Lotus, Magnolia, Marigold, Oleander, Rose, Snowdrop, Sunflower, Tulip, Zinnia, and Bluebell.
Construction work in full swing in DHA Valley Islamabad
DHA Valley Islamabad offers 4 and 8 marla commercial and 5 and 8 marla residential plots for sale. Around 2,000+ developer-built houses have been planned for the society, 500 of which have already been completed. Also, pre-built homes in the DHA Homes block are also up for sale. Possession of plots in the Sunflower, Magnolia, and Tulip block will be handed over soon. Development work, including civil, sewerage, and road infrastructure, is in full swing in other blocks as well.
AT A GLANCE
- Gated Community
- Underground electrical wiring
- Special water storage for the society
- Telephone exchange
- Power grid station
- Access to electricity, water, and gas
- 24/7 maintenance services
- Linked with major road networks
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
PUBLIC TRANSPORT NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
Since DHA Valley Islamabad is situated at an ideal location, finding public transport is almost a hassle-free task. Some of the nearest bus stops include KakPul Bus Stop, Grand Trunk Road Bus Stop, Bhangril Bus Stop, River Garden Bus Stop, Bhinder Bus Stop, and Parvez Dhaba Bus Stop, among others. The bus stops are approximately 4 to 8 minutes drive away from the project.
MARKETS NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
Haji Gull Bahar Market can be reached within a six minute-drive from DHA Valley. More shopping options located at a distance of 4-5 km from the society are Kohsar Market, Al-Abbas Market, and Bara Market.
MOSQUES NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
DHA Valley Islamabad will become home to two mosques in the future. Meanwhile, residents can visit the Jamia Masjid, Sector J Mosque, Sector G Mosque, or Sector D Mosque, located in DHA Islamabad, at a distance of approximately 1 to 6 kilometers from the society.
SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
Residents of DHA Valley housing scheme will not have to worry about the schooling or education of their kids since the society has specially reserved land for schools and colleges. During the time the community is being developed, residents can send their kids to Islamabad Business School in DHA, Phase 5, DHAI Army Public School, The Science School, Army Public College, Cadet College, Institute of Space Technology in DHA Phase 2, The Smart School in Soan Garden, and Capital University of Science and Technology on Kahuta Road.
BANKS NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
Several banking options are within reach of DHA Valley Islamabad residents, which is a huge plus for buyers and investors. Three Habib Bank Limited branches, located on Kahuta Road, Islamabad Expressway, and DHA Islamabad, are just a 5 to 8 minutes drive away from DHA Valley. Other nearby banking options are Soneri Bank and MCB in DHA Islamabad. Branches of major banks will also become operational in the community soon.
A grid station in DHA Valley housing society, Islamabad will also be established to provide uninterrupted electric supply to residents.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
The developers of DHA Valley have planned medical facilities for the society within the community wall. The facilities will be well-equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and qualified staff.
As for nearby options, residents of the society can also visit Riphah International Hospital in Sihala, situated approximately 3 to 4 km away from the project. Defence Family Clinic and DHA II Medical Clinic in Phase 2 can be reached in 9-12 minutes’ drive from DHA Valley.
PROPERTIES IN DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
SALES PRICE TRENDS IN DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
DHA Valley, Islamabad presents a financially rewarding opportunity for both investors and buyers. Investors can turn around the property for a quick profit while residents can look forward to a peaceful life and financial dividends later on for when and if they decide to sell the property.
HOUSES FOR SALE IN DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
Several developers and owner-built houses in DHA Valley, Islamabad, are up for sale. A good number of these houses are located in the DHA Homes block, while others are located in different blocks. The one thing common about the houses is that they are either 5 or 8 marla. The houses are entirely furnished either by the developer or the plot owner and have high-quality fixtures, interior, and exterior.
The prices of houses up for sale in DHA Valley vary according to the number of floors, rooms, and finishing. Besides, grey-structure houses are also up for sale for buyers who like to build their house according to their liking. The prices of 5 marla houses, as of January 2019, were between PKR 21 lakh to PKR 58 lakh. The starting price of an 8 marla house was PKR 40 lakh, going as high as PKR 85 lakh.
PLOTS FOR SALE IN DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
Several 5 and 8 marla residential plots are up for sale in DHA Valley’s different blocks. The majority of plots are entirely developed, while some await being marked.
Location of residential plots in DHA Valley Islamabad
The price of plots is influenced by their location and whether they are corner facing, west open, and park facing, to name a few factors. The price of 5 marla plots starts at PKR 6 lakh and goes up to PKR 44 lakh. The price of 8 marla residential plots also varies according to their location and blocks. An 8 marla plot has an average sale price of PKR 8.7 lakh to PKR 95 lakh.
RENT PRICE TRENDS IN DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
Since the project is not entirely developed, there are only a few houses for rent in DHA Valley Islamabad. Rest assured that shortly, the demand for houses for rent in DHA Valley will soar. So, it might be an excellent opportunity to buy a house now and earn rental income later.
HOUSES FOR RENT IN DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
Rent of 5 marla houses is between PKR 20 thousand to PKR 40 thousand. The rental value of a house in the project depends on different factors, such as the population in the locality and accessibility to nearby amenities. The starting rental rate of 8 marla houses in the society is PKR 20 thousand and can go up to PKR 45 thousand. Most of the houses available for rent are fully furnished, which is good news for renters.
DHA Valley Islamabad has established a separate block for commercial plots called Commercial Avenue. Plots in the block are of 4 and 8 marla only. The Commercial Avenue features the latest infrastructure in an ideal location. This avenue will become one big business hub of Rawalpindi and Islamabad in the days to come.
The asking price of 4 marla commercial plots in DHA Valley is between PKR 31 lakh to PKR 75 lakh, and 8 marla plots are priced between PKR 70 lakh to PKR 1.05 crore.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
MALLS NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
DHA Valley Islamabad will house shopping malls featuring local and international brands within the community. Residents will not have to travel to any other location to take care of their shopping needs. Until that time, Giga Mall is located nearest to the society at around 9 minutes drive. It is the biggest mall in Sector F, DHA, Islamabad. Additionally, there are other malls situated in different sectors of DHA, easily accessible within 10-11 minutes drive.
RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
There will be no shortage of restaurants and bakeries in the commercial areas of DHA Valley Islamabad. Given their location and income-generating potential, the commercial areas will be as good as a goldmine for investors and businesspeople.
For now, Tikka Mehal on Kahuta Road and Al-Madina Restaurant on GT Road can be reached at a drive of 6 minutes from DHA Valley. Other eateries located close by including McDonald’s, Terrace Bar B Que, Hot & Spicy, and many others in DHA Islamabad. Residents can also dine in at the food court in Giga Mall. Shikarpuri Sweets & Bakers, Tehzeeb Bakers, Panda Bakery and Beverages, and Rahat Bakers are some famous bakeries located near the society.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
PARKS IN AND NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
DHA Valley will have lush green parks in nearly every block to enhance the overall beauty of the locality. The parks will have jogging tracks, small rides for children and will be dotted with flowers. Also, an amusement park and theme park are also under development in the community.
Other parks located near the society include Central Park in Sector E, DHA Phase-II (3.1 km), Main Park on Grand Trunk Road in Zaraj Housing Society (6.1 km), and DHA Park in Sector K, DHA Phase-II, among others.
SALONS AND SPAS IN AND NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
Top-class spas and salons will also be established within the community for the convenience of DHA Valley’s residents. For the time being, residents can visit Marciano’Z Salon & Spa for Men in Sector J, DHA Phase 2 (2.1 km), and Depilex Beauty Clinic and Jugnu Wasim in Sector E, DHA Phase-II (4 km) are some of the most popular salons near DHA Valley Islamabad. Islamabad.
SPORTS FACILITIES AND FITNESS CENTRES IN AND NEAR DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
There will be a state-of-the-art gym with the latest machines and equipment established in the society for the benefit of residents. Besides, other gyms and fitness centers situated near DHA Valley, Islamabad, are CUST Gym in Capital University of Science & Technology, Sihala (3.9 km), Strong Guys Gym in River Gardens Housing Scheme (3.7 km), and Eminence Fitness Club & Gym in Zaraj Housing Society (6.9 km).
GOLF COURSE IN DHA VALLEY ISLAMABAD
DHA Valley Islamabad will house a professional golf course designed and developed according to international standards. The golf course will not facilitate beginner to expert level golfers but will also provide an excellent opportunity for people to get together over a game of golf.
Quite a few leisure and entertainment options are in the neighborhood of DHA Valley, Islamabad. Other than shopping in Giga Mall, which can be reached at a drive of 9 minutes, residents can enjoy movies at Cinepax cinema and have fun with their kids at Fun City. The Cineplex in DHA can also be reached within 8 minutes. Furthermore, people can enjoy family time in parks located in Sectors A, D, and E of DHA Phase 2. Other attractions near the project are Rawat Fort at a 10 minutes drive on Grand Trunk Road. Gamers have a variety of options, including Krossfire Gaming Arena, situated in DHA Phase 2 at a distance of 3.7 km. X Lounge Gaming and Snooker, and Andromeda Gaming Portal can be reached after covering 8 km. Snooker World Entertainment Club in Sector E of DHA is also is easily reachable after driving around 7 minutes from the community. JFC Sports Complex and Basketball Court in Sectors E and D of DHA Phase 2 are 7 to 10 minutes away from DHA Valley, respectively.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
DHA Valley is a joint venture between DHA Islamabad, Habib Rafiq Pvt. Limited, and Bahria Town. Both DHA and Bahria Town are considered pioneers when it comes to developing high-class, well-maintained societies that feature necessary luxurious amenities. The project is suitable for long-term, passive investment. Because DHA Valley was conceived to help middle and low-income people experience a lifestyle featuring all the modern facilities within the boundary wall, the prices of plots are considerably low, as compared to other projects of DHA and Bahria Town. However, the prices are expected to increase as soon as the possession of plots begins. Investors and buyers keen on investing in the project should keep in mind that blocks near Islamabad Expressway have a comparatively higher value. Central blocks near DHA Homes are also considered good for investment, as per property experts.
The project was initiated in 2008, and up till now, the development work has been relatively slow. As of January 2019, the society had witnessed no significant developments, and only a few homes are occupied in the community. However, residential plots have been developed completely, and civil work is complete in some blocks.