Godrej Prana, Undri – Building on a strong foundation

Sales office at the site of Godrej Prana

Godrej Properties Limited continues to add new feathers to its Pune cap. With its gaze firmly fixed on the emerging areas of east and south Pune, Godrej is coming up with phase 1 of Godrej Prana, its second property in Undri. Having already dipped its toes here with Godrej Horizon, Godrej has firmly established its footing with Prana, a standout project, both in terms of scale and impact.

Undri in South Pune, which was a small, sleepy village not too long back, is now a symbol of Pune’s rapid expansion and development. With rising demand for housing and better connectivity in this area, Godrej has identified Undri to lay down a marker in the Pune property market. ‘Prana’ means ‘Life’ and Godrej aims to bring this side of the work-life balance equation to fruition for residents of this society, with its comfortable and modern homes and its four lifestyle zones (Nature, Life, Joy and Zen), promising wellness and rejuvenation.

Location

The Godrej Prana arch on the road leading to it
The Godrej Prana arch on the road leading to it

Godrej Prana is located just off the Katraj – Hadapsar bypass road and can be reached using this road. For those coming from the National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) direction, drive down NIBM road till you hit a T-junction just before Corinthians club. Take a right from this junction and go straight till you hit the Katraj – Hadapsar bypass road and take a left. Once on the bypass, look for an arch, on which Godrej Prana is printed, on the left (if coming from Hadapsar) or right (if from Katraj) and take the road leading from the arch to arrive at the property.

Undri is expected to come under Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) soon, boosting public transport and provision of regular water supply. Also, the proposed Pune Ring Road project will pass right next to Godrej Prana, which will directly connect residents to all parts of the city.

Social Infrastructure

The road leading to Godrej Prana
The road leading to Godrej Prana

Undri’s proximity to Pune city and the vast unoccupied land here attracted many developers including Godrej, to come up with large modern projects, attracting a horde of customers as well as other reputed service providers.

Bizzbay Mall and Dorabjee Royale Heritage Mall (both 4 km), Seasons Mall and Amanora Town Centre (both 9 km) are major retail outlets cum entertainment centers in the neighbourhood of Godrej Prana. The shopping hub of MG Road is 9 km away. The Corinthians Club & Boutique Hotel as well as Country Club, Undri lie within 3 km.

Residents will be spoilt for choice when it comes to providing quality education for their children, with the nearby Euro School and Bishops School (both ICSE), Delhi Public School (CBSE) and RIMS International School (CBSE International) filling this need. Options for medical care, ranging from the more affordable Sahyadri Hospital & Noble Hospital (both 8.5 km) and Inamdar Hospital (9 km) to high end Ruby Hall Clinic Wanowrie (7 km), abound in the neighbourhood.

Project Specifications

Godrej Prana will be built on a 31 acre plot in various phases. All approvals for phase 1 of this project have been received and construction is underway. This phase comprises of 7 apartment towers (A to G), along with two lifestyle zones named Joy and Zen. Apartments in tower A have already been sold out and bookings are on for apartments in other towers. Possession handover for phase 1 is expected to be completed by September 2019.

Scaled model of Phase 1 of Godrej Prana
Scaled model of Phase 1 of Godrej Prana

The base price of apartments is Rs. 4600/square foot. Towers A and G will have 12 floors each and comprise of 1 BHK (carpet area of 650 square feet) and 2 BHK (900 square feet) apartments. Towers B and C will have 14 floors each and contain 2 BHK (1100 square feet), 2.5 BHK (1300 square feet) and 3 BHK (1650 square feet) apartments. Towers D, E and F also will have 14 floors each, but only have apartments of 2 BHK (1100 square feet) and 3 BHK (1500 square feet). Such a wide variety of housing choices make this property suitable for all buyer categories, be they singletons, families, those looking for a second home or as an investment.

Apartments in towers D and E will be semi-furnished, while those in the other towers will be unfurnished. As a result, prices for apartments in these 2 towers are higher, starting from approximately Rs. 66.9 lakh for a 2 BHK apartment and from Rs. 89 lakh for a 3 BHK apartment. Apartments are either garden facing or partial garden facing. Phase 1 also includes construction of two lifestyle zones: Zen and Joy. These zones comprise amenities for sport, relaxation and meditation and add a nice green cover to the property.

Amenities

  • Great views of surrounding areas including nearby hills, a neighbouring water body and the community gardens.

  • Rental desk to assist owners looking to lease out their apartments.

  • The Zen zone will contain a children’s play area and a tree house for kids. It will have Zen gardens for relaxation and meditation, surrounded by a jogging track. A practice pitch for cricket also forms part of this zone.

  • The Joy zone will have a club house with a gymnasium, swimming pool and kids’ pool.

  • The living room and bedrooms in each apartment will all have points to connect Cable television and telephone. High quality branded modular switches (Anchor, Roma) shall be provided.

  • Residents of towers D and E will additionally be provided air conditioners and modular kitchen cabinets.

Godrej Prana combines the benefits of a great location with comfortable homes and many useful amenities. It is Godrej Properties’ most ambitious project in this part of Pune and could help them embellish their reputation in this market (site visit report of Godrej Infinity).

Refer to the developer’s website using this link.

Godrej Infinity, Keshav Nagar – Premium Apartments At An Emerging Destination

godrej infinty keshavnagar pune

Pune is splashed in the color white as Godrej Properties Limited, announced the launch of Phase 2 at the much anticipated 43 acre development – Godrej Infinity, Keshav Nagar. This comes after a year of its Phase 1 launch, apartments in which were lapped up in no time. Godrej Properties Limited, a subsidiary of the Godrej Group, has, over its 26 years of existence, successfully executed a number of residential and commercial projects across major urban centers of the country, particularly Mumbai, Pune, Gurgaon and Bangalore. And the developer is amongst the rapidly growing and most profitable ventures in this business.

Pune, known as a major automobile and manufacturing hub, has now emerged as one of India’s leading IT hubs. The most notable IT corridors in the city are the Hinjewadi and Baner in western Pune and Magarpatta City, Kharadi and Kalyani Nagar in eastern Pune. Prominent developers have come up with a number of residential projects in and around these areas and property prices here have steadily moved up. Several end users find it difficult to own property in these already established markets and are considering upcoming areas such as Wagholi and Keshav Nagar for investments. Offerings at Godrej Infinity, Keshav Nagar are generating curiosity amongst Puneiites, for it not only comes from a developer of a great repute but also the a plethora of amenities are combined with budget homes that are within reach of many.

Godrej Infinity: Location

To reach Godrej Infinity, we took the road from Kharadi to Hadapsar and, after crossing the bridge on the Mula-Mutha River, took the first left turn on to Manjari Village road. On reaching a fork on this road, we took the road on the left side and continued driving. The property is reached shortly after the Keshav Nagar bus stand.

A view of signboards flaking the road leading up to Godrej Infinity keshavnagar pune
The road leading to Godrej Infinity

The area is witnessing a transformation as large developers such as Godrej have acquired significant interest in this region, and rightfully so. Therefore one can expect the connectivity to improve and the approach road to be spruced up, especially because Keshav Nagar isn’t too far out of the main city. Keshav Nagar is in close proximity to Eon IT Park (5.5 km) and Zensar, Kharadi (4km) as well as to Magarpatta City (4 km) and Kalyani Nagar (6 km). The software professionals working in these business hubs are the primary target customers for this project. There are regular buses to Keshav Nagar from Pune Municipal Corporation.

Godrej, in partnership with the Corporation and certain other developers, is involved in the construction of a bridge, which shall directly connect Keshav Nagar to Kharadi. The Godrej Infinity plot is spread on both sides of the public approach road to this bridge. Once the bridge is developed one can even walk down to Kharadi from this property, as all those distances listed above will shrink significantly. One can expect an upsurge in development and property rates, analogous to that witnessed by Kalyani Nagar, once this bridge is completed.

Seasons Mall, Amanora Town Centre (3.5 km), Inorbit Mall (6 km) and Phoenix Market City (7 km) are major retail outlets near Godrej Infinity and provide a plethora of shopping, dining and entertainment options. The educational institutions Pawar Public School, Vibgyor School and Orbis School are located nearby. Columbia Asia Hospital, Sahyadri Hospital and Noble Hospital provide medical care facilities. Pune Railway Station is 8.5 km away and Pune Airport is 10 km from here.

Godrej Infinity: Project Specifications

Godrej Infinity is to come up on a 43 acre land parcel on the banks of the Mula-Mutha River, with the approach road to the proposed bridge bisecting this parcel. As of now, Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the project are under execution. Currently, excavation work has just begun on the site. The developer plans to provide possession of the apartments by September 2019.

Construction work at the site of Godrej Infinity, keshavnagar pune with Eon IT Park, Kharadi in the background
Construction work at the site of Godrej Infinity, with Eon IT Park, Kharadi in the background

Both Phase 1 and 2 will be on the same side of this road and will comprise of 6 towers built around a central green area. This property will have 1, 2 and 3 BHK apartments, with 3 BHK coming with two options: regular and luxury. All necessary approvals have been received for this property. Bookings for phase 1 are almost exhausted, but are open for towers 1 (Signature tower) and 3 (Eternity tower) in phase 2.

Phase 1 comprises of towers 4, 5 and 6, while phase 2 comprises of towers 1, 2 and 3. Towers 4 and 5 in phase 1 and tower 3 in phase 2 have 3 wings each. While the central wing comprises of four 1 BHK apartments per floor, the two side wings comprise four 2 BHK apartments per floor each. Tower 6 (having 2 wings) in phase 1 and tower 1 (having 1 wing) in phase 2 have only 3 BHK apartments. However, the apartments in tower 6 are larger than those in tower 1.

For apartments in phase 2, the base price is Rs. 4955 per square feet. The 1 BHK apartments (in tower 3) have a size range of 669-671 square feet and the price of an apartment starts from Rs. 49 lakh. 2 BHK apartments (also in tower 3) have a size range of 1071-1451 square feet and are priced at Rs. 71 lakh onwards. The regular 3 BHK apartments (in tower 1) will be 1350-1400 square feet and are priced at Rs. 90 lakh onwards.

Key Offerings At Godrej Inifinity

  • The balconies of apartments on successive floors will not overlap, providing greater privacy to residents.

  • The central green, around which all the towers are located, comprises of gardens, water bodies, walkways and an amphitheater.

  • Various sports facilities such as a swimming pool, tennis court, basketball court, squash court and a golf putting green are going to be provided to all residents.

  • For the benefit of residents looking to de-stress, energize themselves and recover from aches and pains, Godrej Infinity will have a branch of renowned wellness clinic Four Fountains Spa.

  • Club concierge services will be offered to owners of 3 BHK luxury apartments, allowing them to make travel and hotel bookings, along with a host of other facilities.

  • The apartments in Phase 2, whether 1, 2 or 3 BHK are furnished luxury apartments with facilities such as modular kitchens, home automation, branded bathroom fittings, vitrified flooring in rooms, and anti-skid ceramic tiles for toilets and balconies.

  • The Signature Tower apartments will have marble flooring in living and dining and wooden flooring in bedrooms.

Godrej Infinity, Keshavnagar Pune signboards as we leave the site
Godrej Infinity signboards as we leave the site

Godrej Properties boasts of an impressive portfolio of completed residential and commercial properties across Pune, such as Godrej Millennium, Godrej Castlemaine, Godrej Eternia and Godrej Sherwood. With Godrej Infinity, Keshav Nagar, it aims to build on its existing profile and target customers in an exciting and upcoming area of this major IT and industrial hub.