Talk of exquisite townships in Mumbai and Hiranandani Gardens, Powai is sure to get a first mention due to the fact that it has schools, colleges, office buildings, shopping malls, cafes and much more at one place. The address Hiranandani Powai commands a premium amongst its peers as over the years there are several things which were accomplished in an otherwise sleepy and forgotten neighbourhood of Mumbai. Its a true experience of walk to work, walk to school and walk to recreation and shopping centers. Not just in the day this area has a buzz and a hum of its own but even evenings are well celebrated here. Night clubs such as breeze powai, rude lounge etc give company to restaurants such as chillis and mainland china and then there are budget dining places at the Galleria market. Hiranandani Gardens has become a world in itself. It has set a benchmark for similar upcoming projects in the city, and at the same time is constantly evolving by adopting modernity. Such conducive social and economic landscape has kept demand for housing here at elevated prices. Not just the per sq ft rates which are anywhere from Rs. 25000-38000 on sale area but also unit prices end up in crores. Thus the Hiranandani Group which is credited with Powai’s growth deciced to go nano this time. The latest addition to the sprawling Hiranandani Garden is the project – Hiranandani Zen which is offering nearly fully fitted houses which will fall in budgets of relatively larger number of Mumbaikars.
Atlantis and Maple Heights at Hiranandani Zen
Designed by the renowned architect, Hafeez contractor, Hiranandani Zen comprises of 1BHK & 2BHK apartment complexes under the names Maple Heights and Atlantis respectively. These apartments make for compact homes in the already bustling Hiranandani Gardens and have options of either lake facing or garden facing houses. The 2BHK apartments of Atlantis towers come in two carpet areas – 740 sqft and 750 sqft; the respective saleable areas being 1,215 sqft and 1,230 sqft. The 1BHK apartments of Maple buildings have 380 sqft carpet area throughout and a saleable area of 625 sqft.
Atlantis A consists of front facing and garden facing 2BHK apartments priced at Rs.3.25 Cr onwards. Atlantis B has front facing apartments(up to 8th floor), lake facing (beyond 8th floor) and garden facing apartments; the lake facing apartments here are priced at Rs. 3.94 Cr onwards. Atlantis C again consists of the garden facing and lake facing variety with lake facing homes priced at Rs.3.82 Cr onwards. Maple Heights A, B & C have a set of apartments overlooking buildings on one side of the plot and other set of apartments are garden facing variety. Maple Heights comprises of only 1BHK apartments with starting prices of Rs. 1.27 Cr and Rs.1.31 Cr respectively. All the Hiranandani Zen apartment come with marble flooring, air conditioned rooms, modular kitchen, exhaust fans, geysers etc. The Atlantis A, B and C buildings are situated in proximity to Galleria and Haiko supermarket and the Maple Heights towers are towards the other end of the township i.e near the HFS International school and SUpreme Business Park.
Easy Payment schedules for apartments in the Atlantis A, B & C wing are currently being offered, where, 20% of the total price is to be paid as an initial down payment, 75% of the total amount in 24 equal monthly installments and remaining 5% on securing possession of the home.Construction at Hiranandani Zen Atlantis towers has progressed to an advanced stage, with structure work in progress while Maple Heights is still in the excavation stage.
Location and Amenities
Powai is truly gifted in terms of road connectivity, for it has the Eastern Express Highway and the Western Express Highway on either sides, connected by Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road; this makes commute to other parts of the city and the suburbs, effortless. The Hiranandani Gardens per say enjoys proximity to Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Kurla and other localities on the Lal Bahadur Shastri road on one side and Chandivali on the other side, due to a network of roads inside the township. In addition , the locality of Hiranandani Gardens is replete with state of the art civic infrastructure; Hiranandani Foundation School and SM Shetty School are two reputed schools located here.
Hiranandani Hospital and various other clinics are located both inside the community and in the vicinity for medical assistance. For shopping, there is Galleria to which people throng due to availability of a plethora of shops and dining options; supermarkets like Haiko and D Mart cater to the daily needs of the residents. Swanky hotels like Meluha and Rodas play host to a variety of clientele and that adds an edge to the township. A club house, gymnasium, tennis courts, play grounds, shopping centres, cafes, restaurants, amusement zones which provide go karting and other facilities, numerous landscaped gardens, pedestrian-friendly tree-lined avenues are all a part of this fine township. The main highlight though remains with the strategic positioning of the locality right in front of the impressive Powai lake. This makes for a fine place for an evening walk, bird watching and of course just to sit by the window and behold the pristine lake.
Given that most Mumbaikars would love to have a home in a township like Hiranandani, compact apartments like Atlantis and Maple Heights (at Hiranandani Zen) with relatively lower budget are already making headlines in the Mumbai property market.