No request is too large and no detail is too small! That’s the phrase that struck my mind as soon as I stepped out after ogling at the sample “Presidential Villa” at Sobha International City, located just off Dwarka Expressway in Gurgaon. The Presidential Villa that we visited comes in two plot sizes- 418 sq m with a built up area of 681 sq m and 334 sq m with a built up area of 540 sq m. These spacious villas are a G+2 structure further endowed with a basement. The well planned layout includes five bedrooms with designated areas for family lounge, dining room, study space and guest room. The 334 sq m sized villa is designed to cater to three car parking slots whereas the 418 sq m villa can accommodate four car parks. Sobha Ltd. is known in the business of property development as a firm with an eye to detail and commitment to quality and the finished product is exclusive! Key highlights of craftsmanship at the Presidential Villas at Sobha International City, Gurgaon are:
Sobha International City : Manicured Greenery
A perfect retreat for meditation lovers – The front and rear lawns coupled with terrace gardens, add to the green aesthetics of the villas at Sobha International City, Gurgaon. The lawns have been planted with medicinal and fruit bearing varieties. The landscaped terrace garden situated on the second floor is a treat to the eye. The master bedroom and the work out area overlook the garden via large French windows.
Sobha International City : Ease of Mobility in Presidential Villa
Sobha International City provides end to end connectivity which is not just restricted to key locations around the project but also, an end to end vertical mobility within the villa.
The private elevator runs from basement to ground + above 2 floors and further upto the terrace.
The staircases both internal and external, and ergonomically designed and adhere to German standards thereby maintaining sufficient comfort and ease of movement at all levels.
Sobha International City : Minute construction details of Presidential Villa
The villa accommodates the minute details possible that further facilitates a sustainable living. All electric and plumbing lines on the exterior will be under-ground and all transformers and distributors will be covered with in-house landscaping, leaving behind only greenery and lamp posts in the Sobha International City, Gurgaon. The windows are fitted with double glazed toughened glass, clubbed with heat and sound insulators that support the centralized VRF air conditioning system. The superior quality wooden laminated flooring in the master bedrooms ensures not just quality aesthetics but also checks the sounds produced because of any movement.
Sobha International City : User-friendly design of balconies
All horizontal surfaces are covered with granite coping on the top that prevents water from entering and corroding the façade. The coping has drip moulds beneath to prevent water spillovers.
One can now enjoy fried snacks on rainy days in privacy of their own balconies, that’s something we Indians crave for! The balconies are fitted with ceramic tiles flooring and skirting, with 2 mm spacers between all tiles, that ensures not only grip better finishes but also easy change and repair with minimum displacement.
Sobha International City : Luxurious dining room with double height ceiling
The deluxe dining room is one of the palatial features of the villa, with a double height ceiling of 6.4 m, while ceiling height of other areas is at 3.2 m. The dining space looks over the front greens through large sized double glazed windows.
Bathing and dressing areas
The king size master bathrooms feature bath tubs with options of steam cubicle and Jacuzzi, and all bathrooms come fitted with shower partitions. The ground floor has a powder room, bedrooms on the first and second floor have walk in closets just as one steps out of the washroom. Provision is made for wooden cupboards in these areas.
Sobha International City : Utility rooms
The utility rooms are a value addition to the villas. The first utility room is on the ground floor, along with a separate washroom to accommodate the domestic help.
The second utility area is attached to the kitchen,that takes care of washing and storage needs.
The third utility space is on the second floor that acts more as a lumber room to store bulky or unused things.
Sobha International City : Twin terrace in Presidential Villa
The villa has two separate terraces, one for utility cum storage and the other for common everyday use. The utility terrace accommodates the water heating unit, AC plant and other systems provisioned for gas and water supply system. Ducts are used to cover wiring, therefore leaving out no open wires. The tiles on the terrace are heat reflective and silicon based rubber lines run horizontally on the edges that help tiles to expand and contract.
Sobha International City : Gymnasium within the villa
Staying fit is not only a fad but a basic need of the rapidly changing lifestyles.Not everyone wants to take out time to visit the gym, at most cases it’s not the most convenient option but rather the only option.
The villas at Sobha International City deem to have changed the perception of stand-alone gyms or gyms within the club houses, by providing a work out space within the villas.
Face your terrace garden, or take the other angle to a panorama of greens outside or adore yourself in the huge mirrors, the gym area takes care of it all.
Sobha International City : Multi-purpose basement in Presidential Villa
Brochures often read of clubhouses as places with bar, pool, theatre and a place to rejuvenate. Sobha International city offers you a private club house in your own villa. Enjoy drinks in your bar, watch movies at your own multiplex, play pool and sit and relax with friends. The basement of the villa, houses this zone of entertainment. The basement can also be customized as per the need and taste of the residents.
The villas are designed considering the modern day elite and their demand for comfort and luxury. The first phase of the project is completely sold out and is in handover stage.The Sobha International City Phase II is under-construction with a few units available for sale. The Sobha International City is a mix of row houses, duplex villas and the presidential villa described above. These villas can be owned for a price of Rs. 7 crore or so. Just off Delhi, once the Dwarka Expressway is complete, Sobha International City might just give South Delhi a run for its money!