If one is to name the most happening locales in the western side of Pune, it’s likely that Baner will surely top the list. A small suburb on the Pune-Mumbai highway, Baner is today one of the most premium locations in the city, boasting a number of prestigious residential and commercial properties by renowned real estate developers in the sector. The growth that this locality has witnessed in such a short span of time is mind-boggling and the future looks even more promising for this area. If you are looking for a home in this part of Pune, it is evident that residential projects in Baner will attract plenty of interest and with good reason. Be it infrastructural projects, connectivity, proximity to workplaces and exceptional, comfortable homes, Baner has plenty to offer. Here are some of the key features that ensure that your decision to purchase a home in Baner will be a wise one.
Proximity to workplaces
Baner first emerged as a real estate destination due to its proximity to its neighbour Aundh, which emerged as a premium housing destination, but was getting increasingly saturated. Baner stepped in to address the ever-growing demand for housing in this locality. Boasting of a large cosmopolitan clientele, the area is popularly said to be the ‘Koregaon Park of western Pune’. The infrastructure of the locality in terms of roads, educational institutions, shopping centres and restaurants, exceeds most of the other parts of the city.
Baner is also well-connected to the IT hub of Hinjewadi which is located on the opposite side of the Mumbai-Pune highway from Baner and boasts of offices of some of the biggest and most reputed companies which employ thousands of people. All in all, its proximity to Mumbai via the expressway has seen many investors and those looking for a vacation home from Mumbai also purchase properties in Baner, contributing to the area’s attractiveness.
High-end road infrastructure
Comprising of good infrastructure is a major advantage for any location, as it plays an important role in attracting new home-buyers, which in turn, leads to more growth and development. The locality of Baner boasts of good, all-weather roads and great connectivity to the major hubs of Pune such as Shivajinagar, University of Pune and Pune Railway Station, all of which are within 10 km from the region. The Pune Airport is also in close proximity and can be reached easily as well. Baner’s location on the Mumbai-Pune highway has led to many people from these places purchasing apartments in the locality to use as a second home or a vacation home.
A hub of comforts and conveniences
When it comes to both the quality and the number of conveniences available for residents and their families, Baner is among the most developed localities in Pune. Whether it is education, healthcare, shopping, dining or enjoying leisure time, the locality has plenty to offer. Some of the renowned schools in and around Baner include the Orchid School, DAV Public School, St. Joseph’s School and Wisdom World School, all of which are much sought-after for the quality of education they provide. Pune’s most reputed higher educational institutions such as Savitribai Phule Pune University and Symbiosis Institute are within close proximity and can be accessed in just 15 minutes. Among the prominent healthcare options for residents of the region are Medipoint Hospital and Shashwat Hospital. Shoppers have ample reasons to rejoice with major establishments such as Big Bazaar, Balewadi High Street, Westend Mall Aundh, Pune Central and many more, offering plenty to meet residents’ needs and desires. Sports enthusiasts can visit the nearby Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi to catch their favourite sporting event, while Pune’s international cricket stadium, the MCA stadium in Gahunje, is a short drive away. Luxurious dining options to are aplenty here.
What adds to Baner’s charm are the spectacular hills surrounding it, which offer a great backdrop to the place. In fact, many projects here have apartments overlooking the hills and the lush neighbourhood, making for a mesmerising sight to wake up to in the morning. This aspect makes Baner ideal for a vacation home.
In a nutshell, Baner is a locality that is in a sweet spot surrounded by major employment hubs, conveniences of all kinds and beautiful surroundings. Backed up with good infrastructure and with homes catering to a wide spectrum of needs of residents, it is one of the top places to reside in or invest in Pune.