Like all other Cantonments in the country Lahore Cantonment is a military base and is a residential and commercial community that was established after acquisition of a major portion of the city. More popularly referred to as Cantt it was established to allot plots and houses for the serving and retired personnel of the Pakistan Armed Forces and their families. Lahore Cantt area is unique in the aspect that it is possibly the best preservation of the city since it is far less crowded than the rest of the city and has a greener outlook due to controlled development under the military administration.
Technically there is a vast chunk of Lahore that comes under the jurisdiction of Cantt and encompasses subdivisions like PTCL Colony Eden City Defence Housing Authority Eden Avenue Gulshan Ali Colony Green Park Society Cavalry Ground Askari X Askari XI and even the Allama Iqbal International Airport. Some important routes that Cantt is known for includes the much traversed Sarfaraz Rafiqui Road Abid Majeed Road Sarwar Road Zarrar Shaheed Road Tufail Road Shami Road Aziz Bhatti Road Amjad Chaudhary Road and the Main Saddar Road. Cantt also houses the famous Garrison Golf and Country Club that offers golfing swimming sports and catering facilities to its members in addition to event lawns and marriage halls open to all. Moreover the phase is also home to the famous Mall of the city Fortress Stadium and Fortress Square that offer a plethora of big brands as well as Hyperstar supermarket.
What's best about Cantt is that it is the most secure locality in Lahore since it falls under military establishment and offers vigilant security patrol by the army. It also has Rangers Headquarters and check posts situated at short intervals making it even safer for residents. House for rent in Lahore Cantt are extremely modern and well-built. All in all they are a treat to live in and range from 5 marlas to 4 kanals in terms of area whereas rent lies between as low as Rs. 25000 and 700000.