Fancy joining the idealistic co-operative community of Model Town? Perhaps you've heard the rumours of the numerous celebrity residents made up of prominent politicians notable sportsmen intellectuals and bureaucrats or perhaps you too are searching for a spot to call home in a little paradise community outside of the hustle and bustle of Lahore's busy city centre.
Located just 10 km from the centre of Lahore this suburb development town was originally built on the dreams of Dewan Khem Chand who wished for a > Garden town > embodying the values of self-help self-responsibility democracy equality equity and solidarity - all the values necessary for a co-operative. That was back in 1921 but the community is still going strong the shrubs still growing tall the picket fences still proud and the community still there despite some decades in between during which the development fell out of favour. It has since undergone extensive redevelopment work still in-keeping with the original plans drawn up over 9 decades ago and is overseen by The Cooperative Model Town Society established in 1962.
The Cooperative Model Town Society wish to uphold many of the original values of Dewan Khem Chand vowing to > promote the economic and social interests of it's members > and make sure Model Town remains > clean green and pollution free. In recent years they have over-seen the construction of a new multiplex a new swimming pool heated and refurbished new restaurants new roads a new security system to ensure the safety of its residents the restoration of the old club building the unveiling of a female-dedicated exercise area a new club building a new community centre a shuttle bus service and a newly constructed gazebo.
All of these community services and extras of course come at a little cost and here is the low-down on what you > d be looking to pay:
A brand new beautiful 2 Kanal Bungalow in Block B of Model Town Lahore with 6 beds fully furnished and ready to be occupied would set you back around Rs 17.5 Crore. Expect all the mod cons such as high standard fixtures fittings and flooring parking for 6 cars kitchen bathroom drawing room and study a generator and a basement.
As well as new developments there are also owner-built houses for sale for around the same price or a little less depending on which block they are located in and which come with their own style of fixtures and fittings. Viewings are recommended.
For a newly renovated 4-bedroom double-storey house in Block D of Model town 1.25 Kanal the cost is Rs 5.5 Crore.
For a small 2-bedroom in Block Q a little further out from the central park the price is around Rs 80 Lakh
The town offers a number of services and amenities on site such as its own hospital post office library various highly regarded schools and colleges as well as a market place and a number of commercial areas all skirting the central park directly in the centre of Model Town. There are numerous eating spots catering for a range of tastes from local eateries to international chains. The development is also served by all major banks in Pakistan as well as further major retail chains such as a Dulux Makro Pace CO-OP store further hospitals and a university campus on the outer skirts. In the heart of the town is Bank Square Market and Central Commercial Market with every block also being served by its own individual market place for general everyday convenience. There are further green spaces and parks as well as schools dotted around the community and even a petrol pump on site. The town also hosts its own carnival celebrations and for those interested in sports it has a number of cricket academies football clubs the Model Town Greens and Model Town Whites as well as a tennis and swimming club.
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