Varthur is a suburb situated in the eastern periphery of Bangalore. Previously a Hobli, Varthur is now one of the wards of P and is also a part of the famous Township. It is also home to the beautiful Lake, the second largest lake in Bangalore spread over 445.8 acres of area. The famous Brahmarathotsava of Sri Chennaraya Swamy also takes place in Varthur and is attended by thousands of people from areas like Gunjur, Whitefield, Varthur, Harohalli, Madhuranagara, Muthsandra, Sorahunase, Kotur, Ramagondannahalli, Immadihalli and Balagere. Varthur is also located close to the International Tech Park of Bangalore in Whitefield. This area houses companies such as Aricent Group, Cisco Systems and M, among others. The head office of Wipro Technologies is also based in Doddakannelli, Varthur. Located within close proximity to Whitefield, Varthur is rapidly developing as a favourite destination for home buyers.
Varthur road is well-connected to Whitefield and Marathalli and passes through the Marathahalli fly over. It is about 16.7 kilometres away from the City Railway Station and about 50 kilometres from the new Bengaluru International Airport at Devanahalli. The nearest metro station to Varthur is at Hope Farm Junction about 5 kilometres away and further connects Varthur with the metro grid. Varthur is situated at a distance of 8 kilometres from the Railway Station. A development plan for the Peripheral Ring Road Project was also proposed in 2013. R will be a 220 ft. road wherein the 51 kilometres stretch of Phase II will connect the Old Madras Road, Kanakapura Road, Road and Road. The R will also provide easy accessibility from Varthur to International Airport. Owing to its vast potential, a number of infrastructural projects are being planned in Varthur.Hospitals and Malls
There are a number of reputed hospitals in Varthur including the Government Hospital, Kulkarni Hospital and Citi Hospital, amongst others. Now, shopping, leisure and work spaces are just a stone's throw away from Varthur. There are several shopping malls in Whitefield located close to Varthur including Cosmos Mall, Forum Value Mall and Market City.Educational Institutions
With the development of properties in , several schools and educational institutions have been set up. These include schools like Ryan International, Chrysalis High School, Srisharada Vidyamandira, Government Upper Primary School and Government High School. Other institutions offering higher education in Varthur include the New Horizon College of Engineering, CMR Institute of Technology and Lady Vailankanni Group of Institutions.
Real Estate in Varthur
An upcoming suburb of Bangalore, Varthur is fast developing as a preferred destination for home buyers. Residential properties in are being developed by all leading builders like Constructions, Hilife Developers and Properties. Some of the key projects in Varthur include Prestige Lakeside Habitat Apartments, Hilife Developers Pearl Shell, UKN properties Miraya garden, Group Orchid, and Midtown Opulent. The built-up area of apartments in Varthur range from 654 sq. ft. to 3,800 sq. ft. with the average apartment price as low as Rs. 3,663 sq. ft. There are 24 ongoing projects in Varthur and 6 are expected to get possession in 2014.