Adyar is a large neighbourhood, located in the south of Chennai. Situated on the Southern banks of the Adyar river, the place is just 6.5 Km away from Chennai via the CP Ramaswamy Road. The region is bounded by the Buckingham Canal to the West, Tiruvanmiyur to the South and Besant Nagar to the East. Gandhi Nagar, Kasturba Nagar, Nehru Nagar, Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Besant Nagar, Parameshwari Nagar, etc. are some of the popular sub localities of Adyar. Affordable prices, Good infrastructure and proximity with IT corridor and OMR have made Adyar a potential real estate hub in South .
Adyar is situated in proximity to Old Road (OMR) with Sardar Patel Road running along the center. The place is in close proximity to the IT Corridors and the Rajiv Gandhi IT hub located at a distance of only 2 Km.
The locality has a bus depot and Mass Rapid Transit System that helps it to connect to other parts of Chennai such as Besant Nagar, Nungambakkam, T Nagar, Anna Nagar, Oragadam and Sriperumpathur. The region is well-connected by rail and air. Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur and Kasturbai Nagar are the three closest railway stations while the International airport is 11.8 Kms away (19 minutes drive via Tiruchi Highway).
Shopping Malls and Recreation
There are several malls and showrooms in Adyar like Wills Lifestyle, Pantaloons, and City Center Mall. Apart from the conventional market and local shopping centers, there are also numerous bazaars and shopping complexes lying in close proximity to this area.
Educational Institutions and Hospitals
There are numerous schools present in the area like Bala Vidya Mandir, The Hindu Senior Secondary School, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, Sishya, St Johns English School, h Senior Secondary School and twin schools of St. Michael's Academy and St. Patrick. Colleges like IIT Madras, Anna University, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Asian College of Journalism and the Technical Teachers Training Institute are located in the adjoining border areas.
Subhikshaa Hospital, R V I Hospital, Apollo Medicals and Cantonment Board General Hospital are few hospitals located here.
Real Estate in Adyar
In South , Adyar is considered as one of the affluent localities that offers good infrastructure and smooth connectivity. It is one of the most preferred residential destination for the upper and middle class segments of the Chennai city. Currently, there are 29 ongoing projects in Adyar and 7 projects are due for possession in 2014. Some of the ongoing projects include Daksha by Poomalai Housing, Aashiana by Jayam Foundations, Luxuria by s, Akshaya Aikya by Akshaya Group and Splendid by Elegant Constructions. Unit sizes of apartments ranging between 518 sq.ft. to 4,000 sq.ft. The average apartment price in Adyar is Rs. 3,900 per sq.ft with minimum and maximum apartment price being Rs. 3,000 per sq.ft and Rs. 5, 100 per sq.ft respectively.