Thiruvanmiyur is situated towards the south Chennai and is known to be home to the temple of Valmiki. The neighbourhood has under gone much change for its proximity to the Tidel Information Technology Park. Areas such as Besant Nagar, Adyar, Velachery, Mandavelipakkam, Kotturpuram, Neelankarai, Nandanam, Raja Annamalai Puram, Perungudi and Palavakkam are located close by.
The area is served by the Thiruvanmiyur Railway Station which is a part of the Mass Rapid Transit System connecting Velachery to the area through the Chennai Central Railway Station. The area is served by Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC)-run buses. The East Coast Road connects the area to neighbouring cities like Puducherry and Mahabalipuram. The Thiruvanmiyur Beach is an attraction of the area and is located 1 kilometre away from the East Coast Road.
Thiruvanmiyur real estate includes projects offering plots, apartments and villas. The configurations available here are 1, 2, 3 and 4 BHK. The built-up area of property in Thiruvanmiyur ranges from 474 to 4,860 sq ft. The lowest rate for Thiruvanmiyur property of Rs 3,999 per sq ft is charged by The Chennai Homes’ Aishwaryam, while the highest rate of Rs 16,500 per sq ft, is charged by Victory Homes’ Creek.
Educational institutions in the area include Sri Sankara Matric Higher Secondary School, Bharat Senior Secondary School, Jyothi School, St John’s Universal School, Laxminarayan English School and Besant Theosophical Higher Secondary School. Hospitals like Star Light Hospital, Vee Care Health Centre, TTK hospital, Star Clinic, Vitalife Clinic and Vitamed Clinic are located in the vicinity of the area.
There are several movie theatres located close to Thiruvanmiyur such as Sathyam S2 and Theyagaraja. Popular food outlets like Pizza Hut, Dominos and KFC are also located here.