Baner… the oldest and most demanding locality of Pune. This luxury locality lies in the Western Metropolitan Corridor of Pune. Baner’s pincode is 411045. This locality is near Baner Pashan Link Road, Balewadi and Pashan Sus Road. It is a residential and commercial hub of Pune. A large variety of restaurants, cafes and pubs surrounds Baner. It has excellent social infrastructure as it is surrounded by all amenities like hospitals, schools, colleges, and markets are nearby.
Why Baner is becoming the most preferred locality by everyone?
Easy access –
Pune junction is just 12km away from Baner which helps in efficiently connecting this place with all other adjoining places. It is only 45 minute drive from Pune junction to Baner. Also, the Shivaji Nagar Railway Station is located nearby Baner which makes it easy for daily folks to travel.
Talking about airports, Pune International airport is 18km away from Baner which is approximately 50 minute’s drive.
Baner is surrounded by multiple highways/expressways one of which is the Mumbai-Pune expressway. It is also located in a close vicinity of NH4 which connects Katraj Dehu road which literally saves everyone from the city’s traffic during peak hours. It is an important highway that connects 4 cities viz. Mumbai Pune Bangalore and Chennai.
In future, Pune metro Line 3 also called as Hinjewadi phase 3 civil line will be passing through Baner which in future will lead to the increasing connectivity of this locality.
So from the above information if you see Baner is in close vicinity of all the transportation options be it from airports to railway lines.
Growing IT Parks –
Baner is witnessing rapid growth in Tech companies that are opening up their offices here. It is now becoming one of the top IT hubs in Pune. Many multinational companies have their offices in this locality.
IT aspirants are now flocking to Pune and especially to Baner to find job opportunities in their field. Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park is just 11km away from Baner which is an approximately 20-minute ride.
Attractions in Baner
The Baner Hill –
It is the third highest point within the city limits which is surrounded by Baner on one side and the Pashan area on the other. Baner has many options for trekkers as there are many spots available for trekking but The Baner Hill stands on top.
Baner riverside birdwatching –
It is a very peaceful natural landscape where various birds can be seen. People visit here mostly early in the mornings or the evenings after sunset with the slightest daylight. It makes the view very beautiful and inspiring by the nature.
Tip – Avoid during the office or working hours as the traffic is high.
Sunset View Point –
Great place to climb up the hill, it’s mostly rocky place as u reach the top, from Tukai Devi mandir’s side. So you just have to be a little bit careful. The view is great from the top. Don’t take elders here & Children below 5.
Tip – Shoe, water bottle, and cap will help
Apart from all the above, Baner also has multiple top colleges and schools around. It also has shopping malls, cafes, restaurants and many more.
Affordable Real Estate prices –
Real estate buyers are seeing large opportunities in Baner. This area offers properties in a large budget range. Baner has almost 400 projects spread across the area. You will also see multiple NRIs buying properties in this locality.
If we talk about renting, IT professionals working in Hinjewadi prefer renting out in Baner because of affordable prices and great connectivity to multiple transportation options.
Apart from all of these, below are a few other reasons why people prefer staying in Baner –
– IT Sectors and Medium Size businesses within and nearby Baner ensure high housing demand
– Hinjewadi IT park is nearby Baner which also ensures good rental demand.
– Baner has good connectivity to all the transportation options mainly the expressway and Mumbai-Bangalore highway
– The proximity to the best educational institutes and healthcare centres has given residential real estate a boost in the locality.
– Shopping malls, cafes, restaurants recreational facilities and many more…the locality has access to all
The flat rates for 2bhk/3bhk in the Baner area will start from nearly 1.50Cr and can also go up to 4.50Cr depending on the builder and his reputation. If you are new to this city with a minimum budget, buying a flat would be a horrible option. Instead, you should go for Coliving/Shared accommodations. There are multiple coliving brands out there but GetSetHome.com is the best among all. They have their properties located at multiple locations in the Baner area. Plus all their apartments are fully furnished with modern amenities.
The renting starts from Rs 4,000 for triple sharing and it can also go up to Rs 10,000 if you opt for the single-sharing option. It all depends on the sharing option you are looking for. Do check GetSetHome’s website to explore more options.
To conclude, the above are all the reasons why I think Baner is becoming a Hotspot in Pune and this locality is going to grow a lot in future.