Kolathur is a district in North Chennai and is fast developing with all facilities. Nearby neighbourhoods are Vajjiravel Nagar, Perambur, Vinayagapuram, Villivakkam, Puzhal, Jawahar Nagar, Thiru-vi-ka Nagar, Sakthivel Nagar and Periyar Nagar. Kolathur is near the Grand National Trunk Road, which connects it with Kolkata and Chennai-Hyderabad Highway is one of the major arterial roads.
The Inner Ring Road also passes through Kolathur, making it one of the best-connected areas in Chennai. One can reach Anna Nagar (10 km away) in 15 minutes via the Ring Road. Nearby railway stations include Villivakkam and Perambur Loco Works. Kolathur’s bus depot is known as Kumaran Nagar. Famous landmarks for Kolathur region include Statue of Anna Silai (Ambedkar), and DRJ Hospital.
Kolathur is located exactly 15 km away from Central Railway Station, 5 km away from Perambur Railway Station, 13 km away from the heart of City i.e. T-Nagar, the business EPI Centre. It is ideal for residential purposes. Kolathur is not nearby heavy industries which may cause pollution and is connected with South Chennai with 200 ft road as well as Expressway.
E. Sreeram of DHFL Property Services Ltd said in Kolathur, people buy builder floors, more with G+2, G+4 being most preferred typology. Small builders are more popular in the region like IKS Builders, Masago Constructions, Shyam Foundations, among others. “Mostly, people buying properties are more end-users than investors in this locality. Preference is more towards independent builder floors compared to high-rise apartments.”
Kolathur is very close to Anna Nagar and reputed schools, colleges and hospitals are very close to this place. One of the fastest developing places in Chennai, the locality has all the basic infrastructure and amenities in place. Capital values of apartments in Kolathur are available for about Rs 3,600 to Rs 4,200 per sq ft. Amenities like schools, department stores, market, theatre and hospitals are all very close to the locality.