DHA Islamabad is the most reputed urban planning society in Islamabad. Defence Housing Authority has major fully developed housing societies in all the major cities of Pakistan. DHA Islamabad is no less and located in the most beautiful location of Islamabad. The contemporary planning with all the out class amenities and best society infrastructure DHA Islamabad is the most worth living vicinity for a high standard living.
DHA has 6 Phases with an extension in Phase 2 and DHA Valley. Phase 2 is the most popular and populated phase. The society has the best security through check-posts. All the cable and wire systems are underground.
Renting a residence in DHA Islamabad means having all the luxuries of a modern lifestyle and posh living in the prime location. 5 Marla houses range from 20,000 to 70,000. 10 Marla house rent is from 35,000 to 1 Lakh. 1 Kanal house rent falls in between 75,000 to 3 Lakh per month. Flats are also available for rent in DHA Islamabad. There are 1 bed, 2 bed and 4 bed flats available in the society.1 bed flat rent starts from 10,000 and goes up to 40,000. 2 bed rent begins from 17,000 to 60,000. Whereas, 4 bedroom flat ranges in between 35,000 and 80,000 per month.
The academic facilities are the finest in DHA Islamabad.Some of the most prominent school systems are DHAI Education System, DHAI Army Public School, DES Flag ship Campus for O/A Level, The City School, The Science School, Roots International School and The Educators. There are Army Public Schools in all the phases.The colleges situated inside the society are Army Public College, Fatima Jinnah Girls Model College, Concordia College, Cadet College, Bahria Foundation College, Westminster Institute of Advanced Studies and Roots IVY International College. Many international standard universities are accessible around DHA society.
The health care facilities are top class in DHA. There are all kinds of dental, eye, skin, homeopathic and hijama clinics scattered around society. Avecenna Medical Center in Phase 1, DHA Hospital, The Agha Khan University Hospital, Al Madina Health Care Hospital, Ripah International Hospital, Gulf Regional Hospital and Zia Dental Clinic + HijamaCenter in Phase 2, BasheeranUmer Eye Hospital near Grand Trunk Road are major hospitals in DHA Islamabad.
DHA has an array of green belts and tree lined roads.The parks are laid for children and families in all the phases. Defence Park in Phase 1, Mini Jungle Park in Phase 2, DHA Phase III Park in Phase 3WoodWalk Park and Blue Bird Park in Phase 5 are notable parks in the area.There are also many restaurants and local food point in DHA Commercial areas. There are two cinemas in DHA one is Cinepax Giga Mall and the other is JFC Cineplex for providing entertainment to the occupants
DHA Islamabad is an extended project and each phase is spread on thousands of acres and there are many sectors in each phase. Therefore, there is an abundance of major Jamia mosques in each phase. Masjid Falah in phase 1, Jamia Masjid Noor, Jamia Masjid Sector A, Giga Mall Mosque, IST Mosque in Phase 2, Jamia Masjid Chak Mori DHA Expressway
DHA Islamabad has separate commercial areas in all phases. The main commercial areas are in Phase 2 and Phase 5 which are fully developed and populated phases. DHA Avenue Mall in Phase 1,Amazon Mall, Giga Mall, Defence Mall, The Best5 Cash & Carry, Zameen Ace Mall, Ulfat Plaza in Phase 2 and main commercial area Phase 5 have all the shopping outlets in DHA where the residents can acquire whatever they want.
There are no inside routes of public transport service in DHA Islamabad society. Private cab service and Uber can be hired as transportation means. There are bus and van stops outside DHA area to commute to Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
DHA Islamabad society boasts the high standard of living and that is why the living expenses are higher in this society. Basic amenities and grocery is less cost effective. Though the rents are not very high but living in DHA means higher expenses in regard to education, transportation and regular grocery shopping.
There is no local bus service available in DHA, therefore, people not having their personal transportation facility might get in problem. Moreover, regular shopping can only be done from the commercial area as there are no nearby shops available.