Why Perungalathur is the Best Place to Live in Chennai?

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Set in the southern part of Chennai, Perungalathur is a major suburb that reflects the growth of the entire surrounding area. With its significantly growing population, luscious greenery, and peaceful environment, Perungalathur seems like it would lack nothing. Well, that would be right; and wrong! There is so much more to this beautiful suburb that makes it one of the most sought after places to live in Chennai.

Living in a fast-paced world, we are always on the move. But, as the popular saying goes, “stop and smell the roses on the way”, we are encouraged to appreciate the true beauty of the place that we live in. And Perungalathur gives us that opportunity by being an escape from all the hassle! Before buying an apartment in Perungalathur the first thing you would notice in this booming neighborhood is the calm environment complemented by the greenery surrounding it. But, do not be fooled by the peaceful environment as it is also one of the major hubs for IT development. The living conditions, connected transportation and budget-friendly prices contribute in bringing in an increasing number of the young population. These aspects certainly put Perungalathur on the ?fresh and happening? map when compared to other popular areas such as OMR.

You might have crossed paths with this well-known suburb on one of your trips to your hometown. Recognized for its traffic jams during Friday nights and Monday mornings, the place is an arena for a plethora of vehicles representing the escape from the city and also the approach to the city. This makes Perungalathur one of the busiest places during weekends keeping the suburb up and running. But, it doesn?t stop with being just an ?entrance and exit? halt, but the beginning of an exciting world of explorable options!

These numerous explorable options are taken advantage by the developers. In the last few years, the suburb has seen a huge rise in the number of housing projects. And the reasons are pretty obvious. Take a look at the several resources offered by Perungalathur that makes it one of the most sought after places by developers down below.

1. Hospitals

2. Schools And Educational Institutions

3.Water Source



6.Bus Stand

7.Railway Station

8.IT Hubs




If you are looking for a home?to call your own, the first thing to catch your eye is a locality with proper access to hospitals. There are many 24 hour hospitals in and around Perungalathur. The Annai Arul Hospital is positioned at a convenient location in old Perungalathur. Apart from that, there are numerous hospitals and clinics including Saradha Hospital, Manu Shree Nursing Home among others in the vicinity.

The nearest hospitals are Tagore Medical Hospital at Vandalur, Max Hospital at Urapakkam, and Samyuktaa 24 Hrs Maternity Hospital at Mudichur. At a 4 km distance, you would find the prestigious Hindu Mission Hospital at Tambaram among others such as AG Hospital, Kasthuri Hospital, and Christudas Hospital. The SRM University Hospital is at a 11 km distance and chettinad health city, global hospital are easy access from perungalathur.


The next thing on the list would be top schools. With some of the best CBSE and Matriculation schools located in Perangaluthur, you can strike that worry off your list! St. John’s, St. Anne’s and Joshua Matriculation Higher Secondary Schools are some of the prominent choices in the vicinity. Velammal vidhyashram, ssm, Gkm, zion international all are cbse curriculum, With 10% of the total population under 6 years of age, you would find quality preschools in Perungaluthur such as Apple Kids International Pre- School, Kidzee, EuroKids Pre School, Yamuna Play School and Day Care, SKB Vidhyashram School and a lot more.

The suburb is also at arm?s distance to some of the best colleges in Chennai. Madras Christian College at Tambaram, Crescent College at Vandalur and SRM University at Potheri are some of the leading colleges that are close to Perungalathur.


One of the most important things we look in a new environment is the water resource. How is the water supply? Is the water good? What happens during the summer?? These are some of the many questions in our mind. Your worries are short lived in Perungalathur as the abundant water suppliers take care of them. Water suppliers use hi-tech filtration systems to supply bacteria-free water that makes it’s safe and secure. The constant availability of 24-hour water supply keeps the suburb running and the residents happy!

The recent restoration of the Perungalathur lake reflects the positive development of the suburb. Officials are known to be planning to convert the lake into an eco-park and introduce boating as a means to attract tourists. The lake should surely be on your list of lakes to visit in Chennai!


At just 4 km from Perungalathur, you can visit the famous Vandalur Zoo that is home to more than 2500 animals. The popular tourist site attracts about 2.4 million visitors a year from all parts of the country. A place that people travel several kilometers to visit is something that is at the doorstep for the residents of Perungalathur!

If you are looking for weekend retreats with your family, then the obvious option is the Kishkinta Amusement park located at just 6 km from Perungalathur. This kids’ (and adults!) favorite destination is sure to make your weekends more delightful!


The well-connected roads are a major boon to this growing suburb, as it is very close to the busy GST road that connects all major locations with suburban trains from Chengalpattu to Beach station. This provides excellent connectivity to the Chennai International Airport which is at a distance of 12 km from Perungalathur. It is also a central route to reach Oragadam, Sriperambadur, Mahindra City and OMR to avoid getting caught in the city traffic. Its proximity to the Outer Ring Road (ORR) ensures connectivity to the Northern part of Chennai as well. The place is getting connect with new metro train.


The Perungalathur Bus Stand sees a huge number of both local buses and tourist buses that connect the city to the southern part of Tamil Nadu daily. The continuing availability of these buses allows the residents to stay connected at all times. The MTC city buses from Perungalathur connects almost every part of Chennai with around 750 bus routes. The tourist buses provide frequent services to places such as Madurai, Udankudi, Mettupalayam, Thoothukudi, Erode and many others.

There are also crucial projects in line such as the Perungalathur Bus Terminus that would further provide more connected routes like new kelambakkam bus stand very close to perungalathur. This makes the suburb viable for more sophisticated transportation projects, assuring happy residents.


And if you are planning to frequently travel towards Tambaram or Chengalpattu and Kanchipuram, you can just pick one of the 84 trains that halt at Perungalathur railway station every day! The train line connects Perungalathur to places such as Chrompet, Tambaram, Airport, Mambalam, Egmore, Chennai Beach and many more areas throughout the city. And on the other side, places like Potheri, Maramalai Nagar and Chengelpet among others.

With its recent renovation and expansion of the platforms, the railway service is one of the most used services in Perungalathur. The frequency of the trains result in more utilization, as the train service caters to around 10,000 commuters every single day.?And, there’s more! With frequently accessible share autos around the bus and train stations, it is so easy to access the interior areas of the suburb throughout the day.


Perungalathur is also favoured by the younger generation who work in and around the area. The proximity to offices is known to be a major motive for this. After a busy day at work, getting back home and relaxing is what office-goers deliberate. And the suburb delivers just that.

Right opposite the Perungalathur Railway station, there is something so extravagant that catches your eye. With its now opened view, the Shriram IT Park project give us a vision of how magnificent its finished version would look like even in its incomplete form. The Gateway Office park is home to major IT companies such as Sutherland, Accenture, Mahindra Satyam, Mobius, Redington and many others. Located at 10 km from Perungalathur at Guduvanchery is the next major IT hub stop, Zoho.


The convenient set-up of the locality includes a variety of restaurants and shops available throughout the day. So, if you want to have a hot cup of tea at 2 AM, all you have to do is step out of your home. Perungalathur boasts of a huge number of restaurants with multiple cuisines.

The Sangeetha Veg restaurant is a crowd?s favourite located here on GST road. Other notable Veg restaurants include New Aryabhavan, Hotel Sri Ganesh Bhavan, Saadham Vecha Podhum and many others. Manna restaurant, Naattarasan Chettinad family Restaurant are some great choices if Non-vegetarian food is your preference! If you are craving for some delicious biryani, check out Bismillah Briyani Restaurant at New Perungalathur. Treat the kids at home to some delicious pizza at Empire Bakery in Perungalathur, or Domino?s Pizza, Pizza Republic and Oyalo Pizza at Tambaram.

With regards to convenience, along one of the busiest roads, you will find many petrol pumps within frequent distances. For the residents of Perungalathur, the availability of many common Bank ATMs pose as another convenient aspect.


The list is not complete without spiritual sites. Their peaceful atmosphere is one of the reasons we certainly feel at home! The residents of Perungalathur are frequent visitors to the Kamakshi Amman Temple, Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Agatheeswarar Temple among many others.

Perungalathur Infant Jesus Church, Bethel Church, Christ the King Church are some of the frequently visited Churches in the area. Located at Irumbuliyur (at 2 km distance) is the prominent The Pentecostal Mission Church. The Church sees visitors from all around Chennai. You would also find numerous Mosques such as Jumma Masjid, Masjid E Muhammadiya, Masjid-e-Rahmaniya and others. The suburb is certainly complete with such spiritual sites that provide calm and comfort among the hassle and bustle of the city.

You have probably already heard of the phrase ‘peaceful environment’ time and again. But what is so peaceful about this suburb that people give up city life for? The answer lies in the people of the neighbourhood. The ever welcoming and friendly residents of Perungalathur give way for a harmonious social setting. With more and more families looking to move away from the hassles of city life, Perungalathur seems like the perfect option. With the positive community-based living, people are more connected than ever. The suburb is also one of the top choices of retired people for its pleasant and relaxing abode.


Though, several amazing facilities make Perungalathur a prime residential locality, what truly influences people to make the move is the trust on developers?With increasing developers offering world-class amenities at budget-friendly rates, there is nothing stopping people from buying their dream home here! And if that is not enough, the vicinity boasts of great infrastructure that the city has ever seen!

With many more projects that are being established every single year, it gives numerous options for people to choose from. Our very own Isha Homes projects in New Perungalathur are immensely favoured on the grounds of strategic location, infrastructure with loads of amenities, pocket-friendly prices and heightened security. So, if you are in the process of buying a new home and cannot decide on a locality, take a look at Perungalathur! As you won?t regret exploring the many prospects in one of the prospering suburbs of Chennai.

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