Chikkabanavara Lake is a lake at a distance of 1.5 km to the north of the Chikkabanavara Railway Station. It is between Chikkabanavara and Kereguddadahalli village, between Latitude 130 08’N and a longitude of 770 50’E. The lake gets accessible by Hesaraghatta Road from the eighth mile on the highway NH4.
According to Bangalore Development Authority records, the total extent of the lake is over 105 acres and 15 Guntas. The lake is outside the BBMP area coming, which is under the care of BDA North. The lake gets water from rainfall, having a catchment near hills due to the structure of the land.
The runoff water reaches the lake from all sides of the lake. The lake is a naturally formed watershed with an area of 170 acres, and it is now reduced to 105 acres. Several city folks who had farms in the nearby village remember that this lake was around 700 meters from the railway line.
The violation over the lake gets gauged from the fact that it gets pushed 1.5 km away from the railway line. In the past years, the surrounding villages used this lake water for agriculture, irrigation, and fishing purposes. The lake water was even used for drinking and cooking by people nearby. The water got used for washing clothes by the cleaners from the surrounding area in the western part of the lake.
The lake now submerges the road connecting the nearby village and became non existed for two decades. The reasons for the nonexistence of the road are the increase in the volume of water in the lake and the lack of planning to upgradation the waste weir of the lake.
The properties for Sale near the lake lie in the range of ₹20 Lakhs to ₹40 Lakhs. 2 BHK is the common room configuration in this area.
Chikkabanavara is a housing area located near this lake in the northern part of the city. The area is gaining a big demand in the real estate market because of connectivity through roadways and railways and the presence of all the main facilities. The area near the lake gets surrounded by housing areas such as
Furthermore, the area gets dominated by housing plots and flats. The area near the lake has robust connectivity to other parts of the city through roads such as State Highway-39 and Ganigarahalli Main Road. The Chikkabanavara Railway Station is at a distance of 2 km through Hesarghatta Main Road.
The Nagasandra Metro Station, which is on the Green line, is 6 Km from the area, and it gets found through Hesarghatta Main Road. The Airport is at a distance of 38 Km away through National Highway-44.
Some educational institutions near the lake include
Mantri Square Mall is at a distance of 14 Km from the area, and Garuda Mall is at a distance of 20 Km from the area of Chikkabanavara for all the shopping requirements and all sorts of entertainment. The Esteem Mall is at a distance of 14 Km from the area.
Some hospitals located near the area include
The Peenya Industrial Estate is at a distance of 6 Km through SM Road from the area. It also houses industrial units such as
The area has robust connectivity to prestigious tech parks such as Embassy Manyata Business Park, which is at a distance of 15 Km from the area, and Manyata Tech Park is 16 Km from the area.
The Global Village Tech Park is at a distance of 23 Km from the area, and the Global Tech Park is at a distance of 24 Km from the area. The Bagmane Tech Park is at a distance of 27 Km from the area.
Gangadhara Kalyana Mantapa Bus Station
Some shopping areas near the area include The Galleria Mall, Shan Fashion Mall, Mantri Square Mall, and Rockline Mall.
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