is one of the oldest residential localities of Chennai
. It is an upscale residential locality home to some well-known people including M K Stalin, son of former chief minister of Tamil Nadu among others.
is surrounded by affluent areas including Thyagaraya Nagar, Theynampet, Mylapore
, Mandaveli, and Nandanam
. Mandaveli Railway Station and Greenways Road
Railway Station are the nearest rail junctions to this locality. On the other hand, Chennai
Central Railway Station, the main city junction, is located at a distance of six kilometres from Alwarpet
. Distance from Chennai
airport is around 14 kilometres through Southern Trunk Road. Bus stops that are in close proximity to this location are defence quarters bus station, Adayar gate bus stop. Localities including Demonte Colony, Abiramapuram
, Vidhya Thirtha Nagar, Natesan Colony are adjoining areas that are situated within a kilometres radius of Alwarpet
is a well-established and posh locality where property rates are constantly on a rise. The average rate of luxury apartments in this area for 2BHK and 3BHK is estimated to be between Rs 2 crore to Rs 3 crore. There are many renowned developers including Casa Grande, Chaitanya Builders, Shanti Builders who are laying their foundation in the area with a number of independent houses as well as plots being an option of property investment.
is home to many educational institutes including Bharath Institute Of Science And Technology, S.R.M University of Technology, The Presidency College, Government Technical Training Centre, Jayagovind Harigopal Agarwal Agarsan College, Sri B K M Kothari Matriculation Higher School, Vatsalya Matriculation School, Grace Matriculation School, and Sunshine Academy.