, also known as Chetput, is a locality of Chennai
located close to Egmore
is considered to be one of the oldest villages known to constitute Chennai
. It is located in the central part of Chennai
and has a pond, which is considered one of the last natural water bodies to have survived in the city. Chetpet
has been named after Namperumal Chettiar who was the building contractor and philanthropist in the mid-19th century. Chetpet
was also the house of the great mathematician, Ramanujan.
is located close to the Egmore
Railway Station. Also, it houses Chetpet
Railway station and Poonamallee High Road
, which establishes unimpeded connectivity with the rest of the city. Chennai
Mofussil Bus Terminus is located eight kilometres from Chetpet
. Metropolitan Transport Corporation offers various bus routes and train routes leading through the locality.
Real estate in Chetpet
offers a number of plots and apartments for sale. A wide range of apartments in Chetpet
are available in 2BHK and 3BHK configurations, and also luxurious villas containing five bedrooms and more. The real estate properties available at Chetpet
are available at different price points ranging from affordable to luxury.
Social infrastructure of Chetpet
is well-developed. The locality houses a number of schools, hospitals, and restaurants. Among various schools of the locality some prominent ones are Auxilium Girls Higher Secondary School, Lady Andal Venkata Subba Rao Matriculation School, Madras Christian College Higher Secondary School, Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Sherwood Hall Senior Secondary School, The Madras Seva Sadan Higher Secondary School and Union Christian Matriculation Higher Secondary School.
Healthcare facilities here are well-developed, too. Some of the well-known hospitals and nursing homes of the locality include Prashanth Hospital, Joseph Nursing Home, Bethany Healthcare Centre, VS Hospital and Dr. Mehtas Hospital.