All You Need To Know About Studio Apartments
Studio apartment, a popular single-room unit in the West, is fast catching up in the Indian real estate. Also referred as studio flats, bachelor-style apartment or efficiency apartments, in India they are synonymous with a one-room-kitchen dwelling.
What is a studio apartment?
A studio apartment is comprised of a single large room which performs multiple functions of a living room-cum-dining area-cum-bedroom and a kitchenette, except for a separate bathroom.
Did you know?
- Alcove studio are a type of studio apartments designed in an L-shape which is a popular feature in the United States
- In Canada, a studio apartment is known as a bachelor apartment, or a bachelor and a bachelorette
- Studio apartments in Brazil are called Quitinete
- Monolocale, which means "one room" is the common name for a studio apartment in Italy
- Quads is the term used for studio apartments in Eastern Kingston, Jamaica
Benefits of living in a studio apartment
Smart living: If you are a minimalist as far as your choice for a house is concerned, then studio apartment is your best bet. With innovative room partitions and clever space-saving home décor strategies, you can add a subtle elegance to your home. Some apartments even have half dividing walls.
Easy on pocket: The price of a studio apartment is quite low as compared to a standard apartment. Lower utility bills and minimum furnishings ensure an affordable cost of maintenance. Subsequently, the upkeep of studio flats proves to be hassle-free.
Ideal for bachelors: Bachelors, students or retired individuals who spend very little time at home can opt for a studio apartment. Even single working professionals who are looking for an economical accommodation in another city on a temporary basis must go for studio apartments.
Promising studio apartment projects in India
Project: Florante, Mumbai
Developer: A and O Realty
Located at Andheri East, one of the Mumbai's upscale localities, the property offers plush ready-to-move-in 1BHK apartments. These studio apartments have luxurious specifications and size of 495 sq ft. The project is presently under construction and has been developed by one of the leading real estate companies.
Project: Budh Circuit Studios Phase 2, Noida
Developer: Jaypee Greens
Nestled in Sector 22D, Noida, on the Yamuna Expressway, the under-construction project will offer spacious studio units with sizes ranging between 560 sq ft and 725 sq ft. The developer, Jaypee Greens, is a renowned company that has remained in the forefront of real estate development in the country.
Project: New Haven Compact, Ahmedabad
Developer: Tata Value Homes
The property comprises contemporary studio units of 546 sq ft size and is situated at Vadsar, which is a fast developing locality in Ahmedabad. The apartments are ready for possession and have been developed by Tata Value Homes, a fully-owned subsidiary of Tata Housing Development Company.
Project: Studio 50, Kolkata
Developer: Jaas Realty
The construction in these elegant studio apartments of 385 sq ft is underway. Situated at New Town, an upmarket location in Kolkata, the apartments are cosy and contemporary. Jaas Realty, the real estate organisation which has developed the project, is a well-diversified group with presence across real estate & construction, hotels and resorts, warehouse, education, land development and engineering consultancy.
Project: Trinity, Gurgaon
Trinity offers beautiful studio apartments ranging in size from 525 sq ft to 625 sq ft located at Sector 84 in Gurgaon. The project has been developed by Raheja Group, a well-known real estate firm with an industry presence of over a quarter of a century. The construction is underway.