East is a sub-locality in Vasai
, suburban area of north Mumbai
. It is home to the historical Bassein Fort that was established by the Portuguese. The British took over the area after the First Anglo Maratha War. The neighbourhood is a part of the Vasai
is linked to Mumbai
and several suburban areas like Bhiwadi
through a number of trains and roads. The Vasai
-Sativali-Kaman Road is around 10-kilometre long and connects Vasai
to the NH8 or Western Express Highway
. The Vasai
Road Railway Station is the nearest one of the area that is linked to the western line of the Mumbai
Suburban Railway Network. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is 43.6 kilometres away along the NH8 while the Mumbai
Central Railway Station is 54.3 kilometres from here along the same route.
The area is well served with autorickshaws and MSRTC buses.
Real Estate in Vasai
East has emerged as a hotspot for real estate investment. There are several apartment communities under construction in the area that are being helmed by reputed builders. The configurations on offer are 1, 2 and 3BHK. Quite a few luxury amenities are there for home owners to make use of. The price of property in the neighbourhood is steadily increasing.
East has well-developed civic, social and physical infrastructure that allows residents to lead a peaceful and hassle free life. Popular schools of the area include St Augustines High School, St Francis High School, R P Vagh High School, Holy Cross High School and Vidya Vikasini Institution. Hospitals that serve the neighbourhood include Children Hospital, Maternity Hospital and Kalpana Lifeline Hospital. Banks such as Bank of Baroda, State Bank of India and Punjab National Bank have their branches in the vicinity.