The Locality overview Besant Nagar in Chennai

In South Chennai, India, Besant Nagar is an upmarket, private residential neighborhood.  

It is situated on the Bay of Bengal’s shore. The area is densely populated by rich residents and is lined with upscale restaurants, cafés, and shops. Elliot’s Beach, named for Edward Elliot, the previous Governor of Madras, is the principal attraction.  It is located at the end of Marina Beach. With its nice scenery and ambiance, this has become a popular destination for both kids and adults.

Besant Nagar has consistently ranked high among affluent and developed neighborhoods. In addition, Adyar, Taramani, Guindy, Palavakkam, Madipakkam, and Velachery are all located nearby. The real estate hotspot has a variety of housing alternatives, including residential plots, independent houses, and flats.

What are property seekers attracted to Besant Nagar?

Residential Prices

The real estate prices in Besant Nagar are an average range of around Rs. 12000 to Rs. 14000 per square foot. The minimum rates go around Rs. 10000 to Rs. 17000 at the max. If you want to own a home here then a good 1BHK or 2BHK apartment could cost your around 1 Cr to 4 Cr depending on the area and locality.

Social Amenities

Schools and colleges in this real estate are quite exceptional. Schools in Besant Nagar include the Besant Theosophical High School, The School, St. John’s English School & Junior College, Olcott Memorial School, and Arignar Anna Government High School.To interact with the local community, The Hindu tabloid created the notion of a Car-Free Sunday along the seaside promenade in 2015. Ciclova in Bogota, Colombia, was the inspiration for this event. In the past year, the Car-Free Sunday has evolved into a gathering place for families to walk along the beach, participate in joint Zumba, yoga, sports, sing, and have a fitness tryout while the kids cycle and play local, traditional games right on the street, free of the hassle and noise of traffic and vehicles.


Every day, 85 different buses utilize the Besant Nagar bus station to make 500 journeys. Every day, about 4,000 passengers utilize the terminal.

The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) decided to turn the Besant Nagar bus terminal into a depot in October 2012. The depot will be seven times the size of the terminal. The depot will cost $5 million to construct and is scheduled to be completed in less than a year.

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