Kasba Peth is one of the oldest Peth, located in the center of Pune. It is adjacent to the historic Shaniwar Wada palace fort. It was the first peth to be established somewhere in the 14th century and is considered as one of the oldest area in Pune. Kasba Ganpati the Gramdevta of Pune. This temple was built in Shivaji Maharaja’s region. Now, this locality is changed into residential locality. Lal Mahal and Kasba Ganpati Temple are some of the famous places over here. Shaniwar Peth, Budhwar Peth, Rasta Peth, Agarkar Nagar, Gaothan, Revenue Colony, Narayan Peth Shivajinagar are its neighboring localities. It is situated beside the Mutha River. The part of the Peth near the Mutha river is known as Kumbhar Wada (locality of the earthen pot makers). Lal Mahal and Kasba Ganapati Temple, Twashta Kasar Kalika Devi Temple are some of the places of interest. The presence of Banks, ATMs, Schools, Hospitals and retail stores etc. in the locality makes Kasba Peth a self-sustained locality. Some of the key residential
projects in Kasba Peth are Tara 55 Sukhniwas, MSR Regency, Vardhaman Sai Vidhi, Sada Anand Nagar, Govind Vilas, Lali Residency, Jalan Sai Emrald, Millenium One among others.
This locality has good connectivities to the other parts of the city via roads and rails. Veer Santaji Ghorpade Road and Barane Road are passing through the locality which further has its access with Shivaji Road and Mumbai Highway on either side.
It enjoys excellent connectivity to Pune International Airport which is located at a driving distance of 14.2 kms via Pune Nagar Road/Samrat Ashok Road.
Shivaji Nagar, Ghorpadi and Pune Junction are the nearby railway station. However, Pune Junction is the nearest railway station to Kasba Peth, located at a driving distance of 2 kms via Mumbai Highway/Mumbai Pandharpur Road/Dr. Annie Besant Road.
Factors for past growth :
Proximity to Pune International Airport, nearness to Pune Jn. Railway Station along with major IT Parks such as Pune IT Park, Lohia Jain IT Park and The Cerebrum IT Park have been a plus point for Kasba Peth, driving rental demand and providing consistent rental yields. As a result, the region has seen considerable rental demands for 1 BHK flats in Kasba Peth.
Its connectivity to other parts of the city via road and rail and has plenty of amenities and social infrastructure that adds to its convenience. Being close to NH (Mumbai Highway) is an added advantages.
Infrastructural Development (Social & Physical) :
Agarkar High School for Girls, English Medium Primary School, K.C. Thackeray- Vidya Niketan English School, Ratanben Chunilal Mehta Gujarati High School, Lady hawa Bai Girls High School, Raja Dhanrajgirji High School and Junior College, Blind School and Ornellas High School are some reputed schools in Kasba Peth.
Some of the renowned hospitals providing health care facilities to the residents of Kasba Peth are kamla Nehru Hospital, Surya Sahyadri Hospital, Regional Mental Hospital, Samarth Hospital and Dhanwantari Hospital among few.
Nucleus Mall, SGS Mall, Shoppers Stop, R Deccan Mall, Siisa The Lifestyle Mall, Kumar Pacific Mall and Hypercity malls are located close to Kasba Peth which serves the daily needs of the people.