Availability of open spaces has become a benchmark amenity that determines the comfort quotient of any real estate project. Most of the high-end living spaces that are coming up in Kolkata have one thing in common: a vast open space with lush green landscape. With a better layout and design, an open space nowadays has become quite mandatory in a residential project.
According to Mr. Sharma, the owner of a smart residential apartment near Science City, open green spaces and landscaped gardens are the prime features of any real estate project in the recent times. While the trend is known to have drawn inspiration predominantly from the western lifestyle, this feature has become synonymous with a promising project today. Buyers are becoming essentially interested for the projects that come with a open spaces as it serves enough recreational area.
The Growing Need of Open Spaces and Landscaped Gardens
With the lifestyle evolution, the requirement of the potential home buyers has also changed. Nowadays, people expect more amenities and facilities than ever before, points out the leading real estate developers of the city. Additionally, they have also pointed out that the increasing stress levels at work and the amount of time spent in travelling have already taken a toll on our health as well as life. In this case, a vast green open space inside the residential premises offers the home buyers the much needed oasis of calm and comfort.
The Open Spaces as the Recreation Arena
Open spaces in the urban living allow residents to partake in sports activities, walk or spend time with family. No wonder, these spaces offer an opportunity to indulge in recreation. Open spaces can be in the form of a park, landscaped garden, walking/cycling track, children play area, badminton court, tennis court etc. In many properties it’s just vast open green spaces with green mowed lawns.
The Final Takeaway
Having an open space these days is considered as an amenity, but the area of the open space in the residential project depends on the total number of people expected to occupy the project. As a result, the area of the open space varies widely and there’s no fixed percentage of the site. However, as per the specified norms, 10% of the total area in a residential project must be left aside for the creation of open space.
Summary: Availability of open spaces has become a benchmark amenity that determines the comfort quotient of any real estate project. Most of the high-end living spaces coming up in the metro cities including Kolkata have one thing in common: a vast open space with lush green landscape.