What are the Affluent Areas to Live in Delhi?


The capital city of India is already famous for being the centre of almost everything be it politics, education, fashion, weddings and above all style. Being the centre of everything, this city is an attraction for people all around the country. Above all, there are so many affluent areas in this city which house almost 40 billionaires, just after to Mumbai, which has 50. The posh areas of Delhi are noted as the celebrities of the real estate industry. People usually dream of owning a mega-mansion in such affluent areas of Delhi.
On the other hand, there are people who even desire for renting out a nice apartment in one of such areas. There are certain areas of South Delhi like Chhatarpur that are not only popular for the banquet halls in Chhatarpur but also the residential farms making it a posh area to live too! Even the farm area behind Pavilion Chhatarpur makes it a good place to live…

To know more about such areas we have compiled together a list of the most exclusive, posh areas for you!

Jor Bagh

Jor Bagh is one of the most popular posh areas of Delhi. It is located close to the Safdarjung’s Tomb and its proximity to the major lifestyle avenues, including malls, posh restaurants as well as historic monuments, make it a worthy fit for this list of Delhi’s top expensive areas to live. This upscale neighbourhood is also blessed with ample greenery and is also home to renowned personalities such as Congress politician, former minister, and senior lawyer – Kapil Sibal. The rentals for properties at Jor Bagh usually depend upon the size and exact location and they may range from 35,000 per month to even 10 lakhs a month.

Lutyens Bungalow Zone

Lutyens Bungalow Zone at Lutyens Delhi is noted as the poshest location. What makes it so affluent is that it serves as a residence for the city’s long list of politicians, industrialists and known business tycoons. This amazing place was named after British Architect Edwin Lutyens who carved out the design with neatly arranged streets, lush green gardens and several chic spots. It also serves as a home to most cross-country embassies, grand five-star hotels & the buzzing Connaught Place market, the heart of the capital.

Shanti Niketan

Shanti Niketan was initially created as a residential area for government officials but now it has become a sought-after address. This area has close proximity to other affluent areas such as R.K Puram or Vasant Vihar which house famed schools as well as first-rate shopping hubs making this a very desirable location.

Gulmohar Park

This popular area is maintained by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and is noted as one of the affluent localities in the city. This area was established with the help of a group of journalists in the 1970s, it has remained a posh locality. Gulmohar Park serves as a home to some of the popular celebrities of Bollywood, senior lawyers, journalists and top businessmen, who reside or own properties here. The price of the properties ranges from 1 crore to 30 crores. The rental also cost anywhere from 30,000 per month, while an independent house may cost 4.5 lakhs per month. It’s no surprise that even Big-B Amitabh Bachchan also has a home in Gulmohar Park.

Hauz Khas

Hauz Khas is one of the most scenic areas in Delhi. For many years it was popular as a hub of nightlife in Delhi but it has always been a popular area with the most lavish bungalows beside the gigantic Deer Park. It is also noted as the hub of shopping as well!


Safdurjung is a popular affluent area in South Delhi. Though it is really popular for several northeastern shops and eateries. But at the same time, this area is filled with millionaires. This place serves as a home to many high-net-worth individuals and NRIs. Above all, this area also enjoys smooth connectivity to other parts of the city.

Panchsheel Enclave

Panchsheel Enclave is not only a popular posh area but it is also famous for its beautiful lanes. This place’s lane is sheltered by giant tree canopies. And sunlight filtered through the trees. Properties in this area range from 1 crore to 30 crores. Plus, rent ranges between 15,000 per month and 4.5 lakhs, as per listings.

Defence Colony

Defence Colony or better known as DEF COL is located in the heart of Delhi. It is also known as one of the wealthiest localities in South Delhi. It is well connected with the metro, public transport, famous hospitals and major roads. This place is popular for the numerous cafes, bakeries and restaurants it has to offer. Let’s not forget so many designer stores for the shopaholics! Affluent Areas

Punjabi Bagh

Punjabi Bagh as the name suggest serves as a home to a major number of Punjabi families! It was noted as a refugee colony, as various Hindus and Sikhs settled in after moving from West Punjab during the India-Pakistan partition. But now, this area is filled with lavish bungalows which are known as kothis by the residents where the wealthy traders, businessmen and transporters reside.

Model Town

Model Town is a well-off locality that was built at the beginning of the 1950s. This locality is divided into three phases and it is also noted as one of the first privately developed districts in the capital. It is easily accessible via public transport and the key highlight is its serene Naini Lake is huddled in the locality. It is a beautiful and luxe locality, with every amenity available around! Affluent Areas.

That’s all for today!

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