Boralesgamuwa, Colombo

Boralesgamuwa, a serene yet rapidly developing suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka, is increasingly recognised for its strategic blend of residential tranquillity and urban accessibility. Nestled between the bustling cities and the tranquil outskirts, it offers a unique setting that appeals to those seeking a balanced lifestyle. This area has gained popularity for its lush surroundings, including the picturesque Boralesgamuwa Lake, which adds to its charm and provides a natural retreat from urban life. With its growth, Boralesgamuwa has seen an uptick in modern housing developments, commercial centres, and infrastructure improvements, making it an attractive place for families, professionals, and investors alike.

The suburb's appeal is further enhanced by its connectivity, with main roads linking it to key parts of Colombo and the highway network facilitating travel across the region. Despite its development, Boralesgamuwa has managed to retain a sense of community and a slower pace of life, with local markets, parks, and community centres fostering social bonds.

Boralesgamuwa's blend of urban development and natural beauty, along with its strategic location and community-focused living, positions it as an increasingly desirable area for those looking to enjoy the benefits of suburban life within close reach of Colombo's urban advantages.
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City Insights

tick iconA strategically positioned suburb offering both urban conveniences and a connection to nature.
tick iconThe local economy is buoyed by small and medium enterprises, with a focus on sustainability and community development.
tick iconKnown for its friendly neighbourhoods and active community engagement.
tick iconA community-oriented suburb with a mix of traditional values and modern lifestyles.
tick iconBoralesgamuwa has evolved from a quaint village to a sought-after suburban area, while retaining its historical and natural charm.

Known Landmarks

  • University Hospital KDU

  • Bellanwila Park

  • Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya

  • Mal Cart Roundabout

  • Boralesgamuwa Lake

  • Raththanapitiya Junction

  • Boralesgamuwa Road

  • Methodist Church Pepiliyana

  • Pillawa Temple

  • Sunethra Devi Girl's College


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Bus Routes

119-1Dehiwala - Boralesgamuwa - Maharagama
120Horana - Boralesgamuwa - Pettah
139Kesbewa - Boralesgamuwa - Kalubowila
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Nearest Train Stations

3.6kmMaharagama Railway Station
7.8kmAngulana Railway Station
4.5kmNugegoda Railway Station

New Developments

tick iconCurrently, there are no new developments reported in this area.

What’s great here?

tick iconEfficient road network facilitating easy commutes to major business hubs and the city centre.
tick iconClose proximity to the Southern Expressway entrance, significantly reducing travel times to the southern parts of the island.
tick iconOffers easy access to a variety of shopping, dining, and recreational facilities, ensuring residents have everything they need within easy reach.
tick iconProximity to several educational institutions, from preschools to higher education centres, catering to the academic needs of the community.
tick iconA safe, family-friendly environment supported by active community engagement.
tick iconCommitment to preserving natural beauty and promoting green spaces, including parks and wetlands, offering residents places to relax and connect with nature.

What needs attention?

tick iconA need for further development of public transport options, including more frequent bus services and potential for new rail links, to reduce reliance on personal vehicles and ease traffic congestion.
tick iconAccess to healthcare facilities could be improved.
tick iconA need for enhanced street lighting and road safety measures in under- developed areas to prevent accidents and ensure safety at night.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute3 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities4 out of 5
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Safety & Security4.5 out of 5
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Environment5 out of 5

Property Price Trends in Boralesgamuwa for

Average Price (Last 12 months)
Rs. 27,997.17 sqft
Past 12 months' growth
Positive Trend
Past 3 months' growth
Positive Trend
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