Talawatugoda, Colombo

Thalawathugoda, nestled on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, is quickly becoming one of the most desirable residential areas for those seeking a blend of serene suburban living and convenient urban access. This suburb is celebrated for its lush landscapes, tranquil environment, and upscale residential communities. With its scenic water bodies, including the Diyawanna Oya and its surrounding wetlands, Thalawathugoda offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. The area has seen significant growth in recent years, with the development of modern housing schemes, commercial centres, and leisure facilities, making it a self-sufficient enclave that caters to the sophisticated needs of its residents.

The strategic location of Thalawathugoda, coupled with its excellent road network, ensures easy connectivity to Colombo's city centre, educational institutions, healthcare facilities, and shopping complexes. This suburb is a harmonious mix of nature and modernity, attracting families, professionals, and expatriates who value quality of life and community.

Thalawathugoda's unique charm lies in its ability to offer a serene, green, and well-connected living environment, making it an increasingly popular choice for those looking to settle in a place that offers the best of both worlds.
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City Insights

tick iconOffers an idyllic setting that combines suburban tranquillity with close proximity to Colombo.
tick iconThe local economy benefits from a mix of service-oriented businesses, healthcare, and retail.
tick iconEvolving from a quiet suburb to a vibrant residential area with increasing urban appeal.
tick iconHome to a majority of Sinhala Buddhists as well as minorities representing other religious and ethnic denominations.
tick iconA rapidly growing community that values environmental conservation and a high standard of living.

Known Landmarks

  • Diyasaru Park

  • SPAR Supermarket Thalawathugoda

  • Hemas Hospital - Thalawathugoda

  • Bakery at the Lake


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Bus Routes

174Pettah - Thalawathugoda - Kottawa
190Meegoda - Thalawathugoda - Pettah
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Nearest Train Stations

4.6kmMaharagama Railway Station
7.1kmNugegoda Railway Station

New Developments

tick iconThe introduction of gated residential communities offering luxurious amenities, such as The Residence, Clover and Monarch Residencies.

What’s great here?

tick iconExcellent connectivity to major roads and highways, facilitating easy access to the rest of Colombo and beyond.
tick iconA wide range of shopping and dining options catering to diverse tastes and preferences.
tick iconTop-notch healthcare facilities and reputable educational institutions within easy reach.
tick iconHome to several gated and upscale residential communities.
tick iconA reputation for being one of the safer suburbs in the Colombo area, with low crime rates and secure neighbourhoods.
tick iconOffers lush landscapes and a tranquil environment overall.
tick iconAbundance of green spaces, including parks and wetlands, offering recreational activities for all ages.

What needs attention?

tick iconLimited bus routes passing through the area, resulting in commuting difficulties for residents depending on public transport.
tick iconLack of connectivity via rail.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute3 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities5 out of 5
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Safety & Security5 out of 5
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Environment5 out of 5

Property Price Trends in Talawatugoda for

Average Price (Last 12 months)
Rs. 24,289.37 sqft
Past 12 months' growth
Positive Trend
Past 3 months' growth
Negative Trend
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