Construction cost of 8 Marla house
8 Marla House
8 Marla is a common house size in Pakistan. Most housing schemes in Pakistan have the houses of size 8 Marla. In Pakistan residential land is measured in Marla and Kanal. 1 Marla is equal to 225 square feet and 1 Kanal is equal to 20 Marla. Therefore, 8 Marla house is one that is built on the land of size 1800 square feet.
8 Marla plot or land size:
There are many sizes of 8 Marla plots but ideal size is 30’x60’.
Design of 8 Marla House
Design of 8 Marla house has lot of variation. Due to the ample land, architects have lot of maneuvering space. In 8 Marla house design, open spaces are provided on one side of house, normally on the side where car porch is provided. Open spaces are also provided on front and back of house. Front space is then utilized for plantation and back space for laundry work. Ventilation and natural light is provided from side, front and back open spaces. Generally a car porch, drawing room, living room, kitchen, one bedroom with attached bathroom and powder room are provided on ground floor, whereas three bedrooms with attached bathrooms, store room, small kitchen and small living room are provided on first floor.
Covered area of 8 Marla double storey house
Approximate covered area of a 8 Marla double storey house is 2200 square feet.
Construction cost of 8 Marla double storey house
Per square foot construction cost in Pakistan is 2500-4000 PAK Rupees. Construction cost of a double storey 8 Marla house of covered area 2100 square feet is 5,500,000-8,800,000 PAK Rupees. This variation depends on the type of finishes and fixtures you chose for your 8 Marla home.
- Construction cost in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Gwadar, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Peshawar, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Abbottabad, Bahawalpur, Quetta, Sargodha, Hyderabad Sindh, Sahiwal, Jhelum, Gujrat Pakistan, Sheikhupura, Kasur and other cities of Pakistan varies due to variation in construction material rates.
- Construction costs / rates in this blog are updated regularly (last updated on 26-05-2017).