About ten kilometers to the south of Adyar is Kandhanchavadi. Bound by Panchayat Main Road and Ramappa Main Road, it's a good location in Chennai. Other important routes that pass by the area are MGR Main Road and Rajiv Gandhi IT Expy. Situated in the heart of an information technology estate, it is accessible by the Old Mahabalipuram IT Motorway. It's located on the East Coast Road between Taramani and Thoraipakkam, parallel to Kottivakkam and Palavakkam.
Located along OMR, Kandanchavadi it is located close to the famous Perungudi Lake. This locality is most preferred by techies as it's surrounded by many IT hubs of Tharamani, Thoraipakkam, Shollinganallur, and Siruseri, all located at a distance of 5 - 20 minutes away.
Those working in the popular Guindy Industrial Estate will also find it easy to get there from Kandanchavadi as it's just about 10km away via Velachery Main Road. Also from here, one can reach the Chennai International Airport via the Jawaharlal Nehru Road in about 25-30 minutes.
Kandhanchavadi boasts a solid infrastructure and is served by good public transportation facilities. To access the railways one can easily reach the Guindy railway station in about 10-15 minutes. Those who want to have a fun day out can easily reach the BSR Mall located about 5 minutes away. A nice urban shopping center with some nice stores, eateries, coffee shops & and a movie theater. Along with that for daily needs residents can access Perungudi Shopping Complex and Krishna Shopping Mall.
Kandhanchavadi is surrounded by good education hubs, from here you can easily access IIT Madras via MGR Main Road as it's just 7kms away. Plus this locality is also close to top schools and colleges like BVM Global School, Sangford School, and KCG College of Technology. Those who want to enjoy a marine drive during the weekend can easily reach several prime beaches like Edward Elliot's Beach and Palavakkam Beach in 15-20 minutes.
Rajiv Gandhi Salai