ABOUT AL BARSHA 2
Al Barsha 2 is a sub-community of Al Barsha located in the emirate of Dubai. Other sub-communities of Al Barsha include Al Barsha 1, Al Barsha 3 and Al Barsha South. The residential properties in Al Barsha include a mix of luxury villas, buildings, commercial and retail spaces. The residential developments of Al Barsha 2 include spacious villas and mid-rise residential buildings which are popular among both local families and expatriates. Some iconic landmarks of Al Barsha 2 are Dubai American Academy, Mall of the Emirates and the American School of Dubai.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located between Al Barsha 1, Al Barsha 3, Al Barsha South, Al Quoz Industrial Area 3 & Al Quoz Industrial Area 4.
- Property types range from modest 3-bedroom to luxurious 7-bedroom villas.
- Ideal for families looking for spacious homes.
- Villas feature amenities such as a private swimming pool, green gardens, outdoor majlis area and a barbecue courtyard.
- Variety of restaurants, and shopping malls in the neighbourhood.
- Popular nearby attractions are Yalla Bowling, Ski Dubai, Wild Wadi, Madinat Jumeirah and Black Palace Beach.
Al Barsha 2 is one of the popular sub-communities of the Al Barsha district.
- There are spacious villas, mid-rise residential buildings which gives a sophisticated metropolitan ambience.
- It is one of the most sought-after communities which attracts expatriates and locals alike.
Al Barsha 2 is slowly becoming one of the most preferred neighbourhoods in the city.
PROPERTIES IN AL BARSHA 2
Properties in Al Barsha 2 mostly comprise spacious and luxurious villas and just a few apartments. Spacious villas are the most popular residential properties in Al Barsha 2. Fine architecture makes the Al Barsha 2 villas vibrant and sophisticated.
Salient features are:
- You can choose from 3-bedroom units to luxury 7-bedroom villas for rent in Al Barsha 2.
- The 3-bedroom villas for rent in Al Barsha 2 are available for AED 160k yearly.
- The rent for 4-bedroom villas in Al Barsha 2 ranges from AED 135k yearly to AED 285k yearly.
- The 5-bed villas are available for AED 180k yearly. These properties also feature a maid’s room and guest bedroom.
- The 6-bedroom villas are equipped with all the luxurious amenities. The rental price starts at AED 165k yearly.
The villas in Al Barsha 2 are popular among expatriates. Villas for sale in Al Barsha 2 feature built-in wardrobes, fully fitted kitchens with modern cabinets, fully equipped bathrooms and a maid’s room.
Some popular apartment buildings in Al Barsha 2 are Rose Garden Hotel Apartments Al Barsha, Emerald Barsha 2, Zarooni 6, Desert Group Building 1 Al Barsha and Al Shafar Building.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL BARSHA 2
Bus travel is one of the most popular modes of transportation in Al Barsha 2. There is a strong network of bus stations in Al Barsha 2, making daily commute convenient for residents.
Some renowned bus stations in Al Barsha 2 can be reached in a few minutes from the residential area. They include Al Barsha 2, Street 43, A1 (2 minutes), Al Barsha 2, Street 43, Park 3 (2 minutes), Al Barsha Mall 2, Street 24 (5 minutes), Al Barsha Mall 1, Street 24 (4 minutes), Al Barsha (2), Street 49C (3 minutes), Al Barsha (3), Street 329 B 2 (5 minutes), Al Barsha (3) and Emirates ID Centre 2 (9 minutes).
Some popular subway stations near Al Barsha 2 are Sharaf DG (10 minutes), First Abu Dhabi Bank (7 minutes), Dubai Internet City Metro Station 2 (15 minutes), Mall of the Emirates (11 minutes) and Nakheel (16 minutes).
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL BARSHA 2
Residents of Al Barsha 2 can quickly access some popular supermarkets and grocery stores in the community.
Some popular supermarkets in Al Barsha 2 can be reached in a few minutes from the residential area. They include Al Barsha Oasis Grocery Store (3 minutes), Sea Sun Grocery (4 minutes), AI Rifai Roastery (5 minutes), Golden Chain Grocery (5 minutes), Union Coop Al Barsha (6 minutes), West Zone Supermarket – Barsha 2 (7 minutes), Sama Al Aweer Grocery (7 minutes) and Al Maya Supermarket – Al Barsha (8 minutes).
A mix of popular supermarket chains and local corner shops can be found in Al Barsha 1. Carrefour Hypermarket in the Mall of the Emirates is a favourite shopping spot. LuLu Hypermarket is another popular option next to the mall.
Some well-known supermarkets near Al Barsha 2 are West Zone Fresh Supermarket, Carryfood Supermarket, Carrefour City, and Sprouts Supermarket.
Some mini-marts and local stores preferred for grocery shopping include Sun and Moon Mini Mart, Pickwick, Al Raya Supermarket and Care Plus Supermarket
MOSQUES IN AL BARSHA 2
There are many community mosques in Al Barsha 2 and in the surrounding areas that can be reached in a few minutes from the residential area. They include Al Jasmi Mosque (3 minutes), Khamis Al Maheer (2 minutes), Salaf Sani Bin Ateeq Mosque (4 minutes), Imam Al – Hassan Mosque (5 minutes), Abu Bakr El Siddiq Mosque Al Barsha 2 (5 minutes), Al Salam Mosque (6 minutes) and Masjid Abdul Rehman Bin Abu Bakr (8 minutes).
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL BARSHA 2
There are many prominent churches in Al Barsha 2 to facilitate Christian members of the community.
Some nearby churches can be reached in a few minutes from the residential area. They include Emirates Baptist Church (8 minutes), Fellowship: A Church in Dubai (13 minutes), St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church (19 minutes), United Christian Church of Dubai (20 minutes), Gatekeepers (20 minutes), Dubai Mar Thoma Church (20 minutes), The Dubai City Church (20 minutes), Dubai Central Seventh-day Adventist Church (21 minutes) and St. Mary’s Catholic Church (22 minutes).
Shiva Temple is the only Hindu temple in the community which is 27-minutes away. Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara is the worship place for the Sikh community which is almost 19-minutes away from Al Barsha 2.
SCHOOLS IN AL BARSHA 2
There are many nurseries, schools and universities in this community. Some nearby nurseries in Al Barsha 2 are:
- The Children’s Garden Barsha (2 minutes).
- Seashells Nursery (6 minutes).
- Dewdrops Nursery – Al Barsha (8 minutes).
- Cherry Town Nursery (8 minutes).
Al Mawakeb, one of the best schools of Al Barsha is located in this community. Other reputable schools in Al Barsha 2 are:
- Al Barsha Quran School (2 minutes).
- Smart Vision School Dubai (6 minutes).
- Al Qeyam Model School (6 minutes).
- GEMS Al Barsha National School for girls (10 minutes).
American School of Creative Science Al Barsha, GEMS Founders School – Al Barsha, King’s School Al Barsha, and Dubai American Academy are also present within the vicinity.
GEMS Founders School - Al Barsha follows UK curriculum providing a high standard of education. The four core concepts of GEMS Education: learning through innovation, pursuing excellence, growing by learning and global citizenship has set new standards across the world.
Some renowned universities in Al Barsha 2 are the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), Middlesex University Dubai, Jumeira University, American University in Dubai and Canadian University Dubai.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AL BARSHA 2
There are hospitals in Al Barsha 2 which can be accessed within 20 minutes. The closest hospitals in Al Barsha 2 are:
- IMC Medical Centre | IMC Clinic Albarsha, Dubai.
- American Hospital Clinic – Al Barsha.
- Sultan Al Olama Medical.
Saudi German Hospital Dubai, Al Zahra Hospital Dubai, TruCare Clinics, Aster Clinic, Al Quoz, Seagull Medical Centre, Emirates Star Medical Centre Staff, Karama Medical Centre, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery Dubai, Dubai London Clinic and Speciality Hospital, and Medicare Women & Children Hospital are also present within the community.
IMC Medical Centre is one of the finest medical facility in the community. They offer state-of-the-art treatments in Plastic Surgery, Dental, Beauty & Aesthetics, Dermatology, and Gynecology.
Pharmacies in Al Barsha 2 are also operational. Some of the nearby pharmacies include HEALTHFIRST 25 DXB – Al Barsha Pharmacy, Boots Pharmacy, MedX Pharmacy, LIFE Pharmacy (Barsha Office), BinSina Pharmacy, and Medicina Umm Suqeim.
Al Barsha 2 is surrounded by
- Al Barsha 1 on the northwest
- Al Barsha 3 on the southwest
- Al Barsha South on the south
- Al Quoz Industrial Area 3 on the north
- Al Quoz Industrial Area 4 on the northeast
There are many renowned residential buildings in Al Barsha 2. City Tower 2, Maison Residence – Al Barsha South, Al Fahad Tower 2, Bahwan Tower – Al Barsha, Al Hawai 2, Al Shaiba Tower are the nearest residential towers featuring a mix of apartments.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Al Barsha 2 residents enjoy quick access to shopping malls, restaurants and leisure destinations.
MALLS IN AL BARSHA 2
Some of the popular malls in Al Barsha 2 are:
- Spinneys Market Barsha.
- Al Barsha Mall.
- Art of Living.
- Galleria Al Barsha.
Here you will find a few retail options such as Mystique Costumes - Al Barsha which is a costume store. There are few other stores such as Super Mario Electronics is an electronics store. Al Barsha Oasis Grocery Store is also present in the vicinity.
RESTAURANTS IN AL BARSHA 2
Food lovers can find various casual, seafood, fine dining and fast food restaurants in the area.
Some of the favoured restaurants in Al Barsha 2 are:
- Dubai Fish Hut – Al Barsha.
- Eat & Drink Restaurant.
- Barbeque Nation - Dubai - Al Barsha.
- Caesars Restaurant & Confectionery.
- Sandella’s UAE.
- Cabritoz Mandi Dubai.
- Kapadokya Turkish Kitchen.
- Arz Lebanon Restaurant – Al Barsha.
- Doner & Gyros.
Dubai Fish Hut - Al Barsha is a dedicated seafood restaurant which serves the local communities, expatriates and the tourists. Combination of fresh seafood with green salads is a perfect combination of healthy cuisine. Caesars Restaurant & Confectionery is an internationally recognised restaurant and confectionery chain, operating in the UAE for two decades.
BEACHES NEAR AL BARSHA 2
Jumeirah beach and Al Sufouh beach are the two most popular beaches near Al Barsha 2. Madinat Jumeirah is an upscale hotel resort with a private beach for the residents. Other public beaches are also nearby.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Parks make popular leisure spots in the community. They include Al Barsha Pond Park, Al Barsha 2 Park 1, Al Barsha Second Park 2, Al Barsha Second Park 3. Other leisure places nearby are Cheeky Monkeys Al Barsha, All Star Sport, Kids HQ, Creative Minds – Arts & Crafts. Youngsters also enjoy their time at Magic Planet – Mall of the Emirates.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Parks in Al Barsha 2 such as Al Barsha Pond Park, Al Barsha 2 Park 1, Al Barsha second park 2 are the major highlights of the community. The residents can learn Karate at Ashihara Karate (Gym).
Residents can keep fit at Gyms in Al Barsha 2. Some nearby gyms and health clubs include:
- Fitness HQ.
- Fitness First Al Barsha.
- Fitness 360 Al Barsha.
- Gold’s Gym (Al Barsha Mall).
- Synergy Fitness.
Spas and Salons in Al Barsha 2 are:
- Nayomi Beauty Salon.
- Tips and Toes – Al Barsha – Dubai.
- Juice Spa Salon Al Barsha Mall.
- Afrina Beauty Club Al Barsha.
- Jazz Lounge Spa.
Nayomi Beauty Salon is known for providing professional hair treatment, relaxing massage, and manicure to the clients. Beauty partners such as Kérastase, L'Oréal Professional, Thalgo, MAC, CND, OPI and Essie are associated with the salon.
Community Events are held at Ocho Live Communications, Casablanca 2 and Concrete.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Those looking to keep in touch with their fellow community members can join Arabian Ranches Online Community and Al Barsha Community pages on Facebook.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Barsha 2 is one of the popular sub-communities in Al Barsha. The popular living destination for families has amenities, restaurants, shopping malls, gyms, hospitals, schools and supermarkets. The community also has an effective public transport system which makes it a highly prestigious location.
- Al Barsha Police Station is 12 minutes away via Al Khail Rd/E44.
- Al Barsha Pond Park is just 7 minutes away via 329th Rd.
- Al Barsha Mall is a 5-minute drive away via 24th St/Al Asayel St/D72.
- Mall of the Emirates is at a distance of 11 minutes via 23rd St.
- Dubai International Airport is at a 21-minute distance via Al Khail Rd/E44.
- Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa are less than 20 minutes away.