ABOUT AL JURF 2
When considering real estates in Ajman, Al Jurf community has undeniable prominence in the market and is often the preferred choice among residents. Among the list of the top family-friendly areas in Ajman, Al Jurf makes its appearance constantly every year. The residential district of the master community is split into Al Jurf 1 and 2. The southern, Al Jurf 2 is located along Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Street. It is also well-connected to some of the key areas of the city, such as Ajman Free Zone, Ajman Industrial and coastal leisure destinations.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A mixed-use neighbourhood
- Features luxurious villas at affordable prices
- Close to industrial areas
- Next to Al Ittihad Street (E11)
- Close to Ajman Beach
- Home to City Centre Ajman
There are both commercial and residential properties in Al Jurf 2. Apart from apartments and luxurious villas, the neighbourhood is home to a five-star hospitality project called Radisson Blu Hotel in the Ajman Boulevard development. There are a couple of serviced apartment buildings too such as Royal Palace Hotel Apartments and Hala Inn Hotel Apartments. Few points to note about Al Jurf 2 are:
- Features a mix of recreational, institutional and commercial amenities
- Contains government offices
- Has low-rise buildings and spacious villas
Al Jurf 2 has a sufficient number of educational institutes and markets. There also a few government facilities such as Public Transport Corporation, Department of Land and Real Estate Regulation, Federal Authority For Identity and Citizenship, and General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs. Ajman Court also sits around the corner.
PROPERTIES IN AL JURF 2
There are multiple options for properties for sale in Al Jurf 2, such as commercial plots, labour camps, residential plots, residential buildings, apartments and villas. As for properties for rent, there are several rental villas with sizes up to 10,000 sq. ft. that are offered at affordable prices. The average price of a 10,000-square-feet villa lies between AED 75k and AED 80k per year.
You can also find many options in apartments for rent that are distributed across low-rise residential buildings. The average price of studios is AED 15k per year, while the rents of one-bed apartments in Al Jurf 2 starts from AED 20k. Apartments with multiple bedrooms can be rented for the price under AED 80k per year.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL JURF 2
For public transportation near Al Jurf 2, commuters can use bus services as well as taxis. Bus lines that pass by the neighbourhood are AJ2, AJ3, AJ4 and AJ5. There are a few bus stops along University Street and Al Ittihad Street (E11). Some of these are City Centre Bus Stop, Ajman Bank Main Branch Bus Stop, Ajman University Bus Stop and Khalifa Hospital Bus Stop.
There are ample parking spaces in Al Jurf 2 for the public around commercial areas. Buildings have covered ground parking and some even have basement parking facilities. Villas come with private parking spaces for multiple cars.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL JURF 2
Supermarkets in Al Jurf 2 are present in several blocks at convenient intervals. Some of these are Variety Supermarket, Winer Mini Market, Carry On Supermarket and Bawabet Al Madina Supermarket. There is also Lulu Al Madeena Supermarket close to Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Street. Small grocery stores or corner shops in the neighbourhood include Selection Food Stuff Trading, Flamingo Foodstuff and Farm Fresh Food Stuff Trading. Carrefour Hypermarket at the City Centre Ajman mall is a shopping place that offers a wider variety of products at great offers.
MOSQUES IN AL JURF 2
The neighbourhood is home to the landmark mosque in Ajman known as Sheikh Zayed Mosque. It is located between University Street and Al Ittihad Street. Other mosques in Al Jurf 2 are Habib Ahmed Al Gharib Mosque, Al Anbiya’a Mosque and City Centre Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL JURF 2
Although places of worship such as churches are not present within the community, one of the churches near Al Jurf 2 is accessible after a mere distance of seven minutes. It is known as Winners Chapel International Ajman. Other churches, like Russian Orthodox Church, Christian Fellowship Church and Marthoma Parish, are present in Sharjah. As for temples near Al Jurf 2, there is one to be found around the outskirts of Sharjah. Almost 30 minutes away, this temple is known as India Sangatadham Gigaso.
SCHOOLS IN AL JURF 2
There are plenty of nurseries and schools in Al Jurf 2. Options for pre-schoolers include:
- Lovely Baby Nursey
- Elina Garden Nursery
- ABZ Nursery
Schools that offer primary and secondary education are:
- International Indian School
- Habitat School
- Omadaa (Deans) International School
Counted as one of the best nurseries in town, Lovely Baby Nursery caters to babies as little as 45 days, while taking in children of age up to four years. Similarly, Elina Garden Nursery is a daycare centre where kids of ages zero to four years can be admitted.
In terms of basic education, Al Jurf 2 has a variety of local as well as international schools. Some of the English-medium schools include Omadaa (Deans) International School, Al Ameer English School and Habitat School. Asian students have many options to consider such as International Indian School, Wise Indian Academy, Indian School Ajman and Pakistan Islamia Higher Secondary School.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AL JURF 2
For medical emergencies or regular check-ups, residents can visit one of the following medical centres:
- Al Sanaiya Clinic
- Thumbay University Hospital
- Sheikh Khalifa Hospital for Women and Children
Health care facilities in the vicinity are Al Sanaiya Clinic and Thumbay University Hospital. Both are conveniently located in the heart of the neighbourhood. Residents can also consider visiting clinics near Al Jurf 2 such as Hessa Medical Clinic, Nameer Medical Centre and Eve Medical Centre. All of these are accessible in under five minutes by car. For buying medical prescriptions, one can go to either Makkah Medical Equipment & Drug Store or Super Care Pharmacy. Some of the notable hospitals near Al Jurf 2 are Rashid Care Centre for Diabetes and Research, Sheikh Khalifa Hospital and Ajman Specialty Hospital. None of these is at a distance farther than 10 minutes.
The notable areas close to Al Jurf 2 include:
- Ajman China Mall
- Al Rashidiya
Lies to the north, Ajman China Mall is a well-known commercial strip that features large retail outlets. It is connected to Al Jurf 2 by Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Street. Musherief and Al Rashidiya lie towards the west, close to Ajman’s coastline. Musherief is the next-door community to Al Jurf 2. As it is surrounded by the creek, it has many waterfront apartments and villas. Home to Ajman Stadium, Al Rashidiya community has many prominent buildings such as Horizon Towers and Al Rashidiya Towers.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN AL JURF 2
In terms of retail offerings, Al Jurf 2 includes several options. Some of the marketplaces and malls in Al Jurf 2 include:
- Brands for Less
- Sun & Sand Sports Factory Outlet
- City Centre Ajman
The City Centre Ajman mall is the nearest shopping complex to Al Jurf 2 residents. It lies around the western corner of the neighbourhood. Lifestyle and fashion brands at City Centre Ajman are Centrepoint, Louis Feraud, Max Fashion, Femi9 and H&M. You will find a lot of trendy apparel for kids in Carter’s, Babyshop as well as in Mothercare. There are many jewellery and watch stores such as Rivoli, La Marquise, G-Shock and The Watch House. As for other retail centres, Brands for Less, Splash Centre, and Sun & Sand Factory Outlet are marketplaces that lie next to each other in The Boulevard complex.
RESTAURANTS IN AL JURF 2
Restaurants in Al Jurf 2 are mostly dotted along the main roads that run along its borders. These dining options include:
- Qasar Al Baron – Restaurant and Café
Places that offer coffee and light bites include:
- Verona Café
- Choco Dip Café
- Gerard Café
Located on University Street, Sbarro is an Italian casual dining restaurant. It is popular for a range of pizza and pasta flavours as well as the Stromboli stuffed loaves. Qasar Al Baron Restaurant & Café serves Arabian, Indian and International cuisines and a delectable selection of grills, sandwiches, seafood, pasta and dessert.
BEACHES NEAR AL JURF 2
One of the benefits of living in this neighbourhood is the proximity to many coastal leisure destinations. Beaches near Al Jurf 2 include Al Zorah Public Beach and Ajman Beach. These beaches are home to a few top resorts and hotels in Ajman. The five-star The Oberoi Beach Resort is present on Al Zorah Public Beach. Ajman Beach is known for Fairmont Ajman, Radisson Blu, Ajman Saray, Coral Beach Resort and Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The destinations for leisure activities near or in Al Jurf 2 include:
- Magic Planet
- Vox Cinemas
- Ajman Equestrian Club
Magic Planet at City Centre Ajman is a fun place for children of all ages. Vox Cinemas that screens latest releases is also present in the aforementioned mall. People who love horseback riding can visit Ajman Equestrian Club that offers various training sessions to suit all abilities. Those who look forward to late night dining can go to one of the licensed options such as Thirsty Horse Sports Bar, Daawat Indian Night Club, and The Deck Pool and Bar.
A notable landmark around the area is Sheikh Zayed Mosque. It not only has sacred importance but is also considered one of the major tourist attractions in Ajman. The nation’s oldest institutional establishment with an area of 2.3 million sq. ft., the campus of Ajman University resides across University Street.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
For outdoor activities, residents can visit:
- Flag Park
- Quattro Sports Centre
- CF Football Academy
The neighbourhood’s attraction, Flag Park is known for the monumental 122-metre tall UAE flag. It has a jogging track as well as a playground that includes swings and slides. A short drive away, Quattro Sports Centre has a rental football ground which can be used for either private or professional matches. Fitness enthusiasts have a lot of options as there are a number of gyms in Al Jurf 2. I-GYM, Max Gym and Al Naif Body Fitness are some of these.
Salons and spas in the neighbourhood include:
- Taraf Beauty Lounge
- Ruby Salon Ajman
- Happy House Luxury Spa Centre
Either for a quick beauty fix or for a long relaxation treatment, ladies living in Al Jurf 2 have many options to consider. Ruby Salon Ajman, Taraf Beauty Lounge and Abaska Trendz Style & Makeup are a few facilities that offer beauty and styling services. For spa treatments, one could visit Happy House Luxury Spa Centre or Level Beauty Centre & Spa.
Except for schools holding extracurricular events for students, Al Jurf 2 is not known to host any community event. Residents who wish to attend events related to arts and culture can visit art galleries like NAHT Designs Gallery or museums such as Sharjah Art Foundation.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
When it comes to amenities in Al Jurf 2, there are no limitations for residents as everything is well within their reach. What could, however, make someone think twice before moving into this area is the strong commercial presence around it as well as the heavy traffic during peak hours. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood enjoys a prime location in the city. Popular residential areas in Ajman lie close to Al Jurf 2. These communities include Al Zahraa, Ajman Downtown and Ajman Corniche.