ABOUT AL JURF
Located in the western region of Ajman, Al Jurf is one of the highly sought after districts in the Emirate. It lies close to the coastline and the E11 highway known as Al Ittihad Street. Most of the area is occupied by commercial spaces referred to as Al Jurf Industrial Area. The community is rich in retail spaces, reputable schools, friendly coffee shops and residential properties.
Many communities have been established in this small town in the past few years offering good rental and investment opportunities. Ever since the development has completed, Al Jurf has been in demand. It is celebrated as the most affordable neighbourhood in the Northern Emirates. Based on Bayut’s Real Estate Market Report for 2018, the community consistently ranked as one of the best areas in Ajman for both, buying and renting villas.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A residential and commercial destination located close to the most important road network in Ajman.
- Al Jurf is connected to key areas of the UAE via Al Ittihad Street (E11).
- There's a variety of options for those who want to live close to their workplaces.
- Ajman University, the oldest and reputable institute for higher education is located in the vicinity of Al Jurf.
- There are plenty of schools for students of all ages.
- It also houses many restaurants and cafes.
Lying close to the popular leisure destination Al Zorah Golf Club, the residential areas of Al Jurf enjoy green views and a healthy environment. The best part about living in Al Jurf is that it is a pet-friendly community. Families can stroll with pets on well-paved walkways. Affordability is another key factor of its growing popularity as it is a family-favourite spot for buying and renting villas and apartments. Residents get to experience a metropolitan lifestyle due to its prime location, closely connected to the industrial area, which is also suitable for the working community and frequent travellers.
PROPERTIES IN AL JURF
Most properties in Al Jurf are commercial including warehouses, plots and even buildings. The size of the shops usually ranges from 700 sq. ft. to 10,000 sq. ft. Therefore, based on your requirements you will probably find an option that fits well. The industrial side of Al Jurf is rich in the number of commercial spaces dedicated to warehouses spanning up to 80,000 sq. ft.
Al Jurf also has a variety of residential villas and apartments available for rent and sale. It ranked among the top 10 areas of Ajman to buy and rent apartments throughout the year, 2018. Similarly, villas around here are preferred by big families. If you’re looking for the best 3-bedroom villas for rent in Ajman, you should be considering those located in Al Jurf. These houses are luxurious and affordable compared to other areas.
Apartments are usually found in mid-rise towers with shops on ground floors. However, the privacy of residents is not disturbed because of the separate entrance gates. These apartment buildings usually have smaller units that best suit couples, and individuals. A 1-bedroom apartment for rent is usually available for less than AED 20k per annum while renting 2 BHK flats costs somewhere between AED 25k and AED 36k. Each unit is equipped with all the basic living facilities and has a balcony overlooking the garden area.
Likewise, those who prefer large living spaces can consider the upscale villas set amidst lush green lawns. These houses meet high standards of living featuring large bedrooms, a private pool, two majlises for segregated parties and a modern kitchen. The rents of these properties are also affordable for middle-income earners. A 4-bedroom villa costs around AED 65k while the rent of a 5-bed villa in Al Jurf is no more than AED 120k per annum.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL JURF
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Residents can enjoy easy accessibility to all the basic amenities as the community is a prime location in Ajman. It not only has a lot of shops and retail outlets, but a great number of educational institutes are also located nearby. Al Jurf is known for having a series of reputable schools for all ages. Every amenity lies close to the residential area so that the people living here can enjoy easy access.
SUPERMARKETS IN AL JURF
There are many shopping options for grocery and daily items in Al Jurf. Some are built inside the community while others are located in nearby areas accessible within a few minutes. To name a few, Al Aman Supermarket, Bawabet Al Madina Supermarket, Al Aula Supermarket are all located at a short 3-minute drive.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN AL JURF
Many large and small community mosques in Al Jurf are within easy reach of residents. Al-Anbiya Mosque and Moza Salem Alhamrani Mosque are accessible via car within 3-minutes while City Centre Mosque is the most visited and the biggest mosque. The famous Sheikh Zayed Mosque is 4 minutes away from most parts of the community. For those who want to visit a church can expect a 13-minute drive towards First Bible Baptist Church while finding a Hindu temple can be a little tricky. The ones in Dubai such as Shiva Temple are the nearest options.
SCHOOLS IN AL JURF
Families with children need not worry about their kids' education since there are a lot of options for them. There’s a whole strip of reputable schools in Al Jurf that follow the British curriculum. Some renowned schools are Ajman Modern School, Al Ameer English School, Indian School Ajman and Habitat School. For pre-school going children, there are Funny Bunny Nursery, Kids Zone Education and Smart Al Sanafer Nursery. Moreover, the oldest and one of the most reputable higher education options in the emirate, Ajman University is only 10 minutes away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AL JURF
A small trip around the town reveals some clinics and hospitals in Al Jurf. The nearest pharmacy is New Dooa Pharmacy located in Maktoum Bin Rashid Street. It stocks all kinds of medicines and medical equipment. Hessa Medical Clinic is preferable for general check-ups and Just Smile Dental is the nearest dentist you have in Al Jurf. For emergency situations, there are hospitals like Ajman Specialty Hospital and Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital for Women and Children.
POPULAR COMMUNITIES OF AL JURF
Al Jurf has four major blocks with one being dedicated to commercial construction, referred to as Al Jurf Industrial Area. The rest of the three blocks are known as Al Jurf 1, 2 and 3. Al Jurf Industrial Area has many warehouses available for rent. It also has plenty of other commercial spaces for sale including buildings, offices, shops and large plots. Al Jurf 1, 2 and 3 are all residential and Al Jurf 1 is the most popular. It has a mix of apartment buildings and villas for both rent and sale.
Located strategically close to the E11 road network, residents in this community enjoy traffic-free access to nearby places. Al Mowaihat, Garden City and Al Zahra are some adjoining neighbourhoods. Moreover, Ajman Industrial Area shares a border with Al Jurf.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN AL JURF
There are a few shopping malls in Al Jurf. City Centre Ajman is the major highlight of this area located on Al Ittihad Street. It offers a lot to visitors including a Carrefour hypermarket and a large mixed fashion store called Centrepoint. It also has restaurants serving international cuisine. 6-screen VOX Cinemas is the most favourite leisure spot for families and singletons.
RESTAURANTS IN AL JURF
The residential district has a series of restaurants in Al Jurf. There are some international food chains like Subway, Sbarro and Hardee’s. Apart from the restaurants in malls, there are plenty of close-by eateries including The Terrace Restaurant, Asmaar Mandi Restaurant and 800 Pizza.
BEACHES NEAR AL JURF
While finding beaches near Al Jurf, one may come across Beach Zora Resort, a tourist attraction in Ajman with world-class amenities and leisure activities. For more family day-outs, Ajman Beach is a preferred picnic point located only a short drive away from Al Jurf. Those who feel more adventurous can drive down to Al Mamzar Beach to enjoy water sports.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
To break the monotonous schedule of the week, residents of Al Jurf can head towards Al Zorah Golf Club offering many recreational activities like kayaking. Those who are fond of camel and horse rides can visit Ajman Equestrian Club and Al Tallah Camel Race Course. A ride towards the famous landmark, Ajman Museum takes around 14 minutes by car. This museum attracts people who enjoy art, architecture and weaponry displays.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residential areas of Al Jurf are surrounded by parks and leafy walking tracks. Kids can ride bikes in the secured community playgrounds and take their pets out for a walk. The residential complexes have modern health and fitness clubs. Some close-by gyms and salons include Al Reem Gym, Max Gym, Munira Beauty Salon and Ahhla Beauty Center.
Al Jurf doesn’t host any events particularly, but if you like, you can head out to Ajman Museum. It organises an annual cultural festival every year featuring folk dances, antique auctions and a traditional food area and car exhibition.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The community is located in a prestigious location having all the key areas of Ajman nearby. Not only are residents well-connected to the districts in Ajman, but they also freely travel to their workplaces in Sharjah. The area, however, is not suitable for those using public transport as the network coverage is limited.
- Al Jurf lies in the Western region of Ajman just beside Al Ittihad Street, meaning that the harbours and small island developments are also in close proximity.
- The border connecting Ajman to Sharjah is also very close to Al Jurf.
- Ajman Museum is only 13 minutes away.