ABOUT AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
Al Ghadeer is a rapidly emerging real estate in Abu Dhabi by Aldar Properties. Tucked away from the metropolitan bustle, this new community is taking shape near the Abu Dhabi and Dubai border. Although it is an outskirt area, Al Ghadeer community is planned as a completely self-sustained development. One of the well-developed sub-communities in Al Ghadeer is Al Khaleej Village. It offers a wide range of well-maintained residential properties that suit families of every size and income bracket.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Next to Saih Sheib – Al Fayah Truck Road (E75)
- Close to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Road (E311)
- Features a wide mix of properties such as apartments, villas and townhouses
- Offers complete security and around-the-clock maintenance services
- Close to numerous recreational amenities and leisure landmarks
The sub-community of Al Khaleej Village consists of villas, townhouses and low-rise apartment blocks. Since it is part of a self-contained development, the sub-community has access to many communal amenities and facilities.
- A pet-friendly area
- A number of amenities are accessible after a short walk
- Covered parking facilities
Just like any part of the master community, Al Khaleej Village allows its residents to keep domestic pets such as birds, fish, cats and dogs. There are many outdoor green spaces which are perfect to walk your pets. Efficiently lit by solar-powered lamps, there are landscaped walkways, themed gardens and parks, playgrounds for kids and a community centre.
PROPERTIES IN AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
Available for both renting and buying purposes, properties in Al Khaleej Village are comprised of multiple bed-type apartments, townhouses and villas. Apartments vary between studios, 1BHK, 2BHK and three-bed flats. There are different options in sizes as well. For instance, you can find a studio unit for an area between 400 sq. ft. and 568 sq. ft. All of them come with a single bathroom as well as a balcony. The inclusion of built-in wardrobes in Al Khaleej Village studios is another desirable feature. Although small, the kitchenettes have ample storage space distributed across the wooden cabinetry. Studios for rent in Al Khaleej Village are perfect for singles and cost up to AED 40k per year. As for other rental apartments in Al Khaleej Village, couples could consider one-bed apartments while families with small children can opt for 2BHK or 3-bed flats. The annual price of 2BHK terraced apartment can go up to AED 65k.
Villas for rent in Al Khaleej Village are available in two-bedroom and three-bedroom options with sizes starting from 1,532 sq. ft. and going up to 2,450 sq. ft. Many houses that are arranged in single rows have slightly higher renting rates. Rents of villas in Al Khaleej Village can be paid through two to four cheques. With sizes starting from 1,188 sq. ft., townhouses for rent are also a wonderful option for families looking for an affordable spacious home. The rents of two-bed townhouses swing between AED 62k and AED 105k per year. Here is a quick look at the prices of a few other rental properties in Al Khaleej Village:
- The rents of 1BHK apartments vary between AED 36k and AED 55k
- The yearly rate of an average three-bed villa is AED 105k
As for investments, freehold villas and townhouses for sale in Al Khaleej Village are among the attractive range of residential options. Smaller families who wish to own a home in a well-maintained and secure area can buy apartments in Al Khaleej Village. The prices of these properties vary as follows:
- Studios for sale start from AED 350k and their values go over AED 513k
- The demand for 2-bedroom villas lies between AED 875k and AED 1.8M
People who are interested to buy 1BHK flats can expect to pay an amount between AED 480k and AED 600k. While the asking price of Al Khaleej Village two-bed flats lies around AED 600k – AED 1.6M. The value of 2-bed townhouses for sale starts from AED 880k and goes up to AED 1.6M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
Like every area in Al Ghadeer, access to Al Khaleej Village is controlled by security guards. Either inside or outside the perimeter of Al Ghadeer, transportation near Al Khaleej Village is hassle-free. Being close to the crossroad that connects Abu Dhabi to Dubai, residents who frequently commute to both sides of the border have a great advantage. For the roads and access-ways, the master community has also set a maximum speed limit of 30 kilometres per hour for safety.
Parking spaces in Al Khaleej Village for residents who live in townhouses or villas include carports as well as a driveway in front of the houses. As for apartments, residents are provided with allocated spots in the basement parking lot.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
Al Khaleej Village is being designed to include every amenity within the premises. For instance, a commercial place called The Market will be a venue for residents as well as for visitors to purchase and sell freshly harvested organic produce and handmade goods. So far, the supermarkets near Al Khaleej Village include Wheatfields Gourmet Grocer & Café and a few corner shops.
MOSQUES NEAR AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
To offer prayers, Muslims can go to the community mosque near Al Khaleej Village which is known as Al Ghadeer Masjid. On a five-minute distance by car, there is a mosque near ENOC petrol station. Another option includes Adnoc Mosque which is accessible after an 11-minute drive.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
For up to a 70-kilometre distance, there are no churches near Al Khaleej Village that are open to the public. After travelling for approximately 45 minutes towards central Dubai, you will come across St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Bible Baptist Church.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
Nursery options include:
- British Oak Montessori Nursery
- Little Woods Nursery
- Kinderville Nursery
Schools near Al Khaleej Village are:
- Alsamha School
- Al Falahiya Primary and Secondary School
- Dovecote Green Primary
British Oak Montessori Nursery is conveniently located in Al Ghadeer and at a short walking distance from Al Khaleej Village. Following the Montessori curriculum, the nursery provides learning in six different areas such as sensorial, practical life, mathematics, language and literature, creativity, and physical activities. Other nearest nurseries such as Little Woods Nursery and Kinderville Nursery in Dubai require a travel time of at least 20 minutes.
Set to open in 2020 within the master community, Alghadeer International School will cater to preschoolers as well as students from FS 1 to Year 12. As for now, Dovecote Green Primary School is the closest option to Al Khaleej Village. It is based in Jebel Ali and is accessible after a drive of 25 minutes. Dovecote Green Primary School follows the British Curriculum and is staffed with UK-trained instructors. It offers education to students from FS 1 to Year 6 along with a broad range of extracurricular activities.
For higher education, the University of Balamand Dubai (UOBD) lies in the proximity of 25 minutes. It is the first university to be established in Dubai Investment Park (DIP). University of Balamand Dubai (UoBD) offers undergraduate degree programs in the concentration of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Civil Engineering and Chemical Engineering. Further options for higher studies, such as Synergy University and Trinity College London, are accessible after a half-hour drive along Sheikh Zayed Road (E11).
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
Some of the medical facilities close to Al Khaleej Village are:
- Dulsco Medical Clinic
- Max Medical Clinic
- Al Rahba Hospital
A short drive away, the clinics near Al Khaleej Village include Dulsco Medical Clinic, Access Clinic and Max Medical Clinic, both are located in Dubai Industrial City. The services and facilities include out-patient consultations, visiting specialist doctors, laboratory, X-ray (radiology) and pharmacy. Dulsco Medical Clinic also offers vaccinations, drug screening tests, health counselling, and medical services for sports and other events. As for hospitals near Al Khaleej Village, you can find many in the region of Jebel Ali that are accessible under 30 minutes. Some of these are the Medical Fitness Services Centre, Karama Medical Centre, Al Shifa Al Khaleeji Medical Centre and Aster Cedars Hospital.
Some of the key areas close to Al Khaleej Village include:
- Downtown Jebel Ali
Located on a 20-minute distance towards the south, KIZAD (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) is the emirate’s first free zone trade project that was launched in 2010. Adjacent to Khalifa Port, KIZAD has been seeing a significant inflow of foreign investments, subsequently supporting the nation’s economic growth. Another nearby key area is Downtown Jebel Ali. It lies across the border towards the north, approximately a 19-minute drive away. Downtown Jebel Ali is a developing mixed-use community in the southern region of Dubai.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
Residents who want a wholesome shopping experience can visit one of these malls near Al Khaleej Village that are located at a practical distance:
- Sapphire Mall
- The Outlet Village by Meraas
- Ramla Mall
Based in Dubai Industrial City, Sapphire Mall is just 10 minutes away from Al Khaleej Village. Efficiently serving people who are living in southern Dubai, this newly opened mall is also easily accessible to Al Khaleej Village residents. It has a range of close-to-home retail facilities. One of its retail offerings is Al Madina Hypermarket that stocks food products as well as electronics, garments and household goods.
The Outlet Mall by Meraas is another shopping destination located at a convenient distance of 15 minutes. Designed like a medieval-style European marketplace, The Outlet Mall is a unique discount shopping mall that offers a variety of high-end labels and designer goods at bargain prices. Some of the brands you can find there are DKNY, Armani, Adidas, Calvin Klein and Roberto Cavalli. Located a little farther distance of 25 minutes, Ramla Mall in Dubai is another option.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
The nearby dining options Al Khaleej Village residents can consider include:
- Last Exit
- P. F. Chang’s
- Grills & More Restaurant
A few coffee houses near Al Khaleej Village include:
- Wrap That Café
- Oasis Café Speciality Coffee 724
- Il Cafe de Roma
Popeyes is a Louisiana-based fast-food restaurant near Al Khaleej Village that is accessible after a drive of 19 minutes down Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Road (E311). One of the popular food-truck destinations in Dubai is the Last Exit at Jebel Ali South. Here you will find burger shops, pizzeria, vegetarian options and a few cafes. Some of the notable names at Last Exit include Hardee’s, Operation Falafel, Urban Seafood and Starbucks. A renowned Asian restaurant called P. F. Chang’s is where you can enjoy authentic dynamite shrimps, Mongolian beef, Singaporean noodles and chicken lettuce wraps.
Wrap That Café is a cosy coffee place that is just a short walk away from Al Khaleej Village. There is also a juice shop near Al Ghadeer’s main entrance. An Italian café, Il Cafe de Roma is another food truck option at the Last Exit.
BEACHES NEAR AL KHALEEJ VILLAGE
Accessible after a 25-minute drive, the closest beach to Al Khaleej Village is Jebel Ali Beach, also known as Banan Beach. It is a perfect spot for those who like the idea of camping by the sea. Although it charges an entry fee, this beach near Al Khaleej Village has a laid-back vibe and offers a number of activities. For instance, you could join the oceanfront yoga classes held every Wednesday or have a barbeque party any time of the day. Jebel Ali Beach is also popular among kite-surfers as well as jet-skiers.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some of the leisure offerings and notable landmarks near Al Khaleej Village include:
- Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club
- Jebel Ali Beach Hotel
- Dubai Parks and Resort
Around 14 minutes away, Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club is spread across a 300-hectare grassland that offers superior polo and equestrian facilities. It is the only royal club in the UAE which often opens its doors to the public for various events. Owned by Meraas, there are a variety of fun-filled attractions in Dubai Parks and Resort. One of them is MotionGate Dubai which is the largest Hollywood-inspired theme park in the emirate. It is divided into four Hollywood zones such as Columbia Pictures, DreamWorks, Lionsgate and Smurfs Village. MotionGate Dubai offers an immersive entertainment based on a few popular animated movies. Few of these favourite movies include Shrek, Hotel Transylvania, The Smurfs, Kung Fu Panda and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Another thematic attraction at this entertainment destination is Legoland Dubai. Featuring over 15,000 LEGO models, this park offers interactive rides, adventurous quests and other exciting activities.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
The following facilities and amenities in Al Ghadeer offer recreational time outdoors:
- Breeze Park
- Waha Kids’ Play Area
- Tennis court
There are extensive green spaces that include a wonderful variety of recreational parks near Al Khaleej Village. Two of the well-maintained landscaped areas include Lake Park and Breeze Park that are located at a short walking distance. Other theme recreational spots include Oasis Park, Cloud Park, Forest Park and Waterfall Park. There are two well-designed play areas for kids. These include Waha Kids’ Play Area and Sabil Kids’ Play Area. There is a fitness club in Al Ghadeer known as Waterfall Clubhouse where residents can work out to keep fit. There are also plenty of swimming pools and a tennis court near Al Khaleej Village.
People who are into desert-based activities can join MX Academy Dubai. It offers training for activities such as motocross, dirt-biking and dune bashing. There is also Jebel Ali Kart Track where desert-bikers can enjoy the thrill of go-kart racing. All of these facilities are no more than 25-minutes away.
Residents may expect a lot of events to take place once Al Ghadeer is fully developed. However, many kid-friendly events have already been held, such a Superhero Community Day and Spooky Community Fun Day.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Most of the community events and other information related to amenities in Al Ghadeer can be found on Facebook groups such as Al Ghadeer Community and Al Ghadeer Village.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
A few amenities such as schools and hospitals are around half an hour away. The commuting distance to these amenities is quite considerable. However, as Al Ghadeer’s infrastructural plan suggests, residents can look forward to the addition of plenty of amenities within the community as the development progresses.