ABOUT AL QURM COMPOUND
Located within Al Qurm, Al Qurm Compound is a small mixed development in the capital city. The compound is close to Abu Dhabi – Al Shahama Road (E10) and Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street as well as conveniently connected to the centre of the city. Al Qurm Compound has well-built villas with basic necessities.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Ideal for families
- Proximity to Sheikh Zayed Mosque and Ministries Complex
- Affordable sale and rental trend
- Calm environment away from the centre of the city
Al Qurm Compound offers a calm and peaceful environment for residents. Like most family-friendly areas, the compound is a villa-only block with a number of amenities. It is a close-knit community offering quick access to parks, supermarkets and healthcare centres.
Popular points of interest of Al Qurm Compound are:
- Lower rent and sale prices
- Spacious villas
- Proximity to Al Seef Village Mall
PROPERTIES IN AL QURM COMPOUND
The properties in Al Qurm Compound range from 4-bedroom to 5-bedroom spacious villas. Rental villas in Al Qurm Compound are greater in number as compared to villas for sale.
The covered area for a 4-bedroom villa in Al Qurm Compound is 2,600 to 4,618 sq. ft. The bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. On the ground floor, there is a big majlis room, a large dining room and a semi-open kitchen. The driver’s room has a separate entrance.
- Rent of a 4-bedroom villa is between AED 150k to 200k per year.
A 5-bedroom villa has a covered area of 3,000 to 5,000 sq. ft. There are six bathrooms in the unit. There is a big hall, a spacious kitchen, a maid’s room and a guest room on the ground floor. The unit also has a small balcony. There is a covered parking space for a single vehicle.
- The yearly rent of a 5-bedroom villa is approximately AED 220k.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL QURM COMPOUND
One can travel to Al Qurm Compound via bus 56. The nearest bus stop is Al Qurm Garden bus stop. The central bus station of Abu Dhabi is 16 minutes away. One can travel to other emirates from this bus station.
Residents get parking space inside villas. Both residential and commercial blocks have designated parking areas and paid parking spaces.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL QURM COMPOUND
For grocery shopping, residents can go to one of the supermarkets in Al Qurm Compound including Carrefour Market. Other closely located options are Yum-Your Urban Market and Metro Mart, both at a 4-minute drive. Within a 10-minute drive, one can spot Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society which is an old supermarket in the city. SPAR Express is also at the same distance near Al Muroor.
MOSQUES NEAR AL QURM COMPOUND
There are several mosques near Al Qurm Compound. Al Maqtaa Mosque is 3 minutes away. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Mosque is at a 5-minute drive. Almost at the same distance are Khalifa Park Mosque near Ministries Complex. At a 10-minute drive, one can find Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Mosque and Abdul Jalil Mohammed Al Fahim Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL QURM COMPOUND
Christian residents can conveniently visit some churches near Al Qurm Compound including St. Joseph Cathedral Church, Evangelical Community Church, Abu Dhabi Apostolic Tamil Church, St. Theresa’s Church and Philadelphia Church of God. All are 15 minutes away from the Al Qurm Compound.
Hindu temple near Al Qurm Compound is currently under construction. Sikh believers can visit the New Gurudwara, which is 17 minutes away from the compound.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL QURM COMPOUND
For early year education, parents can choose from some closely located preschools including the likes of:
- MindChamps Nursery
- Educare Nursery
MindChamps Nursery has won an award for its 3-Mind Champ concept. The class structure of this nursery is based on children’s psychology. Educare Nursery offers classes for children aged 1 to 4 years. It is 7 minutes away from the Al Qurm Compound.
There are a number of primary and secondary schools near Al Qurm Compound for the parents to choose from. The list includes the following
- Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia Private School
- Abdul Jaleel al Fahim School
- The American International School in Abu Dhabi
Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia Private School was established in 1980. The objective of the school is to give quality education to the Bangladeshi community. It is 7 minutes away from the area. The American International School is at a 12-minute drive. It was established in 1995 and is based on American standards of education. It offers classes from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL QURM COMPOUND
For healthcare assistance, residents can find plenty of clinics and hospitals near Al Qurm Compound. A few well-reputed ones are mentioned below.
- Mediclinic – Airport Road Hospital
- Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children
Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital was established in 2008. It provides a wide range of medical facilities to inpatients and outpatients along with a 24-hour running emergency department. The hospital follows JCI standards. Healthpoint is 13 minutes away from Al Qurm Compound. It is part of Mubadala’s integrated network of healthcare setup. Healthpoint has three specialty centres.
Al Qurm Compound borders with some well-known suburban residential areas of the city such as
Zayed Sports City is home to the largest sports stadium in the UAE. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is also dotted near the premises of Zayed Sports City. Other nearby areas include Al Aman and Al Maqtaa, these are mixed-use areas feturing several commercial and residential properties.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL QURM COMPOUND
Some well-known malls near Al Qurm Compound are:
- Al Seef Village Mall
- The Souk
- Mushrif Mall
Al Seef Village Mall is 8 minutes away from the compound. It is a beautifully built mall inaugurated in 2017. The mall has a wide range of eateries and retail shops.
The Souk is at a 10-minute drive. Inspired by the traditional Arab architecture, the shopping facility covers an area of over 6000 square metres between Maqtaa and Musaffah bridges.
Mushrif Mall is a three-level complex, spread over 56,000 square metres. The mall has more than 200 retail outlets, LuLu Hypermart, prayer halls, entertainment areas and parking facilities.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AL QURM COMPOUND
Those who love eating out will find a number of cafes and restaurants near Al Qurm Compound. Some of the closely located ones are:
- Royal Biryani Restaurant
- Nolu's restaurant
- Doner & Gyros
- Molten Me
- Alouette Creperie
- Kcal Restaurant
If you're craving delicious biryani, Royal Biryani in Al Seef Village Mall is a 3- minute drive away. Other eateries in Al Seef Village Mall include Nolu's restaurant. It is an award-winning restaurant also voted as the best café in Abu Dhabi for 3 consecutive years. Doner & Gyros is an international chain serving sandwiches and wraps other than doner and gyros.
BEACHES NEAR AL QURM COMPOUND
Al Bateen Beach is at a 16-minute drive and can be easily reached via Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street. The beach overlooks Hudairiyat Island. Visitors can enjoy fishing and swimming on the beach. Al Bateen Beach has won the prestigious Blue Flag sustainability award by Emirates Wildlife Authority. The most popular beach of Abu Dhabi, Corniche Beach, is 17 minutes away.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some worth mentioning landmarks near Al Qurm Compound include:
- Al Bateen Executive Airport
- Murjan Splash Park
- Al Seef Village Mall
Murjan Splash Park is one of the best leisure destinations around Al Qurm. The main features of the park include a children’s play area with a shallow pool and four small waterslides. There is a giant tipping bucket, a tunnel, a water umbrella and water showers for kids. The splash park also boasts a 257-metre artificial river where children can take a tube ride. The entrance fee is AED 50 per person.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can enjoy outdoor activities at the following parks.
- Khalifa Park
- Old Airport Park
- Khor Al Maqtaa Park
Khalifa Park is merely 6 minutes away from the compound. It was developed in 2007 and is home to a cultural library and a maritime museum. Old Airport Park was built almost 4 decades ago. It has some old-school style slides and a designated barbecue area. One can spot KFC within the park and there are plenty of vending machines.
Fitness enthusiasts can join one of the gyms within the Al Qurm community. Following ones are 6 minutes away.
- The Gym
- Fitness First – Al Seef Village Mall
- Sweat Fitness (also known as Sweat Gym)
Those who prefer yoga can join Yoga One which is towards the west of Al Qurm Compound, at a 6-minute drive. It has different group, corporate and private classes.
For beauty treatments, ladies can go to Cosi Bella Ladies Salon, Curls & Colors Ladies Salon, Her Bar Ladies Salon, and Bellacure Nails. These are 6 minutes away, dotted near Al Seef Village Mall. Men can look for Siryano Gents Salon & Spa at a 5-minute drive from Al Qurm Compound.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Living in Al Qurm is ideal for people who prefer to stay away from the city-centric areas. It is a quiet and family-friendly community. However, bus travel can be a little inconvenient as only one bus shuttles through the area. The block is ideal for people who prefer to use a private car.
- Abu Dhabi International Airport is 19 minutes away
- A popular tourist attraction, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is at an 8-minute drive
- Dubai is 1 hour 14 minutes away