ABOUT AL RASHIDIYA 2
Al Rashidiya 2 is the central area of Ajman, with a mix of commercial and residential buildings. The area is located close to the shore of Ajman and Ajman Free Zone. It is part of Al Rashidiya, which is one of the most popular areas of Ajman. As per Bayut’s H2 Report for Ajman 2018, Al Rashidiya is the third most popular area for renting and fourth most popular area for buying apartments in Ajman.
Al Rashidiya 2 is located on a prime location, with commercial hubs, important governmental offices, popular leisure spots and famous landmarks, all situated nearby. The area offers top-quality educational, healthcare and leisure facilities to its residents.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located in Central Ajman
- Commercial and residential properties available for both rent and sale
- All the amenities of life within easy reach
- Well connected to other areas of the city and also to Sharjah
Al Rashidiya 2 is present in the midst of Ajman’s most lively and important areas. The commercial hubs present nearby gives a highly urbanized feel to the community. Overall, the environment is peaceful for residence. The community has the following features:
- Both residential and commercial properties available
- Easy access to basic amenities of life
- Commercial hubs, port, beaches, parks and malls located nearby
Al Rashidiya 2 is home to Ajman Stadium where football matches are held. It is also home to Al Rashidiya Park, one of Ajman’s most beautiful parks. It is open for women and children only and contains a cafeteria, mosque and kids playing area. It’s a good place to spend leisure time for families residing in Al Rashidiya 2.
PROPERTIES IN AL RASHIDIYA 2
As mentioned above, there are both commercial and residential properties in Al Rashidiya 2. Residential properties include villas and apartments.
Apartments in Al Rashidiya 2 include studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartments. The rental prices of apartments vary according to coverage areas, number of bedrooms, balcony and other factors. Rental prices for studio apartments start at AED 15k. Rental trends for other apartment types are:
- 1-bedroom apartments can be rented for AED 18k to AED 20k.
- 2-bedroom apartments have rental prices varying between AED 18k to AED 28k.
- Rental prices for 3-bedroom apartments are about AED 40k.
Al Rashidiya 2 is ideal for both permanent residence and investment. The area provides good value for money due to its location and nearby amenities. Sale trends for apartments are given below:
- Sale prices for 2-bedroom apartments range from AED 375k to AED 1M.
Other property types have the following trends:
- A 2-bedroom villa can be rented for about AED 25k.
- Renting an office of about 435 sq. ft. will cost AED 10k per year.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL RASHIDIYA 2
All residential properties have parking spaces in Al Rashidiya 2. In villas, the parking spaces vary as per the size and design of the villa. In apartments, generally, there is parking space for one vehicle. Thus, it can be a problem if you own more than one vehicle. There is an initiative to develop 2,000 new parking spots in central areas of Ajman, which includes Al Rashidiya 2. This will make things more convenient for residents.
Al Rashidiya 2 is well connected to important areas of the city. Residents with private vehicles will be able to commute to these areas with ease. Other areas of the city are also within easy reach as Ajman is not a large Emirate in terms of area.
Public transportation in Al Rashidiya 2 is also easily available. The taxis are present in good numbers and the area has more than 8 bus stations that can be used by residents.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL RASHIDIYA 2
There is a lot of supermarkets in Al Rashidiya 2. Some popular names are Ardh Al Madeena Supermarket, Zaki Supermarket, Badar Al Madeena Supermarket, Al Borj Supermarket, Shams Al Madeena Supermarket and Aseema Supermarket. There are several other markets in Al Rashidiya 2 as well. It means that residents enjoy a wide range of choices when it comes to shopping and grocery.
MOSQUES IN AL RASHIDIYA 2
Just like most other neighbourhoods in Ajman, there are a number of mosques in Al Rashidiya 2. Masjid Abdullah bin Zubair is roughly located in the centre of the area. Other popular mosques are Ajman Sports Club Mosque and Sheikh Hamid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL RASHIDIYA 2
Ajman has just 2 churches and both are located at a short distance from Al Rashidiya 2. One of the Churches near Al Rashidiya 2 is the Winner Chapel International Ajman, just 7 minutes away. The other Church is GO Church, Ajman, which is about 9 minutes away.
Closest Hindu Temples near Al Rashidiya 2 are Shiva Temple, Shiridi Sai Baba Mandir, Shree Krishna Haveli and ShrinathJi Temple in Al Fahidi, Dubai. Visiting any of them would take a drive of about 41 minutes.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL RASHIDIYA 2
There are plenty of nurseries and schools near Al Rashidiya 2. The residents won't have to send their kids too far away for quality education. Prominent nurseries nearby are:
- Just Like Home Nursery
- Nursery Baby Candy
- Blue Bells Nursery
Just Like Home Nursery and Nursery Baby Candy are located within Al Rashidiya 2. Both nurseries provide a safe and healthy learning environment for kids. Just Like Home Nursery follows UK EYFS curriculum whereas Nursery Baby Candy has an Islamic/Arabic curriculum.
Primary and secondary schools near Al Rashidiya 2 include:
- Kalabhavan Ajman
- Ajman International Indian School
- British International School
British International School is located in Al Nuaimia and is about 6 minutes away from the centre of Al Rashidiya 2. The school follows the British Curriculum and provides education from foundation stage to 13th standard (A Level).
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL RASHIDIYA 2
There are ample facilities of medical and healthcare available nearby. Popular clinics and hospitals near Al Rashidiya include:
- Golden Star Children’s Clinic
- Thumbay Clinic Elite, Ajman
- Amina Hospital
Amina Hospital is counted among the best hospitals in the city. It is located in Al Quds Street and about 3 minutes away from Al Rashidiya 2. The service provided by Amina Hospital is rated highly and it has modern equipment and good medical staff.
Al Rashidiya 2 is bordered by the following areas:
Some other areas of the city are also located close. Landmarks that can be easily reached. Ajman Museum, Ajman Saray, Shooters and some other famous places can be reached in less than 10 minutes.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL RASHIDIYA 2
There are plenty of malls near Al Rashidiya 2, which include some of the most popular malls of the city. Popular malls are:
- Safeer Mall Ajman (5 minutes away)
- Grand Mall (5 minutes away)
- Dana Mall (8 minutes away)
Safeer Mall is located in Al Nuaimia, opposite Ajman University. The mall provides good options for shopping, dining and entertainment under one roof. The mall covers an area of more than 220,000 sq. ft. and contains four anchor stores, food court, hypermarket and family entertainment centre.
RESTAURANTS IN AL RASHIDIYA 2
Residents will find plenty of eateries and restaurants in Al Rashidiya 2. Serving a variety of cuisines and food types, restaurants nearby make sure that foodies living in the area will enjoy living here. Some of the restaurants are:
- Al Sahari Restaurant and Cafeteria
- Bab Al Zouq Restaurant
- Golden House Restaurant
- Al Laziz Restaurant
- Royal Barbecue Restaurant Ajman
- Gourmet Restaurant (Masala Garden)
- Deccan Delight
Restaurants in neighbouring areas include Al Mandi House Restaurant, Chowking Chinese Restaurant Ajman, Flamingo Restaurant, Kabul Darbar Restaurant and Food Book. All these restaurants are less than 5 minutes away from Al Rashidiya 2.
BEACHES NEAR AL RASHIDIYA 2
There are a number of beaches near Al Rashidiya 2 as it is located near the coastline. Beaches and beach clubs less than 10 minutes away are Beach Zora, Zora Camping Beach, Ajman Beach Hotel, Ajman Beach Club, Ajman Beach and Public Beach. The beaches provide a clean environment with activities like swimming, volleyball and walking most common. Restaurants are also present nearby where visitors can avail quality food while enjoying the breezy environment near the sea.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Ajman Stadium is located within Al Rashidiya 2. It is the home ground of the Ajman Club Football Team. The stadium has a capacity of more than 5,000 spectators and hosts a lot of football matches.
Ajman Museum is about 7 minutes away. It is an 18th-century fort with historical artefacts providing a glimpse of the Ajman of old times. It is one of the most popular historical attractions of Ajman.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Al Rashidiya Park for families and children is the best place for families to visit in the evening and spend a good time. The park is only for ladies and children with good facilities.
To keep fit, there are plenty of options for residents of Al Rashidiya 2. The Ajman Stadium and Ajman Sports Club have good sporting facilities. Moreover, there are a number of fitness centres and gyms in Al Rashidiya 2 including Al Fursan Gym, Kodakan Martial Arts and Fitness, CrossFit Sand Warriors Gym and Fitness Time.
There are plenty of salons and spas nearby as well. Popular ones are:
- Cool Gents Saloon
- Yasmian Al Sham Ladies Saloon Ajman
- Yoko Salon and Spa
There are other salons and spas also nearby for people living in Al Rashidiya 2. Self-care options for ladies are also plenty.
There are no community events within Al Rashidiya 2. People who are interested in attending events can head to Ajman Corniche, about 7 minutes away. The corniche regularly hosts festivals and bazaars in a good family environment.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Al Rashidiya 2 is ideal for residence due to its many attributes. The location is ideal, allowing residents to commute easily to all areas of Ajman and some areas of Sharjah also. The amenities available nearby also make it an ideal place to live. The only point of concern is that roads have a lot of traffic, moving towards the commercial hubs of the city. But the residential streets are generally unaffected by it.
- Sub-community of Al Rashidiya.
- 5 minutes away from Ajman Sharjah Border.
- Bordered by Al Rashidiya 1, Al Rashidiya 3 and Al Nuaimia 1, Al Nuaimia 2 and Al Nuaimia 3.
- About 5 minutes away from Ajman Free Zone.