ABOUT AL SUYOH 1
Al Suyoh, also known as Al Seyouh, is a suburb in Sharjah where new housing projects are taking shape. Since it lies next to the Sharjah-Dubai border, Al Suyoh is an outskirt residential area that is mostly preferred by people who commute to the neighbouring city for work. Featuring a uniform grid plan, the suburb is split into 12 distinct sub-communities or precincts that are numbered from 1 to 12. One of the central precincts is Al Suyoh 1 that consists of several off-plan properties. It is a fairly new area with many houses still in the developing phase.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Close to the border between Sharjah and Dubai
- Off-plan properties with affordable sales prices
- In proximity to the airport and University City
- Close to Emirates Road (E611)
- Offers access to a range of desert leisure destinations
The area of Al Suyoh 1 is centrally positioned in the suburb. It offers a peaceful lifestyle to those who do not find living in urban areas that appealing. It is also an ideal location for those who want to live affordably in a luxury villa because the overall cost of living in an outskirts community tends to be less than that of central city areas.
- Affordable villas with multiple bedrooms
- Planned with well-appointed amenities
- Calm and noise-free environment
The master plan of the community consists of a community mall, neighbourhood park, kids’ playground, running tracks, cycling trails, barbeque spots, and a few eateries. The every-day amenities will include mosques, nursery, an international school, medical facility and grocery stores. All of this will gradually emerge as the development nears the completion stage.
PROPERTIES IN AL SUYOH 1
Coming with a range of layouts and amenities, freehold properties in Al Suyoh 1 are perfect for those who want to take the first step towards an affordable yet valuable investment. Here is the breakdown of their sales prices according to the number of bedrooms:
- The demand for three-bed villa starts from AED 1M and goes up to AED 1.5M
- The average asking price of a five-bed villa is AED 3.2M
These prices are almost two times less than the current price trends of properties in the UAE. The size of three-bed houses ranges from 1,340 sq. ft. to 3,112 sq. ft., while five-bed will measure between 4,325 sq. ft. and 5,600 sq. ft.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL SUYOH 1
Since it is a developing community, most of its internal road infrastructure is underway. For commuting in and out of the area, currently, the main route for transportation near Al Suyoh 1 is Riyadh Street (S155). This street directly leads to Maleha Road (E102) which is also known as Sharjah–Kalba Road, the border between Sharjah and Dubai. Maleha Road connects the area to both sides of the border via Emirates Road (E611).
Finding parking spaces in Al Suyoh 1 is least likely to be challenging as it is away from the busy places in the city. Every house comes with a private garage with multiple parking spots. A separate room for driver lies next to the garage.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AL SUYOH 1
One of the 20 branches of the city’s well-known Sharjah Cooperative Society lies just around the corner of Al Suyoh 8. This makes it the nearest supermarket that is present at a distance of four minutes by car. It stocks all the basic commodities any resident will require for their daily routine. Other supermarkets near Al Suyoh 1 requires a drive of at least 15 minutes. Some of these are Safa Al Khaleej Supermarket, Nasamath Al Madinaa Supermarket and Taier Al Madina Supermarket.
MOSQUES IN AL SUYOH 1
There is a mosque in Al Suyoh 1 called Um Omara Mosque which is near the main street. At least one mosque is present in each of the neighbouring sub-communities. These nearby prayer facilities are known as Al Najaashi Mosque, Al-Nabi Ayoub Mosque and Ibn Al Jazary Mosque. Located right next to the border, Ibn Al Jazary Mosque is notable for its beautiful architecture and facilities like a huge prayer area, library, clean toilets and expansive parking area.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL SUYOH 1
The main location of churches in Sharjah is Al Yarmook because this is where you will find most of these places of worship. Accessible in 30 minutes, these churches near Al Suyoh 1 are clustered in the same block and this is why they are also easy to find. Some of these are St. Michael’s Catholic Church, St. Martin’s Anglican Church, St Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Soonoro Church, and the Church of Virgin Mary & Egyptian Coptic Orthodox.
One of the temples near Al Suyoh 1 is located just 13 minutes away towards the north on Emirates Road (E611). It is called India Sangatadham Gigaso, a Hindu place of worship. For other temples, residents will have to drive to the central areas of Dubai.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL SUYOH 1
The development site of the neighbourhood’s future school lies adjacent to the area. The existing schools near Al Suyoh 1 include:
- Sharjah Indian School - Boys Branch, Juwaiza
- New World American Private School
- Australian International School
Options for preschoolers near the sub-community include:
- Barashi Nursery
- Delma Nursery
- Muwaileh Children's Skills Development
Barashi Nursery is a well-established pre-school facility that is 13 minutes away. The year groups they cater to ranges from three months to five years. Located in Muwailih Commercial, Delma Nursery has numerous facilities for children such as indoor play area, fun play centre, indoor water play area, sandpit, library, audio-visual facilities and a clinic with a certified nurse.
A campus of Sharjah Indian School for boys is located in the Juwaiza suburb on a drive of 20 minutes approximately. It follows the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum. One of the best US-based schools in Sharjah is New World American Private School. It follows a Common Core State Standards educational initiative that focuses on co-curricular activities as much as it does on academic learning.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL SUYOH 1
To access hospitals and clinics near Al Suyoh 1, residents will have to drive further west into the city. These are some of the medical facilities they can consider:
- New Central Polyclinic
- Royal Hospital
- University Hospital Sharjah
Located near Sharjah International Airport, Royal Hospital is a premium 160-bed medical facility. It is one of the best private referral hospitals near Al Suyoh1 that has five-star in-patient facilities like VIP maternity suites, single private rooms, a state-of-the-art medical spa, etc. University Hospital Sharjah is another top-notch healthcare centre in the emirate that is approximately 16 minutes away.
The sub-communities that lie next to Al Suyoh 1 include:
- Al Suyoh 7
- Al Suyoh 2
- Al Suyoh 3
Although there are still a few vacant plots, the relatively well-developed area in the suburb is Al Suyoh 7 as it has a number of established villas and townhouses and better road infrastructure. The Sharjah Cooperative Society sits next to the area, which makes this district even more appealing to families. Other nearby residential districts are Al Gharayen and Al Noaf. Both are suburban areas that are close to the inner city and have well-established properties.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL SUYOH 1
In terms of retail, the neighbourhood will have multiple options in the future as the construction of a couple of malls near Al Suyoh 1 is in pipeline. Until then, residents can get their shopping fix at the following places:
- Saif Zone Mall
- Matajer Al Juraina
- Zero 6 Mall
Approximately 18 minutes away, Matajer Al Juraina is a small-scale shopping mall that includes several retail outlets, kiosks and Carrefour as the anchor store. There are various other offerings such as:
Hallmark is a leading hobby store that features an array of gifts, home decor and greeting cards to celebrate every occasion. Fashion stores at Matajer Al Juriana include Max, Lifestyle, Torino and Giordano. The Face Shop, NStyle and Kryolan are some of the beauty brands. Other amenities include Magic Planet, Geekay Games, Sharjah Islamic Bank, DermaZone Laser & Cosmetic Centre and a florist shop called Black Tulip Flowers.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AL SUYOH 1
Being close to the border means residents get to experience dining at roadside cafes and restaurants near Al Suyoh 1. Opposite to the area and just off Maliha Road, there is a food truck zone where residents can try:
- Twins Specialty Coffee
- Star Corner
Other eateries such as fast-food restaurant and casual dining places in the nearby locations include:
- SFC Plus
- Broccoli Pizza & Pasta
- Grano Coffee
There is an ADNOC station on Emirates Road accessible in 13 minutes that houses SFC Plus, Grano Coffee and Broccoli Pizza & Pasta. SFC Plus has a hearty variety of fast-food items such as pizza, burgers, chicken broast, quesadilla, chicken wraps as well as fish and chips.
BEACHES NEAR AL SUYOH 1
To access beaches near Al Suyoh 1, residents will have to venture far into the coastal side of Sharjah. A straight drive of 35 minutes along Maliha Road (S116) to the west will lead you to the two best beaches of the city. One is Al Khan Beach which offers a lot of fun watersports like jet-skiing and camping. The other is Al Mamzar Beach Park that has many facilities for outdoor activities, such as roller-skating rink, football pitch and a basketball court.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Living on an outskirts area means adventure-seekers have access to a lot of unique recreational spots. Some of these are:
- Sharjah Desert Park
- Desert Safari
- Sharjah National Park
If you take a turn to Al Dhaid Road (E88) from Emirates Road (E611), you will be able to spot Sharjah Desert Park after a drive of a few minutes. It is home to four tourist attractions that include Children’s Farm, Arabia’s Wildlife Centre, Islamic Botanical Garden and the Natural History Museum. With a unique combination of history, culture and wildlife, this edutainment destination is a favourite outing spot for families.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Some popular outdoor activities around this part of Sharjah include horse-back riding, off-road driving, sand boarding and desert camping. Here are the few spots:
- Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club
- Desert Safari
- Camel Ride Dubai
Located on an approximately 15-minute drive away, Desert Safari across the border lets thrill-seekers experience true Arabian adventures. There are several buggies, quad and endure-bike rentals that let you go on an exciting desert trip. A number of pit stops for camping, barbeque dinners and live entertainment are present across Desert Safari. Nearby gyms include Attrafit Fitness and CrossFit Hour that are accessible after a 15-minute drive.
Most nearby salons and spas are located on a 15-minute drive away. Some have been listed below:
- Laha Spa
- Hind Alamiri Beauty Salon
- NStyle Beauty Lounge
If ladies fancy a high-end nail and hair salon then NStyle Beauty Lounge in Matajer Al Jurainah is the place to go to. Hind Alamiri Beauty Salon, on 129 Street, has a few great makeup artists.
Since it is a developing area, do not expect any community event to take place in the near future. However, the aforementioned Desert Safari is a hub for many vibrant attractions such as fire and Tanura shows, belly dance performances, henna painting and other desert-based entertainment.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
At the moment, Al Suyoh 1 has limited options for amenities and ready-to-move villas. As the development progresses, the options are likely to expand with many facilities within proximity. It won’t be a residential choice for families who want to live in central, less-isolated areas. However, it is surely an ideal community for those who work in Dubai and want to save up on their living expenses.
- Located to the west, University City is a focal area for higher education
- Al Yarmook, a well-known address in Sharjah, is around 23 minutes away
- Sharjah International Airport is accessible in 18 minutes