ABOUT AL WAHDA STREET
Al Wahda Street in Sharjah is a residential and commercial area and one of the main highways in the UAE that connects all of the emirates. In Dubai, it is called Sheikh Zayed Road and in Ajman, it is called Al Ittihad Street.
The residential area of Al Wahda Street lies on the western side from where residents can ease to access notable landmarks of the city such as City Centre Sharjah, Star Cineplex, Al Noor Mosque and Al Majaz Waterfront. Other residential areas of Sharjah including Al Taawun, Al Nahda, Sharjah's industrial areas and Abu Shagara are also easily accessible from Al Wahda Street.
IN A NUTSHELL
- The apartments for rent on Al Wahda Street are affordable for singles and small families.
- Most people visit Al Majaz Waterfront and the nearby parks to spend quality time with family.
- The street is loaded with all kinds of amenities such as supermarkets, mosques and clinics.
Life on Al Wahda Street is quite entertaining. There are many spots such as Al Majaz Park where people can relax after a tiring day. The apartments on Al Wahda Street are well-maintained and offer a wide range of amenities to its residents. These residential units are quite affordable for singles and families.
PROPERTIES ON AL WAHDA STREET
The properties on Al Wahda Street consist of low-rise and high-rise buildings with rental apartments. Usually, the apartments for rent on Al Wahda Street are available in studio, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom configuration.
Apartments on Al Wahda Street feature master bedrooms, well-maintained bathrooms, spacious halls and wooden kitchen cabinets. There is 24-hour availability of security staff and guards outside the entrance of the buildings. The area is close to many hypermarkets, medical centres and restaurants. One of the most popular buildings on Al Wahda Street is Alfa Centre. It is managed by Al Misk Properties and features 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. The residences are located opposite City Centre Sharjah and overlook the Corniche Al Buhaira area.
Rental Apartments on Al Wahda Street
Average Rental Price in AED
Average Rental Price in AED
Average Rental Price in AED
Average Rental Price in AED
Average Rental Price in AED
The average rent for a studio is about AED 17k yearly, which is quite affordable for singles. 1-bedroom rental apartments on Al Wahda Street with 1,000 sq. ft. of floor area ranges from AED 22k to AED 32k yearly. Whereas, the annual rent for a 2-bedroom apartment starts from AED 25k and goes up to approximately AED 40k. This rate increases up to AED 47k for a 3-bedroom apartment. Due to the busy streets, renting a shop on Al Wahda Street can boost your business. The rental rate for a shop ranges between AED 75k to AED 425k per year, depending on the size and offered amenities.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES ON AL WAHDA STREET
The place is quite crowded when it comes to visitor parking, but people living in apartments are given underground parking spaces. There is free parking available in nearby malls that visitors can use.
Public Transportation on Al Wahda Street
For people who use public transport, the closest bus stops are located near City Centre Sharjah. Bus E306, E307 and E400 have routes that pass near Al Wahda Street. Taxis are also readily available in the area.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Al Wahda Street is brimming with amenities for its residents and visitors.
SUPERMARKETS ON AL WAHDA STREET
There are multiple supermarkets on Al Wahda Street. One of the best supermarkets in Sharjah, Lulu Hypermarket has two branches on Al Wahdah Street. One is located near Abu Shagara while the other is located in the Corniche Al Buhaira area next to Al Majaz 2. There is also a Carrefour in City Centre Sharjah.
Dar Al Tawfeer Supermarket, Al Simi Supermarket, Metro Manila Supermarket and VIVA are some local supermarkets on Al Wahda Street. These are all easily reachable on foot from the residential towers. If you enjoy snacking on fresh dry fruits and prefer loading your jars with them at every grocery visit, you can visit Al Douri Mart Supermarket and Roastery which is a 6-minute drive away.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES NEAR AL WAHDA STREET
There are several mosques on Al Wahda Street for the Muslim community and all are at walking distances. Masjid Al-Ansar is the most popular mosque in the area. Abdullah Ibn Abbas Mosque on King Faisal Street is another beautiful mosque. Al Taqwa Mosque is located inside Al Majaz Park while Suhail Bin Amr Mosque is also another popular mosque near Al Wahda Street.
Christians can visit St. Michael’s Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church, in the Al Yarmook community, a 15-minute drive away. The Hindu temples and Sikh gurudwaras can be reached in 30 minutes. They are all located in Dubai near the Dubai Museum.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL WAHDA STREET
There are many reputable education options near Al Wahda Street. Maharat Al Khaleej Nursery, Five Kids Nursery and Creative Home Nursery are options close to the residential side of Al Wahda Street.
Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS) in Al Taawun can be reached in 10 minutes. VISS teaches the Victorian version of the Australian curriculum and offers schooling from Pre-KG to Grade 12. Al Durrah International School in Industrial Area can also be reached in 10 minutes. It follows the American curriculum and features a strong STEM program. One of the best British schools in Sharjah, Happy Home English School is located 12 minutes away in the community of Al Ghubaiba.
Higher education options include Exeed School Of Business and Finance and Eaton Business School, both of which are located in Al Taawun. Another option is Lincoln University of Business and Management, which is located close to the Alfa Centre building.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL WAHDA STREET
There are many clinics and hospitals near Al Wahda Street. Al Sarraf Medical Centre is located at Jamal Abdul Nasser Street. It provides medical care with the highest quality of service in matters related to cardiology, dental issues and gynaecology. Genova Medical Center, Healers Medical Center, Right Medical Centre and NMC Medical Centre are also located near Al Wahda Street.
If you require hospital care, you can visit Oriana Hospital in Al Taawun, one of the best hospitals in Sharjah. It is located roughly 10 minutes away. Sharjah Corniche Hospital and Medcare Hospital are both a 7-minute drive away on King Faisal Street.
Al Majaz, a sought-after waterfront development with mini golf areas, splash parks and daycare centres is located towards the west of Al Wahda Street. The apartments for rent in Al Majaz are quite affordable considering the luxury they provide. The area is beautifully designed and well maintained. It is famous for Khalid Lagoon, its many waterfront restaurants and community events.
To the east of Al Wahda Street, Industrial Area 1 is located which also has residential apartments at affordable rates. The area has a lot of employment opportunities. The residential communities of Al Taawun, Abu Shagara and Al Nahda are also situated along the street.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS ON AL WAHDA STREET
There are several malls near Al Wahda Street at short distances from each other. City Centre Sharjah is the most popular shopping mall with a hypermarket consisting of numerous local and international brands, dining restaurants and various entertainment options such as VOX Cinemas for a wonderful movie night. City Centre Sharjah is located directly opposite the residential area of Al Wahda Street. It can be reached in 5 minutes on foot and by car.
Safeer Market, Al Fardan Center and Matajer Al Khan are popular community malls people visit for their everyday shopping needs. They can be reached in under 7 minutes.
RESTAURANTS ON AL WAHDA STREET
Be it an exquisite, fancy restaurant or a small eatery everything is located here. Shakespeare and Co. is a well-known restaurant near Al Wahda Street located at a 6-minute drive. In terms of Indian food, you can visit Al Fadhil Restaurant, Bikanervala and Highland Palace Restaurant. The food chains of top Lebanese restaurants in Sharjah are located nearby, such as Al Mallah, Zaroob and Jabal Lebanan Al Jadeed Restaurant.
The restaurants part of City Centre Sharjah are also reachable such as Gazebo, Chowking and Nando's.
BEACHES NEAR AL WAHDA STREET
To enjoy a good day at the beach near Al Wahda Street, you can drive for 15 minutes to reach either Al Mamzar Beach Park or Al Khan Beach. Al Mamzar Beach Park features three pools, many picnic and barbecue areas, as well as play areas for children. If you are planning a luxurious picnic, you can also rent air-conditioned chalets. Al Khan Beach is also a very lively place where people can enjoy water sports and slides.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
An area filled with almost all the amenities one requires, there is not a chance it will lack leisure activities. Residents can visit Al Majaz Waterfront to enjoy a day out, which is a wonderful free activity in Sharjah. Another entertainment option is hourly musical shows that held every evening at the Sharjah Musical Fountain except for Sundays. People also love to spend their time visiting the restaurants and VOX Cinemas in City Centre Sharjah
Traditional Arabian Dhow Monument is a historical landmark that people usually visit, it is located in Al Majaz Park. Near Al Khan Beach there are many historical monuments and landmarks such as Al Khan Historical Tower and Yacht Monument.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents of Al Wahda Street enjoy their time by visiting parks and fitness centres. Al Majaz Park is the most visited place in the area with lush greenery and a playground for kids.
People who prefer a healthy lifestyle will enjoy a good deal of fitness centres the street has at small distances. Al Reem Body Fitness Hall and Sky 24 Sports & Leisure Club are situated close by. Many ladies salons are also located close to Al Wahda Street such as Tips and Toes in Al Fardan Center, Al Qamar Al Satee Ladies Salon on Al Wahda Street and Anisaty Ladies Salon in Buhaira Oasis Tower are all a 6-minute drive away. Gents can visit Trimmers Hairdressing Salon & Spa, Lamsat Men Salon and Beirut Gents Salon.
Most community events are conducted in City Centre Sharjah as it is a hub of all such happenings. People also visit Al Majaz Waterfront to enjoy water events and musical nights.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Living on Al Wahda Street has great perks such as the availability of affordable spacious apartments, closeness to supermarkets, healthcare centres and international schools. It is an amazing neighbourhood and there is hardly a chance that people will not be happy to live here. The only downside is that the place gets a little crowded during rush hours as Al Wahda Street connects to many prime areas of Sharjah and other emirates.
- Affordable apartments for singles and families
- City Centre Sharjah is opposite the residential community
- Al Majaz Park is 5 minutes away
- Al Majaz Waterfront is also 5 minutes away
- Dubai International Airport is a 17-minute drive away