Albizia is a sub-community in Akoya Oxygen. The parent community, Akoya Oxygen is a master-planned development by DAMAC Properties. Albizia is popular because of its greenery, well-planned road systems and beautiful views. The quiet, peaceful and relaxing neighbourhood in Akoya Oxygen gives investors a chance to buy a plot of land and build a villa or townhouse of their own choice.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Part of an international golf community
- Located near the Umm Suqeim Expressway
- Offers a plot of land for sale; sizes available up to 4,946 sq. ft.
- Situated close to The Sevens Stadium
Albizia is a developing community which offers world-class amenities and a family-friendly lifestyle amidst lush green landscapes. Properties in Albizia include different plots, villas and townhouses in RR-EE, RR-M and V2 sizes.
Popular points of interest near Albizia are:
- Al Qudra Desert
- Al Marmoom Heritage Village
- Dubai polo and Equestrian Club
The community provides a tranquil, peaceful living experience amidst greenery.
PROPERTIES IN ALBIZIA
Properties in Albizia include plots, luxury villas and townhouses. The community offers 3 to 6-bedroom villas ranging from 1,703 sq. ft. to 4,946 sq. ft. Each unit has a modern architectural design with an open front side where residents can easily enjoy barbeques or have a sitting arrangement for 6 people.
Albizia is one of the best places for investors to buy a plot of land or independent/semi-detached luxury villas and townhouses.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN ALBIZIA
The residents of the community prefer to travel by their personal cars. But for those people who like to travel via public transportation can board the bus from Mira 2, Reem bus station, which is a 19-minute drive from Albizia. Metro stations are a bit far from the sub-community.
Each residential unit comes with a covered parking space for multiple vehicles. There are ample street parking spaces in Albizia for guests.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR ALBIZIA
Most supermarkets near Albizia are more than 15 minutes away. The nearest supermarket is Spinneys supermarket, 16 minutes away. Other supermarkets include the New Mart Supermarket and Smhan Supermarket situated near Dubai-Al Ain Road. You can also find Carrefour Supermarket in Arabian Ranches 2, which is a 19-minute drive from Albizia community.
MOSQUES NEAR ALBIZIA
There are two mosques near Albizia. The first is a bit smaller mosque named Mira Mosque, which is a 21-minute drive from the sub-community. The other is a larger mosque mostly preferred for Friday prayer called the Abdullah Mosque – Umm Nahad, almost 29 minutes away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR ALBIZIA
Akoya Oxygen is a multicultural neighbourhood with residents and visitors coming from different cultures and religious backgrounds. One can expect to find many other places of worship near Albizia.
You can find the local chapel of Akoya Oxygen in the area, while Tim and Wendy 67, friends Church are located in The Villas Community. Midchem Friends Church is another option in Dubai Investment Park 2.
Hindu residents of Albizia will have to travel to Al Souq Al Kabeer to visit the Shiva Temple and ShrinathJi Temple.
SCHOOLS NEAR ALBIZIA
There are quite a few educational options near the community.
Nurseries near Albizia include:
- Blossom Mudon Nursery
- Chubby Cheeks Nursery
- Kids Zone in The Villas Community
Schools near Albizia consist of:
- Fair International School in The Sustainable City
- Jebel Ali School in Mudon
- South View School in Remraam
Fair International School is an educational institute which focuses on the learning environment and empowers the students to play a vital role in creating a sustainable future for the world. The school curriculum includes hands-on-projects based on learning, research and technology initiatives.
Jebel Ali School provides primary and secondary education programs. The school offers British Curriculum to its students along with multiple facilities such as a pool, rugby/football pitches and indoor sports centre.
Many universities are part of Dubai Academic City which is a 30-minute drive away from Albizia. Those looking for higher education options can choose from Zayed University, University of Dubai and Heriot-Watt University Dubai.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR ALBIZIA
Hospitals near Albizia are:
- Al Lusaily Health Centre near Dubai – Al Ain Road
- Emirates Hospital Day Surgery and Medical Centre, Motorcity
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital on Umm Suqeim Street
Clinics near Albizia consist of Anaya Clinic in Akoya Oxygen community and Aster Clinics in Arabian Ranches. You can also find Apex Medical and Dental Clinics in Motor City, which is a 26-minute drive from Albizia community.
Albizia is located on the northwestern end of Akoya Oxygen it is close to many residential communities and entertainment destinations.
Residential communities near Albizia are
- Akoya - Adria Villas
- Akoya - Centaury
- Akoya - Claret
Further east of Albizia lies the Dubai Heritage vision community. The neighbourhood is also close to Arabian Ranches 2 and Mudon communities.
Entertainment destinations near Albizia include
- Magic Planet
- IMG Worlds of Adventure
- Global Village
In Arabian Ranches 2 you will find Magic Planet which is a small amusement park for kids. It is filled with indoor games, rides and gaming area. It is a considerably affordable entertainment destination for families.
To the north of Albizia, you will find IMG World of Adventure - an indoor theme park. It is a popular leisure attraction for residents of Albizia.
Global Village is also a good entertainment option. The venue is packed with shopping, entertainment and dining options.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR ALBIZIA
One can spot the following malls near Albizia:
- The Village Community Mall
- Dubai Outlet Mall
- Cityland Mall – under construction
The Village Community Mall is a good choice for the residents of Albizia, as the mall is located in Arabian Ranches 2, an 18-minute drive away. The mall offers a relaxing shopping experience for the residents and it also includes Peekaboo Kids play area and a selection of quality dining options.
Dubai Outlet Mall is a much larger mall compared to The Village Community Mall, as it features 1,200 international brands. The mall also features a kid’s play area and a massive food court filled with all top fast-food chains of the world.
Cityland Mall is under construction, but it will cover 1.1 million sq. ft. of space and house over 350 retail outlets, 75 food and beverage options, a 12-screen cinema and a central park covering 200,000 sq. ft.
RESTAURANTS NEAR ALBIZIA
There are many restaurants near Albizia including:
- Al Taawon Restaurant
- Golden Tasty Restaurant Al Lisaili
- Tuk Tuk Thai Cuisine Restaurant
- Abatjour Bistro
The residents of Albizia can visit Caravanserai restaurant which offers buffet dinner with quality entertainment in the desert. You can also enjoy the wonderful ambience and buffet dinner at Sahara Royal dinner restaurant. The place has a wide range of local and international dishes on the menu.
BEACHES NEAR ALBIZIA
Beaches are a bit far away from Albizia community. Popular beaches near Albizia include Jumeirah public beach and JBR Beach. Jumeirah Public Beach is a wide, sandy beach with palm trees and multiple food stalls. JBR beach is popular because of the variety of restaurants and shops it has.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks are
- The Sevens Stadium
- Al Marmoom Heritage Village
- Al Qudra Desert
Albizia is located close to the Sevens Stadium which is a rugby stadium and a popular leisure attraction. The Stadium has many facilities, such as eight rugby pitches, six cricket pitches and much more.
Then there is Al Marmoom Heritage Village. The festival features camel racing, cultural exhibitions and a UAE- themed marketplace.
Al Qudra Desert is where residents can have barbeques and a bonfire. They can also enjoy night camping in the desert.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can spend quality time with family and friends at:
- Trump International Golf Course
- Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Sports Complex
Albizia is close to Trump International Golf Course, which is a state-of-the-art golf club with pool and fitness activities. For outdoor activities, residents can visit Al Shababi Endurance Stables, which is a horse boarding stable. You can stay fit at Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Sports complex, which is a complete sports facility. The sports facility also features a fully equipped gymnasium
Other gyms in the area include the Prison gym, Cardio gym and Zahra Community.
Salons and spas nearby include
- Tips and Toes in Mira Town Centre
- Massage Parlor Beauty salon
- The Haven Spa in Layan Community
Services offered at Tips and Toes in Mira Town Centre include nail care, nail extensions, skin care, massages and hair care. Massage Parlor Beauty salon offers relaxing body massages. The Haven Spa has trained professionals who specialise in beauty and wellness treatments.
Albizia and Akoya Oxygen are known for their community environment. The area celebrates many events such as Chinese New Year, Halloween, Earth Hour, Christmas, Holi and more.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Albizia is a modern community designed to comfortably accommodate families. Before moving here, know that finding public transport may be tricky as most residents prefer to travel by car.