Aquilegia is a residential cluster located in Akoya Oxygen. The name suggests that the community contains a variety of flora and fauna. It is a meadow with colourful landscapes and a sweet aura that is good enough to stun every visitor. The wonderful project is known to be one of the greenest places in Dubai’s real estate market. The project is a collaboration of DAMAC Properties and Roberto Cavalli, a famous Italian designer. People who wish to live close to nature will surely enjoy their stay in the residential units available here.
The master development is well-planned and enjoys a direct link to Umm Suqeim Expressway that further connects it to the rest of the city.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A beautifully landscaped community
- A sought-after community in Akoya Oxygen
- Consists of luxurious residential properties
- Well-connected road network system
- Has dedicated parking spaces
- World-class amenities
Popular points of interest in the community are:
- Luxurious and spacious villas
- Many community parks and meadows
- Serene and peaceful lifestyle
DAMAC’s master-planned development Aquilegia offers luxurious villas and is the most desired destination in Akoya Oxygen. The community is loaded with serene views and meadows that make it interesting for nature lovers. People can enjoy a safe and secure suburban lifestyle with world-class amenities all located within the vicinity.
PROPERTIES IN AQUILEGIA
Properties in Aquilegia comprise villas which are mainly standalone 3-bedroom houses along with a few 6-bedroom units. These villas are quite spacious ranging from 2,000 sq. ft. to 2,200 sq. ft. They feature unique designs, a balcony and a large terrace. In-house facilities include laundry service, maintenance services, a private garden, maid’s room, private garage, shared gym and a swimming pool.
- The price of a 3-bedroom villa lies between AED 1.1M to AED 1.35M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AQUILEGIA
Residents prefer to travel via their own cars as public transportation in Aquilegia is limited at the moment. However, things will improve when the parent community is fully developed. People can board the bus from Mira 2, Reem Bus Station which is almost 20-minute away.
Villa owners have their own dedicated parking spaces in Aquilegia. Guests can park their cars in the nearby street parking.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AQUILEGIA
Residents can do their daily grocery shopping from the reserved retail space within the community. Other supermarkets near Aquilegia are Spinneys in Al Qudra and Supermarket Smhan, also known as Samhan Super market. Several Carrefour Market branches are available in the nearby areas.
MOSQUES IN AQUILEGIA
Muslims can find a few mosques in Aquilegia. The nearest one is Mira Mosque. Other mosques such as Sheikh Khalifa Mosque, Abdullah Mosque – Umm Nahad and Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque & Centre are also located within the vicinity. One can reach them in less than 20 minutes.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AQUILEGIA
Most churches near Aquilegia are located at a 30 to 40-minute drive. The nearest one is Emirates Baptist Church in Al Barsha. People can also visit Fellowship Church and Well of Life Church at a 40-minute drive.
Some temples near Aquilegia are a bit far. People can drive to Mahamevnawa Buddhist temple at a 45-minute drive. Hindu and Sikh residents can reach Shiva Temple and Sikh Gurudwara in Bur Dubai within a 50-minute drive.
SCHOOLS NEAR AQUILEGIA
Some nurseries near Aquilegia are:
- Kiddi Care Nursery
- Chubby Cheeks Nursery
- Emirates British Nursery
Residents can send their kids to a number of nurseries at about a 30-minute drive. Kiddi Care Nursery is a wonderful daycare for kids aged 12 weeks to 4 years. Chubby Cheeks Nursery is an award-winning nursery in the UAE. It follows the British Curriculum.
There are well-known schools near Aquilegia such as:
- Delhi Private School
- Renaissance School
- Fairgreen International School
These schools follow different international curriculums and are not more than a 25-minute drive away. Some other schools nearby are Jebel Ali School, the Aquila School and Jumeirah English Speaking School.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AQUILEGIA
Residents can seek medical attention from a number of clinics near Aquilegia including:
- Anaya Medical Center
- Ace Medical Centres
- Aster Clinic
Hospitals near Aquilegia are Fakeeh University Hospital in Dubai Silicon Oasis and NMC Royal Hospital in Dubai Investments Park, reachable in a drive of about 40 minutes.
The nearby areas from Aquilegia are:
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AQUILEGIA
If one plans to have a luxurious shopping experience, they can head to many high-end malls near Aquilegia such as:
- Dubai Outlet Mall
- The Village Mall
- Souq Extra
Dubai Outlet Mall is located at about a half-hour drive. It is a sprawling indoor shopping centre featuring many brands and eateries with marked-down prices. There are up to 1,200 international brands under one roof.
People can also visit The Village Mall that offers residents a relaxing shopping experience. Apart from adults, children will also enjoy their visit as the mall includes a Peekaboo Creative play area. The mall also includes plenty of quality fine-dining options to choose from.
Other malls within a half-hour drive include City Centre Me’aisem, Cityland Mall and The Circle Mall.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AQUILEGIA
There are plenty of restaurants near Aquilegia:
- Golden Tasty Restaurant
- Momento Cafeteria
- Abatjour Bistro
- Tomato & Basilico Restaurant
- Oregano Restaurant
Golden Tasty Restaurant is located at about a 20-minute drive. The eatery is a cosy and casual place that serves breakfast and fast food dishes. Another popular dining option is Memento Cafeteria which is a small eatery with many casual food options like burgers, wraps and shawarmas. Other restaurants nearby are Chuck E. Cheese’s, Al Tawon Restaurant and Skyler’s Restaurant all under a half-hour drive.
BEACHES NEAR AQUILEGIA
Being far from the coast, people cannot find beaches near Aquilegia. The closest ones are Jumeirah public beach and JBR Beach. Both are located at about a 40-minute drive. Jumeirah Public Beach is a huge sandy beach with palm trees and many food options. People can plan a day out with family and friends to enjoy a number of fun-filled activities.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some popular landmarks in the area are:
- Trump International Golf Course
- Al Qudra Dessert
- Al Marmoom Heritage Village
Trump International Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course designed by the world-renowned architect, Gil Hanse. It provides an amazing experience to golfers at all skill levels. It is routed on over 500 acres and has become a pre-eminent destination in the golf world.
Al Qudra Desert is located at about a 13-minute drive where residents can enjoy barbeques and bonfire on their night camping weekends. Another popular place is Al Marmoom Heritage Village that features camel racing and cultural exhibitions.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
For outdoor activities, people can visit a number of sports complex and parks such as:
- Al Qudra Lake
- Silicon Park
- Hamdan Sports Complex
Al Qudra Lake is a major attraction in the area where people can enjoy bird-watching, camping and cycling. Silicon Park is also located at about a 30-minute drive. It is a well-maintained park that as a children’s play area with a barbeque facility, soccer, tennis and basketball courts.
Some popular gyms in the area are:
- Cardio Fitness
- UAE Sports Academy
- Nitro Gym
All these gyms are located at about a 30-minute drive from the community.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can stay connected by joining the Facebook group ‘AKOYA Oxygen (Residential Community)’.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Aquilegia is a modern community and has quite a lot of potential for the future. But before moving in, finding public transportation is tricky and one most of the amenities are within a half-hour drive. People living in the community must own a car.
- Dubai International Airport is a 43-minute drive away
- Al Qudra Desert is just a 7-minute drive away