ABOUT BLOOM GARDENS
Bloom Gardens located on Al Salam Street is a master project by Bloom Holding. It is one of the most popular residential destinations in the capital city, mainly due to a variety of detached villas. More importantly, it lies on Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street which is a major highway in Abu Dhabi running across the residential and commercial districts.
With Spanish and Italian-style villas and townhouses, the community offers a range of affordable accommodation plans for couples and families alike. This self-sustained district is planned to provide all the facilities within the boundaries. It already has a community clubhouse and playgrounds.
Moreover, Bloom Gardens is home to Brighton College Abu Dhabi and MindChamps Nursery. The project has also earned the CNBC Arabia Award for the best development project in Abu Dhabi.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Self-sustained residential community
- Primely located on Al Salam Street
- Neighbours Ministries Complex and Khalifa Park
- Villa sub-community offering a wide range of accommodation options
- Over 300 Spanish and Italian-style detached and semi-independent villas
- 3 to 5-bedroom luxurious villas and townhouses
- Amenities include a community clubhouse, pools and playgrounds
- Home to Brighton College Abu Dhabi and MindChamps Nursery
- In proximity to Al Bateen Executive Airport
Bloom Holding is known in Abu Dhabi for its well-planned, self-sustained and eco-friendly master developments. Likewise, Bloom Gardens is a gated community with 24-hour security and guard controlled access. The community features:
- A clubhouse with a prayer hall and retail outlets
- Wellness facilities including swimming pools, a spa and a sauna
- Play areas for children
Another attractive feature is the central walkway surrounded by palm trees, benches and fountains. Bloom Gardens showcases a family-friendly and charming residential side of Abu Dhabi.
PROPERTIES IN BLOOM GARDENS
Bloom Gardens is predominantly a villa sub-community. The project has a variety of houses in different sizes and their floor plans, interiors and exteriors vary. Here, one can find a mix of independent and semi-independent houses.
Properties are generally available for rent. Ranging from 3 to 5-bed units, these are ideal for families.
- Rents for 3-bedroom villas start from AED 190k per annum.
- Similarly, 3-bed townhouses have annual rents ranging from AED 185k to AED 200k
Most properties in the community have Italian or Spanish-inspired architecture and the covered area varies from 2,914 sq. ft. to 6,500 sq. ft. If you have a big family, you can opt for larger units.
- 5-bedroom villas for rent are available for AED 220k to AED 250k.
- Likewise, rents for 5-bed townhouse start from AED 210k.
Those looking for good investment opportunities may also find some properties in Bloom Gardens.
- A 3-bed townhouse costs around AED 3M.
- You can purchase a 5-bedroom house for AED 4M.
- The price of independent and luxurious 5-bedroom villas starts from AED 4.7M.
All in all, around 300 luxurious units are spread across the area. Therefore, the community has a lot to offer to everyone - couples, families and investors.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN BLOOM GARDENS
The best option for transportation in Bloom Gardens would be personal vehicles as it won’t be a hassle for car owners to find parking spaces in Bloom Gardens. The area is gated which makes it tricky to commute using taxis and public transportation. Those looking to catch a bus must note that the nearest bus stop is Abu Dhabi Bus Station about 15 minutes away by car.
Lastly, this is a planned villa community where each house has a private garage or basement parking area. Visitors can park on the streets or outside the villas/townhouses. The closest public parking spaces will be found next to Khalifa Park, 5 minutes away.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN BLOOM GARDENS
There is a branch of Yum - Your Urban Market in the community clubhouse. Residents can visit the Carrefour Market in the neighbouring Al Seef Village Mall. Located in Al Maqta Village, near Al Seef Village Mall, residents can head to Swiss Mart Super Market as well.
For small hauls, residents can visit Metro Mart and Home Land Grocery in Ministries Complex. There is also a branch of Allday Minimart outside Khalifa Park.
MOSQUES NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
There are male and female prayer halls set up in Bloom Gardens for residents and visitors. Besides the community prayer halls, residents have a few options in the neighbouring localities such as the Al Seef Mall Mosque, Khalifa Park Mosque and Ali Salem al-Kaabi Mosque.
Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Mosque, Hidaya Bint Saleh Salem Al Shamsi Mosque and Sultan Bin Rashid Al Dhaheri Mosque near Bloom Gardens can be reached in 8 minutes or less.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
The Christian community will find a few easily accessible churches near Bloom Gardens like Saint Joseph’s Cathedral, Saint Andrew’s Church, Saint Theresa’s Church and Mar Thoma Church.
Sikh residents can visit the New Gurudwara Abu Dhabi is Mussafah in 15 minutes. For Hindu temples, residents will have to travel to Dubai, they can be reached in 1 hour and 20 minutes.
SCHOOLS NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
Besides MindChamps Nursery in Bloom Gardens, there are a few pre-school options in the neighbouring areas for toddlers.
- The Montessori Children's Garden
- Loving Nursery
- EduCare Nursery
As for schools in Bloom Gardens, Brighton College Abu Dubai is a highly reputable educational institution in the community. Brighton College in Bloom Gardens has been established in association with Brighton College, UK and follows the British curriculum.
For more options, schools near Bloom Gardens include:
- Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia Private School
- American International School in Abu Dhabi
- Lycée Louis Massignon
Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia Private School is located 5 minutes away from Bloom Gardens. It follows the Bangladeshi National Curriculum. Located in Danet Abu Dhabi, American International School in Abu Dhabi follows the American and International Baccalaureate (IB) curricula, while Lycée Louis Massignon is a reputed French curriculum school.
Higher education options in the area include Abu Dhabi School of Management, Gulf Center For Aviation Studies and Rabdan Academy.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
These are the few clinics and hospitals near Bloom Gardens:
- Masters Dental and Aesthetic Center
- Al Cady Dental and Aesthetic Centre
- Suad Lutfi Medical Center
Masters Dental and Aesthetic Center and Al Cady Dental and Aesthetic Centre are both located in Ministries Complex. Suad Lutfi Medical Center is located 7 minutes away, it also has its own pharmacy. Otherwise, Al Ain Pharmacy is located in the Al Seef Village Mall.
The closest hospitals are:
- Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital
- Zayed Military Hospital
Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital is one of the largest tertiary care hospitals in Abu Dhabi. It is located 7 minutes away and has many specialized departments. Zayed Military Hospital is another reputable hospital near Bloom Gardens. It is 10 minutes away.
Located on Al Salam Street, Bloom Gardens is connected to many residential and commercial areas in the city. This is because Al Salam Street is a major road network that extends widely. Areas that can be reached easily from Bloom Gardens include:
- Zayed Sports City
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
Al Seef Village Mall is a popular mall that integrates indoor and outdoor shopping and dining experience. Besides the retail centre and food court, the mall hosts many fun activities, competitions, events and promotions. It is a self-contained shopping centre with spa, gym, and hypermarket. It also has an outdoor area called The Walk behind the mall, it features small food outlets, an art gallery and a few salons.
Other shopping centres and malls near Bloom Gardens are:
- The Souk at Qaryat Al Beri
- Mushrif Mall
The Souk at Qaryat Al Beri is an outdoor mall with a waterfront promenade. It features a few retail stores and many restaurants and cafes. Mushrif Mall is one of the best malls in Abu Dhabi and is preferred for its many shopping, dining and entertainment destinations. Both options can be reached in 10 minutes.
RESTAURANTS NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
Foodshed Restaurant located in the community centre is the only restaurant in Bloom Gardens. It is a cafe with an all-day dining menu and is popular for its seasonal dishes and speciality coffee drinks.
Boutique restaurants near Bloom Gardens are majorly found in both, Al Seef Village Mall and its outdoor counterpart The Walk. A few options include:
- Wildfirez American Grill
- Royal Biryani
- Yamanote Atelier
Zaytinya and Sumaq serve Middle Eastern cuisine, while Camaco is known for its fusion of Italian and Japanese cuisines. Wildfirez American Grill and Caliburger are preferred for their American dishes. Royal Biryani serves Indian food and Yamanote Atelier is a cute Japanese style cafe serving drinks and pastries. Fast-food options in the mall include Subway, Papa Murphy's Pizza, Doner & Gyros and McDonald's.
Park Rotana is a 5-star hotel with a good choice of bars and fining dining restaurants near Bloom Gardens. Here, you will find:
- Teatro – an award-winning restaurant serving Thai, Chinese, Japanese and Italian cuisines.
- Ginger - an all-day dining restaurant featuring both a buffet and a la carte menu.
- Cooper’s – a British pub with a live DJ and known for its brunch menu.
- ParKafe – European cafe located in the hotel's lobby.
- Aquarius Pool Bar - casual poolside bar.
BEACHES NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
Beach lovers will find some of Abu Dhabi’s best beaches near Bloom Gardens. Those looking for a little adventure can go to Al Bateen Beach that has a water sports centre. The club offers kayaking, paddling and water tennis. It can be reached in 15 minutes.
Other options include Yas Beach and Corniche Beach, both can be visited in less than 20 minutes.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Located on Al Salam Street, Bloom Gardens is easily accessible from key areas of the emirate. The community neighbours Ministries Complex and Al Bateen Executive Airport. Also, it lies in proximity to a few famous landmarks such as
- Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
- Khalifa Park
- Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
First, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a popular tourist attraction and an epitome of true Islamic architecture. It is 9 minutes from Bloom Gardens. Besides having a large capacity to accommodate worshippers, the mosque celebrates grand religious festivals with celebratory lights.
Those who seek a peaceful walk amidst rich green trees and lawns can directly access Khalifa Park, the next-door neighbour. Known to be one of the oldest parks in Abu Dhabi there is a lot to do and experience in Khalifa Park. There is the Khalifa Park Library, the Abu Dhabi History Museum and Aquarium, an open auditorium and many open spaces.
Second, adventure seekers can head towards Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and enjoy many rides. The theme park has a separate section for younger children. Also, Yas Water World is a youngster-favourite leisure destination while it may take around 20 minutes to reach there.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
The community is in proximity to the huge Khalifa Park, an ideal family get-together point. If you are hoping for a refreshing evening walk, Old Airport Park is also nearby. The park has a dedicated playing area for children.
Apart from the equipped gymnasium in the clubhouse, fitness enthusiasts can find a few options in the neighbouring districts.
- Ultimate Women’s Fitness Club
- Fitness First in Al Seef Village Mall
Bloom Gardens offers a relaxed environment for residents and visitors alike. Besides the opportunities nearby, the community itself has a clubhouse where residents can enjoy facilities including swimming pools, a gym, play areas, a spa and sauna. One can also find a few salons nearby including:
- Arabella Spa
- Sugarcoat Ladies Beauty Salon
- Curls & Colors Salon and Spa
- Cosi Bella Ladies Salon
While there are no events organised within the community, residents can always catch up to one of the most happening festivals at Corniche Beach. Moreover, those who are driven by cultural shows can attend those held in Al Seef Village Mall.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join the Facebook group, Bloom Gardens Residents Abu Dhabi to stay updated.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The location is not an investment zone, therefore, expats may not be able to buy property in Bloom Gardens. However, many expatriate families can benefit from the range rental properties.
- Next to Ministries Complex
- Al Seef Village Mall is 5 minutes away
- Khalifa Park is 5 minutes away
- 10 minutes from Al Bateen Executive Airport