ABOUT BLOOM GARDENS
Bloom Gardens located on Al Salam Street is a master project by Bloom Holding. It is the most popular residential destination in the capital city especially due to a variety of detached villas. More importantly, it lies on Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street which is a major network in Abu Dhabi running across the residential and commercial districts.
With Mediterranean-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 Bloom Nursery. The project has also earned the CNBC Arabia Award for the best project in Abu Dhabi.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Self-sustained residential community
- At a prime location on Al Salam Street
- Most prominent residential district in the area
- Neighbours Ministries Complex and Khalifa Park
- Villa sub-community offering a wide range of accommodation options
- Detached villas, semi-independent houses and quadruplex units
- 3 to 5-bedroom luxurious villas and townhouses
- Terraced units with high-quality furnishing
- Over 300 Mediterranean style villas
- Community clubhouse, pool, playground and Mind Champs Nursery
- Home to Brighton College Abu Dhabi
- In proximity to Al Bateen Executive Airport
Bloom Holding is known in Abu Dhabi for 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 F&B outlets
- Wellness facilities including swimming pool, spa and sauna
- Kids' play area
- Mind Champs Nursery
- Healthplus Family Clinic to be launched soon
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, floor plans, interiors and exteriors. Here, one can find simplex, duplex and quadruplex units as well as 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 4,000 sq. ft. If you have a bigger 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. Decent income-earners who can afford to spend around AED 3M to AED 5M can buy a house in the area.
- A 3-bed townhouse costs around AED 3M.
- While a 5-bedroom house is for AED 4M approx.
- The price of independent and luxurious 5-bedroom villas also 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. Also, one can use online cab services and taxis to commute to and from the area. Those looking to catch a bus must note that the nearest bus stop is Abu Dhabi Bus Station about 15 minutes away.
Lastly, this is a planned villa community where each house has a private garage or basement parking area. Public parking space next to Khalifa Park is barely 5 minutes away.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
Besides Carrefour Hypermarket in Al Seef Village Mall, residents can head for Swiss Mart for routine shopping. Popular supermarkets near Bloom Gardens include Circle K – convenience store, Carrefour City – complete shopping outlet, Rich and Fresh Supermarket – preferred for grocery and ZOOM Mart - a popular supermarket chain.
MOSQUES IN BLOOM GARDENS
A mosque in Bloom Gardens is set up for residents. It can accommodate around 200 worshippers for daily prayers. Besides the community mosque, residents have a few options in the neighbouring localities such as Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Prayer Hall in Al Seef Mall, Abdul Jalil Mohammed Al Fahim Mosque and Jamia Masjid As Salam.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
Reaching Hindu temples near Bloom Gardens requires a bit longer drive. It is best if you use personal conveyance or online cab service. The nearest options would be New Gurudwara Abu Dhabi and Jagannath Temple.
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.
SCHOOLS NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
Finding an educational institute won’t be an issue. Schools near Bloom Gardens are:
- The American International School
- Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia Private School
A school for autistic children is also in proximity. Besides Mind Champs Nursery in Bloom Gardens, there are a few pre-school options in the neighbouring areas for toddlers.
- The Montessori Children's Garden
- Little Rose Nursery
- EduCare Nursery
Most importantly, Bloom Gardens is home to Brighton College Abu Dhabi established in association with Brighton College, UK. The college is in proximity to Abu Dhabi – Dubai highway.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
These are the few clinics and hospitals near Bloom Gardens at a short driving distance:
- Suad Lutfi Medical Centre
- Mediclinic, Airport Road
- Health Point, Zayed Sports City
- Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children
Mediclinic is only 7 minutes away from the town. It offers general surgery, dentistry, paediatrics and OPD for general health issues.
Al Ain Pharmacy is in Al Seef Village Mall nearby. It is accessible in 9 minutes via Abu Dhabi Al Shama Road.
Located on Al Salam Street, Bloom Gardens is connected to a bunch of residential and commercial areas in the Emirate. This is because Al Salam Street is a major road network that extends widely. These include:
- Zayed Sports City
- Al Zahraa
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
Al Seef Village Mall is at a 9-minute driving distance. It 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.
Other shopping centres and malls near Bloom Gardens are:
- The Souk
- Mushrif Mall
- Capital Mall
RESTAURANTS NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
Boutique restaurants near Bloom Gardens and coffee houses are majorly found in both, Al Seef Village The Walk and the Mall such as:
- Gina’s Café
- Chocolate Lab
- Flame and Bake
- Camacho Italian Restaurant and Sushi Bar
- La Brioche
- Papa Murphy’s
- Royal Biryani
Park Rotana 5 star hotel which is also only 6 minutes away is a good choice for bars and fining dining restaurants near Bloom Gardens. Here, you will find:
- Teatro – Award-winning Japanese Sushi bar also offering Indian, Italian, Thai and Chinese food
- Ginger All Day Dining – Casual buffets
- Cooper’s Bar and Restaurant – A British pub with live DJ and parties
- Parkafe – A European style social lounge and cafe
BEACHES NEAR BLOOM GARDENS
Beach lovers will find some of Abu Dhabi’s best beaches near Bloom Gardens. The nearest ones are Corniche Beach, Yas Beach and Private Beach of Emirates Palace.
Besides these popular options, residents can easily access the cosier side of Al Qurm Beach. On the other side, 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.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Located on Al Salam Street, Bloom Gardens is easily accessible from key areas of the emirate. The community neighbours the Ministries Complex and Al Bateen Executive Airport. Also, it lies in proximity to a few famous landmarks such as
- Sheikh Zayed Mosque
- Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
- Khalifa Park
First, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center 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.
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.
Finally, those who seek a peaceful walk amidst rich green trees and lawns can directly access Khalifa Park, the next door neighbour.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
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 pool, gym, play area, spa and sauna. One can also find a few salons, hairdressers, and spa nearby including:
- Arabella Class Spa
- Sugarcoat Nails
- Curls and Colors Salon and Spa
- Bellacure Nails
The community is in proximity to the huge Khalifa Park, an ideal family get-together point. It has a cultural library, maritime museum and BBQ facilities. 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 freaks can find a few options in the neighbouring districts. Ultimate Women’s Fitness Club is just a block away while Fitness First in Al Seef Mall and Sweat Gym in Al Matar community are less than 10 minutes from Bloom Gardens.
While there are no community events organised within the community, residents can always catch up to one of the most happening festivals at Corniche Beach. Mother of the Nation Festival is celebrated once every year and is scheduled for two to four days. The festival offers entertainment activities in four different zones named as The Happiness Zone, Progress Zone, Souq and F&B Zone and Special Olympics Zone. 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 away from the main island is not an investment zone. Therefore, expats may not be able to buy houses in Bloom Gardens. However, many expatriate families can benefit from rental properties.
- Next to the Ministries Complex
- 10 minutes from Al Bateen Executive Airport
- 6 minutes from Eastern Mangrove
- Al Seef Village Mall is 5 minutes away
- Khalifa Park is 5 minutes away
- Prime location on Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street/ Al Shahama Road