Bloomingdale is a gated-community in Dubai Sports City, one of the 60 major residential areas that offer freehold properties in Dubai. The mega community covers 4.6 million sq. ft. Bloomingdale is a small sub-community dotted towards the west in Dubai Sports City close to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Family-friendly community
- Proximity to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road
- Offers townhouses
- Built by SOL Properties LLC
Bloomingdale bordering Victory Heights, is a long strip comprising 72 townhouses located right off Al Fay Road. The construction began in 2013 while the handing over of properties began in 2015. People living in Bloomingdale enjoy a quiet and calm lifestyle around the green spaces of Dubai Sports City.
Popular points of interest in Bloomingdale are
- Proximity to community parks
- High-end townhouses
Residents get a landscape view of green spaces and walking track right across the townhouses. The townhouses have a similar infrastructure and are based on contemporary design.
PROPERTIES IN BLOOMINGDALE
Bloomingdale has 72 townhouses for rent and sale. These come as 4-bedroom and 5-bedroom units. All these townhouses offer a modern living experience. Elegant Italian appliances are used in the units such as built-in dishwashers, hoods, ovens, double fridges and washing machines.
A 4-bedroom townhouse in Bloomingdale covers 2,147 to 5,000 sq. ft. All the bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. On the ground floor, there is a large dining/living area and a modern kitchen with pre-installed appliances. The units also have a guest room. On the 1st floor, there are three bedrooms with built-in wardrobes. The townhouses have a spacious terrace that offers panoramic views of the community.
- Renting a 4-bedroom townhouse in Bloomingdale costs around AED 163k to AED 165k per year.
The 5-bedrooms high-end villa in Bloomingdale has a coverage area of 3,195 sq. ft. The semi-open kitchen is equipped with high-quality appliances and a breakfast bar. It also has floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the garden. The ground floor has one bedroom and a maid’s room. On the first floor, there are four bedrooms that have built-in wardrobes and attached bathrooms. The master bedroom is connected to a large terrace while the other bedrooms have separate balconies. On the top floor, there is a large terrace ideal for parties.
- A 5-bedroom townhouse is priced at approximately AED 3.4M
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN BLOOMINGDALE
Dubai Sports City has a strong transportation network making it convenient for residents to commute to and from Bloomingdale. At a 3-minute walk are Golf Tower 2 – Sports City and West Gate 2 – Victory Heights bus stops. Bus F-34 and J-02 shuttles through the area. At a short drive of 13 minutes are First Abu Dhabi Bank and Mall of the Emirates metro stations.
There are plenty of parking spaces in Bloomingdale for visitors. Residents get parking space inside townhouses.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR BLOOMINGDALE
There are a few supermarkets near Bloomingdale where residents can go for their groceries. Carrefour City and Al Maya Supermarket are 6 minutes away within Dubai Sports City. Across the road towards the west is West Zone Fresh Supermarket. Within 10 minutes distance are Cistys, Spinneys, Jame Jam Supermarket, Holiday Minimart and Aswaaq Mart.
MOSQUES NEAR BLOOMINGDALE
There are several mosques near Bloomingdale dotted inside Dubai Sports City. A mosque in Dubai Production City is just 5 minutes away. Sports City Mosque and four other mosques in the parent community are more or less 10 minutes away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR BLOOMINGDALE
Most churches near Bloomingdale are found in Jebel Ali. The list includes United Christian Church of Dubai, Dubai Evangelical Church, The Filipino Christian Church of Dubai, Christ Church, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church. These are not more than 15 minutes away from the community. Ibrahim Jesus Church is at an 18-minute drive.
Around half an hour away are Hindu temples such as Shiva Temple, Shrinath Ji Temple and Shree Krishna Haveli.
SCHOOLS NEAR BLOOMINGDALE
For toddlers and pre-schoolers, parents can choose from the following nurseries/pre-school options:
- IDEA ELC
- The Wonder Years Nursery
- Kids Kingdom Nursery School
IDEA ELC is at a 10-minute walk from Bloomingdale. It follows a creative curriculum that promotes inquiry-based learning. The school staff is professional and well-qualified. The Wonder Years Nursery is 6 minutes away. The nursery has 12 airy classrooms, a spacious indoor play area, a reading room, a gym and a clinic. Kids Kingdom Nursery School is a KHDA approved nursery. The nursery follows an EYFS curriculum and has flexible timings.
Some well-reputed schools near Bloomingdale include the likes of
- Victory Heights Primary School
- Junaibi School in Dubai
- Arcadia Preparatory School
Victory Heights Primary School is at a 9-minute drive and follows the British curriculum. The school has a wide range of extra-curricular activities. It provides regular feedback to the parents ensuring constant update on their children’s progress.
Arcadia Preparatory School follows the British curriculum. The school has a temperature-controlled swimming pool, art and science lab, a music room, a library and many other facilities for students.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR BLOOMINGDALE
For medical emergencies and any sort of medical assistance, residents can reach out to one of the hospitals near Bloomingdale. The list includes
- Medcare Medical Centre
- Emirates Hospital Day Surgery & Medical Centre
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
Medcare Medical Centre is run by Aster DM Healthcare group. The hospital offers a number of highly advanced medical facilities and can be reached within 9 minutes’ drive. Emirates Hospital Day Surgery & Medical Centre is at the same distance and has general surgery, ENT, obstetrics and gynaecology, anaesthesia and family medicine departments.
The nearby popular residential areas include the following ones
- Motor City
- Dubai Production City
- Jumeirah Golf Estates
Motor City is a coveted residential community and a perfect place for motorsports lovers. Dubai Production City is a mixed-use development best known as a media centre in Dubai. Jumeirah Golf Estates has a nice blend of villas, apartments and townhouses.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR BLOOMINGDALE
For shopping, residents can head out to one of the malls near Bloomingdale
- City Centre Me’aisem
- The Circle Mall
- My City Centre Al Barsha
City Centre Me’aisem is at a 6-minute drive from the area. It was opened in September 2015 and serves as a community mall for residents of Dubai Sports City, Production City and Arabian Ranches.
The Circle Mall will become the ultimate shopping destination for people living in the surrounding. It is built on 1 million sq. ft. area and boasts 200 shops, a supermarket, a multi-screen cinema and an expansive food court.
RESTAURANTS NEAR BLOOMINGDALE
Eateries and restaurants near Bloomingdale worth-mentioning include the following:
- Momo Restaurant
- The Kebab Shop
- Pulcinella Restaurant
- Reddy Roast
- Jack’s Place
- The Village Grill
Momo Restaurant serves Indian, Chinese and Arabian food. It is 4 minutes away from the community. The Kebab Shop is at an 8-minute drive. It is a casual restaurant that has a fusion of cuisines from Turkey, the Middle East and Asia. Pulcinella Restaurant serves Italian dishes including soup, pasta, pizza, rice and appetisers. Most ingredients are imported from Europe. Reddy Roast is 11 minutes away. It serves popular British fish and chips, salad, burgers and has a special kids’ menu.
BEACHES NEAR BLOOMINGDALE
The beaches near Bloomingdale include the popular Jumeirah Beach at a 23-minute drive. At the same distance is Kite Beach. JBR Beach and Marina Beach are around 20 minutes away from the area.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some key landmarks near Bloomingdale include the following ones
- Dubai International Stadium
- Dubai Miracle Garden
- Dubai Autodrome
Dubai International Stadium is not more than 10 minutes away. The huge stadium has the capacity for almost 30,000 spectators. It is also known as Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium.
Dubai Miracle Garden is a top tourist destination, covering an area of 72,000 square metres. It opens every year from November to May and has over 150 million flowers arranged in different structures. The flower structure of an Airbus A380 has earned a Guinness World Record.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Some family parks are at a short distance where residents of Bloomingdale can go out to. The list includes
- Halfa Park
- Gatton Park
- Eastlands Park – Motor City
Some other parks include Alvarado Park, Khansoor Park, Castle Park in JVC, Circle Community Park and Springs 15 Pool and Park.
To stay fit, people living in Bloomingdale can find the following gyms
- Fit Republik Fitness Centre
- Fitness First
- New Life Fitness GyM
Other than the aforementioned private gyms, residents of Dubai Sports City can also join Victory Heights Community Gym. It is 7 minutes away from Bloomingdale. Those who prefer yoga can go to Lotus Holistic Yoga Centre, dotted 5 minutes away from the area.
Some ladies beauty salon near the area include
- Seara Beauty Room
- Caractere by Dani Salon
- Al Midad Ladies Salon
These salons are 4 minutes away near Dubai Production City. Around 10 minutes away are Sugar Beauty Lounge, Only You Salon, Chi Nail Spa, Latelier and Mad Lillies. Caractere by Dani Salon is both for men and women. Other mens’ salons are 4 Guys Gents Salon and Evolve Gents Salon at a 10-minute drive.
Every year, Dubai Sports City organises events on Halloween and Christmas. The area is home to The Dome which is an indoor sports field and serves as a venue for events like Oktoberfest for football lovers.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join Dubai Sports City and Dubai Sports City Community groups on Facebook to keep themselves updated regarding the neighbourhood.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Bloomingdale offers residents a peaceful community lifestyle with every amenity at an arm’s length. However, the on-going construction in the area might cause unwanted noise pollution.