Casa is a sub-community of Arabian Ranches 2 – a freehold development located in the outskirts of Dubai. A project by Emaar, its construction started in 2012 and was completed in 2015. The residential community is located on the eastern side of Arabian Ranches 2 just off Al Qudra Road and provides easy access to many commercial areas.
Inspired from the desert landscape, Casa features 3 and 4-bedroom Morrocan styled villas in a contemporary setting. The community is designed by awarding-winning Californian architects. The exterior of the homes reflects the colour of sand.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A family oriented villa community of Arabian Ranches 2
- Exterior boasts a desert-like theme
- 3-5 bedroom villas
- Close to many commercial areas and leisure spots
- Numerous schools within proximity
Just like other communities of Emaar, Casa is a high-end development with a family-centric environment.
Popular points of interest in Casa are:
- Morrocan-themed villas
- A swimming pool and gym
- Sporting facilities and a spa
Standing amidst lush green spaces and palm trees, the community features ample open spaces and a park where residents can enjoy different outdoor activities.
PROPERTIES IN CASA
Properties in Casa feature six different types of Morrocan-styled villas. These villas come in 3 to 5-bedroom configuration ranging from 3,100 sq. ft. to 6,145 sq. ft. The architecture is infused with desert landscaping heritage. You can buy and also rent villas in Casa.
- If you are looking to rent a 3-bedroom villa in Casa it can cost you around AED 160k annually
- The rentals of 4-bed villas are starting from AED 180k per annum
Villas for sale in Casa are mostly preferred by mid and large-sized families. These houses are offered at competitive prices.
- The sale price of 3-bedroom villas starts from AED 2.6M
- If you want to buy a 4-bed villa in Casa, you can expect to pay around AED 2.6M to AED 4.5M
- 5-bed villas in Casa can cost you anywhere between AED 3.2M and AED 6.4M
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN CASA
Residents can find plenty of parking spaces in Casa. Each house comes with a dedicated parking spot, while some may offer two spaces too.
Options for transportation in Casa consist of taxis and bus links. There are two bus stops near the locality including The Sustainable City, Main Entrance and Arabian Ranches 2, Main Entrance
Since the community is gated, it might be a little difficult to find traditional taxis inside Casa. However, you can order cabs at one click through Uber, Careem or RTA Smart Taxi app.
Conveniently located adjacent to Al Qudra Road, its key location provides easy access to many commercial areas and is favourable for people who own a car.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR CASA
Many local and international supermarkets are located close by. One can visit Carrefour in the Ranches Souk, 20-minutes walk away. Zoom supermarket in The Sustainable City is another option that can be reached after a drive of ten minutes. Spinneys in Town square is another option at a drive of 11 minutes.
Other supermarkets near Casa are Choithram in Layan, Bluemart in Dubai Studio City, Carrefour Market in Remraam Community Centre. All of these options are located at a drive of fewer than fifteen minutes.
MOSQUES NEAR CASA
To offer prayers, Muslim residents can visit Arabian Ranches Mosque adjacent to The Ranches Souk which takes 18 minutes to reach on foot. Other mosques near Casa are Al Madinah Al Mustadama Masjid in Sustainable City and Mudon Mosque in Mudon. Both of these are located at a 10-minute drive.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR CASA
One can find a few churches near Casa. The Casa de Oracion Torre Fuerte in Al Barsha South takes 15 minutes to reach via car. Emirates Baptist Church is another place of worship that is located at a 20 minutes drive away. Other churches near Casa are The Gatekeepers Weekday Warehouse, United Christian Church of Dubai, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.
Hindu residents will have to take a drive of roughly thirty minutes to access a temple. Shiva Temple in Bur Dubai is the closest one.
SCHOOLS NEAR CASA
One of the reasons that communities in Arabian Ranches are highly preferred by families is because it has an abundance of educational facilities within proximity.
Some nursery options near the community include:
- Arabian Ranches Nursery
- Blossom Mudon Nursery
- CreaKids Nursery
- Step by Step Nursery
Schools near Casa are:
- Ranches Primary School
- Jebel Ali School
- GEMS Metropole School
- King’s School Al Barsha
Ranches Primary School is located within the master community, Arabian Ranches 2. It follows a UK based curriculum supported by an innovative teaching philosophy. Offering the National Curriculum for England, GEMS Metropole School on Honsho Road in Uptown Motor City is another option, 9-minute drive away. King’s School in Al Barsha takes 20 minutes to reach via car. It provides quality education along with numerous extra-curricular activities.
For higher education, there are many options in the Academic City, 15-minute drive away. Here you will find Al Ghurair University, Manipal University and Khalifa University
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR CASA
Clinic of Aster DM Healthcare is located right next to The Ranches Souk. It operates throughout the week except for Fridays. Other clinics near Casa include The Chiron Clinic, Mediclinic and Your Health Clinic.
You can also find a few hospitals near Casa such as:
- King’s College Hospital
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
- Al Zahra Hospital
King’s College Hospital is located at a drive of 15 minutes in Dubai Hills Estate. It provides many high-quality healthcare services including consultations, diagnostic tests, treatments and recovery support. Mediclinic Parkview Hospital can also be accessed after driving for thirteen minutes. Al Zahra Hospital in Al Barsha 1 takes thirty minutes to reach.
Casa is a part of Arabian Ranches 2 and neighbours its other sub-communities such as Alma, Rasha and Samara Villas. Some well-known areas near the community include:
The community is located at one corner Arabian Ranches 2, just behind Arabian Ranches Community. Known for housing the popular Dubai International Stadium, Dubai Sports City is located at the eastern side of Casa. Further south-east lie commercial areas such as Jebel Ali Industrial area and Dubai Investment Park Community.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR CASA
The Ranches Souk spreads over two floors and houses 35 retail, F&B and leisure outlets. It is home to a number of well-known brands including:
- Binsina Pharmacy
- The Body Shop
- Mother Care
If you want to visit a larger mall, you can head to City Centre Maisem in Dubai Production City, 10 minutes away via car. This mall offers a range of shopping and dining options. Some popular retail outlets in the mall include Magic Planet, H&M, Carrefour and Sun & Sand Sports.
Apart from these, you can also find some other popular malls near Casa such as Dubai Mall, Ibn Batuta Mall and Mall of the Emirates.
RESTAURANTS NEAR CASA
There are many dining options in The Ranches Souk including:
- Paul Bakery & Restaurant
- Bateel Café
- Ches Sushi
Apart from these, you can find several other restaurants near Casa including:
- Tuk Tuk
- Barbecue Delights
- Tomato & Basilico
- Zest Restaurant
- Al Arab Restaurant
Tuk Tuk restaurant in Sustainable City is 7 minutes drive away from the community. It is a Thai restaurant good for families and kids. Tomato and Basilico, an Italian restaurant, serves pasta, seafood, pizza and cakes. It is located in Motor City and takes 15 minutes to reach via car. If you want to try Asian cuisine, you can head to Barbecue Delights, another restaurant in Motor City. It offers south-Asian cuisine and has items like Malai Tikka, Kebabs, Mutton Karahi and Biryani on its menu.
BEACHES NEAR CASA
To visit a beach, prepare yourself for a drive of at least half an hour since the community is located inland. Jumeirah Public Beach is the closest beach. You can indulge in various thrilling activities here including scuba diving, kayaking, sailing, jet skiing, wakeboarding and so much more. Residents can also visit JBR Beach which takes 28 minutes to reach via car. Perfect for families, the exquisite beach features spots for shopping, food and exhilarating activities. You can enjoy camel rides, banana boat rides, surfing and jet skiing, Other beaches near Casa include Marina Beach, Kite Beach and Al Sufouh Beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The landmarks near the community are:
- IMG Worlds of Adventures
- Global Village
- Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club
- 18-hole Golf Club in Arabian Ranches (phase 1)
- Dubai Autodrome
The world’s largest indoor theme park, IMG Worlds of Adventures is located at a drive of 15 minutes. Spanning a massive area of 1.5 million sq. ft., the park is divided into four adventure zones Marvel, Lost Valley, Cartoon Network, IMG Boulevard.
Next to IMG Worlds of Adventures is Global Village, another recreational destination that has multi-cultural pavilions. It represents 90 countries and hosts 5 million visitors annually. Boasting over 27 pavilions, the village features diverse cuisines, street markets and so much more. It hosts events in the winter season that ranges from October to April.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents of Casa can enjoy many outdoor facilities including:
- Community Parks
- Shaded walkways
- Children's play area
- Walking trails and bicycle paths
- Sports courts
- BBQ area
The community is a complete package when it comes to outdoor and fitness facilities. Residents can take a relaxing swim at the contemporary pool. The fully-equipped gym is perfect for an intense workout session. Coffee shops and stores are linked through safe bicycle paths. Families can spend a great time at the community park or BBQ areas. Purpose-built football pitches and play areas are some other highlights of the locality.
Gyms near Casa include Fitness First in Ranches Souk, Optimal Fitness in Dubai Studio City and Beaufort Gym in Motor City.
Some popular salons and spas near Casa are
- Belle Femme
- Show Style Beauty Salon
- The Loft Fifth Avenue
- The Haven Spa
Belle Femme is a salon in The Leisure Centre that can be reached after a 5-minute drive. You can also visit Show Style Beauty Salon inThe Sustainable City that is located 10 minutes away via car. The Loft Fifth Avenue in Mudon is another option, 11 minutes drive away. The Haven Spa in Layan takes fifteen minutes to reach via car.
Both the communities of Emaar, Arabian Ranches 2 and Arabian Ranches (phase one) are known for hosting numerous events throughout the year. Some of these events are Chinese New Year, Halloween Party, Festival of Lights and Educational Fairs.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents who want to stay in touch with other residents and receive information regarding the community can join the Facebook groups, Casa Arabian Ranches 2, Arabian Ranches 2 Community and Arabian Ranches.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Casa is surrounded by many new developments and projects are still in pipeline. As of now, the options for shopping are limited in the vicinity. However, most of the projects are near completion. Once completed, residents will be able to benefit from them.
- A 10-minute drive from Dubai Lifestyle City and DAMAC Hills
- Dubai Miracle Garden is 15 minutes away
- Al Barsha is also a short 20-minute drive away
- Downtown Dubai can also be reached after driving for 29 minutes
- Dubai Marina is at a distance of 30 minutes via car
- Dubai International Airport is at a 30-minute drive