Claret cluster is part of Akoya Oxygen, a project by DAMAC Properties. The area is close to Dubai Rainforest and Trump World Golf Club. The development was launched in 2014 and the first two phases of villas were sold out within record time.
315 townhouses in Claret were handed over in early 2019 by DAMAC Properties. Claret is nestled amidst green surroundings and is close to several amenities.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Built by DAMAC Properties
- Comprises 315 townhouses
- Newer community
- Part of AKOYA, DAMAC’s largest community project
Claret is DAMAC’s highly anticipated project. It is a brand new community with 315 handed over townhouses. The community has well-developed internal roadways. The properties are in the final stages of completion. The neighbourhood is surrounded by Trump World Golf Club.
Some key features of Claret are:
- Part of 55 million sq. ft. master development - AKOYA Oxygen
- High-end residential properties based on two and three storeys
- A carefully designed family-friendly community
PROPERTIES IN VILLA COMMUNITY
Properties in Claret comprise 269 villas based on two floors and 46 villas comprising of three floors. The property configuration ranges from 3-bedroom to 6-bedroom townhouses/villas. Interested buyers and investors can choose from a variety of villas for sale.
The 3-bedroom townhouses in Claret have a coverage area of 1,881 sq. ft. The townhouses include 3 spacious bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and attached bathrooms. The units also have a maid’s room with attached bathroom with discrete entrance. The kitchen is spacious and has the necessary sanitary ware. The townhouse also includes a big terrace that offers scenic views of the Trump Golf Club. There are also 3-bed villas for sale in Claret, the average price is AED 1.2M.
- Cost of a 3-bedroom townhouse is approximately AED 1.3M
- While 3-bed villas for sale can cost around AED 1.2M
A 4-bedroom contemporary villa occupies 1,881 to 2,300 sq. ft. All the bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and walk-in wardrobes. The double-storey villa has a separate maid’s room, a laundry area and a terrace. The kitchen has fittings and fixtures including wooden cabinets. A swimming pool and a garage are also part of the villa.
- Buying a 4-bedroom villa costs around AED 1.1M to AED 1.6M
A 5-bedroom villa has a white exterior and blue glasses. The villa has a spacious dining area attached to the living room. There are plenty of glass windows to keep the living room and bedrooms well-lit. There is a large terrace in the villa.
- Cost of a 5-bedroom villa is almost AED 1.5M
A 6-bedroom high-end villa in Claret covers almost 4,201 sq. ft. There are seven bathrooms in the villa. The double-storey villa has a kitchen and a dining/living room on the ground floor while all the bedrooms are on the top floor. There is a large terrace with landscaped views of the community.
- The sale price of a 6-bedroom villa is approximately AED 4.2M
For pre-booking, the properties are available on a convenient payment plan.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN CLARET
AKOYA Oxygen is still under construction which means the transportation network in Claret is not completely developed. Those who prefer to travel via buses will find Dubai Virtual Reference Station 1 at a 17-minute drive. Bus 66 and 67 service the bus stop. Creek metro station is the nearest, at a 35-minute drive and green line metro services the metro station.
The villas/townhouses have plenty of parking spaces and residents can park their vehicle in the garage. Visitors can use parking spaces outside villas.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR CLARET
For grocery shopping, residents of Claret can go to New Mart Supermarket which is 19 minutes away. Spinneys can be spotted near Al Qudra Road at a 24-minute drive. Carrefour Market and Geant Express Supermarket near Mudon are half an hour away from Claret. A Carrefour Market is under construction in AKOYA Oxygen which will make it easier for residents to do their daily grocery.
MOSQUES NEAR CLARET
One mosque near Claret is Masjid Al Banain Ayla Al Bana, almost 8 minutes away. Another mosque is 19 minutes away. Mosques near Claret include Remraam Mosque, Al Eman Mosque and Sharbatly Mosque which are almost half an hour away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR CLARET
Most churches are 30 to 33 minutes away from Claret such as City Hill Global Church and Chapel. Seventh-day Adventist Church and Fellowship: A Christian Church in Dubai are 45 minutes away.
Hindu believers will find Shiva Temple and Shrinath Ji Temple at a 45-47 minute drive
SCHOOLS NEAR CLARET
Parents can choose from closely located preschools/nurseries for their kids. The list includes the likes of
- British Orchard Nursery
- Kinder Castle Nursery
- Step By Step Nursery
British Orchard Nursery is the largest and first ISO certified nursery in the Middle East for its health and safety, quality and environmental standards. The nursery has been awarded over 25 national and international awards. It follows the British National Early Years curriculum and is 28 minutes away from Claret. Step By Step Nursery is half an hour away. The nursery is certified by the British Preschool Learning Alliance and follows the EYFS framework.
Some schools near Claret are:
- The Aquila School
- Ranches Primary School
- Gems First Point School
- Delhi Private School
The Aquila School is the part of the International School's Partnership. It is half an hour away from Claret. The school was established in 2018 and follows the British curriculum. It has been awarded The Best Design Education Project of the year at the Design Middle East Awards for 2018. Ranches Primary School has a well-qualified and experienced staff. The school offers several facilities including a library, science labs and a cafeteria. Gems First Point School is 29 minutes away and follows the National Curriculum of England. The school has facilities including libraries, labs, an electronics and robotics lab, a swimming pool, sports halls and a graphical studio. Parents who prefer Indian curriculum can choose Delhi Private School, it is the nearest school – 8 minutes away from Claret.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR CLARET
For healthcare help, residents can reach out to closely located hospital near Claret include the following
- Al Lussily Health Centre
- Emirates Hospital Day Surgery & Medical Center
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
Al Lussily Health Centre is 25 minutes away. Around half an hour away is Mediclinic Parkview Hospital and Emirates Hospital Day Surgery & Medical Center. Mediclinic Parkview Hospital was opened in 2018 close to the intersection at Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road. Emirates Hospital Day Surgery & Medical Center is a premium healthcare centre in Motor City, Dubai.
Some popular areas around Claret are the following
- The Villa
- Al Lisaili
The Villa is a popular residential development built by Dubai Properties. It is among the top five areas for buying villas in Dubai. Al Laisaili is a known spot for camel racing in Dubai. It is off the Dubai-Al Ain High (E66).
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR CLARET
Some popular malls near Claret are:
- The Village Community Mall
- Cityland Mall
- Dubai Outlet Mall
Cityland Mall is 32 minutes away. It has over 350 stores and a parking space for over 6,000 parking vehicles. It also boasts around 75 eateries. Dubai Outlet Mall is at a 27-minute drive. It is the first outlet concept mall in the Middle East. The mall showcases over 1,200 international brands and offers attractive deals and discounts on different brands. It also has a family entertainment centre named Chuck E. Cheese.
RESTAURANTS NEAR CLARET
Residents have access to several restaurants near Claret. Some well-known ones include the likes of
- Al Tawon Restaurant
- Tomato & Basilico Restaurant
- Skyler’s Gourmet Bistro 26
- Shakespeare and Co.
- Magic Corn Restaurant
- Lims 2 Restaurant
- Copper Kettle Restaurant
- Tuk Tuk Thai Cuisine Restaurant
Al Tawon Restaurant and Cafeteria is a small restaurant nearly almost 18 minutes away from the neighbourhood. The restaurant offers rice and barbeque. The pocket-friendly restaurant has an average cost for two people of AED 65. Skyler’s Gourmet Bistro is 26 minutes away. It has burgers, steaks, and wraps on the menu. Tomato & Basilico Restaurant is in Dubai Silicon Oasis. This restaurant has authentic Italian food on the menu. The restaurant has appetisers, soups, pizzas and pasta. Tuk Tuk Thai Cuisine Restaurant is 27 minutes away. One can enjoy pad Thai, tom yum and Thai green curry at the restaurant.
BEACHES NEAR CLARET
AKOYA Oxygen is at a distance from the Arabian Gulf making it a bit far from the beaches. Beaches near Claret include Jumeirah Beach, which is a 43-minute drive away. JBR Beach is around 50 minutes away while Kite Beach is at a 47-minute drive.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some key leisure and notable landmarks near the neighbourhood include the following
- Al Marmoom Heritage Village
- The Sevens
- Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club
Al Marmoom Heritage Village is 26 minutes away. It is highlights the Emirate culture and the UAE heritage. The main attraction of Al Marmoom Heritage Village is Al Marmoon Camel Race Festival. The place opens for the public from 6th April to 18th April.
The Sevens is 20 minutes away from the neighbourhood. It was opened in 2008. It is a world-class sports stadium and entertainment venue with a capacity of over 100,000 people. There is parking space for around 15,000 vehicles.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
To spend time in a park, people living in Claret can go to Lisaili Neighbourhood Park which is 25 minutes away. Alvarado Park and Silicon Park are half an hour away.
For people who prefer working out in a well-equipped gym, there are a few near the neighbourhood including the likes of
- Cardio Gym
- Prison Gym
Around half an hour away is Zahra Community Gym and Fitness First (Arabian Ranches). Those who are into sports activities can go to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Sports Complex which is exactly 30 minutes away from Claret.
Some ladies’ salon near the vicinity are
- Massage Parlour Beauty Salon
- Artisa Women Beauty Salon
- Las Meninas Beauty Salon
These are half an hour away. Almost at the same distance are Rerotti Hair & Beauty, Lorita Beauty Lounge, and Fabulicious Ladies Salon. Men can go to Artista Men Salon or Silvio Salon that are nearly half an hour away from Claret.
Marmoom Heritage Village hosts Marmoom Heritage Festival each year. The event is considered as one of the top annual events in Dubai.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join the AKOYA Oxygen Residential Community group on Facebook for updates regarding the neighbourhood.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Claret is one of the most anticipated projects of DAMAC Properties with some properties available for pre-booking. However, it is at quite a distance from the central areas of Dubai making it difficult to commute to schools, supermarkets and hospitals.