ABOUT DISTRICT 11
District 11 is part of Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), a mega-community launched in 2005 covering 560 hectares. Positioned between Hessa Street and Al Khail Road, the project was built by Nakheel.
JVC is divided into 10 districts, numbered from 10 to 19. District 10 to 15 are part of a triangular shape area and properties here share the same layout. District 11 is towards the northeast of the community.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Equally suitable for families and singletons
- Offers freehold properties
- Features a mix of villas, townhouses, and apartments
- Built by Nakheel
District 11 is a family-friendly area in JVC. It is at the heart of Jumeirah Village Circle close to a number of amenities. Some popular points of interest of District 11 are:
- Proximity to parks and jogging tracks
- Affordable rental and sale trend
- Close to the centre of the city
The area has a larger number of residential apartments as compared to villas and townhouses.
PROPERTIES IN DISTRICT 11
Properties in District 11 comprise apartments ranging from studios to 2-bedroom units. Most apartments have a central air conditioning and central heating system. There are a higher number of apartments for rent as compared to those available on sale.
A studio apartment in District 11 is ideal for singletons and couples. It has a bathroom with fitted sanitary and the semi-open kitchen has built-in cabinets. The units have a coverage area of 410 to 543 sq. ft.
- Renting a studio apartment in District 11 costs approximately AED 40k per year.
A 1-bedroom apartment covers 645 to 1347 sq. ft. Most apartments have white walls and white marble flooring. The kitchen is semi-open and has fitted cabinets. The living area has floor-to-ceiling glass windows.
- Rent of a 1-bedroom apartment lies between AED 40k to AED 70k per year.
- Cost of a 1-bedroom unit is approximately AED 590k.
2-bedroom apartments occupy 1,150 to 3,000 sq. ft. coverage area. Some units have two while some have three bathrooms. The bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. The living area has a floor-to-ceiling glass window. The bathrooms have fitted sanitary and bathtubs.
- The rental trend of a 2-bedroom villa varies from AED 62k to AED 99k per year.
A 3-bedroom villa has a coverage area of almost 4,300 sq. ft. These are ideal for big families. The villa has a spacious balcony connected to the living room through a glass sliding door. The kitchen is semi-open and has fitted cabinets. There are four bathrooms in the villa. There is a maid’s room with separate entrance and residents get parking space for two vehicles.
- Rent of a 3-bedroom villa is approximately AED 110k per year.
- Cost of 3-bedroom villas is around AED 2M.
The townhouses come with the option of 3 and 4-bedroom units. A 3-bedroom townhouse has central air-conditioning and central heating system. There is a study room and a maid’s room with separate entrance. There is a small garden within the townhouse. There are four bathrooms in the unit.
- Renting a 3-bedroom townhouse costs around AED 110k to AED 139k.
A 4-bedroom townhouse has high-end finishing. Some have four bathrooms while some have six bathrooms. There is a maid’s room with separate entrance. There are a swimming pool and a private garden inside the townhouse. All the bedrooms have a balcony.
- Rent of a 4-bedroom townhouse lies between AED 130k to AED 140k.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN DISTRICT 11
Transportation in District 11 is well-developed. The nearest bus stops are Mirabella Villas 6 and Mirabella Villas 2 bus stops, at a 2-minute drive. The Atlantis S 1 bus stop is 4 minutes away. Manhattan Tower and Atlantis S 1 bus stops are at a 5-minute drive. Bus J-01 services these bus stops. The nearest metro station is First Abu Dhabi Bank metro station, 13 minutes away from District 11.
There are plenty of paid parking spaces in District 11 where visitors can park their vehicles while residents get sufficient parking space within the premises of the residential building. They can also park vehicles inside villas/townhouses.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN DISTRICT 11
There are many supermarkets in District 11 including All Day Supermarket. It is a major grocery shopping destination for residents of Jumeirah Village Circle. Jyothi’s Supermarket is 4 minutes away. It is a small grocery store near Le Grand Chateau. Farther one minute away are BROZ Grocery and Blue Mart.
MOSQUES NEAR DISTRICT 11
There is a central mosque in District 11. Saleh Mohammed Bin Lahej Mosque is 4 minutes away. One of the mosques near District 11 is Masjid Abu Bakr Al Siddiq at an 11-minute drive.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR DISTRICT 11
Some churches near District 11 are at a short distance. Emirates Baptist Church and Fellowship: A Church in Dubai are at a 15-minute drive. The Seventh Day Adventist Church is 17 minutes away.
Hindu believers can drive for half an hour to reach Shree Krishna Haveli, Shrinath Ji Temple and Shiva temple near Al Fahidi Street.
SCHOOLS NEAR DISTRICT 11
Some preschool at a short distance include the likes of
- Smart Start Kindergarten
- Emirates British Nursery
- The Wonder Years Nursery
Smart Start Kindergarten is 11 minutes away. It follows an American curriculum for children in pre-K and kindergarten. The curriculum is aligned with the Colorado State Academic Standards. Founded in the year 2000, Emirates British Nursery follows the British curriculum. It provides the highest quality childcare and preschool education. The Wonder Years Nursery is at an 8-minute drive.
Parents can choose from the following well-reputed schools near District 11.
- Dubai Heights Academy
- Nord Anglia International School
- GEMS World Academy
GEMS World Academy is a leading International Baccalaureate (IB+) school in Dubai. It also has a career-related programme for students. It is 11 minutes away from District 11. Nord Anglia International School follows The English National Curriculum until year 11. It is at a 10-minute drive. Dubai Heights Academy follows the British curriculum. The school also offer different co-curricular programs for students.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR DISTRICT 11
Top hospitals near District 11 include the following:
- Mediclinic Parkview
- Medcare Medical Centre
- Saudi German Hospital
Mediclinic Parkview Hospital opened in September 2018. It has an extensive outpatient department, 15 ICU beds, and a 24-hour pharmacy. It is at a 10-minute drive. Saudi German Hospital is 11 minutes away. It is part of the biggest hospital group in the Middle East with an advanced critical care unit.
Some well-known residential areas that surround District 11, Jumeirah Village Circle are mentioned below.
Al Barsha South is a popular community towards the East of JVC. It has a number of townhouses and villas. Arabian Ranches is towards the South-East of District 11. It ranks as the most popular area for buying villas in Dubai.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR DISTRICT 11
Malls near District 11, JVC include the likes of the following
- The Circle Mall
- My City Centre Al Barsha
- City Centre Me’aisem
The Circle Mall will be a premium shopping and leisure destination for people living in Jumeirah Village Circle. It is based on 1 million sq. ft. complex with 400,000 sq. ft. dedicated space for shopping, dining, and entertainment options. It also has a multi-screen cinema and an expansive food court. My City Centre Al Barsha and City Centre Me’aisem are 10 minutes away.
RESTAURANTS IN DISTRICT 11
There are several cafes and restaurants in District 11, JVC. Some popular eateries among residents are:
- Wide Range Restaurant
- Like View Restaurant
- Golden Plates Restaurant
- Marmarita Restaurant
- Lokmat Baladna
Popeyes is an international fast-food chain in District 11 popular for its fried chicken. Socialicious in JVC offers a cosy environment to visitors. The staff is friendly and the menu is based on South East-Asian cuisines. Like View Restaurant is a small eatery with an easy-on-pocket menu including a mix of Arabic and Asian dishes. Rauchi is a Pan-Asian restaurant in Dubai, dotted on the 2nd floor of Ramee Rose Hotel.
BEACHES NEAR DISTRICT 11
One of the well-known beaches in Dubai, Jumeirah Beach is half an hour away from District 11, JVC. Other beaches near District 11 are Kite Beach at a 24-minute drive while Marina Beach is 20 minutes away.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some key landmarks near District 11 are
- Khansoor Park in District 12
- Dubai Miracle Garden
- Dubai Autodrome
Dubai Miracle Garden is the world’s largest natural flower garden featuring over 50 million flowers and 250 plant species. It has a flower-made Airbus A380 that is listed by Guinness World Records as the biggest flower structure in the World.
Dubai Autodrome founded in 2004 is the UAE’s first fully-integrated multipurpose motorsport and entertainment facility.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Jumeirah Village Circle is an area comprising multiple jogging and walking tracks. There is an array of parks around District 11 such as Circle Community Park, Castle Park, Halfa Park, and Gadaf Park. All these parks are 5-8 minutes away.
Fitness enthusiasts can spot some well-equipped gyms near District 11 that includes the likes of
- Prime Fitness
- New Life Fitness Gym
- Snap Fitness
Some nearby beauty salons are listed below
- Better Beauty Salon
- Dial A Nail
- Berry Cut Beauty Salon
All these ladies beauty salons are less than 5 minutes away. Men have to drive for 5 minutes to reach one of the men’s salons such as Karizma Gents Salon and Blue Beach Gents Salon.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents of District 11, Jumeirah Village Circle can stay connected and updated regarding the area through Jumeirah Village Circle Community, Jumeirah Village Circle, Jumeirah Village Circle – Residents and Jumeirah Circle Pet Owners groups on Facebook.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
People living in District 11, Jumeirah Village Circle can find every basic amenity at an arm’s length as there are many supermarkets, restaurants, and schools within the community. However, the ongoing construction in JVC might cause minor inconvenience.