ABOUT DISTRICT 2E
A residential project of Nakheel Properties, Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) is a master-planned community wedged between Al Khail Road (E44) and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311). It houses up to 5,000 properties that are distributed between nine districts that are numbered from 1 to 9. Located at the western corner, there is District 2 with seven clusters of residential properties. The villa-only central cluster is labelled as 2E, fully known as District 2E. This area guide will explore different aspects of life in District 2E.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Mediterranean-style villas that include two beds
- Close to the access gate of the community
- Close to the neighbourhood park
The sub-community of District 2E features two series of Mediterranean-style villas. Here are a few points of interest related to this sub-community:
- At a walking distance to the neighbourhood park
- Consists of 17 stand-alone villas
- Houses include private landscaped areas
In total, there are 17 detached villas that come with a private backyard and swimming pool. This cluster faces one of the neighbourhood’s parklands called District 2 Park A. Since it is close to the main access-way of the master community, District 2E is well-connected to most regions of the city.
PROPERTIES IN DISTRICT 2E
Although they are positioned next to each other, the stand-alone properties in District 2E offer sufficient outdoor space and privacy that many residents seek in a villa community. Their living space is built over two storeys. The ground floor includes a living room, dining area, an open-plan kitchen, powder room and an en-suite maid’s room. The upper floor features a spacious master bedroom that comes with a deluxe bathroom and an attached balcony. The second en-suite bedroom, an open-top terrace and a lobby are also included in the upper floor’s layout.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN DISTRICT 2E
The ground-level floor plan includes a car porch with two parking spaces in District 2E villa. While the main entrance is separate through the front patio, the car porch includes an additional access-door to the house.
Two of the frequently used routes for transportation near District 2E are also the arterial roads of Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT). One is called Orchid Street that runs along the eastern boundary of District 2E. The other is known as Tulip Street which leads to the connector road (118 Street) between JVT and Jumeirah Park.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR DISTRICT 2E
F Mart in Noor Apartments is one of the supermarkets near District 2E that is just a two-minute walk away. Providing fresh and finest groceries in the community, F Mart has a bakery, grocery and café. There are sections for fish, poultry and meat as well as designated shelves for various everyday products. New Safestway Cafe & Supermarket in Al Khail Plaza is another place to buy fresh groceries and baked goods from. It is accessible after a drive of seven minutes. The nearest branch of Spinneys is in The Springs community, around nine minutes away.
MOSQUES NEAR DISTRICT 2E
There are currently no mosques near District 2E within JVT. However, residents can go to Jumaa Mosque in Dubai Production City or Masjid Wahid in The Springs to offer prayers in congregation. A few notable mosques in the nearby area include The Mosque in Al Andalus and Sports City Mosque that are accessible within 12 minutes.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR DISTRICT 2E
Located at a distance of 13 minutes, there is a cluster of churches near District 2E based in Jebel Ali Village. A few of these include St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church, Dubai Evangelical Church Centre and Our Lady of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.
In the same area lies one of the temples near District 2E that is called Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara. It is not just a notable place of worship that serves over 50,000 Sikh residents but it is also easily a leading attraction known for its marvellous architecture. Gurunanak Darbar has been serving the Sikh community since 2012 and is open to visitors.
SCHOOLS NEAR DISTRICT 2E
Nearby options for preschoolers include:
- Jumeirah International Nursery
- Jebel Ali Village Nursery
- Raffles Nursery Town Centre
For primary education, children can be enrolled into:
- Arcadia Preparatory School
- Sunmarke School Dubai
- Dubai British School
A couple of quickly accessible nurseries near District 2E are Jumeirah International Nursery and Raffles Nursery Town Centre. They are at a driving distance of no more than seven minutes. Known as one of the best British preschools in town, Jumeirah International Nursery incorporates the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) system in line with the National Curriculum of England.
Dubai is home to many top schools that have great teaching staff and state-of-the-art facilities, setting the bar high for quality education. One of the leading schools near District 2E is Dubai British School based in The Springs. While it is run by Taaleem, the UAE’s second-largest education provider, the school has recently earned an ‘outstanding’ rating by Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Schools within the neighbourhood include Sunmarke School Dubai and Arcadia Preparatory School, both at a five to six-minute distance.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR DISTRICT 2E
These are the nearby medical facilities:
- Mediclinic Me'aisem
- The City Vet Clinic
- NMC Royal Hospital DIP
For basic health care and minor medical issues, residents can visit clinics near District 2E such as Mediclinic Me'aisem in Dubai Production City or iCARE Clinics in Discovery Gardens. Pet-owners have several options too. There is The City Vet Clinic in Jumeirah Village Triangle, while Noble Veterinary Clinic, Blue Oasis Veterinary Clinic and Modern Veterinary Clinic JLT lie in the nearby communities.
NMC Royal Hospital DIP is one of the leading hospitals near District 2E as well as in the southern region of Dubai. Some of its salient features include 73 beds, 40 consultations rooms, ICU and NICU wards as well as round-the-clock emergency services, ambulance service and community pharmacy. As for the nearest medical store, there is one in the community that is known as Life Pharmacy at a seven-minute distance.
The nearby neighbourhoods to District 2E include:
- Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC)
- Dubai Production City
- Jumeirah Park
Much larger in terms of infrastructure, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) is another development by Nakheel Properties that comprises villas, townhouses and apartments. It is an immediate neighbour of JVT which lies towards the north-east. Based near the lake-front communities, Jumeirah Park is Nakheel’s villa-only community with sprawling parks and gardens. It spreads towards the north with an area of 350 hectares.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR DISTRICT 2E
When it comes to shopping, residents have plenty of options. This is because a fair share of community malls near District 2E exists within an eight-kilometre radius. A few are upcoming, while many of these shopping centres are well-established. Some of them are:
- Al Khail Avenue
- City Centre Me'aisem
- Ibn Battuta Mall
Jumeirah Village Triangle’s very own retail and entertainment development, Al Khail Avenue, is set to open in 2020. Alongside Waitrose, a multi-screen cinema, dining outlets and 350 stores, it will also boast a project extension that includes a 252-room hotel. It is being built at the eastern edge of the community that faces Al Khail Street (E44). Ibn Battuta Mall is located farther towards the south-western coast but is accessible in less than 15 minutes. These are a few notable stores and amenities in Ibn Battuta Mall:
- Marks & Spencer
- Emirates Driving Institute
- Fun City
Designed on a large format, Marks & Spencer features a wide collection of trendy kid’s clothing, menswear, womenswear and lingerie, as well as, the beauty, homeware and gourmet food sections. A family entertainment centre, Fun City engages children with a range of activities suited for every age. Older children will enjoy Air Racer, Bumper Cars and other games at an arcade room, while Play Zone and Fun N Learn are safe play areas for the little ones.
RESTAURANTS NEAR DISTRICT 2
Foodies appreciate the proximity to dining spots and those living in District 2E have much to explore.
- Forni Pizza & Manakeesh
- Oregano Al Furjan
- Leila Restaurant
If they fancy a flatbread topped with a hearty spread of za’atar, or cheese or even both, Forni Pizza & Manakeesh is the place to dine at. It is based within the neighbourhood and accessible in six minutes. They also offer a range of special flavours in pizza, as well as, an assortment of salads, starters and sides. For a more satisfying and delightful variety of Middle Eastern food, residents can head over to Leila Restaurant that is 13 minutes away.
Fast-food restaurants near District 2E include:
- Texas Chicken
- Pizza Hut
There are two nearby branches of Texas Chicken at different locations and both are accessible in less than 13 minutes. Texas Chicken is popular for Southern-fried chicken and their signature honey-butter biscuits. McDonalds and Pizza Hut are old favourites located across Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.
BEACHES NEAR DISTRICT 2E
Garn Al Sabkha Street (D59) leads residents to beaches near District 2E in approximately 15 minutes. The trendiest of all, JBR Beach is dotted with a multitude of five-star hotels and resorts. These include Grosvenor House, The Ritz-Carlton, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Habtoor Grand Resort, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach and Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa. The premier skydiving location, Skydive Dubai, is also based along the coast nearby. Whether someone is into extreme sports or wants to experience free fall for the first time, Skydive Dubai is a popular venue.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
District 2E is close to the following leisure spots and notable landmarks:
- Dubai International Stadium
- Address Montgomerie
- The Fire and Earth golf courses
Established in 2009, the iconic Dubai International Stadium is one of the four stadiums in Dubai Sports City. It has a capacity of 25,000 spectators and hosts numerous international cricket series such as One Day International (ODI), Twenty20 International (T20I), Twenty20 and Test matches. As of 2019, Dubai International Stadium holds the record of hosting the most number of T20 international matches and Test sides. The stadium is at a straight drive of nine minutes towards the east.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
These are the outdoor facilities for District 2E residents:
- District 2 Park A and B
- Private swimming pools
- Tennis courts
In terms of recreational offerings, JVT still has a few developing areas such as the central pond park, sports facilities and the Al Khail Avenue mall. However, there exist several well-developed recreational spots such as parks and tennis courts. Two of the neighbourhood parks are just a few steps away. Every park has sun covering that lets children and families enjoy their time outdoors even in daylight.
There are plenty of tennis courts in the community and are often used for open tournaments that let non-residents participate too. Gyms near District 2E are limited. The nearby options include R Boot Camp, Prime Fitness JVC and XFit Town Centre Mixed Gym. As for grooming or beauty services, these are the options:
- Bare Gents Salon
- Gladys Beauty Salon
- Chi Nail Spa
From hairstyles and beard trimming to facials, waxing and more, Bare Gents Salon caters to various grooming needs of men. It is located eight minutes away. Ladies can visit the adjacent Gladys Beauty Salon that includes a well-trained staff of therapists and beauty experts for various treatments.
Events held at Jumeirah Village Triangle offer a fantastic opportunity for District 2E residents and their neighbours to get together. Some of the recurring events happen on commemorative occasions such as Eid, Christmas and National Day. Other events include garage sales, tennis tournaments as well as activities like friendly competitions, henna art, face painting, etc.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Anyone living in District 2E will find something or the other on Facebook to suit their interest. These social community groups cater to parents, pet owners, football fans and fitness enthusiasts. Some of these Facebook groups are named as JVT Pet Owners, JVT Kitty Welfare Group, JVT Mums Group, JVT Football, Jumeirah Village Triangle Residents, etc.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Houses in District 2E come with a fixed floor plan of two bedrooms. Those who are looking for other residential options such as 3, 4 and 5-bed villas or 1, 2 and 3-bed townhouses, can check out other clusters or districts in Jumeirah Village Triangle.