ABOUT DUBAI CULTURE VILLAGE
Launched in 2017, Dubai Culture Village was established by two prominent names in the Dubai real estate market, Master Developer and Dubai Properties Group. It is another waterfront development near Al Jaddaf along the Dubai Creek. As the name implies, the development aims to preserve and celebrate the traditional art and culture of the United Arab Emirates. Therefore, every other project displays true colours and designs of Islamic Architecture. From visual and performing art centres to the museum and literary societies, it has been generously contributing to the needs of intellectuals. On the other side, cultural institutions including schools of arts and creative design make it an ideal home for all art lovers.
Sprawling across 40,000,000 sq. ft. of land, this modern community has exhibition centres, a harbour and a dockside development. Dubai Culture Village is divided into four different districts; residential, commercial, retail and shopping. Moreover, it is located between the two major bridges running over the creek, Al Garhoud and Business Bay Crossing. These two bridges carry a duo of important road networks of Dubai, E-11 and Al Khail Road. Hence, connectivity to these major areas enhances the value of Culture Village because of its prime location.
IN A NUTSHELL
- New waterfront development with luxurious projects
- The recent hot spot of Dubai for leisure, employment and accommodation
- Deluxe residential units including apartments for rent and sale
- Elite properties in a mid-high price range
- Divided into residential, retail and commercial zones
- Home to exclusive developments like Palazzo Versace, Dubai Wharf and D1 Tower
Dubai Culture Village is a family-oriented community housing luxurious properties ideal for those who prefer an upscale and sophisticated lifestyle. It is home to two exclusive hotels, Palazzo Versace and Iris Asmar. Besides these, many shops, apartment buildings, and around 2,000 parking spaces along with art schools and cultural exhibition centres are set-up. Art and culture have been given special attention. Thus, one can find many reputable art institutes including schools of music and dance, pottery, and other creative subjects.
PROPERTIES IN DUBAI CULTURE VILLAGE
Culture Village has a nice blend of Middle Eastern and Ancient history of Dubai in one community. The architectural theme followed is a mix of traditional and contemporary artwork. While some apartment buildings flaunt traditional Middle Eastern architecture with modern interiors, others have contemporarily designed exterior with ancient Arab ornaments inside.
The residential side of the community has several apartments available for rent and sale. Manazel Al Khor has 98 apartments in diverse configurations from one to four bedrooms while Dubai Wharf has around 500 flats and 110 retail outlets. Each residential complex enjoys impeccable security and management system along with world-class amenities.
Those hoping to invest in a decent property can consider buying an apartment in one of these popular buildings. The asking price of studio flats starts from AED 933K while that of a 1-bedroom apartment is around AED 1M. Buying luxurious units like 3-bed apartments will cost you around AED 2M.
Renting flats in Culture Village is feasible for singles who can afford to pay AED 50K to AED 120K for 1-bedroom apartments. If you're looking to rent furnished apartments in affordable ranges, you can find many options here. 2 BHK flats are suitable for couples. Those who have a bigger family can rent out larger units like 3-bedroom apartments for AED 135K. Moreover, renting 4-bed flats in Dubai Culture Village is ideal for a large family of eight people. Its price range varies from AED 152K to AED 350k per annum.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN DUBAI CULTURE VILLAGE
Dubai Culture Village has a well-thought-out infrastructure with a large road network, parking areas, electricity sub-stations and sewage and water networks. There are 2,000 parking spaces in Dubai Culture Village.
The community lies in proximity to Al Jadaf Metro Station, a short walking distance away. Moreover, The Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA) has approved the new and easy access to Culture Village via Sheikh Rashid Road. Water Taxi Services are also soon to be introduced as part of public transportation in Dubai Culture Village.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN DUBAI CULTURE VILLAGE
W Mart, a local outlet for grocery shopping found in different parts of the Emirate is located in the Mall of Dubai Wharf. It is opened throughout the day and offers a wide range of fresh grocery items and organic produce. W Mart is usually the first choice of the residents while Spring Green Supermarket in Dubai Culture Village is preferred for regular shopping.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN DUBAI CULTURE VILLAGE
Sheikh Athija Bin Saqer Al Nahyan Mosque is built inside the community following the distinguished Islamic Architectural theme. It is spacious enough to accommodate a big crowd. This mosque in Dubai Culture Village comes with segregated prayer area for men and women and a dedicated parking space. There are no churches or Hindu temples in this community at the moment but a few can be visited in the neighbouring localities like Oud Metha and Deira.
SCHOOLS IN DUBAI CULTURE VILLAGE
Schools in Dubai Culture Village are yet to be fully developed. However, a number of reputable options can be found in neighbouring localities. Some of the nearest options are Cambridge International School, Gulf Indian High School, New Indian Model School and Al Khaleej National School.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN DUBAI CULTURE VILLAGE
Many medical institutions, pharmacies and hospitals near Dubai Culture Village provide health facilities to residents in and outside the community. These are Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, Al Garhoud Private Hospital, Prime Hospital, Latifa Hospital, Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital and Emirates Specialty Hospital.
POPULAR COMMUNITIES IN DUBAI WORLD CENTRAL
Besides being divided into five districts, the master plan of Dubai Culture Village also includes some projects that have been a huge success. First, Manazel Al Khor is a low-rise waterfront apartment complex featuring luxurious residential suites. Second, Dubai Wharf, near Al Jadaf Metro Station, was launched in September 2014 featuring four multiple-storey mixed-use towers. This project has over 500 apartments in 1, 2, and 3-bed configurations along with spacious studio flats. Finally, D1 Tower, Riah Tower, and Palazzo Versace were built in the following years. All the sub-communities are connected to each other via air-conditioned walkways and bridges.
The location of Dubai Culture Village makes it an ideal place for families and professionals working in Dubai as it is connected to all the key areas and has a metro station at a short walking distance. The communities of Al Mamzar, Al Nahda, Deira, Bur Dubai, Ras Al Khor and Dubai Festival City all surround this extravagant district of Dubai.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Dubai Culture Village promotes an upscale lifestyle through its world-class developments, shopping avenues and nightlife. The lavish resorts and hotel projects are enough to outshine other developments in the locality. There are several designer boutiques, restaurants, clubs and cafes adding a suburban touch to the ancient traditional vibes.
MALLS IN DUBAI CULTURE VILLAGE
Dubai Festival City Mall is located in proximity that fulfils the requirements of the residents as well as tourists. It has loads of dining facilities along with brand outlets and cinemas. Other malls in Dubai Culture Village are Wafi Mall and Dubai Mall preferred by families and singles alike.
RESTAURANTS IN DUBAI CULTURE VILLAGE
Culture Village is home to various fine dining restaurants and cafes. Residents like to spend quality time with colleagues and mates at friendly neighbourhood cafes like Bro Cafe, Cafe Bateel and Mazara Kitchen and Cafe. The best fine dining restaurants in Dubai Culture Village are Giardino Dubai, Vanitas and Enigma.
BEACHES NEAR DUBAI CULTURE VILLAGE
The community is not close to the beaches of Dubai. What’s closest is also about a 20-minute drive away. However, those who like long road trips have many options because travelling in Dubai Culture Village is quite convenient. Jumeirah Beach and Dubai Marina can be visited once in a while. Also, while living in Dubai Culture Village, the locals hardly find the need to leave their homes as the community is loaded with water figures and exclusive leisure spots.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Palazzo Versace is the key highlight of Dubai Culture Village overlooking the stunning Dubai Creek. Launched in 2015, it is a 5-star luxury hotel featuring 215 hotel rooms and 169 one to six-bedroom condos and eight restaurants. Moreover, it has Q’s bar by the music producer Quincy Jones, La Vita bar, Pool Bar Amalfi, Lobby Lounge Mosaico, Shisha Lounge Gazebo and three infinity pools and spa.
Besides this absolutely luxurious hotel, there is the Anantara Hotel and Spa boasting 290 guestrooms along with various retail outlets, bars and a roof-top pool. This hotel is expected to launch in 2020. D1 Tower next to Palazzo Versace is another striking project and landmark. Developed by Enshaa, it features a tall 80-storey skyscraper flaunting a beautiful sky lounge, indoor pool, cinema and gym. It was launched in 2015 with various 1 to 4-bedroom condos.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Dubai Culture Village is designed and developed with a smart master plan to cater to the needs of an elite society. Most families who move to Dubai Culture Village are health conscious. Therefore, the community has many fitness clubs, jogging tracks, cycling tracks and spas. Big play areas for children and family recreational centres also lie in the vicinity.
Culture Village speaks for its name and hosts many cultural events and festivals. There is always something going on in the hotels and clubs for the lovers of art and music. Moreover, the community has dedicated an entire museum known as The Middle East Museum of Modern Art to celebrate the ancient history of Dubai. It hosts many cultural shows and exhibitions in the auditorium. Live performances and festivals are celebrated in an amphitheatre.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Dubai Culture Village may leave you star-struck at first sight. However, it might not be a perfect home for singles who prefer extra vibrancy and noise. If you appreciate art, this community certainly has a lot to offer.
- Travelling towards Dubai International Airport takes 10 minutes by car.
- Closest Metro Station, Al Jaddaf can be accessed within 15 minutes on foot.
- Dubai Festival City is 9 minutes away via Al Khail Road.
- Bur Dubai is 6.2 km away at less than a 10-minute drive via Al Khail Road/ D-68.