ABOUT DUBAI RESIDENCE COMPLEX
Dubailand, a mega-development sprawled across a land mass of three billion sq. ft. has built an exceptional portfolio of influential real estate neighbourhoods in Dubai. Among the upcoming locations, Dubai Residence Complex is a promising new neighbourhood that is rapidly emerging in the vibrant vicinity of Dubailand.
A potential haven for modern families, Dubai Residence Complex is strategically positioned along the Dubai - Al Ain Road (E66) and Emirates Road (E611). These highways give access to many key areas in the emirate. By taking E66, one can reach business districts such as Downtown Dubai, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Business Bay. The western side of the Emirates Road leads to newer areas such as Mudon and Arabian Ranches. Whereas towards the east, the road takes one to the rustic yet prominent developments on the outskirts of Dubai such as Al Khawaneej and Al Warsan.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A part of Dubailand – an ambitious mega real estate project in Dubai
- Offers a mix of luxurious freehold and rental apartments
- Will be a self-contained neighbourhood upon completion
- Neighbours The Villa project – another popular community in Dubailand
- Near a major educational development called Academic City
Dubai Residence Complex contains a combination of commercial and residential projects accompanied by large open spaces and various facilities. The flawless master plan of Dubai Residence Complex includes parks, libraries, mosques, hotels, a police station, a post office station, educational institutes, medical facilities, a daycare centre, a local plaza and community shopping centres.
Seen as a profitable freehold area, many private developers are considering investing in Dubai Residence Complex to develop new projects.
PROPERTIES IN DUBAI RESIDENCE COMPLEX
Dubai Residence Complex is one of the few areas in Dubai that comprises of properties for rent as well as for sale. Mostly available in Desert Sun, Indigo Valley and Ajmal Sarah Tower, properties for sale in Dubai Residence Complex include residential buildings, mixed-use land plots and apartments such as studios, 1-bed and 2-bed units.
Dubai Residence Complex apartments can be purchased between the price range of AED 290k and AED 775k. Ranging between 374 sq. ft. and 1,262 sq. ft., these flats are known to have high occupancy rates, giving investors high rental yields and a significant return on investment (ROI).
Some people prefer buying vacant plots. Currently available for areas spanning between 41,000 sq. ft. to 128,556 sq. ft., the plots in Dubai Residence Complex have prices that start from AED 8.9M and go up to AED 34.6M.
Providing affordable housing options and a quality lifestyle, Dubai Residence Complex is a popular area for rental apartments too. They are distributed amongst four major projects such as 4Direction Residence 1, Desert Sun, Solitaire Cascades and Indigo Valley, but you may sometimes find apartments for rent in Phoenix Tower, Durar A and Ajmal Sarah Tower as well. You can find a rental studio flat for an annual price as low as AED 28k, with a minimum floor area of 480 sq. ft.
If you want to rent a slightly bigger apartment such as a 1-bed unit, then you can find one with areas ranging between 750 sq. ft. and 1,136 sq. ft. They are available for prices starting from AED 35k per annum. A 2BHK apartment for rent built between an area of 1,200 sq. ft. and 1,806 sq. ft. can cost anywhere between AED 45k and AED 68k per annum.
Located close to Emirates Road, the residential complex of 4Direction Residence 1 is a luxury mid-rise building that has 10 floors. The project offers 137 units that include 20 studios, 77 units that are 1-bed flats and 39 units which are 2-bed flats. The covered living space of 4Direction Residence 1 apartments lies between 610 sq. ft. and 2,100 sq. ft. All of these apartments come with a balcony. The building also contains two basement floors with ample parking space for 184 cars. The rooftop of 4Direction Residence 1 contains a temperature-controlled swimming pool, outdoor recreation facilities and a fully-equipped gymnasium.
Standing at a height of 41 metres, the mixed-use complex of Desert Sun Tower is a 10-floor building. It has three basement levels and the ground floor is dedicated to retail outlets. Desert Sun Tower also offers top-class amenities such as a lobby, gym, sauna, Jacuzzi, swimming pool, rooftop garden and a recreational room.
Located close to the heart of the master community, Solitaire Cascades is a 9-floor residential building. With a total area of 88,000 sq. ft., the project features around 66 apartments, inclusive of 1, 2 and 3-bed units, and three retail units.
A few established hotel projects and lodgings in Dubai Residence Complex include Abidos Hotel Apartments and student housing complexes for the nearby universities.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN DUBAI RESIDENCE COMPLEX
Dubai Residence Complex has ideal road links. With highways such as Emirates Road (E611) that runs along its southern border, Dubai - Al Ain Road (E66) on the east and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) on the north, Dubai Residence Complex is at a practical distance from most areas of the city.
There are a few bus stops located near Skycourts Tower that services Dubai Residence Complex. The RTA Bus 30 is the route providing public transport options near Dubai Residence Complex. It connects to the Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Metro Station. Taxi services are another option that the commuters in Dubai Residence Complex can consider.
Parking spaces in Dubai Residence Complex apartments are mostly distributed across the ground floors and/or basement levels of the apartment buildings. There are several open parking facilities for visitors within the development.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN DUBAI RESIDENCE COMPLEX
Residents can easily get their grocery needs fulfilled as quite a few supermarkets have already sprung up in the complex. Some of these supermarkets in Dubai Residence Complex include Shua Al Madina Supermarket in the Durar 1 building, West Zone Fresh Supermarket in Desert Sun Tower, KeyPee Market in Abidos Hotel Apartments complex and the EMC Mini Mart in the Solitaire Cascades complex.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES NEAR DUBAI RESIDENCE COMPLEX
Churches near Dubai Residence Complex include City Hill Global Church, 8 minutes away and Casa de Oración Torre Fuerte that is a 23-minute drive from Al Barsha.
The Hindu temples in Bur Dubai are a 30-minute drive away, here worshippers will find the Shiva Temple, Shree Krishna Haveli and ShrinathJi Temple. Sikh residents can visit the Automech Gurudwara near Dubai Residence Complex, which is a 16-minute drive away in the Ras Al Khor Industrial Area.
A few community mosques in Dubai Residence Complex will soon take shape. Meanwhile, Muslim residents can rely on the new masjid that is built near the developments of The Villa and Dubai Residence Complex. Other nearby mosques include the Masjid A'aishah Umm Al-Mu'mineen mosque in The Villa development, Al Wasl Mosque in Liwan and Al Waha Masjid in Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO).
SCHOOLS IN DUBAI RESIDENCE COMPLEX
The Aquila School is one of the most reputable schools that opened its gate in Dubailand, on the grounds of Dubai Residence Complex, opposite Desert Sun Tower. Following the British curriculum, this school in Dubai Residence Complex offers education to children in areas of science, math, technology, engineering as well as arts.
Other educational institutes that are operational include Chubby Cheeks Nursery and Hazem Kindergarten.
Parents have a lot more choices when it comes to their children’s education, such as GEMS FirstPoint School in The Villa, which is the neighbouring community to Dubai Residence Complex. There are also several other academic institutes in Academic City.
Facing Dubai Residence Complex, the development of Academic City is an educational hub that contains some of the best internationally-recognized and accredited institutes. A few of these include the German International School Dubai, Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou School and Dubai English Speaking Private College.
Dubai International Academic City (DIAC),is home to some of the best universities in the country. Zayed University offers UAE government-sponsored higher studies and has international accreditation as well. There is also Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), Dubai Men's College, Al Ghurair University and more.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN DUBAI RESIDENCE COMPLEX
A branch of Medicentres Polyclinics called Ace Medical Centres is based in Skycourts Tower. Two Feet Four Paws Vets, a health care facility for pets, is located in Durar 1. Clinics and hospitals near Dubai Residence Complex include Dubai London Clinic and Specialty Hospital, situated in The Villa community.
Otherwise, the nearest hospital is the Mediclinic Parkview Hospital on Umm Suqeim Street, 20 minutes away. There is also King’s College Hospital London in Dubai Hills Estate, 24 minutes away.
Spread across 7.2 sq. km., the gigantic development of Dubai Silicon Oasis has the Dubai – Al Ain Road on one side. Also offering 100% freehold properties, Dubai Silicon Oasis is one of the newest business hubs of the city that boasts a phenomenal high-tech ecosystem.
Neighbouring Dubai Residence Complex from the south-west, the massive residential project of The Villa is home to a beautiful collection of Spanish-style homes in four distinctive areas called The Ponderosa, The Haciendas, The Aldea and The Centro.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR DUBAI RESIDENCE COMPLEX
Housing over 200 retail outlets, Dubai Outlet Mall is near Dubai Residence Complex, accessible in about 15 minutes. Known to be one of the best discount shopping malls in Dubai, the shopping complex also offers a great choice of eateries in its food court and a family entertainment centre called Chuck E. Cheese’s. The entertainment centre includes a bowling alley, an ice rink and many more games and rides.
If one would like to buy products from top brands such as Guess, Diesel, Calvin Klein, Burberry and Vero Moda at considerably affordable prices, Dubai Outlet Mall is the best place to go to. It’s also where you will find renowned brands that deal in sportswear and sporting goods such as Adidas, Nike, Timberland, Reebok and Middle East’s largest sports retailer called Sun and Sand Sports. There are also upmarket stores such as Moschino, Jimmy Choo and Stella McCartney that offer designer wear at hefty discounts.
RESTAURANTS IN DUBAI RESIDENCE COMPLEX
Several eateries have made their way into the development. Restaurants in Dubai Residence Complex include 800 Pizza, Four Square Cafe & Restaurant and Eat & Drink Restaurant. But being close to many vibrant communities, Dubai Residence Complex occupants get to enjoy an abundance of dining options only a short drive away.
Pudumadam Indian Restaurant, Kabila Restaurant, AlFatayir AlDumashqia
and Green Hills Restaurant are a few of the eateries based in Skycourts Towers.
If you take the driving route towards Al Ain in the southeast direction, you will come across many delectable options in Dubai Outlet Mall. one of the popular option here is the upscale bakery Ladurée, that offers exquisite flavours of French macarons and many more snacks. Cold Stone Creamery, Baskin Robins and Gelatomio are available for ice cream and frozen desserts. Panda Chinese and Chowking offer true oriental flavours. Dolma House is perfect for Turkish and Russian cuisine. For Middle Eastern cuisine, you can go to either Hatam or Noon and Kabab.
BEACHES NEAR DUBAI RESIDENCE COMPLEX
In usual traffic, one can reach Jumeirah Beach, a beach near Dubai Residence Complex, by car in about 24 minutes. All you have to do is drive straight on the Dubai – Al Ain route.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Established close to Emirates Road and the Dubai – Al Ain Road intersection, there are many equestrian clubs and stables for people with an interest in horse riding. These clubs include Al Hamra Equestrian LLC, Hobbies Club, Al Ruwayyah Stable Riding School and Livery and Elite Rangers Jumping and Racing Stable.
Encompassing four lush green polo fields, Al Habtoor Polo Resort has many recreational offerings such as archery, multi-purpose tennis courts, snooker, board games, and a mini-golf facility, apart from the equestrian games. It is ideally positioned close to Dubai Residence Complex on Emirates Road, just a 7-minute drive away.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Once completed, Dubai Residence Complex will have many landscaped green areas such as district parks, community parks and neighbourhood parks. The district parks will be much larger and will be located on either side of the central road. Community parks are centrally located gardens, accessible to all residents. Neighbourhood parks are smaller green areas, serving the off-central residential clusters in Dubai Residence Complex.
People enthusiastic about staying fit need not worry as most of the projects in Dubai Residence Complex have their own gym facilities.
There are a few salons successfully running in Dubai Residence Complex, a couple of which cater to men as well. These include 1981 Gents Salon and Olive Gents Salon. Ladies can get themselves pampered at Fabulicious Ladies Salon, Las Meninas Salon, Lorita Beauty Centre or Artisa Women Beauty Salon.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
One of the major factors to consider before settling in a project that has not reached its completion stage is the availability of basic amenities. As discussed earlier, a small number of these facilities such as schools, clinics, and salons have already opened up in Dubai Residence Complex but a lot more are underway.
- Lies next to The Villa project
- Opposite Academic City and Dubai Silicon Oasis
- Downtown Dubai and Sheikh Zayed Road are a 15-minute drive away
- Dubai International Airport is located on an approximate distance of 25 kilometres or a 30-minute drive