ABOUT EAST VILLAGE
East Village is a residential district in Aljada, an urban self-sustained community. Aljada, founded by Arada is a new and exciting project designed by Woods Bagot, an architectural firm. East Village was launched in 2018 and will be completed by the end of 2022. The vision is to create a family-friendly community with all the necessary amenities one may desire. The community will have access to the city tram, multiple swimming pools and a shared gymnasium. The community is situated next to University City, near E88 road.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Peaceful community away from the fast-paced life of the city
- Comprises studios and 1-bedroom apartments
- Community offers all amenities, such as parks, schools and restaurants
- Located along Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) and E88 road
East Village is an urban community best suited for students, singles and young couples. The community features central air-conditioned buildings with 24-hour security.
Popular points of interest in East Village are
- Its parks
- The Central Hub
- Business Park
East Village has multiple open spaces where residents can easily spend some quality time with their family and friends.
PROPERTIES IN EAST VILLAGE
Properties in East Village comprise studios and 1-bedroom apartments ranging from 291 sq. ft. to 480 sq. ft.
East Village offers a centrally air-conditioned environment, a shared gymnasium, sauna, steam room and a day care centre. Each unit boasts a modern interior with an open/closed style kitchen, a spacious bedroom with an attached bathroom. The apartments for sale in East Village range from AED 270k to AED 399k.
- The starting sales price for a studio apartment in East Village is AED 270k.
- The average sales price for a 1-bedroom house in East Village is AED 310k.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN EAST VILLAGE
There are multiple modes of transportation in East Village. One can use personal cars, board a bus or use the tram. The nearest bus stop is situated at Madina Supermarket, almost a 10-minute drive away. Residents will have access to the city tram service when the construction is completed.
There are covered parking spaces in each residential unit. Similarly, there are separate parking spaces in East Village for visitors.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR EAST VILLAGE
The sub-community will offer a retail area once the construction is completed. You can find a few supermarkets near East Village; the nearest one would be Nesto Centre in Muwailih, around 11 minutes away. You can also find Viva Supermarket, in Al Majaz, roughly at a 16-minute distance. Lifco Supermarket Sharjah is at a distance of 17 minutes from East Village.
MOSQUES NEAR EAST VILLAGE
There are three mosques near East Village, the closest in Al Falah Mosque, which is a 6-minute drive from East Village. You can also find Al Ghazal Mosque in the neighboring community of Al Darari, a 9-minute drive away and Al Basheer Mosque in Industrial area 13, a 10-minute away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR EAST VILLAGE
Sharjah is home to a diverse population, so one can expect to find multiple places of worship near East Village.
Residents can find many churches near East village. Most worship facilities are situated in Halwan Suburb, approximately 13 minutes away from the area. You can find the Church of God, St Martins Anglican Church, Dubai Orthodox Church and more.
Hindu residents have to travel for about 20 kilometres to find a temple near East Village.
SCHOOLS NEAR EAST VILLAGE
There are quite a few educational options near the community.
Nursery options include:
- Al Iman English Nursery
- Al Falah Nursery in Al Gharayen
- Happy Kids Nursery
Schools near East Village consist of
- Sharjah Ambassador School
- GEMS Millennium School
- GEMS Westminster School
Sharjah Ambassador School follows the Indian curriculum of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The school visions to equip the students with the necessary skill sets to negotiate and find his or her niche in the global arena.
GEMS Millennium School is one of the leading schools of Sharjah that follows the CBSE curriculum. The school offers education in English language with focusing in providing high-standard academic education to the students of the school.
Many universities are part of University City, which is located at a distance of 10 minutes from East Village. Residents who are interested in higher education can choose from the University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah and College of Health and Sciences.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR EAST VILLAGE
Hospitals near East Village consists of:
- University Hospital Sharjah
- Royal Hospital
- Al Qassimi Hospital
Clinics near East Village consist of Access Clinics in Muwailih that is a short 7-minute drive away and Thumbay Clinics in Samnan community, located at a 13-minute distance from East Village. You can also find New Central Polyclinic, which is an 11-minute drive from the sub-community.
East Village is situated near multiple residential communities and entertainment destinations.
Residential communities near East Village are
- University City
- Muwailih Commercial
- Saif Zone
A little west of west of East Village, you can find Al Tarfa, Al Darari, Al Tala’a sub-communities of Mughaidir Suburb.
Entertainment destinations near East Village include:
- Sharjah Discovery Centre
- Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club
- Darb AlZalaq Amusement Park
To the east of East Village you can find Sharjah Discovery Centre, which is a well-known leisure attraction for children offering exhibitions and activities. To the north of the sub-community one can find Sharjah Golf and Shooting range, which is a multi-activity centre. To the west you can find Darb AlZalaq Amusement Park, which provides 4 football grounds and kids play areas in addition to bouncing castles and slides.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR EAST VILLAGE
The sub-community's Central Hub when completed will offer a variety of retail and entertainment options. Other malls near East Village are:
- City Centre Al Zahia – under construction
- Matajer Al Juraina
- Ramez Mall in Industrial Area 5
City Centre Al Zahia will become a prime location for the residents living nearby, as it will feature a wide range of retail, leisure, dining and entertainment options. The mall will also offer Carrefour Hypermarket and VOX Cinemas having 16 screens incorporated with the latest theatre technology.
Matajer Al Juraina is a convenient, shopping and service destination. The mall features a Carrefour supermarket, fashion stores, health stores and a wide range of outlets belonging to the top brands around the world. Matajer is also known for its dining options such as 95 Degrees, Gazebo, KFC and many more.
Ramez Mall is a small but a good place to shop. The mall offers a hypermarket, multiple kitchen items, tools, fashion and electronic shops. It features many restaurants and a great line of local branded shops where visitors can buy clothes at a reasonable price.
RESTAURANTS NEAR EAST VILLAGE
There are many local and international restaurants near East Village. Popular ones include:
- Pizza Express
- Gazebo Restaurant
- Crisol Restaurant and Lounge
Casual dining restaurants near East Village consist of Zawaya Café, located at a 7-minute walk from the sub-community. The place offers excellent coffee and a wide selection of sweets. The café is also popular for providing a loyalty reward system to its regular customers. You can also visit Paper fig, a small café best known for its breakfast meals.
BEACHES NEAR EAST VILLAGE
There are three beaches near East Village: Sharjah Beach, Al Mamzar Beach and Al Khan Beach.
Sharjah Beach is at an 18-minute distance from East Village. It is a popular tourist attraction featuring clear water and offering picturesque views of the ocean. Then there is Al Mamzar Beach, located at a distance of 20 minutes from the community. This beach offers a calm and relaxing area for families to have some fun.
You can also visit Al Khan Beach located at a 25-minute drive away from the area. It is a public beach which offers sports courts and water activities such as surfing and parasailing.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks are:
- Sharjah Cricket Stadium
- Sharjah National Park
- Adventureland Amusement Park
East Village is situated near multiple leisure attractions, one of them is Sharjah Cricket Stadium. It is a historic cricket ground holding the record for hosting the most number of ODI matches - 236. The stadium launched in the early 1980s is known for the iconic India-Pakistan cricket matches. It can host more than 17,000 spectators at one time.
Then there is Sharjah National Park, which is a 12-minute drive away from East Village. Sharjah National Park has multiple play areas for kids and a big jungle gym with slides. The park also features areas where families can have picnics and barbeques.
You can also visit Advertureland, which is an indoor theme park. It is a 21-minute drive away from East Village. The Amusement Park features Kiddie rides, Thrill rides, family rides and a gaming zone. The park also hosts multiple events such as a kid's camp, costume carnivals and more.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can keep fit at the
- Central Hub
- Communal Gymnasium
The East Village community will have many parks for families and children where they can freely engage in outdoor activities such as walking, jogging or cycling. The sub-community will also feature a Central Hub with ten exciting attractions. The residents will have a shared gymnasium to stay fit, which would have free weights and state-of-the-art cardio machines.
Other gyms in the area includes, Impratoor gym, Al Jenoub fitness and life fitness gymnasium in Muwailih Commercial community.
Salons and spas nearby include
- Red Door Ladies Salon
- Al Rajul Alhur Gents Salon
- Afrina Beauty Henna and Training Centre in Al Khezamia
Salons and spas near East Village include the Red Door Ladies Salon that offers manicures and pedicures. Al Rajul Alhur Gents Salon in Muwailih offers men’s haircuts, hair colour and facials in a discounted rate. Then there is Afrina Beauty Henna and Training Centre, which provides all beauty related facilities to its visitors as well as a hair, makeup and henna application training program.
East Village and Aljada are designed as a family-oriented community. The neighbourhood will celebrate all major community events such as Eid, Christmas and Holi.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
East Village is a newly developing district within the Aljada community, which will soon become one of the most significant neighbourhoods in Sharjah. Since the area is still being developed, it will take time before there are retail and entertainment destinations in the vicinity. However, most amenities will be available before residents move into their dream homes.
- Located close to the American University of Sharjah
- Al Forsan Football club is just 9 minutes away by car
- Sharjah International Airport is at a 13-minute distance