ABOUT EMIRATES HILLS
Emirates Hills is known to be an upscale gated community developed by Emaar Properties. The community is inspired by Beverly Hills in the United States of America and embodies luxury living at its finest. It is one of the first freehold property areas in Dubai, allowing expatriates to purchase a home in a premier neighbourhood in Dubai. Most of the homes in Emirates Hills are set around the Montgomerie Golf Club Dubai and offering picturesque views of this 18 hole golf course. Emirates Hills is known to be one of the most expensive villa communities in Dubai, with prices starting from AED 6M and going up to AED 190M.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Gated-community with villas that are defined by their distinctive style
- Many famous personalities live in these luxurious villas
- Surrounded by other popular Emirates Living neighbourhoods developed by Emaar Properties such as The Meadows, The Springs and The Lakes
- A Family-oriented community with parks and playgrounds for kids
- It is comprised of various facilities such as swimming pools, parking spaces and BBQ areas
- Golf enthusiasts can easily tee-off in the Montgomerie Golf Club Dubai.
Emirates Hills is a master-planned community by Emaar that guarantees a luxurious living. It consists of lush green scenery, elegant neighbourhoods, and beautifully designed villas. Emirates Hills is a golfer’s paradise thanks to Montgomerie Golf Club Dubai, an 18-hole world-class golf course. It is a well-planned community and highlights Emaar’s excellence as world-class project developers. Residents can buy a ready-made modern villa or purchase a plot to construct a home of their own preferences and finishing. Plot sizes range from 12,000 sq. ft. to 45,000 sq. ft.
This gated community provides security and 24-hour maintenance, along with dedicated play areas for children. It is a friendly villa community that offers a comfortable lifestyle for anyone who wishes to live here. Emirates Hills is far away from the hustle bustle of the city, thus it is ideal for individuals who prefer a peaceful and luxurious lifestyle away from the traffic.
Emirates Hills is not just an appealing place to live in for the sake of its elegant landscape and amazing architecture, but it is also ideal due to its connection to Dubai’s main highways and its proximity to business districts such as Dubai Marina and Dubai Media City.
PROPERTIES IN EMIRATES HILLS
Emirates Hills was established in 2003 and since then many have come to call it home, in fact, many celebrities also reside or own homes in the community. Sub-communities in Emirates Hills are comprised of Montgomerie Hills, Dyaar Al Hambra, Montgomerie Maisonettes and Signature Villas. There are also individual residential sectors named after letters of the English alphabet, such as Sector C, Sector E, etc.
Featured properties in Emirates Hills are mainly composed of villas, these start from 3-bedrooms and can go up to 8+ bedrooms. The rent for a 3-bedroom house starts from AED 185k and goes up to 250k yearly. The 5-bedroom villas for rent are priced upwards of AED 750k, annually. Those looking to rent a 6-bedroom villa in Emirates Hills can expect to pay an average of AED 995k, per annum.
Emirates Hills is known for its freehold properties, investors can find the same property configurations as renters. The average freehold prices range from AED 6.8M for 3-bedroom villas, AED 27M for 5-bedroom houses and AED 73M for the luxurious 6-bedroom villas. Buying property in Emirates Hills also ensures access to the clubhouse, the Montgomerie Golf Club Dubai, tennis courts and internal courtyards.
The villas in Emirates Hills are ultra-luxurious and offer breathtaking views of the golf course and Dubai’s skyline. Just like the exterior, the interiors of the houses are also extravagantly luxurious. The villas have numerous facilities such as spacious kitchens, a separate dining area, spacious study room, storage room, separate quarters for the house help, a private swimming pool and much more.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN EMIRATES HILLS
Emirates Hills has plenty of parking spaces. Villas come with a minimum of two dedicated parking spaces, this depends on the size of your property. Some villas come with underground parking as well. Visitors will not find an issue to park their cars either.
Those using public transport will find that the nearest metro station is DAMAC Properties, roughly 10 minutes away by car. Since it is a gated community there are no bus stops in the community, there are, however, a few in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) and at the entrance of The Lakes. Taxis are easy to find around the area, you will have to rely on a luxury taxi-hailing app such as Careem or Uber to find your way out of the community.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN EMIRATES HILLS
There are plenty of supermarkets in the Emirates Hills to meet all your grocery needs. The nearest supermarket is Spinneys in The Meadows Souk. A branch of Milk & Honey Gourmet Grocer is also located in The Meadows Souk, it is known for its high-quality products. There is a branch of Carrefour Market in The Springs Souk. Other nearby supermarkets in JLT include West Zone Fresh Supermarket, Al Maya Supermarket and another branch of Carrefour Market.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN EMIRATES HILLS
There is only one mosque in Emirates Hills, Masood Naqvi in the heart of the community. Nearby mosques include Masjid Al Wahhab in The Meadows, Samad Mosque near The Meadows Souk and Masjid Wahid in The Springs.
Nearby churches include the International Nepalese Community Church, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and more in the Jebel Ali area. There is also the Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara for the Sikh community. Hindu residents will have to travel to Bur Dubai, roughly 30 minutes away, to visit the Shiva and Krishna temples.
SCHOOLS IN EMIRATES HILLS
If you want to buy a villa in Emirates Hills but are worried about your children’s education then worry not, as there are multiple schools within the community. There is a branch of Raffles Nursery in The Lakes, it is a prominent option for young ones. There are two schools in Emirates Hills, Dubai International Academy which offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum and Dubai British School which follows the British curriculum. Emirates International School in The Meadows is also a good IB curriculum option.
University options are found in Knowledge Park, about 15 minutes away from the community. Notable options include Michigan State University in Dubai, Middlesex University Dubai and the University of Wollongong Dubai.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN EMIRATES HILLS
The proximity of hospitals and clinics is one of the most important factors for deciding a place to live and Emirates Hills does not fall behind in this regard. Although the community itself does not have many clinics and hospitals, the neighbourhood has good options. The Meadows has Mediclinic Meadows which is a 10-minute drive from Emirates Hills. It is a private hospital group with three internationally operating platforms. There are numerous doctors and specialists offering great services. Noor Al Shefa Clinic in The Springs is a 12-minute drive away and offers the best medical care.
Saudi German Hospital Dubai is also located nearby Emirates Hills. It is one of the top hospitals in Dubai, offering medical care based on international standards and provides great facilities to meet the medical needs of patients. Most importantly it's only 11 minutes away from the community in Al Barsha.
Emirates Hills is located in the centre of the best neighbourhood. The Lakes is located in the north-east, which is a well-known community. It consists of 600 detached villas in 12 types of sizes ranging from 2,100 sq. ft. to 3,100 sq. ft. featuring children’s play areas, lakes, swimming pools and BBQ areas. The Springs is another gated community, away from the hustle bustle of the city.
Jumeirah Islands is also close to Emirates Hills which is one of the most popular housing developments in Dubai. Residents enjoy quick access to Sheikh Zayed Road which connects them to other areas of the city such as Dubai Marina and Dubai Media City.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN EMIRATES HILLS
Emirates Hills does not have a mall of its own, currently. The Meadows Souk and The Springs Souk are community malls within a few minutes drive. The Meadows Souk has numerous dining options as well as a huge supermarket and beauty salons. One can also find jewellers and popular gym chains.
The Springs Souk is comparatively closer to Emirates Hills than The Meadows Souk. The Springs Souk is a leisure destination for shoppers with over 100 retail outlets and restaurants across the mall. It also consists of a Reel Cinemas. The retail market also has over 600 automobile parking slots and can also accommodate 100 bicycles.
Due to the connection to Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Marina Mall, one of the best malls in Dubai, is only a 9-minute drive away from Emirates Hills. The mall consists of a variety of retail outlets for the best shopping and leisure experience.
RESTAURANTS IN EMIRATES HILLS
Most of the restaurants in Emirates Hills are the fine-dining establishments in the golf club. This includes Mediterranean restaurant Nineteen, International restaurant Links and Monty’s an American restaurant part of the Clubhouse.
Other casual dining restaurants can be found in The Spring Souk and The Meadows Souk. Options include Shakespeare and Co. Café, Russo’s New York Pizzeria, The Coffee Club and more.
BEACHES NEAR EMIRATES HILLS
The golf course community does not have a beach within the area but many popular beaches are close by. One can reach Jumeirah Beach Residence and Marina Beach within a drive of 15 minutes.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Being a resident of Emirates Hills gives you great benefits. One of the most prominent ones is getting a membership of the Montgomerie Golf Club Dubai. It is ranked as one of the top golf courses in Dubai and the rest of the Middle East. The golf course has designed fairways with vast landing areas to intrigue the players.
The Beach Mall also offers many outdoor activities, visitors can engage in water sports activities at the beach. Movie lovers can visit the Roxy Cinema at The Beach Mall to enjoy the latest movie hits. There are also many restaurants offering views of the sea at The Beach Mall.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Other than the golf course, residents can visit the gym and fitness amenities in the Clubhouse. There are also other outdoor activities in nearby areas, JLT Park is a short drive away. It is popular among community members for its peaceful environment.
Popular gyms in the area include Elevation Fitness JLT, Fitness Zone and Vogue Fitness JLT. Spas and salons include The Nail Spa (TNS), SensAsia Urban Spa and La Femme Beauty Salon. Options for men include Sharp Gents Salon, Avant Garde Gents Salon and Natural Spa.
The culture of the Emirates Hills is very colourful. A number of activities and social events are conducted throughout the year. Since those of different nationalities and cultures are living in the district, almost every kind of festival is celebrated may it be Christmas, Eid, Diwali or Holi. Other than that, Festival of Lights, Rangoli and Halloween are also celebrated with enthusiasm.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
There is no doubt that Emirates Hills is the most luxurious and extravagant place to live in. It has numerous facilities for its residents. The golf course, of course, is the most attractive feature of the community. It is part of a wonderful neighbourhood and has access to hospitals, spas and gyms. Being a gated community gives an advantage of safety to the residents. The only inconvenience is the lack of public transport in the area. Those people who do not own their personal cars may find hard to travel. Another thing to consider is that the asking price for renting and purchasing the villas are quite high compared to the rest of Dubai.
- The area has proximity to Dubai's popular schools such as Dubai British School, Emirates International School and Dubai International Academy.
- Surrounded by one of the prestigious neighbourhoods of Dubai.
- Montgomerie Golf Course is located within the community.
- If you prefer a peaceful living, Emirates Hills is most suitable for you.