Fortunato is a residential project comprising apartments and townhouses in District 11 of Jumeirah Village Circle. The area was launched by Al Tajir Real Estate in 2008 while the handing over began in 2014. The townhouses are located at the periphery of the district.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Secured and gated community
- Ideal for families
- Part of District 11 in JVC
- Offers freehold properties
Boasting a range of amenities, Fortunato is set in the heart of JVC. The gated community features 5-storey low-rise residential buildings and townhouses. Key features of Fortunato are
- Affordable rental and sale trends
- Proximity to a number of amenities
- Close to Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
- Less traffic surge
Walking distance away from parks, medical centres, and schools, the area is best-suited to families.
PROPERTIES IN FORTUNATO
The properties in Fortunato include studios, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom single and duplex apartments. One can choose between rental apartments and townhouses for rent. The community also offers a few 2-bedroom contemporary villas as well as 2 and 4-bedrooms townhouses. The residential units contain Mediterranean influences.
A studio unit in Fortunato has a covered area of 425 to 500 sq. ft. Some apartments have one while others have two bathrooms. The bedroom has a built-in wardrobe. There is an open kitchen with fitted cabinets. The unit also has a small balcony attached to the living area.
- Rent of a studio unit varies between AED 34k to AED 45k.
A 1-bedroom apartment in Fortunato has a coverage area of 800 to 1,207 sq. ft. These apartments are ideal for singletons and couples. There are two bathrooms in the apartment. The unit is laced with marble flooring. There is a small balcony connected with the living area. The apartments have a semi-open kitchen with fitted cabinets and granite top counter.
- Annual rent of a 1-bedroom apartment lies between AED 38k to AED 62k.
- The sale price of a 1-bedroom unit varies from AED 600k to AED 850k.
The 2-bedroom apartments have covered areas between 1,061 to 2,750 sq. ft. There are three en-suite bathrooms in the apartment. The unit includes a big living area/dining area connected to a balcony through a sliding door. Both bedrooms have a small balcony. There is a semi-open kitchen with built-in cabinets and a small storage area.
- The cost of 2-bedroom apartments varies from AED 850k to AED 1.7M
- Rent of a 2-bedroom apartment is approximately AED 75k.
The spacious 3-bedroom unit has a coverage area varying between 1,800 to 5,352 sq. ft. Every bedroom has an attached bathroom and a built-in wardrobe. There is a spacious living room connected to the balcony through a glass sliding door. The kitchen is big and has fitted wooden cabinets.
- A 3-bedroom unit is priced at approximately AED 1.3M
- The rental trend of a 3-bedroom apartment is between AED 85k to AED 120k per year.
Interested buyers will find many options when it comes to apartments for sale in Fortunato.
There are several townhouses for sale. 2-bedroom townhouses have a coverage area of approximately 2,700 sq. ft. There is a storage area and three bathrooms in the unit. The townhouses have central heating and central air-conditioning.
- Rent of a 2-bedroom townhouse is approximately AED 100k per year.
- Buying a 2-bedroom townhouse costs between AED 1.1M to AED 1.8M.
A 4-bedroom townhouse has a built-up area of 3,263 to 4,174 sq. ft. Some of these townhouses have four while some have five bathrooms. The living room is spacious and the kitchen is semi-open with a storage area. There is a maid’s room and a laundry room. The townhouse also has a large terrace.
- Cost of a 4-bedroom townhouse varies between AED 1.4M to AED 2.8M
- Rent of a 4-bedroom townhouse is between AED 95k to AED 115k per year.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN FORTUNATO
Fortunato is located in Jumeirah Village Circle, which means it has a strong public transport network including public buses and taxis. JVC – Mirabella bus stop is at a 2-minute drive. JVC – Atlantis bus stop is 5 minutes away. Bus J-01 services both the bus stops. There are two metro stations, First Abu Dhabi Bank and the Mall of the Emirates metro stations almost at the same distance, i.e., 13 minutes from Fortunato.
JVC has plenty of parking space where visitors can park their vehicles. Residents get parking space for multiple vehicles in Fortunato inside the residential buildings and townhouses.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN FORTUNATO
All Day Minimart is one of the supermarkets in Fortunato. It is tucked inside Florence building at a 3-minute drive. Jyothi’s Supermarket and Broz Grocery is 5 minutes away. At a 4-minute drive is The Express Cart Supermarket. All these supermarkets are conveniently accessible by residents of Fortunato.
MOSQUES NEAR FORTUNATO
There is a mosque at a short distance of 2 minutes from Fortunato. Masjid JVC and Saleh Mohammed Bin Lahej Mosque are at a 5-minute drive. Residents can also go to Sports City Mosque near Fortunato which is 9 minutes away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR FORTUNATO
Within a distance of 15 to 18 minutes, there are a few churches such as Emirates Baptist Church, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Seventh Day Adventist Church, United Christian Church of Dubai and Fellowship: A Church in Dubai.
Hindu temples near Fortunato include Shrinath Ji Temple, Shiva Temple, and Shree Krishna Haveli at a 33-minute drive.
SCHOOLS NEAR FORTUNATO
Preschoolers can join one of the closely dotted nurseries including the likes of
- Smart Start Kindergarten
- Emirates British Nursery
- Jumeirah International Nursery
Some well-reputed schools near Fortunato include the following
- Dubai Heights Academy
- JSS International School
- GEMS World Academy
Dubai Heights Academy is at a 9-minute drive near Al Barsha South. It is based on the English National Curriculum and ensures high academic standards. The school conducts special activities for music, drama and sports along with academics.
JSS International School follows the curriculum laid down by the ICSE. It is 5 minutes away from Fortunato. GEMS World Academy is 11 minutes away. It is a well-known school in Dubai that follows the International Baccalaureate Curriculum for ages 3 to 18.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR FORTUNATO
Residents can reach to one of the following closely located hospitals near Fortunato to seek medical attention.
- Medcare Medical Centre
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
- Saudi German Hospital
Medcare Medical Centre is a tertiary care hospital at a 10-minute drive. It is equipped with the best diagnostic technology and experienced medical staff. Saudi German Hospital is one of the largest private hospitals in the UAE. It is part of the Saudi German Hospital group. It is 11 minutes away from Fortunato.
The next-door neighbour of Fortunato is District 12 of Jumeirah Village Circle. Some well-known residential districts near the neighbourhood are:
- Al Barsha South
- Jumeirah Village Triangle
- Motor City
Al Barsha South is a popular residential area towards the East of JVC. It is divided into Al Barsha South 1, 2 and 3. Jumeirah Village Triangle is a freehold gated community tucked between Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Al Khail Road.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR FORTUNATO
There is an array of malls within 15 minutes’ drive. Malls near Fortunato include the likes of
- Circle Mall
- Nakheel Mall
- City Centre Me’aisem
Circle Mall is under construction and is all set to become the ultimate shopping and leisure destination for residents of Jumeirah Village Circle. The 1 million sq. ft. complex will have 200 shops, supermarkets and two department stores. It will also feature a multi-screen cinema and an expansive food court. This mall is 3 minutes away.
Nakheel Mall is in its final stages and is 11 minutes away near Palm Jumeirah. It will boast a fine dining roof plaza, three underground parking levels and 350 shops spread across five levels.
RESTAURANTS NEAR FORTUNATO
Restaurants near Fortunato offer a variety of dishes including fast-food and fine dining options. Within some minutes’ drive, residents can spot the likes of
- Wide Range Restaurant JVC
- Like View Restaurant
- Golden Plates Restaurant
Popeyes is only 3 minutes away from Fortunato. It is a fast-food chain from the US, popular for its fried chicken that comes with different sides. Socialicious is at a 6-minute drive. It offers a range of Asian and Southeast Asian food. Wide Range Restaurant is 4 minutes away. It is one of the fast-growing food chains in the UAE. The menu includes Indian, South Indian, Arabic, and Middle Eastern cuisines. The average cost for two people is approximately AED 110. View Restaurant is an Indian restaurant, at a 5-minute drive. It serves a mix of Arabic, Chinese, Pakistani and Sri Lankan food.
BEACHES NEAR FORTUNATO
Within a drive of around 25 minutes towards the West, residents can reach the beaches of Dubai. Jumeirah Beach is around half an hour away. It is a crowded beach, popular among tourists. Al Sufouh Beach near Fortunato is a tranquil white sandy beach almost 15 minutes away. Kite Beach is 23 minutes away.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Those who like to spend their time in bars can spot these closely located ones at less than 10 minutes’ drive.
- LOA Lounge
- Kickers Sports Bar
- Big Easy Bar & Grill
Some landmarks near Fortunato are listed below
- Dubai Miracle Garden
- Dubai International Stadium
- Dubai Autodrome
Dubai Miracle Garden is one of its kind flower garden. It covers 72,000 square metres area with over 50 million flowers and 250 million plants. This popular tourist attraction is 10 minutes away.
Dubai International Stadium is at a 9-minute drive. It is one of the best sports facilities in Dubai Sports City. Dubai Autodrome is the region’s fully-integrated motorsports facility with Grade 1 race circuit.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There are a few parks dotted near Fortunato. The community park is 2 minutes away. The central park of JVC is 3 minutes away whereas, Circle Community Park is 6 minutes away. Al Barsha South Lake is a calm place at an 11-minute drive.
Some well-equipped gyms near the neighbourhood are mentioned below
- R Boot Camp
- Prime Fitness
- The Warehouse Gym
Ladies can head out to one of the closely located beauty salons which are not more than 5 minutes away.
- Better Beauty Salon
- Dial A Nail
- BerryCut Beauty Salon
Men can spot Blue Beach Gents Salon, Karizma Gents Salon, Lvenus Star Gents Salon, and Evolve Gents Salon. These are not more than a 7-minute drive away from Fortunato.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents of Fortunato can join Jumeirah Village Circle - Residents and Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) Pet Owners, Jumeirah Village Circle Community, Fortunato, Jumeirah Village Circle – JVC and Fortunato-JVC groups on Facebook to keep pace with the community updates.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Properties in Fortunato are affordable and someone with a modest salary can rent or buy a townhouse, villa or even an apartment in the district. However, there are several projects under construction which may cause minor inconveniences.