ABOUT GREEN COMMUNITY
Covering an area of 67 hectares, Green Community is one of the best residential options in the city. As the name suggests, the district has many parks and gardens that add to the beauty of the gated community in Dubai Investments Park (DIP). The area is developed by Properties Investment LLC, a joint venture between Dubai Investments PJSC and Union Properties PJSC.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A secure gated community
- 135 km away from Abu Dhabi
- The area offers an assortment of villas, townhouses and apartments
- Considered perfect for families
- Properties are available on a leasehold basis
Green Community is a part of Dubai Investment Park and is one of the most well-planned gated districts of Dubai. It is considered an idyllic place for families as the area offers all the basic facilities and amenities for a comfortable lifestyle. It is easier to travel to central Dubai from here and Abu Dhabi is also not too far away. The area has well-maintained gardens and large spaces dedicated solely to greenery.
The community was built in multiple phases and the whole area is split into two sub-communities, namely Green Community East and Green Community West.
PROPERTIES IN GREEN COMMUNITY
Green Community is a residential and commercial area developed by Union Properties and Dubai Investments. Defined by landscaped gardens and traffic-free streets, it is a welcoming family-friendly area. Green Community is divided into two sub-communities, Green Community East and Green Community West. There is a wide variety of options when it comes to renting or owning property. One could find a number of villas, townhouses, apartments, shops, and offices available for sale and for rent. Although there are numerous options, the most popular are apartments among singles and small families. Villas and townhouses are generally preferred by large families
Apartments in Green Community are made up of studios and 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units. The studio apartments are built on a covered area of almost 490 sq. ft. and the apartments are well-lit and well-ventilated. The flats are further beautified by double-glazed glass windows and a balcony or terrace that provides scenic views of the community. Rent of a studio apartment ranges from AED 38k to AED 45k per annum whereas the sale price of studio apartments is around AED 440k to AED 525k.
A 3-bedroom apartment in Green Community has a large garden which can be accessed from the open living room. Other spaces in these flats include a separate dining room, a guest powder room, utility room and a separate room for the house help. The bedrooms come with en-suite bathrooms and built-in storage. The rental trend for a 3 bedroom apartment in Green Community lies between AED 130k to AED 175k, yearly. In case you’re looking to buy a 3-bedroom apartment, it will cost you anywhere between AED 1.8M to AED 2.45M.
Other than apartments, there is a variety of deluxe villas and townhouses offering spacious living areas, large gardens and a peaceful environment. Villas are available in 3-bed to 5-bed configurations. All houses have a maid’s room, study room and storage area as well. The rent for a 5-bedroom villa in Green Community will range from AED 185k to AED 320k while the sale price of a 5-bedroom villa fluctuates from AED 2.85M to AED 4.5M.
Other than villas and apartments, the area also has quite a few townhouses for rent and for sale. Townhouses also come with the same conveniences and facilities as villas. Townhouses in Green Community which are available for rent will cost AED 145k to AED 225k, on the other hand, the sale price of townhouses lies between AED 2.4M to AED 3.6M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN GREEN COMMUNITY
Green Community lies close to the Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road (E311) highway which makes it easier for residents to travel to other areas of Dubai. Danube and Energy are the closest metro stations, at a distance of 6km from the residential area. There are also a few feeder buses that service the DIP area roughly 5 to 10 minutes from Green Community.
Green Community has quite a few parking spaces. The area is not solely a residential area, and there are plenty of shops, offices and other commercial properties. There is reserved parking space for residents in buildings while the villas have covered parking for two vehicles.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Green Community is a quiet neighbourhood which provides a communal lifestyle to its inhabitants. Almost all amenities are within arm’s reach.
SUPERMARKETS IN GREEN COMMUNITY
There are many small marts and supermarkets in Green Community that provide a range of products throughout the district to residents. Choithrams supermarket is a well-known name Dubai, it has a branch directly in Green Community. A few other supermarkets in Green Community include Al Maya Supermarket, Park n Shop supermarket and Afsha Mini Mart.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES & MOSQUES IN GREEN COMMUNITY
There is no church within the vicinity but there are few churches in the neighbouring areas which are easy to reach. The nearest church is Dubai Evangelical Church Centre near Al Furjan. Another one, The Metropolitan Mark Chords is at a distance of 16-minutes, close to Discovery Gardens.
There are few gurdwaras and temples in the connecting areas. Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara is 15 minutes away in Jebel Ali for those following the Sikh faith. Hindu residents should expect to reach the Krishna Temple and Shiva Temple in Bur Dubai in around 40 minutes.
Dubai Investment Park has plenty of mosques. Al Taqwa Masjid is situated close to Green Community at a drive of 5 minutes. Zulekha Al Homidi Mosque is another mosque close by, reachable within a 6-minute drive.
SCHOOLS IN GREEN COMMUNITY
Green Community is one such area with a number of schools that follow different curriculums. For kids of pre-primary age, there is Kinderville Nursery and Chubby Cheeks Nursery.
There are many schools in Green Community including The International School of Choueifat which follows the SABIS curriculum, Dovecote Green Primary School offering the British curriculum and British Columbia Canadian School offering the Canadian curriculum. Other schools include Bright Riders School which follows the Indian curriculum, Greenfield Community School which offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) syllabus and Al Nibras International Private School which follows the American curriculum.
Higher education options include the University of Balamand which is located directly in DIP. Other notable options are found in Dubai Knowledge Park, 20 minutes away. Knowledge Park houses many universities, institutes and educational centres.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN GREEN COMMUNITY
There are a few hospitals and clinics in Green Community for healthcare concerns of residents. NMC Royal Hospital and GMC Clinics Green Community are both closely located. Mediclinic Meadows can also be reached within 15 minutes as it is in the neighbouring Meadows community.
Green Community is a part of Dubai Investment Park. Being on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road gives residents quick access to other emirates of the UAE. Other neighbouring areas include Jumeirah Golf Estates, Jebel Ali and Dubai Production City.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN GREEN COMMUNITY
For retail shopping needs, residents can find Ibn Battuta Shopping Mall at an 18-minute drive. Just 2 minutes ahead, at a 20-minute distance is Dubai Marina Mall which is another mall filled with many retail and dining establishments.
RESTAURANTS IN GREEN COMMUNITY
Popular restaurants in Green Community include Shakespeare & Co, Paris Way Restaurant, Sarhad Darbar Restaurant and The Green Fridge. Fast food outlets include Doner & Gyros, McDonald’s, Wendy’s and more.
The Courtyard by Mariott, Green Community offers many nightlife options for residents. Mr Toad’s Pub and Kitchen, Freddy’s Resto and Cafe and Neighbourhood are well-known bars and licensed lounges in the hotel.
BEACHES NEAR GREEN COMMUNITY
The United Arab Emirates is known for its coastal views. As far as Green Community is concerned, it is an 18 km drive from the world-renowned Jumeirah Beach. Other beaches such as Al Sufouh Beach and Marina Beach are 20 minutes away.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
A popular location that residents of Green Community can visit is Courtyard by Marriott Dubai. It is a short drive away from Dubai Sports City that has several recreational options such as swimming, martial arts training and gymnastics. For people who like golf, Jumeirah Golf Estate is 20 minutes away and the Trump International Golf Course is even closer at an 18-minute drive.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Not only do the villas and residential buildings have swimming pools, Jacuzzi and a gym, but there are other facilities in the area too. For kids, there are parks such as Green Community East Swing Park and Ewan Child Park.
Residents will find greenery everywhere in the community as that is what the area is famous for. The jogging tracks and cycling tracks are surrounded by well-maintained gardens and trees.
Residents do not have to commute to other areas if they wish to work out as there are many gyms nearby. Vibe Fitness, Fit 4 Life Gym and Atlas Power Gym are some popular gyms. Fitness First is one of the most well-equipped communal gyms in the area.
Nearby salon and beauty centres include Hair Lounge Ladies Salon, La Marquise Beauty Salon, NBAR Nail Spa & Salon and White Feather Beauty Salon.
Some events were held in Dubai Investment Park, where Green Community is located, such as The Christmas Black Tie Ball. It was a festive family event and the amount collected from the tickets was donated to the Dubai Autism Centre.
Residents looking to socialize with other community members can join the Green Community, DIP, Dubai Facebook group.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Green Community is a good choice for people looking to live in a suburban family-oriented area of Dubai. However, relying on public transport can be a hassle. Currently, there are no bus stops or metro station in or near the premises.