A desert-themed villa community, Hattan is a luxurious development on the outskirts of Dubai that features 4 and 5-bed villas. It is a part of Arabian Ranches. A development of Emaar, its construction started in 2005 and completed in 2008. Hattan boasts 88 sumptuous villas with premium living and recreational amenities.
IN A NUTSHELL
- An upscale villa enclave in Arabian Ranches
- Features 4 and 5-bedroom villas
- Some houses are upgraded with additional features
- Residential units overlook the golf course
- Boasts 88 deluxe villas
- Very close to Motor City and Dubai Studio City
Hattan is a gated community that provides a family-oriented and healthy atmosphere for its residents.
Popular points of interests in Hattan are:
- A private swimming pool
- Private gardens
Some of the villas in Hattan are fully upgraded and the plot size for these units exceeds 13,000 sq. ft. These have separate outside family sitting areas with a backdrop of the rejuvenating pool and lush greenery.
PROPERTIES IN HATTAN
Properties in Hattan are made up of opulent 4 and 5-bedroom villas. Boasting a traditional Arabic architecture, the built-up area of these villas ranges 5,443 sq. ft. to 7,230 sq. ft. However, a lot of these villas have been internally modified.
- The sale price of villas in Hattan starts at AED 4.7M
- 6-bedroom villas in Hattan can cost you anywhere between AED 6.5M and AED 10M
Some of these houses come with a maid’s room and a driver’s room. The interiors of the houses are meticulously crafted. Typically the layout consists of two or more balconies, a pantry, walk-in closets, separate living room, dining hall, family room and study room.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN HATTAN
Each villa features two parking spaces for vehicles. There are plenty of empty spaces on the nearby streets where visitors can park their cars.
Public transportation in Hattan includes bus services and taxis. There is a bus stop right in front of the community. You can also order digital taxis; Uber, Careem or RTA taxi service. The closest metro station is the First Abu Dhabi Bank, a 10-minute drive from the community. Although, if you are living in Hattan, it is recommended to use private transportation for commuting.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR HATTAN
As for supermarkets near Hattan, you can find a Carrefour near Arabian Ranches Mosque, 10 minutes drive away. Blue Mart and Spar Express Glitz 1 can also be accessed after driving for five minutes. Fresh Choice Minimart can also be found and is located 7 minutes away via car. You can also visit the ZOOM mart in the ENOC petrol pump just outside the Al Reem 3 sub-community.
MOSQUES NEAR HATTAN
Residents have easy access to both the mosques in Arabian Ranches. Salam Mosque is situated on the border of Palmera community and Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club can be accessed after a 4 minutes drive. A larger mosque near the community is the Al Rahman mosque. It is located 8-minute drive away. Other mosques near Hattan include Al Eman Mosque, Sharbatly Mosque and Al Madina al Mustadama mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR HATTAN
There are many churches near Hattan to fulfil the spiritual needs of Christian residents. Casa de Oración Torre Fuerte is the closest one in Al Barsha South that can be reached after driving for 15 minutes. You can also visit the well-known Emirates Baptist Church in Al Barsha 1, 17-minute drive away. The Gatekeepers Weekday Warehouse is another option. It is located 19 minutes away via car.
Followers of Hindu religion can visit Shiva Temple which situated at a drive of around 30 minutes from Hattan. Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara can also be accessed after driving for 24 minutes.
SCHOOLS NEAR HATTAN
Although the community is located in the outer part of the city, you can still spot one of the top educational institutions nearby.
Nurseries near Hattan are:
- Raffles Nursery
- Jebel Ali Village Nursery
- Blossom Mudon Nursery
- Emirates British Nursery
Schools near Hattan include:
- Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS)
- Ranches Primary School
- GEMS Metropole School
- Jebel Ali School
Rated as ‘outstanding’ by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Jumeirah English Speaking School follows the British curriculum from Foundation Stage 1 (FS1) to Year 11 and International Baccalaureate (IB) for Year 12 and 13. It is located at a drive of 8 minutes.
Also located at a drive of 8 minutes, Ranches Primary School is another great educational institution. It offers UK national curriculum from the foundation stage (FS1 and FS2) up to Year 6. Jebel Ali School in Mudon is another reputable school that takes 10 minutes to reach via car. Following the National Curriculum for England, the school offers excellent educational facilities. The secondary (KS3) students study a broad curriculum which is divided into four categories including core, modern languages, social sciences and creative & physical arts
Those looking for higher education can head to academic city which is 18 minutes away via car. Home to one of the best universities in Dubai, the neighbourhood houses S P Jain School of Global Management, Murdoch University, Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Birla Institute of Technology and Science.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR HATTAN
Medical Facilities near Hattan includes:
- Mediclinic in Retail Centre
- Aster Medical Centre in The Ranches Souk
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
Mediclinic in Retail Centre of Arabian Ranches provides high standards medical services. Located 8 minutes drive away, the healthcare provides services in paediatrics, family medicines, dentistry, dermatology and many more specialities. It operates from 8am-8pm except Fridays. Friday timings are 8am-5pm. The Aster Clinic in The Ranches Souk in Arabian Ranches 2 Community can also be accessed after driving for ten minutes. Chiron Clinic in The Sustainable City is another option that takes 10 minutes to reach.
Hospitals near Hattan include Mediclinic Parkview Hospital in Al Barsha South, 9-minute drive away. There is also a branch of King’s College Hospital in Dubai Hills Estate near MBR site office. It can be reached after driving for 12 minutes.
Hattan is located towards the north-west of the Arabian Ranches. It is close to its other sub-communities including:
- La Collection
- Al Mahra
If you drive towards the further east of the community you will find prominent areas like Academic City and The Villa Community. Boasting over 50 visitor attractions, Dubailand is located at a drive of 15 minutes. From the east, it neighbours Motor City and Dubai Studio City.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR HATTAN
The Retail Centre of Arabian Ranches is a small community centre. It comprises 20 retail outlets. Some popular options among these are:
- Carrefour – a popular hypermarket chain
- Early Learning Centre – educational toy store for children
- Faces – a leading beauty product retailer
You can also find Grand Optics for eyewear and The Custom Shop which is a clothing shop for men. Eezi Clean is a dry cleaning service provider Prime Travel is a travel agency. The African + Eastern sells alcohol (for non-Muslims only)
There is another shopping mall nearby, The Ranches Souk which is part of the Arabian Ranches 2 community. Some of its highlights include:
- Pet’s Delight – pet store
- Sun & Sand Sports – a sportswear brand
These are some small shopping malls near Hattan. However, if you wish to visit a larger mall, you can head to My City Centre in Al Barsha South, a 10-minute drive away or Mall of the Emirates in Al Barsha 3 Community that is 18 minutes away via car. Dubai Marina Mall in Dubai Marina is another popular option that can be reached after driving for 20 minutes.
RESTAURANTS NEAR HATTAN
You can spot several eateries near the community. The Retail Centre houses some well-known dine-in places such as:
- Burger King
- Pizza Hut
- Costa Coffee
- Caribou Coffee
- Al Arab Restaurant
- Shakespeare and Co
The Ranches Souk in Arabian Ranches also features some great options:
- Cold Stone Creamery
- Caribou Coffe
- Chez Sushi
- Bateel Café
- Paul Cafe
Apart from the eateries in shopping malls, you can find several other restaurants near Hattan. Maison Mathis in Arabian Ranches is 10 minutes away via car. The casual restaurant also features an outdoor seating arrangement. It serves sandwiches, pasta, pizza and mussels. Reem Al Bawadi is another notable option in Motor City 7 minutes away via car. It features Lebanese cuisine. Famous for its Lamb Chops and Shish Taouk, the middle-eastern restaurant has items like Lebanese Kafta, Meat Skewers, Reem Al Bawadi Mixed Grill and Falafel Sandwich on its menu. Tomato & Basilico, an Italian restaurant, is also located in Motor City. It can be reached after driving for 8 minutes.
BEACHES NEAR HATTAN
If you are looking for some coastal fun, you will have to drive for around thirty minutes. JBR beach is the closest one. A great spot to spend some quality family time, JBR beach features numerous activities including banana boat rides, surfing and jet skiing. It also has jogging tracks. You can also spot some upmarket restaurants and cafes.
Other beaches near Hattan include Jumeirah Public Beach, a 23-minute drive away and Kite Beach, which takes 25 minutes to reach via car.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks are:
- Arabian Ranches Golf Club
- Dubai Miracle Garden
Arabian Ranches Golf Club is located at a drive of 11 minutes. It boasts an 18-hole golf field, par 72 and a 9-hole floodlit par 3 course too. The club provides world-class training facilities in different disciplines and hosts events. It also offers a few other facilities including a driving range, the Arabian Ranches Golf Club restaurant and hotel.
Boasting over 50 million flowers, Dubai Miracle Garden is the world’s largest natural flower garden that spans around 780,000 sq. ft. Some popular attractions in Dubai Miracle Garden consist of Lost Paradise, Disney Avenue, Cabanas, Emirates A380, Butterfly Passage, Floral Clock, Gazebos, and 3D Floral designs.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Hattan is a luxury development. Villas in Hattan come with manicured landscaping and an expansive swimming pool. There are ample outdoor spaces where residents can enjoy different outdoor activities.
There are many gyms near Hattan. Optimal Fitness in the neighbouring community of Dubai Studio City is located at a drive of four minutes. Fitness First in Arabian Ranches 2 takes 12 minutes to reach via car. Motor City also features a few fitness options including Beaufort Gym, Abbey Crescent 1 and Batheaton Gym. All of these takes fewer than 10 minutes to reach via car.
Salons and Spas nearby are:
- Tips and Toes
- N Style Nail Lounge
- Amber Beauty Salon
Salons near Hattan include Tips and Toes in The Retail Centre, N Style Nail Lounge in The Ranches Souk and Amber Beauty Salon in Dubai Studio City. The White Room Spa in Uptown Motor City and The Nail Spa in Arabian Ranches are some spas near Hattan.
Hattan is a part of Arabian Ranches – A lively community which is known for hosting several events throughout the year. Some popular events held in the neighbourhood include Movie Night, Community Garden Challenge, Chinese New Year, Halloween Party and Festival of Lights.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
To socialize and keep yourself updated regarding the happenings and events in the community you can join the Facebook groups Arabian Ranches Dubai Community and Arabian Ranches.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Hattan is a serene community away from the bustling districts of Dubai. It provides a secure and calm environment for families with top-notch amenities. Although the distance from the major parts of the city is fewer than 30 minutes, it might get a little inconvenient for people who rely on public transport.
- Located Adjacent to Arabian Ranches Golf Club
- 13 minutes drive from Jumeirah Village Circle
- Remraam and Dubai Hills Estate are located at a drive of 15 minutes
- Dubai Investment Park takes 18 minutes to reach
- A 28-minute drive away from Jebel Ali
- Dubai International Airport takes 29 minutes to reach via car