ABOUT JUMEIRAH PARK
Stretching over 370 hectares of landmass, Jumeirah Park is an exclusively built residential community with over 2,000 villas for rent or sale purposes. It is strategically positioned right behind Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) while bordering the communities of Jumeirah Islands and The Meadows. This residential space is surrounded by eco-friendly parks and green spaces and is a proud real estate development of Nakheel Properties. Jumeirah Park has secured its place in the most popular areas of Dubai for renting villas in 2018.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located in the centre of new Dubai, is a popular freehold district.
- Considered and proven to be a family-friendly community.
- A villa only area in Dubai.
- Close to Discovery Gardens, Jumeirah Islands and the Emirates Living communities.
- Sheikh Zayed Road (E11) and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) are 5 minutes away.
Jumeirah Park is a project conceptualized and built by master developer Nakheel Properties. Launched in 2006 and completed in 2013, it is counted as one of the largest villa-only communities. It is linked on the map with Jumeirah Lake Towers, The Meadows and Jumeirah Village Triangle. The community is almost completely developed except for a few vacant residential plots. The neighbourhood is laced with jogging/bicycle tracks, children's play areas, green parks, gyms, a community clubhouse and sports courts.
PROPERTIES IN JUMEIRAH PARK
Jumeirah Park is a villa only district, this means that each villa is detached and lies on its own land. As it is a villa only community there are no attached villas or townhouses found in the area. With eight districts and over 2,000 deluxe standalone villas, this locality is expected to be home to a population of 10,000 residents.
There are four types of villas in this area, which are named as Legacy, Regional, Legacy Nova and Heritage. The properties in Jumeirah Park are built with the notion to utilize the space provided to the maximum. All four types showcase four distinct styles based on which all the villas are designed. Heritage offers French and European elements while The Legacy villas have tiled roofs and terraces with European elements. The Regional units have a hint of traditional Arabic architecture. The Legacy Nova villas focus on an airier and spacious feel for the homes. You will find that the large windows, skylights and expansive roof terraces try to add as much natural light to the properties.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN JUMEIRAH PARK
Parking is an issue for people living in Dubai in certain districts, especially for those with more than one vehicle. For residents of Jumeirah Park, this is no issue. Jumeirah Park is among the communities whose residences provide parking space for multiple vehicles. Minimum two cars can easily be parked in the portico of the villas.
It is ideal to live in a place like Jumeirah Park as it comes with the ease of commuting to other areas of Dubai. It lies close to the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) which extends throughout the emirate of Dubai. Mohammed Bin Zayed Road can be accessed from Gam Al Sabkha Street (D59), this is easier to those living in the villas towards the south of the community, whereas those residing in the north can directly access First Al Khail Street (E44).
For public transport users, the nearest metro station is the DMCC station that connects users to the Dubai Tram which services more areas such as Knowledge Village, JBR and Al Sufouh. The closest RTA bus route is F31 which has a bus stop near the Meadows 6 about a 7-minute drive away.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTH CARE
SUPERMARKETS IN JUMEIRAH PARK
The residents of Jumeirah Park can find supermarkets such as Spinneys, Park n Shop and Choitrams in close proximity to the neighbourhood. The nearest supermarket is Carrefour Market which is there in the neighbouring residential community of Discovery Gardens. There is also a much larger Carrefour Hypermarket in the Ibn Battuta Mall which is also located close to the Discovery Gardens area.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES NEAR JUMEIRAH PARK
The residents of Jumeirah Park belong to different cultures and follow different religions. To make it a perfect place for people of different beliefs, churches, temples and mosques are either situated within the premises or they are within a reachable distance from the community. United Christian Church of Dubai is 13 minutes away from Jumeirah Park. Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara is also at a 12 minutes’ drive while Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Yaba is not farther than a 15-minute drive.
Masjid Bani Hashim is built on First Al Khail Street and it takes 5 minutes to reach there by car. Masjid Abdullah Ali Al-Chaafar and Nakheel Mosque are also near as they are situated in Discovery Gardens which is the neighbouring residential area.
SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES NEAR JUMEIRAH PARK
As stated earlier, Jumeirah Park is a family-oriented community where people can find education centres within the community. For primary and secondary schoolers, Dubai British School is right around the corner, it follows the British curriculum and is modelled as per GCSE, IGCSE, AS and A-levels examinations while Taaleem British School is just across it. For preschool going kids, Marina Village Nursery and Toddler Town British Nursery JBR lie in the closer residential areas. For people that are looking for universities within the area can find Keystroke University very close to the schools mentioned above.
HOSPITALS AND CLINICS NEAR JUMEIRAH PARK
COMMUNITIES IN JUMEIRAH PARK
There are eight districts or villa enclaves in the gated community of Jumeirah Park with villas for rent and sale. All the districts benefit from different detached villas with a number of bedrooms.
5-bedroom villas are mostly available in two styles; Regional and Legacy. They are in District 1 and 2 only and all of them are equipped with a pre-built swimming pool. The rent for 5-bedroom villas ranges between AED 245k to AED 280k while the sale price fluctuates between AED 3.2M to AED 7.3M. The standard type 4-bedroom villas are built up covering 4,335 sq.ft. of the area and come under district 3,4, and 8. The rental trends for 4-bedroom villas lie between AED 170k to AED 290k and the sale price ranges between 2.9M to AED 6.5M.
If you are looking for 3-bedroom villas, they are situated in district 5,6,7 and 8 and in the distinct styles of Legacy, Regional and Heritage. The rent for 3-bedroom villas ranges from AED 155k to AED 240k while the sale price lies between AED 2.7M and AED 5M
The highly popular if not the most popular style of villas are the Legacy Nova residences. As the newest development in the area, it is currently still under construction, when completed it will be the sole villa style in District 9. These houses cover an area of 4,100 sq. ft. Since the demand for this newer development was quite high, the Legacy Nova villas were sold within days.
It is a neighbouring area of Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) and Discovery Gardens. On one side there is Jumeirah Island and on the other side of Jumeirah Park is the Discovery Gardens community. Unlike Jumeirah Park, JLT has only apartments available for sale and rent. Same is the case with Discover Gardens. Jumeirah Island, however, is a community which is very similar to Jumeirah Park with only villas available for residential purposes.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Malls in Jumeirah Park
Shopping malls are reflected as a place where all kind of activities can be enjoyed by the whole family. Especially as the malls in Dubai are family friendly. Most malls feature luxury and high-street international brands, shopping festivals and other recreational amenities such as a cinema, kids' play areas and numerous dining options.
The Pavilion is a small community mall located directly in Jumeirah Park. It has a few fast food and casual dining restaurants and a number of retail shops. Otherwise, the malls closest to Jumeirah Park are Dubai Marina Mall, Mall of the Emirates and Ibn Battuta Mall. All these malls are not more than 15 minutes away.
In addition to all these malls, Al Khail Avenue is a bustling retail and entertainment destination being built by Nakheel. It acquires a massive area of 2 million sq.ft and is supposed to have 350 stores, a multi-screen cinema, cafes and a multi-storey car park for over 4,400 vehicles. It will also cater to the needs of guests as there will be a hotel directly be connected to the mall.
Al Khail Avenue will surely be an ideal entertainment destination for residents of Jumeirah Park, Jumeirah Village Triangle, Discovery Gardens and Meadows.
Restaurants near Jumeirah Park
For foodies and those that enjoy trying different cuisines will be pleased to visit the many restaurants nearby. The nearest locality with many restaurants is Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR). It is a famous tourist attraction that has many eateries, there are fast food outlets like KFC and Pizza Hut. Popular standalone restaurants include The Cheesecake Factory, Eggspectation, Catch 22 and many more. Other nearby restaurants in JVC and JLT include that are resident favourites include Farsi Restaurant, Tokyo Noodle Bar, Nineteen, Nando’s and Le Pirate Restaurant among many others.
When looked around for bars, the residents of Jumeirah Park can find Hearley’s Bar and Terrace, Amsterdam Hub, Amarillo Tapastry Bar, Buddha Bar and Ginter Bar closeby.
BEACHES NEAR JUMEIRAH PARK
Dubai is famous for its sandy dunes and beaches. Millions of tourists arrive in Dubai exclusively for its beautiful seashores. Jumeirah Park enjoys a prime location as there are multiple beaches very close to it. Cove Beach which is a private beach is hardly a 15-minute drive away. Entry costs AED 100 for adults and children over the age of 12 to enter Cove Beach and AED 150 to reserve a sunbed. Another beach that requires an entry ticket is Aquaventure Beach. It is part of the waterpark located within Atlantis the Palm.
Free public beaches nearby include the Al Sufouh Beach, it is roughly 13 minutes away. It is also known as 'the secret beach' due to it being tucked away between the Burj Al Arab and Palm Jumeirah.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Jumeirah Park has an array of outdoor activities and amenities related to fitness, recreation and beauty. There is a community centre within the area. There is a jogging and cycling trail that courses along the community park and the gyms are also equipped with different facilities. For sports lovers, there is a tennis court in the community clubhouse as well. The swimming pool can also be utilized by residents of Jumeirah Park.
This area of Dubai is also going to be home to a new fitness, leisure and health hub that will feature an actual Olympic sized pool covering 16,000 sq.ft. and includes a giant gym and spa. The new clubhouse is supposed to provide first-class sports facilities and will be focussed to become the best outdoor activity centre for the residents of Jumeirah Park.
The developers, Nakheel host a series of free public events every year. The events that are held on every year on the National Day of the UAE and it is based on promoting the Emirati culture through dance shows, falcon displays and henna art. These events are specially designed for kids and have activities for them that include magic shows, camel and pony rides and art and craft competitions for kids.
There are quite a few Facebook groups for residents to join. There is a ladies only group called Jumeirah Park Ladies, which is an inclusive group that organizes ladies only meetups. Those leading an active lifestyle can join the Jumeirah Park Cycling Club, a cycling club for riders of all levels. Otherwise, for general community-related information residents can join the Jumeirah Park group on Facebook.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Jumeirah Park is solely a residential area with many desirable amenities and facilities. While residents can enjoy peaceful community life, they will have to look around and move to other neighbouring areas to visit malls, restaurants and beaches as there are no such entertainment options within the community.
- Jumeirah Park is strategically built near Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) which makes it closely connected to other major areas of Dubai with no traffic surge
- For visiting malls, restaurants, beaches and well-known health centres, the best option is to hop a car or taxi
- The nearest metro station is Jumeirah Lake Towers Station which is at 8 minutes’ drive from Jumeirah Park
- It is known as one of the best freehold zones that is a family friendly well-integrated community