ABOUT KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
Khannour Community is part of Al Raha Gardens, a freehold development in Abu Dhabi. This sub-community offers a quiet and secure place for families. This project was developed by Aldar Properties and was completed in 2009.
Khannour Community offers residents all essential amenities such as schools, community centres, health clubs and playground for kids.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Freehold property available
- Features 3 and 4-bedroom townhouses and 3, 4 and 5-bedroom deluxe villas
- Located close to Masjid Shuhada Al Imarat
- Al Raha International School is located at a walking distance
Khannour community offers perfectly designed houses for local and expat families. The houses include a separate room for a maid and a driver, a spacious terrace, sufficient parking spaces and 24-hour security.
Popular points of interest in Khannour Community include:
- Community Centre
- Club House
- Swimming Pool
The location of this sub-community makes it ideal for families wishing to live away from the crowded city.
PROPERTIES IN KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
- Price of a 3-bedroom townhouse can vary between AED 2.1M to AED 2.3M.
- A 4-bedroom house in Khannour Community can cost up to AED 3M
Khannour Community also features 3, 4 and 5-bedroom deluxe villas with floor space ranging between 2,743 sq. ft. and 5,231 sq. ft.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES NEAR KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
Parking is a non-issue in Khannour Community as there are plenty of parking spaces for both residents and visitors.
There are two bus stops near the community. The first option, Shahama Village, is 20 minutes away from Khannour Community. While the second option, Al Nahyan, is 26 minutes away.
The only metro station near Khannour Community is SMA Metro Station, which can be reached in 17 minutes.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
There are several supermarkets near Khannour Community. The closest option is Safa Express Supermarket, which is located at a 7-minute drive away. Other supermarkets near Khannour Community include City Star Hypermarket and International Hypermarket. Both options can be reached within 8 minutes. Another option, LuLu Express in Al Raha Mall, is located 10 minutes away from the sub-community.
MOSQUES NEAR KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
There are several mosques near Khannour Community. The closest option, Al Raha Gardens Mosque 550-metres away from the sub-community. There is also Masjid Jamie Al Malayika, which is favoured by residents for Friday prayers. This mosque is located at a 3-minute drive.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
There are two churches near Khannour Community. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint and Abu Dhabi Assembly of God Church. Both options are 18 minutes away from the community.
BAPS Hindu Mandir, in Abu Mureikhah, is 18 minutes away from the sub-community.
While the New Gurudwara can be reached within a 20-minute drive.
SCHOOLS NEAR KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
There are quite a few educational options near the sub-community.
Nursery options include:
- Sunny Meadow Montessori Nursery
- Treehouse Nursery
- Al Ridwan Kindergarten
- Little Smarties Nursery and Pre-School
Little Smarties Nursery and Pre-School can be reached in 7 minutes. This facility caters to kids from 2 months to 4 years of age. Little Smarties Nursery follows the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum complies with the UK's Children's Act Regulations and the guidelines set by OFSTED in the UK.
Schools near Khannour Community include:
- Al Raha International School
- Al Shohub School
- GEMS American Academy Abu Dhabi
Al Raha International School (located 16 minutes away) is a non-profit foundation, which offers primary, secondary and diploma programs. This school follows the International Baccalaureate curriculum.
Al Shohub School (located 4 minutes away) offers a British style education based upon the National Curriculum of England. This school provides a foundation, primary and secondary education.
Those looking for higher education should consider Khalifa University Masdar City Campus. This university is only 12 minutes away from Khannour Community.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
Hospitals near Khannour Community include:
- Al Noor Hospital, Medical Centre
- ProVita International Medical Centre
- Burjeel Medical Centre – Al Zeina
ProVita International Medical Centre can be reached within 6 minutes. This medical center specialises in in-patient & out-patient rehabilitation, home hemodialysis, long-term care and home health services.
Clinics near Khannour Community include Seha Clinic and Canadian Medical & Rehabilitation Centre. You can also find skin and dental clinics nearby. They include Silkor Laser & Aesthetic Centre, Cosmetic AD and Smilerite Dental Clinic. These facilities can be reached within 5 to 7 minutes.
Khannour Community is located on the eastern end of Al Raha Gardens. It is also close to several residential communities and entertainment destinations.
Residential communities near Khannour Community include:
Entertainment destinations near Khannour Community include:
- Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi
- Warner Bros. World, Abu Dhabi
- Murjan Splash Park
Ferrari World (located 19 minutes away) is a very popular attraction amongst tourists and locals. To the north of the community lies Warner Bros. World, which is an indoor amusement park with rides and cartoon themed shows. On the west side of the community is Murjan Splash Park, a small indoor park that includes a kid’s pools, lazy river and bumper boats.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
There are a few malls near Khannour Community. Al Raha Mall is the closest option and it is located at a 10-minute drive away.
Other Malls near Khannour Community include:
- Khalifa City Mall
- Central Mall
- My City Centre Masdar
Central Mall (9 minutes away) is a small shopping centre, which offers a wide range of options from clothes to daily groceries.
My City Centre is located in Masdar City, is 11 minutes away. This mall includes a small amusement park, food court, Magic Planet and multiple local and international retail shops.
RESTAURANTS NEAR KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
Restaurants near Khannour Community include:
- Jones The Grocer
- 1868 Restaurant, Café and Gallery
- Caesars Restaurant and Confectionaries
1868 Restaurant, Café and Gallery, as the name suggests is an all-in-one establishment that specialises in European cuisine. This establishment is also the perfect place to hold personal or professional events.
Eating options also include Espression Lavazza (7 minutes away), an Italian coffeehouse that serves coffee, drinks, smoothies and light snacks. Residents can also visit Crepe Delicious (4 minutes away) to enjoy amazing desserts.
BEACHES NEAR KHANNOUR COMMUNITY
Popular beaches near Khannour Community include Yas Beach, Al Bateen Beach and Abu Dhabi Beach. These beaches can be reached within 14 to 25 minutes. Yas Beach, with its white sand, clear water and natural mangrove, is one of the most beautiful beaches in the city. Families can go for a swim in the clear waters of Al Bateen Beach or opt to kayak and jet ski. Abu Dhabi Beach is a well-maintained beach with posted sentries, who guard and guide families whenever needed.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks include:
- Al Maqta’a Tower
- The Great Ghaf Tree on a Hill
- Abu Dhabi Golf Club
Al Maqta’a Tower (16 minutes away) is a famous landmark, which was built in the early 19th century to protect Abu Dhabi when it was just a small fishing village. This landmark is situated between Maqta’a Bridge and Sheikh Zayed Bridge.
The Great Ghaf Tree on a Hill (23 minutes away) is a popular landmark. It is a symbol of tolerance and holds great cultural and traditional importance for the local community.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club (14 minutes away) is a high-end desert golf club with 27 championship holes and multiple dining options.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Nearby facilities include:
- Yas Tennis Courts
- Al Maqta Park
- Al Raha Gardens Plaza Gym
Khannour Community has several green outdoor spaces, where families can go for a walk. There is also a free tennis court in Yas Island, located 16 minutes away from the community. Al Maqta Park can be reached within 3 minutes by foot. Al Raha Gardens Plaza Gym is a great place to stay fit and it offers separate timing for ladies and gents. This is an exclusive gym for Al Raha residents.
Salons and spas nearby include:
- Bedashing Beauty Lounge in Khalifa City
- Jumasan Beauty Centre
- Nails Magic
Bedashing Beauty Lounge is an award winning facility that offers innovative hair, nails, face and body treatments. These facilities offer essential beauty treatments and can be reached within 8 to 14 minutes.
Al Raha Gardens is known for its community environment. The parent community celebrates several events such as Chinese New Year, Halloween, Earth Hour, Christmas, etc.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Those looking to keep in touch with their fellow community members can join the parent community Facebook group called AL Raha Gardens Community. It is a closed group for residents of Al Raha Gardens.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Khannour Community is a well-planned sub-community and a great place to live for families. The only downside is the lack of public transportation within the community. However, there are a few options in neighbouring communities.
- Located close to Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Road (E10)
- Al Raha Mall is at a short 10-minute drive away
- Abu Dhabi International Airport is at a 28-minute drive