- Buying Property
- Getting around
- Nurseries and Schools
- Malls and Restaurants
- Leisure activities
- Things to consider
ABOUT LA AVENIDA
La Avenida is a villa-based sub-community of Arabian Ranches. It is further subdivided into La Avenida 1 and 2. This project is developed by Emaar Properties. This sub-community has been designed for families who desire to live in spacious and luxurious villas. What makes La Avenida unique is that this sub-community has its own Retail Centre, Medical Clinics, Police Station, Golf Course and Equestrian Club.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Freehold development
- Clean and scenic surroundings
- Easy access to essential amenities
- Less dense and quiet neighbourhood
- Spacious villas perfect for large families
- Located in the heart of Arabian Ranches
- Family-focused gated community by Emaar Properties
Residents are given access to several amenities focused on improving living standards.
Popular points of interest in La Avenida include:
- Community Tennis Courts
- Communal Swimming Pools
- Skate Parks
- Basketball Courts
- Dedicated Children’s Playground
There are also several tracks for people who enjoy taking a stroll or jogging.
PROPERTIES IN LA AVENIDA
Properties in La Avenida include 4, 5 and 6-bedroom villas, with square footage ranging between 4,000 sq. ft. and 6,000 sq. ft. The villas are built over two floors and are available in multiple configurations. The ground floor mainly comprises a sizeable living room, a dining and breakfast area, a fully-functional kitchen and a guest bedroom. The first floor mainly has ensuite bedrooms with a built-in wardrobe along with an additional family and living area in some of the layouts. The villas also have open spaces for gardening and outdoor seating areas with patios.
All villas come with central cooling and heating. Some may also come fully furnished with high-end furniture. There are some units that offer a separate maid’s room. Other amenities include access to a dedicated BBQ area and a laundry room.
Sales Trends in La Avenida
Those interested in buying villas in La Avenida can expect the following price trends.
- A 4-bed villa for sale in La Avenida can cost up to AED 8.2M
- Those interested in buying a 5-bed La Avenida villa can expect the prices to vary between AED 8.4M and 9M
- The price of a 6-bed villa in La Avenida can go up to AED 15M
LA AVENIDA FLOOR PLANS
Those looking for La Avenida floor plans can browse through the 2D and 3D floor plans available on Bayut.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN LA AVENIDA
Residents don’t have to worry about parking in La Avenida as all villas come with a garage or some form of covered parking space. Visitors looking for parking near La Avenida will find plenty of space available on the street sides.
Public Transportation Near La Avenida
La Avenida is well linked with major roads across Dubai. In fact, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311), which is a major freeway, runs across its northern border. While Sheikh Hamdan Bin Nahyan Street (D54) links with this community through its southern border.
Residents relying on Dubai’s public transportation near La Avenida can find multiple RTA bus stops within an 8-minute walking distance including Arabian Ranches, Retail Centre bus stop and Arabian Ranches, JESS School bus stop.
Metro stations near La Avenida include the Mall of the Emirates Metro Station. Residents can take the RTA bus to this metro station, which will take around 20-minutes to reach.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR LA AVENIDA
One of the closest supermarkets near La Avenida (about 3-minutes away via car) is Carrefour which is located inside Arabian Ranches Retail Centre. Not only can residents procure fresh produce such as fruits, vegetables and bread, but they can select from a variety of consumer goods. Other supermarkets that can be reached in under 10-minutes include West Zone Fresh Supermarket, Spinneys Motorcity and Fresh Choice Minimart.
MOSQUES NEAR LA AVENIDA
Mosques near La Avenida include Masjid Rahman or as it has also known as Masjid Arabian Ranches, which is located at a distance of just 3-minutes. This is a considerable large mosque with an outdoor prayer area. Masjid Rahman can accommodate a few hundred worshipers during Friday prayers.
Other nearby mosques include Masjid Salam/Al Salam Mosque (10-minutes away), Al Shaquor Masjid/Arabian Ranches 2 mosque (10-minutes away) and Global Village Mosque (11-minutes away.)
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR LA AVENIDA
Emirates Baptist Church International (EBCI) is one of the few churches near La Avenida located at a distance of 24-minutes. Other nearby churches include Dubai Evangelical Church Centre and Christ Church Jebel Ali which can be reached within 21-minutes.
There are a few Hindu temples near La Avenida. They include Shiva Temple and ShrinathJi Temple. Both are located next to each other in Bur Dubai and are 33-minutes away from the sub-community. A newly constructed Grand Hindu temple in Jebel Ali is a more convenient option as it takes just about 20-minutes to reach there.
Guru Nanak Darbar is a Sikh Gurdwara 22 minutes away. Buddhists living in the area can go to Lankaramaya Temple and Mahamevnama Buddhist Temple.
SCHOOLS NEAR LA AVENIDA
Nurseries near La Avenida include:
- Raffles Nursery Arabian Ranches 1
- Step By Step Nursery and Pre-school
- Building Blocks Nursery and Child Enrichment Centre
Step by Step Nursery and Pre-school follows two key curricula; The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and The Reggio Emilia Approach. This, added to their language programme, helps boost the personal, social and emotional development of children.
Schools near La Avenida include:
- Ranches Primary School
- GEMS Metropole School
- Safa Community School
Ranches Primary School is just 11-minutes away from the sub-community. This school follows the UK national curriculum and is most popular with British expats living nearby. GEMS Metropole School is 11-minutes away and is one of several hundred GEMS branches spread across the Emirates. It too follows the UK national curriculum. Safa Community School is a bit further, at a distance of 15-minutes. Apart from offering educational content through UK national curriculum standards, this school also focuses on a sports curriculum.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR LA AVENIDA
Medical facilities near La Avenida include:
- Mediclinic Arabian Ranches
- Aster Clinic, Arabian Ranches
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
- Dubai London Clinic and Speciality Hospital
- Aster Hospital Mankhool
There are several clinics near La Avenida. Mediclinic Arabian Ranches is just 4-minutes away and it is the closest medical facility to the sub-community. This clinic is part of Spire Healthcare, which is a UK-based healthcare organization running over 37 hospitals. Aster Clinic is a bit further away at a distance of 10-minutes.
There are a few well-equipped hospitals near La Avenida. Mediclinic Parkview Hospital is located 15-minutes away from the sub-community. This hospital also includes a trauma centre and specialises in OPD, OB/GYN, paediatrics, NICU, weight reduction program and sports medicine. Other options include Dubai London Clinic and Speciality Hospital (located 28-minutes away) and Aster Hospital Mankhool (located 27-minutes away.)
- Al Barsha South
- City of Arabia
- Dubai Motor City
- Jumeirah Village Circle
- Jumeirah Golf Estates
- Arabian Ranches 2
To the north of the community lies Al Barsha South. This is a mixed-use community consisting of business centres and residential districts. To the east is the City of Arabia, which district with residential units and entertainment complexes. Heading west, one will find the community of Dubai Motor City. Bordering west of Dubai Motor City lies the community of Jumeirah Golf Estates. To the south lies the community of Dubai Lifestyle City and just west of the border is Arabian Ranches 2. Heading northwest, there is Jumeirah Village Circle which is an upscale residential neighbourhood.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR LA AVENIDA
Most popular malls near La Avenida include:
- The Ranches Souk
- Cityland Mall
- My City Centre Al Barsha
Malls near La Avenida include The Ranches Souk at a distance of only 11-minutes. This is a two-storey mall and consists of over 35 retail outlets. It is located in Arabian Ranches 2. Cityland Mall is almost 7-minutes away. One of its kind, Cityland Mall is a 1.2M sq. ft. retail space with over 350 shops and a nature-inspired central garden. More than 75 restaurants and cafes overlook the stunning green space and about a dozen cinema screens make this mall one of the best shopping and entertainment destinations in the emirate of Dubai. My City Centre Al Barsha is located at a 14-minute drive and it is a popular mall among residents of Al Barsha.
Popular stores in The Ranches Souk include:
- Magic Planet
- Pet’s Delight
- Sun & Sand Sports
- Early Learning Centre (ELC)
Magic Planet is an indoor theme park where kids can enjoy several arcade games. Pet’s Delight is a pet shop that carries several brands of pet food and toys. Residents can visit Sun & Sand Sports for sports accessories. This store also provides equipment for water-based sports. ELC store carries toys that are designed to enhance the kinaesthetic and mental abilities of toddlers.
RESTAURANTS NEAR LA AVENIDA
Restaurants near La Avenida include:
- Al Arrab Restaurant
- Maison Mathis Arabian Ranches
- Ranches Restaurant
Al Arrab Restaurant is a casual dining restaurant that is just an 18-minute drive from the sub-community. Here, residents can enjoy traditional Arabic food such as hummus, shawarma and Arabic salads. There is also a shisha section for those who enjoy smoking hookah.
Ranches Restaurant is a licensed facility with a comprehensive bar menu, appetizers options include grilled prawn salad and gambas al ajillo. Maison Mathis Arabian Ranches is also quite close. The licensed facility can be reached within 5-minutes. One can enjoy a selection of various alcoholic beverages along with a menu made up of contemporary cuisines such as pizzas and steaks.
Restaurant options inside The Ranches Souk include:
- Caribou Coffee
- Chez Sushi
Residents looking for a quick caffeine fix can visit Caribou Coffee where they can indulge in premium coffee blends and freshly baked pastries.
Casual dining options include Carluccio’s, which is a popular chain that serves authentic Italian food. Dishes such as pasta and pizzas are most popular here. One can find freshly prepared sashimi and California rolls at Chez Sushi. Leila is a popular Lebanese casual dining establishment. It is most frequented by those who love traditional Arab wraps such as shawarmas.
Fast food options include McDonald’s, which is one of the largest U.S.-based fast food restaurants serving burgers, shakes, ice cream and fruit pies.
BEACHES NEAR LA AVENIDA
Beaches near La Avenida include Jumeirah Beach, which can be reached in 27-minutes. This is one of the most popular beaches in Dubai. It is also the most visited by tourists and has several amenities that make the experience of going to the beach truly pleasurable. Visitors can expect to find BBQ stations, a kid’s play area and a park for walking and strolling. Safety measures such as lifeguards and security personnel have been placed throughout the beach to ensure the safety of the visitors. Other beaches nearby include JBR Beach (29-minutes away) and Open Beach (30-minutes away.)
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Nearby Landmarks include:
- Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
- Motiongate Dubai
- Dubai Fountain
For those who want to see the natural and wild side of Dubai, the best place to visit is Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. One can reach this wildlife reserve in just 28-minutes. Movie lovers can visit Motiongate Dubai, a one-of-a-kind, Hollywood-themed amusement park. Dubai Fountain is one of the most impressive fountains shows in the world and is a must-see for any visitor. It is located 25-minutes away from the sub-community.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can stay fit at:
- Mirador Park
- Arabian Ranches Skate Park
- Terranova Community Pool
Parks near La Avenida include Mirador Park (located 6-minutes away.) This park is perfect for residents who enjoy jogging or taking a long stroll. This park has a small pond and gazebos where residents can have a casual picnic. Arabian Ranches Skate Park is a popular place for biking and skating as it has several ramps. One can reach this Skate Park in 6-minutes. Residents can also cool off in the Terranova Community Pool (located 9-minutes away) during the summer months.
Gyms near La Avenida include Fitness First Arabian Ranches, which can be reached in 14-minutes. This is a fully equipped gym with personal trainers ready to assist residents in getting a proper workout. Other nearby gyms include Optimal Fitness & Therapy, which is at a distance of 10-minutes.
Salons and spas nearby include:
- Marquee Hair Salon – Arabian Ranches
- Ksenses World Ladies Salon
Marquee Hair Salon – Arabian Ranches is just 4-minutes away. Ksenses World Ladies Salon is a little further away at a distance of 12-minutes. This salon offers a comprehensive list of beauty treatments for hair, skin and nails.
Residents of La Avenida are encouraged to participate in events organized by the greater Arabian Ranches community. Events that regularly take place include Halloween celebrations that are held every October 25th. There are two community events that take place every year in November. The first one is the Festival of Lights. During this event, the whole community is decorated with LED lights to put on a spectacular show. Formal events are held on November 29th to celebrate the U.A.E. National Day.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
There is no social media presence for the La Avenida sub-community. Residents are encouraged to join the Facebook group for greater Arabian Ranches by searching for the term Arabian Ranches Community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
This sub-community is ideal for families looking to reside in villas that come with over 4-bedrooms. Although there are virtually no rental villas in this community, there is the option to buy a villa of your own. One can also get a mortgage loan to acquire a home in this sub-community.
- Downtown Dubai is 23 minutes away heading northeast
- An 18-minute drive from Jumeirah Golf Estates
- 26-minutes away from Dubai International Airport heading northeast
- Jebel Ali is 28-minutes away heading northwest