ABOUT LA RIVIERA ESTATES
Located along Al Khail Road, La Riviera Estates is a residential sub-community in District 15 of Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai. The project was launched in 2008 by B&M FZCO and delivered in 2014. La Riviera Estates features townhouses, villas and two low-rise apartment buildings.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Landscaped parks nearby
- Pet-friendly neighbourhood
- Lucrative investment opportunity
- Excellent amenities within easy access
- Variety of residential properties to choose from
Before moving on, let us take an overview of the neighbourhood. As the name implies, the community of JVC offers a modern lifestyle in a village setting. Some highlights of the community include:
- Golf courses
- Landscaped Parks
Not to mention, the sub-community is located close to Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), places known for their leisure options. Overall, La Riviera Estates is a family-friendly sub-community is one of the most popular locations in Dubai.
PROPERTIES IN LA RIVIERA ESTATES
We’ll start by discussing properties in La Riviera Estates. These include two apartment buildings and 26 villas and townhouses. These provide a variety of living spaces ideal for professionals, couples and families alike.
Starting with apartments, one can buy and rent 1 and 2-bedroom units in the sub-community.
- Rental prices for apartments range from AED 45k to AED 70k per year
- One can also a buy an apartment for up to AED 8.3M
Covered areas for 1-bedroom flats range from approximately 600 to 900 sq. ft. These include one-bedroom and a bathroom. There may be a guest washroom in some units as well.
- Rental prices for 1-bed apartments range from AED 45k to AED 50k per year
- One can buy a 1-bedroom unit for up to AED 600k
Moving on, 2-bedroom units are obviously more spacious, with covered areas going up to 1,350 sq. ft. These comprise two bedrooms and bathrooms, plus a guest bathroom in some units.
- Rental prices for 2-bedroom flats go up to AED 75k per year
- One can also buy a 2-bedroom for up to AED 1.15M
In terms of facilities, residents get balcony and terrace access, along with a common gym and swimming pool, as well as 24/7 security.
Apart from apartment buildings, one can also opt for 4-bedroom villas and townhouses in the sub-community. These have an average covered area of 4,000 sq. ft.
- One can buy a 4-bedroom villa for up to AED 2M
- Sales prices for 4-bedroom townhouses from AED 1.6M
- Rental prices for townhouses start from AED 110k per year
These homes include four bedrooms, up to six bathrooms and a maid’s room. There’s a spacious living area as well. Finally, the outdoor space comprises a private garden and covered parking. In addition, residents also get rooftop access.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN LA RIVIERA ESTATES
When it comes to public transportation in La Riviera Estates, options for residents include bus and taxi services. While there is no metro station in JVC as yet (though this will change soon), one can take a bus ride to reach the Mall of Emirates Metro Station.
Moreover, finding parking spaces in La Riviera Estates is not an issue. Townhouses, villas and apartment buildings offer parking spaces to residents. On the other hand, one can also find public parking spaces near the community spaces.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR LA RIVIERA ESTATES
Major amenities are within easy access of the sub-community. These include supermarkets near La Riviera Estates such as All Day Supermarket, Choithrams and Spinneys. All these supermarkets are located in JVC and are more than sufficient for the daily shopping needs of the community.
MOSQUES NEAR LA RIVIERA ESTATES
Moving on, there are a couple of mosques near La Riviera Estates dotted across the community. These include Masjid JVC and Saleh Mohammed Bin Lahej Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR LA RIVIERA ESTATES
Among worship place of various faiths, there are a couple of churches near La Riviera Estates within a 15-minute distance by car. These include Seventh Day Church, Fellowship Church and Emirates Baptist Church.
With regards to temples near La Riviera Estates, one can find a Sikh gurudwara (Gurunanak Darbar) 16 minutes away in the Jebel Ali area. There is also a Buddist temple nearby by the name of Mahamevnawa. Finally, Hindu temples are located 30 minutes away in Bur Dubai.
SCHOOLS NEAR LA RIVIERA ESTATES
One of the many reasons JVC is considered a family-friendly community is the presence of good educational options in the vicinity. Schools near La Riviera Estates include:
- JSS International School
- Sunmarke Schools
- Nord Anglia International School
JSS International School is one of the highlights of the community. This school was launched in 2017 and offers the Indian curriculum until Year 12. On the other hand, Sunmarke School and the Nord Anglia International School, both offer the UK curriculum.
In addition, younger children can attend nurseries near La Riviera Estates, such as:
- Kids World Nursery
- Ladybird Early Learning Centre
- Jumeirah International Nursery
Finally, universities near La Riviera Estates include The British University Dubai, University of Wollongong Dubai and Herriot Watt Dubai. These are located in Dubai Knowledge Park, located about 15 minutes away from the community.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR LA RIVIERA ESTATES
Along with the amenities listed above, there are also a couple of clinics and hospitals near La Riviera Estates. These include:
- Karama Medical Center
- Emirates Hospital Day Surgery
- Mediclinic Park View Hospital
Karama Medical Center located within JVC is sufficient for most healthcare needs. You can, however, head to Emirates Hospital and Mediclinic Park View Hospital for specialty services. Both these hospitals are located just 15 minutes away from the neighbourhood.
In addition, there are several pharmacies all over the community, Health First Pharmacy9 being closest to the sub-community.
Among residential communities in the emirate, those closest to La Riviera Estates include:
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR LA RIVIERA ESTATES
For those who love to shop, there are a couple of small and large shopping malls near La Riviera Estates.
One can, for instance, head to City Centre Me'aisem on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.This one-storey community mall has several outlets for makeup items, clothes, watches and even jewellery. Examples include:
- Bath & Body Works
Residents would also be happy to know that Circle Mall is soon going to be launched in Jumeirah Village Circle. Once complete, Circle Mall will feature 200 shops along with a supermarket and two department stores.
Meanwhile, residents can head to the Mall of the Emirates. Top stores at the mall include the Apple Store, Centre Point, Carrefour, Debenhams, Marks & Spencer and Harvey Nichols.
Not to mention, Mall of the Emirates is also known for promoting various leisure activities, such as zip-lining, rock climbing, skiing and snowboarding.
RESTAURANTS NEAR LA RIVIERA ESTATES
In terms of dining options, restaurants near La Riviera Estates include:
- Lokmat Baladna
- Coop Restaurant
- Marmarita Restaurant
- Jeita Restaurant
- Desert Restaurant
One can also grab a bite at the City Centre Me'aisem, with options like:
- Epic Food
- Dunkin’ Donuts
- Tim Hortons
- Paul Bakery & Restaurant
- The Big Wok
- 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria
One can also enjoy the exciting nightlife of Dubai by sampling several bars and nightclubs in the nearby areas of Dubai Marina, JBR and JLT.
BEACHES NEAR LA RIVIERA ESTATES
For those who love splashing waves and walking on the sand, there are several beaches near La Riviera Estates within a 20-minute distance. These include JBR Beach and Kite Beach, which offer a host of activities for you to enjoy. Examples include waterboarding, jet skiing, scuba diving, kayaking and sailing.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Along with shopping and dining, the community offers several avenues for leisure activities for the residents. Some popular entertainment spots near La Riviera Estates include:
- The Address Montgomerie
- Magic Planet
- Mall of the Emirates
The location of the sub-community is ideal for golf enthusiasts, for they can easily reach Address Montgomerie and The Els Golf Club nearby. The golf club at Address Montgomerie features an 18-hole golf course surrounded by landscaped gardens and lakes. In addition, there’s a 9-hole par-3 Academy course as well.
Moving on, Magic Planet is located in the aforementioned City Centre Me'aisem. This indoor amusement park features a host of games, rides and other fun-filled activities for all ages.
Finally, Mall of the Emirates is known for its entertainment options which include the world’s largest indoor ski rink as well as the Yalla! Bowling area. One can also enjoy movies at the mall. Not to mention, there's also a Magic Planet at the Mall of the Emirates.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
When it comes to outdoor activities, the community offers incomparable facilities. There are more than 30 landscaped parks in the vicinity where one can enjoy strolling and jogging while taking their children as well as pets to play.
Other facilities include bicycle paths and community pools, all designed to keep residents active.
In addition, the nearby Sports City offers facilities for a range of athletic activities, such as soccer, basketball, and kickboxing.
Gyms near La Riviera Estates include:
- New Life Fitness Gym
- Plan Yoga
- Prime Fitness
Likewise, salons near the sub-community include:
- The Northern Quarter Hair and Beauty Salon
- Spirals Beauty Salon
- Blue Beach Gents Salon
In addition, there are a couple of spas nearby as well, such as Ladies Parlour - The Urban Cottage as well as Craig/Silvy’s Place.
Community events include public celebrations on occasions like National Day. In addition, residents can head to neighbouring communities to engage in other events.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can stay connected through a couple of Facebook groups: ‘Jumeirah Village Circle Community’, ‘Jumeirah Village Circle, Jumeirah Village Circle - Residents’ and ‘Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) Pet Owners’.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
All in all, La Riviera Estates offers a variety of residential spaces with modern amenities within easy reach. With the construction of Circle Mall, there will be further options for dining, shopping and recreation. Those who commute on their cars will find travel to and from the sub-community convenient, except during peak hours in the daytime and evening.