ABOUT LAS CASAS
Las Casas is a residential community in District 12 of Jumeirah Village Circle – a gated neighbourhood that contains over 2,000 modern living spaces along with all the modern living facilities. The development of the locality started in 2008 and completed in 2014. Comprising over 25 modern abodes, the residence features 3-bedroom G+2 townhouses. Las Casas provides easy access to two majors roads including Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road and Al Khail Road.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located on the eastern corner of JVC
- Houses three-storey townhouses
- Affordable prices
- Extensive landscaping
- Close to many popular neighbourhoods
Las Casas provides a safe environment in a family-friendly atmosphere.
Popular points of interest in Las Casas are:
- Surrounded by many parks
- Assorted amenities
For outdoor activities, there are ample green spaces where children can enjoy many open air activities.
PROPERTIES IN LAS CASAS
Properties in Las Casas consist triple-storey townhouses. The built-up area of these villas starts at 1,200 sq. ft. and can goes up to 3,500 sq. ft.
- Renting a 3-bedroom townhouse in Las Casas can cost you around AED 100k annually
- The sale price of 3-bedroom townhouses is around AED 1.7M
These townhouses in Las Casas contain a modern kitchen, contemporary bathrooms and bedrooms with built-in wardrobes. Some houses come with study rooms, storeroom and laundry room.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN LAS CASAS
There are plenty of parking spaces in Las Casas. Every residential unit comes with separate parking spaces, some come with two. There are ample parking spaces on nearby streets too.
Several options are available for transportation in Las Casas. JVC, Nakheel Villas T12 1 is the nearest bus stop that takes 9 minutes to reach on foot. You can also access Mall of the Emirates’ metro station after a 14 minutes drive. Digital Taxis such as Uber, Careem and RTA Smart Taxi are also available.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR LAS CASAS
There are many supermarkets near Las Casas. Holiday Minimart is the nearest at a 10-minute walk. The Express Cart supermarket is another option that takes 15 minutes to reach on foot. For larger grocery hauls, you can head to Spinneys near Reef Residences, 5-minute drive away or the Carrefour outlet in Dubai Sports City that takes 9 minutes to reach via car.
MOSQUES NEAR LAS CASAS
One can spot various mosques near Las Casas. The mosque near Plaza Residences takes a 4 minutes drive to reach. Saleh Mohammad Bin Lahej is also a large place of worship near the community that is currently under construction – once completed it will accommodate a larger number of people. There is another mosque near The Circle Mall that also takes 4 minutes to reach via car. Masjid JVC is another option, 7-minute drive away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR LAS CASAS
There are many churches near Las Casa. Casa de Oración Torre Fuerte is 13 minutes away via car. Fellowship Church is located in Al Sufouh community at a drive of 14 minutes. You can also head to Emirates Baptist Church in Al Barsha 1 that takes 18 minutes to reach via car.
Hindu residents can visit Bur Dubai which is home to the famous Shiva Temple. It takes around half an hour to reach. Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara is also accessible after a drive of 21 minutes.
SCHOOLS NEAR LAS CASAS
An abundance of educational facilities near the community is another option why JVC is preferred by families.
Nurseries near Las Casas:
- Kids World Nursery
- Stepping Stones
- Raffles Nursery
- Jumeirah International Nursery.
Schools near Las Casas:
- JSS International School
- Nord Anglia International School
- American School of Creative Science
Located within JVC, JSS international School is a prominent educational institution at a 6-minute drive. Following the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), the learning centre provides education from Foundation Stage to Senior Secondary (11 & 12). Nord Anglia International School is another notable option that takes 12 minutes to reach via car. The school offers education till Year 11 and follows the English National Curriculum.
With an array of after-school activities such as cultural days, field trips, Quran memorization and many more – The American School of Creative Sciences offer high-standard educational facilities. Following the US curriculum, the learning centre provides education for Kindergarten to Grade 12. It is located 13 minutes away via car.
There are also many options for higher education near the locality. Middlesex University Dubai, Abu Dhabi University, University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) and University of Manchester as some universities close by which take a drive of fewer than 15 minutes.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR LAS CASAS
The nearest medical facilities include:
- Karama Medical Centre
- Mediclinic Me’aisem
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
There are many clinics near Las Casas. Karama Medical Centre is located near Astoria Villas, 5-minute drive away. The medical centre operates throughout the week from 8 am – 9 pm except for Fridays. Mediclinic Me’aisem is another renowned healthcare institution in Dubai Production City that takes 14 minutes to reach via car. The medical centre offers services in various specializations including family medicine, paediatrics, dermatology and many others. You can also head to Dr. Anand Shenoy Dental Clinic in Motor City, 12-minute drive away.
If you are looking for hospitals near Las Casas, you can visit Mediclinic Parkview Hospital. It is located on Umm Suqeim Road in Al Barsha South community at a drive of 13-minutes. The health institution provides top-standard healthcare and has been doing it since 2018. It offers competitive medical services in various specializations including obstetrics and gynaecology, weight reduction program, paediatric and NICU services and many more.
Las Casas stands amidst many prominent landmarks such as Park View Residence, Roxana Residence and Bahman Townhouse. Many popular neighbourhoods are easily accessible from the community. Some of these are:
- Jumeirah Village Triangle
- Dubai Sports City
- Al Barsha
Known for its outstanding sporting facilities and excessive greenery, the verdant neighbourhood – Dubai Sports City is located on the southern side of the locality. From its north and east, it is close to the multi-cultural Al Barsha community. Jumeirah Village Triangle is another development by Nakheel that is situated on the western side.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR LAS CASAS
Those who love to shop can find several shopping malls near Las Casas. Some of these are:
- The Circle Mall
- City Centre Me’aisem
- The Springs Souk
Perfect for quick retail therapies, The Circle Mall is the nearest shopping centre, 3-minute drive away. Sprawling over 400k sq. ft., the retail venue is home to over 200 stores, a multi-screen cinema and a food court.
City Centre Me’aisem is another shopping destination near the community that takes 12 minutes to reach via car. It features an array of shopping and dining options. From fashion, furniture, and electronics to banking, pharmacies and optical centers. The mall boasts some popular retail outlets including:
- Magic Planet
- Sun and Sand Sports
You can also visit The Springs Souk which takes 14 minutes to reach via car. The spendid oasis has over 100 stores, f&b outlets and features more than 650 parking spots. It also houses many popular brands such as Aldo, Miniso, Skechers, The Body Shop and Better Life.
RESTAURANTS NEAR LAS CASAS
The popular eateries in JVC are a short-walk for residents of Las Casas. Some popular dine-in options close by include:
- Al Karya Bakery
- Pide Keyfi
- Tomato & Basilico
Socialicious – a trendy eating destination, is known for its lively ambience and courteous staff. It takes 7 minutes to reach via car. Serving the Asian Fare, the cosy destination offers baked yoghurt, ramen, tea, coffee, soups and mocktails. With some scrumptious Lebanese dishes, Al Karya Bakery is another eatery near the community. Some must-try items on its menu are Zaatar, Mini Pizza, Cheese Manakeesh, Quinoa Salad and Sweet Pizza. It is located on the ground floor in Maple 2 Emirates Garden 2 Building, 6-minute drive away. You can also visit Pide Keyfi near Park Corner Apartments that takes 5 minutes to reach via car.
You can also spot a few venues for nightlife near the community. Kickers Sports Bar is located in Dubai Sports City at an 11-minute drive. Birdies Sports Lounge in Arabian Ranches takes 14 minutes to reach via car. Pitchers Dubai, also known as Pitchers Sports Bar, is another option at a 19 minutes drive.
BEACHES NEAR LAS CASAS
For some beachside fun, you can head to JBR beach – a popular coastal destination with an array of exciting activities. Offering eclectic cuisines, the seashore houses various cafes and restaurants. You can also enjoy many water sports activities including banana boat rides, jet skiing, kayaking and many more. Other beaches near Las Casas are Kite Beach, Aquaventure Beach and Jumeirah Public Beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
There are many leisure spots near the locality including:
- The Els Club
- Dubai Miracle Garden
- Dubai Autodrome
For a teeing off session, you can head to The Els Club in Dubai Sports City. Lavishly sprawling over 67,000 sq. ft., the opulent golfing destination boasts an 18-hole golf course with four set of tees. Other amenities in the clubhouse include a lounge, locker rooms and corporate and conferencing facilities. You can also enjoy the sauna and steam baths. The sports club is also home to a few upscale restaurants.
The floral haven, Dubai Miracle Garden, boasts 150 million flowers arranged in colourful arches and patterns. Covering a massive area of around 72,000 sq. m., the garden houses numerous stunning attractions such as Life-size Emirates A380, Lost Paradise, Disney Avenue and many more. It is open to visitors from mid-November to mid-May.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Las Casas is surrounded by several community parks. Whether it’s a brisk jog or a just stroll around the lush greenery, there are various outdoor activities which you can enjoy to rejuvenate. There is a community park situated adjacent to the Las Casas. You can also head to park next to Diamond Views 2. It is only 4 minutes away via car.
There are many Gyms near Las Casas. New Life Fitness Gym near Indigo Ville 3 takes 12 minutes to reach on foot. Prime Fitness is accessible after a 6-minute drive. FitRepublik Fitness Center (also called Fit Republik) is a popular gym among the locals at a 10-minute drive. You can also visit Beautfort Gym that takes 10 minutes drive to reach.
Salons and spas near the community are:
- Spirals Beauty Salon
- Beauty Trend Ladies Salon
- Belle Femme
Spirals Beauty Salon is located in Emirates Garden 2 at a drive of two minutes. Beauty Trend Ladies Salon is another notable option in Lavendar 2 that also takes 2 minutes to reach via car. You can also visit BerryCut Beauty Salon near Shamal Terraces, 5-minute drive away.
Known for its calm and peaceful environment, Jumeirah Village Circle doesn't host any major events. However, a few family-oriented events are orgaznied in the locality such as JVC Spring Festival, Pet Shelter, Kids’ Festival and Face Painting.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
To socialise and stay in touch with fellow residents, one can join the groups on Facebook. Some of these include ‘Jumeirah Village Circle Community’ and ‘Jumeirah Village Circle Residence’.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Close to popular districts and commercial areas, Jumeirah Village Circle is a serene and peaceful community in the heart of Dubai. The community doesn’t have any direct access to the metro as of now. People who totally depend on Public Transport may face a little difficulty in getting around.