ABOUT LIVING LEGENDS
Located between Jebel Ali Free Zone and Al Maktoum International Airport, Living Legends is a residential community in Dubailand that features villas and apartments. The community contains five-hundred deluxe villas and twelve residential towers. Known for housing a majestic nine-hole golf course, the Living Legends is a development of Saudi developers, Tanmiyat.
Lavishly sprawling over 14 million sq. ft., the community has a retail centre, a nursery, primary school and a mosque. It is the second most popular community in Dubailand as per the searches on Bayut.com.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A gated community comprising of deluxe villas and 12 residential buildings
- 500 spacious villas
- Each villa comes with a private parking area/garage
- Towers come with basement parking
- Home to the famous nine-hole golf course
- A modern swimming pool and a fully-equipped gym
- A sauna, steam rooms and outdoor Jacuzzi
- School, mosque, boutique centre, shopping centre and medical clinic
- The community has its own Carrefour supermarket
The gated community offers a calm and secure environment for its residents. It is preferred by families because of its proximity to schools, leisure destinations and shopping centres.
Popular points of interest in Living Legends are:
- Smart home technology
- Delivery grocery store
- Quick response emergency service
The community offers many outdoor facilities. There are ample open spaces and gardens to enjoy open-air activities. Kids can enjoy the children's play area.
PROPERTIES IN LIVING LEGENDS
Properties in living legends vary from 4 to 6-bedroom villas and studios to 3-bedroom apartments. You can buy as well as rent villas in Living Legends. The built-up area of these villas starts at 2,900 sq. ft. and can go up to 8,000 sq. ft.
- 4-bedroom villas in Living Legends can be rented at around AED 140k per annum
- Rents of 5-bedroom villas range from AED 130k from AED 150k
- The average rental of 6-bedroom homes is AED 160k
People from around the world can buy freehold villas in Living Legends. These spacious residential units are mostly preferred by large-sized families.
- If you want to buy 4-bedroom villas in Living Legends, you can expect to pay around AED 2.2M
- The starting price of 5-bedroom villas is AED 2.5M and goes up to AED 4M
- The sale price of 6-bed villas ranges from AED 3M to AED 7M
Standing amidst green spaces and serene lakes, the villas in Living Legends are divided into four distinct types (A, B, C & D). Type A and B are adjacent to the golf course, while types C and D have landscaped gardens in its surroundings. Boasting a spacious layout, these come with a maid’s room, separate family area, walk-in closets and a guest bathroom.
Just like villas, you can find apartments in living legends for rent and purchase. Each building has its own swimming pool, gym and basement parking. These come in studios and 1 to 4-bedroom configuration. The covering area for these apartments ranges from 529 sq. ft. to 1,875 sq. ft.
- The rental price of studios starts at AED 32k annually
- You can expect to pay around AED 45k yearly for a 1-bedroom apartment in Living Legends
- The rentals of 2-bedroom apartments in Living Legends start at around AED 70k per annum
Apartments in Living Legends are offered at competitive. These are also popular among investors.
- The sale prices of studios in Living Legends starts at AED 450k
- Buying a 1-bedroom apartment can cost you anywhere between AED 600k and AED 850k
- 2-bedroom flats can be bought at around AED 1M
- The sale prices of 3-bedroom apartments range from AED 1.2M to AED 1.7M
The apartments in the community also feature an elegant design with chic interiors. These residential units comprise open-style kitchens, en-suite bathrooms, built-in wardrobes, guest washroom and a balcony. Some apartments even come with two balconies.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN LIVING LEGENDS
Having your own car is definitely a better option when you are residing in Living Legends. One can also order online taxis through digital applications such as Uber, Careem and RTA Smart Taxi. Since it is a new development, there are presently no metro stations or bus stations in the community.
There are plenty of parking spaces in Living Legends. Every villa comes with parking spaces. Similarly, the residential buildings have a dedicated parking area in the basement level.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN LIVING LEGENDS
An outlet of renowned hypermarket chain, Carrefour is located within the community to fulfil the day-to-day needs of its residents. Apart from this, one can find quite a few supermarkets in the neighbouring areas as well. Carrefour on Emirates Road in Arabian Ranches, West Zone Fresh Market in Al Barsha and Goodies supermarket in Majan are some options nearby. Since the locality spans a large area, the time to reach these supermarkets could vary depending on where you live.
Other supermarkets near Living Legends include Choithram, Spinneys and Blue Mart.
MOSQUES IN LIVING LEGENDS
The Living Legends Mosque is located within the community. It is the only mosque in Living Legends. Worshippers can also visit the bordering areas like Arabian Ranches, Al Barari and Al Barsha which are home to Al Barari Mosque, Global Village Mosque and Nadia Bint e Saeed Masjid.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR LIVING LEGENDS
There is no church within the community. Residents will have to drive for 22 minutes to reach Emirates Baptist Church in Al Barsha 1. Other churches near Living Legends include United Christian Church and St. Mary Catholic Church and City Hill Global Church. All these options are under a drive of 25 minutes. Hindu residents can visit Shiva Temple in Bur Dubai, it can be reached after driving for half an hour.
SCHOOLS IN LIVING LEGENDS
Dunecrest American school is located within the community. Residents can find several nurseries and schools near Living Legend.
Nursery options include:
- Raffles Nursery
- Kids Zone
- Fantasy Town Nursery & Play lounge
Schools near Living Legends are:
- GEMS Heritage Indian School
- Aquila School
- Kings' School
- Ranches Primary School
GEMS Heritage Indian School is located near IMG Worlds of Adventure on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road. It offers Indian CBSE integrated with British education. Rated ‘very good’ by KHDA, the King’s School in Al Barsha is another option at a 13-minute drive. This primary school offers the British Curriculum Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), from Foundation Stage 1 (FS1) to Year 6. It also provides first-class campus facilities for performing arts and sports
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR LIVING LEGENDS
The closest medical facilities to Living Legends are
- Dr Kamkar Medical & Physiotherapy Center
- Ace Medical Centre
- Aster Medical Centre
- King’s College Hospital
For ailments, residents can visit the community’s own clinic. Dr Kamkar Medical & Physiotherapy Center is just 1.7 kilometre or a 3-minute drive away. Ace Medical Centre can also be reached after driving towards Skycourt Tower D. Aster Medical Centre on the first floor of Emaar Mall in Arabian Ranches is located at a 15 minutes drive.
To access more hospitals, you will have to head towards Al Khail Street in Marabea near Al Quoz Community. Here you can find King’s College Hospital. The Mediclinic Parkview Hospital in Al Barsha can also be reached after a 16-minute drive.
Majan, Al Barari and City of Arabia are some other sub-communities of Dubailand which border Living Legend. Other residential areas nearby include:
- Arabian Ranches
- Dubai Silicon Oasis
- Jumeirah Village Circle
- Al Barsha
Dubai Silicon Oasis is situated at the northeast side of the community. Jumeirah Village Circle lies on the further west of Living Legends, it is known for housing some of the best restaurants in Dubai. Arabian Ranches is another prominent neighbourhood that can be reached after a drive of 20 minutes.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR LIVING LEGENDS
You can find plenty of shopping malls near Living Legends including:
- Dubai Outlet Mall
- The Retail Centre
- My City Centre
- Dubai Community Mall
- City Land
Dubai Outlet Mall is 15 minutes drive away and features more than 240 stores. The food court of the mall boasts several famous eateries. Residents can also head to The Retail Centre in Arabian Ranches, 15 minutes away and My City Centre in Al Barsha that can be reached in 25 minutes via car. Some well-known brands such as Aldo, Inglot, GNC and Carrefour.
Dubailand Community Mall and City Land are some other options which once completed, will be home to one of the most renowned international and local brands.
RESTAURANTS NEAR LIVING LEGENDS
Doner Deli is a 4-minute drive from Living Legends. The German restaurant is known for serving doner with sandwiches, burgers and rice. Surrounded by green spaces, lakes and waterways, The Farm Restaurant is a casual eatery in Al Barari that can be reached after driving for 5 minutes. It serves the Mediterranean, Thai and European cuisines. Al Arab Restaurant, a Middle Eastern restaurant, serves Lebanese cuisine. It is located in Arabian Ranches at a distance of 14 minutes via car.
Some other eateries near the community include:
- Purple Fork
- Oregano Restaurant
- Ranches Restaurant
Fast food restaurants near Living Legends are:
- Burger King
- Pizza Hut
BEACHES NEAR LIVING LEGENDS
To find a perfect beach, you will have to drive towards the northern side of the city since Living Legends is an inland area. Jumeirah Public Beach is the nearest beach at a 26-minute drive. Sunset Beach, Al Mamzar Beach and Al Sufouh Beach are some other beaches near Living Legends that take roughly 30 minutes to reach via car.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks are:
- IMG Worlds of Adventures
- Global Village
- Al Habtoor Polo Resort
- Al Marmoom Heritage Village
The community is surrounded by a remarkable 9-hole Golf Club. It is designed by the famous Swiss architect, Peter Harradine.
Numerous other leisure destinations are located close to the community. IMG Worlds of Adventures, the world’s largest indoor theme park, is located at a drive of 12 minutes. The park features rides which are branded after characters from Cartoon Network and Marvel Entertainment. It can host more than 20,000 people at a time.
The renowned leisure destination, Global Village, features multi-cultural pavilions. The massive park has much to offer. It can be reached after driving for 10 minutes. Featuring diverse cuisines and street markets, it hosts many events in the winter time of Dubai that usually ranges from October to April.
Located at a drive of 20 minutes is Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club, a luxury equestrian club. It boasts a modern polo academy, riding school and equestrian facilities.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Fitness facilities in Living Legends include:
- Swimming Pool
- A fully equipped gym
- Outdoor Jacuzzi
- Children's play area
Residents can visit the community park of Living legends to spend some quality time with family and friends. Apart from this, there are ample lush green spaces in the nearby area of Arabian Ranches Community which feature parks, playgrounds and walking trails.
Gyms near Living Legends include Body Language Health Club in Al Barari, Oryx Fit Dubai and Fitness Holidays in Majan, Fitness First in Motor City and Optimal Fitness in Dubai Studio City
Salons and spas nearby are:
- Heart & Soul Spa
- The Iridium Spa
- The White Room Spa
- Nad Al Sheba Health Club & Spa
Heart & Soul in Spa is located at a 5-minute drive. The White Room Spa in Up Town Motor City takes 12 minutes to reach. The Iridium Spa near Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club can be reached after driving for 15 minutes. Nad Al Sheba Health & Spa is 20 minutes drive away.
The community doesn’t host any events as of now. However, residents can visit the nearby communities of Al Barari and Arabian Ranches which are known for hosting an array of events all around the year.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents looking to socialize with other members of the society can join Facebook community groups. These community groups may also have people from bordering areas such as Al Barari and Majan.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Residents who don’t have their own vehicle may find it a little difficult to commute to different areas as not many modes of public transportation are currently available in the community.
- A 12-minute drive away from IMG World of Adventure
- Global Village is at a 10-minute drive
- Dubai Silicon Oasis is also a short 14-minute drive away
- Academic City can be reached after a drive of 16 minutes
- Dubai International Airport is at a 20-minute distance via car
- Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa are under 30 minutes away