Longview is located at the heart of DAMAC Hills, Dubailand. The community is developed by the master developer DAMAC Properties. Although DAMAC Hills consists of several residential, commercial and mixed-use properties, Longview only comprises luxurious villas for rent and sale. These properties have retail stores, spas, gym and leisure facilities located nearby. Because of the proximity to Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street and Emirates Road, residents can stay connected to other neighbouring areas.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Developed by world famous developer, DAMAC Properties
- Consists mainly of luxurious villas
- The area is loaded with high-end amenities
- Located close to Emirates Road to ensure better connectivity
- Surrounded by prestigious neighbourhood
Some popular points of interests in the community are:
- Trump International Golf Club
- Community parks
- Availability of high-end amenities
The main feature of the community is the Trump International Golf Club. The club features several amenities such as swimming pools, gym, fitness centres and restaurants. There are few exclusive villas overlooking the course which is an amazing sight. Residents can also enjoy plenty of high-end facilities within the area. Families can spend a fun-filled weekend at the nearby parks and malls.
PROPERTIES IN LONGVIEW
The residential area is quite peaceful with beautiful views of the golf course. Properties in Longview are mainly 3 to 6-bedroom villas. These villas have spacious kitchens and cabinets, a wide sitting area, a laundry room and a maid’s room. Most villas face the Akoya Park that has many facilities for residents such as a swimming pool, gym, an 18-hole golf area, barbeque area and much more.
The rental rates of these villas are:
- One can rent a 3-bedroom villa for AED 130k per year.
- The rental rate can go as high as AED 215k for a 5-bedroom villa.
Those who want to invest money can buy villas in Longview.
- The cost of a 3-bedroom villa is about AED 1M.
- People can buy a spacious 4-bedroom villa for AED 1.9M.
- The prices for a 5-bedroom villa can go as high as AED 2.8M to AED 11M.
- One can buy a 6-bedroom villa for about AED 3.2M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN LONGVIEW
There are plenty of parking spaces in Longview. Villa owners get a minimum of 2 covered parking spaces while visitors can park their cars on the spacious streets.
For public transportation in Longview, residents can travel via buses and taxis. The nearest bus station is in Mudon at about a 5-minute drive. Metro access is limited, but one can find the nearest metro station, Dubai Internet City Metro station, at about a 15-minute drive. Residents can book a cab via Uber or Careem whenever required.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR LONGVIEW
Residents can find several supermarkets near Longview that cater to their basic needs. Some popular names such as Choithrams, Carrefour, ZOOM and Spinneys are not more than a 10-minute drive from the neighbourhood. Other local options are Geant Express Supermarket Mudon and Blue Mart Supermarket Studio City within a 12-minute drive.
MOSQUES IN LONGVIEW
One can find plenty of mosques in Longview. Muslims can perform their daily prayers at Mudon Mosque, Al Madinah Al Mustadama Masjid, Mira Prayer Hall and Remraam Mosque. These are all located at about a 10-minute drive. Muslims members of the community can also visit various other mosques near Dubai Studio City.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR LONGVIEW
There are limited churches near Longview but people can drive for about 20 minutes to get to Midchem and Casa de Oracion Torre Fuerte. Other popular churches are St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Christ Church Jebel Ali within a half hour drive.
The two popular temples near Longview are India Harnath Ke Jama Masjid and Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara.
SCHOOLS NEAR LONGVIEW
Parents can find many preschools and nurseries near Longview such as:
- Blossom Mudon Nursery
- Emirates British Nursery
- Building Blocks Nursery
The closest preschool is Blossom Mudon Nursery located within an 8-minute drive. The school is ideal for toddlers as they’ll be looked after well by the well-trained staff. It follows the EYFS British Curriculum along with its own sensory approach to learning. Other nurseries are located at about an 18-minute drive.
Schools near Longview are:
- Fairgreen International School
- Ranches Primary School
- South View School
Fairgreen International School is located at about a 10-minute drive. The school empowers students to play a role in sustaining the world. It offers International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum which consists of Primary Years Programme and Middle Years Programme. Apart from the school listed above, one can also find GEMS Vertus School, Jebel Ali School and GEMS United School. These are all less than a 15-minute drive from the community.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR LONGVIEW
Some popular clinics and hospitals near Longview are:
- Aster Clinic
- The Chiron Clinic
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
Aster Clinic is located within the Ranches Souk in Arabian Ranches 2 at about an 8-minute drive. It is a well-known clinic offering specialised services in dermatology, dentistry, general medicine and family medicine. Other clinics near Longview are the Chiron Clinic, Your Health Clinic and City Centre Clinic.
The community is surrounded by some popular areas such as:
- Arabian Ranches 2
- Dubai Studio City
Mudon is a gated residential community developed by Dubai Properties. The housing development is located on the edge of the desert in Dubailand and offers several facilities to residents. Arabian Ranches 2 and Dubai Studio City are also quite popular neighbourhoods in the area.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR LONGVIEW
Some popular malls near Longview are:
- The Village Mall
- My City Centre Al Barsha
- Cityland Mall
One can reach the Village Mall quickly as it is an 8-minute drive away. It is the community’s favourite shopping destination. The mall is one destination solution for all lifestyle needs. There are plenty of branded shops, a retail option such as Carrefour, food court and cafes. It also consists of a small medical centre to cater to your medical needs. For an advanced shopping experience, one can also visit My City Centre Al Barsha or Cityland Mall which are about a 17-minute drive away.
RESTAURANTS NEAR LONGVIEW
People can eat from several restaurants near Longview:
- Abatjour Bistro
- Lucky’s Pizza & Restaurant
- Fifth Circle Restaurant & Café
- Tuk Tuk Thai Cuisine Restaurant
Most places are located at about a 5-minute drive. If you want to experience fine dining, you can visit Abatjour Bistro. They offer an Arabic menu with a variety of dishes. People can enjoy authentic pizza at Lucky’s Pizza & Restaurant. The restaurant serves late at night in a casual environment. For Thai cuisines, people can visit Tuk Tuk Thai Cuisine Restaurant or enjoy Italian food at Carluccio’s.
BEACHES NEAR LONGVIEW
Most beaches near Longview are located at about a half-hour drive. JBR Marina Beach is located within a 27-minute drive. It is considered one of the most amusing picnic spot with a beautiful shoreline and excellent water sport activities and dining options. Other beaches such as Public Beach and Jumeirah Beach are less than a 30-minute drive away.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
- Trump International Golf Course
- The Leisure Centre
- Balloon Adventures Emirates
Trump International Golf Course is a Trump-branded 18 hole, 71 championship golf course. Golf lovers consider it a golfing paradise. People can also learn golf from the academy. The Leisure Centre is located at about a 10-minute drive in Arabian Ranches 2. One can find plenty of fun-filled activities for children at the huge designated play area. Another popular place that attracts many tourists is the Balloon Adventures Emirates. People can experience hot-air balloon rides over the desert admiring the views of sand dunes, camels and mountains.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There are plenty of parks within the community:
- DAMAC Hills Park
- Samara Villas Park
- Remraam kids play area
One of the popular community parks, DAMAC Hills Park is just a 4-minute drive away. The park is most suited for families and even pets. One can find football pitches, volleyball, basketball and tennis courts. Remraam Kid’s play area is also another park specially designed for young children. It is located within an 11-minute drive.
Residents can keep fit at:
- Fitness First Arabian Ranches 2
- Fitness First Mudon
All these fitness centres are well-equipped and are located in Arabian Ranches 2 and Mudon community. The best part is they’re just an 11-minute drive away from the neighbourhood.
Plenty of events take place in DAMAC Hills. Recently, it conducted a three-day event named ‘Fun and Food Fiesta’ at the Trump International Golf Club. It was organised in collaboration with Plan3Media. The event features Dubai’s popular food trucks and plentiful entertainment activities.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
People can stay connected via Facebook group ‘DAMAC Hills (Akoya) Dubai- Owners & Residents’.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Longview is a newer community with many luxurious. It has all the amenities one can desire but one thing must be kept in mind. There are limited public transportation options within the community thus people prefer to own a car before moving in.