ABOUT NADD RASHID VILLAS
Based in a prime area of northern Dubai, the well-developed Al Rashidiya community lies to the south of Dubai International Airport. It also lies adjacent to the major highway called Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311). The housing developments in Al Rashidiya are predominated by independent villas, townhouses and villa compounds.
Nadd Rashid Villas is one of the prominent housing complexes in Al Rashidiya. Consisting of 16 residential units, this villa compound is a project by a lease management company called Emirates Properties. However, it was developed by one of the UAE’s leading real estate developers called Union Properties. The area guide of Nadd Rashid Villas will provide you with the best information regarding the rental properties in this sought-after area.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A small villa compound in Al Rashidiya
- Consists of rental 3 and 4-bed villas
- Close to Bin Sougat Centre
- Faces Al Rashidiya Grand Mosque, also known as Al Rashidiya Al Kabeer Masjid
Since it is a villa compound, the project of Nadd Rashid Villas is a tight-knit community with several shared amenities. It is made up of 16 semi-detached villas. These are a few points of interest in Nadd Rashid Villas:
- 16 rental houses
- Multiple parking spaces
- Community recreational amenities
Located in the heart of a prime locality, this modern housing development is perfect for families, whether small or medium. The compound includes shared amenities such as a community swimming pool and play areas.
PROPERTIES IN NADD RASHID VILLAS
Although there are a few shared amenities, the semi-detached properties in Nadd Rashid Villas offer private gardens and parking spaces.
- Sizes of apartments varies between 959 sq. ft. and 300 sq. ft.
- Three and four-bed flats built over two floors
Featuring three and four-bedroom layouts, these double-storey villas include multiple floor plans. Their covered areas range from 958 sq. ft., 990.3 sq. ft., 1044.1 sq. ft., 1140.9 sq. ft. to 3000 sq. ft. Apart from three or four bedrooms, Nadd Rashid Villas include a spacious living room, fully-fitted kitchen, a room for maid and laundry area. Depending on the bed-type, the number of bathrooms can be up to four along with a guest’s toilet. The residences also have access to a terrace.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN NADD RASHID VILLAS
Residents have multiple options for public transportation near Nadd Rashid Villas. The nearest bus stop is on a six-minute walk away. Served by the 11A bus service, this station on 12th Street is known as Rashidiya, Veterinary Clinic. Accessible in 10 minutes on foot, there are several bus stops on the 33A street. Bus lines that cater to these stations include 20, 44, 11A and F06. Located on the Red Line, the nearest metro station is Rashidiya Metro Station that is on a three-minute drive away. The nearby key routes for transportation include Airport Road (D89), Nad Al Hamar Road (D62) and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311).
Every unit offers a private car garage that has a space for one car. There are also multiple outdoor parking spaces in Nadd Rashid Villas that are distributed across the open ground within the compound. People who have more than one car benefit from this community parking facility. Visitors can also park their cars here.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR NADD RASHID VILLAS
There are plenty of minimarts and supermarkets near Nadd Rashid Villas at a driving distance no more than three minutes. These include Good Mini mart, Sea Supermarket, Lulu Hypermarket and Union Coop Hypermarket. Residents can go to Union Coop Hypermarket to avail weekend discounts on various products. The hypermarket is also known to offer a wide range of fresh produce.
MOSQUES NEAR NADD RASHID VILLAS
One of the notable mosques near Nadd Rashid Villas is Al Rashid Al Kabeer Mosque. This remarkably large mosque sits opposite to the compound which means it will take just a two-minute walk to access it. It also includes a separate prayer hall for ladies. During Ramadan, the mosque has kept the tradition of serving free iftar meals on its premises on a daily basis. Other nearby mosques are Al Futtaim Masjid, Zaid Bin Haritha Mosque, Ibrahim Al Khalil Masjid, Bin Fulad Masjid/Masjid Bin Omair and Bin Omair Masjid also known as Masjid Bin Omair.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR NADD RASHID VILLAS
Located in the Deira area, there are several churches near Nadd Rashid Villas that are accessible after a drive of 10 to 15 minutes. These include Winners Chapel International Dubai, Fellowship of the Nations and JA1 Church Deira. Conducted every Thursday and Sunday, Jesus Is Lord Mission International is a worshipping program for Christians held at Pearl City Suites.
People who want to visit one of the Hindu temples near Nadd Rashid Villas can drive to the Shiva and Krishna mandirs in the Bur Dubai area, reachable within a 17-minute drive.
SCHOOLS NEAR NADD RASHID VILLAS
Most schools near Nadd Rashid Villas are concentrated in the eastern region of the community. These include:
- Eman Private School
- Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Girls School
- Sara Primary School, also known as Sarah Girls School for Basic Education
Preschoolers can be sent to the following early learning institutes:
- Al-Rashidiya Nursery
- Al Ghad Nursery
- Al Baraah Kindergarten
Most preschool facilities are accessible in six minutes. These nurseries near Nadd Rashid Villas include Al-Rashidiya Nursery, Al Ghad Nursery and Al Baraah Kindergarten. A popular preschool in the area, Al Ghad Nursery incorporates the British Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. Open from 7 am to 6 pm, the nursery caters to children from two months to four years.
Following the Ministry of Education (MoE) curriculum, Eman Private School caters to kindergarten students, primary and secondary levels (KG-1 to Grade 9). Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Girls School is a government school in Al Rashidiya. It is equipped with top-standard facilities that include six laboratories, a swimming pool, spacious canteen area and an indoor sports hall. There are numerous other schools in the area such as Sara Primary School, also known as Sarah Girls School for Basic Education, Al Jahidh Boys School for Basic Education and Al Aqsaa Primary School. Those who want to learn driving can go to Belhasa Driving Center, Galadari Motor Driving Centre and Al Ahli Driving School that are located in Al Rashidiya.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR NADD RASHID VILLAS
Medical facilities such as hospitals and clinics near Nadd Rashid Villas include:
- Al Noor Polyclinic, commonly called Al Rashidiya Al Noor PolyClinic
- Al Rashidiya Medical Fitness Centre/Al Rashidiya Medical Fitness Services Center
- Nad Al Hamar Health Center
A multi-speciality medical centre in Al Rashidiya, Al Noor Polyclinic, also known as Al Rashidiya Al Noor PolyClinic, has various departments such as ENT, dentistry, dermatology, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, etc. A range of medical facilities is offered that include X-Ray, ECG, ultrasound scan, ear piercing, RTA-approved eye test and Umrah vaccination.
Al Rashidiya Medical Fitness Centre/Al Rashidiya Medical Fitness Services Center is one of the easily accessible clinics near Nadd Rashid Villas that has been accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI). It is one of the 16 medical fitness centres across Dubai that conducts medical tests required for visa renewals of expats.
Other housing complexes close to Nadd Rashid Villas include:
- Green Coast Villas
- Courtyard Villas
Communities that lie in proximity to the compound are Nad Al Hamar, Umm Ramool and Mirdif. Apart from rental villas, the neighbourhood of Nad Al Hamar offers more residential options such as studio, one-bed and two-bed apartments. It is relatively a more peaceful community that lies to the south. Located to the west, Umm Ramool is packed with automobile repair garages, car service centres and many other warehouses. Home to City Centre Mirdif and Mushrif Park, the Mirdif community neighbours the area to the east.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR NADD RASHID VILLAS
Although the compound is at a significant distance from the trendy malls of Dubai, residents enjoy proximity to top regional malls near Nad Rashid Villas. These include:
- Bin Sougat Centre
- City Centre Mirdif
- Dubai Festival City Mall
Popular in the northern region, City Centre Mirdif is also considered one of the best malls in the city. Providing a comprehensive shopping experience, this retail destination offers a number of shops, recreational amenities and dining options. Among the list of 400 stores, few of the favourite shops in City Centre Mirdif include:
- Marks & Spencer
Located 10 minutes away towards the south-west, Dubai Festival City Mall is one of the newest malls to have landed in this northern region. It boasts the only IKEA store in Dubai and features a series of top high-street brands. Dubai Festival City Mall also houses the 18-screen Novo Cinemas. The community mall called Bin Sougat Centre is located at a mere walking distance of four minutes.
RESTAURANTS NEAR NADD RASHID VILLAS
Since Bin Sougat Centre is at a convenient distance, residents enjoy proximity to numerous restaurants near Nadd Rashid Villas. Present at the mall’s dining section, these include:
- The Big Wok
Quoted as a ‘legendary Indian favourite’, Gazebo is known to prepare food using traditional recipes from the Mughal era. Some of the not-to-miss items include Tandoori chicken, Hyderabadi biryani, Galawati kebabs, mango lassi, etc. There is also PizzaExpress for Italian food. The Big Wok is a continental-Chinese fusion restaurant, while Hungry Box Buritos offers Mexican and American food.
The nearby cafes to Nadd Rashid Villas include:
- Dome Café
- Costa Coffee
Dome is a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee accompanied with a slice of cake and some light bites like salad, croissant, sandwich, etc. To curb sweet cravings, one can visit Dolci Delight Patisserie or Katrina Sweets & Confectionery. Bin Sougat Centre also houses a popular ice cream chain called Baskin Robbins.
BEACHES NEAR NADD RASHID VILLAS
The western coast is located approximately 14 kilometres away. This means it will take a minimum time of 15 minutes to access one of the beaches near Nadd Rashid Villas. This famous beach strip is called Al Mamzar Beach. It comprises of an area that features multiple recreational facilities. This beach spot is known as Al Mamzar Beach Park and some of the fun activities offered there include swimming, snorkelling, jet-skiing, roller-skating, football and basketball.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Al Rashidiya is home to many notable landmarks, and thus, Nadd Rashid Villas enjoy proximity to:
- Al Rashidiya Grand Mosque, also called Al Rashidiya Al Kabeer Masjid
- Nad Shamma Park
- Al Rashidiya Metro Depot
Located right in front of the compound, Al Rashidiya Grand Mosque (Al Rashidiya Al Kabeer Masjid) has a lot of significance attached to it. Built over 40 years ago, it is one of the emirate’s oldest mosques that was established by the beloved late ruler, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Around 18 renowned reciters of the Holy Quran have led the prayers at Al Rashidiya Grand Mosque. As for the leisure attraction, there is Nad Shamma Park tucked at the southern corner of the community.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
The recreational facilities for outdoor activities at Nadd Rashid Villas include:
- Community swimming pool
- Play area for kids
There are several recreational amenities around the compound as well. Located on a six-minute drive away to the east, Al Rashidiya Park is great for families who prefer a less-crowded area for a picnic. The larger Nad Shamma Park includes sports facilities such as football and volleyball fields. There is also a one-kilometre running track. As for fitness enthusiasts, the nearest gym is Pro Fitness that is located on a five-minute drive away.
The nearby beauty facilities include:
- Urembo Ladies Salon
- Miracle Touch Ladies Salon
- Clarins Boutique & Spa (Clarins)
Urembo Ladies Salon is based in Bin Sougat Centre, and therefore, is a short distance away. Miracle Touch Ladies Salon is one of the long-established salons in the area. It is located in the KFC Building near Rashidiya Metro Station.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The main factor to consider is the limited number of properties that are only available for rent. However, Nadd Rashid Villas is perfect for those who like the idea of renting in a multi-family compound. It is close to a number of key amenities that make living for frequent flyers and families with school-going children much easier.