Al Raha Golf Gardens is an iconic project by Aldar Properties. It is a place to pamper yourself in a deluxe and relaxed lifestyle living. This is the first project in Abu Dhabi to fuse fancy living with the soothing comfort of golf. Nature lovers who fancy the sport will be captured by the essence of nature.
Narjis is a developing sub-community of Golf Gardens, enthused by smooth fields and flowers in a green garden. It is in close proximity to Abu Dhabi Airport and Khalifa City A and boasts fabulous recreational and sports facilities. The community offers huge entertainment and retail area, stunning boulevards straggling gardens while showcasing premium lifestyle to its residents.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Double-storey, spacious 5-bedroom villas
- Properties established using the uppermost Grade – A construction standards
- villas offer beautiful and scenic views of the Abu Dhabi Golf Club
- Located Alongside Al Maqasid Street Abu Dhabi
- In close proximity to Al-Ain Road (E22) and Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street (E10)
Residents of Narjis can enjoy several community activities such as:
- Swimming Pools
- Landscaped walking paths and gardens
- 24 Hour Security
- Children Play areas
The community features a welcoming and outgoing neighborhood with many facilities and relaxation options nearby including numerous lush green areas that add to the serenity of the atmosphere. Families with kids will love spending time together as the community has a lot to offer to people of all ages. Children specific swimming pools and sporting areas are some of the attractions available within the community.
PROPERTIES IN NARJIS
The distinctive villas in the community are built using uppermost standards of UAE construction industry, guaranteeing a tranquil and comfortable lifestyle to its residents. Properties in Narjis features 5 – Bedroom double story villas that come with a swimming pool, in house parking and two gardens. Villas for rent vary in prices, covering a surface area of 3,983 sq. ft. up to 11,517 sq. ft.
- Rental prices of 5-bed villas in Narjis are available in the range of AED 220,000 to AED 320,000 yearly
Villas for sale in the community attracts interested buyers because of the reasonable price range.
- Selling trend of 5-bed villas varies depending on the surface area of the property, starting from AED 4.3M up to AED 6.1M
All properties at Narjis are suitably furnished with spacious driveways and offers almost the same amenities including a private set of gardens, parking spaces and swimming pools with highly furnished flooring, fitted kitchen and en-suite bathrooms. The entertainment destinations and retail outlets are conveniently reachable for residents.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN NARJIS
Parking in Narjis is easy to find as most properties in the community have twin parking spaces. Moreover, the villas are housed on spacious streets coupled with green belts adding even more parking space for third or fourth cars and for visitors.
The community is situated very close to Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street (E10) for speedy commute throughout the region. The closest bus stop to find is in Al Raha Beach which is a 10-Minute drive from Narjis. For other transport facilities in Narjis, people can rely on ride-sharing Apps such as Uber or Careem.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR NARJIS
Al Raha Golf Garden has a small-sized supermarket called Baqala – The Dukkan Grocery, which fulfills the needs of the community in 2 minutes and also delivers grocery at homes. However, for a larger grocery shopping spree, Wheatfields Supermarket is the best option which is located in the neighbouring community of Rayyana just 7 minutes away. Wheatfields offer wider ranges of products both locally produced and imported. Diet conscious people will love to shop as the supermarket offers separate aisles for Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Vegan products. For more options, residents can go to Spinneys located at a 10-minute driving distance in Sas Al Nakhal Village.
MOSQUES NEAR NARJIS
Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque, preferred for Friday prayers is at a 10-minute drive from the area while other notable mosques near Narjis are situated at 5 minutes drives, named Jama Al Hamd and Al Ta’ayish Mosque. There is also a mosque in Golf Gardens which is at a 7-minute walking distance from the sub-community.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR NARJIS
There are a number of churches near Narjis, which are at a rough 15 minutes away in Mussafah region including St. Paul’s Church, Abu Dhabi Assembly of God Church, All Saints Anglican Church, etc.
Temples near Narjis for Hindu residents include BAPS Hindu Temple, at 21 minutes’ drive from the community while Sikh residents can offer their prayers at the New Gurdwara of Abu Dhabi which is just 12 minutes away.
SCHOOLS NEAR NARJIS
Nursery options near the community include:
- Pony Nursery
- Learning Spaces Nursery
- Bright Oasis Nursery
Schools near Narjis are:
- Adnoc School
- Al Yasmina Private School
- GEMS American Academy
Toddlers and young kids go to Pony Nursery which is just 4-Minute away and is located at the corner of Khalifa City. The nursery also hosts events, parties and summer camps while providing premium child education. Learning Spaces Nursery follows the Early Year Foundation Stage Philosophy that covers not only early childhood education but also supports their development and learning. Learning Spaces is also situated in Khalifa City with a commute of 5 minutes from Narjis.
Residents can choose Adnoc School for their school-going children being the closest of Narjis (4-Minute Drive). The school follows the American Curriculum and teaches pupils from Primary to Year 12. It is a co-education setup until Grade 4, from Grade 5 onwards there are different campuses for boys and girls. The Al Yasmina Private School is also in close proximity to Narjis and features English National Curriculum (ENC).
For higher education, residents of Narjis will find that they are close to some notable universities. Renowned Khalifa University has two campuses which are very near to Narjis i.e. SAN Campus, a 5–minute drive and MASDAR campus 15 minutes away. Khalifa University offers both graduation and Masters program in the fields of Engineering, Medical and Arts. Zayed University which offers courses in Business, Education, IT and Media is 15-minutes away from the community.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR NARJIS
Clinic and hospitals near Narjis include:
- NMC Royal Hospital Khalifa City
- Mediclinic Khalifa City
- Dar Al Shifa
- LLH Hospital
State-of-the-Art, 500 bedded NMC Royal is 15 Minutes away in Khalifa City that offers high-quality compassionate care to the residents of this community and its surrounding neighborhoods. The hospital offers 24 hours emergency service and a team of 90 medical professionals with 32 consultants and 28 specialists.
Mediclinic is also in Khalifa City band a comparatively closer option, just 10 minutes’ drive from the area. There are other multiple hospitals around the area, such as Belhoul Private Hospital and Al Gostan Hospital. Dar Al Shifa in Masdar City is 8-minutes away. LLH Hospital in Musaffah community on 6th is a 12-minute straight drive on Abu Dhabi - Al Ain Truck Road.
The closest two pharmacies for residents are Al Manara pharmacy and Medicina Pharmacy, both located on Al Fursan St. 9 minutes away.
Located along-side Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street and Abu Dhabi – Al-Ain Road, Narjis is positioned right in the center of the well-established communities such as:
- Khalifa City
- Al Maqta
- Mohamed Bin Zayed City
- Sas al Nakhl Island
Khalifa City covers the whole eastern side of Golf Gardens while Sas-Al- Nakhl Island covers the northern part, sharing their amenities with its neighbourhood. Al Maqta and Zayed Sports City are on the west and the north-west side of the community. People living here can visit and avail amenities on offers such as supermarkets, hospitals, mosques and schools along with the finest gourmet and other retail outlets.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR NARJIS
Malls near Narjis include:
- Al Raha Mall
- Gardens Plaza
- The Souk
The Souk on Al Khor Street has is a modern souk that has beautiful water-facing view and an Arabian themed shopping area. The place is located close to Shangri-La Hotel accessible in just 11 minutes. Al Raha Mall, one of the best in emirate, is the nearest shopping mall which is 11 minute drive. Al Raha Mall has to offer most high street fashion outlets and jewellery stores,
- Brands 4 u
- Orlando Sports
- Lee & Wrangler
- Ascots & Chapels
- Carlo Shoes
The mall also features a Lulu hypermarket, fun zone for kids and multiscreen cinema. There is a smaller mall much nearer than Al Raha Mall in Khalifa City called Gardens Plaza that offers small selection of retail outlets and dining places and is just 6 minutes away.
RESTAURANTS NEAR NARJIS
Within Al Raha Golf Gardens, residents have access to a number of casual dining and takeaway restaurants near Narjis, some closest one includes:
- The Grille
- La Brioche
- Maharaja Indian
For special occasions, Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort has an English eatery called the Grille famous for its brunch and buffet, just 4 minutes from the area. Sacci is a popular Italian restaurant, at a 7-minute drive, offering traditional cuisine in a tranquil atmosphere overlooking the golf course.
La Brioche of Golf Gardens is the closest option, just 1 minute away. It is a French café that has a lot of French delicacies to offer all day long. Fairways is at a 5-minute distance from the area, that serves a buffet service in Ramadan. Visitors can avail a shisha service, enjoy brunches and BBQ nights and much more in a tranquil outdoor setting.
Some of the dining options in Al Raha Mall include:
- Burger Hut
- Papa Murphy’s Pizza
- Samurai Japanese Restaurant
Caesars is a famous food chain, well-known for its food quality and friendly service. The restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine in a pleasing ambiance. Residents will find the Boulevard cafe on the ground floor. Samurai serves classic Japanese food prepared by trained chefs, including the traditional sushi. Visit subway, Burger Hut and Papa Murphy’s Pizza to satisfy fast-food cravings.
BEACHES NEAR NARJIS
The community of Narjis can access the private Al Raha beach which is for residents only. This beach is reachable via Al Raha Beach Hotel for a fee, which is 10 minutes away. If you prefer public beaches then Saadiyat Island is just 25 minutes away and the popular Corniche Beach is at 30 minutes’ drive.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Residents of Narjis can have a great time out within their own community as they are Golf Gardens and one can enjoy the best 27 Hole Golf Course in the world. The club also has to offer a lot of fitness centers, swimming pools, gymnasium, tennis courts, basketball courts, etc.
There are various leisure centers and notable landmarks nearby where residents of Narjis can enjoy a lovely day out as well.
- Al Raha Theatre
- Al Forsan International Sports Resort
- Shaikh Zayed Cricket Stadium
For Cinema lovers, Al – Raha Theatre is just opposite the Golf Gardens having multiple Cineplex Screens showing Blockbusters from around the world. Al Forsan International Sports Resorts is at 7 minutes drive and offers world-class sporting opportunities including Go Kart, Waterboarding, Water Ski, Horse riding, Paintball, etc. For some serious sporting needs, it also offers a massive shooting range for Clay Shooting, Handgun Shooting, and Archery. Shaikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is just 10 minutes away and offers cricket coaching besides hosting international cricket matches.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Within the community, there are numerous gardens and walkways along with the splendid waterways. In nearby proximity following are the places of interests
- Sport grounds
- Basketball courts
- Kids playgrounds
Residents can also visit The Social hub which is the center of all communal activities. One can also avail the offerings of the clubhouse, sports center, boutique and many others. There are several fitness amenities in the state-of-the-art health centre at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort. Multiple options are available suiting the needs of different people such as mixed gyms, female-only gym, 50m swimming pool, kids-only pool, etc.
Other gyms near Narjis include Fit & Flex Studio on Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street an 11-minute drive for residents. Regional sports have great coaches who put great efforts for personal training of the members, located just 5 minutes away, it is a great fitness facility for athletes. Beyond Health club is 7 minutes whole Al Raha Gardens Plaza Gym is 9 minutes away.
For a pampered day out, there are a number of spas and salons near Narjis, a few are:
- Tips and Toes
- Sugar Beauty Lounge
- Charm Slimming and Beauty Center
Tips and Toes located has award-winning treatments to offer is just 6-minutes drive. Charming Slimming and Beauty Center is a 7-minute drive on Al Fursan St. while Sugar Beauty Lounge is 9 minutes away offering beauty all kinds of beauty services.
Social bees of the community have plenty of activities to offer. Day Bazaars and carnivals are being held at the community Club House regularly. These events also cater to kid-friendly activities and programs in order to fulfill the needs of the complete family. All year round several events are held for occasions like Halloween, Earth’s Day, Christmas, etc.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
There is a community group on Facebook by the name of Golf Gardens Abu Dhabi. People who are living in Golf Gardens can join this group to share information or experiences with each other.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Narjis is a family-friendly community with scenic and lavish landscapes and properties here are larger than the neighbouring areas. However, a point to consider is foreigners are not allowed to buy their own property in this area though they can rent it out.