ABOUT PICADILLY GREEN
The sub-community of Picadilly Street is a part of DAMAC Hills (Akoya by DAMAC). Also known as DAMAC Hills, the residential community is the product of Master developer DAMAC Properties. Spanning 42 million sq. ft. this area features a range of mixed use properties for sale or rent.
Piccadilly Green primarily offers villas. It’s right next to Al Qudra road which makes it easy for residents to access various amenities in nearby areas. Examples include salons, malls and fitness facilities in nearby Arabian Ranches 2. DAMAC Hills is home to the Trump International Golf Course which provides residents in this sub-community easy access to one of the world’s best golf courses as well.
IN A NUTSHELL
- 3 to 5 bedroom villas available for sale and rent
- Maid rooms in some properties
- Freehold properties available
- Located along Al Qudra road
- Near golfing green
- Popular food outlets, supermarkets and malls are a short drive away
This area lies in a gated community which offers 24-hour security. Additional points of interest worth noting are:
- Paved stone streets
- Lodging services available
- Swimming pools in some properties
The sub-community is a modern construct and exemplifies urban living. Those interested in properties here should keep these points in mind.
PROPERTIES IN PICCADILLY GREEN
Properties here have 3 to 5 bedroom villas and range from 2,578 sq.ft. to 8,400 sq.ft. Sales and rental price depends on additional amenities, or lack thereof, such as full furnishings and size. Payment for rent is on an annual basis.
Interested buyers can choose between 3-bedroom villas, 4-bedroom villas and 5-bedroom villas for sale in Piccadilly Green. 3-bedroom villas for rent are available too. Details for rent and purchase are as follows:
- The starting price to rent a 3-bedroom villa is AED 185k
- Sales price for a 3-bedroom villa in Picadilly Green ranges from AED 2.7M to AED 3.9M
- Sales price of a 4-bedroom villa ranges from AED 3.9M to AED 4.6M
Asking price of a 5-bedroom villa for sale starts from AED 3.4M to AED 6.9M
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES NEAR PICADILLY GREEN
Residents won’t be short of parking spaces in Piccadilly Green. Each villa in this sub-community comes with a covered parking space.
Additionally, while there are no other modes of transportation in Picadilly Green, there are several a few minutes away. The nearest bus stop is in the Mudon Al Salam Centre, a 3-minute drive away. Another bus station is a 9-minute drive away in neighbouring Dubai Studio City. Residents have to drive 24 or so minutes to reach the nearest metro stations. For example, there is the Emirates subway station to the east and a 21-minute drive away.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR PICADILLY GREEN
Residents need not drive too far for groceries. Supermarkets near Picadilly Green include Geant Express Supermarket which is a 4-minute drive away. Additional supermarkets include Carrefour in the Ranches Souk and ZOOM in The Sustainable City, 7 minutes away. For larger grocery hauls, residents can visit Spinneys Market up north in Motor City which is 12 minutes away.
MOSQUES NEAR PICADILLY GREEN
There is a small prayer area near Silver Spring in the sub-community. Mosques near Picadilly Green include the Mudon Mosque in Mudon, Al Madinah Al Mustadama Masjid in the Sustainable City and the Arabian Ranches Masjeed near the Ranches Souk — all 6 minutes away. There is also the Remraam Mosque to the east 8 minutes away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR PICADILLY GREEN
The city of Dubai is home to an incredibly diverse population and accommodates people of different faiths and cultures. So one can expect to find different places of worship nearby. The nearest church, for example, is the Casa De Oracion Torre Fuerte which is a 16-minute drive away in Al Barsha South via Umm Suqeim St (D63). Other churches include the Filipino Christian Church of Dubai and the International Nepalese Community Church in Jebel Ali Village 23 minutes away.
To visit Hindu temples, residents will have to travel to the Bur Dubai district east of DAMAC Hills. Here one can find the ShrinathJi temple, Shiva temple and the Shree Krishn Haveli — all reachable within a 30-minute drive. For Sikh residents, there is the Gurunank Darbar Sikh Temple in Jebel Ali Village 23 minutes away. The only Buddhist temple nearby is the Mahamevnawa Buddist Temple which is 30 minutes away in Jumeirah 1.
SCHOOLS NEAR PICCADILLY GREEN
Residing in this sub-community puts one within close proximity to the city’s academic institutes which range from early learning establishments to institutes of higher learning.
For example, nursery schools near Piccadilly Green include:
- Blossom Mudon Nursery
- CreaKids Nursery
- Step by Step Nursery
Primary Schools near Picadilly Green are:
- Ranches Primary School
- Jebel Ali School
- Southview School
Ranches Primary School offers classes from nursery to primary and located 7 minutes away in Arabian Ranches 2 community. It follows the UK National curriculum and accommodates students from grade 1 to 5.
As for families looking to gain admissions in high schools, there is the Nibras International School in Dubai Investments Park, a 17-minute drive away. This high school follows an American curriculum and offers electives like Forensics, 3D printing and Robotics. The Nord Anglia International School, 14 minutes away in Al Barsha South follows an English Language curriculum till year 11 and transitions students to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program for years 12 and 13.
Residents looking for higher education institutes can travel to Keystrokes University, located a 19-minute drive away near Jumeirah Islands. There is also the University of Wollongong located 21 minutes away in Dubai Internet City. This university offers everything from short courses to postgraduate studies.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR PICADILLY GREEN
There are several hospitals and clinics near Piccadilly Green. The nearest medical facilities are:
- Aster Clinic (open from 9:30am to 10pm)
- Apex Medical and Dental Clinics (open from 8am to 7pm)
- Emirates Hospital Day Surgery (open from 8am to 10pm)
- Medcare Medical Centre (open from 8:30am to 9pm)
A hospital near Picadilly Green located 7 minutes away in Arabian Ranches 2, Aster Clinic is a general health facility with treatments in paediatric care, family medicine, general medicine, dermatology and dentistry. It is also empanelled with major insurance companies.
For a larger range of treatments, residents can travel to The Emirates Hospital Day Surgery and Medical Centre in Motor City — a 10-minute drive from the sub-community. In addition to general treatments, this facility offers services in general surgery, E.N.T, gynaecology, radiology, orthopaedics and more.
This area is located at the edges of DAMAC Hills which means that it’s in pretty close proximity to nearby residential communities and entertainment hotspots. Residential communities near this sub-community include:
- Arabian Ranches 2
- The Sustainable City
- Motor City
Additional communities include Jumeirah Golf Estates, a golf community of upscale villas. Further east lies Arabian Ranches, a community of villas and townhouses — 16 minutes away from DAMAC Hills.
Entertainment destinations nearby include:
- IMG Worlds of Adventure
- Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club
- Magic Planet
IMG is a theme park located 13 minutes east of the sub-community. To the north lies the Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club 8 minutes away. Located on Al Qudra Road, Magic Planet is a smaller amusement park which features a variety of games. It may take around 25 to 30 minutes to access The Beach and the community of JBR.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR PICCADILLY GREEN
One of many malls near Piccadilly Green, Ranches Souk is a small community centre for residents at Arabian Ranches. Located 7 minutes away from DAMAC Hills, the mall offers a range of dining, shopping and entertainment options. These include:
- Carrefour Market – A supermarket
- MAC – A popular makeup brand
- Sun and Sand Sports – A sportswear store
One can find a number of retail options here. Examples include The Body Shop, skincare, cosmetics and perfume brand, Pet’s Delight which has pet food and accessories on offer and The Retail Centre which is also home to Magic Planet, an amusement park which features rides and games for kids.
Other malls nearby include The Leisure Centre, a small community mall, and Village Community Mall. Both of these malls are in Arabian Ranches 2 within a 9-minute drive. Larger malls nearby include Marina Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall and Mall of the Emirates located near the coast 30 minutes away.
To enjoy the nightlife, head out to the Ippos Lounge in Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club which is opposite Arabian Ranches a 10-minute drive away. Other options are available near Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR).
RESTAURANTS NEAR PICADILLY GREEN
Restaurants near Piccadilly Green are in The Ranches Souk. This mall features a variety of popular food outlets such as:
- Caribou Coffee
- Bateel Cafe
- Chez Sushi
- Cold Stone Creamery
Food options are also available in The Retail Centre in Arabian Ranches. These include, but aren’t limited to:
- Pizza Hut
- Burger King
- Shakespeare and Co
- Costa Coffee
Pizza Hut and Burger King are fast food restaurants while Costa Coffee is ideal for residents looking for a caffeinated pick-me-up before starting the day. Cold Stone Creamery is an ice cream brand popular with the locals.
For a more refined experience, there is Chez Sushi — a sushi restaurant and Carluccio’s, a café deli that specializes in Italian cuisine. All of these food outlets are within a 10-minute drive.
BEACHES NEAR PICADILLY GREEN
Most beaches near Piccadilly Green are within a 30-minute drive. Examples include Jumeirah Beach, a public urban beach with BBQ areas and a children's playground. It also has a walking path and a beach library. 28 minutes away lies JBR Beach, a public beach that features restaurants and shops. Residents can also travel to Marina Beach located a 28-minute drive. It offers stunning views of the nearby Ferris wheel and the pristine waters of the Gulf.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The Asana hookah bar is pretty close to this sub-community — a 6-minute drive away. Other areas for leisure include:
- Trump International Golf Course
- Dubai Butterfly Garden
- Global Village
Home to a championship 18-hole golf course, the Trump International Golf Course and Club House offers training facilities to residents new to golf. Global Village is only open during cooler months. Located 13 minutes east on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, this multicultural festival park features unique products from around the world with games and attractions for all ages. Located 10 minutes away in Al Barsha South, Dubai Butterfly Garden is another popular tourist attraction.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can frequent these places for their fitness goals:
- Queens Meadow pool in Damac Hills
- 3 parks nearby
- Fitness First Mudon (Athletic Concept)
- Mudon Community tennis courts
- Mudon Community Central Park Plaza gym
There aren’t any pools in the sub-community itself. However, residents can always take a dip at the Queens Meadow pool 2 minutes away. There is also a communal pool in Mudon 5 minutes away.
For parks, there is Mudon Park and Central Park Mudon 3 minutes away. The biggest is Damac Hills Park which features football pitches as well as basketball, tennis and volleyball courts.
Fitness First Mudon is a small gym facility, but it has everything gym goers need from fitness equipment to a basketball court and even a parkour area. Other fitness facilities nearby are Gym Al Ramth in neighboring Remraam community, 10 minutes away, and Optimal Fitness in Dubai Studio City which is 8 minutes away.
Salons and spas near Picadilly Green are
- The Loft, Fifth Avenue Mudon
- Hair Touch Men’s Salon
- Sea Salt Spa
- The Haven Spa
Hair Touch Men’s Salon and The Loft are located in Arabian Ranches Centre 5 minutes away via Al Qudra Rd. Other spas and salons nearby include NStyle Beauty Lounge, Show Style Beauty Salon and Belle Femme — all accessible via Al Qudra Road.
DAMAC recently held a Skate Jam event in its newly opened skate park where professional skateboarders enthralled audiences with death-defying stunts. Back in 2018, the community also held a Fun and Food Fiesta at the Trump International Golf Course Amphitheatre.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Those looking to keep up with current property trends in DAMAC Hills can join the DAMAC Properties Facebook page. It has information on properties offered in Picadilly Green and other sub-communities.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Residents are better off having private vehicles. Residents will have to drive to the nearest transportation service or bus stop.