Quortaj is an architectural project in Al Furjan adjacent to Discovery Garden. Al Furjan is a vibrant residential area tucked between Sheikh Zayed Road and Muhammad Bin Zayed Road. Quortaj, the sub-community features North Africa themed villas with a mix of Mediterranean and Emirati touch.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Features a blend of townhouses and villas
- Built by Nakheel
- Connected to Sheikh Zayed Road
- Proximity to every basic amenity
Like most areas that feature only townhouses and villas, Quortaj is a family-friendly community with a calm and peaceful environment. Key features of the community are:
- Closeness to major highways
- Swimming pools, gyms, and parks within the district
- Gated and secure community
There is a mega supermarket and lots of parking spaces along with sports facilities on the premises.
PROPERTIES IN QUORTAJ
Properties in Quortaj include several rental villas and interested buyers can choose from a variety of villas for sale. It is recognised as a residential area with a blend of 3-bedroom to 5-bedroom contemporary style villas and townhouses. Each villa and townhouse offers a balcony and terrace.
3-bedroom villas have coverage areas between 2,410 to 3,994 sq. ft. Along with four bathrooms, each villa has 2 kitchens, a large landscaped garden and parking spaces for multiple vehicles. There is a maid’s room, a laundry room and a barbeque area. All bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and a small balcony area with contemporary design windows and door.
- Renting a 3-bedroom villa costs AED 110k to AED 160k per year
- Buying a 3-bedroom villa costs AED 1.9M to AED 3.5M
The 4-bedroom villa in Quortaj occupies almost 4,539 to 7,000 sq. ft of space. 4-bedroom villas come with seven bathrooms, a laundry room, a guest room with attached bathroom, a maid’s rooms and a pantry. The villas have a huge dining area and a family room with separate majlis room. The kitchen is semi-closed and has modern designed cabinets. Villa also has a balcony and a terrace. There is parking space for two vehicles.
- Sale trend of a 4-bedroom villa is between AED 4M to AED 5.5M
Some 5-bedroom villas are furnished. These villas have a storage area and the maid’s room has a separate entrance. They have central air conditioning plus central heating system.
- One can find the sale price of a 5-bedroom villa from AED 3.6M to AED 4.4M
- Rent of a 5-bedroom villa is between AED 180k to AED 220k per year
Interested renters can find a number of rental townhouses in Quortaj. Investors and buyers can consider townhouses for sale. 3-bedroom townhouses come with a semi-open kitchen, a dining area, and a pantry. There is a separate maid’s room and a powder room. The townhouse is laced with marble flooring and high end finishing.
- Renting a 3-bedroom townhouse costs about AED 110k to AED 135k per year
- A 3-bedroom townhouse for sale is valued at AED 1.8M to AED 3M
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN QUORTAJ
For those relying on public transportation in Quortaj, bus stops in Discovery Garden are the closest ones. Discovery Garden 11 and 12 bus stops are at a 4-minute drive serviced by bus F43 and 85. Discovery Garden Pavilion Shopping Centre bus stop is 5 minutes away and the same buses stop there. Hailing a taxi or travelling through a private car is always an option.
Parking spaces in Quortaj are plenty. Residents can use the space inside their homes while visitors can park their cars outside villas.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR QUORTAJ
Supermarkets near Quortaj include W Mart Fresh, Spinneys, and Carrefour. W Mart and Spinneys are inside Al Furjan while Carrefour is 5 minutes away in Discovery Gardens.
W Mart provides a wide range of wholesome, organic and premium grocery products stocked from different parts of the world. Spinneys is an international retail giant that operates at different locations in the UAE.
MOSQUES IN QUORTAJ
Al Furjan Mosque is one of the mosques in Quortaj. Residents can also find Nakheel Mosque, Masjid Abdullah Ali Al-Chaafar, and Al Rustmani Masjid within a 10-minute drive. 15 minutes away is Masjid Ruqaya near Jebel Ali Industrial Area.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR QUORTAJ
Most churches near Quortaj are around 15 minutes’ drive. Dubai Mar Thoma Church, Dubai Evangelical Church Centre, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, United Christian Church of Dubai, Christ Church Jebel Ali, and St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church are not more than 13 minutes away.
Shiva Temple is half an hour away from Quortaj. Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara is 13 minutes away and Mahamevnawa Buddhist Temple is at a 32-minute drive.
SCHOOLS NEAR QUORTAJ
Families with preschoolers will find a number of nurseries near Quortaj such as
- Jebel Ali Village Nursery
- Bubbles & Giggles Nursery
- Chubby Cheeks Nursery
Jebel Ali Village Nursery is ranked among the oldest British nurseries of the city. The nursery claims to follow a program that caters to the physical as well as emotional development of children.
The family-friendly area also has many schools dotted at a short distance. Some schools near Quortaj include:
- The Arbor School
- Jebel Ali School
- Dubai British School
The Arbor School follows the National Curriculum for England. It has specialised science laboratories, art rooms and an auditorium. Jebel Ali School also follows the National Curriculum for England and is one of the well-reputed schools in Dubai.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR QUORTAJ
For healthcare assistance, residents can reach to a number of hospitals near Quortaj at a short distance. Some of them are:
- Medcare Medical Centre
- Mediclinic - Meadows
- NMC Royal Hospital
Medcare Medical Centre is just 4 minutes away and provides world-class medical care to patients. It is a tertiary care hospital with dentistry, cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, haematology and ophthalmology departments. Mediclinic is dotted in The Meadows at a 16-minute drive while NMC Royal Hospital is around 20 minutes away near Green Community.
Quortaj lies on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road which makes it closer to some of the well-known residential communities in Dubai that include
Jebel Ali is best known as a satellite district and is home to one of the biggest commercial ports in the city. Discovery Gardens is the next door neighbour to Quortaj and has garden-themed apartments dotted near Ibn Battuta Mall.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR QUORTAJ
Popular malls near Quortaj are a short drive away. The list includes the likes of
- Ibn Battuta Mall
- City Centre Me'aisem
- The Springs Souk
The Ibn Battuta Mall is one of the largest shopping malls near Quortaj, at a 15-minute drive. It has over 270 shops, around 50 restaurants, a 21-screen cinema, and over 4,500 parking spaces. The mall spans over a total of 5,610,000 sq. ft.
City Centre Me'aisem is at the junction of Al Khail Road and has over 60 retail outlets. It has Magic Planet which is a family entertainment centre offering a range of games for kids.
RESTAURANTS IN QUORTAJ
People who like to eat out will find a bunch of restaurants in Quortaj. Some of them are:
- Bikanerwala Restaurant
- Which Wich Superior Sandwiches
- Al Arab Restaurant
Oregano boasts 10 restaurants in the city. Oregano – Al Furjan serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It is a casual dining Italian eatery with rustic décor. Oregano also offers home delivery.
Bikanerwala Restaurant is named after an Indian city that serves Indian snacks, South Indian cuisines, Chinese cuisines and traditional Indian desserts.
BEACHES NEAR QUORTAJ
The beaches near Quortaj include Jumeirah Beach at a 29-minute drive. Kite Beach is 27 minutes away while the nearest one is Marina Beach at a 17-minute drive.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
For those who like to spend their weekends in bars can find some near Quortaj. Some of them are towards the south and include the following:
- Freddy’s Resto Café
- Mr Toad’s Pub & Kitchen
Al Furjan Club House is a landmark that is dotted within the sub-community. This club has a fully equipped gym, an aerobic studio and a multi-purpose sports court for sports lovers.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents of Quortaj can head out to the closely located parks. The kids’ park in Discovery Gardens is at an 8-minute drive while the community park of Jebel Ali is 13 minutes away.
Fitness enthusiasts can go to Al Furjan Club House. The following gyms are also at a close distance.
- Atlas Power Gym
- Dungeon Gym
- Target Gym
Ladies can find some beauty salons at a 5-minute drive from Quortaj which include the following
- Mi Amor Beauty Salon
- Beauty Corner Ladies Salon
- Nailish Beauty Salon
Nailish Beauty Salon and Beauty Corner Ladies Salon are 5 minutes away, dotted in the Discovery Gardens. The nearest one is Mi Amor Beauty Salon at a 3-minute distance. Men can go to For Him Gents Care Salon which is 19 minutes away or to Black & Brown Gents Salon which is at a 10-minute drive.
Al Furjan Pavillion community centre organises events especially for kids aged 10 and below. Festival of Lights at Al Furjan Pavillion festivals had live music, exciting competitions and entertainment options for kids.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join Al Furjan Community group on Facebook to keep themselves updated regarding the community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Quortaj is part of Al Furjan which will be completely developed by 2020. Right now there are no metro stations in the area, but one station is expected to be operational by 2020 as a part of Metro Expansion.