ABOUT SOBHA CITY
Sobha Group launched the multi-billion project, Sobha City as mixed-use development. It is a sub-community in Nad Al Sheba. The community is parallel to Meydan Godolphin Park and close to Al Khail Road. The area spans over 8 million square feet and will have 280 villas, apartments and a retail complex.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Built by Sobha Group
- Will feature a mix of apartments and villas
- Proximity to Al Khail Road
- Newly built properties
Nad Al Sheba lies close to industrial areas in Dubai. Sobha City has a mix of apartments and villas in proximity to basic amenities. The community provides a premium living experience to residents.
Some highlights of Sobha City are
- Well-designed villas
- Contemporary styled apartments
- A retail complex under construction in proximity
It is a family-friendly community with properties best suited for young couples and families with kids.
PROPERTIES IN SOBHA CITY
Properties in Sobia City include villas and apartments. Both come with plenty of amenities. The apartments range from studios to 3-bedroom units. High-end villas come as 4 and 5-bedroom units.
A studio apartment in Sobha City is ideal for singletons and couples. The apartment covers almost 520 sq. ft. There is one bathroom in the apartment. The kitchen is semi-open. The apartment also has a small terrace/balcony.
- The studio apartment is priced at approximately AED 694k.
A 1-bedroom apartment in Sobha City has a covered area of 828 sq. ft. The unit has two bathrooms and has fitted sanitary ware. The open kitchen has the necessary fittings and fixtures. There is a small storage area in the apartment.
- Cost of a 1-bedroom apartment is approximately AED 1.1M.
A 2-bedroom apartment in Sobha City has a coverage area of 1,150 sq. ft. Both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and built-in wardrobes. The 2-bedroom apartments have a spacious living area.
- Buying a 2-bedroom apartments costs approximately AED 1.5M
Other than features similar to a 2-bedroom apartment, 3-bedroom apartments have a maid’s room, a laundry room and a study room. There are three bathrooms in the unit and a large terrace.
- The sale price of a 3-bedroom apartment is approximately AED 6.2M
Sobha City's 4-bedroom contemporary villa covers 4,349 sq. ft. These villas are based on 2-storey and have big dining/living area. The kitchen is on the ground floor. All the bedrooms are on the 1st floor. There is a large terrace in the villa. The villa has a private elevator as well.
- Buying a luxurious 4-bedroom villa in Sobha City costs AED 7.8M
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN SOBHA CITY
Nad Al Sheba has several bus stops serviced by bus 50, 66, 67 and 61-D. The closely located bus stops are Nad Al Sheba Emirates NBD, Nad Al Shiba 2 – Main Masjid 1 and Nad Al Sheba – Road 2. The nearest metro stations are Creek and Dubai Healthcare City. Both stations are 9 minutes away and are serviced by the Green metro line. Hailing a taxi or travelling via a private car are more convenient options for transportation in Sobha City.
Visitors can park their vehicle near the Meydan racecourse as there is plenty of parking space around it. Residents need not worry about their cars because residential buildings and villas both have ample parking spaces in Sobha City.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR SOBHA CITY
Upon completion, there will be several supermarkets near Sobha City but right now, residents can visit supermarkets around Academic City. West Zone Fresh Supermarket is the nearest, at a 9-minute drive. Aswaaq Supermarket, Good Market, and Carrefour Market are 10 minutes away from Sobha City.
MOSQUES NEAR SOBHA CITY
There are many mosques in Nad Al Sheba where people living in Sobha City can go for daily prayers. Nad Al Sheba Mosque, Nad Al Sheba Grand Mosque, Nad Al Sheba, Mosque Al Yaqoub, and Hamza Mosque are some mosques near Sobha City.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR SOBHA CITY
Christian residents will find City Hill Global Church at a 6-minute drive from the area. Other churches within a 20-minute drive are Emirates Baptist Church and Fellowship: A Christian Church in Dubai.
Hindu believers can go to Shiva Temple and Shrinath Ji Temple which are 20 minutes away in Bur Dubai. Sikh Gurudwara is close to it.
SCHOOLS NEAR SOBHA CITY
Some preschools near Sobha City are:
- Toddlers International Nursery
- Creative Kids Early Learning Centre
- Hummingbird Pre-School DIFC
Toddlers International Nursery was established in 2009. All classrooms are monitored by CCTV cameras and the nursery has a password entry system, safety gates and a finger protection system to ensure the safety of students. It follows the EYFS framework.
Creative Kids Early Learning Centre is a KHDA approved nursery with qualified and experienced staff. Hummingbird Preschool offers classes and daycare service for kids between ages 3 months to 6 years. The nursery follows the EYFS curriculum.
Some well-reputed primary and secondary school near Sobha City are
- Riverston School Dubai
- Rising School
- Repton School in Dubai
- Kings' School Nad Al Sheba
Riverston School Dubai is 9 minutes away. It has won the best international initiative award in 2019. The school follows the UK national curriculum. The staff of the school is dedicated and highly qualified.
Rising School is a 9-minute drive away. It follows the American curriculum. Repton School is at a 10-minute drive. It follows the UK curriculum. 57.7% of students of the school obtained A+ and A grades in IGCSE for 2017. The school also has boarding houses for girls and boys.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR SOBHA CITY
Residents can go to one of the closely located hospitals near Sobha City to seek medical help. These include:
- Nad Al Sheba Health Centre
- Emirates Hospital Clinic
Nad Al Sheba Health Centre is the only medical facility within the parent community.
Some popular residential developments near the neighbourhood are
Al Quoz is a commercial and residential area. It is towards the north-west of Sobha City. Al Barari is a nearby residential development with several sub-communities. It is home to the popular restaurant, The Farm.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR SOBHA CITY
For shopping or entertainment, people living in the vicinity can find following malls near Sobha City.
- Aswaaq Mall
- Dubai Festival City Mall
- Wafi Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall is 11 minutes away. It has over 500 brands and stores including IKEA. There are multiple cinema screens, a play area and several restaurants in the mall. Nad Al Sheba Mall and Aswaaq Mall are 11 minutes away from Sobha City. One of the biggest malls in Dubai, The Dubai Mall is not more than 15 minutes away. It has a cinema, an ice rink and an underwater zoo and aquarium. Millions of tourists visit the mall each year. Other closely located malls are Wafi Mall, Marhaba Mall and City Centre Deira.
RESTAURANTS NEAR SOBHA CITY
People who like to eat out can go to one of these restaurants near Sobha City.
- Russo's New York Pizzeria
- Route E66
- Tichinos Restaurant
- Taco Barrio
- Shakespeare and Co.
KFC is an international, popular fast-food chain. Subway can also be spotted within an 8-minute drive. Russo's New York Pizzeria is 10 minutes away. The menu includes different soups, sandwiches and pasta. At Tichinos Restaurant one can enjoy pasta, pizzas, salads, grills, sandwiches and coffee. Taco Barrio has authentic Mexican food.
BEACHES NEAR SOBHA CITY
Jumeirah Beach and Marina Beach are two popular beaches near Sobha City. Jumeirah Beach is at a 17-minute drive while Marina Beach is around 25 minutes away. Popular for its watersport options, Kite Beach is 19 minutes away.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some notable landmarks within and near the vicinity include the likes of
- Nad Al Sheba Park
- Meydan Racecourse
Nad Al Sheba Park is a community park. Residents can also visit Nad Al Sheba Cycle Park that has air-conditioned locker rooms. Those who are into horse racing and breeding can go to Meydan Racecourse which was formerly known as Nad Al Sheba Racecourse. It was built in 1986 and was majorly renovated and renamed in 2010. It is the venue for one of the most anticipated events in Dubai, the annual Dubai World Cup.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There are four community parks near Sobha City where residents can head out with families. Those who enjoy sports can find Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Sports Complex and NAS Stadium in the neighbourhood. The sports complex has plenty of parking spaces as well.
Fitness enthusiasts can find following gyms within a 15-minute drive.
- Fitness 4 Life
- Body Pulse 20 Beauty and Fitness Studio
- Nitro Gym
Body Pulse 20 Beauty and Fitness Studio is dotted near Silicon Heights. It is only 8 minutes away from Sobha City. Nitro Gym can be spotted 10 minutes away and is tucked inside Apricot Towers.
For getting beauty treatments or enjoying a relaxing spa session, ladies can head out to one of the below-mentioned beauty salons.
- Blush & Brush Beauty Boutique
- Refinery Beauty Lounge
These salons are not more than 10 minutes away from Sobha City. Other than these, one can also go to Beauty Avenue Salon & Spa, Shades by Loft. For men, there are plenty of salons such as Vinicia Men’s Salon, Heads Up Gents Salon, and Mash Gents Salon. Vinicia Men’s Salon is the nearest, around 8 minutes away.
The mega-development of Nad Al Sheba organises sports events frequently at the golf course and Nad Al Sheba Cycle Park. These are must-go events for sports lovers.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Sobha City is under development. Some properties are ready while some are still under construction. Property prices are likely to increase once the development is complete. People living in the vicinity should expect slight noise pollution during the Dubai World Cup.
- Dubai International Airport is 16 minutes away
- Sheikh Zayed Road (E11) is at an 8-minute drive
- Abu Dhabi is 1 hour 21 minutes away