About The Meadows
A part of the wonderful Emirates Living, The Meadows is a well-established residential community in Dubai. Spread across a verdant green landscape, this suburban villa community has grown throughout the years to become a sought-after destination. With all the benefits of living in a gated community, The Meadows offers a secure abode for family living. The area has also grown to become one of the most popular areas for buying villas in Dubai, as seen in Bayut.com's Market Report for 2018.
Spread around beautiful lakes in several intervals and streets lined in lush greenery, The Meadows elicits a serene environment providing a peaceful living away from the bustles of the city. However, the location of The Meadows is in close proximity to various hubs in the city such as Dubai Marina, Dubai Internet City, Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) and more, making it an ideal choice for those that want a quiet life away from the chaotic city but not without absolute connectivity from it. The Meadows is also located just next to the massive Montgomerie golf course and as residents, you can take advantage of the membership opportunities here.
In a Nutshell
- A residential community of villas set in a tranquil and verdant green landscape.
- A part of the Emirates Living communities.
- Located just next to the remarkable golf course of the Address Montgomerie resort.
- Located in close proximity to Dubai Marina, JLT, Dubai Internet City, Knowledge Village and more.
- Offers a range of villas in different architectural styles for your family living of choice.
- Provides amenities such as swimming pools, gyms, parks and so on.
Being a gated community, The Meadows provides a secure and private family environment away from the bustling city life that is typically seen in Dubai. You can find the nature-loving landscape of glistening lakes and rich greenery that is a characteristic of the Emirates Living communities.
The community is vastly family-friendly and promotes healthy outdoor living. From parks, swimming pools and gyms to restaurants, cafes and supermarkets, The Meadows has several amenities.
Properties in The Meadows
The Meadows houses over 1800 villas featuring 20 different architectural styles set in distinct precincts with each having their own entry points. These elegant homes, built in a tranquil setting that is tucked away from the bustle of the city, makes an ideal abode for families. There is an assortment of 3 to 7-bedroom villas in The Meadows that you can choose from to rent or buy.
The starting prices for the villas for rent in The Meadows are from AED 175k for 3-bedrooms, AED 170k for 4-bedrooms, AED 180k for 5-bedrooms and AED 250k for 6-bedroom homes. You can find that many of the residents living in The Meadows actually own their home. If you wish to buy one of the villas in The Meadows, the sale prices start at AED 3M for 3-bedrooms, another 3.3M for 4-bedrooms, 3.6M for 5-bedrooms and 5M for 6-bedroom houses.
Transportation and Parking Spaces in The Meadows
There are no metro stations in The Meadows. The nearest ones you can find are on the Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Lake Towers side, those are the Damac Properties and DMCC stations respectively, roughly a 10-minute drive from most clusters in The Meadows. However, there is a bus (F31) in service for the neighbourhood that has frequent stops in most of the major spots of the community as well as along the main road. Taxis are quite hard to find here, however, it can be available upon prior request. During peak hours, it is extremely hard to get a taxi in The Meadows making it best to avoid it.
Traffic is comparatively not that bad here and congestion is rare. When it comes to parking spaces in The Meadows, the villas here come with dedicated parking spaces for the residents.
Amenities, Schools and Healthcare
Supermarkets in The Meadows
For your regular grocery shopping, there is a Spinney's outlet in The Meadows at the Town Centre. You can also find a branch of the Milk & Honey Gourmet there. There is also an outlet of Life Pharmacy in the community for your drug store necessities. Otherwise, you can head to the massive Carrefour hypermarket that is a part of the Mall of the Emirates.
Churches, Temples and Mosques in The Meadows
For religious worshippers, you can find Al Wahab Mosque in The Meadows. There is also Al Samad Mosque next to The Town Centre.
The nearest church is The Metropolitan Mark Chords and the International Nepalese Community Church both of which take around 15 minutes to reach by car. The nearest temple is the Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara in Jebel Ali which also takes around 15 minutes to reach.
Schools in The Meadows
For schools in The Meadows, you have Emirates International School in The Meadows 4, it offers the IB curriculum. You can also send your children easily to the Dubai British School located in the neighbouring community, The Springs 3. For younger kids, the Amity Early Learning Centre in the Meadows Drive is easy to reach. Otherwise, there is also the Jebel Ali Village Nursery in The Lakes nearby.
For those looking at university options will find The Meadows to be located in close proximity to Knowledge Village. There are many prestigious universities close by, such as American University of Dubai, Middlesex University, Heriot-Watt University and more.
Clinics and Hospitals in The Meadows
Those living in The Meadows would not have to venture far in search of medical care. Located along the Meadows Drive, Mediclinic Meadows is a well-facilitated hospital in the community itself. They have various departments of medical care from Dentistry, ENT, Internal Medicine and GP services to Orthopaedics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics as well as Dermatology and Physiotherapy.
Al Garhoud Private Hospital Clinic in Jumeirah Islands is also located close by to The Meadows and is easily accessible.
Top 5 Areas in The Meadows
Among the sub-communities, The Meadows 9 is the most popular area in The Meadows. As it is located further away from the rest of the community the prices to rent and purchase villas in the location are more affordable.
Up next is The Meadows 2 and The Meadows 1, these are popular as they are closest to the exit/entry points to First Al Khail Street, which connects directly onto Sheikh Zayed Road. Rounding up the list are The Meadows 8 and The Meadows 5.
As a part of the Emirates Living communities, The Meadows is located close to The Springs, The Lakes, Emirates Hills and Hattan communities. The Meadows also borders Jumeirah Islands on one side and JLT on the adjacent side.
Several other hubs in the city such as Dubai Marina, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City and Knowledge Village are all easily accessible from The Meadows.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Malls in The Meadows
Although there aren't any conventional malls in The Meadows, The Meadows souk is a very effective alternative that makes it the community’s very own shopping and leisure destination. There is a large supermarket, a pet shop, jewellers and a variety of children’s shops here. The Meadows Souk also offers a myriad of dining options, a good choice of beauty salons as well as a popular gym outlet. A great spot for shopping, dining, self-care or catching up with friends, The Meadows Souk is a favourite destination among the residents of the community.
The Meadows Village, which was once the popular spot for dining and shopping in The Meadows. It was also the oldest shopping centre in the Emirates Living district but was closed down in order to create a larger complex; you can look forward to its opening in the near future.
For much more advanced shopping done, you can always get down to the enormous Mall of the Emirates in just around 15 minutes by car or the City Centre Me’aisem located in the neighbouring Dubai Production City that won’t take you any more than 20 minutes to reach.
Restaurants in The Meadows
There are a handful of restaurants in The Meadows that serve a variety of different cuisines at various price points. You have the fancy café restaurant, Shakespeare & Co, the build-your-own sandwich chain of Subway and the casual pizza place, Pizza Hut. There is also Wendy’s, Texas Chicken, Which Which Superior Sandwiches, McDonald’s and others.
For cafes, you have Costa Coffee and Tim Hortons. There is also Royal Bakery in The Meadows for the pastry lovers.
Beaches near The Meadows
Although there are no beaches in The Meadows, many of the popular beaches are just across from the community. The nearest one is the Barasti Beach which is less than 10 minutes away. You can also reach the Marina Beach or the JBR Beach in less than 17 minutes.
Leisure Activities and Notable Landmarks
One of the epic benefits of living in The Meadows is that as residents you can take advantage of getting membership opportunities at the phenomenal Montgomerie golf course of the Address Montgomerie resort located in the neighbouring Emirates Hills.
The Montgomerie brags a 7,396-yard championship golf course which was designed by the Ryder Cup star Colin Montgomerie in association with Desmond Muirhead. Constantly ranked as one of the top courses in the Middle East, Montgomerie features a fantastic link-style course that you just wouldn’t want to miss a chance to get a feel of.
Outdoor Activities, Fitness and Beauty
A key essence of The Meadows along with the rest of the Emirates Living communities is that they are intricately designed to promote an ultimate outdoor living for everyone. With the suburban landscape and parks in The Meadows, you are urged to get outside and have a stroll down along the waterways or take your kids to get some fresh air away from their smart screens.
Parks in The Meadows do not see any shortage. You can find parks in several of the sub-communities such as the Meadows 5 East Park, the Meadows 6 East Park and others. You can find outdoor sports facilities such as basketball courts, football pitches and more dotted around in The Meadows. There are also community swimming pools that you can find for a cool dive, especially during the summer weather.
There are also a good number of fitness facilities and spas in The Meadows or the nearby communities that you can make use of. You can find an outlet of the Fitness First in the Town Centre as well as the DuGym next to The Meadows 2. When it comes to beauty and relaxation, you can find Joz Salon & Spa, a nail & beauty salon; N Boutique, and a massage spa centre; Tosa Spa.
As a quiet neighbourhood designed for families, a vibrant nightlife in The Meadows is not something that you can expect to find. However, the nearby Reform Social & Grill in The Lakes Club is seen to be a favourite spot among some residents. Also, most of the restaurants in The Meadows are more casual dining spaces but you can find some fine dining options in some of the other Emirates Living developments.
Things to Consider
As a gated community, The Meadows make a very secure and family-friendly community. However, if you are someone that relies solely on public transportation, it could be a little inconvenient for you as the nearest restaurants and community centres are not located within walking distance from the residences making it easier to reach to if you can drive.
- The Meadows is located just next to several thriving hubs in the city such as the Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina, Dubai Media City and Knowledge Village
- Dubai International Airport is around 40 minutes away from The Meadows.
- Sheikh Zayed Road will only take up to 10 minutes to reach from The Meadows.