ABOUT UPTOWN MIRDIF
Inspired by old English Spa Towns, Uptown Mirdif is a sub-community of Mirdif, a family-friendly suburban area of Dubai. Uptown Mirdif is a development of Union Properties. It is a high-end residency that offers luxury amenities for its residents. The community features a blend of residential and commercial properties.
The master community Mirdif is the most popular area for renting villas in Dubai, according to the 2018 Dubai Real Estate Market Report. Uptown Mirdif offers numerous villas, townhouses and apartments. Away from the bustling areas of Dubai, the peaceful community offers several facilities, such as schools, parks, restaurants and shopping malls.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A family-oriented community in Mirdif
- Home to an open-air shopping mall, Uptown Mirdif Mall
- Features 3, 4 and 5-bedroom villas
- Studios and 1 to 3-bedroom apartments
- Hospitals and schools are easily accessible
- Situated close to Dubai International Airport
Uptown Mirdif is a community mostly favoured by families due to its proximity to schools, parks, malls and other leisure spots. The serene atmosphere of the locality makes it a popular living option among locals as well as expats.
Popular points of interest in Uptown Mirdif are:
- Swimming pools
- A large community park
- An array of retail outlets
One can find all basic as well as recreational amenities within the boundaries of the locality. Parents can send their children to the kids' play area and don't have to worry about their safety. One can also take a stroll on the outdoor spaces or take a swim in the contemporary swimming pool.
PROPERTIES IN UPTOWN MIRDIF
Properties in Uptown Mirdif are made up of modern apartments and lavish villas. The apartments offer studios and 1 to 3-bedroom units. Studios have a built-up space of 500 sq. ft. to 600 sq. ft. 1-bedroom apartments span an area of around 1,300 sq. ft., while 2-beds can be as spacious as 1,550 sq. ft. The size of 3-bedroom apartments can go up to 2,067 sq. ft. All of these apartments come with a dining area, built-in wardrobes, balconies and modern kitchens.
- Studio apartments in Uptown Mirdif can be rented for as low as AED 38k yearly
- If you are looking to rent 1-bedroom apartments in Uptown Mirdif, they can cost you up to AED 90k per annum
- The rental price of 2-bedroom apartments in Uptown Mirdif ranges from AED 75k to AED 85k annually
- The sale price of 1-bedroom apartments in Uptown Mirdif ranges from AED 780k to AED 1.1M
- If you want to buy 2-bedroom apartments in Uptown Mirdif, it can cost you anywhere between AED 1M and AED 1.5M
Coming with different layouts, villas in Uptown Mirdif are beautifully crafted. These houses feature 1 to 5 bedroom layouts. The built-up area of these residential units ranges from 750 sq. ft. to 6,500 sq. ft. Some houses come with private gardens and maid’s room.
- The rental price of 3-bedroom villas in Uptown Mirdif ranges from AED 75k to AED 145k yearly
- If you want to rent spacious 4-bedroom villas in Uptown Mirdif, it can cost you anywhere between AED 90k and AED 150k annually
- 5-bedroom villas in Uptown Mirdif can be rented at around 190k per annum.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN UPTOWN MIRDIF
Each villa in Uptown Mirdif comes with a private parking space. Some even have two. Similarly, each apartment gets one dedicated parking spot. Visitors can park their cars on nearby streets which have ample spaces.
There are various modes of transport near Uptown Mirdif. One can catch a metro at Rashidiya or Etisalat Metro Station. Both are an 8-minute drive away. Residents can also find two bus stations, Uptown Mirdif 1 and Uptown Mirdif 2 on the D56 road.
It might be a little inconvenient to find traditional taxis inside the premises since the community is gated. One can order taxis through digital applications such as Uber and Careem.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR UPTOWN MIRDIF
Spinneys is the only supermarket in Uptown Mirdif. Providing a relaxing shopping experience, the outlet of the famous supermarket chain offers a wide range of products to choose from. Carrefour in the Mirdif City Center is another option that can be reached after walking for ten minutes. Other supermarkets near Uptown Mirdif are Aswaaq Supermarket on St. 71, a 15-minute walk and West Zone supermarket on 83rd street which is just 16 minutes away on foot.
MOSQUES IN UPTOWN MIRDIF
Mirdif Grand Mosque in Uptown Mirdif is located adjacent to Uptown Mirdif Park. It is a large mosque with a separate parking area. If you are travelling by car, reach a little early or you’ll have to park your car on the road. Imam Abu Hanifa Masjid is another mosque next to LIFCO supermarket, at a walk of nine minutes. Masjid Mirdif near Mirdif Park is also easily accessible for residents. Other mosques near Uptown Mirdif include Bilal Mosque, Mosque Masjid and Hira Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR UPTOWN MIRDIF
Residents can find many churches near Uptown Mirdif. The closest church is St. Mary's Catholic Church. It is located at a drive of 18 minutes. You can also access numerous churches in Umm Hurair 2 such as Trinity Church, St. Mark & Ava Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church, Peniel Pentecostal Church and Christian Fellowship Church.
Hindu residents can find Shiva Temple in Bur Dubai, a 25-minute drive away. ShrinathJi Temple is another place of worship that can be reached after driving for 25 minutes.
Sikh residents can visit Automech Gurudwara and Gurudwara Al Aweer. Both of these options are around 15 minutes away via car. Mahamevnawa Buddhist Temple is the only Buddhist temple that can be reached after driving for 25 minutes.
SCHOOLS NEAR UPTOWN MIRDIF
Ontario International Canadian School is the only school within the premises of Uptown Mirdif. Residents of the community have easy-access to other prominent schools in Mirdif.
Nurseries near Uptown Mirdif include:
- Emirates British Nursery
- Crystal Valley Nursery in Al Mizhar 1
- Super Kids Nursery/Daycare and Step By Step Nursery in Mirdif
Schools near Uptown Mirdif are:
- Gems Royal Dubai School
- Uptown School Dubai
- Mirdif American School
- Dar Al Marefa Private School
- Star International School
Rated 'outstanding' by KHDA (Knowledge and Human Development Authority), GEMS Royal School Dubai is one of the best schools in Dubai. It offers the new national curriculum of England from foundation stage to year 6. The British School offers amazing facilities including multi-purpose halls, Mac suites, libraries, swimming pools, laboratories and creative learning zones. GEMS is located on 11A Street in Al Mizhar 1.
Located at a drive of 10 minutes, Uptown School Dubai is another excellent institution that provides high-standard education. The school has held a good KHDA rating since the last couple of years. Offering IB curriculum for its students, it also offers broad after-school activities programmes to allow its students to develop skills outside the classroom.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR UPTOWN MIRDIF
There any many pharmacies and clinics in Uptown Mirdif which provide reliable medical care facilities to the residents.
Some of the easily accessible medical facilities are:
- Mediclinic Mirdif
- Zulekha Hospital
- Medcare Medical Centre
- Mediclinic City
With a team of highly trained doctors, nurses and other support staff, Mediclinic Mirdif in Uptown Mirdif Mall is one of the most reliable clinics in the area. The healthcare provides services in Dermatology, Family Medicine, Orthopaedics and Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Medcare Medical Centre is a multi-speciality clinic on the ground floor of City Centre Mirdif and is just six minutes away from Uptown Mirdif via car. Apart from regular check-ups, the clinic also offers laboratory and radiology facilities. The clinic has consultants for dermatology, ENT, gynaecology and paediatrics.
Hospitals near Uptown Mirdif include Zulekha Hospital Dubai on Al Doha St. It is located at a distance of 16 km or 17 minutes by car. Mediclinic City can also be reached after a drive of 18 minutes.
Located in the centre of Mirdif, Uptown Mirdif is a high-end development that is close to many famous neighbourhoods such as:
Built along the Dubai Creek, Dubai Festival City is located at a drive of 13 minutes. It is home to many shopping centres and leisure places. Al Rashidiya is a family-friendly community located on the western side of Uptown Mirdif. It can be reached within 8 minutes via car. Home to Rashidiya metro station, the locality features verdant parks and schools for children.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR UPTOWN MIRDIF
Spanning 417,613 sq. ft., the Uptown Mirdif Mall is home to more than 50 renowned brands. A distinguishing feature of the mall is its open-air environment. It houses more than 170 shops and restaurants with outdoor seating. Offering a distinctive shopping experience, the mall is home to many pet shops, supermarkets, toy stores, pharmacies and book shops.
Residents also have easy access to other renowned malls in Mirdif.
- City Centre Mirdif
- Park Centre Mirdif
- Arabian Centre
Located at one corner of Mirdif, City Centre Mirdif offers the perfect combination of flagship stores, fashion avenues, food and beverage outlets. The mall has some of the most popular restaurants in Mirdif. It is located at a 6-minute drive from Uptown Mirdif. Close to Mirdif Park, Park Centre Mirdif is another great option. It doesn’t feature many retail outlets but has few stores with local merchandise, optical stores and pharmacies.
Other malls near Uptown Mirdif include Dubai Festival City Mall, Mirdif 35 and City Centre Deira.
RESTAURANTS NEAR UPTOWN MIRDIF
One of the benefits of living in Uptown Mirdif is having popular dining options at your doorstep. Poyo Rico - Peruvian Charcoal Chicken is an eatery near Mirdif Grand Mosque. Claiming to have the best Peruvian charcoal chicken, this casual restaurant is a good option for groups and kids. Filli is another cafe that serves tea, snacks, sandwiches and wraps. KFC, Burger King and Pizza Hut are some popular fast food restaurants in Uptown Mirdif.
Apart from these dine-in places within the community, residents can find numerous other popular restaurants near Uptown Mirdif:
- Circle Cafe
- Jimmy’s Shack
- Jones The Grocer
- Eye Kana
Known for its Ligurian inspired cuisine, Oregano is an Italian restaurant that is known for its courteous staff and quick service. It has items like pizza, pasta, lasagne, gnocchi and tiramisu on its menu. Gazebo, located on the ground level of City Centre mall, is known for its mouth-watering biryani. It serves Indian Mughlai Dishes including Tandoori Murgh, Dal-e-Khaas and many more.
BEACHES NEAR UPTOWN MIRDIF
Most of the beaches near Uptown Mirdif require a 30-minute drive. Al Mamzar Beach is the closest one. It is an exquisite beach with great facilities. It features showers and changing rooms for those looking for a swim. It also has a few cafes and jogging tracks.
Jumeirah Beach is also located at a 27-minute drive. The sandy white beach has much to offer. It boasts waterfront restaurants, jogging tracks and exercise equipment.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Notable landmarks near Uptown Mirdif include:
- Dubai Safari Park
- Mushrif Park
- First Abu Dhabi Bank
- Arabian Center
For fun and leisure, residents can head to Dubai Safari Park, an eco-friendly recreational theme park in the eastern district of Al Warqaa. It is located at a drive of 13 minutes. Featuring landscaped areas and serene lakes, it houses recreated jungles of Asia and Africa and enables you to enjoy views of exotic animals such as lions, tigers and cheetahs.
One can also visit Dubai Festival City which is home to numerous leisure spots. It features a state-of-the-art light show with water and fire. The light show boasts 30 fountains and a mesmerizing sound experience. You can also ride luxurious boats and enjoy stunning views of the creek.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Uptown Mirdif, Dubai is surrounded by lush greenery. Residents can head to Uptown Mirdif Park to spend some quality time with their families. Mushrif Park, a 15-minute drive away, is another great option for outdoor activities. It features cycling routes, jogging tracks, play areas and picnic spots.
For people who wish to stay fit, they can access several gyms in Mirdif other than those in Uptown Mirdif Mall. Techno Fitness Gym offers state-of-the-art equipment and qualified fitness trainers to help you stay fit. It is located on level 1 in Shorooq Community Centre at a drive of seven minutes. Fitness Boot Camp Dubai (FBC DXB) is another fitness centre that conducts calorie-burning boot camps and conducts varied exercise routines in each session. The sessions are held at Uptown Mirdif Park. Other gyms near Uptown Mirdif include Pulse Fitness, Fitness First Mirdif City Centre and Body Time Mirdif Hills.
Apart from the salons and spas in Uptown Mirdif Mall, the community features various other options to choose from.
Some popular salons and spas near Uptown Mirdif are:
- Nail Lounge Salon
- Glamour Beauty & Nail Spa
- The Loft Fifth Avenue
- Hair Fusion
Glamour Beauty & Nail Spa is located at a drive of 4 minutes near Mirdif Mall. Nail Lounge Salon can be reached after driving for 6 minutes. The Loft Fifth Avenue in Shorooq also takes 6 minutes to reach. HMC salon is another option that is 8 minutes away via car.
Uptown Mirdif is a serene yet vibrant residency and events keep on happening in the community. Some community events are Kids Sports Festival, Ramadan Market, Winter Carnival, Eid Celebration and Kids Fashion Fiesta.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Located close to Dubai International Airport, residents of Uptown Mirdif can sometimes hear the sounds of airplanes passing overhead. However, most of the property constructions in Uptown Mirdif feature double glazed windows that prevent such kind of loud noises from entering the home.
- A 5-minute drive from Mushrif Park
- City Centre Mirdif is 6 minutes away
- International City is also a short 17-minute drive away
- Dubai Festival City is at a distance of 14 minutes
- Dubai International Airport is at a 9-minute distance
- Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa are under 30 minutes away