ABOUT VILLA LANTANA
Mindfully designed for a close-knit community living experience, Villa Lantana is a residential area located in Al Barsha. It comprises 440 villas offering a choice between 3, 4 and 5-bedroom houses in 17 different designs. The community is set between two landscaped gated community, Villa Lantana 1 and Villa Lantana 2. It is strategically located close to Dubai’s main arterial roads, Al Khail Road and Sheikh Zayed Road. Additionally, all the primary entertainment hubs, retail options and educational institutes are in proximity.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Villa Lantana is a villa sub-community of Al Barsha
- Properties in Villa Lantana consists of 3, 4 and 5-bedroom villas
- These villas come in 17 different configurations
- My City Centre Al Barsha offers a number of amenities to residents
- Quick access to Al Khail Road and Sheikh Zayed Road
Residents enjoy several amenities including:
- Community centre
- Parks, playgrounds and gyms
- Sports courts and outdoor jogging tracks
Apart from these, the swimming pool and gym facilities are also easily available within the area. My City Centre Al Barsha located adjacent to the community offers a variety of healthcare, retail and dining options. It also provides services to cater to your daily needs.
PROPERTIES IN VILLA LANTANA
Families find a safe and secure environment while residing in the gated community. Properties in Villa Lantana are mostly villas offering a suburban vibe and a family-oriented lifestyle. These houses usually have 3, 4 and 5-bedroom that are quite spacious. Most villas are equipped with a private pool, a small garden and barbecue area in the backyard.
The rental rates of villas in the area are:
- For a 3-bedroom villa, the rental rate varies between AED 160k to AED 220k.
One can also invest in the properties of Villa Lantana.
- The cost of a 3-bedroom villa lies between AED 2.3M to AED 3.3M.
- One can also purchase a 4-bedroom villa for as low as AED 3.5M to AED 4.9M.
- The cost of a 5-bedroom villa lies between AED 6.2M to AED 6.5M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN VILLA LANTANA
Because of the proximity to important highways, the area is easy to access for both public and private transportation users. Options for public transportation near Villa Lantana include metro and feeder buses. Metro stations namely Mall of the Emirates and Sharaf DG are located a few minutes away.
Parking in Villa Lantana is not an issue as there are ample parking spaces for both residents and visitors within the community.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR VILLA LANTANA
Residents will never face any problem while looking for a retail store as there are plenty of well-known supermarkets near Villa Lantana.
Carrefour Market, West Zone Fresh Supermarket and JMA supermarket are all a 5-minute drive away at the maximum. At these stores, one can find basic household products along with the luxurious essentials.
MOSQUES IN VILLA LANTANA
Muslim residents can find plenty of mosques in Villa Lantana for their daily prayers. Some of the closest ones are Khalfan Bin Shannaf Mosque, Abu Bakr Al Siddiq Mosque and Al Dashti Mosque located within a 7-minute drive.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR VILLA LANTANA
The closest church near Villa Lantana is Casa de Oracion Torre Fuerte located at a 7-minute drive. Others such as Emirates Baptist Church, Fellowship: A Church in Dubai and United Christian Church of Dubai are located at about 14-minute drive.
India Harnath ke Jama Masjid is a Parsi temple near Villa Lantana. People can visit Shiva Temple and Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir within a half hour drive.
SCHOOLS NEAR VILLA LANTANA
Some popular nurseries near Villa Lantana are:
- Smart Start Kindergarten
- Stepping Stones Nurseries and Preschool
- Little GEMS International
These preschool focus mainly on the early development of your children and are a 5-minute drive away from the residential community.
Schools near Villa Lantana include:
- American School of Creative Science Al Barsha
- Dwight School Dubai
Listed above are some of the most popular schools in the area located within a 10-minute drive. Apart from these, there are many other educational institutes in the area such as MODUL University Dubai and the American University of Dubai. These universities offer undergraduate and postgraduate international programs.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR VILLA LANTANA
Most popular hospitals and clinics near Villa Lantana are:
- Aster Clinic, Aswaaq Mall
- Apex Medical and Dental Clinics
- Mediclinic Meadows
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
Above listed clinics can be accessed whenever medical care is required. They offer high-quality care in cardiology, dentistry, dermatology and ENT. For more detailed and emergency care, residents can visit hospitals near Villa Lantana such as Mediclinic Meadows and Mediclinic Parkview Hospital.
Areas close to the community include:
The peaceful and self-sufficient neighbourhoods give residents a chance to enjoy a number of amenities available in those areas.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR VILLA LANTANA
People can find plenty of shopping malls near Villa Lantana to meet their shopping needs. Popular choices are:
- Mall of the Emirates
- Al Barsha Mall
- My City Centre Al Barsha
Mall of the Emirates is a crown jewel for shopaholics. It has almost 600 stores featuring different international brands and plenty of dining options. The mall is also home to a number of exciting activities such as IMAX cinema and an indoor ski resort, Ski Dubai.
Al Barsha Mall located at about a 13-minute drive is also another peaceful shopping destination. It offers a variety of dining, supermarkets and gym facilities.
RESTAURANTS NEAR VILLA LANTANA
You can find a variety of restaurants near Villa Lantana.
- Marmarita Restaurant
- Shakespeare and Co.
- City Burger Express Restaurant
- Bazerkan Lebanese Restaurant
All of these eateries are just a 10-minute drive away. You might want to head to Marmarita Restaurant to enjoy Syrian meals. Another popular option is the Cabin and Bazerkan Lebanese Restaurant located on Umm Suqeim Street. Shakespeare and Co. is undoubtedly the most popular eatery in the UAE. It has a beautiful artistic ambience with great quality food.
BEACHES NEAR VILLA LANTANA
Although it is an inland area, residents can find a number of beaches near Villa Lantana. Families can head to Jumeirah Beach, Marina Beach and JBR Beach as they are just a 20-minute drive away. People can enjoy a number of fun-filled activities in these beaches such as jet skiing, snorkelling and more.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
You can find plenty of places to have a good time near the area, such as:
- Dubai Autodrome
- Dubai Miracle
- Butterfly Garden
Dubai Autodrome is located right next to Barsha South. It is a professional racing track where you can race around or try go-karting. Another popular place is the Dubai Miracle. It consists of designs and real-life imagery made using 50-billion flowers which is also a world record. One can also head out to Butterfly Garden, home to about 35,000 species of butterflies. The colourful experience is a treat for the eyes.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Workout enthusiast can keep fit at:
- Du Gym Gymnastic Club
- Gym Lincoln Park A
These well-equipped gyms are just a 10-minute drive away from the residential area.
Residents can visit a number of parks within the community:
- Al Barsha South Park
- Community Park
- Khansoor Park
Al Barsha South Park is the favourite park for everybody. It is built around a huge lake and has a running track, basketball court, tennis court and playgrounds for children. Similarly, Community Park and Khansoor Park also offer a number of facilities to visitors.
Many activities take place at the Ripe Market on Saturdays at Al Barsha Pond Parking. While the local businesses showcase their goods, kid-friendly activities and yoga classes ensure an ideal start to the weekend. Plenty of events also take place at Al Barsha Mall throughout the year.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents can join the Facebook groups ‘Villa Lantana Marketplace’ and ‘Villa Lantana Residents’ to stay aware of the happenings within the community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The community offers a comfortable lifestyle with plenty of amenities and affordable properties. The one downside is the traffic congestion during rush hours at Sheikh Zayed Road. If you have to get somewhere on time, make sure you leave early.