Villanova is part of Dubailand – a freehold community developed by Dubai Properties. The project was launched in 2016 and will be completed by the end of 2019. The emerging sub-community offers Mediterranean-style villas and townhouses.
Villanova lies on the south-east of Dubailand perfectly positioned near Emirates road and Muhammad bin Zayed Road. Villanova is also in close proximity of The Villa community and Dubai outlet mall.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located along Emirates Road and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311)
- Freehold property
- Features 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom villas and townhouses
- Amenities include a community pool, barbeque zone and picnic areas
Besides elegant accommodation options, Villanova offers a family-friendly lifestyle to residents.
Popular points of interest near Villanova are
- Community pool
- Playground Park
- Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club
For outdoor activities, there are children’s play areas and separate tracks for jogging and bicycling.
PROPERTIES IN VILLANOVA
Properties in Villanova comprise 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom villas and townhouses for sale.
You can buy villas enriched with the flair of modern Spanish architecture.
- The starting price for a 3-bedroom villa for sale in Villanova is AED 1.2M.
- Selling prices for 4-bedroom homes in Villanova range from AED 1.3M to AED 2.5M.
- The sales price for a 5-bedroom villa in Villanova lies between AED 3M to AED 4M.
Villanova also features townhouses for sale. The selling price of townhouses in Villanova ranges from AED 1M to AED 1.8M.
- One can expect to pay anywhere between AED 1M to AED 1.25M for a 2-bedroom townhouse in Villanova.
- The average price for a 3-bedroom house for sale in Villanova is AED 1.4M.
- The selling price for a 4-bedroom home in Villanova ranges from AED 1.5M to AED 1.8M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN VILLANOVA
Residents mostly prefer to travel in their own cars. But those relying on public transportation in Villanova will find that the closest bus stop is situated at Dubai Sky Courts, 17-minutes away from the sub-community. The nearest metro station is first Abu Dhabi Bank Metro Station. It is 22 minutes away from Villanova sub-community.
Each villa and townhouse comes with covered parking space for two or more vehicles. For visitors, there are multiple parking spaces in Villanova on the street.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR VILLANOVA
There are three supermarkets near Villanova. First is West Zone Fresh supermarket, which is a 13-minute drive away in Academic city. Second is West Zone Fresh supermarket in Al Barsha South, which is a 15-minute drive away. The third is Al Maya Supermarket in Dubai Sports City, which is a 17-minute drive away from the neighbourhood.
MOSQUES NEAR VILLANOVA
The closest mosque near the community is Al Eman Mosque opposite Royati, Motor City. It is a 15-minute drive away from the residential area. Other mosques near Villanova include Masjid A’aishah Umm Al-Mumineen which is a 20-minute drive away from the area.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR VILLANOVA
Dubai is a multicultural city which welcomes people with different religious beliefs. One can expect to find many places of worship in the city. The closest church to Villanova is Christian Fellowship Church approximately a 27-minute drive away. It is located opposite the American Hospital Dubai near Dubai Healthcare City.
The religious place of worship for Sikhs, Automech Gurudwara is a 24-minute drive away from the community.
SCHOOLS NEAR VILLANOVA
There are quite a few educational options near Villanova.
Nursery options include
- Emirates British Nursery in DSO
- Jebel Ali Village Nursery in Uptown Motor City
- Blossom Nursery in Mudon
Schools near Villanova include the likes of
- The Aquila School
- GEMS Metropole School in Motor city
- Nord Anglia International School Dubai in Al Barsha
The Aquila School offers the British curriculum to its students. They cater to children from FS1. The school is an 18-minute drive away from the community.
GEMS Metropole is a private school which has been running for the last 13 years. The school follows the National Curriculum for England
As Villanova is close to Academic City, you can find multiple universities near the neighbourhood. The closest one is Zayed University, approximately 17 minutes away from the sub-community.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR VILLANOVA
The closest hospitals near Villanova are:
- Burj Hospital for Advanced Surgery in Al Quoz
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital in Al Barsha
Clinics near Villanova include Eupepsia Medical Clinic and Farha Clinics Children Centre. Both are situated in Dubai Silicon Oasis, a 19-minute drive away. Blue Tree Clinic is located in Al Manara community, a 27-minute drive away from Villanova.
Villanova is located on the south-east of Dubailand. It is also close to many residential communities and entertainment destinations.
Residential communities near Villanova are
Further east of these communities lies Arabian Ranches community and Motor City.
Entertainment destinations near Villanova include:
- The theme park IMG Worlds of Adventure
- Global Village
- Magic Planet
Villanova is close to IMG Worlds of Adventure theme park, which is a family-favourite amusement park because of its five distinctly designed themed zones. One can also find Global Village 13 minutes away from the community.
To the east, in The Ranches Souk – lies Magic Planet, at only an 11-minute drive away from the community. This entertainment destination has a small gaming area, multiple rides as well as a play area for kids.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR VILLANOVA
There are three malls near Villanova. First is Cityland Mall in the City of Arabia. It is a 9-minute drive away from the sub-community. The mall is still under construction but Carrefour supermarket is open for public. The other is Dubai Outlet Mall which is a 15-minute drive from the Villanova community. The mall offers multiple shops and dining options. The third is the Emaar Arabian Ranches retail centre which is a 19-minute drive away from the sub-community.
Other malls near Villanova at a distance of 30-minutes include:
- The Nakheel Mall
- The Mall of Umm Suqeim
You can also find Ramla Mall and Ramla Hypermarket in Dubai Investments Park. Even though the mall is small, it has all the necessary goods, food stalls and a spacious parking area.
RESTAURANTS NEAR VILLANOVA
Restaurants near Villanova include
- Marmarita Restaurant
- Dubai Fish hut – Al Barsha
- The Cheesecake Factory
Not many eateries are present in the area, but you can visit the Circle Café or Kana Café. Both cafes are great for casual eating or for having a cup of tea or coffee.
Circle Café also offers a weekend buffet brunch.
BEACHES NEAR VILLANOVA
Most beaches are 30 minutes away from the community. Popular beaches near Villanova include Jumeirah Beach and Kite Beach. Jumeirah Beach is a public beach which is popular due to its clear water and multiple cafes. Kite beach is best known for its children play area, games and rides.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks are
- Zabeel Palace
- Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club
Villanova is located close to the Zabeel Palace, which is the residence and administrative headquarters of the Royal Family of Dubai. The landmark attracts tourists and visitors.
One can also find Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club where residents enjoy a vast range of leisure activities such as swimming and polo.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can keep fit at the
- Tennis court in the Villa
- Swimming pools in Al Reem 1 and 3
- Nitro Gym in DSO
There is a tennis court in the Villa community which residents can use to perfect their game. Those who like to swim can visit the community pools in Al Reem 1 and 3. Then there is Nitro Gym situated in DSO. The best part about the gym is that it is fully equipped with quality machinery and has experienced trainers.
Salons and spas nearby include
- Stella Beauty Salon
- The Dollhouse Beauty Salon
Salons near Villanova include the Stella Beauty Salon in Dubai Silicon Oasis and The Dollhouse Beauty Salon in Al Barsha. Both salons offer haircuts, manicures, massages, pedicures and facials.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Those looking to keep in touch with their fellow community members can like the Facebook page called Dubailand. The page will help you stay connected with the social community groups of Dubailand.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Villanova is an emerging community featuring amenities such as parks, schools and restaurants. If you want to move to the community, remember that finding public transport in the area can get tricky. Residents of Villanova prefer to use their own transportation as the area has plenty of parking spaces.