ABOUT WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
Westar Terrace Garden is a sub area of the greater Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) community. This sub district mostly has townhouses and villas, which are available for both sale and rent. JVC is a self-sustained neighbourhood, thus Westar Terrace Garden residents will have access to the same amenities as other JVC residents. This is a gated community, meaning that residents can live comfortably without worrying about security and safety.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Offers a varied selection of townhouses and villas for rent or sale
- Close to major business and residential communities such as Dubai Marina, Internet City and JLT
- The neighbourhood has over 30 landscaped parks
- Gated community, offering families safe and convenient lifestyle
- Dedicated jogging and cycling tracks for residents
This area has a diverse mix of nationalities and age groups, but most units are occupied by families..
Popular points of interest include:
- Option to enjoy various communal swimming pools
- Specific walkways facilitate jogging, walking and biking activities
- Community specific retail outlets makes it convenient to shop and dine
There are several other facilities within the parent community. Some examples include a cricket pitch where JVC residents from all clusters can join in the fun.
PROPERTIES IN WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
Properties in Westar Terrace Garden include villas and townhouses. Townhouses here typically come with 4 bedrooms with average footage being around 3,700 sq. ft.
- One can rent a 4-bed townhouse for an annual lease payment of AED 105K
Villas are offered with 4 bedrooms with their space varying from 1,700 sq. ft. to 5,000 sq. ft.
- 4-bed villas for sale can be purchased between the prices of AED 1.5M and AED 1.6M.
Some villas will come with a separate maid’s room. One can also buy a fully furnished home that can include a private swimming pool in the garden. Apart from this, the community has dedicated maintenance staff for picking up rubbish and repairing infrastructure.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
Parking spaces in Westar Terrace Garden are plentiful. Visitors can park on the side streets, while residents will either be offered a dedicated parking spot or will have a parking garage next to their villa.
The area is linked with major motorways and streets. On the southern edge, it is linked with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311). On the western border of JVC, the area connected with Al Khail Road (E44).
Those relying on public transportation near Westar Terrace Garden will find various RTA bus stops within the greater neighbourhood. At a 5-minute drive, there is JVC, Samer Park bus stop. Just 6-minutes away is another bus stop which is JVC, Noor Residences and JVC, Season Community Autumn station. The metro stations near Westar Terrace Garden are Damac Properties and Nakheel metro stations, which run on the red line. Both will require a drive time of 18 minutes to reach.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
One will find a diverse selection of supermarkets near Westar Terrace Garden. The closest supermarket is Cistys which is only 2-minutes away. This is a small community supermarket that stocks basic varieties of foodstuffs and FMCGs. Slightly further away at a 3-minute drive, there are Jame Jam Supermarket and Holiday Minimart which are small supermarkets. Larger nearby supermarkets include Spinneys at 3-minutes away and Choithrams Manhattan Tower JVC at 8-minutes away.
MOSQUES NEAR WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
Muslim residents wont have to travel far to find Mosques near Westar Terrace Garden. The nearest mosque is just a 6 minute drive away, this mosque is called Saleh Mohammed Bin Lahej Mosque. Slightly further away is Masjid JVC which will take 8 minutes to reach.
Another mosque situated outside the parent community is the Sports City Mosque, it will take 13 minutes to reach there. All these mosques are large enough to accommodate several worshippers during Friday prayers.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
There are some churches near Westar Terrace Garden. One of the closest churches is Casa de Oración Torre Fuerte which is just 13 minutes away in the district of Al Barsha. Other churches that are reachable in a reasonable amount of time include Fellowship - A Christian Church in Dubai, which is 16-minutes away. There is also Seventh Day Adventist Church which is the furthest, at a distance of 19 minutes.
For Sikhs, there are a few options in terms of gurdwara temples near Westar Terrace Garden. For instance, the Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurdwara is 21 minutes away. For Hindus, most temples are concentrated in one area within Bur Dubai. Some temples include Shiridi Sai Baba Mandir, Shree Krishna Haveli and Shiva Temple. Residents can expect a drive time of 33 minutes to reach these temples.
SCHOOLS NEAR WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
Nearby nursery options include:
- Raffles Nursery
- Kids World Nursery
- Idea ELC
Nearby primary and secondary schools include:
- JSS International School
- Global Indian International School
- Dubai Heights Academy
There are some reputable schools near Westar Terrace Garden. The JSS International School is a 7-minute drive away. This is a large school that is most popular with the indian expat community. Global Indian International School is 13-minutes away. Another nearby school is GEMS World Academy which is 12-minutes away. This university offers pre-university courses which follow the International Baccalaureate Standards.
At a distance of 16-minutes, residents will find University of Wollongong which is an Australian Private University. For those looking into become professionals in the hospitality business, they will find the Emirates Academy of Hospitality at a distance of 19-minutes.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
Close by clinics and hospitals include:
- Karama Medical Centre
- Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
- New NMC Hospital
Clinics near Westar Terrace Garden include Karama Medical Centre which is only 6-minutes away. This medical facility is ideal for residents who require a medical consultation from specialists. Here one will find medical experts in orthopedics, homeopathy, dentistry and pediatrics.
Hospitals near Westar Terrace Garden include Mediclinic Parkview Hospital which is located 16- minutes away. Here residents can not only get OPD medical care, but there is also a trauma centre in case of a medical emergency. New NMC Hospital is also at a distance of 16 minutes, this hospital offers services similar to the former.
Nearby pharmacies include Safeway Pharmacy just 3 minutes away. There is also Life Pharmacy at 4 minutes away and Jumeirah Better Life Pharmacy at 6-minutes away.
Nearby residential areas include:
- The Springs
- Dubai Motor City
- Jumeirah Village Triangle
- Al Barsha South
Heading north, residents will find the district The Springs, this community is considered an upscale residential area that mostly has villas, and is home to upper-middle class families. To the south, one will find the motorsports themed suburb of Dubai Motor City. Go west, and there one will find Jumeirah Village Triangle, a flagship development by Nakheel Properties. Heading east, there is Al Barsha South which is considered a mixed use area and home to the Dubai Miracle Garden.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
Nearby malls include:
- Circle Mall
- The Springs Souk
- City Centre Me'aisem
Malls near Westar Terrace Garden include Circle Mall, currently in its final phase of construction. Circle mall is located just 5-minutes away, once completed, it will become a main shopping destination for JVC residents. The Springs Souk is part of the greater Springs area and is located 15-minutes away. City Centre Me'aisem is also located at a 15 minute drive away, this mall has a magic planet which has several arcade games and indoor activities for children.
Popular stores inside City Centre Me'aisem:
- Hour Choice
- Bath & Body Works
Hour Choice is a specialty store that offers services like watch repair and maintenance, one can also buy branded watches here. Those looking for a gift can simply visit Typo which is a dedicated gift store, with wide selection of frequently gifted products, one is sure to find that perfect present. For those who want the best personal care, there is Bath & Body Works outlet. Here, one can find various types of natural and organic bath soaps and lotions.
RESTAURANTS NEAR WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
Most popular eateries inside City Centre Me'aisem:
- PAUL Bakery & Restaurant
- Gazebo Restaurant
PAUL Bakery & Restaurant not only serves pastries, bagels and other French condiments, they also have a large menu option on French cuisine. For an upscale, formal Indian dining experience, one should consider dining at Gazebo, here one can try all the classical Indian dishes such as biryani, pulao, chicken tikka, daal makhani and much more. For those who are looking for a casual, all American diner experience, they should visit Chilli’s. Here one can find a variety of menu options including char grilled steaks, burgers, fries, milkshakes and much more.
Nearby Restaurants include:
- Wide Range Restaurant JVC
One will find a diverse selection of restaurants near Westar Terrace Garden. For those who always wanted to try out fusion and contemporary cuisine, they should visit Socialicious, this restaurant is only 8 minutes away. Wide Range is true to its name, it serves a large variety of Fillipino, Chinese and Indian cuisines. Some examples include biryani, pulao, club sandwiches, grilled kebabs and several other related menu items. One can reach this restaurant in just 6-minutes. Much closer is Marmita at a 3 minute drive, this eatery specializes in Syrian food. Other nearby restaurants include Lokmat Baladna which is a mere 2 minutes away.
BEACHES NEAR WESTAR TERRACE GARDEN
Beaches near Westar Terrace Garden consists of JBR Beach which is 23-minutes away. This beach is unique because it can facilitate the docking of boats and jet skis, as it is one of the few beaches that has a jetty. For those who prefer watersports, the beach to visit is Kite Beach just 24-minutes away. This is one of the few beaches that offers water sports activities such as parasailing, wakeboarding and jet skiing.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Nearby landmarks include:
- Dubai Miracle Garden
- Dubai Butterfly Garden
- Dubai Autodrome
Dubai Miracle Garden and Dubai Butterfly Garden are situated next to each other. At Dubai Miracle Garden, visitors can look at Disney themed structures made entirely of flowers as well as a life sized Emirates aircraft decorated with flowers. Apart from these, there are several attractions in Dubai Miracle Garden one can enjoy. Within the same vicinity lies Dubai Butterfly Garden where visitors can get an up close encounter with hundreds of butterfly species from all over the globe. Both of these landmarks are just 11 minutes away. For those who love motorsports, they will certainly appreciate visiting Dubai Autodrome. Here visitors can get behind the wheel of a 180 horsepower formula race car and drive around the track. There are also several other options in terms of driving experiences.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can stay fit at:
- Khansoor Park District 12
- JVC - Halfa Park
- Gators Swimming Academy
Khansoor Park District 12 is a 9 minute walk, or 3 minutes via car. This is a small community park and is ideal for those looking for a park that they can reach on foot. JVC - Halfa Park is a 15 minute walk away, this park has a 250 meter running track and there is an outdoor kids play area. For those who want to learn how to swim, there’s Gators Swimming Academy which is a 6 minutes drive away.
Nearby gyms include Prime Fitness which is 9 minutes away. Another closeby gym is Chin Up which is slightly closer, at a distance of 7 minutes. Both gyms are fully equipped with latest strength training and cardio training specific
Westar Terrace Garden is part of the greater JVC community, thus there are no specific events organized for just this sub community. Nonetheless, residents can participate in community events organized for the greater JVC community. For instance, there is an adoption day held every friday, between 1 pm and 7 pm, residents can participate in the adoption drive, here various homeless cats and kittens are put up for adoption.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Being part of greater JVC community, residents can connect with each other on facebook using the official facebook hand @JVCCommunity. This is an ideal platform to share ideas, discuss community events and find useful community specific information.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
For those who prefer townhouses over villas, they should consider living here. As part of the greater JVC community, residents will enjoy amenities such as community parks, pools and fitness centres. Despite having a small selection of villas and townhouses to choose from, the sub area is ideally located near RTA bus stops that are reachable on foot. This factor alone may attract several people to consider moving here.