ABOUT WHISPERING PINES
Whispering Pines is part of Master Developer, Jumeirah Golf Estates (JGE). Located along Mohammad Bin Zayed Road (E311), JGE is a residential golf destination renowned for its luxury villas, townhouses, apartment and its famous Fire and Earth golf courses. These are also known as the best golf courses in Dubai.
One of the several sub-communities in Jumeirah Golf Estates, Whispering Pines is a selection of 3 to Tuscan style 4-bedroom villas. Additionally, the area boasts of neat tree-lined stone paved streets and is an ideal haven for golfing enthusiasts and families alike.
IN A NUTSHELL
Here is an overview of the community:
- One of 16 distinct communities
- Dotted with peaceful secluded gardens
- Villas include terracotta pavers and two car garages
- Have custom wooden doors
- Equipped with solar water heating systems and smart home technologies
- Properties offered for sale and for rent
- Plot sizes average around 4200 sq. ft.
- Villas available in a selection of designs and styles
- Close to key business districts like Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City Community
- Close to local shopping malls like Mall of the Emirates and The Dubai Mall
- Close to popular restaurants
Whispering Pines is primarily a villa community that caters to both professional and new golfers.
- Near Jumeirah Golf Estates Clubhouse
- Space dotted with intimate secluded gardens
- Near golfing green
The space around the villas is dotted with nature-inspired landscaping and water features which line the streets — a treat for families looking for a quiet retreat to call home. Other points to note about the community are as follows:
PROPERTIES IN WHISPERING PINES
The Whispering Pines community includes villas for rent and sale. These are specifically designed with the comfort and convenience of residents in mind. In addition to technologically advanced amenities, villas in this community come with stone tiled flooring, kitchens of European make, customized cabinets, standalone shower units and designer bath facilities.
Details for renting a villa in Whispering Pines are as follows:
- Annual price to rent a 4-bedroom villa in Whispering Pines starts from AED 239k and goes up to AED 285k
- Size of 4-bedroom villas ranges from 3,737 sq.ft. to 4,085 sq.ft.
One can also buy villas in Whispering Pines. The sales price depends on the number of amenities on offer and the size of properties. Here is an overview:
- The sales price of 3-bedroom villas start from AED 3.9M and goes up to AED 5.5M
- 4-bedroom villas for sale start from AED 3.2M and go up to AED 6.3M
The size of villas ranges from 3,831 sq.ft to 4,805 sq. ft but depend on amenities, or lack of, like additional swimming pools etc.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN WHISPERING PINES
There isn’t a shortage of parking spaces in Whispering Pines. Each villa in Whispering Pines comes with a 2-car parking garage for residents. Jumeirah Golf Estates also has a communal parking space a 6-minute car ride away.
As for transportation in Whispering Pines, residents and visitors have easy access to public transport which is located a few minutes away by car. The nearest is the Qasr Sabah bus station which is 7 minutes away. Metro stations are nearby too with the nearest being DMCC Metro Station 1 — a 14-minute drive away.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Villas in the gated community feature solar-powered heating systems, glazed windows and insulated block work to keep temperatures at comfortable levels during hot summer months.
SUPERMARKETS NEAR WHISPERING PINES
The nearest supermarket to Whispering Pines, Marketplace by Chothrams, is located within JGE — a 9-minute drive away. It's open 7 days a week from 7 AM to 10:30 PM.
Other supermarkets near Whispering Pines are located outside Jumeirah Golf Estates. Depending on the location of villas, distances to nearby supermarkets can vary from 9 minutes or an 18-minute drive. These include, but aren’t limited to Starmart, Al Maya Supermarket, West Zone Fresh Supermarket, W Mart Supermarket, Carrefour City and West Zone Fresh Supermarket.
West Zone Fresh Supermarket, which is a 6-minute drive away, offers fresh organic produce as well as an assortment of grocery and other retail items. It's business hours are from 7 am to 2 am. Also located within the same distance, and open from W Mart Supermarket offers a one-stop shopping experience for groceries too. Its open from 7 am to 12 am.
MOSQUES IN WHISPERING PINES
The nearest mosque in Whispering Pines is located within a 3-minute drive in JGE. Other mosques near Whispering Pines are Jumaa Mosque, located within an 8-minute drive via Al Fay Rd. There is also the Sports City mosque located 10 minutes away by car as well as several others in surrounding areas.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR WHISPERING PINES
The United Christian Church of Dubai is closest to Whispering Pines. It is located 16-minutes away by car and offers sufficient parking spaces. Located in Jebel Ali Village, the fastest route to this church is a 30-minute drive via Shiekh Mohammad Bin Zayed Rd E/311. The International Nepalese Community Church is also a short distance from Whispering Pines.
Hindu residents will need to travel to the Al Fahidi district to visit Hindu temples. The nearest are the ShrinathJi Temple and Shiva Temple 34 minutes away from Whispering Pines. The Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara, popular with worshippers as well as tourists, is also a 16-minute drive away.
SCHOOLS NEAR WHISPERING PINES
Whispering Pines is within close proximity to some of the city’s best educational institutes.
Nursery schools near Whispering Pines include:
- KIDS Kingdom Nursery School IMPZ
- Jumeirah International Nursery
- The Wonder Years Nursery
Primary schools nearby include:
- Victory Heights Primary School
- Ranches Primary School
- Oaktree Primary School
KIDS Kingdom Nursery School IMPZ is an early learning institute and is a 7-minute drive away from Whispering Pines. The school follows a British curriculum.
Primary schools are a short drive away from the sub-community. The nearest, Victory Heights Primary School, is an 11-minute drive away in neighboring Dubai Sports City. There is also the Ranches Primary School in Arabian Ranches 2 located 16 minutes away in Arabian Ranches 2.
Higher centres of education include the Nibras International School and Nord Anglia International School which are 12 minutes away by car. Nibras International School follows an American curriculum and advanced placement courses for high school students.
University options near Whispering Pines include the University of Balamand which is a 14-minute drive away by car and operates on an American education system. There is also Synergy University. Located 17 minutes away near Jumeirah Islands this institute offers a range of courses like business administration, IT and hotel management.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR WHISPERING PINES
Residents at Whispering Pines have easy access to primary healthcare facilities too.
- Mediclinic Me’aisem
- Apex Medical and Dental Clinics
- Al Zahra Hospital
Clinics near Whispering Pines include Mediclinic Me’aisem which is an 8-minute drive away from Whispering Pines. Another clinic, Apex Medical and Dental Clinic, is located an 11-minute drive away from Whispering Pines. In addition to dental services, this clinic offers a range of other services from general checkups to pediatric and neonatal treatments.
Hospitals near Whispering Pines include Al Zahra Hospital. Open 24/7, this hospital is a 14-minute drive away from the villa community. It boasts of competent staff and offers full-service facilities.
Whispering Heights is a part of Jumeirah Golf Estates which is primarily a golf community. This community offers properties, like townhouses and apartments, in additional one-off neighbourhoods besides Whispering Pines. These include:
- Sanctuary Falls
- Flame Tree Ridge
- Al Andalus
Sanctuary Falls, located a 2-minute drive away from Whispering Pines, features a range of resort-style villas overlooking the Earth course. Another housing community, Flame Tree Ridge is across JGE from Whispering Pines and a 9-minute drive away and features Tuscan style villas.
Entertainment destinations near Whispering Pines include:
- Jumeirah Golf Estates Clubhouse
- Wild Wadi Waterpark
- IMG Worlds of Adventure
The Jumeirah Golf Estates Clubhouse within a 6-minute drive from Whispering Pines and offers training to residents new to the sport. Wild Wadi Waterpark next to Burj Al Arab is a 22-minute drive away while IMG Worlds of Adventure theme park is easily reachable via Shiekh Mohammad Bin Zayed Rd/ E311 29 minutes away.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR WHISPERING PINES
Some nearby malls outside the estate are still under construction but plan on opening soon. Malls near Whispering Pines include:
- City Centre Meisam
- The Pavilion - Discovery Gardens
- The Meadows Souk
- My City Centre Al Barsha
City Centre Meisam, a community centred lifestyle, entertainment and shopping destination is located a 7-minute drive. Located 17 minutes away in Jebel Ali Village, The Pavilion is a smaller mall but is good for basic necessities like dining.
The Meadows Souk shopping mall features gym facilities and a range of famous food chains. Its located 14 minutes away through Al Asayel St/D72.
Located 12 minutes away from Whispering Pines in Al Barsha South, My City Centre Al Barsha is a quaint mall that features makeup brand Inglot as well as a Carrefour supermarket.
RESTAURANTS NEAR WHISPERING PINES
Some restaurants near Whispering Pines are:
- D35 Villa
- 91 Wildflower
- Flame Tree Restaurant and Grill
- The Big Wok
Jumeirah Golf Estates is home to an assortment of smaller cafes for basic dining requirements. Residents at Whispering Pines can easily reach The D35 Villa and 91 Wildflower in JGE within a 9-minute drive.
Offering a more extensive menu, The Flame Tree Restaurant and Grill is right at the centre of Jumeirah Golf Estates. Located at a 6-minute drive, this contemporary eatery offers an extensive dinner menu and stunning views of the 18tth hole of the estate’s famous Fire Course. Additionally, The Big Wok, located 9 minutes away in neighbouring Dubai Production City, offers Chinese and an assortment of other Asian cuisines.
BEACHES NEAR WHISPERING PINES
Residents will have to drive for 20 minutes or so to reach the beaches near Whispering Pines. Some of them include JBR Beach, Jumeirah Beach, Public Beach, Marina Beach, Aquaventure Beach, Salt Kite Beach, Al Sufouh Beach, SALT Kite Beach and Marina Beach.
JBR Beach offers a variety of restaurants, shops and coffee shops. Its located 21 minutes away by car via Al Khalil Rd/E44. Jumeirah Beach is a bustling urban beach which offers stunning views of the Burj Al Arab. Other notable perks include BBQ facilities, a beach library and a playground. The fastest route to this beach from Whispering Pines is a 24-minute drive from El Khalil Rd/ E44.
Kite beach is an ideal spot for swimming, paragliding, kite surfing. It’s easily reachable via Sheikh Zayed Road /E11 a 24-minute drive away. Marina Beach is a popular destination which offers beachgoers gorgeous views of the nearby Ferris Wheel and the Gulf. It’s an easy 18-minute drive away from Whispering Pines. Just take Garn Al Sabhka St/D59.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
A few landmarks and leisure attractions near Whispering Pines are:
- Phobia Dubai
- Dubai Autodrome
- Desert Safari Rides
- Global Village
Located within a 24-minute drive, Phobia Dubai offers interactive escape games and other exciting activities. A notable landmark, Global Village, is also a 26-minute drive away. It’s considered one of the city’s hottest entertainment, dining and shopping complex. Located an 11-minute drive away, The Dubai Autodrome in Motor City offers a range of exciting activities like the chance to drive favorite sports cars and more.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
A few outdoor recreational activities near Whispering Pines include a community country club with a barbecue area and a swimming pool.
Parks near Whispering Pines are:
- Khansoor Park District
- JVC Castle Park
- Community Park
Residents only need to drive 12 minutes to reach Khansoor Park district. For gym services, head out to the FitRepublik Fitness Center located 11 minutes away in Dubai Sports City. In addition to parks, residents at Whispering Pines can take advantage of gym facilities nearby as well. These facilities offer several options for different fitness requirements.
Spas and salons near Whispering Pines include:
- Al Midad Ladies Saloon
- Sera Beauty Room
- The One Gents Salon
- Essence Healing Spa
- ECC Massage and Spa Centre
- Vitality Spa and DIP Massage
Those looking for salon services will have to drive to Al Midad Ladies Saloon will have to drive 8 minutes away. For men, there is the One Gents Salon located an 11-minute drive away. As far as spas go, there is Essence Healing Spa located 9 minutes from Whispering Pines. It offers residents a variety of wellness services all available from 30 to 120-minute variations to match busy schedules.
JGE holds many events and social activities throughout the year. Notable of the lot is the DP World Tour Championship. This golf tournament is the climax of the European Tour race in Dubai. It’s contested on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
The estate also organizes several seasonal activities for families like Christmas fairs, Halloween Nights, quiz and movie nights.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
There is no social media page for residents at Whispering Pines. However, there is a page called Jumeirah Golf Estates – Golf Course and Country Club where residents can share their community experiences.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
JGE is located in New Dubai which keeps residents at Whispering Pines away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city. However, one may still be compelled to travel outside the vicinity in order to access amenities not covered by the area.
- A 30-minute drive from Al Maktoum International Airport
- Dubai Global Village is 23 minutes away
- 25-minute drive to Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and the Palm Jumeirah
- 24 minutes away from Burj Al Arab Jumeirah