ABOUT YASMIN VILLAGE
Yasmin Village, is a gated community located on the outskirts of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK). It offers a tranquil lifestyle to residents as the residential properties are surrounded by the Al Hajjar Mountains and a lake. The area has low-rise buildings that feature a number of apartments and penthouses.
The properties in Yasmin Village were sold within months after its launch. That’s because it is one of the most coveted addresses in Ras Al Khaimah. The handing over of properties began in 2010 and the project cost was estimated to be $210 million. Yasmin Village is built by Uniestate - a company well-known for several international real estate projects.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Lakefront gated community.
- Features low-rise buildings.
- Has apartments, penthouses and hotel apartments.
- Less than an hour away from Dubai.
- Mountains in the backdrop.
- A few minutes away from the beaches, golf course and city centre.
Ras Al Khaimah is a quiet place unlike the buzzing emirates of Dubai and Sharjah. It has many malls and recreational spots but it is less crowded than other cities.
Yasmin Village is dotted away from the city centre of RAK city. It offers a quiet and tranquil lifestyle to its residents with all the amenities within reach. The community is home to several low-rise 3 to 4-storey residential buildings.
The community has its own first-aid medical centre and there are special facilities for the disabled. Residents can also access the Jacuzzi, steam rooms, saunas and swimming pools. There are green spaces and landscaped gardens in front of each building along with a dedicated play area for kids.
PROPERTIES IN YASMIN VILLAGE
Yasmin Village is a residential area settled between Seih Al Harf and Seih Al Qusaid. The peaceful residential district is close to many amenities.
Properties in Yasmin Village include 1-bedroom to 3-bedroom apartments and luxurious penthouses. These apartments are dotted in 12 low-rise residential buildings adjacent to each other. Each building has high-speed elevators and separate service elevators as well.
1-bedroom apartments have a coverage area of 644 to 722 sq. ft. These apartments have two bathrooms and a small open kitchen. The rent of a 1-bedroom apartment in Yasmin Village ranges from AED 26k to AED 28k yearly.
A 2-bedroom apartment in Yasmin Village occupies almost 1,061 sq. ft. to 1,418 sq. ft. of living space. The rental trend of 2-bedroom apartment in Yasmin Village is between AED 35k to AED 46k yearly. The sale price of a 2-bedroom apartment is approximately AED 880k. People with bigger families can consider renting 3-bedroom apartments. In this unit, each bedroom has an attached bathroom and the flat comes with extra storage space. The open-kitchen has necessary fittings and fixtures. Renting a 3-bedroom apartment in Yasmin Village costs around AED 44k to AED 46k per year.
People who are looking for more spacious and luxurious apartments can choose from many penthouses in Yasmin Village. The penthouses comprise 2 bedrooms and three bathrooms. They have a coverage area of 2,813 to 2,917 sq. ft. The open kitchens of these penthouses are quite spacious. The balcony is accessible from the living room and it offers views of the nearby mountains and lake. Penthouse residents can also access the terrace in the building. The rental trend of a 2-bedroom penthouse is approximately AED 46k yearly.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN YASMIN VILLAGE
Ras Al Khaimah presently does not have an extensive transportation network. People usually prefer to travel via taxis and private cars. The central bus station of Ras Al Khaimah is 13 minutes away from Yasmin Village near Al Nadiyah. One can find several buses at this bus stop to travel to other emirates.
There is plenty of parking space in the city. Residents of Yasmin Village get a single reserved parking space within the building premises.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Residents can find a few supermarkets, schools and healthcare centres without having to drive for too long.
SUPERMARKETS NEAR YASMIN VILLAGE
For grocery shopping, residents can head out supermarkets near Yasmin Village that include Al Anbar Supermarket, Al Bayan Supermarket and Al Waha Hypermarket. Al Bayan Supermarket is open 24-hours. One can reach these supermarkets within a drive of 4-6 minutes from Yasmin Village.
For larger hauls residents can visit Lulu Hypermarket in RAK Mall and Carrefour hypermarket in Manar Mall, both reachable in under 10 minutes.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN YASMIN VILLAGE
There are a few churches near Yasmin Village. The nearest one is Church Nakheel which is 10 minutes away. Others include the Church of God, Winners Chapel International RAK and St. Luke Church Complex - all within a 12-14 minute drive.
Unfortunately, there are no temples in RAK city. Hindu believers have to travel to the nearest emirate of Dubai to visit a temple. Shiva Temple in Dubai is almost 1 hour 16 minutes away from Yasmin Village. You can also find the Sikh Gurudwara in the same area as Shiva Temple.
There is a central mosque in Yasmin Village and one can find many others near the area. The list includes Masjid Aishah Bint Naasir Al Zaib, Mohammed bin Ahmed bin Isa Mosque and Umar Bin Khattab Mosque 9 minutes away.
SCHOOLS NEAR YASMIN VILLAGE
Parents can consider one of the schools near Yasmin Village for their kids. GEMS Westminster School is a well-reputed school throughout the UAE and it follows the National Curriculum for England. It is located a 10-minute drive away from Yasmin Village.
The schools that follow the Indian curriculum near Yasmin Village include Scholars Indian School and Indian Public High School – both are roughly 12 minutes away. Other schools dotted within a 15-minute drive are Emirates National School, The WellSpring School and Al Manar Private School.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR YASMIN VILLAGE
There are several hospitals near Yasmin Village for residents to seek medical help, all reachable in under 15 minutes. RAK Hospital can be reached with a 6-minute drive. It is a private tertiary care hospital managed by Arabian Healthcare Group. RAK Hospital has won several awards and is known as one of the best hospitals in the emirate. Saqr Hospital is close to RAK Hospital, it is located in Al Juwais. It is a multi-speciality hospital with well-trained and qualified staff. Other nearby hospitals are Al Oraibi Hospital and Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital.
Clinics near Yasmin Village include Dr. Amina Medical and Dental Centre, Al Saada Specialist Clinic, Al Hanan Medical Centre and Springs Dental Clinic.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Ras Al Khaimah is known for its mountain landscapes where tourists and locals head out for camping. There are some malls, restaurants and other recreational spots near Yasmin Village.
MALLS NEAR YASMIN VILLAGE
There are two malls near Yasmin Village. The nearest one is RAK Mall, at an 8-minute drive. This mall has a food court, a number of international retail outlets and recreational options. There is a Lulu Hypermarket tucked in RAK Mall that spans over an area of 200,000 sq. ft.
Manar Mall serves as one of the most popular shopping and leisure centres in Ras Al Khaimah. It has several cafes, restaurants, and outdoor sitting sea-facing area. It houses a large Carrefour hypermarket for those looking to purchase their groceries. Manar Mall is a 10-minute drive away.
RESTAURANTS NEAR YASMIN VILLAGE
Restaurants near Yasmin Village are known for their varied cuisines. The nearest Pakistani restaurant is Delhi Nihari Restaurant serving traditional Pakistani Nihari. It is a well-known restaurant throughout the UAE. Madfood Al Sadda is 13 minutes away and serves a the traditional mandi dish which consists of meat and flavoured rice. Al Moohit Restaurant is a popular seafood eatery which lies at a distance of 14 minutes. Other nearby restaurants are Kcal Restaurant, Al Fanar Restaurant & Café and Joraif Mandi & Grilled Restaurant.
BEACHES NEAR YASMIN VILLAGE
Ras Al Khaimah has plenty to offer including serene beaches. Ras Al Khaimah Beach is 14 minutes away from Yasmin Village. The shoreline has luxury resorts and some facilities for the visitors including shaded areas, cafes, sun loungers and freshwater showers. Al Hamra Beach is another popular beach in RAK and is 13 minutes away.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Residents can head out to The Cove Rotana Resort which is half an hour away from Yasmin Village. It overlooks Ras Al Khaimah's beachfront and has its own Arabian Gulf. The Cove Rotana Resort has 204 rooms and 78 villas. It also has a kids club, two outdoor infinity pool and a separate kids pool and other water sports activities. Tower Links Golf Club is one of the best 18-hole golf courses in the Northern Emirates. It is located 9 minutes away from Yasmin Village. This club features a spa and restaurants serving Middle Eastern, Asian, and Mediterranean dishes.
The most visited place in Ras Al Khaimah is definitely Jebel Jais, especially for camping. It takes an hour to reach the Jebel Jais mountain from Yasmin Village.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Inside the gated community of Yasmin Village, there are areas where residents can barbeque and spend quality time with their family. It has a shaded sitting area, different swings/slides for kids and a walking track along the lake.
People who prefer working out in a gym can spot Power Fitness Gym at a 6-minute drive near Al Khuzam Road. Box 1 Gym is 10 minutes away near Al Duhaisah Road.
The House of Beauty, Pink Rose Beauty Salon and Shanap Salon Men Care Center are under 10 minutes away.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Yasmin Village is a quiet residential area. It is a gated community with all the amenities closely located. The apartments are affordable even for middle-income earners. However, it is at a distance from the city centre and downtown area of Ras Al Khaimah.
- You can reach RAK Mall in 9 minutes
- Sharjah is 51 minutes away
- The emirate of Dubai is 1 hour 8 minutes away
- Dubai International Airport is at a 58-minute drive