ABOUT YASMIN VILLAGE
Yasmin Village, a gated community dotted across a lake in Ras al Khaimah offers a tranquil lifestyle to residents. The community has elegantly built apartments that offer views of the lake and mountains. 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 a number of malls and recreational spot 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 residents with all the amenities within reach. The community is home to a number of 3 to 4-storey residential buildings with similar infrastructure.
The community has its own first-aid medical centre and there are special facilities for the disabled. Residents can also access Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and swimming pool. 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 a number of 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 marked adjacent to each other. Each building has high-speed elevators and separate service elevators as well. Central heating and central air conditioning facilities are available in every apartment.
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 to 1,418 sq. ft. of space. There are three bathrooms in these units with fitted sanitary. The open kitchen has necessary appliances pre-installed such as a burner and a washing machine. 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 attached bathroom plus there is a common bathroom as well. 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 a number of 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 kitchen of these penthouses is 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. 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 the 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 number of 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 24/7. These supermarkets might be small but are well-stocked. One can reach them within a 4-6 minute drive from Yasmin Village.
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, Saint Luke Church, Apostolic Tamil Church and Emirates Christian Church - all within a 12-14 minutes’ drive.
Unfortunately, there are no temples in RAK city. Hindu believers have to travel to the nearest emirate of Sharjah and Dubai to visit a temple. Shiva Temple in Dubai is almost 1 hour 16 minutes away from Yasmin Village.
There is a central mosque in Yasmin Village and one can find many others near the area. The list includes Mohammed Bin Ahmed Bin Isa Mosque toward the North at a 6-minute drive while toward the South, there is Sheikh Rashed Bin Said Mosque 7 minutes away from Yasmin Village.
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 National Curriculum for England. It is at a 10-minute drive from Yasmin Village. The schools that follow the Indian curriculum near Yasmin Village include Scholars Indian School and Indian Public High School – both are approx. 12 minutes away. International School of Choueifat is at a 14-minute drive. Other schools dotted within 15 minutes’ drive are Emirates National School, RAK Academy Primary School, The Well Spring School and Ras Al Khaimah Modern Private School.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR YASMIN VILLAGE
There a number of hospitals near Yasmin Village for residents to seek medical help within 15 minutes. RAK Hospital is at a 6-minute drive. It is a private tertiary care hospital managed by Arabian Healthcare Group. RAK Hospital has won several awards since 2008. Saqr Hospital is close to RAK Hospital in Al Juwais. It is a multi-speciality hospital with well-trained and qualified staff. Other nearby hospitals are Al Hanan Medical Centre, Al Oraibi Hospital and Hospital Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Ras Al Khaimah has a total area of 2,486 sq. km. and is known for its mountain 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 200,000 sq. ft. area. 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. Carrefour is also inside the mall which is one of the largest retail group in the world.
RESTAURANTS NEAR YASMIN VILLAGE
Restaurants near Yasmin Village serve different cuisines such as Asian, Arabian, fast food, and continental food. 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 special meat dish and special flavoured rice. They have a branch in Dubai, Al Ain and Sharjah as well. Al Moohit Restaurant is a popular seafood eatery at a 14-minute drive. 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 sun shades, cafes, sun loungers and freshwater showers. Al Hamra Beach is at a 13-minute drive and Ras Al Khaimah Corniche is just 10 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 beachfront and Arabian Gulf. The Cove Rotana Resort has 204 rooms and 78 villas. It also has a kids club, 2 outdoor infinity pool and a separate kids’ pool and other water sports activities. Tower Links Golf Club is one of the best 18 holes golf courses in Northern Emirate. It is at a 9-minute drive from the area. This club features a spa and restaurants serving Middle Eastern, Asian, and Mediterranean dishes.
The most visited place in Ras Al Khaimah is Jebel Jais for camping. It takes an hour from Yasmin Village to reach the top of Jebel Jais.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Inside the gated community of Yasmin Village, there are areas where residents can do barbeque and spend quality time with family. It has a sun-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. Fitness 360, Wellness, and Nas Private Gym are 10-11 minutes away from Yasmin Village.
Al Shabas Personal Care Care Centre is 8 minutes away while House of Style Beauty Centre Salon is around 13 minutes away. Men can head out to Shanap Salon Men Care Centre which is at a 6-minute drive from the area.
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.
- Sharjah is 51 minutes away
- The emirate of Dubai is 1 hour 8 minutes away
- Dubai International Airport is at a 58-minute drive
- RAK Mall is at 9 minutes’ drive