ABOUT ZONE 14
Zone 14, part of parent community Mohammed Bin Zayed City (MBZ City), a quiet and quaint suburb is located on the edge of Abu Dhabi emirate. The sub-community is easily accessible within a few minutes drive from Abu Dhabi city, also convenient for those travelling to Abu Dhabi Island, Dubai and Al Ain. It offers affordable houses and peaceful lifestyle.
MBZ City is named after Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The community measures around 45 square kilometres and features colourful, spacious villas, ranging from 2-6 bedroom units which are either within compounds of 4-6 homes or independently situated. The community even has mid-rise residential apartments, recreational facilities, and gardens.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Residential properties in semi-detached, detached villas and modern apartments
- Villas are equipped with top-notch facilities and amenities
- Features studio apartments for rental purpose
- Community is accessible via Abu Dhabi – Al Ain Road E22 and E30
- Ajyal International School is in close proximity
- Sheikha Fatima Mosque is two-minutes away
Popular points of interest in the community are:
- Swimming pools
- Private parking
- Large gardens
Most homes in the locality have their own private parking, large garden and swimming pools. The private swimming pools are built with high-class finishing. The villas have a private entrance and the community is perfect for families.
PROPERTIES IN ZONE 14
Properties in Zone 14 consist of apartments for rent.
The rental trends for studio apartments can be seen as:
- Studio apartments for rent with 1-bath can cost anywhere between AED 20k yearly AED 34k yearly
- The size of the studio apartments can range between 280 sq. ft. to 800 sq. ft.
The features of the apartments include central air conditioning and heating system, marble floors, public parking, and water and electricity. Residents are also allowed to keep pets and can benefit from a regular maid service.
Properties in the community also include villas for rent. Rental trends can be seen as follows:
- 4-bedroom villa with 5-baths can cost AED 110k yearly
- 5-bedroom villa with 7-baths can cost AED 170k yearly
The sizes of villas can range between 3400 sq. ft. to 4780 sq. ft. They have spacious living rooms, kitchen, store room, maid’s room, and a big garden.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN ZONE 14
Public transportation in Zone 14 is a concern because bus stations are located at a distance of 30-minutes drive by car. These bus stations include Abu Dhabi Bus Station, Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station and Abu Dhabi, Shahama Village. There are limited metro stations near the community.
There is shaded parking facility given to residents of the community. Residents have plenty of shared parking spaces in Zone 14 and individual parking space for 2 vehicles.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR ZONE 14
Supermarkets near Zone 14 are easily accessible in a five-minutes drive from the community. The nearest one is Lulu Hypermarket that is located in the Capital Mall. It is a retail division of the multinational and multidimensional LuLu Group International. It has always been famous as a trendsetter in the retail industry. It is accessible in an 11-minutes drive from the community. Another supermarket which is six-minutes away is Ramla Supermarket. It is known for quality, affordability and superior customer service. Others include Tuwairish Supermarket, City Supermarket, and Baniyas Spike Supermarket.
MOSQUES NEAR ZONE 14
In the MBZ City, the Mosque of Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak is a place of worship that attracts attention. It is a two-minutes drive away. The mosque was inaugurated by Shaikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council and National Security Adviser. It was constructed on an area of 2800 square metres and has a capacity of roughly 5450 persons. Other mosques near Zone 14 include Mubarak Bin Salmeen Mosque, Masjid Mohammed Khamees Al Baadi, and Mubarak Bin Sumaida Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR ZONE 14
The closest church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints which is an 11-minutes drive away and is accessible via 17th Street. The church is a three-storey facility. Another church located in Al Mushrif is St. George’s Orthodox Cathedral. One can get to it in 21-minutes. Other churches near Zone 14 include Evangelical Community Church, Abu Dhabi Apostolic Tamil Church, St. Joseph's Cathedral and Abu Dhabi Pentecostal Church.
Residents can also head to New Gurudwara Abu Dhabi which is 11-minutes away and is accessible via 63rd Street. Another temple near Zone 14 is JUGANNATH temple via Abu Dhabi - Al Ain Rd/E22. One can get to it in a 30-minutes drive by car.
SCHOOLS NEAR ZONE 14
There are numerous schools and nurseries offering different curriculums. Nurseries near the locality include:
- Vision Nursery
- Riverwood Nursery
- Piccadilly Nursery
- Kotwals Nursery & Montessori
- Al-Haneen Nursery
Schools near Zone 14 include:
- Ajyal International School
- Bright Riders School
- Creative British School
Ajyal International School prepares children for future employment by making learning meaningful. The school is located in MBZ City and follows the English National Curriculum.
Bright Riders is an Indian CBSE-based 1-12th-grade school which is based on international standards. It aims to offer quality education so that every student is able to reach his/her full potential in a stimulating, secure and caring environment. Creative British School was opened back in 2014 and aims to offer an amazing education program of the British Curriculum.
One of the colleges located at a distance of 17-minutes from the community is Brighton College Abu Dhabi. It is in the list of top 3 British-curriculum schools in the Middle Eastern region, with amazing academic results, a wide range of co-curricular activities and a strong sense of community at its heart. The most famous universities located nearby include Al Ain University of Science & Technology and Abu Dhabi University.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR ZONE 14
The nearest medical facilities include:
- Ahalia Eye Care Shabiya
- Prime Care Medical Centre
- Kaya Skin Clinic
Ahalia Eye Care is a new project under Ahalia Medical Group. The clinic is accessed via 59th Street. The clinic is equipped with advanced ophthalmic equipment to treat and diagnose all sorts of eye diseases. Another clinic near Zone 14 is Prime Care Medical Centre that provides outpatient consultation services to patients referred by specialists in the public and private sector and primary healthcare professionals.
One of the famous hospitals near Zone 14 which is seven-minutes away is Mediclinic Al Mussafah. It is part of Mediclinic International, a private hospital group with 3 operating platforms in the UAE, Switzerland and South Africa. Other hospitals located nearby include Bareen International Hospital, Al Bustan Specialty Hospital, and Lifecare Hospital.
Mohammed Bin Zayed City is close to some residential and industrial communities of the region. Residential communities located nearby include:
- Al Maqta
- Khalifa City
Mussafah, lying to the west of MBZ City, is a main industrial district of Abu Dhabi. It is home to many leading automotive and industrial companies. The community features warehouses and rental offices. It also has studios to 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments.
Al Maqta community, lying to the north of sub-community, is a huge residential development on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi. The community mainly consists of villas for rental and sales purposes.
Khalifa City, also lying to the north of the locality, is a residential suburb in Abu Dhabi. It consists of sub-communities namely Khalifa City A and Khalifa City B. Both of the communities feature spacious and affordable villas.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR ZONE 14
Mazyad Mall is the first mall in MBZ City close to the community. It is located in close proximity to the airport, Al Raha Development, and Abu Dhabi city. It also offers some of the best leisure options to tourists and residents alike. Top brands in the mall include:
- Adidas Outlet
- Dunkin Donuts
- Baskin Robbins
The mall’s unique design and architecture feature a distinctive spacious environment with natural light and beautiful wide open spaces. This appealing ambience provides an ultimate shopping experience for the whole family. Its retail offerings encompass a wide array of:
- Lulu express hypermarket
- Fashion items
- Sporting goods
- Home furnishings
- Books, and jewellery
Capital Mall near Zone 14 is another shopping destination that residents can head to. It features new retail mix, new interiors, new designs and exciting traffic generating anchor entertainment attractions and retailers. It also features the UAE’s biggest and first family entertainment centre, Action Zone, which stands for the leading destination for indoor playgrounds, celebration, rides, and gaming for all ages.
RESTAURANTS NEAR ZONE 14
Residents have a variety of dining options at the Mazyad Mall to choose from:
- Grand Imperial Restaurant
- Lebanese Flower
- India Palace
- Papa Murphy's Pizza
- SFC Plus
- Barrio Fiesta
Other restaurants near Zone 14 include:
- El Chico
- Gazebo Restaurant
- Max’s Restaurant
El Chico is a Mexican Restaurant that serves Mexican cuisine. It is accessible via Abu Dhabi - Al Ain Rd/E22 and has timings from 11:00 am – 1:00 am. Gazebo Restaurant is an Indian restaurant that serves Kebab, Biryani, Mughlai food items, North Indian dishes, and Indian dishes. It is located at the Ground Level of Dalma Mall.
Nightlife options near Zone 14 are located a distance of 30-minutes drive from the community. The nearest ones include Stars N Bars, Skylite Rooftop Lounge, Yas Lounge, Latitude Poolside Bar, Y bar and Trader Vic's.
BEACHES NEAR ZONE 14
The coastal destinations are at least half-an-hour drive away from the community. One of the famous beaches near Zone 14 includes Al Bateen Beach which is 20-minutes away. Corniche Beach is another popular beach and one of the best Beaches in Abu Dhabi.
Al Bateen Beach is a picturesque beach for picnics, fishing, and swimming along with jet-skiing and kayaking options as well. At the Corniche Beach, one can enjoy seaside walkways and boardwalks paved with gardens and benches that overlook the beach. There is also a children’s play area, pedestrian and cycling pathways, restaurants, cafes, and free sports facilities including 3 playing fields, 2 football pitches, and 5-volleyball courts.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some famous spots of leisure activities near Zone 14 are:
- Fun City - Kids Activities Centre
- Al Forsan International Sports Resort
- Abu Dhabi Golf Club
Fun City, nine-minutes drive away, is an amusement centre which is spreading smiles since the past 15 years across its around 80 play locations in the UAE, India, Qatar, Oman, KSA, and Kuwait. It provides a platform to kids from 1 to 12 years old to socially interact and play in a convenient, secure and safe location. It has a Play Zone, Kiddie Rides, and Big Rides.
Al Forsan International Sports Resort is an extensive recreational complex offering gym, water sports, eateries, paintball, go karts and horses. It is located at the intersection of 12th and 15th Streets, located in Khalifa City. It is a landmark near Zone 14 as Al Forsan is an approved Centre like no other in the United Arab Emirates.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club, one of the best Golf Courses in Abu Dhabi, provides one of the most deluxe golf resort experiences in the Middle East, in complete management with the famous Troon Golf. The club features 27 Championship holes of golf, over 162 hectares of land. It is 16-minutes away from the community.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Most properties in the locality feature:
- Large gardens
- Swimming pools
Other than this, there are community parks where children and their parents can engage in a number of activities. These options of outdoor activities near Zone 14 are a great source of keeping residents fit.
Some fitness centres near Zone 14 include Fitness 4 Ever, Tiger Gym, Body Factory Gym, and Troy Gym. One can get to these fitness spots in a five-minutes drive by car.
Some of the beauty salons near Zone 14 include:
- Vanitha Ladies Saloon
- Ruby Salon
- Spring Days Ladies Beauty Saloon
Vanitha Ladies Saloon is located at a distance of six minutes. Its services include hair care, skin care, nail care, and makeup services. Ruby Salon is an organic spa and salon providing spa services and salon services including skin beautifying treatment, waxing, facials, hair products, and hair colour.
Most community events in the master community are held at the Mazyad Mall, which is the 1st mall in the locality. Events that are usually held include Valentine's Day Celebrations, Diwali Celebration, Eid Al Fitr 2019 Celebrations, Abu Dhabi Summer Season, Women Health Program, etc.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents of the community can join a Facebook page entitled Zone 14, Mohammed Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi. It is a page where people post stuff regarding local businesses.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
One must know that the community is entirely residential and is almost fully developed with few properties under construction. In addition, the community covers the shopping needs of residents and there are plenty of schools found near the locality. It must also be noted that it is not for those looking for fun, entertainment, and adventure. People prefer peacefulness over excitement can choose to stay in this community
- Abu Dhabi International Airport is 14-minutes away
- Abu Dhabi Al Ain Road is a seven-minutes drive away
- Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, 18-minutes away
- Abu Dhabi University, five minutes away