ABOUT ZONE 24
Zone 24 is part of Mohammed Bin Zayed City, a popular neighbourhood near Mussafah and Al Mafraq communities. Zone 24 is a quiet and hassle-free sub-community, home to Al Qanadil Al Modeea Nursery and Masjid Mohammad Abdul Aziz Al Mohairy. The communities in Mohammed Bin Zayed City are divided into zones. Zone 24 offers well-furnished apartments and Arab-style inspired villas.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Features studios and 1-bedroom apartments
- One can find 4 to 7-bedroom villas
- Located near Abu Dhabi Road (E30) and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311)
- Peaceful community
Zone 24 offers a peaceful lifestyle for families, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Popular points of interest near Zone 24 are:
- Playground park in Shabiya 12
- Mohammed Bin Zayed Park 1
- Football Ground in ME-10
It is one of the secure sub-communities of Mohammad Bin Zayed City, which is preferred by families and expats.
PROPERTIES IN ZONE 24
Properties in Zone 24 comprise studios to 1-bedroom apartments ranging from 600 sq. ft. to 1,210 sq. ft. The sub-community also features 4 to 7-bedroom villas. The architecture of the villas exhibits Arabic influences.
- You can rent apartments in Zone 24 with prices ranging from AED 24k to AED 95k.
- The average rental price for studio apartments in Zone 24 is AED 25k.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN ZONE 24
Residents prefer personal transportation in Zone 24. However, those who rely on bus travel can find the nearest bus station in Shahama Village. It is a 30-minute drive away. One need not worry about the security of the vehicles as there are enough parking spaces in Zone 24.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR ZONE 24
There are many supermarkets near Zone 24. The nearest is Shabia Al Madeena Supermarket at a 5-minute walking distance from the area. There are two other smaller supermarkets near the area which include Rich and Fresh Supermarket and Baniyas Spike Supermarket. Other supermarkets that could be found within a 10-minute radius include Al Madina Hypermarket, Millennium Express supermarket and DiscountID supermarket.
MOSQUES NEAR ZONE 24
The Masjid Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al Mohairy is the local mosque in Zone 24. Other mosques near Zone 24 include Abu Musa Al Ashaari Mosque in Zone 25, Masjid Amina in Shabiya 12. A larger mosque is located in ME-10, named Sheikh Mohammad Bin Khalid Mosque, which is only a 9-minute drive away from Zone 24.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR ZONE 24
Mohammad bin Zayed city is a community with residents and visitors from different cultures. Therefore, one can expect to find many different places of worship near Zone 24.
The closest church is The Armenian Church of Abu Dhabi, located in M-26, an 11-minute drive away. Other churches near Zone 24 are St. Paul Church of Musafah, St. Elias Rome Orthodox Church and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Sikh residents will also find the Sikh New Gurudwara Abu Dhabi in M-11, Musafah Industrial Area, at a 14-minute distance from Zone 24.
SCHOOLS NEAR ZONE 24
There are quite a few educational options near the community.
Nursery options include
- Al-Haneen Nursery
- Piccadilly Nursery
- Little Steps Nursery
Schools near Zone 24 consist of
- Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Special Education
- Pakistan Community Welfare School
- Al Maali International Private School
Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Special Education is an institution that offers an education program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Pakistan Community Welfare School was founded in 1981 under the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education. The school has a capacity of 500 students and offers education from kindergarten to Grade 8. Pakistan Community Welfare School is one of the very few schools for underprivileged families living in Abu Dhabi.
The community also offers a couple of higher education options which include Abu Dhabi Polytechnic, Zabeel Institute and Al Ain University of Science and Technology.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR ZONE 24
Hospitals near Zone 24 are:
- Bareen International Hospital
- Al Bustan Specialty Hospital
- Burjeel Medical City
Clinics near Zone 24 consist of Al Rayyan Medical Centre, Golden Cure Medical Centre and Prime Medical Centre. These are located in ME-11, which is only a 9-minute drive away from Zone 24. Archer Medical Centre in Zone 1 is another option for the residents of Zone 24.
Zone 24 is located on the southern end of Mohammad Bin Zayed City. It is close to many residential communities and entertainment destinations.
Residential communities near Zone 24 are
- Zone 20
- Zone 27
- Zone 26
Entertainment destinations near Zone 24 include
- Fun City
- Grand Shooters Cafe
- Murjan Splash Park
Zone 24 is close to many leisure attractions such as Fun City, a small amusement centre for kids which offers multiple rides. You can visit Grand Shooters Cafe, a gaming café, which provides the latest PCs and state-of-the-art gear. Then there is Murjan Splash Waterpark in Khalifa Park. The exciting destination is 21 minutes away from Zone 24.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR ZONE 24
There are many malls near Zone 24 and the popular options include:
- Dalma Mall
- The Village Mall
- Capital Mall
You will find Dalma Mall near Zone 24, which is one of the biggest malls in the area. The mall offers multiple department stores, famous brands and a wide range of eateries and a huge food court.
The Village Mall, which a 14-minute drive away is also a good choice for the residents of Zone 24. The mall offers diverse shopping options to visitors.
You can also visit Capital Mall which houses a Lulu mart, a kids play area and an excellent food court. The mall provides plenty of parking spaces to visitors.
RESTAURANTS NEAR ZONE 24
Restaurants near Zone 24 include:
- Masala Xpress Restaurant
- Star Diamond Restaurant
- Tabarak Restaurant
- Abu Fayiz Restaurant
Casual dining restaurants near Zone 24 consist of Aladdin Guest House with a great Korean food options. Then there is Four by Four Cafeteria which features a good line of Parathas and drinks. You can also visit Sandwich Point Cafeteria and Khafayef Pastry which serves excellent Egyptian pies.
BEACHES NEAR ZONE 24
There are three beaches near Zone 24 including Hameem Beach, Al Bateen Beach and Al Qurm Beach.
Harmeen Beach is a popular tourist attraction. Al Bateen Beach is a 24-minute drive away from the sub-community. The beach offers great swimming, fishing and jet-ski options. You can also visit Al Qurm Beach, which is a public beach but a quiet place. It is an excellent destination to enjoy the calm waves of the sea.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks are
- Maqta Old Watchtower
- The Great Ghaf Tree on the Hill
- Al Qana – under construction
Maqta Old Watchtower is a 200-year-old landmark that was previously used as a watchtower. Currently a popular tourist attraction, it represents the history of Abu Dhabi.
Then there is The Great Ghaf Tree on the hill which is a significant landmark as the Ghaf tree holds great importance in the heart of the people of the city.
Al Qana is an upcoming leisure attraction for the residents of Abu Dhabi. It will have a 5,000 sq. m. aquarium and the city’s largest cinema.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can keep fit at the following areas:
- Tennis court in Hills Abu Dhabi
- Two parks in Zone 30
- Las Vegas Gym in Shabiya 12
Residents can visit the tennis court situated in Hills Abu Dhabi and enjoy outdoor activities in the local parks of Zone 30. Residents can also purchase a membership to the Las Vegas Gym which is a fully equipped gymnasium with free weights and cardio machines.
Other gyms in the area include the Eagle Gym, World Gym and Galaxy Gym.
Salons and spas nearby include:
- Royal Aura Spa, Zone 20
- White Ruby Gents Salon, Zone 30
- Al Mazyouna Salon
Salons near Zone 24 include the Royal Aura Spa in Zone 20, White Ruby Gents Salon in Zone 30 and Al Mazyouna Salon M-10, Mussafah Community.
Zone 24 and Mohammad Bin Zayed City are known for its community environment, the area celebrates many events such as Chinese New Year, Halloween, Earth Hour, Christmas and more.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Those looking to keep in touch with their fellow community members can join the parent Facebook group called Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Zone 24 is one of the less populated areas of MBZ City, so public transport is a bit far away from the sub-community. The community is still developing and in the coming years, residents will have access to all major transport within walking distance.
- Located close to the Dalma Mall
- 9-minute drive to Emirates Future Academy
- Al Bateen Exclusive Airport is at a 20-minute distance