ABOUT ZONE 25
The residential area of Zone 25 is located at the south-eastern side of Mohammed Bin Zayed City (MBZ). MBZ city is named in the honour of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The quite district is located on the edge of Abu Dhabi but yet it is the most self-sufficient community. It is one of the developing areas mostly comprising villas and apartments. Most of the people turning to the locality see the potential in its affordable properties along with a number of amenities. It is close to Al Ain Road that makes it easier for residents to connect to the rest of the Emirates.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located on the south-eastern side of MBZ
- Properties in Zone 25 comprised of apartments and villas
- Close proximity to Al Ain and Dubai
- A number of well-known educational centres and medical clinics nearby
Points of Interest in Zone 25 are:
- Affordable properties
- A full range of amenities
- Community parks, schools and clinics within the vicinity
Residents can enjoy a peaceful environment compared to the busy neighbourhood. People can readily move into these apartments and villas that are well-equipped with a number of amenities. Also, it is linked to the main highway keeping residents connected to the rest of the city.
PROPERTIES IN ZONE 25
Properties in Zone 25 are clustered into identical detached and semi-detached villas. These villas range from 4 to 11 bedroom mansions. These houses feature huge balconies, spacious rooms, and kitchen with big windows, well-lighted living room, maid’s room and a shared gym and swimming pool.
People can rent villas in Zone 25 on the following rates:
- The rental rate for a 4-bedroom villa is about AED 145k.
The apartment buildings in Zone 25 are low-rise. These large units are quite affordable for families. Apartments range from a studio to 2-bedroom unit.
Apartments for rent are quite affordable.
- The rental rate for a studio apartment is about AED 28k.
- One can rent a 1-bedroom unit for AED 44k.
- Rent for a spacious 2-bedroom apartment ranges from AED 40k to AED 47k.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN ZONE 25
Parking in Zone 25 is not a problem. Residents of villas are allotted parking space within the house while apartment owners can park their cars in the covered car parking space within the building.
There are limited options for public transportation in Zone 25. Bus stops are quite far from the area. Fortunately, taxis are readily available for residents to travel without any hassle.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR ZONE 25
Residents can buy basic grocery from a number of supermarkets near Zone 25. Some of the local stores are Al Tayef Supermarket, Lemar Supermarket and City Supermarket also known as Al Ghabat City Supermarket within just a 10-minute drive. Other popular stores in the vicinity are Little Star Supermarket and Carrefour Hypermarket, both about 11 minutes drive away.
MOSQUES IN ZONE 25
The closest mosque in Zone 25 is Abu Mosa Al Ashaari Mosque located at walking distance. Other beautiful mosques such as Masjid Mohammed Khamees Al Baadi and Marwa Mosque are located within just a 6-minute drive.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR ZONE 25
The Christian community can go to many churches near Zone 25. The popular ones are St. Paul’s Church in Mussafah, Mar Thoma Church and the American Church of Abu Dhabi are only at a 15-minute drive.
The Sikh community can visit New Gurudwara Abu Dhabi within just a 17-minute drive. There is a temple under construction named BAPS Hindu Mandir that is 28 minutes drive away. Currently, Hindu residents have to travel to Dubai for visiting temple.
SCHOOLS NEAR ZONE 25
There are two popular nurseries near Zone 25:
- Al Haneen Nursery
- MyBaby Nursery
Both of the preschools are located within just a 5-minute drive. Al Haneen Nursery is a great place for children’s development and provides them with a healthy environment. ANother nearby preschool is MyBaby Nursery.
There is a number of universities, secondary and primary schools near Zone 25.
- Applied Technology High School Boys Campus
- Abdulla Bin Otaibah School
- Al Rabeeh School MBZ
The area is ideal for families with school-going or college-going kids. Middle school students have a number of options such as Al Dafrah Private School offering American curriculum to the students. Students can also visit Abdulla Bin Otaiba School offering Arabic curriculum located within just a 4-minute drive. Other educational institutes such as Applied Technology High School, Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training, and Secondary Technical School are all located in the vicinity.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR ZONE 25
Residents have easy access to hospitals and clinics near Zone 25.
- Al Dhabi Medical Centre
- Golden Cure Medical Center
- Prime Care Medical Centre
- Mediclinic hospital
Zone 25 is well covered in terms of healthcare. All these clinics are within a 10-minute drive. For dental care, people can expect to get the best care at Al Dhabi Medical Centre. Golden Cure Medical Center and Prime Care Medical Centre provides basic healthcare facilities and has experienced staff.
There are two popular hospitals near Zone 25, Bareen International Hospital and Mediclinic Hospitals. Other hospitals in the area include NMC Royal Family Centre and Archer Medical Centre.
The nearby areas from Zone 25 are:
All these areas comprises residential and commercial properties with many amenities at proximity.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR ZONE 25
Shopaholics can have a wonderful shopping experience as there are plenty of malls near Zone 25.
- Dalma Mall
- Bawabat Al Sharq Mall
- Mazyad Mall
Dalma Mall is a good option for shopping located on the 19th street at about a 15-minute drive. It is a large mall with homeware, fashion and department stores, dining options and a 14-screen cinema. Bawabat Al Sharq Mall is the community favourite also located within a 15-minute drive. It is a mall for a variety of brands ranging from global high-end to local ones.
RESTAURANTS NEAR ZONE 25
One can find a number of restaurants near Zone 25 to satisfy your hunger pangs.
- Seashell Restaurant
- Almansaf Almoloki Restaurant
- Mamas Restaurant
- Nanglo Restaurant
- Layali Al Sham Restaurant
All located on a 10-minute drive. Seashell Restaurant serves amazing seafood dishes in a casual environment. It also provides take away and delivery services. If you want to try Middle Eastern dishes, you can also visit Almansaf Almoloki Restaurant. Another casual eatery is Nanglo Restaurant located within a 9-minute drive. It services authentic Indian cuisines.
BEACHES NEAR ZONE 25
People can enjoy picnics and watersports at the number of beaches near Zone 25. Abu Dhabi Beach and Al Bateen Beach are just at a 25-minute drive. The popular resort of Abu Dhabi, Yas Island is also located within just a 30-minute drive. The resort has a beach club with a vast pool and plenty of water sports activities.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Some of the notable landmarks in the nearby area are:
- Al Maqta’a Tower
- Maqta Old Watch Towers
Al Maqta’a Tower is a historical landmark at about a 15-minute drive. Similarly, Maqta Old Watch Towers is another popular point of interest for people. It is designed like an old historical fort that has an ancient feel to it.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents of Zone 25 can visit a number of parks in the area:
- Mohammed Bin Zayed City Public Park
- Al Jazeera Park
- Mussafah Public Park
Residents can enjoy a tranquil life while children also find this place quite appealing as there are many parks within the locality. Public parks Mohammed Bin Zayed City Public Park and Al Jazeera Park are equipped with a children’s play area and are perfect spots for families.
Residents can keep themselves fit at:
- Ladies Fitness and gym
- World Gym
Most of these fitness centres are easily reachable within a 5-minute drive.
People can attend most of the community events at Mazyad Mall close to MBZ city. Kids can enjoy a number of activities during National Day, Eid, Ramadan and much more.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
People can join the Facebook group ‘Mohammed Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi’ to stay aware of the recent happenings within the community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The developing area has the potential and attracts expats from all over the city. Yet before moving in people have to keep one thing into consideration. The area has limited public transportation thus people must own a car for an easy commute. .