Al Thuraya Building, Dubai Silicon Oasis

Al Thuraya Building, Dubai Silicon Oasis

HIGHLIGHTS

About Al Thuraya Building

Al Thuraya Building is a mid-rise residential building situated in Dubai Silicon Oasis. It consists of 10 storeys with 1 and 2-bedroom apartments. The construction of the building was completed in 2006. It offers amenities such as swimming pools, gym and kids’ play area.

Al Thuraya Building is located in proximity to various eateries, bus stops and supermarkets. Academic City is a 5-minute drive from the building.

Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) or Silicon Oasis features a balanced lifestyle with a blend of residential and commercial buildings. The community is divided into three parts: a technology park, villa compounds and apartment buildings. Apartments for sale in Dubai Silicon Oasis are popular as they offer plenty of amenities at affordable prices.

IN A NUTSHELL

  • Located in Dubai Silicon Oasis
  • A 10-storey building
  • Consists of 1 and 2-bed units
  • Features a swimming pool and kids’ play area
  • Close to supermarkets, bus stops and restaurants
  • 5 minutes drive to Academic City

BUILDING DETAILS

Facilities in Al Thuraya Building

Parking

The ground floor in Al Thuraya Building is dedicated for parking. There are paid parking spots outside the building as well. About 100 parking spaces are available for residents for parking in Al Thuraya Building.

Parking in Al Thuraya Building
The ground floor consists of free parking for the residents.

Elevators

For the ease of residents and visitors, there are two high-speed elevators in Al Thuraya Building.

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services 

Al Thuraya is a centrally air-conditioned building and gets district cooling services from Empower. There are 24-hour security services in the building. The maintenance staff is available on-call all the time.

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

There is a gym in Al Thuraya Building that houses modern machines and equipment.

Safety Features

Fire extinguishers are installed on all floors of the building.

Lifestyle Amenities

Children can enjoy some quality time in the kids’ play area. The swimming pool is surrounded by carpeted grass and patio furniture. The little ones can also enjoy a dip in a separate kids’ pool. Many of the community’s parks are located within walking distance from the building.

Concierge and Guest Services 

There are concierge services in Al Thuraya Building. Residents can reach the help-desk via intercom.

Pet-friendly

Pets are allowed in the Al Thuraya Building.

Apartment Types in Al Thuraya Building

Apartment types in Al Thuraya Building include 1 and 2-bedroom types. These are integrated with broadband connection, satellite/cable connection and intercom facility. There are double-glazed windows in the apartments. Bedrooms come with built-in wardrobes while kitchens have cabinets and cooking hoods.

1-Bedroom Apartments in Al Thuraya Building

1-bedroom apartments in Al Thuraya Building cover floor area ranging between 600 sq. ft. and 900 sq. ft. These include a living and dining area, master bedroom with attached bath, closed or semi-open kitchen and powder room. Most of the units also have a balcony. The larger units have a full bathroom instead of the powder room.

2-Bedroom Apartments in Al Thuraya Building

2-bedroom apartments in Al Thuraya Building cover a floor area of around 1,400 sq. ft. These include a living and dining area, bedrooms with attached bath, semi-open kitchen, storeroom, powder room and balcony.

Most Popular Apartment Types in Al Thuraya Building

  • 1-bed
  • 2-bed
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  • 20%
  • 40%
  • 60%
  • 80%100%

Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months

As per Bayut searches, 2-bedroom apartments in Al Thuraya Building fared significantly better as compared to 1-bedroom apartments.

Rental Trends in Al Thuraya Building

Al Thuraya apartments for rent are available in different rental ranges depending on the layouts and amenities.

There are other configurations available in Dubai Silicon Oasis apartments for rent.

NEARBY AMENITIES

Transportation near Al Thuraya Building

Means of transportation near Al Thuraya Building are limited since it is not connected to the Dubai Metro or Dubai Tram. There are many bus stops in the community though. Those residing in Dubai Silicon Oasis tend to rely on their own conveyance or ride-hailing services such as Uber.

Bus Stations near Al Thuraya Building

Axis Residence Bus Stop and DSO Operation Centre Bus Stop are 2 minutes away. In 5 minutes, you can reach Silicon Oasis Lake 2 Bus Stop and Dubai Men’s College Bus Stop.

Metro Stations near Al Thuraya Building

There are quite a few stations of Dubai Metro line nearby. Closest metro stations near Al Thuraya Building include Rashidiya Metro Station, Creek Metro Station and Etisalat Metro Station. You can reach there in 17 minutes. In 19 minutes, you can reach the Financial Centre Metro Station and Emirates Metro Station.

Restaurants near Al Thuraya Building

There are many restaurants near the Al Thuraya Building with different varieties of cuisines.

  • Magic Corn Restaurant
  • The Monk
  • Oregano
  • Copper Kettle Restaurant
  • Deli Sushi

Within walking distance, you will find Magic Corn Restaurant. It offers Indian, Arabian and Middle Eastern cuisines. The Monk is a Chinese restaurant at a 4-minute drive. For Italian food and different kinds of pizza, you can drive to Oregano, which is 5 minutes away.

Copper Kettle Restaurant is a Pakistani restaurant with many franchises in the city. It is 5 minutes away from the building. For Japanese food and seafood, you can find Deli Sushi at a 7-minute drive.

On short distances, you can find many cafes near Al Thuraya Building as well.

  • Cha Cha Chai
  • Snookers Sports and Café
  • Circle Café
  • Costa Café
  • CAHO

Cha Cha Chai and Snookers Sports and Café can be reached in 4 minutes, whereas, Circle Café, Costa Café and CAHO are 7 minutes away.

There are also few nightlife options near the Al Thuraya Building, located in the community as well as the neighbouring communities.

  • Mr. Toad’s Pub & Kitchen
  • Bricks Sports Lounge
  • Red Bar & Lounge
  • Qube Sports Bar
  • Iris Dubai

Mr. Toad’s Pub & Kitchen is located at an 8-minute drive. Bricks Sports Lounge and Red Bar & Lounge are 15 minutes away in International City. Qube Sports Bar and Iris Dubai in Nad Al Sheba can be reached in 17 minutes.

Supermarkets near Al Thuraya Building

There are plenty of grocery shops and supermarkets in Dubai Silicon Oasis, which fulfil your essential daily needs. Many of the supermarkets near Al Thuraya Building are located in proximity.

  • Carrefour Market 
  • Yas Mini Mart 
  • Spinneys
  • Choithrams 
  • Al Maya Supermarket

Carrefour Mart and Yas Mini Mart are within walking distance. Carrefour Markets run under Carrefour SA, which is a French international group operating Carrefour Markets worldwide. These markets boast of a number of items in the range, including, grocery, household items, frozen food, organic food, fruits, vegetables, clothes, electronics and appliances. Yas Mini Mart has grocery items in store. They are known for their Best Salted Classic Mix, Best Salted Peanuts and other items to choose from.

Spinneys and Choithrams are 4 minutes away. Spinneys has branches all over the Middle East, with a special focus on providing organic food, imported food and local food. At Choithrams, you can shop for groceries, toiletries and detergents, baby products, fruits, vegetables, organic food and cosmetics. The brand has been present for more than three decades.

Al Maya Supermarket is at a drive of 5 minutes. The Al Maya Group runs Al Maya Supermarkets. With more than 55 supermarkets in the UAE, it is one of the leading supermarket chains offering all kinds of grocery and household items.

NEARBY BUILDINGS

City Oasis 2, Point West and Axis Residence 2 are within walking distance. Axis Residence 2 is part of the Axis Residences complex. Silicon Gates 1 and Palacio Tower can be reached in 5 minutes by car.

Major Landmarks

Landmarks near Al Thuraya Building are mostly situated more than 15 minutes by car.

  • Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Dubai Design District
  • IMG Worlds of Adventure
  • Dubai Garden Glow
  • Dubai Mall

Home to various mammals, crustaceans, birds, fishes and reptiles, Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is 16 minutes away from the building. It is a wetland reserve situated in the Ras Al Khor community. It also consists of mangroves, which are a nesting ground for many species.

Dubai Design District is one of the ‘glitzy’ areas of Dubai, located 17 minutes away. It consists of restaurants, nightlife options and clubs, art shops, the Dubai Institute of Design Innovation and The Block. The Block is a recreational facility with a skate park, basketball courts and entertainment areas with alfresco seating.

In 20 minutes, you can reach IMG Worlds of Adventure, Dubai Garden Glow and Dubai Mall. IMG Worlds of Adventure has been developed by the Ilyas and Mustafa Galadri (IMG) Group. It is the world’s largest temperature-controlled indoor amusement park and can facilitate up to 20,000 guests a day.

IMG Worlds of Adventure
IMG Worlds of Adventure can be reached in 20 minutes.

Dubai Garden Glow comes with a new theme every winter and features state-of-the-art creations. It is a family-friendly park, divided into the Art Park and a surprise display. The Art Park is made up of 100% recyclable products.

Popular for being one of the largest malls in the world, the Dubai Mall is located in Downtown Dubai and has been developed by Emaar. It also houses the famous Dubai Mall Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Ice Rink Dubai, Hysteria (a haunted house), VR Park. There are Reel Cinemas, shops and restaurants as well at Dubai Mall.

The Dubai Mall
The Dubai Mall – one of the largest malls in the world.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Al Thuraya Building, Dubai Silicon Oasis offers affordable accommodation along with various amenities. However, the community is situated away from central Dubai and is not connected to the Dubai Metro. Residents need to have their own conveyance for commuting. Nevertheless, there are plenty of bus stops located close to the building. Plans for connecting the Dubai Metro to Dubai Silicon Oasis are also underway.

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