About France Cluster
France Cluster is a well-planned residential sub-community of International City, Dubai. It consists of low-rise residential buildings, which have studio and 1-bedroom apartments and retail spaces. France Cluster, International City is designed on traditional French architecture and is fitted with modern amenities, such as a swimming pool, gymnasium and play area for children.
France Cluster, International City is neighboured by other sub-communities such as the Spain Cluster, Persia Cluster and Central Business District. The cluster has 2, 3 and 4-storey buildings. It is a 16-minute drive from Dubai International Airport and at about the same distance from Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, making it easier for people to travel to other places in Dubai. The France Cluster is close to Warsan Village, a newly-developed community that consists of townhouses and retail outlets.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Part of the International City
- Low-rise residential buildings
- Features studio and 1-bedroom apartments
- Buildings have swimming pools, gyms and play areas
- Surrounded by green landscapes
- 16 minutes from Dubai International Airport
- Close to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
Facilities in France Cluster
There is no shortage of parking in France Cluster, International City, as there is a parking area outside the buildings. Each apartment comes with one free parking spot, whereas guests can also park their car on the street.
There are one to two high-speed elevators in each building of France Cluster, International City.
Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services
All of the buildings in France Cluster are protected by a 24-hour security team and CCTV surveillance. Residents do not have to pay any charges for the central air conditioning services. Water and power services are provided by DEWA and the maintenance services are present in every building.
Gym and Fitness Facilities
It is not hard to find a gym in France Cluster, International City, as there are few really nice gyms in the vicinity. There is a community fitness centre as well.
Residents can find some excellent amenities in France Cluster such as supermarkets, pharmacies and banks. There is play area and day care centre in the area as well.
Concierge and Guest Services
There is a concierge in the buildings, to attend to residents and visitors. Guests can park their cars outside the buildings and wait in the lobby until they are received by their hosts.
France Cluster is a pet-friendly area.
There is a first aid medical centre, which takes care of all medical emergencies for the residents.
Shops in International City, France Cluster
There are numerous shops in International City, France Cluster, which are built on various sizes and can be rented and bought for various purposes. They are shell-and-core and fitted units covering an area ranging from 409 sq. ft. to 5,600 sq. ft. and rent ranging from AED 25k to AED 392k. There are also shops for sale in France Cluster, with prices ranging from AED 350k to AED 400k.
Apartment Types in International City, France Cluster
There are various apartments available for sale in France Cluster. There are studio and 1-bedroom apartments in the buildings in France Cluster. The apartments are beautifully designed on various configurations.
Studio apartments in France Cluster
Studio apartments in International City, France Cluster cover an area ranging from 430 sq. ft. to 488 sq. ft. They feature a comfortable living area, along with an open kitchen and full bathroom. There is also a built-in wardrobe in the apartments. A spacious balcony completes the apartments
1-Bedroom Apartments in France Cluster
1-bedroom apartments in International City, France Cluster are built on sizes of 720 sq. ft. to 970 sq. ft. They have a large bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and built-in wardrobe. Most of the units come with a powder room for guests. There is a closed kitchen and a spacious living and dining area.
Most Popular Apartment Types in France Cluster
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut over the past 6 months
According to searches on Bayut, studio apartments lead the ranks in the most popular apartment types in International City, France Cluster, followed by 1-bedroom apartments.
Rental Trends in France Cluster
Rental apartments in France Cluster provide residents with affordable and quality options among apartments for rent in International City. People looking to open up a shop for rent in International City can look for various options in International City, France Cluster.
- Rent of studio apartments in France Cluster range from AED 22k to AED 27k.
- Rent of 1-bedroom apartments in France Cluster range from AED 28k to AED 34k.
- Shops in France Cluster range from AED 25k to AED 392k.
Sale Trends in France Cluster
Dubai, International City, France Cluster is a suitable option for people looking for apartments for sale in International City, as well as shops for sale in International City. Since the area has freehold properties, expats and non-residents can also own properties here.
- Studio apartments in France Cluster, Dubai cost AED 250k to AED 385k.
- 1-bedroom apartments in France Cluster, Dubai cost AED 330k to AED 365k.
- Shops in France Cluster, International City, Dubai cost AED 350k to AED 400k.
Rental Yield in France Cluster
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut over the past 6 months
Studio apartments provide owners with a superb return on investment (ROI) of 9.5%, whereas 1-bedroom apartments offer a return of 9.1% in Dubai, International City, France Cluster.
Transportation near France Cluster
The France Cluster is a few minutes drive from Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, making it easy for residents to travel to other areas. People looking for transportation near France Cluster can find multiple options nearby.
Bus Stations near France Cluster
There are some bus stations near France Cluster International City, Dubai, some of which are at a walking distance. The nearest bus station is International City, Civil Defence 1 Bus Station, which is 3 minutes away. Other nearby bus stations are International City, Civil Defence 2 Bus Station, which is 5 minutes away and International City, Police Station 1 Bus Station, which is a 4-minute drive.
Metro Stations near France Cluster
Most residents opt to take the metro to work and other destinations. The Rashidiya Metro Station is the nearest and can be reached within a 13-minute drive. Also 13 minutes away is the Etisalat Metro Station and the Emirates Metro Station is a 16-minute drive from France Cluster.
Restaurants near France Cluster
There are a couple of wonderful restaurants near France Cluster, some of which include:
- Blodan Restaurant
- Nine Squares Restaurant
Chatkara is an Indian restaurant, located 2 minutes away from France Cluster. It can also be reached via a short walk. Blodan Restaurant is another wonderful option. It serves Arabian and Continental dishes and is located 2 minutes away from the area. Nine Squares Restaurant is a Chinese eatery which is a 3-minute drive.
Fast food joints near France Cluster International City, Dubai include:
- Burger King
Fine dining restaurants near France Cluster include:
- RARE - Melia Desert Palm Hotel
- Hibachi - Roda Al Bustan
- Marina Social - InterContinental Dubai Marina
RARE is an European restaurant, located in Melia Desert Palm Hotel which is 10 minutes away. For lovers of Japanese cuisine, Hibachi at Roda Al Bustan is a wonderful option. It is a 19-minute drive from France Cluster. 18 minutes away is the InterContinental Dubai Marina, which has Marina Social, a British fine dining restaurant.
Nightlife options near France Cluster include:
- Red Bar & Lounge - Melia Desert Palm Hotel
- Bricks Sports Lounge - ibis Styles Dragon Mart
- POLO Bar - Melia Desert Palm Hotel
All of the above nightlife options feature a full bar and various entertainment options. They are 10 to 11 minutes away from France Cluster.
Supermarkets near France Cluster
Supermarkets near France Cluster include:
- Lulu Express
- Carrefour Market
- Lamia Mini Mart
- Arabian Supermarket
There are various supermarkets within walking distance of France Cluster, such as Lulu Express and Carrefour Market, which are outlets of popular retail chains in the UAE. Also nearby are Lamia Mini Mart and Arabian Supermarket.
- CBD E2 - residential building
- CBD E3 - residential building
- Italy U18 - residential building
- Ibis Styles Hotel
There are various residential buildings near France Cluster, including CBD E2, CBD E3 and Italy U18. There are also a few hotels nearby, one of which is Ibis Styles Hotel Dragon Mart Dubai.
Landmarks and attractions near France Cluster include:
- The Track, Meydan Golf
- Desert Palm Polo Club
- Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
- Dubai Safari Park
17 minutes away from France Cluster is The Track, Meydan Golf, which is a championship golf course, which has a pay-and-play facility, as well as a training academy for golf enthusiasts who want to perfect their swing.
Desert Palm Polo Club is 12 minutes away from France Cluster. It is a haven for polo enthusiasts and is also the home ground for the Dubai Polo Team. It harbours a world-class polo facility, which is one of the best in the world.
The Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, 12 minutes away, hosts various rare species of birds which are a sight to behold. 15 minutes away, residents can find the Dubai Safari Park, which houses more than 2,000 species of plants and flowers and is a wonderful family-friendly attraction.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
While living in France Cluster is a fine option, one thing that needs to be considered is that there are often issues with finding public parking in the area and also in the overall community. This issue may be resolved with time, as the infrastructure of the community is developing over time.