Limestone House, DIFC
About Limestone House, DIFC
Situated within the greater district of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Limestone House is a low-rise apartment building. It offers luxury apartments in one of the most prominent financial hubs in Dubai. The residential building is a development project of Limestone Holdings Ltd. Its architecture was influenced by Arabian and Mediterranean designs. Limestone House was designed by the award-winning architectural group Gensler. One will find a selection of 1 to 4 bedroom apartments in this building. Limestone House, DIFC is conveniently located along Sheikh Zayed Road(E11), making it easy to travel to other areas within Dubai.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Mixed-use building
- Project of Limestone Holdings Ltd
- 1 to 4 bedroom residential units
- Designed by Gensler
- Close to some of the finest restaurants
- Convenient public transportation access
- Located along Sheikh Zayed Road
Facilities in Limestone House, DIFC
Underground parking in Limestone House is available for residents. Visitors can also find parking along the building’s premises.
There are several elevators in Limestone House. These include passenger lifts and a dedicated service elevators for moving large items in and out of the building.
Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services
The building is fully secured and is monitored through CCTV cameras. There is also a designated security staff always ready to assist in case of emergencies.
Limestone House, DIFC has an event space where residents can host gatherings.
Gym and Fitness Facilities
The gym in Limestone House, DIFC has 4 to 5 treadmills and a series of all in one workout machines. It can be an ideal place for those looking for a cardio workout or cross-fit training.
Residents enjoy a range of lifestyle amenities such as a community pool which has both an indoor and outdoor pools. There is also a sauna room, steam room and Jacuzzi for residents
Concierge and Guest Services
Limestone House, DIFC has concierge services that can be availed 24-hours. The highly-trained staff holds expertise in assisting residents to facilitate their stay in the building.
Pets are not allowed in Limestone House, Dubai.
Limestone House meets the safety standards outlined by the Dubai Municipality.
- Fire extinguishers are available throughout several floors and in specific areas
Concrete, reinforced stairways allow residents to escape in case of a fire emergency.
Limestone House Floor Plans
Floor plans in Limestone House can be found in several variations, the following is a list of these configurations
- 1-bedroom apartments in Limestone House consist of four different unit types
- 2-bedroom apartments in Limestone House consist of five different unit types
- 3-bedroom apartments in Limestone House consist of four different unit types
To get a visual overview of their layout, one can view these 3D floor plans for Limestone House on Bayut.
Apartment Types in Limestone House, DIFC
Apartments in Limestone House can be found with 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedrooms that have moderate variations in floor spaces.
1-Bedroom Apartments in Limestone House
Coming in four different configurations, the 1-bedroom flats come with 1,100 sq. ft on the smaller and 1,300 sq. ft. on the larger end. These units have rectangular floor to ceiling windows and a solarium for those looking for a bright place to read or relax. The flat comes with recessed lighting and the kitchen is located centrally, overlooking the living area. Residents also enjoy the standard availability of two bathrooms in most units.
2-Bedroom Apartments in Limestone House
Planned on five different configurations, the 2-bed units are built on a surface area of 1,600 to 1,700 sq. ft. The overall layout of the living area and kitchen is the same as described for 1-bed flats. With the 2-bed residential units, one can expect to get three bathrooms. All the bathrooms are fitted with chrome fixtures which gives it a modern and sophisticated look. The bedrooms are fixed with in-wall closets, making space for more furniture. Some bathrooms come in a standing shower room that has glass sliding doors.
3-Bedroom Apartments in Limestone House
Flats with 3-beds come in four different configurations, with floor spaces that range from 2,600 sq. ft. to 2,800 sq. ft. Some flats have hardwood floors with wood panelling on kitchen cabinets and wardrobes in the bedrooms and living room. The bathrooms come in a minimalist design with wall-hung toilets and washbasins. The fixtures consist of high-quality ceramic, marble and chrome. 3-bedroom flats typically come with four bathrooms, one of which is located in the central hall while others are en-suite.
4-Bedroom Apartments in Limestone House
There are 4-bed flats and 4-bed penthouses in Limestone House. These are units ranging from living spaces of 4,000 sq. ft. to 5,800+ sq. ft. Each of the bedrooms come with en-suite bathrooms, a separate maid's room, a laundry room, a storage room and divided living, dining and family rooms. 4-bed apartments come with 2 parking spaces while penthouses come with 4 parking spaces. Penthouse units come with the addition of a study, a large terrace and a total of 3 storage areas.
Most Popular Apartment Types in Limestone House
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 6 months
At the top of the popularity chart are 3-bed flats. Coming in the second place are 2-bedroom flats while the in third place are 1-bedroom units. Coming in the last place are 4-bed apartments.
Rental Trends in Limestone House, DIFC
The following rental trends are for rental apartments in Limestone House.
- 1-bed apartments for rent in Limestone House range from AED 115k to AED 150k per annum.
- 2-bed residential unit in Limestone House can range between the prices of AED 125k to AED 150k in annual lease payments.
- When considering renting a 3-bed flat, one can expect to pay a yearly lease payment varying from AED 175k to AED 230k.
Many realtors will require payment in the form of quarterly post-dated cheques, others may show more flexible by offering monthly payment plans. On occasion, some realtors may also offer one-month rent-free promotions. There are several other DIFC apartments for rent that can also be considered for those who are looking for more options.
Sale Trends in Limestone House, DIFC
Those looking to buy flats in Limestone House will find the following sale trends.
- Investors can expect to buy a 2-bed flat in Limestone House in the price range of AED 2.1M to AED 3.3M.
- Buying a 3-bed apartment can range between the prices of AED 3.4M to AED 4.35M.
- Sale prices for 4-bed flats range from AED 6.8M to AED 15M.
Those looking for a larger variety of property can also consider difc apartments for sale.
Rental Yield in Limestone House
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 6 months
1-bed apartments in Limestone House are at the top of the list, offering an ROI of 6.1%. At 5.5% ROI, 2-bed flats take second place. 3-bed apartments take the third spot with a ROI of 5.4%. 4-bed units are in the last spot offering an ROI of 5.2%.
Transportation near Limestone House
What makes living here convenient is the availability of public transportation near Limestone House, DIFC. Those commuting in their own vehicles can get on Sheikh Zayed Road in just a few minutes.
Bus Station near Limestone House
Emirates Tower MS Landslide bus stop is the nearest. It requires 8 minutes on foot to reach. Damac Park Tower is a 4-minute drive away.
Metro Station near Limestone House
Emirates Tower metro station is a 10-minute walk away from Limestone House, DIFC.
Tram Station near Limestone House
Financial Center Station is the nearest and takes only 10 minutes to reach on foot.
Restaurants near Limestone House
Popular restaurants near Limestone House, DIFC include:
- Gourmet Burger Kitchen
- Chowking Orient Restaurant
- Sadaf Restaurant
The perks of living in Limestone House, Dubai is the proximity to some great restaurants. At a 2-minute drive, one can reach Gourmet Burger Kitchen. This restaurant is located inside Dubai Marina Mall and is the perfect place to enjoy premium-quality burgers. At 4-minutes away, there is Chowking Orient Restaurant. It is located inside the Financial Centre Metro Station. This is a restaurant to enjoy casual Chinese food while on the go. For those who enjoy Persian food, there is Sadaf Restaurant, 10-minutes away.
Nearby fine dining restaurants include:
- Petals - Rose Rayhaan by Rotana
- Teatro restaurant
- Carnival by Trèsind
At a 2-minute drive, there is Petals restaurant, located inside Rotana Hotel. It features Asian, Mediterranean, Italian menu choices. 12-minutes drive away, there is the Teatro restaurant, where one can enjoy an international menu that includes Japanese, Chinese, Indian and Italian. One important thing to know about this place is that you cannot dine here without a reservation. Apart from that, children are welcome and it also has vegetarian options. At 5-minutes away, there is Carnival by Trèsind. Here, one will find a full bar menu and food options including contemporary and Indian menu offerings.
Supermarkets near Limestone House
Supermarkets near Limestone House include:
- Oasis Grocery Trees
- Unique Tower Supermarket LLC
- Choithrams — DIFC
At 3-minutes away, residents can reach Oasis Grocery Trees which is a small supermarket ideal for procuring basic foodstuffs and FMCGs. Residents can reach Unique Tower Supermarket LLC in 2-minutes, this is also a small supermarket that stocks necessities. At just 1-minute away, there is Choithrams — DIFC, this is a considerably larger supermarket that has a wide selection of groceries, fresh-baked confectionery and FMCGs to choose from.
- Al Attar Tower
- 21st Century Tower
- The Ritz Carlton Dubai
Limestone House shares the neighbourhood with several commercial and residential buildings. A notable one is the 5-star hotel - The Ritz Carlton, located at a few minutes of walking distance.
Popular landmarks near Limestone House, Dubai include:
- Dinosaur Park
- Virtual Reality park — Dubai Mall
- Marjan Islamic Art Gallery
At 8-minutes away, there is the Dinosaur Park where children can experience an up-close and personal experience by looking at life-size dinosaurs and learn a great deal about these ancient creatures. Also, 8-minutes away in Dubai Mall, is the Virtual Reality park. Here, one can experience death-defying experience without actually acting it out in real life. At a 15-minute drive, there is the Marjan Islamic Art Gallery- Dubai. Visitors can look at various Islamic artefacts and learn about the significance of these relics at this art gallery.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Limestone House, DIFC is considered one of the best places to reside for those working in nearby business centres. It is also ideal for those who rely on public transportation for their daily commute. Residents have the option to walk to nearby restaurants and grocery stores, so the area is very pedestrian-friendly. However, rents and sale prices are higher as compared to other residential buildings in the area.