Ocean Heights, Dubai Marina

Ocean Heights, Dubai Marina

HIGHLIGHTS

About Ocean Heights

A development project by DAMAC Properties, Ocean Heights is a 1,017 ft. tall residential high-rise building.  This building is situated in the Dubai Marina area. Ocean Heights, Dubai Marina is at 107th place in the rankings for the tallest buildings in the world. Regionally, it is the 24th largest building in the middle-east. 

It was designed by Ian Banham and Associates – a highly reputable architectural firm based in UAE. What’s more, the construction of the building was contracted to Arabtec. This building has a unique design, in which it is twisted from three faces from its base. This design not only is attention-grabbing, but it also facilitates an unobstructed view of the creek and the surrounding area. The construction of this building started in 2007, and in 2010 it was completed. 

Ocean Heights, Dubai Marina has 83 floors above ground while three floors are below ground. There are 519 apartments in this building with 582 parking spaces.

Investors looking to live an upscale waterfront lifestyle should most certainly consider apartments for sale in Dubai Marina. Nonetheless, there are also options for those who would instead lease a flat here. For them, it is best to look into apartments for rent in Dubai Marina.

IN A NUTSHELL

  • Type of building: Residential
  • Location: Dubai Marina
  • Developer: DAMAC Properties
  • Date of completion: 2010
  • Number of floors: 83 storeys
  • Number of units: 519 apartments
  • Unit type: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5-bed apartments 
  • Type of Ownership: Freehold
  • Amenities: Swimming pools, gym, concierge service and amenities and outlets within walking distance

BUILDING DETAILS

Facilities in Ocean Heights, Dubai Marina

Parking

Ocean Heights Parking
Residents can park their vehicles in an underground parking bay.

This building has dedicated, covered-parking spaces for residents. In fact, there are 582 spaces available for parking in Ocean Heights, Dubai Marina. Each apartment will be allocated at least one covered parking spot by building management in either L1, L2 or L3 of the parking bay. Since Ocean Heights is in a densely populated area, visitors are not provided with any parking facilities. However, visitors can park their cars on the side streets or in one of the several paid-parking lots surrounding the neighbourhood. A good example is the Barsati Car Park, a 3-minute walk from the building.

Elevators

There are four high-speed elevators in Ocean Heights, Dubai. This ensures that residents and visitors can quickly move about the building premises.

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services 

Ocean Heights, Dubai, is a fully-maintained building with a dedicated maintenance and repair staff. Security is ensured through CCTV cameras by on-premise security staff. All units within the building are fitted with a central cooling system.

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

There is a dedicated gym in Ocean Heights Dubai, with all the latest exercise equipment, including treadmills and various strength training equipment for a complete cardio and weight-training workout.

Lifestyle Amenities

Ocean Heights Marina has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. You can also find a sauna that can accommodate six people and a steam room. There are two Kids’ play areas in Ocean Heights: an indoor play area for toddlers and a covered outdoor play area.

The outdoor play area also has a sand-pit, swings, slides and kids’ play castles. There are BBQ stations within the building premises for those looking to host BBQ parties.

Concierge and Guest Services 

This building offers 24-hour concierge service and has a lobby where guests can wait.

Safety Features

There are fire extinguishers throughout the building to deal with emergencies.

Ocean Heights Marina Floor Plans 

Floor plans in Ocean Heights, Dubai, are offered in different configurations. Here is the floor plan of the apartment building:

To see visually how these different floor plans are laid out, one can checkout the 3-D floor plans for Ocean Heights.

Apartment Types in Ocean Heights Marina

Each apartment in Ocean Heights, Dubai, is fitted with high-quality sanitary ware and premium-grade marble tiles. Apartments types in Ocean Heights, Dubai, fall into the category of luxury flats. Thus, residents will enjoy upscale amenities both inside their apartments and on the building premises.

1-Bedroom Apartments in Ocean Heights

A typical 1-bedroom apartment in Ocean Heights, Dubai will come with 867 sq. ft. of floor space. These apartments have a living room that is connected to the balcony. Looking outside the balcony, one may see the vast skyline of Dubai Marina and can observe various maritime activities taking place. The bedroom also has access to the balcony.

2-Bedroom Apartments in Ocean Heights

The average 2-bedroom apartment in Ocean Heights, Dubai, will come with 1,640 sq. ft. of floor space and 3-baths. As is the case with every unit, residents will enjoy the views from an extended balcony. There is also a balcony in one of the bedrooms. Some units will come with the Sheikh Zayed Road view, while others will come with a view of the creek. 

3-Bedroom Apartments in Ocean Heights

On average, the 3-bedroom apartment in Ocean Heights, Dubai, will come with 1,800 sq. ft. of floor space and a total of 3-bathrooms. Some units will come fully furnished with integrated appliances such as induction stoves and ovens. One can also expect to find a dishwasher in selected units. Overall, the layout of 3-bed apartments is similar to 2-beds, except for the number of rooms and bathrooms.

Most Popular Apartment Types in Ocean Heights, Dubai

  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 4-Bed
  • 5-Bed
  • 0
  • 20%
  • 40%
  • 60%
  • 80%100%

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

A February 2019 report by Bayut revealed the level of popularity for apartments in Ocean Heights Marina. 2-bed apartments rank the highest with 34.5% popularity. Coming in at second are 1-bed flats at 32.8%. In third place, there are the 3-bed flats at 29.9%. Moreover, 4-bed flats are in second last place at only 2.5%. Lastly, 5-bed apartments are the least popular at only 0.4%.

Rental Trends in Ocean Heights

Those looking to rent flats in Ocean Heights can expect the following rental trends.

Sales Trends in Ocean Heights

Investors can buy apartments in Ocean Heights at the following prices:

The price range depends mainly on the total square footage of the unit and the amenities offered. 

Rental Yield in Ocean Heights, Dubai

  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 4-Bed
  • 0
  • 2
  • 4
  • 6
  • 810

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

As per statistics for February 2019 from user data on Bayut, 4-bed apartments are the most popular investment choice, yielding an ROI of 7.0%. At 6.8%, 1-bed apartments were the second most popular choice. While 2-bed returned 6.2% ROI and 3-beds were at 5.5% ROI.

Service Charges in Ocean Heights

GENERAL FUND
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
GENERAL FUND
Services
General upkeep of the building
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
3.14
GENERAL FUND
Maintenance
General repairs and replacements
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
4.11
GENERAL FUND
Improvement
Charge for the improvement or replacement of services or facilities provided
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
0.15
GENERAL FUND
Utilities Services
Charges for using DEWA/district cooling facilities and meters
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
6.45
GENERAL FUND
Management Services
Owner’s association charges for managing the property
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
0.90
GENERAL FUND
Insurance
Charge for the insurance of the building
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
0.64
GENERAL FUND
Master Community
Fees for communal facilities in the neighbourhood
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
0.45
GENERAL FUND
Income
A credit or debit charge
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
-0.02
GENERAL FUND
Reserved Fund
Funds used for major repairs and to help maintain the yearly service charges fees
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
0.58
GENERAL FUND
Total
PRICE PER SQ. FT. IN AED
16.40

These figures are based on the services charges for Ocean Heights as per the Dubai Land Department.

There are many different types of service charges in Dubai. Read up on the service charges guide if you are interested in buying a property in Dubai.

These are the latest service charges as of 2022 and can be subject to change.

NEARBY AMENITIES

Transportation near Ocean Heights

Metro station near Ocean Heights
One of few metro stations near Ocean Heights

There are quite a few options for public transportation near Ocean Heights, Dubai Marina. Some of the most common modes of transportation include:

Bus Stations near Ocean Heights

There are several bus stops near Ocean Heights. One nearest is Mina Al Siyahi, Le Meridien Hotel, at a 5-minute walk from the building. At a 9-minute walk, one will find the Al Thuraya Tower bus stop.

Metro Stations near Ocean Heights

Residents of Ocean Heights have access to some metro stations to travel across different areas in Dubai. The nearest metro station is the Al Khail Metro Station, an 8-minute drive away from the building. Another option is to access Sobha Realty Metro Station, which is at a driving distance of 9 minutes.

Tram Stations near Ocean Heights

Tram is another convenient option for residents of Ocean Heights. You will find Mina SeyahiTram Station, a minute’s walk away from the building. Residents can also opt for Media City Tram Station, a 9-minute walk from the tower.

Restaurants near Ocean Heights

Nearby popular restaurants include:

  • Eggspectation JBR
  • Wokyo Noodle Bar
  • Smoked Meat Kitchen (SMK)

There is a variety of restaurants near Ocean Heights. Those preferring contemporary American cuisine can try Eggspectation JBR, which is approximately 11 minutes away in the Jumeirah Beach Residence community. Furthermore, 8 minutes away is an Asian Fusion food option called Wokyo Noodle Bar. It is known for its exotic Ramen dishes loved by the Asian community. Smoked Meat Kitchen is one of the best restaurants in Dubai Marina. It is located 10 minutes away from Oceana Heights and is a perfect option for people who love eating burgers.

Nearby fine-dining restaurants include:

  • The Cavendish Restaurant
  • Stay by Yannick Alleno
  • Cinque

Just 7-minutes away, residents can reach The Cavendish Restaurant. Here they expect to enjoy a wide range of menu offerings, including British, Irish and Mediterranean food. On average, a couple dining at this restaurant can expect to pay around AED 470. You can also find a full bar at this place. Those wanting to explore fine dining options outside the immediate neighbourhood can visit Stay by Yannick Alleno, which is a 17-minute drive away. Here diners can enjoy a varied menu selection that includes French and European dishes. There are vegetarian options and gluten-free menu offerings for those with special diets. This restaurant also offers late-night food. Those looking for Italian fine dining options can try Cinque, located inside Five Palm hotel in Palm West beach. It is a 9-minute drive from the building.

Supermarkets near Ocean Heights

Nearby supermarkets include:

  • Carrefour Market
  • Waitrose
  • Freshwell

There are several supermarkets near Ocean Heights. However, the closest large supermarket is the Carrefour Market which is a 2-minute walk from the building. This well-known supermarket carries all the necessities, such as fruit juices, yoghurt, snacks, vegetables, loaves of bread, sauces, ready-to-eat-meals and various fast-moving-consumer-goods. At 14-minutes away, there is Waitrose where one can buy goods imported from the United Kingdom. At 10-minutes away, there is the Freshwell Supermarket. 

Nearby Buildings

Nearby buildings include:

At a 4-minute drive, there is the Marina Gate building. Slightly closer is Elite Residence. As for Marina Promenade, it is the furthest at a distance of 8-minutes via car.

Major Landmarks

Some famous landmarks near Ocean Heights include:

  • Dubai Amphitheatre
  • Dubai Marina Walk

9-minutes away is the Dubai Amphitheatre, where various concerts take place. It is a great place to enjoy the nightlife with friends or family members. What’s more, 11-minutes away is the Dubai Marina Walk, a popular tourist attraction. Dubai Marina Walk is a pathway where tourists and locals walk around and enjoy the picturesque background, which has the creek surrounded by skyscrapers.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Some buildings in Dubai Marina offer rental apartments at a cheaper rate. But, then again, you get what you pay for. And those that do provide more affordable apartments will have fewer amenities. Renting or buying in Ocean Heights is a great in-between option for those who don’t want to sacrifice too much in terms of their living standards and yet also want to stay within their budget. It is essential to consider that the building does not have parking spaces for guests, and they have to park their vehicles in paid parking spots near the building.

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