Sapphire Residence, Dubai Silicon Oasis

Sapphire Residence, Dubai Silicon Oasis


About Sapphire Residence

Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) is an area spanning 7.2 sq. km. located along Emirates Road with easy access to the Jebel Ali Port, Dubai International Airport and all major business districts of the city. Taking its name from Silicon Valley, DSO was conceptualised as a science and technology hub. Along with being a centre point for the world’s leading companies, the area attracts students seeking higher education, young professionals, and families making it a successful work and education hub in the region. 

DSO has also become a thriving residential community, thanks to world-class projects like Sapphire Residence. Developed by DEYAAR and designed by LaCasa architects, the 8-storey building has 90 apartments in 1, 2 and 3-bedroom configurations. The project was completed in 2009. The facilities and architecture of the building are in line with modern living standards. 

In a Nutshell

  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Spacious rooms and balconies 
  • 1 to 3-bedroom apartments
  • Convenient location off Emirates Road 
  • Close to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
  • Great views of a vast landscape area 
  • Close to all amenities
  • Building Management System 
  • Close proximity to Dubailand
  • Close proximity to Academic City


Facilities in Sapphire Residence


Basement and surface car parking in Sapphire Residence is available to all occupants. Ample parking space is also available for all visitors. 


There are high-speed elevators in Sapphire Residence.

Security, Central Air Conditioning & Heating

The building has 24-hour security with CCTV and access control system. Moreover, the power backup system ensures continuous power supply to your home. District cooling service is provided by Empower.

Event Space

Connecting the community is the building’s multi-purpose hall, which is perfect for parties and other social events.

Gym and Fitness Facilities

Access a fully equipped gym in Sapphire Residence to stay fit and healthy. Beat the heat and take a dip at the community swimming pool. There’s a separate pool for kids as well. In addition, there are steam and sauna rooms for both men and women. 

Lifestyle Amenities

Sapphire Residence has an open-air leisure deck in the courtyard with a garden and a BBQ area. The perfect place for residents to socialise and the children to play.

Concierge and Guest Services

Concierge services are present to welcome visitors and guests in the building. The visitors can comfortably park their vehicles in the basement.

Safety Features

Sapphire Building Silicon Oasis has what is known as a ‘Building Maintenance System’. This includes safety features like:

  • Emergency lighting system
  • Fire alarm & fire fighting system
  • Public address system

These automated systems ensure increased security and timely maintenance, along with energy savings and a hassle-free lifestyle.

Sapphire Residence Floor Plans

  • 1-bedroom apartments in Sapphire Residence consist of one unit type
  • 2-bedroom apartments in Sapphire Residence consist of four different unit types
  • 3-bedroom apartments in Sapphire Residence consist of one unit type

Bayut has worked on creating a simple format for 2D and 3D floor plans on the website. You can easily find the unit type and bed type you’re interested in by browsing Sapphire Residence floor plans.

Apartment Types in Sapphire Residence

The apartment types in Sapphire Residence include 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartments. Sapphire Residence DSO apartments demonstrate superior craftsmanship and finesse. The living room and bedroom of each apartment have been aesthetically enhanced with granite floor tiles, whereas the kitchen and bathrooms have been adorned with ceramic floor and wall tiles. The bedrooms come with built-in closets, and the bathrooms have a granite countertop along with the best quality fixtures. The kitchens are also furnished with cabinets, granite countertops and a stainless steel sink. 

1-Bedroom Apartments in Sapphire Residence

1-bedroom apartments in Sapphire Residence cover an area of about 772 sq. ft. These apartments have either a road, landscape or neighbour view. These units also have two bathrooms. There are a total of 12 apartments with one bedroom.

2-Bedroom Apartments in Sapphire Residence

2-bedroom apartments in Sapphire Residence have covered areas of about 1,113 sq. ft. These flats come with a separate maid’s room. 11 units in the building have 2 bedrooms.

3-Bedroom Apartments in Sapphire Residence

Finally, we have 3-bedroom units that also come with a maid’s room. There are six 3-bedroom apartments in Sapphire Residence. The apartments come with four bathrooms with covered areas upwards of 1,600 sq. ft.

Most Popular Apartment Types in Sapphire Residence

  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
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As per the visitors’ searches on Bayut, 2-bedroom apartments are the most popular set of apartments in Sapphire Residence. 1-bedroom units are next in line followed by 3-bedroom flats.

Rental Trends in Sapphire Residence

  • One can rent a 1-bedroom flat in Sapphire Residence for AED 40k
  • Rental prices for 2-bedroom apartments are about AED 60k

Overall, apartments for rent in Dubai Silicon Oasis are some of the most affordable in all of Dubai. This is also a major reason Sapphire Residence rental apartments are so popular. 

Sale Trends in Sapphire Residence

  • One can buy a 2-bedroom apartment in Sapphire Residence for about AED 640k. 

The cost of buying apartments in Sapphire Residence differs according to the area covered. The property, because of its prime location and luxurious facilities, has excellent capital appreciation potential, like most Dubai Silicon Oasis apartments for sale.

Rental Yield in Sapphire Residence

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  • 4%
  • 6%
  • 8%

Based on searches conducted by users on over the past 6 months

1-bedroom apartments in Sapphire Residence provide an annual return through rentals of about 7.9% of the total investment. This rate of return is quite attractive, making Sapphire Residence a good prospect for investors.

Service Charges in Sapphire Residence

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These figures are based on the services charges for Sapphire Residence* 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.

*Please note that these service charges are subject to change.


Transportation near Sapphire Residence

Commuting from Sapphire Residence becomes more convenient if you have a car and a driver’s license, especially if you’re working in Sharjah. Dubai International Airport is just 20 minutes away. Travelling by car also helps residents connect with friends, family and coworkers outside the area.

DSO is extensively covered by bus services, but currently, there are no metro stations nearby. There are plans, however, to bring Dubai Metro to the area for Expo 2020. Taxi and Uber services are also options for transportation near Sapphire Residence.

Bus Stations near Sapphire Residence

Silicon Oasis Lake 2 Bus Stop is the nearest bus station, about 2 minutes away via cab or car.

Restaurants near Sapphire Residence

In terms of dining options, restaurants near Sapphire Residence include:

  • Sumo Sushi & Bento in Le Solarium Tower
  • The Monk in SIT Tower
  • Oregano in Cedre Villa Community Centre

DSO is home to people of diverse cultures, and there are several restaurants and take away joints serving a variety of cuisine in the area.

Supermarkets near Sapphire Residence

There are several shops and supermarkets in the area to cater to your daily shopping needs in DSO, which is an improvement from previous years. Supermarkets near Sapphire Residence include:

  • Margo Supermarket
  • Al Maya Supermarket
  • Choithrams
Choithrams supermarket in DSO
Residents can visit Choithrams for grocery shopping

One can get to any of these supermarkets within 2 minutes from the building. It is quite easy to manage daily shopping and grocery needs while living in Sapphire Residence.  

Nearby Buildings

All these buildings are located in Dubai Silicon Oasis and offer a wide range of apartments for rent and sale.

Major Landmarks

There are several notable landmarks near Sapphire Residence, such as:

  • IMG Worlds of Adventure
  • Desert Palm Polo Club
  • Dubai Silicon Oasis – Souq Extra
IMG Worlds of Adventure Dubai
IMG Worlds of Adventure – The largest indoor theme park in the world

IMG Worlds of Adventure is the worlds largest indoor theme park and a popular leisure destination in Dubai, it is about 20 minutes away. The Desert Palm Polo Club is 15 minutes away from Sapphire Residence. It is considered a popular leisure option with a large number of visitors.

Dubai Silicon Oasis – Souq Extra is a popular shopping mall in the area having a wide range of retail outlets. It is just 3 minutes away from the building, serving as a landmark near Sapphire Residence and a convenient shopping destination for the residents. 

Things to Consider

The nearest metro station from Sapphire Residence is in Al Rashidiya, which is 15-20 minutes away. But buses and taxis are easily available so residents won’t face any trouble commuting to other parts of the city.  


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