Shams 1, JBR

Shams 1, JBR

HIGHLIGHTS

About Shams 1, JBR

JBR is a beach-side community that consists of high-rise residential buildings divided into clusters. It is strategically lined along a pathway of 1.7 kilometres, popularly known as The Walk. The community has set a record for being the largest single-phase residential and commercial project in the world in 2010. The dynamic community of JBR is one of the most sought-after areas to buy an apartment in Dubai, according to the 2019 Dubai Real Estate Market Report on Bayut. The starting sale price of JBR apartments for sale is AED 850k while one can expect to pay AED 55k for JBR apartments for rent.

Shams 1 Jumeirah Beach Residence
The 42-storey tower offers beach views to residents

Shams is a cluster of four buildings; Shams 1, Shams 2, Shams 3 and Shams 4, among the 36 buildings of JBR. Shams 1 is a 42-storey residential building offering spacious 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments and penthouses. It is a project by Dubai Properties.

IN A NUTSHELL

BUILDING DETAILS

Facilities in Shams 1, JBR

Parking

Shams 1 offers underground basement parking for residents. Visitors will have to use one of the GreenParking paid parking lots nearby or street parking spaces.

Elevators

High-speed elevators provide uninterrupted and easy access to apartments. There is also separate service elevator in Shams 1.

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services 

Security staff at Shams 1 are available 24/7. CCTV cameras are installed at different points in the apartment building and all apartments are centrally air-conditioned. District cooling is supplied to Shams 1 from Empower. Residents have to pay the yearly service charges for chiller and other services like maintenance and management.

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

There is a sports centre located in the apartment building where residents and guests can play their favourite sports. The building also has a kid’s play area and a swimming pool. Residents can find a gymnasium near Shams 1 in Amwaj Rotana - a luxurious hotel at The Walk. The hotel also has a spa and a health club.

Concierge and Guest Services 

There is a 24-hour help desk and concierge service available in the lobby of the building.

Shams 1 Floor Plans 

The residential units in Shams 1 come in different floor plans and configuration.

  • 1-bedroom apartments in Shams 1 consist of seven different unit types
  • 2-bedroom apartments in Shams 1 consist of three different unit types
  • 3-bedroom apartments in Shams 1 consist of five different unit types
  • 4-bedroom apartments in Shams 1 consist of two different unit types
  • 4-bedroom penthouse in Shams 1 consist of two different unit types

Bayut has worked on creating a simple format for 2D and 3D floor plans on the website. Residents and investors can find the unit type and bed type by browsing Shams 1 floor plans.

Apartment Types in Shams 1, JBR

Shams 1 offers 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. Most residential units are fully furnished.

1-Bedroom Apartments in Shams 1

1-bedroom apartments in Shams 1 are available in loft styles and come in seven unique configurations. These flats are spread over an area of 1,173 sq. ft. to 1,199 sq. ft. and comprise of one attached bathroom with a master bedroom, an expansive living and dining room, a fitted kitchen, a powder room and two balconies. Some units such as Unit L02 and Unit L05 also have a study room.

2-Bedroom Apartments in Shams 1

2-bedroom apartments in Shams 1 consist of three different types. These units cover an area ranging between 1,231 sq. ft. to 1,375 sq. ft. Residents can find one en-suite bathroom with a master bedroom and two separate full bathrooms, walk-in closets, a powder room, a utility room and a balcony. Unit 6210 offers a balcony and a large terrace.

3-Bedroom Apartments in Shams 1

3-bedroom apartments in Shams 1 are available in five configurations. These sprawl over an area of 1,840 sq. ft. to 1,900 sq. ft. These flats comprise of a living and dining area, a fitted kitchen, a maid’s room with aseparate bathroom and two balconies. The master bedroom has an attached en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet.

Most Popular Apartment Types in Shams 1

  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 0
  • 15%
  • 30%
  • 45%
  • 60%

Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 6 months

According to searches on Bayut, 3-bedroom apartments in Al Shams 1 are most popular with 47.6% of the views. In 2nd place are the 2-bedroom apartments with 31.6% of the views while 1-bedroom flats secure the 3rd position with 20.8% of the views.

Rental Trends in Shams 1, JBR

The rental prices for apartments for rent in Shams 1 are as follows:

Post-dated cheques are required for an annual lease. The number of cheques demanded by agents or landlords depends on the tenancy contract.

Sale Trends in Shams 1, JBR

Shams 1 offers freehold ownership of apartments. Here is an overview of the apartments for sale in Shams 1:

The price range of residential units depends largely on the square footage and the amenities offered.

Rental Yield in Shams 1

  • 1-Bed
  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 0
  • 2%
  • 4%
  • 6%
  • 8%

Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 6 months

3-bedroom apartments in Shams 1 generate the highest return on investment (ROI) with a rental yield of 6.9%. 1-bed apartments closely follow at an ROI of 6.1% while 2-bedroom apartments have a rental yield of 5.8%.

Service Charges in Shams 1

SERVICE CHARGES
PRICES PER SQ. FT. IN AED
SERVICE CHARGES
SERVICES
PRICES PER SQ. FT. IN AED
1.48
SERVICE CHARGES
MAINTENANCE
PRICES PER SQ. FT. IN AED
2.69
SERVICE CHARGES
UTILITIES - DEWA
PRICES PER SQ. FT. IN AED
1.58
SERVICE CHARGES
UTILITIES - CHILLER
PRICES PER SQ. FT. IN AED
3.86
SERVICE CHARGES
MANAGEMENT
PRICES PER SQ. FT. IN AED
0.95
SERVICE CHARGES
INSURANCE
PRICES PER SQ. FT. IN AED
0.22
SERVICE CHARGES
MASTER COMMUNITY
PRICES PER SQ. FT. IN AED
2.92
SERVICE CHARGES
SHARED SERVICES INCOME
PRICES PER SQ. FT. IN AED
-0.13
SERVICE CHARGES
TOTAL
PRICES PER SQ. FT. IN AED
13.57

These figures are based on the services charges for Shams 1 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.

NEARBY AMENITIES

Transportation near Shams 1

Bus Stations near Shams 1

Commuting from Shams 1 is no hassle since there are a number of bus stations located in a 2-5 minute drive. JBR Station, JBR Station 2 and Marsa Dubai JBR Station are the closest available bus stations.

Metro Stations near Shams 1

The nearest metro stations include DAMAC Properties, DMCC Metro Station and Nakheel Harbour & Tower. These stations are accessible in 4-7 minute drive.

Tram Stations near Shams 1

The apartment building also has access to tram stations. JBR Station and Dubai Marina are located within a 5-10 minute drive.

Restaurants near Shams 1 

Residents can find a wide range of popular JBR Dubai restaurants near Shams 1, a few of them include:

  • Memory Lane Restaurant
  • Eggspectation Restaurant & Café
  • The Cheesecake Factory

Memory Lane Restaurant offers Chinese, Indian, Asian and North Indian cuisine. The restaurant is known for serving the best biryani in town. Those who love taking eggs in breakfast, lunch and dinner must try Eggspectation Restaurant. The place offers a lavish menu with a variety of options to choose from. Egg Benedicts, Waffles and Vegetable Omelets are few of the bestsellers of the café.

Fine-dining options include:

  • Atelier M
  • Mazina
  • The Cavendish Restaurant

Atelier M is one of the seven restaurants of Pier 7 that offers the best seasonal recipes combined with French culinary art. Located on the 7th floor, the chefs at Atelier M have designed a menu with a wide palette of exquisite and delicious signature dishes including Crab Croquettes, Oxtail Ravioli and Pan Seared Duck Breast with its Foie Gras Butter.

The bustling show kitchens of Mazina offers Asian, Arabic and European dishes all cooked in front of you. The restaurant is accessible in a 5-minute drive via Al Sayorah Street. The Cavendish Restaurant is located in Bonnington Jumeirah Lake Tower, it is a five-star hotel along Sheikh Zayed Road and opposite to Dubai Marina. Foodies can find a unique fusion of international cuisines  at The Cavendish.

Supermarkets near Shams 1

There are plenty of supermarkets available near Shams 1 for daily grocery shopping, the nearest ones include:

  • Al Maya Supermarket
  • W Mart Supermarket
  • Deals Supermarket

All the aforementioned supermarkets are within a 5-10 minute drive providing all kind of daily grocery items. For monthly grocery shopping, residents can head to Carrefour outlet situated at a walking distance via King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street D/94. Zoom, Aswaaq Mart and Choithrams Marina are located 10-15 minutes away.

Major Landmarks

A few notable landmarks near Shams 1 are:

  • Tolerance Bridge
  • Emirates Golf Club
  • The Beach

Tolerance Bridge was inaugurated on International Day for Tolerance which falls on November 16 every year. The bridge was named by the premier of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It is built on Dubai Water Canal which is another noteworthy landmark of Dubai that connects Business Bay with Arabian Gulf.

Emirates Golf Course
Emirates Golf Course is nearby

Emirates Golf Club consists of three immaculate courses; The Majlis, Par 3 and The Faldo. The club also has a modern golf academy, driving range and pro shop. There is a swimming pool, squash, tennis and paddle tennis courts for non-golfers. Residents can also enjoy dining at Roseleaf Café, Jones the Grocer and Spike Bar.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Living in Shams 1, JBR has its own perks but one should keep in mind that the area tends to be quite overcrowded during peak hours and weekends. The traffic is avoidable if you leave before the peak hours begin.

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