The Zen, Dubai Marina

The Zen, Dubai Marina

HIGHLIGHTS

About The Zen 

The Zen Tower is a 16-storey residential building in Dubai Marina offering 1 to 3-bed apartments as well as 4 and 5-bed penthouses. The building has an ideal location, close to Sheikh Zayed Road and the picturesque Marina.

The Zen, Dubai Marina has 24-hour security, high-speed elevators and covered parking. Fitness facilities include a gymnasium, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. All apartments are equipped with smart home systems and there are music systems in the common areas. A multipurpose conference hall is available for residents that can be used for dinners, parties and other gatherings.

Dubai Marina built around a stunning man-made marina is home to some of the most striking skyscrapers in Dubai. The area has numerous restaurants, supermarkets, schools and retail outlets along with some of Dubai’s most popular leisure destinations like Dubai Marina Mall, Skydive Dubai, X-line and Dubai Marina Walk. As per Bayut & dubizzle’s Sales Report for Dubai 2020, Dubai Marina is the most popular area for buying luxury apartments in the city.

IN A NUTSHELL

  • Type of building: Residential
  • Location: Dubai Marina
  • Date of completion: 2008
  • Number of floors: 16
  • Unit type: 1, 2 and 3-bed apartments and 4 and 5-bed penthouses
  • Type of ownership: Freehold
  • Amenities: Gymnasium, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, security, elevators, parking

BUILDING DETAILS

Facilities in The Zen 

Parking

There is covered parking in The Zen. Visitors can use street parking space outside the building.

The Zen Parking
Street parking outside The Zen

Elevators

Residents use high-speed elevators in The Zen.

Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services

The building has 24-hour security, with trained personnel and CCTV monitoring. The maintenance staff works to keep the tower in a pristine condition.

Event Space

Residents can use the multi-purpose conference hall for holding parties, dinners, conferences and other events.

Gym and Fitness Facilities 

There is a fully equipped gym in The Zen. Other fitness options include a swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and steam room.

Lifestyle Amenities

The building provides everything needed for a comfortable lifestyle. There are plenty of fitness options in the building, while the neighbourhood has an abundance of restaurants, supermarkets, schools, malls and leisure options. Public transportation is available nearby while travelling to other areas is quite convenient through Sheikh Zayed Road.

Concierge and Guest Services 

24-hour concierge services are available to welcome visitors and guests.

Apartment Types in The Zen Tower

Apartment types in The Zen, Dubai include 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments and 4 and 5-bedroom penthouses.

1-Bedroom Apartments in The Zen 

1-bedroom apartments in The Zen Tower have covered areas ranging from 1,025 sq. ft. to 1,040 sq. ft.  The apartments include two bathrooms, a living/dining area, a kitchen and a balcony along with the master bedroom. 

2-Bedroom Apartments in The Zen 

2-bedroom apartments in The Zen Tower have covered areas ranging from 1,450 sq. ft. to 1,608 sq. ft. The apartments feature two or three bathrooms, a living/dining area, a kitchen and a balcony along with the two bedrooms. 

3-Bedroom Apartments in The Zen 

3-bedroom apartments in The Zen Tower have covered areas ranging from 1,300 sq. ft. to 1,765 sq. ft. The apartments have three or four bathrooms, a living/dining area, a kitchen and a balcony along with the three bedrooms. 

4-Bedroom Penthouses in The Zen 

4-bedroom penthouses in The Zen Tower have covered areas around 5,230 sq. ft. The units include three or five bathrooms, a living/dining area, a maid’s room, a study room, a storage room, a powder room, a kitchen, an outdoor terrace and a private pool. 

Most Popular Apartment Types in The Zen

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

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

As per Bayut’s visitor search data, 2-bed units are the most popular apartment type in The Zen. 3-bed apartments are next in line followed by 1-bed flats. 4-bed penthouses are the least popular unit types in Zen Tower, Dubai Marina.

Rental Trends in The Zen 

Apartments for rent in The Zen have the following price trends: 

The prices can vary depending on the units’ features. One can find more options in apartments for rent in Dubai Marina

Sale Trends in The Zen 

Pricing details for Apartments for sale in The Zen are given below: 

  • 2-bedroom apartments can be bought for AED 900k to AED 1.0M. 
  • Sales prices for 3-bedroom apartments range from AED 1.1M to AED 1.2M. 

Those looking for more options in the area can browse apartments for sale in Dubai Marina

Rental Yield in The Zen

  • 2-Bed
  • 3-Bed
  • 0
  • 2%
  • 4%
  • 6%
  • 8%10%

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

The Zen offers attractive rental ROIs with 3-bedroom units yielding about 6.9% per annum. Annual rental returns generated by 2-bedroom apartments is about 6.1% of the total investment.

Service Charges in The Zen Tower

General Fund
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
General Fund
Services
General upkeep of the building
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
2.19
General Fund
Maintenance
General repairs and replacements
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
2.46
General Fund
Improvement
Charge for the improvement or replacement of services or facilities provided
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
6.35
General Fund
Utilities Services
Charges for using DEWA/district cooling facilities and meters
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
1.35
General Fund
Management Services
Owner’s association charges for managing the property
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
0.94
General Fund
Insurance
Charge for the insurance of the building
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
1.28
General Fund
Master Community
Fees for communal facilities in the neighbourhood
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
0.51
General Fund
Adjustment
The difference between the estimated amount charged the previous year vs the actual amount spent
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
-1.92
General Fund
Reserved Fund
Funds used for major repairs and to help maintain the yearly service charges fees
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
0.70
General Fund
Total
Price Per Sq. Ft. in AED
13.86

These are the services charges for The Zen* as per the Dubai Land Department. You can read more about Dubai service charges if you are interested in buying a property in the city.

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

NEARBY AMENITIES 

Transportation near The Zen Tower

Residents having private vehicles find it very easy to travel to most other parts of the city, as Sheikh Zayed Road is 3 minutes away. Popular areas like Palm Jumeirah, Al Barsha, Al Sufouh and Barsha Heights can be reached in about 10 minutes. Financial hubs like Business Bay and Downtown Dubai are about a 15-minute drive away. Bur Dubai and Deira can be reached in less than 25 minutes.

There are multiple options of public transportation near The Zen. Taxis are in abundance while several bus and metro stations are also present nearby.

Bus Stations near The Zen Tower

The nearest bus stop is Jumeirah Beach Residence Station 2. It is about 4 minutes away via cab or car. Buses 8, 84 and N55 can be boarded at this station.

Metro Stations near The Zen Tower

To board a metro, the nearest option is DMCC Metro Station about 6 minutes away. It is connected to the Red Line of Dubai Metro.

view of DMCC Metro Station
DMCC is served by the Red Line of Dubai Metro

Restaurants near The Zen Tower

Residents can spot restaurants near The Zen quite easily. The nearest ones include:

  • The Market Restaurant
  • Leonardo
  • Kastan UAE
  • Saarangaa Bhojan Shala
  • Uzbegim Restaurant
  • Bob’s Fish & Chips
  • Imperial Dragon Restaurant
  • Soulsante Cafe
  • Le Pirate Restaurant
  • TPH Lakwil Restaurant & Bar
  • The Blacksmith Dubai

All these options are less than 5 minutes away from The Zen Tower. For a larger variety, head to restaurants in Dubai Marina Mall. Popular dining options in the mall include:

  • Shakespeare & Co.
  • Le Pain Quotidien
  • Carluccio’s
  • Wagamama
  • Zafran

Dubai Marina Mall is about 8 minutes away from the building.

Supermarkets near The Zen Tower

Supermarkets near The Zen Tower include:

  • W Mart Supermarket
  • Choithrams
  • Al Maya Supermarket

Counted among the best supermarkets in Dubai, these stores are 5 minutes away from the building. One can find other supermarkets at the same distance, including Lucky Mart Supermarket, ZOOM and Pick Fresh Mart. The nearest one is W Mart Supermarket, about 2 minutes away.

Nearby Buildings

All these residential buildings are located close to The Zen. One can find a wide range of apartments for rent and sale in these towers.

Major Landmarks

Several notable destinations in Dubai are easily accessible from The Zen Tower. Top attractions include: 

  • Dubai Marina Mall
  • Dubai Marina Walk
  • JBR Beach

Dubai Marina Mall, one of the top malls in Dubai, offers a wide range of shopping options, including international fashion brands and electronics stores. Entertainment options such as Novo Cinemas also attract visitors to the mall. Moreover, one can choose from a wide range of dining options at the mall’s food court. Dubai Marina Mall is about 8 minutes away from The Zen. 

Dubai Marina Mall
Dubai Marina Mall is one of the most popular shopping venues in the city

Dubai Marina Walk attracts a lot of visitors for its excellent shopping and dining options located along the promenade. It is about 10 minutes away from The Zen Tower.

Dubai Marina Walk
A view of the Dubai Marina Walk

JBR Beach is a public beach offering a wide range of fun activities. The beach is about 11 minutes away from the building. People generally like to play volleyball or enjoy a camel ride at JBR Beach. Watersports and dining options are also available.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

The Zen is an excellent opportunity to reside in one of the most coveted locations in Dubai. Building amenities ensure convenience for residents.

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