Apart from being light on the pocket, 1-bed apartments offer an incomparable mix of practicality and the luxury of space. While they are easy to maintain, the additional space at a fraction more cost make them one of the most popular accommodation options in the world. And the same holds true for 1-bed apartments in Dubai. Therefore, if you are looking for a 1-bed apartment with minimum rent, we are here to help. Read on, and happy home hunting.
According to Q1 2017 data, the area with lowest average rent for 1-bed apartments in Dubai was International City. Rent for the said units averaged AED 50,000 over the course of the outgoing quarter, making it a popular choice for tenants on a budget. Despite being a little distance away from the centre of the city, International City is easily accessible. The locality provides most facilities needed for comfortable living, including parks, mosques, shopping and grocery stores and various eateries. Also, the wonderful Dragon Mart is at a walking distance, providing numerous F&B, retail and entertainment options. You can check out a variety of 1-bed and other apartments available for rent in International City here.
Liwan is an up and coming residential community that has become popular for affordability and a newer stock of quality units. Accessibility is easy thanks to Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Road and Dubai-Al Ain Road. Its position makes travel to Business Bay take 17 minutes by car, while Downtown Dubai is a 20-minute drive away. It is also close to popular communities like Dubai Silicon Oasis and Dubailand, which offer a fair share of retail and F&B offerings. The rent for 1-bed units in Liwan averaged AED 51,000 in Q1 2017.
Lying close to Dubai’s border with Sharjah, Al Nahda is a populous locality very popular with tenants. Rent for 1-bed apartments remained AED 52,000 on average in Q1 2017, landing it the third spot. Al Nahda is extremely close to the two main commercial hubs of the city, Deira and Bur Dubai. But Downtown Dubai, Business Bay and other parts of Dubai are also easily accessible via the metro train. Hence, its connectivity and accessibility make it ideal for people working in Dubai Sharjah and Ajman and even Abu Dhabi. You can find a 1-bed apartment in Al Nahda here.
International Media Production Zone is a peaceful community in the south western suburbs of the city. Units here are of good quality, while its closeness to key areas like Dubai Marina and JLT makes it ideal for young professionals and families. Also, IMPZ is home to green belts and landscaped areas, while its closeness to popular communities make options like sports, restaurants and entertainment avenues readily available. An average 1-bed unit in IMPZ cost AED 57,000 to rent in Q1.
Dubailand is a master development gradually taking shape in the western strip of the emirate. Affordability, quality construction and connectivity through main roads has made it immensely popular in the past two years. Besides, units here are generally from the newer stock of available apartments and are big on practicality, facilities and luxuries. Because Dubailand is envisioned as a major entertainment and leisure destination of the future, its popularity – and rents – will only rise as more and more projects in the area get completed. The average rent of a 1-bed unit in Dubailand was AED 60,000 per annum in Q1 2017.
And there you have it – our list of 1-bed flats in Dubai. Make sure to read about tenant rights during your quest for apartments for rent in Dubai.