The UAE’s capital city offers an array of options for investors or homebuyers looking at investing in Abu Dhabi real estate. Among the many property types available, including villas and apartments, townhouses have also become a popular option for those looking for additional space and privacy. Let’s take a closer look at the most popular communities to buy townhouses in Abu Dhabi.
Best areas to buy townhouses in Abu Dhabi
- Yas Island
- Al Raha Gardens
- Saadiyat Island
- Al Ghadeer
- Al Raha Beach
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months
While townhouses are often confused with villas, the former typically shares a wall with another unit. On the other hand, villas are usually standalone houses, although there are semi-detached options available, too.
Bayut’s data experts reveal that Yas Island is the leading area with townhouses for sale in Abu Dhabi. Al Raha Gardens is the second-most popular area, followed by Saadiyat Island, Al Ghadeer and Al Raha Beach.
For a better idea of the options available to buyers, let’s take a look at these popular localities with townhouses for sale in Abu Dhabi. We will also discuss the average prices for available bed types, along with the amenities and facilities in these communities.
Yas Island is first on our list of popular communities to buy townhouses in Abu Dhabi and for good reason, too. Families looking to make this area as their permanent home can benefit from many leisure destinations like the popular Yas Mall. Secondly, there are many things to do in Yas Island and places to visit, such as the famous Yas Marina Circuit and Ferrari World.
Townhouses for sale in Yas Island come with a range of amenities including separate rooms for house help, private swimming pools, CCTV security and more.
Currently, the 3-bed townhouses average at AED 3.1M in Yas Island while the 4-bedroom homes have an average price of AED 3.6M.
Before making the decision to buy a townhouse here, learn more about whether the lifestyle in Yas Island is the best choice for you.
Al Raha Gardens
Our next area is Al Raha Gardens, a peaceful community that’s located on Abu Dhabi’s mainland. This neighbourhood is ideal for those looking for a property away from the bustle of the city. There are also schools, retail and dining outlets in the community, offering a convenient lifestyle for residents. Beachgoers will also appreciate the area’s proximity to Yas Beach and Al Raha Beach.
Prospective buyers are spoilt for choice when it comes to townhouses for sale in Al Raha Gardens. The average price of 3 and 4-bedroom townhouses is AED 2.2M and AED 2.4M, respectively. Some of the feature of townhouses in Al Raha Gardens include a separate study room and maid’s room, as well as shared play areas and barbecue facilities.
Saadiyat Island is another popular area where you can buy townhouses in Abu Dhabi. Its scenic location and cultural attractions make it one of the most prestigious addresses in the emirate.
The area is home to the famed Louvre Abu Dhabi, as well as the upcoming Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. A visit to the iconic museum is one of the many things to do in Saadiyat Island, aside from visiting attractions like the Saadiyat Public Beach and luxury beachfront resorts.
The townhouses for sale in Saadiyat Island currently average at AED 4.3M for 3-bedroom homes and AED 5.3M for 4-bedroom units. While Saadiyat Island townhouses are relatively more expensive, the area offers an unparalleled lifestyle for residents.
Located at the Abu Dhabi-Dubai border, the community of Al Ghadeer is ideal for those looking to buy homes that is in proximity to both emirates. Al Ghadeer by Aldar is especially beneficial for homeowners who work in Dubai but prefer living in the capital city.
Apart from its attractive location, the development features a range of benefits that make it appealing for buyers and tenants alike. These include everything from public parks to a community pool, farming edutainment space and other sustainability efforts.
Townhouses for sale in Al Ghadeer come with benefits like swimming pools, access to fitness clubs and more. At present, Al Ghadeer’s 3-bed townhouses have an average price at AED 1.2M, making it one of the most affordable options for townhouses in Abu Dhabi.
Al Raha Beach
Wrapping up our list of the best areas to purchase townhouses in Abu Dhabi is Al Raha Beach. The waterfront area has become one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods for buyers looking for lucrative real estate investment opportunities in the emirate.
Townhouses are located in the Al Zeina and Al Muneera sub-communities in Al Raha Beach. The townhouses for sale in Al Raha Beach currently average at AED 3.5M for 3-bedroom and AED 4.2M for 4-bed units.
That’s all for our review of the top areas where you can buy townhouses in Abu Dhabi. If you are not looking to invest in the area, there are popular neighbourhoods to rent townhouses in Abu Dhabi you can consider as well.
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