Located in the Al Thanyya area off Sheikh Zayed Road, The Greens has 36 buildings spread across 10 complexes. Not to be confused with Green Community in DIP, The Greens Dubai is an Emaar development close to The Springs, Emirates Hills and The Meadows. If you are thinking of living in The Greens, there are certain things you need to look at. We bring you a list of the pros and cons of The Green so you can decide whether this neighbourhood is a good fit for you.
Pros of Living in The Greens Dubai
Features beautifully designed low-rise flats, The Greens or Greens as it is often referred to as is one of Emaar’s acclaimed apartment communities. It borders Barsha Heights and The Views and is a short walk away from the Dubai Internet City metro station.
From elegantly designed apartments to restaurants and shopping centres, The Greens offers plenty of amenities. It has shared pools, play areas and restaurants to add comfort for residents in the area. It’s pet-friendly so your furry friends are also equally welcome in this community. Dotted with gardens, shaded walkways and a lake, Greens is indeed an epitome of peace and serenity! Let’s take a look at some of the key benefits of moving to The Greens.
Developed by Emaar Properties, The Greens enjoys a prime location in Dubai. At one end, it provides easy access to Al Khail Road while at the other, it is close to Barsha Heights. It is also just a short drive from popular commercial hubs such as Dubai Marina, Dubai Internet City and Jumeirah Lakes Towers.
This easy accessibility is one of the advantages of living in The Greens that makes it popular with working professionals in the city. Unlike other well-connected apartment neighbourhoods, The Greens is also full of family-friends pathways, beautiful community areas and many more verdant attractions.
The wide range of properties in The Greens
There are more than 319 properties available for rent in this bustling district. In addition, one can spot over 193 properties for sale. Whether its studios, 1, 2,3 or 4-bedroom apartments you are looking at, Greens has a good selection for you to choose from.
The apartments for rent in The Greens are spread across buildings such as Al Dhafrah, The Onyx, Al Jaz, Al Sidir, Al Samar and Al Nakheel. The price of rental apartments in Al Dhafra ranges between AED 60k and AED 110k while in Al Nakheel, the rent of flats ranges between AED 60k and AED 155k.
There are many benefits of renting an apartment in The Greens and the fact that these buildings come with 24-hour security, pools, gyms and more adds to the allure of this neighbourhood.
Another benefit of The Greens is the fact that there are also apartments for sale in The Greens. The price of apartments in Al Ghaf fall under the price range of AED 1.5M and AED 2.4M. The flats in Al Arta are more reasonably priced – between AED 700k and AED 1.2M.
When it comes to the commercial properties in The Greens, many offices are available both on rent and sale – in The Onyx. The sale prices of offices in The Greens range between AED 1.5M and AED 4M. While the rent of offices in The Greens lies between AED 105k and AED 600k.
Transportation facility in The Greens
Commuting is not a problem while living in The Greens. The community lies close to various metro stations such as Dubai Internet City Metro Station 2 (three minutes away), Nakheel (eight minutes) and DMCC Metro Station 1 (nine minutes away). Besides these metro stations, there is also a bus service to the Mall of the Emirates.
Provision of Amenities in The Greens
Owing to the facilities that The Greens provide, you couldn’t ask for a more convenient place to dwell in! It has plenty of supermarkets such as Choitrams supermarket, Aswaaq mart and the Asian supermarket 1004 Gourmet that you can visit to buy day-to-day essentials for your home. There is also the Organic Foods supermarket for health-conscious people who want to promote healthy eating in their family. This supermarket is located near Emaar Business Park so you can easily go there to buy fresh, organic food for your home.
There is also a mosque in The Greens for Muslims. Known as the Greens mosque, it offers a free parking facility to worshippers so they can get engaged in prayer peacefully. During Ramadan, it also organises Iftar, celebrating the spirit of the holy month.
For Christian residents, there is The Fellowship Church in the neighbouring Barsha Heights, just 10 minutes away, so they can head there and fulfil their religious rituals.
There are many schools and universities in and near The Greens. There is the Regent International Private School in The Greens that follows the British curriculum. If you have little kids that you want to send to school, this can be a good school for them as it lies within the community. Other notable schools located near the community, in Al Barsha 1 include the popular GEMS World Academy and Dubai National School. As far as the universities are concerned, there are various universities near the area in Dubai Knowledge Park. The popular ones include Heriot-Watt University, University of Wollongong and Middlesex University.
In case of a medical emergency, there are some well-reputed hospitals and clinics around The Greens that you can head to. Some notable ones include GMC Clinics Centre, Prime Medical Center and Hydro Medical Centre lie in the neighbouring community: Barsha Heights.
All of these useful amenities are one of the huge benefits of living in The Greens.
Shopping Facilities in The Greens
The Greens also lies in proximity to three popular malls in Dubai – Mall of the Emirates, (just 15 minutes away) Ibn Battuta (10 minutes away) and Dubai Marina Mall (10 minutes away) so shopaholics can easily indulge in their love for shopping while living in The Greens. The Greens has its very own mini-mall ‘The Greens Souk’ which consists of a supermarket, coffee shop, bookstore, photo studio, beauty salon, a pharmacy and a variety of restaurants. You can buy all your favourite items from the mall and dine at the restaurants.
The residents of The Greens can also visit Ibn Battuta Mall if they want to indulge in retail therapy. Ibn Battuta Mall consists of various stores such as Lucky Brand, Lace, Ginger, New Look Home Box, Ginger, Paris Gallery, Debenhams and HomeR Us. Other than stores, it has a few dining outlets too including TGIF, Pizza Express and Shakespeare and Co.
Availability of Restaurants in The Greens
You can find many restaurants in The Greens such as Mashawi, Yugo Sushi and Wagamama. Mashawi is one of the top Lebanese restaurants in Dubai that offers kebabs and a diverse selection of Lebanese dishes at AED 115. Known for its Japanese delicacies, Yugo Sashi offers bang bang shrimps, seared wagyu beef and sushi at AED 110. Similarly, Wagamama is a hub of Asian cuisine that offers a variety of culinary delights such as chicken katsu, Suribachi chicken wings and Pad Thai at AED 200. Arrows and Sparrows, an urban bistro in The Greens, is also known for being one of the pet-friendly restaurants in Dubai.
There is also a coffee outlet in The Greens, The Coffee Club that offers Spanish omelette, chicken quinoa salad, soups, BBQ chicken wings and pesto. In terms of beverages, it offers iced latte, signature chocolate coffee, raspberry sparkling and peppermint tea – all of it for AED 170.
Leisure activities in and around The Greens Dubai
There are many activities that you can indulge in while living in The Greens. You can have a good time at the open beach in the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), which is just 15 minutes away. You can stop by the Karaoke bar Lucky Voice and sing your heart out there. If you are a sports lover, you can also head out to the Emirates Golf Club to play golf to your heart’s content.
Residents of The Greens who are fond of historical artefacts can visit Dubai Moving Image Museum and learn more about historical events. For adventure lovers, there is an opportunity to visit the Jebel Ali Racecourse which is located in the vicinity.
A well-integrated neighbourhood with a welcoming community vibe
You can celebrate plenty of cultural festivals such as Eid, Diwali, Christmas while living in The Greens. The Greens epitomises the UAE’s principles and values of tolerance so it allows residents to celebrate all kinds of cultural festivals there.
As you can, see there are various reasons you should consider moving to The Greens. Below, we summarise the key benefits of The Greens.
- Easy access to popular commercial and residential locations
- Various property options to choose from
- Proximity to schools and hospitals
- Supermarkets to buy grocery from
- Leisure activities
Cons of Living in The Greens
While there are many perks of living in The Greens, there are some challenges of living in The Greens that you need to take under consideration before moving to The Greens.
When it comes to parking, there is only one parking spot for each resident living in the apartments in The Greens so if any of the residents have more than one car, they have to park their car on the street. And during the evenings, it becomes a little difficult for them to find a spot on the street. However, it is not such a big issue compared to the amenities of the community!
And that wraps up our review of the pros and cons of The Greens, a peaceful residential area in Dubai. The community has pretty much everything you could ask for, but if you want to find more affordable communities in Dubai, the choice is yours! But if you seek our recommendation, we would advise you to give this community a try. You won’t be disappointed.