Al Barsha is a thriving suburb in West Dubai, conveniently located between Sheikh Zayed Road and Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road, divided into several sub communities: Al Barsha 1, Al Barsha 2, Al Barsha 3 and the newest compounds: Al Barsha South 1, Al Barsha South 2 and Al Barsha South 3. Villas for rent in Al Barsha comprise newer villas in Al Barsha South and slightly older units throughout the area. Due to its low levels of rent for large-size properties, especially compared to the rest of the city, Al Barsha is popular amongst families and young professionals from Dubai’s expat community.
Accessibility and Commute Times to/from Al Barsha - To rent a villa in Al Barsha is to take advantage of a fantastic location, nestled in the heart of Dubai, between the Marina and Downtown and with easy access to both Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road. Its location means there is an easy commute to the business hub and areas of leisure and business such as Dubai Marina, JLT, JBR, Media City, Barsha Heights and Business Bay. On average, it’s a 15-minute drive to Dubai Marina, 20 minutes to Downtown Dubai and Dubai Mall, 25 minutes to Dubai International Airport and around 1 hour to Abu Dhabi. Al Barsha is served by public transport with buses and three nearby metro stations: Mall of Emirates, Internet City and Sharaf DG.
Villas in Al Barsha - Villas to rent in Al Barsha range from small and modest villas to six-bedroom luxury villas. The villas boast gorgeous gardens, terraces and balconies as well as multiple bathrooms and maid’s rooms. Because of their good size to low rent ratio, compared to other areas, villas in Al Barsha consistently rank in our Bayut Exclusive reports amongst Dubai’s most popular areas to rent.
Lifestyle and Community in Al Barsha - The Al Barsha area is home to an energetic community of villas, shops, schools, hotels and of course, Mall of the Emirates. Local hotels like Grand Millennium Hotel provide the area with restaurants, bars, nightlife (and even a karaoke bar), while Emirates Golf Club provides the area with a needed dose of nature. At Mall of the Emirates, residents have access to over 500 shops not to mention the incredible, world-famous indoor ski slope, a multiplex cinema, a theatre, a huge selection of restaurants and fast food outlets and two hotels with their own licensed restaurants and bars. Aside from Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha is home to a massive Lulu hypermarket, and some of the city’s best art galleries can be found in the neighbouring arts district of Al Serkal Avenue, Al Quoz. At Al Barsha Pond Park, residents of the area can take advantage of the walking/jogging track, work out stations, tennis and basketball courts. Families in Al Barsha have a choice of school options with The American School of Dubai, Dubai American Academy Dubai College and Wellington International School all in the area.
Added Value in Al Barsha - The rustic feel of this neighbourhood, a refreshing change from other areas of the emirate, and the fact that you will get a lot more for your money than elsewhere has made villa rentals in Al Barsha particularly popular. The community’s safe and quiet streets are a rarity to find so central in the city.