Al Reem is a residential project in Arabian Ranches. The large enclave featuring villas and townhouses is divided into three sub-districts: Al Reem 1, Al Reem 2 and Al Reem 3. Al Reem 1 houses 2, 3 and 4-bed attached villas and townhomes amidst lush green surroundings. Some properties are closer to the lake and fountain offering pleasant views of the neighbourhood. Offering a range of properties for rent in Al Reem 1, the area has evolved into a popular option for many locals and expats in search of reasonable accommodation in Dubai.
The master project developed by Emaar Properties offers lifestyle amenities as expected from any modern development in the emirate. Al Reem 1 residents have access to the communal swimming pool, parks and playgrounds. Besides that, the area is close to a few mosques, shops and schools.
The master development of Arabian Ranches is tucked away from the central region of Dubai. Yet, all basic amenities are well within reach. Al Reem 1 is in proximity to Cityland Mall, Dubai Butterfly Garden, Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club and a wide network of main roads. Transportation is also convenient as the community is serviced by a few buses and the nearest bus stations are about 2 to 3 minutes away.
Al Reem 1 has a calm and family-friendly environment despite its proximity to the main roads. Residents enjoy a range of amenities including:
There are two family parks in Al Reem 1. Also, some villas offer views of Al Reem Lake and Al Burrow Fountain so one can expect pleasant evenings. There are dedicated barbecue spaces and jogging paths as well as biking trails. Reem 1 has active outdoors and a happening environment most suitable to those who like living in closely-knit communities.
Properties in Al Reem 1 mainly include attached villas in various configurations. These are built in a series and follow similar architectural design patterns. Each unit includes ample outdoor space, a terrace, storage area and dedicated parking spots. One can choose between 2, 3 and 4-bedroom units spanning across 2,000 sq. ft. to 4,000 sq. ft.
Some residential units also feature a private swimming pool and lawn but the prices would vary based on these amenities, views and floor plans.
|Villa Type||Average Rental Price in AED|
|Villa Type2-Bed||Average Rental Price in AED89,000|
|Villa Type3-Bed||Average Rental Price in AED116,000|
Those looking to rent a unit can choose between villas and townhomes. A standard 3-bedroom townhouse costs around AED 120k, per annum. Whereas, the rent for a smaller unit, say, 2-bedroom villa in Al Reem 1 costs AED 95k at the minimum. The annual price of a 3-bed villa for rent starts from AED 100k. One may also find 4-bed units spanning around 3,800 sq. ft. for AED 125k, annually.
|Villa Type||Average Sale Price in AED|
|Villa Type2-Bed||Average Sale Price in AED1,322,000|
|Villa Type3-Bed||Average Sale Price in AED1,834,000|
Al Reem is also popular among investors. The price of 2-bed townhouses starts from AED 1.2M. To buy 3-bedroom villas in Al Reem 1, one can expect to shell out AED 1.2M to AED 1.8M. 4-bedroom units in the area are offered for AED 1.5M, approximately.
Most properties feature dedicated covered parking spaces in Al Reem 1. Visitors and guests can also find vacant spots on the street. Since the area is gated, it would be difficult to find taxis but one can easily book one through the RTA app or other online cab services. Moreover, getting around is quite convenient for those who drive as the main road network is in proximity.
Al Reem 1 is tucked away from the mainland. However, there are a few bus stations close by. Bus link J02 shuttles from Arabian Ranches Al Reem 2 and Arabian Ranches Al Reem 3. Both stations are only 3 minutes away.
While there are no supermarkets in Al Reem 1 as of now, residents can head to Carrefour Market in Arabian Ranches Retail Centre for grocery shopping. One can spot Zoom Mart at ENOC Pump outside Al Reem 3.
Muslim residents can offer prayers at Arabian Ranches Community Masjid. Another option is Masjid Salam in Polo Homes, Arabian Ranches. It is mostly preferred for Friday prayers.
Some churches in Dubai are accessible from Al Reem 1. The closest option would be Casa de Oración Torre Fuerte in Barsha South. It is around a 20-minute drive away. If you are heading towards Jebel Ali, you will find many churches at short intervals. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Dubai Mar Thoma Church and Christ Church Jebel Ali are worth a mention.
For young children, Arabian Ranches Nursery is the most considerable option. Blossom Nursery in Mudon and Raffles Nursery in Arabian Ranches 2 are also accessible. Other schools near Al Reem 1 include:
Al Reem 1 is in proximity to a few top schools in Arabian Ranches. JESS is a notable school at a 7-minute drive within Arabian Ranches. While the other two options are in Arabian Ranches 2.
Mediclinic is a notable hospital with many branches throughout Dubai. Mediclinic Arabian Ranches is the closest to Al Reem 1. Aster Medical Centre in Ranches Souk is also a medical facility close by.
Besides the other two sub-communities in Al Reem, Al Reem 1 neighbours Al Mahra, Mirador and Terra Nova. These are also residential clusters in Arabian Ranches. Other communities near Al Reem 1 include The Villa, the City of Arabia and Motor City.
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The Retail Centre in Arabian Ranches is a go-to place for most residents. It has a few outlets including Carrefour, The Custom Shop and Faces. The Retail Centre is a short drive away from Al Reem 1.
The Ranches Souk in Arabian Ranches 2 is a larger community centre with a few brand outlets like Mothercare, MAC and Virgin Megastore.
Other shopping malls near Al Reem 1 would be My City Centre in Al Barsha and First Avenue Mall in Motor City. Both are around a 15-minute drive away. Moreover, Al Reem 1 is in proximity to the site of Cityland Mall. The mall will feature over 300 retail stores and 70+ food and beverage options.
Those heading to the retail centre can access some eateries like Costa Coffee, Caribou Coffee, Pizza Hut, Burger King, Shakespeare and Co. and others. Al Reem 1 is in proximity to a few popular eateries in Arabian Ranches.
Moreover, Koliba is a fine dining restaurant in the neighbouring locality. If you are interested in going to Ranches Souk, you will find Japanese Chez Sushi Restaurant, Leila (an Arabic restaurant), Paul Cafe and Bateel Cafe.
For a perfect beach day out, prepare for a 30-minute drive. The most popular beaches of Dubai including JBR Beach, Kite Beach and Jumeirah Beach require a long but a well-rewarded drive. Those looking to sit back, relax and enjoy the views can visit JBR Beach while those looking to participate in watersports events can head straight to Kite Beach. Jumeirah Beach is also a family-friendly picnic spot with beachside cafes, cocktail bars and exciting activities for kids and adults alike.
Al Reem 1 is tucked away from the rush of the city yet it is in proximity to leisure attractions. For an adventurous weekend, residents prefer visiting IMG Worlds of Adventure. Its Cartoon Network themed rides are most popular among kids. Moreover, the area is close to Global Village. A popular tourist attraction with 27 pavilions, Global Village hosts many festivals. The activities are organised all through October to mid-April.
There are two community parks and a swimming pool in Al Reem 1. Besides, residents can visit pond parks in the neighbouring clusters. Al Reem 1 residents can also access The Arabian Ranches Golf Club, a few minutes’ drive away that also has a fitness club. If you are heading to the Retail Centre, you can visit Tips and Toes.
Many events are celebrated throughout Al Reem and Arabian Ranches. In fact, the community is known for its family-friendly activities and environment. Al Reem 1 residents can attend many national holiday festivities and community events such as Chinese New Year, Halloween and Christmas.
Those interested in getting involved in community activities and get in touch with fellow residents can join the Facebook group Al Reem 1, 2 & 3 Mums & Kids Group.
Reem 1 is an ideal address for those who want to live away from the bustling city but have excellent urban amenities within easy reach. Those considering to move to Al Reem 1 must consider that the community is tucked away from the mainland. However, it is bound by main roads that conveniently connect to the key areas of the emirate. Not to mention, a few buses shuttle around the community.
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