A Guide to Dubai’s Best Villas in 2017


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The trending increase of projects and developments in Dubai has been steadily growing each year. Dubai’s Statistic Centre states the population of residents in the city is currently 2.4 million with a 5% growth rate that is estimated to reach 3.3 million by year 2021. Dubai’s villa communities are in high demand among locals and foreigners because of their luxurious features and carefully-designed floor plans. As a prospective buyer, it is essential to research the advantages and features of each villa community before making your next move.

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The Villa

The Villa is situated in Dubailand and is a highly desired community developed by the well-established land developer, Dubai Properties and sub-developed by Mazaya. This secure community attracts residents seeking peaceful living while having easy access to Downtown Dubai by Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Al Ain Road.The Villa consists of 1811 luxury villas and plots to build your home as desired. Each unit possesses a Spanish architectural theme that reflects Spanish-style housing. Each standalone villa consists of 4, 5 or 6 spacious bedroom options with views overlooking garden landscapes. Community amenities include 24-hour neighborhood security patrol, lush landscapes, children’s playground areas, nursery, community centre, dining outlets, cafes, swimming pool, tennis academy and horse riding destinations. IMG Worlds of Adventure (the world's largest indoor theme park) and Al Habtoor Polo Club and Resort are only minutes away from The Villa.

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Mudon (Naseem, Rahat & Arabella Phase I &II )

Mudon is a gated, master-planned community notable for its carefully designed villas surrounded by lush, green gardens built by Dubai Properties. Mudon property owners have a resale advantage because their villas have the lowest price per square foot than any community on Al Qudra Rd. Naseem and Rahat villas consist of 282 independent villas featuring  Andalusian-style architecture with sizes ranging from 3600-5500 square feet. Arabella II is the newest phase in Mudon following the successful launch of Arabella I. Mudon community amenities include a 1.8 million square foot park, outdoor community pools, jogging and cycling trails, a fully-equipped fitness centre, retail outlets and a children’s play area in each courtyard. This easily accessible community is near Dubai’s most iconic landmarks, including the Global Village, IMG Adventure, Mall of Emirates and Al Maktoum Airport. 

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Arabian Ranches (Phase I & II)

Arabian Ranches is a community located on Emirates Road near Sports City and one of the first property projects by Emaar Properties. This community’s popularity stems from its spacious and tranquil accommodations outside of congested city life. Arabian Ranches consists of 4,000 modern, desert-themed luxury villas that offer generous living spaces. Each unit features balconies, terraces or courtyards positioned across the green golf course. Palmera Villas consists of 2 and 3 bedroom homes with a size range of 1,889 to 2,936 square feet. Situated on the western edge of Arabian Ranches, Palmera’s interior is a Spanish theme with exceptional finishes. Palmera Phase 1 is currently sold out. With Palmera’s success, phase 2 was launched and has availability.  Alvorada villas cater to larger families with three to five bedroom units available. Alvorada’s interior is inspired by Portuguese design, featuring arched windows, doorways and rounded walls. Alvorada projects is in high demand and has four phases. Residents have access to retail outlets, cafes, dining outlets and private schools, which are surrounded by trails appropriate for leisure walking and cycling. Educational institutions and healthcare centres are also present. Reem Community II lavish villas are one of the newest subcommunities in Arabian Ranches with an expected handover in December 2019.

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Emirate Hills (Montgomerie & Dyaar Al Hambra Villa)

Emirates Hills is one of the best villa communities located near Dubai Marina, Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City. This location is attractive because of its easy accessibility to community amenities, Downtown Dubai and Dubai International Airport. Montgomerie Hills and Dyaar Al Hambra villas are both hot commodities sought after in Emirate Hills. Montgomerie Hills villas are surrounded by green gardens and offer attractive views across the golf course. Montgomerie consists of five and six bedroom villas with Spanish architectural model designs and spacious open floor plans. Every home includes a lower-level room that leads to a gorgeous garden. Dyaar Al Hambra villas have spacious floor plans with grand entrance halls, open guest and family rooms, balconies and terrace areas. Residents have access to high-end restaurants, schools, retail outlets, nearby parks and swimming pools featuring BBQ zones with children’s play areas.

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The Meadows

The Meadows is a residential community developed by Emaar Properties that is a highly sought after location. This community houses 1,800 villas with a variety of different architectural designs and spacious floor plans. Residential units consist of three to seven bedrooms with signature ceramic tiles, marble stairs and 9-foot ceilings in the living areas. Community amenities feature swimming pools, children’s play areas, shop outlets, restaurants and 24-hour security presence. 

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Al Barari (Acacia, Bromellia & Dahlia Villas)

Al Barari is a scenic, environmentally-conscious community encompassing 217 superlative villas. A highly attractive destination to locals and expats because of its gorgeous landscape, 80 percent of its 18.42 million square-foot property consists of green gardens and fresh water streams. The Acacia, Bromellia and Dahlia villas are outstanding sub-community projects worth viewing. Acacia has the largest villas in Al Barari, encompassing 6 bedrooms that total to 16,488 square feet in size. Bromellia Al Barari villas reach up to 14,900 square feet and Dahlia villas are the smallest at 12,700 square feet in size. Al Barari villas can include a swimming pool with spa, lush gardens and terraces. This community features 24-hour security surveillance, ample parking, fully equipped fitness centre, destination spa, gourmet restaurants and the largest privately-owned plant nursery. 

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