An affordable neighborhood in the heart of Dubai

An affordable neighborhood in the heart of DubaiImage Credit: Supplied

Residents choosing to settle away from the chaotic life of the central areas of Dubai but still within the heart of the city prefer to head for the Al Khail Gate development in Al Quoz.

Minutes away from the Shaikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Shaikh Zayed Road, the development caters to the various requirements of residents from different countries. Synonymous with comfort and convenience, it offers studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments at affordable rents, making it a popular residential destination for many.

Rental prices for studio homes in the area start at Dh28,000. One-bedroom apartments range from Dh50,000 to Dh62,000. Two-bedroom flats can be rented from Dh65,000 to Dh80,000, while three-bedroom units can be had at Dh117,000.

The community features several facilities and amenities including football, basketball, volleyball and badminton courts. Residents are also offered ample parking spaces, saving them from the hassle of finding a designated spot during peak hours. Round-the-clock facilities management and security is also available.

Aside from the above, there are also grocery stores and a few small retail outlets that dot the entire community. For shopping needs, Al Khail Gate is located in proximity to several retail and shopping outlets that include Al Khail Mall, Grand Mall, Oasis Centre and Times Square Center. Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Marina Mall and The Dubai Mall are just a Metro ride away.

Families with kids need not worry about living in Al Khail Gate as schools such as the GEMS International School - Al Khail and GEMS Wellington School - Al Khail are just nearby.

Al Khail Gate has a very convenient location that is very accessible by public buses, taxis and even the Metro, making the commute to the New Dubai areas, Jebel Ali including the Al Maktoum International Airport at the Dubai World Central, Downtown Dubai, the old Dubai neighborhoods and the Dubai International Airport easier and faster.

Handy Hints:

• Al Khail Gate offers apartments that range from studios to three-bedrooms

• Sports amenities, grocery stores and many shopping outlets are located nearby

• The community has easy access to different public transport options, schools

Compare this locality to Rashidiya which is pocket-friendly in every way

Source: Mrudvi Bakshi, Special to Properties

The writer is a freelancer

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