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The unobtrusive Al Wasl Road is getting a rapid facelift, with more distinctive residential, shopping and retail complexes rising up in the area. If you are intending to rent an elegant apartment, attached townhouse or detached villa, hunt for one that suits your style along Al Wasl. The place allows easy accessibility to the business districts and leisure destinations in the city.
The very well-situated Wasl Square and the forthcoming Dar Wasl and Wasl Vita low-rise apartments offer a wide variety of residential units with a number of retail shops on the ground floor. Their traditional Islamic and modern designs, with a touch of Moroccan, Andalusian and Californian styles, blend well with the atmosphere, charming anyone. These structures are also fitted with attractive community living features, modern conveniences, facilities, cafes and restaurants.
CityWalk is a fresh avenue teeming with kiosks of top-range brands and delightful casual dining experience, and affords one to take in the impressive views along Shaikh Zayed Road (SZR). This urban plaza is a superb place to unwind. It features entertainment facilities, a kids' play area, outdoor seating, water features and a lake, offering an expansive social setting. Nearby, The Galleria, a two-storey retail center, is fitted with cafes at its cozy terraces facing the main road.
Adjacent to the bustling Jumeirah strip, Al Wasl Road is a quick route to its best-known landmark Emirates Post, to the recently expanded full-service medical facility Iranian Hospital down to Ghazal Mall's Carrefour Express. Medical, dental and surgical centers, pharmacies and fashion boutiques line the route. For outdoor activities, the verdant Safa Park and the beach are havens for various diversions.
The area has many schools that is why many families choose this tranquil neighborhood. Additionally, with a number of petrol filling stations here, motorists can smoothly connect to this road from Jumeirah and SZR.
Rents range from Dh99,000 to Dh106,000 for one-bedroom apartments, Dh140,000 for two-bedroom units, and Dh168,00 to Dh188,000 for three-bedroom flats. A three-bedroom villa can be leased from Dh280,000.
• The new developments on Al Wasl Road include Wasl Square and CityWalk
• The locale provides residents with easy access to the city's business districts
• It is peppered with medical and dental clinics, pharmacies and retail shops
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Source: Alfred Ocianas, Special to Properties
The writer is a freelancer