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Buying a property in Arabian Ranches

Since first opening its gates in 2004, Arabian Ranches has been one of Dubai’s most popular and loved residential areas for families and investors alike. Tucked away in the Dubailand district, amongst the golden, rolling dunes of the desert, these leafy, spacious, quiet communities offer a suburban that is a far cry from the hustle and bustle of city life. Arabian Ranches – the first of three Arabian Ranches developments – is home to 4,000 luxury villas spread over 1,650 acres of beautiful, landscaped grounds with sister communities Arabian Ranches 2 and Arabian Ranches 3 alongside. Residents of “The Ranches”, as they are commonly called, enjoy high-end design and builds, unrivalled facilities and leisure options, and peace of mind thanks to the 24-hour security at the entrance gates. Whether you are looking to purchase a new family home, or you are looking for a safe investment, Arabian Ranches is guaranteed to tick the boxes.

Based on the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, Arabian Ranches has a wide variety of facilities and services both in the community and around the neighbouring area. Just ten minutes from Global Village and Expo 2020, and 25 minutes from Dubai International Airport and Dubai Marina, the district of Dubailand is one of the most sought-after areas for residences in the emirate.

With schools, shops, salons, restaurants, a top-end golf course, and an equestrian centre, there is little reason to ever leave. Stunning gardens and fairways kept in immaculate condition are an instant attraction, as well as the Arabian Ranches Village Community Centre, which is home to Mediclinic Arabian Ranches, Tips&Toes nail salon, Caribou Coffee, Costa, Early Learning Centre, Marks and Spencer, Pet’s Delight, Photo Magic, Pizza Hut and lots more.

Investment potential

One of the first freehold developments in the country offering expats the chance to own property, Arabian Ranches was built with residents in mind. Aimed at couples and families, the villas and townhouses take inspiration from Arabian and Mediterranean design, with a range of beautiful exterior colours, ranging from golden sand to Andalucian yellow, to a soft dusky pink.

In terms of size, the smallest Ranches villas are two-bedroomed townhouses in Al Reem and Palmera, which normally have an area of between 1,600 and 1,900 sq feet. For families that require more space, villas with six and seven bedrooms commonly have between 5,000 and 9,000 sq feet of property, while at the highest end of the scale, very large villas and mansions might offer anything from 16,000 to 25,000 sq feet.

Thanks to the excellent facilities and high-end details inside the homes, as well as the quality builds and large plots, Arabian Ranches properties offer a positive return on investment (ROI) and excellent rental value across the board, thanks to their always being a healthy demand for homes there.

Find the right home for you

With 15 distinct sub-communities, each with its own style and offerings, you are sure to find a community that suits your requirements and tastes.

At the more affordable end of the scale, Al Reem 1, Al Reem 2, and Al Reem 3 boasts a lake, two communal pools, a gym, a tennis court, and lots of green areas, making it child and pet-friendly. The spacious terraced villas for sale in Arabian Ranches and townhouses are perfect for families wanting to get away from the hustle of the city but still enjoy a community vibe.

Drive through to Palmera 1, 2, 3, and 4 and you will feel as if you have been transported to the beautiful suburbs of Barcelona, with Spanish-style townhouses topped with slanted tile rooves.

If you need more space, Hattan’s 88 stand-alone villas are popular with those wanting to rent a spacious, secluded family home. Normally with four or five bedrooms and between 5,000 and 8,000 sq feet of built space, on a plot of up to 13,000 sq feet, these luxurious, unique villas with high-end details make beautiful homes.

The ultimate in lifestyle

As well as the top-class properties, Arabian Ranches offers the lifestyle that people are looking for in Dubai. Family-friendly and pet-friendly communal spaces, with 19 half-size basketball courts, 15 full-size tennis courts, two international-sized polo fields, two large lakes, playparks, a dog park, gyms, and pools mean there is leisure for all ages. Additionally, each community has their own individual facilities available to them.

Additionally, two local restaurants – The Ranches and Maison Mathis – are on site as well as The Hamptons Café, which is popular with residents and visitors from further afield.

At the heart of the community, a wide range of retail and services, such as healthcare centres, mosques, banks, hair salons and barbers, spas, pharmacies and more, means that the Ranches is much more than just a compound.

Schools and childcare on your doorstep

With family residents in mind, Arabian Ranches planners were sure to make sure that top-notch education was on the residents’ doorsteps. Jumeirah English Speaking School built a brand-new tailor-made site at Arabian Ranches in 2005 and, following in the successful footsteps of the original branch, JESS Arabian Ranches has built a trusted name for itself amongst parents and teachers alike. Offering education for girls and boys from ages 3 to 18, including GCSEs, IGCSEs, BTECs and IB diploma, JESS Arabian Ranches is a huge USP for the Ranches and the entire Dubailand area.

For younger children and childcare needs, Raffles Arabian Ranches Nursery and Blossom Arabian Ranches 2 are also both well-established and trusted childcare brands and support parents and young families in the surrounding area.

Outside the Ranches, but a short drive away, Repton Al Barsha and Kings Al Barsha also offer international-standard education.

With it’s a huge and unwavering popularity, purchasing a home in the Ranches is a reliable investment. Whether you are a family on the hunt for a beautiful new home, a young couple seeking some space and privacy, retirees looking for a luxe lifestyle, or an investor looking for a re-sale market and rental income, taking a look at properties for sale in Arabian Ranches should be the first stop on your search.