SIDRA COMMUNITY OVERVIEW
Al Raha Gardens is an unparalleled area in the UAE capital with the area 665,000m2 that spreads beside Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street (E10). It is the first freehold area for Emirates and is grouped into 11 smaller communities. One of them is Sidra Community that presents seaside villas and townhomes.
This district that was created by Aldar features well-designed substructures and provides easy access to main routes and fundamental facilities for habitants. Abu Dhabi International Airport is also nearby. In addition, for families who seeking for living in a cost-effective habitable area, this community is an ideal option.
- Created by Aldar
- Freehold assets
- Easy availability to key routes
- A section of Al Raha Gardens
- Close to Masdar City and Khalifa City
- Includes villas and townhomes in 3 to 5-bed configurations
The whole district was formally created in 2009 presenting a lot of amenities for habitants. Thus, the following options are accessible for habitants:
- Clubhouses and golf club
- Neighborhood schools
- Pool and fitness club
In addition to these, the area is full of inherent green spaces. Since this area is one of the parts of Al Raha Gardens, the existence of various playgrounds and gardens adorned with walkways is quite predictable. As the area features villa assets, it is good option for families to reside in.
ASSETS IN SIDRA COMMUNITY
The configuration of assets is inspired with classic Arabic layouts. Villas and townhomes are different in terms of built-up area and design. Both rental and saleable villas and townhomes are available here.
- One can rent a villa at minimum price of AED 140k annually.
- A townhome can be rented at price ranging from AED 145k and AED 170k.
It implies that the average lease price for a 4-bedroom home is about AED 150k. While to rent larger villas with 5 bedrooms, at least price of AED 200k is needed. In addition, some notable choices are also accessible for financers.
- A villa can be bought at price between AED 2M and AED 4.5M.
- One can purchase a townhome at minimum price of AED 2.2M.
These differences in prices are due to variation in the number of existing rooms and built-up areas. For example, the sale price for a 3-bed and 4-bed townhome is about AED 2.5M and AED 2.6M., respectively. Thus, all the homes in the area are partly the same in terms of amenities and layouts.
SIDRA COMMUNITY IN TERMS OF TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES
Limited modes of transportation are available in the area. As a matter of fact, habitants wish to use their own car to this reason. They can also use taxis for more comfort. Commuting from and to this area is simple due to its proximity to key routes.
In terms of parking, it can be said that many parking lots are accessible. Each townhome or villa is fitted with a private parking space so that each parking place can accommodate maximum of 3 vehicles. Therefore, it can be concluded that sufficient parking spots are available for both habitants and guests.
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS CLOSE TO SIDRA COMMUNITY
Many stores are available for meeting daily needs of habitants. Situated in the community itself, Safa Express Supermarket is one of them. In addition to supplying grocery items, one can eat a snack at this store. More native stores are present in the adjacent districts. Some of them are Granite Supermarket, City Star Hypermarket, and International Supermarket, which can be reached within 7-8 minutes. Rested at Al Raha Mall, LuLu Hypermarket is another choice, at 12-minute distance from the area.
RELIGIOUS PLACES CLOSE TO SIDRA COMMUNITY
A neighborhood mosque can be seen in the area. In addition to this, various options are close by including Masjid Al Bushra, Al Ta’ayish Mosque, and Al Basit Mosque. 10 minutes is required to see the latter mosques.
Plenty of churches are available close to the area. The Armenian Church of Abu Dhabi, All Saints Anglican Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are noteworthy close churches, which are reachable within 15 minutes.
In terms of temples nearby, two close temples are available:
- New Gurudwara, which is reachable after passing a driving distance of 17 minutes
- Jagannath Temple, which is achievable after 27 minutes.
EDUCATIONAL CENTERS CLOSE TO SIDRA COMMUNITY
Families with school-goers kids need not worry about accessibility to educational facilities. Some preschool choices close to the area are:
- Learning Spaces Nurseries
- Al Ridwan Kindergarten
- Little Smarties Nursery and Pre-school
School choices nearby include:
- Raha International School
- GEMS American Academy, Abu Dhabi
- Al Yasmina School
Situated on Al Mireef Street, the third school presents the English National training program and project-based education. Here, pupils are patented IGCSE competencies to proceed towards A-levels.
MEDICAL CENTERS CLOSE TO SIDRA COMMUNITY
Followings are medical institutions nearby:
- SEHA Clinic
- Kaya Skin Clinic
- NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City
- Amana Healthcare Medical and Rehabilitation Hospital
The third one is achievable within 10 minutes. It caters healthcare services such as specialized clinics and general emergency care. In addition to conventional medicine, the center also contains a complete sector for Naturopathy.
The district stretches along E-10 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street. The area is enclosed by:
- Masdar City
- Khalifa City B
- Khalifa City A
This is an area that feature both seaside regions and habitable areas. Out of other neighbor regions of the area, Yas Island and Al Forsan Village are notable ones.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS CLOSE TO SIDRA COMMUNITY
Followings are malls nearby:
- Gardens Plaza
- Khalifa City Mall
- Al Raha Mall
The first one is a miniature but perfect purchasing center. Featuring food loges, eateries, cafes, stores, salons, and flower outlets, this center is good choice for shopping. Accessibility to this place takes 7 minutes along. Al Raha Mall is another choice, which is reachable after 12 minutes. Apart from shopping in various retail outlets, watching a movie in Oscar Cinema is not without grace.
RESTAURANTS CLOSE TO SIDRA COMMUNITY
One can access to a limited number of dining options nearby, including:
- Khayal Restaurant, Marriott Hotel
- Shish Shawerma
- Circle Café
Many street food choices can be found in the Khalifa City Truck Park. In addition, following eateries are available at Raha Mall:
- Soulfull Restaurant
- Boulevard Tche Tche Restaurant
- Caesars Restaurant and Confectioneries
Gardens Plaza as a simple access place accommodates a range of suitable restaurants and coffee shops to quickly eliminate hunger.
BEACHES CLOSE TO SIDRA COMMUNITY
One advantage of the area is being proximity to Al Raha Beach. Coastal chalets, stylish water sports, and loads of amusement actions are notable cases at this beach. This location includes one of the prime beach resorts in the UAE capital.
FREE TIME ACTIONS AND CONSIDERABLE LANDMARKS
Followings are favorite landmarks nearby:
- Aldar Headquarters
- Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
- Al Bandar Marina
The first one is an important place of the district. In terms of type of construction, it is the first building created by an oblique steel grid in the Middle East. Accessibility to this place is possible after 12 minutes through Al Raha Boulevard.
It should be noted that Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre is one of the largest mosques all over the world. In addition, Al Forsan International Sports Resort is suitable place for hardcore motorsports enthusiastic, which is achievable after 8 minutes. It is one of the popular locations for motorsports actions in the capital city. Another favorite place is Yas Beach, at 18-minute distance.
OUTDOOR ACTIONS, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Plenty outdoor options are available for habitants due to the presence of large landscaped regions and plenty of golf courses in the proximity. In addition, health clubs are accessible as well:
- Stile De Vita Fitness Center
- Beyond Health Club
- Al Raha Gardens Plaza Gym
Beauty salon options are:
- Sugar Beauty Lounge
- Tips and Toes
- Beauty Treats by Jasna
Followings are notable sports places nearby:
- Al Forsan Karting Club
- Al Forsan Football Ground
- Golf Garden Club House
- Abu Dhabi Golf Club
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
You can become a member of Al Raha Gardens Community Facebook page to stay informed of news & events and to connect with other habitants in the area.
MOST IMPORTANT RESULTS
The area is in the heart of Al Raha Gardens and is close to key routes. In addition, the district is a scheme by an outstanding asset developer in the capital city. Residing in the area is suitable for families who looking for convenient and fenced districts with facilities close by. Should be mentioned, experts who don’t have private vehicle will face problem for daily traveling to the mainland.