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Luxury living: Bawabat Al Sharq, Abu Dhabi

We bring you some perfect abodes to live, work and unwind in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, aimed at those who value elegance, comfort and style

  • By Sarah Alphanso, Sub Editor, Property
  • Published: 00:00 February 1, 2011
  • Property

Bawabat Al Sharq
  • Image Credit: Supplied picture
  • Ideal for families and singles, Bawabat Al Sharq will comprise two phases, featuring 1,300 units that represent a blend of modernism and tradition.
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A signature project by Baniyas Investment and Development, Bawabat Al Sharq, a mixed-use gated community in Abu Dhabi is set to be a neighbourhood for residents who value luxury, elegance and a vibrant lifestyle. Spread across 108 hectares of land, Bawabat Al Sharq is the first luxury development of its kind in the Bani Yas area. It is conveniently located on the gateway to Abu Dhabi, and is also close to the capital's international airport on the road to Al Ain.

Ideal for families and singles, Bawabat Al Sharq will comprise two phases, featuring 1,300 units that represent a blend of modernism and tradition. Spacious and tastefully finished, the homes consist of a mix of deluxe suites, one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments, three- to five-bedroom detached and semi-detached villas and penthouses. The homes are equipped with modern fittings, appliances and offer alluring water and landscaped views. Additionally, the apartments in Phase II offer exclusivity with only four units designed for a single floor with separate storage and parking spaces. The villas are provided with private gardens and swimming pools, while the penthouses come with an exclusive terrace and Jacuzzi.

The development offers a vast array of amenities, including a gym, swimming pools, club house, multipurpose halls, children's play areas and tennis courts. It will also house an international school, day care centres, a medical centre and a state-of-the-art football stadium built as per Fifa standards. With a seating capacity of 20,000, the sporting facility will offer five outdoor football fields, training areas and a number of indoor multi-purpose courts. The stadium, on completion, will be home to Baniyas Sports Club.

For retail and entertainment, the community will have a destination mall featuring 339 outlets, including a Carrefour store, fashion wear, electronics, banks and pharmacy. It will also have 2,245 parking spaces. The mall will comprise 22 dining options; Grand Cinemas; Wanasa Land, an amusement destination for children and Souq Al Megnas, a traditional Arabian-style souq. Set to enhance the leisure and tourism appeal of Bani Yas, the Dh3 billion Bawabat Al Sharq is scheduled for completion in Q3-2012.

Prices Apartments start from Dh650,000; villas from Dh2.5 million and penthouses from Dh2.9 million onwards
Amenities Parking, dining options, mall, close to airport, gym, medical centre
Contact 02 635 4455

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