Al Raha Gardens is a large-scale development consisting of 11 sub-communities in Abu Dhabi. The project was developed by Aldar Properties and was completed in 2009. Real estate has been available to purchase since the development’s construction phase.
Al Raha Gardens covers an area of 665,000 sq. m. Properties include three- to four-bedroom townhouses and three- to five-bedroom villas. The buildings combine elements of traditional Arabic design with modern finishes, and communities are surrounded by an abundance of landscaped areas, such as flower gardens and sports facilities.
The complex provides a variety of amenities, including:
Al Raha Gardens is located on the waterfront of Al Raha Creek. Al Raha Beach is situated within a 20-minute drive of the community, and Yas Beach can be reached within a 15-minute drive.
Residences are located near Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street, which provides easy access to other parts of the city. Residents can enjoy Yas Island, which is home to many famous attractions, such as Warner Bros. World, Ferrari World, Sea World, Yas Marina Circuit, and Yas Links Golf Course.
Al Raha Gardens is a family-friendly area, and the gated communities have 24-hour security. Residents can take advantage of local retail stores and entertainment venues. The Gardens Plaza community centre is a great place to enjoy time with friends and family. Abu Dhabi International Airport is located within a 15-minute drive of the residences.
Safa Express Supermarket is situated within a short drive of the community. Al Raha Mall can be reached within a 10-minute drive. There are many cafes and restaurants located within a 15-minute walk, including Saddle Café, Beverly Cakes, and Wingstop Khalifa City.
There are several nearby educational institutions, such as Sunny Meadows Montessori Nursery, Raha International School, and GEMS American Academy. Abu Dhabi University, Zayed University, and Al Ain University of Science and Technology can be reached within a 25-minute drive of the residences. For medical services, NMC Royal Hospital is situated within a 10-minute drive.
Al Raha Gardens offers many profitable real estate investment opportunities. Properties are in demand due to their location within a quiet, low-rise neighbourhood near business centres, schools, hospitals, stores, and attractions.
Three-bedroom villas and townhouses have the highest return on investment rate of 6.3%, per annum, and four-bedroom units have a return rate of 5.9%, per annum. These figures exceed the return rates represented in other parts of the emirate.
Al Raha Gardens is situated in one of Abu Dhabi’s most popular areas for renting real estate due to properties having lower costs. The demand for housing does not depend on the season since the area attracts long-term tenants. The average rental rate for a three-bedroom villa with an area of 250 sq. m (2,690 sq. ft) is AED 150,000 (USD 40,840), per year.
Based on research regarding the demand for buying and renting properties, the following complexes are the most popular communities in the Al Raha Gardens area.
Al Mariah is a gated community with Arabic-style villas and townhouses. The buildings feature spacious floor plans, as well as private gardens and swimming pools. The community is fully landscaped with plenty of green areas surrounding well-kept outdoor areas. The annual rental rate for a three-bedroom townhouse starts at AED 150,000 (USD 40,840). Properties can also be purchased for a starting price of AED 2,000,000 (USD 544,512).
Sidra is a community of villas and townhouses that is situated next to the sea. The development was designed using traditional Arabic architecture. There are numerous private and public landscaped areas with paved walkways and recreation facilities. Properties include three- to five-bedroom units that vary in size and configurations, A four-bedroom villa with a pool that covers an area of 297 sq. m (3,200 sq. ft) has a price of AED 210,000 (USD 57,175), per annum.
Yasmina is a community of villas and townhouses that was also designed using a classic Arabic style. The architecture features arched windows, columns, carvings, stucco, towers, and balconies. The building’s exterior resembles a mediaeval city. The traditional design is complemented by modern amenities and spacious floor plans. Properties are available to buy and rent, and units range in size from 250 sq. m (2,700 sq. ft) to 408 sq. m (4,390 sq. ft). Three-bedroom villas have a starting price of AED 2,300,000 (USD 626,189).
Al Raha Gardens is located within a short drive of several popular attractions, including:
|MCS-1099||Palatial Villa | Well-Maintained | Smart Choice||3,494 sq. ft.||3||4||2,900,000 AED|
|MCS-1744||Hot Offer | Must-See | 4BR+M TH | Private Garden||2,579 sq. ft.||4||5||2,800,000 AED|
|MCR-1292||Corner Townhouse | 4BR Type S | Vacant | Gate 19||3,235 sq. ft.||4||5||190,000 AED|
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