Dubai is a fast growing city hard to keep up with its rapid development, but non the less deep rooted and entrenched in history and antiquity. Though it may be a young, fast-developing place it has two distinct areas, commonly known as ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Dubai. At the heart of Old Dubai lies the source from which the entire city has developed outwards. Old Town basically refers to a small area that is part of Downtown Dubai. ‘Old’ refers to the beautiful architectural style in which this district was built. It is located in the shadow of the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, and has an admirable Arabian feel to it, which is a contrast to the strikingly modern skyscrapers of Downtown Dubai. It has a beautifully pedestrianized residential district inspired by traditional Arabic architecture.
There are six main zones in Old Town including: Yansoon, Zaafaran, Reehan, Zanzebeel, Kamoon, and Miska. The calm lifestyle and living status is apparent in its residential buildings, all low-rise from four to seven stories and its lush greenery, trees and colorful flowers, which makes your mind think that you are not right in the heart of the city with all its hectic buzzing and takes you to a serene home in the middle of all the action. There are homes looking over the lake with fantastic views of the fountain displays and the Burj, living in Old Town apartments for sale.
Old Town Dubai property for sale
With Dubai being a major tourist attraction, business center, investment hub, and a world leading living location, people from all corners of the world are seeking homes in Dubai. Old Town properties for sale are among the most sought after locations in the emirate for the many conveniences that come with it. It’s within short distance from all major business and financial institutions and leisure attractions as well. This makes Properties for sale in Old Town a great choice of accommodation especially for expatriates working in Dubai or in main areas nearby. The area is very conducive for walks with kids or even pets. Also, property for sale in Old Town is very family friendly with many facilities nearby to make life easier and more delightful. Besides the huge number of schools available, the Dubai Mall is one, if not the largest shopping center in the world.
Some of the most luxurious accommodations on a world class scale, are villas for sale in old town with amazing amenities and nearby facilities. Being able to take a walk in a traffic free environment within close proximity to Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, Souk Al Bahar, Dubai Fountain, restaurants, cafés and lounges tops the list for residents. Other amenities include children’s play areas, gymnasium, swimming pools, entertainment lounge. However, if villa prices are not on your list a more affordable option will be apartments for sale in old town.