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Jumeirah Golf Estates Area Guide

This luxury, spacious community surrounds two world-class golf courses

Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai area guide

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This green, tranquil heaven is one of the world's most prestigious residential golf developments.

Made up of a collection of individually designed villas, Jumeirah Golf Estates offers residents the luxury of a secure, gated community.

Located on the outskirts of Dubai, residents living here can enjoy beautiful views across the well-manicured golf courses and lakes throughout. The neighbourhood is made-up of 13 different residential estates, and they're set around the fairways of two 18-hole championship golf courses.

Coming home to Jumeirah Golf Estates promises to be an inspirational experience - and with individually designed homes, breathtaking landscaping and a secure gated community, this Dubai area offers the best of modern living with the wonders of nature.

Our area guide to Jumeirah Golf Estates includes everything you need to know about living here...

Where is Jumeirah Golf Estates?

Public transport in Jumeirah Golf Estates

  • RTA buses serve the area, namely J01
  • RTA taxis are rare in the area, better to book private taxis
  • There is no Dubai Metro station that serves this community

Commute times by car from Jumeirah Golf Estates

  • to Mall of the Emirates: 24 minutes
  • to Downtown Dubai: 30 minutes
  • to Jebel Ali: 32 minutes
  • to Dubai Silicon Oasis 27 minutes
  • to Dubai Sports City: 14 minutes
  • to Dubai Marina: 23 minutes

Amenities and facilities in Jumeirah Golf Estates

For residents who are living in or new in Jumeirah Golf Estates, the following public amenities and facilities are on offer in the neighbourhood:

  • The Norman Clubhouse
  • Casual and fine dining restaurants
  • Choithrams supermarket
  • Close by to City Centre Me'aisem in Dubai Production City
  • Close to Dubai Sports City, Dubai Motor City and Dubai Studio City

Living in JGE means you'll no doubt need to leave the community every day in search of what you need; only one supermarket serves the community, otherwise there's dining and bar options at the main clubhouse.

Nearby you have Dubai Production City, Dubai Sports City, Dubai Motor City and Dubai Studio City; each offers their own amenities and facilities, all within 10 to 15 minutes or so away Jumeirah Golf Estates.

For schools, there are nurseries and schools in neighbouring communities that are a short drive away. For health clinics and dentists in Jumeirah Golf Estates, you can find the nearest one to you by using our directory, here.

What's life like in Jumeirah Golf Estates?

This luxurious haven offers the perfect home to golf, sports and leisure enthusiasts. It's certainly a one of a kind residential destination in Dubai, and comes with a touch of finesse within the community - and of course, it's a dream neighbourhood for any golfer. The area is especially tranquil, and is completely struck with lush greenery - far away from the hustle and bustle of Dubai city life.

Gated sub-communities vary in design, and offer its residents safety and security perfect for comfortable living. Having a car is a must here though - Jumeirah Golf Estates is adjacent to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, so it's convenient for drivers who require access to various part of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

The area is encircled by a jogging and cycling track, which helps link parks, lakes and nature spots throughout - promoting the ultimate outdoor lifestyle that everyone craves so much here.

Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai area guide

Jumeirah Golf Estates by day

Tranquil and lush, you'll find it extremely quiet during the day here. Families with school-age children may be spotted earlier in the mornings during school drop-offs, and professionals will head to the office. But come 10am, this community is generally quiet.

Expect to see a few bodies along the two world-class championship golf courses, too.

Up at the community's clubhouse, you'll find residents enjoy recreational activities; like swimming, lounging, billiards and table tennis. There's also a gym and children's play area with a pool for residents here.

Jumeirah Golf Estates by night

The Norman Clubhous offers dining and entertainment options, a lounge and retail stores that are within easy access for the residents of Jumeirah Golf Estates. In fact, the clubhouse offers all day dining - and has options that suit any meal at any time of the day. During the day head to Swirl, and in the evening, enjoy an elegant meal at Flame Grill.

Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai area guide

Who lives in Jumeirah Golf Estates?

Due to the community promoting the ultimate family lifestyle, JGE is primarily inhabited by elder, big and posh families; established families with children young and mature. Plus, you'll find your neighbours are no doubt sporting and leisure enthusiasts - and you'd be hard pressed to find someone who isn't into golf here.

Despite being a haven for most, Jumeirah Golf Estates isn't the best place for young professionals or singletons. High rents and lack of amenities means it's not the best place to live for anyone just starting out their careers here.

Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai area guide

Properties for rent and sale in Jumeirah Golf Estates

Average rental prices in Jumeirah Golf Estates are as follows:

  • 3 bedroom villa: AED 230,000
  • 4 bedroom villa: AED 280,000
  • 5 bedroom villa: AED 400,000
  • 6 bedroom villa: AED 450,000

Average sales prices in Jumeirah Golf Estates are as follows:

  • 3 bedroom villa: AED 2,400,000
  • 4 bedroom villa: AED 4,500,000
  • 5 bedroom villa: AED 7,000,000
  • 6 bedroom villa: AED 8,970,000
Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai area guide
Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai area guide

What are properties like in Jumeirah Golf Estates?

So far, there's only a mix of villas and townhouses available in Dubai - and most if not all come with a hefty price tag, both renting and for sale.

There's a total of 16 unique sub-communities, which overlook the two golf courses: Earth and Fire. The Earth Course is inspired by Mediterranean architecture, and has a total of 606 villas spread across 6 developments. The Fire course kept in mind the desert and its colours, and contains 439 residences spread across seven developments.

Houses in Jumeirah Golf Estates are huge, and you can find 3 to 6 bedroom configurations. Each property comes with its own garden, too.

There's currently an Al Andalus complex being built, which will consist of apartments when completed in 2020.

What are the noise levels like in Jumeirah Golf Estates?

Noise is non-existent here. JGE is a quiet Dubai community, which is mostly due to the fact it's situated away from Dubai's busy city locations like Dubai Marina and Downtown Dubai. Every so often, a huge golfing tournament will be held in the community, and so you can expect some hustle and bustle during those events.

Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai area guide