Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) is one of the most family-friendly master communities pioneered by Dubai’s leading real estate developer, Nakheel. Located at the heart of new Dubai and amidst landscaped gardens, it boasts a range of amenities making it an ideal spot for renters and buyers. According to Bayut’s Annual Market Report 2020, Jumeirah Village Circle is one of the most popular areas in Dubai with affordable apartments for rent.
Features a mix of apartments, villas and townhouses
Close to Dubai Marina, Internet City, Media City and JLT
Home to JSS International School
Features over 30 landscaped parks
A growing investment hub in Dubai
JVC by the day
Apartments and villas in Jumeirah Village Circle Dubai offer the city’s large population an unusual combination of urban living options in a village setting. Those living in JVC love the calm ambience of the area, surrounded by lush gardens and canals evoking a much-needed sense of serenity in a bustling metropolis like Dubai. Apparently, one of the factors why expats and Emiratis choose to rent properties in JVC is because of its family-oriented lifestyle.
Jumeirah Village Circle attracts an equal mix of families, young couples and singles. Expat families in the emirate appear to be particularly fond of living here thanks to its abundance of schools, parks and fitness centres. The area is also extremely popular amongst real estate investors due to its lucrative pricing and high rental yields from the area.
Further, its proximity to Dubai Marina and JLT and the lack of traffic makes commuting to the city fuss-free. It’s easy to see why investors and renters are interested in this community, leading it to be a benchmark for family-friendly developments in the city.
Properties in JVC
There is a mix of apartments, villas and townhouses in the community
Jumeirah Village Circle Dubai is home to over 2,000 residential units. The development is fashioned as a series of villages connected by parks and canals, with a mix of apartments, villas and townhouses. Most residential apartments in JVC come with shared amenities including access to a gym, swimming pool and launderette. As the area has many upcoming developments, JVC has a range of brand new apartments up for rent.
Pricing is also competitive in the market. Renting properties in JVC would be feasible for anyone looking for a reasonably priced residence in a prime location with modern lifestyle amenities and proximity to key areas of Dubai. Similarly, those looking to invest and purchase properties in JVC can expect lucrative returns, as shown below in the ROI section. JVC also ranks among the best villa communities in Dubai offering a range of independent properties for rent and sale, alike.
Speaking of affordability of Jumeirah Village Circle rent, one can lease a studio apartment in JVC for around AED 29k per annum. Ghalia Constella is one of the top buildings to rent studios in JVC offering studios in AED 24k per annum. The 1-bedroom flats cost around AED 45k while those looking for a more spacious unit can rent 2-bedroom flats for an average of AED 73k in Jumeirah Village Circle.
Further, there is a choice of 3-bedroom flats in JVC offered for rents ranging between AED 62k and AED 125k per annum. There are also luxurious 3-bed residences spanning over 2,000 sq. ft., majorly found in Astoria Residence. If you prefer top-floor residences with a view, JVC offers an exclusive selection of 2 to 4-bed penthouses for rent starting from AED 65k.
Villas and townhouses in JVC are also offered at an affordable starting rent of AED 71k, ideal for families looking for a little more privacy and space. There is a choice of 2 to 5-bedroom villas for rent. A standard 3-bedroom house in JVC can be rented out for AED 96k per annum. 4-bedroom houses can be rented for AED 124k, annually.
The fact that you can also invest in a property here without spending a small fortune, makes it one of the most attractive areas for expats to buy property in Dubai. The asking price for studios in JVC averages at AED 418k. 1-bedroom flats are priced at an average of AED 658k, and 2-bedroom apartments are for sale from AED 1M. If you are interested in buying a 3-bed flat in JVC, it will cost you around AED 1.3M.
Buying townhouses and villas in JVC is affordable for those with annual incomes falling under mid-high ranges. The average prices start from AED 1.5M and go up to AED 4.5M. A standard 2-bedroom villa for sale costs around AED 1.7M spanning over 2,000 sq. ft. while a 3-bedroom house in JVC will cost around AED 1.9M.
Further options include a 1-bed townhouse in JVC offered in relatively affordable ranges starting from AED 1M. One can also choose to buy a 3-bed villa in JVC for an average of AED 1.5M. Those looking for more spacious units can buy 5-bed villas with an average sale price of 2.19M. The covered area for these luxurious residences ranges from 4,000 sq. ft. to 6,000 sq. ft.
Many off-plan projects are another reason for the high investor interest in the locality. Notable high-profile off-plan projects in JVC including O2 Tower by Tiger Properties and Rigel Apartments. These properties in JVC have further reinforced the longevity of the region as a sound investment option.
The highest ROI for apartments in JVC is 6.5% for studio units. According to the results, studios can be the most profitable option for investors. 1-bed and 2-bed flats follow with returns of 6.3% and 6.1%, respectively.
Investors interested in buying villas and townhouses must note that 1-bed houses generate returns of 6.8%. 4 and 5-bed villas score the second-highest ROI of 6.3%. 3-bedroom houses closely follow with a 5.7% return on investment.
According to Bayut’s statistics, Diamond Views is the most popular community in JVC for renting and buying properties. The community features studios and 1-bedroom apartments for rent and sale. One can also consider investing in the Diamond Views townhouses which come in 3 to 5-bedroom configurations.
Seasons Community is the second most popular community featuring four clusters of contemporary townhouses and apartments. It is one of the top buildings in JVC to buy apartments ranging from 1 to 2-bed units. The rental price for apartments in Seasons Community starts from AED 25k per annum. Those looking for private residences can choose from the 4-bed townhouses, with rents starting from AED 74k.
jvc residential communites
Residential communities in JVC
Finally, rounding up the list are some apartment buildings such as Zaya Hameni, Emirates Garden and The Manhattan. Zaya Hameni is a high-rise building offering studios, 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments and villas. Emirates Garden is a complex of three twin towers featuring studio, 1-bed and 2-bed flats. It is one of the top buildings in JVC for renting 1-bedroom apartments.
The Manhattan is a mid-rise tower with 20 floors above the ground. The building has 355 residential units equipped with modern amenities and facilities.
Those looking for JVC floor plans can browse through the floor plans available for popular communities/buildings in JVC.
Besides residential properties, a few hotels are operating in JVC adding to the wide range of accommodation options in the suburb. Some notable ones include:
FIVE Jumeirah Village Hotel
Milano by Giovanni Boutique Suites
FIVE Jumeirah Village is a 5-star 60-storey hotel tower with dedicated street food and fine-dining options. The hotel also has a spa, a fully-equipped gym, outdoor pool area and ample parking space. Interested buyers can also purchase apartments in FIVE Jumeirah Village.
For more budget-friendly options, one can consider the hotel apartments in the 4-star Milano by Giovanni Boutique Suites. It is a 19-storey building with fully furnished studios, 1 and 2-bedroom units.
street parking in jvc
Street parking spaces outside residential properties
JVC residents with private conveyance can find that parking is not an issue here. Most residential buildings have designated parking spots for residents. Public parking is available in the residential areas and community centres, but they can fill up fast.
For public transportation in JVC, one has to rely on the bus route and taxis plying the area. Al Furjan Metro Station and The Gardens Metro Station on Route 2020 are the nearest metro stations for residents of the neighbourhood.
Bluemart Supermarket in JVC
Residents rely on supermarkets in JVC such as Spinneys, West Zone Supermarket, Bluemart Supermarket and Choithrams. There are various mini-marts located near the buildings and townhouse/villa communities such as All Day Minimart, Aswaaq Mart and Holiday Minimart.
Jumeirah Village Circle follows the pattern of most residential hubs in the city with several mosques to cater to the spiritual needs of the community. The prominent mosques in JVC include Saleh Mohammed Bin Lahej Mosque and Masjid Fatma Al Sayed Mohammad Yousuf Sharaf.
The closest church is the Emirates Baptist Church in Al Barsha, accessible in a 15-minute drive. The nearest Hindu temples are the Krishna and Shiva Temple, roughly 30 minutes away.
JSS International School, JVC
One of the reasons Jumeirah Village Circle has grown into a family-friendly community is the abundance of educational options. Kids World Nursery and Ladybird Nursery are two of the top nurseries in JVC.
JSS International School opened its doors here in 2017. It is one of the most popular schools in JVC. It offers the ICSE curriculum until Year 12. Other noteworthy schools nearby include Sunmarke School and the Nord Anglia International School, both options are based on the UK curriculum and offer the full Year 13 syllabus.
For those looking at university options can choose from the reputable options in Knowledge Park such as University of Manchester, University of Wollongong in Dubai and Middlesex University Dubai. All these are accessible in under 15 minutes from JVC.
Medical services are not a concern for JVC residents. They mostly rely on Karama Medical Centre to address most ailments. For larger multi-speciality hospitals near JVC, the Emirates Hospital Day Surgery in Motor City and the Mediclinic Park View Hospital on Umm Suqeim Road are close by. Both options are just 15-minute away.
jvt near jvc
JVT is a sister community next to Jumeirah Village Circle
Jumeirah Village Circle is centrally located and well connected to most areas of the emirate. Immediate neighbours include Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT), The Springs community, Dubai Production Zone (IMPZ) and Dubai Sports City. The neighbourhood is also 20-minutes away from popular destinations like Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR).
Mall of the Emirates near JVC
Mall of the Emirates is a popular shopping destination in Dubai
The closest shopping mall in JVC is Mall of the Emirates. It is well-connected by the J01 bus route from Jumeirah Village Circle. Besides shopping and dining, the mall offers a range of fun activities for adults and kids alike. Especially, with the launch of the Dreamscape VR Park, adding to the many attractions the mall has, such as VOX Cinemas, Ski Dubai and more.
Secondly, Nakheel’s Circle Mall in JVC is set to open soon, it will be a one-stop destination with the city’s best offerings in retail and dining. It is located close to the Fortunato community, Manhattan Towers and Crystal Residence. There will be over 200 stores, a cinema and many dining outlets in Circle Mall JVC.
Lake View Restaurant
A restaurant in the community
There is certainly no shortage of restaurants in JVC and the nearby locations. One of the most popular restaurants in the area is Wide Range JVC, a casual dining eatery serving Indian food.
The plush nightclubs of Dubai Marina, the artsy cafes of JBR and the trendy eateries in JLT are all just a short drive away from Jumeirah Village Circle. Moreover the pan-Asian pet-friendly restaurant, Socialicious is also becoming one of the popular restaurants in JVC. Other popular restaurants in JVC include Pinza, Abu Al Homus and Bawarchi. If you fancy a friends’ night out with drinks and games, head over to one of the sports bars in Dubai Sports City.
kite beach near jvc
Kite Beach is the top kitesurfing site in Dubai
One of the things that most people enjoy in Dubai is a trip to the beach. For JVC residents, the closest beaches are JBR, Kite Beach and the open beach in Jumeirah, all under half an hour away and they are some of the most enjoyable things to do in JVC.
Dubai Miracle Garden
Dubai Miracle Garden is located in proximity to Jumeirah Village Circle
Dubai Miracle Garden is a notable landmark near the community. It is one of the most-visited tourist attractions featuring 50 million flowers blooming throughout different exhibits. Dubai Butterfly Garden is another must-visit recreation facility near the garden. Wild Wadi Waterpark and Skydive Dubai are other popular leisure spots near the community.
For those moving to JVC, the golf clubs nearby include The Address Montgomerie and The Els Golf Club. Both feature a range of retail and dining options.
park in jvc
A community park and playground
The most striking thing about Jumeirah Village Circle is the abundance of greenery in the area. The 33 landscaped parks connecting the villages are extremely popular among those who enjoy strolling and jogging along the tracks under the canopy of maintained trees. They are definitely one of the biggest benefits of living in JVC.
Linked bicycle paths have been developed near the parks in JVC to help those who wish to cycle. Gyms and swimming pools have been incorporated into residential buildings to help people to stay fit. If you are comfortable in a more traditional gym, the New Life Fitness Gym will be more up your alley. It is one of the best gyms in JVC equipped with modern exercise equipment. Fitness enthusiasts can also explore more fun things like soccer, basketball, kickboxing and in neighbouring Sports City.
For a relaxing day of pampering, there are several spas and salons in JVC to choose from and if you are feeling like going the extra mile, Dubai Marina’s more upscale salons are only a short drive away.
Members of the Jumeirah Village Circle community can keep in touch with other residents through dedicated Facebook groups. A few of those groups are Jumeirah Village Circle Community, Jumeirah Village Circle, Jumeirah Village Circle – Residents and Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) Pet Owners.
There are a few things to consider if you are considering moving to JVC. The area has several projects under construction and can be quite noisy as a result but once those are completed there will be many more amenities in JVC. The area is also currently not accessible by the metro, this makes it rather challenging for those depending on public transportation. But this will soon end as there are plans for a metro station in the community.
Jumeirah Village Circle is a modern community in new Dubai, next to Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT), Al Barsha South and nearby Motor City.
If you are searching for a family-friendly and close-knit community in Dubai that offers a wide range of properties for rent and sale, JVC is the right place for you. It is also in proximity to basic living amenities including schools, clinics and supermarkets.
There are many hotels and hotel apartments in Jumeirah Village Circle. You can plan your stay at FIVE Jumeirah Village or you can choose from the many long-term rental or freehold properties in JVC.
JVC is a freehold community featuring a mix of villas, townhouses and apartments. The competitive prices have made JVC one of the top investment hotspots in Dubai.
Traffic is fairly less, making it a prime spot for those commuting to New Dubai hotspots
Dubai International Airport is a 30-minute drive away, via Al Khail Road
Downtown Dubai is slightly closer: it is a 25-minute drive away (via Sheikh Zayed Road)
Dubai Media City, Internet City and Dubai Marina are 20 minutes away