There is no doubt that the UAE is home to some spectacular properties. From penthouse apartments to plush villas with sprawling gardens and incredible pools, it’s a real estate haven.
Each week, The National showcases some of the finest homes on offer in its Property of the Week. Here, we take a look at a palatial property in Dubai Hills.
The key details
This nine-bedroom, 10-bathroom property is spread across a sprawling 30,649 square feet, on a 34,961-square-foot plot. It boasts a private pool, cinema room, home office, a bar and golf course views.
The property is price on application, in the ballpark of Dh100 million ($27.2m) to Dh110m; it is being sold furnished and has been on the market for six months.
What's the story?
Contemporary, chic and minimalist are just three words to describe this turnkey Dubai Hills home.
Boasting seven bedrooms and two guest rooms, all of which come with ensuite facilities, the property offers ample space for the whole family.
Set overlooking the greens and fairways of the Dubai Hills Golf Club, the house has been built for entertaining, with several formal lounges, a billiards room and a bar inside, as well as a garden complete with a spacious patio and terrace, al fresco dining areas and a large multi-level swimming pool.
Floor-to-ceiling windows ensure generous light throughout the home. And bringing the outside in, the back of the property features bi-fold doors, which open out to effortlessly merge the indoor and outdoor living areas.
Inside, there is a spa room, gym and a plush home cinema room, as well as a home office, for those who need to work remotely.
The kitchen is finished in high-quality marble, a modern aesthetic that continues throughout the bathrooms in the property.
Homeowners will be able to take their pick of formal and informal dining areas, with a lengthy dining table, stool and bar dining and al fresco patio areas all available to be enjoyed.
What the brokers say ...
What makes this property worth its Dh100 million-plus price tag?
As a completely bespoke ready-to-move-in villa, it's a very in-demand property for ultra-high-end buyers. The property was conceptualised and designed by its British owner to the very best of material finishes and it shows in every detail of the villa.
What makes Dubai Hills such a desirable neighbourhood?
It's a brand-new, well-thought-out and well-planned community built around the golf course, which offers a [high-end] lifestyle with a whole array of amenities and facilities.
What makes this property stand out?
It is a luxury turnkey solution for anyone looking to move into a designer mansion that makes a statement.
What kind of buyer does a property like this attract?
European and GCC high-net-worth individuals, looking for a private family sanctuary.
What inspired the decor in the property?
The interior was inspired by nature and minimalism. The soft colours and dramatic lines bring the indoors a bit closer to the well landscaped outdoor surroundings.
What attracts high-end buyers to Dubai Hills?
Designer high-end homes created with bespoke materials. Years of design and planning are already done so that they can just buy and enjoy.
How long has the property been on the market?
The property has been ready and on the market for six months
– David Kodama, associate director at Luxhabitat Sotheby's International Realty, www.luxhabitat.ae