The United Arab Emirates may be a tiny country, but it is home to a fabulous concentration of wealth. It should come as no surprise then, that the real estate market in Dubai, the capital, is blazing. With prices going as high as $20 million, you'll get every amenity imaginable and live like some of the princes and businessmen who reside in the city. Below, we’ll treat you to a verbal feast of the ten most sought after and expensive properties in Dubai.
10. Island Dreams
Located on the Jumeirah Islands, this Mediterranean style home is an impressive 5,300 square feet, on 10,500 square feet of prime real estate. A gated villa with a beautiful brick drive, leading to a two car garage is just the tip of the iceberg. The property is meticulously landscaped, and the house is two stories, featuring maids’ quarters, a family room, majis (a formal sitting room), four large bedrooms, and a variety of balconies and terraces that provide a stunning view of the property. You’ll also find a manicured garden, a small decorative pond, and a private swimming pool for you and your guests to enjoy. All this, for just $18.4 million.
9. Fit For A King
The largest villa in Emirates Hills is currently for sale, all 38,000 glorious square feet of it! Seven sumptuously appointed bedrooms await you in this stunning property that provides views of the golf course, the sea, and the nearby marina. There’s room in the basement for seven of your favorite cars, along with maids’ quarters.
The crown jewel of this property, however, is the rooftop terrace with open dining area and a pair of covered majis. If you’re ready to buy, it’s currently listed at just $19 million dollars.
8. Le Reve 5 Bedroom Offering
If you’re looking for something in town, but don’t want to skimp on space, consider this five bedroom apartment. It occupies an entire floor of the Le Reve tower, offering you a 360 degree view of the city. It’s also a smart home, filled with a state of the art security system and all the latest smart technology money can buy. You’ll appreciate the angled terraces, which maximize your privacy, and please note that each of the apartment’s five bedrooms comes with its own private bath, along with generous storage space and a private dressing room. Yours for $19.3 million dollars.
7. Le Reve Seven Bedroom Offering
If five bedrooms aren’t enough, but you still want to be downtown, then check out this seven bedroom offering in the Le Reve tower. Currently the second most expensive apartment for sale in Dubai, this has everything it’s smaller cousin (the five-bedroom has), just more of it! Currently listed at $19.6 million.
6. Luxury, Emirates Hills Style
This is not the biggest villa in the exclusive Emirates Hills community, but don’t let its smaller size fool you. Spread over 31.500 square feet of beautifully landscaped property, this six-bedroom palace comes with living quarters for your maid and driver, a private pool, and a pool house with a separate kitchen and Jacuzzi. A true slice of heaven, and it can be yours for only $20.4 million dollars.
5. Pure Bliss
Another six-bedroom villa in Emirates Hills, this home sits on a 29,000 square foot lot overlooking the golf course. On the ground floor, you’ll find two kitchens, a luxurious sitting area, a dedicated laundry/ironing room, and a snooker room with a complete bar. You’ll also find two complete dining areas, one casual, and the other formal. The basement contains a wine cellar, space for four cars, a fully loaded entertainment room, sauna, gym, and steam room. The six bedrooms are on the second floor. Yours for $20.4 million dollars.
4. For Those Who Love The Night Life
If you’re looking for something a bit closer to the action, then check out this four-bedroom apartment in Le Reve. Close to the marina, you’ve got a splendid view of the sea, but the real jewel in this apartment is the master bedroom, which is a staggering 2500 square feet. The penthouse apartment weighs in at an impressive 13,400 square feet overall, in one of the most coveted buildings in the city. It can be yours for $21 million dollars.
3. Also in Emirates Hills
You’ve probably noticed the trend. Emirates Hills is the place to live if you want the very finest that Dubai has to offer. This eight bedroom villa is no exception. Featuring Italian fixtures throughout, and spread out across an impressive 28,000 square foot lot, once you set foot inside, you may never want to leave! It can be yours for $21.7 million dollars.
2. A Pool With A View
This eight-bedroom villa sits on a large, 34,091 square foot lot, and features one of the most beautiful swimming pools in Dubai, with a spectacular view of the golf course. And when you get tired of swimming, you can relax in your own private movie theater! Offered at $23.1 million dollars.
Sitting on Palm Jumeirah, this exquisite seven-bedroom villa is almost beyond description. With ocean views and everything you could ever dream a home could contain, this property is truly a slice of heaven on earth. It can be yours for $46.8 million dollars.
Written by Garrett Parker
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