Nakheel set to launch sales on new Dubai project

Warsan Village will feature nearly 1,200 new homes; construction to start in Q1 2014
An artists impression of Warsan Village.
By Andy Sambidge
Fri 27 Sep 2013 10:53 AM

Nakheel will start selling townhouses at Warsan Village, a new community in Dubai with nearly 1,200 homes, on Sunday, the developer has announced.

Warsan Village, set on a 47.5 hectare site on the south-west side of International City, will include a gated community of 942 townhouses, as well as a recreation centre, mosque and 250 apartments set above a retail plaza with 365 outlets.

Construction of Warsan Village is expected to begin in Q1 2014 and to be completed in 20 months.

The three-bedroom townhomes, starting from AED1.7m with a three-year payment plan, each span 2,013 sq ft and come with a maid's room, three bathrooms, powder room, two balconies, private garden and parking for two cars, Nakheel said in a statement.

Ali Rashid Lootah, Nakheel chairman, said: "Our townhouses are a natural progression for the area and will bringing a completely new style of living to this already hugely-popular community. We anticipate a very healthy response to the launch of the townhomes - and to the residential and retail leasing opportunities on offer at this unique complex."

In addition to the 942 townhouses, Nakheel will construct around 250 courtyard apartments - available for lease - within the new community.

The apartments will be built above a two-storey retail plaza with 365 restaurants and shops, also available for lease.

Warsan Village will also have a recreation centre with swimming pool, sports courts and gymnasium; a mosque with car parking; and extensive shaded, green space including a large park with a 1.7km jogging track.

In addition, Nakheel said it is building an 18,000 sq ft neighbourhood mall, announced earlier this year, next to Warsan Village. The mall will contain a supermarket, convenience stores and a host of cafes and restaurants.

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