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Out of the six countries in the GCC, it is the UAE that is the most distinguished when it comes to luxury property, but judging by this $12.2m (AED45m) villa in Bahrain, the UAE might just be up against serious competition.
\nInspired by European-style, the high-end villa could easily fit into one of Dubai’s glamorous communities or even, dare we say, California’s upscale Beverly Hills compounds. Sotheby’s International Realty takes us on an inside tour.
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Starting from its massive columns in the grand entrance hall down to its strikingly lush garden, the villa in New Janubiya is designed in luxury finishing and high quality material.
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Stretching over 22,604 square feet built up area, it features five bedrooms, four full bathrooms and two partial bathrooms.
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On its first floor, it boasts a large family living room and formal dining room with premier furniture such as opulent chandeliers and Persian carpets adorning the space.
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Its professional kitchen is fitted with all-stainless steel cabinets, refrigerators, freezers, a small chiller and storage with shelving.
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Furthermore, it houses an office and an entertainment room with a cinema and bar area.
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An intricately-designed staircase leads up to the second floor, where a family hall, guest bedrooms and a master bedroom are found.
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The villa’s master bedroom includes a custom-designed master bath and lounge area.
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Other features include an outdoor private swimming pool, a private fully-equipped gym, a multi-purpose lounge, a patio with a built-in grill, a guest house, a guard house, a four-car parking and tennis and basketball courts.