Property Spotlight

The Sanctuary in MBR City

23 May 2023 Written by Staff Writer

Mohammed Bin Rashid City stands as an inspiring testament to architectural excellence and urban vitality in Dubai, spanning an impressive eight million square feet. This mega development offers a remarkable lifestyle defined by resort-style living, premium amenities, and expansive greenery. At its heart lies The Sanctuary, Ellington's first master community development in MBR City, boasting a collection of elegantly designed villas. Residents of The Sanctuary enjoy seamless access to the city's offerings, including views of the iconic Dubai skyline and Burj Khalifa. True to its name, The Sanctuary invites residents on a transformative journey of self-exploration, creating a multisensory experience and fostering a profound connection to the space.


At The Heart of Design Excellence

In the realm of exceptional design, aesthetics go hand in hand with the emotions evoked upon entering these remarkable homes, creating a profound sense of belonging as you become part of this exclusive gated community.

This thoughtfully curated collection of homes comes as the pinnacle of design-led living, embodying the essence of a luxurious sanctuary for discerning individuals seeking the epitome of prime real estate offerings.

The Sanctuary comprises four-to-six-bedroom residences available in four distinct styles, complete with private pools, rooftop terraces, and courtyards. A mere stroll away lies a captivating central lagoon, enhancing the allure of the surroundings.

From the selection of finishes to the choice of colour tones and textures, every detail is chosen to create homes that exude tranquillity and instil a profound sense of belonging.



The villas offer expansive en-suite bedrooms, where floor-to-ceiling windows frame captivating views and infuse the space with inspiration. Cutting-edge technology ensures optimal temperature control, employing advanced systems for A/C, water heaters, and heat transition materials that enhance your living experience. From exquisite marble to rich wood veneer, a variety of textures grace different surfaces. Each bathroom is adorned with contemporary features, showcasing a soft colour palette amplified by subtle lighting. With premium wardrobe areas and seamless flow, everyday life reaches new heights of sophistication. The seamless fusion of indoors and outdoors is achieved through vast glass windows, while carefully curated rooms harmonise effortlessly with stunning vistas. The living spaces exude a choreographed fluidity, striking a perfect balance in design.


Retreat Villas at Sanctuary

The Retreat Villas are characterised by sleek interiors and thoughtfully designed private courtyards. An exclusive private spa awaits, featuring a dedicated steam room and a serene massage area that overlooks a tranquil sunken garden. Floor-to-ceiling windows, private elevators, expansive ensuite bedrooms, and rooftop terraces offering superb views of the iconic Burj Khalifa, combined to create the ultimate residential experience.

With a total area of 14,605.6 sq ft and plot sizes ranging from 8,335.9 to 14,383.8 sq ft, these spacious villas are meticulously designed to encompass a range of exclusive features. The master suite, overlooking the internal courtyard garden, lagoon, and Burj Khalifa is complemented by a private pool and inviting seating areas, ideal to enjoy moments of relaxation.


Hideway Park View

Hideaway Park View villas greet you with expansive and light-filled living spaces, adorned with exceptional finishing that exudes elegance for the discerning homeowner. A distinctive feature of these five-bedroom villas is the versatile multipurpose room on the second floor, offering the flexibility to transform it into a bedroom or a fitness studio, adapting to your unique needs. With a total area of 12,380.21 sq ft and a plot area of 8,288.2 sq ft, these villas come in two captivating styles.

The garden showcases a private pool, a sunken seating area with views of the lagoon and park, and an inviting barbecue area, lawn, and sundeck, providing the perfect outdoor space for gatherings. With parking for three cars, luxurious en-suite bathrooms, a rooftop yoga area, a spacious living room, and a games room, every aspect of your lifestyle is elevated.


The Escape

Exuding urban sophistication, The Escape villas offer the “perfect escape”, amid premium finishes, a carefully curated colour palette, and a generous sense of space that create a haven of contemporary style. Customised features, such as the rooftop multipurpose room, provide a canvas for personalization, reflecting your unique lifestyle.

With large floor-to-ceiling windows, these homes are bathed in natural light, seamlessly blending interiors with lush Zen Gardens.

Each home spans a total area of 9,984.9 sq ft with plots varying from 8,763.7 to 9,025.1 sq ft, these premium homes let you discover striking residential spaces where exquisite joinery and premium stone surfaces add value to your homely haven. The villas are equipped with a private elevator, a home automation system, and the finest finishes and designer fixtures.


The Oasis with Park and Garden Views

Each of these carefully crafted residences revolve around a sunlit central courtyard, serving as an uplifting centrepiece. The impressive master suite offers a captivating view of this beautifully designed oasis, while the rooftop room provides an additional personalised living area, tailored to your unique lifestyle.

Outside, a garden oasis awaits, evoking a Zen-like atmosphere for moments of relaxation. A private pool, sunken seating area, and space for family barbecues harmoniously complement the villa's living spaces. The homes cover a total area of 7,844.4 sq ft, with plot area ranging from 5,726.4 to 7,848.5 sq ft.


In Harmony with Nature

Embracing nature, the community nestled within the green landscapes of District 11, Mohammed Bin Rashid City, centres around a beautiful crystal lagoon. With proximity to schools, shops, parks, and Downtown Dubai, it offers a coveted location enriched by carefully cultivated gardens, emanating delightful scents of citrus and flowers.

At The Sanctuary, every residence is equipped with low-noise, efficient FCUs (Fan Coil Units) that ensure a cool and serene environment. In line with a commitment to eco-conscious living, Sanctuary provides parking spaces dedicated to electric cars, utilises recycled materials, incorporates energy-efficient lighting systems, and uses water-saving sanitaryware. These features seamlessly integrate with the architectural designs, promoting both sustainability and style.

These homes are crafted for those who value the perfect fusion of design and sustainability. Sanctuary homes harmoniously blend with their local context and surroundings, paying homage to the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the area, by embracing environment-friendly technologies for a greener future.