Community Guide: Dubai Hills Estate

Written by Mustafa Khan

A joint venture between Meraas Holding and Emaar Properties, the 2,700-acre multi-purpose Dubai Hills Estate development, an integral part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid City project, presents a new way of contemporary and opulent living.

1. Dubai Hills Overview


Dubai Hills Estate combines luxurious residences with a multitude of world-class facilities such as an 18-hole championship golf course and the marvelous Dubai Hills Mall. Aesthetically brilliant with its tree-lined drives and nature trails, the self-sufficient community offers a true sense of leisure. With a wide variety of villas for sale in Dubai Hills Estate, ranging from ultra-modern apartments to family-friendly villas, the community is suitable for all types of residents. 

Dubai Hills Estate features an extensive range of recreational facilities such as dedicated children’s play areas and lush green landscaped parks. Some of the top residential developments include, but are not limited to, CollectiveMaple, Park PointGolf Grove VillasFairway Vistas Villas, and Sidra Villas in Dubai Hills Estate.

With its prime location, Dubai Hills Estate is also in close proximity to top-tier schools, healthcare, and hospitality facilities, as well as Dubai’s other urban hotspots such as Downtown Dubai and Dubai Marina.

2. Dubai Hills Mall


Situated on the northern edge of Dubai Hills Estate, Dubai Hills Mall, currently under construction, is a highly-anticipated project and the latest addition to the ‘city-within-a-city’. Dubai Hills Mall is a retail and entertainment complex set to feature 2 million square feet of leasable space, spread out over ground and first floor levels, and over 750 retail dinings, and, leisure outlets.

​Taking inspiration from the concept of a central courtyard with a series of interconnected streetscapes, the mall’s architecture and interiors are set to have an exquisite design. The angular layout provides easy orientation and a clear focus on the central space for events and special features. With more space for leisure options spread across the mall in form of exterior boulevards and concert spaces, the complex, spanning more than 11 million square meters, offers an outlet for visitors of all interests.

Expected to be larger than the neighboring Mall of the Emirates, the Dubai Hills Mall, scheduled to open in 2019, is set to become one of Dubai’s premier shopping destinations and bring a unique blend of community and retail to the city.

3. Things to Do in Dubai Hills

To enjoy your day, there are many things to do in Dubai Hills Estate, even for outdoor activities or indoor adventures. Have a look at the top 4 things below:

  • Dubai Hills Park
  • Dubai Hills Golf Club
  • Hillhouse Brasserie
  • The Duck Hook

Dubai Hills Park

Dubai Hills Park is a beautiful park located in the heart of the community. The park offers stunning views of the surroundings and is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Plenty of activities keep you busy at Dubai Hills Park, including picnicking, hiking, and biking. There is also a children's play area, making it a great place to bring the family. So head down to Dubai Hills Park if you want a break from all the city noise.

Dubai Hills Golf Club

Dubai Hills Golf Club is one of the most popular golf clubs in the United Arab Emirates. From multiple courses to choose from, the club offers something for everyone! 18-hole championship golf course; 9-hole academy course and driving range. The club has a pro shop, a clubhouse, and a restaurant. Troon Golf manages the club, one of the world's leading golf management companies, and hosts numerous prestigious tournaments, including the Omega Dubai Desert Classic and the DP World Tour Championship.

Hillhouse Brasserie

Hillhouse Brasserie in Dubai Hills is an excellent choice for those who want to enjoy French cuisine in a casual and relaxed setting. The restaurant has a variety of dishes to offer, from breakfast through dinner. The menu features both traditional and contemporary French fare, as well as a selection of international dishes. The brasserie also has a bar serving cocktails and other alcoholic beverages.

The Duck Hook

The Duck Hook is a popular bar and restaurant located in Dubai Hills. The relaxing atmosphere and excellent food menu make this place a favorite amongst residents. The food menu features a range of international dishes, including pizzas, pasta, burgers, and salads, along with a wide selection of drinks and a variety of cocktails and mocktails. The Duck Hook is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day exploring Dubai.

There is nothing short to explore in Dubai Hills Estate all day, and you can enjoy staying in one of the city's master-planned communities.

4. Dubai Hills Estate Hospitals and Clinics

The community is home to world-renowned healthcare centers, including King's College Hospital London and American Hospital Dubai. Whether looking for general medical care or specialist treatment, residents of Dubai Hills Estate will find everything. The area's hospitals offer a wide range of services, from emergency care to maternity services, and there are also several clinics specializing in specific areas of medicine.

5. Dubai Hills Real Estate Market Report

The average price of properties in Dubai Hills Estate has increased by 5% over the last 12 months. This is a significant increase compared to other areas in Dubai, which only have an average price increase of 2 percent.

6. Service Charge Index

Service charges in Dubai Hills Estate are calculated according to the Service Charge Index (SCI). The SCI is a tool used by the Dubai Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) to help landlords and tenants negotiate service charges. The SCI considers the property's size, the type of services provided, and the number of people living on the property. It also includes a factor for inflation.

The SCI is reviewed annually and may be revised if there are changes in the cost of living or the cost of providing services. Landlords and tenants can use the SCI to negotiate a reasonable service charge for their property. RERA provides a template contract that includes the SCI, which landlords and tenants can use.


Property Name

Service Charge

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7. Properties in Dubai Hills Estate

The development offers beautiful properties in Dubai Hills close to green space and parks, as well as top-class facilities and amenities, from villas to apartments and stunning townhouses, which makes Dubai Hills Estate an ideal place to buy property in Dubai.


To Buy



Latest Dubai Hills Estate Apartments for Sale


Dubai Hills Estate is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods in Dubai because of its convenient location and array of amenities. As famous, a few new developments in the area provide an ultra-modern lifestyle in Dubai Hills apartments near the newly opened Dubai Hills Mall.

Latest Dubai Hills Estate Villas for Sale

This master-planned development offers a wide variety of high-end villas with stunning views of the surrounding & a Golf course. The luxurious villas in Dubai Hills Estate have a private elevator, basement gym, cinema room, en-suite bedrooms, private swimming pool, and landscaped gardens. 

Latest Dubai Hills Estate Townhouses for Sale

Dubai Hills Estate is a beautiful community that offers residents a tranquil and luxurious lifestyle. The townhouses in this area are some of the city's most stylish and modern homes, and they're perfect for families or individuals who want to live in luxury.


To Rent



Latest Dubai Hills Estate Apartments for Rent

The community offers the finest rental apartments with a world-class lifestyle, plenty of green space, top-notch amenities, and a convenient location. Have a look at some of the newest Dubai Hills Estate apartments that are available for rent.

Latest Dubai Hills Estate Villas for Rent

There are multiple high-end and modern villas available for rent in Dubai Hills. Some offer private pools, landscaped gardens, and spacious living rooms; some are close to golf clubs and other amenities.

Latest Dubai Hills Estate Townhouses for Rent

The community offers spacious and stylish townhouses for both couples and growing families. The townhouses at Dubai Hills Estate are near major landmarks in the community, such as the healthcare center and the sports facilities.

Dubai Hills Estate Property Tours

There are some of the finest units we covered in a video tour for our buyers. Have a look below:

8. Investment Property in Dubai Hills

Many investment properties are available in Dubai Hills Estate, from luxury apartments to villas and commercial units for those looking for an income-generating property or a long-term investment. The area is well-connected, with excellent transportation links to the rest of the city. And, with its dedicated shopping mall, schools, and hospitals, residents will have everything on their doorstep. 

​Investment Options in Dubai Hills

1. Park Point 2. Maple 3. Collective

​Dubai Hills Estate caters to a wide spectrum of residents, offering a mix of spacious family villas, elegant townhouses, and modern apartments.

Street of Dreams


Located in the heart of Dubai Hills is the Street of Dreams, which comprises some of the largest villas in the community. These homes sit on immense plots overlooking the fairways of the Dubai Hills Golf Course and are very prime properties. The exteriors of the villas have been designed in three main architectural styles, drawing from the design of traditional Arabian homes, Mediterranean villas, and contemporary houses. They are being sold as ‘shell and core’, so the interiors are left unfinished, waiting for the new homeowner to put their personal stamp on the property and design it to their own vision.

1. Park Point


Park Point, one of the exclusive new developments in Dubai Hills Estate, mixes lavish residences with world-class facilities to offer a fantastic contemporary living experience. Aiming to become a ‘sanctuary of serene living, Park Point is a beautiful community that features mid-rise apartments, with sleek glass-fronted facades and minimalist interior designs, and long shaded pathways connecting to landscaped community parks, with lush green spaces, to create a truly picturesque setting. Other key amenities include children's play areas, a health club, swimming pools, and jogging tracks. For the convenience of residents, a wide range of upscale restaurants and leisure facilities are located nearby.

2. Maple


Aiming to offer the ‘perfect between the home and the outdoors, Maple at Dubai Hills Estate is a spectacular community of contemporary townhouses and luxury villas surrounded by an abundance of lush greenery. Located on the west side of Dubai Hills Estate, this beautiful community offers four types of homes, ranging from 2,200 to 2,700 sq ft. in size and 3 to 5-bedroom layouts, which all also contain a maid’s room, covered parking, a landscaped garden, and numerous other amenities.

The townhouses have been meticulously designed to provide residents with the utmost space, both, inside and outside. Inside the home, bedrooms possess en-suite facilities while the bathrooms feature marble finishes. Made along an integrated network of green corridors, the community offers residents an extensive range of options when it comes to leisure and recreation. These green corridors feature shaded pathways, exercise courses, community playgrounds, and, cycling and jogging tracks. With Maple’s prime location, residents are just minutes away from Dubai’s hotspots and renowned landmarks.

Featuring lush, green landscapes, clear blue horizons, and a host of amenities; Maple is one of the most highly-sought after neighborhoods within the prestigious Dubai Hills Estate. The project comprises a collection of modern villas and townhouses laced with contemporary design and character.

Set along leafy avenues, the residences are available in a 3-5 bed configuration. Away from the noise of the southern district, this peaceful enclave is tucked away just off Al Marhaba and stretches across Umm Sequim road.

Maple Dubai Hills - Overview
1. At a Glance 2. Types of Properties in Maple
3. Amenities 4. Connectivity

1. At a Glance


One of the central tenets to the popularity of Maple is its prime location. Situated minutes away from popular landmarks such as Downtown, Al Barsha, Umm Suqeim and Arabian Ranches, the community is tailor-made for families as it boasts a wealth of amenities in and around the neighbourhood. In terms of leisure options, residents of Maple are spoiled for choice; as the community features a vast array of recreational parks, bicycling paths, bbq spots, nearby shopping malls such as Dubai Hills Mall, and restaurants as well as vast open spaces.

Landmark attractions at Maple include an 18-hole golf championship course, acres of green spaces and a host of shopping malls nearby. There are also quite a few worship places, educational institutions and healthcare facilities around the neighbourhood. All of these facilities make Maple an ideal place for families to live in.

2. Types of Properties in Maple


Featuring a mix of villas and townhouses in different configurations, Maple is designed to blend luxury and comfort in a pristine environment. Due to its proximity to arterial road networks, the neighbourhood is also ideal for families and couples to commute to their workplaces with ease. As mentioned previously, the residences come in three, four and five bed villas and townhouses spanning over 2,200 to 3,000 square feet.

The average price for a three bedroom is around 2.8-2.95 million AED, whereas a four-bedroom middle unit will set one back about 3-3.15 million AED while an end unit is priced at approximately 3.2-3.45 million AED. A five-bedroom Dubai Hills Estate villa will cost between 3.65 million up to 3.85 million AED. From an investment perspective, Maple is shown to yield considerable returns; especially for the three-bed villas that offer a return of approximately 5.7% per year.

3. Amenities


As a society geared towards families, Maple has plenty of marts and supermarkets located nearby. There is a regional mall under construction, which upon completion will house a supermarket. For now, residents can head to West Zone Fresh Supermarket (at a drive of 12 minutes), Choithrams (reachable in under 15 minutes) and Waitrose (located at a distance of 15 minutes).

Places of Worship
Currently, there are a total of three mosques under construction in Maple, so for now, congregational prayers can be offered at Al Qayyem Mosque in Al Barsha 3 (10 minutes away) and Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque in Al Safa (15 minutes away).

For believers of other faiths, there are worship places dotted around the community. For Hindu residents, Shiva Temple in Bur Dubai (reachable in half an hour). There is also Guru Nanak Darbar for believers in Sikhism in Jebel Ali (20 minutes away). The nearest churches are The Gatekeepers Weekday Warehouse and Haley’s Church located in Al Quoz (at a drive of 15 minutes).

Educational Institutions
Currently, construction is under way for three schools in Maple. In the meantime, residents can look to enrol their children in different education institutions around the community. For nursery going kids, Cherry Town Nursery will be the ideal option as it is located in the nearby community of Al Barsha. For school going kids, the prestigious Gems Wellington International School on Al Marabea Street (8 minutes away), American School of Creative Science in Al Barsha (15 minutes away) and King’s International School also in the vicinity of Barsha. For higher education, residents can look into the different universities located in Dubai International Academic City.

Healthcare Facilities
Quality healthcare can be found near the Maples area. Nearby options include Aster Clinic in Al Barsha, King’s College Hospital at the east exit of Al Khail (reachable in under 10 minutes), Emirates Hospital in Jumeirah (at a distance of 15 minutes) and Al Zahra Hospital in Al Barsha 1.

4. Connectivity


Maples is very well connected not only with Dubai Hills Estate, but also with the rest of Dubai. It is at a 10 minute drive from Dubai Hills Golf Club, 20 minutes from Downtown district, a further 18 minutes from Al Barsha South; while Dubai Marina and Dubai International Airport can be reached in under 25 and 30 minutes respectively

Final Words
Overall, Maple is a shining, family-friendly neighborhood within Dubai Hills Estate that offers a wealth of amenities to its residents in a peaceful and tranquil environment. Whether you are looking for a place to call home or those who need Dubai Hills Estate villas for rent, Maple is definitely a neighborhood that warrants consideration.

3. Collective


A recent addition to Emaar’s growing list of world-class developments in Dubai Hills Estate, Collective at Dubai Hills Estate is a collection of co-living spaces designed to provide an unparalleled contemporary living experience. Collective offers residents of Dubai a unique concept of living with its emphasis on social living and the community bridging aspect. Consisting of chic 1 to 2-bedroom apartments and an array of leisure facilities, this wonderful development features homes with muted colors and minimalist designs, creating a lovely ambiance.

Collective’s recreational facilities include, but are not limited to, a secret garden, a multi-purpose amphitheater, a well-equipped fitness facility, and, both, indoor and outdoor lounge areas. Promoting contemporary living and social interaction, these top-notch leisure facilities are complemented by the numerous shared dining and retail options within the building. With Collective’s central location, some of Dubai Hills Estate’s top attractions, such as Dubai Hills Mall and Dubai Hills Boulevard, are within walking distance.