Here are the most expansive and palatial homes in the city
Words by Aneesha Rai in Portfolio · Feb 15th, 2023
Big and beautiful, here are the most gorgeous, expansive homes in Dubai to live life king size. Here's a Luxhabitat Sotheby's ranking of the biggest luxury homes on the market:
1. One&Only penthouse, Za'abeel, 41,742 sq ft
The most expansive property in Dubai is this gorgeous One&Only triplex penthouse in Za'abeel. Imagine a home that has been designed to be your ultimate escape, one filled with jaw-dropping luxury and beyond. This six-bedroom super penthouse in One & Only Private Homes Resort in One Za’abeel is the most stunning property of its kind, offering endless potential and unrivalled luxury at every turn. When you want to relax, head to the rooftop terrace with swimming pool, alfresco lounge and dining area or enjoy the cinema room. When you want to entertain, there are multiple gourmet kitchens on offer as well as formal and informal living areas. The 360-degree views are simply spectacular too.
2. Umm Suqeim Villa, 40,000 Sq Ft
Our most expansive villa, this impressive 7-bedroom home in Umm Suqeim is an exquisitely styled and expansive luxury property. It has a grand entrance lobby that leads to the light, airy, and an open-plan living and dining room that overlooks the garden. Also on this ground floor level is a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with a central island, a private study, separate male and female Majilis rooms, two en-suite guest bedrooms and ample staff quarters with enough space to accommodate up to five people. The villa also has an inviting poolside alfresco summer kitchen with entertainment area and a beautiful garden that was strategically designed by renowned architects specializing in modern architecture.
3. Dubai Hills View Villa, 33,985 Sq Ft
With stunning views of the Downtown Dubai skyline, this Dubai Hills View villa termed 'Villa Blanca' will span a BUA of 33,985 sq ft once completed. Unique features include his and her offices, a cinema, a Technogym, a wine bar, games room, cigar lounge, and a relaxation room with a sauna and Turkish bath. This luxury residence is a prime example of modern Italian architecture. This property boasts a stunningly beautiful exterior, featuring incredible floor-to-ceiling windows and elegant design features throughout. The interior features hand-crafted furniture and surfaces, marble floors, oak hardwood floors and floor to ceiling windows that give the home an airy feel. The layout is spacious and modern with a basement, ground floor, first floor, garden with swimming pool and roof terrace.
4. Dubai Hills Grove Villa, 33,538 Sq Ft
Currently offered as off-plan, this Dubai Hills Grove villa offers a blank canvas to the new owner with the possibility to opt into its proposed designs and drawings available along with a reputable contractor. It has a sizable plot of 33,530 square feet, making the possibilities almost endless. The villa itself will have four levels, a basement, ground floor, first floor, and a private roof deck which comes with iconic skyline views. Each level has extension opportunities during the fit-out making it an ideal property for buyers looking for a turnkey solution and a flexible, chic layout with gourmet kitchen, open plan living areas, private study, and entertainment areas. Outside, the villa will also come with exotic landscaping, a pergola, and a private swimming pool.
5. E Sector Villa, Emirates Hills, 31,142 Sq Ft
This 6-bedroom villa in Emirates Hills is also one of the most expansive ones in the city. The landscaped grounds alone stretch beyond 31,000 sqft. The attention to detail in this villa is second to none and offers many spaces for family and friends to congregate, including an amazing entertainment area, secondary lounge, and a private home cinema. Four bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms are present, as well as two grand master bedroom suites, which have separate lounges and terraces with pool views. The villa also has staff accommodation, and parking for nine cars and is located on a large corner plot
6. L Sector Villa, Emirates Hills, 30,000 Sq Ft
Designed by Miami-based architect Kopi Karp and PIA Interior, this gorgeous Emirates Hills mansion ticks all the boxes. This state-of-the-art villa is fully equipped with the latest in home automation technology. With a Lutron smart home automation system, a Savant full home music system, ‘EnGenius’ USA Wi-Fi, Lilin CCTV system, 2N intercom system, and a high-end solar system to support sustainable architecture. That's not all – the villa also features a gourmet custom-made Finasi Italian kitchen with Miele and Siemens appliances, as well as a Klafs sauna and steam room. And for movie lovers, there's a special Dolby Atmos private cinema designed by VOX experts, complete with a floor-to-ceiling screen, 14 motorized seats, and a DCI-compliant projection system. Step outside and you'll find even more to love. The villa boasts main entrance koi ponds, an underground garage with Tesla electric chargers, an LMS International landscaped garden, and an in-ground temperature-controlled infinity pool with hydro pool and massage stands. With all of these incredible features, you won't want to leave this luxurious oasis.
7. V Sector Villa, Emirates Hills 28,765 Sq Ft
This exceptional 8-bedroom home in Emirates Hills has a palatial look, with with two Italian chef’s kitchens and both an informal and formal living area, all of which overlook the incredible golf course views. The home also includes a formal dining room, a large study, staff quarters, an entertaining area, and a separate kid's wing, this villa has it all. It also includes a 1st floor kitchen, six en-suite bedrooms, and two decadent master bedroom suites with bespoke features such as a gym, elevator, and cinema. Garage parking for four cars and external parking for up to 8 more is available, and outside the villa, you'll find a beautifully landscaped garden with a private swimming pool, all facing the breathtaking views of the Montgomerie Golf course and Dubai skyline.
8. R Sector Villa, Emirates Hills 27,086 Sq Ft
This 6-bedroom villa in Emirates Hills is spacious and modern. The ground floor interior is extremely impressive, with a well-sized living area and dining space alongside a fully upgraded kitchen featuring built-in appliances and a private study. Step outside, and you'll find an expertly planned exterior with a beautifully landscaped garden featuring a private BBQ area perfect for entertaining guests, and a private swimming pool.
9.District One Villa, Mbr City, 27,000 Sq Ft
If you're a fan of the minimalist style, you will love this District One mansion. Modern sliding glass doors connect the indoors and outdoors seamlessly. The stunning floor-to-ceiling windows in the living areas fill the entire property with natural light, creating a warm and inviting ambiance. Enjoy breathtaking views of the landscaped gardens and infinity pool from the spacious family living room and dining room, thanks to the bi-folding windows. The show kitchen and fully fitted scullery and working kitchen make entertaining a breeze, while the en-suite maid's room offers live-in staff a comfortable and private space. The lower ground floor includes a 6-car garage, driver's room, and private cinema, while the ground floor features two spacious en-suite guest bedrooms. Upstairs, the remaining bedrooms offer a haven of relaxation, each with an en-suite bathroom.
10. Signature Villas, Palm Jumeirah, 26,733 Sq Ft
Why have one villa, when you can have two? Perfect for large families, this Signature villa on the Palm has a total of 12 bedrooms. Located on frond A, these two villas have a great private location, perfect for a VIP family. Both homes have light, open-plan living areas with huge kitchens, entertainment areas, a dining room, staff quarters, and master bedrooms. All of the twelve bedrooms across the villas have their own en-suite bathrooms and each has its own garden with a swimming pool that overlooks the private beachfront and the incredible sea and Marina skyline views.