Words by Aneesha Rai

Today’s modern GCC national leads a life that blends both the modern and traditional. We pick out a list of our top 10 villas perfect for the modern Arabian family:

1) Polo Homes, Arabian Ranches

Blending contemporary finishing and Arabian touches, this 6-bedroom Arabian Ranches home ranks first on our list. It sits on a sprawling plot of 22,833 square feet and a built up area of 10,227 square feet.

2) Lime Tree Valley, Jumeirah Golf Estates

Brimming with sophistication, this 5-bedroom upgraded villa located in Jumeirah Golf Estates is light and airy.

3) Signature Villa, Palm Jumeirah


This majlis seating area is ideal for entertaining guests on the Palm. This villa possesses excellent gallery views and custom-made mashrabiya screens in the formal living room in order to create a warm and homely environment.

4) Hattan, The Lakes

Showcasing oodles of Arabian heritage, this villa in the Hattans features beautiful ornate doors, stunning lanterns and a Hammam style entertaining space with a specially fitted private steam room.

5) Meadows 1, Meadows

A beautiful lake view of the Dubai skyline and grand entranceways give this home an additional grandeur to this amazing villa.

6) Acacia, Al Barari


Providing two separate courtyards, this Acacia villa in Al Barari is spacious and excellent for large families.

7) Al Safa 2, Jumeirah

This spacious villa is excellent for a GCC national or local as it is spacious and surrounded by lush greenery in the well-established community of Jumeirah. A separate glass encased study/office adjoins the villa, allowing a light and bright workspace.

8) H Sector, Emirates Hills

This beautiful villa has an amazing landscaping with private pool, gorgeous exteriors all upgraded offering amazing views of the golf course.

9) Hattan, Lakes

Splashes of creams, reds and browns retain Arabian regality in this golf course view villa in the Hattans.

10) Camellia, Al Barari

More is indeed less for this regal villa with its gold carvings, pool room, massive chandeliers and private cinema.

Article published on 23 Jun 2015

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