Dubai Silicon Oasis is located just off of Emirates Road and contains a large technology park and gated residential community consisting of numerous town-homes and villas. Silicon Oasis residences include the Cedar Villas and Semmer Villas for homes and the Silicon Plaza and Silicon Residences for apartments. Yearly rent ranges from the studio apartment at 30,000 AED , 60,000 AED for a two bedroom apartment and up to 200,000 AED for a larger 4+ bedroom villa.
The Semmer Villas community has many residents who are employed by Emirates airlines. As such, security in this community is highly enforced. Within each community there are established playgrounds, walking paths and an extensive community centre with shops and facilities.
Kennsington Nursery is a popular nursery from expats living in Silicon. Neighboring schools include Wellington Silicon Oasis, Dubai English Speaking School (DESS), Dubai English Speaking College (DESC) and Repton.
Dubai Silicon Oasis offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, cafes, banks and a post office to satisfy the requirements of its residents. Shops within the Cedre Villas Community Centre include a Spinney’s Supermarket and a DHA Health clinic. In the neighboring Semmer Villas Community Centre there is a Costa Coffee Café, Champion Cleaners, Magrundy’s bookshop, Marina Pharmacy, Spinney’s Supermarket and a SuperTrim hairdresser. There is also a Dubai Silicon Oasis headquarter building on-site that has many banks and fast food restaurant options.