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Old Jun 28th 2009, 12:17 pm
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My current lease runs out at the end of July and I am starting to look around the market to find a good deal.

Silicon Oasis seems good value (I need to be that end of town) but I have never met anyone who lives there.

Can you please let me know what it is like / share your views

Many thanks
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Old Jun 28th 2009, 1:18 pm
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Originally Posted by Prince_Charming View Post
My current lease runs out at the end of July and I am starting to look around the market to find a good deal.

Silicon Oasis seems good value (I need to be that end of town) but I have never met anyone who lives there.

Can you please let me know what it is like / share your views

Many thanks
we do have one member living up there that I know off, Fairydust, let's hope she sees this
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Old Jun 28th 2009, 1:30 pm
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I think a lot of the Emirates Airlines staff are living there as well.??
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Old Jun 28th 2009, 3:06 pm
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I think a lot of the Emirates Airlines staff are living there as well.??
...out of necessity rather than choice. I've heard that its a combination of a construction site and ghost town, but you do your own research.
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...out of necessity rather than choice. I've heard that its a combination of a construction site and ghost town, but you do your own research.
I thought that's what he was doing.
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Default Re: Silicon Oasis - what is it like to live there?

Originally Posted by Prince_Charming View Post
My current lease runs out at the end of July and I am starting to look around the market to find a good deal.

Silicon Oasis seems good value (I need to be that end of town) but I have never met anyone who lives there.

Can you please let me know what it is like / share your views

Many thanks
i know a few people who live there and they love it (must say i was under the impression it was only emirates pilots who lived there??)...more and more ameneties are opening up there as well, though personally i find it miles from anywhere i'd ever go so it wouldn't be for me...

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Does it suffer from any pongs like International City?
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Old Jun 29th 2009, 3:34 am
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Re Pongs. Its really not too bad, smell it maybe a few times a year but nothing like int city.

There is a Costa, Spinneys, Dry Cleaners, MMI, Magrudys, Pharmacy a "Restaurant (if you could call it that)" food is acceptable and they do deliver.

Ive lived here for 3 years now and location wise find it perfect whichever end of town you want to go to you are more or less in the middle. 10 mins from festival city, 15 mins from airport, 15 mins to jumeirah, 25 to MOE. I lived in Jumeirah before we moved here and much prefer to be here. Used to be constantly stuck in traffic at least here although everwhere is much further away there is no sitting in traffic which used to drive me crazy.

Forgot to mention that a Premier Inn has just opened so at least there is a bar here now!

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