Master Plan: Uptown Cairo covers a surface of some 4.5 million square meters. Representing a total investment of 12 billion EGP , Uptown Cairo rests on the foothills of Mokkatam , a large hill overlooking the greater Cairo area. At 200 meters above sea level Uptown has the unique position of being in the heart of Cairo , while also being isolated enough to seem disconnected from its urban headaches. To help complement the exotic hilltop location the project features unique residential units designed according to the highest international standards. Mediterranean , Spanish , Italian and Arabian styles are all represented among the development’s housing units. Commercial and office units have also been built with the help of some of the best Egyptian and Arab construction and contracting companies in the world. In total , the infrastructure of Emaar Misr is estimated be worth around 2.5 billion EGP.
Services & Amenities Life in Uptown Cairo: Living above it all is an idea for many people. What that means also differs from person to person. To achieve complete harmony and satisfaction for all residents and homeowners Uptown Cairo offers a number of lifestyle options , ensuring that no individual is left unattended. Preparing to change the very face of suburban living in Cairo , Uptown welcomes residents and visitors alike with its extensive number of state of the art luxuries and accommodations , connected by a well maintained infrastructure. Here , residents and visitors alike can find peace and harmony while still being connected to the excitement and activity of urban life. Dynamic Town Center: A mixed use project , Uptown Cairo utilizes the best of an isolated hilltop sanctuary while also providing access to the very latest suburban luxuries. This mixed use project hosts a variety of community comforts and services , based in and around a thriving town center. Conveniently connected to all parts of the development , the town center is the base for a wide range of shopping areas , private clubs , professional golf courses and refreshing swimming pools. There is also a diverse selection of world class restaurants and soothing cafes , catering a delicious meal or a refreshing drink. Luxurious Hotels: For those visitors eager to put up their legs in elite accommodation , Emaar has taken extra care to provide world class hotels , such as the Dubai based The Address Hotel , offering five star care and pampering for anyone wishing to explore Uptown’s beautiful hillsides and superb attractions. Like any of other hotels in Emaar locations , The Address and other chains will cater to their guests every desire ensuring a world class retreat. Town Infrastructure: Regardless of the location , the views from any residential village are fantastic with large roads serving as demarcation boundaries. An intricate patchwork of well laid roads and pedestrian walkways provide residents with swift transit between various points in the development. The road system also ensures residents have the ability to reach other important infrastructure in town , including a sophisticated healthcare facility , important offices and places of worship. Cairo itself , with all its city attractions , is also a short drive away. A Tranquil Environment: Undoubtedly , one of Uptown Cairo’s greatest selling points is its hillside locale. Eleven villages dot the Mokkattam hillside , divided between low rise and high rise structures. Low rise buildings , such as townhouses and other homes rest on top of many summits and peaks. Medium and high rise structures , ranging from 3 to 22 stories , are strategically positioned further down near the base. Rising up above Downtown and the urban creep of a modern city , Emaar Misr’s suburban development provides peace at a whole new level. In this vast community , Uptown residents will be immersed in an island of tranquility. A host of state of the art facilities and luxurious amenities will cater to every potential need , allowing homeowners to live their lives as they please , whether working in town , relaxing quietly or enjoying the perks of city life.
Emaar Drive: Emaar Drive is an Emaar Misr project that will connect Uptown Cairo to key destinations in central and greater Cairo. The EGP 250 million ($44.9 million) Emaar Drive Project will directly link Uptown Cairo to the 6th of October bridge and the Ring Road. The phase one of The Emaar Drive Project will enhance ease of access of travelers coming from West Cairo areas such as Mohandeseen and Zamalek through 6th of October Bridge , to the last exit landing on the extension of Ramsis Street , said a company statement. The new road will connect directly to Uptown Cairo’s main gate on the Nasr city side. The trip time from the 6th of October Bridge exit to the Uptown Cairo gate through the new road will be less than three minutes , it added. Phase two of the road project will link Uptown Cairo to the ring road and New Cairo through Shaheed Highway , and will be completed by 2011. This also complements the Government’s plans to move government entities to New Cairo to overcome the congestion and space constraints in downtown Cairo and facilitate commuting to and from central Cairo to New Cairo.
Golf: Overview: Uptown Cairo will include one of the most unique 18-hole golf courses in the world , and with its one of a kind topography and view it will be sure to attract golf tourists from all over the globe. The course was designed to be player friendly , and will provide a golfing experience that is unrivalled in Egypt and will definitely be listed on one of the must-play golf courses worldwide. Golf Course: The Uptown Cairo golf course will feature greens undulating over and between the rocky valleys and heights of the Mokattam hillside , a feature unique to the UTC golf course and not often seen in world-class golf courses worldwide. The 18-hole course was designed by world-renowned golf course designers and will include vegetation and features unique to the area , as well as easy access to and between the holes with a professionally designed network of paths. The Golf Clubhouse: Uptown Cairo includes a luxurious Tuscan-style golf clubhouse managed by the Emaar Hospitality Group featuring a spa , restaurant , VIP lounge , ballroom and an executive meeting room. The clubhouse’s food and beverage outlets will be of the highest international standards , while the clubhouse itself is built directly next to the driving range and will provide easy access to the entire golf course , as well as offering spectacular views of the Egyptian capital.
Emaar Square: Overview: Uptown Cairo will include Emaar Square , a retail section in the development which will be managed by Emaar Malls Group , the operators of The Dubai Mall , the world’s largest mall. Featuring internationally-renowned stores as well as while extensive cafes , restaurants , open green spaces and seating areas , Emaar Square will provide an experience unrivalled in Cairo for people wanting to enjoy the unique ambience and view. Open Air Design: Consisting of over 150 , 000 square metres of retail space , Emaar Square is designed as an open-air retail area that was drawn up by some of the most famous architects and designers in the world. The basic concept is to rely on pedestrian traffic through the area , which is designed as a triangle with key features at each corner and the major stores and outlets on the boulevards that make up its sides. International Brands: Emaar Square will include international brands that will be making their first entry into the Egyptian market. Household names that have become the very definition of luxury , style and modernity will be one of the main attractions of the open-air retail area , featured side-by-side with Egyptian brands and products that are perfect examples of the level of quality and luxury that the local industry can produce.Raising standards of urban living a bar above , Eleva - a variation of the word ‘elevated’ , is a twin house village at the southeast edge of Uptown Cairo.Lined up as twin-units , each of the 172 twin houses enjoys the advantage of being an end unit , unlike the usually boxed-in feel associated with these type of homes. Real Estate Egypt , Cairo , Mokattam: Resale 2 Twin Houses at Uptown Cairo Mokattam with Plot Area 760 m Building Area 540 m Three Floors : Ground , First & Roof Excellent Finishing Marble and Hard Wood Flooring