Types of Housing in Qatar

Moving to a new country can be daunting, especially when it comes to finding a place of your own to call home. Thankfully, most residents in Qatar are pleasantly surprised to see that the country has a lot of housing options to choose from, especially when it comes to finding properties for rent in Qatar. Here are the different types of housing available in the country.


Naturally, the highest and most popular types of housing available in Qatar are apartments. And because of that, there are available throughout the country in different shapes and sizes, and of course, budgets. The lavish and luxurious is available in The Pearl and West Bay, among other areas. And more budget friendly apartments can be found in areas such as Al Sadd, Al Nasr and more.
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Another popular housing option in Qatar is villas. Villas are well liked by families especially since they give the extra space needed, like the houses offered for rent in Al Waab. Most villas for rent in Qatar are within closed compounds, which is another asset for families as they usually include facilities such as swimming pools and playgrounds, perfect for anyone with children.
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Serviced Apartments

Essentially, this means you are almost living in a hotel, with all the luxuries and amenities that come with staying in one. This usually includes an onsite restaurant, laundry and cleaning services, and much more. Hotel apartment buildings in Qatar usually include added facilities such as a pool and a gym, which makes it very convenient for those who choose to live in those buildings.
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Standalone Villas

These villas are some of the most exclusive houses in Qatar, and while not very common, they are still available in the market. Standalone villas are homes that are usually very large and spacious and will include a pool and a garden. Unlike villas in compounds, standalone villas are independent and secluded.
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For those who are not looking for a lot of space, a studio apartment is a great choice, especially that the price of rent is lower compared to that of apartments. They are also available across Qatar, and are perfect for the single young professional.  If you’re looking for tips on how to furnish your studio, click here.
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