PRICED TO SELL!!
Charming 3 bedroom home located on Forest Bay Road just a 3 minute walk from Forest Bay Beach. Well constructed and Caribbean in design to maximize the lovely tropical breezes. The 12′ deep covered gallery which faces south and beautiful views of St. Maarten provides the perfect outside living area even if it is raining! Situated on an oversize lot of .75 acre, completely walled/fenced in and with beautiful plantings. The garden has been landscaped for an arid environment for minimal upkeep.
The home is 2 story with 3 ensuite bedrooms one of which is a self contained apartment ion the ground floor with a kitchen, A ceramic studio is located on the ground floor but could be converted to an additional ensuite bedroom.
There are two separate cottages each approx. 326 sq. ft. on the property with kitchenette, bedroom and bathroom. One was an artist studio which could be a guest room cottage. The second one currently is home to a caretaker couple who have lived on the property since it was built. They take care of the house including preparing it for any forecasted storms. These cottages have a separate septic system.
From the 52,000 gallon cistern constructed from cement blocks under the ground floor to the concrete roof pyramid shaped for a greater surface area to collect water, all concrete has been admixed with fiber glass for maximum strength. The corners, columns and ring beams have been integrated with additional steel and poured to unify them.
This lovely home was constructed 10 years ago with the intention to to make it very hurricane resistant and able to be closed up and secured in under an hour. All shutters and doors are constructed of pressure treated wood and the minimum of glass has been used to prevent salt rime from gathering and obviate the need for constant cleaning. Installed at the main electrical panel is a whole house surge protector.
Furnishings and appliances convey in the sale.
Nearest Beach: Forest Bay
Proximity Beach: Near the Beach