Exclusively Listed with Stanley’s Estate Agents. Farside House, located in Turtle Bay, and sitting on 1.6 acres of tropical gardens, is a 6 bedroom, 3 1/2-bathroom house and separate 1-bedroom cottage that overlook English Harbour and the Caribbean Sea beyond.
Farside boasts a large kitchen and open plan living space which opens onto a spacious sitting room and dining verandah and the wide ‘floating’ steps to the architect designed pool and pool house. The kitchen has a dishwasher, two large fridge freezers and a five-burner gas hob and large gas oven. There is also a BBQ in the pool house. The kitchen is a very good size and beautifully equipped. There is a TV on the wall in the open plan living room and kitchen. High speed fibre optic broadband internet has been installed.
The master bedroom suite is situated on the main, ground floor. The bedroom itself is a large room with windows to the east and north allowing the breeze to blow through. All the windows are netted for insects allowing you to keep them wide open. The master bedroom houses a king bed and a large walk in dressing room with ample hanging space. There is a separate toilet here with an amazing view across the valley to Proctor’s Point. The shower room is open to the sky and a generous space, and you can see the stars at night time or the bougainvillea during the day time.
Downstairs there are a further three bedrooms. There are two doubles (one with a very large double bed) each with their own shower room. Between them is a twin room. Each of the downstairs bedrooms has doors to the garden. The whole of the downstairs is screened for insects. The windows can stay open all the time to catch the cool breeze.
The fifth and sixth bedrooms are located next to the master bedroom and have a double bed as well as two singles. These rooms have their own access to the open-air shower room enjoyed by the master bedroom suite.
The garden at Farside is magnificent. There is over an acre of flowering trees and shrubs with paths that meander through it. Standing on the Verandah you are at tree top height and you look through the palms and foliage to the sea view beyond. A short stroll through the tropical gardens brings you to the charming one bedroomed Caribbean style Guest Cottage. There is an open plan kitchen lounge and dining area with a breezy verandah on the ground floor. Stairs lead up to a double bedroom and shower room.
The swimming pool enjoys far reaching views across the bay. The design is such that there are wide steps to enter it and the design is perfect for use as a lap pool. The far end with the view has an infinity edge. The pool house is a great space tor outdoor dining and relaxing and there is good lounger space on the adjacent pool deck for soaking up the rays.
Under the master bedroom suite there is an ‘outside’ laundry area with large top loader washing machine and good drying space.
The house enjoys wonderful breezes for most of the year. The house faces east which is the direction of the trade winds that blow regularly for most of the year and Turtle Bay is renowned for being one of the coolest places on the island. Farside is very private and in a quiet location in one of Antigua’s most sought after residential areas.
Farside is offered for sale part furnished. The home has solar panels installed, lowering the cost of electricity. This also works as a standby in the event that government electricity is off. There is government water and two water cisterns for additional storage. The water is filtered via a filtered potable water system, ensuring the highest quality of drinking water. No need to purchase any bottled water.