Exclusively Listing with Stanleys Estate Agents. Turtle View is a stunningly located 2 bedroom / 2 ½ bath, 2300 square-feet, waterfront villa situated on a 0.55-acre elevated ocean view parcel. It is within an upscale, private residential community known as The Peninsula, very near the popular white-sand beach of Long Bay. Calm, clear waters embrace the Peninsula and are fully protected by coral reefs. These tropical ocean waters are a paradise for enjoying boating, swimming, kayaking, fishing, and snorkelling.
The entrance to the villa is through a gate from the parking area with steps leading down through the tropical gardens. The front door opens onto a hallway with a cloakroom and an office nook with desk and bookshelves and an instant view towards the azure waters through the adjacent lounge and dining room.
To one side is the open plan kitchen, and the fabulous outdoor covered dining area with large round table perfect for entertaining, and steps from the pool deck and an infinity-edged swimming pool. To the other side is the lounge which opens on three sides and links directly to the pool and sun deck with large opening glass doors as well as to the terrace with stunning views over the lagoon and to the open sea beyond the mangroves. This is a beautiful terrace overlooking one of the most important protected marine life areas in Antigua and providing magnificent views of the sunrise.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a large stainless-steel double door fridge and freezer, expansive work surfaces, dishwasher, oven, microwave and a gas hob located within a central island.
The master bedroom and bathroom are also to be found on this level boasting a king size four poster bed and a recently renovated ensuite bathroom. Sliding glass doors lead out onto a balcony great for lazing away some well-deserved chilling time and overlooking the azure waters where turtles are often seen, giving the villa it’s unique name.
Stairs lead down from the hallway to the second bedroom with ensuite bathroom and the utility which has a large washing machine and good storage and drying space. Glass doors lead out from the utility into the garden.
Each of the two double bedrooms has individual air-conditioning and ceiling fan, fitted bathroom and its own private terrace with magnificent sea views and cooling sea breezes and have large built in wardrobes with ample shelf and hanging space.
Turtle View is offered for sale furnished. There is a backup generator, freshwater cistern, and wired broadband internet service.
Turtles, pelicans, stingrays and flying fish can be seen from the house with frigate birds, egrets and even ospreys soaring overhead. Hummingbirds are frequent visitors to the tropical gardens, with palms and bougainvillea which extend to all sides. The tropical gardens extend to the sea via and easy footpath, giving access to and from the water, with potential to install a private dock and providing a base for any keen fishermen.
Two of Antigua’s larger hotels are at Long Bay and some of the top tourist attractions are in this part of the island, including, Paddles, Stingray City, Betty’s Hope and Devil’s Bridge. Turtle View is some 20 minutes by car from Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour, Falmouth Harbour, the airport and the capital city of St John. Antigua is reputed to have 365 beaches, many of them world renown, so you can choose a different one every day if you wish.