FOR SALE: SUGARLOAF VILLAMonday 7th January 2019
Reduced for a quick sale from US$2.25 million to US$1.995 million
A “must see” buying opportunity for this quality home on .68 acres in one of Antigua’s most private and scenic hilltop locations. Sugarloaf Villa features a 200+ degree view of Falmouth and English Harbour, the nearby islands of Montserrat and Guadeloupe and the gorgeous waters of the Caribbean. Privacy, solitude, a floorplan thoughtfully designed for entertaining family and friends, and the breathtaking views are just a few of the many attractive features of Sugarloaf Villa.
Sugarloaf is being offered for the first time and provides a total of 6-bedrooms and 7-baths between a 4,200-sq. ft. spacious main house, a one bedroom studio apartment and a two-bedroom/two bath guest cottage. Stunning harbor and ocean views are enjoyed from every location of this property. The studio apartment is currently being utilized as a fitness room and the guest cottage, set well below the main house, is accessed via its own private driveway. This guest house also makes an excellent rental investment property, if desired.
The attractive three-bedroom main house has a feel of sophisticated, carefree Caribbean living and is being offered fully furnished. The two-level villa is accessed from the upper level from the driveway and the entrance features a raised, covered portico with large double antique “Ronda” Spanish wooden farmhouse doors imported from Andalucia, Spain. This opens into the upper hallway.
Entering on the main hallway the large, comfortable 31 ft. X 16 ft. living room is ideal for entertaining and enjoys natural light from three double French doors leading you out to the upper level verandah. Additional doorways open into both the kitchen and main hallway. The entire upper level of the house is built with high ceilings and is finished with exposed rafters, beams, and tongue & groove planking, all of which are in varnished Kabukalli, a hardwood from Guyana. There is a 15 ft. X 15 ft. office on this level and a bathroom is just adjacent to the office. One could easily use this office as a fourth bedroom with a half bath which is plumbed and ready to accept the addition of a shower stall if desired.
The covered verandah runs on three sides of the house with the main part running the full length of the villa and measuring a spacious 60 ft. X 12 ft. Ideally suited for entertaining, it features a large seating area and a custom-made dining table to sit up to 14. The views from the verandah are truly panoramic looking out over Mamora Bay and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, around to English Harbour, Falmouth Harbour and Guadalupe to the south and Montserrat and the Caribbean Sea to the southwest and a back drop of green hills to the west.
The kitchen measures 27 ft. X 13 ft. and features granite work-tops and a large “island”, three sinks, a 5-burner gas stove top, an eye-level European style built in oven, and large fridge/freezer. All appliances are finished in stainless steel and there is a dining table for in-kitchen dining. Double French doors lead one out onto the same verandah that can be accessed from the living room.
Three spacious bedrooms are on the lower level and open out onto a private covered verandah via French doors. The 22 ft. X 13 ft. master suite is situated to the southeast corner of the house and has stunning views out over the Falmouth Harbour Bay. The room is air conditioned and fitted with a large walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom. The spacious bath has dual wash basins, a full bath and WC inside, and a stone built shower room outside.
The second bedroom adjacent to the master is 13 ft. X 13 ft.. It is air conditioned, has fitted closets and ample hanging and drawer space. The bathroom is situated across the hallway from the bedroom and features a wet room style wall mounted shower, wash basin and WC. The third bedroom, also 13 ft. X 13 ft. and air conditioned, is serviced by an ensuite bathroom, comprising of a wash basin and a WC inside, and a stone built shower room outside.
Completing the lower level is a large walk-in linen storage closet and a spacious utility room with drinks fridges, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, double sink unit, water pump room, water heater tank, ample storage, and a built-in wine rack.
Travertine steps with wrought iron handrails lead down from the lower verandah to a custom designed 31 ft. X 11 ft. swimming pool with infinity edge. The pool deck measures 52 ft. X 24 ft. and is covered with travertine tile laid in a French style pattern. It is partially covered by a series of three overlapping sails that give shade to the main seating area. There is plenty of room for sun loungers, dining table and chairs, a lounge area and barbeque.
Set off the pool deck is the self-contained guest studio. It enjoys views out over the ocean as well as the pool area and garden and is fitted with a small kitchenette, full bath, a covered verandah, and a large sleeping/living area. The detached 1500 sq. ft. guest cottage has a private access making it ideal both for rentals or an additional guest accommodation. This guest villa includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, full kitchen, private entry, living area, and a large verandah. The bedrooms are cooled by air conditioning units. There is parking inside the driveway for at least two cars with dedicated access and a securely fenced garden.
Sugarloaf offers plenty of parking with a 44 ft. X 18 ft. garage allowing storage of up to four vehicles along with a mechanics servicing pit. Additionally, there is also a second 35 ft. X 25 ft. garage/workshop under the driveway which is currently being utilized as a second fully equipped mechanic’s workshop. This structure could easily be refitted into a games room, media room, man cave, artist studio, etc.
The estate is fully serviced with government electricity and telephone, a 16.0 kw Yamaha diesel backup generator, internet, and water cisterns with a total capacity of approximately 35,000 gallons/132,000 litres. The driveway is stylishly finished with faux cobblestones laid in a herring bone pattern, and is accessed by gates at either side of the property which allows for a drive-in, drive-out access.
See more on this property here, and to arrange a tour of this fabulous, “must see” villa please contact Bradley Esty or Gary Ross.
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