A Caribbean Plantation Villa with a modern Glass-House sitting on one acre of secluded Caribbean oceanfront land is definitely a unique property in the Saint Lucia market. This rare find is located in the peaceful and secluded, affluent neighbourhood of Vigie, a peninsula near the capital Castries.
Vigie is in a realm of its own, benefitting from spectacular Caribbean Sea views and the splendid Vigie Beach, and possessing unique historical value as French and British military ruins over two hundred years old still remain intact today.
The French Plantation House is embraced by a beautiful tropical garden and an infinity pool. The house is surrounded by a patio facing the garden and the Caribbean Sea. The furniture and accessories are a hand selection of Caribbean and Oriental pieces giving the villa the elegant and warm touch. From outside you would never expect that on this property lies another fabulous architectural marvel, the Glass House. This very elegant split level, open plan house is constructed of glass and allows you to be flooded by the natural beauty of this Tropical paradise. The combination of sunlight with the vibrant colors of the ocean make this architectural work a splendor to behold.
The French Plantation House building specifications:
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 3.5
- Square footage: 3,500 sq ft
- Year built: 2000
- Solar Panels
- AIR conditioning
- Caribbean Metal Roof
- Laundry room
- Water tank
- Water pump
- Awnings surrounding
- 220 Volts
The French plantation House benefits from all of the glorious natural attractions, but is also a marvel in itself. The property is tucked away from all the hustle and bustle of city life. This hidden gem radiates elegance and beauty which is embraced and sheltered from public view.
The entrance to this property is through an inconspicuous gate with lovely bougainvillea at both sides manipulated to form an archway of flowers. Leaving the gate and arched pathway behind, a door containing a wonder of all sorts, waits to be opened.
Upon entrance you will notice the property maintains a Caribbean theme with warm wooden walls and tiled floors, tall ceilings with sky roof included.
The living room which is ahead of you is spacious and provides beautiful Caribbean doors that opens out to a balcony which running along the entire level. The living room is the central room, which means a powder room, office/study and Master bedroom can be accessed here.
The Master bedroom (Honeymoon suite) with its en-suite and spacious bathroom has access to a lovely verandah overlooking an incredible garden, infinity pool and lovely Caribbean Sea. Despite the general Caribbean theme of the property, this air conditioned room has intriguing Indonesian cultural influence.
A charming lounge can also be accessed via the living room. The lounge area is relaxation central. You can benefit directly from the fantastic Caribbean Sea view, wonderful sea breezes and be lost in its surreal calming effect.
Further influencing a meditative frame of mind is a lovely open area next to the lounge where the floor is but a layer of smoothed pebbles with an oriental looking table standing in the center. This place resembles a scene from a Japanese garden, which is well known for its simplistic, yet elegant beauty.
This beauty can even be enjoyed from the dining room, which is part of this open plan space.
Another en suite master bedroom is available just beyond the lounge area. This room is elegant, with a wonderful Caribbean motif which exudes a general feeling of comfort and relaxation. The varnished greenheart floors are splendidly done, and the overall craftsmanship is purely amazing and can be wholly appreciated.
This bedroom also possesses its own patio and lounge area which is accessible through sliding glass doors. From the bed or patio, the Caribbean Sea looks exceptional.
Leaving the aesthetics of relaxation and heavenly views behind, we move to the nearby kitchen area. This spacious French kitchen is equipped with excellent cupboard space, long counter tops and a lunch table as the center piece. The high ceilings and sun roof in the kitchen is an extra perk.
A staircase leading to the lower level brings you to multiple rooms such as a gym area and spacious change room with bathroom and Jacuzzi. This change room contains multiple closets, and can be converted into another bedroom if so desired.
From the gym you enter another room with a kitchen and its own terrace. The entire downstairs could be arranged as a separate apartment.
Room sizes upstairs:
Office/Study: 4.9 x 3.4
Powder Room: 14.1 x 9.4
Master bedroom on the right side (Honey moon suite): 19.2 x 14.2
En-suite Master bathroom: 9.0 x 5.5
Living room: 23.10 x 15.1
Outside Living Area (Lounge): 14.2 x 13.0
Lounge dinging area: 10.5 x 8.6
Second en-suite bedroom: 14.2 x 13.0
En-suite bathroom/shower: 8.1 x 4.1
Kitchen: 15.2 x 14.4
Room sizes downstairs:
Walk-in closet: 10.4 x 9.5
Bathroom/Jacuzzi Tab: 9.4 x 4.7
Gym: 14.2 x 9.6
Blue bedroom: 21.2 x 13.2
Kitchen: 7.11 x 5.8
The garden and the pool area can be accessed via the lower level, or primarily from the living room verandah on the top level. One would never believe that such a property existed due to the level of natural concealment- much less this spectacular secret garden. The garden boasts various species of fruit trees, flowers and tiled walkways.
This garden, area is fenced along with the entire property. The view from the garden is awe inspiring, and on some days large crew ships can be seen cruising to and from port.
The Glass House
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Square footage: 1,000
- Year built: 2002
Just meters away stands a stunning Glass House. This tall split level house is constructed primarily out of glass and possesses a spacious living and bedroom area, much like a two leveled studio apartment. This spectacular contemporary design is one of a kind, and can only be found at the French Plantation House.
The ground level boasts a dining area, a bedroom area which can be closed, a bathroom with shower and a large terrace with steps leading to the tropical garden.
This property is blessed with several natural modern and historical amenities including an amazing garden and infinity pool to boot. All of these special qualities and more, make this an investment of a lifetime which will remind you every day that you made the right choice in a home.
GLASS HOUSE DIMENSIONS
Living area (upstairs): 29.0 x 20.1
Living area (downstairs): 19.1 x 20.1
Bedroom + walk-in closet: 11.1 x 9.8
Bathroom (shower): 7.1 x 7.0
Sale Price: USD 1,500,000.00 (Furniture optional)
Property also for rent at ECD 8,500/USD 3,150 per month! Rental inlcudes ground and pool maintenance! No Pets allowed!