Boat Builder's House Carriacou, Carriacou, Grenada
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 0.24 Acres
- 10043 Sq Ft
- 1/4 acre tropical garden
- FOR SALE
- secluded location
- 2 Double Bedrooms
- Solar Powered
- Large Covered Verandah
Carriacou Boat Builder's House Belair, Carriacou Grenada
10,043 Sq Ft / 0.23 Acre Plot
'A' Frame Wooden Eco House with Stunning Views
This is a charming south east facing house built from Greenheart and treated timber in the traditional island style with a broad verandah facing the ocean set amidst 1/4 acre of tropical gardens. Made out of four main A frames and bolted together from the ground to the peak of the roof, this design makes for a very strong building.
The main house comprises an open plan kitchen and living area, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Open plan living/kitchen area – 24' x 8' Loft bedroom – 16' x 14' Porches – 24' x 8' plus seating area Bathroom – 8' x 6' Bedroom – 10.5' x 8' Pantry – 6' x 6'.
The open plan living area extends onto a large sun terrace via a unique series of drop down panel / sash walls.
Sash Wall System in Main House
The open plan living area extends onto the sun terrace via a unique series of sash walls. This clever system doubles the size of the living area of the house, allows the natural breezes to flow through and lets the beautiful gardens and views onto the Windward reef and eastern coast of the island be enjoyed from everywhere in the property. There is a series of 5 photographs at the end of the photo gallery which show how the walls lower on a simple, but highly effective and easy to operate, counter weight system.
Electricity 110V & 12V is provided by 6 x 120W Solar panels with a 1600 amp hr battery storage with 20 year lifespan. The system at present runs a large under counter fridge, washing machine, toaster, tv etc, there is capacity for a small freezer. There is no mains electricity connection to the house although it could be connected in the future.
Water is collected in 3 x 1,000 gallon black tanks and pumped up to the outlets by pressure pump. Sewage is by septic tank to maintenance free garden installation and soak away.
Wide Verandah & Outstanding Ocean Views
The ground floor is dominated by a wide verandah which opens into the house and allows the cool air to flow through the living spaces.
Peace & Tranquility: Perfect Island Escape
Set amidst 1/4 acre of tropical gardens this house is secluded on a quiet unspoilt plot not far from the beautiful beaches that surround this island.
Self Contained Guest Cottage also Available
There is a one bedroom self contained guest cottage situated privately on the plot next door, ideal for guests or a rental property. The cottage and plot of land is available individually or included with the main house
Grenada is predicted from current indicators to be one of the fastest growing Tourist destinations in the Caribbean over the next few years.
Supporting You through the Process
The sale process can easily be handled remotely from the UK, US or Canada. Most of our previous purchasers have visited the island and then proceeded with the sale remotely, visiting once more after the property has exchanged. Our team are on hand to assist with the purchase process as you go forward.
Alien Land Holders Licence
All foreign nationals wishing to purchase property in Grenada must apply for an Aliens Land Holding Licence, which is generally a simple process handled by the buyers attorney, once the licence has been issued 10% of the purchase price must then be paid to the government. Before the licence is issued the buyer must provide bankers reference letters, character & police references.
It normally takes 2-3 months for legal process and the sale to close. All can progress smoothly without the need for the buyer to be on the island.
The purchaser appoints a Grenadian attorney to search the register and establish title to the property prior to the completion of sale to ensure that there are no encumbrances, charges, encroachments or other impediments to the sale. We can provide you with a set of recommended Grenadian attorneys upon request.
Guide to Buyers Closing Costs Legal Fees
Approximately 2% of the purchase price
Approximately 1% of the purchase price
10% of purchase price
Sellers Legal Fees
Approximately 1% of the purchase price
Property Transfer Tax
5% of the purchase price for nationals and 15% for non nationals
Real Estate Commission
This is normally 5% of the Purchase Price
The majority of property in Grenada is owned fee simple, however property in Grenada may also be held on long lease from private individuals, which are normally 99 years or the unexpired term in the case of an assignment of a lease. A purchaser of such a leasehold interest will enjoy all the benefits of an absolute title for the duration of the lease. Lease can be renewed for usually a fairly small fee and the legal process is straightforward - the renewal can be done once the property is purchased.