Veranda Beach House Craigston, Carriacou, Grenada
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 0.35 Acres
- Beachfront Access
- Lush established Gardens
- Easy access to 2 Beaches (Toms Bay & Sparrows Bay)
- Covenant protected land
Veranda Beach House Tom's Bay Snow Hill Estate, Craigston Carriacou
15,425 sq ft / 0.35 Acre Plot
Waterfront / Beachfront Location
A 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, concrete house located on Carriacou in the Snow Hill Estate - once part of the Craigston Lime Plantation, a development of some 45 lots.
Veranda Beach House sits overlooking a sheltered cove on the edge of Tom's Bay. Surrounded by a lush, well established tropical garden with several fruit trees.
Just 1 mile north of the main harbour town of Hillsborough, Veranda Beach House benefits from great access to two beautiful beaches; the rocky/sandy cove of Tom's Bay right below the house (accessed through the garden by private steps) and the wide sweeping beach of Sparrow Bay,about 5 minutes walk away.
Road access is via a twin, and in some places solid, concrete track, estate road, leading off the Government maintained road from Hillsborough to Bogles.
Verandah Beach House Living Spaces
Situated on 15 425 square feet of land and aptly-named for its 48 x 12 feet of covered veranda on all four sides of the property.
The unique architecture and high ceilings make it spacious and breezy, taking advantage of the cooling trade winds. In the centre of the Great Room ceiling is a cupola, designed to draw out the warm air.
The house is fully furnished with much of the furniture being handcrafted by the owner from local hardwood. The kitchen is well appointed and the entire house is screened against insects. The windows are wooden louvers as are the internal doors. The floors are tiled throughout.
The Great Room is a large open plan room which comprises the kitchen, indoor dining area and seating area. It has three sets of wooden doors which open out onto the large wrap around veranda.
There is an outside swim shower in the garden and direct access to Tom's Bay via some steps and a concrete path.
- The Great room – 35' 6" X 15' 9"
- Master bedroom – 14' 6" X 12'
- Twin bedroom – 12' 9" X 9' 9"
- Double bedroom –12' X 9' 8"
- House WC and linen closet – 6' X 4' 6"
- Front veranda – 12' 4" X 47'
- Kitchen/side veranda –8' X 16'
- Laundry room and storage room under the house – 11' X 11'
- Workshop/storage room under the house – 11' X 11'
Bedrooms & Other Spaces
The bedrooms and house WC open from the back of this room. All the bedrooms have access to a breezeway at the back of the house where the shower is located. It also provides a covered drying area for laundry.
The master bedroom has a king size bed, ensuite WC, ample built in closets and a desk area.
The second bedroom has a twin beds which can also be made into a queen size bed. There is a built in closet and also a freestanding closet.
The third bedroom has a double bed and freestanding closet.
There is a house WC and the bedrooms share a shower located in the breezeway behind the bedrooms.
The laundry room has a double laundry sink, a washing machine and plenty of shelves for storage.
Approximately 18,000 gallon concrete water tank under the house
Successful Rental Property
The villa is currently used as a rental property and has successfully attracted both short and long term rentals.
Protected by Covenants
The land in Snow Hill Estate is protected by "Snow Hill Covenants" and there is a very active owners association which purchasers would be required to join. Current annual fees are approx. US$700
Craigston Estate is a small group of villas located just a few minutes’ walk North of Hillsborough on the Western side of Carriacou. The views from Craigston capture a stunning western horizon in all its tropical evening splendor. The beaches of Tom's Bay and Sparrow Bay are just a couple of minutes stroll away from villas in this area.
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.