Mystique Lauriston, Carriacou, Grenada
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 0.55 Acres
- 1200 Sq Ft
- Excellent Value for Money
- Valley & Ocean Views
- Position Benefits From Cooling Winds
Mystique Lauriston, Carriacou Grenada
Freehold 23,904 sq. ft. / 0.549 Acre Plot 1,200 sq. ft 3 Bedroom Home
Mystique is a delightful holiday or retirement home, set in tropical gardens with spectacular views over the whole of Hillsborough Valley and the Caribbean Sea over to Union Island and beyond.
Mystique is located high on the hillside of the Lauriston Land Development which has approx 52 Lots of which 15 have been developed. Access is via a concrete road, leading off the Government maintained road from Hillsborough to Harvey Vale. The land is protected by Covenants.
This lovely holiday or retirement home has one of the best 180 degree views on Carriacou and the covered veranda was designed with that in mind.
The house was originally constructed in 2005 and a copy of the approved planning application is available.
In 2011 new owners finished the property with ceramic floor tiles throughout. The windows have wooden shutters and mosquito screens. The roof is aluzinc sheeting over plywood with wooden rafters.
The house which is some 1,200 sq. ft. including the covered veranda, and is comprised of:
- Open plan living area 26' 5" x 22' 8"
- Bedroom 1 - 11' 4" x 10' 3"
- Bedroom 2 - 11' 4" x 10' 3"
- Bedroom 3 / Study - 7' 6" x 7'4"
- Covered Veranda - 16' 6" x 7' 6"
Double doors open from the living/dining area onto the covered veranda and there are two sets of double doors at the front of the house opening onto the patio which is covered by the pergola and has a built in bench style seat.
The house is north east facing which means that naturally cooled by the trade winds.
Services / Utilities
Electricity is provided by Grenlec Telephone and Internet by LIME (formerly Cable & Wireless). Water is stored in a concrete cistern under the house and pumped to the outlets on demand. Hot water is supplied by a solar heater.
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.