Summer Breeze & Pineapple Cottage Marigot Bay, St Lucia, St Lucia
- 5 Bedrooms
- 5 Bathrooms
- 1.45 Acres
- 4246 Sq Ft
- Private Swimming Pool
- FOR SALE
- 3 Bedroom Main House
- 1 Bed Self Contained Apartment
- 1 Bedroom Self Contained Cottage
Enviable Marigot Bay Location
Located on the Western Coast of the island approximately 4 miles southwest of Castries, Summer Breeze overlooks Marigot Bay which was described by the American novelist James A. Michener as “The most beautiful bay in the Caribbean.
Summer Breeze is set in 1.45 Acres of mature tropical gardens, with stunning panoramic views over the Caribbean Sea and the Island of Martinique.
Marigot Bay holds a fascination found nowhere else on the island. The ridge and surrounding hillsides are home to some of the most beautiful and unique real estate in St Lucia.
Summer Breeze Main House
At 4,863 square feet over two floors, Summer Breeze Main House is comprised of:
Upper Level: 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living room, fully equipped kitchen, dining room, a covered terrace offering al fresco dining, a further open terrace.
Lower Level: 1 bed Studio Apartment with wrap around balcony, swimming pool with pool deck, laundry / utility room and separate housekeepers bathroom.
Entrance from Driveway
Large terrace with views over the Caribbean Sea and Marigot Bay. Outdoor dining and BBQ area.
Fitted shelves and ceiling fan. Terrace on both sides- front terrace with Caribbean Sea and Marigot Bay view, rear terrace view over the Rousseau Valley.
Kitchen & Dining
Large dining area, fitted kitchen fully equipped with ‘industrial style’ appliances stainless steel cupboards, large fridge freezer, double sink, overhead fan with grill, central island with granite top. Door leading to garden with the spectacular ocean & island views.
Double with balcony terrace to enjoy the panoramic Marigot Bay views, double windows, walk in closet, ensuite shower with built in vanity w.b. and w.c.
Double (currently used as a study) with ensuite bath and shower, vanity, w.b. w.c. Dressing area with built in wardrobes.
Single with access to powder room with shower and garden access.
1 Bed with A/C and ensuite shower room. Wrap around balcony with view of the bay and pool.
Swimming Pool & Sun Deck
Summer Breeze has a lovely nice sized swimming pool, approx. 300 sq ft, with sun deck - both enjoying the ocean views over Marigot Bay. The pool and deck are completely secluded to give you complete privacy.
Laundry / Utility Room
Washing machine, dryer, tub sink and storage cabinets.
Pineapple House Guest Cottage
Pineapple House is a cozy wooden guest cottage, nestled within the grounds among the fruit trees and coconut palms. A fully self-contained successful rental apartment with one bedroom with en-suite, air conditioning, kitchen / Kitchenette area, living room and balcony with those panoramic sea views.
Garage / Car Port
The property comes with a 2 car garage and ample parking for many cars.
- Land 63,160 sq. ft. Approx.
- Property 4,246 sq. ft. Approx.
- Potential for Development
- Stone Built Dating to 60's
- 4 Bedroom Main House
- 1 Bedroom Cottage
- 5 Bathrooms
- Private Swimming Pool
- Fenced Property
- Panoramic Ocean Views
- Electric Gates
- Solar Water
- 40,000+ Gallon Water Tanks
- Mature Tropical Gardens
- Garage and parking for many cars
- Private Sale
Marigot Bay is located on the western coast of the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, 3.75 miles southwest from the Castries close to the Saint Lucian National Marine Reserve. The bay is a historic landmark, having been the site of a number of battles between the French and British navies. Surrounded on three sides by steep, forested hills. The inland portion of the bay forms a hurricane hole, used to shelter boats from hurricanes. The popular film location destination and described by the American novelist, James A. Michener as the "The most beautiful bay in the Caribbean."
Buying a property in St.Lucia where there is a tax haven with no VAT, no capital gains tax, no inheritance tax and no estate tax makes a great deal of sense. St.Lucia is one of the worlds top destinations for weddings and honeymoons making a holiday rental property potentially lucrative. St.Lucia has really embraced the worldwide taste for health spas with the first St.Lucia Health & Wellness Retreat, supported by the government and private businesses, being established and opening soon on the island. Being one of the most accessible islands in the region with the lowest crime rate St.Lucias affordable properties offer an ideal opportunity for investment. Comparable in many ways to neighbouring Barbados but with house prices ranging from 40-60% lower this beautiful island should not be overlooked as an investment opportunity.
With a total land area of just 620 sq miles St.Lucia, often called "The Helen of the West Indies" because of its natural beauty, sits in the ocean like a shimmering jewel. Pristine white sandy beaches, tropical forest populated by rainbow-plumed birds and acres of orchards filled with sweet smelling tropical fruits such as mango, papaya and banana are crowned by the islands twin peaks the Gros & Petit Pitons.
How to buy St Lucia property
There are certain rules and regulations you must comply with as a non domicile of St Lucia in order to purchase a St Lucia property. For instance, you will need to apply for an Alien Landholding Licence. Generally the cost of purchasing a property on St Lucia will come out at between 6-8% on top of the purchase price. This will cover stamp duty, the Alien Landholding Licence, Treasury receipt, legal costs and registration fees. If you are taking out a mortgage, lenders tend to charge a set-up fee.
Alien Landholding Licence
Foreigners must apply to the Ministry of Planning for an Alien Landholding Licence which costs EC$1,500, is non-refundable and does not need renewing. The process takes up to 16 weeks as the application is vetted by the Physical Planning Office of the Ministry of Physical Development, Environment & Housing, approved by the Prime Ministers Office and finally by the Office of the Attorney General.
appointed lawyer will make the application for the Alien Landholding
Licence on your behalf. Along with your completed application you will
need to provide the lawyer with the following information:
• Certificate of character for each applicant (from your local police station)
• A bank reference
• A copy of your passport data page
Full set of fingerprints (from your local police station)
• 4 passport size pictures of each applicant
• Full details of the proposed property or land purchase (including a survey plan and land register of the property (from the Vendor) and a value assessment of the land or property (although the value assessment may not be necessary
• Receipt proving payment of application fee
• Initial approval from the Development Control Authority (this may not be necessary.
In addition to the application fee for the Alien Landholding Licence, the
following fees are applicable depending on the land area of your
Land Area (in acres)/ Price (in EC$)
Under 1 $5000
1-10 / $10,000
10-20 / $20,000
20-50 / $30,000
50-100 / $40,000
100+ / $50,000