The White Turtle Marigot Bay, St Lucia, St Lucia
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 0.43 Acres
- 1800 Sq Ft
- Private Pool
- Beautiful 35 Foot Pool
- Perfect Holiday Home
- Close to Yacht Haven
- Stunning Ocean Views }
The White Turtle Villa Marigot Bay St Lucia
2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 0.43 Acre Plot 1,800 Sq Ft House
A luxury, spacious 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home for sale, located in an exclusive area of Marigot Bay on the west coast of St Lucia.
- Stunning views
- Beautiful 35 foot pool
- Newly built
- Perfect holiday home
- Great investment property
- Stylish, modern design
- Close to yacht haven
The White Turtle Villa
Designed in an elegant, contemporary style, this property features 2 bedrooms and an open plan main area featuring kitchen with breakfast area, dining area, living area and a terrace overlooking Trou Rolland Bay which has a very quiet, small beach.
Large Swimming Pool
Outside there is a 33 ft salt water swimming pool with plenty of outdoor space for relaxing in the sunshine and a beautiful tropical garden.
Prime Location Overlooking St Lucia's Marigot Bay
The house is situated at the end of a quiet road of exclusive homes in Marigot Bay, a prestigious area on St Lucia's western coast, described as the most beautiful bay in the Caribbean.
The villa overlooks Trou Rolland and enjoys stunning south westerly views over the Caribbean sea, ideal for watching the beautiful sunsets.
The house is a 15 minute walk from the main mega yacht marina of Marigot Bay and neighbouring La Bas beach, and only a 5 minute stroll down to the secluded cove of Trou Voland. It is reached via a quiet road from the main bay, shared with a small number of other private residences and rental properties
The picturesque small inlet of Marigot Bay is famous for being used as a filming location for the popular children's film 'Dr Doolittle'.
Successful Rental Property - Fully Furnished
This property is a successful rental property and comes with a fully-functioning website, yielded an excellent rental return of more than $55,000 USD per year over the past 2 years.
The property is offered fully furnished - the perfect Turnkey villa rental & holiday home.
Space For Expansion
It is a perfect investment opportunity and has yielded an excellent rental return of more than USD$55,000 over the past two years, and situated on approximately 18,500 / 0.43 Acres there is also potential for further development.
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