Villa Sherry
Villa Sherry
Villa Sherry
Villa Sherry
Villa Sherry
Villa Sherry
Villa Sherry
Villa Sherry
Villa Sherry
Villa Sherry

Villa Sherry Marigot Bay, St Lucia, St Lucia

$595,000 USD
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Property Details

Property Details

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 0.49 Acres
  • 1996 Sq Ft
  • Private Pool
  • FOR SALE
  • Marigot Bay Hillside
  • Private Swimming Pool
  • Marigot Bay Views
  • Fully Furnished Turn Key
  • Ocean & Bay Views }

Villa Sherry Marigot Bay St Lucia Perfect Hillside Location

A modern 3 bedroom, 2 storey Villa located on the South hillside of Marigot Bay, with stunning panoramic views over the whole of Marigot Bay and the Caribbean Ocean.On a clear day the neighbouring island of Martinique can be seen.

It's 400 feet élévation above sea level also means that it always gets the best of the cooling breezes, making the air conditioning in all the bedrooms very much optional.

Villa Sherry Layout

The house – built by experienced St. Lucian builder Peter Lang in 2009/2010 – incorporates many of the best aspects of traditional Caribbean Style, notably in the use of fine timbers & stonework in the Verandah on the upper (living) floor which extends over the full length of the house.

The North-facing aspect means that this covered verandah provides both good shade and protection to the rooms behind.

The accommodations comprise 3 en suite bedrooms, all with fine Ocean views. There is also a study/4th bedroom on the ground floor next to the pool. The Living/Dining room, which incorporates the small kitchen, all lead out to a large covered veranda which overlooks the pool and is used for al-fresco outdoor dining.

Fully Furnished Turnkey Villa Rental

The house is fully furnished and equipped to above average standards. There are professional Managing Agents in charge of it.

The Villa was built as a vacation home, so its outdoor aspects, including the swimming pool, is all important. The pool has a generous wooden deck, facing out to the North and West to the Caribbean Sea. An attractive dark blue tiled outdoor shower is to be found in one secluded corner.

Filming

The area was made famous by the filming of the Rex Harrison film "Doctor Dolittle's Story" there in the 1960's.

Property Specifications

Land Size: 21,235.5 sq ft / 0.49 acres House size: 1,996 sq ft on 2 floors

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3.5 Bathrooms
  • Study/Bedroom
  • Swimming Pool
Location

Villa Location

Marigot Bay

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."

Buyer's Guide

Buyer's Guide

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.

Your locally 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
Your CV
• A copy of your passport data page
Full set of fingerprints (from your local police station)
Statutory declaration
• 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 property:
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

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