Three Trees Belmont, Bequia, The Grenadines
- 3 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 0.36 Acres
- 3650 Sq Ft
- Near Beach
- FOR SALE
- Great Location
- Popular Rentals
- Admiralty Bay Views
- Valley & Admiralty Bay Views }
Three Trees Bequia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines
15,590 sq ft / 0.36 Acre Top Level - 1,600 sq ft Middle Level - 1,600 sq ft Lower Level - 450 sq ft
Three Trees is a 3 story private villa located in Belmont, on the island of Bequia. Each of the 3 floors is a separate self-contained Caribbean style apartment.
Accessed from bridge with wooden steps up to Apt. Open plan kitchen and Dining opening up to wide front and side covered terraces. Bedroom with another covered terrace.
Accessed from bridge straight to Apt - all on one level.Same layout as the upper.
Accessed from bridge with wooden steps down to Apt.The lower level does not have a front terrace - instead an uncovered concreted area to the side accessed from the bedroom with access down to the garden / lawn area leading to footpath.There is also a small side terrace (uncovered) by the entrance, next to storeroom - ideal for BBQ's.
A smaller apartment - open plan kitchen / living area with small bedroom partitioned to the end with bathroom.
Fully Furnished Turnkey Rental Property
Three Trees is to be sold as is - with all fixtures and fittings included, save for a few of the owners personal affects.The property if a popular & flexible rental, utilising the three floors fully allowing 3 different rentals at the same time.
Currently Three Trees is classically decorated with cream / yellow walls and colourful accent furniture. The large patio doors can be fully opened onto the verandah, inviting a warm tropical breeze to sweep through.
Magnificent Outdoor Dining
The large covered verandahs are perfect for outside dining and relaxing while you take in the splendour of Admiralty bay.
The gardens surrounding Three Trees are a series of terraces set into the steep hillside, giving a romantic view of a developing exotic fruit tree garden. Here you can experience sweet-smelling Papaya and Limes growing in their natural home.
Beautiful Beaches Close By
There are a selection of wonderful beaches close to Three Trees. Plantation House beach is less than a 10 minute walk. A garden pathway takes guests down to the Belmont Walkway. Princess Margaret beach is a mere 15 minute walk away. Lower Bay Beach and Port Elizabeth Harbour are both about a 20 minute walk.
A central location on the island this is an established area above the Belmont Waterfront Walkway. The shore side is a relaxing and social area with sandy restaurants...yachts at anchor... children playing...a friendly fun area. Home to Bequia's longest established Hotels,the Frangipani the Whaleboner and the Gingerbread. There are small wooden jetties and its the place to stroll along the shore to Port Elizabeth or past the Dive shops to Princess Margaret Beach just over the headland. Houses and villas here enjoy panoramic views over Admiralty Bay, the finest harbour in the Windwards with visiting yachts form all over the world. The sunsets are breathtaking.
Purchasing land in a foreign country can seem like a daunting task. We are here from start to finish of the process, and pride ourselves with a strong relationship with previous buyers, assisting in settling new owners into the island and their property. We are happy to assist with any part, from the handover, relocating, shipping, staffing, and continuing through our rental program.
We extend our full concierge services, and regularly handle all arrangements for potential purchasers visiting the islands for viewings - private or scheduled flights, transfers, accommodation, island briefings, tours and property viewings.
We arrange and lead viewings ensuring they are comfortable, relaxed and well timed. We provided detailed printed material and can photograph aspects of the property which are of particular interest to you, ensuring that all follow up material is focused for you.
From helping you find the right property, assisting in assessment & evaluation, advice on legal processes to various areas surrounding architecture, design, project management, property maintenance, management, and rental.
The entire process can be handled remotely - ie while you are in the UK.Purchase procedure:
1. Make your offer for your chosen property through us. We present your offer, and work to bring the sale to an agreement with the owner.
2. Appoint a local Lawyer to handle your purchase (list of recommended lawyers can be provided upon request) exchange contact details and discuss the purchase arrangements, as you wish.
3. Sign Agreement of Sale & deposit 10% of purchase price in ESCROW account with the lawyer.
The Agreement of Sale Contract is prepared by the lawyer for approval by both parties, before being finalised and signed by both parties. This is a binding agreement, the only circumstances where you would retrieve the deposit would be if:
- the seller fails to perform (for example if there was not clear title)
- or if your ALHL is not issued (this is extremely rare).
4. Alien Land Holders Licence (ALHL) Application (specific to the property & applied for at the time of agreement of purchase ).
Provide the following details to your local lawyer :
- Date and place of birth
- Copy of passport
- Bank reference (not finances just a letter of reliability)
- Police certificate of clear record (applied for from your local police station or online, in your home country
The police certificate is usually fairly swift and at least straightforward
The lawyer makes the ALHL application and searches to check clear title on the property
5. ALHL is issued (this usually takes 2 to 3 months).
6. Complete the purchase (you deposit the balance of purchase price and the signed deeds of conveyance are released). At this point the property is yours.
Purchase costs are straightforward;
- 5% Stamp Duty
- approximately 6% ALHL
- legal fees
Legal fees are standard and the lawyer you instruct can provide a detailed breakdown of the costs.
We advise allowing 13% to cover the costs.
The lawyer can advise on personal or company ownership;
Company ownership provides automatic exemption from work permit. Residency is a simple formality with property ownership.
Many buyers choose to own their property through a company which can be set up easily, the lawyer can advise on the costs and fees for this.
There is no capital gains tax, no inheritance tax and annual property taxes are negligible. Funds can be repatriated freely.