Stardust Villa Friendship Bay, Bequia, The Grenadines
- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 0.31 Acres
- 13565 Sq Ft
- 30' swimming pool
- Stunning elevated position
- Stroll to Friendship Bay Beach
- 30' central swimming pool
Stardust Villa Friendship Bay Bequia St.Vincent & the Grenadine Islands
SOLD by GRENADINE ISLAND VILLAS
Stardust Villa has been designed in a traditional plantation style with 4 independent sleeping areas positioned close by but apart from the large open plan central living space and swimming pool. One of the units has been built in the style of a watchtower and provides an elevated viewing position across the bay. The turquoise rooftops, white wooden balcony rails and pale terracotta exteriors of this villa perched upon the hillside make this property appear to be a natural part of the Bequanian landscape. This unique layout offers opportunities for a larger group to enjoy dining and relaxing together with that additional degree of privacy.The elevated position, wide window design, outside decking and swimming pool all provide unparalleled views over to Mustique and the uninhabited islands of Baliceaux and Battowia. The wooden white handrails of the balconies that surround the property appear to frame the classic caribbean views of the endless sky, lush woodland, palm fronds and turquoise ocean.
Central Open Plan Living
A broad open plan living and dining space includes a well-equipped kitchen with a banquet table positioned overlooking the bay, seating up to 10 guests. The windows and doors are wide and surround the living area and well appointed kitchen which open onto the exterior decking allowing guests to enjoy an excellent outdoor BBQ and dining area.The living space has been decorated in a traditional caribbean style using cool, natural colours and a simple decor that maintains an uncluttered and peaceful atmosphere. The wood used throughout this residence lends a warmth and natural connection to the tropical vegetation that surrounds the villa.
4 Comfortable Private Bedrooms
The 4 separate sleeping areas: 1 king, 1 double, 1 queen and 1 twin are each located around the central living space offering all the amenities at close hand but an additional degree of privacy. All air-conditioned and designed in a traditional caribbean colonial style the bedrooms allow guests a private serene sleeping space set amongst fragrant and relaxing tropical woodland.The 4 bathrooms each have hot-water-on-demand showers, although the 4th bathroom is not en suite and a brief distance from the 4th bedroom.Stardust Villa is a popular rental property on the island due to its location, degree of comfort and well equipped interior.
Entertainment & Amenities
The Villa provides all the amenities required for an office connection such as wireless broadband, cell phone and internet access. The villa has aTV, DVD, satellite or cable and a stereo system in the central living area as well as all the regular kitchen appliances such as freezer, microwave, coffee maker, grill, cooker, toaster etc.
Swimming Pool & Exterior Features
The magnificent 30' central swimming pool is surrounded by a decked area ideal for enjoying a sundowner from a hammock or sun lounger. An elevated gazebo provides another stunning viewing point for the exterior of this charming and spacious villa.The walls and pathways have been built using local stone.Agate at the rear of the villa, set into the woodland allows guests a short 10 minute walk down to the beautiful golden sandy Friendship Bay Beach.
Perched above Friendship Bay, Stardust Villa is located in a quiet residential area, with the rugged fields of Point St.Hilary out at the back and a short path walk down to the beautiful beach below. The horseshoe of fine white sand of Friendship Bay is perfect for diving, swimming and snorkeling.Hills encircle this fertile valley which opens to a beautifully long sweep of beach with southern views to Mustique and Bequia's southern Cays. Well connected by road to Admiralty Bay over the ridge.Friendship Bay enjoys a quietly established atmosphere with a great blend of local character and world class accommodation on this protected palm fringed bay.
Due to the remote position of the islands and their dependence upon inter-island trade the locals who are proud of their boat building and fishing traditions are eager to share their knowledge and welcome visitors to the island.Jimmy Buffett lists Bequia as one of his top 5 least spoilt of the Caribbean Islands.This lush green island characterized by tropical rainforest is surrounded by miles of stunning white sandy beaches. The indigenous woodland offers a variety of flora and fauna including wild orchids, tropical fruit and nuts, hummingbirds and yellow birds making this environment free from commercial noise and alive with natural sounds of the sea, the warming trade winds and local wildlife.
In 1992 Bequia acquired an airport that can accommodate small aircraft andoffers charter flights to and from St.Vincent and Barbados. There are a variety of other stunning islands to visit either via day cruises or speedboat. Mustique and Young Island for example, private islands close to Bequia provide stunning and exclusive locations for dinner. Ferries regularly operate between the islands and speedboat taxis and sailing charters are easy to arrange from Port Elizabeth. The Grenadine archipelago offers a variety of island activities such as day cruises, diving trips and sightseeing trips to the Tobago Cays all easily arranged by the Grenadines Team.
Hills encircle this fertile valley which opens to a beautifully long sweep of beach with southern views to Mustique and Bequia's southern Cays. Well connected by road to Admiralty Bay over the ridge. Friendship Bay enjoys a quietly established atmosphere with a great blend of local character and world class accommodation on this protected palm fringed bay. Hillside properties enjoy spectacular views accross the bay and out over the Caribbean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean beyond Mustique or to the Southern Grenadines beyond Isle a Quatre. There is an international restaurant on the beach and local roadside bars. Look for local working boats pulled up on the beach or anchored in this sheltered bay.
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.
(this 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
UK click here: The police certificate is usually fairly swift and at least straightforward.
Address, current and for previous 5 years
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.
There is no capital gains tax, no inheritance tax and annual property taxes are negligible.