Crown Point GR975 Plot 5
Crown Point GR975 Plot 5
Crown Point GR975 Plot 5
Crown Point GR975 Plot 5
Crown Point GR975 Plot 5
Crown Point GR975 Plot 5
Crown Point GR975 Plot 5
Crown Point GR975 Plot 5
Crown Point GR975 Plot 5
Crown Point GR975 Plot 5

Crown Point GR975 Plot 5 Industry, Bequia, The Grenadines

$107,000 USD
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Property Details

Property Details

  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 0 Acres
  • 10796 Sq Ft
  • FOR SALE
  • Close Crescent Bay
  • Close to Crescent Bay Beach
  • Recently Cleared by Owner
  • Excellent Access

10,796 sq ft 0.25 acres Excellent location

This excellent lot has flat tropical forest land, with palm trees and a wonderful sense of tranquility. It is situated in the heart of this quiet peaceful and exclusive area, and there is great potential here to create a stunning private home to match the stunning surroundings. The beach is a mere 175 yards away, and this lot is also just a short drive from bars, restaurants and local shops, as well as Bequia's airport, which is approximately a 15 minute drive from this location.

This sale includes infrastructure

There is road power and cable laid in underground, and also included is existing planning permission for one dwelling. This is the ideal spot for your Bequia base, and a great opportunity to have your own slice or paradise.

Location

Villa Location

Industry

A delightful bay, fresh and quiet with perhaps the prettiest crescent shaped beach on the island. a wonderful old beach bar nestles in the palm trees by the beach. Sharing the quiet qualities of Spring in a smaller brighter valley with astonishing views of Battowia and Baliceau. This area has a coastal feel, smaller hillsides and fresher breezes. Just around the headland is Bequia's much loved Turtle Sanctuary where hatchlings are protected and released.

Buyer's Guide

Buyer's Guide


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.


A Few Notes on Procedure & Purchase Costs

General Purchase Procedure:
1.    Prepare your documents for Alien Land Holders License (ALHL)
2.    Appoint a local Lawyer and provide them with your ALHL documentation
3.    Lawyer prepares ALHL application details in readiness.
4.    Find the property you like.
5.    Pre arrange with your bank for placement of a 10% deposit.
6.    Agree to purchase
7.    Sign Agreement of Sale contract and deposit 10% of purchase price in ESCROW account with the lawyer. 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 the ALHL is not issued (this is extremely rare).
8.    The lawyer makes the ALHL application and searches to check clear title on the property.
9.    ALHL is issued.
10.    Complete the purchase (your lawyer and the vendor's lawyer provide deeds of conveyance and you deposit the balance of purchase price).
11.    At this point the property is yours.


Alien Land Holders License (ALHL)

If a foreign national you must obtain an Alien Land Holders License from the Government.  This is applied for at the time of agreement of purchase, and on payment of the deposit.  The License is specific to the property and non-transferable.

An Alien Land Holders License is applied for through a local attorney, and the following details are required:

•    Date and place of birth
•    Copy of passport
•    Nationality
•    Bank reference
•    Police certificate of clear record
•    Address, current and for previous 5 years
•    Marital status
•    Occupation

Upon filling the application a fee of $931,306US will need to be paid to the St. Vincent Government, and the application takes approximately 10 to 14 weeks to be processed.

Once granted, the license is officially registered, requiring the following costs:

Value of Property
Cost
$37,445US & Below
$3,744US
$37,445US to $1,117,318US
$3,744US +5% of value in excess of $37,445US
Exceeding $1,117,318US
$39,149US + 3% of value in excess of $1,117,318US

There is also an annual charge of $2,500EC for holding the License.


Stamp Duty
Purchaser stamp duty is 5% of the property value and is paid on registration of the title deed.  The property value is determined by the government and is usually a little higher than the purchase price; unfortunately it is not possible to have a valuation prior to sale.


Legal Fees
The St. Vincent & the Grenadines Bar Association regulate the amount Lawyers can charge. Legal Fees for Properties $18,750US and above are:
$576US +1.5% of value in excess of $18,750US.  The Lawyers fee for ALHL application is $465US


Registration Fee
The cost of registering the title deed is $15US for the first $5,586US of sales price + $0.93US per $372US thereafter.


An Overview of Transaction Costs for the Buyer
Alien Land Holders License
4.00% to 10.00%
Legal Fees
1.50% to 2.00%
Registration Fee
0.25%
Stamp Duty
5.00%
Total Paid by Buyer
10.75% to 17.25%


(Note all prices stated are rounded & based on the standard exchange rate: $2.68EC = $1.00US.  This is a fixed rate, but may occasionally vary slightly)


Estate Agency Fees
Real estate fees are borne entirely by the vendor - no cost to you for our services which include provision of assistance through to completion - we work closely with architects, lawyers so we can provide recommendations and we provide complimentary office services for clients on island - communications are important to facilitate a successful purchase.


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