Paradise House Rodney Bay, ST LUCIA, St Lucia
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 0 Acres
- plunge pool
- Stunning views
- Variety of Exterior Spaces
- Waterfront location
Paradise House Trouya Pointe St.Lucia Trouya Beach just 5 mins away
The lovely sandy beach at Trouya Pointe is just a 5 minute walk away from Paradise Villa.
Stunning Views from Interior & Exteriors
Every window and open aspect from Paradise Villa offers a stunning view. Islands, ocean and an endless blue horizon are visible from every angle of this villa perched on the hillside at Trouya Pointe, a running cliff top. Martinique and Pigeon Island can been seen from a variety of points in the property.
Tranquil yet close to Bars & Restaurants
The location is perfect being close enough to a good selection of bars, restaurants and boutiques whilst also being relatively secluded and peaceful up on the hillside.
Compact, Charming & Unique
The house is tall and compact with stunning views and a breeze that maintains a constant cool atmosphere throughout. There is no AC - it is not required and this saves dramatically on electricity costs which are high on St.Lucia.
Spiral Staircase & Cool, Comfortable Bedrooms
There are 3 bedrooms in Paradise. The master bedroom with shower, bidet, washbasin and wc is located above the main living space and approached via the spiral staircase. the master bedroom has a private balcony looking out across the ocean. The remaining 2 guest bedrooms are located below the living space and share a bathroom and wc.
Modern, Well Equipped Kitchen
The kitchen also offers a lovely view and is clean, well equipped and features an electric oven, gas hob, freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
4x4 Car Required
The house is located at the end of an unmade road which would require access via a 4x4, with few neighbours this property is an ideal getaway.
Laundry Area with Washing Machine & Dryer
There is a laundry area with asking machine and dryer located on the lower level adjacent to the guest bedrooms and bathroom.
The volcanic island of Saint Lucia is more mountainous than many other Caribbean islands, two mountains, the Pitons, form the island's most famous landmark. They are located between Soufrière and Choiseul on the western side of the island. Rodney Bay, home of Reduit Beach and a marina and aquatic centre offers a wide range of activities for the active holiday makers.
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