Property ID : ROD-HS-102
On Sale $1,100,000 US - St Lucia Real Estate For Sale
Villa Horizon for sale in Rodney Bay, St. Lucia. There is no doubt that ‘Horizon’ is rightly named. This unique home was built in 1989 to the highest German specifications and standards by ex-patriot owners who made Saint Lucia their adopted home from then until recently.
Located on an acre of slightly elevated manicured grounds, Horizon is steps away from Saint Lucia’s most famous beach. It offers panoramic views from the north side of Mount Pimard across the arc of Rodney Bay to the colourful gardens of this serene but central neighbourhood.
An attractive stone wall and wrought iron fence, which surround the villa, best describes the late 20th-century European chalet style with contemporary Caribbean design influences.
The exterior of the house has stone tiling and wooden architectural details, a pristine wooden shingle roof and modern glass windows protected by practical metal shutters, which have proven more than accountable in tropical weather conditions for thirty years. A covered carport and concrete staircase head to the upper floor and the primary residence, comprising of a very spacious open plan living and dining layout.
Full-length sliding windows allow for 270-degree panoramic vistas and invite the cooling trade winds to sweep through. At the same time, the cleverly designed cathedral ceilings offer additional ventilation, making the tropical style ceiling fans almost unnecessary.
With plenty of space for casual lounge seating, The property has a quiet reading nook and a home office. There is a formal dining area adjacent to the well-appointed kitchen which includes cherry wood built-in cabinetry, sleek faux granite counters and high end European stainless steel appliances.
Modern glass and metal louvre windows allow for ventilation and weatherproof security, and there is a back door leading to an exit staircase and breakfast balcony overlooking the garden.
The unusual Master Suite is encased within curved walls off the main living area and offers another unique feature of the home.
The king-sized bedroom takes advantage of the cone-shaped pinnacle of the roof-line, while a curved dropped ceiling allows for air-conditioning in the spacious walk-in closet and en suite bathroom with retro-style double vanity and spacious light shower. Its curved lines extend to the louvred doors of a convenient powder room and other storage closets, rendering an attractive flow to the entire design.
On the ground floor of the home, there is a very private, self-contained studio flat which opens onto the garden with outdoor seating. The en suite bathroom has a modern glass shower and solid slab Corian wall detail.
Several connecting rooms on the ground floor, including shower/toilet and kitchenette, are suitable for staff quarters or could be converted into a new apartment. There is also a laundry room and an outdoor covered hanging area.
A large, circular gazebo with built-in barbecue is situated in the garden, offering serene views and a breezy, entertaining spot, while celebrating Horizon’s origins and offering a conversation starter with a cast iron floor inlay.
To the rear of the utility area is a custom-built greenhouse table and a highly reliable domestic water filtration system and storage tank enclosed in a hurricane-proof stone ‘igloo’. The robust concrete drainage system on the property has a stellar record in dealing with the runoff from heavy rains.
- Ground floor 1,009 sq.ft.
- Upper Floor 1,861 sq.ft
- Gazebo 490 sq.ft.
- Generator House 95 sq.ft.
- 2,5 cm thick wooden flooring
- One-bedroom apartment on the lower floor
- Domestic German water filtration system in grounds
- European design, materials and appliances
- Extensive ground floor storage rooms and utility areas
- Water pump
- Alarm System
- Ample Parking
- Electronic Gate
- Fully fenced
- Newly done Shingle Roof
Property Investment Potential
The area of Rodney Bay is zoned Residential/Commercial meaning this property has several options for future investment. Its walking distance to Reduit Beach makes it perfect for touristic as well as private usage.
The lot sits on one acre. Therefore additional residences are possible, as well as the redesign of the existing house to offer more bedrooms and self-contained units.