- Status: REDUCED
- Listing Type: Luxury Villa
- Location: The Peninsula
- Approx sqft: 11000sqft
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bathrooms: 6.5
- Lot Size: 1.74 acres
- Mooring: Yes
- Views: Belfast Bay
The Peninsula is Approved for Citizenship Investment Programme
Driftwood Villa, located at prestigious The Peninsula- Antigua in the North. This Plantation styled house and two guest cottages sit on 1.74 acres of ocean front property with 11,000 sq. ft. of interior living space and a total of 8 bedrooms. The property benefits from a boat dock that currently accommodates a 40ft boat, this can be very easily extended to moor a 100ft yacht, so ideal for any boating enthusiast. The property comes fully furnished and simply has to be seen to appreciate the beautiful setting.
Its extensive verandahs and outdoor decks overlook a large infinity pool and tropical gardens towards the waters of Belfast Bay and beyond to the Atlantic Ocean. Beyond the manicured gardens and on the shoreline, boat docks and moorings are approached through the decorative and very functional natural mangroves.
Driftwood Villa offers a lifestyle of luxury living combining the best of design by Architect Andrew Goodenough, interiors by the owner’s and magnificent gardens all professionally laid out and planted with exquisite tropical shrubs. Beyond is the archipelago of islands and waters protected by a large barrier reef which arguably offers the best of water sports and recreational boating.
Stepping out of the property, you are overcome by the beauty and tranquility of your surroundings, the sounds of the natural habitat around you with the bird life, and stunning ocean and marine life beyond.
Main House. The three bedroom main house is central with two additional self-contained cottages on each side of the main house. There are views of the gardens and ocean for each of the buildings. The property is entered through the semi gated community to the securely fenced property with a circular driveway.
The main house living area is on the upper level of the two level home and opens out to a large, inviting verandah overlooking the gardens, private swimming pool and ocean. The master bedroom is also ideally located on the upper level, along with a well-designed kitchen while the two guest bedrooms, laundry room and services are on the lower level. A study and half bath complete the lower level. A fourth bedroom could easily be obtained by converting the office/study.
All floor coverings, doors, windows, fasteners, and fixtures along with the bathrooms and kitchen are of high standards. All bathrooms have high quality European faucets and fittings and quality chinaware and basins.
Guest House One is a large three bedroom villa with 3,000 sq foot of floor space split over two levels. The ground floor is fitted with two guest bedrooms, modern bathroom and cozy den. The well-designed upper level provides a comfortable, large living room, kitchen and a master bedroom suite. Outside galleries overlook the gardens on two sides as well as offering lovely ocean views.
Guest House Two is also a two level villa providing two comfortable bedrooms, with 2,500.00 sq foot of living space. The ground floor features self contained studio suite with bedroom, living room, kitchen and shower room, laundry room, a half bathroom, self contained study/office suite, and a store room. The large second floor comprises of a self contained guest suite with kitchen, living room and master ensuite bedroom. Outside galleries overlooking gardens on 2 sides, ocean views.
The North is noted for bone fishing, snorkeling and diving, Sting Ray City, Kayaking, Big Bird Island with its beautiful beaches. The East Coast offers the best of constant cooling Easterly trade winds over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, making for comfortable living and for exciting sailing, Kite Boarding and Wind Surfing conditions. The waters surrounding the North Sound can be navigated by sailboats with draft of 2 meters and has safe access to the Atlantic Ocean, for excellent sailing and deep sea fishing.
The Peninsula is a small tasteful development of 28 parcels of land where the Covenants provide sensible protection and guidelines for building code and for consideration of the community. There are 9 homes already built, some on two parcels with an average size of over 1 acre per home.
Driftwood Villa is less than 20 minutes from Half Moon Bay and Long Bay beaches, two of the finest of Antigua’s total of 365 beaches. The restaurants and bars of the Verandah Resort and Long Bay area as well as Half Moon Bay and English Harbour are all within a 20 minute drive, Shopping around St. John’s, Golf at Cedar Valley and the Airport are all within 30 minutes by car.