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This cottage offers the perfect setting for relaxation on an acre plot and contains 2 bedrooms, 1 and a half baths, generous living space, modern kitchen with custom built wood slab counters and a verandah the full length of the house.
There is an inviting patio at the entrance of the home for enjoying a peaceful morning cup of tea, while watching the birds visit their favorite fruits and flowers or you may choose to wake up to the beauty from the verandah, where hummingbirds frequent the papaya flowers and greenery extends as far as you can see.
The living room space boasts of hardwood floors, and plenty of natural light flows throughout the home’s open, airy layout. Every door and window has insect screens and hurricane shutters. Cathedral style exposed rafters and huge windows allows the air to freely flow and the lush trees and greenery outside contributes to keeping the interior at a comfortable temperature. Upstairs also includes the main bedroom with generous closet space, full bath and lovely kitchen.
The downstairs consists of the additional room (which has a private toilet and separate entrance from outside. This room may be used as a bedroom, office, or whatever the new owner prefers), a storage/tool room, and the garage. If you love woodwork consider the garage your play room as there is a huge and sturdy table for putting your carpentry skills to use. The table folds up to the wall for easy access for your vehicle. To access downstairs one can use the internal staircase or the external staircase. The yard is large enough for 3 vehicles to park on this gently sloping lot.
Loaded with almost every fruit tree including mango, papaya, soursop, lime, sugar apple, multiple banana varieties, pineapples and more. The property is a natural oasis for several types of local fauna. You can spot endangered Lesser Antillean Iguanas on the property at all stages of their life-cycle as it is one of the few areas in the world where they thrive. Dozens of bird species have been spotted on the property. Other forms of local lizards and the occasional land crab will also charm the lucky nature lover who chooses this home. Travelling north on the highway brings you quickly to the Syndicate community where parrots abound.
For water supply the owners have a 1000 gallon water tank that is gravity-fed through an entire house filter system. The home has Domlec powered electricity and is already wired for Digicel television and high speed internet, with which the current owners managed their online business from the comfort of the verandah or couch. If a more off-grid lifestyle is desired, the home could easily be converted to solar electric as there is lots of sunshine on the roof top for panels.
Moving around the garden has been made easy as there are footpaths all over the garden. On a sunny afternoon enjoy the gentle breeze whilst lounging on your hammock. Awaken your sense of sound with the bird calls, the distant rush of the Coulibistrie river and enjoy serenity!
The village is in close proximity to the property, though far enough that the property feels secluded and peaceful. The acre parcel is surrounded by other undeveloped lands in every direction, with no other homes visible from the property. Walk to the Coulibistrie beach or Batalie beach and enjoy the relaxing Caribbean Sea; bring home locally caught fish or delicious street-side grilled chicken after your beach visit. The village of Mero, which has one of the most popular beaches on island is approximately 7 minutes drive away. Sunset Bay Restaurant home of the best lobster meals on island is in the same community should you want to experience dining with friends and/or family. Coulibistrie’s central west side location is convenient to both Roseau and Portsmouth – close enough to accomplish what needs to be done in town and far enough that it feels like going home to the jungle when you are finished with your errands.
The home comes partially furnished, including the kitchen appliances, microwave, assorted kitchen wares, verandah furniture, living room couch, chairs, television, built-in bookshelves, bed, chest freezer, washing machine and a large generator. This property screams readily available for immediate occupancy!!
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to find a treasured property that is lovingly maintained and exudes simplicity. A home that will surely fit your lifestyle as you reap the rewards of living a peaceful, quiet and healthy life.