Beautiful & Unique Hillside Chalet, CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION WITH WOOD FACADE, Almond Grove Estate 116, Dutch St. Maarten.
House for Sale
List Price: USD $869,000 Fully Furnished, Move in Ready, incl. TV’s, Sound System Equipment, and Satellite Dish, ready for your choice of receiver.
3 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath. One bedroom has a separate side entrance and patio and includes kitchenette, making it the ideal studio for family visits.
17 Ft. Cathedral ceilings constructed of a contrasting blend of light and mid tone Surinam hardwoods.
Handmade French doors and windows on all sides of the open plan living space provide wonderful light and fresh Caribbean breezes.
The spacious, covered wood verandah is L shaped. 12 Ft. deep and running over 70 Ft. long. Dining outdoors and room for inviting guests!
The hillside location provides breath taking views of the ocean, the lagoon, and the landscape of this beautiful island. The elevation provides breezes throughout the year the lower lying areas do not enjoy.
Enjoy a one of a kind pool, surrounded by a deck of Mexican stone, a local stone water feature, and beautiful Caribbean plants. Rock speakers built into the stone wall allow you to listen to your favorite music while swimming or lounging. Just nearby is a stone alcove housing a BBQ grill to make the enjoyment complete!
Situated wonderfully between Marigot, the capitol of French St. Martin, and Simpson Bay the activity center of Dutch St. Maarten.
Built in 2000 with strength and beauty in mind, of concrete with South American hardwoods throughout. Engineered for certainty and tested under real life conditions.
The soft colors of Bavaria stone accent the façade of the upper gable and custom metal work accents the hand carved balustrades in a repeated theme throughout the home.
Enjoy the safety and community of one of the most prestigious neighborhoods of the island. 24/7 security guards greet you and your guests at the gated entrance.
The home has an electric gate at the entrance to your driveway of variegated pavers. Beautiful, tropics inspired welcome lights greet you on either side. Parking on premise for 2+ vehicles, including a covered carport.
Large yard, terraced for accessibility and good drainage. Fully wooden fenced and retainer walled yard, with natural rock accents. Lots of tropical fruit trees ready for you to enjoy.
Built in hurricane shutters for all doors and windows.
A professionally designed and installed PV Solar panel system with battery storage and backup provide energy efficient, quiet power for the house. The +2.8kW array supplies approximately 70% of the consumption for real economy and sustainability. The pool’s direct drive pump and PV solar panels operate at nearly zero cost. In addition, the pool is heated with passive collector panels providing warm swimming year around for no cost.
The large cistern catches rain water and supplies 95% of household water needs for additional sustainability. Of course, city water is available for kitchen and drinking use and the entire house can be switched to city water if needed. A three-stage waste treatment system on premise allows for 100% recycling of water used. This supplies a five Zone Automated Drip Irrigation System. This combination results in near zero water cost.
Ceiling fans throughout and inverter airconditioned bedrooms provide temperature enhancements to compliment the natural Caribbean trade winds. Provisions are built in should you want an airconditioned Great Room.
Satellite dish and cabling in place for use with your choice of service provider. Installed speakers for your audio system complete the ambiance in eight rooms.
The main floor has a large living room, café area, and kitchen. To the rear is a laundry / utility room for your desk, wine storage, etc. Additionally, on the ground floor are 3 storage / undeveloped spaces.
The well laid out kitchen has stainless appliances, terra cotta tile flooring, and a large French window facing the garden.
The 2nd floor, spacious Master Bedroom with mahogany louvered windows brings you back to a simpler Caribbean time. High ceilings and hardwood flooring, en suite bath with glass block walls for plenty of light and privacy, walk in closet, and additional closet. A cantilevered private balcony allows for relaxing or using this space to exercise while watching the boats and planes pass! With it’s western view the sunsets here can not be beat!
Large guest bedroom, also on the 2nd floor, with high ceiling, walk in closet, and a beautiful tiled floor. Large windows on both outside walls look out onto natural stone walls and the garden.
This Plantation style home lends itself to both modern or Caribbean décor.
We have the lowest homeowner’s fees on island, which provide security, garbage disposal, and roadside gardening. The Dutch side has the additional advantage of no property tax.
This is a house built to last and to be enjoyed with friends and family!