Nevis, West Indies
18th century property with 6-bedrooms and 3 baths has obvious potential as Guest House, Restaurant, Spa or Family Compound. Sale includes 4.49 acres of land. The property features two houses in good repair-renovations of a stable plus carriage houses on the property, a bake house, and the Great House remnants. Improvements includes public electric supply, public water supply, Cable & Internet,
This fabulous site, just outside Charlestown, sits on a hill overlooking the sea with the remains of one of last standing Great Houses on Nevis. Land slopes gently down towards the sea from the property. The property has two entrances both from the island’s main road, one with large stone estate pillars. The property is very well located and convenient to Charlestown for shopping, traveling by ferry, and centrally-located for restaurants.
Age: 18th century
Construction: Primarily Nevis volcanic stone with some block and masonry additions; some asphalt shingle sidings; galvanized roofs.
The Stables: A stone and yellow building that was created out of the stables on the property. The house has a living/dining room (16’ x 38’) with an additional patio of 10’ x 16’; a living/recreational room of 24’ x 38’; a large kitchen (12’ x 19’); and three bedrooms 14’ x 14’, 11’ x 10’ and 11’ x 11’. Total area is 2,785 square feet. There is a bathroom (5’x 7’) and an extended patio (12’ x 12’) and an outdoor cistern.
The Carriage House: A stone three-bedroom house with a huge kitchen (12’ x 17’), large living (17’ x 20’) and dining room (17’ x 20’), bathroom (5’ x 9’), and large back porch (13’ x 33’) overlooking an herb/kitchen garden. Building measures 2,516 square feet. Bedrooms are 12’ x 14’, 12’ x 17’, and 14’ x 14’.
Bake House: A small stone baking house sits in front of the second cottage; walls and roof are all stone with stone chimney. Size is 14’ x 17’.
Great House: Remnants of a large great house still stand; first floor walls are standing as well as upstairs walls with window openings. Large stone wall exists across the front with stone sundial in the front yard. There is no roof on the building. The footprint of the building is 1,900 square feet.
Pool: There is presently no pool, but there is a large stone-lined open cistern on the property that could be converted into a pool.
Utilities: Public electrical service, public water supply; telephone, Internet and cable throughout.