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Saint Sunniva, Skete

Cottage for sale on the island
              of Skete

Magnificent modern property commanding panoramic views over Tresta Beach, Papil Loch and as far as Out Skerries on the horizon.

Renovated well and tastefully this detached, wooden clad single storey property is set in a large enclosed garden with adequate parking and a large Double garage, and Studio with integral office area. The external doors and windows are UPVC and well maintained and the internal doors are oak.

ACCOMMODATION:- Kitchen/Diner, Living Room, Three Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower Room, Pantry, Utility area. Large Garage, Studio/ Office & Storage area.

Price: Offers over £165,000

Tel: 01957 733 311
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Jamaica, Caribbean

Sevilla is an established 5* villa rental business situated in Cardiff Hall Runaway Bay on the north coast of Jamaica midway between Montego Bay and Port Antonio, both an hour away. The nearest big town is Ocho Rios less than half an hour away.

Runaway Bay is home to 26 square miles of stalactite and stalagmite caves, an effective hiding place for African slaves and Spanish soldiers retreating from the English troops occupying Jamaica in the 1600’s.

With a fascinating history Cardiff Hall great house and estate was developed into luxury private villas surrounding a championship golf course, and our beautiful private beach became Lot 1 to be enjoyed by residents and their guests. Whether you want to relax on the beach or by the pool, keep fit walking, horse riding, playing golf, diving, swim with dolphins or enjoy the romantic flavors of Jamaica’s nightlife. Runaway Bay is the perfect location.

The villa itself comprises 4 en-suite bedrooms surrounding a pool and is very spacious and equipped for large groups. To the rear of the villa is a detached property, the ground floor has 1 en-suite bedroom currently used by staff and another 2 bedroom suite available for guests renting the villa. On the first floor is a beautiful penthouse studio used by the owners when in Jamaica.

Price: Reduced! $889,000

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Jamaica, Caribbean

Mount Pleasant Estate is nested into 88 acres of land with magnificent views overlooking tropical woodlands and the Caribbean Sea near Runaway Bay on the north coast of Jamaica. 

Accessed through a stately entrance there is a winding driveway leading up to the property arriving into a beautiful courtyard with mango coconut and avocado trees.

Mount Pleasant Estate also has access to a private beach nearby.

The property offers 5 bedroom accommodation with Mediterranean styled courtyards providing a private secluded meeting area adjoining the rest of the villa.

Leading off from the entrance foyer is the dining hall with it’s antique Murano glass chandelier and painted mahogany dining table. There are 2 large living rooms and a spacious veranda overlooking the pool at the front and opening out onto the rear lawn with a wedgewood fountain to the rear. Adjoining the sitting rooms is a games area with 2 snooker tables and a Red Stripe Bar.

The kitchen has an original fireplace made of local cut stone and is fully stocked to cater for large parties.

There is also a gym and tennis court and suitable landing for a helicopter. There are considerable outbuildings to the rear of the estate as well as a bungalow currently being used by the staff.

The property is currently available for vacation rentals and is being sold fully operational including furniture, antiques and equipment.

Price: $1,900,000

Bequia, Caribbean

Lots of historic interest and potential. A Unique Boutique Hotel set in 13 acres of lush, tropical Plantation land on the Caribbean Island of Bequia. Peaceful location within easy walking distance of a sandy beach. There is a horse paddock, numerous fruit orchards, banana and coconut groves along with a kitchen garden and other crops providing for the hotel.

There are currently five newly renovated luxurious guest rooms plus a separate two bedroom cottage. Permission can be obtained to expand the number of rooms and / or sell off land for residential or managed villa development. The main building and guests rooms have spectacular views of the plantation and ocean.

The property also includes a 300 year old sugar mill which currently provides accommodation for the plantation workers. In need of renovation it could be used as a holiday let, further guest bedrooms, music recording studio, a restaurant or retail facility. There is also a tiny historic ‘Pay House’ along the drive which is a listed building and adds interest to the property.

In addition there is a commercial kitchen, separate laundry building and extensive storage rooms in various out buildings.
Another large building connected to the main lounge area is presently divided up and used as staff quarters and a yoga / massage room.

There is also a modern air conditioned manager’s office.

Price: POA
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Eastern Crete

Front line building plot with possibility of building further properties. The land has its own private roads and it extends down to the sea. It is located opposite a state protected park which includes a river (that plunges over a waterfall near sea level) with a plane forest and is a registered path (called "Rihtis gorge" or "Richtis gorge") which has become one of the most popular attractions in far eastern Crete (look it up!)

Total area of land: 130,790 sqm
Access to the property is through a newly upgraded and widened concrete road about 4.5km off the Heraklion - Sitia national road.
The main beach (which is public property) is around 1.3km from the property and is walk-able by anyone or a 2 min drive.
Also, there is an 135m waterfront that belongs to the property but work needs to be done for it to be safely accessible.
There is no part of this property that is characterised as "forest" or that is protected in any way.

A large part of the land is already cleared from the forestry department, further official de-characterisation is underway (to a total of at least 65,000sqm) even further de-characterisation is possible.
The land has over 200m road frontage plus it has its own private roads; practically this means that it is quite easy to divide it into plots if one wishes.
The area is constantly being improved with its value rising steadily over the past 5 years. This year they will partially convert the main road into an asphalt one and other improvements towards the development of Richtis gorge and beach, which the municipality of Sitia already promotes.
The plot includes 130 productive olive trees, 15 fruit-bearing trees and a vineyard.
Time to Heraklion airport: 1h35min
Time to Sitia airport: 25min
Time to Agios Nikolaos: 50min
Time to Exo Mouliana village: 11min

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