11 bedroom villa for sale, Sandy Lane, St James, Saint James
Luxurious villa and independent cottage, with a total of 11 bedrooms, situated within a secluded cul-de-sac in a prestigious estate, with the eastern boundary on the 8th fairway and the southern boundary on the 9th fairway of a golf course.
The property is on a plot of around 7,400m2, with the main house with a 2 car portico, 2 x 2 car garages with storage/workshop at the rear, a 1 bedroom staff annex, swimming pool and spa, a 2 bedroom guest cottage, gardener’s bathroom and a generator building.
The main entry and cottage gates are all electrically controlled and can be operated from any telephone in the main house for the main gate and from telephones in the cottage for the cottage gate. The intercom allows voice contact at the gate. The service entrance is manually operated. The alarm system covers the main house and can be activated from the control panel, any telephone or remotely from any telephone off property or cell phone.
In addition, the house has a large basement of over 4,000 sq. ft. which accommodates 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large open spaces, gym, large storage/play room, electrical room and water treatment room (This room is in the basement outside the 18,000 gallon irrigation tank and 12,000 gallon house water tank both of which are below surface. The house water is filtered, then processed through a water softener). An 8 ft. satellite dish is located behind the workshop/garage between the house and cottage.
There is an extensive infrastructure of cat 5 and coaxial cables to each room from the main head end electrical room located in the basement. The house is wired for wireless high speed internet throughout using several wireless access points. The telephone system is an integrated system with a 20 pair main line into the house. Five lines are currently in use including ADSL from Cable & Wireless. All phones have intercom or broadcast features and there are currently 2 VOIP lines in operation as well.
The gas supply is from a 400 lb. commercial cylinder located outside of the laundry/drying yard and feeds the kitchen, the barbecue on the pool deck and the Jacuzzi/Spa water heater. The suspended pool deck provides access to all pool pumps, water heater and electrical outlets and also provides a large storage space for tools, spares, ladders etc.
There is a basement storage area under the cottage for access to the solar tanks, plumbing and electrical supplies. In addition, there is a large storage area over the cottage bedrooms, accessed via an attic ladder located in the pantry. This area is allowed for storage only due to the 111m2 limit on the cottage size.
The annex, which is connected to the 2 car garage/workshop, and is currently used by the live-in staff, consists of bedroom, bathroom, living/dining, kitchen and patio looking to the north through the service entrance.
The gardens are fully mature and consist mainly of tropical plants and several species of palms. There are fruit trees consisting of 3 avocado, pear trees, 1 mango, 2 lime and a golden apple tree.