4 bedroom villa for sale, St James, Saint James
8,950,000 USD 8,234,000 EUR 7,160,000 GBP
Spacious 4 bedroom family home located in a quiet and private area of St James with easy access to duty-free shopping, fine dining restaurants, multiple beaches, popular night life and of course world championship golf courses.
The house is ideal for a large family or couple who require generous entertaining space; with its expansive floor plan and emphasis on outdoor living, the property invites memorable events shared with family and friends, yet also accommodates a relaxed island lifestyle.
Designed by famed architect Michael Gomes, the property is often referred to as a masterpiece, with its stunning entrance with a double staircase leading to a porte-cochere with bell tower; an inviting courtyard then leads into the elegant villa. 2 living and reception rooms, media room, office and air conditioned gym. The rooms are elegantly furnished with inviting seating areas, tasteful accessories and fine artwork. Each room has ceiling fans and air conditioning.
With accommodation for up to 16 people, the spacious dining room features arched interior doorways and traditional high ceilings highlighted by a central chandelier; its beautiful French doors slide open to reveal stunning views of the tropical gardens. The large, fully equipped kitchen is constructed from quality mahogany wood with a large island, marble work tops, ample cupboard space and stainless steel appliances.
All bedrooms are air conditioned and include luxurious en-suite bathrooms and exceptional views; the master suite has a private balcony with panoramic views over the countryside and the sea. The 4th bedroom includes its own living room and kitchen, creating what could be a separate apartment ideal for older children or visiting friends and relatives.
The main kitchen, living room and dining room all open onto a wraparound terrace, creating a beautiful flow throughout the home. Optimising outdoor living in the tropics, the terrace invites sun-drenched afternoons, atmospheric evening cocktails and starlit dining enhanced by elegant exterior lighting and beautiful landscaping. The enticing heated saltwater swimming pool features a Jacuzzi with waterfall and hardwood decking imported from South America, An entertaining gazebo and separate barbecue area are luxuriously appointed with beautiful finishes. The gazebo has white cushioned furniture, a lovely chandelier and artwork complimenting the beauty of the natural landscape surrounding the pool area.
The current owners have purchased all adjoining lots to ensure the property's serene sense of privacy and protect the incredible views; this large parcel of land provides opportunity for the additional acreage to be developed as a guest cottage or neighbouring villa. Currently, however, the land features an enchanting and rare mahogany tree forest and unique coral stone structure reminiscent of a bygone era, providing an unforgettable backdrop for this incredible countryside estate.
The entire property has a walled perimeter; the house is accessible via electric gated entrance and features a double garage with ample guest parking. In the event of a power or water cut, the property is equipped with an FG Wilson 44kva fully automatic generator with additional 500 gallon diesel tank; this will run the main house and a cottage 24-7 for over 2 weeks. There is also a potable pressurised water system with 3,600 gallon capacity water storage, plus a rain water storage system for irrigation purposes.