The Mariner's House
- 4 Beds
- 3 Baths
- 1 Half Ba
- 4,197.00 Sq. Ft.
- 0.93 Acres
- Guest House
Amazing Opportunity. Read on…
The property is uniquely configured and offers a slew of options: a marvelous single-family home, a home with revenue potential with rental of the apartment, business base or part home and part cottage industry.
Located in the foothills of Zetlands near the Hermitage at 800 ft. above sea level, set in an acre of garden, a long driveway leads uphill to this private home. The fabulous views extend across the valley towards the island’s southwest shore. This very unique property is located in a quiet neighbourhood just minutes from the Hermitage Plantation Inn with its friendly bar and elegant dining and just 5 minutes from Charlestown. The house was extensively renovated and doubled in size in 2012. On the ground floor there is a stunning library for the bibliophile; which could easily be transformed for other uses, plus a den and a 2 room studio.
Living Areas: The 500 sq ft ‘Great room’, with cathedral ceilings that are pickled, leads out to a verandah plus a large deck for sun lounging or entertaining.
Kitchen: An open plan gourmet kitchen with professional-style stainless steel range and ventilation extraction hood, includes a bar counter and separate pantry.
Utility room: Contains large washer and dryer, laundry sink, a second fridge/freezer and storage.
Offices: Spacious ‘his and her’ offices are located on main level.
Master Bedroom: Ensuite master bedroom, bathroom with walk-in closet and private verandah.
Guest Rooms 1 and 2: Two separate guest bedrooms share a bathroom, plus there is a separate powder room. Both guest rooms have roomy built-in closets and high ceilings with pickled wood.
Separate Studio on lower level comprising of 2 rooms; one a studio lounge/bedroom, the 2nd a gym with ½ bath and option of adding a shower .
Library: A unique space on the ground floor based on designs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, this bright 15’ x 30’ room has wooden flooring and four floor-to-ceiling windows, with a reading lounge located just off the library.
Den: A dedicated space designed for the man of the house, set up for cable TV, Internet access, playing music, or just relaxing.
Pool: Spa tub on upper deck; there are plans for a pool – by Craig Collins International, landscape architects – in the garden, protected by a stonewall.
Utilities: House electrics were completely renovated in 2012 along with new wiring, modern control panels, internet, cable tv and telephone cables.
Gardens: Many fruit trees on the property, including mangoes, bananas, golden apple, limes, sour orange, passion fruit and many flower trees and shrubs, coconut palms and ornamental palm trees.
Other Details: Property includes carport and parking for three cars; large block garden shed; dog kennels and covered garden storage areas. Property is completely fenced with electric gates to maintain security of the property.