Residences: Now that the chill of fall is heading toward winter, it is a darn good time to go tropical. Make the good life even better- or at least warmer- with a personal respite in the Caribbean Islands. After all, what financial portfolio or retirement plan is optimal without a great-escape tunnel that leads to a personal sun-and-fun-time summit?
The Caribbean's idyllic islands of pleasure are a micro United Nations with influences of Africa, Spain, France, Holland, Britain, and the U.S. It is a cornucopia of cultures crossing to forge the mores of the Caribbean.
Here is look at a few luxury island properties from Grace Bay, the British West Indies, Anguilla, and Antigua. This tour is guaranteed to put the lime back in your coconuts and make it all better!
Toscana on Grace Bay, which is in Providenciales of the Turks & Caicos Islands, is an architectural tribute to classic European style. It is private community that offers luxury-resort living with studio and two-bedroom residences with living space ranging from 903 to 2,750 square feet. There is an onsite restaurant, a wine bar, a full spa, a tennis court, two swimming pools, a business center and much, much more. Pricing details can be found on the community's Web site. It will take approximately $2 million for the plushest and a tad more than $500,000 for the smallest studio units.
Here is a fabulous single-family residence on a marina in the Antigua & Barbuda Islands. It is part of Jolly Harbour, which is a highly desirable oceanfront private community. The Great House is a three-bedroom, 4,500-square foot plantation with 1,000 square feet of decking and 100 feet of docking space. The asking price is $1.8 million. JHR Caribbean Real Estate, an exclusive representative of Christie's Great Estates, is representing this property. Others can be seen on the company's Web site.
The Island Resort and Residences is a most exclusive luxury enclave located on the Cayman Islands of the British West Indies. Cayman Island is southwest of Bermuda and north of Jamaica. Pre-construction prices are currently available as indicated on the deluxe mixed-used development. There are properties available three buildings- including four-bedroom penthouse properties. The amenities will rival five-star hotels, and there is a managed rental program for investors. It is a development in progress that has already received its fair share of media attention.
Anguilla is for the lovers of the simple life, as it is not viewed to be as glamorous as some of the other islands. There are no natural deepwater harbors to accommodate luxury liners, no European colonization relics, and no casinos. However, the Viceroy Anguilla is a 35-acre oasis of tropical tranquility set in a most luxurious environment replete with a beach club, tennis courts, gourmet and casual eateries, a full spa, concierge service, and so much more. There are villas, townhouses, and resort residences available. This is simple made splendid in the splendor of sedate yet rich Anguilla.
Written by the staff writers of JustLuxé
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