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If you’ve been dreaming of settling on an island, you’re in luck since buying island properties has more pros than cons. With its relaxing views, sandy beaches, tropical fruits, and rich culture, the benefits are rewarding once you settle in an island. However, the cost of living and neighbourhoods may vary from one island to another.
Nevertheless, a lot of homeowners find the island life more rewarding. If you want to try it for yourself, here are 5 island properties you may want to check out this year.
Beachfront homes are always a beauty, especially if they are located in Barbados. Take for example Coral Cove, a spacious 3400 square foot property located on the sparkling shore of Paynes Bay. Inside, it boasts three massive bedrooms with walk-in wardrobes, a spacious wraparound terrace, modern bathrooms and a fully-equipped kitchen with everything you need for cooking mouth-watering meals.
- 3 bedrooms with built-in wardrobes
- Massive wraparound balcony
- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Uninterrupted sea views
- Modern interior
- Approx. 3,400 square feet
Lush surroundings and stunning ocean views – enjoy all these are more when you settle in Cedar Valley. Its massive terrain of rich greenery and fresh air will surely make you enjoy island living even more. If you or your family members love swimming, you’ll surely love this property’s bean-shaped pool built at the centre of its massive outdoor area. Set on a hilltop with trees of all heights, the property is made up of two buildings – one is the main home and the other, a guest cottage with air conditioning.
- 3-bedroom villa with guest cottage
- Large and stylish living, dining and study rooms
- Bean-shaped swimming pool
- Close proximity to the airport, city proper, and shopping area
- Approx: 176.5m2
Looking for a place to stay for an upcoming holiday? This gorgeous executive family home is for you. Built with a 3-story 6-bedroom architecture, it shows a magnificent view of the Caribbean Sea. Apart from the property’s classic interior, it features an outfitted kitchen, a family den with a large TV, a second family dining/game area, and an infinity-edge pool overlooking the sparkling waters of nature.
- 6-bedroom villa
- Large infinity pool with an overlooking view of the Caribbean Sea
- Fully furnished
- Generous lawn with palm trees and hammock
- King-size bedroom suites
- Approx: 789.7m2
LA BELLE HELENE
A paradise in the hills – this is exactly what La Belle Helene is. Set in an expansive, beautifully landscaped 3-acre garden, this property boasts 11 bedrooms, complete with ceiling fans and air conditioning. In addition, it features a living area, a jacuzzi pool, and an expansive pool with waterfall cascades and spectacular sea views.
- 11-bedroom villa
- Massive pool with waterfall cascades
- Jacuzzi pool
- Well-equipped kitchen and laundry room
- Open bar
- Main house: 10,000 square foot
When it comes to cosiness and style, this 4-bedroom villa doesn’t disappoint. Adorned with stunning details and trendy accents, it sports a Mediterranean interior with ultimate privacy and understated elegance. What’s more, it allows you to witness the breathtaking views of the Castries harbour, Morne Fortune, and the Caribbean Sea — all the more reasons for you to check out and visit Villa Solimar in Vigie, Saint Lucia.
- 4luxurious air-conditioned bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
- Fully-equipped and furnished villa
- Triple covered carport
- Fifty-foot solar heated pool with large deck and gazebo overlooking the Castries harbour and the Caribbean Sea
- Approx: 935.5m2
Indeed, the beauty and peace that islands provide outweigh the cons of living in one. Consider checking out the stunning properties we have listed above to find one that perfectly matches your kind of island living.