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TREE TOP HOUSE
Dockyard Drive, English Harbour, St Pauls
Number of rooms: 3
Number of bathrooms: 3
Treetop is the complete definition of secret hideaway. Located on Hospital Hill, this half acre plot is accessible through a wrought iron gate (with electric opener) and appears from the outside to be a small cottage set in mature gardens. Stepping through the door however reveals a rustic house set in beautiful gardens full of pomegranate. lime and mahogany trees.
The perfect home for history lovers, this old house is built on the original foundations of the hospital built in the mid 1700's. With parts of the original walls a major features, the house is a beautiful open concept split level home.
On three levels, the entrance through the kitchen leads you into the main feature of the house, the large airy living room which has a high ceiling and two sides of the room have ornate metal grills as walls (with mesh to protect from insects). It's like a huge conservatory and is the heart of the home with cool flagstone floors. Off this room is a guest bathroom.
Leading down half a dozen steps are the formal dining and sitting are, with built in shelving for excellent storage and two sets of French windows leading into the secluded garden.
Back in the living room, steps upwards lead to the bedrooms and bathrooms.
The master bedroom has a half wall with an open view of the living room, ensuring the room remains cool and airy, and enjoys a private en-suite bathroom, with custom built stone shower. A guest bedroom and bathroom are along the hall.
Accessed from a doorway out of the main living room a pathway leads up to a private guest bedroom which the current owner uses as a rental cottage to visiting yachties. This room would also work well as a workroom or home office.
Facilities / Services
The house has its own enormous cistern to ensure water is always in supply, plus a solar water heating, and a generator, so is totally self-sufficient.
The plot size is just under half an acre and has massive development potential to build guest cottages and convert to boutique hotel or guest house
adjacent to $1mio+ villas
Most of the furniture is included in the sale price.