A Magnificent Dream Home In The Caribbean
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) are a grouping of volcanic islands to the east of Puerto Rico. While four large islands provide much of BVI’s landmass, an assortment of smaller islands dot amongst them in the Caribbean Sea. One of these small islands is Frenchman’s Cay which connects to Tortola, the largest and busiest island in BVI. But while it’s small, nearly every dream home on this small island has an exquisite and enviable view of the vast Caribbean Sea.
As Legend Has It
However, Frenchman’s Cay and Soper’s Hole also has an intrigue maritime history. Originally, the area was the preferred pirate hideout in the Caribbean. The cove had a depth able to accommodate larger ships and the topography of Frenchman’s Cay provided buccaneers a perfect vantage point to spot approaching ships. Legend has it that even the infamous pirate, Blackbeard, lived at Soper’s Hole. Today, these pirates are long gone but many stories still remain.
Brilliant blue waters, verdant greens, and vibrant skies surround this luxury villa. And this dream home capitalizes on the beauty of the location. Perched above the water of Soper’s Hole, on a .56 acre parcel in a secluded and exclusive residential community, this luxury dream home offers exquisite views of the village, Tortola, the Hatch Islands, and St. John. But most notably, with its careful positioning upon the property itself, all of the rooms face west, providing for outstanding sunset views over the sparkling Caribbean Sea. As such, this property has a name that describes it perfectly: Frenchman’s Paradise.
An Expertly-Appointed Dream Home
Great attention to detail is obvious in this 3,000 square foot luxury home. Throughout, an abundance of oversized mahogany doors provide beautiful views of the Caribbean. And in coordination with the open floor plan, when these doors are opened, the interior of Frenchman’s Paradise seamlessly flows with the outdoors. Travertine tile floors, natural rock, coral stone, and rich woods further add to the ambiance.
The focal point of the dream home’s interior is the spacious great room. The towering peaked ceiling creates an airy feeling in the space. And, of course, the great room has exquisite Caribbean Sea views. Also, the gourmet kitchen, complete with top-of-the-line stainless appliances, breakfast bar, and natural stone surfaces, connects to the dining area and great room. In addition to the beautiful common areas, this dream home’s three bedrooms each have air conditioning and private en-suites.
And outdoor living at Frenchman’s Paradise is a breeze. A wide covered terrace runs along the entire length of the house. The native stone patio has a stunning infinity pool and accesses the luxury home’s large deck. Even the master bedroom connects with nature. A large outdoor shower adjoins the spacious master bathroom.
So if you’re seeking the same seclusion once sought by the world’s most dangerous pirates, look no further than Frenchman’s Paradise on Frenchman’s Cay, British Virgin Islands.
British Virgin Islands Sotheby’s International Realty lists this dream home with an asking price of $2,875,000.