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$ 949,000

c. 1760 Plantation

Mid Island
Christiansted, US Virgin Islands 00820

Rem and 155 Estate Castle Coakley

Step back a few centuries in time to this beautiful restored mid 18th century property consisting of a total of six bedrooms and five bathrooms being sold completely furnished! Located mid-island it is situated on just under six manicured acres full of lush mahogany trees. The possibilities for this property are limitless: a private residence, vacation villas or the perfect location for an events venue. This historic Caribbean home has two sugarmill windmills, a rarity in the Caribbean. Each with its own uniquely designed underground tunnel systems. Strategically placed in the 1700s to capitalize on the phenomenal breezes. They are surrounded by stonework walls and ruins and a remarkable 90 foot underground stonework cistern.
The original main house of 1771 ft.² consist of a totally remodeled spacious kitchen, formal dining room, sitting room, two bedrooms and a totally remodeled bath. A late 1940s wing addition measuring 760 ft.² consists of a remodeled kitchenette/living area, bedroom and totally remodeled bath. An entry hall connects two spacious outdoor living areas. To the East is an early 1950s addition of a covered open 1149 ft.² gallery which wraps around the house on the North and the East. With its heavenly breezes it overlooks a circular "secret garden" sweet lime hedge. The lower level of the main home provides over 1,000 square feet of storage. The property also features a 2 bed, 2 bath carriage house, a garage, storage shed and generator house. The loving seven-year restoration of the home undertaken by its current owner both functionally and cosmetically is evident from every vantage point.
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Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 5
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,625
Acres 5.8
Zoning R2
MLS No. 21-1609

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An outdoor deck/patio on the west side of the home, is under the shade of a banyan tree with gorgeous views of the sugar mills and the islands’ hillsides and mountains. An outdoor shower is just off the main house. The spacious kitchen, formal dining and sitting room make this a perfect home for entertaining not only for parties but for guests staying the night. In the 1940’s a wing was added with its own living room, kitchenette, bedroom and bathroom. Both kitchens and one bath have new custom handcrafted solid wood cabinetry and countertops. The lower level of the main home provides over 1,000 square feet of storage. This space was once a one bedroom, one bathroom apartment that could be converted back to that. The property also features a 2 bedroom, 2 bath carriage house (more details below), a garage, storage shed and generator house. Resplendent with 6 chandeliers, 6 ceiling mounted oscillating fans, ventilators in ceilings that draw all the hot air out and 20” thick walls, a standard of the 18th century. There is an original antique water tank on the property that fed the entire house. The following is a list of some of the upgrades and renovations made over the past seven years.

Main House
  • 100% all new plumbing and drain lines.
  • New hot water heater.
  • New windows.
  • New custom screen doors.
  • New lower level exterior doors and vents.
  • New gutters and downspout drain system.
  • New roof ventilators.
  • New submersible well pump and pressure tank system.
  • New exterior entry doors.
  • New roof and galvalume roofing.
  • New guttering and downspouts.

The Carriage House converted guest house measures 1224 ft.². It has an additional 165 ft.² concrete pad outdoor living area. This house requires a complete interior renovation.
  • New windows and exterior doors.
  • New galvalume roofing.
  • New gutters and downspouts.

Both houses and all building exteriors have just had a fresh coat of primer and two coats of exterior paint. The complete interior of the main house has a fresh coat of paint as well.

The main kitchen and both baths were total renovations. Nearly all new electric with a new 200 amp service entrance and new 200 amp main breaker box.

An attached enclosed 170 ft.² generator and storage room holds a whole house Tradewinds 27.5 KW diesel generator.

Also on the property is a 768 ft.² storage shed.

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