St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Auction Date & Time
** Though originally planned for a Nov 18th, 2017 sale, this luxury auction® has been delayed indefinitely due to Hurricane Irma.
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8 BD / 9 BA / 2 Half BA (total)
+/- 15,000 sq. ft. (main residence & outbuildings);
+/- 4,000 sq. ft (outdoor living areas)
Lot Size: +/- 4.36 acres
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PREVIOUSLY OFFERED FOR $35 MILLION. LUXURY AUCTION® DELAYED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA… Quite possibly the finest Caribbean residence currently offered for sale, this meticulously crafted island estate is replete with the highest degree of materials and attention to detail throughout. With panoramic views of Botany Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, this expansive estate marries luxury and exclusivity with the easy-going island lifestyle. Sitting on nearly 4 waterfront acres within The Preserve at Botany Bay, the estate provides a perfect vantage for spotting the turtles, rays, dolphins and whales, many of which are visible on a daily basis.
The Property was completed in 2012, and consists of seven structures: the main residence, an entertainment complex, a gazebo, two guest cottages, a multi-purpose “tower,” and a caretaker’s cottage. In total, the Property boasts +/- 15,000 square feet of interior living space with an additional +/- 4,000 square feet of outdoor entertainment areas. There is also helipad access and a Crestron System that controls every aspect of the estate’s electronics from anywhere in the world.
In total, Villa Pearl includes 8 bedrooms, 9 full and 2 half bathrooms, plus 3 outdoor showers. In the main residence, there is a vast salon with 30-foot-high ceilings, grand dining room, and gourmet kitchen, in addition to a sumptuous master suite, and a private in-law suite. Additional living quarters include a caretaker’s cottage with 2
bedrooms, 2 full baths, a kitchen, and a large living area, and two guest cottages (each able to sleep up to 6 guests). An exceptionally unique “Tower” – complete with a 3-story, stone turret with observation deck – contains a richly appointed, executive office and an additional bedroom suite.
Attached to the two-story pool house is an outdoor entertainment complex featuring a full outdoor kitchen, bar and gas grill. Just steps away is the custom-tiled pool and spa, each decorated with underwater scenes. There is also a large sundeck outfitted in marble and stone, a patio, an outdoor billiards area and a stone gazebo offering incredible ocean views.
Villa Pearl’s unique architecture and exceptional quality earned it an International Property Award in 2013. The Jaredian Design Group was the architectural firm commissioned to create the property.
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THE PRESERVE AT BOTANY BAY | ST. THOMAS, USVI. A protected 397-acre enclave and gated community, The Preserve at Botany Bay is located just 20 minutes from Charlotte Amalie, the island’s capital and location of its main airport. Community residents can enjoy a beach club with an ocean side infinity-edge pool, as well as complimentary fitness classes including Pilates and yoga.
Just steps from the pool are the sugar mill ruins, remnants of the plantation era on the island slated to become The Spa at Botany Bay. Seasonally, guest chefs and mixologists are invited to the community to cook traditional Caribbean cuisine and create drinks with local fruits and spirits.
A total of 84 homesites, ranging in size from 3 to more than 14 acres, comprise The Preserve, which is owned by the renowed Timbers Resorts. Dramatic ocean views and three private beaches are available for residents, while perks include preferred access and special rates for golf courses, surf and dive shops and tour operators. Airport transportation and pre-arrival grocery shopping services are also available.
The westernmost tip of The Preserve is protected by The Nature Conservancy and boasts excellent venues for a private beach stroll, as well as for enjoying the endless natural scenery, which includes coral reefs filled with colorful fish and trees lined with exotic birds and flowers.
ST. THOMAS, USVI. St. Thomas offers luxury retail, world-renowned golfing, and unparalleled coral reefs in addition to world-famous Magen’s Bay (dubbed by USA Today as one of the top three beaches in the U.S. Virgin Islands). It is the most convenient and well served of the Caribbean Islands, with frequent and direct flights from both the mainland United States and England.
Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands, is located on St. Thomas and is known as the largest shopping area on the island, as well as one of the busiest port of calls for cruise ships in the Caribbean. Residents and visitors can enjoy incomparable views of the islands by traveling on the city’s 700-foot Skyride or walking up the famed 99 Steps to the top of the city.
Another way to enjoy the panoramic view is to visit Mahogany Run, a 110-acre golf course designed by renowned golf course architects George and Tom Fazio. The course is home to the impossibly difficult “Devil’s Triangle” – holes 13, 14, and 15 – and has attracted golf enthusiasts like Bill Clinton, Michael Jordan, John Travolta and Sylvester Stallone.
Besides golfing and shopping, countless beaches throughout the island offer everything from adventure to relaxation: Magens Bay was voted one of the best family beaches on the island by Frommer’s, Coki Point Beach is famous for crystal-clear water perfect for snorkeling and diving, and Lindbergh Beach is the choice destination for locals. For thrill seekers, Sapphire Beach attracts windsurfers and Hull Bay is a favorite for surfers.
Once arriving in St. Thomas from the mainland United States (or elsewhere), many residents and visitors “Island Hop,” traveling amongst the various Virgin Islands for weekend getaways or daytrips to experience one of the top five best places to visit in the Caribbean according to U.S. News and World Report.
Property listed and offered for sale by USVI Sotheby’s International Realty (1-3298-2B). Listing Agent Lee Steiner (1-23975-1B). Platinum Luxury Auctions LLC is a licensed USVI Public Auctioneer (1-30359-1L) performing auction-marketing services as part of this transaction, and is not performing any real estate services where prohibited. Sotheby’s International Realty, the Sotheby’s International Realty logo and affiliate logos are registered (or unregistered) service marks used with permission. Neither Sotheby’s, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, nor any of their affiliated companies is providing any product or service in connection with this event other than as required by applicable law.
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