CASA SUENO-   “ Dream House- for all your special Culebra dreams and adventures”

 LOCATION- Located in the exclusive residential community of North View Estates. This community was established approximately 20 years ago and contains forty one properties each with a minimum size of five cuerdas. This community has deeded protective covenants that restrict the property to residential only use. Currently there are eighteen finished homes in this community. The community has a community association and architectural committee. North View Estates  is located approximatly four  miles east of the small commercial town in a rural area with no commercial interests. The entrance to North View Estates is accessed via Rt 250 which is a two lane road that extends another mile to the east end of Culebra, ending at Zoni Beach. This remarkable beach is one mile of white sand and is a nesting area for the Leatherback turtles. From Zoni Beach you look out to the islands of St Thomas, Culebrita and Cayo Norte. Typically on a busy day there might be fifty persons enjoying the delights of Zoni. The "east end" which has three five acre residential communities including North View Estates is what is known as the high investment grade area of Culebra. In this exclusive area the land is zoned either five or twenty-five cuerdas a house. It is very rare to find a zoning of this quality anywhere in the Caribbean. Culebra in its early development during the 70’s created this unique zoning that has help to protect and preserve its natural beauty. This zoning which protects your investment makes Culebra a very exceptional Caribbean island and secures the value of your investment in a property like Casa Sueno. Note: one cuerda equals .971 of an acre.

 
PROPERTY: Casa Sueno  is located on 5.3959 cuerdas (approx 5 acres) of beautiful hillside property inside the community of North View Estates.  The stunning location of this particular property  creates some of the best Caribbean water views of pristine Manglar Bay while offering a nice exposure to the cooling trade breezes.  This property is deeded and titled.

RESIDENCE: Casa Sueno is designed to be an elegant representation of what a Caribbean home should be for the easy enjoyment of the magnificent natural beauty of Culebra and the grace of its enchanting serenity.   Casa Sueno is now ten years young and in perfect condition.  It was built by one of Culebra’s best builders and has been maintained by the now absentee owner in impeccable condition. Casa Sueno is perched on the top of highest point of its property for a maximum exposure to the stunning views and cooling trade breezes. The residence is composed of two buildings separated by a well designed and landscaped interior courtyard.  The main building is approx 1100 sq ft interior space and contains a large great room concept –with  kitchen, dining and living areas that open onto large covered veranda area. The kitchen is modern stylish, and very functional with new appliances and beautiful handmade cabinetry. The kitchen features a pass thru seated bar/counter area the offers easy access to the rear patio grilling area. The dining area is pleasant to the appetite offers easy access to the veranda and currently seats eight comfortably. The living space is perfect for leisure and the open design concept with high 14 ft beamed wooden vaulted ceilings offer a custom design that enhances the effects of this spectacular location and its stunning views. The master bedroom bath suite is privately located off this great room area and has its own entry onto its own covered veranda patios that also enjoy these great Caribbean views.  The master bedroom suite features a two huge walking closets and a modern and style setting master bath with a great shower area that offers those stunning views and a separate veranda area. The main building also features a chic half bathroom for visiting guests.  To the rear of the main building located on the other side of the courtyard is the second building. This stylish but functional building features two bedrooms with a modern bathroom and a laundry/storage area. Like all well designed Caribbean homes there is an outside shower and sink area. Most homes on the east end of Culebra use rain water collection. Casa Suenos’ roofs were well designed for water collection and have metal roofs and well located drain systems that support four collection cisterns that total an approx capacity of 40,000 gallons.

 
Court Yard Entry
 
Casa Sueno
 
Entry Gate
Landscape Design- provides for a very eclectic Caribbean flavor with a variety of tropical plants, trees, cactus, and flowering plants. The setting for this property is a tropical paradise that is very private and requires minimum maintenance.

Security Gate and Entry- Historically security has not been a major issue on Culebra but this property has a security gate with a key pad and the approx 150 yard driveway up to the house is almost fully paved.

Community Dock: North View Estates is the only east end community with a community dock. The community dock that is located in the spectacular natural beauty of the very tranquil Manglar Bay. The dock of 125 feet length is perfect for a dinghy tie up or for load or unloading from larger boats. Manglar bay is an exceptionally calm bay that is perfect for the anchorage or mooring of larger boats.

Boating & Fishing Adventures:  Manglar bay is one of the best locations to many adventures and also little know to the outside world. Manglar Bay offers excellent Tarpon grounds and the entry has fishing flats that offer Bone Fishing. A short five minute boat ride takes you to excellent areas for trolling tuna, mahi-mahi, King and Sierra fishing. You are about 12 miles from St Thomas and just a few more miles to St John’s. There is excellent diving and snorkeling nearby coral reefs where rays and turtles are easily located.

Furnishings: Casa Sueno is being sold fully furnished in an excellent Caribbean style and design that would inspire “Papa” to create a new Caribbean adventure novel.


Living Area

Living & Kitchen Area

Kitchen Area
     

Veranda

Pass thru bar to kitchen

Kitchen Area
     

Master Bedroom

Master Bathroom

Master Bedroom Veranda
     

Guest Bathroom
 
Impressive Views
     

Bedroom Building

Bedroom #2

Bedroom #3
     

Rear Grilling & Bar area

Bedroom Building Bathroom

View of side of house & driveway

Potential Rental Property:  This property would make an attractive rental property with some excellent potential.

Additional Features:- “to list just a few”

AC units and designer ceiling fans in all bedrooms, four specially designed ceiling fans in the great room area, rear grill patio area 33x8 feet includes all furniture and grill, main veranda area 33x 10 feet includes all outdoor furniture, master bedroom suite veranda 33x 9 feet – includes all outdoor furniture, additional storage and linen closet in main building and all custom hurricane panels – although there has not been a hurricane on Culebra for 16 years.

Exclusively Listed with Culebra Island Realty

Affordably Priced - $1,200,000