CASA CERRO VENTOSO-
“A tropical hillside residence on 5 acres that features east and west water views and delightful breeze exposure”
Casa Cerro Ventoso
LOCATION- Located in the exclusive residential community of Southeast Harbor Estates. This community was established approximately 23 years ago and contains thirty properties all with a minimum size of five cuerdas. There are deeded protective covenants that restrict the usage to residential and do not permit further subdivision. Currently in this community there are seventeen finished homes. This community also has a community association and architectural committee. Southeast Harbor Estates is well located approx three and a half miles east of town in a rural area with no commercial interests. Access is via Rt 250 which is a two lane paved road that extends another one and a half miles to end of Culebra and ends at Zoni Beach. This remarkable beach is one mile of white sand and is a nesting area for the Leatherback and Green turtles. From Zoni Beach you look out to the islands of St Thomas, Culebrta and Cayo Norte. Typically on a busy day there might be fifty persons enjoying the delights of Zoni. The "east end" starting with Southeast Harbor Estates is what is known as the high investment grade area of Culebra. In this exclusive area the land is zoned wither 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 makes Culebra a very exceptional Caribbean island and secures the value of your investment in a property like Casa Cerro Ventoso. Note: one cuerda equals .971 of an acre.
PROPERTY: Casa Cerro Ventoso is located on 5.2488 cuerdas (approx 5 acres) of perfect hillside land. The gentle hillside grade offers stunning Caribbean water views and excellent exposure to the cooling tropical trade breezes. There is electric and city water to the property/ house and road access to the house is via a cul de sac that is exclusive to 8 other community five acre plus properties. This property is legally titled.
CITY WATER BONUS: In November, 2013, after two years of planning Cerra Ventoso was able to have the city water extended to the property line. This is a great new feature that is not offered in many other east end communities.
RESIDENCE: Casa Cerro Ventoso is designed to take advantage of the Caribbean water views and breezes and was initially completed in 2009. The residence configuration provides for three separate building. A main living building of approx 713 sq ft with an open space design which has a full kitchen with island setup, and dining / living area that has sliders for views and breezes that open to onto a nice sized decked area of 600 sq ft. The balance of the living building contains one full bath and a good sized laundry storage room with washer/dryer. An elegant master bedroom/bath suite provides for privacy and seclusion and located in a separate building that connected by deck way to the main living building . This spaciously designed bedroom /bath suite is 400 sq feet and has sliders onto a deck of 260 sq that also provides water and hillside views and enjoys nice breeze exposure. The third building of this unique residential compound is a two bedroom one bath building of approx 500 sq ft. All the residential buildings are concrete block walls with vaulted designer wood ceilings that peak at approx 11 feet. The exterior roofs are designer metal sheathing for long wear and no maintenance. This Caribbean design is a perfect blend of form and function combined with outdoor -indoor usage and limited maintenance. The design of the house provides for a desired southern exposure with sunrises from the east water views and sunsets into the very attractive west harbor views.
Six Years Old – Three bedrooms and
three baths in three building designed residence.
November 2013 - one of the few east end homes with a city water connection.
Appliances, furniture and furnishings accompany the sale.
Custom aluminum storm panels are included.
Cistern capacity of approx 10,000 gallons of water storage with excellent roof collection. WIFI is available and in use.
LANDSCAPING: The property is simply but nicely landscaped with grass, tropical trees and shrubs around the immediate residence for attractive look with low maintenance.
RENTAL POTENTIAL: The house has been not been rented before but offers an owner excellent potential for vacation rental income.
PROPERTY TAXES: Approx: $1,050 annually
Listed For Sale - $695,000