Age of Home: Completed in 2009
Square footage: Cottage interior: 500 sq. ft. with exterior decks of 300 sq. ft., plus additional spaces.
Laundry room: 32 sq. ft.
Store room at cottage: 60 sq. ft.
Guest Quarters/study: 450 sq. ft.
Lower store room/electrical room: 160 sq. ft.
Living Area: Cottage surrounded by large mahogany sliding doors with bedroom area/kitchen/large bathroom/walk in closet. Exterior laundry room and additional storage room.
Bath: In living quarters, bathroom has glass shower, rain shower head, modern fixtures; black granite counters.
Kitchen: KitchenAid and GE appliances, including gas cooktop, oven, wine cooler, in line under sink water filter, side by side refrigerator—all stainless steel; black granite counter
Guest Quarters/Study: Second building with large bedroom that can be used as an office or studio with bathroom, marble flooring throughout with huge windows overlooking Nevis Peak; fully air-conditioned.
Storage room/electrical room: Located next to the guest quarters.
Contractor: Mel Hanley, Garimel Construction, Nevis
Architect: Lee H. Skolnik, New York.
Generator: 20 KW
Cistern: 30,000 gallons under cottage
Irrigation Cistern: 9,000 gallons under driveway
Extra Storage: Large storage room next to guest room/office building.
Construction type: Block and masonry with mahogany sliding doors and windows; Sapele wooden floors; galvanized roof.
Other details: A 360-degree panoramic view brings the forested topography into focus. The secluded nature of the modern-design home opens to the outside with huge mahogany sliding glass doors opening on 3 sides to both grass terrace and patio having the effect of blurring the line between the interior and exterior spaces. Air-conditioning throughout; wireless Internet; on-site sustainable waste water treatment plant, which creates tertiary treated water for the automatic irrigation system; retaining walls; water feature at entrance, 30,000-gallon cistern. Phase 3 power stubbed up for main house; 20kw automatic propane generator phased for current buildings and potential 4 bedroom main house.
Located within a five-minute drive of Caribbean beaches and watersports center at Oualie Beach; six restaurants within five-minute drive. Located midway between the airport and the Four Seasons Resort Nevis with it award-winning Robert Trent Jones golf course, tennis facilities and spa.