5 bedroom detached house for sale
Cayman Islands - Grand Cayman, George Town
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South Sound South Sound is one of Grand Cayman´s most desirable and established communities, due to its proximity to George Town and the schools district, and consists of large family homes and some new townhouse developments. South Sound is also renowned for its soft sandy reef protected beaches that stretch along the Southern coast and boasts a number of landmarks such as Smith Cove, Grand Old House and Sand Cay. It offers a host of amenities such as the South Sound Squash Club, Cayman Island Tennis and Rugby clubs and the Equestrian Centre in addition to a wide choice of shops, bars and restaurants nearby.
The accommodation Tatenda, a word used to say thank you in South Africa, was designed by the renowned Cayman architect Arek Joseph. With a contemporary Caribbean theme in mind, this substantial residence was built in 2000 to the highest of standards with a 9ft slab elevation and consists of 8,628 sq. ft. Approached by a set of coral stone steps with fountains either side to give a sense of serenity, the double mahogany doors open onto the grand hall with inlaid travertine detail to the floor. Impressive columns define both the open plan living and dining areas, with French windows opening onto the patio and pool beyond. The dining area can comfortably seat twelve and features a built in buffet with Onyx counter top, the living space is well proportioned, an Onyx topped bar and a climate controlled wine cellar beneath the sweeping staircase completes the entertaining space.
The contemporary style kitchen is fitted with custom built cabinetry and has top of the line GE Profile appliances complete with Trivection double oven, warming drawer, extra fridge drawer space, microwave oven and dishwasher. A separate utility area is set behind the kitchen fitted with separate washer and dryer. The breakfast room and den both have a casual feel with views over the pool and patio. The home is wired for audio/visual inside and out with CAT5E cabling as well as an elaborate outdoor lighting system and exterior entrycom system.
To the eastern side of the house is a guest suite with its own door to the pool and patio. The large study has its own separate entrance easily allowing one to work from home, guests can also use the separate powder room. The graceful sweeping staircase, with decorative wrought ironwork balustrades and hardwood handrail leads to the galleried landing. The master suite is sizable and is complemented by its own spectacular terrace, bathroom and walk in wardrobe. The bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, walk in shower, twin basins and separate WC has travertine tiled walls and floors. The cedar lined walk in wardrobe is fully fitted to allow for ample storage.
A shaded veranda with sea views stretches the length of the second floor allowing all the bedrooms access to the ocean breeze. A study and two further guest rooms, each with full en-suite bathrooms, complete the second floor.
From the galleried landing a spiral staircase leads to a studio loft, fully fitted with a kitchen and bathroom and its own private balcony with amazing views along the beach and reef-the perfect retreat.
A separate triple car garage with staff quarters above allow for privacy from the main residence, and a service entrance to the side is ideal for catering. A mezzanine level creates extra storage in the garage and the staff accommodation above comprises living room, fitted kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.
The grounds Two thatch palms mark the entrance and the brick paved driveway has ample shaded parking. An assortment of established palm trees provide shade and privacy while the abundant shrubs and tropical planting create texture and depth around the property.
A striking infinity edge pool has been expertly matched with the Caribbean Sea beyond, the surrounding patio area is the ultimate for open air entertaining and beachfront relaxation which can be enjoyed all day and night, especially with the outdoor lighting and speakers.
A shaded eating area with built in barbecue and bar overlooks the lawns and pristine white beach. Swimming and snorkeling here are a must, especially towards the reef. Coconut palms frame the fabulous view of the Caribbean sea.
Cat 5E system Security system Mobile phone boosters 102 ft beach Pella double glazed hurricane rated windows Deep infinity edge pool Outdoor bar and barbecue Extra parking for 3 cars
Viewing All viewings are strictly by appointment; contact Simon Murphy at Simon Murphy International