In the hills of Lurin, St. Barthelemy, the Caribbean home of actor and comedian, Steve Martin, is ideal for entertaining, and offers beautiful views of the surrounding area. Called Villa Au Soleil, the 28,191 square-foot mansion is now for sale for $11.24 million with Sotheby’s International Realty. Martin acquired the property in 2008.
Inside the home lime and yellow interiors create a cheerful and welcoming setting paired with exposed wooden beams, and views from almost every room. The gourmet kitchen attaches to a formal dining room and the spacious living room which includes a media area. The four bedrooms features ensuite bathrooms and outdoor showers, and a private hot tub can be found on the master bedroom terrace.
Outside, provides excellent opportunities for outdoor living, with multiple terraces, a sun deck and a two-tiered infinity pool. Meanwhile, “lush tropical gardens with a lily pond and a fountain enhance the back of the villa and provide a setting for a Balinese style gazeb” (Sothebys). Views from the property are spectacular and include the airplane runway of St. Barth’s.
According to Curbed reports indicate “Martin hasn’t had much trouble renting out the place in the off-season, which he started doing in fall 2008, asking $28K a week” (Curbed).