At Palmas del Mar, the
prestigious luxury resort community near Humacao on Puerto Rico’s east coast,
one can truly experience the very best of the Caribbean lifestyle: two 18 hole
championship golf courses, tennis club, beach club, the most complete
equestrian center in the Caribbean, a marina and mega-yacht club, shopping
mall, over 25 restaurants, the fully accredited academically acclaimed (every
grad from the college preparatory program goes on to college, including Brown,
Duke, Notre Dame, Wesleyan, etc.)
English-speaking Palmas Academy (K-12), all on 2700 secure and private acres of beautifully
landscaped and maintained grounds.
Situated on a verdant
beachfront hill with unobstructed ocean views, just steps from the sandy beach
and inviting clear water, is the idyllic site a successful Broadway producer
and his wife, an acclaimed filmmaker/writer, chose to have their spacious and
comfortable custom home built in 1990. An ideal spot to raise a family and
continue their creativity, it offered privacy, harmony and inspiration amidst a
lush tropical paradise, with all the comforts and amenities expected at a
luxury resort! Robinson Crusoe never had it so good! Open your patio gate, and
step onto the beach!
The 6014 sq. ft./1925 sq.
mtr. 4 bedroom/4.5 bath MAIN HOUSE features marble flooring throughout,
hardwood cabinetry and trim, 15’ ceilings (20’ in the great room), a fully
equipped kitchen with granite countertops, open terraces and balconies offering
a choice for outdoor living and privacy. Every room in the house, including the
bathrooms, have sea views. The
light, bright interior coupled with the high ceilings and open floor plan is an
interior designer’s delight! A 60’ non-chlorine heated pool is surrounded by
coralline tiles and lush landscaping highlighted by Royal and areca palms, fern
hibiscus, stargazer oriental lily and cruz de marta, just to name a few of the
50 different varieties of exotic plants.
There is a 1000 gallon
cistern, 400 gallon diesel generator, and covered parking for two cars. The
home also features safety glass doors and windows designed to withstand 200 mph
winds. Cable and high speed internet is available.
The 2677 sq. ft./1826 sq.
mtr. 3 bedroom/3 bath GUEST HOUSE also features marble flooring throughout, has
unobstructed sea views, and a tennis court (complete with night lighting,
artificial surface, and a GAZEBO and CLUBHOUSE providing 400 sq. ft. of
additional accommodation or office possibilities).
The MAIN HOUSE and GUEST HOUSE are fully furnished, including a regulation size pool table.
The MAIN HOUSE and pool (Lot
31 Shell Castle) is on a .926 acre lot, and is offered at $7,000,000
The GUEST HOUSE, tennis court
and clubhouse/studio (Lots 38 & 39 Shell Castle) is on .451 acre, and is
offered at $2,726,000
THREE OCEANFRONT LOTS,
contiguous to the Main House, offering privacy and development potential (with
existing plans for four townhouse type residential units) are also available:
Lot 28 Shell Castle, 10032
sq. ft./932 sm/.230 acre, at $650,000
Lot 29 Shell Castle, 9688 sq. ft./900 sm/.222 acre, at
Lot 30 Shell Castle, 10409
sq. ft./967 sm/.238 acre, at $675,000
TWO SEA VIEW LOTS, level and
within easy walking distance from the Main House and beach, are also available:
Lot 12 Surfside, 15016 sq.
ft./1395 sm/.345 acre, at $837,000
Lot 13 Surfside, 16275 sq.
ft./1512 sm/.373 acre, at $830,000
This unique tropical property
(private, quiet, discreetly removed from, yet within, the resort community)
2.33 acre in total, is the ideal location for a FAMILY COMPOUND, RENTAL(S) or a
MAIN HOUSE, GUEST HOUSE and
FIVE LOTS may be purchased separately, in any combination, or in its entirety
SELLERS ARE MOTIVATED, AND INVITE
The Commonwealth of Puerto
Rico enjoys all the privileges, rights and protection of the United
States of America; has the highest per capita income in all the Caribbean, and
is only two hours by air from Miami and 3.5 hours from New York City. Ease of
travel is guaranteed, as there is no Customs. The monetary and banking system
is based on the U.S. dollar, and there is no income tax!! Puerto Rico is poised to become the 51st
state in the Union (with land and property values expected to rise, just as
they did when Hawaii became a state). There is strict adherence to and
enforcement of EPA regulations and guidelines, so clean air and water are the
norm, with healthy and intact reefs. PUERTO RICO: unexpected, unparalleled; a
tropical paradise with all the comforts and amenities of home!
(All the above information is
deemed accurate but not guaranteed).