Hakuna Matata, 3-16 Catherineberg, MLS #18-64.
Catherineberg, US Virgin Islands
Listing ID: 00077087125
Generations of old Danish sugar mill plantation ruins great you as you enter the private estate enclave known as Estate Catherneberg within the Naional Park and overlooking St.
John's north shore.
Hakuna Matata presents a dramatic entrance with it's paved circular driveway with custom gates set in stone pillars surrounded by lush tropical landscaping.
Constructed with incredible attention to detail & furnished with treasures from around the world.Enter this private estate through custom double mahogany 13' entry doors.
On the first main level (handicap accessible) is one of four bedrooms with ensuite and private terrace.
Heading back to the main entry the 2 story courtyard welcomes you with columns and arches that frame an incredible 180 degree view.
Italian tile accents & terra cotta til
& coral stone benches & stairs, tropical flowers & vines complete this dramatic entrance.
Close by is a unique artist painted powder room.
Across the courtyard, double mahogany French doors lead into the great room, a large open space with beamed ceilings & palm frond fans (fans & lights are dual controlled with speed & dimmers) Total comfort is assured with the two love seats and chairs & a table made from an antique Moroccan door.
Side tables & dining table with 8 chairs are all made from exotic hardwood from Africa that was reclaimed from old railroad ties which were milled and made in to furniture.
There's a built in mahogany entertainment center with cable TV, DVD, stereo & IPOD connection.
The indoor dining area,along with the living room area walls have been enhanced by faux wall treatments done by professional artists.
The entire room is surrounded by tall windows and 4 sets of French doors providing great tropical breezes and access to outdoor venues.
An arched doorway leads to the gourmet kitchen with coral stone counters and custom mahogany cabinets and a large center island.
Complete with top-of-the-line appliances including a Northland Commercial fridge & Viking 8 burner range & double oven & Viking dishwasher.
From the kitchen you can access the fully equipped and spacious laundry room and a large supply cabinet.
The back kitchen courtyard provides a primary point of ingress & egress for unloading supplies &/or groceries & deliveries.
Also this courtyard has a BBQ grill & quiet sitting area & additional storage.
Back though the kitchen another set of French doors lead to a large covered veranda with a dining table for 8.
The ocean views through arches framed by columns & flowers can be enjoyed from this area.
Back in the main courtyard entrance coral stone steps lead upstairs to another guest bedroom with ensuite and the master bedroom suite.
The first room is a guest bedroom with a trellised porch & hanging adjustable porch swing.
The private bath has an outdoor shower & hand painted tiles.
Over the trellised walkway is the master suite,beautifully furnished with mahogany pieces from England & a majestic beamed ceiling.
There's an exterior covered seating area with amazing ocean views & constant cooling breezes.
Although each of the 4 bedrooms are air-conditioned you will seldom need to turn them on with this villa, where cooling tradewinds surround you year round.
There's a a spacious his & hers bathroom with 2 vanity/sink areas, each area with it's own water closet and a large outdoor shower offers a 180 degree view.
This master suite is completed with two walk-in closets.
The lower level of this magnificent estate offers a custom designed and built spa/hot tub built with native natural stone from the property.
There's a free form heated salt swimming pool with a baby area.
The private pool deck is paved with old Chicago bricks and surrounded by lush tropical landscaping with many species of indigenous plants and incredible ocean views.
Also, on this level is another spacious guest bedroom with ensuite & an outdoor shower and an incredible waterfall with a goldfish pond.
The entire 1.44 acre property is fully fenced (hided by the lush landscaping and native stones) comes complete with a 40KW diesel generator with a ATS, solar hot water.