A magnificent, precisely detailed & fully equipped villa. The Winchester is a contemporary home composed of a 2-bedroom main house and a 1-bedroom guest house, set in 1 acre of newly planted tropical gardens above Crescent Bay. Open plan living, floor to ceiling windows and doors open onto to beautiful outside spaces, including spacious balconies, an infinity swimming pool and fruit gardens.
Designed by London architects Kilburn Nightingale, The Winchester has a simple but very stylish beauty; a prime Bequia residence offering well considered relaxed island living, with prospect and privacy.
Elevated & Peaceful Location
A lovely, quiet and secluded spot on Bequia's North Eastern Coast, The Winchester is located in Ocean Ridge Private Estate above Crescent Beach. A South facing & elevated location allows for absolutely stunning views over the whole of Bequia's North Eastern Coast and out over the other Grenadine Islands. The elevated situation affords constant cooling breezes.
Stunning 180 Degree Views
Panoramic views ranging from far reaching vistas across the Ocean, to the East Coast of Bequia's Crescent & Spring Bays. The stunning ocean views incorporate the uninhabited islands of Balliceaux & Battowia, and over to the private island of Mustique. From the turquoises of the idyllic Crescent Bay, to the tropical greens of the hills of Spring & Industry; special views from a special location.
Ocean Ridge Estate
Ocean Ridge is the most well covenanted private estate on Bequia and offers unparalleled quality control. This ensures beautiful peaceful surrounds indefinitely with uninterrupted views and the highest quality standards.
The Winchester - Information
- Total Land Area - 44,000sf / one acre
- House Area - 2,400sf (2,000sf for main house + 400 for guest house)
- Year Built - New construction completed in 2015 Architect - Kilburn Nightingale
- Roofing - Inward sloping concrete roof with water catchment & drainage to tanks (no spouting surrounds roof area)
- Ceilings – Concrete
- Flooring-Porcelain tiles throughout both interior and exterior
- Water Tanks - 2 tanks with a total capacity of 35,000 gallons
- Swimming Pool Dimensions - 9m x 3m
The accommodation comprises 2 buildings; a main house and guest house, linked by a terrace. The main house has a large open plan living space upstairs, with comfy living & dining spaces and a fully equipped kitchen. The kitchen and utility room are fitted with top of the range Bosch appliances and spacious Scandinavian corner cold store.
The floor to ceiling windows and doors keep the space light and airy, and allow full access to the spectacular panoramic views. These spaces open up completely along one side onto the spacious balcony overlooking the swimming pool, gardens and Crescent Bay below. To the right of the balcony are the natural stone steps which access the beautiful infinity swimming pool and sun deck area.
The lower level of the Main House comprises 2 double bedrooms; 1 with an en suite bathroom and large dressing room, there is another spacious shower room and large store room. Both of these bedrooms boast the stunning views through large glass windows and doors, and open onto a verandah with direct access to the infinity pool and sun patio. All bedrooms in The Winchester have air conditioning and 'funky' ceiling fans.
The guest house is of generous proportions with an en suite shower room, wardrobes and fitted refrigerator. Ocean facing, it too has sliding glazed doors out onto its own balcony with access to the swimming pool & gardens.
The 9m x 3m infinity swimming pool is the perfect place to make the most of the stunning views, located on the lower level at the front of the house. Next to the pool is also a sun deck, bar & barbecue area, as well as an outside shower. The tropical gardens surround the property; these are currently establishing, due to the young age of The Winchester, but the immediate area around the whole property is planted and flourishing. There is also an orchard, with: mango, guava, banana, avocado, cherry, lime, passion fruit, wax apple and almond, and a herb / vegetable garden is planned. The outside spaces and gardens are fully lit up with exterior lighting.