‘Most expensive Caribbean estate ever’ lists for $200M
A massive compound claimed to be the Caribbean’s most valuable is up for sale on the island of Mustique.
Known as The Terrace, the residence proclaims to be not only the area’s most expensive – but the island’s “biggest and grandest property”.
Listed at a cool price of $200 million, the terrace sits on 17 acres of celebrity-loving grounds, where A-listers including George Clooney, Kate Middleton, Mick Jagger and other stars are known to reside.
The main house measures in at a whopping 53,000 square feet – and is one of nine buildings on the estate, not to mention various covered outdoor areas.
In total there are 13 bedrooms (nine of which are located in the main house and are en-suite), 13 bathrooms, seven reception rooms, a chapel, three swimming pools (one 80 feet long, one by the guest cottage area, and one by along the infinity edge) and “the largest entertainment venue on the island,” according to TopTenRealEstateDeals.com.
Secondary buildings include staff housing and a 12,000-square-foot space with a large event hall and a game room connected to the main house by a 60-foot tunnel.
Set on one of Mustique’s highest points, the terrace offers beautiful views from its grounds, which are dotted with lush landscapes and features including a fountain and a lighted tennis court.
Knight Frank agent Edward de Mallet Morgan, who wrapped a shaded arched loggia around the house, offering 360-degree views out to sea. listNotes in one Instagram post.
He adds, “Gorgeous and elegant upon arrival, elements such as hand-painted murals by Jean-Claude Adenin add to the theater and make the spacious reception rooms and colorful bedroom suites feel warm and inviting. “
As for the aesthetic, “the terraces were designed in an elegant blend of Palladium and Venetian style – a faithful homage to Italy’s grand 16th-century palaces,” the listing adds.
To reach the premises, visitors must make their way to Mustique by air or sea.
Charter flights fly regularly to St Lucia and Barbados, which are 25 and 50 minutes away respectively, and where international flights can be caught elsewhere.
Seasoned but looking for a cleaner slate? Nearby, and for a fraction of the price, an entire uninhabited island is also looking for a buyer.
Named Ballysox (“trinkets” in French), the property comes without a house, a swimming pool or a tennis court to its name — but offers 352 acres of nature-filled paradise for a comparatively affordable $30 million. .