145 & 147 Fish Bay
St John, VI 00830
MLS# 12-374
Status: Closed
2 beds  |  2 baths  |  2800 sqft

145 & 147 Fish Bay, St John, VI 00830
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Property Description
Serenely nestled in the hillside overlooking Reef Bay, “Solitaire” is truly a gem! Finely crafted of native stone and mahogany, this 2BR 2BA centrally air-conditioned home blends Old World elegance with modern comfort. The covered verandah and heated pool offer stunning views of pristine National Park land and the sunrise over Ram Head. Fully furnished and equipped for turn-key luxury! Buyer & Seller shall equally split the Stamp Tax. See SUPPLEMENT icon for Special Features.

Contract Information
Current Price: $1,940,000
Status: Closed
Book Section: Residential
Realtor.com Type: Residential - Single Family
List Date: 2012-11-24
Sold Date: 2013-11-08
List Price: $2,250,000
Sold Price: 1940000
Terms: Conventional
Financing: Conventional
Assoc. Fee: 450
Assoc. Year: 2013
Road Assessment Year: 2013
Insurance: Available
Location, Legal, and Tax Information
Parcel Number: 145 & 147
Estate: Fish Bay
Quarter: Reef Bay
Island: St John
Country: US
State/Province: VI
Postal Code: 00830
Add. Legal Address: Parcel 145 & 147 Estate Fish Bay
Subdivision: Fish Bay
Easements: Of Public Record
Access: Estate Road
Zoning: R-1Residential
Restrictions: CCRs
General Property Description
Total Bedrooms: 2
Total Bathrooms: 2
Sq Ft Enclosed (+/-): 1800
Sq Ft Deck (+/-): 1000
Total SqFt. (+/-): 2800
Waterfront: N
Pool: Yes
Hot Tub/Spa: No
Year Built: 2005
Lot Size In Acreage: 0.77
Lot Size In SqFt: 33541.2
Addl Construction
Builder: Ric Weinschenk
Foundation: Masonry
Grade: Moderate to FLAT
Air Conditioner: Central A/C
Capacity +/- (gal.): 31,000
Other: At. Closing
Property Features
House/Apt: None
Condition: Excellent
Sewer: Waste Treatment
Construction: Masonry; Stone
Roof: Galvanized
Landscaping: Professional
View: Caribbean; East/sunrise; Panoramic; South Shore; St. Thomas
Furnished: Yes
Appliances: Dishwasher; Dryer; Refrigerator; Stove; Washer
Cistern: Masonry
“SOLITAIRE” Turn-key luxury for the discerning buyer… One of St. John’s best-kept secrets, “Solitaire” is a true gem in a breath-taking and private setting overlooking magnificent Reef Bay with sunrise views of Ram Head. Handcrafted of native stone and masonry, impeccably re-built to the highest standards using the finest materials. With the exception of the exterior walls, entirely re-constructed from floors to roof in 2005. Graced with custom-built mahogany doors and windows in the great room. All windows have screens to take advantage of cooling island breezes. Fully air-conditioned with 3 individual remote-controlled zones. Hunter ceiling fans throughout. Open-plan great room and kitchen are perfect for entertaining. Comfortable seating with special accent pieces including Baker plantation-style armchairs, large round woven coffee table, antique West Indian rocking chair, antique Chinese porcelain lamp, round dining table by British Khaki, 2 wool area rugs from Pierre Deux and”Indochine” sideboard by Grange of France. Sustainably-harvested Central American almendro hardwood floors. Cathedral ceilings for a light, airy feel. A classic cook’s kitchen, complete with 4 burner GE Monogram gas range and electric self-cleaning oven, microwave, dishwasher and built-in refrigerator. (New Sub-Zero refrigerator 2012). Custom Brazilian soapstone countertops. Mahogany-topped native stone island for casual dining. Painted custom-built mahogany cabinetry with hand-crafted tile backsplash and artfully-designed plate rack. Fully equipped with handsome dinnerware, glassware, pots and pans by All-Clad and le Creuset, small appliances, utensils and garbage disposer. Elegant master bedroom with king-sized mahogany 4 poster bed; antique Caribbean bedposts with custom headboard by Leonard’s of New England. Antique West Indian mahogany and cane lady’s rocker. Gently filtered light through custom-made interior shutters. Large adjoining bathroom with marble-topped double sink vanity. Ceramic tile and beadboard wainscoting. Linen closet and Whirlpool full-size laundry appliances conveniently located next to master bedroom. Second bedroom currently used as a library/sitting room with cable TV and computer station. Built-in bookshelves and cabinets. Bose surround-sound audio system with speakers in the great room. Set of 6 framed Danish West Indian stamp prints. Luxurious and comfortable queen-size sofa bed and matching armchair by Century Furniture. Impressive French-made “Indochine” armoire by Grange with cane inset panels and 4 drawers. A companion piece to the great room’s sideboard/buffet. Adjoining bath with marble-topped vanity, ceramic tile and beadboard wainscoting. Gracious outdoor living spaces include Saltillo tile floors, large covered verandah, Lloyd Flanders 4 season wicker furniture with comfy all-weather cushions. 20 foot heated pool with glass tile accents. Charming pea stone terrace with marble-topped pedestal table and antique garden chairs and Weber gas grill. Gated and paved driveway leads to charming parking courtyard framed by mature plantings and re-claimed brick wall and garden. Ample parking space for 4+ vehicles. Brick, tree-canopied walkway leads through small lawn area to a gracious entrance. Garden accents include discreet outdoor lighting and large antique earthenware storage jars. 5 zone irrigation system. Completely shuttered for easy close up. Double lot features lower flat grassy grove with young fruit trees. 1.62 acres of privacy (0.77 + 0.85). Lots of space for expansion with views of Fish Bay and St. Thomas! 15 minute drive on paved roads to Cruz Bay. Hiking trail to Reef Bay. 1800+/- sq. ft. interior space 1000+/- sq.ft. exterior space 25KW back-up Northern Light generator with 25 gal. diesel tank. 2 poured concrete cisterns, approx. 31,000 capacity. 5 zone irrigation system with RainBird controller. Ultra violet water purification system model UV20 by Pura. Salt-based pool with digital purification system with Pool Pilot by AquaCal. New AquaCal (Nov. 2012) heat pump pool heater Super Quiet model SQ120. Certified aerobic on-site wastewater treatment system by Hydro-Action Industries. Produces standard 40 class 1 effluent. 3 zone central AC by Mitsubishi. 2 telephone lines. Cable TV and DSL. All original artwork by local St. John artists to be sold separately. Owners’ personal pottery collection excluded from sale. Fish Bay HOA dues have been paid in advance for 10 year plan and shall be pro-rated at closing. Buyer and seller shall equally split Stamp Tax.

Listing Agent: Gretchen Labrenz

145 & 147 Fish Bay, St John, VI 00830 - MLS# 12-374

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