A sprawling compound claimed to be the most expensive ever bought in the Caribbean is up for sale on the island of Mustique.
Known as The Terraces, the residence claimed to be not only the area’s highest-priced – but also the island’s “largest and grandest property”.
Listed for a cool $200 million, the terrace is situated on 17 acres of the celebrity-beloved getaway where A-listers including George Clooney, Kate Middleton, Mick Jagger and other stars have been known to reside.
The main house measures in at a whopping 53,000 square feet—and is one of nine buildings on the property, not to mention the various covered outdoor areas.
In total there are 13 bedrooms (nine of which are located in the main house and have en-suite bathrooms), 13 bathrooms, seven reception rooms, a chapel, three swimming pools (one 80 feet long, one by the guest cottage area, and one by an infinity edge with) and “the largest entertainment venue on the island” according to TopTenRealEstateDeals.com,
Secondary buildings include staff housing and 12,000 square feet of space including a large event hall and a game room connected to the main house by a 60-foot tunnel.
Perched atop one of Mustique’s highest points, the terrace offers beautiful views from its grounds, which are lushly landscaped and feature amenities including a fountain and a lighted tennis court.
“Shaded arched loggias around the house giving 360-degree views out to sea,” Knight Frank agent Edward de Mallet Morgan, who holds listingnotes in one instagram post,
The interior, he says, is “lavish and impressive upon arrival, elements such as Jean-Claude Adenin’s hand-painted murals add theater and the spacious reception rooms and colorful bedroom suites feel warm and inviting.”
As for the aesthetic, “the terrace was designed in a majestic blend of palladium and Venetian style—a faithful homage to Italy’s pompous 16th-century great palaces,” the listing states.
To reach the complex, visitors must travel to Mustik either by air or by 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.
In season but looking for a clean slate? nearby, and for a fraction of the price, a total desert island The buyer is also being searched.
The estate, named Baliceaux (“trinket” in French), comes without a house, a swimming pool or a tennis court to name it—but offers 352 acres of nature-filled paradise for a comparatively affordable $30 million.