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Casa Puesta Sol For Sale


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Casa Puesta Sol is a unique, secluded Caribbean seaside residence on the tropical island of Ambergris Caye, Belize, the winner of TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Top 10 Islands – World in 2013 & 2014. Casa Puesta Sol was solidly constructed over 20 months to provide a comfortable life within nature’s gifts.  2.95 acres, 400 feet of beachfront, 2 furnished homes, privacy, sophisticated solar electrical system, self-contained water systems, private marina with 2 boats.

  • 2.95 acres
  • 400 feet of beachfront, depth of 275-295 feet
  • “park” atmosphere with land & sea nature
  • secluded/private, yet only 9-14 minute boat ride to the south side, middle of town respectively
  • mature landscaping with over 200 hibiscus bushes, over 50 orchid plants, over 50 palm trees (including coconut bearing palms), flamboyant, plumeria & multiple varieties of indigenous trees & plants to include mangrove,  gumbo limbo, ziricote
  • activities right off the beach of Casa Brisa include fly fishing, snorkeling, line fishing, lobstering, bird watching, sailing, windsurfing, kiteboarding & swimming
  • Casa Puesta Sol was a Wall Street Journal’s “House of the Day” & won the voting for that week’s WSJ  “House of the Week”
  • 3 miles north of the exclusive Cayo Espanto Resort
  • Leo DiCaprio’s Blackadore Caye is 5 miles in front of Casa Puesta Sol
  • permanent home or private vacation home &/or exclusive vacation rental for income; could be developed into a resort
  • privately deeded under a British style land registration system; foreigners can own outright
  • may be deeded for multiple, fractional owners
  • may be titled in the name of a Caribbean formed a corporation for personal privacy & tax efficiency
  • annual property taxes:  $147.50 USD
  • island of Ambergris Caye was the winner of TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Top 10 Islands – World for both 2013 & 2014
  • no sargassum grass or turtle grass on this sunset side of the island

Main Home

  • 2 stories
  • upstairs living quarters of 1,960 square feet with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths
  • great room
  • screened veranda
  • office area
  • kitchen with granite countertops, glass tile, island
  • 76 feet from the sea
  • beautiful sea & vegetation views, beachfront “tree house” feeling
  • vaulted ceiling 16’ high at the peak
  • 2 bay windows
  • floor tiled throughout
  • custom hardwood woodwork throughout built on-site
  • air-conditioned master bedroom
  • inside staircase
  • sold furnished:  refrigerator, chest freezer, stove/oven (gas), microwave, 65” HD flat screen TV/sound system (new Nov ’17), satellite TV with HD-DVR, wireless Internet with VPN/routers, washing machine (new  Apr ’17), ceiling fans, almost all furniture, craps table, computer & Internet accessories
  • 1,960 square feet downstairs with storage areas, bathroom, shower,  battery bank, solar controllers, solar inverters/computer, water pumps/pressure tank, butane tanks, tankless/on-demand hot water heater
  • both homes were designed to capture  the flow of the tropical breezes & winds
  • both homes were hand built over 20 months by an excellent island contractor; construction overwatched   by architect & owners
  • both homes are constructed of poured concrete & concrete blocks
  • strength built to South American seismic+ standards
  • foundations of both homes are tied into solid bedrock
  • roofs are 5-inch poured concrete
  • main home’s roof was refinished in June ’17
  • main home’s cisterns’ walls are 8-inch poured concrete
  • both homes were designed & built for easy additions of more rooms
  • downstairs also has  717 square feet of open space that can be enclosed for more finished rooms

Caretaker/Guest Home

  • 760 square feet
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 baths
  • family room
  • air-conditioned bedroom
  • porch
  • star gazing deck
  • refrigerator (new Oct ’17)
  • stove/oven
  • flat screen HD TV
  • satellite TV with HD receiver
  • all furniture
  • upgraded kitchen Nov ’17
  • water pump/pressure tank
  • tankless/on-demand hot water heater
  • currently used as a Caretaker Home, can be established as a Guest Home


  • Property ID: 2904
  • Price: $1,395,000
  • Property Size: 4500 sqft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Garage: 1

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