This charming West Indian home, built using traditional techniques and materials, is the perfect marriage of the new and the old. Located on a hillside overlooking Saddle Hill, Montserrat and the sea, the house is one of the Hermitage Plantations Villas. This charming neighborhood of all-wooden homes feature shingles, fretwork, and wooden floors. Surrounded by rolling hills and pasturelands, Royal Palms’ unique design includes three bedrooms, huge great room, and fabulous porch that wraps around a pool. The house is located on a beautifully-landscaped acre of ground.

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Additional Information

Age: Completed in April 2008

Architect: Anne Hersh

Contractors: Hermitage Plantation Estates

Kitchen: Large, open plan kitchen with open shelving and lattice cabinets; stainless appliances including Bosch dishwasher, Whirlpool French door refrigerator, Miele wall oven, Firestar gourmet gas cooktop.

Bedrooms: 3 large bedrooms; master bedroom ensuite with dressing room, bath and walk-in shower; two large bedrooms with spacious extended bathroom with claw-foot tub room, plus vanity and walk-in shower.

Laundry: Separate room with front-loading Frigidaire washer and dryer and soaking tub, adjacent to bedroom.

Pool: Ozone filtration system provides chlorine-free swimming.

Cisterns: Two, totaling 30,000 gallons.

Water: UV-light filter system on whole house; solar hot water system.

Generator: Separate generator house with automatic propane generator.

Other Comments: House has beautiful Brazilian mahogany floors throughout. Girstone exterior decking from the Dominican Republic surrounds the pool and creates the driveway. Large store room and pump room area on ground level. Wonderful carpentry is the hallmark of this house with hand-made traditional lattice trim, built in storage cupboards in kitchen, bedrooms, and baths. Handsome details include pebbled showers, huge bathroom with claw-tub room. Home is located in a very attractive community of traditional homes in the lush area of the island with Hermitage Plantation Inn as a popular gathering spot and wonderful dining venue.


The above information is believed to have been gathered from reliable sources, but is based upon information gathered from third parties, therefore may not be complete or totally accurate.