(Prices are listed in Eastern Caribbean Dollars)
The home in Eggleston was named Nyumbani, meaning ‘home’ in Kiswahili. It was carefully crafted and intricately decorated to be the owner’s final home. This rare jewel of serenity is the perfect escape. It is nestled in the verdant hills of Eggleston, a quiet village only 15 minutes from the city of Roseau.
Beyond the security of the stone walls, the main gate leads to a graveled driveway that provides safe parking for several vehicles. Just a few more steps reveal a patio reception area and generous pool, ideal for entertaining friends or just relaxing in nature. This middle floor is an open concept living space adorned with a 6 ft circular fresh water pool to the back. This floor also contains a laundry room, shower stall, toilet and storage space.
This home in Eggleston is large enough to provide a luxurious lifestyle for a large family yet the layout gives the feel of a quaint country house. The lush garden is peppered with fruit trees and spices including almonds, carambola, mango and palm trees. Many flowering plants surround the obscured gazebo.
The panoramic view of the entire city of Roseau and the Caribbean Sea can best be described as breathtaking. The large top floor verandah provides a peaceful escape from life’s worries. The balconies are strategically placed to take full advantage of the view and scenery. The top floor, which provides the main living area, also contains two bedrooms, one of which is the master bedroom. A quaint library with an inside loft and the kitchen is also available on this floor. There is an alternate exit from the kitchen through a back step.
This 4 bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home in Eggleston, Dominica with spacious kitchen is an excellent investment. The building is constructed from concrete and wood. The bottom floor can be developed into a guest area if the new owner chooses. This floor contains two more bedrooms, each with their own bathroom. The wide glass paneled windows are ideal for letting in the sunshine and allowing a peek at the beautiful garden.
The property is situated on 1.6 acres of fertile land which provides optimum privacy with all utilities and amenities readily available. This getaway will make you want to stay at home but there will always be the option of travelling a very short distance – under 15 minutes – to the city of Roseau where you can access medical facilities, schools, churches, entertainment and shopping centres.
Unfortunately, this gem at the entrance to the beautiful community of Eggleston, Dominica, was not spared from the ravages of Hurricane Maria. Though currently liveable, the home has suffered some damage including broken windows, doors and rails. On the inside there is minor water damage to the bedroom closets and the kitchen cupboards are completely gone. The roof needs to be repaired and the walls need repainting.
However, this home in Eggleston can be easily brought back to its former glory. Photos of the home before the hurricane are attached to help you imagine the possibilities with this property. Click the attachment link below to view them.
The community of Eggleston, where this home is located, is best known for the annual Giraudel/Eggleston flower show shared with Giraudel, the neighbouring village. The people who live here are mostly hardworking farmers living a quiet and peaceful existence.
If you are looking to live different yet comfortable with all the modern conveniences of life yet in a pristine and scenic environment, this home is the best Dominica has to offer.
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IMPORTANT ADVISORY: Before any person purchases real estate in Dominica, the Physical Planning Division should be consulted to find out if the property is part of an approved subdivision, if applicable, or if their intended use of the property conforms to the official land use and development plan for the area. Visit the Physical Planning Division website for guidance.