By Dana Niland
In the hills above Tortola’s northern shore lies Shannon House, on the exclusive Shannon Estate.
The Tortola property, which includes seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms, is listed with Sotheby’s International Realty for $3.25 million.
Its Indonesian-inspired architecture comprises 5,700 square feet of covered living space, designed around and incorporating naturally occurring boulders, on 8.75 acres of Caribbean flora.
With a view from the 1,100 foot elevation, the panorama includes the islands of Jost Van Dyke, Sandy Cay and the neighboring U.S. Virgin Islands.
The property is approached via a palm fringed driveway to the parking area.
Stone steps lead to the main house with three-bedroom suites, living and dining rooms and the gourmet kitchen.
The two-tier swimming pool and terrace connects the guest cottages via stone pathways, as the outdoor cooking area does with the main house and master bedroom cottage.
A caretaker’s cottage is located to the rear of the property.
It just might be the perfect Tortola retreat.
For more, visit Shannon House.