Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras

Overview - ListingID 90007101227

Price: USD $ 495,000.00 Contract type: Sale Property type: House/Villa
Property general location: Beach New or pre-owned: Furnished:
Bathrooms: 6 Bedrooms: 9
Stories/floors: 3 Lot size: 7077.75 m2 | 76,184.90 ft2
Construction size: 0.00 m2 | 0.00 ft2
Living space: 506.30 m2 | 5449.81 ft2 Garage, patio, porch,etc: 0.00 m2 | 0.00 ft2
Price: 495000.00
Contract type: Sale
Property type: House/Villa
Property general location: Beach
New or pre-owned:
Furnished:
Bathrooms: 6
Bedrooms: 9
Stories/floors: 3
Lot size: 7077.75 m2 | 76,184.90 ft2
Construction size: 0.00 m2 | 0.00 m2
Living space: 506.30 m2 | 5449.81 ft2
Garage, patio, porch,etc: 0.00 m2 | 0.00 ft2

Description

                                This 1.75 acre property with 304 feet of sandy beachfront offers sensational value for the money. The property has development potential, either as a boutique fishing or scuba diving resort, or additional homes could be built on the property and sold separately or offered as vacation rentals.

The Property includes;
- A fully furnished 3,320 sq ft, 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom Beachfront Home on 3 levels with 10 ft wide ocean facing porch at 2nd level.
- A separate Apartment building on 2 levels with 2 Apartments, each 520 sq ft with 2 bedrooms and 1 Bathroom. 
- A separate 450 sq ft workshop with tools and work benches.
- A separate shed with standby Generator generators, (1 gasoline & 1 diesel).
- A 154 foot private dock, with an electric 2 ton boat chain hoist, davit for jet ski, storage bodega and a palapa with wet bar area and sun bathing area at the second level offers a safe harbor with 9 foot water depth at end of dock.
The property has no covenants, conditions, restrictions or Home Owners Association.

Location & Views:
Located on the South Shore at the west end of Utila directly opposite Utila's Jewel (also known as Suc-Suc or Up) Cay and 5 miles (20 minutes by boat) from Utila Town Center. Access is by boat only, although there is a 4 wheel drive track running down from the west side of Utila's Lower Lagoon and terminating behind the property. The property has spectacular views to the Utila Cays and on a clear day the Cordillera Nombre de Dios mountain range on the north coast of Honduras some 18 miles away.

Utilities:
Electricity - (110/220 volt) is provided by the Utila Power Company grid. There is a back-up diesel powered generator and back-up gasoline powered generator. Three roof-mounted solar panels are connected to a Xantrex Trace Series Inverter/Charger whose battery bank needs replacing. 
Water - is provided by rainwater catchment feeding a 38,500 gallon [145,738 liter] 3 chamber cistern. From the cistern water is pumped by a 1.5 HP pressure pump to an 80 gal pressure tank which feeds through a triple filtration system supplying all interior faucets. Hot water is provided by a tankless on demand propane water heater. The 80 gal pressure vessel also feeds two other triple filtration systems with UV sterilizers supplied by Living Water USA and from there to separate drinking water faucets throughout the Beach House interior. There is also a private well with a 40 gal per min pressure pump which feeds all exterior faucets. 
Internet - Is provided by Metropolis - a local Utila ISP. 
TV - (not connected) can be provided by various satellite service providers. 
Telephone - is provided by cellular phone service from Claro (a major Central American cellular services provider). 

Constructions
 Both the main house and apartment building at the rear of the property are timber framed with a single pour reinforced concrete water cistern constructed at the rear and of each building acting as part of the foundations and hurricane anchor/support. The water cistern at the rear of the buildings and reinforced concrete columns towards the front of the buildings support the 2nd floor. Exterior walls are stained timber lap siding.
For the main house all walls & ceilings are insulated and finished with varnished wood paneling.
For the apartment building all interior walls & ceilings are insulated and finished with painted drywall.
The workshop is constructed of masonry blocks on a concrete slab. All roofing is long-life corrosion resistant cold rolled galvanized steel with Aluminum/Zinc/Slicium alloy and factory powder coating.
Windows are glass louvers set in aluminum frames.
The main house is air conditioned to all living spaces expect bathrooms and with ceiling fans to all interior and exterior spaces.
The apartment building has ceiling fans only. 

Layout: Main House:
The main house has a 'footprint' 50 feet wide (facing the ocean) and 32 feet deep. On the ocean side at the 1st/Ground floor level, a 10 foot covered patio extending across the entire width of the house is finished with non-slip ceramic tiles and is the entrance to the downstairs accommodations consisting of 2 bedrooms (bedrooms #4 & #5), each with full en-suite bathroom and tub/shower. At the same level is a kitchenette and separate equipment/utilities room. From the ocean side, 6 foot wide stairs ascend to a 10 foot covered varnished wood porch extending across the entire wide of the house and is the entrance to the upstairs accommodations at the 2nd & 3rd levels.
At the 2nd level is a great room combining kitchen, dining and living room spaces, 3 bedrooms; bedroom #1 with en-suite bathroom with whirlpool tub/shower and large walk-in closet. Bedrooms #2 & #3 share a full bathroom with tub/shower. From the kitchen area is a door leading to a small porch off which is located the laundry room and stairs down to the ground level. From the living room area are stairs leading up to a large loft area which is currently used as a home office, but could easily be another bedroom/sleeping area. 
Floor plans available.

Apartments Building:
Two Apartments on two levels. Each Apartment with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen and living area.
Floor Plans available.

Lot Dimensions 304 x 230 ft (approx), 91 x 70 m (approx)
                            

Features:

  • Air conditioning (A/C)
  • Garage capacity: 0
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Half bathroooms: 0
  • Stories / floor: 3
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Home Owners Association (HOA)
  • View
  • Maid quarters
  • Swimming pool
  • Year built: 2004
  • Gated Community
  • Covered
  • Garage Open
                                                The Utila Cays and mountain range on the north coast of Honduras some 18 miles away.
                                                

Location and Map

Country: Honduras
State or Department or Province: Bay Islands
Location: Utila