Stowaway – Function with fruitful finesse

A house has a function, a purpose, and local surroundings with which to blend. When that purpose is to enjoy a beautiful island to its fullest and the surroundings are that of a riotous, irrepressible Caribbean landscape, then the resulting house is something truly special. Welcome to Stowaway at Brewer’s Bay, Tortola.

High on the ridge between Brewer’s Bay and pristine Shark Bay, looking out over Jost Van Dyke, Stowaway offers complete privacy and dramatic ocean views. The point of land in front of the property, Anderson Point looking out to the sunsets, is held by the National Parks Trust, assuring that the view is forever protected.

Brewer’s Bay beach—a safe swimming beach—is just a short walk down the hill along a private road. The property comes with a deeded access to the quiet end of the beach and use of a small stone dock, allowing admission to a sheltered mooring field. This is perfect for fishing and keeping a small runabout with which to explore the many inlets, bays, and beaches along Tortola’s north shore and the islands beyond.

Sited on approximately two and a half acres on the ridge, land, and gardens on both sides, the house is a generous three-bedroom structure. There is also a big, breezy, and open, one-bedroom guest house. The houses are of contemporary design, kept deliberately simple, easy, and fun to live in.

The main house’s spacious living room has a dramatically high ceiling and is triangular in shape, offering a spectacular theatre-like view out over Brewer’s Bay. The extensive veranda runs the length of the house, accommodating abundant space for alfresco dining. The veranda continues around the tip of the house to a lovely covered spot for breakfast, lunch, and sunset cocktails, overlooking the sweep of ocean to the horizon.

The large swimming pool hovers over Shark Bay, a stunning perch. Extensive gardens contain lush and mature plantings completely surrounding the house. Secret pathways lead to hidden lookout points and secluded spots from which to watch the birds soaring above the rocks and the waves below. There are two lawns, perfect for bocce and a casual game of croquet.

The Guest House is located beyond the pool, out of sight of the Main House, promising complete privacy for all.

Stowaway at Brewer’s Bay is a peaceful respite, calm and secluded. The busy centre of Road Town can be reached in 10 minutes by car. The airport at Beef Island is also only 10 minutes away by helicopter from Stowaway’s private helicopter pad at the foot of the property.

Stowaway is a house that belongs to the island; Tortola has shaped the feel of the home and its influence is evident from the views to the handmade paving stones, the casual and comfortable furniture to the hints of pale aqua echoing the ocean; the house is sophisticated in its simplicity.

Stowaway is the island lifestyle; Caribbean living in its purest form.

For more information and viewings of this unique property, contact Managing Broker Chris Smith at [email protected] or +1 284 -340-3000.

Property Details Property ID: CS859

Price: $2,600,000

Beds: 4

Baths: 3

Location: Tortola

Location Type: Ocean View

Water: Cistern & Desal

Photography by Rainbow Visions BVI

Chris Smith
Chris arrived in the BVI in 1992 to work for Sir Richard Branson on Necker Island. After several great years on Necker, Chris moved to Virgin Gorda and became involved in real estate sales and development, and vacation villa rentals and management as managing broker of Coldwell Banker.
Chris Smith

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