Cayos Cochinos, Cayos Cochinos, Bay Islands, 64154
Retreat to your private island. Yet minutes away from a large city with US services.
Lot Size: 33,000 sf (3/4 acre) on a private island in Cayos Cochinos with the Sea on 3 sides. The 3 other owners on the island are willing to sell their property, if you want to own the whole island.
The 2 large islands and 13 smaller islands that make up Cayos Cochinos are in a National Marine Preserve and are free of commercial fishing. The water is so clear you can see the bottom of the sea. There is world class diving in the 2nd largest barrier reef in the world. Enjoy SCUBA, snorkeling, sailing, swimming, sunning, socializing in your a paradise of your own making.
La Ceiba, a town of 250,000 people, is about 1/2 hour away and has many US style services: new modern hospital, international airport, docks for ferries to Utila and Roatan islands, shopping mall, golf course, water park, resorts, restaurants such as Pizza Hut, Applebees, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King, also WalMart, Ace Hardware, Avis, Hertz, DeWalt. There's a Dole (bananas and pineapple) research station, 3 bilingual high schools, a major grocery store, hotels, the exciting Zona Noche, and is famous for some of the best eco-tourism in the world. There are many US and Canadian expats and gated communities nestled in the neighborhoods throughout the city.
The Main House is 2200 sf with a 700 sf porch/deck on 2 of the floors. It has 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, a Living/Dining Room, and 2 Kitchens. There's a large extra room for an office, storage, media room, etc.
Rock and mortar patios and recreation areas, both covered and uncovered, are perfect for a hammock and a cold beverage, or socializing with friends, family, clients. There are extensive cement sidewalks, walkways, and outside patios around the main house and cabins.
Cabin # 1: 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom - 400 sf with porch/deck
Cabin # 2: 1 bedroom 1 bathroom - 550 sf (octagonal) with porch/deck
Cabin # 3: 2 bedrooms - 330 sf (Located on the pier above the water)
Butler's Cabin: 330 sf
There's an awesome 300 f pier with covered 'carport' for a boat, a thatched roof bar, a platform for diving, and a cabin with 2 Bedrooms.
Water System: A 12,000 gallon cement cistern that collects rain water
Electricity: solar panels with a generator for backup
Waste Water: Septic System
Title of property: registered and in order
Taxes/yr: US$100, approx