Mercers Creek House
Own the last stone estate house on the island of Antigua.
Built-in the 1600s in the shape of a ship, the 350 year old estate house has been lived in and kept in good order, the perfect home with 26 acres of tropical countryside with the opportunity for further development.
The estate house contains the original layout with wooden floors, grand and opulent colours and chandeliers.
This unique property is an oasis of tranquillity, with stunning sea views and scenic walking trails.
Kept cool by majestic mahogany and palm trees, Mercers Creek House offers eight well-appointed suites and two self-contained houses in the estate grounds.
Four bedrooms are located in the main house, complete with four-poster beds and en-suites. Also to be found in Mercers Creek House itself is a drawing room, games room, dining room and fully-equipped kitchen. An external laundry room and staff bathroom is attached to the main house.
The original cook room still stands and is equipped with the original coal stove.
The four garden suite bedrooms were rebuilt in 2020 and have a more contemporary feel. With light natural tones, modern appliances, complete with his & her rainfall showers, the rooms are perfect for friends and extended family.
Three terraces, private courtyard gardens, a large pool, pool house, shower and changing rooms, ping pong table, croquet lawn and private beach with jetty are all included in this paradise setting.
The property is sold with 26 acres of land which runs from an elevated position down to the waterfront.
The original sugar mill and out-houses stand on the ground, some converted into sheds, storage and a vegetable garden.
The original cisterns feed the main buff house, with filters fitted on the taps.
The cottage rooms are fitted with their own cisterns and filtration systems.
The estate contains a large galvanised shed, originally used to store tractors and machinery, as well as two 'staff houses.'
The first staff house was re-paired in 2020 and compromises of two bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen and bathroom.
The second staff house on the grounds is a one-bedroom, bathroom and kitchen/sitting room.
Suites: 8 (four in the historic main house and four in the garden cottages)
Main House Suites Features:
Tranquil garden views
Four-poster beds and En-suite bathrooms
Large wardrobes and antique furnishings
Self-contained 2 bedroom house
Self-contained 1 bedroom house
Pool, pool house, changing rooms and shower rooms.
Water access and jetty
Airport— 25 minutes
Beach— 2 minutes
Golf— 20 minutes
Hospital/clinic— 20 minutes
Sea— 5 minutes
Sea port— 20 minutes
Shops— 20 minutes
Supermarket— 10 minutes
Town centre— 20 minutes