SOLD — North Saddle Caye – Luxury Private Island Estate for Sale
Property type: Island
Area (Sq Ft)
A unique opportunity to own a private island in the Caribbean. One of Belize’s few developed private islands, North Saddle Caye is a true jewel set in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean. This caye makes for an amazing get away, your own private playground! A day of fishing? No problem, just slide your boat down the boat ramp and you’re ready to head into prime fishing waters to catch lunch or do some serious deep sea game fishing. Don’t have a boat? You do now, this one comes with the island, a 32 foot skiff, with twin 200HP Yamaha outboard engines. Jetskiing? Again, no problem. The island’s lagoon is your very own speedway and the 2 jet skis that come with island have you ready for some serious fun.
North Saddle Caye is a roughly 10 acre island with a lagoon off the coast of Riversdale at the top of the Placencia Peninsula. The lagoon itself has an approximate depth of 40 feet and fantastic anchoring conditions. There is a dredged channel approximately 75 feet wide and 15 feet deep, perfect for large yachts to visit. The lagoon is always calm, great for water sports. It has 3 docks and 240 feet of docking length. The snorkeling is great from the islands sandy north facing beach. The island is also equipped with a helipad for the ultimate entrance.
The island comes with several structures; 2 main houses, one guest house, a caretaker’s house and a boat house. Inside the boat house is a large storage area, a laundry room a water treatment room equipped with UV water filtration system and reverse osmosis treatment, a solar energy room and a generator room equipped with a 40KW diesel generator. The boat house comes with a boat ramp perfect for bringing boats and jet skis into storage. The entire boat house is constructed out of concrete blocks and has 2 concrete water tanks with a combined storage capacity of around 40,000 gallons. The entire island is powered by 153 solar panels on the roof. The Tesla Solar System was installed in November 0f 2019 for ultimate eco-friendly operations.
The guest house is approximately 1,100sq.ft with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, full kitchen and living room. The main houses are approximately 2,400sq.ft each with two bedrooms with AC, two bathrooms including double sinks, shower and door out to individual outdoor shower. There is a huge living room with open kitchen equipped with stunning local hardwood cabinetry, floors, furniture and storage, a dining table with space for 10 people, a chill out sofa group and TV area and an office desk.
All 4 of the houses are built on concrete friction piles that go 40 feet down in the ground. The houses are built according to hurricane factor 4 or better and with high quality materials throughout maintenance costs are kept at a low level.
Included with the island are a Kubota tractor, lawn mower, 2 Yamaha jet skis, 32 feet boat with twin 200HP Yamaha outboards, both engines new in 2019 and a canoe. Lots of tools and equipment to run the island and outdoor furniture are also included.
This is an incredible opportunity to own a ready to live on private island in Belize! This property is unmatched in Belize!
Originally a licensed realtor with Sotheby’s Canada, Chris fell in love with Belize more than 10 years ago and has since helped countless expats purchase and relocate safely and securely. More than simply a realtor, Chris ensures quality home design, construction management and finally property management and rentals to maximize the return on your investment. With his extensive network of local brokers, Chris finds properties that are “off-grid” and well below market value, and he insists that the best deals never make it on the internet, therefore he recommends that prospective buyers should call and place their order directly.