A private and secluded ten acre sanctuary across from the Caribbean Sea, Butler Bay Plantation enjoys unobstructed, panoramic views of St. Croix’s beautiful west coast. Served by a single coastal road and nestled between gently sloping ridgelines, this former sugar cane plantation and rum distillery evokes the senses of what life was like in the 1700’s. Located just two miles north of the historic Danish town of Frederiksted with shops, a cruise ship pier, wonderful restaurants and beach bars, art galleries, and a historic fort. Take the beach road to the wide pastures of Butler Bay and be welcomed to the historical ruins of a former rum distilliery with Great House, manager's cottage, two story hospital, animal pens and stables, slaves quarters and cookhouse, each highlighted by ancient Baobab and a vast array of sweet pomegranate, coconut, tamarind, guinep and papaya trees. Butler Bay is located two miles north of the historic Danish town of Frederiksted with its mahogany-lined waterfront park, quaint shops, nice restaurants, popular beach bars and regular sunset jazz performances. The magnificent, double story Greathouse, located on an elevated terrace, boasts impressive views of the vivid blue Caribbean ocean and a white sandy cove, where several shipwrecks serve as a superb diving location. The inviting outdoor gallery highlights the idyllic, historic residence itself; the perfect spot for a Sunday breakfast or absorbing a renowned and glorious west coast sunset. Welcomed by beautiful hardwood flooring that is prominent throughout this spectacular home, one can truly appreciate the restored tray ceilings, custom mahogany woodwork, French doors, Butler’s kitchen, enormous grand living and dining rooms, master loft ¬, lower level guest apartment and work shop. A full sized Chef’s kitchen comes fully equipped with Viking stainless steel commercial appliances. Stuccoed coral block and cement showcase structurally sound architecture, while the 20KW, 125 gallon generator and 25,000 gallon cistern with UV filtration ensure solid self-reliance. A private well is also located on premises. After soaking up the history, why not soak up some sun? Cool off in the 5 ½ ft. dazzling pool situated in the privacy behind the Greathouse or enjoy one of the endless outdoor activities available in St. Croix. With vast areas of native rainforest for hiking and horseback riding, naturally formed rock pools for exploring or simply participating in some relaxed snorkelling to discover some of the incredibly beautiful fish and coral that abound in the Caribbean ocean, Butler Bay’s surrounding area is a true mecca for nature and outdoor enthusiasts. The Henry E. Rohlsen international airport is fifteen minutes away. A large hotel and marina and casino project are slated for development just a few miles from this property. With R-3 site zoning compatible with commercial development, great prospects abound Butler Bay Plantation. Incredible potential for a bed and breakfast, corporate retreat facility or resort, coupled with the tax-free incentives in the U.S. Virgin Islands means only the endless blue of the sunny Caribbean sky is the limit!