Luxurious Frenchman's Lookout sits atop one of the highest points in Tortola's West End, overlooking the exquisite beauty of the Sir Francis Drake Channel. The 360-degree, unobstructed views are breathtaking and expansive, yet this exclusive villa is completely secluded and private. Come feel the Caribbean's gentle trade winds and experience the ultimate in island elegance.
This magnificent 10,000 square-foot, plantation-style villa has fifteen rooms, including five bedrooms, four bathrooms, an elegantly furnished great room, top-of-the-line gourmet eat-in kitchen, and spacious formal dining room.
The five beautifully appointed bedrooms feature romantic 12-foot ceilings and large Colonial-style windows offering sweeping views of the Caribbean. The master suite and three other generously-sized bedrooms feature beautifully tiled ensuite bathrooms, with a magnificent, antique soaking tub in the master bath.and#x0D; Every room in the house, including the bathrooms, opens via stately mahogany French double doors onto generous wraparound decks with six hammocks, where guests can watch a daily parade of yachts and sailboats pass lazily by.
On the grounds, there is a large freshwater pool with a shallow area perfect for children, surrounded by beautifully landscaped patios and expansive decks with ample, plush lounge furniture. Like the rest of the property, the pool offers spectacular views of the British Virgin Islands.
Adjoining the pool is a comfortably shaded gazebo with deluxe kitchen and cooking amenities, including a bar and a built-in gas barbeque. Guests often enjoy meals al fresco in this delightfully comfortable setting.
All across the property, lush flowering gardens treat guests to peaceful shade palms and the delicate fragrance of jasmine and gardenia.
Steps from the house, overlooking the water, is a state-of-the-art gym and recreational facility equipped with an elliptical machine, exercise bike, full weight machine, free weights, billiards, foosball and stereo.
The history of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is the stuff of epic tales. Norman Island, at the southern tip of the chain, is said to be the setting for Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island.” Nearby caves once hid riches plundered by pirates. The ocean floor is a graveyard for sunken ships. Read more about luxury homes in Iles Vierges Britanniques