Filed under: Real Estate Developments
Pascal Mahvi, the developer of the Jalousie Plantation Resort & Spa, and hospitality expert Monty Zullo have announced a new community in the heart of the Val des Pitons on the island of St. Lucia. The Jalousie Enclave will be the only residential development on Jalousie Bay and the first green resort in the world that gives buyers the opportunity to own property in a designated World Heritage Site. The residential resort consists of 21 two or three-bedroom villas and 52 estates situated within a World Heritage Site designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2004. The 196-acre property is nestled in the Val des Pitons, on the edge of a rainforest and facing coral reefs along the coastline A protected marine park in the waters of The Jalousie Enclave's deeded-access beach offers some of the Caribbean's best dives. All structures at theJalousie Enclave will be built to LEED standards.. Low-hanging fruit trees will be planted to aid natural runoff and the resort will use filtered gray water in each home's toilets, solar-powered water heaters and some green roofs. Properties are sold freehold and owners have the option to rent or re-sell with no restrictions. Property management provides turnkey maintenance and staffing of trained butlers, maids and cooks for each estate. The Jalousie Enclave will also include a spa and two fine dining restaurants in the planned $7 million clubhouse, as well as a private club pool and lake. Each lot will come with membership to one of the seven new PGA courses. Ground was broken on the project this week and a soft open is scheduled for the end of 2010.