Designed in 2006 by acclaimed American architect Carl Abbott, this award-winning residence features stunning views of both the sea to the south and the valley and hills to the north. Cleavage is situated between two hilltops high above the desirable Pelican Key area of the island offering both privacy and convenient accessibility to shops, restaurants and the airport while providing prospective owners the significant tax benefits of its Dutch-side location.
Upon entering the villa grounds, you first arrive in the grotto courtyard complete with fountain. Stairs lead to the two-story Great Room which features a state-of-the-art kitchen with a 14-foot granite work-surface and a lounge seating area with bespoke maple furniture and detailing throughout. Floor to ceiling glass opens onto an expansive patio facing the sea. A sun room with opening roof and sun curtains provide comfortable sitting during the heat of the day and enjoyable lounging under the stars in the evening. The terrace flows out into an adjoining infinity pool that features a high-tech filter/salt chlorination system that ensures crystal-clear water.
The accommodation includes five bedrooms, one of which is a self contained guest/staff efficiency apartment and five and a half bathrooms finished in river-washed granite. The master suite has a double outdoor rain shower and rooftop garden with magnificent views overlooking Pelican Key and the sea beyond. Other features of the villa include a private downstairs guest terrace, a breakfast terrace, a shade terrace, an outside covered dining area, a gym and a wine cellar. The spacious garage can accommodate two full-sized vehicles and offers ample storage space.
Cleavage offers the best of both worlds – sun-drenched and shaded. The extensive landscaping, designed in English garden style, allows for enjoyable evening strolls among the lush foliage and picturesque scenery.
Together – Everyone – Achieves – More
Teamwork is often a crucial part of a business, as it is necessary for colleagues to work well together, doing their best in any circumstance. Working with St Maarten Sotheby’s International Realty team offers the client experienced agents working on that client’s behalf. It’s more agents for the same price. The client gains collective knowledge and wisdom. Team members often brainstorm offer strategies for clients. Team members work together to insure all clients feel taken care of and confident in their choice of the Sotheby’s Realty luxury brand.
At St. Martin Sotheby’s International Realty , Valerie Boyer and Mabel Brink as Sales Associates epitomize the definition of Teamwork. Since joining the team, Valerie has been concentrating her efforts on securing new listings on the French side. Recently, Mabel, a Dutch office agent, had a client visit our new office interested in investing on French side properties. Mabel reached out to Valerie to arrange showings new to the market. Both Associates worked closely together to show properties in the St. Martin Sotheby’s International Realty inventory that would meet and exceed the clients expectations. The teamwork resulted in a same day offer. Mabel and Valerie are diligently following through with both the buyer and seller to ensure a successful closing for their beautiful new view.
Mabel Brink is a proven real estate professional, whose high standards and positive approach allows her to create the perfect client experience. With over 10 years in the real estate market, she is highly regarded by her clients and colleagues due to her competency, integrity, and knowledge.
Valerie Boyer born in France, Valerie first discover Saint Martin when looking for a windsurfing destination for her husband and her. It is love at first sight, and Valerie and her family moved to the island in 1996. While searching for a land to build the new family home that Valerie came across real estate. After 8 years in the industry, Valerie decided to put everything on hold to follow her son and his dream as a professional surfer. Titouan is now grown, independent and a very promising surfer, and Valerie has happily again returned to her successful career in real estate.
An efficient, well-organized team will generally close more deals than individual agents. We look forward to offering you the lifestyle you are looking to find with the team at St. Martin Sotheby’s International Realty .