Indigo Bay, Grand Cayman
Affordable, oceanfront living in South Sound
Words by Natasha Were.
If you thought an upscale oceanfront home was simply beyond your budget, think again. At Indigo Bay, a new residential development in South Sound, stylish three-bedroom beach abodes start at just CI$1 million.
"If you look at similar properties on Seven Mile Beach, you won’t find anything of this calibre for under $2 million," says David Nelson, president of Charlton Developments Ltd "Indigo Bay offers truly affordable luxury - and in a fantastic oceanfront location. It’s the best value property you will find on Grand Cayman."
Pre-construction prices are even more attractive as early purchasers pay stamp duty on the current value of the land only, potentially adding up to savings of CI$65,000 or more.
REDUCED OPERATING COSTS
It’s not only the purchase price that is low: a variety of sustainability measures also keep running costs down at Indigo Bay. Built with Insulated Concrete Forms, the townhouses are highly insulated from the outset. Add to this air-conditioning systems with excellent SEER ratings, energy-efficient appliances and a solar array on each roof producing $400 worth of power per month and owners can expect pleasingly low utility costs.
Strata fees will equally be reduced thanks to solar-powered lighting in communal areas, a saltwater filtration system for the pool, low-maintenance, drought tolerant landscaping, and rainwater harvesting for irrigation.
LOCATION & LIFESTYLE
Indigo Bay’s location on the shores of the calm, sheltered Crawl Bay, at the eastern end of South Sound, brings you the best of both worlds. Here, you can wake up to ocean views and return home to fabulous sunsets, relax in the lushly landscaped private park, picnic under the palms, cool off in the 100-foot pool, and use the private dock as a launching pad for your boating, kayaking and paddle boarding adventures.
All this, and it's only a 10-minute commute into George Town, while the shops, restaurants and recreational facilities of Grand Harbour are just over the road. Could there be a more convenient location?
With floor heights between 11 and 22 feet above sea level, a 9-foot seawall, ICF walls and impact-resistant glass, Indigo Bay meets the 2017 Cayman Island Building codes for hurricane-resistant design.
INTERIORS TO SUIT YOUR STYLE
Floor-to-ceiling windows, open-plan kitchen/living areas and private gardens are common to all 29 residences - but the style of the interior is up to the buyer. Charlton Developments Ltd. is offering three different décor packages - Traditional, Transitional Seaside and Contemporary - allowing owners to choose their preferred flooring, cabinetry and bathroom styles.
The 'Traditional' features medium light wood accents and floors, natural stone and tile, soft returns and cozy trims. 'Transitional Seaside' has a modern look of cerulean blues, soft grey tile, shiplap feature walls and grained wood flooring. The 'Contemporary' offers sleek simple white spaces with clean finishes accented with modern stone and metal trims.
A choice of appliance packages, basic and upgraded is also available. The upgraded option features top-of-the-line Wolf appliances, sure to please any chef.
Included in the purchase is a preliminary consultation with our interior designer, so that buyers can go over the options for finishes, and also discuss any additional customisation options, so you can have it your way.
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