The 5 Most Expensive Houses In Jamaica

What’s the most expensive house in the Jamaica? Well, you’re about to discover. While not comparable to the most expensive houses in the world, you will need at least USD$3 million to own a house on this list.

Jamaica's real estate market is booming in 2022 and the list of houses highlighted below have been compiled from the real estate multi listing service and are currently for sale. In this article, we take a look at all types of houses & homes, from Great Houses in St. Ann to 60's era in Kingston. So, without further ado, here’s a list of the 5 most expensive houses in Jamaica.

No. 5 - Sussex 

This 5 Bedroom House For Sale In St. Ann will wow your senses and transport you to a place of serenity like you've never felt before. As you ascend it's driveway your expectations are heightened...and then you see it for the first time. An 18th century Jamaica Georgian home framed by a gigantic guango tree introduces herself. Her periwinkle blue colour beckons you to come inside. Her history is as dramatic and extraordinary as the views of the Caribbean Sea seen from the balcony.

Sussex was previously owned by Lord Brownlow, cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and close advisor to the Duke of Windsor. The property grounds have graced the silver screen in Sir Anthony Hopkin's Hollywood Blockbuster 'Instinct' and most incredibly, the property was the first to have a telephone line installed in Jamaica. Sussex is charming, elegant, lush, beautiful, dramatic, unpretentious and breathtaking. A perfect Jamaican dream. 

USD$2.95 Million (MLS-53544)

 

 

No. 4 - Anchorage

‘Anchorage’ is a landmark property which is located in Gwendon Park Avenue - a cul-de-sac street located in Norbrook, one of Kingston’s most desirable neighbourhoods.  Some may know this 17 bedroom property as a bed and breakfast but in fact this property is so much more. This 3/4 acre land parcel is home to a five-bedroom main residence built in the late 1960s and a collection of accommodations. On the second floor of the main house are two self-contained one bedroom, one-bathroom apartments (Bougainvillea and The Captains Lodge). At the rear of the main house, another one-bedroom, one-bathroom split-level apartment (Traveler’s Palm).

Also on property are two townhouses (Full House and Cozy Corner) which have two bedrooms and two bathrooms respectively as well two single story cottages (Happy Days and Corner Cottage). This gives you seven income generating properties. This legacy piece of real estate can be kept and operated as it is now for long term or short term rentals; or a site for premium development.

USD$3 Million (MLS-55521)

No. 3 - Golden Castle Villa

The Golden Castle Villa (Hotel on the Greens), Rose Hall Estate - Montego Bay, St. James is a masterpiece of architecture. This is exactly what dreams of luxury are made of.  Elegantly tucked into the lush Jamaican landscape this stunning villa is all you need. It consists of 12-bedrooms with en suite bathrooms offering the ultimate vacation getaway with luxury amenities & full staff quarters in a stately setting. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, access to Doctor's Cave Beach & the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course right at your doorstep.

The villa's private amenities rival those at any resort, from the state-of-the-art home theatre (24), conference room, games room (billiards, darts, etc.) & mini bar area to the fitness centre, spa & sauna facilities. Soak in the Caribbean sun from outdoor living areas featuring a pool, hot tub, barbecue, bar & plenty of room for lounging & dining. Inside the villa is gracious & traditional with spacious column-lined rooms that open to the terrace through wide doors…

USD$3.25 Million (MLS-55589)

No. 2 - Bamboo Pen

Bamboo Pen is a 450 acre estate in the hills of Hopewell only minutes away from the famous Round Hill Hotel and Tryall Club. It is a unique Jamaican estate with a Great House, cottage and numerous outbuildings. Rebuilt in 1957 on the foundations of a historic 1765 Great House, it has been the home of an English Gentleman for many years. The private road to the Great House is about a half mile and gives a pleasant, wooded approach to the Great House. The cut stone steps lead into the main living and dining room which flow seamlessly onto a large terrace and the forty-five foot long swimming pool flanked by canons which date back to the 1700s.

There is also a separate three bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage with its own swimming pool and equally spectacular views. This beautiful plantation with coconut and pimento trees provides complete privacy and panoramic views of Montego Bay and the sea and is only a 25 minute drive from the international airport. Viewing by appointment only.

USD$7.5 Million (MLS-46984)

 

 

No. 1 - Cardiff Hall Great House 

The Cardiff Hall Great House located off the main road to Runaway Bay, St. Ann and built in 1655 it is the only Great House in Jamaica which has been privately owned and lived in for so many years. The present 5-bedroom 4.5-bathroom Great House, which is perched on 10 acres of lush green land was rebuilt in 1789 by John Forsythe, a Scottish architect, the property also hosts a two-bedroom 1-bathroom self-contained cottage, and has a 2,000 sq ft ruin of what was once the maids quarters.

This house is completely custom and cannot be replicated due to the rear materials used. Other features include what is believed to be a hidden underground bunker directly below the 2 canons, a full-size swimming pool with depths of 8ft, a lily pond, and breath-taking views of the Caribbean Sea.  This property is one of a kind.

USD$12 Million (MLS-54114)

We hope you enjoyed our list of the 5 most expensive houses in Jamaica. Isn’t it amazing to know that houses on this small island can cost USD$12 million? If you have the budget to purchase one, just give us a call.  We will help you close the deal.

 

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