Featured Listing Feed http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=rss_featured_listings Lazy Daze on the Bay http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=16 MTYtMjAxNy0wMS0xOSAyMToxMzoxNw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>LIVE ON THE CARIBBEAN SEA WHILE EARNING RENTAL INCOME</p> <p>This upscale oceanfront home with rental Units is located on the Point in Utila Bay.</p> <p>This compound has an excellent rental history primarily due to the central location within walking distance to town center and proximity to dive operators coupled with 63 feet of ocean front and the privacy of an exclusive dock for basking in the warm Caribbean sun, paddle boarding,&nbsp;swimming, and snorkeling.</p> <p>MAIN BUILDING UPPER LEVEL:</p> <p>One large apartment with 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths (can be separated into one bedroom&nbsp;with attached bath hotel room with separate entrance and a one bedroom apartment), a spacious kitchen with hardwood cabinets, large living room with dining area hardwood floors throughout and two airy porches.</p> <p>One porch faces east and overlooks Main Street and the Upper Lagoon, while another big and breezy porch extends the width of the house and offers breath-taking views of the sea-an ideal spot to sit in comfort and enjoy the ever-changing sea and sky and the unparalleled sunsets and for casual dining use.</p> <p>There is a one bedroom sea-facing hotel-room/mini suite on this floor as well which shares a section of the porch and is tastefully made more private with latice and tropical plants. Any of the apartments could be used as owners accommodation or rented out as a rental unit for guests.</p> <p>ADDITIONAL RENTAL UNITS ON THE LOWER LEVEL OF MAIN BUILDING:</p> <p>Rental Units 2 and 3 are on the first floor of the main building and are upscale two-bedroom, 2 bath apartments with full kitchens. These units can be rented as 2 bedroom apartments, or can be sectioned off securely to be rented as 1 bedroom units with separate hotel room.</p> <p>THE BOATHOUSE is a popular two bedroom one bathroom single structure, over-the-water cottage located next to the 80 ft. dock. Both bedrooms have air conditioning and there is a fully equipped kitchen and sitting area within the Boathouse as well as two private decks with hammocks facing the sea. ALL of the rental units are designed to be managed by the owner OR by a hired&nbsp;manager that could live on site as is the current situation.&nbsp;</p> <p>AMENITIES:</p> <p>The main house and all the rental units are bright and cheerful,&nbsp;tastefully decorated, and lovingly detailed. They are fully furnished, air-conditioned, with ceiling fans, cable TV, wireless internet, hot water, full baths and plenty of closet and storage spaces throughout. There are two storage bodegas which contain the washers and clothes dryer, a full bathroom with shower, the power generator and additional storage space.</p> <p>GROUNDS:</p> <p>The property is beautifully landscaped with lush tropical flowering foliage, palms, and fruit trees a small children&#39;s play area, outdoor shower for rinsing after swimming, a patio area with lounge chairs next to the sea&nbsp;and there are&nbsp;63 feet of waterfront.</p> <p>UTILITIES:</p> <p>Water is supplied from the Municipality and there are two large water cisterns and an additional 2500 liter water tank to store water as needed. Electrical power is supplied 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by the local power company.</p> <p>ACTIVITIES:</p> <p>A variety of island activities including water sports, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, whale-shark watching, fishing, shopping, cafes, dining, nightlife, hiking, horseback riding, bird watching, schools, churches, and more are all within walking distance of Lazy Daze.</p> ]]> Lazy Daze on the Bay http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=17 MTctMjAxNy0wMS0xOSAyMTowOTo1Nw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>LIVE ON THE CARIBBEAN SEA WHILE EARNING RENTAL INCOME</p> <p>This upscale oceanfront home with rental Units is located on the Point in Utila Bay. This compound has an excellent rental history primarily due to the central location within walking distance to town center and proximity to dive operators coupled with 63 feet of ocean front and the privacy of an exclusive dock for basking in the warm Caribbean sun, paddle boarding,&nbsp;swimming, and snorkeling.</p> <p>MAIN BUILDING UPPER LEVEL:</p> <p>One large apartment with 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths (can be separated into one bedroom&nbsp;with attached bath hotel room with separate entrance and a one bedroom apartment), a spacious kitchen with hardwood cabinets, large living room with dining area hardwood floors throughout and two airy porches.</p> <p>One porch faces east and overlooks Main Street and the Upper Lagoon, while another big and breezy porch extends the width of the house and offers breath-taking views of the sea-an ideal spot to sit in comfort and enjoy the ever-changing sea and sky and the unparalleled sunsets and for casual dining use.</p> <p>There is a one bedroom sea-facing hotel-room/mini suite on this floor as well which shares a section of the porch and is tastefully made more private with latice and tropical plants.</p> <p>Any of the apartments could be used as owners accommodation or rented out as a rental unit for guests.</p> <p>ADDITIONAL RENTAL UNITS ON THE LOWER LEVEL OF MAIN BUILDING:</p> <p>Rental Units 2 and 3 are on the first floor of the main building and are upscale two-bedroom, 2 bath apartments with full kitchens. These units can be rented as 2 bedroom apartments, or can be sectioned off securely to be rented as 1 bedroom units with separate hotel room.</p> <p>THE BOATHOUSE is a popular two bedroom one bathroom single structure, over-the-water cottage located next to the 80 ft. dock. Both bedrooms have air conditioning and there is a fully equipped kitchen and sitting area within the Boathouse as well as two private decks with hammocks facing the sea. ALL of the rental units are designed to be managed by the owner OR by a hired&nbsp;manager that could live on site as is the current situation.&nbsp;</p> <p>AMENITIES: The main house and all the rental units are bright and cheerful,&nbsp;tastefully decorated, and lovingly detailed. They are fully furnished, air-conditioned, with ceiling fans, cable TV, wireless internet, hot water, full baths and plenty of closet and storage spaces throughout. There are two storage bodegas which contain the washers and clothes dryer, a full bathroom with shower, the power generator and additional storage space.</p> <p>GROUNDS: The property is beautifully landscaped with lush tropical flowering foliage, palms, and fruit trees a small children&#39;s play area&nbsp;and has&nbsp;63 feet of waterfront.</p> <p>UTILITIES: Water is supplied from the Municipality and there are two large water cisterns and an additional 2500 liter water tank to store water as needed. Electrical power is supplied 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by the local power company.</p> <p>ACTIVITIES: A variety of island activities including water sports, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, whale-shark watching, fishing, shopping, cafes, dining, nightlife, hiking, horseback riding, bird watching, schools, churches, and more are all within walking distance.</p> ]]> The Mango Inn Bar and Grill http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=19 MTktMjAxNi0wMS0wNyAxMToyNzozNw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 The Mango Inn Bar and Grill is a well-established business and a house-hold name in the Utila Community. Known not only for the popular Two-For-One Pizza Tuesdays but also for romantic candle lit-steak dinners and open-mic nights the versatile Mango Inn Bar and Grill offers something for everyone and is a pinnacle gathering place for the Utila social scene. Boasting a large wood-fired brick pizza oven this popular eatery is set in a lush tropical garden that creates a serene and welcoming atmosphere. Operating for nearly 15 years the Mango Inn Bar and Grill is located on the grounds of the Mango Inn Hotel and has a built-in clientele with the hotel patrons and affiliated dive shop and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to meet the needs of their customers. The turn-key Restaurant is an easy ten minute walk from the centre of town. Guests enter the restaurant through a well maintained garden of beautiful tropical plants and flowers. Humming birds flit around during the day to the delight of the guests. The well thought out menu has a variety of dishes to choose from and has been revamped in the last year. In addition, considerable improvements have been made to the restaurant over the last year including all new furniture and the complete refurbishment of the bar and eating areas. A full list of improvements is available upon request. The sale of this business includes furnishings, fixtures and equipment and includes a lease agreement with the hotel as well as the hotel guest package deal contracts. The sale also includes the rights to the Mango Inn Bar and Grill website, Facebook page and high ranking Trip Advisor page. Financial information and a detailed list of included inventory are available to serious inquiries by request.]]> Beach Front at Pretty Bush http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=20 MjAtMjAxNy0wNC0wNCAxNToyNDozOA== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This incredible beachfront property boasts spectacular views throughout the property of the Caribbean Sea and the Mountains of Mainland Honduras..</p> <p>Pretty Bush is a location known for amazing reef diving. Can you imagine waking up and going for a dive or snorkel right from your front door?</p> <p>The property is filled with coconut trees and other tropical plant life and being boat access only limits the amount of foot traffic in the area, ensuring peace and tranquility.</p> <p>The beautiful lot&nbsp;includes a boat slip at the Coconut Cove Marina a quick walk away. Pretty Bush&nbsp;is only a short boat ride from the town of Utila through the protected lagoon which is accessible in any weather. You&nbsp;can easily visit the Utila Cays from this location</p> <p>Come experience all that the Caribbean has to offer you!</p> ]]> The Sunset Home at Jonathan Point http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=29 MjktMjAxNy0wNi0xOSAyMDoyNjo0MA== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Price Recently Reduced on this stunning Caribbean property which showcases the best of tropical living.</p> <p>Situated in the idyllic Jonathan Point community on the South Western part of Utila stunning views from the airy &#39;Sunset&#39;&nbsp;home are of the Utila Cayes, the impressive outlines of the Mountains on the Honduran mainland and&nbsp;the sea and its varying shades of blue and green.</p> <p>Snorkel and dive from your doorstep off of the private dock and enjoy the views from the large deck&nbsp;and screened in porch where you&#39;ll hear to the rustling of palm leaves and the sound of the sea lapping the shore.</p> <p>Home Features: This large 2 bedroom 2 1/2 bathroom home was built for living in a tropical climate. High cathedral ceilings throughout the open concept layout keep the breezes circulating. Honduran hardwood flooring throughout the home. The&nbsp;many windows let in an abundance of light and bring the stunning surroundings indoors.</p> <p>Tastefully and simply furnished, this home is being sold fully furnished and boasts many comforts including air conditioning units-one in each bedroom and two in the main living area, a&nbsp;clothes washer and dryer and a built in dish washer. The windows are covered by venetian blinds and drapes and there are ceiling fans throughout the home. Each bedroom is spacious and airy and features an attached full bathroom.</p> ]]> Lush Forested 4.8 Acre Property http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=30 MzAtMjAxNi0wMS0wNyAxMTozNzoxNg== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 This large forested property is convenient to both town and the airport. It offers an ideal location for a large home site or could be subdivided into smaller lots. Currently there is a dirt road access to this property that connects to both the Airport Road as well as the Big Bight dirt road. Lots are also available at $35,000 per acre.]]> Destination Utila http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=31 MzEtMjAxNi0wOC0xNiAxNjozODo0Mw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>**This Sale Is Pending** Destination Utila is an established vacation home rental and property management company, established in 2005, with 10 years of consecutive, profitable history on the island of Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras. Specializing in quality beachfront vacation units, Destination Utila has built a reputation as the premier provider of property management service for absentee owners and reservation services for both absentee and on-island owners. It is both the largest and oldest vacation rental company on Utila. The Destination Utila website destinationutila.com consistently ranks near the top in Google search results. The website has recently been optimized for mobile devices. Currently, Destination Utila concentrates on high-end properties located around the town of Utila along with a select number of properties at Coral Beach on Utila&rsquo;s South Shore. As of April 30, 2015 Destination Utila provided property management and reservation services for ten properties and reservation services for twelve properties. There is very high potential for increased revenues by expanding property management services to non-waterfront properties in Utila Town and by increasing reservation services on the South shore, the Utila Cays and In Utila Town. The current owners purchased the company in 2008 and operate the business out of their home. They are assisted by contract associates and local day labor in providing property management and maintenance for managed properties, guest preparation and guest services. Accounting and owner communication, reservation services and website maintenance and improvement are handled by the owners exclusively. All expense of part-time workers is passed on to the property owners. Compete turn-key training is included and the owners will continue to live on the island so on-going support is assured. Destination Utila offers a quick return on investment and a unique opportunity for either a couple wanting to ease into retirement or someone who wants to harvest the company&rsquo;s potential and take it to the next level.</p> ]]> Interior Property at Swanix Ridge http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=32 MzItMjAxNy0wNC0yNSAyMjo0MDoyOQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Price recently reduced for this interior property located just off of the main paved road which connects the Utila airport with the centre of town, gives the feeling of quiet seclusion due to the mature foliage cover. However, it is easily accessible via the road which runs through it, splitting the property into two parts. The East side of the property boasts a fresh water cave and the mature tropical forest which surrounds it offers the sense of tranquility. Property is also available to be sold for $29,000 per acre-limited time reduced price.</p> ]]> 24 Acres at Big Bight Close to Town http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=33 MzMtMjAxNi0wMy0wOCAyMTo1MDowNg== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 24+ acres of land with 1,950 feet of beach front representing the area of undeveloped ocean front with road access on Utila. This is an excellent opportunity to generate huge returns on your investment. There is virtually nothing to do but survey the land before you begin selling lots. This represents one of the best opportunities on Utila. 24 acres of land that has existing road access to town and electricity is only about 5 poles away from the property. Facing east-south-east this property always experiences great trade winds during the year giving you great cooling at all times of day. Dive sites are located directly in front of the ocean front and there is a calm water cove directly adjacent to the south end of the property. The property also has access to Utila&#39;s upper lagoon providing the potential for building a marina giving all lot owners access to protected slips for their boats. The road crosses the property in back and provides access to any lot which means you could be selling lots after doing only some initial survey work. With such little amount of work necessary to be up and running this is easily one of the best investments we have on the Island. ]]> 12 Acres on Big Bight http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=34 MzQtMjAxNS0xMi0yMyAxNDo1NToyMQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 Large parcel of ocean frontage available in close proximity to town with easy road access. Property spans 975 linear feet of the Eastern Shore and is cooled by year round trade winds. World Class Diving from the beach. Terrain ranges from beach front and iron shore to scrub brush and up into tree covered high ground. This represents one of the best opportunities on Utila. 12 acres of land that has existing road access to town and electricity is only about 5 poles away from the property. Facing east-south-east this property always experiences the trade winds. Dive sites are located directly in front of the ocean front and there is a calm water cove directly adjacent to the south end of the property. The property also has access to Utila's upper lagoon providing the potential for building a marina and giving all lot owners access to protected slips for their boats. The road already crosses the property in back and provides access to any lot which means you could be selling lots after doing some initial survey work. With such little amount of work necessary to be up and running this is easily one of the best investments we have on the Island. *This is half of a larger 24 acre parcel for sale. ]]> Casa Verde on the South Shore http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=35 MzUtMjAxNy0wNS0xMSAxNjowMTo1Mw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>*Price Further Reduced*</p> <p>This unfinished home is located at the desirable South Shore of Utila at Little Bight where the vibrant reef flourishes steps from your front door!</p> <p>The high ceilings and Cupolas built into the roof of this home allow for maximum airflow and cooling and bring natural light into the living spaces.</p> <p>The bedrooms and bathrooms have not been roughed in and there is plenty of space for at least two bedrooms on the main floor with space for at least two more on the second floor.</p> <p>This home boasts a front deck where you can enjoy pristine views of the brilliant sunrise over the Caribbean to the east and colourful sunsets to the west. The back deck is a perfect shaded spot for hanging a hammock to nap in and for drying your snorkeling and diving gear &ndash; or for Barbecuing fresh caught fish!</p> <p>Included is an access to the road behind the property which leads to the Marina at Coral Beach Village, a five minute walk away, and beyond to the &lsquo;Well&rsquo;, about 2.5 miles to the west. Access is by boat made easy by the proximity of the sheltered lagoon which hosts the Marina and makes access to town possible in about 10 minutes in almost all kinds of weather.</p> <p>This home can be completed to the preferences of the new owner who can put their personal touch on this amazing property!</p> ]]> Stuart's Hill Home http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=36 MzYtMjAxNy0wNi0wNiAyMDo1NzoxNg== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Price Reduced To Sell for&nbsp;this unique hexagonal shaped home is spacious and colorful. Situated in a lush tropical garden at the edge of town toward the interior of the island, this unique 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom home exhibits many aspects of tranquil tropical living. The home is designed to maximize air flow and to allow in natural light and the view of the garden. High cathedral ceiling with exposed Honduran Hardwood beams and a skylight extend the feeling of sanctuary. A deck wraps half way around the outside of the home offering a pleasant place to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Home is solidly constructed and the ground floor has the space roughed in and the plumbing ready to construct a bathroom and additional living area which could easily be framed in. In addition, a large storage bodega exists beneath the house. Currently, the large fertile garden boasts active fruit trees including: Mango, Avocado, Guava, Noni and Lime among other large endemic fruit and shade trees.</p> ]]> South Shore Reef House http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=37 MzctMjAxNy0wNS0zMCAxNTo1ODozNQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Price Reduced on this South Shore Caribbean Beach Home</p> <p>Scuba, snorkel, fish and kayak out your front door! Move right in to this house with functional design great indoor &amp; outdoor living space built for &quot;full-time&quot; island living.</p> <p>With a spacious 1345 square feet of total &nbsp;interior living areas and an additional 928 square feet of decking that wraps around the home there is plenty of room for family and guests. High vaulted ceilings add to the feeling of spaciousness and help to keep the home cool. Beneath the home there is a bodega (storage area), with 300 square feet.</p> <p>Located on the desirable South Shore, about 1/2 way from Utila Town and the Utila Cays, and with beautiful views of the ocean with the mountains of the Mainland in the distance, this location is perfect for gazing at the sea from your balcony or getting involved in the many ocean activities available right in your front yard.</p> <p>This Caribbean beach home comes fully furnished with many extras- see list below.</p> <p>Bring your clothing and toothbrush and move right in to enjoy your own beach house in the Caribbean!</p> <p>Home Features * Home was built to US standards with extra support and bracing, extensive hurricane strapping, house elevated on concrete pilings with concrete footers, insulation, wiring, and ground fault circuit interrupter (GFI) outlets by all sinks.</p> <p>* All windows are double pane vinyl. All windows and French doors have attractive hurricane/security shutters.</p> <p>* Whole house water treatment system in place, with UV sterilization, 3 Rotoplast cisterns, 2 water pumps &amp; and a functioning concrete-block well.</p> <p>* Plumbing includes three chambers (stages) Septic system with drain field</p> <p>* Home is completely air conditioned, with new 12,000 BTU split A/C units in both bedrooms, 36,000 BTU split A/C unit for living room/dining/kitchen</p> <p>* All rooms in house have ceiling fans including the bathrooms</p> <p>* Honduran hardwood flooring throughout house, tile floors in bathrooms</p> <p>* Custom made kitchen &amp; bathroom cabinets from local hardwoods (lots of storage space) * Kitchen has 12 foot breakfast bar * Walk in laundry &amp; pantry</p> <p>* Downstairs garage/storage area Listing Price Includes All Furniture and Appliances which were imported from the USA Washer &amp; dryer ● On demand water heater, ● All faucets high end stainless steel to resist corrosion &amp; pitting ● Upgraded toilets/sinks ● VHF radio/antennae ● Building tools, saws etc. for all your repair needs &amp; projects. ● Living room has sleeper sofa with queen bed, and love seat with twin bed and several air mattresses for guests ● Luxury pillow top mattresses from USA ● High quality, strong and sturdy bamboo furniture throughout ● Kitchen appliances (refrigerator, gas stove/oven with griddle &amp; grill cook top, microwave, bread machine, deep fryer, toaster, coffee machine, electric skillet includes all, dishes, utensils etc. ● Home theater stereo with DVD player. ● Ice machine ● All linens ● Propane gas tanks</p> <p>&nbsp;Also available to be sold separately: - New Honda Foreman 500 ATV with 4x6 Aluminum utility trailer, - Generator 7500 Watts - Scuba Compressor and six Scuba Tanks (owner requires buyer of compressor to be certified diver) - Kayak: 1- man with upgraded light-weight paddle, comfortable seat with back support</p> <p>Community Features: All homeowners in this Big Rock Lotification have shared use of a community dock for tying up your boat for the day, sunning, or just sitting and watching time go by.</p> ]]> Beach Front At Pumpkin Hill http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=38 MzgtMjAxNS0xMi0yMyAxNTo1NzoxNg== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 This is a beautiful and diverse piece of property located in the Pumpkin Hill Community on the opposite side of the highest point in Utila, Pumpkin Hill. The Community is still small and being less populated than other areas of Utila, still possesses a quaint and serene feel. The 104 feet of beachfront included in this property is a part of the secluded Pumpkin Hill Beach from where surf can be seen breaking on an out-lying natural break water which creates dramatic effects. There are shallow natural wading pools off of the beach where one can enjoy the natural surroundings and watch the waves. Some of the more spectacular dive sites are just beyond where the waves break and the surrounding reef wall plunges into the depths. It is not uncommon to see pods of Dolphins and Pilot Whales pass by this side of the island. The island of Roatan is visible in the distance on clear days. Access to this property is via the unpaved road from the main paved road which connects Utila town to the airport. It is a spectacular drive through jungle and pastures, with plenty of colourful plants and trees and tropical birds. A home built on this property would have magnificent 180 degree views of the ever-changing sea and sky. Contact us for more information on this stunning property.]]> SeaBreeze Home at Rocky Point Estates http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=40 NDAtMjAxNy0wMy0yMSAxNTowODowOQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>The price has recently been reduced on this beautiful ocean front property that is located in desirable Rocky Point Estates in the Trade Wind development on the East end of Utila which is connected to the rest of town by road.</p> <p>Airy and cool, this spacious open concept home is updated for comfort style and function and takes advantage of the surrounding environment.</p> <p>The sound of the sea permeates this home. The large ocean-facing covered deck and street view porch combined offer an additional 1000 square feet of living space. The deck affords sweeping tropical vistas including waves crashing against the sculptured rocks of the island between the beach front and the variant blues of the Caribbean Sea beyond.</p> <p>Three sets of French doors from the main living area and separate bedroom open up onto the ocean-side deck &ndash; bringing the outdoors in and taking advantage of the cooling East winds that this area of Utila is famous for. An outdoor dining table, hammocks and colorful weather resistant adirondack chairs make full use of the additional square footage outside.</p> <p>The large open kitchen has windows facing the sea and to the west and boasts recently installed granite counter-tops, brand new Whirlpool refrigerator and stove, a new kitchen table and new Whirlpool washer and dryer. The kitchen contains an eat-in dining space which leads into the living area.</p> <p>There are hardwood floors throughout this level of the home.</p> <p>There are 3 spacious air conditioned bedrooms off of the main living space and there are two bathrooms on this floor.</p> <p>Stairs from the kitchen lead upward to a large loft space that could be used as an office, games room, additional sleeping area or an exercise area &ndash; it is perfect for yoga. A porch leads off of the loft space on the street side of the house where views of the neighbourhood, Utila town and the greenery of the surrounding area and near-by mangroves&nbsp;can be appreciated.</p> <p>Recent updates to the home include a 200 foot side fence and stairs, Oceanside doors and windows, a new&nbsp;fiber glass top was put onto the floor of the ocean-facing deck. The Breaker boxes have been upgraded and new LED lighting and Ceiling fans have been installed throughout the living spaces.</p> <p>The ground floor of this home has a fully furnished suite with private entrance which can be used to accommodate a large family or guests or used as a vacation rental space. The floor is tiled throughout. Two air conditioned bedrooms, a fully outfitted kitchen,&nbsp;a bathroom, large living, dining and eating areas all flow out onto the beach-facing patio and the gorgeous views of and access to the sand and sea. All of the furnishings and linens in this unit are included with the sale.</p> <p>The ground floor also has a separate indoor, fully inclosed parking area which contains the washer and dryer. Another room accessible from an outside door is used for a&nbsp;watersports or fishing&nbsp;gear storage room. There is an outdoor shower and gear rinsing area. There is also a workshop with a lock out door from the parking area.&nbsp;</p> <p>The entire&nbsp;home will be sold furnished. Come and take advantage of this incredible price!</p> ]]> GREAT DEAL: Trade Wind Beachfront at Paradise Cove http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=42 NDItMjAxNy0wMS0zMCAxNToyMjoyMg== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>GREAT DEAL on Rare .253 acre beachfront parcel located in Paradise Cove, an established community just a five minute drive into town. Trade Wind Development boasts custom homes scattered along the white sandy beachfront. This safe coastal area is highly sough-after and there are only a few beach front properties left on the market. The views of the Caribbean Sea from this property are stunning. The East Wind keeps the beach and surrounding areas cool. Stroll into town for dinner after&nbsp;spendin the day relaxing on the shores of your very own beach. Property is ready for construction. Electricity is readily available and road access is clear year-round.</p> ]]> Pumpkin Hill Road Home Site http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=43 NDMtMjAxNi0wOC0xOCAxNjozNTozNA== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Tucked away off the main road to the airport this extremely tranquil lot offers cool shaded trees and country living. Just a short ride to the beach this lot is ideal for anyone looking for direct access to town and privacy at the same time. Enjoy living in the tropics to the full extent as this property boasts fertile ground and a great place for your tropical garden of flowing plants and fruit trees. Humming birds and iguanas, butterflies and migratory birds abound. Build up high in true island style with a home &#39;on stilts&#39;, and take advantage of the East Winds and the sprawling views of Pumpkin Hill and the verdant landscape.</p> ]]> South Shore Marina Boat Slips http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=44 NDQtMjAxNi0wMy0xMSAyMTozMTo1Ng== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 The South Shore Marina offers safe harbor for boats on the South Shore of Utila. Located in a canal leading from the Oyster Bed Lagoon-a quick boat ride from the Blue Bayou End of Utila Town, this Marina can service residents all along the South Shore of Utila. Each covered boat slips includes a&nbsp;covered storage area for water sports equipment, fishing gear, vehicles, tools, and bicycles etcetera and can be&nbsp;enclosed by the owner. Two fully covered boat slips are&nbsp;constructed and ready for sale&nbsp;at the cost of $22,000 each. The dimensions of the boat slips are: 30 feet long and 13 feet wide with a 10 foot clearance for boat width. The covered parking area is&nbsp;adjacent to the boat slip and is13 feet long&nbsp;by 11 feet deep. Full electric hook up is&nbsp;available for each slip and storage/parking area. ]]> Beach Side Cottage Home at Coral Beach Village http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=45 NDUtMjAxNy0wMS0xOSAyMTowMTo1Mw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This stylish cottage home is located just east of Neptune&rsquo;s Restaurant at Coral Beach village-and just a two minute walk from the Marina.</p> <p>&nbsp;Featured in a recent Episode of HGTV (Home and Garden&nbsp;Television) Caribbean Life, the architectural inspiration for this&nbsp;home&nbsp;was derived from Eco-Lodges around the world and was built to high North American standards with premium windows and elegant floor tiles throughout the one story structure.</p> <p>This home was designed to combine indoor and outdoor living spaces in a harmonious and seamless fashion along with the elements required for comfortable living in the tropics. The high-ceilings, white-washed interior and use of Honduran hardwood throughout invite a sense of calm upon entering the interior.</p> <p>This ocean-view cottage exposes its residents to the constant, soothing sound of the Caribbean Sea rolling onto the shore. The home has one spacious bedroom with a highly efficient split unit air conditioner, a built-in closet and en suite bathroom.</p> <p>There is access off of the bedroom to a private deck with an outdoor shower. A half bathroom is tucked into a nook off of the main living space which also conveniently houses a washer and dryer.</p> <p>Poured concrete countertops and high-end appliances complete a spacious kitchen which has plenty of cabinet space and an eat-in bar area. The main living area fuses smoothly with the outdoor screened&ndash;in spaces which can be closed off with the folding wooden doors and cooled with a large energy efficient split unit air conditioner.</p> <p>The volume of the interior space is 1,034 square feet with an additional 774 square feet of screened-in porch and deck space. Fresh water is stored in an underground concrete cistern built for rain water collection purposes and the roof has been specifically designed to maximize rain water collection for use within the home.</p> <p>This home will be sold completely turn-key and fully furnished. The HGTV (Home and Garden Television) show that this home has been&nbsp;featured in is: Caribbean Life-Season 4, Episode 13&nbsp;&#39; Canadian Couple Seek Great Diving in Utila&#39; (link to HGTV Above), and it can be viewed by going to Amazon.com and looking it up by season and episode.&nbsp;</p> ]]> La Casa Del Sol Naciente http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=46 NDYtMjAxNy0wMS0xNyAyMTo1OTo1Mw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This 3 bedroom 3 bathroom home is located in Paradise Cove in the Red Cliff Community of Utila.</p> <p>Located east of the main part of town, The House of the Rising Sun is far away from the noise of traffic but close enough to ride into the centre of town on a golf cart or&nbsp;scooter in less than ten minutes to run an&nbsp;errand&nbsp;or to enjoy a meal at a restaurant.</p> <p>This home enjoys the constant sounds of the waves and cooling effects of the Trade Winds as well as spectacular ocean views from the expansive porch which include Roatan, Cayos Cachinos and the beautiful mountains behind La Ceiba on the mainland of Honduras.</p> <p>Construction was started in early 2014 on this spacious&nbsp;home which has been specifically designed and constructed with materials to withstand the&nbsp;wind and salt conditions of Utila&rsquo;s Eastern Shore.</p> <p>The layout is simplistic with a large Great Room encompassing the kitchen, dining room and living room with a bedroom, connecting bathroom and closet on either side of the Great Room.</p> <p>The house is situated&nbsp;high on Paradise Cove and it is possible to enter the sea in front of the house down a short path from the back door.</p> <p>The ground floor of the home has the third bedroom and bathroom-perfect for a guest or rental suite.</p> <p>The Bodega (Garage), a smaller work Bodega, the 18,000 Gallon water cistern and all utilities are also located there.</p> <p>The home features patios on both the ocean facing and road facing sides of the home&nbsp;leading off of the main floor &#39;great room&#39;,&nbsp;making outdoor living comfortable in any weather. &nbsp;</p> <p>Construction Specifics: All exterior walls are made with insulated concrete (&ldquo;SIP&rdquo; walls). In place of cement block 2&rdquo; insulated panels with steel reinforcement are placed between solid 12&rdquo; X 12&rdquo; concrete piers. The paneling is then sprayed with 2&rdquo; of concrete on both sides. The effect is significantly less heat transfer than standard cement block.</p> <p>Interior walls are constructed using Honduran Pine, Insulation and finished drywall. Main floor was structurally engineered to US standards for tile and consists of 2&rdquo; x 12&rdquo; floor joists (blocked every four feet), &frac34;&rdquo; Marine Ply, 5/8&rdquo; Plywood and then 3mm Panilet to insure that the tile will NOT lift or shift.</p> <p>All windows and glass doors are laminated safety glass with 3/16&rdquo; and 1/8&rdquo; glass with lamination in between. All opening windows are made from hardwood and use bronze hardware.</p> <p>All cabinets, vanities and doors are custom built with hardwood (Rosetto) Main Floor Tile is a combination on Ceramic &ldquo;Wood&rdquo; tile on the interior and Porcelain non-slip on the exterior.</p> <p>Special Features: Grade &ldquo;A&rdquo; Blue Pearl Granite Kitchen counters and back splash.</p> <p>High Volume Air circulation fans, Back-up gas generator with manual transfer switch,&nbsp;</p> <p>Filtration and Sterilization Water System &ndash; No need for bottles water 8&rsquo; X 10&rsquo;</p> <p>Green House for growing vegetables and herbs</p> <p>Split Unit A/C units 24 and 22 low energy consumption Seers units</p> <p>Chain Link Fence surrounds the property for privacy and security</p> <p>Two &ldquo;On-Demand&rdquo; hot water heaters to provide immediate hot water with minimal wasted cold water.</p> <p>19 Coconut Palm Trees all with grey water irrigation system Entire Road Side Yard is brilliant green ground cover with beautiful purple flowers &ndash; NO WATER REQUIRED!</p> <p>Large Palapa and driftwood to add a dimension to the roadside yard.</p> <p>All wood furniture inside and outside is either Teak or Eucalyptus Hardwood with Sunbrella Fabric.</p> <p>Main Floor opening windows and doors have screens made with high quality vinyl sand fly screen.</p> <p>This home will be sold furnished.</p> ]]> Holland Beach House http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=50 NTAtMjAxNy0wMS0xOSAyMTozNjoxOQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Holland Beach is located on Utila&#39;s South Shore near the western tip of the island.</p> <p>The views across the sandy bay and clear blue water are of the Utila Cayes and the mountains of main land Honduras in the distance.</p> <p>This area of Utila is off the grid and has a small community of home owners.</p> <p>There are 72 feet of beach front and the water directly in front of this property is shallow and calm due to it&#39;s location in a protected cove making it&nbsp;possible to build a dock directly in front of the property.&nbsp;</p> <p>Home Features:</p> <p>This beach home is constructed of wood and features two bedrooms and one bathroom. It has been built in the typical style of the island -raised up on poles-which takes advantage of the breezes blowing off the water and the colourful natural vistas.</p> <p>The home has a diesel generator which is included with the sale.</p> <p>A spacious living room and kitchen make up the main living space of the home which has a comfortable and welcoming feel.</p> <p>The multiple windows serve to let in light and the breeze as well as the stunning views of the surrounding beach and sea-scape.</p> ]]> The Lagoon House http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=52 NTItMjAxNi0wOC0wMSAxNjo1MDo0MA== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>The beautifully constructed Lagoon House is located right on the Main Street in a very nice area on the Point. It is within five minute walking distance to all of the amenities of town and is great as both a year-round residence or rental home as it is located near town centre and mere steps from three of the largest scuba diving operations on Utila. This residential home could easily be converted into a comercial space and hold one to three separate businesses with separate entrances and bathrooms. A nice location for a large restaurant or a hostel with room to expand in the back or vertically. The property has 49 feet of lagoon front with a dock and covered boat slip. There is room for 2 boats in the covered slip and 2 in the uncovered dock space. These spaces can be used privately or rented out to generate income&nbsp;as they are an excellent, safe harbor for boats in good weather and bad. The interior of the Lagoon House&nbsp;is bright and cheerful with a very welcoming feel. The many well placed windows give the home plenty of natural light and usher&nbsp;in the predominant East Wind which keeps the home cool. The home includes a kitchen and dining area, living room, 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, a front porch and a large back yard which contains a large&nbsp;storage bodega.</p> ]]> The Blue House at Crum's Hill http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=53 NTMtMjAxNi0xMS0yMSAxNTo1ODozNw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath home off of the Airport Road, close to town. This property is located in a quiet and peaceful area known as Crum&#39;s Hill. The house is situated on a quiet street between the baseball field and the soccer field and is about a 30 minute walk to the public beach. This house is surrounded by beautiful tropical landscaping with citrus, coconut and mango trees among others. Excellent, solid construction and house size. Large porch wraps half-way around the house and over looks a field and the large shaded garden - a perfect place to hang a hammock and enjoy the Tropical Breezes!</p> ]]> Freddy's Place on the Point http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=54 NTQtMjAxNy0wMy0yMCAxNTo1NjowNA== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Excellent rental opportunity with great location on the Point! Freddy&#39;s Place contains 4 apartments with each apartment holding 2 bedrooms, 1 bath and a kitchen. The roof has been recently replaced (May 2016), and the buildling has been painted inside and out.&nbsp;There is a storage bodega&nbsp;located beneath the building and a small platform located down on the water, which can be rebuilt and used as a caretaker&#39;s cabin or separate rental space as there is already plumbing in place. The building is of solid construction and is situated right over the bridge on the Point. Beautiful views of the lagoon, Utila harbor and surrounding landscape. Freddy&#39;s Place receives nice frequent breezes as they blow from the harbor or from the lagoon. There is a dock down on the water which can be used for sunbathing, swimming, fishing or boat docking. If desired, Freddy&#39;s Place could be easily converted into nice sized home in a prime location with spectacular views.</p> ]]> Lush Garden Home http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=57 NTctMjAxNi0wOC0wMSAyMjoxNzoxNg== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This home is located in a quiet neighborhood behind the Red Ridge Stables just outside of town. Situated on a high point of the island the home offers views of the surrounding garden with tropical fruit trees, plants and flowers and the pastureland beyond. Close to all of the amenities of town with the seclusion and tranquility offered by the country side, this home is an excellent place experience life in the tropics. This property has it&#39;s own private water well with a solar powered pump, and a water tower with cistern. The home has one bedroom and one bathroom with a porch set one story above the ground to maximize breezes and views. The property is beautifully planted with banana plants, bamboo groves, a mature lime tree and papaya trees. The good sized lot is on fertile ground and presents the opportunity for a plentiful garden. Home Features- Home requires some tender loving care. The structure is sound but requires minor cosmetic work and would be a perfect fixer-upper project for a handy person. Home contains one good sized bedroom with a cut out closet space and two windows to maximize air flow. Bathroom is located off of the bedroom and contains a large, tiled shower. The kitchen and sitting room are bright with multiple windows to allow light and breezes in. Beneath the home is a tiled area with a high ceiling for additional living space as well as a large storage bodega.</p> ]]> Beach Front at Mariner's Landing http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=58 NTgtMjAxNy0wMy0xNSAxNzoyOTo0Mg== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Price Reduced on this&nbsp;well maintained beach front property which&nbsp;is located in the Mariner&#39;s Landing Community on Utila&#39;s South Shore, between the main harbour of Utila town and the Utila Cayes.</p> <p>This lot is high with many mature trees and offers the owner direct access from the beach to the incredible coral reef - for snorkeling and scuba diving.</p> <p>A community dock is available for use by residents of this community. There is an access road located behind this property that links this community with the South Shore and the Coral Beach Village Marinas.</p> <p>This property is 0.36 acres with over 80 feet of beach front.</p> <p>This is a fantastic place to build a vacation home or a permanent tropical residence.</p> <p>Come and enjoy the tranquility of a boat access community and the breezes off of the sea while gazing at the incredible blues and greens of the Caribbean.</p> ]]> Lots of Beach Front at Pine Point http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=59 NTktMjAxNi0xMC0zMSAyMDoxNzo1Ng== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>The reality of living out your Caribbean Dream exists with this incredible home site! Situated at beautiful Pine Point -an area at the South Western tip of Utila - famous for its white sand beach and whispering pine trees. This scenic property boasts 137 feet of beach front and an inviting location to build a vacation or permanent home to your liking. Spend hours listening to the Caribbean Sea as it washes upon your private beach and enjoying the panoramic Sea views with the dramatic mountains of mainland Honduras as a backdrop. Snorkel, swim and explore the wonders of the tropics from your own piece of paradise.</p> ]]> SOLD Large Lot with Beach Frontage at Little Bight http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=60 NjAtMjAxNi0wNC0wNCAxNzozNjo0OQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 **Price REDUCED** This large lot is just under a half an acre with 40 feet of beach front located at the desirable South Shore community of Coral Beach Village at Little Bight. Take advantage of living next to the crystal blue water of the Caribbean Sea with world class snorkeling and scuba diving on the reef right off of your own private beach. Water sports abound with kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, fishing and boating activities all from your own piece of paradise. Access is by boat and made easy by the sheltered lagoon and canal system which connect Utila Town to the South Shore and is traversable in all weather. Boat slips are available for purchase or rent on both sides of the lagoon with the Coral Beach Village marina located a five minute walk from this property. This lot offers mature foliage for shade and privacy. This property runs up against the access road which connects Laguna Beach to the west and The Well to the east, about 4.5 miles-perfect for walking and enjoying the tropical plants and the sound of the waves lapping along the shore. Not restricted by any CC&amp;Rs you can build the tropical get-away of your dreams or build a vacation rental income property to allow your investment to pay for itself. ]]> High Interior Lot-Fertile Ground http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=62 NjItMjAxNy0wMy0wOCAxOTozMToxOQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This beautiful shaded lot is situated at a high point on the island in a very lush area.</p> <p>Located behind the Red Ridge Stables just off of the main road to the airport, this property dappled in sunlight is only a twenty minute walk to the centre of town but offers all of the quiet seclusion of an interior property.</p> <p>Building a two or more story home on this lot could afford homeowners breathtaking views of the surrounding Caribbean Sea.</p> <p>The property has a lot of potential for a verdant tropical garden as lime, mango, avocado and papaya trees grow in this well drained area along with banana plants and bamboo.</p> ]]> Old Airport Beach House http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=63 NjMtMjAxNy0wNC0yNCAxNToyNTo1NA== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This well-constructed home is located just past Bando Beach on the Point in Utila in an area referred to as the &quot;Old Airport&quot;, as the first small aircraft landing strip for Utila used to be located nearby.</p> <p>Featured on a recent HGTV &quot;Caribbean Life&quot; episode, this property is about a 15 minute walk into the centre of town and an easy and quick bike ride to all the amenities. Enjoy views of the Caribbean Sea as it washes against the eastern shore of Utila and the dive boats that pass by. The sea is only 100 yards away the vibrant coral reef can be easily accessed for snorkeling as can multiple world class scuba dive sites - many marked by dive buoys-right from shore. The East wind blows consistent and strong, throughout most of the year and this home was built to take advantage of it.</p> <p>The interior is kept cool and comfortable with multiple double doors which allow for the main living space to be opened up completely letting in the sights, sounds and cooling breezes of the Caribbean.</p> <p>The home is constructed with Honduran Hardwood which has been stained in a warm cedar colour. The ceiling comes to a beautifully designed cupola in the middle and the floors and railings of the deck have been sanded to a smooth and comfortable feel. Fine detailing of the design in the ceiling as well as with the tile work in the kitchen and bathroom make this a unique and appealing space. The layout consists of a single story with one bedroom and one bathroom, two living areas and a kitchen which all flow together.</p> <p>The large L-shaped deck is a melds into the indoor living spaces with double doors opening up onto them from the living room as well as from the bedroom. Relax in a hammock and enjoy the view and the sounds of the Caribbean Sea. &nbsp;</p> <p>There is a large &quot;bodega&quot;, storage space beneath the home which contains plentiful shelving, a clothes washing machine and hang-dry area as well as a hot water heater, water pump and &nbsp;two 2,500 Litre water storage tanks. The property was recently plumbed into a private water source and does not rely on rain catchment only. The screened windows of the house all have wooden louvres and outdoor storm shutters. The bedroom and the office/sitting area have large double closets with plenty of space for storage. The office space can be easily converted to a second bedroom with minimal cost. In the bathroom there is a spacious shower which is fully tiled and the room has been designed to maximize airflow. There is a lovely terraced garden that takes advantage of collected grey water and the property is nicely landscaped and contains numerous cacti. There is the potential to expand upon the current building as well as the possibility to construct a guest house. Home will be sold partially furnished.</p> <p>The HGTV (Home and Garden Television) show that this home has been featured in is:&nbsp; Caribbean Life-Season 4, Episode 14 &quot;Lawyer Trades City Life for Relaxing Beaches in Utila&quot; (link to HGTV Above), and it can be viewed by going to Amazon.com and looking it up by season and episode.</p> ]]> Steps from the Sea at Paradise Cove http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=64 NjQtMjAxNy0wNS0xOCAxOTo1NToxOA== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>**Price Recently Reduced** Stunning ocean view property with direct access to the beach for swimming, snorkeling, and sunning only steps away. Situated in the sought after Trade Wind development which is a quiet community located a short distance from town on a well-maintained road along the sea shore. Only five minutes by motor scooter.or a pleasant 20 minute walk you can reach the center of town where dive shops, bars, restaurants. grocery and gift stores and other businesses are easily accessible. This high lot contains rustling palms, mature trees, refreshing breezes, spectacular sunrises and the sound of gentle waves. Views of the Caribbean Sea only steps away create a stunning back drop for your dream home. This is the tropical paradise you&#39;ve been looking for!</p> ]]> Beach Front at Rocky Point Estates http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=65 NjUtMjAxNy0wNS0xOCAyMDowMTo1Mw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>**Price Recently Reduced** Incredible Beach Front Property at Paradise Cove! Come stand for a moment on the tranquil, lush and breath-taking property as you listen to the waves gently lap upon the shore and your senses are overwhelmed by the beauty of the Caribbean.</p> <p>This property is perfect for a beach home on Utila! Ideally located in the Trade Wind Community, just a short distance from town you can reach the restaurants, bars, grocery stores and other amenities in five minutes by scooter or a pleasant 20 minute walk.</p> <p>Enter the warm Caribbean waters right from the shore and enjoy swimming and snorkeling and exploring the abundant reef under the warm tropical sun. Paradise Cove is a quiet community with cared for homes and lots. Come and see what this property has to offer and make your Caribbean dreams come true!</p> ]]> Private Tropical Beach Front http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=67 NjctMjAxNi0wNC0wNSAyMDoxMzozOQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Have you ever dreamed about moving to a small tropical island in the Caribbean and living on the beach? With 120 feet of white sand beachfront, this large oceanfront property is one of the nicest available on the Southwestern corner of Utila. Ideal location for mooring larger boats offshore in front of the property in the calm protected bay. Pine Point is known for its true beachfront location and gorgeous turquoise waters. Great views from the beach include islands across the bay- Sandy Caye, Southwest Caye, Water Caye, Pigeon Caye. and over the water sunsets. Pine Point is boat access only, just a few minute ride from the Utila Cayes. Local builder just a few minutes away on the Cayes is available for contracting, and has built multiple high quality homes in this area. This lot is being offered at below purchase price.</p> ]]> Main Street Home with Central Location http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=68 NjgtMjAxNi0wNC0wMSAyMDozNTowNA== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 This 3 bedroom 1 bathroom home is situated mid-way between town center and Chepes Beach on the main road just across the street from the bay at the start of the Sandy Bay neighbourhood. This home was featured on a recent episode of&nbsp;HGTV (Home and Garden Television), episode of Carbbean Life-see link above. The central location makes&nbsp;an ideal vacation home or rental income property. There is adequate space beneath the house which could be utilized as a restaurant or retail outlet. There is also a detached &#39;garage/bodega&#39; on the property, that is currently being rented to a repair shop and holds additional potential as a rental income space. A sizable front porch is an ideal place for enjoying the breeze and watching life in Utila. A room at the back of the house was previousy used as a laundry room but could be converted into an office, a bedroom or additional living space. The property has its own well for fresh water supply. An added bonus feature to this versatile property is that the lot extends up the hill behind the buildings to a perfect place for the construction of a sun deck or gazebo with views of Utila Bay, the Caribbean Sea and the Mountains of Mainland Honduras. The HGTV (Home and Garden Television) show that this home has been&nbsp;featured in is: Caribbean Life-Season 4, Episode 14 &#39; Lawyer Trades City Life for Relaxing Beaches in Utila&#39; (link to HGTV Above), and it can be viewed by going to Amazon.com and looking it up by season and episode.&nbsp; ]]> Interior Home Sites Close to Town http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=69 NjktMjAxNi0wMS0wNyAxMjoyNjowNQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 Located in a protected area of the island in a small community where a few homes have recently been built. El Corral is situated five minutes from town centre and the beach (ten minute walk to either), and is located on a slight elevation so that if a traditional island home is built on stilts or a two or more story home is built, it is possible to have unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea and cooling breezes from any direction. The land in this area is fertile and perfect for planting a tropical garden with fruit bearing trees and colourful flowering plants. Six lots are available and range in size from 0.17 acres to 0.23 acres and are priced from $27,000 to $29,000.]]> Beautiful Beach Front at Mariner's Landing http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=70 NzAtMjAxNi0xMS0xNCAyMTo1MDowMg== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Own a spectacular piece of Caribbean real estate on the island of Utila &ndash; with a convenient community dock accessed right in front! This property boasts&nbsp;over 90 feet (28 meters), of&nbsp;oceanfront with direct access to the fringing reef for snorkeling and scuba diving and accessing the sea for other water sports including kayaking, paddle boarding, boating, fishing and swimming. This waterfront development on the South Shore of Utila is located halfway between Utila Harbour and the Utila Cayes. This lot is 0.26 acres (1052 m2), with 92.8 feet (28.3 meters), of beachfront. Land is well maintained, high and excellent sit for building, with many trees offering shade, colour and protection. Boat access only prevents foot traffic on the beaches lining this breezy coast.</p> ]]> Pelican's Nest http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=71 NzEtMjAxNy0wMy0zMSAxNToyNjozMw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Pelican&rsquo;s Nest is a spacious open-concept home constructed with Honduran Hardwood.</p> <p>&nbsp;This home was featured on a recent episode of HGTV&#39;s Caribbean LIfe (view link above), and&nbsp;boasts incredible views of the Caribbean Sea out of every window at the front of the house.</p> <p>The two large porches on each floor of the home offer breath-taking views of the Caribbean Sea and surrounding tropical landscape.</p> <p>The house fronts 25.91 meters (85 feet) of beach front with access to world class scuba diving and snorkeling sites just steps from the front porch.</p> <p>There are two separate bedrooms on the main floor of the home-each with an attached bathroom. The spiral staircase&nbsp;leads up to the mezzanine and loft sleeping area. This area has the space for two double beds. Another full bathroom is off of the sleeping area.</p> <p>The kitchen comes fully equipped and the dining and living areas take full advantage of the picturesque views of the seascape.</p> <p>This home is being sold with furniture and appliances including: four fold out full size futons, washer/dryer, stove, and refrigerator.</p> <p>Located next to the Coral Beach Village (CBV) Development but not subject to the CC&amp;Rs, owners of the Pelican&rsquo;s Nest have the option to join the HOAs to take advantage of the grounds -keeping, security and property management services provided by the CBV development.</p> <p>Little Bight is located on the beautiful South Shore of Utila accessible by boat both in front on the Sea side and from the calm protected waterway of the lagoon system where a Marina is located &ndash;less than a five minute walk behind the house (visible in the aerial photos). An access road runs behind the property, connecting Little Bight to other South Shore communities for 3.5 miles.</p> <p>Neptune&rsquo;s beach bar and restaurant is located next to this property, owned and operated by CBV it boasts a resort-like feel and a wonderful place to relax and enjoy delicious meals and specialty cocktails.</p> <p>Pelican&#39;s Nest is an established rental property - new owners may choose to live here full time or part-time and/or rent out to vacationers on a weekly or monthly basis. This property is currently managed by a local rental service.</p> <p>The HGTV (Home and Garden Television) show that this home has been&nbsp;featured in is: Caribbean Life-Season 4, Episode 13&nbsp;&#39;Canadian Couple Seek Great Diving in Utila&#39; (link to HGTV Above), and it can be viewed by going to the website Amazon.com and looking it up by season and episode.&nbsp;</p> ]]> Beach Front at Little Bight http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=72 NzItMjAxNy0wNS0yMiAxNzo0MzozNQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This large lot is located in Little Bight adjacent to the Coral Beach Village Development in one of the most desirable boat access areas on Utila&#39;s South Shore. Access is easy and safe through the protected waterway which connects town to the South Shore. This sheltered lagoon access means that Utila Town can be reached in practically any weather. The Coral Beach Village Marina is less than a five minute walk from this property which backs onto the service road that leads to the marina, and a further 3.5 miles to the west. Boasting 125 feet of private beach front this is an ideal lot for building the vacation home you have always dreamed of or for an all year residence with unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea! World Class scuba diving and snorkeling sites located directly in front of this property. With the lagoon waterway to explore there are endless possibilities for Kayak excursions in the back as well as on the Sea Side to the Utila Cayes and the beaches and coves along the way! &#39;Neptunes &#39; beach restaurant and bar is within a five minute walk from this property-a fantastic place to socialize and enjoy cold beverages and delicious food. A popular area for vacation rentals-build an income generating vacation rental and with the help of local property managers let your investment pay for itself!</p> ]]> Ocean Front at CBV-FINANCING AVAILABLE http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=75 NzUtMjAxNi0wNy0wNyAxNTowMDo1Mw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Financing is available on this 0.66 acre beach front property is located in the desirable up and coming community of Coral Beach Village at Little Bight on&nbsp;Utila&#39;s&nbsp;South Shore. Own your own private 40 foot piece of beachfront where you can spend hours frolicking in the surf and sun. Enter the sea directly from your piece of paradise and onto dive sites located mere feet away on a portion of&nbsp;Utila&#39;s&nbsp;vibrant and thriving coral reef. Perfect for scuba, snorkeling and exploring. This property consists of two lots combined in the back of the property to create a large space perfect for construction an open and airy home. Neptune&#39;s Bar and Restaurant is located a short walk along the beach where you can enjoy daily specials and cold tropical beverages in air conditioned comfort or in a shaded hammock. Coral Beach Village Protected Marina is just a short walk from this property where boat slips will be available for sale in the future. The mangroves and waterways can be explored by Stand Up Paddle Board or kayak and offer a haven for bird watching enthusiasts. Property is&nbsp;open and cleared, ready for the&nbsp;construction of your tropical dream home with sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea in front and over the verdant protected mangrove in the back. &nbsp; Financing Terms: 24 Month Interest Free Option &middot;&nbsp; 25% down payment &middot;&nbsp; Principal balance financed for 24 months interest free, payments to be made quarterly &middot;&nbsp; CBV transfers the property after the final payment 60 Month Option &middot;&nbsp; 25% down payment &middot;&nbsp; Principal balance fully amortized over 60 months at 8% APR, payments to be made quarterly &middot;&nbsp; CBV transfers the property after the final payment &middot;&nbsp; No penalty for prepayment</p> ]]> Tradewind Ocean Front Homesite http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=76 NzYtMjAxNi0xMS0xMCAyMDoyNTo1MQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>A perfect piece of paradise -- gorgeous oceanfront lot in a quiet community not far from Utila town. Take a walk onto this property, feel the sun on your face or sit under the shade of a palm, listen to the sound of the ocean&#39;s waves, and absorb the magnificent beauty of the Caribbean. This oceanfront property has 75 feet of beach front and is perfect for the beach home you&#39;ve always wanted. It&#39;s located in the attractive Trade Wind development, known for it&#39;s lovely beach homes and well-maintained neighborhood.</p> ]]> Cliff Club Oceanfront http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=77 NzctMjAxNy0wNi0yMyAxNDo1NDozNQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This beautiful location is reminiscent of Hawaii with deep blue waters breaking on protective Iron Shore this is one of the next hot areas on the Island. This beautiful lot located on the Iron shore of Utila is a perfect place to build your new tropical home. There are eddy pools on either side of the lot making for spectacular views on sunny days. The lot boasts 25 meters of Iron Shore and no one will ever block your ocean view. Electricity is nearby and this lot has year round road access with about a 10 minute ride into town center.</p> ]]> Utila Lodge Dive Resort http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=79 NzktMjAxNy0wMS0yMCAyMjoyNDozMQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>The Utila Lodge has been a Utila institution since the 1993. Built initially as a fishing lodge it soon grew&nbsp;to focus on scuba diving as its main business. With its prime location near the center of town and relaxed over-the-water sense of seclusion, the businesses within the Utila Lodge make this a commercial endeavor with a large amount of income generating potential.</p> <p>The complex consists of four businesses: Utila Lodge full-service, all-inclusive Resort; the Bay Islands College of Diving (BICD) a PADI 5-Star Career Development scuba training facility; Utila&rsquo;s Hyperbaric Chamber; Baracuda bar and restaurant; and a large commercial rental space which currently houses the non-profit organization: the Whale Shark Oceanic Resource Center (WSORC).</p> <p>The Utila Lodge is a hotel, restaurant and bar all built upon a dock system over the calm blue water. It is possible to live and breathe the sea in this stunning location.</p> <p>The 2 Bars and the restaurant are open to the public. There are 8 Guest Suites over the water each with one double and one single bed, private porch in the front and the back, cable tv, hot water double vanity en suite bathroom, air conditioning and ceiling fans. They are located through the main entrance, over the water and close to the reception and dining/bar areas.</p> <p>The&nbsp;Lodge area and the Guest Suites are built from wood which&nbsp;give the feel of comfort and authenticity. The restaurant has a large buffet area and a spacious covered dining area that seats 50. The dining room is screened in on two sides taking advantage of the natural breezes and affording splendid views of Utila Bay and the dive boat activity on the docks.</p> <p>The restaurant boasts a highly functional stainless steel industrial kitchen and the only walk-in fridge/freezer on the island of Utila!</p> <p>The full service reception area consists of two bathrooms, a storage room, a pool table and dart game area. A gift shop and the bar are also located within this area.</p> <p>Screened in on three sides the breezy bar seats 30 and is a perfect place to enjoy spectacular sunset views over Utila Bay.</p> <p>The Staff Quarters consist of: three staff rooms with air conditioning and cable t.v; a laundry room; a tool room; a room for storing fishing gear; three additional storage rooms; a compressor room with three Bauer Scuba Compressors K-15; Blending station for mixing compressed gasses; and a Haskle booster pump.</p> <p>The dock system at the Utila Lodge is extensive and there are spaces for 10-12 boats. There is one covered boat lift available for pulling a boat out of the water for dry dock. There are three large commercial dive boats that come with the sale as well as two flats fishing boats and six kayaks.</p> <p>Guests of Utila Lodge take full advantage of the docks for sun bathing, relaxing and swimming! There are plenty of hammocks, swinging benches and lounge chairs.</p> <p>There is a work area located near the main entrance which includes: maintenance manager&rsquo;s work building; a woodworking shop; beverage storage area; fuel storage area and a generator building with 120 KW, 75 KW generators.</p> <p>BICD (Bay Islands College of Diving, is located on the same premises as Utila Lodge at the street front. This bustling dive center offers courses from beginner to the Professional level of PADI Courses. BICD has been operation since 1995 when it started as an eco-friendly-dive-center for backpackers. Today, it is a fully operating, successful and growing dive school! There is a storage space and an indoor pool located just behind the BICD Reception Area where the confined water courses are taught-it is one of the only dive centers on the island to have a pool!</p> <p>Included with&nbsp;the sale are many full sets of rental scuba diving gear and multiple scuba air tanks. BICD offers its own accommodation for their divers located above the dive center two and three stories up. There are two dormitory-type rooms: one that sleeps 15 people, the other sleeps six with a shared self-catering kitchen area and two bathrooms with showers.</p> <p>There are 3 private apartments complete with kitchenette and en suite bathroom and three private rooms with en suite bathrooms. The fourth floor of the building is a spacious covered area which could be converted into more dormitories, apartments or storage.</p> <p>BICD also has three air-conditioned classrooms one of which is conference sized and can accommodate 40 people. All classrooms are outfitted with audio/visual equipment. There is also a storage room and a bathroom all of which are located via second story walk-way in the adjacent building which also houses the Utila Hyperbaric Chamber and, currently, the commercial rental space which is being utilized by the WSORC (Whale Shark Oceanic Research Center).</p> <p>On the third floor of this building is the Barracuda Bar and Restaurant which is an open-air partially covered deck bar with spectacular 180 degree views of Utila Bay.</p> <p>The Utila Hyperbaric Chamber and Trauma Center is the only hyperbaric chamber on the island and has been in operation since 1998. This clinic is fully stocked with an x-ray machine and medical supplies necessary in an emergency.</p> <p>Another commercial rental unit&nbsp;is located next to the Chamber and provides a large open space that currently houses the non-profit organization WSORC. This space has a small kitchen area, a bathroom a display area and a conference area.</p> <p>Utila Lodge and associated businesses provide a physical footprint that includes over 24,000 square feet of physical building and 6,000 square feet of docks and sun decks. All of this is situated right in the heart of Utila Town on the main harbor and represents an incredible potential income opportunity for new owners.</p> ]]> Ocean View at Pine Point http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=81 ODEtMjAxNi0xMC0yNiAxNjoxODo0NA== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This large half acre lot is located at the South Western end of Utila in the Pine Point Community. Mature trees cover most of the lot the front portion of which is relatively clear and boasts views of the Caribbean Sea. Access to the water is directly in front of this lot which provides unobstructed views and a direct line to the calm clear water for swimming. The location of Pine Point allows for a serene and tranquil lifestyle living harmoniously with nature- it is a true piece of tropical paradise. There is one established home in the Pine Point community and one nearly completed home. There is a public dock which it is possible to gain access to as a land owner in Pine Point. Pine Point is located close to the Utila Cayes.</p> ]]> Airport Road Commercial Building http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=82 ODItMjAxNi0wNy0yNSAxNjowODoxNw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This well built commercial building is located on the Airport Road just past Centro de Salud and before the Red Ridge Stables. The building consists of two separate office spaces, each with their own bathroom. There is an attached apartment behind the offices which has a sleeping room and full bathroom. Building can be used commercially or converted into a good sized home. Strategically located between the main town of Utila and the airport, this property provides a quiet location with ample parking and easy access.</p> ]]> Swanix Bay: Eastern Utila Beachfront http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=85 ODUtMjAxNy0wMy0yOCAyMDoxMjo0NQ== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>A 2.5 acre parcel with 385 feet of beachfront may be sold in part or in its entirety for $395,000. White sand fronts this 2.5 acre property just northeast of the new Utila Airport. Enjoy a wide, secluded beachfront in a lightly populated area of the island. Landscape is plentiful in palm trees, almond trees, and flowering shrubs. Road is access available in all seasons. This large parcel affords many possibilities: build your dream home tucked within a private waterfront compound or divide the property into smaller lots for development.</p> ]]> Lots at Swanix Ridge http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=87 ODctMjAxNy0wMS0yNiAxNzozMzowNw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>The Swanix Ridge development is just a short drive from town and close to the&nbsp;Utila Airport. Lots range in size from 0.23 to0 .34 acres.</p> <p>This development sits approximately 200 feet from the eastern shore, providing spectacular water views and year-round trade wind breezes.</p> <p>Vegetation is lush and full of palm, gumbo limbo&nbsp;and almond trees. Soil is fertile and good for growing flowering tropical plants and fruit trees.</p> <p>Road is accessible year round and electricity is available nearby. With lots starting at $17,000, this deal can&#39;t be beat!</p> ]]> Wind Tryst http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=93 OTMtMjAxNy0wNi0wMSAxNjozMTozNw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This home features stunning views of the secluded Paradise Cove located just out of town but feels like a private oasis.</p> <p>Wind Tryst is located at Red Cliff in the Trade Wind Development on the eastern end of Utila town. Connected to the&nbsp;centre of Utila by a well maintained road, it is only a 15 minute walk to all grocery stores, restaurants and bars, a quick bike ride or an even faster tuk tuk taxi ride which are readily available.</p> <p>The trade winds blow off of the Caribbean Sea and through this well built and tastefully designed and decorated home, keeping the indoor temperature comfortable all year round.</p> <p>To add to the level of comfort, all rooms contain air conditioners and the home has a total of 14 ceiling fans to keep the air circulating. The intricate 22 foot high ceiling in the great room also helps to moderate the temperature and is lovely to look at.</p> <p>A large covered deck accessible via 8 French doors, is located off of the great room facing the sea and is a relaxing place to enjoy the majestic views. A screened in portion of this deck has a ceiling fan and allows for enjoyment of the view and the sounds of the waves in any conditions.</p> <p>The great room encompasses the spacious kitchen complete with custom made Honduran hardwood cabinets and a large eating island which can comfortably seat 8 people, with space to accommodate more. The granite countertops and stainless steel appliances give the kitchen an elegant feel, complementing the warm colours of the Honduran hardwood.</p> <p>The ample sitting area is decorated with warm colours and subtle patterns, blending in perfectly with the breath-taking views from the many large windows and French doors. There is hardwood flooring throughout the main floor of the home.</p> <p>There are two bedrooms on the main floor of the home, the master has an attached bath with a dual granite vanity as well as a walk-in closet. The guest bedroom has a queen sized bed and a shared bathroom with a granite vanity.</p> <p>There is also a porch located on the street-facing side of this home which is a perfect place to enjoy the sun and to barbecue out of the wind!</p> <p>The 400 sq ft&nbsp;suite on the ground floor of the home has it&#39;s own separate entrance and can be used to accommodate a larger family or guests. It has a full bathroom and a queen sized bed and is decorated with the cheerful and calming colours of the Caribbean. There is a kitchen in this unit as well as a screened in porch which faces the sea to experience the views in absolute comfort.</p> <p>There is an outdoor shower and gear washing sink for rinsing your swimming, snorkeling and dive equipment located on the ground floor facing the sea. Experience world class snorkeling and scuba diving or simply enjoy a refreshing swim steps from the home and enter the welcoming Caribbean Sea into Paradise Cove.</p> <p>Wind Tryst has solar power and a 14kw Kohler generator and&nbsp;will be sold furnished.&nbsp;</p> ]]> Deep Blue Dive Resort http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=95 OTUtMjAxNy0wMi0yMiAyMDo1NjoyNA== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>Being sold due to the failing health of one of the owners.</p> <p>Deep Blue Resort is located on 279 + feet of private ocean front just a few strokes from the vibrant coral reef at Pretty Bush on Utila&#39;s stunning &nbsp;South Shore which is &nbsp;a 5 minute boat ride from town via the protected lagoon.</p> <p>The location is away from the noise and bustle of town and the resort grounds offer a feel of seclusion and peacefulness.</p> <p>The resort is currently set up to accommodate 20 guests at a time with ten spacious deluxe rooms. Each room has air conditioning and a large private balcony overlooking the Caribbean Sea. There are three ocean front buildings which house the guest accommodations, the lounge, the dining area, the club house and a full service bar.</p> <p>There are plenty of social areas for guests to gather and discuss the reef, fish and whale sharks they saw on their dives as well as secluded and serene spaces for enjoying the tropical foliage, coconut trees, orchids, endemic iguanas, humming birds and other flowering plants typical to the Caribbean.</p> <p>There are two comfortable owners apartments each with their own private bathroom.</p> <p>There are&nbsp;buildings located in back of the property where the laundry facilities, water cistern and the generator are housed&nbsp;and there is plenty of room to expand and build on the property.</p> <p>Deep Blue Resort has been welcoming guests and taking them scuba diving for 14+ years and is associated with the Whale Shark Research Project which the local staff of the resort manage. The project is assisted by some of the world&rsquo;s best known whale shark researchers and data is collected from visiting divers, snorkelers, and from local fishermen. Each year, Deep Blue Resort hosts special Whale Shark Research weeks where they invite their guests to participate in special projects and benefit from the talks and experiences of Whale Shark Researchers at the resort during this time.</p> <p>The Dive boat and the supply skiff are docked in the sheltered Oyster Bed Lagoon located just behind the resort. The dive equipment building is also situated there and this property is included with the sale.</p> <p>The lagoon provides all weather access to town, a boat slip for the skiff and a safe docking space for the Dive Boat the &lsquo;Walnut&rsquo;.</p> <p>There is plenty of land and potential to expand on this property and build to accommodate more guests or cater to larger groups and researchers.</p> <p>Current owners are willing to train new owners for a transition period.</p> <p>Please, contact us for more details.</p> ]]> Secluded Beach Front at Don Quick Set http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=97 OTctMjAxNi0xMi0yOCAxOTozMDoxNg== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This 0.43 acre parcel, boasts 98 &nbsp;linear feet of white sand oceanfront, available on the uninhabited northern shore of Utila. This tropical home site leads directly out onto sandy beach and into a protected and shallow swimming area. Access to the reef for scuba diving and snorkeling directly from shore at world class dive sites. The north side of Utila is where the whale sharks are frequently observed. The lack of light pollution makes for stunning star gazing. Terrain is high and dry. Boat access only.</p> ]]> Steps from the Sea at Cliff Club http://www.utilarealty.net/or/index.php?action=listingview&listingID=98 OTgtMjAxNi0xMi0yMSAyMDowODozMw== Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:13:17 -0500 <p>This corner lot in the Cliff Club development near Utila&#39;s airport is located in front of a designated green space. A two story home on this lot would afford the owners magnificent views of the impressive Iron Shore of Utila where the white water crashes into the ancient volcanic rock that forms the iron shore. Dolphins, Orca and Pilot whales are often seen passing by this side of the island. Unique foliage is found in this area of Utila, with different types of cactus among the palm trees. The island of Roatan can be viewed in the distance across the Caribbean water. Electrical hook up is near by and town is accessible by road all year round.</p> ]]>