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Coldwell Banker Real Estate - 157320062

Tim Peck, BVI resident for over 20 years and Chairman of OBMI, leading firm of Architects in the BVI and Caribbean, designed this home on spec based upon his preferred lifestyle "...open, free-flowing, clean and modern, and thoroughly respectful of location and context." The result is a comfortably scaled, contemporary Caribbean home. Making the most of the location''s spectacular views, it provides all the benefits of a manageable luxury condo with the privacy and pride of ownership of stand alone villa.- Completed October 2010- 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms- Pool with swim jet and fibreoptics- Underwater sound system- Crestron multi zone audio system- Lutron, energy efficient, lighting system- Insulated energy efficient structure- European appliancesWhen designing his own house, where does an architect begin? After 30 years designing homes for clients in the BVI, Tim Peck, Chairman of OBMI, understands the essential ingredients of a Caribbean home. Tim and his wife Scottie are building three homes overlooking Ballast Bay and Cane Garden Bay-two for sale and one for themselves. "We set out to design the first of these homes based upon our preferred lifestyle: open, free-flowing, clean and modern, and thoroughly respectful of location and context," said Tim. The result is a comfortably scaled contemporary Caribbean home which makes the most of the location''s spectacular views.Tim and Scottie endeavoured from the outset to preserve as much of the natural vegetation on the site as possible. They cleared the building zone themselves, working the location of the house and the access to the site in between the existing trees. "We were delighted that our contractors, Arthur and Eric, worked with us to minimise damage to the trees. Preserving the natural vegetation makes so much sense, in terms of limiting soil erosion and harmful runoff, and reducing future landscaping costs," Tim noted.The footprint of the house was kept simple to reduce site di

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