A 2 bed, 2 bath apartment with water views and boat berth for sale at the 5* Eden Island marina development in Mahé, Seychelles

Citronelle - 2 Bed Apartment at Eden Island Seychelles

Eden Island, Mahé, Seychelles

2 bed | 2 bath
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P-20056

Key details

  • Approx size: 115 sq m (1,238 sq ft)
  • Ownership: Freehold
  • Floor level: 1st
  • Year built: Est. 2009
  • Stamp duty: 5%
  • Orientation: Northeast facing
  • Building type: Apartment, Flat, Resort residence
  • No. floors in building: GF + 2
  • No. units in building: 3
  • Taxes: 1.5% sanction fee
  • Property Style: Furnished, Traditional

Features

  • 24hr security
  • Waterfront
  • Waterview
  • Investment
  • Communal gym
  • Air conditioning
  • Fully furnished
  • Tennis court
  • Balcony
  • Concierge
  • Watersports
  • Communal pool
  • Terrace
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Fitted bathroom
  • Barbecue

Property overview

A beautifully maintained two-bedroom marina apartment for sale at Eden Island in Mahé, Seychelles with water views and an extra-large berth.

Situated in a quiet southern side of Eden Island, with mature foliage, the apartment , built around 2009, is conveniently located for accessing the communal swimming pool and children’s pool area; as well as two of the best beaches.

The property, with an internal area of around 95.5 sq m (1,028 sq ft), includes an open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge area which opens onto a delightful covered terrace of around 39.2 sq m (422 sq ft) overlooking the marina towards St Anne's Island and marine park.

The kitchen has been finished with dark wooden cabinets, with ample storage space, and marble worktops and includes built-in Miele appliances (oven, hob, dishwasher and washing machine) plus full sized fridge-freezer.

Conveniently located next to the kitchen is the dining area, with plenty of space to seat at least six. Beyond this is the lounge with ample seating and views over the terrace and marina.

There are two spacious double bedrooms that lead off the living area. The master bedroom has an open plan en suite bathroom and direct access onto the terrace. The guest bedroom has an en suite shower room with WC and a balcony with space to sit overlooking the rear courtyard.

Air-conditioning units and downlights have been neatly and discreetly fitted into the ceilings throughout.

The price includes the following:

  • All furniture and equipment (an inventory list is available upon request)
  • Two additional balcony fans
  • An extra large boat berth* (No. 220 on the plan) of 104 sq m
  • Full service bollard to berth
  • Golf buggy

 

* The actual usable size is approximately 10 metres in length by 5 metres in width but for safety reasons the recommended maximum width of any vessel in this size mooring should not exceed 4.5m metres. There is a permitted tolerance of up to 10% of the length of a vessel, which in theory allows vessel of up to a maximum of 11 metres to berth.

All external and common areas around the property were re painted and all common woodwork was upgraded to very durable tropical hardwood specification by the main Island construction company in 2016.

The current owner successfully rents out the property when not in residence. This year's rental income will be the highest achieved to date with over 68% occupancy and a rental income of around $60,000 USD; all achieved through personal advertising. Taking over the business goodwill and continuity of this ongoing growing rental income is available by separate negotiation.

Eden Island is well location for those looking for short or long-term rentals in the area. It's also ideal for visitors keen on taking a secluded holiday in one of the most sought-after destinations in the world. This stylish waterfront apartment is ideal for honeymooners or families on holiday, and professionals working on contracts in Seychelles. Owners and guests also have access to the resort's gym, tennis court and swimming pool.

Advantages of this property is a year-round warm, calm climate which is outside the tropical storm belt and not prone to volcanic activity.

Eden Island is only 15 minutes away from the International airport with taxi pick up and departure.

 

Regional info

The Seychelles

The Seychelles has 116 islands spread over 788 square miles of the Indian Ocean, four degrees south of the equator and 950 miles north of Mauritius. Only 30 are inhabited, some are coral islands, some volcanic and many designated as natural reserves, a heady mix of raw beauty and exclusivity.

The Seychelles is a delightful combination of African, European and Asian roots with an intriguing history. The country gained independence from Great Britain in 1976 and remains part of the Commonwealth. English and French are both official languages with Creole widely spoken. 

The joy of the Seychelles is the variety within the archipelago. Highlights include the island of Praslin fifteen minutes away by plane where the rare coco de mer palm grows in the World Heritage Vallée de Mai and the car-free island of La Digue, home to giant tortoises, colonial-style homes and deserted beaches. Felicite is a tiny granite island covering a little over one square mile. It is a near neighbour to La Digue and famed for its mystical, oversized granite boulders. Dense vegetation including mango trees, coconut palms and banana plantations cover much of Felicite where development has been carefully restricted to preserve the outstanding private island privacy.

Mahé

The island of Mahé is the largest and easily the most developed of all islands. It has the international airport and the world’s smallest capital, Victoria, complete with a replica of London’s Big Ben. The island is 17 miles long by 8 miles at its widest with 70 beaches Mahé is where the majority of the 90,000 population live, mostly in Victoria or on the east coast. 

From the high peaks of Morne Seychellois in the northeast to the blissfully natural west coast beaches, Mahé provides activities from snorkelling, diving and jungle walks.  The quiet and wilder west coast is only thirty minutes from the airport with dense forests of coconuts and particularly beautiful beaches including Petite Anse and Grande Anse.

Eden Island

Eden Island is a reclaimed island just off the coast of Mahé in Seychelles. It is approximately 40 hectares in size with 16 hectares of private waterways connecting every owner to the ocean. Each home is freehold and comes with its own mooring and larger boats including super yachts can be accommodated in the international Eden Island Marina. It is self-contained community with facilities including four private beaches, 2 swimming pools, a clubhouse, shopping centre, supermarket, restaurants, delis, fitness centre, floodlit tennis court, a hotel and car and boat hire available. 

This remarkable development has been built in accordance with unique Creole architectural style, taking inspiration from the old plantation manor houses with deep verandas and high ceilings, making the most of the azure sea and lush mountain views, as well as the year-round warm weather.

Eden Island is close to Mahé, connected by a small bridge which is securely guarded 24/7. Any staff entering the island regularly are vetted and identified. 

Fly to: Mahé Island

Flying time from the UK: 10 hours

Time difference: GMT +4 hours

Weather:

The islands of the Seychelles enjoy a year-round warm tropical climate, generally governed by two opposing trade winds. The south-easterly trades blow from May to September bringing drier and windier conditions ideal for sailing. From October to March the gentler north-west trades provide calmer seas but a higher chance of refreshing showers. Scuba divers will find April, May, October and November have the warmest seas and visibility is often 30 metres plus.

 

 

Buyers guide

Considerations for purchaser: 

Asking price includes all furniture and equipment but taking over existing goodwill of the rental business is available by subject to negotiation.

The purchaser to cover the following additional costs*:  

  • 5% government stamp duty
  • 5% government sanction fee 
  • notary fees of around 1.4%

* We would advise independent legal and tax advice be taken when considering purchasing any property as fees and taxes are subject to change.

 

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