Sapphire waters, emerald landscapes, pearl white beaches, diamond clear surf...
Crown Jewels of the Caribbean-- Cayman Islands Real Estate
As you approach the Cayman Islands over the sapphire blue water, your first sighting will be the emerald green landscapes, and then the diamond clear surf landing
on the pearl white shore. Gone is the hussle and bussle you left behind. Welcome to laid-back island life at its best, waiting for you to enjoy throughout all three islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, nestled only 6 miles apart, are referred to as the Sister Islands, and remain mainly residential communities, with easy going laid-back island life at its best. Walking to destinations is safe, and usually the friendly residents will offer you a ride, just in case you want one. Automobile horns are used more to toot hello, than to alarm a traffic problem. There is no traffic therefore, no problem. The Sister Islands of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman has a popularity always increasing, as a secluded island destination that have no crime or poverty. Many people hope to find this truly tranquil, and remote island experience, when they get away to an island. In the Sister Islands they will not be disappointed. For a truly remote island experience without crowds on the beach or anywhere, enjoy the tranquil Sister Islands of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
Cayman Brac real estate property boasts the highest elevation of the three islands, with a plateau called The Bluff which runs the entire 12 mile length and provides gorgeous panoramic views of the sapphire blue sea. Bluff edge plots of land with homes, and beach front ocean property is much sought after Cayman Brac real estate. Cayman Brac boasts a small population of around 1800 with an infrastructure that doesn't even require a traffic light or round-about, and only the necessary stop signs. Cayman Brac has lots of nature to enjoy: birding, scuba diving, nature trails, cave exploration that is found in the Cayman Islands only in Cayman Brac, rock climbing on the Cayman Brac Bluff, and stunning stargazing in a pollution free sky.
Little Cayman is sleepy and tranquil with deserted white powdery sand beaches. A sanctuary for the Booby Birds, with peaceful nature trails, Little Cayman is also home to the famous dive site Bloody Bay Wall. With the smallest population in the Cayman Islands, Little Cayman provides a truly remote island experience, while providing Little Cayman real estate of beautiful beach front condominiums and vacation homes.
Grand Cayman, the largest and most commercial, is home to the sixth largest financial centre in the world, and has experienced the majority of Cayman Islands Real Estate development over the past 35 years. With luxury multi-million dollar Seven Mile Beach condominiums, homes on canal lots which join the sea, and a multitude of residential offerings, Grand Cayman real estate offers a little bit of everything for the real estate investor, and are ideal for investment in high-return real estate, or a vacation retreat of your own. Grand Cayman has every form of quality entertainment from world-class water sports to dinner theatre, and over 300 restaurants.
Many Real Estate Opportunities to Choose From
Cayman Brac real estate includes beach front, properties within walking distance of the shore, and high elevation properties with sea views from on top of The Bluff, a 2 mile wide plateau which stretches 10 miles the length of the island, and has elevations from 30-150 feet. Beautiful sheer cliffs to the land below, on the Northern and Southern sides, provide breathtaking backdrops for those properties.
Panoramic views of the sea and lush emerald green landscapes are provided by properties stretching from the Bluff edge. Available are both vacant properties, as well as those with a variety of home sizes, and styles. Developmental property for subdivisions is mainly located on the interior of the Bluff, with prime locations offering parcels that begin at the Bluff edge. Abundant trees, plants and flowers provide beautiful natural landscaping on all Bluff locations.
High elevation interior bluff property provides seclusion and lush natural landscaping. Tall trees, flowering bushes and vines growing out of the limestone rock formations and smaller crevices make a beautiful garden yard. Home sites as well as developmental parcels from .25 acre to well over 100 acres are available.
Seaside property has a combination of sandy beaches and/or smooth coral stones at the shoreline, with the sounds of the surf rocking gently, and coconut trees. Some properties in Cayman Brac also have as their backyard view, the rugged rocky cliff of the Bluff with its emerald green vegetation growing out of crevices in the rock. Beach front properties are available that stretch from the Caribbean Sea to the Bluff. There are also parcels that provide either beach front, or the Bluff's cliff backdrop.
Property within walking distance of the shore, also provides great island home sites. They have a variety of coconut trees and other palm trees as well as flowering shrubs and vines. Every view provides its own stunning beauty, on all three islands of the Cayman Islands.
Seaside condominums have beautiful beaches, and spectacular sunsets. Ownership includes services from a management company that will oversee everything from maintenance, to renting the unit to guests which provides a handsome rental income from the investment. From luxury multi million dollar high rise condominiums along Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman, to the three storey limitation on condos in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, condominium living is found for all tastes and budgets.
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No Taxes and Guaranteed Land Title
A one time stamp duty currently at 6% in Cayman Brac, is paid on land transfers and that is all. Never again, absolutely! There never have been
any land or
taxes, no death or estate duty, and no inheritance tax. (There is also no income tax, corporation tax, sales tax, or capital gains tax.)
Land titles are guaranteed by the government as the Torrens system of land ownership registry is utilized. There is definately no need for Title Insurance.
Building Cost Savings for Cayman Brac Projects
Duty Free building supplies, when shipped directly to Cayman Brac, are a great savings on construction costs. The government also waives for Cayman
Brac, the 2% Infrastructure Fee for commercial properties.
Cayman Brac is also home to the largest Cayman Islands rock quarry, this local supply and quick delivery saves on building costs.
Local ready mix concrete, as well as a local concrete block factory provides a good savings over importing.