This 2 floor, furnished 5 bedroom and 3 bathroom home for sale in Cochrane was resiliently built and carefully crafted by the owner with emphasis on the strength of its construction and the use of local woodwork evident in the locally made red cedar doors and the many local wood (coubawi, greenheart, pine) finishes that are seen throughout the house. The home measures approx. 4,623 sq. ft and sits on 19,000 sq. ft of land.
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The ground floor with its vanished stone-work floor has an airy, spacious, open concept lay-out: kitchen, dining and living/lounging areas that open onto a huge deck. One bedroom and bathroom are also conveniently situated on the ground floor. The home also provides convenient parking space with a garage (currently used as a workshop/storage area) and a carport.
The upper level of this furnished 5 bedroom and 3 bathroom home for sale in Cochrane is equally spacious with 3 bedrooms and a generous bathroom equipped with double sinks and a laundry area. Outdoor living space is in greater abundance on the wrap around porch.
This floor contains additional living space in a detached 1 bedroom 1 bathroom apartment which can be accessed by a separate entrance. This apartment is well suited to accommodate guests, in-laws, nanny, etc. It can also be accessed from the main living area via the shared porch.
The home is outfitted with rustic yet stylish furniture and fittings imported from Europe. The home is being sold furnished with whatever furniture and appliances it contains at the time of a sale. The roof is made of concrete with a practical 8% slope. All windows and external doors are properly shuttered. The home is serviced by all utilities but there is the alternative of using the satellite dish for cable TV.
This house is truly well built which was proven when it survived category 5 Hurricane Maria with just a few scratches.
This furnished 5 bedroom and 3 bathroom home for sale in Cochrane is near to the route of the northern trail to the Middleham Falls. The trail leads through the heart of the rainforest of the Morne Trois Piton National Park. The Middleham Falls is nearly 300 feet high with a cold and refreshing pool at the base.
Nestled at an average 1,600 ft elevation, Cochrane lies on the outskirt of the Morne Trois Piton national park that boasts very cool temperatures. The home is located in a peaceful neighbourhood among mostly European expats. The community is small with many engaged in farming for both re-sale and subsistence, as well as animal husbandry. The rearing of Rabbits in this area has led to the organizing of the annual Rabbit Festival which is usually held in August. The Rabbit Festival features cuisine specializing in the meat of the Rabbit, games, exhibitions, etc.
Cochrane has amenities such as a primary school, shops and snack bars. The next town of Canefield, at a 2 mile descent west of Cochrane, provides more amenities such as supermarkets, car dealers, river, beach, schools, gas stations, the Old Mill Cultural Center, etc. The capital of Dominica, Roseau, is 5.5 miles from Roseau, and all its amenities – schools, hospital, fire service, supermarkets, etc.
The decks on this furnished 5 bedroom and 3 bathroom home for sale in Cochrane and the large grounds make it excellent for spending time outdoors entertaining or frolicking with children while enjoying the spectacular mountain views.