About the Property
Amazing 5 acre property with a 4 story house and 2 guest cabins in the tropical paradise of Palawan, Philippines. House has view decks with 360* views of the Sulu Sea and western mountains.
This Mediterranean style house with guest native cabins is located 35km south of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines on the Mangingisda peninsula. It's across the bay to the south of the city. It's a 45min drive on the National Highway to the city and the International Airport or a 45min Ferry ride across the bay.
The property consists of 4 buildings: a 4-story main house, 2-story view deck and utility building and 2 native cabins.. The main house has a two floors of living quarters that can be used as a single house or two apartments. The 1st floor has a full screened in kitchen, living room and a master bedroom with full bath and walk-in closet. The 2nd floor has a master bedroom with full bath including cast iron tub, closet and living room. Access is through 2 sliding glass doors in the bedroom and living room. There is a 360* patio with ocean views surrounding the living quarters. The 3rd floor is a full kitchen and dining area. There is also an herb garden. The 4th floor is a 20sqm native style view deck with 360* views of the Sulu Sea to the east and the majestic mountain range to the west. Great place to enjoy bird watching, sunsets, sunrises, night skies, glorious cloud formations and majestic storms.
The native cabins are designed for quests, staff or to be used as rentals. Both have kitchens, toilet/shower and dining areas. The large cabin is 2 bedroom with living room. All rooms have ceiling fans and the building is screened against pests. The small cabin is 1 bedroom and a small kitchen and dining area. The bedroom and bath are air conditioned.
All buildings were built to quality standards by the owner on site designing and managing every detail. The structures are built to withstand the strongest storms. It’s a unique one of a kind design. Construction was completed July 2019.
We have 65+ Dragon Fruit trees which usually produce 6 crops a years. Also 50+ Dwarf Coconut trees. There are numerous varieties of indigenous fruit bearing and non-fruit bearing trees plus a variety of plants and flowers. We have strived to revive the native flora and fauna. It's a walk in a tropical garden. There is also a chicken coop with free range chickens and a few goats. Must see to appreciate:
- Permitted for multi-purpose use
- Property is 19843sqm
- Main buildings have 350sqm of living space
- Fully furnished, turn key
- Two sources of water: city and onsite well
- Plumbing is filtered and pressurized
- Grounded underground electrical lines
- All furniture locally handcrafted with hard wood or rattan
- 6500W generator with transfer switch
- Secure fence and CCTV
- Road access for all vehicle types
- Two view decks
- Maid's quarters with detached toilet and shower
- Laundry room
- Tool/repair room
This property is within the city limits of Puerto Princesa but is still rural and undeveloped for the most part. We live in the midst of many species of tropical birds. Cockatoo are frequent visitors as well eagles, hawks, fruit bats, owls and many variety of mangrove and sea birds. Mornings are a symphony of bird songs.
Puting Buhangin (White Sand) Beach is walking distance. A great place to enjoy the day swimming and snorkeling the coral clusters. Turtle Bay is just a short walk south and has sea otters as well as dolphins and the occasional whale shark. Massively thick mangroves surround the peninsula. Wild life is abundant. There is an open market nearby with fresh vegetables, fruit and fish. There are also a few small resorts with restaurants and bars close by.
Location! Location! Location! Palawan has been rated the #1 Island Destination in the World by various travelogues. In 2019 it’s rated #2. Affectionately known as The Last Frontier, it is truly a magical place. From our location it is a 4.5hr drive north to El Nido and a similar drive to the southern tip of the island. To reach the beaches of the South China Sea is a 1hr drive west. Both east and west coasts are lined with beautiful remote beaches. Investing in Palawan is a win-win! Developers are rapidly taking advantage of future plans for the area as the future go to island playground for SE Asia. The cost to build is increasing exponentially.