The Peanut Farm is for sale ($159,000US) and for rent ($1,050 and $540/week) This special bungalow features two rental units. Perhaps the most unique design feature is that it is built from several different types of local woods from the Nature Isle including Gummiere, Kubowee, red cedar, layou, blue maho, bamboo, almond, pine, het, galva, and pink mahogany floors. As soon as one enters they will be welcomed with the mild aroma mix of all the different types of woods thus complimenting the different sections in the room. The apparent different shades of wood add to the uniqueness of this building.
The living room of the top floor has all the modern furniture such as couches, wooden cabinets, side tables and hand crafted furniture. The ceiling fans ordered from the United States fits well with the natural look of the property. The kitchen is also fully stocked with the major appliance such as a refrigerator/freezer with ice maker, stove, microwave toaster oven and all the other basic essentials. There is a loft that can be used as sleeping quarters for extra guests; currently two mattresses lie there. The 16' x 26' covered deck is another highlight of this incredible living space. There is also a hammock, 4 burner gas grill and five dining tables all with spectacular views on the porch.
From the terrace of this bungalow for sale in Picard, Portsmouth, the view of Prince Rupert Bay and Cabrits National Park is absolutely breathtaking. Vanished locally made tables and chairs compliment this spacious leisure area that can be used as a bar and barbeque platform. Guests and customers can relax sipping on cocktails socializing and enjoying the sounds of various species of birds chirping as well as the sound of chimes from inside of the cottages. Called "the best bird watching site in all of Dominica" by many guests.
The downstairs unit, with separate private entrance, is quite quaint and cozy and boasts one bedroom, living space, kitchenette with mini fridge, counter top stove and toaster oven. Also, there is an external shower with view for the outdoor adventure lovers. The double doors opening out unto the 4' x 15' verandah (with 7' long picnic bench) gives the living area a more spacious feel. One of the most exciting features of this bottom floor is that you can lie in bed and enjoy the undisturbed view of Dominica’s admired Prince Rupert Bay and Cabrits National Park.
The property is well maintained, and surrounded by 14 various fruit trees such as avocado, mango, grapefruit, guava, cocoa, and star fruit. Two storage tanks on the property store water that is used for both floors of the bungalow.
The entire bungalow for sale in Picard is powered by solar energy, 8 (eight) 2.4 kw solar panels charging 8 new boat batteries 6 (six) of which delivers 780w amp hours and 2 (two) delivering 200w amp hours. The bungalow runs its appliances, DVD and ceiling fans on 110v and all of the 19 lights, stereo and water pump on 12V, just like a boat! There is also a 3,500w power inverter, auto generator and Outback solar system.
The land measures 4,700 square feet and the building is 1,170 square feet. Parking for 3 by the road, and a 45' driveway. Above Picard, with night views of the town, and under a mile walk to all the international flavor that Picard, with Ross University School of Medicine has to offer.