Jacoway Inn Guest House/apartments is located in a rural setting at John Baptiste Ridge Road, in the vibrant and picturesque village of Calibishie, on the north east coast of the nature Isle of Dominica. Rated as the number one village in Dominica for commerce, amenities and the draw of thousands of international tourist, it is a mere 30 minutes’ drive from the second town of Portsmouth and 20 minutes from the Melville Hall Airport.
Within an area of a few miles from Jacoway Inn are 5 of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Dominica as well as forest pools, waterfalls and rivers. This is complimented by 2 major shopping centers, 3 Restaurants serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, clothing stores, Hardware store, petrol, station, Health Center, Pharmacy, Credit Union, preschool and primary school with secondary schools in nearby villages of Wesley and Marigot, Beauty salon and so many more services.
This enticing Guest House offers a unique experience operating as a bed and breakfast. The entire business operation comprises three (3) structures strategically situated on two (2) contiguous portions of beautifully landscaped garden totaling 12,334 square feet in an open country setting with its continuous Easterly breezes and promoting a relaxed lifestyle.
The Jacoway Estate Family House is a 2 storey traditional design home with a total living area of 1,704 square feet inclusive of 592 square feet of verandah space and an apex single wooden room measuring 12 feet x 10 feet. The Family House is situated 30 feet from the Guest House. The lower floor is concrete block with hardwood shingles and tiled floor throughout. Boasting of high ceilings which allows the constant flow of breezes, it has a large kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a 3 piece bathroom.
Meanwhile, the upper floor accessed via internal wooden stair case, is constructed of hardwood siding with a wooden floor with 30 feet high ceiling allowing the Eastern breezes to flow through the ample shutters and 2 sets of barn doors, thus requiring no air condition. The upper floor comprises a large living area, spacious master bedroom with washroom and comfortable L-shaped full length wooden verandah for entertainment and providing lovely views of the Atlantic and the surrounding country side.
The Jacoway Inn Guest House
This turnkey well established business operational for the past 13 years is housed in a beautifully designed and well maintained 2 level concrete block building comprising a single studio apartment on each level with a living area of 432 square feet inclusive of 64 square feet of verandah on each floor. Each studio has screened windows, screen doors, ceiling fans, and fully equipped kitchen for self-catering, hot water and excellent streaming Wi-Fi.
The studios which are airy, cool and bright are set in a quiet beautiful botanical garden setting with Sweeping Mountain, lush garden and ocean views. Guests relax and enjoy breakfast served in the covered garden gazebo measuring 16 feet x 12 feet with seating for six and a hanging swinging settee. Lovely specimen trees including the Royal palm, travelers palms, the rare Bismarck palm and the venerable towering mango tree, to name a few provide habitat to a host of birds including the Jaco parrot, cow parrots and multitude of hummingbirds and song birds.
Situated along a road which is a dead end and has no passing traffic and parking for 2 cars in front the building, the area is safe with zero break-ins. With ratings of 9.8 on Booking.com, 9.7 on Expedia and a Super host rating awarded by Airbnb, the guest house can be run as a bed and breakfast or a self-catering or even rented out as long term apartments.
Heritage Chattel House Cottage “ti-ki”
This 100 year old heritage cottage referred to as “ti-ki” (small house) is amazing and loved by all who spend time there! About to be featured in a book about Ti-Ki cottages of Dominica, it is believed to be the only heritage cottage in Dominica which has been completely restored, and modernized with all amenities to cater for a charming experience. Fully equipped to house 3 persons with a double and single bed, ceiling fans amidst the constant Easterly breezes, hot water, mosquito nets, full kitchen and 3 piece bathroom.
The construction of this historical chattel house measuring 10 feet x 25 feet is mortise and tendon, using wooden pegs rather than nails with hand carved details throughout including a spectacular sun burst hand carved room divider. This most popular rental unit is filled with art and lovely furnishings set in a private garden with cement patio, wrought iron chairs and table plus 2 comfortable lounge chairs.
Here is a rare opportunity to own a viable business while experiencing a relaxed lifestyle in the nature isle of the Caribbean where locals and ex-parts live harmoniously together. The sale of the property includes all furnishings, kitchen equipment, appliances, beds, bed linen and towels; some of the original art pieces are not included. Operational details and rates can be furnished upon request.
Jacoway Guest House Estate is a mere 2 minute drive from the vibrant main village of Calibishie where most social amenities are readily available. A must to see!
US$495,000.00 US$365,000.00 Massive Reduction!!!