Extreme Homes Belize

Posted: July 24, 2014 by Central America Overland Expeditions in Expedition/Travel

Organic architecture, landscapes with permaculture, energy efficiency living!  Is it possible to use all these accolades to describe a new level of living standard in Belize? Not likely, until now. Rarely will an opportunity like this present itself. A unique living environment, income producing, and  retirement all rolled into the very best luxury accommodations.

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Welcome to Swan Villas.  Now under construction here in Placencia Belize at a half mile past mile marker 16. Swan Villas is by far one of the most technically advanced, aesthetically pleasing, while adhering to the principles of sustainable living.  There are numerous reasons you should consider making one of these unique homes yours now.

Let me further explain. These impressive organic handcrafted homes are nothing like anything you’ve ever seen, and are the only kind of its type in the entire caribbean. Each 2 story home is shaped like a Swan. Located just 75 yards to the beach and having the beautiful Placencia Lagoon as your backyard, you’ll want to experience the natural environment of the lagoon.  Filled with wildlife such as dolphins, manatees, crocodiles and a great variety of fish and birds, it’s a nature lovers paradise.

Less than a 15 minute drive from the Placencia Village, each of the 5 two story villas will feature  four units each with two apartments and 2 studios. All villas will be fully-equipped with comfortable accommodations. Each bedroom will have  a king-sized round bed, air-conditioning, and a personal bathroom with Jacuzzi and shower.

These villas will make the perfect holiday accommodations for couples, families with children or groups of friends travelling, as the villas have gardens (permaculture) a play space and a swimming pool for your ultimate relaxation. Additionally, the infinity swimming pool area can be easily monitored from the living room. Furnishings are simple, integrated into the structure, and tastefully arranged. The living space incorporates a dining area and equipped kitchen. These homes will come fully equipped with all the  furnishings, and will be turn key ready upon completion. All exterior maintenance is included.

Financing is available through Atlantic Bank Belize. With a cost of $600,000 per home, these villas are very attractively priced and won’t last long. Like we say in real estate, location, location, location but in this case you get that and much more.  Of course if you decide to rent your entire unit, property management is available.

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About the developers. This unique and one of a kind project is being developed by Montse and Rodolfo Saenz de Ugarte, a spirited young entrepreneurial couple, with 25 years’ experience in the world of finance, tourism, infrastructure, and construction. They are amateur athletes who enjoy nature and private pilots among many other hobbies and interests. They fell in love with Belize on their first flight two years ago, and after going through the cold Boston winters for three years, decided to settle in this country. Montse has a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism, and Rodolfo is an engineer with an MBA. They decided to undertake a second part of their life in beautiful Belize. ” We want to offer to our clients and ourselves (as they will be living in one of the villas) an opportunity to live in a unique environment, a work of art, and as an investment. ” says Montse.

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The villas are inclusive of the following:


  • Fully-furnished
  • Some furniture is integrated with the building,  beds and sofas
  • Covered patios overlooking the endless swimming pool
  • Air-conditioning
  • Flat-screen television
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Luxurious linen on a pillow top king bed
  • Jacuzzi
  • Security system and video cameras
  •  Fully equipment kitchen
  •  Coffee bar
  • Infiniti pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • With a cost of less than $600,000 per home
  • Financing is available through Atlantic International Bank
  •  Of course if you decide to rent your entire villa or some of the units, property management is available
  •  Phase 1 is currently underway and will be available in January 2015

If you’ve been sitting on the fence thinking about when, where, how, and why to retire to Belize, here’s your moment. Think about it! Each villa  is a work of art, with the highest quality finishing materials in the form of green and sustainable buildings and are income producing while you live there. I’d say it’s the perfect combination of retirement, income, and a unique quality of life !


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