Basic facts about the dolphin bay home
The calm and protected waters of Dolphin Bay, are spawning grounds for many fish who grow in shoals until they are large enough to face the open sea. For this reason, you will find a resident family of well fed dolphins who call the bay home- hence the name Dolphin Bay!
Living in such close proximity to the dolphins means daily sightings, and even paddle up close encounters. Dolphins are not the only adorable creatures bordering this pretty home however! The Titled Dolphin Bay home is bordered by a thick stretch of coral reef along the property’s half a mile of coast, and 17.8 hectares of pure mainland jungle behind! Octopus, blow fish and decorator crabs are some of the most charismatic creatures you’ll find on the reef, and in the backyard you’ll see an abundance of sloths, and most definitely hear the howler monkeys before you stumble upon them. The list of creatures who inhabit this undisturbed region of Bocas del Toro is a long one, and scientists are still finding new species thriving within.
The Titled Dolphin Bay Home sits on 17.8 hectares,14.4 hectares of this wild property is ROP land, while the house and garden occupy the titled 3.4 hectares along the waterfront. In Acres thats 8.4 titled and 36 Rop, 44 acres in total! The property is boat access only, and located 25 minutes from Bocas Town, and 30 minutes from the port town of Almirante on the mainland. Within Dolphin bay are 2 restaurants, and a new road reaching the adjacent lagoon will provide car parking spaces only 5 minutes away!
A trail wraps the perimeter of the property, and leads to an incredible look out point at the crest of the hill (roughly 200 feet above sea level). From this look out you can see the intricate coastline for miles in both directions. The property has 1/2 mile of its own waterfront, with deep water moorage at the North West corner for the potential of a private protected marina, and plenty of useable land for future segregation.
The property boasts a many features which bolster an autonomous lifestyle, a few fresh water streams offer back up water supply, and an abundance of vegetation including pineapple, breadfruit, bananas, Cacao, lemons , coconuts, and limes grow on the property.
From the waterfront base of the Titled Dolphin Bay Home property, a cement pathway leads up from the newly built dock and boat house to the ocean front home surrounded by manicured grass, and exotic flowers and fruits.
The 2 bedroom and 1.5 bathroom home sits on beautifully elevated building site to over look Dolphin bay. The foundation is a concrete slab which is walled with concrete block all the way around. The wrap around porch has recently been stained, and the interior ceilings and exposed trellises have been painted with 2 coats of primer and an anti mould layer of white paint to brighten the space. The great room has the kitchen, living and dining spaces, and accesses the 2 bedrooms. Each bedroom has its own bathroom, the master suite has a shower, and the guest room has a half bath.
A fully covered wrap around porch widens at the front of the home, for excellent outdoor living space, with gorgeous views and refreshing breeze. At the back of the home, the covered veranda hosts the washing and drying machines, and extra cabinet space for storage. There is also a bodega in the backyard for gardening equipment.
The offgrid systems
The home runs on a 4800 watt solar system,
New batteries were purchased in December 2021
3600 gallon water catchment
plus 100 gallons more in the bodega cistern.
– Fully furnished
– Bodega full of misc tools
– Honda 5500 watt generator with remote ignition
– 3000 watt generator
– 2005 – 23ft Eduardono Panga boat w/ Yamaha 60hp
– 12ft skiff w/ Yamaha 15hp
The property is in a corporation for easy transfer of ownership and taxes are only 300$ per year!