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    CARTERET HOUSE, JERSEY

    A STATE OF THE ART MARINERESIDENCE IN A MAGNIFICENTPOSITION WITH SPECTACULAR PANORAMIC SEA VIEWS TOWARDSTHE FRENCH COASTLINE

    Cleverly combining the immediate benefitsof turnkey, contemporary new build withthe enduring pleasure of absolute quality of concept, design, materials and workmanship.

    The building specification exceedscurrent market expectations ensuring aneasily maintained environment with allmodern conveniences.

    The interiors are spatially planned to beadaptable and include extensive reception,living spaces, five Family Suites andGuest Accommodation.

    The 2.8 acre grounds comprise protectedparking, lawns, terraced pools, borders& private foreshore with a back drop of panoramic sea views.

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    CARTERET HOUSE, JERSEY 1

    LOCATION & POSITION

    Situated in one of the finest coastal locationsin the Channel Islands on Jerseys North Eastcoast, Carteret House enjoys a commandingclifftop position above the idyllic fishingharbour of Rozel.

    The house sits central to two National Trustprotected promontories, affording views of protected native woodland with a private winding pathway leading down to a rocky cove.Panoramic views of the French coast provide adramatic backdrop to the reef of Les crhous.

    14 miles from the French coast, Jersey isthe largest and most southerly of theChannel Islands.

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    Family room a breathtaking space, formal by design yet informal in nature. With cofferedceiling, sea views, panoramic windows ontobalcony, three sets of double doors to thedining room.

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    Kitchen a substantial space ideal for daytimeand family dining and lounging, with sea views and panoramic windows leading ontothe balcony.

    Staircase leading down to lower ground f loor.

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    Dining lobby giving access to cloakroom,utility, rear entrance lobby, staff cloakroomand rear stairs.

    Dining room a perfectly proportioned largeformal and yet intimate dining space givingaccess to the wine cave.

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    FIRST FLOOR

    Accessed from the hall, the main staircase leadsto a half landing with a glimpsed view throughthe magnificent Belle Piece of the landing window into the wine cave.

    The bespoke staircase, in walnut and ebony, isan exquisite piece of design forming the centralfocus of the space, linking the two floors incomposition with the magnificent landing window and crowning rooflight.

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    The landing and bedroom corridor, agenerous and elegant space, period in form with minimal detail.

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    SUITE 1

    His and her bathrooms.

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    SUITE 2

    La Cabine a naval themed space with barrel vaulted ceilings and cherrywood joinery.

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    SUITE 3

    The Deco Suite with Odeon ceiling detail andItalian marble bathroom.

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    SUITE 4

    The gustavian suite lined in bright sycamore with a cosy night nook. The bedroom hasseating and desk areas all laid out in a modernand minimalist Swedish style.

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    SUITE 5

    The Teak suite lined with teak wardrobes.The entrance to this suite guides you into thecentre of the room with a stunning view of thebay from the Juliet Balcony.

    A laundry room is accessible from the bedroomcorridor landing with rear stairs back down tothe ground floor.

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    The changing room includes a magnificentdeluge shower, cloakroom and sauna, with walls hand painted by Henry Van de Vivjer.

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    The cinema is at the rear of the main den which includes ample space for a snooker tableand other recreations.

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    THE POOL TERRACES

    Three tiered pools include a generousand bespoke hot spa, a warm, shallow paddling/relaxing pool and the mainswimming pool an infinity pool with adramatic black slate water fall beyond.

    The paddling pool is separately heated a few degrees warmer than the more energetic,swimming pool.

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    A major feature of the pool terraces is a largesunken seating area designed to incorporateallweather furniture.

    The terraces are all interlinked withpathways and steps and include barbecueand dining decks.

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    Wide granite steps link the ground andlower ground terraces leading down to thelawns beyond.

    The ground floor terraces are protected by a structural glass handrail, canted to reducereflection, with a marine grade polishedsteel handrail.

    Panels of hardwood decking are contained within bush hammered granite paving,classically laid in the Italianate manner.

    Lighting is discreet, without glare, and withoutapparent source ensuring safety and comfort whilst making the best of the night sky and thelights of France.

    The Terraces are wired for sound and datasources linked directly to the I.T. room.

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    THE GARDEN ROOM

    Whether used for a gymnasium or as a quietretreat the undulating terraced lawns and rocky outcrop planting dramatically frame the viewsfrom this garden room.

    The lawns soften the transition from thearchitectural formality of the pool terraces tothe partially wooded and rugged hillside downto the sea.

    Extensive planting of Thorny Rosa Rugosaforms an impenetrable barrier of dark pink roses in the summer and massive hips inthe winter.

    The main cotil is planted with BlueHydrangea accented with Phormiums, hugegrasses, Acanthus Mollis and Aralia.

    The grounds will reach maturity duringsummer 2011.

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    WineCave

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    JERSEY

    COASTLINE

    Rugged cliffs sheltering wide sandy bays of Gulf Stream warmed and crystal clear watersurround the island.

    Beaches vary from sandy coves to the vastsweeping bay of St Ouens, beloved of surfersand walkers. St Brelades Bay is the family bay, facing south, the warm shallow watersplay host to sunbathers, bathers and thegentler water sports.

    From the great rock pools of La Rocque andGreen Island to the silken sand of the RoyalBay of Grouville, Jersey has an immense variety of shoreline.

    Harbours in St Helier, St Aubin, Gorey andRozel offer various levels of berthing andfacility. Whether serious yachtsmen orfairweather sailor, boat owners have easy access not only to the Jersey coastline, but alsothe other Channel Islands and the Normandy and Brittany coasts and beyond to Britainssouth coast.

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    EATING OUT

    With more restaurants per capita than Londonand a welltravelled and sophisticated palate, Jersey restaurants are as diverse as those in any European capital.

    From beach cafs to Michelin starredrestaurants, the variety is tremendous. Most uselocally grown seasonal ingredients and many offer freshly landed fish and seafood.

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    LOYAL TO THE CROWN

    Jersey has a population which fluctuates

    around 89,000 governed by The States Assembly. Although Jersey has historical ties toBritain, with a constitutional relationship wellestablished over 900 years, it is not part of the UK nor the political aspects of theEuropean Community.

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    TAX & BUSINESS

    The island enjoys almost full employment,no public debt and a low tax regime. Thisunderpins the promotion of Jersey as oneof the world's lead