The Pembleton Cottage - Oranje Stad - Sint Eustatius

ID 781
USD 225.000
439 m²
2 bedroom(s)
1 bathroom(s)

Pembleton Cottage

A Historic Retreat with Modern Comforts in Oranjestad, St. Eustatius

Welcome to your slice of history in the heart of Oranjestad, Sint Eustatius! Nestled within the charming confines of this historical town, where time seems to stand still, lies a quaint and picturesque cottage that embodies the essence of old-world charm and modern comfort called the Pembleton Cottage.

Location & Heritage

Oranjestad, the capital of Sint Eustatius. This is a magical place where every cobblestone truly tells a story, and every building whispers secrets of the past. Steeped in rich history, this town was once one of the biggest and bustling hubs of trade and commerce in the Caribbean. Its streets are adorned with colonial-era architecture, and its narrow alleys will draw you into them for you to explore the treasures hidden within. 

Nestled within this historic core of Oranjestad, the Pembleton Cottage is facing the tranquil Wilhelmina Park, right on the corner of Everts Weg. The Pembleton Cottage is a testament to the rich history and serene lifestyle of St. Eustatius. This distinctive property is established on a 439 square meter piece of land and is moments away from essential amenities. 

One of the defining features of Oranjestad is its religious monuments and historic landmarks. One of the more eminent monuments is the Honen Dalim Synagogue, one of the Western Hemisphere's earliest Jewish synagogues. Also the serene beauty of the Bethel Methodist Church adds a layer of depth to Oranjestad's storied past.

Property Overview

Amidst this historical tapestry, your charming Pembleton cottage stands as a beacon of timeless allure. Situated in the heart of the old town, this traditional one-story house, partially build on the original foundation, exudes warmth and character at every turn. Built in an L-shape, it showcases original carpentry work where the short leg is reconstructed on the original foundation in a historic style using new materials. 

The timber frame section welcomes you into a cozy living and dining area, where laughter and conversation flow freely. The adjacent kitchen, adorned with modern amenities, invites you to unleash your culinary creativity while retaining the charm of yesteryears. The two snug bedrooms provide restful retreats, each promising sweet dreams and restful nights. An additional section houses the bathroom, perfectly blending functionality with the cottage's historic essence. Step outside onto the front gallery, where you can savor your morning coffee as the world awakens around you. Here, the gentle breeze carries whispers of a bygone era, inviting you to pause and appreciate the simple joys of life.

The total floor area of the building is approximately 60 m², 

complemented by a welcoming front gallery of about 10 m².

Structure Details

  • Foundation & Walls: The L-shape section rests on a natural stone foundation, featuring walls of timber frame and a mix of wooden and concrete floors. The bathroom boasts a concrete foundation and block walls, ensuring durability and strength.
  • Roofing: Both sections are topped with wooden roof structures, maintaining the property's traditional aesthetic while ensuring reliability.
  • Condition: The cottage has been well maintained, with no structural deficiencies detected, reflecting the care and attention given to preserve its historical integrity.

Finishing Touches

  • Exterior: The cottage's charm is enhanced by painted wooden shingles, while the bathroom walls are tastefully plastered and painted.
  • Interior: The internal walls and exposed roof beams are painted to complement the overall aesthetic of the cottage. Flooring varies from ceramic tiles in most areas to original wooden flooring in the oldest part of the house, offering a blend of tradition and modernity.
  • Recent Renovations: The building has undergone recent renovations, ensuring that the finishes are in excellent condition and blend seamlessly with the property's historic character.

Living Experience

With its irresistible charm and prime location, this adorable cottage offers a rare opportunity to own a piece of Oranjestad's history. It beckons to those who yearn for a simpler way of life, where every moment is infused with the magic of the past. Owning The Pembleton Cottage means embracing a lifestyle where history and modern comfort converge. Residents can enjoy the serene surroundings, the proximity to cultural landmarks, and the unique charm of living in a property that echoes the tales of yesteryears while offering the conveniences of contemporary living. Currently the cottage is rented with an annual income of $ 18.000.


We invite you to explore The Pembleton Cottage, a property where every corner tells a story, and every moment is an opportunity to live amidst history. This is not just a home; it's a sanctuary that offers tranquility, beauty, and a deep connection to the rich tapestry of St. Eustatius's past and present. Don't miss your chance to make this enchanting cottage your own. Contact us today to schedule a viewing and embark on a journey through time in the heart of Oranjestad, Sint Eustatius.

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Features & Amenites

  • Appliances
    • Cystern
    • Satellite
  • Indoor Features
    • Furnished
  • Building Features
    • Hurricane shutters
  • Other Features
    • Garden view
    • Restaurant Nearby
  • Outdoor Features
    • Terrace
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