Carla Passino takes a peek at Cabot Saint Lucia, on the rugged north coast of the Caribbean island.

It’s hard to imagine two places with a more different appeal than Nova Scotia and Saint Lucia, but the company that opened the award-winning Cabot Cape Breton in the former is now poised to open new places for live in the latter.

Scheduled to open next year, Cabot St Lucia is located in Point Hardy, a picturesque peninsula in the north of the island.

Cabot Saint Lucia. Credit: Jacob Sjoman

The new resort will focus on an 18-hole golf course designed by former Masters champion Ben Crenshaw and design partner Bill Coore, and it’s fair to say that they’re very excited about what they’re doing. have created on this gloriously wild land.

“It’s spectacular,” Coore says. “You will stand on a tee and the waves will break, and you will have to hit an incredible blow.” To honest golfers this will sound like heaven – although to the rest of us it will sound like a reminder to bring lots of balls; half of the holes touch the coastline, the rest in the hilly lands above.

It’s not a big project – it’s a huge one. There will also be 170 villas and townhouses – sold as ‘turnkey’, which we believe means even towels and cutlery are already on hand for those who buy – plus 130 custom-built homes. and a hotel with 50 suites.

The sheer size of the project can be intimidating, but it is a place that proclaims its letters of nobility: “sober architecture that respects the environment” is the goal, led by the British master architect Richard Evans, who made everything he could to build a community that makes the most of the beautiful surroundings.

And ‘community’ is probably the right word, as it is not intended solely as a resort for golfers – something that increasingly appears to be the case, as we are seeing in France with the changes to the famous Les Bordes club of the Loire Valley.

Resort amenities will also include a spa, a choice of restaurants and bars, tennis courts, a fitness center and a full-service beach club. Buyers will have access to the lot, although we

The houses are for sale directly through the developer via, starting at $ 2 million.

Les Bordes Golf Club gained a great reputation in the 1980s for its exceptional (and exceptionally difficult) golf course. Today,