The island’s miniature golf course can be yours. It’s part of Pastory Gardens and the Compass Rose restaurant. (at left). But the businesses are not all the real value. It’s the land: several acres on St. John high up and offering wonderful sunset views of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Originally developed as a restaurant and a butterfly exhibit (that never was completed), the owners failed to get permits and approvals to add condominiums to the site. The current real estate offering indicates bulldozers may still get to go to work. Zoning "allows a multitude of uses such as shopping center, hotel, condos, apts.," according to the listing. Asking price: $6 million. Pastory Gardens’ Web site: http://www.pastorygardens.com/4436.html
Under Contract: Cruz Bay Realty says a sale is pending for Gym in Paradise is under contract.
It went on the market more than two years ago for $140,000. Located on the third floor of the Marketplace, the workout facility was last priced for sale at $75,000.