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Les Jolies Eaux is a former private royal residence on a headland on the 1,250-acre (510 ha) island of Mustique, St Vincent.

Mustique Private Island

Mustique is a small private island that is one of the Grenadines, a chain of islands in the West Indies, and like most of these it is part of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The island is located within Grenadines Parish, an administrative area of the country. The closest nearby island is Petite Mustique, located 1 mile south of Mustique, which is uninhabited and was the center of a real estate scam in the early 2000s. Ferry service is provided to the island from St. Vincent on the M/V Endeavour.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Country in the Caribbean

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The name means "Beautiful Waters" and sits on 10 acres (4.0 ha) given as a wedding present to Princess Margaret in 1959 from Lord Glenconner. The main house, completed in 1972, was designed by the princess's uncle-in-law Oliver Messel in the neo-Georgian-style. It has an open plan with 5 bedrooms and a drawing room. There are also two lodges, and 9 acres (3.6 ha) of land. The house was presented to her son David in 1996 as a wedding gift. He subsequently placed it on the market; it sold in 1999 for a reported £2.4 million. [1] Like most of the villas on Mustique it is now available for weekly rentals; tariffs range from $18,000 to $28,000 per week, depending on the season.

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  1. Pook, Sally (25 June 2002). "Margaret leaves £7.6m fortune to her children" via www.telegraph.co.uk.

Coordinates: 12°51′47″N61°11′22″W / 12.863°N 61.1894°W / 12.863; -61.1894

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A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.