Name of property:
Landhuis Groot Santa Martha
One of the oldest country estates on Curaçao. Large complex with main structure and additional buildings and infrastructure. Main building positioned on elevated platform: one storey U- shaped structure with core area, gallery with kitchen and storeroom, and transverse side wings enclosing a patio. Typical steep gable roofs closed with funnel-shaped gables with classical top end. Patio closed with wall with arched openings, middle opening topped with front-on. Terraces with stairs on three sides. Stables, large magasina, drinking reservoirs for animals, typical cisterns with steps for human access, and hofi.
Architectural historical and cultural historical value as one of the older well-preserved country estates of Curaçao and because of the typical lay-out; ensemble value because of the coherence a complex of buildings of a former plantation.
18th / 19th and first half of 20th century