Brown House

Built in the early 1800's, Brown House was the first house built on Salt Cay. It was originally the home of a local salt merchant and over time has been thoroughly restored by the Salt Cay Preservation Foundation.

What to Expect

While the Brown House is closed to the general public, guests may rent the property as a villa.

The Brown House gets its name from the brown wood roof made of cedar shingles and often complimented with driftwood, shipwrecks, and other lumber found on the island. The rest of the house is generally white and comes includes an enclosed patio on the second floor, wide open grounds, and a wonderful view of the ocean.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Balfour Town if you plan on visiting Brown House, since those visiting this area of Turks and Caicos will be excited to have easy site access during their visit. With only a small number of hotels in the region within the vicinity of Brown House, only moderate tourist traffic should be anticipated.

Hotels near Brown House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Tradewinds Guest Suites Guest house 0.1 mi. (0.8 km) NNE
Castaway Salt Cay Cottages 0.2 mi. (0.9 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

The neighborhood immediately around Brown House is not exactly well-known for its array of meal options, but visitors willing to go farther afield just might find a location where they can enjoy a dish or two. The most convenient place to eat is Coral Reef Bar and Grill, which serves up Caribbean meals. Island Thyme Bistro and Pat's Place are additional food and drink options near Brown House. At Pat's Place you and your group can't get up and go without sampling their specialty, seafood.


Contact Information

Location: Balfour Town, Salt Cay



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