Sound Harbour House is a nicely furnished 8 bedroom, 8 bathroom, luxury estate home nestled between Bluff Harbour and White Sound in historic Green Turtle Cay. This magnificent home actually consists of two buildings connected by a covered travertine tiled walkway on the ground floor and by an open air breezeway on the second storey.
Building # 1 comprises 3,100 sq. ft. of living space and 2,540 sq. ft. of basement. The Living Area includes a master suite with en-suite bathroom and small office. There is also a private porch on the west side of the room that can be used to enjoy lovely sunsets. The master bedroom opens into the main open living area that contains the dining and family room, kitchen, laundry/utility room, storage, and covered and screened-in porches around most of the structure.
The basement is separated into three main sections with one being a storage/workshop which also has the water filter system and a toilet and shower for a caretaker/gardener. There is another section which comprises the water maker while a third is open storage.
Take a few steps across the upper level breezeway from the main living area into building # 2 which includes 3 air conditioned bedroom suites, complete with en-suite bathrooms and private porch overlooking the Sea of Abaco. Additionally, you will find an Apartment which has a complete kitchen, laundry, and dining area, king size bed, shower and tub, and a private screened porch facing the east side of the property.
Building # 2 is a two-storey structure comprising 6,054 square feet and contains the upper level just described, a ground level which has 3 bedroom suites, each with their own en-suite baths, a sitting room, nursery, laundry, kitchen, recreation room, storage and a garage. The garage has additional storage and is suitable for golf carts and vehicles or a combination of the two.
Construction of both buildings is of 8” CBS exterior walls with a textured finish and an architectural shingled roof with copper flashing. Ceilings are T&G throughout with several of the rooms having a trayed design. There is recessed or track lighting in most rooms.
Floors are travertine tiled throughout with the exception of the ground floor and basement which are poured concrete. Windows are the double-pane single hung type in extruded frames and there are interior plantation shutters on most of the windows.
Automatic roll down hurricane shutters are on all windows of both buildings.
Sound Harbour Estate runs from sea to sea. Both the northern and southern water fronts are protected. The northern boundary overlooking Bluff Harbour and the sea of Abaco has 119.44 linear feet of water frontage part of which is a man-made beach and private dock which is approximately 65feet in length by a width of 8 feet. The southern boundary overlooking White Sound has 335.64 linear feet of harbour frontage part of which has a boat house, boat lifts, boat ramp and dock. This deep water dock is approximately 104 feet in length by 8 feet in width together with two finger docks, one of which is 54 feet by 8 feet and the other being 72 feet by 8 feet. Water and electricity are supplied on the dock through a number of marine pedestals. The 20×20 wooden ramp is used to haul out jet skis and other small water craft together with two gear driven boat lifts capable of accommodating vessels between 20 feet and 30 feet in length.
Situated along the southern boundary of the property and adjacent to the dock and overlooking White Sound is a single storey structure known as The Boat House.
It comprises 326 square feet together with 210 square feet of covered patio. The building is split into two sections with the western section being for storage and a workshop while the eastern section is the generator house for the 20 Kw standby generator.
Construction is of hardy board exterior walls together with an architectural asphalt shingled roof with copper flashing. Interior walls and ceilings are wooden. Floors are poured concrete. Windows are the double-paned single hung type in extruded wooden frames and there are interior plantation shutters in the workshop/storage section.
All utilities are available at the site including a 50,000 gallon per day water maker which is used for the irrigation system and there are 3 rainwater cisterns with a total capacity of 68,000 gallons.
Sound Harbour House is located on Green Turtle Cay, adjacent to the 18th century historic loyalist settlement, New Plymouth. Green Turtle Cay is a very prosperous community with several small resorts, numerous shops, boutiques, island cuisine restaurants and unique local bars. It is a very picturesque island and has a unique history which adds to its charm.
Features and Details
- MLS ID: 18065
- Region - Country: Caribbean
- Island: Bahamas
- Locale: Abaco-Green Turtle Cay
- Listing: For Sale
- Property: House-Villa
- Class: Residential
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bathrooms: 8
- Floors: 2
- Living Area: 9,154 sq ft
- Lot Size: 1.3 acres
- Age: 10 to 20 Years
- Price: $3,790,000
- Currency: USD
- Location: Waterfront
- Agency Name:: Damianos Sotheby's International Realty
- Agent Name:: Stan Sawyer
- List Order: 3840