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Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty’s Exclusive Listing Deep Water Cay is Famous for Bonefish and the Celebrities They Attract

Bonefish Paradise. Located about 150 miles northeast of Miami, Deep Water Cay was founded as a private fishing club in 1958 by Palm Beach guide Gil Drake Sr. and Field & Stream editor A.J. McClane. Since then, the resort has become an exclusive escape for public figures and celebrities like newscaster Tom Brokaw, famed actors Liam Neeson and Michael Keaton and Grammy Award-winning singer Huey Lewis.


NASSAU, The Bahamas (Feb. 7, 2018)
— When you hear the names Tom Brokaw, Liam Neeson, Michael Keaton and Huey Lewis, a few things probably come to mind: all have been household names at one time or another; each has received awards for being the best in their respective fields; and, they’re all pretty much recognizable wherever they go. What you probably didn’t realize is that they are all also fisherman—bonefish fisherman to be precise—and have spent time angling in the flats off Deep Water Cay.

Deep Water Cay, a two-square-mile private-island resort located on the eastern end of Grand Bahama Island in The Bahamas, has become almost as famous for its celebrity guests as its bonefish—almost.

“Deep Water Cay is one of the oldest Bahamian bonefish lodges in existence,said George Damianos, President and Managing Broker for Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty which is currently marketing the private island. “The catches made over the years are a part of the resort’s legacy and they’re why Deep Water Cay has evolved into the ultimate Bahamas fishing resort.”

Rated No. 3 on the list of “Top 25 Hotels in the Bahamas” by Caribbean Journal, Deep Water Cay is easily accessible with a 4,200-foot runway with Customs and Immigration available on request for private planes, plus direct flights from the U.S. and Canada into Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO) on several major airlines, including American Airlines, Bahamasair, Delta, Silver Airways and Sunwing.  Founded as a private fishing club in 1958 by Palm Beach guide Gil Drake Sr. and Field & Stream editor A.J. McClane, the resort features 200 square miles of flats, and a fully-equipped marina that can accommodate boats and yachts up to 65 feet.

In addition to its world-class amenities, Deep Water Cay has a close partnership with the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT). Resort guides tag fish prior to release, and when the fish are caught again, habitat and health data is captured and provided to BTT scientists for study.

“The north shore of Grand Bahama is widely acknowledged as one of the three top locations in the world for big bonefish,” Damianos said. “Between the BTT conservation partnership and Deep Water Cay’s reputation as a best-in-class fishing and luxury resort destination, Deep Water Cay will continue to attract people from all over the world for generations to come.”

For more information about this exclusive listing, please contact George Damianos at (242) 424-9699 or (242) 362-4211 or via email at george.damianos@sir.com


Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has been an industry leader since 1945 specializing in the listing, marketing and sale of luxury and waterfront properties. With 11 offices throughout The Bahamas, Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty boasts the  most experienced and successful team of real estate professionals, consistently ranking among the top producers in The Bahamas real estate industry.

About Sotheby’s International Realty
The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has approximately 21,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in over 900 offices in 68 countries and territories worldwide.  Each office is independently owned and operated.

About Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty
Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has 11 offices located throughout the islands of the Bahamas, providing unsurpassed market knowledge of Abaco, Eleuthera, Exuma, Nassau, Paradise Island, Ocean Club Estates, Lyford Cay, Old Fort Bay and Private Islands. Head office 75 Shirley Street, Nassau. For additional information, please contact 242-322-2035 or info.Bahamas@SIR.com.

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Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty Exclusively Lists Whale Cay, the Private Island Made Famous by Oil Heiress Marion ‘Joe’ Carstairs

An Island Fit for a Queen. In the biography The Queen of Whale Cay, author Kate Summerscale writes that Standard Oil heiress Marion “Joe” Carstairs left London at the age of 34 to become the self-appointed ruler of Whale Cay. The private island located in the Berry Islands is being introduced to the market by George Damianos, President of Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty.

 

NASSAU, The Bahamas (Jan. 12, 2018) — In the biography The Queen of Whale Cay, author Kate Summerscale writes that Standard Oil heiress Marion “Joe” Carstairs left London at the age of 34 to become the self-appointed ruler of Whale Cay, an historic private island located in the Berry Islands in The Bahamas. For nearly 40 years thereafter, Carstairs happily spent her days smoking cigars, racing motor boats and entertaining the likes of The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and legendary actress Marlene Dietrich.

Although Carstairs sold the island and moved to Miami, Fla., in 1975, her legacy lingers as do the homes and infrastructure she built during her “reign.” Today, the island’s nearly 12 miles of coastline continues to attract worldwide attention for its celebrated fly-fishing, big game fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving, but also the sanctuary it continues to offer.

“The Bahamas has long been known as the top private island retreat in the world,” said George Damianos, President of Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty, which has the exclusive listing for the property. “But it’s not simply the crystal-clear water and year-round sun that is attractive to investors, it’s the fact that private islands in The Bahamas offer seclusion and security combined with the ability to stay closely connected to the world. Miami is only a 30-minute flight away.”

Situated between the Bahama Banks and Tongue of the Ocean, Whale Cay’s total acreage is estimated to be 711 acres and includes a 4,000-feet paved airstrip which can accommodate charter flights and small private jets​. Additionally, on the northern side of the cay, there’s a two-and-a-half-mile long natural waterway that, if dredged, could provide excellent anchorage and marina for boats.

“Whale Cay is one of the largest, contiguous, fee simple islands in the Caribbean,” Damianos said. “And with no Crown Land, the island is uniquely unconstrained for development.”

For more information about this exclusive listing, please contact George Damianos at (242) 424-9699 or (242) 362-4211 or via email at George.Damianos@SIR.com.

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has been an industry leader since 1945 specializing in the listing, marketing and sale of luxury and waterfront properties. With 11 offices throughout The Bahamas, Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty boasts the most experienced and successful team of real estate professionals, consistently ranking among the top producers in The Bahamas real estate industry

 

About Sotheby’s International Realty

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has approximately 21,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in over 930 offices in 69 countries and territories worldwide.  Each office is independently owned and operated.

 

About Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

 Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has 11 offices located throughout the islands of the Bahamas, providing unsurpassed market knowledge of Abaco, Eleuthera, Exuma, Nassau, Paradise Island, Ocean Club Estates, Lyford Cay, Old Fort Bay and Private Islands. Head office 75 Shirley Street, Nassau. For additional information, please contact 242-322-2035 or info.Bahamas@SIR.com.

 

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Bahamas Private Island, Cat Cay for Sale

Located in the Berry Islands is Cat Cay, a Bahamas private island for sale. Cat Cay is a 30+ acre Bahamas island with beautiful sandy beach and untouched foliage situated just north of Bird’s Cay. Four miles away is Chub Cay another island in the Berries which is equipped with a five thousand foot airstrip, marina with fuel dock, restaurant, customs and immigration so travel and supplies are also easy to do.

For more information on this real estate opportunity visit the listing page and contact George Damianos, the listing agent and Broker at Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty.

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Cat Cay, Berry Islands, Bahamas Private Island

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Top 10 Private Islands According to The Telegraph

The Telegraph, a well known and trusted United Kingdom newspaper, recently released an article listing the Top 10 Private Islands. In that list Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty had two Bahamas private islands. One holding the number 4 slot while the other property takes the number 2 spot!

Private Island Paradise

Private Island Paradise

THE BAHAMAS, November 21, 2013 – The Telegraph, a UK newspaper with a Saturday circulation of 1,714,000 ranked Private Island Paradise in the Exumas, Bahamas number 2 on their top 10 private island list. Ranked amongst an archipelago of islands stretching from Italy to the British Virgin Islands, on a list that celebrates unique topography, first-class accessibility and footprint free beaches, the beautiful 38-acre island in Pipe Creek also received the coveted Property of The Week title. The Telegraph’s property maven Liz Meek describes the private island as,

“[Located] half an hour from Nassau, and an hour from Palm Beach, this gorgeous island combines a remote feel with convenience. You could be back in London in less than twelve hours – if you wanted. There is all the turquoise sea and white sand you could want, as well as enough features to keep your extended family and friends amused for weeks. Between them the main and guest cottages sleep 22, and there is also a stone chapel, tennis courts, helipad and dock.

Sandy Cay

Sandy Cay

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty offers these and other private islands in the Bahamas for sale. Search Bahamas private islands here. To continue reading this article view it on our website here: http://www.sirbahamas.com/eng/article/top-10-private-islands.