Gracious beauty and modern-day luxuries are equally realized in this extraordinary, Colonial style island home with over 180 feet of beautiful beachfront. Originally constructed in the 1700's by the Earl of Stanley, an early Governor of the Bahamas, "Stanley" merges the architectural traditions of the past with the comfort and style of the present. Private and majestically situated on an elevated and lushly landscaped 1.5 acres, the 12,000 sq. ft. residence is designed to take advantage of the cool ocean breezes and views of the picturesque Nassau harbour, sweeping lawns, and beautifully matured plantings. Inside, the stately elegance of Stanley is revealed throughout the main floor, starting with the stunning foyer with a classic mahogany stairwell, inviting great room with a cozy fireplace, the flawlessly detailed office with built-in mahogany bookshelves and an elegant formal dining room. Shady covered wrap-around verandahs seamlessly blend the indoors with the outside living and entertaining areas. The main level is also comprised of the Staff Kitchen, Gourmet eat-in kitchen, dining area with fireplace and an open-plan family room that opens directly onto the pool deck. Upstairs there are four suites including an impressive Master Suite offering stunning ocean views from the expansive verandahs. Additional details of the property include a private 1 Bedroom Guest Cottage, Jerusalem stone flooring, 30 KW Generator, electric entry gate, wine cellar, Bermuda roof, work shop, multiple storage areas, double garage, a full head-height basement, roll down hurricane shutters, boat dock, 50,000 gallon rainwater tank and numerous native fruit trees. Stanley is a beautifully restored Eastern Road estate where privacy, serenity and oceanfront living is at its best. Offered furnished excluding artwork, antiques and personal effects.
Eat in Kitchen or Dining Room
Spa / Hot Tub
Terrace / Outdoor Space
Underground Lawn Sprinkler
Ceiling Fan, Wall or Window Air Conditioner(s)
2 Car Garage, Attached Garage
Beach, Ocean, Pool(s), Resort, Scenic View, Water View, Waterfront, Ocean Front, Beach Front