Small Waterfront Resort or Private Retreat for Sale
Someone with vision will snap this up,
Ideal for casual living or stylish entertaining as a private retreat...or an energy efficient solar powered resort with low operating costs.
This unique location has it all; white sand beach, protected docks, elevation and panoramic views
Stocking Island, Exuma, Bahamas is one of the small islands in the Exuma chain of approximately 365 islands. The island is approximatlely 4 miles long by 1/2 mile wide. The western side fronts Elizabeth Harbor; the eastern side is bounded by Exuma Sound. Stocking island has three interior "hurricane holes" termed "lagoons". These have narrow entrances and are generally protected anchorages. This property borders the most protected lagoon, Turtle Lagoon. It is approximately 15 feet deep with a very narrow entrance. It is inhabited by sea turtles, several species of rays, various marine life, and can be a productive bonefishing location.
Stocking Island is one mile across Elizabeth Harbor from George Town, Exuma. Daily flights arrive in Exuma (GGT) from Miami and Fort Lauderdale, approximately 1 hr. flying time. There are also regularly scheduled non-stop flights from Toronto and Atlanta. Other international flights connect through Nassau (NAS), a 30 minute flight from Exuma.
This property consists of Lot 3E and Lot 4 on Stocking Island. The eastern side of the property fronts Turtle Lagoon with fixed and floating docks and moorings, ideal marina potential. The frontage on the lagoon totals 341 feet .
The harbor side of the property has 406 feet of waterfrontage, being white sand beach and ironshore.
The contour of the property rises from beach to an elevation of approximately 35 feet with panoramic views .
Lot 4 is 1.5 acres, with well established landscaping, mature palm trees, bananas, flowering plants and stone walkways.
Lot 3 E is contiguous to Lot 4 and is approximately 1 acre. It is undeveloped except for a concrete rainwater catchment and concrete walkway; it is well suited to expansion of the existing development.
Buildings and Construction:
The development on Lot 4 consists of 10 separate structures. The buildings are post and beam construction with heavy pressure treated lumber. Roofs are wind engineered hip roofs treated with "hurricane proofing" elastomeric. Floors are durable Saltillo tile and all foundations are concrete, structually tied to limestone bedrock.
This property is self sufficient with a solar electric system. Two small backup generators, rarely used, are included. All buildings have 110 volt power.
Water is supplied by rainwater collection systems utilizing concrete and plastic catchments. Approximately 4000 gal. of water is collected with each inch of rainfall.
Cell phone, wireless Internet and television is available.
Contents and Inclusions
Most contents and furnishings are included.
In addition power boats and small watercraft are included as follows:
Well stocked library , with fitness equipment and snorkel gear, beach chairs and outdoor furniture.