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About 229 North shore Road
Spanning 2.6 acres of oceanfront sits the historic property of Sandymount. Formerly a privateer’s cottage which became a privateer fortress, this unique property is steeped in history yet has modern finishings. Comprising of four bedrooms and three bathrooms, the main house’s unique layout gives all occupants plenty of space to spread out. The east wing holds the fourth bedroom (ensuite), the library and sitting room. Through the dining room, with walls and cedar beams dating back to the 1600s, lies the butler’s pantry, “playroom”, second bathroom and two guest rooms. Adjacent to the playroom is a spacious walk-in closet. A south-facing 40-foot covered patio connects the east wing and playroom, perfect for dining and entertaining when the winds blow from the north. The living room lies in in the heart of the house with 12’ ceilings and steps down to the wine cellar. In the kitchen, stainless-steel appliances that share the space with a wood-burning hearth that dates to the 1700s. Classic historic Bermuda cedar and nautical details are thoughtfully places throughout the property. Situated on its own wing is the primary suite comprised of a bedroom, sitting room, walk-in closet, and spacious bathroom. The bedroom opens onto a covered patio facing west over the turquoise waters of Bailey’s Bay. The house is nestled behind a cliff, protected from hurricanes and north easterly storms, and the pool deck takes full advantage of the panoramic views over north shore. Next to the 60’ pool is the pool house with kitchenette and full bathroom. Instead of a roof, the pool house features an observation deck, the perfect spot for dining, lounging, and watching the sun set behind Bay Island. The sprawling grounds lead down to the water where one will find a boardwalk ending with steps into a lagoon teaming with life. Also featured on property is a gym, garage with nanny cottage, a Bocci court, many forts and nooks and crannies you’ll spend a lifetime exploring and discovering. Available to Bermudian, PRC, BOTC, and international purchasers.
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