Galleon Gem, Treasure Cay, Abaco, Bahamas,
This custom-built “gem” of a home offers luxury living with panoramic harbour views. The spacious and smart floor plan provides three bedrooms, two and a half baths and 2,042 square feet of elegance and style. Experience the charm and convenience of waterfront living as you have your personal “yacht” docked right outside the door! Located within the private residential community of Treasure Cay, you will find the world famous 3 1/2 mile powder white sandy beach, framed by turquoise seas, only a short distance from the property. Entering through the beautiful etched glass front doors, the sizable living room with ten foot ceilings is decorated with “traditional island style” furniture and accessories. A cozy, mocha brown sectional along with matching side chair and ottoman provide a perfect setting for conversation or watching your favorite sporting event on the 42″ flat screen television. An unobstructed view of the sheltered harbor basin is a welcome sight from any angle of this modern, easy living space. Perfect for entertaining or casual family meals the dining area offers seating for six at the “Coastal Cottage” forty eight inch round oak pedestal table with six dark woven chairs. Flanked by a matching sideboard in rich wood finishes with both drawers and cabinets and an additional hanging hutch in the same classic design provides ample storage. Flooring throughout the home is natural stone travertine in a neutral color and laid in a diagonal pattern which resists moisture and staining. Wall color and lined drapes in taupe tones along with recessed ceiling fixtures provide soft overall illumination. The contemporary custom-designed kitchen combines style and function. G.E. Profile stainless steel appliances, include built-in dishwasher, French door refrigerator with ice and water on the door, electric range and microwave along with various small appliances. Custom built light toned wood cabinets accented with bronze tones and matching knobs and pulls anchor the kitchen. Convenient easy close drawers, pull out shelves for pots and pans and an oversized pantry complete with two large drawers beneath are included. A Dovae’ premium quality solid surface countertop in mocha color, offers both durability and elegance. An undermounted composite sink outfitted with a handsome oil-rubbed bronze high-arc faucet is consistent with the style. A tumbled marble backsplash in tan and brown is the perfect finishing touch. A separate “communications corner” designed with cabinets above and below provides space for phones, computers and other devises. A raised breakfast bar for seating wraps around the open side of the kitchen. A unique cabinet with glass shelves for display was installed under the bar, beside the stools. A half bath and laundry room are situated behind the kitchen and exit to the attached two car plus garage. The master bedroom suite reflects the island life with a king size bed with dark walnut headboard and dressed in vibrant bedding that mimics the ocean’s electric shades of blue, with a punch of coral. Matching night stands and two large dressers along with a hanging flat screen television fill the room. Light filters in through two large windows that flank the bed and a set of 8′ sliding glass doors that offer fantastic water views, day or night. A large walk-in closet with built in drawers and shelves, along with a smaller closet with built ins and loveur doors help to keep clothing and shoes organized. A serene, spa-like feeling was created in the expansive master bath. Two separate custom built vanities with unique jade blue countertops, a tile surrounded corner soaking tub, separate water closet, linen closet and oversized tiled, walk in shower showcase this light and airy space. The first guest room faces the water side and allows entry to the veranda by sliding glass doors. A queen size bed with dark woven headboard, bedding in shades of blue, a bedside table, dresser and closet with built in drawers complete the picture. The second guest room entered through French doors and painted in Caribbean blue with wood blinds, is furnished with a set of twin beds with warm, dark wood headboards, colorful coverlets and a matching wood dresser. A large closet with shelves and drawers is included. A guest bath situated between the two bedrooms adds a unique style with designer crafted free-standing vanity, decorative bronze sconces for lighting, a matching mirror, and oil rubbed bronze fixtures by Moen. The cabinetry is topped with a solid surface countertop in rich dark tones and an undermounted sink . A tub/shower combination and generous linen closet complete the bath. Retreat to the water through an expanse of sliding glass doors and find a four hundred square foot covered veranda that expands along the entire water front facade of the home. Perfect for outdoor entertaining or easy living, the views of water and sky are endless. An outdoor living room is created with beautiful travertine tile, finished wood ceiling and molding, smart outdoor lighting and surrounded by meticulously landscaped yards and lush tropical foliage. Accordian hurricane shutters are included. Exit down a set of wide, tiled steps along the sidewalk to the dock beyond. Measuring fifty feet long and eight feet wide, the newly constructed dock offers accommodation for two large crafts or a luxury motor yacht. Situated at the protected, deep water inlet on the harbor it is only a short ride to the sparkling blue waters of the Sea of Abaco and the picturesque outlying cays that make up the Abaco islands. The village of Treasure Cay offers restaurants, shopping, a modern medical center and transportation options that include car, golf cart, bicycle and boat rentals. A 150 slip, full service marina provides fishing trips, snorkeling adventures and island hopping to nearby settlements. An 18 hole championship golf course and tennis courts offer further opportunities for the sports enthusiast. Galleon Gem is the perfect home to use for a vacation getaway, seasonal or full time residence or an income-producing rental property. Capture the island life…chasing dreams, making memories and connecting with the sun, sand and sea of The Bahamas.