PRIVATE ISLAND Bird Cay - Bahamas Bahamas, BAHAMAS, Bahamas
- 0 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 250 Acres
- 10890000 Sq Ft
- Development Opportunity
- FOR SALE
- Ideal Boutique Resort
- Partially Developed
- Protected by islands & sand banks
Ideal as Boutique Resort
This private island is ideal as a Boutique Resort destination. The island offer 4.75 miles of water frontage, sandy beaches, clear crystal waters, proximity to the US, perfect climate, lush tropical vegetation and level land that has already been developed to a degree and requires additional development.
Bird Cay is protected by nearby islands such as Chub Cay which also offers nearby marina and restaurant facilities. Located in the centre of the South Berry Island Marine Reserve Bird Cay is a well protected island retreat. This reserve includes the waters of South Berry Islands surrounding Crab Cay, Chub Cay, Bird Cay, Cat Cay, Vigilant Cy, Diamond Rock, Frazer's Hog Cay and Whale Cay. Proximity to the Great Bahama Bank and the Tongue of the Ocean makes this an excellent fishing, sailing, and scuba-diving paradise.
A large 2 storey dwelling and swimming pool exist on Bird Cay and are in need of redevelopment, as well as: boathouse
gas & fuel storage
Chub Cay lies just west of Bird Cay and offers an excellent marina, a private resort club, restaurants, and a 5,000 foot airstrip with regular and chartered flights to Nassau. The privately owned island of Whale Cay to the east includes a 4,000 foot paved runway and harbour.
Bird Cay History
Developed by british aviator and heir to the Shell fortune, Francis Francis, he made this his families island retreat where he entertained notable guests such a David Niven, Noel Coward and Greta Garbo.
Located amongst the 250 acres of the South Berry Island Marine Reserve this private retreat has landscaped trails, white sandy beaches, citrus and coconut groves, tropical palms, gardens, casuarinas and even lawns ideal for the development of a private island golf course.