Casuarina House is a magnificent family home located in the exclusive gated community of Lyford Cay on New Providence. Sprawled across 1.05 acres, this estate consists of the main residence and three guest cottages, totaling 7,849 sq. ft. of interior living space. As you enter the home, you will quickly notice the spacious manicured lawn, lushly landscaped with a variety of native vegetation and colorful flowering plants. The main residence and guest cottages are connected by a walkway, which leads to a beautiful pool with a delicate water feature and a comfortable shaded area set up for alfresco dining or lounging. Private access to a serene beach with powder white sand and azure blue water is included. Every aspect of this home was designed to take full advantage of the outdoor island lifestyle. Once here, you will notice the atmosphere is very reminiscent of being on one of the out islands of The Bahamas; it radiates tranquility and seclusion, with the natural beauty of the ocean at your fingertips.
The inviting main residence features a grand living and dining area, elegantly decorated with warm earth tones and chic island furnishings. Tall glass sliding doors connect these rooms to the covered outdoor patio, convenient for indoor/outdoor entertaining, and provides ample natural light throughout. Down the hall is a generously large master bedroom with his and her bathroom, and an attached room currently being used as an office. Also located on the main floor is a full kitchen, laundry room, and a 1 bed/1 bath maid’s quarters. There are 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms upstairs, one of which is another master with his and her bath, and an extra room that can easily be converted into a private fitness room or a second office. The bedrooms on the second floor have direct access to the balcony, which spans the length of the house and overlooks the pool and gardens.
The 3 guest cottages are comprised of an Eastern Pool House, a Western Pool House, and a Staff Cottage. The Eastern Pool House is a 2 bed/2 bath, and the Western Pool House is a 1 bed/1 bath. The Staff Cottage, located directly off the kitchen in the main residence, is also a 1 bed/1 bath. Additional highlights of this outstanding property include a Bermuda roof, vaulted ceilings, and a 2-car garage.
Considered one of the world’s wealthiest and most exclusive neighborhoods, Lyford Cay is an ultra-private, gated community featuring an exclusive club with its own security service that caters to a diverse cross-section of prominent social and business leaders from around the world. Encompassing an 18-hole golf course, championship tennis facility, marina, and world-class restaurants, the Club also has guest rooms and meeting facilities available to members. Likened to “playing golf in a magnificent tropical garden,” the ultra-exclusive Lyford Cay Club was built in the late 1950s, refurbished in 2006 and today remains one of the world’s most elite golf courses. Restricted to members and guests, the 18-hole golf course is surrounded by mature native trees and spectacular stately homes. The community is also home to Lyford Cay International School one of only two schools in The Bahamas to implement the International Baccalaureate curriculum schoolwide.