Set on a stunning Sea to Sea Parcel of land with amazing beach on one side and a deep water harbour opposite this estate was created by the American A&P heir Huntington Hartford, who was responsible for the development of Paradise Island. When acclaimed thespian Sir Richard Harris acquired it years ago, he renamed it Kilkee House after the county of his birth in his native Ireland. This property has hosted icons, including the Beatles, Sir Richard Branson, Peter O'Toole, Pierce Brosnan, and Nicolas Cage.
The current owners have lovingly restored it, with impeccable attention to detail and great respect for the past. Built more than 60 years ago and restored to its original splendour, Kilkee House is a majestic historic estate perched on a private stretch of land on Paradise Island, in The Bahamas. Kilkee House is the perfect combination of luxury, privacy, and modern convenience on over two acres of the world's most sought-after water wonderland.
The Property is beautifully landscaped with lush tall trees, a pool with waterfalls that blend superbly into the foliage of the property. The beach side offers a perfectly manicured lawn flowing to the beach that would be perfect for parties or suitable for a landing a helicopter. The Dock has a number of slips with the main berth at the end capable of mooring a yacht in excess of 130 ft in it's current set up but could easily be modified to hold significantly larger vessels
The home has has much of the original historic panelled library, living rooms, gymnasium, several spectacular loggias in varied exposures for maximum entertainment possibilities, with a new kitchen that is simply one the best in The Bahamas with souring vaulted ceilings quartz Counter tops , all top of the line appliances and simple charm that exudes island living. On the grounds there is a stunning poolside guest cottage with private terrace that was originally designed as a rehearsal stage for Richard Harris.
Kilkee house is simply one of the most elegant homes in The Bahamas and simply must be seen to be appreciated. A Christie's International Real Estate Signature Program property.