'Jewel in the East' and 'One of the Grand Dames of Bermudian architecture' is how the Bermudian Magazine described Stentaway, the 275-years-young homestead set on two private acres on St. George's Harbour, along the main road to St. David's. The property won the magazine's Annual Bermuda Building Design Award and the Bermuda National Trust Award for its elegant simplicity in 1999. Now, nearly 25 years on, the acuity and integrity of that renovation is more apparent than ever. Yes, Stentaway honours the very best of Bermudian design tradition, yet it also continues to present as a modern, light-filled, minimalist haven. This is a home as comfortable with furnishings by Eames, Corbusier and Kjaerholm as it is with fine Bermuda antiques. Displaying virtuosic craftsmanship, the long limestone boundary wall and gated entrance signal arrival at the property and also provide enclosure for Stentaway's small grove of productive fruit trees. Immediately evident are the charms of a 1940s renovation under the steady hand of beloved Bermudian architect Wil Onions. The single-level main home, currently configured with two bedroom suites, features original fireplaces, antique cedar beams, high tray ceilings, and pine floors. From the entrance hall and reception room, the firelit living room, dining room, and classic center-island kitchen each open to the generous waterside verandah, outdoor entertaining area, and sweeping lawns leading down to the sea. The guest or staff cottage --originally a stable, then a blacksmith's shop -- provides two additional bedrooms and one bathroom with potential to be joined and incorporated into the main house. An enchanting gazebo is set in the old quarry and features a koi pond and fountain. Other outbuildings and exterior spaces include the slat house, generator room, garage, a 'walk-out' workshop beneath the main house, and a separate cellar. Enhancing value with future flexibility, Stentaway is subdivided into three parcels: the main house lot and two waterfront building lots. An additional property with another cottage is also available by separate purchase agreement. Available to Bermudians, British Overseas Territory Citizens, and Permanent Residency Certificate Holders.
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