3 Bed House For Sale in Sandys - Real estate in Bermuda

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3 Bed House For Sale in Sandys

Old Post Office, Sandys
Price: $1,195,000
Sandys, Bermuda
Property Reference:
moura_1088-956 - #32559

Property Description

A rare opportunity to own a private beach on the picturesque and calm waters of Mangrove Bay. Perfect for swimming and entertaining, this idyllic spot is unique and peaceful. With easy access for boating, directly across from your home, nothing compares to living on the water! This lovely landmark home, The Old Post Office,  built in the mid 18 century is nestled into the landscape enjoying peace and quiet near Somerset Village. In the middle of the quaint Mangrove Bay Road, you’ll find the 3 bedrooms home with its stunning brick welcoming arm stairs that have been the subject of many a painting. Entering through the lower floor French doors from the lovely covered brick patio the reception hallway and stairs greet you. You can walk straight through to the rear French doors and out to the beautiful and private garden in the rear of the house. Under the stairs a sweet powder room is hidden.  To the right of the stairs, there is a very large living room with dark wood floors and the 9 ' high ceiling with beautiful exposed cedar beams. The working fireplace centers the room, providing warmth and elegance. French doors lead to the covered verandah and quarry garden. Across the hallway, there is a cozy country kitchen (Smallbone style) with marble countertops,  modern high-end stainless appliances including a Viking range. Beautiful pendant lights over a butcher block center island and upgrades add to this charming kitchen that fits in with the family feel and elegance of this house. The ample dining area is part of this wonderful eat-in kitchen complete with a mahogany corner cabinet and cedar framed and silled  20 " deep window well.  From the kitchen, a Dutch door takes you out under-cover to the separate building for storage and laundry. An enclosed and gated path complete with an outdoor shower takes you out to the front of the house. The rear of the house has a  secluded and protected quarry garden with lovely mature trees and flowering plants providing plenty of space to relax and dine under the covered patio or for the children or animals to play in the garden. (The property has invisible fencing). The ivy and fern- lined stone stairs lead to the back garden of more than half -acre of field, farm and  trees. There is a secondary access to the property. The second floor with the dark stained, wide planked floors and high ceilings with exposed beams have 3 bedrooms with the primary bedroom enjoying another working fireplace.  There is a beautifully appointed bathroom in the hallway. There is plenty of light and beautiful water views from the bedrooms.  The primary bedroom leads through French doors out to a gorgeous patio that lends itself beautifully to lounging, while enjoying the spectacular views over Mangrove Bay and a private beach.The home is fully air-conditioned with reversible split systems.  The home has recently been tented and painted and has been well maintained.  The Old Post Office is an important part of our architectural heritage and as such has been listed. There are approved plans for an addition in the rear of the house.  There is parking and easy access to public transportation and to Somerset Village. The Railway Trail for exercising is nearby. Within an easy walk, there is the lovely Cambridge Beach Resort with spa and restaurants. Somerset is a beautiful part of the island to live, away from the hustle and bustle and within a warm and inviting community. Without a doubt, this is a chance of a lifetime to own a piece of Bermuda's architectural history and to live in a home that is a true gem.Zoned Residential 2  and Arable.    Available to Bermudians, Belongers and Permanent Residency Holders.           

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Price: $1,195,000

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