By Mark McConville
THIS STUNNING 10-acre private island could be your very own Caribbean paradise after hitting the market for £2.5m.
Incredible images show the lush green island, white, sandy beaches and the shimmering turquoise ocean waters.
Other striking shots show the luxurious bedrooms including four-poster beds, spacious living areas and large kitchens as well as outside terrace areas to enjoy the Caribbean sunshine.
Victoria Point Cays is located in Andros in the Bahamas and is currently listed on www.vladi-private-islands.de for around £2.5m.
“Victoria Point Cays consists of two separate cays located in the South Bight of Andros just south of Mangrove Cay, Andros with a total of nearly 10 acres,” states the listing.
“The island is complete with amazing beaches, palm trees, protected boat dockage good elevations and is surrounded by the most amazing azure waters. These islands bring your private island dreams to life.
“Victoria Point Cay offers all the amenities necessary for comfortable Private Island living without any hassle as all the utilities for the island are provided for through an underwater cable providing electricity, telephone and internet service as well as Fresh water in addition to a cistern and fresh water wells on the island.
“The houses were built in 1953 by Mr. Nelson Hayes, author of the book from which the movie Bahama Passage was made. They are made of 15-inch concrete and Bermuda roofs and they include a 2-bedroom 2-bathroom main house plus a 3-bedroom 2-bathroom guest house.
“The main house has a living room with fire place, library, fully equipped kitchen, ceramic tile floors, front and back patios and a gazebo.
“In the guest house the downstairs has a small bedroom, sitting room, galley kitchen and outdoor bathroom with shower. Upstairs are two bedrooms, bathroom and large wrap-around covered porch.
“Adjacent to the main house is a combination office with loft, utility room with washer, freezer, refrigerator, full bathroom and 2,000-gallon water tank located above the building. On top on that is a lookout tower with a stunning 360° view of the Tongue of the Ocean, South Bight, South Andros, Lisbon Creek and the southern end of Mangrove Cay.
“There is a protected boat basin on the NE side of the Cay with floating dock able to accommodate small vessels to 30 feet LOA and 3 feet draft at low tide. Situated adjacent to the boat basin is a gazebo with spectacular views and near constant breezes. Both houses are surrounded by water with amazing views including a sand pit at low tide that is perfect for bone fishing.
“The Cay has wooded trails running the full length and breadth of the island and there is a helipad on the south side.
“There are stunning, fine white sand beaches on both sides of the island and a large deck with seating and swing facing the prevailing breezes with a gorgeous view of the ocean. Everything is in good running condition and well maintained.
“For the nature lovers the island has lots of birds and edible wild berries including Darling berries and Lime berries. Within view is one of the world-famous blue holes the Jacques Cousteau filmed that boasts amazing stag horn and other corals that flourish as they are fed by the cool waters of the blue hole. There are many other blue holes surrounding Mangrove Cay and quite a few within 1 mile of Victoria Point Cay as well as an extensive offshore reef and great snorkeling and diving.
“There are currently two flights a day into and out of Mangrove Cay from Nassau. Just as convenient, Watermakers Air flies into Congo Town, South Andros direct from Ft. Lauderdale.
“So, if you are ready for your Private Island adventure, but still want the comforts of home, this is the island for you.”
For more information see https://www.vladi-private-islands.de/en/islands-for-sale/caribbean/bahamas/victoria-point-cays/