15 bedroom historic luxury estate for sale in Nassau, Bahamas – once home to the Duke & Duchess of Windsor (former King Edward VIII).
Former Home of the Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson
One of the finest estates in The Bahamas, this stately historic home on the crest of Prospect Ridge in Cable Beach, Nassau was the residence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor following his abdication from the British throne.
The former King Edward VIII lived in the property with his wife, socialite Wallis Simpson, during his first years as The Governor of the Bahamas.
Built in 1930 by British aviation pioneer and movie producer, Mr Sigrist, this historic home was renovated in 2014 (including modern electrical and plumbing systems) and offers a total of 15 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms.
The property comprises a 4 bedroom-suite main residence, two-4 bedroom guesthouses, and a 3 bedroom apartment set in 4 acres of manicured private gated grounds filled with flowering tropical gardens, a swimming pool and Jacuzzi.
The setting offers views of Baha Mar Resort, golf course, saltwater canals and the Atlantic Ocean in the distance.
The main house offers 15,000 square feet (1,393 square meters) of living space designed for gracious living in a bygone era with expansive patios, extensive high ceiling loggia and internal doors which can provide intimate spaces for relaxing or open up for entertaining as required.
Each of the rooms has been purposed designed with unique architectural features and finishes, using hardwoods and stone for stunning visual effects.
The property has been finished to the very highest standard with features such as 4 fireplaces imported from country homes in Britain, Honduran white mahogany paneling in the great room and office milled in England and reassembled in Nassau and lovingly restored historical wood and ironwork.
Private Yet Accessible
This estate is set in a magnificent private setting within easy reach of the beaches, shopping and the Baha Mar Resort and Casino.
Bahamas Permanent Residency
An investment in this estate qualifies the buyer to apply for an accelerated permanent residency in The Bahamas.
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Reasons to invest in Bahamas
- 700 jaw-droppingly beautiful beach-fringed islands dotted in the sparkling turquoise Atlantic Ocean.
- Highly attractive tax incentives, such as freedom from income tax, VAT, inheritance tax and capital gains tax.
- Sophisticated, stable real estate market with a wide variety of waterfront homes available from affordable to ultra-luxury with the option of applying for permanent residency.