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A View That Takes Your Breath Away! Set high on a hill surrounded by lush landscaping “Lapstone” enjoys serene overland views of Shaw Wood Park and a breathtaking panorama from Dockyard across the entire Great Sound and into the inner Harbour. Almost every room in the main house has a water view! The house is traditionally and well-constructed of Bermuda stone with a slate roof, built in the early 1950’s and comprises; 2 generous sized bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, one en suite, large sunroom, separate dining room, living room with fireplace, nice kitchen with mud room and laundry room adjacent. There is a covered

patio leading from the living and dining rooms with a pullout awning opening onto a fabulous extended patio for entertaining. Below the patio is a workshop and storage room. There is an apartment at garden level which comprises; pergola covered patio entrance, living room with separate dining area, modern kitchen, one bedroom and one bathroom. The house has been well maintained and upgraded over the years and is in “move-in” condition. The lot is a generous .65 acre and zoned Residential affording substantial development potential for a larger home. There is a deeded right of way which leads to Shaw Wood and access to the commonly (but limited) deeded dock on Green Bay. This is a unique opportunity to purchase into a terrific family neighbourhood – AND a home known for being the location of many enjoyable “Kite Day” parties! Available to Bermudians only for $1,495,000.00 - Offered with vacant possession by the New Year! Contact Joy Lusher Real Estate.


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Acorn Realty Suite 1414, 48 Par-La-Ville Road Hamilton HM 11 T. 236-4800 • F. 232-4222 E. Bermuda Longtail Real Estate Ltd. P.O. Box SB 92 Sandy’s, SBBX T. 232-2769 • F. 232-2770 E. Bermuda Universal Realty Ltd. 6 Wesley Street, Hamilton HM 11 T. 295-1546 • F. 295-8734

REALTOR LISTINGS Boeotia Property Company Ltd. 2 Cut Road, St. George’s GE 04 T. 297-3038 • F. 297-2348 E. CapCar Enterprises Ltd. The CapCar Building 5 Burnaby St. Hamilton HM12 T. 295-0754 • 295-1495 E. C.R.E. Properties Ltd. 22 Church Street, Hamilton HM 11 T. 535-5487 • F. 295-8158 E. CareCorp Ltd. 19 Front Street, Hamilton HM 11 T. 292-2432 • F. 292-2175 E. Carib Bermuda Realty P.O. Box GE 372, St. George’s T. 735-3471 • F. 297-5873 E. Century 21 Bermuda Properties “The Stables”, 91 Reid Street Hamilton HM 19 T. 441-293-2121 F. 441-295-6840 Coldwell Banker Bermuda Realty 11 Par-La-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 11 T. 292-1793 • F. 292-7918 E.

Harbour Realty Ltd. Commerce Building #304 54 Reid Street, Hamilton HM 12 T. 296-1518 E. Hope B. Bowker Real Estate Ltd. Suite 202, International Centre Building, Bermudiana Road, Hamilton T. 335-0589 • F. 295-2375 E. Horsfield Property Services Estate Agents, Auctioneers & Appraisers 2nd Floor, Armoury Building, #37 Reid St., Hamilton T. 292-9328 • F. 278-9928 E. Island Properties Suite 1112, 48 Par-La-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 11 T. 236-2644 • F. 236-6202 E. Joy Lusher Real Estate Ltd. 89 Harbour Road, Warwick PG 01 T. 236-5120 • F. 236-7409 E. KM Realty Ltd. Room 100, Washington Mall 7 Reid Street, Hamilton HM 11 T. 296-2400 • F. 296-1865 E.

Coral Properties Limited 8 St. James Village, Hamilton FL 04 T. 295-7434 • F. 295-5944

Kitson & Company Ltd. 5 Reid Street, Hamilton HM 11, P.O. Box HM 449, Hamilton HM BX T. 295-2525 • F. 295-0814 E.

Crisson & Company Ltd. 6 Dundonald St. W, Hamilton T. 295-0826 • F. 295-3221 E.

Leonard O. Gibbons Real Estate Ltd., 19 Front Street, Hamilton HM 11 T. 292-4905 • F. 292-2175 E.

Dale Young Properties Ltd P.O. Box 770, Warwick WK BX Bermuda T. 441-236-5200 • F. 441-236-5201 E. DeCouto & Dunstan Real Estate Ltd. 15 Parliament St., Hamilton HM12 T. 292-0616 • F. 295-4618 E. Dunlop Realty Co. Ltd 7 North Shore Road, Devonshire DV 01 T. 295-0734 • F. 295-8266 E. ele Properties #27 Front Street Hamilton HM 11 T. 296-7096 • F. 297-3787 E. Fiduciary Realty 2o Tee Street, Devonshire DV 03, Heather T. 705-9538 • Lea T. 505-0675 F. 232-2989 • E. Gar Bermuda Ltd. 79 Somerset Road, Sandys MA 04 T. 234-1674 E. Gutteridge-Hart Property Management & Rentals T. 232-2437 or 504-0022 E.

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Mark Orchard Real Estate Ltd. P.O. Box DV 264 Devonshire, DV BX T. 524-6905 E. McInnis & Associates Ltd. 37 Reid St, Hamilton T. 295-1663 • Cell: 737-5753 F. 292-1210 E. Moura & Associates Real Estate Services Limited 9 Berry Hill Road, Paget DV03 T. 236-0737 • F. 236-0413 E. Limited Suite 404, International Centre 26 Bermudiana Rd. Hamilton Tel. 292-6245 E. Platinum Realty P.O. Box SN 81, Southampton SN BX T. 238-6037 • F. 238-6035 E. Premier Properties P.O.Box HM 2734, Hamilton HM LX T. 232-0083 • F. 232-0083 E.

Prime Equities Real Estate P.O. Box Hm 1474, Hamilton HM FX T. 295-4446 • F. 292-8324 Progressive Realty Ltd. #44 Victoria Street, Hamilton HM 12 T. 295-4255 • F. 292-9950 E. Property Group Ltd., The “Nautilus House”, 82 South Road, Warwick Wk 08 T. 234-6900 • F. 234-6892 E. Rego Sotheby’s International Realty Cavendish House, 2 Cavendish Road, Hamilton HM 19 T. 292-3921 F. 295-7464 E. Rego Realtors Cavendish House, 2 Cavendish Road, Hamilton HM 19 T. 292-3921 F. 295-7464 E. Roderick DeCouto Real Estate Ltd. 39 Reid Street, Hamilton HM 12 T. 292-4990 • F. 295-8530 E. Ruby Dane Realty P.O. Box 184, PG BX, Paget, PG04 T. 232-4461 • F. 232-7280 E. Sinclair Realty/Christie’s Great Estates by appointment only 69 Pitts Bay Road, Hamilton HM01 T. 296-0278 • F. 295-8693 E. SmithBridge Realtors 55 Court Street, Hamilton T. 292-1388 • F. 296-0069 Somers Realty Ltd. 97 Middle Rd, Warwick WK 06 T. 236-4001 • F. 236-5588 E. Skyline Realty Corner Walls, 31 Point Finger Road T. 541-0304 • F. 236-7776 E. Ted Gauntlett Realty Offering sales, rentals, and property management. “Melton Cottage”, 2 Surveyors Close, Sandy’s MA05 Tel. 295-4747 • Fax. 295-4746 E. Wigwam Real Estate Ltd. Somers Warf, 14 Water Street, St. George’s GE 05 T. 297-3800 • F. 297-3801 E. W.J. Seymour Real Estate Ltd. The Ratteray Building #39 King Street, Hamilton HM19 T. 441-292-2342 F. 441-292-8210 E.

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Belmont Hills Penthouse

“Tanikos”, Ships Hill, Tucker’s Point

This elegant and spacious two bedroom, two-and-a-half bath penthouse with den at Belmont Hills has an excellent rental history. Beautiful panoramic views of the Harbour and sunsets, and easy living with elevator access, golf course, swimming pool and restaurant on site.

You will have the best of both worlds with this elegant home; the space and privacy of a detached home with the convenience and amenities of being part of a leasehold development at Tucker’s Point Club. Over 4500 sq ft of living space on two levels comprising; spacious living and dining rooms, beautiful kitchen, large den/office with full bathroom, a gorgeous master bed room suite and 2 additional bedrooms each with their own bathroom. Detached garage, uniquely designed pool and stunning views.

Offered for sale at $2,100,000

Offer for sale at $4,950,000.00


HARBOUR GARDENS – Delightful 3 bed/2.5 bath end unit in this small 9 unit development conveniently located in Paget with terrific amenities including, gorgeous and private inner garden surrounding a generous sized swimming pool, beautiful views and the convenience of Darrell’s Wharf and Salt Kettle ferry service. Available to Bermudians and PRC holders for $1,100,000.00


In pristine condition, this stunning home is truly “state of art” in its finishes, amenities and extras including an impressive interior wall “waterfall” fountain, elevator, highest quality “European” kitchen, bathrooms, doors/windows and marble flooring throughout. This home boasts over 4000 square feet of living space with a generous sized living room that opens on to an equally generous covered patio which can be accessed also from the kitchen at one end and the master bedroom suite on the other end. There are two additional bedrooms and an office/den/4th bedroom and bathroom. The property is beautifully landscaped with private terraced patios and an “Infinity” pool directly above the foreshore Available to Bermudians and Permanent Resident Certificate holders for: $3,100,000.00

value this newly constructed townhouse has over 2000 sq feet of living space with the highest standard of quality workmanship and attention to detail. Large living/dining room with open plan state of the art kitchen and top of the line appliances, powder room, master bedroom with bath en suite with huge walk in closet and two additional bedrooms with shared bath room.

Available to Bermudians for $750,000.00

CONVICT BAY – Waterfront multi-storey townhouse in the historic “Old Town” of St. George’s. Perfect starter unit comprising ; 3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms. Water views and each unit has its own walk-on mooring and there is a shared private beach. Available to Bermudians for $485,000.00

89 Harbour Road, Warwick PG 01, Bermuda • Tel: (441) 236 5120 • Fax: (441) 236 7409 Email: • • Member of Real Estate Division, Bermuda Chamber of Commerce

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Verandah houSe Unobstructed Atlantic views, 9-acres of common parkland & access to a secluded beach are just the beginning of Verandah House’s appeal. Built in 1996, this Pokiok 4 bedroom/3 bathroom home is characterized by spacious proportions, use of Australian cypress and Bermuda cedar and an easy flow. Shady upper & lower verandahs overlook sea and pool. The magnificent kitchen and breakfast room, also with verandah access, is one of the most generous in its price range. Offered at $2.95 million.

SoundS Charming Moments from Tucker’s Point with elevated Harrington Sound views & 210 feet of MOC golf course frontage, this 5000 square foot family home provides 4 bedrooms/3 full & 2 half baths, beautiful hardwood and pleasing design by Benevides & Associates. French doors lead to the deep verandah, pool and mature gardens, and to private terraces upstairs. Double-story entrance hall, living & dining room with fireplace, home office, an open-plan gourmet kitchen with firelit family room, plus a flexible additional suite.

Bridgenorth On the Golden Mile of Harrington Sound, Bridgenorth is a superbly positioned c.1950s traditional limestone cottage with 3 bedrooms/ 3 baths, living/ dining room with fireplace, kitchen with breakfast area, wood floors, sound-side terrace & 0.75+-acres of waterfront. Sunsets here are glorious. Sweeping lawns and garden are ideal for the growing family or for further development as the property also has planning permission in-principle for four townhouses and a pool.

european amBianCe & awe-inSpiring ViewS This immaculate 3 bedroom/ 3 bathroom Manor House penthouse exemplifies understated elegance and its c.1 93 0s origin as a private mansion. The central marble-floored gallery spans more than 40 feet. Living and dining room with a marble period fireplace and high tray ceilings leads to the terra cotta dining terrace, with dazzling blue vistas and blushing sunsets, while the kitchen enjoys enchanting courtyard views. Tennis, pool and waterfront access.

Seller FinanCing, woodStoCk hill Seller financing is currently available for this private and appealing 0.90-acre residential lot with mature plantings in one of the most coveted residential enclaves in Paget. Proximity to the City of Hamilton, KEMH & medical offices, schools and beaches. Residential Two zoning with a small portion of agricultural land. Approval in-principle for up to 6000 square feet of development for a singlefamily residence plus a swimming pool.

horizon at hidden CoVe For those who cherish time at the beach but also seek ease of maintenance, there may be no finer home than Horizon, an elegant 4 bedroom/4.5 bath condominium at luxurious Hidden Cove on the South Shore at the gateway to Tucker’s Town. Especially wonderful for families, Horizon is unique for its direct, easy access to beach, pool and garden. With a 2 9 00 square foot interior and 5 1 5 square feet of verandah, its scale is akin to a gracious private home.

priVileged poSition on FriCk’S BeaCh Taking its name from the site of the Temple of Poseidon in Greece, Sounion West enjoys what is very possibly the finest beachfront position in Bermuda: near the end of the prestigious Tucker’s Town peninsula with over 450 feet of beach and waterfront. The very picture of serenity and simplicity, the 6 bedroom/9 bath primarily singlefloor residence on 1.2-acres is full of light, with clean lines, beautiful dark wood floors, a richly panelled study, guest cottage, freeform pool and security office.

Offered at $3.5 million. Available to Non-Bermudians.

a Country Setting near tuCker’S town Peace, quiet and convenience are to be enjoyed at this verdant 1.1-acre residential building lot including an enchanting old ruin on Judkin Lane bordering Mangrove Lake & National Trust nature reserve. There is a lovely rural feel here for the avid gardner, yet it is only minutes from Flatts Village & Tucker’s Town. Current Bermuda Department of Planning permission in-principle allows for one single-family residence. Offered at $1.2 million.

Offered at US$1.495 million or for lease $7,500pcm. Available to Non-Bermudians.

a gem For tuCker’S town BoaterS & golFerS Presiding over a 1.5-acre promontory on a cove off Castle Harbour, this airy and light filled estate includes more than 6,000 internal square feet with hardwood floors, high ceilings, water views and generous rooms, including 5-7 bedrooms and 7 baths. The clear turquoise sea is sand-bottomed, perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Boat lovers will appreciate the dock, mooring, slip, and substantial breakwater. One of Tucker’s Town more private settings, yet within a short walk or golf cart ride of the Mid Ocean and Tucker’s Point clubs, courses, beaches and amenities.

Offered at US$3.83 million. Available To Non-Bermudians.

Price Upon Request.

Offered at $1.8 million.

Price On Request. Available to Non-Bermudians.

Price On Request. Available to Non-Bermudians.

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RENTALS deadline FOR Rental listings: 18th of the month prior to publication To place an ad or for further details please contact Jennifer Ward on 236-2025 or email

$3,600/Month - (Listing No. 618) - Brand New Townhouse, Ferry Reach, St. George’s. Panoramic Views of the North Shore and Ferry Reach Park. The townhouse comprises an open plan living/dining room, large covered verandah to capture the views, powder room, very large kitchen with modern appliances, breakfast nook and laundry. The upper level features a master suite with large open patio, & walk-in closet, guest bathroom and two spacious bedrooms – one with a north view of the ocean and one with a south view of the airport and Castle Harbour. Roderick DeCouto Real Estate Ltd. 292-4990 email: $5,000/Month - (Listing No. 660) – Astwood Estate, Paget. Immaculate 3 bedroom home with 3 bathrooms, just minutes from Hamilton. Main upper-ground level apartment with garage, renovated with polished wood flooring throughout (kitchen and baths with ceramic tiled flooring), air-conditioning and ceiling fans throughout. Two large verandahs, private, fencedin garden facing west, plus additional garden area with clothes line, and which could also become a vegetable garden - ideal for children. Large living/dining room and an eat-in kitchen, plus laundry. Roderick DeCouto Real Estate Ltd. 292-4990 email: $5,300/Month - (Listing No. 662) - Palm Gardens Townhouse, Devonshire – Spacious and modern 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom two-storey townhouse, ideal for a family and convenient to Hamilton. Fully air conditioned, hardwood and tiled floors, private balcony off master bedroom with stunning ocean views of North Shore from Dockyard to Shelly Bay. Parking for 2 cars, monitored security system, cable ready, large basement storage and secluded brick patio and garden area. Roderick DeCouto Real Estate Ltd. Email: $6,100/Month - Substantial water view cottage on private estate road near Hamilton, traditionally furnished, appropriate for single executive. Firelit living room, dining room, open-plan kitchen, master bedroom w/ reading alcove, office & bath en suite, guest bedroom with en suite bath and separate entrance. Private garden. Available for shorter terms. General housekeeping included. Kindly contact Sinclair Realty/Christie’s International Real Estate 296-0278.

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