Manchester Villa is situated on the finest piece of canal front property in Lyford Cay offering panoramic views of the marina and waterways. With landscaped gardens including wonderful Bahamian mature trees on two prime lots, it is a coveted location. This home has 12,000 square feet of interior space and features a Main House, and Carriage House. Highlights of the property include extensive dockage that wraps almost the entire length of the seawall. The main house has a superb view of the club's marina. Amenities include 625 plus feet of canal frontage and generator.
Main House features soaring ceilings, large windows, and mahogany doors. The French doors retract into the walls to allow one to open the inside to the outside for seamless entertaining. All windows and French doors have built-in rolldown shutters. The living room opens onto a large, covered terrace, expansive veranda and large infinity pool. The living room is flanked by two octagonal, pitched ceiled rooms that are all connected by conservatory halls. The northern room is the cozy family room and features a built-in bar which makes it perfect for a relaxed evening with cocktails. A connecting passageway leads into the beautiful library with white-washed mahogany built-in cabinetry. The large master bedroom opens onto its own terrace overlooking the garden and canal beyond. It consists of large his and hers bathrooms and walk-in closets. The southern room is the home's formal dining room with built-in cabinetry. This area also opens onto the pool and terrace. There are two guest bedroom suites. Adjoining the dining room and the guest wing is the large family kitchen with a breakfast table, with a beautifully decorated powder room opposite the pantry. Off the kitchen is a butler's pantry with a walk-in cooler, wine fridge and freezer, the laundry room, housekeeper's bedroom and bathroom. Includes a three-car garage and staff/guest apartment with a living room and kitchenette, bedroom ensuite bath and balcony.
Carriage House was completed in 2019, expanding the accommodation of the estate. The ground floor is comprised of a large two-car garage, a gym and a bedroom suite overlooking the canal. Upstairs is an open-plan kitchen-living area with laundry and two additional suites.