Lera Cay, Eleuthera Bahamas
- 80 Acres
Welcome to Lera Cay, a private island located off the West Coast of the Island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas. This unscathed Cay is 109 total acres in length featuring 80 acres that can be purchased to build your personal nirvana, or an addition to the 519 acres. With over 4,500 linear feet of untouched white sand beaches, this property is ideal for a world class resort, timeshare, or any type of private oasis that you can dream of. This spectacular tract of land stretches over a mile long and is 1,400 feet at it's widest. It's location offers easy access by boat to Nassau, only 65 miles away, Miami, Florida by plane, which is just 250 miles away. Cat Island, which has some of the most breathtaking scenery and landscapes in the world, is just 30 miles to the south. The Island of Eleuthera is known for it's world class fishing and diving, with Lera Cay in the center of it all. Deep waters can be found within a few hundred feet of leaving the shore as you hunt for Marlin, Wahoo, Kingfish, Tuna, and a dozen other prized sport fish desired by big game anglers. Lobster and conch are very common catches among divers as well as the delicious hogfish that can only be obtained by spear and is uncommon in other areas of the world. As you can see from the pictures an inlet on the north tip of the property would be more than sufficient for creating your own private marina in the marshland separating the Cay to the mainland, which could hold dozens of vessels.
Lera Cay has it's own private road connecting it to the main island with access to Freetown, a popular destination for travelers. This is where this 80 acre private island would be able to obtain their water and power supply. Freetown is in the heart of the Islands "whales tale", a term that identifies it's shape and being in the southwest section of Eleuthera. Nearby amenities include Davis Harbour, Cape Eleuthera Marina, Rock Sound Airport, and Cotton Bay Club. Cotton Club Bay was developed by Juan Trippe (Founder of Pan American World Airways) in the 1950's and 1960's making this part of the island an attractive location for wealthy business owners and personal aristocrat friends to Mr. Trippe. This area was a staple for many upscale travelers and adventures until the early 1990's. This could be your opportunity to recreate a similar lifestyle that this area once portrayed.
On the backend of Freetown is Red Bay or commonly referred to by the natives as Deep Creek. It's named after it's orange, and sometimes reddish sand beaches that can not be found anywhere else in the world. 519 acres of this beautiful undeveloped land can also be purchased in addition to Lera Cay. The bay itself has over 4,900 linear feet of waterfront usage. This north facing waterway gives easy access to Governor's Harbour, Gregory Town, North Eleuthera Airport, and the Glass Window Bridge to name a few. The interior parcel is very deep spanning over a mile in distance. This would make for a fabulous waterfront resort on the bay and a championship golf course on the south side interior land. This untouched property has endless possibilities for just about any number of projects you can imagine. Eleuthera has often been referred to as the Bahamas friendliest islands and makes for an ideal destination for tourism and vacationing by American's, Canadian's, & Europeans. Other properties for sale do not have similar features such as a private cay with future expansion to an enormous interior parcel that includes two different unique and gorgeous beaches. This could be a world class resort, expansive marina, and a tournament style golf course like no other. Here is your chance to make a significant mark on the world with a once in a lifetime investment with endless opportunities.