Eastern Road, New Providence/Paradise Island, Bahamas – $1,900,000

  • 8 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 14,459 Sqft
  • Acres
  • 8 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 14,459 Sqft
  • Acres

Eastern Road

Ballycrystal was originally built by Sir Herbert Holt who the Montreal Gazette described as "the richest man in Canada" upon his death in 1941. The home sits on an expansive waterfront lot, with the main home perched atop a gentle hill overlooking Paradise Island, Athol Island and the narrows. The main house comprises 3 levels and approximately 12,000 square feet. The entry level is the main living, dining, lounge, kitchen and library while the upper floor consists of 4 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and quaint balconies overlooking the sea and beautifully landscaped gardens. Major Herbert Holt who once lived in the house was an ardent horticulturist and it shows with many mature palms throughout the property and well manicured hedges and tropical plants. The lower level of the main house consists of a large entertainment level with an old fireplace, bar and patio with multiple french doors leading out to the pool. There are 2 additional buildings with 2 levels each, 1 consists of an apartment up and down and the other an apartment with a 3 car garage below. No property tax!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #37362
  • Price$1,900,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Bathrooms8.00
  • Square Footage14,459
  • Acres1.50
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Home
  • StyleColonial

Community Information

  • AddressEastern Road
  • AreaEastern Road
  • CityNew Providence/Paradise Island
  • CountryBahamas


  • Parking Spaces3
  • ParkingGarage & Carport, Open
  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • Has PoolYes


  • InteriorMixed
  • CoolingNone
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementFull
  • # of Stories3

Interior Features

Garden Area, Wkshop - Detached, Wkshop in House, Dock, Fully Walled, Stand-by Generator, Guest House, Partial Furnished


  • ExteriorFinished Concrete
  • RoofBermuda
  • ConstructionConcrete Block
  • FoundationYes

Exterior Features

Private Yard, Gazebo, Covered Patio, Patio, Porch, Pool, Veranda, BBQ, Garden

Lot Description

Waterfront - Ocean, Beach Front, Rocky Shore

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